PSU receives grant for energy use reduction

Portland State has taken another step to lead the way for modern, eco-friendly universities. The Office of Research and Strategic…
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ASPSU Senator Melinda Joy (left) and Director of Academic Affairs Tia Gomez-Zeller present statements from students concerning cultural competency. Photo by Christian Profeta

Cultural Competency Work Group opens doors to diversity

An attempt to standardize the elements of emotional and physical safety for all members of the Portland State community is…
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Catherine Dyck appointed as acting chancellor of OUS

A successor to current Oregon University System Chancellor Melody Rose was chosen during a meeting of the Board of Higher…
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Crime Blotter July 8–July 14

July 7 Employee Misconduct Officer Denae Murphy and Officer David Baker contacted a Portland State student and staff member who…
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City and university waste officials meet with author Edward Humes to discuss trash. Left to right: Waste care manager Tony Hair, Edward Humes, Eric Crum, and Tom Chaimov.

Garbology Author Edward Humes talks trash

Last Thursday Portland State hosted Garbology author Edward Humes as a part of Oregon Metro’s Let’s Talk Trash series. Let’s…
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Mike Ciolli, Manager for Operations at the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant points out some of the piping atop the anaerobic digester structures that produce biogas as a byproduct. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

Portland Bureau of Environmental Services and Malarkey Roofing celebrate 30th anniversary of business partnership

This year marks the 30th anniversary of a long-standing business relationship between Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services and Malarkey Roofing…
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OUS Chancellor Melody Rose will resign her position and become President of Marylhurst University in August 2015. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Juetten Photography

Melody Rose named new president of Marylhurst University

Starting this summer and culminating in the next, the Oregon University System is undergoing radical changes in how they govern…
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Ed Humes, author of 'Garbology.' Photo courtesy of David Bayles

PSU to host Garbology author Edward Humes in panel discussion

On July 10, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Humes will participate in an informational discussion hosted by Portland State as part…
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The Smith Memorial Student Union sub-basement, after a routine carpet replacement revealed tiles and adhesive containing asbestos. Photo by Christopher Sohler

Asbestos removed from SMSU subbasement

During a routine carpet removal in a hallway of the subbasement of Smith Memorial Student Union last month, workers discovered…
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Crime Blotter June 30–July 7

June 30 Millar Library Encounter A woman stated that at approximately 2:10 p.m. on June 25 she encountered Thomas Jonas…
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Carolee Harrison, Special Collections and Conservation Technician. Photo by Christopher Sohler

A critical mass of voices

Carl Sagan, one of the most recognizable figures in the history of science, visited Portland State on March 5 and…
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