News - September 2014 - Portland State University
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
»PSU professor quoted in NerdWallet Expert FAQ: 4 Things You Need to Know About Earthquake Insurance
Thursday, September 4, 2014
»Portland Tribune: Portlanders sweat through another steamy summer in one of nation's top 'heat islands'
Friday, September 5, 2014
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Thursday, September 18, 2014
»A mother's love and some no-nonsense coaches help Portland State's Sadat Sulleyman make his long journey
Friday, September 19, 2014
Monday, September 22, 2014
»ABC Rural: New skill sets are key to controlling herbicide resistant weeds, says Professor David Ervin
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
»Alumni in the News: Willamette Week: Kevin Truong: An artist from Portland is photographing gay men everywhere.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
»Portland Institutions Host North America’s Largest Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education
»Mike Flakus and Amy Hofer, Library faculty, co-authored "Library Widget for the Learning Management System (With a Dash of Contextual Relevance)" published in The Embedded Librarian's Cookbook.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Monday, September 29, 2014
»Jim Carlile, Education adjunct faculty, is receiving a 2014 Excellence in Educational Leadership Award from the University Council for Educational Administration. In addition to teaching at PSU, Carlile is assistant superintendent in the Oregon Department
»Debra Z. Clemans, International Affairs, received a Fulbright International Education Administrators grant to visit Japan in June 2014. She was one of 10 American university administrators selected to visit institutions in Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima to le
»Cheryl Livneh, Education, has earned the 2014 Honor of Excellence award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association Western Region. The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of professional
»Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, received the Human Resources Division Scholarly Achievement Award at the Annual Meeting of Academy of Management in Philadelphia, Aug. 1-5. The award was for her co-authored paper titled "Hierarchical Represe
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, chaired a session and presented a paper, "Mapping the Geography of Humans in Vasco Pratolini's Novel The Neighborhood" for the conference Tuscan Territories: Rural-Urban, Monash University, Prato Cent
»Melissa Appleyard, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled "Sustaining Open Strategy" at the Open Strategy Workshop: Transparency and Inclusion in Strategy Processes, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, U.K., June 30-July 1.
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, convened and chaired a policy session on Forest Management in Asia and Africa at the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Istanbul, Turkey, July 1.
»Dave Ervin, Environmental Management and Economics faculty, presented "Community-Based Approaches to Herbicide Resistance Management" at a national summit on herbicide resistance management sponsored by the Weed Science Society and hosted by the National
»John Hellermann, Applied Linguistics faculty, presented "Orientation to Literacy Events as Learnables: Talking About Reading" at the International Conference on Conversation Analysis, University of California - Los Angeles, June 25-29.
»David Johns, Political Science faculty, presented "Mobilizing Effective Support for Marine Conservation" at the third International Marine Conservation Congress, Glasgow, Scotland, Aug 14-18. At the same congress, he participated in a strategy workshop on
»Ray Johnson, Business Administration faculty, was a panelist in a session titled "What are the Implications for the AICPA’s New Ethics Codification for CPAs, for State Boards, and for Research?" at the 19th Annual Ethics Research Symposium of the American
»Angie Mejia, Chicano/Latino Studies adjunct faculty, presented a paper, "La llorona y la frontera: Mapping the Border Crossing of Medicalized Depression" at the Sociedad Latinoamericana de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia y la Tecnología and Society for So
»Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, gave a plenary talk, "Making Ethnomathematics Visible through Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Funds of Knowledge," at the Fifth International Conference on Ethnomathematics, Maputo, Mozambique, J
»Desiree Pacheco and Ted Khoury, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled "Social Movement Intervention in Cleantech Industry Development."
»Lihong Qian, Business Administration faculty, presented papers titled "From Indifferent, to Mutual Forbear and Fierce: Technology and Market Similarity on Competition" and "Battle on the Wrong Field? Entrant Type and Firm Survival Prior to Dominant Design
»Greg Schrock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented a paper, "Evaluating the Efficiency and Equity of Local Opportunity Targeting Initiatives," at the Labor and Employment Relations Association annual meeting, Portland, May 30.
»Pete Tashman, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled "Developing the Discourse on Resilience: Climate Change Adaptation in the U.S. Ski Industry" at the Annual Meeting of Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Aug. 1-5.
»Christof Teuscher, Engineering and Computer Science faculty, was invited to participate in a panel discuss at the Semiconductor Research Corporation's TECHCON 2014 conference, Austin, Texas, Sept. 7-9. Four engineering and science students were selected t
»Pam Tierney and Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled "The Interaction of Creativity Leadership and Employee Commitment Motivation" at the Annual Meeting of Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Aug. 1-5.
»Elizabeth Almer, Donna Philbrick, and Kathy Rupley, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled "What Drives Auditor Election?" published in Current Issues in Auditing, June 2014.
»Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled "Organizational Socialization Tactics and Newcomer Adjustment: The Moderating Role of Perceived Organizational Support" published in Group & Organization Manage
»Melanie Lee Chang, Anthropology faculty, co-authored "Science, the Media, and Interpretations of Upper Paleolithic Figurines" published in American Anthropologist, Vol. 116, Issue 3, September 2014.
»Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Communication faculty, had a chapter on Native Americans and scientific perspectives published in a new book titled Exploring Indigenous Social Justice, JCharlton Publishing, 2014. The peer-reviewed work examines social justice in the
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored a new book, Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, August 2014.
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored a book titled Late Book Culture in Argentina, published by Bloomsbury, 2014.
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled "One Member, Two Leaders: Extending Leader-Member Exchange Theory to a Dual Leadership Context" published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, June 2014.
»Carrie Furrer, Center for Improvement of Child & Family Services faculty, co-authored "The Influence of Teacher and Peer Relationships on Students’ Classroom Engagement and Everyday Resilience" published in Engaging Youth in Schools: Evidence-Based Models
»Barbara C. Glackin, Library faculty, co-authored "A Library and the Disciplines: A Collaborative Project Assessing the Impact of eBooks and Mobile Devices on Student Learning" with Roy W. Rodenhiser and Brooke Herzog, published in The Journal of Academic
»Beth Green, Social Work faculty, co-authored a paper, "The Effect of Early Head Start on Child Welfare System Involvement: A First Look at Longitudinal Child Maltreatment Outcomes," published in Children and Youth Services Review, Vol. 42, July 2014.
»The Oregonian: Oregon student debt doubles in a decade, colleges increasingly dependent on borrowed money
»Per Henningsgaard, English faculty, contributed a chapter titled "The Editing and Publishing of Tim Winton in the United States" to the book Tim Winton: Critical Essays, edited by Lyn McCredden and Nathanael O'Reilly, and published by University of Wester
»David Layzell, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled "An Ongoing Journey of Corporate Social Responsibility" published in the September 2014 issue of Accounting Forum.
»Kendall Leon, English faculty, co-authored "Helping To Build Better Networks: Service-Learning Partnerships as Distributed Knowledge Work" published in Reflections: Public Rhetoric, Civic Writing and Service Learning, Vol. 13.2, Spring 2014.
»J. Turner Masland, Library staff, co-authored "The Revolution Will Not Be Stereotyped: Changing Perceptions Through Diversity," with Annie Pho, published in The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Presentations and Perceptions of Information Work.
»Laura Nissen, Pauline Jivanjee, and Charlotte Goodluck, Social Work faculty, and Kimberly Pendell, Library faculty, co-authored "Lifelong Learning in Social Work Education: A Review of the Literature and Implications for the Future," published in the Jour
»Kimberly Pendell, Library faculty, co-authored "Psychology Guides and Information Literacy: The Current Landscape and a Proposed Framework for Standards-Based Development" with Annie Armstrong, published in Reference Services Review, Vol. 42, Issue 2, 201
»L. David Ritchie, Communication faculty, authored an article, "Open Hearts or Smoke and Mirrors: Metaphorical Framing and Frame Conflicts in a Public Meeting," published in the summer 2014 issue of Metaphor and Symbol.
»Ken Ruoff, History, authored an article, "Japanese Tourism to Mukden, Nanjing, and Qufu, 1938-1943," published in Japan Review, Vol. 27, 2014.
»Robert Schroeder, Library faculty, co-authored "Librarians’ Views on Critical Theories and Critical Practices" published in Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, Vol. 33.2, 2014.
»Tucker Childs, Applied Linguistics faculty, has recently been awarded a Major Language Documentation Grant by the Hans Rausing Endangered Language Documentation Programme, the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. The grant is for
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, has receive a $305,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State / Middle East Partnership Initiative for the 2015 program year. This is the fourth year that the College of Urban and Public Affairs' Hatfield Sch
»Jennifer R. Perlmutter, World Languages and Literatures faculty, received a grant to participate in an National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute titled "Representations of the 'Other:' Jews in Medieval England" that took place at the Oxford C
»Robert Scheller and Melissa Lucash, Environmental Science and Management faculty, received a National Science Foundation grant to study the impacts of climate change and fire in the Klamath region of Oregon and California. They received the grant with res
»Scott Wells and Chris Berger, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, with Anglea Strecker, Mark Sytsma, Steven Wells, and Rich Miller, Environmental Sciences and Management faculty, have received an award from Bonneville Power Administration for $ 7
Tuesday, September 30, 2014