Moving Portland forward

What started as a Portland State University capstone project has turned into a new way of moving traffic along the Portland waterfront. Gwen Shaw, who graduated from PSU in 2015 with a degree in civil engineering, describes the project, Better Naito, as a transformative part of her life journey as well as an opportunity to create a shared space in the city for pedestrians and … Continue reading Moving Portland forward

Copper Beech in front of PSU library

PSU celebrates 50 years of Title IX

By Jack Heffernan Higher education institutions like Portland State have made strides in the past couple of years to protect students of all gender identities and sexual orientations from sexual misconduct.  This June, in addition to the celebration of Pride Month, marks the 50th Anniversary of Title IX.  Passed on June 23, 1972, the piece of the Education Amendments Act states, “No person in the … Continue reading PSU celebrates 50 years of Title IX

Ultimate Internship Guide: How to find work, leverage LinkedIn and more

PSU career counselor Caitlin Sweeney and Disney Product Management intern Morgan Young (she’s a first year with more than 3,500 followers on LinkedIn) offer up an ocean’s-worth of useful information about navigating the job market and last-minute summer intern tips.  Continue reading Ultimate Internship Guide: How to find work, leverage LinkedIn and more

‘We’ve got your back, Earth’ — PSU

We like to say that at Portland State, Earth Day is every day. PSU was a pioneer of sustainability and it is a key part of our identity and culture. Centering the needs of the earth and its inhabitants, thinking about the needs of future generations and being smart with the resources we have access to — this is just the way we do things here. Continue reading ‘We’ve got your back, Earth’ — PSU