Portland State University is an educational institution that believes in engaging the community, in a multitude of directions and capacities; the entire state of Oregon is their classroom, as they like to say. What’s more, they value collaborating with local organizations to improve the overall quality of life, not just of Oregonians, but people everywhere, domestically and abroad.
Take the Green Building Research Laboratory (GBRL), for example. It focuses on ways to improve the technologies and strategies in the green building industry--through research and collaboration. They welcome collaborations large and small to develop new campaigns, strategies and tools, reaffirming the underlying ecologically conscientious approach of the university as a whole.
Camera and resultant thermal image, via greenbuilding.pdx.edu