This Week Around the World – July 8-29

July 8 Eritrea: Efforts to normalize relations between Eritrea and Ethiopia continued in a landmark meeting between Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean...

Journey to Hajj

This year, the final pillar of Islam known as Hajj began on August 20 in the 1,439 year of the Hijiri—Islamic—calendar. The five pillars...

Deconstructing stereotypes about Iran

On July 16, members of the community gathered in the Parsons Gallery for Professor Robert Asaadi’s “Beyond Stereotypes: Exploring the Human Experience in Iranian...

Fulbright scholars depart PSU

Portland State’s Intensive English Language Program welcomed 35 international students on July 22 from a variety of countries for training in academic and cultural...

PSU welcomes Fulbrighters

This year, Portland State’s Intensive English Language Program was chosen by the Institute of International Education to train 35 Fulbright scholars in academic expectations,...

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Rally crosses borders, communities in pursuit of climate justice

While international leaders were in Bangkok attempting to move forward with implementing the Paris Climate Agreement, Portland community groups, labor unions, environmental advocates and...

Events September 18-24

Tuesday 9/18 Comedy Feminist Forward Comedy Show Crush 7 p.m. $8 21+ Voted best LGBT bar in Portland for the last four years, Crush hosts a night of feminist comedy.   Food Science...

Intrinsic motivation as a lifestyle

In education and work settings, we are expected to work faster, harder and better when extrinsic factors such as material gains, money, status, increased...