News - University Communications
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Monday, June 1, 2015
»Portland Business Journal: Portland State tests replacing streets with tiny parks — will it catch on?
»Mitch Cruzan, Biology faculty, was interviewed by KBOO community radio in Portland, and some of his interview was broadcast May 20.
»Linda Absher, Library faculty, presented the 25th Annual Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture, titled "The Librarian Stereotype: It Ain't Just Tattoos and Cardigans," at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., April 24.
»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.
»Patrice Morris Hudson, Academic Innovation, presented “Can a Squid Help Your Teaching? No, but a SGID Might!” on the topic of small group instructional diagnostics at The Teaching Professor Conference in Atlanta, May 30.
»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.
»Mel Katz, Art emeritus faculty, has a retrospective of his work, “Mel Katz: On and Off the Wall,” on display at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem, June 6-Aug. 23. A retrospective of his work is also at the Laura Russo Gallery in Portland, June 4-27.
»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
Thursday, May 28, 2015
»Alumni in the News: Community celebrates historic moment, swearing in of first Somali American police officer in Oregon
Wednesday, May 27, 2015