News - May 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, May 13, 2013
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented two papers, "Arsenic in the Soils of NW Oregon" and "Ancient Cataclysmic Floods in the Pacific Northwest: Ancestors of the Missoula Floods" at the Oregon Academy of Sciences in Salem, Oregon at Willamette University
»Juan Heredia, Architecture faculty, co-organized an international conference, "The Place of Theory in Contemporary Architecture Pracitice and Education," in Bangkok, Aug. 16-17.
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented the papers "The Law of Wild Surmise” at the meeting of the British Animal Studies Network, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, April 27.
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, presented "The Role of Academic Leaders in University Development" to senior Saudi Arabian administrative leaders from Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University in Dubai, UAE, May 2-4.
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, gave an invited presentation, "Developments in the 'Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging' Mellon/CHCI Collaboration," at the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes Annual Meeting, University of Kansas, Ap
»Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, organized a session “Preliminary Results from the Tse-whit-zen Project: Zooarchaeology and Geoarchaeology of a 2000 Year Old Lower Elwha Klallam Village on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington State” at the Northw
»Inger M. Olsen, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented the paper "H.C. Andersen's story 'Pengegrisen' [the piggy bank] and the Danish State Bankruptcy, 1813" at the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, Annual Meeting, hosted by U
»Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education faculty, presented a paper, "A/r/tography and Action Research: Crisis, Empowerment, and Learning in Early Childhood" in the session "Lending Lives: Arts-Based Educational Research as Imagi
»Daneen Bergland, University Studies faculty, wrote the poem, "Accidents of Trees," published in the book Alive at the Center, an anthology of Pacific Northwest poets.
»Dan DeWeese, English faculty, authored "Burning Bushes," published in Oregon Humanities magazine, Spring 2013.
»Ellen Shoshkes, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, authored a book, Jaqueline Tyrwhitt: A Transnational Life in Urban Planning and Design, published by Ashgate.
»Shawn Smallman, International Studies faculty, authored an article, "Biopiracy and Vaccines: Indonesia and the World Health Organization's New Pandemic Influenza Plan," published in the Journal of International and Global Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, April 201
»Christof Teuscher, Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty, was awarded a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency grant titled "Sparse Adaptive Local Learning for Sensing and Analytics (SALLSA)." The total award sum is $5.69 million for 4.25 years.
»Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, was an invited panelist for the session, "Educating for a Post-Capitalist World: The Interplay of Ecological and Economic Sustainability," at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting in San Francis
»Anoop Miripuri, English faculty, was the subject of an article, "Profile of a Public Scholar: Anoop Mirpuri," published online in the University of Washington's Simpson Center for the Humanities newsletter, March 28.
»Sergio Palleroni, Architecture faculty, was featured in the article "Blazing Trails: A Dedication to Social Justice Propels Today's Young Professionals," published online in Residential Architect, April 8.