Solutions Blog

by Laura Gleim October 13, 2017
On Sept. 28, PSU's Institute for Sustainable Solutions hosted Sustainability in Action to welcome in a new year and new PSU president, Rahmat Shoureshi. About 150 people gathered at the Smith Student Union Ballroom to hear from local sustainability leaders and discover opportunities to get involved in this changemaking work. Watch our featured speakers in the videos below.
by Maria Sipin October 10, 2017
The Sustainability Mentorship Program offers Portland State University students an opportunity to connect with professionals in a variety of sustainability-related fields. Three students who participated in the spring share their experiences from the program.
by Maria Sipin September 18, 2017

From Anthropology of Food to Urban Housing and Development, sustainability courses for fall 2017 at Portland State University span more than a dozen subject areas.

by Laura Gleim September 17, 2017
Since 1998, the Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) has been the National Science Foundation’s flagship interdisciplinary program, educating Ph.D. scientists and engineers across the U.S. The NSF effectively ended its IGERT program in 2015, at the same time that PSU admitted the last cohort of IGERT students into its program, focused on Ecosystems Services for Urbanizing Regions.
by Laura Gleim August 7, 2017

The Institute for Sustainable Solution welcomed Jihane Nami to its team as project manager in July. 

by Maria Sipin August 7, 2017
Who are you? Masami Nishishiba, Chair and Associate Professor of Public Administration, Associate Director of the Center for Public Service in the Hatfield School of Government, and Faculty Fellow of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions.