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“What are the Pathways Linking Work and Family Demands to Psychological Distress?”

Dr. Rosalind Chait Barnett is an internationally renowned scholar on the intersection of work and family life. This topic has significant appeal and applicability to the academic, professional, and public communities. Understanding how best to meet demands of jobs and home life and the psychological tipping point where the two domains come together is a central idea of this lecture. Dr. Barnett will be available immediately following the lecture to respond to questions that attendees may have. The lecture is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Carolyn Merchant headlines “Understanding Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities,” May 14-16

Humanities scholars will converge on Portland State University May 14-16, 2009, for the inaugural “Understanding Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities.”

Pamela Miller participates in panel at Violence Against Older Women conference

Pamela Miller, Social Work faculty, participated in a panel discussion at the Breaking the Taboo: Violence Against Older Women in Families conference hosted by the College of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, and sponsored by the European Commission and the Daphne Project.