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Upcoming events

Toward Resilient Futures Speaker Series: Floods and Water

"Toward Resilient Futures" is a monthly virtual speaker series that…
Add to my Calendar 2021-09-30 12:00:00 2021-09-30 13:00:00 Toward Resilient Futures Speaker Series: Floods and Water "Toward Resilient Futures" is a monthly virtual speaker series that presents cutting-edge research and approaches on the resilience of urban and rural communities and systems to hazards and disasters. The speakers represent the core faculty of Portland State University's new transdisciplinary Emergency Management and Community Resilience graduate program. The talks will critically focus on local and global issues and share pragmatic solutions. This month's speakers: Alida Cantor, assistant professor of geography "Resilient Water Governance" Heejun Chang, professor of geography "Flood Resilience in the Anthropocene" REGISTER FOR WEBINAR Remote emcr@pdx.edu emcr@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Kickstart Weekend

Kick-off your year at PSU with a fun, immersive program Oct 23rd - 24th,…
Add to my Calendar 2021-10-23 17:00:00 2021-09-16 22:43:52 Kickstart Weekend Kick-off your year at PSU with a fun, immersive program Oct 23rd - 24th, 2021! Join us at the Karl Miller Center for an intensive intro to design, research, industry and consumer trends, prototyping, and UX with a special focus on consumer goods.    Start Something Great and Build a Startup in 48 hours Registration Link: https://www.pdx.edu/entrepreneurship/psu-kickstart-weekend Karl Miller Center Juan Barraza - barraza@pdx.edu Juan Barraza - barraza@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Ghosts of Gold Mountain: Chinese Building the Transcontinental…

 Though constituting 90% of the labor force on the western portion of the…
Add to my Calendar 2021-10-29 18:00:00 2021-10-29 20:15:00 Ghosts of Gold Mountain: Chinese Building the Transcontinental Railroad  Though constituting 90% of the labor force on the western portion of the line and credited with carrying the burden of its construction, Chinese workers faded into the shadows of history over time. This talk will speak to the historical neglect and share insights into their experience gained from a decade of research and the publication of his book, Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad.  Gordon H. Chang is the Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities and Professor of History at Stanford University. He served as the Director of the Center for East Asian Studies and codirector of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project. The author of Fateful Ties and author or editor of five other books, he lives in Stanford, California.   REGISTER FOR ZOOM WEBINAR Zoom webinar (Register below) hist@pdx.edu hist@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

NSF CAREER Award Panel

The National Science Foundation CAREER Awards are typically due in July. RGS invites faculty members eligible to apply for this early career award to…
Add to my Calendar 2021-11-03 14:00:00 2021-11-03 16:00:00 NSF CAREER Award Panel The National Science Foundation CAREER Awards are typically due in July. RGS invites faculty members eligible to apply for this early career award to begin thinking about working on their proposal early. To that end, you are invited to connect with a group of PSU faculty who have received NSF CAREER awards. CAREER recipients will share their grant development process including how they developed their broader impact statement, and how they managed the implementation of the BI project. The discussion will be informal and questions will be especially welcomed. Panelists: Alexander Hunt, Mechanical & Materials Engineering Dirk Iwata-Reuyl, Chemistrty Dara Shifrer, Sociology Justin Courcelle, Biology Lisa Weasel, Women Gender, and Sexuality Studies Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Virtual panelRegister to attend This event is one in a series of panels and workshops focused on NSF CAREER awards and NSF Broader Impacts. For information on other workshops, visit the NSF Broader Impacts and CAREER Awards webpage. Virtual event Amy Spring - springa@pdx.edu Amy Spring - springa@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public
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