News - May 2014 - Portland State University
Monday, May 19, 2014
»Alex Accetta was recognized with the Leaders in Collegiate Recreation Regional Award of Merit Region VI award.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, was awarded the New York City Book Award for History for his book, Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America’s First Sensational Murder Mystery. Collins was one
»Sergio Palleroni, Architecture faculty, was honored with a nomination for the International Invitational Tang Prize Medal Design Competition. One of 61 nominated international designers representing "the best of our time," Palleroni was chosen for his wor
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented on “Orhan Pamuk’s Istanbul” as part of the ongoing series A Day in the Life: Memoirs from the Middle East at the Multnomah County Central Library, May 6.
»Carrie Furrer, Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services, presented a symposium paper, titled “Three Dimensions of Implementation: A Systems Approach,” at the 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect in New Orleans, La., April 30.
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presented a pre-conference workshop, “Creating Evidence of Institutional Engagement: Why Haven’t We Figured It Out Yet?,” at the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health’s 13th International Conference in Chi
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, was invited by the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile to visit for two weeks in June to give various public lectures and to collaborate on a research project.
»Tony Wolk, English faculty, presented “Three Mid-Century Round-the-World Voyages: Charles Darwin and H.M.S. Beagle (1832-1835); Charles Wilkes and the American Exploratory Expedition (1838-1842); & T. H. Huxley and H.M.S. Rattlesnake (1846-1850)” at the A
»Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, co-authored the article, “Cross-Linguistic Generalization in the Treatment of Two Sequential Spanish-English Bilingual Children with Speech Sound Disorders,” published in the journal Int
»Sarah Freed, Environmental Science and Management Ph.D. alumna, and Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-authored “Effects of Human Activities on the World’s Most Vulnerable Coral Reefs: Comoros Case Study,” published in the jour
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, has authored two articles: “Obama in Asia with China in Mind,” published in the online magazine China-US Focus, May 2, and “Obama’s Japan Visit and US-Japan-China Relations: A Missed Opportunity for Conflict
»Vivek Shandas, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, co-authored the chapter “Forces of Change in Doctoral Education: A Perspective from Four Early-Career Researchers” for the edited volume Globalization and Its Impacts on the Quality of PhD Education: For
»Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management, co-authored a paper, titled “Review of Urban Water Body Challenges and Approaches: (2) Mitigating Effects of Future Urbanization,” in the journal Fisheries, January 2014.
»The Oregonian: Remembering Nina (Lowry) Marucci, who ran many Portland State University cultural activities