Newsweek magazine has ranked Portland State University among the top 25 gay-friendly schools in the country.
PSU came in at No. 20 on the list for its acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and its campus-wide awareness programs.
The University's Queer Resource Center provides support to students, faculty and staff along the gender and sexuality spectrum and promotes queer awareness on campus.
Here's are PSU's scores from Newsweek:
Campus Climate Index Score: 4.5
LGBT Campus Center: Yes
College Prowler diversity grade: B+
Students who say campus is “very accepting” of minority students: 75%
Eleanor. P. Gaines, Institute for Natural Resources, co-authored “Predator Exclosures, Predator Removal, and Habitat Improvement Increase Nest Success of for Oregon Snowy Plovers” published in The Condor: Ornithological Applications, Vol. 116, pp. 619-628 »
Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, co-organized the Western Regional Soil Conference of the Natural Resource Conservation Service at PSU last summer. He presented two talks: "Dynamic Geology of the Oregon Country" and "Terroir of Wine Soils in Oregon, »
Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "The Pedestrian Ecology of Francis Alÿs" to the material research group, Stanford University, Nov. 11. »
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