Feature Story Archive



Nothing is normal in this challenging time, but PSU Vikings are mobilizing to create a new online experience for students
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PSU's student-run radio station provides opportunity for expression, free thought, alternative music
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 New exhibit explores racism

JSMA art exhibitions also consider social justice an oppression
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500 Portland State and high school choral students perform works by Grammy Award-winning choral composer. Watch video
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Propel PSU connects academic innovation with entrepreneurial success
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PSU rolls out new Students First programs and services for transfer students
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More Oregon residents now eligible to attend PSU tuition-free
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New student safety ambassadors help launch campus-wide initiative to foster a safe and secure campus
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Week of events honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. includes campus speaker Daymond Glenn
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Cultural centers provide support, connection to increasingly diverse student population. Watch video
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 A Decade in Review

Renovation, innovation, student success: a look at the last 10 years
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New ASPSU President works to unite students. Watch video
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Fall enrollment shows increases in Latino students, GPA, online courses
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PSU debuts opera exploring hurdles for women in tech in 6 performances. Watch video
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Long-awaited Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art debuts at center of PSU campus
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Army officer’s path to an MBA is a compelling example of the journey of hundreds of veterans at PSU
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Celebrating 50 years of Honors education at PSU
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Innovative financial center helps students stay on track, plan for future success
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Ignite scholarship, peer mentoring program supports students in pursuing a career in healthcare
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PSU expands all-campus efforts to help students graduate
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Need to know places, campus resources and fall fun
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Former Neuberger Hall reopens after two years, $70M worth of renovations
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New PSU course brings higher ed to incarcerated students at Coffee Creek. Watch video
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Students spent their summer doing real-world research alongside PSU faculty mentors
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New federal grant will fund science, engineering education for underrepresented students
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Inside-Out course brings together PSU and incarcerated students
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"I can conquer anything with PSU by my side."
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IELP is the place to go for international students to learn English.
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PSU's InventOR teams focus on clean air, forest fire prevention.
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"I'm working on a major tech innovation. Gender equality."
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"A 7-story fall broke my back. But it won't break my will."
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Students are jumpstarting a new life — no matter the obstacles.
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See video and photo gallery of PSU’s graduation ceremonies.
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Nearly 6,000 Portland State students graduate in Moda Center ceremonies.
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What you need to know for the big weekend.
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More than 6,000 students graduate this year. Here's three who stand out.
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 Stephen Percy named interim PSU president

Percy is expected to serve as interim through the 2019-20 academic year while the board conducts a search for a permanent president.
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PSU's 2019 graduates head for great careers in a booming economy.
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College of the Arts students take a more creative approach to finals week. Watch video.
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Check out daily campus life through students' eyes.
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PSU Research Week highlights world-class faculty research that impacts Portland and beyond.
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For one month, a section of S.W. Montgomery St. will be pedestrian-only. Let the party begin!
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Portland State University redefines what a college education should look like–and what it should do.
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Half of all PSU undergraduates are transfers from another college. It’s a smart way to make education affordable.
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“Honestly, if I didn’t have that fund, I probably wouldn’t be going to school."
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Student government seeks input on options to modernize Smith Memorial Student Union.
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PSU Architecture students contribute research, design, and construction efforts to new village for homeless veterans.
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Services for Students With Children provides child care subsidies, on-campus care, individualized support and more.
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Student experiments help future NASA missions to the moon and Mars.
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Program helps first-generation, low-income students survive and thrive.
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Campus safety report to be discussed at March 7 meeting.
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Disability Resource Center provides equal access to education.
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Celebrating the only department of its kind in the Northwest during Black History month.
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Annual celebration brings 23 light-based art experiences to PSU.
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Apply by Feb. 1 to qualify for Four Years Free and other financial aid.
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Keynote address and panel discussion explore legacy of civil rights leader.
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Renovations and new construction are happening all over campus.
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Portland State is at your fingertips with our mobile app | Watch video.
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"Five highlights from Portland State in 2018"
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"PSU's innovative, hands-on approach earns College of Distinction honor"
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"Being an on-campus resident is so much more than just living in a dorm | Watch video"
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"Executive chef Matt Steele leads theater-style food demonstrations on campus | Watch video"
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"University Studies program helps students discover their passion | Watch video"
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"Two programs help add more than 2,000 qualified students to PSU"
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"PSU launches $300 million fundraising effort"
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"New PSU CO-OP program pairs paid work with studies"
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"PSU launches research centers for homelessness and future cities"
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"Students experience South American culture performing at world-class concert halls"
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"Engineering dean, provost and research VP learn about campus, set priorities"
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"Portland Farmers Market makes a home at PSU each Saturday"
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Improving health across campusImproving health across campus

"Pioneering initiative fosters a culture of wellness"
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BIKETOWN bike rides now free to PSU studentsBIKETOWN free to PSU students

 

"Current students may ride up to 90-minutes per day at no cost"
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"Watch videos and see photos from the weekend ceremonies"
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"Meet five of PSU's top graduates"
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From school to a career

"2018 grads with great jobs, and how they got them"
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One Day at PSU 2018

"What happens in a single day at Portland State? Quite a bit."
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Taking the trip of a lifetime

"Non-Jewish students experience diversity of Israel through sponsored trip"
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A new generation of scientists

"PSU program helps low-income, minority students pursue their academic dreams"
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A game changer for PSU

"Viking Pavilion at the Stott Center provides new home for campus and community events"
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A new approach to campus policing

"PSU campus police want to change stereotypes and be prepared for an active shooter"
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Taking Oregon to space

"PSU students build a satellite that will be sent into orbit"
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Multicultural Center celebrates 25 years

"A busy gathering spot for students of all races, ethnicities and backgrounds"
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Your next career step

"Employers meet students at PSU’s career fairs, Feb. 27 and 28"
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New scholarships for pre-health studies

"PSU, Kaiser Permanente and Portland Leadership Foundation team up to help pre-health students"
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An academic approach to reducing airport waste

"PSU and Port of Portland’s 15-year collaboration helps PDX keep waste out of landfills"
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How to do PSU

"New tools enable students to register, pay bills and much more from their phone, tablet or laptop"
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Preserving affordable housing in Portland

PSU Urban Affairs Professor Lisa Bates calls on city to protect housing near transit
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PSU bystander training promotes student safety

"Having gone through it, I realize the value of it."
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Help during a crisis

C.A.R.E. Team available to support PSU students through difficult times
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Honoring PSU's veterans

Meet some of the students who served
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A music venue becomes a veterans village

PSU Architecture students help build a village for homeless veterans in Clackamas County
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PSU ranked top 10 "most innovative" in the nation

U.S. News & World Report honors PSU for third year in a row
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Explore the World

PSU’s Education Abroad Fair will show you how
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New home for The School of Business opens - September 2017

Karl Miller Center to serve PSU business students in style
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Learning from the Silent Screen - September 2017

Film professor Amy Broden introduces the YouTube generation to century-old movies - including the first-ever goofy pet video
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Discover Portland’s roots

New website shares local history through trees
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Moonshadow

PSU students send balloons to the stratosphere to document the eclipse
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International champions - July 2017

PSU chamber choir wins Grand Prix at the Bali International Choral Festival
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Upward Bound - July 2017

PSU college-prep program inspires high school students
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Neuberger Hall renovation to begin - July 2017

Fariborz Maseeh gift completes fund-raising for $70 million project
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Designing for hope - June 2017

A village designed by PSU architecture students offers a new life for homeless women
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Commencement 2017 photos and video - June 2017

Portland State graduated more than 6,000 students at the Moda Center
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Leaders in the making: PSU's class of 2017

Meet three of the more than 6,000 students graduating June 18
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One day, filmed by you - May 2017

Your campus. Your community. Your video.
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Rahmat Shoureshi named ninth president of Portland State - May 2017

Top academic leader at New York Institute of Technology to head PSU starting in August
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A new way out of homelessness - April 2017

Architecture students help create Women's Village in North Portland
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You are welcome here - April 2017

PSU joins with colleges throughout in welcoming international students
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Two universities, one mission: Better health for all - March 2017

Launch your health career in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
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Your stress-free path to a degree - March 2017

Initiatives aim to improve student experience at PSU
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Take Flight - March 2017

The internationally renowned Portland State Chamber Choir performs at Lincoln Hall
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Psychology in the real world - February 2017

PSU students search for solutions to gender, race and sexual prejudice
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A learning lab for radio and video - February 2017

KPSU and PSU.tv give students production experience
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Finding her way - January 2017

Disability Resource Center helps students such as blind violist Christina Ebersohl succeed at PSU - January 2017
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Take care of yourself at SHAC - January 2017

The Center for Student Health and Counseling is open to all students taking at least five credits
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Why transferring to PSU pays off - January 2017

A how-to guide to making your move
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Honors College thrives on small, intense courses - November 2016

Growing program is "best of both worlds"
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Latino enrollment surges - November 2016

PSU becomes the top university home for Oregon's growing Latino population
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PSU singers debut original opera - November 2016

See the world premiere of "The Place Where You Started"
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Behind the scenes on "Portlandia" - October 2016

Students and alumni work on the set of the sketch comedy show
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Four Years Free - October 2016

No tuition or mandatory fees for qualifying 2017 freshmen
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PSU ranked top 10 "most innovative" in the nation - September 2016

U.S. News & World Report honors PSU as a catalyst for change
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It's tough being first - August 2016

Overcoming the challenges of being first in their family to attend college
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Sign language popularity booms - August 2016

An engaging, 'beautiful' way to communicate
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Biketown rolls onto campus - July 2016

Orange bikes are the new green way to go
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Inventing the future - July 2016

PSU opens the door to the next generation of inventors
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Meet PSU's sustainability superheroes - July 2016

Award winners fight for a greener world
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Do something great - June 2016

New video captures soul and spirit of PSU
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Scenes from Class of 2016 Commencement - June 2016

PSU celebrated graduates in two ceremonies at the Moda Center
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Time to make their mark on the world - June 2016

Nearly 5,800 PSU grads; three share their stories
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The world comes to PSU - May 2016

International Night to celebrate more than 1,900 students from 84 nations
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Research opportunities abound for undergraduates - April 2016

Students get intensive hands-on experience working in their fields of study
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Take back the day and night - April 2016

Speak out during Sexual Assault Awareness Month
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One day, filmed by you - March 2016

For the fifth year, people across campus record what happens in a single day at PSU
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Yes, you can study abroad - February 2016

Peer advisers, scholarships and short trips help you see the world
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A Major Decision - February 2016

Check out "Explore PSU Majors" event to help find your path
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Explore Black History - February 2016

The PSU library has videos, speeches, photos, posters and more
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Free food on campus - January 2016

Food Pantry, Harvest Share meet growing need for staples and fresh produce
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What are PSU's priorities for next five years? - January 2016

Student success is No. 1 goal
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The ABSOLUTE BEST reasons to choose PSU - January 2016

See our Top 5 list
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Our 4-year degree guarantee - December 2015

PPSU is the only public university in Oregon to guarantee you'll graduate in four years, saving you time and money
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Mapping "Portlandness" - December 2015

Professors publish new cultural atlas with research by 100 students
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Energize, relax and, oh yeah, study – it's finals week - December 2015

Survival tips from Jimmy, Nettaly and Lauren
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Capstone gives students real-world experience - November 2015

Seniors move from classroom to community to work in teams
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Let's be clear - September 2015

PSU is now smoke and tobacco free everywhere on campus
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U.S.News ranks PSU as "most innovative school" - September 2015

PSU joins Stanford and Harvard as one of the nation's top 20 cutting-edge campuses
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A new way to get to PSU - September 2015

Tilikum Crossing provides transit options to campus
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A powerful partnership - August 2015

Kiwanis Camp capstone pairs PSU students and campers with special needs
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Earn a degree online - July 2015

PSU Online site makes it easier than ever
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Pot on campus still banned - July 2015

Oregon's new marijuana legalization doesn't change PSU's prohibition
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Commencement 2015 - June 2015

Fearless Graduates, Class of 2015
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It's never too late - May 2015

Read about students going the last mile in Portland State Magazine
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One day, filmed by you - May 2015

People across campus capture the moments that make up PSU
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Speaking out against sexual violence - April 2015

Find your voice at dozens of Sexual Assault Awareness Month events
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Taking your next step - March 2015

Three things to know about transferring to PSU
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Beating the high price of textbooks - February 2015

Six ways to help you save
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Proving them wrong - February 2015

Full-ride Gates scholarships help disadvantaged students excel
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New Beginnings - February 2015

How college grads can fast-track a new career in computer programming
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Comics studies comes to PSU - January 2015

New program draws both creators and scholars into the classroom
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Cleaner water for 2.5 million people - January 2015

Professor's technology plays vital role in Rwanda.
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Welcome to weird and wonderful Portland - December 2014

Jimmy, Nettaly and newcomer Lauren take you on a tour of their favorite downtown holiday hangouts
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A new era in campus security - December 2014

Board of Trustees approves hiring of armed police officers
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Stories of War - November 2014

Student veterans share the experiences that shaped their lives
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The Haunting of PSU - October 2014

Jimmy and Nettaly tour the spookiest places on campus.
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PSU wins $24 million grant to boost diversity in science - October 2014

Largest research grant yet will help underrepresented students pursue health and research careers.
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Welcome to the new Life Sciences center - September 2014

Science education at PSU takes a giant leap.
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U.S. News: PSU "up-and-coming" for third year - September 2014

PSU moves up to No. 8 on list of nation's most promising universities.
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Four Years. Guaranteed - September 2014

New degree path draws its first group of nearly 100 freshmen.
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Sketching Spain - August 2014

Architecture students travel to Barcelona, Girona and Madrid to study and draw what they see.
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Leading the way for LGBT students - August 2014

PSU becomes a national leader in services, support.
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Be a changemaker - July 2014

PSU celebrates social innovators on campus.
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Rolling out the red carpet for bike commuters - July 2014

Campus cyclists get amenities galore -- secure garages, fix-it help and special bike lanes.
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Get your gear on - July 2014

Show your Viking pride, a little Fearless fashion, or some PSU cool.
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Scenes from Commencement 2014 - June 2014

Relive the day in photos, videos and social media.
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Fearless graduates - June 2014

Meet three top achievers in the class of 2014.
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Your campus. Your video - May 2014

Students capture a day in the life of PSU.
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Writing for salvation - May 2014

Read about alumnus Mitchell Jackson in the latest issue of Portland State Magazine.
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Your Thesis in Three Minutes - May 2014

Students pitch their work - fast - in new contest.
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Tune into KPSU and PSU-TV - April 2014

Broadcasting by students for students.
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Ready to Launch - March 2014

E-Club jump starts student businesses.
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A fish story - January 2014

PSU student wins a contest to name a new species.
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Live the legacy - January 2014

Honor Dr. King’s work in social justice with MLK Tribute Week.
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"Zombie Virus" breakthrough - January 2014

Research could make vaccines last longer and save billions.
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Turning points - December 2013

PSU students describe their life-changing moments
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Rocket science rocks - December 2013

Tech careers draw students to engineering and computer science.
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Student chemists ready for CSI - November 2013

Honors chemistry lab tests cash for cocaine.
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International stars - November 2013

The triumphant PSU Chamber Choir kicks off a new season.
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Urban Honors leads the way - November 2013

Join the nation's only city-focused honors program.
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Finish in four years, guaranteed - October 2013

PSU launches Four-Year Degree Guarantee next fall.
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From Zimbabwe to Sesame Street - September 2013

Learn about this "dream internship" and so much more in the latest issue of Portland State Magazine.
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Log in and link up - September 2013

Meet, share and connect on PSU's social networks.
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“Up-and-coming” for second year - September 2013

Rankings show both PSU's serious and hip sides.
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PSU coffee cup goes into orbit - September 2013

Prof invents zero gravity cup for space station.
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A home away from home - August 2013

The world is my classroom - July 2013

Students share their photos of real-world learning at PSU.
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Congrats class of 2013 - June 2013

Find yourself in shared photos, check out the recap video or view each of the full ceremonies (morning and afternoon).
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Car sales to med school via PSU - June 2013

The largest class yet graduates in two ceremonies June 16.
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24-7 hot spot - May 2013

Check out what's new at the library.
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Dream big with an MBA - April 2013

Now's the time to apply for PSU's renowned MBA program.
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A roadmap to a 4-year degree - April 2013

New degree maps help students save money and time.
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A day in the life of PSU - March 2013

Your campus. Your community. Your video.
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From ParaNorman to the real Portlandia - March 2013

Check out what students and alumni are doing in the latest issue of PSU Magazine.
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Finding the greenest places - February 2013

Students bring sustainability projects to life.
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See the world - February 2013

Explore opportunities to study in a foreign country at the annual Education Abroad Fair, Feb 12.
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How would you rethink PSU? - January 2013

Weigh in on 162 proposals vying for $3 million in grants.
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Where innovation begins - October 2012

PSU's business Accelerator is a hotbed of fresh ideas.
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The Portland State experience - October 2012

A new video showcases student life and learning in the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant cities.
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Graduation celebration - August 2012

Hundreds attend PSU's last summer commencement in the Park Blocks.
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Vietnam to Portland via Intel - August 2012

The newest group of Intel Vietnam Scholars includes 16 talented young women.
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London calling - July 2012

PSU's Jen Armbruster heads off to the 2012 Paralympic Games
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Kyoto Prize laureate: Ivan Sutherland - June 2012

PSU computer scientist Ivan Sutherland has been awarded the global Kyoto Prize for his pioneering work.
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Graduating class shatters record - June 2012

Meet the Sanchez family, including two of PSU’s 6,165 graduates.
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A better life for Iraqi refugees - May 2012

Iraqi refugees acclimate to Oregon with help from PSU students.
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Two generations, one school - May 2012

PSU's Helen Gordon Child Development Center celebrates 40 years of serving the campus and community.
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Friends + Mentors = Friendtorship - May 2012

A unique program on campus gives at-risk youth a new vision for the future, and undergrads an opportunity to give back.
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Party for the planet - April 2012

Earth Week brings art, music and community to PSU.
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Staking out solutions - March 2012

Students put sustainability ideas to the test.
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A day in the life of PSU - February 2012

On February 1 students, staff and faculty all over PSU picked up a camera and captured their experiences. This video brings those moments together for a snapshot of our campus community.
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Opportunity knocks - February 2012

Major employers from across the region came to PSU for the largest career fairs of the year at the Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom.
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Nourishing entrepreneurship - February 2012

Portland's Ruby Jewel Treats, purveyor of handmade ice cream sandwiches, is one of more than 600 small businesses that have worked with PSU's Business Outreach Program.
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Powering Intel - February 2012

When Intel Oregon looks to expand its job force, it turns to the university that has already graduated over 1,000 Intel employees: Portland State University.
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Conquering malaria - February 2012

PSU chemistry professor David Peyton modified an early malaria drug to create a newly potent weapon against this deadly disease.
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Driving the clean economy plugDriving the clean economy - February 2012

Researchers at PSU are teaming up with Portland General Electric, public agencies, and Oregon's growing electric vehicle industry to move Oregon to a cleaner future.
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Lighting the way - January 2012

PSU's Office of Research and Strategic Partnerships leads campus innovation and collaboration efforts with industry and government across the region.
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Raising the bar - January 2012

PSU's University Honors Program challenges high-achieving students with real-world problems.
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Going global - December 2011

More than 1,800 international students bring the world to PSU.
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PSU soars With zero gravity research - December 2011

PSU research looks at how fluid behaves in zero gravity.
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First Stop Portland - November 2011

People come from all over the world to see what Portland has to offer.
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Creating a better world - October 2011

PSU students don't wait until graduation to start changing the world
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Your health matters - October 2011

Where to go when you need help.
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New home for life sciences - October 2011

PSU expands undergraduate science classes and labs in new space on the South Waterfront.
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PSU Chronicles - September 2011

Students share their experiences and thoughts about life at PSU in a new blog.
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U belong at PSU - September 2011

Diversity is something you see, but inclusion is something you feel.
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Success starts here - August 2011

PSU's SUCCESS initiative improves student success each step along the way from cradle to career.
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Summer commencement 2011 - August 2011

About 800 graduates and thousands of their fans filled the Park Blocks for the outdoor ceremony
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PSU Legend Vol. 2: William Tate - August 2011

A film series on legendary PSU faculty featuring William Tate.
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PSU Legend: Anthony Wolk - July 2011

A film series on legendary PSU faculty featuring Anthony Wolk.
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Commencement 2011 - June 2011

Photos and video of commencement 2011 at the Rose Garden.
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The last mile - May 2011

Giving students a second chance at a degree.
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Hot degrees, hot jobs - May 2011

Prospects improve for graduates in 2011.
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Senior Capstone: Traffic Jam - May 2011

Senor Capstone project helps put the rush back in rush hour.>
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Cascades to coast - May 2011

Teaching young scientists about the natural world
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Advertising - April 2011

High-profile ad campaigns win awards for PSU students>
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Transfer students - April 2011

From Community College to PSU in Three Steps
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Russian Flagship Program - March 2011

A homework assignment grows into children's book.
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Glacier research: Thaw data - March 2011

What does melting glaciers and ice sheets mean for us?
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Peace Corps: 50 years of service - February 2011

Portland State students celebrate by volunteering.
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Engineering innovation - February 2011

Funding student ideas, fostering ingenuity.
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Transportation - January 2011

20K non-car commutes every day...how do you get to campus?
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Graphic novels - January 2011

Bestselling comic book author Brian Michael Bendis teaches at PSU.
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Green science Oregon - December 2010

"Green Science Oregon" takes viewers inside the science that's making Oregon a nexus for green technology innovations.
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Students serve the city - November 2010

Katie Cox's pre-med education at Portland State University came alive in the eyes, hearts, and medical records of Special Olympics athletes.
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Veterans on campus - November 2010

Veteran Cody Noren, tells his soldier-to student story, who is now a PSU criminology student entering his final year in 2010.
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Latino student success - October 2010

Four Latino PSU students share their experiences in their own words and discuss the new ¡Exito! Initiative.
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Plugging into the future - September 2010

Car manufacturers come to Portland and PSU to introduce and test their new electric cars.
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Mission to inner space - August 2010

A mile and a half below the ocean surface, Professor Anna-Louise Reysenbach studies one of the earth's most extreme environments.
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Professor takes to police work - August 2010

Warren Harrison is a PSU professor and a reserve deputy sheriff who saw a need and invented a solution.
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Intel Vietnam Scholars - July 2010

21 students arrived at PSU this month as part of the second wave of the Intel Vietnam Scholars Program.
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Coffee roasters - July 2010

PSU Students and Portland Roasting Company learn from each other
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Commencement 2010 - June 2010

Congratulations to the class of 2010! Read about our graduates, share your stories and stay connected.
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The gift of education - May 2010

Find out how donations to Portland State enhance the quality of education by funding scholarships, supporting academic excellence, and building our campus and community.
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Our alumni do great work - March 2010

Nothing better represents a university than the graduates it sends out into the world, and we are tremendously proud of the professional and personal accomplishments of our alumni.
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Ground-breaking research - January 2010

Portland State University Professor Jim Pankow finds Smokeless Tobacco products with up to 700% more flavor additives than candy.
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Be a writer in a city of readers - January 2010

Can good writing be taught? "The answer is yes and no," says Michele Glazer, director of creative writing and a professor in the discipline's Master of Fine Arts.
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Gift of numeric proportions - December 2009

Thanks to a $3.9 million investment by alumnus Fariborz Maseeh, Portland State will become one of the go-to universities for computational mathematics and statistics research.>
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Capture the sun - October 2009

Carl Wamser, professor of chemistry at Portland State, is researching more successful (and affordable) ways to absorb and convert sunlight into energy.
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