December 24, 2015
PSU Chamber Choir's Latest CD nominated for Best Classical Album! The latest CD by the PSU Chamber Choir, "Into Unknown Worlds" has been nominated for the Best Classical Album CARA Award (Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award). Only four classical albums were nominated, the other three of which were produced by professional European choirs:
February 24, 2015
Portland State University School of Architecture's "Diversion" design-build project--a temporary performance venue designed and built by PSU Architecture faculty members Clive Knights and Travis Bell and their students for Pickathon 2014, was featured on Architizer on February 24, 2015. A large, worldwide online platform for architecture and design, Architizer only features approximately 5 percent of the projects that are submitted by designers.
February 24, 2015
Author: Tate Williams, Inside Philanthropy Posted: February 23, 2015 Read the full story in Inside Philanthropy.  
February 24, 2015
Congratulations to Art History Professor Anne McClanan, winner of the Artstor Digital Humanities Award for her project Medieval Portland. More Information
February 19, 2015
Professor of Architecture Barbara A. Sestak has been elected to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows, together with 146 of the top architects in the nation, for her contributions in the category that honors achievements in architectural education, training and practice.
February 17, 2015
L. Rudolph Barton, Professor of Architecture, is spending the Winter and Spring 2015 terms in Glasgow, Scotland, and we are delighted to share this electronic "postcard" from him this week:  
February 16, 2015
With communities around the world facing an increasing number of natural disasters, poverty, community displacement, access to healthy food and safe spaces, and a host of other threats to their stability and well-being, the need for sustainable, human-centered solutions is growing. Responding to an urgent need for educated leaders who can help these communities respond to crises and become more resilient, Portland State University’s School of Architecture will launch a new Graduate Certificate in Public Interest Design, the school anno
January 30, 2015
Thanks to generous community support, Portland State architecture students will install a new public mini-park in front of the Southwest Fourth Avenue food carts this spring.  The SoMa Parklet Project launched a crowdfunding campaignthrough the PSU Foundation in late December. With one day left in the 43-day campaign, the project reached its goal of raising $15,350 Friday morning, Jan. 30.
December 29, 2014
The Architecture Foundation of Oregon and Oregon Community Foundation recently announced that Jeff Schnabel has ben named the 2014 Van Evera Bailey Fellow. Jeff will receive a $25,000 award from the Van Evera and Janet M.
December 29, 2014
Contemporary Art about Architecture: A Strange Utility, a book that Assistant Professor Nora Wendl co-edited and contributed to, with her colleague Isabelle Loring Wallace of University of Georgia, has recently been reviewed by Sarah Deyong in the October 2014 issue of the Journal of Architectural Education (Vol. 68, No. 2).
December 24, 2014
The PSU School of Music's new Online Music Program offers a flexible way for students to deepen their understanding of music history, theory and production.
December 22, 2014
Portland State University recently received the second year of funding from the Oregon Community Foundation’s Van Evera and Janet M. Bailey Fund, with five local architecture firms volunteering to participate in a first-of-its-kind collaboration between these professional practices and architecture students at PSU. OCF has pledged to contribute $100,000 to PSU over five years, tapering off as contributions from participating architecture firms increase.
December 15, 2014
The School of Art + Design is proud to announce that Art History Professor Jesse Locker's brand new book, Artemisia Gentileschi: The Language of Painting, is now available for purchase.
December 9, 2014
Public debate on the relationship between social practice and art institutions
December 4, 2014
  The following is an exerpt from this Oregonian article.   Portland State Chamber Choir, Into Unknown Worlds (CDbaby)  
November 27, 2014
Social Practice MFA students recently took a trip to LA, San Diego and Joshua Tree. Here they are at Joshua Tree, doing an exercise in the desert at Andrea Zittel's A-Z West Wagon Station Encampment.
October 31, 2014
A+D Scholarships 2015–16 // Deadline: Sunday, February 1, 2015  
October 23, 2014
PSU art history alum Karl Davis (BA 2003), who went on to complete his MA at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, has been appointed director of the Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts on the Umatilla Reservation in Eastern Oregon.
October 22, 2014
Portland State University Art and Social Practice MFA  Program announces the Art and Social Practice Reference Points book series December 1, 2014