News - April 2012 - Portland State University
Monday, April 16, 2012
»Jenny Welnick and Caitlin Anderson elected as state representatives to National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)
»Portland State Campus Rec wins two National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Creative Excellence awards
»Alex Accetta, Director, of Campus Rec, elected At-Large Director for the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)
»Deborah Smith Arthur, University Studies faculty, will accept a Multnomah County Volunteer Award for the Juvenile Justice Capstone, which she has taught since 2004, at the Multnomah County Volunteer Awards April 18.
»Jordann Kerns, Student Health and Counseling, is the Oregon Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2012 Young Dietitian of the Year. In addition to being a dietitian with Student Health, Kearns does relief work for Providence Hospital and is a Columbia River
»Christof Teuscher, Engineering and Computer Science faculty, has a student, Alireza Goudarzi, whose paper titled "Emergent Criticality through Adaptive Information Processing in Boolean Networks" was published in the prestigious Physical Review Letters jo
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presents "Error Covariance Sensitivity and Impact Estimation with Adjoint 4D-Var" to the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Conference on Uncertainty Quantification, April 2-5, in Raleigh, N.C
»Harrell Fletcher, Art faculty, gives lecture for the Visiting Artists Series at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, in Nashville, Tenn., March 29.
»Juan Manuel Heredia, Architecture faculty, gives keynote titled "Invention of America and its Spatial Manifestations" at an international conference on Architecture and its Geographical Horizons, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, April 4-5. His lectu
»Karen Haley, Education faculty, presents "Figured Worlds: Connecting Student Affairs and Academic Affairs" at the 2012 annual American College Personnel Association convention in Louisville, Ky.
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presents an essay, "Autobiography and Denunciation in the Post-Unity Polemic: Marchesa Colombi and Anna Franchi," and gives lessons at Laboratoire LLS, Université de Savoie, in Chambery, France, where
»Annabelle Dolidon, World Languages and Literatures faculty, co-authors Tu sais quoi?! Textbook for the French Conversation Class, published by Yale University Press, April 2012.
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, is lead author of "Building Capacity for Community-Engaged Scholarship" in the March 2012 (Volume 16) issue of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. She is a collaborating author on "Facult
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, co-authors an article, "Biokinetic Mechanisms Linked With Musculoskeletal Health Disparities: Stochastic Models Applying Tikhonov's Theorem to Biomolecule Homeostasis," published in the Journal of
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and Planning and International Studies faculty, authors an article, "Branded Versus Organic Democracy," in the March 2012 issue of the European Journal of Communication.
»Peter Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authors a paper, "Asymptotic Reliability Theory of k-out-of-n Systems," for the Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. Written with Torrado Robles from Spain, the paper investigates the reliabi
»Miguel Figliozzi and Chris Monsere, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, receive a research grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation to work on the “Design and Implementation of Pedestrian and Bicycle-Specific Data Collection Methods in