News - November 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, November 4, 2013
»Lissa Kaufman, Student Legal Services, was appointed to the Multnomah Bar Association Board of Directors. She has served as the association's Equality & Diversity Committee Pipeline co-chair. She has also volunteered in the legal community as a pro bono a
»Jeff Renfro and Jenny Liu, Northwest Economic Research Center, had their study, “Carbon Tax and Shift: How to Make it Work for Oregon’s Economy,” awarded the 2013 best report in print by the Association for University Business and Economic Research during
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, gave three talks in Riverside, Calif., on his latest book, Will This Be China’s Century? at Riverside Community College, at the World Affairs Council of the Inland Empire, and at the University of California
»David Johns, Political Science faculty, presented a plenary address, "The Politics of Ensuring the Survival of Wildlands," at the 10th World Wilderness Congress in Salamanca, Spain, Oct 6.
»Beth Lloyd-Pool, Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, was a presenter for the session So, You Think That's a Sustainability Course?!? at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference in Nashville, Tenn., Oct.
»Anne McClanan, Art + Design faculty, presented "The Poetics of Time and Place: Reassessing Notions of Hellenism in Cavafy's Byzantine Poems" at Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.
»Jilma Meneses, Global Diversity and Inclusion, was a panelist for the session Stronger Together: Collaboration Opportunities for Campus Diversity Officers and Campus Sustainability Officers at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Highe
»Dustin Morrow, Theatre + Film faculty, gave a TED Talk, titled “Better Living Through Music,” at TEDxBellingham in Bellingham, Wash., Nov. 12. His talk addressed the themes of his recent award-winning feature film musical, Everything Went Down.
»Tracy Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, was the keynote presenter with her book, Culture Wars in British Literature: Multiculturalism and National Identity, at the AmeriCymru and Portland Center for Public Humanities event Culture Wars: Other
»Alex Ruzicka and Melinda Hutson, Geology faculty, presented a paper, titled "Evidence from Silicate-Bearing Iron Meteorites for the Nature of Asteroidal Differentiation," at the Workshop on Planetesimal Formation and Differentiation in Washington, D.C., O
»Heather Spalding and Vicki Wise, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, facilitated the workshop Creating Leadership for Sustainability in Student Affairs at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference in Nashv
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, “Organizational Citizenship Behavior, 2.0: A Review and Qualitative Investigation of OCBs for Knowledge Workers at Google and Beyond,” published in the August issue of the journal Acade
»Enrique Cortez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored “Canon, Hispanismo y Literatura Colonial: El Inca Garcilaso en el Proyecto de Historia Literaria de Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo,” published in Modern Languages Notes (Hispanic Issue), Vol. 12
»Charles Deemer, English adjunct faculty, authored a book of poems, A Majority of One, published by Round Bend Press, 2013.
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, authored “It’s a Small World After All: Traveling Beyond the Viewpoint of American Exceptionalism to the Rise of the Author,” published in the journal The Charleston Advisor, October 2013.
»Melinda Glover, Center for Japanese Studies faculty, received a $525 grant from the Inukai Family Foundation in support of a lecture on Nov. 8 by Dr. Richard Samuels, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Political Science faculty on his book 3.11: Disast
»Will Parnell, Education faculty, and Ellie Justice, Helen Gordon Child Development Center, received a $1.5 million federal grant to support the 2014-18 Child Care Access Means Parents in Schools program. The grant offers low-income student families subsid