Portland State students in spring term’s Public History Lab: Women Scientists & Wikipedia will write Wikipedia articles for forgotten women scientists. The course is taught by Catherine McNeur, who is publishing a book about two forgotten scientist sisters this fall. Continue reading Want to help forgotten women scientists get their due? PSU has a course for that!
Student author Audria Oakes has ideas for ways to mark Women’s History Month at PSU — plus some history about why it exists! Continue reading From Hina Dolls to The Walk of Heroines: Here Are Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month
Never in his wildest dreams did Pascal Caraccioli Salinas imagine that he would be working with the U.S. Geological Survey as an undergrad, let alone an internship exploring geothermal resources — his dream career. “I thought I wasn’t going to be able to do this until after grad school,” Caraccioli Salinas said. For the internship with USGS’s Geology, Minerals, Energy and Geophysics Science Center, he’s … Continue reading PSU student ‘living his dream’ with USGS internship
Don’t limit Black History Month to a month. Here are nine courses offered in spring term that focus on African and Black life. Continue reading 9 courses to learn about Black history + present and future
PSU architecture students worked with Portland-based Relay Resources to study ways to improve design for neurodiverse individuals. Continue reading Student research: Better design for the neurodiverse
Where an atmospheric river lands and how intense it will be is something researchers are trying to better forecast by flying data-collecting missions into the storms — and Portland State grad student Emma Russell gets to be a part of the action. Continue reading PSU grad student helping forecast ‘rivers in the sky’
When Randal Wyatt ‘21 sees a need, he tries to fill it. In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Randal turned to his community in search of a way to give back. He took inspiration from what he learned while pursuing a degree in Social Science at Portland State to found Taking Ownership PDX. Randal describes Taking Ownership PDX as a community-based, reparations-based organization that … Continue reading We’re thankful for this PSU alum fighting gentrification in Portland