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Town hall Measure 97 debate: Should Oregon raise corporate taxes?

"This is a tax on corporations, not on consumers," Measure 97 supporter, Tonia Hunt, executive director of Children First Oregon, told a crowd at Portland State University Monday evening.


But opponents of the measure weren't buying it.

"The proponents' own economist has called this a 'sales tax on steroids,'" Sandra McDonough, president and CEO of the Portland Business Alliance, said regarding the measure that would increase corporate taxes.

PSU praised for sex assault survivor efforts

For more than an hour, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici listened to employees and students at PSU about the issue of sexual assault.

Each took the time to praise the work PSU has recently done in standing up for sexual assault survivors.

PSU awards Presidential Medal to community leader Mark Rosenbaum

At a recent dinner of PSU Foundation and University trustees, Portland State University President Wim Wiewel presented the Presidential Medal to Mark Rosenbaum in recognition of his distinguished advocacy and philanthropy to Portland State University and the Portland community.

Extreme Antarctica ice melt provides glimpse of ecosystem response to global climate change

New research led by Portland State University glacier scientist Andrew Fountain reveals how a single warming event in Antarctica may be an indication of future ecosystem changes.

OPB: Discrimination Harming Efforts To Diversify Oregon Highway Workforce

Read the full article at OPB.

Oregon’s highway construction workforce is getting more diverse – but discrimination remains a big problem, according to a study out Thursday from Portland State University.

Portland State to be featured in Phi Beta Kappa program, Oct. 19

The Phi Beta Kappa Society will honor Portland State’s Archaeology Roadshow and will feature PSU faculty Anoop Mirpuri as a guest speaker on Oct. 19 at OMSI as part of a program designating Portland as an Arts & Sciences City of Distinction. The designation showcases metropolitan areas with exceptional artistic vitality, cultural vibrancy and scientific engagement. 

KGW Live at 7: Portland State offers four years free program

Shannon Carr, executive director of admissions at PSU, appeared on KGW's Live at 7 show on Oct. 7 to talk about the new Four Years Free program. Watch the video on KGW. 

Inside Higher Ed: Portland State Offers Free Tuition for Oregonians

Portland State University announced a new program that will debut next year that provides four years of free tuition and fees for some in-state freshmen.