News - April 2012 - Portland State University
Monday, April 23, 2012
»Alex Accetta, Campus Recreation, was elected at-large director for the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association. He will act as a liaison and representative to and for its board of directors, will approve new or revised policies and proposed op
»Jenny Welnick and Caitlin Anderson, Campus Recreation, became the elected state representatives to the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association.
»Jen Armbruster, Jessie Belter, Jenny Welnick, and Tyler Baker, Campus Recreation, present “Balls to Walls: How to Make Your Facilities and Programs Accessible" at the annual National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Conference in Tampa, Florida.
»Christine Cress, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, and grad student Sarah Drummond Hays present “Assessment for Learning, Action, and Impact: Civic Engagement Data Strategies for Capacity Building” at the Continuums of Service Annual Conference,
»Harrell Fletcher, Art faculty, discusses "The Emergence of Art and Social Practice" at the first Ned Behnke Annual Lecture for the Neddy at Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, April 18.
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presents a paper, "Power, Pedagogy, and Persuasion: Invitational Rhetoric in What It Is," at the joint conference of the American Culture and Popular Culture Associations in Boston.
»Lisa McKinney, Darby Smith, and Errin Beck, Applied Linguistics faculty, present "Orienting New Faculty Adjuncts" and "Customizing Professional Development" at the Teachers of English as a Second or Other Language International Convention, Philadelphia, M
»Janet Walker, Nancy Koroloff, and Celeste Moser, Regional Research Institute and Social Work faculty, present at the 24th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference in Tampa, Fla., March 6. Walker presents an invited plenary session en
»Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, authors “The Time Dependent Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows: Benchmark Problems, an Efficient Solution Algorithm, and Solution Characteristics” published in Transportation Research P
»Darrell Grant, Music faculty, performs on piano as a member of The Bridge Quartet to kick off the spring season of PDX Jazz @ The Mission Theater, April 19. The performance was a special tribute to Thelonious Monk titled "Crossing into the Monkasphere."
»Pamela Miller, Social Work faculty, authors a book chapter, "The American Health Care System from a Social (Work) Perspective in Between America and Poland,” published in Opole Sociological Studies, Nomos, Krakow, Poland.
»Peter Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authors a paper, "Asymmetric Decentralized Flocks," for the journal Transactions on Automatic Control. Written with B.D. Stosic from Brazil and F.M. Tangerman from Long Island, the paper discusses a st
»Lawrence Wheeler, University Honors Program faculty, has two original calligraphic works, "Reading Grammatology" and "Mao Speaks Back to Andy," published in the annual international juried issue of Letter Arts Review, Vol. 25, No. 2.