News - March 2013 - Portland State University
Friday, March 1, 2013
»Maseeh Colloquium: Riemann-Cartan Geometry and the Nonlinear Mechanics of Distributed Dislocations, Friday, 3/1/13 @ 3:15PM in URBN 204
»Professor James Pankow Noted in Bloomberg: Tobacco Firms Save $1 Billion With Kitty Litter in Cigars
Monday, March 4, 2013
»Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, gave the workshop “We Live in a Connected World: Foundational and Integrated Curriculum Design” to department chairs and executive leaders at Lady Doak College, Madurai, India.
»Meredith Farkas, Library faculty, authored "Building and Sustaining a Culture of Assessment: Best Practices for Change Leadership" published in Reference Services Review, Vol. 41, Issue 1. A copy of the article can be accessed in PDXScholar.
»Arthur Hendricks, Library faculty, and Sherry Buchanan, Library staff, authored "From Exhaustion to Exhilaration: Assessing Librarian Job Satisfaction with Virtual Reference" published in Library Hi Tech, Vol. 31, Issue 1.
»James Hite, Extended Campus faculty, authored the book, Second Best: The Rise of the American Vice Presidency, Cognella Academic Publishing, San Diego.
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials and Biology faculty, co-authored “Forensic Epidemiologic and Biomechanical Analysis of a Pelvic Cavity Blowout Injury Associated with Ejection from a Personal Watercraft (Jet-ski)” published in the Journal of Forensic
»Michihiro Kosuge, Art emeritus faculty, will have his sculptures included in an exhibition at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, March 16 to May 11. He and his work were also was featured on an episode of Oregon Art Beat on OPB TV, Feb. 28 and r
»Per Henningsgaard, English faculty, presented "Digital Publishing and the Future of Place-Based Literatures" at the annual conference of the American Association of Australasian Literary Studies in Washington, D.C., Feb. 16.
»Kimberly Kahn, Psychology faculty, presented her research "Deadly Consequences: The Moderating Effects of Environmental and Physical Cues on Decisions to Shoot" at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference in New Orleans.
»Franz Rad, Civil and Environmental Engineering, served on the organizing committee of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Annual Meeting held in Seattle, Feb. 12-15. Rad also moderated a panel on “Retrofit and Rehabilitation of Vulnerable Buildi
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
»The Oregonian: Portland State wants to remake the Park Blocks' ugliest building into a sports, study and event showcase
»Director Clive Knights to Speak at Symposium at University of Saskatchewan in Support of Proposed School of Architecture
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Monday, March 11, 2013
»The Oregonian: Portland State University students work on plan for North Lombard Street revitalization
»Bob Harmon, Business Administration faculty, was appointed as editor of the IEEE IT Professional magazine, a peer-reviewed publication of the IEEE Computer Society for planners, managers, and developers of enterprise information technologies and systems.
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Public Administration faculty, gave an invited keynote presentation, "Sustainability as a Strategic Framework: Linking Education, Research and Community Engagement," at the University of Monterrey's
»Lauren Beitelspacher, Business Administration faculty, presented "Understanding the Retailer and Consumer Implications of Showrooming" at the American Marketing Association Winter Educators' Conference in Las Vegas, Feb. 15-17.
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented his research "Sensitivity Analysis in Weak-Constraint 4D-Var: Theoretical Aspects and Applications" at the 2013 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering in Boston, Feb. 25-March
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, will be discussing her book Lynda Barry: Girlhood Through the Looking Glass in the Lewis & Clark Bookstore on Tuesday, March 12, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
»Ron Narode, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented "Preservice Teachers' Research: Cognitive Processes Investigation of Science Concepts" with graduate students Amelia Bjesse-Puffin, Jay Dyer, Tymon Emch, Andrea Leech, Alex Steinkamp, and Leah Tayl
»Kathy Rupley, Business Administration faculty, presented "From Stand-Alone CSR Reporting to Integrated Reporting" (co-authors Darrell Brown and Scott Marshall) and served as discussant for the paper "Are All Standard Audits the Same? Explanatory Language
»Aleksandar Jokic, Philosophy faculty, authored "Go Local: Morality and International Activism" published in Ethics & Global Politics, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2013.
»Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, authored an essay, "Pruitt-Igoe, Now," published in the Journal of Architectural Education, Vol. 67, Issue 1, 2013 (Special Issue: Architecture and Utopia, c. 2016). The essay asks, "What is Pruitt-Igoe, now?" 40 years af
»Sustainable Business Oregon: PSU researchers find carbon tax would clear the air, bolster Oregon's budget
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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Monday, March 18, 2013
»Jackie Balzer, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs vice president, presented "Championing Student Affairs Assessment" at the American College Personnel Association's annual conference on March 5.
»Anne McClanan, Art History faculty, presented two lectures at University of Washington, Seattle, on March 4 and 5. There were "The Borghese Mosaics and Late Roman Spectacles of Death" and "Medieval Cyberspace: Strategies and Problems in Online Medieval Ar
»JJP Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave two public lectures at SUNY-Stony Brook on March 6 and 8. They were "Rank Driven Dynamics" and "Control of Transients in Oscillator Networks."
»Douglas Morgan, Craig Shinn and Kent Robinson, Hatfield School faculty, have written a second edition of their popular text, Foundations of Public Administration, published by M.E. Sharpe.
»Ron Narode, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, coauthored a book, Problem Solving and Comprehension, Seventh Edition, with Arthur Whimbey (deceased), and Jack Lochhead, Routledge Publishers.
»Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, authored "Chondrule Formation by Repeated Evaporative Melting and Condensation in Collisional Debris Clouds Around Planetesimals" published in Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol. 47, 2012.
»Lawrence Wheeler, University Honors faculty, authored " '...the dancer from the dance...'—A Visit to Calligraphy NW 2012" published in Letter Arts Review, Vol. 27: 1 (Winter 2013).
»The Oregonian: PSU psychologist wins $5 million Defense Department grant to train supervisors of employed veterans
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
»The Oregonian: Suspect in 'offensive touching' case at Portland State University arrested in Seattle
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Monday, March 25, 2013
»The Oregonian: School of Business alumni startup GlobeSherpa announces partnership with international company INIT
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Friday, March 29, 2013