Solutions Blog

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.
by Emily Quinton November 3, 2017

By Emily Quinton, graduate student, Environmental Science and Management

by Bassam Alduhaim October 31, 2017

By Bassam Alduhaim, B.S. mechanical engineering and Student Fellow of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions

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.