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Weekend Event Guide: Mini Bike Winter, live storytelling, slough ramble, and more

You never know what — or who — will show up to the Mini Bike Winter Chariot Wars. (Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) It’s almost time for the weekend and we’ve got some event picks for you. Looks like it’ll be wet and who knows what else, so make sure you double-check any rides/events you plan to attend to make sure they’re still happening. Have fun out there! Friday, February 15th Flat Fix Clinic – 12:00 pm at PSU Bike Hub (SW) Been meaning to learn how to fix your own flat an...
Tags: Sport, Features, Front Page, Cycling, PSU, Alberta, Portland State University, Larson, Jonathan Maus, Rides/Events, Weekend Event Guide, Urban Adventure League, Bud Rice, Dropout Bike Club More, Shawn Grant, Columbia Slough More


Western diet may increase risk of severe sepsis, death, study finds

A Western diet high in fat and sugar can pack on the pounds. But it can also put someone at greater risk of developing severe sepsis, according to a study by a Portland State University researcher.
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The Oregon College Of Arts And Crafts Will No Longer Grant Degrees

The OCAC’s future is in doubt after negotiations with both Portland State University and the Pacific Northwest College of Art ended without a deal. Meanwhile, with 70 full and part-time staff and a campus that may be about to be sold off, “OCAC serves 137 students, with around 50 due to graduate in May. It has begun transition planning for the remaining 80 in its degree program.” – Oregon ArtsWatch
Tags: Art, Visual, Portland State University, Pacific Northwest College of Art, 02.07.19, Oregon College Of Arts, OCAC


Gun Violence Survivors Attend SOTU As Push For Background Checks Intensifies

If President Trump elevated the art of trolling people with his State of the Union guests, Democrats are practicing the art of wielding their guests as a rallying cry for policy reform. In an era when every detail is reported on and scrutinized on social media, it makes sense.Several Democratic lawmakers invited gun violence survivors, gun reform activists, or parents who have lost their children to gunfire as their State of the Union guests on Tuesday. It's a move meant to highlight the issue ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Florida, Texas, Congress, California, Oregon, Senate, Portland, Army, Nancy Pelosi, Kim, Pollack, Trump, Portland State University, Senate Judiciary Committee


Weekend Event Guide: Caddyshack, Clara Honsinger at Worlds, Belmont Goats, and more

Portland resident Clara Honsinger’s (Team S&M CX) dream season continues at the World Championships in Denmark and a local cafe is hosting a viewing party so you can cheer her on. (Photo: Drew Coleman) Time to put together your weekend plans. Whether you like cyclocross or not, you’ve got to be excited and inspired by the season of Team S&M CX cyclocross rider Clara Honsinger. She just keeps getting better and better. Last weekend at a very challenging UCI World Cup race she went from a start ...
Tags: Sport, Features, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Bill Murray, Denmark, PSU, Clara, Portland State University, Sandy, Williams Avenue, Jonathan Maus, Karl Miller, Portland Wheelmen Touring Club, Weekend Event Guide


TRB Dispatch: Portland’s transit equity research and poster sessions

Just one of the “startlingly democratic” poster sessions.(Photo: Aaron Brown/BikePortland) Welcome to the latest dispatch from our Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Special Correspondent Aaron Brown, who was in D.C. covering the event thanks to sponsorship from the Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University (TREC at PSU). See past coverage here. (Note: Views expressed by the author are his own and do not reflect those of TREC at PSU.) Transit equity A...
Tags: Oregon, China, Research, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, PSU, Portland Oregon, Copenhagen, British Columbia, Walter, Portland State University, University of British Columbia, Marriott Hotel, Washington Convention Center


TRB dispatch: Climate change urgency, Jarrett Walker on justice, and a visit to the Bicycle Committee

Portland resident and renowned transit expert Jarrett Walker at the lectern.(Photos: Aaron Brown) As we shared yesterday, BikePortland correspondent Aaron Brown is at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. thanks to a funding partnership with the Transportation Research and Education Consortium at Portland State University. Here’s his first dispatch… Jarrett Walker: Geometry of the City “When we get excited about [a new form of transportation] that won’t scale,...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Elon Musk, Washington, Oregon, US, Research, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Norway, PSU, Columbus, Rhode Island, Trump


BikePortland is at TRB AM thanks to TREC at PSU

These stickers (modeled by Portland State University’s Michael Espinoza) are a hot commodity at the conference.(Photo: @TRECPdx on Instagram) Publisher’s Note: I realize that’s a lot of acronyms for a headline; but anyone who cares about the big transportation research conference happening in Washington D.C. this week is probably fluent in them. The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting is the most important wonky gathering of the year. It’s such a big deal that we hired Portland o...
Tags: Lyft, Washington, Research, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, PSU, Walter, Portland State University, Aaron, Washington Convention Center, Aaron Brown, Transportation Research Board, TREC, TRB


BikePortland is at TRB thanks to TREC at PSU

These stickers (modeled by Portland State University’s Michael Espinoza) are a hot commodity at the conference.(Photo: @TRECPdx on Instagram) Publisher’s Note: I realize that’s a lot of acronyms for a headline; but anyone who cares about the big transportation research conference happening in Washington D.C. this week is probably fluent in them. The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting is the most important wonky gathering of the year. It’s such a big deal that we hired Portl...
Tags: Lyft, Washington, Research, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, PSU, Walter, Portland State University, Aaron, Washington Convention Center, Aaron Brown, Transportation Research Board, Jonathan Maus, TREC


Federal Shutdown May Send Millennial Workers To Exits

dcblogs writes: The federal government measures the "engagement" of its federal workforce once a year with a massive survey of 1.5 million employees. And what it has found is that most federal workers are very dedicated to their work. Its most recent survey -- the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey -- asked employees if they are "willing to put in extra effort to get their job done," 96% of the survey takers responded affirmatively. Moreover, 91% agreed with the statement that they "look for...
Tags: Oregon, Tech, Portland State University, Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, Talya Bauer


City moves forward with neighborhood greenway projects in north, east Portland

*N Willamette greenway route on the left, HOP greenway route on the right. While the Portland Bureau of Transportation looks to continue the positive trends of 2018 with projects on high crash streets, they haven’t forgotten about neighborhood greenways. This week City Council approved $1.2 million in funding for a low-stress route between NE 128th and the Gateway Transit Center in east Portland. And late last month PBOT visited the Arbor Lodge neighborhood to pitch their proposal for a...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Atlantic, Cycling, Portland, Willamette, Projects, City Council, Pacific, Portland State University, Rosa Parks, Holladay, Portland Bureau of Transportation, Jonathan Maus


Proceedings Start Against Portland State University Professor Whose Carefully Crafted Fiction Helped Expose the Rot Within Some Sectors of Modern Academia

Peter Boghossian, an assistant professor of philosophy at Portland State University in Oregon, led a trio of scholars last year who submitted to leading publications what they called "intentionally broken" papers on gender, race and sexuality. Several of those absurd pieces were published. Portland State University has now started disciplinary proceedings against Boghossian. From a report: The Oregon university's institutional review board concluded that Boghossian's participation in the elabora...
Tags: Oregon, Tech, Portland State University, Portland State, Mclellan, Boghossian, Peter Boghossian, Mark R McLellan


Proceedings Start Against Portland State University Professor Whose Carefully Crafted Fiction Helped Expose the Rot Within Some Sectors of Modern Academy

Peter Boghossian, an assistant professor of philosophy at Portland State University in Oregon, led a trio of scholars last year who submitted to leading publications what they called "intentionally broken" papers on gender, race and sexuality. Several of those absurd pieces were published. Portland State University has now started disciplinary proceedings against Boghossian. From a report: The Oregon university's institutional review board concluded that Boghossian's participation in the elabora...
Tags: Oregon, Tech, Portland State University, Portland State, Mclellan, Boghossian, Peter Boghossian, Sectors of Modern Academy, Mark R McLellan


A co-worker's rudeness can affect your sleep -- and your partner's, new PSU study finds

A new study from Portland State University and University of Illinois researchers found workplace incivilities has the potential to not only negatively affect an employee's sleep but their partner's as well
Tags: PSU, University Of Illinois, Portland State University


Unlocking the secrets of how cells communicate offers insights into treating diseases

Portland State University researchers have made a significant breakthrough by developing the 3D structure of proteins from inside the eye lens that control how cells communicate with each other, which could open the door to treating diseases such as cataracts, stroke and cance
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Ethical Procurement – a Warning from the Field

By Elena Kornienko. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A few months ago I was approached by one of my LinkedIn connections, an expat based in Iraq, with an exciting training opportunity for one of the largest oil companies in the region. Some messages back and forth to clarify details and I am asked to submit a proposal and training programs content. And at this point of time my inner voice of procurement professional w...
Tags: News, Iraq, Russia, Linkedin, Dubai, Iraq Business News, Portland State University, Elena, West Qurna, School of Business Administration, Sakhalin, CIPS, Moscow State University of Commerce, Elena Kornienko, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply CIPS


How becoming a manager can be a double-edged sword

A new study from a Portland State University researcher calls the transition to manager a 'double-edged sword' and found that a manager's ability to mentally detach from work during non-work hours can help reduce the increased exhaustion and work-family conflict that come with the new role.
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New sculpture in downtown Portland will celebrate Oregon’s ‘Bike Bill’

The silhouette comes into focus as you shift views.(Drawings by PSU School of Architecture) 50 years after a Portland State University professor helped spark a statewide cycling movement, a new sculpture will be erected to celebrate his work. “This artwork will create a place for the people and the policies that allow Oregonians to go by bike across our beautiful state.”— Oregon Environmental Council In 1971 the Oregon State Legislature passed a bill mandating a minimum of 1 percent of s...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, PSU, Oakland, Portland State University, Oregon State Legislature, Harrison, OEC, Oregon Department of Transportation, Tom McCall, Oregon Environmental Council, Jonathan Maus, BP Headlines


Portland police officers on leave after man dies at hospital

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was restrained by police in Portland, Oregon, later died at a hospital and the officers are on paid leave while an investigation takes place. KOIN reports the incident started Thursday night with reports of a person yelling and running in the streets. When Portland State University […]
Tags: News, Portland, Portland Oregon, Portland State University, Ore AP, KOIN, Nation & World


Vitamin D critical to early development of vertebrates, study suggests

New research from Portland State University finds vitamin D, or a lack thereof can trigger or suspend embryonic development in a species of fish. The study also provides evidence suggesting the vitamin is critical to the early development of vertebrates generally.
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Researchers discover a new gear in life's clock: Vitamin D

Researchers at Portland State University discover that vitamin D plays a key role in embryonic development in vertebrates and by blocking vitamin D in embryos of zebrafish, researchers were able to induce dormancy in a species that doesn't enter dormancy. The discovery could have major implications in human health research.
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What We Know About The DC Neo-Nazi Brothers Linked To Pittsburgh Shooter

When Jeffrey “Raph” Clark Jr.’s former schoolmates learned Tuesday that he had been arrested on illegal weapons charges and had expressed support for mass-murdering Jews, they were shaken but unsurprised. They had watched online over the past few years as Jeffrey evolved into a member of the hardcore alt-right, sharing Facebook photos of himself posing with Nazi memorabilia and attending rallies outside the White House with Richard Spencer (above). A few tried to engage and reason with him, b...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Texas, News, Washington, Mexico, White House, Nazis, West Virginia, Syria, Fbi, House, Michael Brown, Nazi, Ferguson Missouri, Charlottesville


Central City in Motion plan adopted by Portland city council with 3-0 vote

(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) It’s time for Portland to build more efficient streets downtown where walkers and bicycle riders can get around without fearing for their life. And to make it happen, we need to move forward with the Central City in Motion plan and more people need to stop driving cars. That was the message newly-appointed Transportation Commissioner Chloe Eudaly shared at Thursday’s city council hearing. Commissioner Eudaly made activist hearts flutter when she opened the ...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Wheeler, Portland, Broadway, Portland State University, Don, Sullivan, Burnside, Deli, Waterfront Park, 7th Avenue, TriMet, Amanda Fritz, Fritz


Central City in Motion passes Council with unanimous support

(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) It’s time for Portland to build more efficient streets downtown where walkers and bicycle riders can get around without fearing for their life. And to make it happen, more people need to stop driving cars. That was the message newly-appointed Transportation Commissioner Chloe Eudaly shared at Thursday’s hearing for PBOT’s Central City in Motion plan. Commissioner Eudaly made activist hearts flutter when she opened the meeting with a strong speech that set a...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Wheeler, Portland, Broadway, Council, Portland State University, Sullivan, Burnside, TriMet, Amanda Fritz, Fritz, Ted Wheeler, Saltzman, Earl Blumenauer


SI – Subtracted Intelligence

In our newfound enthusiasm of all things AI, some might take issue with the word “Artificial” and prefer “Augmented”, or the less pretentious “Added” to reflect a “man+machine” future, rather “man or machine” one. Just as there is a rule that scuba divers operate in pairs to look out for each other, maybe machines should be paired with a human minder/beneficiary. Trusting them is an issue for Ms. Melanie Mitchell, Professor of Computer Science at Portland State University, according to the artic...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Law, India, New York Times, Legal Technology, Portland State University, Apple Microsoft, Atul Gawande, Melanie Mitchell, Atul, Amazon Berkshire Hathaway, Pedro Domingos, Andrew Fentem, Sadoughi, Jessica Jacobs


Mental health review ordered for suspect in Portland hit-run

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A driver charged with intentionally ramming his SUV into three women at Portland State University in May has been ordered to get a mental health evaluation. Multnomah County Circuit Judge Nan Waller on Tuesday agreed with a prosecutor’s request to have 61-year-old Greg Porter evaluated at Oregon State Hospital. The Oregonian/OregonLive […]
Tags: News, Portland, Portland State University, Oregon State Hospital, Nation & World, Greg Porter, Nan Waller


Climate change causing more severe wildfires, larger insect outbreaks in temperate forests

A warmer, drier climate is expected is increase the likelihood of larger-scale forest disturbances such as wildfires, insect outbreaks, disease and drought, according to a new study co-authored by a Portland State University professo
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Opinion: Artificial Intelligence Hits the Barrier of Meaning

Machine learning algorithms don't yet understand things the way humans do -- with sometimes disastrous consequences. Melanie Mitchell, a professor of Computer Science at Portland State University, writes: As someone who has worked in A.I. for decades, I've witnessed the failure of similar predictions of imminent human-level A.I., and I'm certain these latest forecasts will fall short as well. The challenge of creating humanlike intelligence in machines remains greatly underestimated. Today's A.I...
Tags: Tech, Portland State University, Melanie Mitchell, Gian Carlo Rota


Salvage logging, planting not necessary to regenerate Douglas-fir after Klamath fires

Researchers at Portland State University and Oregon State University looking at the aftermath of wildfires in southwestern Oregon and northern California found that after 20 years, even in severely burned areas, Douglas fir grew back on its own without the need for salvage logging and replanting
Tags: Science, California, Oregon, Douglas, Portland State University, Oregon State University


Salvage logging, planting not necessary to regenerate Douglas firs after Klamath fires

Researchers at Portland State University and Oregon State University looking at the aftermath of wildfires in southwestern Oregon and northern California found that after 20 years, even in severely burned areas, Douglas fir grew back on its own without the need for salvage logging and replanting
Tags: Science, California, Oregon, Douglas, Portland State University, Oregon State University