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Friday, April 5, 2013

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.

Some deep-sea microbes are hungry for rocket fuel (NPR)

The creatures living in these vents are mostly single-celled organisms. “When you do see them in the microscope they don’t always look very spectacular,” says Rick Colwell a geomicrobiologist at Oregon State University. But don’t let their modest appearance fool you: These microbes are unlike almost anything on Earth. They’re bacterialike creatures called Archaea, and they can survive without oxygen.

Three minutes to change the world (Gazette-Times)

But in just three minutes, the Oregon State University horticulture student managed to convey that planting cover crops in vineyards and turning them into mulch can conserve soil moisture, improve vine growth and deliver other benefits for Oregon wine producers.

The science and art of diagramming (Scientific American)

Carefully placed among the history of science special collections at the Oregon State University are the chemical models belonging to the Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling. An example of it can be found at their website dedicated specifically to the scientific work and life of Linus Pauling. (see also Yahoo News)

Bill that aims to cut pesticide use by Oregon state agencies gains support (Oregonian)

State agencies would unify efforts and measure results under a new interagency committee headed by Oregon State University’s Paul Jepson, the state’s IPM coordinator since 2002.

Free beauty (Mail Tribune)

The species fritillaria gentneri was unknown to science until the 1940s, when a teenage Jacksonville girl named Laura Gentner took one to her father, an entomologist with the Southern Oregon Experiment Station. It was tagged a new species by Oregon State University scientists, who named it after the Gentner family.

Kid’s book uses Cascades to encourage action, exploration (Statesman Journal)

The Oregon State University Press  has published its first book aimed at children. “Ellie’s Log: Exploring the Forest Where the Great Tree Fell” is a chapter book aimed at 8- to 12-year-olds. It tells the story of two children exploring the  old-growth H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest in the Oregon Cascades.

Hewlett-Packard communications leader joins OSU as associate VP of University Relations and Marketing (LIFE@OSU)

The University Relations and Marketing division at Oregon State University has a new associate vice president who began her duties on Monday.

Bill to boost OSU fermentation science gets a boost (Capital Press)

Jeff Edgerton, brewmaster at BridgePort Brewing Co. in Portland, said he looks for graduates of Oregon State University’s food science program when he hires at his brewery. Steve McCarthy of Clear Creek Distillery in Portland said his last four hires have been OSU food science graduates.

Can virtual behavior create real-life healthy habits? (Statesman Journal)

Can teenagers develop healthy diet and exercise habits in the real world by raising healthy characters in a virtual world? It’s a question that two Oregon State University professors will spend the next five years trying to answer thanks to a $4.7 million federal grant from the Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

OSU extends deadline for Greek houses to join first-year housing program (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University fraternities and sororities have been given some extra time to think about becoming part of the university’s “first-year experience” program.

Tips for the aging gardener (Oregonian)

Older citizens looking for an activity that will help bolster whole-person health — physical and mental — might want to start by getting their hands dirty. That’s the message from Janice Gregg of the Oregon State University Extension Office in Linn County, who teaches classes on “Gardening for Healthy Aging.”

Today

Open forum, Associate Director for Design and Construction: This position provides leadership to Design & Construction, Campus Planning and Construction Contracting groups within Campus Operations. Forums are scheduled for the campus community to hear candidate presentations from 10 to 11 a.m. April 5: Lori Fulton, LaSells Stewart Center Ag Science Room.

DPD Director Candidate: Carmen Phelps will present research on “(Not) Seeing is Believing: Invisible Identities, Hidden Lives, and Concealed Narratives of the African American Experience,” Friday, April 5, 10-11 a.m., Milam 215.

TAC Webinar: What’s new in Blackboard in Spring 2013, with Lynn Greenough (TAC). Three changes to Blackboard roll out in time for Spring term: new options to enable cross-listed and combined course sites; the Blackboard Mobile Learn app for smartphones and tablets, and SafeAssign, Blackboard’s plagiarism-prevention service. This webinar will give an overview of each change and what they may mean for you and your students. Fri. April 5; noon to 12:50 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/WTcF9R

Music a la Carte: Oregon Chamber Players Quintet “Family Show” performs April 5, noon. Familiar tunes and fun for all ages. Memorial Union Lounge, Free.

Music event: Michele Troise Session with Bella Voce Women’s Choir, Fri., April 5, noon.  Benton Hall Room 202. Open to the public, free. Info: oregonstate.edu/cla/music 

NEW! International Health Seminar: “Safe Drinking Water and Clean Hands: Essential Nutrients” A presentation by Rochelle Rainey, Ph.D. a Senior Advisor in Environmental Health from the USAID Global Health Bureau in Washington, D.C. It will be in Valley Library Room 1420 on Friday, April 5th from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Educational Equity among Latinos in the Corvallis School District. Casa Latinos Unidos de Benton County will present the results of their study on educational equity issue for Latinos in the local school district. Sponsored by Benton Linn Health Equity Alliance, Northwest Health Foundation and CL@SE. April 5, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Corvallis Public Library: Community Meeting Room, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.

Saturday

OSUsed Store Saturday Sale: Come by our public sale Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 644 SW 13th St. We have sales every first Saturday of the month in addition to our Wednesday sales. Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

Sunday

Steinway Piano Concert Series: Jon Kimura Parker Performing Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Prokofiev, and Rachmaninoff. April 7, 4 p.m. Presented by Corvallis-OSU Piano International LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis, $20 advance, $25 at the door. OSU students and ages 8-18 free. Info: corvallispiano.org

Upcoming Events

NEW! Holocaust survivor film: Landscapes of Memory – The Life of Ruth Klüger (in German, with subtitles). A biopic about the noted Holocaust survivor and memoirist Ruth Klüger. April 9, 4 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis Tuesday, April 9, 7:30 p.m., C&E Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center. Part of Holocaust Awareness Week at OSU.

NEW! Youth Summer Programs Fair:  Parents are invited to come meet with representatives from summer programs in the Corvallis area on Wednesday, April 10 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the MU Ballroom. For more information, contact Childcare and Family Resources  541-737-4906.

NEW! Race Car Unveiling: Oregon State’s Global Formula Racing (GFR)  team, which won three world championships, will showcase its newest race car to kick off the 2013 season April 13, 6 p.m., Kelley Engineering Center Atrium. Come meet members of the GFR team, learn more about the design and manufacturing process, and be the first to get an up-close view of the 2013 car. Refreshments will be provided. Images of the 2010 – 2012 cars: http://www.global-formula-racing.com/index.php/cars. For more information, contact Doug Peterman, GFR Marketing Manager, at doug.peterman@Global-Formula-Racing.com or (541)280-5948.

Cambodian genocide film: The “OH” Project – An Oral History, Healing from the Cambodian Genocide provides testimony from Cambodians who lived through the genocide and now reside in the Portland area.  After the film, Sokho Eath, an OSU graduate and former vice-president of ASOSU, will facilitate a discussion of the genocide. April 8, 4 p.m., Native American Longhouse.

Recreational Sports Working Out: A Plan—Learn how to plan and stick with your exercise routines. On Monday, April 8, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Recreational Sports offers a $5 drop-in session in Dixon Weight Room 2 for students and RecSports members. For more information, contact our Fitness Services and Education Coordinator, Cathy Sullivan, at (541) 737-3243.

Professional Development Workshop: The Professional Faculty Leadership Association offers Bill Swift of Cascade Employers Association presenting “Accountability & Delegation”. Learn the skills of building a culture of trust which is vital to promoting clear accountability, powerful engagement and natural delegation.  Tuesday, April 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. $20 PFLA members/$40 non-PFLA members (includes lunch) LeSells Stewart Center Visit: http://people.oregonstate.edu/groups/pfla/ for more information.

The Argument for STEAM: Integrating the Arts into STEM Education: Please Join the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning for a panel discussion and forum on April 9, 4 to 5 p.m, Kidder 202, via Polycom to Cascades Campus Cascade Hall 112, and streaming at live.oregonstate.edu. More info at http://stem.science.oregonstate.edu/Events

Kenya documentary: In July of 2012, a group of Oregon State University students traveled to the small village of Lela, Kenya, to help the community gain access to safe water.  The story of their journey will be told in Kel Wer (“to bring song” in the native Dholuo language), a documentary that will debut at OMSI in a free public screening on Tuesday, April 9. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., a photography exhibit of the people of Lela will be available for viewing in the lobby, and the 35-minute documentary will start at 7:15 p.m.  Following the screening, members of Oregon State’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders will share their personal experiences and answer questions. Seating is limited and available on a first-come basis. More information: http://bit.ly/O7J7ij

NEW DATE! OSU Divestment out of fossil fuel investments: Organizational meeting for students, April 10, noon to 1 p.m., Memorial Union, Room 206. This is an information meeting for students who may be interested in getting involved in a campaign to persuade the OSU Foundation to change any investments it has in fossil fuel companies and, instead, replace these investments with ‘socially responsible funds. There will be free pizza for students, a short panel presentation, video, opportunity to ask questions and join a newly forming student divestment group.

Lectures and webinars 

NEW! Webinar: Rethink PowerPoint! with Joni Tonn (TAC). Rethink and improve your PowerPoint presentations with researched techniques.  Focus is on PowerPoint pedagogy in the classroom, though information is applicable for most presentations.   Specific topics include: directing attention, less is more, outcomes as guidance for creation, displaying qualitative and quantitative data, using tools within PowerPoint to enhance presentations, and time at the end for specific questions. April 8, noon to 12:50 p.m.  Register here:  http://bit.ly/Z8P7bn

NEW! Webinar: Plagiarism Prevention and SafeAssign at OSU, TAC. Technology Across the Curriculum and the Office of Student Conduct have partnered on a plagiarism prevention training and support initiative for instructors and students. This webinar reviews the resources that are available, and demonstrates how SafeAssign, Blackboard’s plagiarism prevention service, can be used by instructors as one way to help students identify unoriginal content in their writing.  April 8 2-2:50 p.m. Register here: http://is.gd/Z7xBNZ

NEW! Climate change seminar: CEOAS – Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Lynne Talley & Jeffrey Severinghaus “Air Bubbles in Ice, Salt in the Sea: What Geochemistry Can Tell Us about Climate Change.” April 9, 7 to 8:15 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium.  Catered reception 8:15 to 9 p.m. in the Guistina Gallery.

NEW! Holocaust survivor talk: Ruth Klüger, The Shoah in Fiction. Klüger was interned at several camps, including Auschwitz and Theresienstadt. Her memoir, Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered, is well known and much praised. Klüger will discuss recent trends in depicting the Holocaust through fiction. She will do a book-signing after her talk. April 9, 7:30 p.m., C&E Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center.

NEW! Interviewing for Success:   Want to feel more prepared?  Learn interviewing tips and strategies to make your interview a success!  Loni Hartman from Bridgetown Printing will present on Friday, April 19 in the OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West from 1 to 2 p.m.  Sponsored by Oregon State University Career Services.

Braceros talk: Ron Mize of Humboldt State University will speak on “Braceros and the Return of Mass Deportation: Consuming Mexican Labor in its Racialized and Spatialized Contexts,” March 8, 4 p.m., MU 211. The talk centers the discussion of expert witness testimony, contextualizing immigration in its racialized and spatialized contexts, and Latino/a Studies as a form of knowledge formation and praxis.

Corvallis Science Pub: Aurora Sherman and Elizabeth Daniels on the consequences of sexualization of women in popular culture.  April 8, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Old World Deli, 341 2nd St. in Corvallis.

Public talk on the Cambodian genocide: Alexander Hinton, “Annihilating Difference:  The Cambodian Genocide” April 8, 7:30 p.m., C&E Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center. Alexander Hinton will discuss the Cambodian Genocide and, more broadly, the issues of why genocides happen.  Hinton is a professor of Anthropology and Global Affairs at Rutgers-Newark and is also the director of the Rutgers Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights.

Dejunk your life: Do you need help with bringing things to completion and organizing clutter so that you can be more fully present at work and at at home? This is the last chance to register this term for “Dejunking Your Life,” presented by Paul Biwan, Center for Learning & Organizational Development. April 10, 1 to 4 p.m. No cost to faculty and staff. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 for details and to register.

OSU Ecampus Faculty Forum: Take part in a showcase of excellence in online education at the Ecampus Faculty Forum on April 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Engage with your OSU colleagues during interactive sessions and panels, in which faculty share innovative teaching methods and best practices in course development. Come see why OSU is a national leader in online education. The event at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center includes breakfast and lunch. RSVP by April 5.

CH2M HILL CEO Lee McIntire to speak: “Working on the Frontier—The changing nature of global business”. The world has globalized and international diversification looks attractive. Interesting global engineering and business challenges are alluring. Should we go international and if so, in what fashion? In this discussion, McIntire will explore reasons for a business to expand internationally, and the opportunities and risks associated with going global. April 15 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center. Division of Business and Engineering Lecture Series. Info at oregonstate.edu/main/leemcintire or 541-737-1109.

Job Search Strategies:  Want to feel more prepared?  Increase your confidence and effectiveness by learning productive strategies to search for internships and jobs.  Natalie Swartzendruber from CampusPoint will present on Friday, April 19, 11 a.m. to noon in OSU Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Beavers Wanted:  How to prepare for Success at the Career Fair:  Employers come to Career Fairs to hire and network with Beavers.  Find out tips on how to make employers want to hire you! Nikki Solace from Target will speak on Monday April 19, 2-3 p.m., in the OSU Library:  Willamette East & West Rooms.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Creating a Stand-Out Resume:   Writing a stellar resume can be challenging!  These tips can help you make it stand out!  Doug Rice from Enterprise Holdings will present on Monday, April 22, noon to 1 p.m. in the OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

News for Employees

NEW! TIAA-CREF One-on-One Financial consultations.  TIAA-CREF – will be on campus April 9-11.  To register, please call (800) 732-8353 or online at www.tiaa-cref.org/ScheduleNow.

NEW! Career Services newsletter: Check out our April 2013 Newsletter to learn about all the happenings for the month and the rest of spring term at http://oregonstate.edu/career/sites/default/files/april_2013_newsletter.pdf .

Accessible Parking App Video Tutorial: Using Parker, an app available on your smartphone for parking, just got easier.  In addition to the .pdf guide, a step-by-step video tutorial is now available.  Both of these resources are available at the OSU Parking App website (http://oregonstate.edu/parking/). What is Parker?  It is an app that you install on your smartphone to help find parking lots and parking information on-campus.  It allows you to find real-time availability for wheelchair/ADA parking on-campus. You do not have to have a smartphone to use Parker. You can check parking information from the interactive web map available at the same website.

daVinci Days: This year daVinci Days is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and we are currently evaluating the overall festival and OSU’s involvement.  Please take a moment to fill out this short survey – your feedback is very valuable.  http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3OcLGc3yyrG75uR

Linn/Benton OSU Extension Master Food Preserver Program: Master Food Preserver volunteer training will again be offered in Linn and Benton Counties. Classes will be held every Tuesday (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) beginning May 7  through June 18, with a mandatory orientation meeting on April 30. Training will be held at the Linn County Extension Office. If interested in applying, contact Pami Opfer at 541-967-3871 or Pamela.opfer@oregonstate.edu

News anchors sought: KBVR-TV’s Beaver News will be looking for News Anchors for the Spring Term! Ideal for people interested in TV and TV journalism, the auditions are open to all OSU students. The auditions will be held 3 p.m., Wednesday April 10 in Snell Hall (Studio B). For more information, contact Hayden Wilcox at tv.newsproducer@oregonstate.edu.

Search Advocate Workshop: Learn how to work with OSU search committees to enhance the quality of search and selection efforts. This two-part workshop provides theory, research, and strategies that can help search committees test their thinking, address complex process concerns, improve search validity and fairness, promote diversity, and address potential bias risks. Participants who complete Sessions I and II will be eligible to serve as advocates on OSU search committees. Session I will be held on April 23 and Session II on April 25, each at 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Visit the Professional Development Website <http://oregonstate.edu/training>  for more details and to register.

Performance Coaching opportunity: Performance coaching can be described as a series of guided conversations that enable a “coachee” to achieve higher levels of personal or professional accomplishment. On request, the Center for Learning & Organizational Development is prepared to match you with a performance coach from a pool of trained coaches. For details and contact information, visit website http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/coaching

saTechOR Unconference 2013:  Don’t delay! There are less than 40 spots remaining at the 2013 Student Affairs Technology Unconference at Oregon State. This free conference will take place on Saturday, April 13, in the International Living-Learning Center.   There is also an optional welcome event, lecture and social event on the Friday eve of the conference. All participants get a free T-shirt and meal card, but more importantly a day to network and share ideas around the intersection of Student Affairs and technology. Information and online registration: http://satechunconference.com/oregon/

Traffic and Maintenance

Washington Ave. NE parking lot closure: Due to the construction of a new resident hall the Washington Ave NE lot will be permanently closed late April.

Jobs

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

Archivist: Campus Planning invites applicants for a full-time (1.0FTE), Archivist position. Posting #0010476 Closes April 5.

University Housing & Dining Services is hiring a new Director of Residential Dining & Catering. Posting #0010358. Closes April 5.

The Department of Public Safety at Oregon State University is seeking applicants for one Public Safety Dispatcher. This is a permanent full time position.Posting #0010340. Closes April 5.

The Office of the Provost seeks an Administrative Support Coordinator. This is a full-time, 12-month professional faculty position. Job posting 0010404. Closing date is April 7.

The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center (AMBC) is recruiting to fill one full-time classified Grants/Contracts Coordinator position (Internal to all regular status OSU and OUS Employees Only). Posting # 0010445. Closes April 7.

The Department of Teacher and Counselor Education, College of Education invites applications for a Counselor Educator to teach in their graduate program in Counselor Education at Oregon State University – Cascades located in Bend, Oregon.   This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term position.  Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting # 0010412. Closes April 8.

Medical Aide – College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital invites applications to fill one full-time(1.0 FTE) 12-month, and one limited duration (expected to last approximately one year from the appointment begin date) Medical Aide position.  Posting #0010323.  Closes April 9.

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin reviewing applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 Pool – for 2 part-time positions.  Posting #0009494. Please apply by April 10.

Medical Aid (CNA/CMA) –Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Medical Aid. Posting #0010452. Closes April 10.

Sponsored Student Programs Manager – International Student Advising and Services (ISAS) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Sponsored Student Programs Manager position. Posting #0010441. Closes April 12.

University Housing & Dining Services is hiring an Associate Director of Finance & Information ServicesPosting #0010420. Closes April 12.

Professional and Non-Credit Education (PNE) is accepting applications for one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2 position. Posting # 0010490. Closes April 14.

The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning seeks a full-time Director. The Center was established in 2012 with a mission to conduct research and development that leads to enhanced understanding of the processes that underlie how individuals become lifelong STEM learners and practitioners. Position # 0010269. Closes April 14.

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator – Environmental Health Sciences Center invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Clinical Research Nurse coordinator position.  Posting #0010423. Closes April 14.

Research Analyst 2 – Office of Sponsored Programs in VP for Research invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Research Analyst 2 position.  Posting #0010473. Closes April 15.

The Austin Family Business Program in the College of Business invites applications for a 1.0 FTE 12-month, Manager position. Posting #0010405. For full consideration by April 5. Closes April 15.

The OSU Malheur County Extension Service Office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructor. Reappointment is at the discretion of the South East Regional Administrator.  Posting # 0010383. Closes April 17.

Analyst Programmer, Competency Level 3 – Office of Budget/Fiscal Planning invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Analyst Programmer position.  Posting #0010486. Closes April 19.

Staff Psychiatrist –Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term Psychiatrist. Posting #0010416. Closes April 21.

Assistant Manager of Vendor Payment Operations – Office of Business Affairs invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Assistant Manager of Vendor Payment Operations position.  Posting #0010455. Closes April 22.

Instructor- ESL – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Instructor- ESL position. Posting #0010500. Closes April 23.

The College of Business invites applications for two 1.0 FTE 12-month, Academic Advisor positions. Posting #0010501. Closes April 24.

Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month fixed term Instructional Design Specialist position.  Posting # 0010508. Closes April 28.

OSU’s Division of Outreach and Engagement invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Instructional Design Specialist position. Posting # 0010505. Closes April 28.

The College of Business invites applications for a 1.0 FTE 9-month, Instructor of Finance position. Posting #0010431. Closes Apr. 30.

Administrative Manager  – The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Administrative Manager. Posting # 0010438  Closes April 30.

International Scholar Advisor – International Scholar and Faculty Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Scholar Advisor position. Posting #0010489. Closes May 31.

4-H Camp Skills Instructors. The OSU Extension Service 4-H Youth Development program in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences is accepting applications for full-time summer job openings. Review the job descriptions at http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu/.  For more information email robin.galloway@oregonstate.edu

The OSU Foundation is currently recruiting for the position of Administrative Assistant for Special Events in the Corvallis office.   This position provides administrative assistance and support to the Donor Relations and Special Events team.   The starting annual salary for this position is $32,868.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Student Services Assistant Manager.  This position manages support services and leads orientation programs for INTO OSU students. The Assistant Manager has a high-level of decision-making and authority and works closely with the Student Services Manager on the daily operations of the Student Services team.  This is a full-time position with a salary range of $35,000-$37,000.  For more information or to apply, please visit https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=6274832

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Arabic Language and Sponsored Student Advisor. This position is designed to address issues of cultural adjustment, well-being, and success for Arabic-speaking students and government sponsored students. The Arabic Language Advisor works on cross-cultural education and information sharing in Arabic for lower level English speakers. As Sponsored Student Advisor, this position is also responsible for maintaining productive relationships with sponsors and effective record-keeping and reporting for sponsored students.  This position works closely with INTO OSU, OSU and UHDS departments to identify and respond to student needs and enhance services in the INTO OSU Center and at the University. For more information or to apply, please visit https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=6144102.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Chinese Language Advisor. This position is designed to address issues of cultural adjustment, well-being, and success for Chinese-speaking students. The Chinese Language Advisor works on cross-cultural education, information sharing in Chinese for lower-level English speakers and programming. This position works closely with INTO OSU, OSU and UHDS departments to identify and respond to student needs and enhance services in the INTO OSU Center and at the University. For more information or to apply, please visit https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=6144092.

Weather

Corvallis: There’s a 100 percent chance of rain today, with showers expected throughout the weekend. So much for mowing the lawn. High today of 61, low tonight of 45.

Central Oregon: Scattered showers today with rain likely tonight and into tomorrow. Rain and snow possible by Saturday night. High today of 53 with a low tonight of 37.

Newport: Rain, rain and rain. And some rain. High today of 53, low tonight of 46.

Statewide: For OSU employees around the state, find your local forecast here: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/pqr/

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