News - February 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, February 11, 2013
»Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, received a $315,000 grant from NASA for a three-year study titled "The Origin of Large, Igneous-Textured Inclusions in Ordinary Chondrites." The study will include collaborators from Missouri, California, England, and German
»Lois Delcambre, Computer Science faculty, was awarded a National Science Foundation grant titled "Quick Draw Semantics" from the foundation's Division of Information and Intelligent Systems. The project will support the research work of doctoral student S
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, translated into English the short story collection, Closing His Eyes, by Iraqi author Luay Hamza Abbsas, published by Moment Digibooks Limited, London, 2013.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, was invited to join the editorial board of the journal Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis, part of the European Series in Applied and Industrial Mathematics and published by Cambridge Univ
»Ethan Seltzer and Gil Kelley, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, supervise graduate students who are receiving a 2013 American Institute of Certified Planners Student Project Award for Application of the Planning Process. The Urban and Regional Planning
»Stefan Talke, Civil and Environmental Engineering, was named an "Outstanding Reviewer" by the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation for the journal Estuaries and Coasts.
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, was the keynote speaker and a panel member at a forum on the dangers of radon, sponsored by Cascade Radon in Portland, Jan. 24. He presented the study "Radon in Portland," co-authored with five students.
»Emily Ford, Library faculty, co-presented “Digital Literacy Forum: Setting the Agenda” at the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting, Jan. 26.
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities in Atlanta, Jan. 23-26. She co-presented "Not Your Grandmother's Community Engagement" with former PSU President Judith
»Anoop Mirpuri, English faculty, was on the panel "Reflections on Oak Creek: Critical Mourning and the Logics of Racist Violence" at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience in Seattle, Feb. 7.
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, and graduate student Jodi Fasteen presented a talk, "Experiences that Motivated Preservice Teachers to Learn Mathematics: Creating and Enacting Family Math Night Activities," at the annual meeting of the
»Lauren Frank, Communication faculty, co-authored an article, "Narrative Versus Nonnarrative: The Role of Identification, Transportation, and Emotion in Reducing Health Disparities," published in the Journal of Communication. The work was supported by a gr
»Sully Taylor, Business Administration faculty, co-edited a special issue on Human Resource Management’s role in sustainability. In addition to editing the special issue, she co-authored the guest editor's column “Introduction to HRM’s Role in Sustainabili
»Assistant Professor in Mathematics Candidate Derek Garton: How random matrices can elucidate mysteries of number theory, 2/11/13 @ 3:15PM in NH454