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  1. Portland State fundraisers quit after $100 million Fitzpatrick fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    Portland State University will enter the public stage of a $300 million fundraising campaign without its top two development officers, who are resigning after falling for a phony billionaire and $100 million that never existed. PSU Foundation president Francoise Aylmer and chief development officer Kristin Coppola were the two main contacts for John Michael Fitzpatrick, the bitcoin dealer who offered to donate the public university $100 million -- and later, $1.18 billion.

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  2. PSU Foundation leader resigns in wake of dubious $100M pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Portland State University's Foundation chief is leaving after a week of questions regarding what PSU had thought would be a $100 million pledge . Francoise Aylmer said she's resigning Sept.1 to pursue other interests.

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  3. 'Serial' podcast's Sarah Koenig, Julie Snyder lead September author talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cleveland.com

    ... Mitchell, who began writing while serving a 16-month prison sentence, went on to earn an M.A. from Portland State University and an M.F.A. in creative writing from New York University, where he now teaches. What: Loung Ung, author of "First They ...

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  4. Retired PSU prof: University suckered by $100M teaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    PSU's $100 million tease: Regarding "Fake PSU gift a 'game changer,'" : As a retired Portland State University professor, I am appalled, not simply by the sham donation but by the way it went undetected - and, in fact, celebrated - by the layers of administration charged with oversight of the university's finances. If someone offered me that kind of money, I'd probably hang up the phone.

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  5. Jacksonville Jaguars player profiles: Julius ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | BlackAndTeal

    ... on offense, tight end Julius Thomas . Julius Thomas spent all four years of his college career at Portland State University but Thomas isn't your typical tight end prospect. Thomas didn't attend Portland State with dreams to become a tight end in ...

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  6. Beaverton hires economic development manager with state experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Courier Mailer

    ... lands specialist and as a business development officer. He is also an adjunct professor at Portland State University, teaching graduate courses in real estate market analysis and real estate finance. "I joined the city because of Beaverton's ...

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  7. Lake Oswego resident honored with Presidential Award - Thursday, 27 August 2015 01:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Sherwoodgazette.com

    ... Fellow, and in recent years, he also performed original research involving 'dark current' in Portland State University's physics department. A Murdock trust grant funded his research. Also serving as a teacher on special assignment for the Beaverton ...

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  8. City of Beaverton hires Mike Williams as new economic development managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Courier Mailer

    ... professor teaching graduate courses in real estate market analysis and real estate finance at Portland State University. "I joined the city because of Beaverton's reputation as a place that grows small and large businesses alike," said Williams. ...

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  9. Janelle Monae and Jidenna Lead Rally Against Violence at Dawson ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Skanner

    ... we'll use our art to do that, that's a tool. That's Black power." Jesselle Hedman, a senior at Portland State University, was one of the many faces in the crowd on Monday. She said she's been increasingly drawn to issues around police accountability ...

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  10. Smoke could be a problem for PSU-WSU; Hersh leaves PSURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Oregonian

    ... Hersh and his C-Level Sports company to market the Vikings' athletic program. "As of July 2015, Portland State University and C-Level Sports Management LLC have decided to end their relationship, including the Viking Athletic Partnership. PSU ...

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  11. From boardroom to 'Orgy TV,' top Portland State trustee Pete Nickerson reflects on lessons learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | OregonLive.com

    ... will survive the Fitzpatrick fiasco with few if any scrapes. (Jeff Manning/The Oregonian Portland State University) Last spring when bullhorn-toting demonstrators disrupted a Portland State University trustees meeting in the school's hushed library, ...

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  12. 8 intriguing dance shows, from experimental to classical: Fall Arts Guide 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | OregonLive.com

    ... resident choreographer Ihsan Rustem's "Mother Tongue." The Portland Ballet will team up with the Portland State University Orchestra for its Thanksgiving weekend performance, featuring the world premiere of the theater's original "Day by Day," a ...

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  13. Economists Support a $15 MinimumRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | IndyMedia

    ... economists - Drs. Mary King, Marty Hart-Landsberg, and Robin Hahnel - held a press conference at Portland State University to talk about why they support $15 not only nationally, but also as the statewide minimum wage here in Oregon. Click Here is ...

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  14. Tanya Collier, former Multnomah County commissioner, dies at 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | OregonLive.com

    ... Collier grew up in the 1950s and '60s, a time when the feminist movement was slowly unfolding. For Portland State University's Walk of the Heroines , she wrote about her experiences getting a degree and later marching in support of the Equal Rights ...

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  15. Internet tool fights censorship by making banned data look 'normal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Engadget

    ... help you leap over those hurdles, however. Marionette , developed by researchers at RedJack and Portland State University, masks your visits to banned sites and services by making your data transmissions seem innocuous. It doesn't just disguise the ...

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  16. Mysterious Portland State Donor Left Long, Visible Trail HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Willamette Week

    Last week, The Oregonian reported the jaw-dropping story of a mystery donor, John Michael Fitzpatrick , who promised a $100 million gift to Portland State University but failed to deliver. The university lined up Gov. Kate Brown , Mayor Charlie Hales and other dignitaries for an Aug. 18 press conference where PSU President Wim Wiewel was supposed to announce the gift, which would have been by far the largest in the school's history.

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  17. High school tech program has Portland students asking the big questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Journal

    ... with Kayla Gadd of Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis, interned with Kenneth Stedman, at Portland State University's Center for Life in Extreme Environments. "The first SSV virus discovered is highly susceptible to mutation, and so we are ...

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  18. It's Happening TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... Portugal. The Man to the afterparty will do it. But don't get too excited, it's invite only for Portland State University's graphic design program ceremony. The concert, on the other hand is open to the public. It's also only $5 to get in, which ...

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  19. Calling All Science and STEM Educators: Vernier Launches Its Fall...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | District Administration

    ... Participants also have the option of earning two (quarter) graduate science credit hours through Portland State University Center for Science Education. For complete details and to register for a Vernier workshop closest to you, visit ...

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  20. Bits & Pieces: Celebrity cooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Portland Tribune

    ... OMSI); Keith Thomajan (president / CEO, United Way Columbia-Willamette); Wim Wiewel (president, Portland State University); Matt Zaffino (chief meteorologist, KGW). The Oregon Zoo used Seniors Citizens Day, Aug. 21, to tout its own senior citizens, ...

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