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Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

After Sandy, the future of boardwalks (National Geographic)

Daniel Cox, a professor of civil engineering at Oregon State University, suggests thinking of boardwalks as sacrificial infrastructure: “design components intended to fail so that the whole [structure] doesn’t go.”

OSU students helping restore 18-acre wetlands (San Francisco Gate)

Jona ngel, a 23-year-old senior in mechanical engineering at Oregon State University, was one of six students in Steve Cook’s Geosciences 300 class, Sustainability for the Common Good, who spent several hours on Monday grubbing out weeds and planting willow cuttings on the site of a former lumber mill. (see also The Columbian)

OSU’s foreign student enrollment soars (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University’s international student enrollment rose 27.5 percent this fall over last year.

ROTC students recognize Oregon’s MIAs (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University students from the Air Force ROTC program gathered with family and friends in the Memorial Union quad Friday to honor Oregon military personnel who remain classified as Missing in Action.

‘Embodiment of America’ (Democrat-Herald)

Keynote speaker Gus Bedwell, Oregon State University veterans service adviser, spoke about how most people don’t understand what a veteran is. They can’t fathom the attention to detail, the discipline, the sacrifice and the training necessary for the military.

OSU unit hosts ROTC Ranger Challenge (KVAL)

Oregon State University’s Army ROTC unit is hosting the annual Ranger Challenge competition in Monmouth and Camp Adair on Saturday, Nov. 10.

OSU selling historic structures (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University is accepting bids for five different buildings, three of which are historic structures. (see also KVAL)

Gail Achterman to be honored at ODOT (Statesman Journal)

Gail Achterman, a natural-resources expert and a long-time member of the Oregon Transportation Commission, will be remembered at a ceremony following the commission’s business meeting.The ceremony will start at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the commission room that will be named in her honor at the Transportation Building. Achterman, 62, died Jan. 28 after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer six months earlier. She was a founder of the Deschutes River Conservancy and the Institute for Natural Resources at Oregon State University.

Civil War dinner in Bend (Bend Bulletin)

The 11th annual Central Oregon Civil War Dinner, presented by the Central Oregon Beaver Athletic Student Fund, is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 19, at Bend Golf and Country Club.

OSU/city workgroup to look at toughening police ordinance in neighborhoods (Gazette-Times)

The Collaboration Corvallis project is steaming toward the release of new recommendations. The three-year project, which is charged with resolving issues of concern to the city and Oregon State University, will have two meetings this week.

Oregon farmers and ranchers enjoy a profitable year (News-Register)

“Yes, ag producers overall have been able to do pretty well compared to other businesses,” said Shelby Filley, the Oregon State University livestock and forage specialist for Douglas County. “Prices for commodities have been steady, and people have managed to stay profitable when they’ve been careful with their input costs … expenses such as fuel, fertilizer and hay.

Science of flavor on tap at Science Pub (Gazette-Times)

Sensory researcher Juyun Lim will discuss the science of flavor at the next Science Pub Corvallis. The free event is set for 6 p.m. Monday at the Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St.

Oregon State Beavers celebrate touchdowns in Montana (OregonLive)

Touchdown Beavers! This photo was taken in front of the boys’ home in Kalispell, Montana. Campbell and Kyle Smith are wearing their favorite team’s jerseys along with Mike Riley-autographed football helmets.

Today

Classroom Richness: Domestic and International Students Learn Together: Nov. 12 , noon to 1 p.m., Kelley Engineering, Rm 1007. This panel, involving students and faculty, aims to discuss issues pertinent to understanding internationalization within the classroom. The discussion will address the challenges and opportunities presented in classes that bring together domestic and international students.

“Imatinib as a Paradigm of Targeted Cancer Therapies:” Brian Druker, Director of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute will give the 2012 Tsoo King Memorial Scientific Seminar on November 12 at 2 p.m. in ALS 4001.

NEW! TAC Webinar: Improving PowerPoint Design | Teaching Tactics, with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). This webinar is designed to help instructors improve slide design/creation skills in order to better support teaching and learning. Nov. 12, 2-2:50 p.m.. Register here: http://is.gd/FGKtyY.   Visit the TAC page http://oregonstate.edu/tac/webinars for more information.

NEW! Study Abroad and international internship opportunities: Maximize your international education by combining your Oregon Abroad program with an IE3 professional experience and  take advantage of dual program fee reductions.  This is an opportunity to increase your knowledge and understanding of another culture (and language) while building your professional portfolio. 4-5 p.m., Heckart Lodge, 2nd Floor Conference Room.

NEW! Science Pub: Sensory researcher Juyun Lim will discuss the science of flavor at the next Science Pub Corvallis. The free event is set for 6 p.m. Monday at the Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St.

NEW! Cultural Heritage – The Education Behind the Celebration: Native American Heritage Month, 6-7:30 p.m., MU International Resource Center. ISOSU invites students, faculty, staff, and community members to experience and explore the diverse culture and history of the Native American Heritage Month through hands-on activities, presentation and discussion.

“The End of Cancer is in Reach:” presented by Brian Druker, a prominent cancer researcher and drug developer, the 2012 Tsoo King Memorial Lecturer and director of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. The free public lecture will be Monday, Nov. 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Milam Auditorium, Room 026, on the north side of the OSU Quad. More information on the speaker is available at http://bit.ly/9pg5j6

Upcoming Events

NEW! Childcare and Family Resources Lunch and Learn: Nov. 14, noon to 1 p.m. Dana Campbell, Children’s Librarian for the Corvallis-Benton County Library, will speak on early literacy in MU Room 211.

NEW! TAC Webinar: Lecture Visuals | Teaching Tactics, with Jon Dorbolo (TAC). Projected visual presentations (e.g. PowerPoint, Keynote, Prezi, etc.) are the most commonly used instructional technology. In this session Jon focuses on strategies for lecturing with visuals whether in the classroom or conference.  For help with a particular presentation software, contact TAC.  Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4-4:50 p.m.  Register here: http://is.gd/5TH2UP. Visit the TAC page http://oregonstate.edu/tac/webinars for more information.

NEW! The World on a Plate: A Global Photographic Feast: Wed., Nov. 14, 7 p.m, LaSells Stewart – Austin Auditorium. A fast-paced slide lecture examining the implications of the modern diet for our personal health and for our planet. Featuring images from What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets; Hungry Planet: What the World Eats; and Man Eating Bugs: The Art & Science of Eating Insects. For more information, contact Julie Walkin at 541-737-6419 or visit oregonstate.edu/international/iew.

NEW! Turning Conflict Into Opportunity: Meet the new Ombuds, Sue Theiss, to learn about her new office, skills to help you manage conflict, and the importance of being a good bystander to support women through moments of professional adversity. Sponsored by OSU Women’s Network and open to all. Nov. 15, noon to 1:30 p.m. in Willamette Room, Valley Library. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/own/events

NEW! Naked Mole Rats and the Science of Aging: At the Nov. 15 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Viviana Perez of the Linus Pauling Institute will discuss her research on protein stability in the aging process. Triad meets in the MU, room 211, from noon to 1 p.m. Guests are welcome to attend free of charge and pay $11 if they have lunch. Contact Nick Houtman, 541-737-0783, to save a seat.

NEW! Native American meal: “Indigenous Feast: a way of giving thanks” helps celebrate Native American Heritage month and as continuation of the journey through culture and cuisine series presented by UHDS, the Native American Longhouse and American Indian Initiatives. It takes place Nov. 15, 5 to 7 p.m., in McNary Dining’s Boardwalk Cafe. Cost is $10 at the door.

NEW! PCOSW general meeting: The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW) welcomes all to a general meeting on Nov. 16 at noon in the Women’s Center. As a direct link with President Ray, PCOSW actively helps women on campus to succeed, creates awareness of women’s issues, and investigates and advocates against sexism and institutional sexism.

Flu Shot Clinics for Students/Faculty/Staff: Tuesday, Nov. 13, MU 109, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. while supplies last. Students: $15 (charged to student account). Faculty/Staff: $28 (cash, check, debit/credit, or charged to PEBB Insurance). Bring OSU ID card and Providence or PacificSource insurance cards. FluMist nasal vaccine also available. Details: 541-737-9355 or http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/flu.

Green Training Days: Campus Recycling, the OSU Sustainability Office and OSU Catering are teaming up to produce two sessions for Training Days 2012, Nov. 13 and 14. The first session, Greening Your Events, is Tuesday at 3 p.m. and will focus on ways you can reduce your events’ impact on the environment and highlight your department’s commitment to sustainability The second session, Sustainability for Campus Communicators , is Wednesday at 10 a.m. and will cover current and upcoming hot topics and accomplishments that may be useful in your marketing and communications work at OSU. Register here.

International Fair with INTO OSU: 6 to 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13, International Living-Learning Center. Come experience cultures from around the world in the comfort of the ILLC! Get to know international students and enjoy the dancing, music, arts, tea, and food of their home countries.

College of Business MBA Program Information Session: Hear an overview of the MBA program Wed., Nov. 14, 6-7 p.m. in Bexell Hall 207. In as little as nine months you can: further your education, expand career opportunities, learn from business leaders and renowned faculty, and complete your resume with a graduate business degree. For more information, call 541-737-5510. No RSVP required.

Lectures and seminars

NEW! Corvallis Climate Change Impacts Community Seminar Series: Speaker Bob McKane, of the EPA, will present “Climate change effects on watershed hydrological and biogeochemical processes” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. in ALS 4000.

NEW! Water, People & Institutions Seminar Series: Speaker Martin Doyle, of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, will present “The Emerging Commodity of Restored Streams” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. in ALS 4000.

NEW! Fulbright Faculty Panel Discussion: Nov. 15, noon to 1 p.m., Kelley Engineering, Room 1007. Recently returned from Australia, Norway and Taiwan, three OSU Faculty (from Forestry, Engineering, and Oceanography) will discuss the value of their Fulbright Scholar experience, and how these types of international teaching and/or research fellowships benefit OSU.

Transgender Awareness Week events: The Women’s Center is hosting several events, next week, including: Womens Studies faculty Qwo-Li Driskill will be leading a discussion at noon on Nov. 13 on “Taliqwo Didantvn/They Have Two Hearts: Cherokee Two-Spirit Identities.” On Nov. 14, at noon, Jeff Kenney from LGBT Outreach and services will be leading a discussion on Safe Space Dialogues. All take place at the Women’s Center. For more information:541- 737-3186.

Global Learning Faculty Learning Community: Nov. 13, noon to 1 p.m., Kelley Engineering, Room 1126 (near e-café). This session will describe the ongoing activities of OSU’s initiative to enhance cross-cultural and international perspectives and content in a variety of courses. Participants in the Global Learning Faculty Learning Community will share their experiences.

Lifelong STEM Learning Seminar: Nov. 13, 4 to 5 p.m., Kidder Hall Room 202. The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning presents a panel “Building the Empirical Foundation for Collegiate Teaching Reform”. Panelists: Kay Sagmiller, Center for Teaching and Learning; Corinne Manogue, Physics; Eric Weber and Wendy Aaron, Mathematics Education; and Milo Koretsky, School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering will lead this forum focusing on trends in collegiate teaching research and examination of the challenges, opportunities, and new directions in STEM teaching and learning. URL for streaming will be posted at http://stem.science.oregonstate.edu/Events .

Horticulture seminar: Gail Langellotto-Rhodaback, assistant professor with the OSU Department of Horticulture, will speak on “Assessing the Effect of Bt hybridization on Lepidopteran-based Food Webs in Wild Rice,” on Nov. 13, 4 p.m., ALS 4000

TED Talk Hunger Discussion: Nov. 13, 7:30-8:30pm, MU 109B. In a world filled with food, why are people still suffering from starvation? Watch Josette Sheeran, head of the UN’s World Food Program, discuss global hunger & learn what’s going on in your own backyard. Dialogue facilitated by Sociology Professor Mark Edwards. Sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement and the Human Services Resource Center. See: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/hha for more information.



Fisheries and Wildlife seminar: Nov. 14 – “COMES Marine Fisheries Genetics: An Overview from Krill to Salmon.” Michael Banks, Director, Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, OSU, 4 p.m., Nash Hall 032

Faces of Homelessness Panel: Nov. 14, 6 to 8 p.m, MU 109A. Local individuals will share personal experiences of homelessness. This event serves to provide space for the personal narrative to dispel myths and stereotypes about people experiencing homelessness. Representatives from Community Outreach, Inc. and Jackson Street Youth Shelter will provide information about their work and the realities of local homelessness and food insecurity issues. Canned food donations requested at the door; proceeds will go to the OSU Food Pantry. See: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/hha for more information.

“Research to Commercialization” seminar series: The Microproducts Breakthrough Institute and OSU’s Office of Commercialization and Corporate Development are co-sponsors of a seminar series on the commercialization resources, networks and facilities available to transform innovative research at OSU into real-world products and services. All of the seminars are from noon to 1 p.m. Upcoming seminars are Nov. 16: Legal Aspects of Research Commercialization and Nov. 30: The Entrepreneur’s Role in Research Commercialization.

News for Employees

NEW! Office closure: Printing and Mailing Services’ front office will be closed for staff training on Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 12:45 to 4 p.m.. Shipping and mailing services will remain open.  Hard-copy print jobs may be placed in the drop box on the south side of the building, and digital orders may be submitted online using our online order form.  Completed orders WILL NOT be available for pick-up during this time.  For questions or concerns, please call 541-737-4941 or e-mail digital.printing@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Holiday Cards and Calendars: Printing and Mailing services has customizable holiday cards and calendars available for all OSU faculty, staff and students. Customers can choose from a creative selection of ready-made designs or upload their own images and custom text.  Ordering information and prices are available online through our Design Online module  (requires one-time registration). For questions, please e-mail digital.printing@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Recreational Sports Energy Civil War: Get active and help Oregon State beat University of Oregon by participating in the 2012 Energy Civil War. From Nov. 14-Nov. 21, using any of the 10 marked ReRev cardio machines in Dixon Recreation Center will give OSU points for the competition. Let’s prove our school spirit and beat the Ducks.

NEW! Education Abroad Photo Contest:  All Day, Valley Library Atrium (outside of Java II) Nearly 500 OSU students studied or interned abroad last year! Now you can share their incredible international experiences by viewing and voting on over 200 photos taken around the world. The contest is located in the lobby next to Java II in the Valley Library. Vote for your favorites before Friday at 4 p.m.

NEW! Wellness projects sought: The Healthy Campus Initiative has grant money available for wellness projects.  Do you share our goals and have a project in mind that is collaborative and open to all?   Promote Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, Stress Management, and/or Tobacco Cessation.  Up to $1,000 per project available.  Find eligibility details and a simple application at: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/bewell/

NEW! Call to artists: Nov. 16 is the deadline to submit your work for the third annual Staff Art Exhibit.  Show us your creativity!  Learn more at http://oregonstate.edu/urm/events/classified-and-professional-staff-art-exhibit including seeing images of last year’s submissions.

NEW! OSU Procurement and Contract Services (PaCS) Equipment Maintenance Management Services: PaCS has contracted with The Remi Group to provide a comprehensive approach to managing equipment maintenance: keep using your current vendors, consolidate your equipment maintenance contracts, AND save money. The company will host a presentation providing details and answering questions on Nov. 28 at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. in MU Room 213. For more information visit the PaCS Buy Orange website: http://pacs.oregonstate.edu/buyorange

Scholarship for undergraduate work: The University Honors College is accepting faculty applications to the DeLoach Work Scholarship program for Winter and Spring Terms. This program enables OSU faculty members to support undergraduates working at tasks that materially enhance their academic training. The work must relate to the area of the student’s academic training and provide a significant learning experience. Tenure/tenure-track and senior instructor rank faculty are eligible to apply. All Honors students are eligible to participate. The deadline to apply is Nov. 12. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/honors/research/deloach

NSF – Major Research Instrumentation (MRI): The Research Office, Incentive Programs is requesting letters of intent. The MRI program assists with the acquisition or development of shared research instrumentation that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs. Letter of intent guidelines: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/major-research-instrumentation-nsf-mri-program. Information: Debbie Delmore debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline to Research Office, Incentive Programs: Nov. 12.

Faculty Staff Fitness classes: Classes are located in Langton Hall and the Woman’s Building. They are available to all Faculty, Staff their family member, GTA and GRA. The times of the classes are set around the working hours, 7 and 11 a.m., noon, 4:15 and 5:15 p.m. Winter registration begins Dec. 3. Check out the schedule at http://health.oregonstate.edu/faculty-staff-fitness/schedule

Special recycling collection event coming soon: To celebrate America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, Campus Recycling will help you recycle your hard-to-recycle items, departmental and personal, in the Memorial Union Brick Mall. Material accepted will include Styrofoam, film plastics, electronics, and more. Visit our blog for a list of items and full event details, and please hold onto these items to recycle at this special event.

Homestay families sought: Interested in sharing Thanksgiving with an international student? The OSU Homestay Program is seeking local families to share their Thanksgiving festivities with international students. Applications are currently available at https://uhds.oregonstate.edu/myuhds/form/mf/holidayhost. Hosting application deadline is Friday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. Hosts will be informed of student placement Monday, Nov. 19. If you have any questions, please contact homestay@oregonstate.edu.

Joy Drive: OSU Childcare and Family Resources is looking for faculty and staff interested in sponsoring student families in need with gifts for the 2012 holiday season, and for student families who would live to receive presents this year. To participate, contact Arielle at nontraditional.affairs@oregonstate.edu or Amy at amy.luhn@oregonstate.edu. Sponsors should indicate the size of the family they’d like to sponsor. Please respond before Nov. 14.

Jobs

To apply for the below positions, visit http://jobs.oregonstate.edu unless otherwise specified:

Faculty Research Assistant – The Department of Forest Ecosystems & Society is recruiting for a part-time .30 FTE position. Posting #0009823. Closes Nov. 12.

Cook 2 – University Housing & Dining Services invites application for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 10-month, Cook 2 position. Posting #0009897. Closes Nov. 13.

Office Specialist 2. Full-time position in OSU’s Business Affairs/ID Center. Posting #0009892. Closes Nov. 14.

This recruitment is for a full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term Assistant Professor (Extension) position in Field Crops and Watershed Management and will be assigned to Malheur County. The appointment period is up to one year. This appointment will be reviewed for possible conversion to a fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Professor of Practice) position after the first year. This position is located in Ontario. Posting # 0009786. Closes Nov. 14.

The College of Business is seeking applicants for a F/T, 12-month professional faculty position of Director in the Close to the Customer (C2C) Program, Posting #0009891. Closes Nov. 15.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – University Administrative Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Human Resources Consultant 1 position. Posting #0009885. Closes Nov. 30, with full-consideration closing date of Nov. 16.

The Research Office invites applications for two full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator positions. The IRB Coordinator will assist the IRB Administrator in managing the privileged and confidential institutional review and approval process of proposed research activities involving human subjects to protect their safety, rights, and welfare. Posting # 0009737. Closes Nov. 16.

Adaptive Technology Program Manager- Disability Access Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Adaptive Technology Program Manager position. Posting #0009841. Closes Nov. 18.

Business and Engineering Business Center invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Human Resources Consultant 1 position. Posting #0009904. Closes Nov. 25, with a full-consideration closing date of Nov. 18.

The Extended Campus invites applications for two full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term Student Success Counselor positions. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # 0009869 Closes Nov. 19.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Operating Systems – Network Analyst, competency level 1, position for Enterprise Computing Services. Information Services shares and supports the University’s overall mission by assisting all areas of the university in extending their programs, teaching, research and communication throughout the world. Posting # 0009920. Closes Nov. 20.

The Josephine County 4-H Youth Development Program invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, 4-H Program Coordinator position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Program Leader and Regional Administrator. This position is located in Grants Pass. Posting #0009893. Closes Nov. 20. This is an Internal Search, and is open to current, regular status OSU employees ONLY.

The Division of Finance and Administration invites applicants for the Director of Shared Services position. The Director provides overall leadership and management for OSU’s shared services units, including the direction of business operations and strategic planning for Business Centers. Posting #0009865. Closes Nov. 21.

Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, for the Graduate School. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately (2 years) from the appointment begin date. Posting # 0009906. Closes Nov. 22.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, position for the Graduate School. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately (2 years) from the appointment begin date. The position will primarily provide programming support for the creation of graduate administrative software to be developed on the Salesforce platform. Posting # 0009906. Closes Nov. 22.

The Department of Financial Aid/Scholarship invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Financial Aid Advisor position. Posting # 0009915. Closes Nov. 23.

Business Analyst.  Full-time position in OSU’s Business Affairs. Posting #0009924. Closes Nov. 26.

Executive Assistant to the Oregon State University Librarian – This position is a full time, 12-month fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #0009910. Closes Nov. 26.

Teaching and Engagement Department Head – The University Valley Library invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenured-tract, Assistant/Associate Professor position. Posting #0009911. Closes Nov. 27.

Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is recruiting for a full-time, Associate Dean of Healthy People. The Associate Dean will lead the division through a period of rapid enrollment growth, significant campus transition, and disruptive change in the way higher education is delivered. The anticipated start date for this position is the summer of 2013. Posting #0009794. Closes Nov. 30.

Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is recruiting for a full-time, tenure-track, Associate Professor faculty position. The individual in this position will develop and lead a hospitality management program to be offered at OSU-Cascades. Posting #0009798. Full consideration Nov. 30. Closes Feb. 15, 2013.

The OSU Foundation is seeking an Assistant Director, Information Technology Services (ITS). The ideal candidate for this position brings a comprehensive knowledge of programming techniques and protocols, relational databases, and data structures, values and understands the need for documentation at multiple level. Submit a cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s application to Patricia Kenney , Senior Director, Human Resources.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) invites applications for one full-time, Temporary Psychologist or Counselor position. The preferred start date is Dec. 15 but can be negotiated to start no later than Jan. 3, 2013. A 40 hour work week is preferred with a minimum of 20 hour work week required. For the full announcement please go to http://oregonstate.edu/counsel/job-openings. Application materials can be submitted to beth.dyer@oregonstate.edu. This position is open until filled.

The Oregon State University Foundation is looking for a Gift Accounting Specialist. This position is responsible for performing all functions related to gift processing, including data entry, banking, and receipting. To be considered for this job opportunity, please send cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s application electronically to Fran Judy, Senior Human Resources Coordinator.

Traffic and Maintenance

Gilbert Addition: Due to renovations, restrooms 2 and 3 in Gilbert Addition will be temporarily shut down. Building water will need to be shut off temporarily for short periods of time but this will only be done after hours. This closure should end by 5 p.m. Nov. 15.

Dearborn: Due to renovations, rooms 106A and the adjoining room 107 in Dearborn Hall are going to be renovated to create two new ADA restrooms. Room 0001A will be used by the contractor to install new plumbing for the restrooms. Building water will need to be shut off temporarily for short periods of time but this will only be done after hours. Demolition will occur Oct. 3 and there will be noise throughout the day. The room closures will end by 5 p.m. Nov. 15.

Weather

Corvallis: “When the autumn weather turns leaves to flame, one hasn’t got time for the waiting game. Oh the days dwindle down to a precious few . . . September, November . . .” ~ September Song. We’ll have showers throughout the day with a high of 54 and a low of 43. There’s a chance of showers throughout the rest of the week, and temperatures should hover in the 40s and 50s.

Central Oregon: Last week’s snow has disappeared but rain is here to stay, at least for a bit. Rain is likely today with a high of 47 and a low tonight of 35. Showers are expected tomorrow.

Newport: We’ll have a wet and blustery week with showers expected throughout. Today’s high will be 54 with wind between 11 and 21 mph and gusts up to 31 mph. Tonight’s low will be 46.

 

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