News - October 2013 - College of Urban & Public Affairs
Friday, October 4, 2013
Monday, October 7, 2013
»Vivek Shandas, Urban and Public Affair faculty; Linda George, Environmental Sciences and Management faculty; and David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, were featured in a story, “Hotter Summers Mean More Health Risks In Urban Heat Isl
»Richard Lycan and Charles Rynerson, Population Research Center, presented “Evaluating Community Analyst for Use in School Demography Studies” at the 2013 Environmental Systems Research Institute Education Conference, San Diego, July 6 and 7.
»Sheila Martin, Population Research Center faculty, presented "Improving the Flow of Information Through Technology Networks: A Case Study of Policy in Slovenia" to the Science and Technology Council of the Republic of Slovenia, June 4.
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented a keynote lecture, "L'agriculture Urbaine et la Justice Alimentaire: Limites et Possibilités" (Urban Agriculture and Food Justice: Limits and Possibilities), at the 5th annual Urban Agricult
»Stephanie Farquhar, Community Health faculty, co-authored "Recruiting and Retaining Indigenous Farmworker Participants" published in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 2013.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Monday, October 14, 2013
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies faculty, presented two papers, "Cold War Advertising and Post-Soviet Democracy Promotion" and "A Political Economic History of the Telegraph: Industrialization, Urbanization, and Mediatization" at the International Association
»Carlos Crespo, Community Health faculty, and Tom Keller, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a six-month, $217,634 grant from the National Institutes of Health for research titled Enhancing Cross-Disciplinary Infrastructure for Train
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies faculty, was awarded a grant from PSU's Institute for Sustainable Solutions to conduct a postal survey of residential urban agriculture in Portland and Vancouver. The project, which complements a GIS-based mapping project,
Monday, October 21, 2013
»Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies faculty, presented an invited talk titled “Peer-to-Peer Carsharing: Early Insights from Portland, OR” at the Shared Use Mobility Summit, held in San Francisco on Oct. 10-11.
»G.L.A. Harris, Public Administration faculty, and Danelle S. Stevens, Education faculty, co-authored the article “The Value of Midterm Student Feedback in Cross-Disciplinary Graduate Programs” published in the Journal of Public Affairs Education, Vol. 19,
»Masami Nishishiba and Matthew Jones, Public Administration faculty, and doctoral candidate Mariah Kraner co-authored the book Research Methods and Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administrators: A Practical Guide, published by Sage Publications.
»Doctoral student Carey Higgens-Dobney and Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and International Studies faculty, co-authored an article, "The Growth of TV News, the Demise of the Journalism Profession," published in Media, Culture & Society 35(7).
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Monday, October 28, 2013
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, and alumna Mandy Elder presented “Building Food Platforms for Local Sustainability: An Assessment of Mexican Experience” at the Yale Food Systems Symposium in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 19.
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies faculty, presented on a keynote panel of experts, titled “A Critical Dialogue on the Future of Food and Agriculture Studies” at the Yale Food Systems Symposium at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 19.
»Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies faculty, presented “Using Indicators Projects as Prompts for Exploring Equity: A Case Study of Greater Portland Pulse,” a paper co-authored by colleagues Sheila Martin and Diane Besser at the Communi
»Liza Morehead, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies faculty, presented a paper, “Regional Indicators as Civic Governance: Using Measurement to Identify and Act Upon Community Priorities,” at the Community Indicators Consortium Impact Summit 2013 in
Tuesday, October 29, 2013