News - October 2012 - Presented
Monday, October 15, 2012
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited lecture, "The Most Asked Questions about the History of Spanish," at Reed College in Portland on Sept. 27, Lewis & Clark College on Sept. 28, and at University of Portland on Oct. 2.
»Liane O'Banion, Shoshana Zeisman, and Courtney Sandler, Student Affairs, presented at the International First-Year Experience Conference in Vancouver, B.C., July 19.
»David Percy, Geology faculty, presented a plenary session about Open Source GIS at the Field Technology Conference in Portland, Sept. 26.
»Christof Teuscher, Engineering and Computer Science faculty, gave an invited plenary talk and led a plenary discussion session at the Frontiers in Natural Computing workshop in York, U.K., Sept. 10-12. The workshop aimed to highlight and discuss emerging
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture on a mathematical model for evolution and speciation at the International Workshop for Complexity at the Institute for Math and its Applications in Minneapolis during August.
»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.
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, gave a keynote address, "New Questions, New Directions in Malaysian Chinese Studies," at the First Biennial Conference on Malaysian Chinese Studies in Kuala Lumpur, June 10. Carstens presented the paper again at Mala
»Meredith Farkas, Library faculty, presented an invited keynote, "Sustainable Transformation: Creating Lasting Change in Libraries," at the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa Conference in Palmerston North, New Zealand, Sept. 24.
»Donald G. Frank, Library emeritus faculty, presented "Political & Economic Realities Associated with Major League Baseball in Portland, Oregon: The Soft Underbelly of Major League Baseball Exposed" at the Annual Conference of the Society of American Baseb
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematical and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture, "Best Test Spaces in Petrov-Galerkin Methods and DPG Methods," at the International Conference on Computational Mathematics, Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, during July.
»Tom H. Hastings, Conflict Resolution faculty, presented "Climate Chaos and Conflict Management" at the Peace and Justice Studies Association conference, Tufts University, Oct. 5.
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper titled "Clanging Bells, Clanging Words: Iwate Dialect in Miyazawa Kenji's 'Changa-Chaga Umako' Tanka Poems" at the 21st annual meeting of the Association of Japanese Literary Studies at
»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
»Igor Lacan, University Honors Program faculty, presented "Urban Forest Governance in California (USA) cities: Legal, Fiscal and Political Aspects of the Private-Public Interaction in Managing Urban Trees" at the International Union of Forest Research Orga