News - December 2013 - Portland State University
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»Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Communication faculty, was a member of a working group of marine biologists and communication scholars that met Oct. 4-5 for a project called “Communicating Conservation Science to Non-Scientists: Strategies and Practices,” sponsored
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, was re-invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Management.
»L. Kris Gowen, Abby Bandurraga, Pauline Jivanjee and Barbara Friesen, Regional Research Institute for Human Services, with Terry Cross, former Social Work faculty and now director of National Indian Child Welfare Association, received the Best Article of
»Tom Potiowsky, Jenny Liu, Jeff Renfro, and Scott Stewart, Northwest Economic Research Center (NERC), won the 2013 Award for Excellence in Print Publications from the Association for University Business and Economic Research at its October conference. NERC
»Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, presented "Ceramics and Social Networks" as an invited speaker in the Simon Fraser Department of Archaeology Colloquium Series, Nov. 21.
»Kimberley Brown, Applied Linguistics and International Studies faculty, presented “World Englishes Infusion Activities in the TESOL Methods Sequence” at the Conference of the International Association for World Englishes in Tempe, Ariz., Nov. 16. Graduate
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented a keynote speech, "Urban Landslides: A Challenge for the Forensic Engineering Geologist and Geotechnical Engineer" at the 45th Annual Geotechnical Engineering Conference held at the University of Kansas, Nov. 14. Hi
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, presented “Predilectos, Abandonados, y el Desarrollo Sustentable en la Ciudad Patrimonio” at the XII World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities in Oaxaca, Mexico, Nov. 18-22.
»Evguenia Davidova, International Studies and University Studies faculty, presented “Doctors Across Borders — Reluctant Revolutionaries? Some Examples from the Mid-19th Century Ottoman Balkans,” at the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Stu
»Dave Ervin and Simon Ngawhika, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, with Sara Vickerman, presented “Principles to Guide Assessments of Ecosystem Service Values” in four briefings with federal agencies and private organizations in Washington, D.C., Nov. 12
»Michele Gamburd, Anthropology faculty, presented a talk, titled “Corruption Narratives: Affective Moral Economies of Post-Tsunami Recovery,” at the 112th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, Nov. 23.
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, presented two papers in Korea: "U.S. Perspective and Strategy for North Korean Development Cooperation" on Nov. 19 in Seoul at the Conference on International Cooperation for Enhancing Peace in Northeast Asi
»Ted Khoury, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper, “The Robustness of Institutions and Entrepreneurship Outcomes in Developing and Emerging Economies,” at the Southern Management Association’s November meeting. The paper won the best paper aw
»Anoop Mirpuri, English faculty, chaired and presented on a panel, titled “The Debt Financing of Mass Incarceration: Prison Profiteering in High Financial Times,” at the Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association in Washington, D.C., Nov. 24.
»Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper, “Collecting from Streams of Children’s Identity: Teacher Candidates Find their Agency,” at the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators 2013 Annual Conference in Washing
»Jill Rissi, Public Administration faculty, presented “Getting from Here to There: Application of Implementation Science to a Patient-Centered Primary Care Home Program” at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition, Nov. 15-19.
»Tracy J. Prince, Portland Center for the Public Humanities, gave talks on her book, Culture Wars in British Literature: Multiculturalism and National Identity, at the University of Washington Tacoma, Dec. 2, and at the University of British Columbia’s Gre
»Billie Sandberg and Jill Rissi, Public Administration faculty, presented "Health Care Reform, Coordinated Care Organizations, and the Process of Neoliberalization" at the 42nd Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations an
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, presented “A Bit Part, But An Important One: Linguistic Anthropologists and Sociolinguists as Expert Witnesses” at the 112th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, Nov. 22.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored “Does Christmas Shopping Start Earlier Every Year? (Nope.) The Long History of Early Shopping in America,” published in the online magazine Slate.com, Nov. 6.
»Emily Ford, Library faculty, with Laura Ziegen co-authored “Interinstitutional Library Collaboration: Support for a Joint Master of Public Health Program,” published in the journal Advances in Librarianship, Vol. 37, in September.
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, with Cathy Jordan and Sarena Seifer, co-authored “Rethinking Peer Review: Expanding the Boundaries for Community-Engaged Scholarship,” published as the lead article in the inaugural issue of the International
»Priya Kapoor, Communication and International Studies faculty authored a lead theory chapter, "A Genealogy of Occupy within Transnational Contexts and Communication Research" published in an edited anthology, Understanding Occupy from Wall Street to Portl
»Charla Mathwick, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, titled “Consumer Power: Evolution in the Digital Age,” published in the November issue of the Journal of Interactive Marketing.
»Timm Menke, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Arno Schmidt und Martin Walser: Eine intrikate Beziehung. Vier Thesen," published in in the journal Bargfelder Bote: Materialien zum Werk Arno Schmidts, December 2013.
»Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, titled “Hierarchical Representations of the Five-Factor Model of Personality in Predicting Job Performance: Integrating Three Organizing Frameworks with Two Theoretical Perspectives,”
»Pete Tashman, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, titled “Who and What Really Matters to the Firm: Moving Stakeholder Salience beyond Managerial Perceptions” published in the October issue of Business Ethics Quarterly.
»Tony Wolk, English and University Studies faculty, authored a book of short stories, The Parable of You, published by Propeller Press in November.
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, received funding through the PSU Provost Challenge to create a "mini-MOOC" to facilitate real-time practicums and internships for students. The initial phase of her project has been successfully completed.
»Cindy Cooper, Business Administration faculty, received funding through the PSU Provost Challenge for an online Social Entrepreneurship Certificate, which is accepting students and has received local press.
»Jeanne Enders, Business Administration faculty, received funding through the PSU Provost Challenge to move two undergraduate degrees, management and leadership and supply and logistics, fully online. The project is off to a strong start.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
»Portland Development Commission Partnership with OHSU, PSU Supports Commercialization for Six Startups
»Adjunct Faculty Association (PSUFA) and Portland State University reach tentative agreement on a new contract
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»The Oregonian: Gun violence report after Sandy Hook: No one can predict future killers, but some intervention programs work
»Alumni in the News: Handel's 'Messiah' in Hillsboro to feature Brian Tierney, target of 2012 I-205 shooting
Friday, December 13, 2013
»Intensive English Language Program instructors, presented at the Oregon Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages conference on Oct. 12.
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»Alumni in the News: Lou named founding Dr. Roger Gilbertson endowed chair of neurology at UND medical school
Monday, December 23, 2013
»Zombie virus research could make vaccines last longer, be more available, and save billions of dollars
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