News - October 2012 - Currently
Monday, October 1, 2012
»Laura Schott, Athletics, was recently inducted in the Jesuit High School Hall of Fame. Schott is head soccer coach at PSU. While at Jesuit, she scored 116 career goals, helping to lead the school to four state titles.
»Becki Hunt Ingersoll, Advising and Career Services, and James Ofsink, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, authored an article, "Pushed Across the Finish: One University's Success in Helping Students Complete Their Degrees Despite Obstacles," published
»Harry Anastasiou, International Peace and Conflict Studies faculty, was invited by the U.S. Department of State to present an up-to-date analysis of the Cyprus conflict and the effect of regional developments on the country. The event took place in Washin
»Richard Lycan, Urban and Public Affairs; Mark Sytsma and Rich Miller, Center for Lakes and Reservoirs; Will Garrick and Morgan Harvey, Academic Research and Computing; and Dave Banis, Geography, co-authored an article, “Developing the On-Line Atlas of Ore
»Heather Burns, Education Leadership and Policy faculty, presented "Cultivating Integrative, Engaged and Transformative Learning: Lessons from the Learning Gardens Laboratory" at the Sustainable Agriculture Education Association national conference in Corv
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, authored “Dogma Line Racism: Islamophobia and the Second Axis of Race” published in Social Text, Vol. 30, No. 2, Summer 2012.
»Marek Elzanowski and Serge Preston, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, organized the session Geometric Methods in Mechanics and Thermodynamics at the Algebra Geometry Mathematical Physics 8 meeting at the Technical University of Brno, Brno, Czech Republi
»Eva Nunez and Raven Chakerian, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, "A Comparative Linguistic Study Between Sicilian and Spanish," published in International Journal of Literature and Linguistics, (2012) Vol. 25: 249-274.
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "'Thus Have I Heard': the Auditory Hallucination Poetry of Miyazawa Kenji" at the 2012 Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, Sept. 21.
»Lee Shaker, Communication faculty, authored "Local Political Knowledge and Assessments of Citizen Competence" published in Public Opinion Quarterly.
»Jodi Lapidus, Mathematics & Statistics adjunct faculty and OHSU faculty, presented an invited talk, “A Variable Selection Method for Logistic Regression Models Based on the Receiver Operating Characteristic Curve” at the Seminar on Applied Statistics spon
»Vivek Shandas, Urban Studies and Planning, authored a paper with graduate research assistants Meenakshi Rao and Moriah McSharry McGrath entitled "The Implications of Climate Change on Residential Water Use: A Micro-Scale Analysis of Portland (OR)" publish
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, delivered a keynote address, "Better Practice in Batterer Intervention: What Does Research Tell Us?" at the annual conference of the Northwest Association of Domestic Violence Treatment Professionals, Vancouver, Wash.,
»Michael J. Smith, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, authored “Cooperation, College Knowledge, and Strong Parent Communities in the L.A. Concrete Jungle: The Case for Family-Centered Outreach" published in the Metropolitan Universities Journal, Vo
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning, presented "Bridging University and Community through Urban Agriculture Education: Experiences from Portland" at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Toronto, Ontario, Aug. 17, and at the Sustainable Agriculture Ed
»Anmarie Trimble, University Studies faculty, authored "No Theory But for Practice: Born, Multimedia, and the Avant-Garde" published in the anthology The New Work of Composing, Computers and Composition Digital Press, Utah State University Press. The eBook
»DeLys Ostlund, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "La prueba de los ingenios: En defensa del ingenio femenino" at the Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en España y las Américas, pre-1800 2012 Conference in Portland, Sept. 13-15.
»Margaret Everett, Graduate Studies and Sociology faculty, was awarded a $23,000 grant from the Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund for a study, Healing and Gender in Urban Oaxaca: A Medical Anthropology Study of Mexico's Pentecostal Movement. The award is
»Vicki Reitenauer, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and Seanna Kerrigan, University Studies, presented "Facilitating Critical Thinking in Cooperative Education Settings" at the 9th International Conference on Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education
»Jill Rissi, Public Administration faculty, received a $225,223 contract from the Oregon Health Authority to evaluate the PEBB Health Engagement Model. She will be working with Leslie McBride, Community Health faculty, researchers from the Providence Healt
»Sully Taylor, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper, “Career Management and Social Capital in MNCs,” at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, Aug. 3-7.
»Christof Teuscher, Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty, presented the paper "Memristor-Based Reservoir Computing" at the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Nanoscale Architectures held in Amsterdam, July 4-5. The work was done by graduate student
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, presented a workshop, “Age in the Workplace: Myths, Realities, and Emerging Questions for Employers and Society,” at the 19th annual Oregon Diversity Conference in Salem, Sept. 12-13.
»Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, co-authored a chapter titled “Organizational Socialization Outcomes: Now and Into the Future” published in The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Socialization, Oxford University Press.
»Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies faculty and OTREC, co-authored an article with doctoral students Arlie Adkins (lead author) and Gretchen Luhr, and Community Health faculty Margaret Neal, “Unpacking Walkability: Testing the Influence of Urban Design Features
»Marion Sharp, Education faculty; Kellie Herold, Social Work faculty; and others in Oregon's services community, received a regional award for PSU's Therapy with Adoptive and Foster Parents program, which Sharp heads. The collaborative program was the 2012
»Emily Ford, Library faculty, authored a blog post, “What Do We Do and Why Do We Do It?” for the group, peer-reviewed blog In the Library with the Lead Pipe on Aug. 8.
Friday, October 5, 2012
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave a keynote presentation, “Mixed and Nonconforming Families of Elements for Linear Elasticity,” at the Sixth European Conference on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Vienn
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistic faculty, co-authored "From Dissertation to Publication in JRME" published in the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2012.
»David Ervin, Economics faculty, presented "Rural and Urban Ecosystem Services: Substitutes or Complements?" at the Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference held in Portland, July 31.
»Angela Strecker, Environmental Science and Management faculty, along with co-investigators Mark Sytsma, Val Brenneis, and Ian Davidson received a $210,000 grant from the Oregon State Marine Board to study management of aquatic invasive species.
»Kevin Kecskes, Hatfield School of Government faculty, gave a peer-reviewed presentation titled "The Engaged Department: Research, Theory and Transformation of the Academic Unit" at the International Association for Research on Civic Engagement and Service
»Christof Teuscher, Engineering and Computer Science faculty, received a Semiconductor Research Corporation Cross-Disciplinary Semiconductor Research grant for a proposal entitled "3D FPGA Cell Matrix by Self-Assembly." Nick Macias and David Gracias are co
»Wim Laven, Conflict Resolution, presented "Militarism vs. the World: Is the Military Bound to the Environment and Future Generations?" at the Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference at Tufts University, Boston, Oct. 6.
»Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, was awarded a grant by the Spencer Foundation for her 2012-2013 research project “Garden-Based Learning in Green Ribbon Schools: Case Studies of Exemplary Schools.” This is her second Spencer grant in two years.
»Charla Mathwick, Business Administration faculty, participated in a Social Media Summit in Munich, Germany, Sept. 19-21. The summit was co-sponsored by the University of Munster, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants of Germany, and the Journal of Interactiv
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented "Tales from Two Cities: Urban Agriculture Research in Portland, Oregon and Oakland, California" at the Université du Québec à Montréal on Aug. 20.
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited to teach two classes in the Graduate Summer Program of Middlebury College in Buenos Aires, session 2012.
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture on Asymptotic Reliability Theory at the Universidad Carlos 3 of Madrid, Spain, in June.
»Mary Ann Barham and Vicki Wise, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, authored "Assessment Matters - Moving Beyond Surveys" published in About Campus, May-June 2012, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 26-29.
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, and graduate assistant Betsy Breyer authored a paper titled "Land-use, Temperature and Single Family Residential Water Use Patterns in Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona" published in Applied Geography, Vol. 35, pp. 142
»Risa Proehl, Population Research Center, was recently elected to the steering committee of the Federal-State Cooperative for Population Estimates. She represents Oregon in the co-op, an organization of state members and Census Bureau staff who work togeth
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, coauthored the article "Veblen's Predator and the Great Crisis" published in the Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLVI, No. 2, 2012, pp. 411-418.
»Kathy Rupley, Darrell Brown, and Scott Marshall, Business Administration faculty, had a paper titled "Evolution of Corporate Reporting: From Stand-Alone CSR Reporting to Integrated Reporting” awarded Best Paper at the California State Fullerton’s Academic
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Biology faculty, co-authored "Serious Head and Neck Injury as a Predictor of Occupant Position in Fatal Rollover Crashes" published in Forensic Science International, Vol. 222, No. 1-3, October 2012.
»Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, had a paper titled “From Negative Act to Negative Relationship: Understanding How Patterns of Abusive Supervision Emerge and Develop Over Time” win Overall Best Paper from the Southern Management Association.
»Piman Limpaphayom, Business Administration faculty, authored an article titled “Form Versus Substance: The Effect of Ownership Structure and Corporate Governance on Firm Value in Thailand” published in the June 2012 issue of Journal of Banking and Finance
»Joan Strouse, Educational Leadership and Policy emerita faculty, will serve as a faculty member on the spring 2013 voyage of Semester at Sea, a 100-day study abroad program sponsored by the University of Virginia.
»Will Parnell, Education faculty, co-authored a book chapter, "iDocument: How are Smartphones and Tablets Changing Documentation in Preschool and Primary Classrooms?" published in Spotlight on Young Children and Technology, June 2012.
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, gave a keynote speech, “Socialization and Onboarding: Four Decades of Research,” at the third biennial Institute of Work Psychology International Conference, Sheffield, U.K., June 28.
»Tracy J. Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, authored Culture Wars in British Literature: Multiculturalism and National Identity, McFarland publishing, September 2012. This is Prince's second published book.
»Alan Cabelly, Business Administration faculty, gave a talk titled "Generational Differences in the Workplace: Let's Work Together" at the 2012 NW Higher Education Internal Audit Conference.
»Lihong Qian, Business Administration faculty, authored an article titled “Configuration of Value Chain Activities: The Effect of Pre-Entry Capabilities, Transaction Hazards, and Industry Evolution on Decisions to Internalize” published in the September/Oc
Monday, October 15, 2012
»Meiru Liu, International Management and Confucius Institute faculty, presented "Case Study and Analysis of Three Chinese Language Teacher Training Models: The U.S. Federal Government's 'StarTalk,' Hanban's '5P,' and CIPSU's Task-Based Training" at the 11t
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited lecture, "The Most Asked Questions about the History of Spanish," at Reed College in Portland on Sept. 27, Lewis & Clark College on Sept. 28, and at University of Portland on Oct. 2.
»Liane O'Banion, Shoshana Zeisman, and Courtney Sandler, Student Affairs, presented at the International First-Year Experience Conference in Vancouver, B.C., July 19.
»David Percy, Geology faculty, presented a plenary session about Open Source GIS at the Field Technology Conference in Portland, Sept. 26.
»Christof Teuscher, Engineering and Computer Science faculty, gave an invited plenary talk and led a plenary discussion session at the Frontiers in Natural Computing workshop in York, U.K., Sept. 10-12. The workshop aimed to highlight and discuss emerging
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, was recognized as a scholar with impact in an article titled "Scholarly Impact Revisited" published in Academy of Management Perspectives. Bauer was featured as one of the top influential scholars of the past
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture on a mathematical model for evolution and speciation at the International Workshop for Complexity at the Institute for Math and its Applications in Minneapolis during August.
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and Planning and International Studies faculty, has been appointed to the editorial board of the Sweden-based journal, Cognition, Communication, and Co-Operation.
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, and Il-Won Jung, former post-doctoral fellow in Geography, authored a paper titled "Climate Change Impacts on Spatial Patterns in Drought Risk in the Willamette River Basin, Oregon, USA" published in Theoretical and Applie
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Public Administration faculty, gave a presentation on the institute to the U.S. Academic Energy, Sustainability, and Environmental Centers at Northwestern University.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored "Lost and Found" published in the Fall 2012 issue of Tin House.
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, gave a keynote address, "New Questions, New Directions in Malaysian Chinese Studies," at the First Biennial Conference on Malaysian Chinese Studies in Kuala Lumpur, June 10. Carstens presented the paper again at Mala
»Charles Deemer, English adjunct faculty, authored an opera libretto, Varmints: A Tragi-Comedy of the Old West (A Libretto in Search of Music), published by Round Bend Press. The libretto is based on Deemer's stage play of the same name, which received a g
»Meredith Farkas, Library faculty, presented an invited keynote, "Sustainable Transformation: Creating Lasting Change in Libraries," at the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa Conference in Palmerston North, New Zealand, Sept. 24.
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, authored "Are Libraries Thriving? An Oxford Debate" published in Proceedings of the Charleston Library Conference.
»Donald G. Frank, Library emeritus faculty, presented "Political & Economic Realities Associated with Major League Baseball in Portland, Oregon: The Soft Underbelly of Major League Baseball Exposed" at the Annual Conference of the Society of American Baseb
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, "Sacrifice and Recognition in Carlos Reygadas's Japón," published in the journal Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, Vol. 28, No. 2.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematical and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture, "Best Test Spaces in Petrov-Galerkin Methods and DPG Methods," at the International Conference on Computational Mathematics, Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, during July.
»Tom Fisher, English faculty, authored "Acting Disaster" published in Celebrity Studies, Vol. 3, Issue 3.
»Tom H. Hastings, Conflict Resolution faculty, presented "Climate Chaos and Conflict Management" at the Peace and Justice Studies Association conference, Tufts University, Oct. 5.
»Amy Hofer, Library faculty, co-authored "Troublesome Concepts and Information Literacy: Investigating Threshold Concepts for IL Instruction" in portal: Libraries and the Academy, Vol. 12, No. 4 (2012), pp. 387–405.
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper titled "Clanging Bells, Clanging Words: Iwate Dialect in Miyazawa Kenji's 'Changa-Chaga Umako' Tanka Poems" at the 21st annual meeting of the Association of Japanese Literary Studies at
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, co-authored an article, "Toward a Food Policy 'First Step' in Oakland, California: A Food Policy Council's Efforts to Promote Urban Agriculture Zoning," published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food S
»Jason Jurjevich, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies and the Population Research Center, and Meg Merrick, Community Geography Project, participated in the National Science Foundation-sponsored Measuring People in Place Workshop that brought togethe
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored "Justification as a Teaching and Learning Practice: Its (potential) Multifaceted Role in Middle Grades Mathematics Classrooms" published the Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 2012. PSU gradua
»Igor Lacan, University Honors Program faculty, presented "Urban Forest Governance in California (USA) cities: Legal, Fiscal and Political Aspects of the Private-Public Interaction in Managing Urban Trees" at the International Union of Forest Research Orga
»Amy Donaldson, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, has received a $120,000 grant from Autism Speaks to complete a randomized wait list control pilot study to examine the effects of a hybrid social communication intervention for children with autism spect
Monday, October 22, 2012
»Nobuko Murakami-Chalfen, Business Administration instructor, received the 2012 Ray Verzasconi Pacific Northwest Postsecondary Teacher of the Year Award from Pacific Northwest Council For Languages at Oregon and Washington foreign language teachers
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematical and Statistics faculty, received a $161,186 grant for 2012-13 from the National Science Foundation as principle investigator for the study Novel Mixed and DG Methods.
»Ben Anderson-Nathe, Child and Family Studies faculty, presented "'Just Hold On:' Queer Youth, Risk, and Resilience in the 'It Gets Better' Project" at the Triennial International Child & Youth Care Conference in Canmore, A.B., Canada.
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, was a facilitator in the session "OB Research Incubator" at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, Aug. 3-7. She also had three papers presented: "Deeds that Help and Words That Hurt: Helping
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, presented her forthcoming book Language through Culture, Culture through Language: A Framework for K-8 Mandarin Curriculum at the 2012 Hanban American Local Professional Training for Chinese Language Teaching and Tea
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presented a preconference workshop and a conference symposium on "Rethinking Peer Review" at the annual research conference of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Enga
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Material Engineering and Biology faculty, and biology graduate student, Shelley Mason, presented "The Influence of Vitamin D on Osteogenic Precursor Cell Biokinetics for Bone Tissue Engineering" at the Oregon Health & Science U
»Branimir Pejcinovic, Mark Faust and Andrew Greenberg, Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty, presented "Redesign of Senior Capstone Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering and its Assessment" at the Frontiers in Education conference, Seattle,
»Jill Mosteller, Business Administration faculty, presented "Transformational Solutions of Self through Companion Animals" at the Association of Consumer Research North American Conference, Vancouver, B.C., Oct 4-7.
»Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, participated in a symposium, "What's the Learning in Learning Gardens?: Direct and Indirect Outcomes," and a roundtable, "Gardens for Training Teachers," at the North American Association of Environmental Education An
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, has created a wiki on the web titled TERM: Techniques for Electronic Resources Management. Emery is working with Graham Stone from University of Huddersfield in the United Kingdom. Their wiki focuses on best practices for mana
»Tom Fisher, English faculty, authored "The Audible and the Inaudible: Bob Kaufman and the Politics of Silence" in Babilónia n. 10/11 (2011).
»Jason R. Jurjevich, Urban Studies and Planning and Population Research Center, co-authored a paper, "Voters on the Move: The Political Effectiveness of Migration and Its Effects on State Partisan Composition," published in Political Geography. His co-auth
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, authored "The Race War Within: Biopolitics of the Long Cold War" published in American Literature and Culture in the Age of Cold War: A Critical Reassessment, Steven Belletto and Daniel Grausam editors, University of Iowa
»Dan Meeker, Theatre and Film faculty, designed the scenery and lighting for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, playing at Portland Playhouse in October and November.
»Joan Petit, Library faculty, authored "Free Is the Best Price: Building Your Collection of Primary Sources with Free, Online, Digital Collections" published in Something's Gotta Give: Charleston Conference Proceedings, 2011.
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistic faculty, authored "Understanding Multidigit Whole Numbers: The Role of Knowledge Pieces, Connections, and Context in Understanding Regrouping 3+ Digit Numbers" published in the Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 20
Monday, October 29, 2012
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, authored an article titled "Organizational Socialization Tactics: Determining the Relative Impact of Context, Content, and Social Tactics” published in the October issue of Revue de Gestion des Ressources Huma
»David Ervin, Economics faculty, co-authored “Motivations and Barriers to Corporate Environmental Management” published in Business Strategy and the Environment.
»Nobuko Murakami-Chalfen, Master of International Management Program instructor, received the 2012 Ray Verzasconi Pacific Northwest Postsecondary Teacher of the Year Award from Pacific Northwest Council For Languages at Oregon and Washington foreign langua
»Eric Franklin, Fine and Performing Arts, had his work selected and included in an exhibition of contemporary glass art at the Museum at Mesa Arts Center in Arizona, Sept. 14 – Jan. 6. The exhibit titled Fire and Sand, Contemporary American Glass celebrate
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, co-hosted a symposium on the University of California Berkeley campus, Oct. 18-19. Medovoi worked closely with a faculty member in the UC Ethnic Studies department. The symposium gathered a group of distinguished national
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematical and Statistics faculty, co-authored "Instability in a Generalized Keller-Segel Model" published in the Journal of Biological Dynamics, Vol. 6, 2012, pp. 974–991.
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions; Darrell Brown, Business Administration; Danielle Grondin; Leslie McBride, Community Health; and Jacob Sherman presented PSU's efforts to create an authentic undergraduate experience in sustainability at
»Jean Henscheld, Education faculty, is editor of About Campus, which received a 2012 APEX Award for Publishing Excellence. About Campus is published by Wiley and ACPA-College Student Educators International. It provides articles on issues faced by both stu
»Heather Burns, Sybil Kelley and Dilafruz Williams, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented "Nurturing Sustainability Leaders: Pedagogical Practices and Guiding Stories at the national Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Highe
»Annabelle Dolidon, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "To Discipline and Punish in French Science Fiction: An Anticipatory Return to the Body" at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association conference in Seattle, Oct. 19-21. She al
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, organized the four paper panel "Theoretical Philosophy and Evolutionary Thinking" and co-presented the co-authored paper "Subreption and Institutional Inquiry" at the 24th annual meeting of the Europ
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, "Lost in Seattle: What Does Nagai Kafu’s Encounter with the American Northwest Tell Us about Japanese Travel and Immigration Accounts of the Early 1900s?" at the 2012 meeting of the Pac
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, co-presented a keynote address, "Fits and Starts: Visions for the Community Engaged University," at the annual National Engaged Scholarship Conference, University of Alabama, Oct 3.
»Wim Laven, Conflict Resolution, presented "Forgiveness: A Tool for Peace, Justice, and Human Rights, at Concerned Philosophers for Peace Theme: “Struggles for Recognition: Individuals, Peoples, and States” 2012 Conference, Oct. 27, 2012 Mercer University,
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, served on two panel discussions, "Questions and Challenges in Doing Male Gender-Based Action Research in Communities" and "Beyond the Individual: Perspectives in Community Psychology," at the 7th annual Northwest Commun
»Julie Smith, Scott Gallagher, Christian Aniciete, and Chelsea Kastelnik, University Communications, presented "Building Your Brand's Reputation Through Outreach and Engagement" at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 7 Fall Con
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistic faculty, presented "Using Interviews With Preservice Teachers as a Tool to Motivate Them to Learn Mathematics" at Teacher of Teachers of Mathematics, Ashland, in September.
»Janet Walker, Social Work and Regional Research Institute faculty, presented an invited plenary entitled "A Positive Development Approach to Serving Emerging Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions" at the International Focus on Youth in Transition:
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was an invited panelist and gave a presentation titled “Japanese/Chinese Community-Based Learning Course at Portland State University” for the Berkeley Language Center Lecture Series at University