Academics & Research

Log in with your CAS account

You will be redirected to the secure cas login page

NSF CAREER Award recipient Dr. Jennifer Noll works to improve statistical literacy

Dr. Jennifer Noll, assistant professor in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics, was recently awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER grant for her work supporting students' development of statistical literacy.

Portland State study finds health risk in vaping fluid flavor chemicals, urges regulation

In a study out in Tobacco Control, a publication of the British Medical Association, a team led by Portland State University professor James F. Pankow found high levels of flavor chemicals in some e-cigarette fluids.  Some of the flavor chemicals may pose health concerns for daily e-cigarette users, or 'vapers.'  

PBS Newshour Report on Clean Energy Startup Features PSU's VP of Research and Strategic Partnerships, Jonathan Fink

A PBS Newshour report on Portland-based water power startup Lucid Energy features interview with urban sustainability expert Dr. Jonathan Fink, PSU's Vice President of Research and Strategic Partnerships.

Nominations sought for Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the request for nominations for the following Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards and hope you will give serious consideration to this opportunity to recognize faculty and staff excellence, achievement, and service.

Please click below for a PDF of each award criteria.

For a full document describing each award please click here.

Social Practice Goes to School

The Art and Social Practice MFA at PSU and Martin Luther King Jr. School in Northeast Portland partner and the idea of creating a “living museum” in a dynamic neighborhood takes off.
Profile Type: 
Research

Reclaiming Futures Receives $2M to Pilot Innovative Youth Intervention Program

With a grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Reclaiming Futures will develop, implement, and evaluate a program that aims to identify and treat youths who may be on paths to substance abuse.
Profile Type: 
Research

Preparing Energy Stars of Engineering and Design

A new interdisciplinary program will provide engineering and architecture students the experience, training, and skills to address issues of energy consumption in the building sector.
Profile Type: 
Research

Cyber Discovery Camp

PSU hosts teams of high school students and teachers at an interdisciplinary summer camp designed to cultivate cyber citizenship and interest in STEM-related fields.
Profile Type: 
Research

New Building Materials May Reduce Waste at Portland Grocers

Clean Tech Challenge semifinalists see new building materials in waxed cardboard diverted from landfills.
Profile Type: 
Research