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

PSU alum Rudy Soto appointed to USDA leadership by Biden

President Joe Biden appointed Rudy Soto ‘11 the USDA State Director for Rural Development for Idaho in January. Soto was born and raised in Nampa, Idaho and is a member of the Shoshone Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation and a veteran of the United States Army National Guard. He received his bachelor’s degree from Portland State where he attended as a First Generation … Continue reading PSU alum Rudy Soto appointed to USDA leadership by Biden

A night with PSU’s School of Music and Theater

Picture this: an escape from the typical rainy winter evening in downtown Portland, combined with an entertaining and insightful student performance. I found this (and more) in the PSU School of Music and Theater’s performance of Richard & Jane & Dick & Sally, a play exploring the adult lives of the “Dick and Jane” characters of our childhoods, with themes of coping with grief, learning … Continue reading A night with PSU’s School of Music and Theater