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  • 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
  • Faculty Handbook for use by the faculty of the College of Arts & Sciences, The Graduate School of Education and Counseling, and the Law School.
  • ILSA student members are invited to apply for a position on the ILSA Quarterly Student Editorial Board. To apply, complete this application and return it to the ILSA Executive Office. All applicants must include a short (no more than 3 pages) writing samp
  • In this podcast interview, student organizers of the 2009 International Fair share their hopes for the event.
  • 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.

Events

November 7th, 2019

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  • Karla and Sahana at Meetup Night.
    July 23
    Our Community Friends Program matches international students with local resident volunteers to help them feel welcome and at home during their time at Lewis & Clark College.
  • May 21
    Aron Phillips BA ’07 shapes athletes’ stories with the latest digital media tools. Read more about Aron’s journey in the newest issue of The Chronicle.
  • September 15
    Professor of History Elliott Young’s opinion piece, titled “We Can Do More for Syrian Refugees” appears in the September 15, 2015 edition of The Huffington Post.
  • Dallaire Scholar Fabrice Sibomana was among the commemoration's speakers at Kwibuka 25.
    April 15
    Twenty-five years after the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, Lewis & Clark joined communities around the world in commemorating the tragedy, with Kwibuka 25. Fabrice Sibomana, the current L&C Roméo Dallaire Scholar and a survivor of the genocide, spoke at the event alongside fellow students and dignitaries.
  • March 29

    The oldest student-run symposium in the country, Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium runs April 8 to 10 this year. The event brings prominent scholars from around the globe to debate on the forces challenging the “status quo” worldwide.

  • October 3

    While studying overseas, Ella Bock BA ’19 captured a winning shot of her experience in Varanasi, India. The international affairs major went on the India regional area study program in fall 2017 and left with fond memories immortalized on film. One day trip on the river led to a spectacular photo that won third place in The Washington Post’s Annual Travel Photo Contest.

  • April 26
    Megan Glavin BA ’19 and Sema Hasan BA ’18 were selected to present their original research at the 2018 Notre Dame Peace Conference, an event for students from around the world to share their work and discuss issues related to peace studies, social justice, and global activism.
  • April 25
    At a ceremony attended by faculty, staff, students, and friends, Elizabeth Bennett, assistant professor of international affairs, was named 2018 Teacher of the Year, a distinction based solely on student nominations by Lewis & Clark’s Pamplin Society of Fellows.
  • New Scholars
    September 13
    A New Scholars Symposium exploring the issues of cross-cultural performance
  • September 8
    Funds one-year Masters at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Subjects of study are public policy, economics and business, and International Studies
  • September 8
    Funds two years of study at University of Cambridge for first-generation college student.
  • September 8
    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.
  • September 6
    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.
  • September 6
    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.
  • September 6
    “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.”
  • September 6
    For those who want to make a difference through a career related to public service.
  • July 18
  • Dallaire Scholar Fabrice Sibomana will be among the commemoration's speakers at Kwibuka 25.
    April 11
    Twenty-five years after the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, Lewis & Clark will “remember, unite, and renew” with Kwibuka 25. 
  • March 29

    The oldest student-run symposium in the country, Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium runs April 8 to 10 this year. The event brings prominent scholars from around the globe to debate on the forces challenging the “status quo” worldwide.

  • February 28
    Lewis & Clark’s fifth annual student-run Middle East and North Africa Symposium explores how art and history intersect in the region. Running March 6 through 8, the symposium is free and open to the public.
  • February 28
    Lewis & Clark’s fifth annual student-run Middle East and North Africa Symposium explores how art and history intersect in the region. Running March 6 through 8, the symposium is free and open to the public.
  • February 19
    Lewis & Clark President Wim Wiewel has appointed former United States Ambassador Niels Marquardt BA ’75 as the college’s first diplomat in residence. In the volunteer role, Marquardt will work to enrich the experience of students interested in international affairs, entrepreneurship, foreign language, and all other fields of study with global aspects.
  • Symposium cochairs Samuel Stites BA ’18 and Vinaya Bharam BA ’19
    March 27
    Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium is the oldest student-run symposium in the country. This year’s event, which runs April 9 through 11, will explore current topics intersecting with sovereignty via debates among prominent scholars.
  • February 5
    Dean Pamela Frasch and CALS International Director Natasha Dolezal return from a week of presenting and listening in Kenya & Rwanda.
  • November 20
    Symposia examine contemporary and historical issues.
  • October 24
    Danial Afzal BA ’12, who studied theories behind the way media influences our lives, is now shaping lives himself with his award-winning short film, The Survivor. The documentary tells the story of a young student who escapes the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Pakistan and the grief that follows.
  • October 19
    Max Clary ’18 has been using his education and skills to advocate for social change throughout his time at Lewis & Clark, and now he’s secured a nomination for the 2017 Wyatt Starnes Battle of the School Award. Given by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, the prize recognizes young leaders committed to improving the world through entrepreneurship.
  • October 1
     The PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service.
  • September 26
    International affairs alumna Lyla Bashan has turned an expansive career in diplomacy into a handbook for those who want to change the world for the better. Now her lessons in foreign service from Tajikistan to Armenia are in the pocket of students everywhere with the release of her first book Global: An Extraordinary Guide for Ordinary Heroes.
  • April 21
    A team of three Lewis & Clark students has been awarded a grant from 100 Projects for Peace, an organization committed to supporting student initiatives for conflict resolution. The students will implement a two-month vocational training program in Uganda this summer for the rehabilitation of former child soldiers and young adults affected by war.

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  • Examine the job market.

  • Don’t waste your time applying to jobs or programs you don’t really want but would give you a paycheck or status you think you need. You might be able to say all the right things, but there is no substitute for authentic passion - it will come through in your cover letter and interview. In college, my mantra was “take professors, not classes” and in starting out on a career I suggest a similar “find the organization you love, apply for the job that is open, the rest will fall into place.

  • Ella Antell B.A. ’12 blogs about her experiences as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant currently residing in Kaliningrad, Russia.Go

  • The Office of Overseas and Off-Campus Programs hosts this blog as a resource to provide information and advice for students from students. Go

  • The International Environmental Law Project is an on-campus clinic that gives law students the opportunity to work on a range of real-life global environmental issues under the supervision of an experienced international environmental lawyer. Past student work has focused on trade and environmental issues, as well as protection of threatened and endangered species. Students also help public interest environmental lawyers in developing countries create new law or strengthen existing law by providing legal memoranda on international and domestic legal issues.

  • mielMiel (Davis) Hendrickson B.A. ’99 splits her time between Washington D.C. and Africa, where she works on international relief and development projects. Her blog chronicles her travels. Go

  • zaher wahab thumbnail Zaher Wahab, professor of education, blogs about conditions in Afghanistan, as he devotes six months of service each year to the Afghan Ministry of Higher Education. Go

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