News - March 2014 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Monday, March 3, 2014
»Craig Epplin, Isabel Jaén, Lina Quiroga and Robert Sanders, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a panel discussion titled “Culture, Heritage, and Spanish at PSU” at the 2014 Confederation in Oregon for Language Teaching Conference at Pacifi
»Cynthia Mohr, Psychology faculty, presented her research with PSU students Lindsey Alley, Cameron McCabe, and Sarah Arpin on “The Actor-Partner Interdependence Model in Intimate Partner Research: A Systematic Review” at the Society for Personality and Soc
»Barbara Tint, Conflict Resolution faculty, presented a plenary session on networking skills at the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Alumni Professional Development Conference in Casablanca, Morocco, Feb. 21-25. Tint traveled on a
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article about the Irish and Italian diaspora, “The Long Walk to Hibernia: The Italian Immigration to Ireland Diasporas, Traveling Nations, and Traveling Communities in ‘Chippers’ by Nino T
»Per Henningsgaard, English faculty, co-authored with two former students an article titled “A Pedagogical Tool for Studying the History of the Book: Thirty-five Years of Bibliographical Presses in Australia and New Zealand, 1977–2012,” published in the cu
»Kendall Leon, English faculty, authored “Chicanas Making Change: Institutional Rhetoric and the Comisión Femenil Mexicana Nacional,” published in Reflections: A Journal of Public Rhetoric, Civic Writing, and Service Learning, Vol. 13.1, fall 2013.
»G. Tucker Childs, Applied Linguistics faculty, authored the chapter “Problems for the Salvage Linguist: Picking Up the Pieces After Asymmetrical Contact” in the book In and Out of Africa. Languages in Question. In Honour of Robert Nicolaï, Vol. 2. Languag
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Monday, March 10, 2014
»Kimberly Kahn, Psychology faculty, presented a poster on “Force and the Face: Examining Intragroup Bias in Police-Citizen Interactions” at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference in Austin, Texas, Feb. 14.
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a workshop, “Consider the Alternative: Embracing Popular Culture in the Composition Classroom,” at the Northwest Regional National Council of Teachers of English Conference in Portland, March 1-3.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited by Association of Teachers of Japanese in Oregon to give a lecture, “Chado — Japanese Tea Ceremony — as a Treasure House of Culture Learning,” at the Confederation in Oregon for Languag
»Kimberly Atwill, World Languages and Literatures adjunct faculty, authored an article, “Beginning English Literacy Development and Achievement Among Spanish-Speaking Children in Arizona's English-Only Classrooms: A Four-Year, Two-Cohort Longitudinal Study
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, with Donald Truxillo and Todd Bodner, Psychology faculty, co-authored an article, “Socioeconomic Status: A Comparison with Traditional Affirmative Action,” published in Employee Responsibilities and Rights Jou
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, authored a paper, “Spatial Analysis of Annual Runoff Ratios and their Variability Across the Contiguous U.S.,” published in the Journal of Hydrology, January 2014.
»Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-authored an article, “Review of Urban Water Body Challenges and Approaches: (1) Rehabilitation and Remediation,” published in the journal Fisheries, January 2014.
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Monday, March 31, 2014
»Portland State University geologist says we 'don't want to pay' for national system to monitor landslides
»Annabelle Dolidon and Stephanie Roulon, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “How to Improve Learning with Digital Credentials” at the Central Connecticut State University eighth annual Conference for Language Teachers, March 8.
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Nevada, Reno to give a lecture on “The Most Asked Questions in the History of Spanish,” March 12.
»Inger M. Olsen, World Languages and Literatures, participated in and presented a paper, "Denmark's Colonial Past Mirrored in 'Rejsen til Kærlighedens Ø' by Jette Kjærboe," at the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies at Yale University in New
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, delivered a lecture on “The Nanjing Massacre in History and Memory” at Oregon Episcopal School, March 7.
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, co-edited a monograph on integrated river basin management titled "Lessons from North and Central American UNESCO-HELP Basin (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization-Hydrology for the Environment, L
»Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty, authored seven chapters in the book Wild Salmonids in the Urbanizing Pacific Northwest published by Springer in early 2014.