March 17, 2014
What is the future of stuff and why does it matter to Portland? If you track the rise of small piece manufacturers like Spooltown and the strength of high-tech manufacturers like Biamp, and combine it with the growth of maker communities from ADX to Etsy, you might just think Portland is leading the resurgence of American made.
The Portland Development Commission thinks so, and since 2009 has dedicated resources to promoting advanced manufacturing and the athletic/outdoor industries, adding high wage jobs and growth to the economy.
February 17, 2014
18th Annual Conference Attracts Scholars to Examine Shakespeare’s Work and Identity
Today, the Shakespeare Authorship Research Centre (SARC) announced its speaker line-up for the 18th annual spring conference taking place at Concordia University April 10-13, 2014. More than 15 speakers include scholars and playwrights from Stanford University, Washington State University, Concordia University and more.
February 10, 2014
Concordia University will host a series of free, public events during the month of February on its Portland, Ore. campus at 2811 N.E. Holman St., unless otherwise noted. For a full list of events, visit www.cu-portland.edu/calendar.
February 6, 2014
Internationally renowned author Sir Ken Robinson, PhD, visited with students at Concordia University and spoke to a sold-out crowd of 600 attendees at the 3rd Annual Gov. Victor Atiyeh Leadership in Education Awards on Feb. 4 at the Portland Art Museum.
The awards ceremony, presented by HotChalk Inc., was held at the Portland Art Museum to raise funds for student scholarships and celebrate innovative leaders in the education field. Concordia University’s College of Education prepares more teachers than any other higher education institution in Oregon.