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    June 5
    What does NEDC contribute to public interest environmental law? How does NEDC benefit the community of the Pacific Northwest? This article gives a quick and dirty break down of NEDC’s impact over the past three years, by the numbers.
  • September 30
    A group of 100+ volunteers developed 42 miles of urban hiking in Portland.
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    April 16
    Joyce Iwashita has earned the nation’s top prize for undergraduate leaders, a highly competitive Truman Scholarship. The junior economics major earned one of 59 scholarships awarded this year, an honor which brings up to $30,000 for graduate study and leadership training in preparation for a career in government or the nonprofit sector.
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    March 19

    “When you envision a lawyer, what do you see?”

    Haben Girma B.A. ’10 posed this question to her audience at the recent TEDxBaltimore conference, where she spoke about the role of public service lawyers as pioneering advocates for social justice. 

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    March 12
    Should students and graduates worry about changes to student loan repayment?
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    January 15
    With a series of events, including a talk by renowned journalist and civil rights activist Charlayne Hunter-Gault, we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and take part in Black History Month.
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    December 16
    NCVLI has been selected by the Mary Byron Project as a recipient of a 2013 Celebrating Solutions Award in recognition of their Responding to Violence Against Women Project.
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    October 28
    Lewis & Clark College and Roosevelt High School have partnered with Oregon Campus Compact (ORCC) to host Jayme Fisher as an AmeriCorps VISTA Member. As a VISTA, Jayme will bring together campus and community stakeholders to address issues of poverty.
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    September 23
    Learn what makes a Lewis & Clark education exceptional.
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    August 14
    The Princeton Review and other organizations are recognizing us for our environmental efforts in the classroom and beyond.
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    April 4
    JD graduates of Lewis & Clark Law School may now apply for LRAP assistance during the 2012 funding year.  The LRAP helps graduates working public interest careers afford their law school loan payments.  Deadline to apply is April 22, 2013.
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    February 5
    For the third consecutive year, Lewis & Clark ranks in the top 10 on the Peace Corps Top Colleges list [PDF]—the only school in Portland to receive this honor.
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    January 31
    The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.
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    January 31
    The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program trains emerging leaders in the fight to end hunger worldwide. It is a unique two-year program that combines field and policy work.
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    January 31
    The Anna Sobol Levy Foundation and its fellowship program was created by Captain Jerome E. Levy, USNR (Ret.) to honor his mother’s memory.
    The fellowship is for one or two years of study at The Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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    December 3
    From building a school in Malawi to serving in the U.S. Senate, Lewis & Clark students and alumni made headlines in 2012 for numerous accomplishments.
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    November 28
    David Stoller B.A. ‘74 was recently inducted to the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Oregon and Southwest Washington Hall of Fame after a decade of work with the organization.
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    November 8
    Heidi Heitkamp J.D. ’80 is the first woman elected to represent North Dakota in either the U.S. Senate or House and the first Lewis & Clark graduate to serve as a U.S. senator. Prior to this notable victory, Heitkamp served as tax commissioner and attorney general, and led two successful ballot initiatives in North Dakota.
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    October 31
    Davis 100 Projects for Peace is an initiative for all students at the Davis United World College Scholars Program partner schools, including Lewis & Clark College, to design their own grassroots projects for peace that they themselves will implement anywhere in the world during the summer of 2010.
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    October 31
    The El Pomar Internship is a unique summer program that provides continuing undergraduate students an introduction to the nonprofit sector and an opportunity to develop professional interests and skills.
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    October 8
    Student leaders reflect on what makes Lewis & Clark great.
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    August 2
    A general resource devoted to scholarships in the public sector.
  • August 1
    To recruit and train the next generation of policy and advocate leaders on a range of international peace and security issues.
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    August 1
    For those who want to make a difference in public service.
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    January 25
    For the second consecutive year, Lewis & Clark ranks in the top five on the Peace Corps Top Colleges list—the only school in Portland to receive this honor.
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    November 14
    Students gain a broad range of academic, athletic, and extracurricular experiences at Lewis & Clark.
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    October 3
    This fall, Tod Sloan and Bruce Podobnik are leading a series of workshops for members of the Lewis & Clark community who want to be more effective community leaders and advocates.
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    September 1
    National rankings give the College high marks for student experiences in the classroom and beyond.
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    August 12
    Parker Lewis ’08 wrote a recent crossword puzzle in the New York Times, drawing inspiration from his math degree and Peace Corps service.
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    July 19
    Student receives national award for establishing community service day
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