News - Portland State University
Monday, May 2, 2016
»John Caughman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored a paper titled "Set Partitions and the Multiplication Principle," published in the journal PRIMUS (Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies), Vol. 26, Issue 2: pp.
»Olyssa Starry, Urban Honors faculty, received a $13,000 Partners in Conservation grant from the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District to support an Ecoroof Symposium and additional education and research projects. Starry will work with commu
»Timm Menke, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Erinnerungsarbeit am 20. Jahrhundert. Jenny Erpenbecks Roman ‘Aller Tage Abend’" published in Neophilologus, an international journal of modern and medieval language and literature, Vol. C, No
»Jack Straton, Physics faculty, authored "General State-to-State Transitions in Atoms for Either Yukawa or Coulomb Potentials via Fourier Transforms," published in the Canadian Journal of Physics, Vol. 93, Issue 3: pp. 326-338.
»John Ossowski, Pathways Research and Training Center, edited Vol. 30 of Focal Point, the annual research review of the Pathways program. The issue brings together renowned experts in the field of early psychosis interventions, as well as youth and familie
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, co-authored “Predictive Strength of Self-Rated Health for Mortality Risk among Older Adults in the US: Does It Differ by Race and Ethnicity?” published in Research on Aging, Vol. 00, No. 00: pp. 1-27.
»Eric Holmes, Communication and Business Administration adjunct faculty, presented "Common Lore: Folklore in the K-12 Classroom" at the Oregon Council of Teachers of English 2016 Spring Conference, April 30.
»Karen L. Karavanic, Computer Science faculty, presented "Extensible, Performance-Aware, SMM-based Runtime Integrity Measurement," invited talks at New Mexico State University on April 20 and the University of Texas at El Paso on April 22.
»Tom Larsen, Library faculty, presented "Cataloging by the Eastern Sea: Training Librarians in Central Vietnam," at the 2016 Oregon Library Association Annual Conference in Bend, April 22.
»José Padín, Sociology faculty, guest lectured for "Causes of the Puerto Rico Debt Crisis," an event sponsored by the Oregon chapter of Jubilee USA, a civil society movement that focuses on "the cancellation of odious and illegitimate debt that many develo
»Max Nielsen-Pincus, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-presented "New Approaches for Mapping the Wicked Problem of Wildfire” and "Coupling Human and Biophysical Dimensions of Wildfire to Better Understand Wildfire Risk Mitigation: Results fr
»Elisa Saturno Paasche, World Languages and Literature and Theater + Film faculty, presented a paper titled "Salvo (2013) the New Mafia Genre in Italian Cinema" about the movie Salvo, at the seventh annual Film Symposium on New Trends in Modern and Contemp
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “Creating Online Content-based Material for Persian: Lessons Learned” at the 19th annual conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages in Atlanta, April 24-26.
»Robert Schroeder, Library faculty, co-presented "Autoethnography: Our Stories, Our Research" at the Oregon Library Association Conference in Bend, April 22.
»Nicole Rigelman, Education faculty, co-presented a paper titled "Developing Mathematics Teacher Leaders: Supporting District-Wide Learning and Systemic Change" at the annual conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Francisco.
»Joan Petit, Library faculty, was named a Fulbright Scholar to Ethiopia for the 2016-17 academic year. She will be based in the information sciences department at Jimma University, where she will teach classes and conduct a research project, "Open Educatio
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics, presented "Applying Linguistics in Court Cases Involving Speak-English-Only Rules in U.S. Workplaces" as part of an invited colloquium at the annual conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics in Orla
»Cameron Smith, Anthropology adjunct faculty, has been invited to the Google SciFoo event this summer. Each year, 250 thought leaders from the sciences and arts are invited to the free-form, three-day event at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Smi
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