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Prepping students with autism for life after K-12
Transitioning to higher education or the workforce is a challenge for most K-12 students, but it can be more challenging for students with autism as they learn to navigate new environments.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
City Bicycle Advisory Committee leaders offer new vision, seek new members
The incoming chair and vice-chair of Portland's Bicycle Advisory Committee are full of energy and they're recruiting new voices, faces and brains.
Multnomah County Library Chooses Mitchell S. Jackson for Everybody Reads
Multnomah County Library has chosen Mitchell S. Jackson's debut novel The Residue Years for its community reading project Everybody Reads 2015.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
PSU hygienist claims dentist harassed her, commented on patients' breast size, $1.3 million suit says
A dental hygienist who claims she was fired from the Portland State University Dental Clinic as retaliation for complaining about sexual harassment filed a $1.3 million lawsuit on Friday.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Climate change study's results show Northwest prairie plants struggle with warming -- science roundup
Research technician Chelsea Little takes notes while Laurel Pfeifer-Meister gathers plant data as part of a University of Oregon study into the effects of climate change on the Northwest's native prairie plants.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Bee supporters swarm Portland Farmers Market to raise awareness about die-offs
Participants in Swarm Portland hold a bee die-in at Portland Farmers Market on Aug. 16, 2014, to raise awareness about pesticides and bee die-offs.
Fight racial disparity by legalizing marijuana: Guest opinion
Racial disparities tend to exist where one doesn't expect them. Situations provoke them to appear, and - if we're willing - we take notice and act.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Protecting pollinators starts at home: National Honey Bee Day Saturday
There will be events across the country Saturday and beyond to educate and promote the beekeeping industry as part of National Honey Bee Day .
Oregon's three big public universities among nation's most gay-friendly
Portland State University students and staff from the school's Queer Resource Center pose with Orange is the New Black actress LaVerne Cox after her appearance at PSU.
Oregon's tuition-free 'Pay It Forward' college finance plan appears dead
The panel said Oregon has much more important things to spend its money on, including a huge expansion of need-based financial aid and bolstering community college and university operations, than to launch a ground-breaking but potentially unworkable tuition-free "Pay It Forward" plan.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Gifts to Portland State University triple in four years
Portland State University has raised over $104 million in private gifts in the last four years, demonstrating a growing culture of philanthropy at Oregon's largest university.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Newberg Graphic
Fast charger comes to Electric Avenue
There’s a new charging option at Portland State University’s Electric Avenue.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Community Helpers donations as of August 17, 2014
Meyer Memorial Trust awarded three education-based grants: $548,000 to Foundations for a Better Oregon , $400,000 to Lane Community College Foundation and $250,000 to the Dalles-Wasco County Library.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Courier Mailer
Tualatin elections 2014: Here's who's running for city council, mayor
With a little more than two weeks to go until the filing deadline for elections in Tualatin, seven people have filed to run for the offices of mayor and the city council.
The Forest Grove News-Times
Bees swarm go Portland Farmers Market - Monday, 11 August 2014 11:15
Activists dressed in bee costumes will make that point in an event marking National Honey Bee Day this Saturday at Portland Farmers Market.
Meet Hau, Committed Commuter & Mother of Three
It can be challenging to balance work and family responsibilities, let alone fit exercise into your schedule on top of that.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Streetcar work to close streets near PSU
Work on the Portland Streetcar line near Portland State University will completely close Southwest Montgomery Street from Fourth to Fifth avenues, starting on Monday.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
University of Oregon's new board wants a president of its own choosing who is an academic star
The University of Oregon's newly empowered Board of Trustees wants to put its stamp on the university by hiring a president of its own choosing, and President Michael Gottfredson was "very gracious" in agreeing to step down early to allow a new leader to take over, the chairman of the board said Thursday.
Plywood Report: Three New Beer Bars, One Bakery on Tap for PDX
The New School craft beer blog announced the plans back in June , but the opening date has just been set.