Newsweek magazine has ranked Portland State University among the top 25 gay-friendly schools in the country.
PSU came in at No. 20 on the list for its acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and its campus-wide awareness programs.
The University's Queer Resource Center provides support to students, faculty and staff along the gender and sexuality spectrum and promotes queer awareness on campus.
Here's are PSU's scores from Newsweek:
Campus Climate Index Score: 4.5
LGBT Campus Center: Yes
College Prowler diversity grade: B+
Students who say campus is “very accepting” of minority students: 75%
Janet Walker, Social Work and Regional Research Institute faculty, together with colleagues from both programs, received a five-year, $4.375 million award from the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the Center for Mental Hea »
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Catherine McNeur, History faculty, authored Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City, published by Harvard University Press, October 2014. »
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