The Portland State Department of Architecture recently learned that it will receive part of a Partner University Fund $485,000 grant, which will fund collaborative efforts between PSU and Ecole Speciale d’Architecture de Paris in designing and building sustainable orphanages in Haiti.
University Studies recently announced that the Media Studies cluster will no longer be offered at Portland State as of fall 2011.
Due to a number of transit concerns, members of the Columbia River Crossing project task force have proposed a new Interstate-5 bridge over the Columbia River.
Portland State Professor Miguel Figliozzi and graduate student Alex Bigazzi received the best paper award at the annual Transportation Research Forum (TRF) for their paper addressing the effects of heavy traffic and bottlenecking on congestion costs, including time, fuel and emissions.
Portland State’s own United Indian Students in Higher Education (UISHE) will host the Naimuma Powwow today to honor and promote traditional Native American culture.
Nelly Salgado de Snyder, a professor and researcher at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico, will speak at Portland State this Thursday about the issue of psychological and social determinants of health among Mexican immigrants in the United States.
Cultural characteristics of the historic Old Towne area of St. Helens, Ore. will perhaps be better conserved due to the work of several Portland State graduate students.
Portland State archaeologists are working at Fort Vancouver and its surrounding sites in an effort to better understand the cross-cultural relationships formed there in the past.
A Portland State marketing class recently received the Scholastic Achievement Award from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Representatives from local, regional and national businesses will be at Portland State’s annual Career Information Day tomorrow to answer questions regarding potential careers in their respective fields.
Oregon officially introduced the National Career Readiness Certificate last month. The certificate demonstrates fundamental abilities in three key areas: applied mathematics, reading for information and locating information.