News - April 2012 - Portland State University
Monday, April 30, 2012
»Darrell Grant, Music faculty, leads his own jazz music quartet at the Brasserie Montmartre Friday Night Jazz Series in Portland, April 20.
»Ulrich Hardt, Education emeritus faculty, wins a 2012 Oregon Book Award, the Walt Morey Young Readers Literary Legacy Award, for his contributions to the Oregon literary community. As a member and past president of the Oregon Council of Teachers of Englis
»Piman Limpaphayom, Business Administration faculty, gives interview with Willamette Week about issues and considerations in personal finance and investing. The interview was featured in an article entitled "Make the Pie Higher: So You Finally Made Some Mo
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, wins a 2012 Oregon Book Award, the Frances Fuller Victor Award for General Nonfiction, for his book, Imperial Japan at its Zenith, published by Cornell University Press, explaining how Japan’s cult of the emperor fueled support
»Elizabeth Almer, Business Administration faculty, presents a paper entitled "A Model of Individual Faculty Salaries" at the American Accounting Association Western Region Meeting, Vancouver, Wash., April 21.
»Errin Beck, Monika Mulder, and Linnea Spitzer, Applied Linguistics faculty, present “Learner-Centered Classroom Activities for Advanced Academic Writing” at the Teachers of English as a Second or Other Language International Convention, Philadelphia, Marc
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, presents "The Role of the Modern Intermediary and What Constitutes Value in the Library of 2012" at the Association of Subscription Agents & Intermediaries 2012 Conference, London, United Kingdom, Feb. 28.
»Juan Heredia, Architecture faculty, delivers a paper entitled "Chile and Mexico: Antipodal Historiographies, Antipodal Architectures?” at the 65th annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians held in Detroit, April 19.
»Amy Hofer, Library faculty, presents a poster session, "Taking the Library to the LMS: A Collaborative Solution for Online Classrooms," at the 2012 Educause West/Southwest Regional Conference, Portland, Feb. 23.
»Rik Lemoncello, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presents a three-hour seminar titled "iPod, iPads, & iPhones: Oh My! Using iDevices in Cognitive Rehabilitation with Adults" for Advanced Healthcare Education, Portland, April 19. The seminar focuses on
»Anne McClanan, Art faculty, presents an invited lecture, “Horror and the Hunt: Spectacles of Animal Violence in the Late Roman World,” at University of Nevada, Reno, in April.
»Gerard Mildner, Business Administration faculty, gives a talk titled "Portland Real Estate Trends" before the Commercial Real Estate Brokers of Metropolitan Portland, April 12.
»Will Parnell, Early Childhood Education faculty, presents a book chapter, "Becoming, Being and Unbecoming an Educator in Early Childhood Education" and signs books at the American Educational Research Association in Vancouver, B.C., April 14.
»Kimberly Pendell and Michael Bowman, Library faculty, present “Usability Testing Library Mobile Websites in a Fragmented Smartphone Market” at the Online Northwest Conference, Corvallis, Feb. 10.
»David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, presents "Building Energy Effects of Green Roof Design Decisions" at the Building Enclosure Science and Technology conference BEST3 in Atlanta, April 4.
»Jenny Stenseth, Applied Linguistics faculty, presents "Pronunciation on the Web: An Independent Study Project" at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Convention, Philadelphia, March 28-31.
»Jennifer Tappan, History faculty, presents an invited lecture, “A Healthy Child Comes from A Healthy Mother: Malnutrition and Motherhood in Buganda, 1935-1974,” for the African Studies Lecture Series at University of Oregon, Eugene, April 19.
»Sue Taylor, Art History faculty, presents a paper on "The Art and Activism of Hollis Sigler, 1948-2001" in a session on Queer Art at the Northwest Women's Studies Association Conference, hosted by Portland State, April 21.
»Lynn Chmelir, Library faculty and Interim University Librarian, authors an article, “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Observations of an Interim Academic Library Director,” in the Spring 2012 issue of the Oregon Library Association Quarterly.
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, reads from her forthcoming novel, The Listeners, at the Loggernaut Reading Series, Portland, April 11.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authors "That's Rich: When Did Executive Pay at Universities Get So High?" published in Slate, March 5.
»Charles Deemer, English adjunct faculty, publishes Varmints, an opera libretto in search of music, as a Kindle book. Round Bend Press will publish a paperback in the fall. This tragi-comedy of the Old West, set in the gold fields of eastern Oregon, is bas
»Meredith Farkas, Library faculty, authors an article, “Participatory Technologies, Pedagogy 2.0 and Information Literacy,” published in Library Hi Tech, Vol. 30, Issue 1, 2012.
»Harrell Fletcher, Art faculty, has a major work, The American War, included in a yearlong exhibit, “The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook,” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
»Jeff Fletcher, Systems Science and University Studies faculty, co-authors an article, "Hamilton's Rule in Multi-level Selection Models," published in the April 21 issue of the Journal of Theoretical Biology, Vol. 299.
»Emily Ford, Library faculty, authors a blog post, "Consensus Decision-Making and its Possibilities in Libraries," for the group blog In the Library with the Lead Pipe, Jan. 25.
»Michele Glazer, English faculty, authors a poem, "Wilds," published in the Boston Review, April 2012.
»Tracy Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, co-authors "Save the Jantzen Beach Carousel!" for the Portland Architecture blog on April 16, and "Last Ride on Historic Jantzen Beach Carousel April 22" for the Carousel News blog on April 12.
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, authors "Tourism, Persistence, and Change: Sherpa Spirituality and Place in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal" published in the Journal of Ecological Anthropology, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2011.
»Alex Ruzicka and Rick Hugo, Geology faculty, receive a $132,000 NASA grant for “Acquisition of an Electron Back Scatter Detector for the Zeiss Sigma SEM at Portland State University."