News - People
Monday, April 27, 2015
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, and Angela Jackson, Business Accelerator, were honored with 2015 Women of Influence Orchid Awards from the Portland Business Journal on April 16 in Portland.
»Jennifer Chambers, Liberal Arts and Sciences, has received the 2015 National Association of College and University Business Officers Rising Star Award, which will be presented in July.
»Daniel Ballhorn, Biology faculty, and his students are conducting field research in southern Costa Rica. He aims to identify defense syndromes (functionally linked defensive plant traits) and their effects on plant-associated organisms. His study includes
»Ken Stedman, Biology faculty, served as the opponent at a Ph.D. defense April 17 at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
Monday, April 20, 2015
»Patrick Burk, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, is one of two people to receive a 2015 Tom Ruhl Leadership for Equity Award from the Oregon Leadership Network. He will be honored during the organization's Spring Leadership Institute on April 21 a
Monday, April 6, 2015
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, was elected as chair of the Spatial Analysis and Modeling specialty group of the Association of American Geographers. His chairship term is 2015-18.
Monday, March 30, 2015
»Melanie Chang, Anthropology faculty, delivered a TEDxVictoria talk last year on the evolving story of human evolution, which was featured by the TEDx Innovations blog in February.
Monday, March 9, 2015
»Brian Bolton, Business Administration faculty, was interviewed for and quoted in the article “Former Hooters Waitress Proves You Don’t Need a Harvard MBA to be a Successful Leader,” published in The Huffington Post, Feb. 12.
Monday, March 2, 2015
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, is the co-recipient of the 2015 Ingram Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management. This award is given by the Association of Library Collections & Technical Services Collection Management Section of the Ame
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, has been elected to serve as the individual member-at-large on the executive board of the National Council on Less Commonly Taught Languages.
»Barbara Sestak, Architecture faculty, has been elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows—together with 146 of the top architects in the nation—for her contributions in the category honoring achievements in architectural education,
»Melissa Lucash, Environmental Science and Management faculty, is one of 20 scientists in the western U.S. and Canada awarded a Wilburforce Fellowship. Fellows aim to build a community of conservation scientists to help achieve conservation solutions in we
Monday, January 26, 2015
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, has been named Oregon's representative to the Pacific Northwest Canadian Studies Consortium.
Monday, January 12, 2015
»Ken Aimes, Anthropology emeritus faculty, had his co-authored book, Chinookan People of the Lower Columbia, selected by Choice as one of its outstanding academic titles of 2014. Choice, a review journal for academic libraries, selected 690 books out of mo
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, was elected to serve a five-year term on the Modern Language Associations’ executive committee of the Discussion Group on Comics and Graphic Narratives. The Modern Language Association is the primary professional organizati
»Paula Carder, Institute on Aging and School of Community Health faculty, received a Visiting International Fellowship from the University of Surrey in Guildford, England. The fellowship is to advance social research methods, and Carder will study new ways
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, chaired the annual meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Persian at the Middle East Studies Association conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 22.
»Patricia Wetzel, World Languages and Literatures faculty, will be a visiting scholar to Rikkyo University in Tokyo for four weeks in June. She will collaborate on a joint project with faculty in the college of international communication.
Monday, January 5, 2015