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  • Ben Brysacz has earned the nation’s top prize for undergraduate leaders, a highly competitive Truman Scholarship. Listen to a conversation with Brysacz and learn about how he hopes to impact the country’s political dialogue in the future.
  • Dante Perez is one of 32 college students from across the country to earn an internship with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. Listen to a conversation with Perez and learn about how he is already making a difference in Portland’s Latino comm
  • Erica Thorson, clinical professor at IELP, discusses her recent trip to Morocco, where she participated in a workshop to help customs officials understand the laws governing the exportation of Barbary macaques.

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    September 14
    The course is organized around a variety of themes that will explore the philosophy of civil disobedience as well as examining historical examples from the US and around the world of liberation and civil rights movements.
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    September 14
    Learn-Discuss-Act
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    October 7

    The Department of Theatre is proud to announce that we will be hosting theatre artists Kristina Wong and Emily Mendelsohn as Guest Artists for our 2016-17 Residency Program. This two-week program invites a Guest Artist with significant standing in our field to come to campus to work with students on a new work of theatre. The Residency is composed of two phases: a workshop phase where 10-15 students will work closely with an artist to develop new work, and a presentation phase which will include a workshop showing of the new work, panel discussions, and a Master Class offered to the wider Lewis & Clark Community.

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    June 12
    Student-athlete Katie Kowal BA ’17, winner of Lewis & Clark’s highest academic honor—the Rena Ratte Award—earned degrees in both physics and political science. As the Boulder, Colorado, native heads off to begin a two-year fellowship at the Science and Technology Policy Institute, Katie shares some of her favorite and formative Lewis & Clark memories.
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    September 13
    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 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
    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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    February 23
    America’s voters disagree sharply on many issues, as evidenced by the contentious presidential election, but a strong majority do agree on one question: campaign finance reform. What are the best ways to enforce campaign finance laws? A team of political science researchers seeks to find out.
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    February 17
    Lewis & Clark’s third annual student-run Middle Eastern Studies Symposium explores how cultural identity interacts with religion, gender, and resistance. Beginning Monday, February 20, and running through Wednesday, the symposium is free and open to the public.
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    December 28
    Lewis & Clark faculty voted unanimously to approve a new minor in Middle East/North Africa studies. Lewis & Clark is the first liberal arts college in the Pacific Northwest to offer such a program. The program formally begins in the fall of 2017.
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    September 22
    Supports MA in a field related to international development and includes professional experience with USAID.
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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
    The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, a project of the Congressional Hunger Center, is a unique leadership development opportunity for motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the struggle to eliminate hunger and poverty.
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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
    CAPAL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan, educational organization that was founded in 1989 by APA professionals in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  Its mission is to promote Asian Pacific American interests and success in public service careers, to provide information and education on policy issues affecting the APA community, and to serve the APA community at large.
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    September 18
    The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest challenges college students to analyze current ethical issues in today’s world.
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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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    September 12
    Campaign finance reform is not a topic for the faint of heart. But recent graduates Maya Gold BA ’14 and Walker Davis BA ’15 are intrepid researchers, and the result of their labors is an academic paper, just published in Election Law Journal, that explores the often-convoluted world of Oregon’s campaign finance laws.
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    August 22
    Meet four of our dynamic professors.
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    July 25
    President Barry Glassner joined KCRW’s Press Play with Madeleine Brand to discuss how candidates use fear in their political rhetoric and campaign strategies. Glassner, a sociologist by training, is the author of the bestselling book, The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things.  
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    April 1
    Free and open to the public, the International Affairs Symposium is Lewis & Clark’s longest running and best known student-led academic conference. The 54th annual symposium runs through Wednesday, April 6.
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    December 8
    Meet Samantha Robison B.A. ’08, a political science graduate and founder of AptArt.
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    November 17
    Independent candidate Bill Walker B.S. ’73 has won the Alaska governor’s race, after a contest that was too close to call until absentee and questioned voters were counted.
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    October 9
    The Washington Post recently highlighted the campaign’s focus on grassroots efforts, including those of Myles Creed B.A. ’11, an Alaska native who works out of a makeshift headquarters in his parents’ home.
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