News - June 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, June 3, 2013
»Meredith Farkas, Library faculty, presented "Creating a Culture of Assessment: Determinants of Success” at the Association of College and Research Libraries 2013 Conference, Indianapolis on April 12.
»Julia Freybote, Business Administration faculty, presented the paper "Institutional Investor Sentiment and Systematic Risk in REITs" at the 2013 American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association National Conference, May 30-31 in Washington, D.C.
»Karen Karavanic, Computer Science faculty, presented "Adding GPU Computing to Computer Organization Courses" at The Third NSF/TCPP Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Computing Education in Boston, May 20.
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented "Drawing Conclusions: Focalization in the Works of Lynda Barry" at the International Comic Arts Forum on May 25.
»Christine Rose, English faculty, presented “The Seen and the Unseen: Miracles and Portents in the Middle English Chronicle of Nicholas Trevet” at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in May. She presented the
»Priya Kapoor, Communication faculty, presented a paper titled "Community and Transnational Media Trajectories: Radio in India and South Asia" at University of Oregon's "What is Radio? Exploring the Past, Present and Future" on April 26. Kapoor also presen
»Brian Bolton, Business Administration faculty, authored the article “Director Ownership, Governance, and Performance,” published in the latest issue of Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
»Dave Ervin, Economics and Environmental Science and Management faculty, has received the Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award for 2013 by the Rural Sociological Society. The award is for his co-authored article, “Commercial Science, Scienti
»Michael J. Smith, Education faculty, was recently elected to the College Board's Academic Assembly of the Western Regional Council and will serve a term of three years beginning in June.
»Emily Ford, Library faculty, authored “Is Digital Better than Analog? Considerations for Online Card Sort Studies” published in College & Research Libraries News, Vol. 74, No. 5, May 2013. Ford was also a panelist for the session “From the Periphery into
»Tracy J. Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, co-authored Portland's Slabtown, Arcadia Publishing, May.
»Eric Holmes, adjunct Communications faculty, authored an article, "The Horror and Humor of Entertaining Comics,” published in the spring issue of The International Journal of Comic Art.
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Biology faculty, co-authored the article "Extrahepatic 25-Hydroxylation of Vitamin D3 in an Engineered Osteoblast Precursor Cell Line Exploring the Influence on Cellular Proliferation and Matrix Matura
»Dan Rogers, Business Administration faculty, contributed the chapter “Does Hedging Reduce Economic Exposure? Hurricanes, Jet Fuel Prices and Airlines” to the volume Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance.
»Lawrence Wheeler, University Honors faculty, authored "Triptych: NI/HAO/YU" in the juried annual issue of Letter Arts Review, Vol. 27, No. 2, April 2013.
»Scott Marshall and Darrell Brown, Business Administration faculty, won the annual oikos International Case Writing Competition. oikos, a student-driven organization for sustainable management and economics, awarded first prize to the PSU team in the Socia
»Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, was awarded a month-long residency at Coast Time in the disciplines of architecture and writing. Her focus for the month will be on a revisionary, poetic history of the Farnsworth House, the subject of her manuscript “Fox
»Sergio Palleroni, Architecture faculty, co-created the Zhong-Ziao Urban Ecological Corridor, which is featured in 100 Contemporary Green Buildings, an anthology of recent notable sustainable structures around the world that is published by Taschen. The co
»Erica Wagner and Melissa Appleyard, Business Administration faculty, presented “Fostering Resilient Community Innovation: How Boundary Organizations Balance Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation” at the Industry Studies Association Annual Conference in Kansa
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, presented a keynote address that was "one of the greatest honors of my career and an opportunity to set the agenda in my field of research." Truxillo presented “The Aging, Age-Diverse Workforce: A Challenge and Opportu
»Robert Schroeder, Library faculty, authored "Assessing Through Reflection: Valuing our Wisdom and Trusting our Gut" published in OLA Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 1.
»Alan Cabelly, Business Administration faculty, gave a presentation titled "Focus: How It Can Help You Become the Leader You Were Meant to Be" at the 18th Annual Center for Retail Leadership Executive Forum, May 6. He also gave a talk titled "Generation Di
»Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, and Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, co-authored the article “Reactions to Employer Policies Regarding Prescription Drugs and Medical Marijuana: The Role of Safety Sensitivity” published
»Professional education program changes name and becomes part of the School of Business Administration