Wallack steps down as dean

Dean of the College of Urban and Public Affairs Lawrence Wallack will be resigning from his position at the end of the summer after nine years at PSU. Wallack has co-authored four books, penned numerous articles and won various honors and awards. As an advocate for community engagement, Wallack founded the Berkeley Media Studies Group in 1993, among others.

Students pitch top ideas in Korea

Three graduate mechanical and materials engineering students returned to Portland victorious in the science of sustainability last week. Nicholas Hamilton, Jeff Lauck and Santiago Rodriguez where chosen to compete in CORE 2013, an international design contest held in Mokpo, South Korea.

Fanno Creek rising

Indie folk rockers Fanno Creek are one of the biggest up-and-coming acts in Portland. They have packed large venues and small houses with enthusiastic fans who not only dance but also know all the words. Other bands don’t seem to mind them, either.

Professor to speak on ‘The Origins of Money’

Money talks, so they say, but tomorrow, a prominent archaeologist will be at Portland State to talk about money. Archeology professor John Papadopoulos will give a lecture titled “The Origins of Money: Coinage, Art and the Construction of Values in the Ancient Mediterranean” at the PSU School of Business tomorrow.

Students get hands-on with PSU.tv

Eight years after its inception as Viking Vision, PSU Television remains a resource for students looking to develop a wide range of professional skills. Now, PSU.tv is looking to expand its services.