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What is in a Number?

What is in a Number?
One of Dr. Eva Thanheiser's research foci is on how preservice elementary teachers conceive of numbers and what motivates them to learn mathematics.

Psychology in a Social Context

Psychology in a Social Context
Dr. Cynthia Mohr collects data on shared experiences in order to study health behaviors in the context of interpersonal relationships.

The Learner Web: Democratizing Adult Education

The Learner Web: Democratizing Adult Education
From PSU to a network of partners providing educational programs to adult learners, the Learner Web supports education, equity, and social justice.
Providing Civic Leadership, Achieving Global Excellence

Nearly two decades ago, Portland State University embraced a new approach to education — one that made the community an active partner in the classroom. Students and faculty put theory to practice and work with businesses, nonprofits, civic groups, and government agencies to solve real problems facing our region.

Today, we are harnessing the strengths of community engagement to establish PSU as a leading urban research university. Through strong alliances with industry, government agencies, and other universities, we serve as a catalyst for innovation and prosperity for the region.