News - April 2014 - Portland State University
Monday, April 14, 2014
»Javier Faulín Fajardo, Universidad Pública de Navarra, is visiting the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science this month. Fajardo specializes in operations research and logistics, and has been working with Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environme
»Scott Thompson, Business Administration adjunct faculty, has been re-elected to the Unitus Community Credit Union Board of Directors, on which he serves as chairman of the finance committee. Unitus is one of the largest and oldest credit unions in Oregon
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented two keynote talks — “Urban Landslides: A Challenge for the Forensic Engineering Geologists and Geotechnical Engineers” and “An Update on the Oso Landslide in Washington” — at the Geotechnical Society of Edmonton con
»Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, and graduate student Chawalit Tipagornwong presented a paper, “The Impact of Economic, Logistical, and Transportation Factors on the Cost-Competitiveness of Low-Capacity Green Freight Delivery
»G.L.A. Harris and Theresa Julnes Keleka Kaimanu, Public Administration faculty, presented papers on a panel about Yesterday’s Worries, Today’s Realities: Challenges Facing Higher Education at the American Society for the Public Administration 2014 Annual
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, served on a panel called “Putting the J in JRPG Japanese Culture and Videogames” at the Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference in Philadelphia, March 28.
»Audrey Lingley, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper titled “Seeing Crucibles: The Educational Relevance of Spiritual Development Through Critical Historiography” at fourth Global Conference on Spirituality in the 21st Century: At the Int
»Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education faculty, presented a paper, “Circles and Bicycles: Thinking and Rethinking about the Action Research Process,” and chaired a session on Disrupting by Imagining: Rethinking Early Childhood
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, was a panelist at Pyramid Breweries’ “30 Years of Beer” event in Seattle, Feb. 26.
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, titled “How Much Do We Know About Persian as a Heritage Language?,” at the second International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages at the National Heritage Languages Reso
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, presented an invited talk on “Improving Applicant Reactions through Justice-Based Explanations” at the Université Paris Descartes in France, in March.
»Deborah Peterson, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, authored “A Missing Piece in the Sustainability Movement: The Human Spirit,” published in the peer-reviewed journal Sustainability: The Journal of Record, April 2014.
»Janelle Voegele, Academic Innovation, authored “Student Perspectives on Blended Learning Through the Lens of Social, Teaching and Cognitive Presence,” published in the edited volume Blended Learning: Research Perspectives, Volume 2, 2013.
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, received a grant from the Government of Quebec for the project “Growing Governance: Comparing Participatory Policymaking and Planning for Urban Agriculture in Montreal, Quebec and Portland, Oregon.”