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Events

October 17th, 2017

  • Image preview 10:30am: African Art Benefit Sale
    The Dallaire Scholarship Committee and the Zimbabwe Artists Project (ZAP) will offer an exhibit and sale of African art on October 17 and 18.
    until 6:30pm on October 18

October 18th, 2017

  • Image preview African Art Benefit Sale
    The Dallaire Scholarship Committee and the Zimbabwe Artists Project (ZAP) will offer an exhibit and sale of African art on October 17 and 18.
    until 6:30pm
  • Image preview 9:00am - 10:00am: Living Islam: What is Jihad?
    Come to this discussion hosted by two undergraduate Muslim students and a staff member from the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.  We’ll use conversation, images, and texts.  Please email Hilary Martin Himan (hmhiman@lclark.edu) for more information.  The location is Miller 330A. All are welcome. Come with questions.

November 1st, 2017

  • Image preview 9:00am - 10:00am: Living Islam: Questions You Wish You Could Ask But Never Have
    Come to this discussion hosted by two undergraduate Muslim students and a staff member from the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.  We’ll use conversation, images, and texts.  Please email Hilary Martin Himan (hmhiman@lclark.edu) for more information.  The location is Miller 330A. All are welcome. Come with questions.

November 15th, 2017

  • Image preview 9:00am - 10:00am: Living Islam: Women- Culture vs. Religion
    Come to this discussion hosted by two undergraduate Muslim students and a staff member from the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.  We’ll use conversation, images, and texts.  Please email Hilary Martin Himan (hmhiman@lclark.edu) for more information.  The location is Miller 330A. All are welcome. Come with questions.

November 29th, 2017

  • Image preview 9:00am - 10:00am: Living Islam: Celebrating! Meanings Behind Eid and Ramadan
    Come to this discussion hosted by two undergraduate Muslim students and a staff member from the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.  We’ll use conversation, images, and texts.  Please email Hilary Martin Himan (hmhiman@lclark.edu) for more information.  The location is Miller 330A. All are welcome. Come with questions.

News

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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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    Learn-Discuss-Act
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    January 28
    Here is a quick summary of some of the things we’ve achieved over the past five years, by the numbers.
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    May 29

    On May 29th, Federal District Court Magistrate Judge Clarke issued an opinion, finding that, as a matter of law, a Jackson County Ordinance that prohibits the growing of genetically modified (“GE”) crops in that County was legal under Oregon law.

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    February 3
    Earthrise’s client, the National Park Conservation Association, has put out a great new video about the threat of waste from a hog farm near the Buffalo River and the reasons we are fighting with our clients to protect this national treasure. Please take a couple minutes to check it out!
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    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.
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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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    May 25
    Environmental studies majors and varsity track and cross country runners, Frances Swanson ’17 and teammate Kori Groenveld ’18 linked their passions for environmental sustainability and social justice. Their partnership yielded a project to help combat gentrification and the unequal distribution of renewable energy infrastructure in downtown Portland.
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    June 21
    6/21/12 - Read PEAC professor Tom Buchele’s op-ed in today’s Oregonian.
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    June 21
    6/21/12 - Professor Dan Rohlf gave a spirited defense of the Endangered Species Act before the US House Committee on Natural Resources.
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    March 26
    “Law professor challenges legality of CRC”: article in The Columbianfeaturing PEAC attorney Tom Buchele.
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    February 6
    A proposed downsizing of the Columbia River Crossing project is not necessarily good for the environment and should be subject to environmental review and public comment.
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    January 25
    PEAC attorney Dan Rohlf is defending the Mt. Hood Corridor community planning organization (CPO) against a federal lawsuit filed by a developer that could stifle public participation in local land use decisions.
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    December 9
    Deal avoids litigation over ESCO emissions but exposes concern about statewide air quality regulation: from The Lund Report: Unlocking Oregon’s Healthcare System.
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    October 27
    Topics include the Boardman settlement, PEAC’s new class, California condors, and the CRC.
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    August 10
    PEAC attorney Tom Buchele writes on the problems with the Columbia River Crossing’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
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    April 16
    Our Spring newsletter is here. Read on…
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    October 4
    This year’s symposium, Environmental Engagement in Tough Times, will take on pressing environmental issues with an emphasis on their social dimensions, like sustainable housing and equitable city growth. The three-day event kicks off with a keynote panel in Portland’s Pearl District on October 24.
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    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.
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    August 24
    The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.
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    August 17
    For those who want to make a difference through a career related to public service.
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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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    May 31
    News organizations around the nation are covering a lawsuit by the law school’s Criminal Justice Reform Clinic alleging cruel and unusual punishment in one Oregon jail.
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    March 1
    Featuring panels, discussions, and keynote lectures from Roxane Gay and Eli Clare, Lewis & Clark’s 36th annual Gender Studies Symposium, “Point of Access,” will confront how gender and sexuality interact with power. The symposium, which runs March 8 through 10 and is free and open to the public, is a student-led effort to foster conversations on the nuances of privilege and accessibility.
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    February 23
    America’s voters disagree sharply on many issues, as evidenced by the contentious presidential election, but a strong majority do agree on one question: campaign finance reform. What are the best ways to enforce campaign finance laws? A team of political science researchers seeks to find out.
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    October 14
    On October 19, the national Phi Beta Kappa Society launches its (En)Lightning Talks series with Associate Professor of Biology Greta Binford, who’ll illuminate the value of spiders. The talk kicks off Phi Beta Kappa’s designation of Portland as an Arts and Sciences City of Distinction.
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    September 22
    Humanity in Actiong brings a cohort of young people for a summer institute to study human rights.
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    September 22
    Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of our peace centers. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.
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    September 18
    The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with an intensive seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Program participants are diverse and come from all over the country to work in New York City.
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    September 18
    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 leadershipin all aspects of the public affairs arena.

Galleries

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    Many thanks to Cassie Cohen of Groundwork Portland and Jenn Bildersee of the Portland Brownfields Program for joining us for an educational lunch covering the history of brownfields, brownfields and environmental justice issues in Portland, and local, regional, and national resources. 
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    Black Lives Matter: Politics, Identity and Intersectionality
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    Photos of program lecturers and performers.
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    An exhibit memorializing Oregon soldiers and contractors killed in the Iraq War, on display at Lewis & Clark on March 3, 2008 underscores the human and economic costs of the war to Oregon.

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