News - May 2013 - College of Urban & Public Affairs
Monday, May 6, 2013
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, authored "Dealing with North Korea: A Time for Diplomacy" in the online IFES Forum, April 2013. He also organized and contributed a paper to the conference "Engaging Enemies," at Indiana University, April 18
Thursday, May 9, 2013
»The Oregonian: Portland State University students release report, suggestions for North Lombard Street
Friday, May 10, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013
»Ellen Shoshkes, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, authored a book, Jaqueline Tyrwhitt: A Transnational Life in Urban Planning and Design, published by Ashgate.
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, presented "The Role of Academic Leaders in University Development" to senior Saudi Arabian administrative leaders from Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University in Dubai, UAE, May 2-4.
Friday, May 17, 2013
»Wichita Business Journal: Wichita sees Portland State program as learning opportunity for downtown.
Monday, May 20, 2013
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, and Barbara Tint, Conflict Resolution faculty, received a one-year, $260,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State, Middle East Partnership Initiative for "Action Community Teams!"
»Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Data, Indicators, Visualizations, and the Challenges of Collaboration" at the National Science Foundation funded Social Observatories Coordinating Network Meeting on May 8.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
»Jill Rissi and Neal Wallace, Public Administration faculty, served as advisors to a team of three students who won the first annual Case Competition for Graduate Students in Health Care Management sponsored by the Oregon Society of Healthcare Executives.
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, presented "Negotiating Sustainability: From Commercialization to Dynamic Equilibrium" at The Past for Sale?, an international conference hosted by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Heritage and
»Sheila Martin, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Planning in Oregon, USA: Land of Progressive Environmentalists or Wild West Individualism?" at the Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, May 21.
Thursday, May 30, 2013