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Cleaner water for 2.5 million people

Cleaner water for 2.5 million people
Professor's technology plays a vital role in Rwanda.

Record-setting diversity

Record-setting diversity
Recruitment efforts pay off; students of color make up 40 percent of incoming freshman class

PSU wins $24 million grant to boost diversity in science

PSU wins $24 million grant to boost diversity in science
Largest research grant yet will help underrepresented students pursue health and research careers.
Oregon's urban research university, recognized for excellence in sustainability and community engagement, is located in the heart of downtown Portland. PSU's motto is "Let Knowledge Serve the City," and it offers more than 200 degrees with opportunities to work with businesses, schools and organizations on real-world projects.


Bringing design to the city. 

For five sunny, early autumn days in October 2014, PSU design students abandoned their classrooms and spread out around the city to soak in the latest work by local studios and artists. Read more >


Four years. Guaranteed.

New degree path draws its first group of nearly 100 freshman. Read more >


Welcome to the new Life Sciences Center

The collaborative building is a next-generation health and science education and research facility that uniquely combines the resources and brainpower of three nationally respected universities under one roof: Portland State University, Oregon Health Sciences University, and Oregon State University. Read more > 

Economic Impact Report

PSU contributes $1.4 billion in economic value to the region as an educator, employer, purchaser, workforce developer, business accelerator, reseracher, community partner and real estate developer. Read more > 


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