Archive | January, 2015

VIDEO | Architecture students design a healthier modular classroom

Portland State University architecture professors Margarette Leite and Sergio Palleroni saw the need for a healthier, greener modular classroom when their daughter attended class in one at her school. They brought the challenge to their architecture and engineering students at PSU, who came up with design ideas, met with officials, and pushed the project forward to see the SAGE—Smart Academic Green Environment—modular classroom built and launch in the marketplace in fall 2014…

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VIDEO- Architecture students design a healthier modular classroom. PSU Sustainability . December 2, 2014.

Study outlines how poverty, schools and absenteeism affect tribal Students

Oregon Tribal children face significant challenges that make it difficult to learn and perform well in school…

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Study outlines how poverty, schools and absenteeism affect tribal Students. Herald and News. December 21, 2014.

Endangered Willamette Falls Locks deserve a task force

Mount Hood rightfully occupies the top spot in the Portland area’s pantheon of dramatic natural features, and the Columbia River Gorge isn’t far behind…

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Endangered Willamette Falls Locks deserve a task force. The Oregonian. December 22, 2014.