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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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    July 21
    The Portland City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Thursday that prohibits plastic shopping bags at checkstands of major grocers and certain big-box stores. The new rules, designed to curb pollution, take effect Oct. 15. The linked video features L&C’s very own Tara Gallagher! Thanks for all your work on this, Tara!
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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 22
    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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    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
    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 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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    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
    In 2017 the Rangel Program plans to award 20 fellowships of up to $47,500 annually towards tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of two-year master’s degrees
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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 18
    For those who want to make a difference in public service.
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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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    September 25
    After an overseas study program in Rome last spring, Allie McRaith ’16 spent 10 weeks in Greece. But she didn’t spend her summer island hopping—she was working at the U.S. embassy in Athens.
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    August 5
    Meet four of our exceptional professors.
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    July 24
    Meet Talerra Rich B.A. ’10, a political science major, member of the women’s basketball team, and current nursing student.
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    May 1
    Meet Charlie Patterson ’14, a political science major, and recipient of a Fulbright award.
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    April 16
    Joyce Iwashita has earned the nation’s top prize for undergraduate leaders, a highly competitive Truman Scholarship. The junior economics major earned one of 59 scholarships awarded this year, an honor which brings up to $30,000 for graduate study and leadership training in preparation for a career in government or the nonprofit sector.
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    April 15
    Get to know Maya Gold ’14, a major in political science and recipient of a Fulbright award.
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