News - October 2012 - Academic Services
Monday, October 1, 2012
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "'Thus Have I Heard': the Auditory Hallucination Poetry of Miyazawa Kenji" at the 2012 Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, Sept. 21.
»Becki Hunt Ingersoll, Advising and Career Services, and James Ofsink, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, authored an article, "Pushed Across the Finish: One University's Success in Helping Students Complete Their Degrees Despite Obstacles," published
»Margaret Everett, Graduate Studies and Sociology faculty, was awarded a $23,000 grant from the Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund for a study, Healing and Gender in Urban Oaxaca: A Medical Anthropology Study of Mexico's Pentecostal Movement. The award is
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Friday, October 5, 2012
»Will Parnell, Education faculty, co-authored a book chapter, "iDocument: How are Smartphones and Tablets Changing Documentation in Preschool and Primary Classrooms?" published in Spotlight on Young Children and Technology, June 2012.
»Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, was awarded a grant by the Spencer Foundation for her 2012-2013 research project “Garden-Based Learning in Green Ribbon Schools: Case Studies of Exemplary Schools.” This is her second Spencer grant in two years.
Monday, October 15, 2012
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, gave a keynote address, "New Questions, New Directions in Malaysian Chinese Studies," at the First Biennial Conference on Malaysian Chinese Studies in Kuala Lumpur, June 10. Carstens presented the paper again at Mala
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper titled "Clanging Bells, Clanging Words: Iwate Dialect in Miyazawa Kenji's 'Changa-Chaga Umako' Tanka Poems" at the 21st annual meeting of the Association of Japanese Literary Studies at
»Meiru Liu, International Management and Confucius Institute faculty, presented "Case Study and Analysis of Three Chinese Language Teacher Training Models: The U.S. Federal Government's 'StarTalk,' Hanban's '5P,' and CIPSU's Task-Based Training" at the 11t
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Public Administration faculty, gave a presentation on the institute to the U.S. Academic Energy, Sustainability, and Environmental Centers at Northwestern University.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Monday, October 22, 2012
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, presented her forthcoming book Language through Culture, Culture through Language: A Framework for K-8 Mandarin Curriculum at the 2012 Hanban American Local Professional Training for Chinese Language Teaching and Tea
»Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, participated in a symposium, "What's the Learning in Learning Gardens?: Direct and Indirect Outcomes," and a roundtable, "Gardens for Training Teachers," at the North American Association of Environmental Education An
Monday, October 29, 2012
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions; Darrell Brown, Business Administration; Danielle Grondin; Leslie McBride, Community Health; and Jacob Sherman presented PSU's efforts to create an authentic undergraduate experience in sustainability at
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, "Lost in Seattle: What Does Nagai Kafu’s Encounter with the American Northwest Tell Us about Japanese Travel and Immigration Accounts of the Early 1900s?" at the 2012 meeting of the Pac
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was an invited panelist and gave a presentation titled “Japanese/Chinese Community-Based Learning Course at Portland State University” for the Berkeley Language Center Lecture Series at University
»Jean Henscheld, Education faculty, is editor of About Campus, which received a 2012 APEX Award for Publishing Excellence. About Campus is published by Wiley and ACPA-College Student Educators International. It provides articles on issues faced by both stu