OSU Today

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

Today in the News Media

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

Cascade snowpack declining (KGW)

Philip Mote , who heads the Climate Change Institute at Oregon State University, says Cascade snowpack on the ground when measured April 1st is down 20 percent on average, when compared to 80 years ago.

OSU engineers to test nuclear reactor (KGW)

Say the phrase “nuclear energy” and for some it stirs up images of disasters like Fukushima or Three Mile Island. But what if someone invented a nuclear reactor that can’t melt down? That’s exactly what engineers at Oregon State University believe they’ve done. (see also Northwest Cable News)

OSU to honor two faculty members as ‘Distinguished Professors’ (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University will honor a leading medical researcher and a pioneer in the development of artificial intelligence with the highest honor it gives to its faculty, recognition as “Distinguished Professors.”

Craft breweries pushing boundaries of flavor, taste (Daily Herald)

More important, iso-alpha acids alone won’t help you attain hop bliss. “There are 300 to 400 compounds that have been identified in the essential oils of hops,” says Thomas Shellhammer, professor of fermentation science at Oregon State University. “There could be as many as a thousand.”

Zombie bees': Government says it’s still hype (Washington Times)

The latest academic paper springs from Oregon State University. “Currently I think it is not a threat,” said Ramesh Sagili, assistant professor of honeybees at OSU and author of a “zombie” fly study. “But we need to be very vigilant to make sure that it doesn’t become another problem to the already struggling bees.”

Mother Earth’s magnetism guides spawning sockeye salmon home like GPS (Indian Country)

Scientists at Oregon State University (OSU) studied 56 years worth of fisheries data on the sockeye salmon to British Columbia’s Fraser River. They found that the fish chose routes around Vancouver Island that varied based on fluctuations in the geomagnetic field. (see also The Fishing Wire)


SPECIAL EVENT! Chat with President Ray: Feb 21, 1:30-2:30, Dearborn 118.  Following a brief update, faculty and staff are encouraged to share comments and questions regarding important issues such as PERS, PEBB, compensation, university governance and institutional boards, inclusion, diversity and accessibility, or the upcoming update of the University’s strategic priorities.  Beverages available, and if you are unable to attend in person you can participate via live webcast at live.oregonstate.edu.

Webinar: Introduction to Mind-Mapping, with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). Learn what mind-mapping is and how you might utilize it in your classes to improve learning. This webinar includes a mixture of conceptual and practical application, as well as a brief overview of existing mind mapping software and its features. Thur. Feb 21, 10-11 a.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/VsESkk

BBQ Lunch for OSU Food Drive: Join Printing and Mailing Services for a delicious BBQ lunch and help out the folks in our community who desperately need assistance! Printing and Mailing will be hosting a BBQ lunch on Feb. 21 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at 100 Cascade Hall. A $5 donation includes your choice of a hamburger, veggie burger, hotdog and all the fixings. All proceeds will benefit Linn-Benton Food Share as part of this year’s Food Drive. For questions, please call 541-737-4941.

Chemistry patent webinar: Materials Chemistry (CSMC) will host the free webinar on Feb. 21, noon to 1 p.m. Register online or join us in Gilbert 324! http://sustainablematerialschemistry.org/news-event/events/patent_webinar

OSU-Corvallis Community Collaboration: At the Feb. 21 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Steve Clark (vice president for University Relations and Marketing) and Jim Patterson (Corvallis city manager) will discuss progress in addressing town-gown relations. Triad will meet in the MU, room 109A, from noon to 1 p.m. Guests are welcome to attend free of charge and pay $11 if they have lunch. Contact Nick Houtman, 541-737-0783, to save a seat.

Career essentials for J-1 postdocs and interns: J-1 Postdocs & Student Interns: Career Development Essentials for Success in the American Academy. Feb. 21, noon to 1 p.m., MU 206. Career Development Coordinator/Career Counselor Marian Moore, will deliver an interactive workshop covering topics including:  how to maximize your experience at OSU, how to make a significant impact, and how to market your skills and talents.  Bring your CV or resume to get the most out of the workshop.  Light refreshments served.  RSVPwelcome, but not required.

Thirsty Thursday, Ice Cream Soda Fountain: Take an afternoon break and join ASBC for an ice cream soda on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 3 to 4 p.m. at 2046 Cordley Hall.  Sodas are $1 each.  All proceeds go to the Linn Benton Food Share.

Plant science seminar series: Opportunities for scaling and assimilating carbon fluxes through remote sensing. Speaker: Thomas Hilker. Thursday, Feb. 21, 4 p.m., Richardson 313.

Talk by Henry Schaefer: “God, Time, and Stephen Hawking,” a talk by acclaimed chemist Henry “Fritz” Schaefer, will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Austin Auditorium of OSU’s LaSells Stewart Center. The event is sponsored by the OSU Socratic Club. Information: http://groups.oregonstate.edu/socratic/home

Upcoming Events

NEW! Live performance at KBVR: KBVR-TV’s live music show Locals Live will be featuring the band Psych Country Revue.  The band will be playing an exclusive hour-long set in Snell Hall, Studio A this Friday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m, and is open to all OSU students for free. It will also be aired live on KBVR Channel 26, live-streamed online at www.kbvr.com, and posted to YouTube the next day.

From OSU Graduate to Co-Founding and Leading NVIDIAJen-Hsun Huang, Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, NVIDIA. Under Huang’s leadership, NVIDIA invented the graphics processing unit (GPU) in 1999. Since then, it has consistently set new standards in visual computing with interactive graphics available on a range of devices. Friday, Feb. 22, 10-11 a.m., Kelley Engineering Center 1001.

Candidate for VP for Finance & Administration: Ron Cortez, Associate Vice Chancellor, University of California – Santa Barbara, will hold a forum on Feb. 22, 12:45 to 1:45 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Construction  & Engineering Hall. Following the forum, recordings of all four forums will be available at the Finance & Administration web site. You’ll also find candidate bios and the evaluation form at the site:


Rulemaking hearing: Oregon State University will hold a rulemaking hearing on Feb. 22 at 1 p.m., MU 208. The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comment regarding a proposed rule change to Division 5: Time, Matter and Place Rule for Speech Activities.  Specifically, Section 35, concerning administrative interpretation of rules, and section 40, allowing for authorized exceptions, will be repealed to make the rule consistent with legal requirements and University practice.  For more information, including copies of all of the proposed rules: Beth Giddens at beth.giddens@oregonstate.edu.

Astronaut talk: Donald Pettit, an Oregon State University alumnus, NASA astronaut and member of three space missions, will speak at OSU on Friday, Feb. 22, on “Techno-Stories from Space.” The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be in the LaSells Stewart Center’s Construction and Engineering Hall from 3-4 p.m.

Architectural Considerations for Today’s TechnologySteve Pawlowski, Intel Senior Fellow; Chief Technology Officer, Datacenter & Connected Systems; Group General Manager, Datacenter & Connected Systems Group Pathfinding. Pawlowski was a lead architect and designer for Intel’s early desktop PC and high performance server products and was the co-architect for Intel’s first P6 based server chipsets and helped define the system bus interfaces for Intel’s P6 family processors.  Friday, Feb. 22, 3-4 p.m., Kelley Engineering Center 1001.

Moral reasoning for climate scientists: “Five Tools of Moral Reasoning for Climate Scientists,” presented by Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael Nelson, Feb. 22, 4 to 5 p.m., Cordley 1109. The co-editors of MORAL GROUND: Ethical Action for  Planet in Peril will share insights about several moral reasoning methods that can help scientists whose work is critical to understanding and (perhaps) averting catastrophic climate change.

Poet at OSU: Nationally-recognized poetry slam and spoken-word artist Myrlin Hepworth will perform on Friday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m., in the Memorial Union Journey Room on the Oregon State University campus.

Basic cheese making class: The OSU Extension Service Master Food Preservers in Lane County are offering a hands-on cheese making class Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. -2 p.m., Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham in Eugene. Cost of the class is $50 and the class is limited to 18 students. Register at the OSU Extension Service office, 783 Grant Street, Eugene. Registration information and credit card payment can also be found on the OSU Extension Service website http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/announcements/food-preservation-baking-classes

FeelGood at OSU presents… Dance Against Hunger: An annual dance showcase where various groups assemble to dance for one purpose: raise awareness and funds for the end of world hunger. The event will be at 6 p.m. on Feb. 23, in Milam Auditorium. Admission prices: $5 pre-event; $8 at door. Proceeds benefit The Hunger Project. For more information email osufeelgood@gmail.com.”

Engineers Without Borders fundraiser: A night of dinner, entertainment, and presentations of the OSU chapter’s work. Funds raised from the event go directly towards supporting their work abroad. Feb. 23, 6 p.m., Corvallis Country Club, 1850 S.W. Whiteside Dr. Tickets available at:http://waterfortheworld2013.eventbrite.com

Lectures and webinars  

Webinar: TAC.FM, with Mark Dinsmore (TAC) & Stevon Roberts (TAC/CTL). Drop in on our Friday morning TAC Technology webinars. Each week we will take a look at technologies of interest to teaching faculty at OSU. Check out our program offerings, topics and show notes at http://oregonstate.edu/tac/tacfm.  Fri. Feb. 22, 10-10:50 a.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/VsF0Ar

Whole grain seminar: “Whole Grains and Health: Navigating the Path to the Future,” a research seminar by Len Marquart, will be held at noon on Friday, Feb. 22. Marquart’s research includes whole grains and health, as well as factors influencing barriers, motivators and consumption of whole grain foods. The talk will be held at OSU’s Hallie Ford Center, room 115. Information: http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/78655/

Webinar: New Educator Organization, with Lynn Greenough (TAC). Are you new to teaching at OSU? Wondering where to find what you need, and who to ask? This webinar addresses commonly-asked questions and gives an overview of support available to instructors of all stripes (experienced faculty, GTA’s, researchers, etc.). We’ll cover the basics of Blackboard, classroom technologies, and OSU’s teaching and learning resources. Questions welcome! Feb 22, 1-1:50 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/VsFcPW

Plant science seminar series:Rationale, models and impact from breeding for organic agriculture. Speaker: Jim Myers. Monday, Feb. 25, 4 p.m., ALS 4000.

How to prepare for Success at the Career Fair:Employers come to Career Fairs to hire and network with Beavers.  Find out tips on how to make employers want to hire you! A presenter from Target will speak on Monday Feb. 25 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the OSU Library:  Willamette East & West Rooms.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Food drive events

NEW! The Grad School Gourmand Cookbook Sale:The Graduate School is offering a cookbook of compiled recipes for sale. Recipes include two award winning chili recipes, side dishes, main dishes, desserts & sweets, with vegetarian friendly recipes included. Cookbook is on sale for a suggested donation of $3-$5. Stop by Kerr 300, M-F, 8-5, Feb. 19- March 1.

Bake Sale: Stop by the Strand Ag, #032, Feb. 18-22, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., to grab a delicious culinary concoction. We have cookies, brownies, pumpkin muffins, & several gluten-free options. Suggested donations of $.50 to $1 benefit the Linn-Benton Food Share. Sponsored by University Honors College.

Graduate School  Bake Sale: Lemon Bars, Tea Cakes and Brownies, Oh My! The Graduate School is having their bake sale for three days only, Feb. 25-27, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Come by Kerr 300 and get a special cupcake – or whole cake; brownies, cookies and other special treats. Prices vary – all proceeds go to the Food Drive. 

Prettiest Pet contest:  Is your dog better than Banana Joe? Is your cat cuter than Mr. Bigglesworth?  Enter the Grad School’s 2nd Prettiest Pet contest to benefit the OSU Food Drive. Entries still accepted! Submit photo along with $1 entry fee at 300 Kerr Admin Bldg. Come by & vote for your favorite until March 1. The pet with the most donations will win a prize & bragging rights for the year; Questions?  E-mail jessica.king@oregonstate.edu

Tuna Fest!: The College of Forestry and the Student Clubs are collecting cans of tuna for the Food Drive. Our goal is 800 cans. Drop boxes are located in Student Services, 209 Peavy Hall, 280 Peavy Hall and 321 Richardson. Donate tuna today through March 1 and remember you “can” make a difference.

Quilt Raffle: Purchase your tickets for a chance to win one of 2 quilts. Tickets may be purchased now through March 1 at the College of Forestry Computer Helpdesk, Peavy 222. 1 ticket for $1 and 6 tickets for $5. Drawing to be held at 1pm, March 1. Need not be present to win. See photos of the quilt here.

Cash Raffle: Win 50 percent of all money raised! Buy tickets in the Magruder Hall atrium (30th and Washington) Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets $1 each. Will deliver orders of $20 or more to campus locations during regular business hours. For orders please call 7-4808.

AMBC Food Drive Raffle: AMBC has put together 5 delightful baskets (Animal Lovers, Aroma & Beauty, Health & Beauty, Sweetheart, and Garden Baskets) and fitness equipment for the food drive raffle. Tickets are $1 each or 5 for 10 tickets available at AMBC 108 Hovland. Drawing will happen on Feb 28. All donations go to the Linn/Benton Food Share

Papa’s Pizza Coupons for $15: Buy 100% profit coupons at Valley Library 4th floor Administration Desk from Feb. 14-25. Brought to you by OSU Libraries/ E-Campus/ Outreach & Engagement. For more information contactJoLynn.Ohearn@oregonstate.edu

Papa’s Pizza Coupon Sales: Students in the Honors Advisory and Activities Committee are selling Papa’s Pizza Coupon Flyers, worth over $100 in savings, including a free small pizza from Feb 9-24. Flyers are $15 each, with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Linn-Benton Food Share. Contact Karen Ast to purchase.

Plant “Sale”: A fair variety and large quantity of plants are available for donation. Come by Ballard Ext. Hall 303 M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Feb. 11 until March 1. All proceeds benefit the Food Drive. Questions? Contact: laura.relyea@oregonstate.edu.

Zoology & Biology Silent Auction: Win a day of fishing, Peace Lily plant, ionic air purifier, OSU-themed basket, hand-bound journal, Tyee wine, gift certificates to local restaurants and businesses, hand-knitted items, stained glass suncatcher, gift packs and much more! Come by Cordley 3029, Feb. 25, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Feb 26-27, 8-5, or Feb. 28, 8-4 to place your bid!

College of Education Raffle: Prizes include jewelry from Alta’s Antiques and Designs by OC, gift cards from Animal Crackers, Broken Yolk, Creative Crafts, Flat Tail, First Alternative Co-op, The Retreat Day Spa and Salon, and Vertebrata Chiropractic. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Drawing is on Feb. 28. Stop by Furman 104 or email amy.beaderstadt@oregonstate.edu to buy tickets.

Campus Operations 50/50 Raffle: The prize is 50 percent of the ticket sales! Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Drawing will be held March 1 at 12:30 p.m. Tickets available from Christine Atwood (christine.atwood@oregonstate.edu), Keahi McFadden (keahi.mcfadden@oregonstate.edu) or JayLene Seeley (jaylene.seeley@oregonstate.edu).

Food Drive Raffle: Enter to win one of three fabulous gift baskets: Beer Basket, Home Sweet Home, or Sweet Tooth! Tickets are $1 with all proceeds going to the OSU Food Drive. Purchase tickets at Waldo 102 between 8 a.m. & 5 p.m. Monday – Friday by Feb. 28. Visit our website for more info.

Chemistry/Physics Departments Food Drive Raffle: The Chemistry and Physics Department is raffling off a variety of items to raise money for Food Drive February. They include 2 Tickets to the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival, SoupCycle delivery for a month, and more. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Purchase your tickets in 153 Gilbert Hall, M-F 8-5. Drawing will be held Feb. 28.

Flower Power: Email JoLynn.OHearn@oregonstate.edu to be added to the order site for Gift Wrap, Dahlias, Freesias, Tiger Lilies, Anemones, Peonies and Black Gladiolus. 50% of the profit goes to Linn Benton Food Share. Brought to you by OSU Libraries/ E-Campus/ Outreach & Engagement.

See’s Candies: Email JoLynn.OHearn@oregonstate.edu to order from the Spring Candies Selection. 25%-50% profit goes to Linn Benton Food Share. Brought to you by OSU Libraries/ E-Campus/ Outreach & Engagement.

Raffle for prizes: Enchanted Forest passes, Bi-Mart Gift Certificate, Animal Crackers Gift Card, and more! Come to the 4th floor Administration Desk in The Valley Library to buy your $1 raffle tickets. Brought to you by OSU Libraries/ E-Campus/ Outreach & Engagement. For more information contact JoLynn.Ohearn@oregonstate.edu.

Izzy’s Coupon books for $5: Come buy coupon books at the 4th Floor Reception Desk in The Valley Library! Brought to you by OSU Libraries/ E-Campus/ Outreach & Engagement. Questions? Contact JoLynn.Ohearn@oregonstate.edu.

OSU Extension Linn County’s 12th Annual Soup Bar: Our fundraiser to benefit Linn Benton Food Share is on Fri, March 1, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. It’s $4 for a bowl with bread, beverage and cookies or $6 for a bottomless bowl, bread, beverage, and cookies. 104 4th Ave. SW, Albany. Contact Rosemary Weidman: rosemary.weidman@oregonstate.edu.

News for Employees

NEW! Urban green space course:  The graduate-student-only course FOR 599 – Topics in Urban Green Space (CRN 59905) will focus on issues and questions associated with green/natural spaces in urban settings. Topics to be discussed will include types of urban green spaces, individual and community benefits, as well as urban ecology and urban forestry topics. Class is held Spring Term, Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., Peavy 224. Class limited to 10. For information: Josh Baur, 737-6561, joshua.baur@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Film Plastic and E-Waste Collection: On March 6-13, Campus Recycling will collect both OSU-owned and personal film plastic and electronics for free recycling. Please determine if you have this material in your building or at home, and consider contributing it to help OSU compete in these categories of the national RecycleMania competition! For a list of accepted items and collection hours, please visit our blog.

NEW! Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is now accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) program for Summer term 2012-13. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the University. Program description and application: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/urisc. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Submission Deadline: Feb. 25.

Student Affairs and Technology Unconference #SAtechOR: On April 12 and 13, Oregon State University will be hosting a Technology in Student Affairs Unconference, titled #SAtechOR.  This unconference, held in the International Living Learning Center, is part of a nationwide summer series titled #SAtech.  We invite anyone interested to sign up.  More information and free registration can be found at http://satechunconference.com/oregon/.

Women’s Center award nominations: The OSU Women’s Center is inviting nominations for our 2013 OSU Women’s Center Student Awards to be held May 10. Help recognize and celebrate the outstanding contributions of scholarship, leadership, and service of one undergraduate and one graduate woman at OSU. For information: http://oregonstate.edu/womenscenter/2013-womens-center-student-awards

Campuses Take Charge: Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join Campuses Take Charge by selecting three energy-saving actions to try in February. One month later, we’ll ask for your online feedback about the actions you tried, and then we’ll add your energy savings to the OSU total and send you a Take Charge Coupon Card featuring local businesses. Click here to help OSU lead in sustainability: http://energizecorvallis.org/takecharge/campuses/

OSU book authors sought: Recognition of OSU book authors and editors will be part of the inaugural spring recognition event to be held on May 21. Each college is asked to submit information about faculty-authored books and editors of collections/volumes of original scholarship with a copyright date of 2012.  An “initial screening” should be made in the dean’s office, and then forwarded as one packet to Carolyn Tix by March 29.

Traveling exhibit on immigration now at OSU: Borderless Stories documents the lives of immigrants in Rural Oregon. Find out more on the Oregon Multicultural Archives Blog Post. The exhibit is located at the Valley Library, Main Floor, Learning Commons Area, from Feb. 18-28.

Faculty Assessment Travel Grants: The Office of APAA announces grant funding for travel to learn about assessment methods that can be imported for use at OSU for the purpose of improving assessing student achievement of learning outcomes. Additional details can be obtained at http://oregonstate.edu/admin/aa/apaa/assessment/home.  Contact Bill Bogley, Director of Academic Programs, Assessment & Accreditation, with questions – 7-7463, bill.bogley@oregonstate.edu. Proposal deadline:  There is a rolling proposal deadline. Proposals will be accepted until June 15, 2013.

RecSports Half Term Memberships ON SALE: Half-Term RecSports Memberships are on sale! Memberships are valid through April 5. A Half-Term Membership costs only $41 for Faculty, Staff, Domestic Partners, Spouses and Dependents and $34 for Student Affiliates/Dependents. Contact Ali Casqueiro, Membership Coordinator, for more information!  

Research travel grants: The Oregon State University Libraries is accepting applications until March 31 for the 2012-2013 Library Research Travel Grants that provide up to $2,000 in support of faculty travel to libraries and collections outside of Oregon. For more details see http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/awards/travel-grant 

Traffic and maintenance

Jefferson St parking closure: As part of the new College of Business Building,  Austin Hall and the Asian Pacific Culture Center Construction, 10 additional parking spaces on Jefferson St. starting at Fairbanks parking lot entrance and extending west to construction fence will be closed from Feb. 21, 2013 to Oct. 31, 2014.

Benton Lot Partial Closure: Feb. 18 -21 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Due to the installation of new bleachers at Goss Stadium the lot will be experience congestion and intermediate closure.

Austin Hall construction: As part of the excavation and site foundation development for the new College of Business Building, Austin Hall, please expect street congestion, noise and vibration associated with this project, including Jefferson, Washington and 30th Street. Bicyclists and pedestrians are especially warned to look out for construction vehicles, which have a longer braking time than most cars. Austin Hall will be located to the west of Fairbanks and the Women’s Building. Dates: Jan. 30-April 19.


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

Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, Marketing Communications Manager position. Closes Feb. 21. Posting #0010249.

Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The VP for Research Office/Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development (formerly the Office of Technology Transfer) invites applications for a full-time, classified, Fiscal Coordinator 1, position. Posting #0010156. Closes Feb. 22.

Occupational Safety Officer– The Environmental Health and Safety unit of Campus Operations is recruiting for a full-time, Professional Faculty position to manage the statewide Occupational Safety Program, assist departments in the implementation of the OSU Safety Management Program, and perform as the backup for the statewide Environmental Protection Compliance Program. Posting #0010157. Closes Feb. 22.

Head Academic Advisor: College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Head Academic Advisor. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #0010251 Closes Feb. 23.

The Oregon University System, Controller’s Division, is seeking a full-time Manager of Reporting. For a complete job announcement and application requirements, please visit http://www.ous.edu/about/employment/. Closes Feb. 25.

The Department of Wood Science and Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, Office Manager position.  Posting # 0010220; Closes Feb. 25.

Cook 2 – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), 10 month, Cook 2 positions.  Posting #0010274.  Closes Feb. 26.

Administrative Program Assistant – OUS Study Abroad invites applications for a part-time (.65 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #0010233. Closes Feb. 26.

Food Service Worker 3 –  University Housing & Dining Service  invites application for two full-time (1.0 FTE), 10 month, Food Services Worker 3 positions.  Posting #0010275.  Closes Feb. 27.

Office Specialist 2 – The College of Forestry Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 (Internal to OSU Employees Only) position. Posting #0010290. Closes March 1.

Primary Care Physician – Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Physician. Posting #0010206. Closes March 1.

Office Specialist 2 – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0010282. Closes March 4.

This is an Internal Search, and is open to current, regular status OSU employees ONLY.  Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Student Success Counselor position. Posting # 0010291. Closes March 6.

The Graduate School invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term,  Executive Assistant to the Dean position. Posting # 0010279. Closes March 15.

Advisor-Academic E-Campus position working with the Department of Fisheries & Wildlife at Oregon State University, full-time (1.0 FTE) 12 month, fixed term.  Posting # 0010283.  Closes March 18.

The Oregon University System, Controller’s Division invites applications for an Accountant 1 position.  This position is full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month appointment.  Closes March 25.  Posting #0010278.

The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management invites applications for a .75 FTE 12-month, or full-time 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position. Posting #0010127. For full consideration by Feb. 28. Closes Mar. 30.

Oregon State University Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics is recruiting for a full time, tenure track, 9-month faculty position Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Posting #0010252. Closes April 1.

The Oregon State University Foundation is seeking a dynamic and successful major gift fundraiser to lead its efforts to significantly increase the level of philanthropic support for Oregon State University Athletics from private donors through the development of a comprehensive major, annual and regional gifts program. View a complete job description and how to apply information for the position of Director of Development for Athletics.

The Oregon State University Foundation has an opening for an experienced and capable Assistant Director for Information Technology Services to assist in the building of a “Best in Class” ITS department. The OSU Foundation offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The annual salary range for this position is $75,000 – $85,000. If you are interested in advancing your career in an organization that is making a difference, please complete the Foundation’s job application and send your cover letter and resume to Patricia Kenney, Senior Director, Human Resources

The Oregon State University Foundation is recruiting for an experienced and capable Foundation Services Coordinator and Administrative Assistant for Gift Planning. If you are interested in advancing your career in an organization that is making a difference, please complete the Foundation’s job application and send your cover letter and resume to Fran Judy, Sr. HR Coordinator. The OSU Foundation makes hiring decisions on the basis of merit and ability, and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. All positions will be open until filled.


Corvallis: “What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why, I have forgotten, and what arms have lain
Under my head till morning; but the rain Is full of ghosts to-night, that tap and sigh Upon the glass and listen for reply…”~Edna St. Vincent Millay.
We’ll have the rain to keep us company this week with no breaks in sight. Today’s high will be 47 with a low tonight of 38.

Central Oregon: There’s a chance of rain and snow today, with a high reaching 43 and a low tonight of 29. Tomorrow looks similar.

Newport: Rainy today with wind gusts up to 22 m.p.h. The high should reach 47 and only dip a couple of degrees tonight to 45. More rain tomorrow.

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