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  • 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
  • Jane Atkinson’s Letter to Students about 100 Projects for Peace
  • 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.

News

  • Diana Leonard
    May 7
    Assistant Professor of Psychology Diana Leonard is working with students in her Emotions and Social Identity in Psychology (ESIP) lab to build upon her intergroup apology research and helping students develop their own research.
  • April 29
    Tuse Mahenya BA ’21, an English major and political economy minor from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is organizing Lewis & Clark’s first TEDx event, “The Deconstruction of Everything We Know.” Scheduled for October 9, the event will give students a platform to share their ideas and hear from others about times their preconceived notions were challenged.
  • Renewable energy intern and chair of the REFF committee Jane Almeida.
    April 23
    When Lewis & Clark undergrads choose to pay the voluntary student “green fee,” the money goes into a fund that allows the college to buy renewable energy certificates and promote sustainability. The Renewable Energy Fee Fund Committee, comprised of students, is responsible for choosing the energy certificates, and awarding grants for student projects, internships, and research.
  • 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.
  • Grace Mehlhaff BA ’16, on assignment as an education volunteer in Namibia.
    March 19
    For the seventh time in the last 10 years, the Peace Corps this week named Lewis & Clark to the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Nine Lewis & Clark alumni currently volunteer worldwide. Since the Peace Corps’ founding in 1961, nearly 400 Lewis & Clark alumni have served overseas.
  • 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.

  • May 9
    Matthew Nelson BA ’08 has turned a passion for language and literature into a career as an English language fellow with the U.S. Department of State in Nepal. Going beyond the traditional framework of language instruction abroad, Nelson incorporates filmmaking, digital storytelling, and coding into his teaching.
  • 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.
  • June 11
    Dan Caplen BA ’12 and Ian Hooper BA ’08 create chart-topping hits abroad.
  • 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.
  • Ian in Zolotoy Rog Bay, winter 2014
    February 26
    The Peace Corps announced this week that Lewis & Clark ranked 16th among small schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, up 9 spots from 2016.
  • February 15
    The fourth annual student-run symposium, History and Movement: Transition in the Middle East, explores the development of modern and historical discourse through the lens of transition. Students will discuss gender, religion, politics, and the implications of continuity and change in the region over time. The symposium kicks off on Monday, February 19.
  • December 12
    Assistant Professor of Biology Margaret Metz’s research explores how climate and latitude affect the coexistence of tree species in forests around the world. Her recent research on forest diversity in Ecuador is featured in the international science journal Nature.
  • December 8
    Lacey Jacoby BA ’17 (biology and sociology/anthropology) spent the summer of 2017 researching the impacts of microcredit in Cambodia. Her hometown newspaper caught up with Lacey to learn what led her down that research path, and what she plans to do next.
  • November 27
    Citing how international education is in “Lewis & Clark’s DNA,” President Wim Wiewel extolled the critical need for the international exchange of people and ideas in a guest column in the post-Thanksgiving Sunday Oregonian.
  • 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 11
    Three sociology students have returned to Lewis & Clark from their research in Cambodia alongside Assistant Professor of Sociology Maryann Bylander. They presented to peers and faculty the conclusions from their fieldwork on the practical and ethical implications of microcredit in developing countries.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • September 12
    The new 2018 U.S News & World Report Best Colleges rankings identify Lewis & Clark’s Overseas and Off-Campus Programs as among the best in the nation. The peer rankings also feature Lewis & Clark on the “Best Undergraduate Teaching” list, a select group of 30 liberal arts colleges where the faculty has an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.
  • 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.
  • Geneva Karr '17
    May 31
    Classics and German studies double major Geneva Karr ’17  had “the complete Lewis & Clark experience,” from overseas studies to archeology to athletics. She now heads to the University of Oregon on a full ride, a slew of impressive accomplishments already behind her.
  • 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.
  • April 7
    Assistant Professor of Sociology Maryann Bylander will travel this summer to Cambodia with three Lewis & Clark students to investigate the use of microcredit—a finance model of providing small, affordable loans to new businesses in developing areas. The expedition is being funded by an ASIANetwork Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows grant.
  • February 21
    For the fifth year in a row, Lewis & Clark has been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. With ten Fulbright scholars in 2016–17, Lewis & Clark is in the top ten liberal arts colleges in the nation, and the only one in Oregon.
  • 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.
  • Credit: Les Grands Esprits
    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.

Galleries

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    In an unprecedented achievement for Lewis & Clark students, six seniors earned prestigious honors from the Fulbright Program in the spring of 2008.
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    Every year, Lewis & Clark Professor of Education Zaher Wahab leaves Portland to devote four months of service to the Afghan Ministry of Higher Education. This photo slideshow features images Wahab captured during a recent stay in Afghanistan.
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    For many Lewis & Clark students, moving to Portland, Oregon is just one more stop on a lifelong international journey. These photographs were taken by junior Andrea Liamzon throughout her travels.

Blurbs

  • 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

  • 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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