News - May 2013 - Portland State University
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
»Elise Granek and Angela Strecker, Environmental Science and Management faculty; and Bill Fish, Engineering faculty, received a $25,000 Oregon Sea Grant in collaboration with other organizations for "Emerging Contaminants in Oregon Coastal Waters: Landscap
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, was appointed by the American Psychological Association to serve on an expert panel that will write a review of the literature on predicting and preventing gun violence.
»Jill Rissi and Neal Wallace, Public Administration faculty, served as advisors to a team of three students who won the first annual Case Competition for Graduate Students in Health Care Management sponsored by the Oregon Society of Healthcare Executives.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, conducted the American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Writing Proficiency Test Familiarization Workshop at the University of Washington on May 4 and at the Ohio State University o
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, presented "Negotiating Sustainability: From Commercialization to Dynamic Equilibrium" at The Past for Sale?, an international conference hosted by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Heritage and
»Sheila Martin, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Planning in Oregon, USA: Land of Progressive Environmentalists or Wild West Individualism?" at the Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, May 21.
»Nathan Mealey, Library, presented "Engaging Students in Shaping Learning Spaces” at the 2013 Higher Education Teaching & Learning Conference, Orlando, Fla., Jan. 10.
»Eva Nunez, World Language and Literature faculty, presented "Ergative Languages in Contact with Spanish" at the 66th Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, April 18-20.
»Kimberly Pendell, Library faculty, co-presented a poster session, “Mapping Standards to Content: Creating Research Guides using ACRL’s Psychology Information Literacy Standards,” at the biennial conference of the Association of College and Research Librar
»Jennifer Perlmutter, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave an invited lecture titled "Knowledge, Authority and the Bewitching Jew in Early-Modern France" at Bennington College in Bennington, Vt., May 13.
»Meredith G. Farkas, Library faculty, authored "Accountability vs. Improvement: Seeking Balance in the Value of Academic Libraries Initiative" published in OLA Quarterly, Vol. 19.1, 2013. Farkas also authored "Mobile Learning: The Teacher in your Pocket" p
»Emily Ford, Library faculty, authored "Becoming a Writer-Librarian” published in In the Library with the Lead Pipe, May 8. Ford also authored “Keeping Your Copyrights is Easier than You May Think” published in LPSS News, Vol. 28, No. 2, Spring 2013.
»Sybil Kelley and Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, authored "Teacher Professional Learning Communities for Sustainability: Supporting STEM in Learning Gardens in Low-income Schools" published in the Journal of Sustainability Education, Vol. 5, May 201
»Deborah Peterson, Amy Petti, and Susan Carlile, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, authored "Preparing Future School Leaders to Ensure Racial, Ethnic, Linguistic, and Socio-Economic Equity in Education: The 'Third Way'" published in National Counc
»Rachel Samuelson, coordinator of Student Leaders for Service, authored "Fostering Spiritual Development through Prayer and Meditation Spaces" published in The Bulletin, Vol. 81, Issue 3, May 2013, Association of College Unions International.