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July 30, 2014
This year’s Pickathon music festival, August 1-3 at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Ore., will feature a brand-new performance venue, designed and built by students and faculty in Portland State University’s School of Architecture. Pickathon draws 3,500 campers each year for a weekend of music by both well-known and emerging performers in a pastoral setting.
July 25, 2014
Congratulations to art history professor Sue Taylor and art history senior Morgan Kelly, recipients of the  2014 Kamelia Massih Outstanding Faculty and Student Prizes in the Arts! The Kamelia Massih Endowment for the Arts was established upon the passing of former PSU student Kamelia Massih on May 19, 2010 with memorial gifts from friends, family and colleagues, as well as by a donation from Massih’s brother, PSU alumnus Fariborz Maseeh through his Massiah Foundation.
July 25, 2014
Cover Image: Jea Alford, tremblingofmyhand.westcoast.tooscaredtosay The Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize has been awarded to three Studio Practice MFA students in the School of Art + Design! Congratulations to Jea Alford (1st place), Katie Holden (2nd place), and Pam Minty (3rd place) for their outstanding submissions. Three Portland State MFA Students win Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prizes
July 24, 2014
PSU MFA 2014 Kaila Farrell-Smith's painting is featured in WW review.
July 24, 2014
PSU students travel on foot from PSU to Timberline Lodge as part of a summer course.
July 21, 2014
An architectural study abroad experience in Barcelona, Madrid & Girona
July 2, 2014
Objects Made is a traveling exhibition of works created by designers, from colorful and screenprinted ceramic tile and gorgeously textured ceramic bowls to walnut stacking chairs and woven textiles, making its way across the country with a planned stop in Portland in fall 2014.
July 2, 2014
We are proud to announce that PSU’s Center for Public Interest Design received the Campus Innovation award at the Elevating Impact Summit. Held this year at the Gerding Theater on June 20, 2014, this annual event focuses on leadership and entrepreneurship in the area of social innovation, and the Impact Awards highlight the achievements of the creative individuals and organizations who are making social and environmental change in the region and the world.
May 23, 2014
for its Interdisciplinary, Research-based Engineering and Design (IRED) Green Building Scholars
May 12, 2014
Assistant Professor Juan Heredia of the School of Architecture has been awarded a grant of $3,000 from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.  
May 12, 2014
Professor of Architecture Sergio Palleroni has been honored with a nomination for the inaugural International Invitational Tang Prize Medal Design Competition this year.  One of 61 nominated international designers representing "the best of our time," Palleroni was nominated for his work in the field of sustainable and public interest design. The final awards will be announced in June. 
May 8, 2014
Oregon Public Broadcasting has done an in-depth investigation into the downsides of portable classrooms and the critical need for healthier, more sustainable alternatives in primary and secondary education. PSU Assistant Professor of Architecture Margarette Leite and Professor of Architecture Sergio Palleroni, along with their work on the SAGE Classroom (Smart Academic Green Environment), are included in this three-part series and web feature. 
February 28, 2014
Do you love sketch and improv-based comedy? Try it out in a low-stress workshop that traces the roots of comedy back to Renaissance Italy through an exploration of Commedia dell’Arte. This historical, yet raw-and-ridiculous form draws on familiar stock characters, improvised dialogue and physical comedy to create original scenes, much like the character driven sketch comedy that remains popular today.  In this class you will:• Challenge your physical boundaries • Adopt the Commedia stock characters• Learn how to improvise
October 21, 2013
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