News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
»The Oregonian: Portland biotech firm wins $3 million federal grant to make low-cost cure for malaria
Monday, April 14, 2014
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, presented an invited talk on “Improving Applicant Reactions through Justice-Based Explanations” at the Université Paris Descartes in France, in March.
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, titled “How Much Do We Know About Persian as a Heritage Language?,” at the second International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages at the National Heritage Languages Reso
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, served on a panel called “Putting the J in JRPG Japanese Culture and Videogames” at the Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference in Philadelphia, March 28.
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented two keynote talks — “Urban Landslides: A Challenge for the Forensic Engineering Geologists and Geotechnical Engineers” and “An Update on the Oso Landslide in Washington” — at the Geotechnical Society of Edmonton con
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
»The students in the Graduate Oral Communications class presented their poster session to interested members of the IELP and PSU community on March 18. These GOC students observed graduate classes in their major and interviewed graduate students to learn
Monday, April 7, 2014
»Amy L. Donaldson, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, authored an article, “A Closer Look at Certification Changes for Behavior Analysts,” published in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association newsmagazine The ASHA Leader, April 2014.
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, with students Gunnar Johnson and Tera Hickey, and with post-doc Il-Won Jung, co-authored a paper, titled “Spatial Analysis of Annual Runoff Ratios and their Variability in Contiguous U.S.,” published in Journal of Hydrolog
»Regina Weaver, Applied Linguistics instructor, and student Joshua Reed presented a poster on “Discovering the Reciprocal Benefits of a Community ESL Teaching Practicum” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International Conventio
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, organized a panel, “Language Access in Healthcare and Recent Changes in the Law: Possibilities for Applied Linguists,” and on the panel co-presented a paper, “Applied Linguistics in the Service of Improved Healt
»Gwen Heller Tuason and Hilary Wang, Intensive English Language Program instructors, presented “Breaking New Ground in Oral Communication for International Graduate Students” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International Conv
»Steve Thorne, World Languages and Literatures faculty, with Alexandria Cesar and Shannon Guinn-Collins, Intensive English Language Program instructors, presented “503 Design Collective Site Visit” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
»Tetyana Sydorenko, Applied Linguistics faculty, and Gwen Heller Tuason, Intensive English Language Program instructor, presented “ESL Learners’ Noticing of Pragmatically Appropriate Expressions and Strategies During Role-Plays with Native Speakers of Engl