Portland State alumnus Makenzie Lystrup was appointed director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight. In this Q&A, Lystrup reflects on her time at PSU and her new role. Continue reading Meet Makenzie Lystrup, PSU alum and new director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
Portland State alum Alexander Lingas can now say he is a part of history in a way that no one else since 1953 can. Lingas was tapped to form and direct the Byzantine Chant Ensemble as part of King Charles’ Coronation at Westminster Abbey on May 6. The seven-member choir performed selected verses of Psalm 71 during the Exchange of Swords, which is part of … Continue reading PSU alum leads Byzantine chant during King Charles’ coronation
Spring term is finally here! It’s a time of year that brings excitement to some and fear to others. But with two thirds of the school year done, it’s time to buckle down and get into gear in order to finish it strong! It’s helpful to keep good study spots in mind for when you’ll need them before any major tests or projects. Whether you … Continue reading 2023’s Best Study Spots on Campus
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the collection of historic family photos found beneath a stairwell in a Northeast Portland home speaks volumes. Continue reading ‘You just want to know these people’: PSU students archive historic Black family’s photo collection
“Luke has exceeded my expectations here at PSU. He has grown into a fine young man with a big heart. I would take a dozen Lukes on my team,” said David Hepburn, PSU’s head running coach. Continue reading Luke’s journey from the track to the classroom
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