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March 29th, 2017

March 31st, 2017

  • Image preview 12:30pm: Interfaith Dialogues
    Interfaith dialogues take place every Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Trail Room and are an opportunity for students from various spiritual backgrounds to engage together in discussion.  Past topics have included death and dying, afterlife, appropriation and authenticity, and the origin and expressions of morality.  Look for the balloon at a table in the Trail Room, bring your lunch and join in each Friday at 12:30 PM!

April 5th, 2017

  • Image preview 6:00pm: A Fiction Reading by Michael Ondaatje
    Michael Ondaatje is one of the world’s foremost writers – his artistry and aesthetic have influenced an entire generation of writers and readers. Although he is best known as a novelist, Ondaatje’s work also encompasses poetry, memoir, and film, and reveals a passion for defying conventional form. His transcendent novel The English Patient explores the stories of people history fails to reveal by intersecting four diverse lives at
    the end of World War II. This bestselling novel was later made into an Academy Award-winning film.
  • Image preview 6:00pm: 2017 Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement Banquet
    Please join us for the 2017 IME Banquet: “Staying Woke Requires Rest.”

April 10th, 2017

  • Image preview 11:00am - 5:00pm: Laybrinth Walk
    Labyrinth walking is an ancient form of spiritual meditation and contemplation that transcends traditional religious boundaries.  Come and experience the simplicity and peace of this timeless spiritual practice.  You are welcome to come by to walk the labyrinth anytime between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday, April 10th in the Diane Gregg Paviliion.  Sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.
  • 3:15pm: Kith or Kin? The State’s Role in Reproduction
    Individual liberties are limited in wartime, but what happens to autonomy in the face of population pressure?
  • 5:30pm - 7:00pm: International Affairs Symposium Dinner
  • Image preview 7:30pm: Borders: Indispensable or Obsolete?
    Borders have always been a defining feature of modern states. In a globalized world, however, these boundaries are a contentious issue.

April 11th, 2017

  • 7:00pm: The Huddled Masses: Displacement in a Time of Crisis
    With widespread displacement, issues regarding refugee policy are at the forefront of national and international consciousness. Should refugees be allowed to seek refuge only within their country of origin or across the world?

April 14th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:30pm: Good Friday Prayer & Meditation Service
    This brief Good Friday prayer and meditation service will feature readings from the Bible about the arrest, trial, and crucifixion of Jesus Christ.  There will be time for silent meditation and prayer, and the singing of a Good Friday hymn.  Please contact Mark Duntley ( for more information.


Diversity and Inclusion

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    Diversity and Inclusion is located in room 257A of Templeton Campus Center on the undergraduate Campus.


    voice 503-768-7063

    Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
    Janet Steverson
    Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence
    Voice: 503-768-7063

    Program Manager for the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion/Executive assistant to the Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
    Bruce Taft Jr., BA’ 15 
    Voice: 503-768-7063

    Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity and InclusionLewis & Clark0615 S.W. Palatine Hill RoadMSC 145PortlandOR97219