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Honing students' critical thinking
In this video Dr. Mark Leymon from Criminology & Criminal Justice answers a common question posed by students in the social sciences: "Why do I have to take a course in research methods if I'm never going to be a scientist?" Dr. Leymon explains how courses like CCJ 380 Criminal Justice Research help people understand the proper role of science, helps them become critical consumers of knowledge, and fosters the develop of applied skills that are attractive to employers.
Capacity building for the common good: PSU’s interdisciplinary minor in civic leadership.
Authored by: Nishishiba, Masami & Kecskes, Kevin. This article discusses the history, structure, and roles of academic and community partners associated with the Civic Leadership minor, and elaborates the philosophical foundation of the interdisciplinary curriculum that aims to build student capacity for the common good.
Engineering Star - Joining an elite academy
Pollution Prevention - Restoring stream banks with plants and people
Interested in Global Leadership? What about traveling? If yes, Professor Ingle's Development Management in Vietnam class might be a good fit for you.
"I believe that technology, research and innovation not only benefit public/private agencies/companies but also enable the optimal use of infrastructure, as well as ensuring environmental quality, livable communities, and economic growth."
Meet Professor Graig Spolek
The city is Professor Spolek's laboratory.
Meet Professor Dundar Kocaoglu
Dundar Kocaoglu and his team of researchers have developed a process to help companies make strategic decisions using mathematical models to determine a decision's impact.
Meet Professor Peter Dusicka
Peter Dusicka's research revolves around promoting survivability through materials and engineering.
Meet Professor Scott Wells
Scott Wells specializes in developing computer models for reservoirs, lakes, and rivers in order to maintain their quality.
Learning Garden Laboratory
Promoting sustainable gardening, growing food and healthy nutrition.
Professor Heejun Chang
Professor Chang believes that the 21st century will be the Climate and Water Century.
David Ervin, Professor, Environmental Sciences and Resources
Jennifer H. Allen, associate professor of Public Administration.
Meet Professor Dilafruz Williams
Do you want to talk "politics, public education and environment?" Meet Dr. Dilafruz Williams.
Meet Professor Karen Karavanic
Karen Karavanic's enthusiasm for research motivates her to integrate cutting edge results into all of her courses.
Integrating the science of sustainability with citizen engagement and decision making efforts
Meet Professor Andrew G. Fountain
This Ice Man travels the world to study glaciers, including the one named after him the Fountain Glacier in Antarctica.
Exploring how cities and people use energy.
Meet Professor Thomas Gillpatrick
Oregon's food industry has a lot of cravings. Tom Gillpatrick satisfies them.
Meet Professor Mark Sytsma
When aliens invade our waters, Mark Sytsma fights back.