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Dispatches from Rwanda Dispatches from Rwanda
Jonathan Fink, Vice President of Research & Strategic Partnerships, travels to Rwanda to meet PSU Professor Evan Thomas who is in the country working on a program to reduce childhood diarrhea and pneumonia.
Research
Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Maya Franco-Tayar Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Maya Franco-Tayar
Maya recently returned home from a year studying abroad in Istanbul, Turkey. After living abroad for two years (in Israel and Turkey), she eagerly looks forward to future travels and international job opportunities. For now, Maya hopes to share her experiences with other students as she helps them on their road to study abroad!
Undergraduate Student
Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Martha Flores Vega Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Martha Flores Vega
Martha, a senior in Business Administration, looks forward to working with PSU students in their pursuits for study abroad. From her recent experience in Brazil, Martha learned to live life to the fullest! She is excited to share her experiences with others!
Undergraduate Student
Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Jaime Dunkle Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Jaime Dunkle
A Francophile since childhood, Jaime made it to France for the first time when she studied abroad this summer in Pau. She wants to share her experiences with fellow students, helping them to actualize their dreams.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Peter Cole Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Peter Cole
Peter knew about studying abroad and found it interesting, but was always hesitant to do it. It wasn't until he finally studied abroad in Russia this past summer, that he realized what he had been missing out on all along. He's excited to work with other PSU students and assist them on their study abroad journey.
Undergraduate Student
Cyber Discovery Camp Cyber Discovery Camp
PSU hosts teams of high school students and teachers at an interdisciplinary summer camp designed to cultivate cyber citizenship and interest in STEM-related fields.
Research
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
Reinventing the Batteries that Power Automobiles Reinventing the Batteries that Power Automobiles
Clean Tech Challenge semifinalists Andrew and Jonathan Thorsvik have developed a battery technology that could replace inefficient and toxic lead-acid batteries in automobiles.
Research
Smart Shades Smart Shades
Clean Tech Challenge semifinalists propose using solar-powered shades to reduce heat gain and related energy consumption in houses.
Research
The Portland Shower The Portland Shower
Clean Tech Challenge semifinalists have developed a system to conserve water in showers while reducing utility bills.
Research
Meet Professor Michele R. Gamburd Meet Professor Michele R. Gamburd
Dr. Michele Gamburd is Professor and Chair of Anthropology.
Faculty Member
Honing students' critical thinking Honing students' critical thinking
In this video Dr. Mark Leymon from Criminology & Criminal Justice answers a common question posed by students in the social sciences: "Why do I have to take a course in research methods if I'm never going to be a scientist?" Dr. Leymon explains how courses like CCJ 380 Criminal Justice Research help people understand the proper role of science, helps them become critical consumers of knowledge, and fosters the develop of applied skills that are attractive to employers.
Resource
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
Meet Farhad Khoshnahad Meet Farhad Khoshnahad
Manager of Materials Management Services
Staff Member
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
The Cully Neighborhood Youth Project The Cully Neighborhood Youth Project
From the university-wide student research symposium: undergraduates Dechen Dolkar and Kasey Zamago present a project involving Portland’s youth in plans to bring improvements to their neighborhood.
Research
Changemaker Stories: Paul Thanakorn Vorapanich Changemaker Stories: Paul Thanakorn Vorapanich
Inspiring action for a better world.
Undergraduate Student
Forests, Climate Change, and the Future Forests, Climate Change, and the Future
Dr. Robert Scheller develops models of future forests accounting for the effects of climate change and other factors to improve land management practices.
Research
Nicole Sisco Nicole Sisco
As the newest member of the Education Abroad Advising team, Nicole is excited to share her experiences and enthusiasm for international education with students and faculty at PSU.
Staff Member
Meet Kathryn Johnson Meet Kathryn Johnson
Kathryn Johnston is a MA TESOL graduate student in the Department of Applied Linguistics at Portland State University. Kathryn is currently finishing up her first year of teaching English in China with the Peace Corps Masters International program.
Graduate Student
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
A Better Forecast for Projecting Water Supplies A Better Forecast for Projecting Water Supplies
Dr. Hamid Moradkhani’s research focuses on improving hydrologic forecasting models used by water resource managers.
Research
Alumni Profile: Alando Simpson Alumni Profile: Alando Simpson
It was at Portland State that Alando first came across the concept of sustainability, LEED certification, and the ‘triple bottom line’ economy. To Alando, sustainability equaled common sense and a reflection of the values his father had already instilled in him.
Alumnus
Changemaker Stories: James Lopez & Amber Smith Changemaker Stories: James Lopez & Amber Smith
Inspiring action for a better world.
Undergraduate Student
Changemaker Stories: Ian Stude Changemaker Stories: Ian Stude
Inspiring action for a better world.
Staff Member
Kristin Engelbretson Kristin Engelbretson
Kristin ensures that PSU students earn credit for their work they've done while abroad! She also helps PSU students take voyages, through the Semester at Sea study abroad program.
Staff Member
Changemaker Stories: Harrell Fletcher Changemaker Stories: Harrell Fletcher
Inspiring action for a better world.
Faculty Member
Changemaker Stories: Ahmed Abidine Changemaker Stories: Ahmed Abidine
Inspiring action for a better world.
Graduate Student
Changemaker Stories: Brian Forrester Changemaker Stories: Brian Forrester
Inspiring action for a better world.
Undergraduate Student
Changemaker Stories: Judy BlueHorse Skelton Changemaker Stories: Judy BlueHorse Skelton
Inspiring action for a better world.
Faculty Member
The Social Determinants of Health Initiative The Social Determinants of Health Initiative
Contributing to a sustainable world.
Research
Martha Hickey - Russian Martha Hickey - Russian
A diversified scholar, Dr. Hickey teaches Russian language and literature and resides on the Board of the Portland-Khabarovsk Sister-City Association.
Faculty Member
Studying Freshwater Ecosystems Studying Freshwater Ecosystems
Dr. Angela Strecker and her Students examine the effects of anthropogenic stressors on aquatic ecosystems.
Research
Rachel Goff Rachel Goff
Working with PSU students to turn study abroad dreams into reality.
Staff Member
Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Aaron Murray Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Aaron Murray
Aaron Murray, recently back from an international internship in South Africa, helps other PSU students find their pathway abroad!
Undergraduate Student
Alumni Profile: Brian Haug MS '98 Alumni Profile: Brian Haug MS '98
Brian credits Portland State with allowing him to advance in the scientific community and connect with various professionals employed throughout the Pacific Northwest in private firms and state/federal agencies. He says the continuing education classes were particularly helpful and will begin the new Business of Craft Brewing Certificate through PSU’s Center for Executive and Professional Education next quarter.
Alumnus
Jen Hamlow Jen Hamlow
As Director of Education Abroad, Jen Hamlow works to promote international opportunities for students and faculty alike.
Staff Member
Alyse Collins Alyse Collins
Avid traveler and explorer of new cultures, Alyse Collins, works with PSU students to establish their own international connections.
Staff Member
Meet Rahim Abbasi, Master in Real Estate Development (MRED) Student Meet Rahim Abbasi, Master in Real Estate Development (MRED) Student
Graduate Student
John Petersen, Advisory Board Chair John Petersen, Advisory Board Chair
I am honored to follow in the footsteps of our industry leaders who helped found and guide the Center for Real Estate to what it has become today.
Community Partnership
Alumni Profile: Marci Krass Alumni Profile: Marci Krass
Marci Krass, MS '12, is passionate about growth of all kinds. Having spent a significant portion of her life outdoors, she has substantial knowledge of horticulture and sustainable food production. Her training at the GSE has helped her translate those skills into encouraging growth and development in students.
Alumnus
Capacity building for the common good: PSU’s interdisciplinary minor in civic leadership. Capacity building for the common good: PSU’s interdisciplinary minor in civic leadership.
Authored by: Nishishiba, Masami & Kecskes, Kevin. This article discusses the history, structure, and roles of academic and community partners associated with the Civic Leadership minor, and elaborates the philosophical foundation of the interdisciplinary curriculum that aims to build student capacity for the common good.
Publication
Water Sustainability Water Sustainability
Dr. Heejun Chang's collaborative water research examines the complex factors involved in changing hydrologic systems and provides governments, policy makers, and resource managers the data and tools to develop plans to address the growing demand on fresh water supplies.
Research
Arab Culture through Literature & Film Arab Culture through Literature & Film
This five unit high school curriculum, developed with support from the Qatar Foundation International, provides students with knowledge and tools to analyze and understand the Arab world.
Resource
The Center for Public Interest Design The Center for Public Interest Design
At Portland State University's newest research center, design is for equity. Design is for sustainability. Design is for the best interests of everyone.
Research
Between Land and Sea Between Land and Sea
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Dr. Elise Granek's research focuses on some of the most delicate habitats on the globe: places where land and sea meet. Some of her resent research has made waves across the highly caffeinated Northwest.
Research
Meet Jenny McNamara Meet Jenny McNamara
Sustainability Manager
Staff Member
Catherine Loverti. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Catherine Loverti. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Resource
Kevin Sampsell. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Kevin Sampsell. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Resource
Sharon A. Carstens Sharon A. Carstens
Dr. Sharon Carstens is Director of the Institute for Asian Studies and Professor of Anthropology.
Faculty Member
Julie C. Gibson Julie C. Gibson
Faculty Member
Alumni Profile: Lacy Cagle MS '10 Alumni Profile: Lacy Cagle MS '10
Alumnus
Green Buildings at PSU Green Buildings at PSU
Green buildings seek to minimize the use of energy, water, and other natural resources and provide a healthy, productive indoor environment. PSU has 8 LEED Certified buildings on campus.
Location
Alumni Profile: Greg Tudor '08 Alumni Profile: Greg Tudor '08
Alumnus
PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Nicole Zimmerman PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Nicole Zimmerman
Nicole Zimmerman's research focuses on electric vehicle charging stations: how they effect the grid, and ways to make them better.
Research
Alumni Profile: Casey Rice '94 Alumni Profile: Casey Rice '94
Alumnus
Clean Challenge Semi Finalist: Green Innovations Inc. Clean Challenge Semi Finalist: Green Innovations Inc.
Research
Trudy Toliver '84 Trudy Toliver '84
Alumnus
Bridges to Use Bridges to Use
Undergraduates in the School of Business Administration's Strategy Capstone course partner with Innovation & Intellectual Property and gain real world experience researching and planning paths forward for technology developed at PSU.
Research
Meet Professor Priya Kapoor Meet Professor Priya Kapoor
Associate Professor of Communication
Faculty Member
A Day in the Life: Memoirs from the Middle East A Day in the Life: Memoirs from the Middle East
The Multnomah County Library and Portland State University present a book club series which aims to dispel common stereotypes of the Middle East by exploring literature from the region.
Resource
Meet Kali Bader Meet Kali Bader
Kali Bader develops and manages real estate investment
Faculty Member
MESC Monthly MESC Monthly
The Middle East Studies Center distributes a monthly newsletter for educators, the MESC Monthly. Educators may subscribe to receive featured information, resources and opportunities.
Publication
CBI PATH CBI PATH
The Middle East Studies Center presents a collection of lesson modules for content-based instruction of Persian, Arabic, Turkish, and Hebrew.
Website
Middle East Studies Center Listserv & Community Calendar Middle East Studies Center Listserv & Community Calendar
The Middle East Studies Center's listserv and online community calendar features information about the Center's events as well as other Middle East-related events taking place throughout the region.
Resource
Middle East Studies Center Speaker Bureau Middle East Studies Center Speaker Bureau
The Middle East Studies Center regularly refers affiliated faculty, students, and community members to provide their expertise as guest speakers at local organizations and school classrooms, as sources for media reporting, or as general consultants for Middle East-related issues.
Resource
Laura Kutner - Trash For Peace Laura Kutner - Trash For Peace
“We know we are having an impact and that makes everything worth it.”
Graduate Student
Middle East Studies Center Events Archive Middle East Studies Center Events Archive
The Middle East Studies Center's events archive features event summaries, audio podcasts, pictures, resources and more. Miss an event? Check out the events archive!
Resource
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
Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys
The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a collection of books, films, and other resources chosen with a view to familiarizing the American public with Islam and the cultural heritage of Islamic civilizations around the world.
Resource
Meet Jason Franklin Meet Jason Franklin
Director of Campus Planning and Design
Staff Member
Middle East Teaching Tools Middle East Teaching Tools
Middle East Teaching Tools offers a collection of the best tools and resources to support education about the Middle East at the K-12 level. Materials are organized by country and theme and categorized into three sections, background information, news & media, and teaching materials.
Website
Natan Meir. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project Natan Meir. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Alan Yeakley Meet Professor Alan Yeakley
Director of the School of the Environment
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Angela Strecker Meet Professor Angela Strecker
Director of the Strecker Aquatic Ecology Lab
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Robert Scheller Meet Professor Robert Scheller
Director of the Dynamic Ecosystems and Landscape Lab
Faculty Member
Meet Professor John Rueter Meet Professor John Rueter
SOE Directer returns to teaching
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Yangdong Pan Meet Professor Yangdong Pan
Chair of Environmental Science & Management
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Joe Maser Meet Professor Joe Maser
Preserving our wetlands
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Elise Granek Meet Professor Elise Granek
Preserving marine biodiversity
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Jeff Gerwing Meet Professor Jeff Gerwing
Making sustainability education available for all students
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Marion Dresner Meet Professor Marion Dresner
Encouraging citizen participation in environmental science.
Faculty Member
Climate Action Plan - Implementation Team Climate Action Plan - Implementation Team
Implementing PSU’s ambitious Climate Action Plan is challenging work requiring collaboration between all parts of the university.
Organization
School of the Environment School of the Environment
Organization
Meet Professor Bill Fish Meet Professor Bill Fish
Heavy metal clean-up
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Cat De Rivera Meet Professor Cat De Rivera
Biological invasion warrior
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Linda George Meet Professor Linda George
Dr. Linda George recently honored with NSF position.
Faculty Member
Shawn Smallman. Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Shawn Smallman. Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Middle East Studies Center Lecture Series Podcast Middle East Studies Center Lecture Series Podcast
The Portland State University Middle East Studies Center Lecture Series podcast features audio recordings from the series.
Resource
Middle East Antiquities Middle East Antiquities
In 1962, Mr. Robert Bogue donated a fine and extensive collection of nearly 200 oil lamps to the Middle East Studies Center.
Gift
Middle East Studies Center Middle East Studies Center
The Middle East Studies Center at Portland State University promotes understanding of the people, cultures, languages and religions of the Middle East.
Organization
Middle East Studies Center Film Series Middle East Studies Center Film Series
The Middle East Studies Center’s film series showcases the rich tradition of cinema in the Middle East provides opportunities for audiences to view the region in new ways and to engage with potentially transformative ideas about the Middle East.
Resource
Middle East Studies Center Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships Middle East Studies Center Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships provide a portion of institutional tuition and fees, as well as a stipend for Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish language study.
Resource
Middle East Studies Center Notes from Abroad Blog Middle East Studies Center Notes from Abroad Blog
Notes from Abroad, a Portland State University student blog features reflections on travel and study abroad in the Middle East.
Website
Middle East Studies Center Lunch & Learn Brownbag Series Middle East Studies Center Lunch & Learn Brownbag Series
The Middle East Studies Center’s Lunch & Learn series offers students, faculty, and members of the community an opportunity to learn about events in the region from experts in the field.
Resource
History Beneath Our Feet: The Cobblestones in the Shattuck Hall Ecological Learning Plaza History Beneath Our Feet: The Cobblestones in the Shattuck Hall Ecological Learning Plaza
Student Project
PSU Climate Champions PSU Climate Champions
PSU departments working to reduce their environmental footprint.
Resource
PSU Reuse Room PSU Reuse Room
Need a binder or desk organizer? The PSU Reuse Room is a place for the free exchange of usable office and school supplies.
Resource
Ron Tammen Ron Tammen
Faculty Member
Harrell Fletcher Harrell Fletcher
Social Canvas - Engaging a community through art
Faculty Member
Randy Bluffstone Randy Bluffstone
Village Provisions - Cultivating rural livelihoods around the world
Faculty Member
Evan Thomas Evan Thomas
Elemental Needs - Engineering global public health solutions
Faculty Member
Intergenerational Finance: A Business Partnership with the Future Intergenerational Finance: A Business Partnership with the Future
Giving future generations investment power in our current economy is the concept behind Intergenerational Finance.
Research
Laura Robson Laura Robson
Dr Laura Robson is Associate Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History
Faculty Member
Middle East Studies Center Resource Library Middle East Studies Center Resource Library
The Middle East Studies Center has an extensive lending library of curricular materials, teaching resources, books for K-12 students, maps, posters, current and back issues of Saudi Aramco World, and DVDs on many aspects of the Middle East.
Resource
PSU professors co-author U.N. report on happiness PSU professors co-author U.N. report on happiness
Report: economies need to focus more directly on the goal of sustainable human well-being rather than merely GDP growth.
Publication
Conserving Oregon's Rich Biodiversity Conserving Oregon's Rich Biodiversity
Innovation: Supporting biodiversity conservation: the Oregon Biodiversity Information Center at Portland State University
Research
Applying Nature's Lessons to Saving the Environment Applying Nature's Lessons to Saving the Environment
Innovation: Associate Professor of Biology, Radu Popa and his colleagues are using black soldier fly larvae to recycle nutrients from waste water.
Research
Professor Barbara Brower Professor Barbara Brower
Faculty Member
Kelly Clifton Kelly Clifton
Travel Choices - Rethinking transportation choices for healthy communities
Faculty Member
Dannelle Stevens Dannelle Stevens
Reflection Matters - Journaling for ideas and insights
Faculty Member
NSF Initative for Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES) NSF Initative for Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES)
A video presentation for PSU by the National Science Foundation on the SEES initiative and investments.
Research
Anthony Santoriello Anthony Santoriello
Graduate Student
John Fitzgerald John Fitzgerald
Systems Science Graduate Program - Alumnus
Alumnus
Barry Oken Barry Oken
Systems Science Graduate Program - Ph.D. Student
Graduate Student
Understanding the Social Dimensions of Sustainability Understanding the Social Dimensions of Sustainability
Publication
Meet Heather Spalding Meet Heather Spalding
Staff Member
Meet Paul Aragon Meet Paul Aragon
Paul Aragon is an expert on business ethics and real estate law
Faculty Member
Meet Trevor Calton Meet Trevor Calton
Trevor Calton finances commercial real estate investment
Faculty Member
Meet Abe Farkas Meet Abe Farkas
Abe Farkas understands mixed use development
Faculty Member
Meet Julia Freybote Meet Julia Freybote
Julia Freybote understands investing in commercial real estate
Faculty Member
Reclaiming Sustainability: Vivek Shandas Reclaiming Sustainability: Vivek Shandas
Collectively addressing big problems to find equitable solutions
Faculty Member
Video: Shaping our Place, Scaling up Solutions Video: Shaping our Place, Scaling up Solutions
CIMM: A new collaborative research center aims to scale-up solutions
Research
Vivek Shandas Vivek Shandas
City Solutions - Transforming urban spaces and natural places
Faculty Member
Sergio Palleroni Sergio Palleroni
Public Works - Greening schools and housing
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
Meet Yasmeen Hanoosh - Arabic Meet Yasmeen Hanoosh - Arabic
An award winning translator of Arabic short stories, Dr. Hanoosh's academic interests are as international...as they are diverse.
Faculty Member
reUtica reUtica
A collaborative documentary by Matt and John Dean Ossowski exploring sustainability-focused community initiatives in Portland, OR and Utica, NY.
Research
Andrew Reed Andrew Reed
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work (UNST Capstone)
Faculty Member
Meet Mary Vance Meet Mary Vance
Mary, a Career Counselor for Advising & Career Services, helps students turn their passion for sustainability into a career.
Faculty Member
Meet Anousha Sedighi - Persian Meet Anousha Sedighi - Persian
As the first scholar to publish on Persian as a heritage language, Dr. Sedighi is a linguist who understands the need to balance theory with practice.
Faculty Member
Meet Thomas Kemper
Tom Kemper knows how to buy and develop quality real estate
Faculty Member
Meet Cliff Hockley Meet Cliff Hockley
Cliff Hockley is a licensed broker in both Washington and Oregon who has successfully represented buyers and sellers of commercial, investment, and residential properties over the years.
Faculty Member
Sonja Taylor Sonja Taylor
Instructor for University Studies
Faculty Member
Alma Trinidad Alma Trinidad
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Michael Taylor Michael Taylor
Assistant Professor for Child and Family Studies at the School of Social Work & Family Studies Cluster Coordinator for University Studies Program
Faculty Member
Jim Nash Jim Nash
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Sam Gioia Sam Gioia
Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Suwako Watanabe - Japanese Meet Professor Suwako Watanabe - Japanese
Dr. Watanabe relishes the moments when the "light bulb" goes on in her students and their japanese language learning becomes meaningful to them.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Stephen Wadley - Chinese Meet Professor Stephen Wadley - Chinese
Introducing students to the beauty of the Chinese language and culture is Dr. Wadley's mission.
Faculty Member
Michael Flower, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Dirgham H. Sbait - Arabic Meet Professor Dirgham H. Sbait - Arabic
A specialist in the improvised poetry and folk songs of the middle east, Dr. Sbait is always happy to share his vast knowledge of Arabic culture
Faculty Member
Steven Fuller - German Steven Fuller - German
German cultural history and the German immersion experience are the domains of Dr. Fuller.
Faculty Member
Berrin Erdogan Berrin Erdogan
Global Satisfaction - Helping managers lead an international workforce
Faculty Member
Marisa Lino '71 Marisa Lino '71
Diplomatic Assignment
Alumnus
Dave Ervin Dave Ervin
Seed Science - Assessing the impact of biotech on farming
Faculty Member
Graig Spolek Graig Spolek
Green Building Counsel - Changing the science of building
Faculty Member
Kristi Yuthas Kristi Yuthas
Earning Power - Lifting people out of poverty through business education
Faculty Member
Scott Wells Scott Wells
Clean Water Acts - Keeping surface water safe from pollution
Faculty Member
Dr. James F. Pankow Dr. James F. Pankow
Faculty Member
Meet Christopher Longinetti Meet Christopher Longinetti
Christopher Longinetti can help you invest successfully in real estate.
Faculty Member
Eran Agmon Eran Agmon
Systems Science Graduate Student
Alumnus
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
David Peyton David Peyton
Parasite Prescription - Revising solutions, reviving hope
Faculty Member
Jennifer Allen Jennifer Allen
Natural Capital - Fostering rural-urban connections
Faculty Member
Rudy Barton Rudy Barton
Shapes of Ideas - Forming communities through design
Faculty Member
Scott Marshall Scott Marshall
Better Business - Valuing equity and ecology
Faculty Member
James Pankow James Pankow
Engineering Star - Joining an elite academy
Faculty Member
Veronica Dujon Veronica Dujon
Worlds Together - Weighing global issues on a human scale
Faculty Member
Mellie Pullman Mellie Pullman
Food Chain - Bringing the freshest ideas to market
Faculty Member
Barry Messer Barry Messer
Pollution Prevention - Restoring stream banks with plants and people
Faculty Member
Meet Christof Teuscher Meet Christof Teuscher
Dr. Teuscher’s research focuses on the future of computers.
Faculty Member
Kevin Reynolds Kevin Reynolds
Certain Chemistry - Cooking up a killer app. TB and malaria, beware!
Faculty Member
David Sailor David Sailor
Gardens in the Sky - Reaping the facts and weeding the myths about eco-roofs
Faculty Member
Research Profile - Carl Wamser Research Profile - Carl Wamser
Carl Wamser and about 50 others researchers worldwide are developing synthetic membranes using a similar process to convert sunlight into electricity—on a scale that one day could be used in homes and skyscrapers.
Research
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
PA Professor Marcus Ingle PA Professor Marcus Ingle
Interested in Global Leadership? What about traveling? If yes, Professor Ingle's Development Management in Vietnam class might be a good fit for you.
Faculty Member
Political Science Professor Birol Yesilada Political Science Professor Birol Yesilada
Professor Yesilada, Contemporary Turkish Studies Endowed Chair
Faculty Member
Chadwick Stryker Chadwick Stryker
Systems Science Graduate Program - Master's Student
Graduate Student
Courtenay Silvergleid Wallpe Courtenay Silvergleid Wallpe
Systems Science Graduate Program
Alumnus
Viktoria S. Leeper Viktoria S. Leeper
Systems Science Graduate Program - Ph.D. Student
Graduate Student
Bill Bloom Bill Bloom
Systems Science Graduate Program - Ph.D. Student
Graduate Student
James Kar James Kar
Systems Science Graduate Program
Alumnus
Mehmet Vurkac Mehmet Vurkac
Ph.D. Student, Friend of Systems Science Graduate Program
Graduate Student
Joe Fusion Joe Fusion
Systems Science Graduate Program - Ph.D. Student
Graduate Student
Aaron Ingle Aaron Ingle
Systems Science Graduate Program
Alumnus
Guy Feldman Guy Feldman
Systems Science Graduate Program
Alumnus
Teresa Schmidt Teresa Schmidt
Systems Science Graduate Program - Ph.D. Student
Graduate Student
Tim Kochanski Tim Kochanski
Systems Science Graduate Program
Alumnus
Dora Raymaker Dora Raymaker
Systems Science Graduate Program - Ph.D. Student
Graduate Student
Ed Ramsden Ed Ramsden
Systems Science Graduate Program
Alumnus
Cecily Froemke Cecily Froemke
Systems Science Graduate Program - Ph.D. Student
Graduate Student
Robin Fenske Robin Fenske
Systems Science Graduate Program - Ph.D. Student
Graduate Student
Miguel Figliozzi Miguel Figliozzi
"I believe that technology, research and innovation not only benefit public/private agencies/companies but also enable the optimal use of infrastructure, as well as ensuring environmental quality, livable communities, and economic growth."
Faculty Member
Meet Dan Zalkow Meet Dan Zalkow
Executive Director for Campus Planning, Construction, and Real Estate
Staff Member
Meet Professor Graig Spolek Meet Professor Graig Spolek
The city is Professor Spolek's laboratory.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Tugrul Daim Meet Professor Tugrul Daim
Tugrul Daim's research and teachings revolve around the creation of roadmaps that organizations can use to implement emerging technologies.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Dundar Kocaoglu Meet Professor Dundar Kocaoglu
Dundar Kocaoglu and his team of researchers have developed a process to help companies make strategic decisions using mathematical models to determine a decision's impact.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor David Sailor Meet Professor David Sailor
David Sailor is an expert in urban climates and how they're affected by buildings, energy consumption, and human activity.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor David Jay Meet Professor David Jay
David Jay is working to reinvent the field study of tidal analysis.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Peter Dusicka Meet Professor Peter Dusicka
Peter Dusicka's research revolves around promoting survivability through materials and engineering.
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Scott Wells Meet Professor Scott Wells
Scott Wells specializes in developing computer models for reservoirs, lakes, and rivers in order to maintain their quality.
Faculty Member
Meet Joshua Fost Meet Joshua Fost
Joshua Fost explores implications of neuroscience and the naturalistic worldview.
Faculty Member
Janet Hammer Janet Hammer
Program Director, The Initiative on Triple Bottom Line Development - College of Urban & Public Affairs
Staff Member
Learning Garden Laboratory Learning Garden Laboratory
Promoting sustainable gardening, growing food and healthy nutrition.
Community Partnership
Sustainable Development Sustainable Development
The College of Urban and Public Affairs
Research
Meet Eric Ridenour Meet Eric Ridenour
Eric Ridenour will help your project profit from environmentally responsible practices.
Faculty Member
Meet Matthew Larrabee Meet Matthew Larrabee
Matthew Larrabee values real estate in the Pacific Northwest.
Faculty Member
Meet Joel Bettridge
Joel Bettridge draws on his background in poetry and philosophy to help students develop their critical thinking and writing skills.
Faculty Member
Meet Vernon Rifer Meet Vernon Rifer
Vernon Rifer develops office, urban housing, mixed use and mixed income projects in the northwest.
Faculty Member
Bamboo clothing with a message Bamboo clothing with a message
Alum Ryan Christensen uses "eco-friendly" clothing as his "weapon of choice" to convey a social message.
Alumnus
Professor Heejun Chang Professor Heejun Chang
Professor Chang believes that the 21st century will be the Climate and Water Century.
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Meet Robert Greene Meet Robert Greene
Robert Greene values all kinds of real estate, from retail to special use properties.
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David Ervin David Ervin
David Ervin, Professor, Environmental Sciences and Resources
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Jennifer Allen Jennifer Allen
Jennifer H. Allen, associate professor of Public Administration and director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions.
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Meet David Aoyagi Meet David Aoyagi
David Aoyagi understands how to invest and manage commercial real estate.
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Meet Lorali Sinnen Meet Lorali Sinnen
Lorali Sinnen manages real estate holdings for the Port of Portland.
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Meet Michael Williams Meet Michael Williams
Mike Williams analyzes rent and vacancy trends.
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Meet Fred Dockweiler Meet Fred Dockweiler
Fred Dockweiler understands real estate transactions from a lender and developer's point of view.
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Meet Dan Rogers Meet Dan Rogers
Dan Rogers knows how to compensate executives
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Meet Alan K. Brickley Meet Alan K. Brickley
Alan Brickley can draw up a condominium association agreement.
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Meet Ed Sullivan Meet Ed Sullivan
Ed Sullivan is Oregon's leading expert on land use law
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Meet Bruce Wood Meet Bruce Wood
Bruce Wood develops office parks and lifestyle retail centers.
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Meet Eric Fruits Meet Eric Fruits
Eric Fruits can balance a real estate investment portfolio.
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Meet Jerald Johnson Meet Jerald Johnson
Jerald Johnson analyzes the market for new real estate developments.
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Meet Will Macht Meet Will Macht
Will Macht develops public-private partnerships.
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Meet Thomas Boyle Meet Thomas Boyle
Thomas Boyle can teach you to understand the risks and rewards of real estate.
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Meet Professor Dilafruz Williams Meet Professor Dilafruz Williams
Do you want to talk "politics, public education and environment?" Meet Dr. Dilafruz Williams.
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Meet Professor Dannelle Stevens Meet Professor Dannelle Stevens
How do teachers learn and develop? Ask Professor Dannelle Stevens, who studies teachers' learning and development.
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Meet Professor Karen Karavanic Meet Professor Karen Karavanic
Karen Karavanic's enthusiasm for research motivates her to integrate cutting edge results into all of her courses.
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Vivek Shandas Vivek Shandas
Integrating the science of sustainability with citizen engagement and decision making efforts
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Meet Professor Aslam Khalil Meet Professor Aslam Khalil
Whether from rice paddies, cities, landfills or cattle, Professor Khalil understands how trace gases effect global warming.
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Meet Professor K. Pelin Basci Meet Professor K. Pelin Basci
From religion to pop culture, Professor K. Pelin Basci believes there is no experience that cannot be translated into every culture.
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Meet Professor Patricia Wetzel Meet Professor Patricia Wetzel
Professor Patricia Wetzel travels the linguistic landscape of Japan.
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Meet Professor Andrew G. Fountain Meet Professor Andrew G. Fountain
This Ice Man travels the world to study glaciers, including the one named after him the Fountain Glacier in Antarctica.
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Meet Vicki L Reitenauer Meet Vicki L Reitenauer
Vicki Reitenauer helps students use reflective thinking and writing in the service of working collaboratively with community organizations to make positive change.
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Meet Deborah Smith Arthur
Deborah Smith Arthur facilitates Capstones in the areas of juvenile justice and educational equity.
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Karen Gibson Karen Gibson
Karen Gibson understands urban diversity.
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Loren Lutzenhiser Loren Lutzenhiser
Exploring how cities and people use energy.
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Connie P. Ozawa Connie P. Ozawa
Connie Ozawa knows how to help people make good decisions about their communities.
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Meet Gerard Mildner Meet Gerard Mildner
Gerard Mildner understands how cities spend money.
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Gerald Sussman Gerald Sussman
Educating for international urban communication and global citizenship.
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Meet Professor James Strathman Meet Professor James Strathman
James Strathman understands how to get you there.
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Meet Associate Professor Barry Messer Meet Associate Professor Barry Messer
Barry Messer knows why healthy rivers make healthy communities.
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Meet Professor Emeritus Anthony Rufolo Meet Professor Emeritus Anthony Rufolo
Anthony Rufolo understands the regional economy.
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Meet Jack Straton Meet Jack Straton
With a background in jazz, quantum theory, and diversity training, Jack Straton infuses his classes with creativity, interdisciplinary experience, and interpersonal connection.
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Meet Michael Flower Meet Michael Flower
Michael Flower is a developmental and molecular biologist whose interests turned from the laboratory study of embryos and genes to the ways in which they've become objects of political battle and moral dispute.
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Meet Anmarie Trimble Meet Anmarie Trimble
Anmarie Trimble brings together creative writers and multimedia artists to create literary artworks.
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Meet Jamie P. Ross Meet Jamie P. Ross
Jamie P. Ross shows students how philosophy and critical inquiry is the basis of all further learning.
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Meet Jeff Gerwing Meet Jeff Gerwing
How can people have equitable access to rich and rewarding lives while living within the means of natural systems? This question is central to the research and teaching of Dr. Jeff Gerwing.
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Our Community Partner: Axis Performance Our Community Partner: Axis Performance
AXIS Performance Advisors is a management consulting firm specializing in the implementation of sustainable business practices. This partnership is a joint collaboration between PSU and Axis Performance to offer a professional certificate in implementing sustainability practices.
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Our Community Partner: Metro Regional Government Our Community Partner: Metro Regional Government
Metro funds commercial technical assistance projects providing on-site assistance to businesses throughout the region focusing on recovering additional resources from the waste stream, increasing markets for recycled content products, and promoting waste prevention practices.
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Our Community Partner: Johnson Creek Watershed Council Our Community Partner: Johnson Creek Watershed Council
PSU students and the Johnson Creek Watershed Council work together to set up a snapshot monitoring event designed to empower individual landowners to learn about the health of Johnson Creek on their property, meeting the goals of the watershed council in the areas of protection, conservation, and restoration of the watershed.
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Our Community Partner: US Fish and Wildlife Service Our Community Partner: US Fish and Wildlife Service
This partnership involves the cooperation of the USFWS, the Chinook Tribe and Portland State University and is aimed at archaeological and environmental research, public education and student training.
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Ethan Seltzer Ethan Seltzer
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Our Community Partner: Bureau of Environmental Services Our Community Partner: Bureau of Environmental Services
The Community Watershed Stewardship Partnership utilizes PSU students in assisting neighborhoods and communities to develop voluntary watershed protection activities and programs.
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Meet Professor Bryant York Meet Professor Bryant York
When not teaching and working with students in his adaptive learning lab in PSU's Computer Science Department, Dr. Bryant York helps shape the future of computer science.
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Meet Professor Thomas Gillpatrick Meet Professor Thomas Gillpatrick
Oregon's food industry has a lot of cravings. Tom Gillpatrick satisfies them.
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Meet Professor Mark Sytsma Meet Professor Mark Sytsma
When aliens invade our waters, Mark Sytsma fights back.
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