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Thursday, June 7, 2018

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.

OSU study: Human encouragement may help dogs solve problems (KTVZ)

Human encouragement might influence how dogs solve problems, according to a new Oregon State University study. (see also Science Daily)

Ancient pigment’s mysterious, electrifying power was hidden for centuries (Silicon Republic)

Silicon remains the material to beat when it comes to creating a semiconductor but, in recent years, there have been a number of investigations into what other materials out there offer an alternative. As part of that search, a team from Oregon State University has published the findings of a study that indicates the incredible power of an organic pigment, the hidden capabilities of which have escaped humans for hundreds of years. (see also Clean Technica, ECN)

Desert bighorn sheep are crossing Interstate 40 in California (InfoSurHoy)

At some point in the last decade, at least one of these rare beasts – notable for their large curled brown horns – crossed Interstate 40 in at least one location in the Mojave Desert of California, according to a new Oregon State University study published in the journal Molecular Ecology.

NuScale boosts small modular reactor power, lowers electricity costs (Portland Business Journal)

Company has spent more than $700 million developing technology that grew out of Oregon State University research.

Want to build a better recess? Researchers have a framework for you (Education Week)

“We can’t fully understand the relationship between recess and learning, physical activity, other things until we understand the quality of recess,” said William Massey, an assistant professor of health and human sciences at Oregon State University. (see also WellBeing)

How to clear soil choked with old roots (Oregonian)

Gardening season is in gear and everyone has a question of some sort. Get answers from Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service. OSU Extension faculty and Master Gardeners reply to queries within two business days, usually less.

Conservators consult Forbes Pigment Collection to solve artwork mysteries (C&EN)

For decades after World War II, few additions were made to the collection. But in recent years, the Straus Center’s director, Narayan Khandekar, has been expanding it. The collection now includes YInMn blue, a pigment serendipitously discovered by Oregon State University chemistry professor Mas Subramanian in 2009, and Vantablack, a pigment made from carbon nanotubes that absorbs 99.965% of visible light.


Thesis Defense – Water Resources Graduate Program: Carolyn Gombert, M.S., WRE. Thursday, June 7, at 10 a.m. in Burt 193. The title of her thesis is “Characterization of thermal regimes of side channels, alcoves, and ponds on the Willamette River, OR.” Gombert is advised by Stephen Lancaster of CEOAS.

Foster Parents at OSU Meet and Greet: Are you fostering children through DHS and working/studying at OSU? Come and connect with other parents here at OSU that are fostering too. This is an opportunity to meet each other and consider the possibility of continuing to connect more regularly.  Thursday, June 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in MU 207. Bring your lunch. Lemonade and cookies will be provided.

TRIAD End of the Year Celebration and Business Meeting: The meeting will begin at noon on June 7, noon the Linus Pauling Science Center Room 402. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13. Contact Kathy DeBellis at Kathy.debellis@oregonstate.edu to reserve a lunch.

Celebrating FIRST! Generation student lunch and virtual gathering: The speaker will be Susana Rivera-Mills, OSU vice provost. FIRST! Generation is dedicated to helping first-generation students find out about other first-generation students, from faculty/staff to current students, and their success in being the first to go to college. Thursday, June 7, noon to 1:30 p.m., Memorial Union Horizon Room. All are invited to come and support OSU’s FIRST! Generation students. For more information, contact Lindsay Marlow (lindsay.marlow@oregonstate.edu). Accommodations for disabilities may be made by calling 541-737-0083.

Thesis Defense – Water Resources Graduate Program: Amelia Yeager, M.S., WRE. Thursday, June 7, at 2 p.m. in Richardson 115. The title of her thesis is “Salmon Habitat Restoration Using Large Wood: Linking Stream Geomorphic Change and Restoration Effectiveness.” She is advised by Catalina Segura of FERM.

Reading at Grass Roots Books by Eric Wagner: Join us at Grass Roots Books on Thursday, June 7, at 7 p.m. as Wagner reads from his new book “Penguins in the Desert.” With humor, warmth and insight, Wagner chronicles one season in the remarkable lives of the Magellanic penguins of Argentina. This event is sponsored by OSU Press and the Spring Creek Project; free and open to the public. Learn more.

Woodshop Projects: Oregon State University Woodshop Projects, located in the basement of Fairbanks Hall (Room 004), 220 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis, will present “Soundbox,” several music and sound performances and immersive installations by students, alumni and faculty June 4-8. This festival is co-created by Andrew Nigon and Michael Gamble. For the full schedule, click on the GT link for full schedule: http://bit.ly/2sH8hx6

Upcoming Events

NEW! Women’s Center Awards: Join us as we celebrate this year’s Women’s Center Award recipients. The reception is this Friday, June 8, at the Women’s Center and will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by recognition of recipients beginning around noon. The event is free and all are welcome to attend, dessert will be provided. About the event.

President’s Concert: The Oregon State University Chamber Choir will present the 14th annual President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, in the First United Methodist Church, 1165 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The program, “Chase the Journey,” is directed by Steven M. Zielke, the Patricia Valian Professor of Music at OSU. Advance tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door; all seating is general admission. OSU students with ID and K-12 youth will be admitted free. Corvallis Arts for All discounts apply. Tickets may be purchased online athttp://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACevents.

Farewell Reception for Kavinda Arthenayake: Join us as we wish Kavinda Arthenayake the best of luck at his new position in Rhode Island and thank him for his many years of service to OSU. Printing & Mailing Services will be hosting a farewell reception on June 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its main production facility at 4700 S.W. Research Way. All are invited to stop by for refreshments and to wish him well.

A Gathering of Artists – Philomath Open Studios Tour at 15 Years: This exhibit showcases the work of more than 40 Philomath area artisans who come together each year and open their studios in fall to the general public. The exhibit runs June 4-28, at Giustina Gallery in the LaSells Stewart Center. Free and open to the public.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Friday noon – 3 p.m. at 644 S.W. 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Dodson retirement: A retirement reception will be held for David Dodson, university land use planning manager, in recognition for his service to OSU. The reception is on Friday, June 15 from 1–3 p.m. in Oak Creek 201. Contact Rebecca Houghtaling, 541-737-0456 or Keahi McFadden, 541-737-5412 with any questions.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Interested in Disability Studies? Want to help promote diversity, equity, and inclusion? If so, join the OSU Disability Network and the Disability Studies Center for Humanity Research Cluster for upcoming presentations. Stephanie Jenkins will speak on “Cripping Critical Animal Studies,” Friday, June 8, noon, Milam 301. Join the OSU Disability Studies listserv for updates about future events. For more information about the OSU Disability Network or to request accommodations for disability, please contact: Stephanie Jenkins, stephanie.jenkins@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6517. 

NEW! Ph.D. Defense: Johannie M. Spaan, Department of Integrative Biology, will present “Non-invasive Measure of Stress Physiology in Free-ranging Female African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer): Environmental Drivers, and Immunological and Infectious Consequences,” Tuesday, June 12, 11 a.m. in LINC 302.

NEW! Financial Strategies for Women: Designed for women (and people who care about women) who want to take control of their finances. June 12, noon, MU 207  Presented by Barbara Koontz, financial advisor, CFS*.  RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

NEW! Distillery Startup Workshop in Corvallis (June 18-21): Whether you’re an experienced brewer/distiller looking to expand your business or simply exploring new opportunities, this course will give you the knowledge and connections needed to succeed. 

NEW! Sustainable Landscape Seminar: The two-day Sustainable Landscape Seminar provides the public with practical information to create sustainable/green/ecological landscapes. Some outcomes to expect include lowering power, water and waste bills due to more efficient use of resources, and reducing the flow of organic matter into the landfill. Wednesday, June 20, and Thursday June 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Class is held at Lane Extension, 996 Jefferson St., Eugene. Cost: $25. Register 

NEW! Mini Pies, Cobblers and Fruit Pie Fillings Class: Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lane County Master Food Preservers will be offering a class on making fruit pie fillings, mini pies and cobblers using local berries and fruits. The class will include hands-on activities including making your own pie crusts and pie fillings. Class is held at the Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene. Cost: $35. Register

M.S. Defense Seminar: Anna O. Mangan will present “Effects of Weather, Habitat, and Barred Owls on Occupancy Dynamics and Breeding Propensity of Northern Spotted Owls in Mount Rainier National Park.” She is with the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. The presentation takes place June 8, 9-10 a.m., Nash Hall 032. Webex link: https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/j.php?MTID=m9058b859ef86f54f592fd7ed672b3058.

M.S. Defense Seminar: Dawn R. Barlow with the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, will present “An Investigation into the distribution, residency patterns, population connectivity, and abundance of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) in New Zealand.” June 8, 9 a.m., Guin Library Seminar Room at Hatfield Marie Science Center. Adobe Connect: http://oregonstate.adobeconnect.com/hmscdefense

Thesis Defense – Water Resources Graduate Program: Michelle Hu, M.S., WRS. Friday, June 8, at 2 p.m. in Strand 361. The title of her thesis is “Changing Storms and Snowpack Fate in the Western United States.” Hu is advised by Anne Nolin of CEOAS.

Environmental Health Summit: Registration is open for the third Tribal Environmental Health Summit to be held June 25-26 at CH2M Hill Alumni Center. The program will feature leaders in tribal environmental health and will emphasize how to sustain long-term partnerships and projects with Native American communities and increase stakeholders’ understanding of tribal environmental health policy needs and goals. There will also be opportunities for networking with researchers, tribal scientists, state and federal agency representatives, and policy makers. Contact CPHHS associate professor Molly Kile or Amelia Vaughan with questions.

Pop-Up Institute: “The language of public health: incorporating values, data, visuals and words” will be presented at a Pop-Up Institute sponsored by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. The institute will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 27-28 in Portland, Medford and Corvallis. To learn more and to register, visit Oregon State’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences event page.

Take Note 

NEW! External Fees Updated: Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed updates to OSU Standard 576-010 University Fees through the end of business on Monday, June 25. The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updates to the FY 2019 External Fee proposals before they become effective July 1. The proposed fees are available electronically as a PDF upon request. Comments or requests should be directed to Susan Barba at susan.barba@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Family Weekend Information: Future Family Weekend dates have been announced. Mark your calendars for Fall Family Weekend, Nov. 2-4, and Spring Family Weekend, May 3-5, 2019. Questions regarding family weekends can be directed to New Student Programs & Family Outreach, and more information as it becomes available can be found online at http://families.oregonstate.edu/parent-family-events.

Summer Meal Program: Looking for things to do with your kids this summer? Corvallis School District Food Service will be offering free meals to all children and teens 18 years and younger. Meals will be served at 12 different sites in Corvallis, including the OSU Memorial Union quad starting June 19 from noon to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday. The food is prepared fresh daily, and produce used is often locally sourced. Visit our website for times and locations.

SBAC Student Member Recruitment: The Student Budget Advisory Council (SBAC) is recruiting new members for the 2018-19 academic year. The SBAC is led by the director of Budget & Fiscal Planning and has up to 15 student members participating. The role of the SBAC is advisory to the University Budget Committee, which contributes an independent point of view for university matters relating to budgeting, tuition and fees, finances, policies, etc. The SBAC gives students the chance to engage with peers, provide input, raise issues and ask questions about OSU’s tuition, fees, finances and budget priorities. The University Budget Committee reports that the SBAC input is an important part of tuition and budget decision processes. For more information, visit the SBAC webpage or contact Sherm Bloomer.

Fall 2018 On-campus Housing Move-In and Early Arrival:  Fall 2018 move-in for the residence halls will take place on Sunday, Sept. 16, and you can find more information on our website:http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/move-in-guide. OSU departments and programs that require students to arrive prior to scheduled move-in dates for orientations or trainings must complete an Early Arrival Request for their group, which will be available in early July.  If you have questions, contact Kaitlyn.griffin@oregonstate.edu.

Updates to University Policies & Standards:  Visit the University Policy & Standards page to learn about recent policy updates: http://policy.oregonstate.edu/whats-new  This page is updated frequently with new developments so check back regularly.

Campus Directions: Learn more from University Facilities, Infrastructure and Operations about how Oregon State’s campuses are improving every day. Read the latest issue of Campus Directions to learn more about the Marine Studies Building project, what we’re doing to work on the deferred maintenance backlog and more. Interested in keeping up with projects on campus? Subscribe to our monthly newsletter.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Wildfire: Increasing numbers of people are making their homes in woodland settings, rural areas, or remote mountain sites. These residents face the danger of wildfires. Wildfires often begin unnoticed, however, they spread very quickly. Reduce your risk by preparing now, before wildfire strikes. Meet with your family to decide what to do and where to go if wildfires threaten your area. This month’s poster can be downloaded at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/06-01%20wildfire.pdf

Health & Safety Committee: The University Health & Safety Committee wants to promote health and safety, by providing the following link to OSHA Training requirements and resources https://www.osha.gov/dte/library/. You can also access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at http://ehs.oregonstate.edu/uhsc, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member, and a link to report safety concerns online.

2018 OSU Commencement Volunteers Needed: More than 60 volunteers are needed to serve as information specialists and assist guests during this year’s commencement ceremony. Volunteers provide directions and programs; assist guests with seats and special needs, answer questions and are OSU ambassadors. Attendance at a training session is required either June 12 or June 13. Most volunteers will be needed on Saturday, June 16, from 8 to 11:30 a.m.  Some will be asked to stay later dependent upon tasks assigned.  For more information: http://commencement.oregonstate.edu/volunteers

Volunteers Needed for The Great Move Out: OSU will once again work both on- and off-campus with the Corvallis community to collect reusable goods from students during The Great Move Out. Volunteers are needed for the off-campus event on June 15; details and signup here. Volunteers are needed for the residence hall program June 11-19; details and signup here. For more information on The Great Move Out, visit the website.

Oregon Sea Grant (OSG) Graduate Fellowship Applications: OSG is now accepting applications for three fellowship opportunities for current graduate students and recent graduates: OSG Natural Resource Policy Fellowship (Applications due June 25); OSG Robert E. Malouf Marine Studies Scholarship (Applications due July 16); and OSG Legislative Fellowship (Applications due Aug. 20). OSG will host an informational webinar about these opportunities: June 15, 10–10:30 a.m. PST. Register here.

Traffic and Maintenance

Super Regional baseball parking: Due to the baseball Super Regionals, Coleman Field East (A3 lot to the right of Goss Stadium) and the Navy ROTC Armory East (A3 lot south of Goss Stadium) lots will be reserved for NCAA Baseball (map) June 7-10. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Brian Bickford at 541-360-1162.

Coleman Field East lot: In preparation for the Corvallis Knights baseball game and fireworks show, Coleman Field East (#3261) lot will be closed to the public after 4 p.m. on June 12. Vehicles in the Coleman lot after 4 p.m. on Tuesday may be towed as a safety precaution for the fireworks. Questions or comments on this closure may be directed to Bre Miller at 541-752-5656. Closures are often subject to changes and delays, so visit the OSU Campus Closures, Shutdowns and Detours page for updates on this and other campus closures.

Steam shutdown: Each year Facilities Services performs necessary maintenance on the university’s steam system, which requires shutting off the steam throughout campus to complete maintenance services at the plant, throughout the steam tunnels and in each building. This process affects hot water supply, heating and all equipment that uses steam, campus wide. The steam shutdown for 2018 will occur from 6 p.m. June 17 through 5 p.m. June 21. For questions or comments on this closure contact Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

Cordley Hall: As shown on the map, the majority of Cordley Hall parking lot will be closed for construction purposes including ADA parking through June 25. The only spaces that will remain open are along the greenhouse. Plant Clinic parking will be temporarily relocated as shown on the map. For questions or comments on this notice contact Grace Ray at 503-577-3821.


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

Oregon State University‘s University Housing & Dining Services is seeking to fill one Custodian position. This position will be a part of the Operations & Facilities unit providing custodial services that ensure a clean, healthy and presentable environment in all UHDS facilities. Custodians are committed to the overall success and satisfaction of UHDS students, customers, clients and guests and demonstrate this commitment through the work that they perform. Posting #P01567CT. Closes June 7.

Oregon State University’s Office of Audit Services is seeking an executive assistant (EA) to provide executive-level, confidential administrative support to the chief audit executive (CAE) and to the Office of Audit Services (OAS). The position is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the chief audit executive. Posting #P02176UF. Full consideration date June 7. Closes June 21.

EXTENDED! Student Accounts Customer Service Representative: The Office of Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week), 12-month  Student Accounts Customer Service Representative. Posting #P03636SE Closes June 8.

Instructor-Capstone: The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, non-tenure track position. Posting #P02027UF.  Closes June 8.

EXTENDED! Administrative Program Assistant, Fisheries and Wildlife: This position provides support to the academic unit and advisers of the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and is responsible for planning and coordinating various elements of the Corvallis Campus and Ecampus programs offered by the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Posting #P01517CT. Closes June 10.

Grants/Contracts Technician: Health Sciences Business Center (HSBC) in Corvallis invites applications for two (2) full-time Grants and Contracts Technicians (1.0 FTE each). One position is a full-time, regular position. The other is a full-time, limited duration appointment expected to last approximately one year from the appointment begin date. Posting #P01542CT. Closes June 10.

Accountant 1: The Office of Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time 12-month (1.0 FTE) hourly Accountant 1. Posting #P01571CT. Closes June 11.

INTO OSU Director of Marketing and Recruitment: The Director of Marketing and Recruitment position leads the strategic planning for and execution of an international recruitment and marketing plan to drive international student enrollment to the INTO Oregon State University programs as well as all Oregon State University degree seeking programs. Closes June 10. See http://bit.ly/2H4Isfw

Coordinator for Recreation Operations and Membership: Recreational Sports in Corvallis invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Recreation Operations and Membership Coordinator. Posting #P02186UF. Closes June 12.

The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning is seeking one full-time (1.0 FTE) Research Analyst 2 position. Posting #P01548CT. Posting closes June 13.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 1 position for the Enrollment Management Information Technology at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #P01569CT. Full consideration June 14. Closes June 21.

EXTENDED! Accountant 1– The Office of Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time 12-month (1.0 FTE) hourly Accountant 1. Posting #P01571CT. Closes June 18.

Regional Director: The Office of Outreach and Engagement is seeking a Regional Director. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. This position will be located in one of the Oregon Metro’s Extension County Offices. Posting #P02154UF. Closes June 18.

NEW! Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant-Medical Referrals, Posting #P01575CT. Closes June 20.

Education Program Assistant 1: This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (.95 FTE), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year) Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service Family and Community Health (FCH) Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1) position. The EPA1 will serve Morrow and Umatilla counties. This position will be located in Irrigon, Oregon. Posting# P01574CT. Closes June 20.

Coordinator-Research Program: The Marine Studies Initiative invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Coordinator-Research Program. This position serves as a formal bridge between Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (ODFW) Marine Reserves Program and Oregon State University expertise. This appointment may be based in either Newport or Corvallis. Posting # P02171UF. Full consideration date June 22. Closes July 2.

NEW! The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Oregon State University (OSU) – Corvallis, Oregon, invites applications for 9-month and 12-month part-time and full-time, .30 to 1.0, fixed-term Instructors for the Computer Science programs on campus and online. These appointments are fixed-term, non-tenure track, with the possibility of renewal at the discretion of the School Head. Posting #P02172UF. Closes June 24.

Associate Director, Facilities Maintenance: The Associate Director, Facilities Maintenance is responsible for the oversight of the daily operations for a facilities service operation that consists of 30-plus licensed, journey, and semi-skilled trades professionals and six supervisory positions. Posting #P02170UF. Closes June 24.

NEW! Instructor of Voice: The Department of Music invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Instructor of Voice position. Posting #P02199UF. Closes June 28.

The Department of Agricultural Education and General Agriculture is seeking an Administrative Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position with primary responsibilities to manage the administrative operations/activities in order to handle critical department matters. This position also ensures that vital interactions with state and federal agencies, private industries, other stakeholders, and the public are effectively and efficiently maintained, while acting as a liaison between the department and business centers to coordinate activities and improve policies and procedures. Posting #P02181UF. For full consideration, apply by June 22. Position closes June 29.

Enterprise Computing Services is seeking an Associate Director. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02167UF. Closes June 25.

NEW! Academic Counselor The department of TRiO Student Support Services is seeking an Academic Counselor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9 month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P02202UF. Closes June 29.

Research Associate: The School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Research Associate position. Posting #P02089UF. Closes June 30.

Custodian: This recruitment will be used to fill future, full-time needs for custodian position openings at OSU-Cascades. Posting #P01465CT. Closes June 30.

ABE Teacher: The College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP) is seeking an ABE Teacher. This is a part-time, .49 FTE, 9-month, fixed-term, professional faculty position. Posting #P01530UF. Closes June 30.

The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Outreach and Industry Relations Coordinator position. Posting #P02023UF. Closes July 1.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Alcohol & Drug Prevention Specialist, Posting #P02206UF.  Closes July 5.

Digital Communications Manager: Oregon State University College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02182UF. Closes July 9.

NEW! English Language Learning Coordinator: The Writing Center is seeking an English Language Learning Coordinator (ELLC). This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02208UF. Closes July 14.

NEW! Instructor: The Department of Physics invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Instructor position. Posting #P02196UF. Full consideration date Aug. 1. Closes Dec. 15.

INTO OSU Learning Center (LC) Student Worker Position – Lab Assistant & Tutoring: Part-time, flexible schedule, at a pay rate of $10.75/hr. Work in the INTO OSU Learning Center to help INTO OSU students learn, evaluate and improve their English and other academic skills. For full posting and link to apply: http://bit.ly/2swAhDN

INTO OSU Learning Center Tutors (Student Position): Part-time, flexible schedule, at a pay rate of $10.75/hr. Work in the INTO OSU Learning Center to help INTO OSU students learn, evaluate and improve their English, Math, Science etc. and other academic skills. We are looking for student tutors who can preferably commit to the position for a year or more. For full posting and link to apply: http://bit.ly/2swAhDN

Video Production Student Worker: The OSU Foundation is searching for a student with a passion for video production or filmmaking to join our communications team. The student should have experience with video production, understand storytelling techniques, desire to observe, learn from and contribute to successful projects that tell meaningful stories.  This is part-time, paid position $10.25-$12 per hour DOE. Visit www.osufoundation.org to learn more and apply.

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an energetic and creative student with a passion for storytelling to join our advancement communications team as a Writing and Editing Intern for the Oregon Stater alumni magazine, published by the OSU Alumni Association. The position reports to the editor of the Oregon Stater and is part of the two organizations’ 20-person advancement communications team, which sets communications strategy, develops creative concepts and delivers a wide range of communications, events and marketing materials that engage alumni and donors in the life of the university and lead to philanthropic support. Submit your cover letter and resume to: Jorge Hernandez, assistant director, talent management at osuf.hr@osufoundation.org. View the full job posting, as well as other student worker positions at www.osufoundation.org.

Student fundraiser: Looking for a job that is challenging and rewarding at the same time? As a student fundraiser for Oregon State University Foundation you will serve as an OSU ambassador to alumni and friends while helping raise much-need support for scholarships, faculty recruitment, and more. You will be joining a group of students who helped raise more than $400,000 for OSU during the 2017 fiscal year. And you will get paid to talk with alumni, parents and friends with updates about campus and ask them to make financial contributions to OSU. Student fundraisers can work 10-20 hours per week, $10.50/hour. Send your contact information and resume to Jake.mendenhall@osufoundation.org to apply.


“Life is easy to chronicle, but bewildering to practice.” ~ E.M. Forster.

Corvallis: Mostly sunny, high of 72, low of 49. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny, high of 76, low of 47. Increasing clouds tomorrow.

Newport: Mostly cloudy, high of 60, low of 50. Chance of rain tomorrow.

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

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