News - People
Monday, April 21, 2014
»Wim Wiewel, University president, is the new chair of the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment Steering Committee, which leads the organization’s network of more than 680 colleges and universities.
»Judy Bluehorse Skelton, Indigenous Nations Studies instructor, was named 2014 Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the Oregon Indian Education Association at its annual conference in Warm Springs, Ore., April 11.
»Karen Gibson and Leanne Serbulo, University Studies faculty, won the 2014 Joel Palmer Award for best article published in the spring 2013 issue of the journal Oregon Historical Quarterly for the previous year, for their article, “Black and Blue: Police-Co
»Rudy Barton, Architecture faculty, has received a prestigious Fulbright Visiting Professorship to the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland for the 2014-15 academic year — the first PSU professor to receive a Fulbright Scholar Award to travel to the United Ki
Monday, April 14, 2014
»Scott Thompson, Business Administration adjunct faculty, has been re-elected to the Unitus Community Credit Union Board of Directors, on which he serves as chairman of the finance committee. Unitus is one of the largest and oldest credit unions in Oregon
»Javier Faulín Fajardo, Universidad Pública de Navarra, is visiting the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science this month. Fajardo specializes in operations research and logistics, and has been working with Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environme
Monday, April 7, 2014
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and Planning and International Studies faculty, was interviewed about the U.S. response to the Ukraine conflict on California radio station KKRN, March 29.
Monday, March 31, 2014
»Karen Thomson, Contracting and Procurement Services, has been awarded Professional Manager of the Year, recognizing excellence in public procurement, by the local chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. Thomson earned the award for h
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and International Studies faculty, was interviewed by the Voice of Russia on March 26 about the political situation in Crimea.
»Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education faculty, has been elected chair of the Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education Special Interest Group with the American Educational Research Association, a world-leading educati
Monday, February 24, 2014
»J.R. “Jones” Estes, University Studies faculty, has been appointed director of Freshman-Year Experience, a renamed and redefined position in University Studies (formerly the FRINQ coordinator position).
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, was the subject of an article, "Academia and Pop Culture Intersect at Comic Con," published in The Chronicle Magazine, winter 2014, a publication of Lewis & Clark College.
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, was elected to the board of directors of TODOS: Mathematics for ALL, the affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics that is dedicated to advocating for equitable mathematics education for
Monday, February 17, 2014
»David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, was presented the Board on the Urban Environment BUE Award as part of the American Meteorological Society's 94th Annual Meeting In Atlanta. The award citation reads: "For his seminal contribution
»Nicole Rigelman, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, was installed as secretary to the board of directors of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, the largest professional organization devoted to the improvement of mathematics teacher educatio
»Meredith Farkas, Amy Hofer, Lisa Molinelli and Kimberly Wilson-St. Clair, Library faculty, will be awarded the 2014 Association of College and Research Libraries Instruction Section Innovation Award at the American Library Association Conference in Las Ve
Monday, February 10, 2014
»Deborah Peterson, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, received the 2014 Tom Ruhl Award from the Oregon Association of Latino Administrators at the association's annual conference in Corvallis, Feb. 8. The award is given to educators who have demons
Monday, February 3, 2014
»Amy Donaldson, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, was appointed by Gov. Kitzhaber to the newly created Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board for the state of Oregon.
Monday, January 27, 2014
»Jason Jurjevich, Urban Studies and Planning and Population Research Center faculty, was interviewed on KGW to discuss a United Van Lines study tracking where the company's customers move to and from durin
Tuesday, January 21, 2014