Portland State University’s Center for Geography Education in Oregon (C-GEO) has received a $200,000 grant from the John and Betty Gray Geography Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation to improve geography education in Oregon’s K-12 schools.
The Institute for Sustainable Solutions and its partners across campus hosted the 8th Annual Sustainability Celebration this week, marking the end of an academic year that saw great strides in both operational and educational sustainability at Portland State.
Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, co-authored a paper titled "Space and Time Dynamics of Urban Water Demand in Portland, Oregon, and Phoenix, Arizona" in Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, Vol. 29: pp. 1135-1147.
Heejun Chang, Britt Crow-Miller, Geography faculty, and graduate student Matt Bonnette presented a paper titled "Determinants of Urban Water Consumption in Three Western US Cities" at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Chicago, April 23. Chang also participated as a panel discussant in "Challenges and Opportunities of Integrating Sustainability Programs in Geography Departments: Is it Time for a Sustainability Specialty Group?"
Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, co-authored a book chapter titled "Rapid Land Use Changes and Ecosystem Services Shift in Coastal Areas: A Case Study of Korea," published in Water Ecosystem Services: A Global Perspective, Cambridge University Press.