Lab attendants Saroj Bardewa, Bryan Martin and JP Grattan (left to right), overseeing the Broadway Building Integrated Digital Support Center. Photo by Chris Sohler

PSU awarded Transformation Planning Grant

The Association of Public Land-grant Universities announced on July 17 that Portland State has been awarded $225,000 as part of…
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(left to right) ASPSU Food Pantry workers Shaymaa Taha, Kathleen Steppe (Food Pantry coordinator) and Sean Comstock assist student visitor Joli Shempert. Photo by Chris Sohler

Realizing hunger and food insecurity at Portland State

Research conducted by the Portland State School of Social Work involving the issue of food insecurity with students found that…
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Keen on green

In recent years, sustainability has received a greater amount of attention on the university level. Portland State emphasizes sustainability on…
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Crime Blotter: July 12–28

July 12 Detox Southwest Fifth Avenue and Jackson Street Officer Jon Buck contacted and transported a nonstudent to the Hooper…
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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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