News - November 2013 - University Communications
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
»Ashley Campbell, ASRC, presented at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2013 Western Regional Conference
»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.
»CeCe Ridder, Diversity and Multicultural Student Services, co-presented “Multiracial College Students: Understanding the Landscape of a Changing Demographic” at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2013 Western Regional Conference,
»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.
»Cindy Skaruppa and Yi Cao, Enrollment Management, presented “Four-Year Graduation Guarantee: Predicting Variables for Retention and Graduation at a Large Public University” at the 2013 Pacific Northwest Association for Institutional Research and Planning
»J.R. Tarabocchia, Enrollment Management, presented “Making Money in Student Affairs Without a Development Officer” at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2013 Western Regional Conference, Salt Lake City, Nov. 6-9.
»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