News - August 2014 - Portland State University
Friday, August 1, 2014
»Are Oregon universities efficient at producing graduates? Study raises questions, but state leader says all's well
Monday, August 4, 2014
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
»The Oregonian: Portland State, Lewis & Clark named among 23 'Green Rating Honor Roll' colleges nationwide
»William Newman of Northwest Technology Ventures joins PSU to kick off the new entrepreneurship certificate
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
»Leon Panetta, Simon Benson Awards 2014 Keynote, named Humanitarian of the Year by Santa Cruz County Red Cross
»The Oregonian: Portland's Brian Michael Bendis celebrates his new book with Excalibur Comics signing event on Wednesday
»Elizabeth Almer, Business Administration faculty, was reinvited to join the editorial board of Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA), for a second three-year term. BRIA is published by the Accounting, Behavior, and Organizations section of American
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, was invited to join the editorial board of Group & Organization Management, which publishes the work of scholars and professionals who extend management and organization theory and address the implications
»Scott Marshall, Business Administration faculty, won second place in the OIKOS Case writing competition. An international panel of more than 30 leading faculty evaluates the cases in a double-blind review process and gives written feedback to all authors.
»Elisa Satumo Paasche, World Languages and Literatures instructor, is a regular contributor to Osho News online magazine under the pseudonym Elisa Ramita.
»Robyn Pierce, Collaborative Life Science Building, was recently selected as one of the Daily Journal of Commerce's Women of Vision for 2014. She is one of 45 local women recognized for leading design, construction, operations, and community involvement. S
»Melissa Appleyard, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “Managing interdisciplinary R&D: The Antecedents of Knowledge Meshing” at the Industry Studies Association conference, Portland, May 28-29.
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, presented as part of a symposium titled “Understanding Applicant Fairness Perceptions: Moderators, Mediators, and Contextual Influences” at the 2014 annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organiza
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited to present the volume "La Settimana Rossa, 1914" by the Associazione di Storia Contemporanea in Senigallia, Italy, June 8. Boero wrote the chapter "The International Scenario."
»Bruce Gilley, Political Science faculty, participated in the Department of Defense’s two-day Military Support to Governance Interim Program Review held at Columbia University, New York, June 18-19.
»Tom Gillpatrick, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “Evolution and Revolution in the Retail Food Industry” at the Industry Studies Association conference, Portland, May 28-29.
»Beth Green, Social Work faculty, had two co-authored papers presented at the National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, New Orleans, April 30. They were "Early Childhood Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment: New Evidence from Two Randomized Lo
»John Hellermann, Applied Linguistics faculty, presented "We are all Linguists" at the Center for Inquiry, Portland, June 13.
»David Johns, Political Science adjunct faculty, gave a plenary address on "Conservation Biology, Politics and Policy—What Does it Take for Science and Scientists to Make a Difference" at the Society for Conservation Biology North American Congress, Missou
»Charla Mathwick, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “The Value Proposition Threshold” at the Industry Studies Association conference, Portland, May 28-29.
»Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Tracking and Analyzing Regional Equity: The ACS and Ambiguities of Time and Space, Experiences of the Regional Equity Atlas and Greater Portland Pulse" at the first annual American Commun
»Desiree Pacheco and Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “The New Sustainability Frontier: Accelerating Innovation Through Social Movement Strategies” at the Industry Studies Association conference, Portland, May 28-29.
»Peggy Nygren, Social Work faculty, co-presented "From Risk to Multiple Levels of Protection: Connecting the Dots from Research on Child Maltreatment to Prevention, Policy, and Practice" at the National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, New Orleans, M
»Lihong Qian, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “Battle in the Wrong Field? Entrant Type and Firm Survival Prior to Dominant Design” at the Industry Studies Association conference, Portland, May 28-29.
»Neil Ramiller, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “Commanding Knowledge and Leadership Failure: Illustrations from the Literature of Early Modern Europe” at the 2014 Symposium of the Western Schools of Graduate Liberal Studies, Moun
»L. David Ritchie, Communication faculty, presented two refereed papers at the annual conference of the Researching and Applying Metaphor conference in Cagliari, Italy, in June. The papers were "A Bright Blue ball - Brushed with Clouds or Parched, Scorched
»Patricia Schechter, History faculty, and Gayle Thieman, Education faculty, led a pilot cohort of local school teachers on "Using PSU Library Archives to Teach Oregon African American History." The session was held June 16-20.
»Greg Schrock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, co-presented a paper, "Are Working Regions More Stable? Testing the Stability of Regions that Integrate Manufacturing Design with Production" at the Industry Studies Association Conference, Portland, May 2
»Shung Jae Shin, Business Administration faculty, presented papers titled “When a 'Good' Leadership Style is Bad for Creativity” and “High Performance Work Systems, Organizational Change, and Creativity” at the 2014 annual conference of the Society for Ind
»Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “A Psychopathic Advantage? Relations Between Psychopathy, Engagement, and Abusive Supervision” at the 2014 annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psycholog
»Pete Tashman, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “Ecological Uncertainty, Adaption, Mitigation, and Compensation in the U.S. Ski Resort Industry” at the Industry Studies Association conference, Portland, May 28-29.
»Kristi Yuthas, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “The Role of Informal Management Systems in Implementing Sustainability Strategies” at the Industry Studies Association conference, Portland, May 28-29.
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, co-authored "Introduction to OAWAL: Open Access workflows for Academic Librarians," published in Serials Review, June 10.
»William B. Fisher, World Language and Literatures, authored an article, "German Theories of Science Fiction: Jean Paul, Kurd Lasswitz, and After" that has been republished in the collection Vintage Visions: Essays on Early Science Fiction, Wesleyan Univer
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, authored "Xi Jinping Visits Seoul: The Bigger Picture" published in The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 30, No. 2, July 28, 2014.
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, authored and co-authored four articles in the International Journal of Self Help and Self Care, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2014. The articles are "Collaborative Research with a Mutual Help Organization for Men Addressing Masculinit
»Ted Khoury, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled “Institutional Outsiders and Insiders: The Response of Foreign and Domestic Inventors to the Quality of Intellectual Property Rights Protection,” published in the August 2014 issue
»E. Roberto Orellana and Keva M. Miller, Social Work faculty, and others co-authored "Sex Trading and Other HIV Risks Among Drug-Involved Men: Differential Associations with Childhood Sexual Abuse" published in Social Work Research, first published online
»Dan Rogers, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled “Exposure, Hedging, and Value: New Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry” published in the July 2014 issue of International Review of Financial Analysis.
»David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, authored an article, "Risks of Summertime Extreme Thermal Conditions in Buildings as a Result of Climate Change and Exacerbation of Urban Heat Islands,” published in the journal Building and Envi
»Robert Schroeder, Library faculty, authored "Exploring Critical and Indigenous Research Methods with a Research Community: Part I – The Leap” published in In the Library with the Lead Pipe, June 18.
»Heather Spalding, Sustainability Leadership Center; Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty; and Vicki Wise, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, authored "Designing and Assessing Learning Outcomes: A Framework for Co-Curricular Sustainability Programs
»Pete Tashman, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled “Half a World Away: The Integration and Assimilation of Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, and Sustainable Eevelopment in Business School Curricula” published in th
»Erica Wagner, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled “Felt Quality of Sociomaterial Relations: Introducing Emotions into Sociomaterial Theorizing” in the July 2014 issue of Information and Organization.
»Lawrence Wheeler, University Honors College faculty, has had three of his works ("Graphein/Graven", "Onna/Woman," and "Thoreau's Tao: An Exchange") chosen for, and published in Letter Arts Review's annual international juried issue.
»Teresa Bulman, Geography faculty and Center for Geography Education in Oregon, has received two grants for the center from the Gray Family Foundation: $200,000 for K-12 geographic literacy programs and $10,250 for GIS in K-12 Geography.
»Juan Heredia, Architecture faculty, has been awarded a grant of $3,000 from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Heredia's project is one of 68 projects to be selected out of a pool of more than 700 applicants by the Graham Foundat
Thursday, August 7, 2014
»Eric Holmes, Communication faculty, authored "Atomic Horror: 'One World or None' and EC Comics" published in the Spring 2014 issue of The International Journal of Comic Art.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Monday, August 11, 2014
»Alumni in the News: Jonathon Medeiros MA '02, Selected for Prestigious Hope Street Group Teacher Fellowship
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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Monday, August 25, 2014
»College Magazine: PSU joins Brown University, Emerson, Oberlin and NYU in the list of Top 10 hipster colleges
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
»The Oregonian: PSU study shows Portland's urban forest reduces air pollution but also finds hazards
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014