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Meet Ian Stude Meet Ian Stude
Director of Transportation and Parking Services
Staff Member
New Building Materials May Reduce Waste at Portland Grocers New Building Materials May Reduce Waste at Portland Grocers
Clean Tech Challenge semifinalists see new building materials in waxed cardboard diverted from landfills.
Research
Reconstructing Sustainability Science: Knowledge and action for a sustainable future Reconstructing Sustainability Science: Knowledge and action for a sustainable future
Toulan School faculty member Dr. Thaddeus R. Miller explores the emerging field of sustainability science in his upcoming new book, "Reconstructing Sustainability Science: Knowledge and action for a sustainable future."
Publication
Getting Your House in Order Getting Your House in Order
Associate Professor Lisa K. Bates partners with the Portland Housing Center to develop and assess a culturally specific financial education course designed for African-Americans.
Research
The Urban Sustainability Accelerator
Helping US cities implement their sustainability projects.
Organization
Health & Hygiene on the Streets of the Rose City Health & Hygiene on the Streets of the Rose City
Research from graduate students in the School of Social Work promotes the adoption of a Homeless Bill of Rights in Oregon.
Research
Meet Robert Liberty Meet Robert Liberty
Robert helps urban communities implement their sustainability projects through the Urban Sustainability Accelerator.
Staff Member
Why How We Get Where We Are Going Matters Why How We Get Where We Are Going Matters
With her research, Dr. Kelly Clifton is paving the way for multi-modal transportation in the Portland metro region.
Research
Fearless Alumni: Lina Menard '13 Fearless Alumni: Lina Menard '13
A childhood affinity for small, cozy spaces grew into an adulthood interest in tiny homes and pared-down living. Lina Menard '13 earned a Master's in Urban and Regional Planning at Portland State and founded Niche Consulting , a sustainable design company that specializes in small housing.
Alumnus
Meet Professor Marisa Zapata
Marisa A. Zapata Professor of Land-use Planning Understanding how people collaborate for equitable land-use change Ph.D., Regional Planning, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign M.U.P., Urban Planning University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign B.A., Anthropology, Rice University
Faculty Member
Changemaker Stories: Ahmed Abidine Changemaker Stories: Ahmed Abidine
Inspiring action for a better world.
Graduate Student
Xiaomin Ruan Xiaomin Ruan
Faculty Member
Sravya Garladenne Sravya Garladenne
Transportation Scholar
Graduate Student
Liz Kaster Liz Kaster
Transportation Scholar
Graduate Student
PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Kate Washington PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Kate Washington
Is Portland's Pearl District living up to its claim that the neighborhood increases social capital for all its residents? Kate Washington lays the groundwork to answer that question in her study: "The Pearl District: An Urban Neighborhood."
Research
Liming Wang Liming Wang
Faculty Member
The Green Building Research Lab The Green Building Research Lab
Supporting fundamental and applied research relevant to the green building industry, and serving as a teaching resource for students studying building science.
Research
Making Population Data Available to Everyone: the Population Research Center Making Population Data Available to Everyone: the Population Research Center
At PSU, the Population Research Center is providing population-related data and research for the State of Oregon.
Research
Meet Jason Franklin Meet Jason Franklin
Director of Campus Planning and Design
Staff Member
Arlene Brockel Arlene Brockel
Staff Member
Tracy Braden
Staff Member
The Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation The Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation
The Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation combines research, education and knowledge to promote safe, convenient and accessible travel by walking and cycling.
Research
Nathan McClintock Nathan McClintock
Examining food justice and urban political ecology.
Faculty Member
Matthew Gebhardt Matthew Gebhardt
Matthew Gebhardt knows how urban housing is development
Faculty Member
Thad Miller Thad Miller
Helping to understand and pursue sustainability
Faculty Member
Yiping Fang Yiping Fang
Bridging local and global planning practice.
Faculty Member
Jason Jurjevich Jason Jurjevich
Exploring the spatial implications of demographic change.
Faculty Member
Greg Schrock Greg Schrock
Exploring labor markets and opportunity.
Faculty Member
Lisa K. Bates Lisa K. Bates
Lisa Bates explains who lives where and why.
Faculty Member
Report: Fundamentals of Bicycle Boulevard Planning and Design Report: Fundamentals of Bicycle Boulevard Planning and Design
A guidebook to designing and planning bicycle boulevards
Publication
Research Profile - Loren Lutzenhiser Research Profile - Loren Lutzenhiser
Before the survey, commissioned by the California Energy Commission, "It was assumed," says Lutzenhiser, "that people would tar and feather you" if you suggested they do without modern conveniences such as air conditioning. "That was the received wisdom, but that's not what happened."
Research
Meet Dr. Lynn Weigand Meet Dr. Lynn Weigand
Lynn Weigand understands how urban environments promote physical activity.
Faculty Member
Dean Emeritus Nohad Toulan Dean Emeritus Nohad Toulan
Dean Emeritus of the College of Urban and Public Affairs at Portland State University, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Planning.
Faculty Member
Student Project: Oregon  Land Use Stories Project Student Project: Oregon Land Use Stories Project
Using citizens' stories to highlight the need for comprehensive public involvement from a variety of Oregonians in order to reach an equitable solution for the divisive issues surrounding land use.
Student Project
Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation
Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation
Organization
Meet Charles Rynerson Meet Charles Rynerson
Charles Rynerson knows numbers and can help you understand what they mean for your community.
Faculty Member
Meet Ed Sullivan Meet Ed Sullivan
Ed Sullivan is Oregon's leading expert on land use law
Faculty Member
Vivek Shandas Vivek Shandas
Integrating the science of sustainability with citizen engagement and decision making efforts
Faculty Member
Meet Risa S. Proehl Meet Risa S. Proehl
Risa Proehl helps communities demonstrate their needs for special programs.
Faculty Member
Sheila Martin Sheila Martin
Sheila Martin implements the ideal: Let Knowledge Serve the City.
Faculty Member
Student Project: NAIOP Challenge Student Project: NAIOP Challenge
Producing a development plan for Boeing Field in Seattle
Student Project
Karen Gibson Karen Gibson
Karen Gibson understands urban diversity.
Faculty Member
Loren Lutzenhiser Loren Lutzenhiser
Exploring how cities and people use energy.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Robert Liebman Meet Professor Robert Liebman
Robert Liebman understands how communities change.
Faculty Member
Richard White Richard White
Changing the world one student at a time.
Faculty Member
Charles Heying Charles Heying
Exploring artisan economies in a global world.
Faculty Member
Connie P. Ozawa Connie P. Ozawa
Connie Ozawa knows how to help people make good decisions about their communities.
Faculty Member
Gerald Sussman Gerald Sussman
Educating for international urban communication and global citizenship.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor James Strathman Meet Professor James Strathman
James Strathman understands how to get you there.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Emeritus Anthony Rufolo Meet Professor Emeritus Anthony Rufolo
Anthony Rufolo understands the regional economy.
Faculty Member
Meet Associate Professor Barry Messer Meet Associate Professor Barry Messer
Barry Messer knows why healthy rivers make healthy communities.
Faculty Member
Jennifer Dill Jennifer Dill
Jennifer Dill researches how people make travel and location decisions.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Emeritus Kenneth Dueker Meet Professor Emeritus Kenneth Dueker
Kenneth Dueker always finds a parking place.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Emeritus Nancy Chapman Meet Professor Emeritus Nancy Chapman
Nancy Chapman makes sense out of "helping networks" and the "sandwich generation."
Faculty Member
Ethan Seltzer Ethan Seltzer
Faculty Member
Sy Adler Sy Adler
Linking history to planning theory and practice.
Faculty Member