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by Max Bielenberg January 12, 2015
Thanks to generous funding support, nine members of Portland State Net Impact were able to attend the Net Impact national conference in Minneapolis last November. Net Impact is a sustainability-focused nonprofit composed of student and professional chapters with a mission to create positive social and environmental change in the workplace and the world.
by Monica Cuneo January 6, 2015

Historically, the voice and involvement of community members are diminished or ignored when researchers study problems uniquely faced by disadvantaged communities.

by Devin Burgoyne December 30, 2014
Hi, I’m Devin Burgoyne. During my first year at Portland State University, I volunteered with the Sustainability Leadership Center’s Garden Task Force and the experiences I cultivated contributed greatly to my transition as a SLC staff member.
by Anonymous December 30, 2014

This blog post was written by Karri Benjamin, Julienna Cates, and Angela Spencer, students in the fall term Health and Social Inequalities class. Photos courtesy of Verde. 

by Mary Vance December 22, 2014
Mary Vance is a career counselor, educator, internship program manager, colleague, and student advocate who says paid internships provide triple-win opportunities for students, employers, and the community.
by Olivia Clarke December 15, 2014
Winter has arrived! Like it or not, it’s time to put on some hardcore wool socks and snuggle up with a hot beverage (and likely a textbook). This is the time of year when people love to crank up their thermostats to ward off the cold-weather blues, but it’s important to remember that there are other ways to keep warm that use up far less energy. This post is dedicated to clothing—the No. 1 way to stay cozy, comfortable, and eco-friendly all season long!