News - October 2012 - Portland State University
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