News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, June 1, 2015
»Mitch Cruzan, Biology faculty, was interviewed by KBOO community radio in Portland, and some of his interview was broadcast May 20.
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a paper titled "Thinking Outside the Box(es): Interdisciplinarity in Comics Pedagogy" at the Page 23 Literary Conference as part of Denver Comic Con.
»Gwen Heller Tuason and Hilary Wang, Intensive English Language Program, presented “Breaking New Ground in Oral Communication for International Grad Students” at the B.C. Teachers of English as an Additional Language conference in Vancouver, B.C., May 23.
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, gave a keynote address on “The Empire of Mobility: What Postcards Tell Us about the Empire of Japan” at the conference Modernity and Tourism, held at Gakushuin University, Toshima, Tokyo, May 18.
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, delivered a seminar titled “The Bak-Sneppen Model of Evolution” at the Crete Center for Quantum Complexity and Nanotechnology in Crete, Greece, May 26.
»Greg Townley, Psychology faculty, co-authored "Relationships Among Religious Coping, Optimism and Outcomes for Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities," published in Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, Vol. 72, Issue 2: 91-99.
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, co-authored a paper that has won the Outstanding Paper of 2014 award from the Journal of Managerial Psychology. The paper is titled "Who Benefits From More Tasks? Older Versus Younger Workers."
»Alan Yeakley, School of the Environment faculty, co-authored a paper titled "Combining and Aggregating Environmental Data for Status and Trends Assessments: Challenges and Approaches" in the journal Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Vol. 187, Issue
»Alan Yeakley, School of the Environment faculty, received a two-year, $7,697 grant from the National Park Service for riparian ecosystem recovery in estuarine environments. He also received a one-year, $25,000 grant from the city of Portland for urban sto
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
»Applied Linguistics faculty member Alissa Hartig presented at the Global Legal Skills Conference in Chicago May 21st
Monday, May 25, 2015
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, co-authored a paper titled "Space and Time Dynamics of Urban Water Demand in Portland, Oregon, and Phoenix, Arizona" in Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, Vol. 29: pp. 1135-1147.
»Douglas Deur and Tom Thronton, Anthropology faculty, co-edited a special edition of Human Ecology (Vol. 43) that explores evidence of aboriginal cultivation of key marine resources on the Northwest coast of North America.
»Jong Sung Kim, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored an article titled “Quantification and Consequences of Lung Cancer CT Over Diagnosis” published in Lung Cancer.