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Students line up for assistance in front of the Financial Aid Office in Neuberger Hall. Photo by Devin Courtright

Ballot measure to create state financial aid endowment is defeated

Oregon State Ballot Measure 86, also known as the Oregon Opportunity Initiative, was defeated in the general election on Nov.…
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Senior Omar Obeid takes a look at the current supply at the Reuse Room. Photo by Christopher Sohler

Give, take, share at the PSU ReUse Room

Despite its small appearance, Portland State’s ReUse Room is making an impact on campus sustainability. In the last fiscal year,…
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The Portland Streetcar picks up passengers at the University Plaza stop on the PSU campus. Photo by Christopher Sohler

New TREC website moves transportation studies at PSU forward

The Center for Transportation Studies has marked Portland State as a leader in transportation research since its initiation in 1966.…
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Interim Chief Diversity Officer Chas Lopez in his Market Center Building office. Photo by Christopher Sohler

42 percent of freshmen come from underrepresented backgrounds

Portland State is making leaps toward providing students with a diverse and welcoming campus. According to Interim Chief Diversity Officer…
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Scholarship recipient Karla Andrade addresses donors at Tuesday's scholarship dinner. Photo courtesy of Phototainment.

PSU raises record scholarship funds

The Portland State University Foundation announced that it raised $44 million in donations to fund scholarships for a broad variety…
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Crime Blotter Nov. 17–23

November 17 Car Theft Parking Structure One About 3:30 p.m. a student reported to Officer David Baker that her car…
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Simon Fowler, a doctoral physics student, explains the process behind the ultraviolet water purification prototype his team constructed. Update: Fowler's team won the ISS stimulus grant for the EPA P3 grant. The other team members are  civil engineering undergraduate Emilio Molina, and Director of the Center for Electron Microscopy and Nanofabrication Jun Jiao. Photo by Jaime Dunkle

Stimulus awarded for EPA grant application

A student-led team of researchers was awarded a stimulus grant to support their preparation of a proposal to the Environmental…
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Drew Pizzolato and Jill Castek of the Literacy, Language and Technology research group at Portland State University. Photo by Christopher Sohler

LLTR working to bridge the participation divide

The Multnomah County Library is one of 51 establishments to receive the National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum…
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Klamath National Forest. Photo courtesy of Erik Wheaton/Public Domain

Faculty receives grant to study climate change, Klamath region

Portland State environmental science and management faculty members Robert Scheller and Melissa Lucash received a grant from the National Science…
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A BuddyUp representative describes features to interested students. Photo by Christopher Sohler

BuddyUpdate

At a school like Portland State, in which over 30,000 students are enrolled, navigating academics and campus life can be…
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Design by: Sean Bucknam

Crime Blotter Nov. 10–16

November 10 Theft Lincoln Hall Around 5:30 p.m. Officer Denae Murphy responded to a faculty member’s call that her wallet…
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