News - November 2013 - Academics & Research
Monday, November 25, 2013
»Eva Núñez-Méndez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was elected to be a member of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association executive committee for a two-year term, 2013-15.
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, and education alumna Katy Alexander presented a paper, titled “Passing the Reins, Taking the Reins, Sharing the Reins: Flattening Hierarchies One Relationship at a Time,” at the American Educational Studie
»Scott Broussard and Nelson Sigrah, Advising and Career Services, gave a presentation on their award-winning radio show, Turntable Advising, at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2013 Western Regional Conference held in Salt Lake
»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. 18-19.
»Dave Ervin, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, presented “Common Pool Resource Issues in Managing Herbicide Resistant Weeds” at the national conference Public Policies, Research and the Economics of Herbicide Resistance Management, co-sponsored by the U
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a paper, titled “Many Lives to Live: Narration and Focalization in Dykes to Watch Out For,” at the Festival of Cartoon Art held at Ohio State University as part of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum grand
»Richard Lycan, Institute on Aging, presented “Which Blue Lake: Management of Lake Data in the National Hydro Dataset” at a joint meeting of the Oregon Lakes Association and the Washington State Lake Protection Association in Vancouver, Wash., Oct. 17.
»Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented “Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching for Alaska Schools” at Sharing Our Knowledge: A Conference of Tlingit Tribes and Clans, in Juneau, Alaska, Nov. 8.
»Anoop Mirpuri, English faculty, presented a paper, titled “Resisting Ordinary Punishment, or Against Prison Reform: Abolition in an Age of Crisis,” at the Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies at Lewis & Clark College, Nov. 13-15.
»Tracy Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, presented “The Forgotten Native American History of Early Portland” at five branches of Multnomah County Library in November.
»John Beer, English faculty, edited Poems (1962-1997) by Robert Lax, published by Wave Books on Nov. 7.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, was awarded a $302,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation Division of Mathematical Sciences.
»Thomas Keller and Bowen McBeath, Social Work faculty; Carla Herrera, PSU Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring; and Renee Spencer received a three-year, $604,949 William T. Grant Foundation award for their research project, “Changing Youth Programs and Sett
»University Business: PSU Impact Entrepreneurs launches groundbreaking certificate program in social innovation