News - Portland State University
Monday, October 27, 2014
»Talya Bauer, Berrin Erdogan and Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, co-authored a chapter titled “Successful New Employee Socialization: A Review of the Critical Role of Communication,” published in Meeting the Challenge of Human Resource Manag
»Dilafruz Williams, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty—with colleagues Sybil Kelley, Education; Ellen Skinner, Psychology; and Cary Sneider, Science Education,—received a three-year, $449,998 grant from the National Science Foundation for "Science i
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, authored "Interview with Bonnie Tijerina, Fellow at the Data and Society Institute," published in The Charleston Advisor in October.
»Andres Holz, Geography faculty, authored "Positive Fire Feedbacks Contribute to Shifts from Nothofagus Pumilio Forests to Fire-Prone Shrub Lands in Patagonia," published in Journal of Vegetation Science, August 2014.
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, authored an article titled "Considering the Alternative in Composition Pedagogy: Teaching Invitational Rhetoric with Lynda Barry's What It Is," published in Women's Studies in Communication, Vol. 37, Issue 3.
»Olyssa Starry, University Honors faculty, co-authored "Photosynthesis and Water Use by Two Sedum Species in Green Roof Substrate," published in Environmental and Experimental Botany, Vol. 107.
»Deborah S. Peterson, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, authored "A Culturally Responsive Alternative to 'Drill and Kill' Literacy Strategies: Deep Roots, Civil Rights" published in Multicultural Perspectives, Vol. 16, No. 4.
»Richard Clucas, Political Science faculty, delivered the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association in Bend, Oct. 10. His talk was on the state of Oregon politics.
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presented workshops on "Creating Evidence of Institutional Engagement" at the annual conference of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement in New Orleans in Sep
»Dave Ervin, Institute for Sustainable Solutions fellow and Economics faculty, spoke on the science of genetically engineered crops to the Portland Garden Club on Oct. 14, and at the Lewis & Clark College Environmental Affairs Symposium on Oct. 16.
»Meiru Liu, Master of International Management faculty and Confucius Institute director, gave three invited presentations in China over the summer: “Chinese Language Education and Teacher License with Chinese Endorsement in Oregon” at Minzu University in B
»Steve Johnson, Urban Studies and Planning and University Studies adjunct faculty, served on a panel in September organized by the Portland League of Women Voters on Portland's commissioner form of government. The panel was the first in their Government in
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, delivered a colloquium on “Distributed Control of Transients” at the department of mathematics of the University of Crete in Greece, Oct. 7.
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Thursday, October 23, 2014