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Thursday, Feb. 6, 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 IS CLOSED TODAY DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. Please continue to check oregonstate.edu for updates about future closures.

Oregon offshore wind energy project announced (Denver Post)

The ocean gets deeper more quickly on the West Coast, so turbine towers cannot be planted directly into the seabed, said Belinda Batten, director of the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Oregon State University. Instead, companies need to use devices supported on floating platforms. (see also ABC News, MSN MoneyScience Daily)

Closures: OSU, C.Linn,Corvallis (Gazette-Times)

The incoming storm has caused a number of closures today, including all campus operations at Oregon State University. Schools are closed today in the Alsea, Central Linn, Corvallis, Monroe, Lebanon, Philomath and Sweet Home school districts. Corvallis School District offices are open.

OSU-Cascades tops $4 million fundraising goal (KTVZ)

Supporters of Oregon State University – Cascades have surpassed a $4 million private fundraising goal for the school’s four-year campus expansion, officials announced Wednesday. Their gifts, which exceed $4.6 million, bring the decades-old vision of a four-year university in Central Oregon another step closer to reality. (see also OPB)

Mid-valley gears up for snow storm (Gazette-Times)

Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University, said this week’s storm, potent as it could be,  won’t be a “drought-buster.” Some snow will fall up in the mountains, but “It’s not the feet we are looking for,” Dello said.

Senate passes farm bill (KEZI)

Economists at Oregon State University have broken the bill down to explain what it would mean for farmers and for Americans on food stamps. The Senate passed the nearly $1 trillion House Bill on Tuesday.

Dried meat ‘resurrects’ lost species of whale (Science Magazine)

“It was a surprise, because the genetic sequences from the meat didn’t match any of the known species,” says Scott Baker, a cetacean geneticist now at Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute in Newport, and one of the authors of the study. “We thought we had a new species.”

Two grazing studies yield opposite conclusions (Capital Press)

An OSU report says grazing can mitigate climate change damage, which is the opposite conclusion of an earlier study.

Whales and human-related activities overlap in African waters (Newswise)

Scientists with the Wildlife Conservation Society, Oregon State University, Stanford University, Columbia University, and the American Museum of Natural History have found that humpback whales swimming off the coast of western Africa encounter more than warm waters for mating and bearing young; new studies show that the whales share these waters with offshore oil rigs, major shipping routes, and potentially harmful toxicants.

Awards and honors (LIFE@OSU)

Joseph McGuire, a professor at Oregon State University since 1987 has been appointed by Sandra Woods, dean of the College of Engineering, as interim head of the School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering. OSU Libraries has been featured in a recently published compilation of vital university library websites. Jay Noller, Oregon State University soil science professor, and Elizabeth Garton, Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies graduate student, won the ecoart competition for developing an interactive art project. The Anthropology & Environment Society has awarded its Junior Scholar Prize to Drew Gerkey, who recently joined the OSU department of anthropology.

Today

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.

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.

Crock Pot Cook-off: Sponsored by the AMBC. Compete for OSU glory and enter your favorite chili, soup or side for just $5. Cook-off on Thurs., Feb. 6, from 11:30 a.m. until food’s gone in Hovland Hall Conf. Rm. 09. Taste all entries for just $3! See http://oregonstate.edu/fa/bc/ambc/crock-pot-cook for more details.

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.

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.

International Agricultural Research: At the Feb. 6 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Hossien El- Nashaar of AYZ iSustainable Solutions will discuss his experiences conducting research overseas. 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 a catered lunch. To reserve a seat, contact nick.houtman@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-0783.

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.

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.

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/

oSTEM@OSU Meeting: Thursday, Feb 6 at 6 p.m. in Kelley 1005. Come discuss with STEM majors and members of the LGBTQA+ community about life at OSU and becoming a stronger member of the professional world. Meeting will focus on club events and team development.

Dan AKA Dan: A discussion on experience of Korean American adoptees, hosted by the Asian Pacific American Student Union. Doors open at 6 p.m., Feb. 6, in Snell International Forum. Includes movie and live performances. Requests for accommodations related to disability can be made by contacting Truongk@onid.oregonstate.edu. Sponsored by the SEAC.

Upcoming events

Art Exhibit: Poet and artist Gary Young will exhibit his letterpress and printing work (books and broadsides) in the Valley Library’s Special Collections on Friday Feb. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon. Young is the Director of the Cowell Press at the University of California, Santa Cruz and his work is represented in the Museum of Modern Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Getty Center for the Arts, and special collection libraries throughout the country.

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.

Visiting Writers Series: Poet and artist Gary Young will read in the Valley Library Rotunda on Friday, Feb. 7, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Young has has authored seven volumes of poetry including his most recent collection, Even So: New and Selected Poems. A question and answer session and book signing will follow. This reading is sponsored by the MFA Program in Creative Writing.

Omani Night: Celebration of Omani culture, includes dances, gallery, and free food, hosted by the Omani Student Association of OSU. Saturday, Feb. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the MU Ballroom. Tickets are free and can be found in MU 103. Requests for accommodations related to disability can be made by calling 541-745-8006 or 541-745-8802. Sponsored by the SEAC.

ISOSU Coffee Hour: Monday, Feb. 10, from 4:30-6 p.m. at the International Resource Center. Come enjoy some international food while mingling with OSU students.

Faculty Sessions with President Ray: The Faculty Senate Executive Committee is sponsoring two winter term small group conversations with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional). Each conversation will be facilitated by a Faculty Senate Executive Committee member and will consist of up to 12 faculty. This is an opportunity for the President to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing; faculty are encouraged to speak freely. Register at https://secure.oregonstate.edu/facultysenate/reg/ray for either Feb. 27 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. or March 6 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Session requests will be honored on a first come, first serve basis.

PhD Movie, Film ShowingPlease join us for the comical and insightful film, the PhD Movie: Piled Higher & Deeper, based on the widely popular comic strip webseries by Jorge Cham. Join your fellow graduate student and OSU colleagues for a good laugh, socializing, and community connections. Feb. 13 at 7 p.m., Milam Auditorium, free admission and refreshments.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! I’ve a Mother There: In many Mormon communities, the Mother in Heaven is described as welcoming departed spirits back to the heavenly realm.  Susanna Morrill, Chair of the Religious Studies Department at Lewis and Clark College, will explore how early Mormon women writers helped to shape this present-day understanding of the Mother in Heaven in: “How Mormon Women Shaped Conceptions of the Mother in Heaven,”  Feb. 11 at 7 p.m., MU Journey Room.

NEW! Forum on Learning Management System: During winter and spring quarter, OSU will undertake a university-wide process to review options for learning management systems to best support our educational needs. Several products, including the current system, Blackboard, are being considered as the platform of choice for OSU. Employees are invited to join an overview session to learn why this effort is underway, how the review is being done, and how to participate. Learn more about this project at http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/elearnosu/ or contact Lynn Greenough at Lynn.Greenough@oregonstate.edu. Overview session: Friday, Feb. 14, 2 to 3 p.m., Kidder 202. Remote participation: http://live.oregonstate.edu

School of Public Policy brown bag: Todd Pugatch (Economics) will present “U.S. Border Enforcement and Mexican Immigrant Location Choice,” Feb. 7, noon to 1 p.m., Fairbanks 304.

Opening Pandora’s Box at the Roof of the World: The Past and Present of Avian Influenza Science -  Feb.7, noon, Milam 301. Join us for a lunch bunch lecture by Barbara C. Canavan.

Richard Cuenca Retirement: The Biological and Ecological Engineering Department is hosting a special symposium honor Richard Cuenca’s career, Friday, Feb. 7 from noon-5 p.m. in MU 206. Lunch included from noon-1. Free to students; $40 for non-students.  Email Jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu to RSVP.  See more details here: http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/91403/

Psychological Science Winter Colloquium Series: Frank Bernieri will speak on “Why Do Some People Hate to Run? A Theory Inspired by Research on the HPA Axis in Wistar Rats after Maternal Deprivation,” Feb. 7, 4-5 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

Center for the Humanities Lecture: Nancy Rosenberger, Center Research Fellow and professor of Anthropology in the School of Language, Culture, and Society, will present “Questions of Resistance in Neoliberal Society: Organic Farmers in Japan” on Monday, Feb. 10, at 4 p.m. in the Autzen House, 811 S.W. Jefferson Ave.

Becoming a Global Scholar: Navigating the World of Research Career Paths.  The boundaries between disciplines, countries and research issues as we know them are disappearing and new lines are being drawn. Join us on Feb. 13, 3:30-5 p.m. in LPSI 402 as Visiting Fulbright Fellows Menchie Ablan [Philippines/population genetics in coral reefs], Brendan Cahill [Ireland/ocean wave energy] and Dr. Thomas Newsome [Australia/reintroduction of dingoes/ wolves and their environment] share insights on what it means to be a global scholar.   The session will be moderated by Jo Albers, OSU Fulbright Fellow to Tanzania.

Environmental justice symposium: A symposium designed to explore ways to live on Earth without exploiting the planet – featuring speakers ranging from author Ursula K. LeGuin to environmental activist Tim DeChristopher – will be held Feb. 14-15, at OSU. The conference, “Transformation without Apocalypse: How to Live Well on an Altered Planet,” is at LaSells Stewart Center on campus. The event is free but participants should register on the Spring Creek Project website at http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/centers-and-initiatives/spring-creek-project. Workshop spaces are limited and registration is on first-come basis.

OSU Libraries’ Faculty Seminar Series: “Digital Humanities: Initiating Efforts,” by Jane Nichols, Digital Humanities and Collection Development Librarian at OSULP and John Russell, Scholarly Communications Librarian at University of Oregon. What is meant by ‘Digital Humanities’, and what are related initial efforts at OSU and UO? What are future roles and activities libraries can play in this dynamic arena on campus?  Friday, Feb. 14, 10-11:30 a.m., Valley Library 3622.

Food drive events

NEW! Folding for Food- Public Health and Human Sciences:   Put your creativity and your dollar bills to good use – submit your best origami-folded bills to 101 Milam by Feb. 21 for contest prizes. Then vote (with coins or dollars) for your favorite in 101 Milam between Feb 24-27. All money will be donated to OSU Food Drive. For questions, contact susan.carozza@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Papa’s Pizza Coupons for Sale: The University Honors College Student Association is selling coupon sheets to Papa’s Pizza (located in South Town) for $15 each for the Food Drive from Feb. 6-20. This coupon sheet is worth over $100 in savings, including a coupon for a free small pizza. Email univhonorscollegesa@oregonstate.edu for details.

Economics Program Plant Sale: Come by Ballard Ext. Hall, Room 303, M-F 8-5, Feb. 3-28, to purchase a variety of easy care plants, mostly succulents. $5 suggested donation for most plants with all proceeds going to the Food Drive. Please visit http://oregonstate.edu/dept/econ/plant-sale if you have questions.

3rd Annual Prettiest Pet Contest: Does your pet have what it takes to be the prettiest? Enter the Grad School’s 3rd Annual Prettiest Pet Contest with your pet’s photo & $1 entry fee at 300 Kerr Admin Bldg. Vote for the prettiest pet by donating funds/food from Feb. 5-28. The “prettiest” pet wins a prize & bragging rights for 1 year! For questions, contact Jessica.king@oregonstate.edu.

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.

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. 

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!

News for Employees

NEW! Key Deposit Policy Change: Effective immediately, Facilities Services Access, Lock and Key (The Key Shop) will discontinue requiring deposits for the issuance of keys. Departments continue to be responsible for the return of all keys and access cards from their exiting staff members. Returning keys and access cards to the key shop is best managed through the use of OSU’s departmental termination checklist. For more information contact Access, Lock and Key at (541) 737-3565 or go to http://oregonstate.edu/facilities/key/.

NEW! Synergies newsletter: Learn what’s going on in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences by reading the latest monthly Synergies newsletter. This month’s features include an Oregon Stater cover story highlighting the college’s journey to become the first and only accredited college of public health and human sciences in Oregon, three CPHHS alums who faced each other at the Super Bowl as assistant athletic trainers, a CDC researcher who’s making her new home in the CPHHS and more. http://bit.ly/1fHVQ82

NEW! Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching: Applications are being accepted for the Fall 2014 cohort of the Graduate Certificate in  College and University Teaching (GCCUT). The GCCUT program is an 18-credit graduate certificate that provides advanced coursework and experiential learning opportunities to graduate students who plan to pursue careers in teaching in higher education settings, or in other similar fields. The program is designed to be completed in one or two years, and can either be pursued concurrently with other graduate degrees or on its  own as a standalone option. More information here: http://gradschool.oregonstate.edu/gccut. Deadline for priority consideration is April 1.

Oregon Sea Grant RFP: The Oregon Sea Grant College Program invites proposals from researchers who are affiliated with any Oregon institution of higher education for research projects that address cutting-edge social science and human-dimension topics related to important marine and coastal issues. Approximately $300,000 is available to support 2 – 4 projects over the two-year time span of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016. Proposals of $90,000 or less per year will have a competitive advantage. Letter of Interest Due: Friday, Feb. 14, by 5 p.m. Full Proposal Due: Monday, March 3, 5 p.m. For more information: http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/research/special-rfps

Sea Grant sale: Now through Feb. 28, Oregon Sea Grant is offering 20 to 30 percent discounts on all its publications and videos. To purchase online, go to marketplace.oregonstate.edu and use these promotional codes: 28Feb20% (20% discount) or 28Feb30% (30% discount on Pathways to Resilience, The Oregon Rain Garden Guide and Celilo Falls DVD).

Fish ethology meeting: The 19th Biennial  Ecological and Evolutionary Ethology of Fishes meeting, June 22-26, 2014, at Oregon State University. We already have a special session scheduled on lamprey ecology, behavior, evolution and conservation. Please send us your suggestions for special themes, sessions or invited speakers. Titles and abstracts for oral and poster papers can be submitted any time. Awards will be made for student oral and poster papers. Abstract submission guidelines are now available: http://eeef2014.org/

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.

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.

Jobs

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

Temporary Office Specialist 2 – Precollege Programs invites applications for a part-time (.25 FTE), 4-5 month, Temporary Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0011930. Closes Feb. 7.

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.

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. 13. Closes Feb. 20.

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.

Analyst-Bioinformatics Trainer – The Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. Posting #0011766. Closes Feb. 14.

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.

Accounting Technician – Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, Accounting Technician position. Posting #0011914. Closes Feb. 16.

Centro Cultural César Chávez Cultural Center Coordinator – Intercultural Student Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Centro Cultural César Chávez Cultural Center Coordinator.  Posting #0011927.  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.

Operating Systems-Network Analyst – Information Services-Network Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Operating Systems-Network Analyst, competency level 3 position. Posting #0011924. Closes Feb. 28.

Web Services Manager –Enrollment Management Unit invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Web Services Manager position. Posting #0011923. Closes Feb. 28.

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.

Executive Assistant to the General Counsel – The Office of the President invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Executive Assistant to the General Counsel position. Posting #0011929. Closes for full consideration March 4.

Research Associate (Post Doc) – The Department of Botany & Plant Pathology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Research Associate (Post Doc) position. Posting #0011812. Closes March 7.

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: You may be feeling a little frozen this morning, but it’s nothing a cup of cocoa can’t cure.  However, don’t expect the wintry landscape to turn tropical any time soon. We could see three to five inches of snow today, another one to three tonight, and yet another accumulation on Friday. So keep your shovels in hand. High today of 31, low tonight of 21.

Central Oregon: We could see some heavy snow today with an accumulation of up to eight inches. More snow tonight and tomorrow. High today of 19, low of 14.

Newport: Wasn’t it just last week it was sunny and warm? Today snow is expected with up to five inches of accumulation. More snow tonight and tomorrow. High of 32, low of 24.

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

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