The Skills Enhancement and Tutoring Center at Portland State is vying to move into the student lounge in Smith Memorial Student Union after no space accommodations to the center have been made, despite rising tutor enrollment.
Tutoring center eyes space
Student leadership program takes on larger role at PSU
Students in the former student group Student Leaders for Service have spent years helping organize events at Portland State, volunteering for Portland community and nonprofit organizations, and learning how to be better leaders.
Through a partnership with Portland State on a variety of sustainable projects, Portland International Airport has garnered a “best airport for business travelers” award from a well-known travel magazine for the second consecutive year.
PSU debaters to take on British team Tues.
The British National Debate Team will be competing against Portland State in an exhibition event Oct. 30. The topic of the debate will be “Resolved: Media Consolidation Harms Democracy.”
Student to study marine pill bugs
Tim Davidson, a first-year Ph.D. student in Portland State’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Resources, has been awarded $60,000 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for continued research of marine pill bugs.
The diva of Portland State
Portland State faculty member Angela Niederloh is used to living on the road for her career. Having spent time in more than five major U.S. cities since she graduated from PSU in 1999, she worked in numerous opera productions, gaining stage credit all over the country.
Simulated terror attack scheduled for this week
The City of Portland will simulate a terrorist attack all of this week as part of a disaster preparedness exercise organized by the Portland Office of Emergency Management.
Enlightening Portland State
On a damp night at Portland State, students remaining on campus face the challenge of finding some comfort within the university after a long day. Some seek refuge in the quiet rooms of the library, others in the upper floors of the student union.
PSU professor to aid Korean institute in study of climate trends
As one of four professors across the nation working on a project to assess the impact of climate change, Portland State geology professor Heejun Chang will use part of $1.3 million to study global climate change on a regional level.
Study at PSU focuses on voice-recognition software
Portland State computer science professors Warren Harrison and Bart Massey will continue working closely with local law enforcement groups in the hopes of developing and building portable radios that will allow police officers to communicate directly with the laptop computers now standard in police squad cars.