Brown University’s Dr. Laurel Bestock visited Portland State last Thursday to give a brief lecture in Smith Memorial Student Union detailing her recent archaeological work in Sudan researching several ancient Egyptian fortresses that were last excavated during the 1930s.
Ethan Allen Smith walked with his graduating class during Portland State’s 2013 spring commencement ceremony in the Rose Garden Arena in June. He wore a robe, donned a cap and carried with him years of hard work that landed him a job using his graphic design degree. But he left the arena that evening without a diploma. Because of an advising error, Smith has to return to PSU in the fall to take two University Studies courses to fulfill the junior cluster portion of his degree as required by the university.
The Oregon House passed a bill last Monday opening the door for creating a new tuition system at Oregon colleges that was co-written in part by Portland State students.
The PSU Impact Entrepreneurs club held their first-ever Elevating Impact Summit in the Gerding Theater last Friday, bringing together more than 300 young entrepreneurs and students for a day of networking and panel discussions, and a shot at a $1,000 startup fund.
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Over the past few years, Portland State has looked to capitalize on its urban location and global roots by adding certificate programs in fields such as beer brewing and mobile app development.
Portland State English professor and novelist Leni Zumas was staring at a blinking cursor in an open Microsoft Word window. She was supposed to be writing an essay on punctuation, but she couldn’t find any words to punctuate. It was a familiar feeling: the dreaded specter of writer’s block hovering over her shoulder with a deadline approaching and pages to fill.
A group of Portland State students will travel to Salem on Thursday, April 25, to join a larger rally against student debt on the steps of the Oregon Capitol.
Tonight, the Portland State Department of Architecture will host renowned British anthropologist Tim Ingold at 6 p.m. for the fifth lecture in its annual series, which looks to unite interdisciplinary thinkers around common and popular questions within the field.