News - February 2014 - Portland State University
Monday, February 24, 2014
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, was elected to the board of directors of TODOS: Mathematics for ALL, the affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics that is dedicated to advocating for equitable mathematics education for
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, was the subject of an article, "Academia and Pop Culture Intersect at Comic Con," published in The Chronicle Magazine, winter 2014, a publication of Lewis & Clark College.
»J.R. “Jones” Estes, University Studies faculty, has been appointed director of Freshman-Year Experience, a renamed and redefined position in University Studies (formerly the FRINQ coordinator position).
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a talk titled "Istanbul: the Imagined City" for a panel on Envisioning Urban Istanbul, held at the University of Oregon in Portland, Feb. 12.
»Dave Ervin, Economics and Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, spoke on "Agriculture: Growing and Managing Food: Perspectives for Today and the Future" at an Oregon League of Women Voters meeting in Portland, Feb. 12.
»Mike Gostomski, Shari Powell, and Ellen Weeks, Office of Information Technology, presented "Controlling the Chaos: Access, Upgrades, and Change" at the EDUCAUSE Connect conference in Portland, Feb. 11.
»Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, co-authored a paper, "Archaeological Data Provide Alternative Hypotheses on Pacific Herring (Clupea Pallasii) Distribution, Abundance, and Variability," published in the current issue of the journal Proceedings of th
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, co-authored the article "Getting to No: Calling for an End to Contention," published in the magazine Against the Grain, February 2014.
»Darrell Grant, Music faculty, performed with his ensemble, including Music faculty Hamilton Cheifetz, a special Oregon edition of this piece "The Territory" at the Portland Jazz Festival, Feb. 21.
»Mel Katz, Art emeritus faculty, has his wall sculptures on exhibit at the Laura Russo Gallery in Northwest Portland, Feb. 6 through March 1.
»Emily Salisbury, Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty, with graduate students Jonathan Dabney and Kelli Russell, co-authored "Diverting Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation from Juvenile Detention: Development of the InterCSECt Screening Protoco
»Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-authored with a former doctoral advisee Adelaide Johnson an article titled “Wood Microsites at Timberline-Alpine Meadow Borders: Implications for Conifer Seedling Regeneration and Alpine Meado
»The Lund Report: CareOregon, CedarSinai Pilot Project Offers Affordable Housing and Health Services