News - May 2014 - Portland State University
Monday, May 5, 2014
»Micki M. Caskey, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, received the Richard “Dick” Lipka Lifetime Achievement Award, for exceptional individuals who have demonstrated an extraordinary level of service and leadership in middle grades education, at the Americ
»Cynthia Mohr, Psychology faculty, was appointed associate editor for the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.
»Pat Boas, Art and Design faculty, participated in a panel discussion that marked the closing of the exhibition, “All the News That’s Fit to Print” at the Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe in New Mexico, March 29.
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, and alumna Mandy Elder presented “Identity and Community: Experiences of Rural Mexican Women in Higher Education” at the Western Social Science Association 56th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented “Adjoint-Based Diagnosis of High-Impact Observation Error Correlation Models” at the European Space Agency’s Workshop on Correlated Observation Errors in Data Assimilation at the University of R
»Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, with his research graduate assistants Wei Feng, Adam Moore and Pam Johnson, presented four papers at the Northwest Transportation Conference at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Feb 7-9. F
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty; Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty; and graduate student Sonia Singh authored a paper, titled “Relationships between Environmental Governance and Water Quality in Growing Metropolitan Areas of the P
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, authored two articles, “Obama’s Agenda in Asia,” published April 10, and “Back to the Cold War? The US-China Military Competition,” published on March 10, in the online magazine China-US Focus Digest.
»Angie Mejia, Chicano Latino Stuides and Social Work, and Christina Nicolaidis, Social Work faculty, with others co-authored an article, “Latino Parents’ Perspectives on Barriers to Autism Diagnosis,” published in the journal Academic Pediatrics, May 2014.
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored “On Rank Driven Dynamical Systems,” to be published in the Journal of Statistical Physics.
»Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, has work featured in two exhibitions that opened April 3. The Steven Goldman Gallery at the Art Institute of Portland is showing “Attempts at Breaking into a Glass House,” an exhibition using and distorting architectural
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, and Barbara Tint, Conflict Resolution faculty, received a $267,677 grant from the U.S. Department of State to run the Middle East Partnership Initiative Student Leaders program, which brings students from the