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 Laura Gleim — September 17, 2014
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
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.”