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PSU Weekend 2011
Friday, October 21, 2011 - 7:00pm to Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 2:00pm

Due to illness, Sara Gruen is unable to speak at Portland State University on Friday, Oct. 21. Gruen, author of Water for Elephants, was scheduled to give the keynote speech at PSU Weekend, the University's community-wide open house. 

Ticket holders will be notified and refunded the full amount. For additional information, please call the PSU Alumni Association at 503-725-4948. 


All other PSU Weekend events and activities will continue as scheduled.

16 FREE Seminars + One walking tour!
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Smith Memorial Student Union, 1825 SW Broadway
Register for Saturday Seminars

Don't miss this engaging lineup of topics...

Brew to Bikes: Portland's Artisan Economy
Seed Banks: A root cause and potential solution to the current mass extinction
The World of Partisan Politics
Blue Planet, Green Neighborhood: Sustaining Urban Places by Engaging Citizens
Bibliophiles Buy Vinyl: The Future and Past of Publishing Searching for Paradise
Searching for Home: A Novel Written between Two Cities
Pushing Pedalers: What Drives Bicycling?
Islamophobia Then and Now: An Alternative History of Race
Art and Social Practice
Genetically Modified Foods and How they Grew: Science, Policy, and Public Engagement
Prehistoric Geoarchaeology of the Oregon Coast: Changing Landscapes, Seascapes, and Records of Occupation
Biodynamic Wine Making; Back to the Future Leading in Sustainable Business
Afghanistan: What's Next?
Toward One Oregon....or Not!?!
Stieg Larsson's Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Series and the New World Order

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PSU Weekend is a unique community-wide event sponsored by the PSU Alumni Association that welcomes more than 1,200 friends, alumni, and neighbors to campus for an educational and entertaining weekend. For more information contact the PSU Alumni Association.