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Catherine McNeur, History faculty authored "Parks, People, and Property Values The Changing Role of Green Spaces in Antebellum Manhattan" published in the Journal of Planning History July 4, 2016.

Catherine McNeur, History faculty authored "Parks, People, and Property Values The Changing Role of Green Spaces in Antebellum Manhattan" published in the Journal of Planning History July 4, 2016.

Are climate migrants coming to Oregon?

It’s no secret that Portland draws newcomers into its borders every day. In fact, the latest census estimates that two-thirds of the city’s growth is due to migration—mostly people moving in from other parts of the U.S.

DevEx: The 'internet of things' is narrowing the gap between data and action

Evan Thomas is an Associate Professor of mechanical engineering and director of the PSU SWEET Lab.

Read the original article at DevEx.

KATU: Hives help Portland State improve its urban ecosystem

Watch the original story on KATU.

PORTLAND, Ore. - Thousands of honeybees are moving onto the Portland State University campus as the college looks to better the local ecosystem and make the area friendly to pollinators.

PSU welcomes bees to its pollinator-friendly campus

Students handling bees at the PSU Apiary
Portland State University students installed honeybees and mason bees on campus this spring.

PSU Cleantech Challenge selects semifinalists from 7 Oregon universities

The PSU Cleantech Challenge presented by Wells Fargo has selected 10 student teams from universities around Oregon to receive $2,500 to develop prototypes of environmentally friendly inventions and compete for a grand prize of $10,000 to help bring their innovations to market.

PSU adopts sustainable procurement policy: Q&A with policy drafter Jenny McNamara

Last month Portland State University President Wiewel put his signature on the Sustainable Procurement and Life Cycle Consideration Policy after a formal vetting process by the University Policy Committee.

PSU Village Building Convergence 2016

Come participate in Portland's annual, city-wide Village Building Convergence, or VBC, on your own college campus. A group of student volunteers have organized an event that will take place in PSU's Community Orchard from June 7th to June 9th that will be composed of a variety of different activities that will promote community building and inner peace!

PSU Sustainability community confers annual excellence awards

 

The Institute for Sustainable Solutions (ISS) and its partners across campus hosted the 9th Annual PSU Sustainability Celebration this week in the Smith Ballroom, toasting with more than 200 attendees to another year of outstanding achievement in sustainability—in research, teaching, and operations—at Portland State.