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by Serena Dressel June 8, 2015
Shades of Green ended spring term with a series of interviews with staff from different departments across campus, including the Sustainability Leadership Center, Campus Rec, and the Campus Sustainability Office. Check out the episodes in this post.
by Olivia Clarke June 5, 2015

Though college life may be full of uncertainties, one truth remains constant: food is important.

by Karen Lickteig June 4, 2015
In April, PSU’s Urban Sustainability Accelerator (USA) led a daylong housing tour of central Portland for a delegation of officials from California’s capital, Sacramento. The visitors—including a representative from the Mayor’s Office and senior staff from Sacramento’s Housing and Redevelopment Agency, Community Development Department, and Planning Division—came to Portland seeking innovative ideas to help Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson implement his bold initiative to create 10,000 housing units in downtown Sacramento in the next 10 years.
by Kevin Kecskes June 3, 2015
Although their organizations differ in the way they operate to support their communities, both Victor and Jalene are clearly passionate about their work and recognize the significance in building strong relationships.
by Laura Gleim June 1, 2015
At Portland State University, we believe our students can help society address its most complex challenges and create a better, more sustainable world. In fact, they already are.
by Kevin Kecskes May 29, 2015

This post, written by PSU students Geoffrey Janke and Dana Kinney, is part of a series profiling a range of leaders in sustainable community development. The series is produced by students taking a senior seminar on civic leadership with Kevin Kecskes, associate professor of public administration.