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Honoring the Human-Animal Bond

For 30 years, Enid Traisman has counseled people through the grief of losing their pets.

Innovative approach to Public Health

Dr. David Bangsberg is leading the new OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Yearbook Collection Goes Online

Culture Challenge

For Korean immigrant parents, supporting their children in American schools can be a confusing and difficult task.

The Spark of Life

Chemist Niles Lehman is searching for how it all began.

THE WAY chemistry professor Niles Lehman sees it, life on Earth began somewhat like a tornado.

Looking Back: Fall 2016

BEFORE Portland State was a university or college, it was the Vanport Extension Center, founded in 1946 to serve veterans returning from World War II. One of those veterans, Don Carlo, started the first student newspaper, Vet’s Extended, just months after the center opened.

Athletics: Fall 2016

Alumni: Fall 2016

Painting a brighter world

Giving: Fall 2016

Investing in innovation 

YOU MAY have heard of venture capitalism, but what about venture philanthropy? PSU’s University Venture Development Fund allows donors to support ideas and research that are on the brink of moving out of University laboratories and into the marketplace. The fund also supports entrepreneurial education programs at PSU, and all donations to the University Venture Development Fund are eligible for a generous tax credit.

Fanfare: Fall 2016