When one hears the word “slavery,” they may think of something that was abolished two centuries ago. The organizers of an event tonight want the public to know that slavery is still very much alive, but in a different form. Today, there are an estimated 27 million slaves in the world.
A little-known new technology for Portland State students will be getting more exposure this month when spring registration begins.
Those who wish to spend less time in class and more time getting work done may be in luck next term.
Interim employees at Portland State are fairly common. Currently, high-level administrative positions such as the assistant vice provost of marketing and communications and vice president of university relations are waiting to be filled by permanent employees.
Last August, the Population Research Center moved from the fifth floor of the Urban Center, located on Southwest Sixth and Mill, to the seventh floor. The move is not the only change at the center—it recently merged with the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies.
Professor William Fischer does not teach a typical German class.
Instead of memorizing vocabulary and preparing for quizzes, Fischer’s students take a dive into the real world of business.