News - Portland State University
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Monday, April 3, 2017
»Diana Abu-Jaber, English faculty, was honored by ArabAmerica.com as one of 30 Influential Arab-American Women for International Women’s Day.
»Anne Greenhoe, Intensive English Language faculty, and Michele Miller, Intensive English Language academic advisor, presented the poster "Using an Open Access Textbook to Support IEP Students' Transfer of Interdependent Skills and Knowledge to Content-Spe
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a paper, "Drawing Across Disciplines," at the Conference on College Composition and Communication in Portland March 15-18.
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, gave a lecture, “Trump, U.S.-Japan Relations, and Populism on Both Sides of the Pacific,” at the international symposium Looking Back at the Postwar Era from 2017, held at Tokyo University on March 10.
»Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer, Sociology faculty, conducted the first ever College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Ask Me Anything session on Reddit, about her research exploring gender, marriage and family. Shafer answered 16 of the over 400 questions and commen
»Alex Stepick, Sociology faculty, delivered lectures, titled "The Contradictions of U.S. Immigration Policy: Trump Is Extreme, But Not Unique," in both French and English to the Moroccan American Commission for Cultural and Educational Exchange, Mohammed V
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, was invited to present "The Role of Human Capital and Family Behaviors in the Association Between Gender and Health: A Cross-National Comparison of the United States, South Korea and Finland," co-authored with Lindsey Wilk
»Peter Boghossian, Philosophy Department, authored "What Would It Take to Change Your Mind?" published in Skeptic.
»Tom Fisher, English faculty, authored "Literary Communism and Communal Poetics" published in Counter Signals #1: Militant Print.
»Kimberly Kahn, Psychology faculty, and student Jean McMahon authored "Misinterpreting Danger? Stereotype Threat, Danger Indicators, and Police-Citizen Interactions" published in the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, March 2017.
»Angela Strecker, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-authored “Increased Habitat Connectivity Homogenizes Freshwater Communities: Historical and Landscape Perspectives,” published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, Feb. 28 online; and “The In
»Maura Kelly, Sociology faculty, and student Sasha Bassett, working with community partner organizations Worksystems, Oregon Tradeswomen Inc., Constructing Hope, National Association of Minority Contractors-Oregon, and JM Woolley & Associates, received fun
»Ken Ruoff, Center for Japanese Studies and History faculty, received a $15,000 grant from the Toshiba Foundation (Tokyo) for a three-lecture series, "Entrepreneurship in Contemporary Japan."
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
»Buildings, Design + Construction Magazine: Mondopads highlight Portland State University’s new Decision Theater
Monday, March 27, 2017
Friday, March 24, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
»Skills, Drive, and an Invaluable Network: How PSU Business Grads Make the Leap Into the Athletic & Outdoor Industry