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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

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.

Cyber Discovery Camp

PSU hosts teams of high school students and teachers at an interdisciplinary summer camp designed to cultivate cyber citizenship and interest in STEM-related fields.
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LOCATION: Table in the Park Blocks Outside of SMSU

The Oregonian: Portland State camp aims to boost students', teachers' mastery of cyber-security

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Dozens of students and teachers from eight regional high schools are learning how to program robots; solve cryptographic problems; and handle cyberspace-related social, political and ethical issues.

Portland State announces neighborhood partners for concentrated sustainability work

Portland State University announced today it will work with three Portland communities to deploy students and faculty to make significant progress on sustainability goals through a multi-year partnership. 

FIlm Screening of "A Fierce Green Fire" and Q/A with Love Canal activist Lois Gibbs

The Institute for Sustainable Solutions,

Neighbors for Clean Air,

and Portland City Club present: 

 

Film Screening: "A Fierce Green Fire" 

Followed by a Question and Answer session with groundbreaking environmental activist Lois Gibbs

 

Refugee and Immigrant Solidarity

Refugee and Immigrant Solidarity is popular education workshop designed to inform community members on how they can become good allies in the struggle for immigrant and refugee rights.  Kayse Jama, an original founder of CIO, was born into a nomad family in Somalia. He left when the civil war erupted, and finally found sanctuary in Portland. From 2005 to 2007, he trained immigrant and refugee community leaders in five Western states—Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Utah and Idaho—under a prestigious New Voices Fellowship at Western States Center.