News - October 2012 - College of Urban & Public Affairs
Monday, October 1, 2012
»Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies faculty and OTREC, co-authored an article with doctoral students Arlie Adkins (lead author) and Gretchen Luhr, and Community Health faculty Margaret Neal, “Unpacking Walkability: Testing the Influence of Urban Design Features
»Richard Lycan, Urban and Public Affairs; Mark Sytsma and Rich Miller, Center for Lakes and Reservoirs; Will Garrick and Morgan Harvey, Academic Research and Computing; and Dave Banis, Geography, co-authored an article, “Developing the On-Line Atlas of Ore
»Vivek Shandas, Urban Studies and Planning, authored a paper with graduate research assistants Meenakshi Rao and Moriah McSharry McGrath entitled "The Implications of Climate Change on Residential Water Use: A Micro-Scale Analysis of Portland (OR)" publish
»Jill Rissi, Public Administration faculty, received a $225,223 contract from the Oregon Health Authority to evaluate the PEBB Health Engagement Model. She will be working with Leslie McBride, Community Health faculty, researchers from the Providence Healt
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning, presented "Bridging University and Community through Urban Agriculture Education: Experiences from Portland" at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Toronto, Ontario, Aug. 17, and at the Sustainable Agriculture Ed
Friday, October 5, 2012
»Risa Proehl, Population Research Center, was recently elected to the steering committee of the Federal-State Cooperative for Population Estimates. She represents Oregon in the co-op, an organization of state members and Census Bureau staff who work togeth
»Kevin Kecskes, Hatfield School of Government faculty, gave a peer-reviewed presentation titled "The Engaged Department: Research, Theory and Transformation of the Academic Unit" at the International Association for Research on Civic Engagement and Service
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented "Tales from Two Cities: Urban Agriculture Research in Portland, Oregon and Oakland, California" at the Université du Québec à Montréal on Aug. 20.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Monday, October 15, 2012
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and Planning and International Studies faculty, has been appointed to the editorial board of the Sweden-based journal, Cognition, Communication, and Co-Operation.
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Public Administration faculty, gave a presentation on the institute to the U.S. Academic Energy, Sustainability, and Environmental Centers at Northwestern University.
»Jason Jurjevich, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies and the Population Research Center, and Meg Merrick, Community Geography Project, participated in the National Science Foundation-sponsored Measuring People in Place Workshop that brought togethe
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, co-authored an article, "Toward a Food Policy 'First Step' in Oakland, California: A Food Policy Council's Efforts to Promote Urban Agriculture Zoning," published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food S
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Monday, October 22, 2012
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presented a preconference workshop and a conference symposium on "Rethinking Peer Review" at the annual research conference of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Enga
»Jason R. Jurjevich, Urban Studies and Planning and Population Research Center, co-authored a paper, "Voters on the Move: The Political Effectiveness of Migration and Its Effects on State Partisan Composition," published in Political Geography. His co-auth
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
»The Oregonian: Portland downtown plan update begins with nationally renowned blueprint of 1972 as the guide
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
»Introducing urbanLAB::PDX, a collective seeking to challenge the potential of the urban environment
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Friday, October 26, 2012
Monday, October 29, 2012
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions; Darrell Brown, Business Administration; Danielle Grondin; Leslie McBride, Community Health; and Jacob Sherman presented PSU's efforts to create an authentic undergraduate experience in sustainability at
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, co-presented a keynote address, "Fits and Starts: Visions for the Community Engaged University," at the annual National Engaged Scholarship Conference, University of Alabama, Oct 3.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012