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by Laura Gleim September 22, 2014
The Astoria of today is a quirky tourist town perched along Oregon’s northernmost coastline. But it was once a booming center of industry. Mary Ann Rozance, along with a team of fellow students in the interdisciplinary National Science Foundation IGERT Ph.D. program at Portland State, set out to learn why the canning industry in the area went bust. What they found is a story of politically charged landscape alteration.
by Christina Williams September 12, 2014
Jessica Beutler, a PSU senior environmental studies major, spent 10 weeks in Vietnam over the summer as an intern with the Centre for Marinelife Conservation and Community Development as part of a project to spur sustainable development in Ha Long Bay.
by Christina Williams September 10, 2014

Last month, Portland State's inderdisciplinary Trees and Health team published research in the academic journal Environmental Pollution illustrating the clear

by Heather Spalding September 9, 2014
When picturing the university learning environment, a classroom with desks and four walls may be the first image that comes to mind. At PSU, we believe that education occurs throughout the campus life experience. We intentionally create opportunities for students to participate in enriching activities that complement their classroom studies. PSU’s campus gardens are one such place where students can “learn by doing.”
by Christina Williams September 8, 2014

The largest annual conference focused on sustainability in higher education is coming to Portland next month.