Fall 2012 E-Newsletter
Hatfield School awarded three grants to study healthcare reform
Healthcare reform is a national concern and a key economic and social issue. As new initiatives are being developed to improve the current system, the Hatfield School of Government has received three grants to evaluate the impact of Oregon healthcare reform measures on health outcomes. Read More
Northwest Economic Research Center celebrates its first anniversary
The College of Urban and Public Affairs is pleased to celebrate the one year anniversary of the Northwest Economic Research Center. Led by Tom Potiowsky, the chair of Portland State’s Economics Department and Oregon’s State Economist from 1999-2006, the Center’s mission is to serve the public, nonprofit, and private sector community in Oregon and Southwest Washington with high quality, objective and credible economic analysis. Read More
The Scholarship difference
The average student debt load for a Portland State senior is $26,000. Every fall thousands of Portland State students apply for scholarships to help ease the burden of education related costs. Cary Watters, a graduate student in the Masters of Urban and Regional Planning program shares the impact scholarship support has had on her life and future opportunities. Read More
The College launches a new economic tool to evaluate community impact
Investors and decision-makers across the region and nation are looking for ways to create jobs while maintaining and improving quality of life. Now, an on-line tool is available to help meet this goal by optimizing investments for economic, environmental, and social impact.
CUPA News & Events
January 9th: CityWise Breakfast
Fall News Highlights
Toulan School Professor Jennifer Dill featured in a recent USA Today article and video.
In This Issue
This e-newsletter is a publication of the Office of the Dean of the College of Urban and Public Affairs at Portland State University.