News - Portland State University
Monday, January 5, 2015
»Paula Carder and Margaret Neal, Institute on Aging faculty, received a $400,000 grant from the Oregon Department of Human Services. They will survey resident, staff and facility characteristics of assisted living, residential care, and adult foster homes
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, was awarded an Artistic Focus Project Grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council in December.
»Birol Yesilda and Shpresa Halimi, Business Administration faculty, received an $83,000 Fulbright-Hays grant from the U.S. Department of Education for the PSU Middle East Studies Center to conduct a seminar project in Egypt for K-12 and community college t
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, authored "Urban Landslides: Challenges For Forensic Engineering Geologists and Geotechnical Engineers" published in Engineering Geology for Society and Territory: Urban Geology, Sustainable Planning, and Landscape Ex
»William J. Comer, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored “Readers and the Challenges of the Russian-English Dictionary” published in the online journal The Reading Matrix, Vol. 14, Issue 2.
»Barbara Friesen and Pauline Jivanjee, Social Work faculty, and others co-authored "Meeting the Transition Needs of Urban American Indian/Alaska Native Youth through Culturally Based Services," published in the Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Resea
»Robert Schroeder, Library faculty, authored "Exploring Critical and Indigenous Research Methods with a Research Community: Part II – The Landing," published in the online journal In the Library with the Lead Pipe, Dec. 3.
»Suzanne Sager, Library staff, authored "Library Support Staff Today and How it has Changed," published in the Oregon Library Association Quarterly, Vol. 20, No. 3.
»Sully Taylor, Business Administration faculty, co-authored the chapter “Global Strategic Change: A Synthesis of Approaches,” published in Advances in Global Leadership, Vol. 8, Emerald Press, which received an honorable mention for its "scholarly rigor an
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented in absentia the paper “Annie Vivanti: History in Her Stories Between Two Continents and Two Centuries,” about Jewish Italian-British author Annie Vivanti and her political writings from 1910
»Dave Ervin, Sustainable Solutions faculty and Environmental Management and Economics emeritus faculty, co-presented “Principles to Guide Assessments of Ecosystem Service Values,” and presented "Ecosystem Service Valuation to aid Climate Change Decisions"
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, co-authored "Community Strategies in the Management of a World Heritage Site" for presentation at the 18th General Assembly of the International Council on Monuments and Sites, Florence, Italy, November.
»Michele Gamburd, Anthropology faculty, presented a paper titled “The French Connection: Tourist Humanitarianism in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka” at the 113th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C., Dec. 5.
»Meiru Liu, International Management and Confucius Institute faculty, gave an invited presentation on “Developing Chinese Language and Cultural Teacher Education Program – Plans, Goals, Curriculum and Instructional Design” and chaired the panel “Teacher Ma
»Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, and student Emma Prichard presented "Concentrations and Effects of Emerging Contaminants in Marine Invertebrates" at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists in Tacoma, Wash.
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented on a panel titled "Rights to the City: Critical Politics in and beyond the Academy" at the 9th Annual Critical Geographies Mini-Conference at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, B.C., Nov.
»Ryan Melton, Regional Research Institute, and others presented a poster titled "Understanding Individual and Family Experiences Associated With Duration of Untreated Psychosis in Oregon: Early Assessment and Support Alliance," at the International Early P
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented "A Strange Convex Sets" in the PDE Seminar Series of the PSU Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dec. 3.
»Dennis Stovall, English faculty emeritus, is recipient of the 2015 Jack D. Rittenhouse Award from PubWest, an international book publishing trade association. He will received the award at the PubWest Conference in Pasadena, Calif., in February.