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January 23rd, 2018

  • Image preview 7:00pm: Art & Activism Panel

    Art & Activism Panel Discussion 
    Council Chamber
    *Free to Attend & Open to the Public

    Dr. Derrais Carter, Assistant Professor of Black Studies, Portland State University
    bart fitzgerald, visual artist, writer, lecturer and curator
    Melanie Stevens, artist, illustrator and writer

    This panel will be moderated by Professor James Padilioni Jr., 2017-18 Consortium for Faculty Diversity Dissertation Fellow. It features local artists and scholars from the Portland community exploring the intersections of art, creativity, activism, and what this means for the Beloved Community. A Q&A session will follow.

January 25th, 2018

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    MLK Week 2018 Chamberlin Performance! One actor, ten characters, and fifty years of social justice. Join us for “The Movement”, a whirlwind tour of African American history with Emmy-Award winning actor Ron Jones. With videos, pop culture references, and a healthy dose of humor, Jones takes his audience on a journey of love and struggle. Sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life’s Chamberlin Social Justice Fund and the MLK Jr. Week 2018 Committee in the Council Chamber.

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March 19th, 2018

  • Image preview 4:30pm - 5:30pm: Fast Food Civil Rights
    Dr. Marcia Chatelaine, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University, will discuss her latest book project.

March 20th, 2018


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    October 10
    Staged Reading
    by Rich Rubin, directed by Damaris Webb
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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 8

    The Community Friends Program (formerly known as the Friendship Family Program) matches AES students and first year international undergraduate students with local residents for fun, friendship, and wider cultural understanding. 

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    August 25
    The Department of Theatre is proud to announce that we will be hosting theatre artists Okwui Okpokwasili as guest artists for our 2017-18 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.
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    January 18
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    December 11
    Under the leadership of Dean Janet Steverson, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion has just released its 2016-2017 Diversity Report, which offers an at-a-glance look at diversity and inclusion initiatives and programs across all three of Lewis & Clark’s schools.
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    January 18
    Four Lewis & Clark Law School alumnae – all women of color – were appointed as Oregon judges last year by Governor Kate Brown’85.
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    December 12
    For those who want to make a difference through a career related to public service.
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    December 11
    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 leadership in all aspects of the public affairs arena.
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    October 23
    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 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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    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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    July 26
    “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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    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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    February 13
    In the few short years since graduating with a degree in international affairs, Matthew Rugamba ’13 has become a rising young star in African fashion. Rugamba’s Kigali-based fashion line House of Tayo was recently featured in the CNN series African Voices, with Rugamba recognized for his artistic innovation and nod to authentic African design.
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    January 27
    As we spend this week celebrating diversity and honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement, we take a look back at the 2008 law school commencement at which civil rights leader John Lewis was the speaker.
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    January 24
    Rose Ngo ’17 has been awarded a Davies-Jackson Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Administered by the Council of Independent Colleges, the scholarship grants exceptional students who are among the first in their families to go to college the opportunity to study at the world-renowned St. John’s College.
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    January 11

    Upcoming events at Lewis & Clark examine contemporary and historical issues. 

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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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    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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    September 26
    Update From the Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
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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 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 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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    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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