May 21, 2007
May 21, 2007
Faculty recognized for civic engagement
Eight faculty members, one community partner, and the departments of History and Urban Studies and Planning were recognized at the Seventh Annual Civic Engagement Awards Celebration May 17 in Smith Union. President Dan Bernstine and Provost Roy Koch presented them with awards for exemplary civic engagement efforts.
Awarded for Excellence in Community-based Teaching and Learning were Talya Bauer, Business Administration; Susan Danielson, English; Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration and Policy; Karin Magaldi, Theater Arts; and Vicki Reitenauer, Women's Studies. read more >
Academic priorities symposium June 1
The campus community is invited to the second symposium on academic priorities Friday, June 1, from 3 to 6 p.m. in Hoffmann Hall. Participants will discuss the four directives that will advance the University's leadership position of "engagement." A social hour will follow from 6 to 7 p.m. Visit the a dedicated Web site to reserve a place. read more >
Faculty receive OTREC awards
The Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC) has made its first year funding awards and is pleased to announce that 10 Portland State faculty are the principal investigator or co-principal investigator for the selected research, education, and technology transfer projects.
Faculty receiving the awards are Robert Bertini, Jennifer Dill, Peter Dusicka, David Maier, Chris Monsere, Hamid Moradkhani, Trevor Smith, James Strathman, Mark Sytsma, and Kristin Tufte. The consortium, located at PSU, is a National University Transportation Center and a partnership among Portland State, University of Oregon, Oregon State University, and Oregon Institute of Technology.
Library holds spring book sale
Most hardcover books are $2 and paperbacks are $1 at the PSU Library's quarterly surplus book sale starting noon Thursday, May 31, through 9 p.m., Sunday, June 3. Tables overflowing with thousands of book bargains will be located on the Library's ground floor. Proceeds from this sale will benefit the Library.
Admission to the sale is free and open to the public. Sale hours are noon to 9 p.m., May 31; 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., June 1; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., June 2; and noon to 9 p.m., June 3. Also included in the sale are records, sheet music, cds, videos, maps, and magazines priced from 25 cents to $2.