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Portland OR 97207
P.O. Box 751
Portland OR 97207-0751
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External Grants Elevate PSU
In little more than a decade, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) has grown its annual external grant income from $2 million to $13 millionan increase of about 650 percent.
Most of these grants fund research in the sciences. Examples for the 2004-2005 academic year include, Dr. Anna-Louise Reysenbach, biology, who has 12 research grants totaling $872,305;
Dr. Mark Sytsma, environmental sciences and resources, who has 31 research grants totaling $1,170,310; and Dr. Jun Jiao, physics, who has 10 research grants totaling $838,066.
External grants also fund research in the social sciences and humanities. In fact, faculty throughout the college manage to raise, individually, numerous grants. Applied Linguistics, through the work of Dr. Steve Reder
, has secured $1.3 million in grants in 2004-05.
In the social sciences, two examples for the same period include, Dr. Matthew Carlson
, sociology, who has six grants totaling $117,947; and Dr. Leslie Hammer
, psychology, who has three grants totaling $80,574.
The Fulbright Program, established in 1946 under legislation introduced by Senator J. William Fulbright, is dedicated to strengthening global understanding and communication through educational exchanges involving more than 150
Five Fulbright Foreign Language teaching assistants will spend the 2005-2006 academic year at PSU:
Musa Nushi (Iran), Anita Chaudhuri (India), Kara Abdurrahman (Turkey), Anisa Saleh Al Maskari (Oman), and Elena Igorevna Sukhina (Russia).
In addition, Liliana Garcia, from Sonora, Mexico, taught Spanish language classes fall term through a Fulbright Teacher Exchange program. Her PSU counterpart, Manya Wubbold, taught
Garcia's English classes in Mexico.
The Foreign Languages and Literatures department, chaired by Sandra Freels Rosengrant, offers instruction in 23 languages, more than any other university in Oregon.
Deborah Lipstadt Lecture: "History On Trial"
Dr. Deborah Lipstadt will discuss her book, "History on Trial: My Day In Court With David Irving," Monday, January 23, at 7 P.M. in the Columbia Falls Ballroom
at University Place. The book tells the story of Lipstadt's libel trial in London against David Irving, who sued Lipstadt for calling him a Holocaust denier. The lecture is sponsored
by PSU's Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies and the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland; $10 general admission.
RSVP to Aaron Pearlman 503-725-8449 or email@example.com
Contributions from new donors to any PSU academic scholarship will be matched by the James F and Marion L. Miller Foundation dollar for dollar
through June 30, 2006. A total of $250,000 is available and will be matched to the same scholarship as the donor's gift.
PSU Telefund Drive
In the coming weeks, a PSU student will call to ask for your support of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Please take a moment to speak with the student and participate in the fund drive. No gift is too small; every gift counts.
Make your investment in a bright future by giving to a CLAS scholarship.