Portland State University

Volume 8, No. 1 | October 2012

PSU Students Promote Global Tolerance in Nepal

Surya Raj Joshi and Lisha Shrestha, Nepalese students determined to help their country put together the pieces after suffering through a ten-year Nepalese Civil War, are using their education at Portland State to help promote global tolerance. Students in the Conflict Resolution Graduate program, the two are working together on a Master's Thesis project to help teach communication and conflict resolution skills in their home country of Nepal.

Read more about Surya and Lisha's commitment to helping the people of Nepal here.

Oregon Encyclopedia Project Wins Distinct Honor

The Oregon Encyclopedia, a project initiated from a partnership between PSU, the Oregon Council of Teachers of English, the Oregon Historical Society, and Willamette University and co-edited by PSU Emeritus Professor of History Bill Lang, received the Autry Public History Award, from the nation's largest professional American history organization, the Western History Association. The award specifically recognizes the Encyclopedia's significant outreach, sponsorship of public programs and multiple partnerships.

With the help of more than 450 authors, the Oregon Encyclopedia has published more than 1,000 authenticated articles. Learn more about the Oregon Encyclopedia Project here.

PSU gets into a "Portland State of Mind"

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is well-represented at the first ever "Portland State of Mind" community celebration. Here are just a few of the many CLAS events and lectures happening
October 4-14:

See all the Portland State of Mind events here

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