News - January 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, January 14, 2013
»David Percy, Geology faculty, has been elected to a second four-year term representing North America and academia on the International Union of Geological Sciences Commission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information, which develops sta
»Vicki Wise, Enrollment and Student Affairs, has been elected to the Student Affairs Assessment Leadership Board and to the Directorate Board for the American College Personnel Association’s Commission for Assessment and Evaluation, both of which have simi
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, had her new novel, The Listeners, named a finalist for the Oregon Book Award.
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented his research "Error Covariance Sensitivity Analysis in Atmospheric Data Assimilation" to the 1st International Conference on Frontiers in Computational Physics: Modeling the Earth System, Boulde
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, organized the panel "Out of the Crisis: With Institutionalist and Veblenian, Evolutionary Thinking," and co-presented the co-authored paper "Institutions and the Evolving System of Innovation in East
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literature faculty, presented the paper "Discursive Inclusions and Exclusions of Arabness: Chaldean American Studies at the Crossroads" as part of a panel sponsored by the Arab American Studies Association at the Middl
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented the paper “‘Like Us Be Free and Bold’: Innovation, Rebellion, and Self-Reliance in Boston Minicomics” at the Modern Language Association Conference in Boston.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, chaired a session and gave an invited talk titled, "P-P Plots and their Applications" at the 21st International Conference of the Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics on Interdisciplinary Mathematical
»Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education faculty, presented the paper "Teacher Collaboration Experiences: Finding the Extraordinary in the Everyday Moments" at the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators confere
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, presented "Sustainable Food Supply Chain Overview" at the Presidio Graduate School's MBA program, San Francisco, Nov. 16.
»Billie Sandberg, Public Administration faculty, presented "Professionalization, Strategic Governance, and the Marketization of the Nonprofit Sector" at the annual conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action i
»Christof Teuscher, Electrical and Computer Science faculty, gave an invited talk titled "Artificial Brains: From Turing to Kurzweil and Onward" at The Alan Turing Centenary Symposium hosted by the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon, Portugal, Dec 11.
»Amy Borden, Theatre and Film faculty, authored "Corporal Permeability and Shadow Pictures: Reconsidering Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Show (1902)" published in Beyond the Screen: Institutions, Networks, and Publics of Early Cinema, New Barnet, England
»Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, was the lead author for "Syllabic Patterns in the Early Vocalizations of Quichua Children" published in the January issue of Applied Psycholinguistics.
»Kathy Rupley, Darrell Brown and Scott Marshall, Business Administration faculty, authored the article "Governance, Media and the Quality of Environmental Disclosure" published in the November/December issue of the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.
»Per Henningsgaard and Abbey Gaterud, English/Publishing faculty, were quoted in the article “Preparing for the Future: Educational Publishing Programs up Digital Offerings, but Keep an Eye on the Basics Too” in the December issue of Publishers Weekly. The
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, received a three-year, collaborative, $425,600 grant to study “Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging in a Global Age” from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Portland Center for the Public Humanities.