Michael Flower, University Studies faculty and Center for Science Education, authored "Choreographing the End of the Beginning of Human Stem Cell Research: An Ethically Intricate Affair" published in Science and Public Policy. The article is a review of Charis Thompson's Good Science: The Ethical Choreography of Stem Cell Science.
Evguenia Davidova, International Studies and University Studies faculty, published "On the Copper Road: Geographical Expansion of the Balkan Merchants in the 19th Century” in Studia Balcanica Vol. 30, pp. 307-318.
Heather Burns, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty; Celine Fitzmaurice, University Studies faculty; and Jane Carr, Public Administration; presented "Fostering Sustainability Leadership" at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education national conference in Portland, Oct.26-29.
Heather Burns, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty; Brad Melaugh, Campus Planning and Sustainability; and Denissia Withers, University Studies; presented "Cultivating Community and Sustainability at the Learning Gardens Lab" at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education national conference in Portland, Oct. 26-29.
Sybil Kelley and Dilafruz Williams, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty; Renee Bogin Curtis, Community Environmental Services; and Pedro Ferbel-Azcarate, University Studies and Black Studies faculty; presented a poster titled "Closing the Research to Practice Loop: University Partnerships and Research with the Local Community to Address Food Insecurity, Waste reduction and Sustainability Education" at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education annual conference in Portland, Oct. 26-29.
Steve Johnson, Urban Studies and Planning and University Studies adjunct faculty, made a presentation on the power of place for the Permaculture Design course at the Mother Earth School, Portland, August.
Steve Johnson, Urban Studies and Planning and University Studies adjunct faculty, in June received grants totaling $8,000 from Okayama University to help Okayama city develop a sustainable and resilient community and from Sendai University to help with a digital storytelling project in the Tsunami devastated areas in Northern Japan. He will also work with Tokushima University and the city of Kamiyama to document the high technology program to reverse out-migration in rural Japan.
Steve Johnson, Urban Studies and Planning and University Studies adjunct faculty, was a William Stafford Fellow at Lewis and Clark College in July, producing a portrait of academic life in Portland during the 1950s.