News - May 2012 - Currently
Monday, May 7, 2012
»Julie Perini, Art faculty, receives a residency at Yaddo Artists' Colony in Saratoga Springs, New York, for July through August 2012, where she will complete work on new video and audio documentary projects.
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, presents "Social Capital, Rural Livelihoods and Natural Capital Investments: Evidence from Ethiopia" at the Environmental Economics Seminar Series, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden, March 16.
»Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, gives an invited talk, "Gender and Active Travel: Promoting Walking and Cycling by Women" at Rutgers University at the 20th anniversary of the Bloustein School, April 27.
»Julia Freybote, Business Administration faculty, presents “The Impact of Transaction Price Feedback on Valuation Judgment in a Depressed Real Estate Market” at the 2012 annual conference of the American Real Estate Society in St. Petersburg, Fla., April 1
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presents three workshops on "Community -Engaged Scholarship" and one on "Effective Partnerships with Philanthropy" at the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health conference in Houston, April 18-21.
»Karen Gibson, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presents "All New and Shiny? Social Inequality in Portland's Albina District" at the 42nd annual meeting of the Urban Affairs Association, Pittsburgh, April 18-21.
»Amy Hofer, Library faculty, and Michael Flakus, Library staff, present "Library Widget in the LMS: Way Cooler Than it Sounds" at the Online Northwest Conference, Corvallis, Feb. 10.
»Ted Khoury, Business Administration faculty, presents “Social Capital Signals and Their Conditional Reward: Exploring the Dynamic Nature of Alliances in Biotechnology IPOs” at the Conference for Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice’s Special Issue on “Socia
»Tom Larsen, Library, presents "Using MarcEdit in Daily Life: Sharing the Why and How" as part of a panel at the Oregon Library Association Conference, Bend, April 27.
»Junghee Lee, Art faculty, presents a paper, "The Influence of the Eight Buddhist Deva Guardians of Central Asia on China," as part of a panel she organized entitled "Kingship, Flaming Triangles, Envoys, and Buddhist Deva Guardians on the Silk Road" at the
»David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, gives an invited presentation on "Causes, Effects, and Mitigation Opportunities for the Urban Heat Island" at the bicentennial sustainability series of Drexel University's Natural Academy of Scie
»Shung Jae Shin, Business Administration faculty, presents in a symposium titled “International Advances in Innovation and Creativity in the Workplace” at the Annual Meeting of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, April 26-28.
»Jennifer Tappan, History faculty, presents a paper, "Malnutrition, Motherhood and Community-Oriented Primary Healthcare in Post-colonial Uganda," at an Emory University Conference on Development, Health and Humanitarian Crises in Post-Colonial Africa, Atl
»Janet Walker, Regional Research Institute and Social Work faculty, presents an invited plenary talk on "Best Practices for Supporting Transition-aged Youth and Young Adults" at a Young Adults with Behavioral Health Concerns: Improving Access to a Medical/
»Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, with Donald Truxillo and Layla Mansfield, Psychology faculty, coauthor a chapter titled “Temporary Workers: Who Are They and How Can We Select Them for Success,” which appears in Handbook fo
»Meredith Farkas, Library faculty, authors an article "Research Guide Technologies" in the Spring 2012 issue of Tips and Trends, Instruction Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
»Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, coauthors “A Model and Heuristic Solution Approach for the Capacitated Freight On-line Network Assignment with Transportation Disruptions and Recourse” published in Transportation Research Rec
»Harrell Fletcher, Art faculty, co-organizes a project with students from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs that involved walking from the campus to the top of Pikes Peak over three days while each participant (students, faculty, and alumni) d
»Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, coauthors an article titled “The Psychic Cost of Doing Wrong: Ethical Conflict, Divestiture Socialization, and Emotional Exhaustion” published in the Journal of Management.
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, presents "New Challenges, New Solutions: Sherpa Ecological Knowledge Change in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal" at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, in March
Monday, May 14, 2012
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, receives the Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology for her contributions as an educator, innovator, and mentor.
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, presents "REDD+ and Community-Controlled Forests in Low-Income Countries: Any Hope for a Linkage?" at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, World Bank, Washington, D.C., April 24.
»Berrin Erdogan and Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, co-chair, facilitate, and present sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, April 26-28. Together, they facilitate a session titl
»Harrell Fletcher, Art faculty, presents a lecture and project for the Art Education Masters program at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va., May 2.
»David Johns, Political Science faculty, presents a paper, “Reconnecting the Western Wildway: Biology and Politics,” at Biodiversity Without Borders, the Nature Serve and Natural Heritage Conference, Portland, April 22-26.
»Junghee Lee, Art faculty, co-organizes the Prehistoric and Ancient Arts and Pan'gudae (Bangudae) Petroglyphs of Ulsan, Korea, with the Bangudae Petroglyphs Institute of the University of Ulsan and the Korea Institute of Harvard University. She was invited
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, presents a poster, "Biomateriomics: Multiscale Investigations in Cell and Tissue Engineering" co-authored by Shelley Mason, Biology doctoral candidate, and Randy Zelick, Biology faculty, at Biomed
»Inger Olsen, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presents "Realism and Predestination in Kirsten Thorup's Novel Himmel og Helvede [Heaven and Hell]" at the 102nd annual Society for Advancement of Scandinavian Study conference in Salt Lake City, May 3
»Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, presents a paper, “Placing Personality in Context: Linking Work and Within-individual Personality Variation,” and was a presenter in the session titled “Expanding New Frontiers of OCB Research: Context Matter
»Will Parnell, Education faculty, co-authors "iDocument: How Smartphones and Tablets Are Changing Documentation in Preschool and Primary Classrooms?" published in Young Children, May 2012.
»Janet Walker, Regional Research and Social Work faculty, presents an invited keynote, "Policy Themes in Community and State Support for Comprehensive Transition Systems," at the annual grantee meeting for the Healthy Transitions Initiative in the Substanc
Monday, May 21, 2012
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presented the closing plenary "Where To From Here? Considering Impact of Community Engagement from Multiple Perspectives" to the national conference of the Canadian Alliance of Community Service Learning in S
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented a paper, "Death by Birth," at the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting at Brown University, April 1; and at an Epistemologies of the Undead conference at University of Potsdam, Germany, June
»Rik Lemoncello, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presented a four-hour seminar, "Assessing Cognitive Functioning for the Speech-Language Pathologist," for Providence Medical Centers, Portland, May 12. The seminar focused on best practices for standard
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited lecture, "Fundamentals of the History of the Spanish Language," at University of Washington, Seattle, during May and at University of California, Irvine, in April.
»Desiree Pacheco, Business Administration faculty, presented “Non-Market Actions and Emerging Industry Growth: A Study of the Solar Energy Industry” at the Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship Conference at the University of Denver, April 12-13.
»Jamie Ross, Women's Studies and University Studies faculty, and students in her Work of Art Freshmen Inquiry class will present their photojournalism project, a collaborative effort with Sabin CDC and Catholic Charities, at the McCoy Village Apartments
»Karen Seccombe, Community Health faculty, gave a featured talk, "The Family Side of China," at the Northwest Council on Family Relations Conference, Portland, May 18.
»Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, presented a paper, "After Pruitt Igoe," at Society of Landscape Architects' Preconference Symposium before the 65th annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Detroit, April 17.
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, read from her new novel, The Listeners, at Powell's Books, Portland, May 16.
»Heather Burns, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, co-authored "The Learning Gardens Laboratory: Teaching Sustainability and Developing Sustainable Food Systems Through Unique Partnerships" published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and
»Susan Chan, Music faculty, performed a piano recital of contemporary Chinese works as guest artist at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, April 16. She also performs the world premiere of "Pianobells," a newly commissioned work by Pulit
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored an article, "The Postman Rings Every Now and Then," published in Slate, April 13.
»Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, and graduate student Jesse Boudart authored a paper, ''A Model and Study of the Key Variables Affecting Bus Replacement Age and Lifecycle Costs," forthcoming in a 2012 Transportation Research
»Erna Gelles, Hatfield School of Government faculty, co-authored a chapter, "Question Mapping: A Method for Organizing and Sustaining Dialogue" published in Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems, Public Deliberation and Sustained Dialogue, Columbia Un
»H. Thomas Johnson, Business Administration faculty, wrote a review of "When Accountants Come To Power Management From Hell: How Financial Investor Logic Hijacked Firm Governance" by Robert R. Locke, emeritus professor of business history at University of
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, "Climactic Effect Markers in Spoken and Written Narrative: Japanese Conditionals Tara and To," published in Test & Talk: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Language, Discourse & C
»Dave Ervin, Economics and Environmental Science faculty, served on a National Academy of Sciences National Research Council planning committee for the "National Summit on Strategies to Manage Herbicide-Resistant Weeds" and participates in a summit in Wash
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, won the 2012 Marcia Tuttle International Grant from the North American Serials Interest Group.
»Tracy Prince, English faculty, received the 2012 Northwest Examiner Award for Historic Preservation on May 12 for the book Portland's Goose Hollow. "An exceptionally comprehensive and enlightening illustrated history of her neighborhood," wrote the awards
»Ben Anderson-Nathe, Child and Family Studies faculty, presented a keynote address, "When in Rome: Young People, Sexuality, and the Power of Discourse," at the Adolescent Sexuality Conference, Seaside, April 24. He and graduate students Kiera Hansen and Mi
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, presented "Preserving Memory, Sustaining Communities" at the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies meeting in Kelowna, B.C. Portland State students Anabel Lopez Salinas and Mandy Elder a
»Andrew Giarelli, University Studies adjunct faculty, presented "Cheyennes, Folklorists and 'Authenticity'" at Charles University American Studies Institute in Prague, Czech Republic, May 17; and "The Birth of Hippie Subcultural Formulae" at The American C
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited lecture, "Ten Most Asked Questions About the History of the Spanish Language," at the Department of Romance Languages, University of Oregon, Eugene in May.
»Desiree Pacheco, Business Adminstration faculty, participated in a workshop, “Regional Electricity Transmission Planning in the West,” for the Energy Policy Institute at Boise State University, April 26-27. This was part of a National Science Foundation g
»Jelena Simonovic Schiff, Music adjunct faculty, presented "Composers from Former Yugoslavia Active in the United States: Bogojevich, Miljkovic, Paranosic, and Vrebalov" at the 25th College Music Society Pacific Northwest Regional Conference, Vancouver, B.
»Sue Taylor, Art History faculty, presented a lecture, "Grant Wood, Odd Man out in Iowa," in conjunction with the exhibition Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, at the Tacoma Art Museum, Wash., May 19.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited paper, “Lessons Learned from OPI: Context- and Discourse-based Instruction,” at the 19th Princeton Japanese Pedagogy Forum, Princeton, N.J., May 19-20.
»Lisa Bates, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, authored an invited chapter, "Housing: Policy and Planning Challenges," published in the Oxford Handbook of Urban Planning, Oxford University Press, 2012.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored "Ruffians, Pickpockets, and Jewel Fences" published in Slate, May 4.
»Dave Ervin, Environmental Sciences and Economics faculty, and Gary Larsen and Craig Shinn, Public Administration faculty, authored an essay, "Simple Ecosystem Service Valuation Can Impact National Forest Management," published in the Association of Enviro
»Jeff Fletcher, Systems Science and University Studies faculty, co-authored an article, "Spatio-Temporal Differentiation and Sociality in Spiders," published in the journal PLoS ONE, April 24.
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, authored "Rightlessness” published in a special issue of the New Centennial Review, D. Clark ed., Vol. 11.2, Fall 2011.
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, co-authored "Plasma Levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls, non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, and Causation" published in the Journal of Environmental and Public Health, Vol. 2012:258981, 2012.
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, authored a novel, The Listeners, published by Tin House Books, May 2012.