News - February 2014 - Portland State University
Monday, February 3, 2014
»Amy Donaldson, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, was appointed by Gov. Kitzhaber to the newly created Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board for the state of Oregon.
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, participated in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages-American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages workshop, held to annotate the proficiency guidelines for Turkish language
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, and Katya Amato and Susan Kirtley, English faculty, served as panelists at the Wizard World Portland Comic Con convention on the topic “Getting Respect: Comics Go to College,” Jan. 23-25.
»Carl Abbott, Urban Studies and Planning emeritus faculty, is the author of "Jim Rockford or Tony Soprano: Coastal Contrasts in American Suburbia," published in the Pacific Historical Review, February 2014.
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, authored an article, “The Uncertain Future of a ‘New Type’ of U.S.-China Relationship,” published in the Asia-Pacific Journal, December 2013; was interviewed for a Forbes blog article, “A Skeptic’s View of U
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored “On the Skewness of Order Statistics with Applications” published in the Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 212, 2014.
»David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, co-authored articles resulting from two international collaborations: “Thermal Assessment of Heat Mitigation Strategies,” with collaborators at University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands, was p
»Angela Strecker, Environmental Science and Management faculty, authored an article, “Fish Species Introductions Provide Novel Insights into the Patterns and Drivers of Phylogenetic Structure in Freshwaters,” published in the journal Proceedings of the Roy
»USA Today: A school you've never heard of has more Super Bowl players than Alabama, Ohio State and Auburn combined
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
»The Oregonian: Portland State University foster care project nationally recognized for helping youths transition to adulthood
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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Monday, February 10, 2014
»Deborah Peterson, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, received the 2014 Tom Ruhl Award from the Oregon Association of Latino Administrators at the association's annual conference in Corvallis, Feb. 8. The award is given to educators who have demons
»Deborah Arthur, University Studies faculty, gave a talk about “PSU Capstone, Multnomah County Department of Community Justice, and The Beat Within: Partners in Transformation” at the Organizing for Justice conference held in Eugene, Feb. 7.
»Dave Ervin, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, presented “Assessing Ecosystem Service Values for Climate Change Adaptation” at the 14th National Council and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment: Building Climate Solutions conference in Wa
»Mau Nam Nguyen, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented "On Lipschitz Properties of Nonsmooth Functions and Set-Valued Mappings via Generalized Differentiation and Applications" at the American Mathematical Society’s Joint Mathematical Meetings in B
»Tracy J. Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, gave talks on “The History of Goose Hollow” at the Multnomah Athletic Club, Jan. 28, and on “Chinese Vegetable Gardens of Old Portland” at Friendly House, Jan. 29.
»Brian Bolton, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, “Financial Crisis and Bank Executive Incentive Compensation,” published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, April 2014.
»Sarah Bunton, University Studies faculty, authored “Personnel Policies to Support Part-Time Faculty Members in U.S. Medical Schools: A Status Report,” published in the Association of American Medical Colleges’ publication, Analysis in Brief, 2014.
»Student Joshua Caplan and Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-authored “Functional Morphology Underlies Performance Differences Among Invasive and Non-Invasive Ruderal Rubus Species,” published in the journal Oecologia, 2013.
»Richard Clucas and Melody Valdini, Political Science faculty, co-authored the book The Character of Democracy: How Institutions Shape Politics, published by Oxford University Press, 2014.
»David Gerbing, Business Administration faculty, authored the book R Data Analysis without Programming, published by Routledge, 2013.
»Elisa Saturno Paasche, World Languages and Literature faculty, is collaborating with the online magazine Osho News as a translator, translating the article “Singing Is Your Birthright,” published Jan. 30.
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, “Reshaping the Operations and Supply Chain Management Core Class Curriculum to Include Business Sustainability,” published the journal Operations Management Education Review, Decembe
»Lee Shaker, Communication faculty, authored an article, “Dead Newspapers and Citizens’ Civic Engagement,” published in the journal Political Communication, Jan. 30.
»Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, co-authored the article “After Pruitt Igoe: An Urban Forest as an Evolving Temporal Landscape,” published in the journal Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes: An International Quarterly, 2013.
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»Meredith Farkas, Amy Hofer, Lisa Molinelli and Kimberly Wilson-St. Clair, Library faculty, will be awarded the 2014 Association of College and Research Libraries Instruction Section Innovation Award at the American Library Association Conference in Las Ve
»Nicole Rigelman, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, was installed as secretary to the board of directors of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, the largest professional organization devoted to the improvement of mathematics teacher educatio
»David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, was presented the Board on the Urban Environment BUE Award as part of the American Meteorological Society's 94th Annual Meeting In Atlanta. The award citation reads: "For his seminal contribution
»Heather Burns, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented “Leadership for Sustainability: Pedagogical Practices that Empower Learners to Become Leaders” at the sixth Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, held at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
»Andy Job, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, was an invited speaker at the 10th Annual Professional Development Day at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore., Feb. 5.
»Tucker Childs, Applied Linguistics faculty, authored "Sound Symbolism," published in The Oxford Handbook of The Word, 2014.
»Eric Franklin, Art + Design and Architecture staff, has been selected to exhibit artwork in the "Supercool Glass" exhibition at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vt., which runs through June 8.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
»Oregon Psychoanalytic Center's Lauren Berg presented a lecture on trauma, healing and family, in response to Atom Egoyan's film, "Exotica"
Thursday, February 20, 2014
»Alumni Notes: United Kingdom : Willis Appoints Sara Benolken Global Leader for the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Industry
Friday, February 21, 2014
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Sunday, February 23, 2014
»On exhibit at the PSU library - Beyond Convention: Women of the Portland Japanese American Citizens League
Monday, February 24, 2014
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, was elected to the board of directors of TODOS: Mathematics for ALL, the affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics that is dedicated to advocating for equitable mathematics education for
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, was the subject of an article, "Academia and Pop Culture Intersect at Comic Con," published in The Chronicle Magazine, winter 2014, a publication of Lewis & Clark College.
»J.R. “Jones” Estes, University Studies faculty, has been appointed director of Freshman-Year Experience, a renamed and redefined position in University Studies (formerly the FRINQ coordinator position).
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a talk titled "Istanbul: the Imagined City" for a panel on Envisioning Urban Istanbul, held at the University of Oregon in Portland, Feb. 12.
»Dave Ervin, Economics and Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, spoke on "Agriculture: Growing and Managing Food: Perspectives for Today and the Future" at an Oregon League of Women Voters meeting in Portland, Feb. 12.
»Mike Gostomski, Shari Powell, and Ellen Weeks, Office of Information Technology, presented "Controlling the Chaos: Access, Upgrades, and Change" at the EDUCAUSE Connect conference in Portland, Feb. 11.
»Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, co-authored a paper, "Archaeological Data Provide Alternative Hypotheses on Pacific Herring (Clupea Pallasii) Distribution, Abundance, and Variability," published in the current issue of the journal Proceedings of th
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, co-authored the article "Getting to No: Calling for an End to Contention," published in the magazine Against the Grain, February 2014.
»Darrell Grant, Music faculty, performed with his ensemble, including Music faculty Hamilton Cheifetz, a special Oregon edition of this piece "The Territory" at the Portland Jazz Festival, Feb. 21.
»Mel Katz, Art emeritus faculty, has his wall sculptures on exhibit at the Laura Russo Gallery in Northwest Portland, Feb. 6 through March 1.
»Emily Salisbury, Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty, with graduate students Jonathan Dabney and Kellie Russell, co-authored "Diverting Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation from Juvenile Detention: Development of the InterCSECt Screening Protoco
»Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-authored with a former doctoral advisee Adelaide Johnson an article titled “Wood Microsites at Timberline-Alpine Meadow Borders: Implications for Conifer Seedling Regeneration and Alpine Meado
»The Lund Report: CareOregon, CedarSinai Pilot Project Offers Affordable Housing and Health Services
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Friday, February 28, 2014
»Alumni in the News: Q&A: Chris Joseph, of Beaverton, launches duo of berry-infused spirits with Wild Roots Vodka