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Monday, Feb. 3, 2014

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.

Oregon State University fundraising surpasses $1 billion (Portland Business Journal)

At his annual State of the University luncheon address in Portland Friday, Ray said the fundraising capital has far exceeded that goal. It just topped $1 billion. (see also OPBGazette-Times, East Oregonian, Daily Astorian, LIFE@OSU)

Home births vs. hospital births: Oregon State University researcher weighs in (Oregonian)

“Given our findings, especially in light of other observational studies published in the last decade, I think it’s time to start shifting the discourse around home birth in this country,” said Melissa Cheyney, an Oregon State University medical anthropologist and the study’s lead author.

Braunworth cites need to balance industry support, academic independence (Capital Press)

Bill Braunworth, recently appointed the head of Oregon State University’s Horticulture Department, knows what he’s getting into.

Oregon drone group hires executive director (Gazette-Times)

“In addition to the aviation component of UAS, there is real intellectual property value in the sensor technology and the data analysis that spins off from it,” said Rick Spinrad, vice president for research at Oregon State University and board president of the new industry group.

Oregon forestry professor champions diverse approach (Timber Harvesting)

Gordon, who taught for a number of years in the Oregon State University College of Forestry and now lives in Portland, will be the keynote speaker in this year’s Starker Lecture Series at OSU. The series has been sponsored since 1985 by Starker Forests Inc., a family-owned timber company based in Philomath.

Bumblebee deaths put Oregon in the spotlight (Capital Press)

The bumblebee deaths in spraying incidents last summer have put Oregon in an uncomfortable spotlight and caused federal and state labeling changes while researchers continue probing the effect of neonicotinoid insecticides, an Oregon State University professor said.

Hoping for rain (Gazette-Times)

“This is the second-driest start to the water year on record, after 1976-77, which had 5.10 inches through Jan. 31,” Kathie Dello, the associate director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University, said Friday

Oregon agriculture leaders to be honored (Statesman Journal)

Carol Mallory-Smith of Albany, for her work and research as a weed scientist with Oregon State University’s Crop and Soil Science Department.

Scientists spot rare blue whales off the coast of New Zealand (Yahoo News)

he research is being conducted onboard NIWA’s coastal research vessel Ikatere. The research team comprises scientists from NIWA, The Blue Whale Study based in Australia and Oregon State University.

(Not-so-strictly) ballroom (Gazette-Times)

“This is what swing dancing is,” he said during the Oregon State University Ballroom Dance Club’s free weekly lesson last Wednesday. “You’re already doing it!”

OSU joins push to build wooden skyscrapers (Gazette-Times)

Skyscrapers have always been built out of steel and concrete, but these materials have a significant carbon footprint. Sustainability advocates have begun to push for new kinds of engineered wood products that can do the same job with less climate impact, and Oregon State University is aiming to take a leadership role in this emerging field.

Game changing technologies with ‘Catch the Next Wave’ conference (Hydro International)

The conference will close with the aptly entitled ‘Ride The Next Wave – The Next 50 Years’ keynote presentation by Rick Spinrad, vice president for Research, Oregon State University.

Gardening basics: Defend blueberries from mummy berry fungus (Oregonian)

“Mummy berry has an interesting life cycle, it’s truly like a zombie,” said Jay Pscheidt, a plant pathology specialist for the Oregon State University Extension Service. “The fungus overwinters in mummified fruit on the ground. The spores of the fungus come from little mushrooms on the ground and attack developing buds in the spring.”

Today

NEW! “How to Compost in Your Department” Luncheon: Register by today at 1 p.m. for this free Tuesday, Feb. 4 luncheon from noon 1 p.m. Learn about your options to compost food scraps in your department. You can reduce waste during the RecycleMania competition and year-round! Campus Recycling can provide all the supplies you need to get started. Register at http://tiny.cc/compostfeb14.

NEW! RecycleMania Trash Monster Display: Drop by the Memorial Union Quad Monday through Friday, Feb. 3-7 to see the trash monster the student group Waste Watchers created out of what an average person throws away in two months – 260 pounds! The display also has information about recycling and the RecycleMania competition, which kicks off this week.

Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) Virtual Annual Meeting: Connected Learning: Opening Pathways, Enabling Collaboration.   You are invited to join us in the Zone for this year’s ELI Virtual Annual Meeting. The content anchors this year include emerging technology, future modeling, and academic transformation; mobile learning; methods for evaluating technology-based instructional innovations; online and blended teaching and learning; etextbooks; and learning analytics. Feb. 3-5, Waldo 320B. Contact: TAC - TAC@oregonstate.edu – 541-737-1852.  View the Virtual Agenda for session topics, times and learn more here: http://oregonstate.edu/tac/eli2014

Plant Science Seminar Series: Jörg-Peter Schnitzler Institute of Biochemical Plant Pathology Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany, will speak on “Aquaporins ­ Tools for Improving Water Use Efficiency in Poplar,” Feb. 3, 4 p.m., in ALS 4000.

“Nanotechnology for the Poor: A Look at Energy, Water, Food and Health Technologies.”  Thomas Woodson from the Georgia Institute of Technology. This lecture explores the question of what role nanotechnology may play in the lives of the world’s poor. Sponsored by the School of Public Policy and the Humanitarian Engineering Program. Feb. 3, 4 to 5:30 p.m., 112 Kearney.

Upcoming events

NEW! UHDS Lunar New Year: University Housing & Dining Services presents Lunar New Year a Journey Through Culture and Cuisine.  Please join us on Feb. 6 at Ring of Fire in Marketplace West.  Menu highlights include roasted duck leg w/mandarin sauce, Buddha’s feast w/tofu, Thai basil pork, Szechuan green beans, and fried rice.  Price $9, lunch service 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., dinner service 5-7 p.m.

NEW! Toastmasters: The Oregon States Toastmasters Club #3722 will be celebrating 50 years of existence as a club and we will be having an open house in addition to our Golden Jubilee Celebration. The meeting will take place Feb. 7, noon, at the East and West Willamette rooms (Room 3622). Social time begins at 11:30 a.m.

Signing Day: The Oregon State University football program invites Beaver Nation to be a part of the Signing Day Celebration from the Valley Football Center Wed., Feb. 5, the first day high school recruits can sign National Letters of Intent. At 7 a.m., the public is invited to join the football team for breakfast and lunch for the approximately five hours of live programming with the Voice of the Beavers Mike Parker. Breakfast is $6 between 7 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., while lunch is $8 between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. If you can’t be on site, you can follow on osubeavers.com.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Creation vs evolution debate: OSU-ChUME is hosting a live viewing of the Bill Nye (The Science Guy) and Ken Ham (Answers in Genesis CEO) debate on creationism versus evolution on Tuesday Feb. 4, at 4 p.m. in Gilbert 324. Come and join us for pizza, good conversation, and an interesting debate! The debate itself is estimated to last 2 1/2 hours, guests are more welcome to come and go as needed.

NEW! Coalition for Community Dialogue Weekly Discussion:  CCD meets every Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the conference room on the second floor of Waldo. This week’s discussion topic is allyship: What does it mean to be an ally, and who gets to decide? We will also post relevant articles or stories on the CCD Facebook page, found at https://www.facebook.com/CoalitionforCommunityDialogueOSU.

NEW! Fisheries and Wildlife seminar: Denise Lach, Professor and Director, School of Public Policy, Oregon State University, will speak on “New Roles for Science and Scientists.” Feb. 5, 4 to 5 p.m., Nash 206.

NEW! Salvaging Environmentalism: The Ethics and Politics of a Logging Crisis  In 2002, the Biscuit wildfire ripped through Oregon’s Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest. Through a detailed account of the ensuing political battle, anti-salvage logging activism, and the history of forestry management, this lecture will explore the gap between environmental ethics and political activism. This is a candidate lecture for Environmental Philosophy. Feb. 6, 10 a.m., Gilkey 115.

NEW! Electron Microscope Facility Seminar: Cedric Bouchet-Marquis of FEI Incorporated, Hillsboro, will speak on “The CryoEM Era Begins,” Feb. 6, noon to 1 p.m., in Linus Pauling 402.

NEW! Starker Lecture Series: John Gordon, Pinchot Professor Emeritus and Former Dean Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, will speak on “Forestry Diversity: A Key to Oregon’s Future,” Thursday, Feb. 6, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Richardson Hall 107.  For more information: http://starkerlectures.forestry.oregonstate.edu/

NEW! OSU sheep and goat medicine elective: OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital is hosting a two week course offering necessary medical procedures for small ruminants between Feb. 10-21. Contact Dr. Erica McKenzie, Associate Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine for details if you have sheep or goats that require medical procedures (erica.mckenzie@oregonstate.edu).

NEW! Educational Workshop to Learn about Small-scale Poultry Production:  This class will cover the ins and outs of raising chickens, turkeys and other poultry and is designed for those interested in raising poultry for eggs or for meat. This class will be offered on Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. on the Lane Community College main campus in Eugene.  The cost of the class $35 and pre-registration is required.  To register please call the Lane Small Business Development Center at (541) 463-6200.

NEW! Speed Mock Interviews:  Sign up on Beaver JobNet (http://oregonstate.edu/career/seminars-and-events) for a one-of-a–kind opportunity to practice interviewing with Employers and Career Specialist and receive valuable feedback to prepare you for the real thing! Bring resume.  This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Library Willamette East and West rooms. Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

First-year experience discussion: Greg Eiselein, director of Kansas State University’s first-year experience program, will host a presentation and Q-and-A session for the Oregon State community on the history and current state of K- State First. The event will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4 in Memorial Union 213. See Professor Eiselein’s full schedule here.

Fair Use/Author’s Rights Workshop, Feb. 4, at the Valley Library: The first February session on Feb. 4 in the OSU Libraries Grad Student & Faculty Workshop series addresses Fair Use of copyrighted materials and the Author Rights you retain as creator of such materials.  Register to save your seat and check out the remaining offerings this term by visiting: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops

Road Trip – Managing Expectations workshop:  Register for a free workshop scheduled for Feb. 5 and designed for employees at all levels of the university. The workshop addresses how the experiences of people are directly connected to met or unmet expectations. Concepts will be captured using a family vacation scenario and can be applied to the workplace, the classroom, or family situations. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/session_view.php?sess_id=2373 to view details and register.

Climate Club Sandwich LunchBraiding Disciplines second lecture of the series will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6, from noon to 1 p.m. in MU Room 213 and will feature environmental philosopher Allen Thompson and author Cristina Eisenberg.  They will address ethics, land-use, wildlife, and “novel ecosystems” in the context of a changing climate.  Lunch provided.  RSVP 541-737-5705.

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!  Loni Hartman from A Consolidated Graphics Company will speak on Monday, Feb. 10 from 11 a.m. to noon in the OSU Library:  Willamette East & West Rooms.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Resume:  Can You Pass the 10 Second Rule?   Writing a stellar resume can be challenging!  Learn how to grab the employer’s interest in 10 seconds! Lea McLeod from Degrees of Transition LLC will present on Monday, Feb. 10 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

I Don’t Need a Job, Why come to the Career Fair? Unsure of when to start attending the Career Fair? Join us to hear Loni Hartman’s perspective from A Consolidated Graphics Company.  The presentation will be held on Monday Feb. 10 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the OSU Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

So You Think You Can Interview?    Want to feel more prepared?  Learn how to polish your interviewing skills and ace your interview!  Miriam Lea from Rentrak will present on Tuesday, Feb. 11 in the OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West from 11 a.m. to noon.  Sponsored by Oregon State University Career Services.

How You Can Use Social Media to Get a Job:  Discover how to efficiently use social media to get a job!  Karlina Christensen from the Statesman Journal Media will present on Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. in OSU Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Job Search Strategies:  Increase your confidence and effectiveness by learning productive strategies to search for internships and jobs.  The Job Search Strategies presentation will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 2 to 3 p.m. in OSU Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Food drive events

NEW! Book & Media Sale: Check out books and media for sale at the Valley Library’s 4th floor reception area, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F, Jan. 30-Feb.28. Inventory is constantly changing throughout the month. Benefits go to Linn Benton Food Share. For questions, contact jolynn.ohearn@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Flower Power for Linn Benton Food Share: For every purchase made at Flower Power Fundraising, 50% will be given back to OSU Libraries, Extension & Experiment Station Communications & E-Campus to support Linn Benton Food Share. Lots of varieties of bulbs, strawberries, vegetables and flower seeds to choose from!

NEW! Horticulture Chili Feed to Stop Hunger!: Join us Wed., Feb 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in ALS 4018. Cost is $5 or two canned/ packaged food items. For questions, contact leeann.julson@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Soup Lunch: Join us Feb. 6, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., 3rd floor Staff Lounge, behind Willamette Room West, Valley Library for many varieties of homemade soup, bread/crackers, drink & dessert for a donation of a minimum of $5. Also have soup bowls made by Crescent Valley High School students for $10 donation! Questions? Contact jolynn.ohearn@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! OSUsed Store Discount Sale: Wed., Feb. 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Property Services Bldg. Donate 3+ Food Drive items at our public sales in Feb. to receive a coupon for use in our store! For each set of 3 donations, receive 1 coupon for up to $20 off. Please see full details at http://surplus.oregonstate.edu. We sell used furniture, computers, sporting goods, bikes, housewares and more.

Change Drive: From Feb. 3-28, the Chemistry Dept. is collecting spare change from anyone who wants to donate. So check those couch cushions and the bottom of your washing machine and bring it to Gilbert Hall. Or keep your eye out for one of our “punny” donation envelopes in campus mail. Questions? Contact Luanne.johnson@oregonstate.edu.

 Quilt Raffle: Beautiful quilt made by Robin Baker of Primetime Quilters. On display in the Research Office located at A312 Kerr Administration Building. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 from Jan. 30-Feb. 28. For questions, contact mimi.poitras@oregonstate.edu. 

NROTC Soup Luncheon: Come and share our bounty of Hearty Soups (one bread item is included) for $3 per bowl on Thurs., Feb. 4. Desserts & additional bread items sold separately for $.50 – $1.00. Serving begins at 11:30 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m at the Naval Armory Qrtdeck. For questions, contact state.sec@oregonstate.edu.

Crock-Pot-Cook-Off  To Benefit Linn Benton Food Share: Sponsored by the AMBC.  Calling all crock-pot chefs!  Compete for OSU glory and enter your favorite chili, soup or side for just $5.  Cook-off on Thursday, Feb. 6 in Hovland Hall conf. Room 09 from 11:30 a.m. until the pots are empty! Help us judge and taste all the cook-off entries for just $3! See http://oregonstate.edu/fa/bc/ambc/crock-pot-cook for details.

News for Employees

NEW! Horticulture Club Winter Plant Sale:  The OSU Horticulture club will be holding a lily and indoor plant sale through Feb. 12, noon to 5 p.m., in the East green houses outside of Cordley Hall. Plants: Asiatic Lilies- $7 each or 3 for $20; Christmas Cactus- $3; Variegated Begonia- $3; Sanseveria- $3.

NEW! Financial support for Open Access publishing in biological and health sciences: OSU Libraries has entered into agreements with Open Access publishers BioMed Central and PeerJ that reduce cost barriers for OSU faculty to publish in their journals. These publications focus primarily on research in biological and health sciences. For more details, see: http://cdss.library.oregonstate.edu/oa-publishing-support

NSF – Sustainability Research Networks (SRN) Letters of Intent: The Office for Research Development is requesting letters of intent for the NSF – SRN competition 2014 Focus: Urban Sustainability. The program seeks to bring together multidisciplinary teams of researchers, educators, managers, policymakers and other stakeholders to conduct collaborative research that addresses fundamental challenges in sustainability. Guidelines: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/nsf-srn. Information: Mary Phillips mary.phillips@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Feb. 28.

Graduate scholarship available: The Graduate School is now accepting nominations from departments and programs for the Oregon Lottery Graduate Scholarship.  The deadline for Nominations is March 10.  Information and nomination instructions are located at: http://gradschool.oregonstate.edu/finance/awards/oregon-lottery-scholarship.

Mom’s Weekend: As Winter Term is in full swing, that means that Moms and Family Weekend is quickly approaching on May 2-4. The Memorial Union Program Coordinators are in the process of planning the program for that weekend, and would love to include any activities that you have going on.  Please send the date, time, and brief description of any activities you have planned to Caitie Karcher or Jessica Hammock no later than Friday, March 7, by 4 p.m.

IDEA Drop-In Hours: Interested in studying abroad? Have questions about interning overseas? We encourage students to visit the IDEA Ambassadors in Moreland Hall on Mondays 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Wednesdays 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. These drop-in hours will be held each week– all students with questions regarding education abroad should consider dropping by. For details and contact information visit http://oregonstate.edu/international/studyabroad/students

Jobs

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

Marketing Manager– The OSU Library invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Marketing Manager position. Posting #0011792. Closes Feb. 3.

Administrative Program Specialist- Referral Coordinator – OSU Student Health Services invites applications for a 12 month full time Referral Coordinator. Posting # 0011861 .  Closes Feb. 3.

Education Program Assistant 1 –  Baker County Extension office invites applications for a part-time, (0.35 FTE), Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Baker City. Posting # 0011857. Closes Feb. 3.

Public Info Representative 2 – College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0), 12-month position. Posting #0011826. Closes Feb. 3.

Marketing Manager – The University Press invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Marketing Manager position. Posting #0011792. Closes Feb. 3.

Biological Sciences Research Technician 3 – The Ag Greenhouse Operations invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Biological Sciences Research Technician 3 position. Posting #0011880. Closes Feb. 4.

Senior Projects Manger – Oregon State University (OSU) – Cascades, in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Senior Projects Manager position. Posting #0011870. Closes Feb. 4.

Accountant 2 – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center (AMBC) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, Accountant 2 position. Posting #0011886.  Full consideration date is Feb. 6. Closes Feb. 13.

Office Specialist 2-  The School of  Public Policy, Economics Program invites applications for a 12 month full time position. Posting # 0011846 .  Closes Feb 7.

4-H Program Outreach Coordinator –  Washington County Extension office invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), 4-H Program Outreach Coordinator position located in Hillsboro. Posting # 0011827. Closes Feb. 7.

Nutritionist/ Health Educator:  Student Health Services is currently seeking applicants for the position of Nutritionist/Health Educator.  This position is 12 month, full time. Posting 0011818. Closes Feb 7.

Director of the School of Arts & Communications – College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director of the School of Arts & Communications.  Posting #0011676.  For full consideration, apply by Feb. 7.

The College of Education is currently recruiting for a part time Office Specialist 2 position , For more information please see http://oregonstate.edu/jobs, Posting #: 0011879.  Closes Feb. 8.

Accountant 1 – The University Administrative Business Center (UABC)/Accounting Team is accepting applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position.  Posting #0011904.  Full consideration Feb. 10. Closes Feb. 14.

Accountant 2 – The Oregon University System, Treasury Operations Division invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) Accountant 2 position.  Posting #0011852.  Closes Feb. 10.

Accountant 1– The Office of Business Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE),  12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting #0011876. Closes Feb. 10.

Accountant 1-Business Affairs/Payroll-Business Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting # 0011876. Closes Feb.10.

The University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist position. Posting # 0011905. Closes Feb. 12.

Community Outreach Director – The Office of the Dean of Student Life invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Community Outreach Director position. Posting #0011888. Closes Feb. 12.

Systems Development Engineer – College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Systems Development Engineer position. Posting #0011906. Closes Feb. 13.

Education Program Assistant 1 –  Washington County Extension office invites applications for a part-time, (0.80 FTE), Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Hillsboro. Posting # 0011900. Closes Feb. 14.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – University Administrative Business Center (UABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Human Resources Consultant 1 position. Posting #0011895. Closes Feb. 14.

CPO Outreach Educator - Oregon State University Extension Service is recruiting for a full-time (1.00 FTE) CPO Outreach Educator position that will serve the Metro Region. Posting 0011851. Closes Feb. 14.

Coordinator – Outreach Program –  Oregon State Extension Service invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Coordinator – Outreach Program and Program Leader position that will serve the Extension Warm Springs.  Posting # 0011893. Closes Feb. 16.

Student Success Manager – Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Student Success Manager position. Posting #0011892. Closes Feb. 16.

The Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for an Accounting Technician. Posting # 0011914. Closes Feb. 17.

Student Engagement & Community Outreach Librarian– Oregon State University Libraries & Press (OSUL&P) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenure track position. Posting #0011855. Closes Feb. 21.

Project Coordinator –Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Project Coordinator position. Posting #0011912. Closes Feb. 23.

Director of Student Affairs Communications and Marketing –Student Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Director of Student Affairs Communications and Marketing position. Posting #0011907. Closes Feb. 28.

Assistant Professor –  Oregon State Extension Service invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Assistant Professor position in Southern Willamette Valley Field Cropping Systems.  This position is 0.75 FTE tenure track and 0.25 FTE recurring fixed term funding; or it can be a 9-month 1.00 FTE (tenure track) with 2 months of summer salary covered with recurring fixed term funding. Posting # 0011899. For full consideration, apply by Feb. 28. Closes March 14.

Department Head - The Department of Crop and Soil Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as head of the department.  Posting #0011837.  Full consideration date is Feb. 28 and closing date is March 14.

Head of Mathematics – The Mathematics Department requests applications for a Head of Mathematics position, posting # 0011757. For full consideration, apply by March 1.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Oregon State University Extension Service is recruiting for a full-time (1.00 FTE) Assistant Professor (Practice) position that will serve the South Central Oregon Region (Klamath and Lake Counties). Posting 0011856.  Closes March 15.

Assistant Professor (Practice) –  Oregon State University Extension service invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Assistant Professor (Practice) position that will serve the Central Oregon Region (Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, and Warm Springs), located in Redmond. Posting # 0011824. Closes March 15.

Three Summer Positions Open:  4-H Camp Skills Instructors. Teaching at Oregon 4-H Center near Salem. Wage, room and board provided. Job description and application at: http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu/4h-camping

Weather

Corvallis: We’re a bit chilly now but by the end of the week we’ll be positively frozen. After some scattered showers today, we’re looking ahead to one seriously cold week. Temperatures could dip down to the mid teens by Thursday. Today’s high will be 40 with a low tonight of 30.

Central Oregon: Chance of snow today with a high of 30 and a low of 16. Clear and cold the rest of the week.

Newport: Scattered showers today, with a high of 42 and a low of 34. Partly sunny tomorrow.

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

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