News - March 2014 - University Communications
Monday, March 31, 2014
»Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education faculty, has been elected chair of the Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education Special Interest Group with the American Educational Research Association, a world-leading educati
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and International Studies faculty, was interviewed by the Voice of Russia on March 26 about the political situation in Crimea.
»Karen Thomson, Contracting and Procurement Services, has been awarded Professional Manager of the Year, recognizing excellence in public procurement, by the local chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. Thomson earned the award for h
»Portland State University geologist says we 'don't want to pay' for national system to monitor landslides
»Annabelle Dolidon and Stephanie Roulon, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “How to Improve Learning with Digital Credentials” at the Central Connecticut State University eighth annual Conference for Language Teachers, March 8.
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, presented “When a Collection is Not a Collection” at the Association of Subscription Agents & Intermediaries, London, United Kingdom, on Feb. 24.
»Andy Job, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented “Effective Classroom Assessment Techniques for the Adult Learner” as an invited guest speaker at the National College of Natural Medicine’s Center for Teaching and Learning 2014 Faculty Semina
»Jason Jurjevich, Population Research Center, and Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented a poster, "Visualizing Uncertainty: A User Study of Techniques for Geovisualizing Uncertainty in Survey Data for Urban Planning," at the 20
»Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Moving from Measurement to Action: A Reexamination of Greater Portland Pulse" at the 2014 Urban Affairs Association Conference in San Antonio, Texas, March 21.
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Nevada, Reno to give a lecture on “The Most Asked Questions in the History of Spanish,” March 12.
»Inger M. Olsen, World Languages and Literatures, participated in and presented a paper, "Denmark's Colonial Past Mirrored in 'Rejsen til Kærlighedens Ø' by Jette Kjærboe," at the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies at Yale University in New
»Lee Ann Phillips, Social Work faculty, and doctoral student Jessica Schmidt, with Maylyn Kane, presented “Building Hope and the My Life Project: Supporting Youth in Special Education and Foster Care” at the 2014 Oregon Association of Vocational Special Ne
»Tracy J. Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, wrote an op-ed for The Oregonian, “Why Tillicum is the Right Name for TriMet’s New Bridge,” Feb. 27.
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, delivered a lecture on “The Nanjing Massacre in History and Memory” at Oregon Episcopal School, March 7.
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, co-edited a monograph on integrated river basin management titled "Lessons from North and Central American UNESCO-HELP Basin (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization-Hydrology for the Environment, L
»Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty, authored seven chapters in the book Wild Salmonids in the Urbanizing Pacific Northwest published by Springer in early 2014.