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  • August 18
    Fall, 2017 sees the arrival of four new tenure-track members to the College of Arts & Sciences. To welcome our community’s newest members, our office sent them a brief questionnaire so that we may get to know them a little better.
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    July 28
    For Adam Merino BA ’05, the path to the top of Forbes Magazine’s list of 500 next-generation wealth managers started with studying economics at Lewis & Clark. Merino continues to employ and sharpen his critical-thinking skills now as a managing director at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management.
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    April 7
    Assistant Professor of Sociology Maryann Bylander will travel this summer to Cambodia with three Lewis & Clark students to investigate the use of microcredit—a finance model of providing small, affordable loans to new businesses in developing areas. The expedition is being funded by an ASIANetwork Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows grant.
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    August 23
    The Endowment’s James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program offers 12-14 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment’s senior associates. Junior Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists and government officials.
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    August 22

    “Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.”

    Each year, the Ford Foundation offers approximately 65 predoctoral fellowships ($24,000 per year for up to three years), as well as dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships.

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    August 17
    The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society.
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    August 17
    The Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship program provides funding to participants as they prepare academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service.
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    August 17
    For those who want to make a difference through a career related to public service.
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    August 16
    Funds one-year Masters at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Subjects of study are public policy, economics and business, and International Studies
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    July 27
    “The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers.”
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    March 31
    The 55th Annual International Affairs Symposium is the oldest student-led symposium in the country. This year, attendees will evaluate how population and demographic shifts shape contemporary world issues. The program runs from Monday, April 10 through Wednesday, April 12, 2017.
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    October 20
    Rhodes Scholar Tamma Carleton BA ’09 has progressed from earning her bachelor’s degree in economics to publishing original research in the premiere global science weekly. Her newest work connects climate change to societal impacts.
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    September 18
    The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with an intensive seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Program participants are diverse and come from all over the country to work in New York City.
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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
    Middlebury College is pleased to The Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace: Investing in the Study of Critical Language. The 100 fellowships are made possible by Kathryn Davis who hopes to address the critical need for increased language proficiency in the United States.
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    September 18
    The PPIA Junior Summer Institute is a seven-week program structured to introduce or strengthen skills in economics, statistics, policy analysis, writing, public speaking and organization/time management.
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    September 18
    The Washington Internship Institute (WII) has been the leader in the field of experiential learning for 20 years and provided students with real world experience while challenging them through academic coursework.
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    September 18
    The MASDAR Institute is the centerpiece of the MASDAR Initiative, a landmark program by the government of Abu Dhabi to establish an entirely new economic sector dedicated to alternative and sustainable energy.
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    September 18
    To recruit and train the next generation of policy and advocate leaders on a range of international peace and security issues.
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    February 3
    Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. Moriah Bostian received a grant from the Sylvia Lane Mentorship Fund of the  Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA).
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    January 8

    Meet three of our dynamic professors.

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    February 12
    The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.
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    December 3
    The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals who are developing innovative solutions to pressing open society challenges. The fellowship program seeks applicants eager to communicate original and provocative ideas to a broad audience, as well as to shape policy and inspire critical debate among activists, intellectuals, decision makers, and the public.
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    January 8
    Joe Cortright B.S. ’76, one of Oregon’s leading economists, tackles questions about the Great Recession.
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    February 5
    Professors identify new ways to evaluate retirement portfolio risk.
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