News - November 2012 - Portland State University
Monday, November 5, 2012
»Cynthia A. Sloan, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "Creating Origins: The Construction of Nation in Teresa de la Parra's Las Memorias de Mama Blanca" at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association in Seattle, Oct. 19-21.
»Christof Teuscher, Engineering and Computer Science faculty, gave an invited talk at the "Turing under Discussion" workshop held at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland, Oct. 26-27. The meeting was a contribution to the Turing Ce
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented "Preservice Elementary School Teachers' (PSTs') Conceptions of Multidigit Whole Numbers: The Development of Those Conceptions and the PSTs' Motivation to Learn" and co-presented "Understanding
»Kimberly Willson-St. Clair, Library faculty, presented "The ASE Research Model: A Lightning Talk" at the Association of College & Research Libraries - Oregon & Washington Joint Fall Conference, Corbett, Ore, Oct. 26.
»TC Buell, English emeritus faculty, and Joan Strong Buell are exhibiting their art at the Sitka Art Invitational: Stories From Art and Nature, World Forestry Center, Portland, Nov. 10-11.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematical and Statistics faculty, co-authored "Mixed Finite Element Approximation of the Vector Laplacian with Dirichlet Boundary Conditions" published in Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, Vol. 22, Issue 09, Septe
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, authored "Assessing Soil Lead Contamination at Multiple Scales in Oakland, California: Implications for Urban Agriculture and Environmental Justice" published in Applied Geography.
»Dustin Morrow, Theatre and Film faculty, directed a documentary film, The Road Bowlers, which will screen in November at the Northwest Filmmakers Festival, Northwest Film Center, Portland Art Museum. Shot entirely in rural Northern Ireland, the short docu
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, has been appointed to the Oregon Partnership for Alzheimer's Research (OPAR), which funds research proposals that advance the understanding, treatment, and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. OPAR is funded by
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Public Administration faculty, presented "Bridging the Academy and the World: Emerging Trends in Student Values, Sustainability, Social Justice and Community-Based Learning" at the National Associati
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, presented "Beyond Texas: Enhancing MPA Program Diversity in the USA" at the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration Annual Conference, Austin, Texas, Oct. 19.
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, presented "Reperiodizing the Postmodern in the Light of the World-System" for a roundtable on The Postmodern/Postwar After the New Modernist Studies at the Modernist Studies Association Meeting, Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 20.
»Eva Nunez Mendez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper titled "Ergative Languages in Contact with Spanish" at the Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association Conference, Seattle, Oct. 20.
»Leslie J. Munson, David R. Allen, and Ruth A. Falco, Special Education faculty, presented "Working with Families When the Parent Has Learning Difficulties" at the 28th annual international conference of the Division of Early Childhood Conference in Minnea
»Will Parnell, Early Childhood Education faculty, co-presented with Jackie Bartlett "Smartphones and Tablets Change the Future of Documentation" at the 36th annual Washington Association for the Education of Young Children conference in Vancouver, Wash., O