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Files

  • 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

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    December 29
    The story of a Third Culture Kid who arrives in the United States for the first time and reflects upon what it means to be a TCK.
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    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.
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    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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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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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 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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    December 12
    The Society for Classical Studies has awarded Associate Professor With Term in Humanities Gordon Kelly a 2016 Teaching Excellence Award. Kelly is one of just three recipients to be granted this award honoring professors in the United States and Canada who have set themselves apart in the quality and innovation of their teaching.
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    September 18
    Funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), Boren awards come in two forms: fellowships and scholarships. Boren fellowships provide up to $30,000 to US graduate students, while scholarships provide up to $20,000 to US undergraduate students. Both support students who wish to study regions and languages critical to US interests.
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    September 18
    The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Programme is for university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China with an interest in international issues and demonstrated leadership potential. The programme is targeted at accomplished young professionals who are likely to become decision-makers, thought leaders, and influential voices in their respective fields. Fellows will be recruited from a broad range of areas such as politics and public policy, law, media, business, the non-governmental sector, and the arts. The programme provides fellows the opportunity to spend one year in Germany, where they will network with other prospective leaders from abroad and explore new solutions to the global issues of our times. This prestigious programme builds on Germany’s established and growing reputation as a favored destination for problem-focused international dialogue and a meeting place for tomorrow’s international leaders.
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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 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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    July 29

    Lily Clarke BA ’15 grew up in the tiny town of Condon, Montana—population: 343. She’s now a Fulbright fellow studying ethnomycology in Nepal, pairing her interest in ecology with her passion for giving back to the communities in which she works. Clarke shared her inspirational story with the Missoulian newspaper earlier this month.

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    June 17
    With a renowned commitment to international education, and a focus on nurturing curiosity, social consciousness, and critical thinking, Lewis & Clark is an ideal training ground for a career as a foreign correspondent. From the latest issue of The Chronicle, meet a few alumni making the journey.
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    May 12
    Five seniors and six recent alumni will spend the next year overseas after receiving prestigious awards from the Fulbright Program. Lewis & Clark is one of the top producers of Fulbright award winners in the country.
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    April 22
    A team from Lewis & Clark has been awarded a grant from 100 Projects for Peace, an organization that promotes global diplomacy. The students will host a summer camp for homeless youth in Cairo, focusing on strategies for decision- making and positive conflict resolution.
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    March 28

    The most recent issue of The New Yorker features an essay by Associate Professor of English Pauls Toutonghi. The piece tells the story of a Moroccan organization’s promising new technology: CloudFisher, a system that harvests water from fog.

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    March 8
    Lewis & Clark has again been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country. Additionally, the Peace Corps recently named Lewis & Clark one of the top 25 small undergraduate colleges.
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    January 19
    When Sam Reiter B.A. ’15 appears on stage later this month in her original one-woman show, Baba Yaga, it’ll be the culmination of years of hard work, research, and growth. It will also be the start of a new artistic sojourn.
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    October 26
    The Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the academic year on Friday, October 16.
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    September 15
    Eizabeth Crespo ’16 spent the summer working in Quito for YASunidos
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    September 9
    From strengthening her foreign-language and professional skills, to practicing the Afro-Brazilian martial art of capoeira, Daniela Jimenez (B.A. ’14) is eager to serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Brazil in 2016.
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    September 3
    This past June, a group of German and American students put on the first Alternative Career Night, aimed at helping fellow students navigate the often-daunting path of choosing a suitable career. Organizers expected turnout for the Thursday night event at the University of Munich to be moderate—college students in Germany, much like those in the United States, enjoy spending their free time outside of the lecture hall. The event’s success, however, went above and beyond expectations.
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    August 3
    Two students spend the summer at the Human Rights Law Network.
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    July 9

    Lewis & Clark attracts students from around the world.

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    June 30
    The two-week intensive course explores international environmental law issues
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    November 20
    Lewis & Clark has been named one of the top 10 baccalaureate institutions for semester- and year-long overseas programs.
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    October 30
    Abigail Press B.A. ’12, an electronic musician, reflects on months spent recording and performing throughout Europe.

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.
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