News - May 2012 - Portland State University
Monday, May 7, 2012
»Julie Perini, Art faculty, receives a residency at Yaddo Artists' Colony in Saratoga Springs, New York, for July through August 2012, where she will complete work on new video and audio documentary projects.
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, presents "Social Capital, Rural Livelihoods and Natural Capital Investments: Evidence from Ethiopia" at the Environmental Economics Seminar Series, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden, March 16.
»Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, gives an invited talk, "Gender and Active Travel: Promoting Walking and Cycling by Women" at Rutgers University at the 20th anniversary of the Bloustein School, April 27.
»Julia Freybote, Business Administration faculty, presents “The Impact of Transaction Price Feedback on Valuation Judgment in a Depressed Real Estate Market” at the 2012 annual conference of the American Real Estate Society in St. Petersburg, Fla., April 1
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presents three workshops on "Community -Engaged Scholarship" and one on "Effective Partnerships with Philanthropy" at the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health conference in Houston, April 18-21.
»Karen Gibson, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presents "All New and Shiny? Social Inequality in Portland's Albina District" at the 42nd annual meeting of the Urban Affairs Association, Pittsburgh, April 18-21.
»Amy Hofer, Library faculty, and Michael Flakus, Library staff, present "Library Widget in the LMS: Way Cooler Than it Sounds" at the Online Northwest Conference, Corvallis, Feb. 10.
»Ted Khoury, Business Administration faculty, presents “Social Capital Signals and Their Conditional Reward: Exploring the Dynamic Nature of Alliances in Biotechnology IPOs” at the Conference for Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice’s Special Issue on “Socia
»Tom Larsen, Library, presents "Using MarcEdit in Daily Life: Sharing the Why and How" as part of a panel at the Oregon Library Association Conference, Bend, April 27.
»Junghee Lee, Art faculty, presents a paper, "The Influence of the Eight Buddhist Deva Guardians of Central Asia on China," as part of a panel she organized entitled "Kingship, Flaming Triangles, Envoys, and Buddhist Deva Guardians on the Silk Road" at the
»David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, gives an invited presentation on "Causes, Effects, and Mitigation Opportunities for the Urban Heat Island" at the bicentennial sustainability series of Drexel University's Natural Academy of Scie
»Shung Jae Shin, Business Administration faculty, presents in a symposium titled “International Advances in Innovation and Creativity in the Workplace” at the Annual Meeting of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, April 26-28.
»Jennifer Tappan, History faculty, presents a paper, "Malnutrition, Motherhood and Community-Oriented Primary Healthcare in Post-colonial Uganda," at an Emory University Conference on Development, Health and Humanitarian Crises in Post-Colonial Africa, Atl
»Janet Walker, Regional Research Institute and Social Work faculty, presents an invited plenary talk on "Best Practices for Supporting Transition-aged Youth and Young Adults" at a Young Adults with Behavioral Health Concerns: Improving Access to a Medical/
»Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, with Donald Truxillo and Layla Mansfield, Psychology faculty, coauthor a chapter titled “Temporary Workers: Who Are They and How Can We Select Them for Success,” which appears in Handbook fo
»Meredith Farkas, Library faculty, authors an article "Research Guide Technologies" in the Spring 2012 issue of Tips and Trends, Instruction Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
»Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, coauthors “A Model and Heuristic Solution Approach for the Capacitated Freight On-line Network Assignment with Transportation Disruptions and Recourse” published in Transportation Research Rec
»Harrell Fletcher, Art faculty, co-organizes a project with students from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs that involved walking from the campus to the top of Pikes Peak over three days while each participant (students, faculty, and alumni) d
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, presents "New Challenges, New Solutions: Sherpa Ecological Knowledge Change in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal" at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, in March