The engineering building buzzed with high school students excited about engineering on Feb. 19.
The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering will begin research using a new wind tunnel to be located in the Engineering Building and housed by the Daimler Lab starting next month. The custom-designed wind tunnel is currently under construction in Wisconsin by Midwest Mechanics.
Portland State’s Business Accelerator will soon be adding wet labs to its current list of facilities. These labs will help Oregon’s biotech community by providing space for early-stage companies to test and analyze chemicals and drugs.
The U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States, as required by the Constitution to occur every decade. More than $400 billion will be disbursed by the government to communities throughout the country, depending upon the answers received by the Census Bureau.
The application process is underway to hire orientation leaders, or OLs, who work with diverse groups of first-time students, transfer students, their parents and other family members to facilitate their transition to a university.
The Millar Library staff hopes that new high-tech equipment and staff will draw students to older, underutilized resources.
According to the University Economic Development Strategy (UEDS), Portland State leaders aim to better align the activities of the school with the economic development goals and actions of the Portland metropolitan region, particularly those of the City of Portland and the Portland Development Commission.
Campus sustainability advocates are thinking ahead, but working now, to impact the environment. The release of a university Climate Action Plan and waste reduction through recycling are two main goals of the Campus Sustainability Office in the new year.
The dean of students determines the positions eligible for payment through the education stipend program. In general, the jobs that receive stipends are considered leadership positions, according to information from Students Activities and Leadership Programs. The position must also meet the following criteria to be eligible for a stipend payment:
In 2009, 15 cases of university equipment theft and 104 cases of student property theft were reported.
Portland State’s Muslim Student Association (MSA) along with the Women’s Resource Center and the Multicultural Center is hosting the Hijabi Monologues tomorrow, Nov. 24.