OSU Today

Friday, Nov. 9, 2012

Today in the News Media

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

Climate predictions: Worst-case might be most accurate (National Geographic)

Karen Shell, a climate scientist from Oregon State University who was not involved in the research, agreed that Fasullo and Trenberth’s workaround made sense. “It’s a promising technique. It’s one study, but if this relationship holds up, it implies the climate sensitivity is on the higher end of the range.” (see also Climate Central)

OSU enrollment sets another record (Gazette-Times)

Student enrollment at Oregon State University has set another record, according to figures released Thursday morning by the Oregon University System. (see also Register-Guard, Mail Tribune, Bloomberg Business Week)

OSU: Metal industry can use sugar to reduce toxics (Sustainable Business Oregon)

Oregon State University researchers have found that simple sugar could replace toxic binders in the multi-billion dollar metals foundry industry. (see also The Engineer, Azom.com)

How Kettle Chips creates new flavors (Portland Monthly)

Ottenheimer started as a restaurant inspector. But after a meeting with a Kettle exec in 1999, soon after she graduated from Oregon State University’s Food Science masters program, the company decided to create a hybrid food scientist/quality control position, banking on her combination of flavor-development knowledge and technical training.

A petri dish of forestry education (Statesman Journal)

McDonald-Dunn is active forestry education and experimentation for Oregon State University students and faculty — and you know that going in — but it’s still a bit disconcerting.

The rules of the road (Gazette-Times)

Department of Public Safety officers at Oregon State University fanned out Wednesday to three different campus intersections to enforce traffic regulations — and, just as important, to remind drivers, bicyclists, skaters and pedestrians that the regulations exist to keep all of them safe.

OSU’s Robinson talks about Obama’s victory (NWCN)

One of Oregon State University’s most recognizable men got a front row seat as history was made Tuesday night.
OSU basketball coach Craig Robinson talked with KGW Wednesday about celebrating the re-election of his brother-in-law, President Barack Obama. He joined President Obama–and Robinson’s sister Michelle Obama–at center stage just after his acceptance speech in Chicago.

OSU Army ROTC hosts ranger challenge competition (LIFE@OSU)

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

Dutch Bros to donate to help OSU student with cancer (Gazette-Times)

One dollar for every drink purchased at the Dutch Bros. coffeehouse on Monroe Avenue from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday will benefit Oregon State University student Matt Fettig in his battle against leukemia.

OSU Beavers show spirit on China’s Great Wall (OregonLive)

Greg Close and Susan Shartle spent two epic weeks all over China in September 2012 representing the black and orange. The photo they submitted is from Zhangjiajie National Park and Mutianyu, at the Great Wall


Spiritual Wellness Week Service Projects, Nov. 8-10: These projects are an opportunity for people from varied backgrounds and belief systems to engage in interfaith dialogue while serving others in our community. Choose from four different projects from Nov 8-10. The Spiritual Wellness Week service projects are being put on in collaboration by Spiritual Life @ OSU, Healthy Campus Initiatives, and the Center for Civic Engagement. For more information and to register see: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/spiritual-wellness-week-service-projects.

Veteran’s Day event: Friday’s Veteran’s Day commemoration will begin with an ROTC joint Air Force and Navy activity featuring Lt. Col Andrew Poorman as the keynote speaker at 11 a.m. in the Memorial Union Quad. This will also include a reading of the names of Oregon’s POW/MIAs, a 21-gun salute and a military flyover, weather permitting. A reception will follow inside the Memorial Union, Room 109.

NEW! DPD Brown Bag: The second DPD Brown Bag event of the term takes place Nov. 9, noon to 1 p.m. at the Women’s Center. It is a place for informal conversation and community building among faculty teaching social justice content. We’ll discuss the national search for the new DPD Program Director, and ways we can get the posting distributed more widely. All faculty welcome. Questions? Contact Michelle Bothwell: bothwell@engr.orst.edu

Music a la Carte: Nov. 9 – Vanguard University Classical Guitar Ensemble, From Long Beach, Calif. Noon, MU Lounge.

TAC Workshop: Getting to Know Hitachi StarBoards | Teaching Tactics, with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). Learn the basics of how the Hitachi Starboard electronic whiteboard system works. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the functionality of the board and introduce ideas of how it might be effectively utilized in the classroom. Nov. 9, 2 to 2:50 p.m. Location: Location: SSC 136 (Student Success Center). Register here: http://bit.ly/UmgEUF. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/tac/workshops.

Jen de-Vries Celebration of Life: Friends and colleagues are invited to gather in memory of Jen de-Vries at 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9, in the MU Lounge. Jen was the Associate Director for Business and Facility Operations with the Department of Recreational Sports, until she lost her battle with cancer on Sept. 16. Additional details are available at http://celebratejen.com

Sushi class: Lane County Master Food Preservers will be offering a hands-on sushi making class on Friday, Nov. 9 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Community of Church Christ, 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene. Cost of the class is $15 per person. Registration information is available at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/ under food preservation and baking classes.

An Evening of Traditional Korean Dance: Fri., Nov. 9, LaSells Stewart, 7 p.m. As a kick-off to International Education Week (Nov. 12-16), Dankook University’s Dance Troupe will perform a series of traditional Korean dances with colorful costumes, music and backdrops. Free. For more information, view the poster or contact Julie Walkin at 541-737-6419.

Oedipus the King: The OSU Theatre will kick off its 2012-13 season with Sophocles’ epic tragedy, “Oedipus, The King.” Performances will take place Nov. 8-10 and Nov. 15-16 at 7:30 p.m., and at 2 p.m. Nov. 18, on the main stage of OSU’s Withycombe Hall, 30th and Campus Way. Prices are $12 for general audiences, $10 for seniors, $8 for students/youth, and $5 for OSU students. Tickets for “Oedipus, The King” are available by calling the OSU Theatre box office at 541-737-2784 or online at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/theatre


Babar on piano: Gather around the piano as the beloved French tale of “Babar the Elephant” is brought to life by the talented concert pianist Andrew Rangell. Rangell will illustrate, narrate and perform the beautiful music of Frances Poulenc, to tell this wonderful story at the Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m. in the public meeting room. Admission is free.

Between the Cracks Forum Presents: Ellen Weller (saxophone) and Madelyn Byrne (composer/electronics). Nov. 10 at 7 p.m., from San Diego: The Art Center, 700 S.W. Madison Avenue. Students with ID free. $10 at the door $5 for Art Center Members. Supported by the OSU Department of Music.


Run With Color 5K walk/run: The College of Business Management Club is hosting a Run With Color event on Sunday Nov. 11, 9 a.m. It begins and ends in the MU Quad, and is a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization “Family Tree Relief Nursery” in Linn County. Register early at http://www.runwithcolor.net/registration.html ($35) or the day of the event in the MU Quad. Participants receive t-shirt, raffle ticket, and an extra packet of color to throw after the race.

Upcoming Events

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

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

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

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

Lectures and seminars

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

News for Employees

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

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

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

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

National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week Service Project with Linn Benton Food Share: Nov. 12, 4:15-7:15 p.m. Volunteers will be working with Linn Benton Food Share to help repackage large food donations received in their Holiday Food Drive into smaller, family-sized portions for distribution at the Benton County Fair Grounds. Volunteers must meet in Snell 149 no later than 4:15 pm to check-in for this project. Space limited to 20 participants. Register here: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/hhproject.

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

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

OSU Procurement and Contract Services (PACS) – Request for Customer Feedback: PaCS has extended the date for its online survey through Nov. 16. Please take a moment to provide feedback on your experience with PaCS. There are three survey links below, one for each section of PaCS. If you’ve worked with multiple sections, please fill out a survey for each section. Construction Contracting Survey Link , Contracts Survey Link, Procurement Survey Link.

Non-perishable food drive: Nov. 5-21. Boxes will be placed at the MU info desk, Library, Dixon, Kerr, Main Squeeze, EBGBs, Cascadia Market, and on-campus residence halls. All donations will go to Jackson Street Youth Shelter and Community Outreach. Most needed items include: Canned vegetables/meats/fruits dry, cereals, granola bars, peanut butter, Pop Tarts, pancake mix, cooking oil, individual drinks, and jelly. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/hha


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

The University Honors College invites applications for the position of Associate Dean.  The role of the Associate Dean is to help provide innovative, pro-active leadership for the University Honors College.  Appointment will be made from within the ranks of current OSU tenured or tenure-track faculty.  This is a 12-month, .5 FTE fixed term professional faculty appointment.   Apply to posting #0009640.  Closing date is  Nov. 9

The TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Training Program is recruiting for one full-time Office Specialist 2 position. To apply to posting, please visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/, click on “Search OSU Jobs” select Classified and then Office Specialist 2 Pool. The deadline to apply for this position is Nov. 9.

Outreach and Industry Relations Coordinator – The School of Civil and Construction Engineering is seeking an Outreach and Industry Relations Coordinator for its Construction Engineering program. Posting # 0009787. For full consideration, apply by Nov. 9.

Oregon State University Extension Service is seeking an Extension 4-H Program Coordinator located in La Grande, OR. This is a part-time (.75 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0009846. Closes Nov. 9.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Information Technology Consultant, competency level 2 position for the Extended Campus at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting # 0009847. Closes Nov. 9.

The OSU Child Development Center is recruiting for one full-time Early Childhood Associate Teacher pool position. Posting #0009190. For full consideration please apply no later than Nov. 11.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Traffic and Maintenance

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

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


Corvallis: Veteran’s Day events are taking place today in the MU Quad starting at 11 a.m., so if you hear the sound of jets buzzing the campus around lunch time, don’t worry. There’s a chance of showers today and tonight, but Saturday will be mostly foggy and cold. A chance of showers returns Sunday. Today’s high will be 49 with a low of 33, and will hover around those temperatures all weekend.

Central Oregon:  There’s a chance of snow today and tomorrow, but things will warm up toward the end of the weekend, changing any falling precipitation to rain. Today’s high will be 38 with a low tonight of 21.

Newport: Showers are likely today with a possible afternoon thunderstorm. There’s a small chance of showers tomorrow, and rain is likely on Sunday. Today’s high is set for 49 with a low tonight of 37.


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