News - October 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, October 28, 2013
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, facilitated the session “Organizational Behavior Research Incubator” and presented a paper, “Think Globally, Act Locally: Interaction of Management Commitment to the Environment and Employees,” at the Academy
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, presented a poster session, “Language through Culture, Culture through Language,” at the Chinese Teachers Education Conference in San Francisco, Oct.19. She also presented “Designing an Age-Appropriate, Integrated Ch
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, and alumna Mandy Elder presented “Building Food Platforms for Local Sustainability: An Assessment of Mexican Experience” at the Yale Food Systems Symposium in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 19.
»Enrique E. Cortez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, “Mestizaje y Agencia Social en el Cóndor pasa de Julio Baudouin,” at the Sixth International Conference of Peruvianists at Georgetown University, Oct. 10-12.
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, was a panelist at the “Blueprints for Achieving Institutional and Regional Equity” session at GoGreen 2013, a conference about sustainability and business held in Portland on Oct. 15.
»Dave Ervin, Environmental Management and Economics faculty, presented “Emerging Standards in the Food System” at a Standards Education for the Liberal Arts Workshop held at Michigan State University on Sept. 24. Ervin also participated in a panel presenta
»Harrell Fletcher, Art + Design faculty, gave a talk on “The Best Things in Museums are the Windows” at the Center for Art and Inquiry Exploratorium in San Francisco, where he was artist-in-residence, Oct. 27. Fletcher and other participants looked back on
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies faculty, presented on a keynote panel of experts, titled “A Critical Dialogue on the Future of Food and Agriculture Studies” at the Yale Food Systems Symposium at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 19.
»Junghee Lee, Art + Design faculty, presented a paper, “The Buddhist Reliquaries of the Paekche Kingdom and Their Contexts,” at Archaeology, Buddhism and the Avant-Garde: A Symposium Celebrating Donald McCallum’s Engagement with Japanese Art at the Univers
»Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies faculty, presented “Using Indicators Projects as Prompts for Exploring Equity: A Case Study of Greater Portland Pulse,” a paper co-authored by colleagues Sheila Martin and Diane Besser at the Communi
»Liza Morehead, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies faculty, presented a paper, “Regional Indicators as Civic Governance: Using Measurement to Identify and Act Upon Community Priorities,” at the Community Indicators Consortium Impact Summit 2013 in
»Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper, "Mathematical Activity of Those Without Power," at the 42nd Annual Conference of South Asia in Madison, Wis., Oct 18.
»Jeanette Palmiter, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited public lecture on “Overlooked Gems: The Mathematics of Heron” at Baldwin-Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, Sept. 26.
»Patricia Wetzel, World Languages and Literatures faculty, ran a workshop on teaching methodology and presented a paper, “Does Grammar Matter in an Age of Technology?,” at the University of Pittsburgh’s fall Asian languages symposium, Oct. 14.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, and alumnus B. Khaledi co-authored “A Review on Convolutions of Gamma Random Variables” for the book Stochastic Orders in Reliability and Risk Management: In Honor of Professor Moshe Shaked, published by
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, and alumnus Joana Tasi co-authored “The Expression of Wish in both Spanish and Albanian: A Comparative Linguistic Study of the Subjunctive and Optative Moods” published in Revista de Estudios Hispanicos
»Susan Conrad, Applied Linguistics faculty, received a four-year grant of $588,267 from the National Science Foundation for her project titled “Preparing Students for Writing in Civil Engineering Practice: Research-based Materials Development and Assessmen
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, received a $249,843 research grant from the Naval Research Laboratory for the project "Adaptive Optimization of Parametric Error Covariance Models in Variational Data Assimilation." The research aims to i
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, received two grants worth $130,881 from the Italian Ministry of Education to teach graduate seminars in organizational psychology at the University of Palermo, Italy. The grants also allow for eight master’s students f