Portland State University

Volume 8, No. 2 | December 2012

A Network of Neurons: College Students Collaborate to Teach Neuroscience

A group of PSU psychology students led by Adjunct Professor Bill Griesar are collaborating with other Portland universities on a new program that teaches middle school students about the brain and behavior. Read the full story here.

Student Researcher Leaves Rodeo to Pursue Academics

Kyle Tidwell has always felt at home in Oregon's outdoors. Once one of the nation's best college rodeo athletes, Tidwell left roping behind to pursue veterinary medicine. Today, he spends his days in the Pacific Northwest marshes, conducting research on the endangered Oregon Spotted Frog. Read Kyle's story here.

Professor Plays Key Role in New Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Russia

A new museum just opened in Moscow, and PSU Professor Natan Meir was one of five international experts selected to consult on the museum's content. The museum has been featured in The New York Times and many other international news organizations. Read more about Professor Meir's involvement in this historic project here.


CLAS NEWS & Events

Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies: Walk of the Heroines Garden Party (Jan 5)

MLK Tribute: Dr. Cornel West to speak at PSU (Jan 15)

Archeology: First Thursday Lecture Series

New Award for Publishing Students: The Dennis Stovall First Edition Award to be awarded in Spring

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