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  • September 12

    Includes news received from January 9 through July 1, 2014.

  • June 3
    Class Notes - 2000’s
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    May 27
    Jocelyn Stokes B.A. ’07 launched the Survival of the Sun Bears awareness campaign and documentary film project through her media company, Wild & Stoked Productions.
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    May 27
    Growing up in southwest Oregon, Don Grotting Ed. Ad. ’00 and his four siblings lived in a house with no indoor plumbing until he was a sophomore at Coquille High School.
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    May 27
    Elisa Dozono J.D. ’06 has never relied on luck to advance her career. Instead, she’s always believed in good old-fashioned hard work—along with highly developed multitasking skills.
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    May 12

    Alumnus is saving lives by solving pollution problems.

  • February 25
    Class Notes: 2000s
  • February 13
    Class Notes - 2000s
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    October 22
    A week’s sail from land, Kim McCoy was aboard a ship owned by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. The weather worsened, tossing the vessel around like a rag doll while the captain struggled to steer clear of treacherous ice chunks called “growlers” in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary off the coast of Antarctica.
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    October 22
    When Barack Obama made his first presidential visit to Israel, Stephanie Beechem B.A. ’08 worked with Obama’s speechwriters and policy staff to help fact-check the president’s remarks.
  • October 22
    Class Notes - 2000s
  • May 30
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  • February 19
    Class Notes - 2000s
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    February 13
    Tim Swinehart, a social studies teacher at Lincoln High School in Portland, was disturbed by the monster storm. But as part of a growing movement of educators committed to environmental justice, he turned the weather event into a lesson about climate literacy.
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    February 13
    On a warm summer night in Oklahoma, members of the Seminole Nation gathered for a celebratory stomp dance. Men wore blue jeans and baseball or cowboy hats adorned with eagle, hawk, and crane feathers. A tribal elder began to sing, and the other men chanted the chorus in their native tongue. Women, dressed in skirts and blouses designed with Seminole patchwork, kept the rhythm with shell shakers fastened to their legs.
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    February 13
    Andrew Bradburn B.A. ’85, Tessa Idlewine B.A. ’09, and Brian Drischell B.A. ’93: Crowds roar and cheer as celebrities walk the red carpet outside Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Cameras click staccato style and flashbulbs dazzle as reporters wrangle movie stars for live interviews at the annual Academy Awards ceremony.
  • October 7
    Class Notes - 2000s
  • October 4
    Amy Clay Ives B.A. ’01 joined teammates rowing for Australia in the women’s quadruple sculls. Her team finished fourth in the finals, just behind Ukraine, Germany, and the United States.
  • June 5
    Class Notes - 2000s
  • January 21
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    January 21
    When he was a novice monk, Donald Altman remembers sitting cross-legged on a low futon, swathed in saffron-colored robes. As he contemplated his vows, he became distracted by a giant-sized Cadbury milk chocolate bar that was sitting on a nearby shelf.
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    January 21
    As Alexis Fox J.D. ’09 settles into the rhythm of her regular 4-mile run, she can’t help replaying the disturbing video footage in her head. At a Canadian slaughterhouse, a horse is still conscious after being hit by a stun gun. Writhing in pain in the kill box, the mare is then hoisted up by one leg to be butchered and dismembered.
  • November 3
    Class Notes: 2000s
  • September 19
    Class Notes - 2000s
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    September 19
    Although Dr. Makoto Uchiyama B.A. ’04 was born in Bangkok, grew up in Malaysia, and had never lived in Japan, Uchiyama considers Japan his homeland, his native culture. As a resident physician in Portland’s Legacy Health System, he felt compelled to put his medical training to use on the ground after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake hit on March 11. The subsequent tsunami, fires, and nuclear threat confirmed his resolve.
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    September 19
    Exploring forests, romping in creeks, and swimming in lakes and rivers near the eastern shores of Lake Michigan, Brett VandenHeuvel J.D. ’05 fell in love with the great outdoors. He grew up near Muskegon, where the industrial south transitions into the rural north.
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    May 31
    After graduating, Chris Killmer B.A. 07 joined the nonprofit Catholic Charities of Oregon. The staff includes attorney Samantha Dashiel J.D. ’09, who helps clients with immigration issues, and bilingual case manager Meagan Kent B.A. ’03, who handles day-to-day client case management. They not only serve people in need, but also support each other in work they say is frequently “daunting and overwhelming.”
  • May 28
    Class Notes - 2000s
  • January 26
    Class Notes - 2000s
  • September 8
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