Solutions Blog

by Maria Sipin January 11, 2018

One of the many benefits of being a student at Portland State is having access to professional development and career resource

by Christina Williams January 9, 2018
With every new year comes the opportunity to take stock of where you’ve been and where you’re going and ISS is pleased to announce a new approach to our community-based learning projects that build on our years of experience working with partners in and around Portland to provide educational experiences that improve the sustainability of our communities.
by Antoinette Ruiz December 13, 2017
A profile on Arjun Viray, undergraduate senior in Environmental Science, Student Fellow of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions, and former EcoReps intern at the Student Sustainability Center.
by Jihane Nami December 11, 2017

PSU sociology and urban planning researchers teamed up with City of Portland urban design staff to investigate accessibility and interests concerning green spaces in the city, including the Green Loop, a concept by the City’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability that envisions green spaces, bike and pedestrian networks, and recreational ro

by Christina Williams November 21, 2017
On the day after Thanksgiving a new green building policy for affordable housing went into effect in Portland, a policy designed to reduce the overall cost of affordable housing in Portland while making buildings better performing, more efficient, and sustainable. The policy was bolstered by research funded by the PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions and conducted by Elliott T. Gall, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Portland State University, and Liliana Caughman, a graduate student in Environmental Science & Management.