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December 8th, 2016

  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm: Alumni of Color Supper Club
    The Supper Club is a special event for up to 10 current L&C students to share a nice dinner with several alumni of color at Lewis & Clark. It is a great, informal opportunity to build community with different generations within the L&C community and learn about our stories before, during, and after L&C!
    WHEN: The Supper Club will take place at 5:30PM on Thursday, December 8th
    WHERE: Board Room, Manor House

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    March 1
    On February 28, 2015, 110 local students from 12 schools gathered at Lewis & Clark College for the 16th Annual High School/Middle School Mock Trial Event. The event was  hosted by Lewis & Clark Law School as part of DiscoverLaw.Org created by the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC). The council encourages outreach to young people from backgrounds underrepresented in the field of law to educate them about law as a career by funding programs designed as “diversity pipeline” events.
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    December 29
    The story of a Third Culture Kid who arrives in the United States for the first time and reflects upon what it means to be a TCK.
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    November 18
    Comedian W. Kamau Bell believes we all need to be better at having “awkward conversations.” He sees it as a superpower, of sorts, and his powers are charged by the power of comedy. On the eve of the tectonic 2016 presidential elections, Bell “kept it 100” at the Agnes Flanagan Chapel.
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    November 16
    Earlier this week President Barry Glassner tasked the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion with investigating the concept of “sanctuary campuses” and how the college might best protect undocumented persons at Lewis & Clark.
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    August 30
    Stop by the IME Suite Wednesday, August 31st from 4-5pm to hang out, eat snacks, and welcome our new Associate Director, Angela Buck!
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    November 1
    Lasts the entire month of November! 
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    October 19
    Events at Lewis & Clark examine contemporary and historical issues.
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    October 1
    “The Soros Justice Fellowships fund outstanding individuals to undertake projects that advance reform, spur debate, and catalyze change on a range of issues facing the U.S. criminal justice system. The fellowships are part of a larger effort within the Open Society Foundations to reduce the destructive impact of current criminal justice policies on the lives of individuals, families, and communities in the United States by challenging the overreliance on incarceration and extreme punishment, and ensuring a fair and accountable system of justice.”
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    September 26
    Update From the Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
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    September 18
    The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadershipin all aspects of the public affairs arena.
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    September 18
    The Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships attempt to increase diversity in college and university-level teaching while maximizing the educational benefits of diversity. Each year, the Ford Foundation offers approximately 60 predoctoral fellowships ($20,000 per year for up to three years), 35 dissertation fellowships ($21,000 for one year), and 20 postdoctoral fellowships ($40,000 for one year).
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    September 18
    The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship program offers scholarships to minority undergraduate and graduate students majoring in technical fields. Awards range between $1,000 and $10,000.
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    September 18
    For those who want to make a difference in public service.
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    September 16
    For the fourth time in five years, academic leaders from around the nation have identified our Overseas and Off-Campus Programs as among the best in the nation. Lewis & Clark, where more than 60 percent of students study abroad, is the only school in the Pacific Northwest to make the list this year.
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    September 6
    Lewis & Clark is saddened to hear of the passing of Judge Aaron Brown Jr. ’59 who died on Aug. 28, 2016, at the age of 89.
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    August 25
    On August 25, the newspaper featured the commentary of President Barry Glassner and coauthor Morton Schapiro, president and professor of economics at Northwestern University. The topic of inquiry: issues of diversity and inclusion on college campuses nationwide.
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    July 14
    The Summer Law Camp is a collaboration between the Academic Enhancement Program at Lewis & Clark Law School and the Classroom Law Project.
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    June 20
    Comings and Goings: Get to Know Angela Buck
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    June 17
    Carl “C.J.” Appleton ’17 wins prestigious student-athlete award.
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    June 9
    Lewis & Clark’s C.J. Appleton ’17 has been named one of only five recipients of the national Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award. Lewis & Clark is the only Division III school—and the only school in the West—to be represented.
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    April 22
    A team from Lewis & Clark has been awarded a grant from 100 Projects for Peace, an organization that promotes global diplomacy. The students will host a summer camp for homeless youth in Cairo, focusing on strategies for decision- making and positive conflict resolution.
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    April 11
    Funding the “promotion of international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture, and science.”
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    March 10

    Anastasia Adriano and Brooke Alexander have been chosen to present their independent research papers at the Race, Rhetoric, and Media Symposium at the University of Puget Sound March 31-April 2, 2016.  

    Anastasia’s topic: “Modern Media’s Documentation of Shifting Cultural Attitudes on ‘Racial Passing’ in the USA”

    Brooke’s topic: “Racial Idealism in a Capitalistic Society”

    Raymond Fenton and Emile Dultra are participating in a panel focused on the Black Lives Matter movement and activism on college campuses throughout the Northwest.  

    Congratulations all! 

     
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    February 24
    Gender is a lot of things: complex, fluid, and sometimes confusing. But fun? Lewis & Clark College’s 35th Annual Gender Studies Symposium, titled “Game On! Gender and Sexuality in Play,” will explore how the concept of fun and games relates to individual experiences of identity.
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    February 4

    The Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) had its first meeting of the semester on January 22, 2016. At the meeting, the CDI reviewed the input that the community had provided via the December 7 listening forum and the online survey. The next meeting of the CDI will take place on Friday, February 12, from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

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    January 22

    President Glassner names Janet Steverson as dean of diversity and inclusion

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    January 22
    President Glassner names Janet Steverson as dean of diversity and inclusion
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    January 19
    Welcome back and updates from the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
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    January 11
    Events at Lewis & Clark examine contemporary and historical issues.
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    December 11
    Cheryl Forster, Psy.D., is going to be hosting a workshop entitled “Talking About Race and Racism: A Developmental and Integrative Approach.” This workshop will be taking place in the South Chapel on January 30 and registration is currently open.

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