OSU Today

Friday, Feb. 22, 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.

Cool blue roofs may be the secret to energy savings (Scientific American)

Given the right chemical properties, even dark pigments, such as a brilliant blue invented by Oregon State University researcher Mas Subramanian, turn away much of the sun’s heat, and even provide an attractive hue for your home.

Oregon horse diagnosed with equine influenza (The Horse.com)

A horse from eastern Oregon that was referred to Oregon State University’s (OSU) veterinary teaching hospital in Corvallis has been diagnosed with equine influenza virus, a highly contagious respiratory disease in horses that typically is not fatal. (see also KTVZ, Gazette-Times)

Fighting robots: Intel duo compete in Robot Combat League (Oregonian)

The Shinsels compete with Crash in the series premiere after a preliminary challenge ranks Crash at the bottom of the heap. “After that first challenge we were a weird combination of very demoralized and still pretty confident,” said Amber, a 2011 graduate of Oregon State University. “I just wanted to hit something. I was ready to go and beat the (heck) out of that robot.”

Counselors now on-call after-hours for OSU students, staff (LIFE@OSU)

Students seeking after-hours support and counseling for traumatic or urgent emotional or psychological needs now have a new place to turn at OSU.

Austin Family Business program seeks nominations (Portland Business Journal)

The Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University is seeking nominations for its 2013 Family Business Excellence Awards.

Biotech benefits mapped (Capital Press)

“Consumers, in the form of savings, have benefited most from the technology,” said Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, agribusiness professor at the University of Missouri. Kalaitzandonakes spoke about the “winners and losers” from genetic engineering in world agriculture at a Feb. 13 lecture sponsored by Oregon State University’s Outreach in Biotechnology program. 

Tiny wasp could stop stink bug (Western Farm Press)

As the brown marmorated stink bug spreads across the state, Oregon State University is studying how to use bug-on-bug warfare to stop this crop-damaging pest.

Upcoming OSU dairy club sale supports endowment fund (Capital Press)

The Oregon State University Dairy Club’s Beaver Classic Sale this year has added importance. “Usually the money raised at the sale goes to the operating expenses of the dairy club,” said Jessica Budge, dairy club president. This year, in addition to funding the club’s operating expenses, the money is being used to kick off an endowment fund the club hopes will pay for student activities for years to come.

Faculty, staff awards (LIFE@OSU)

Edmunson-Morton, Histand are honored.

Harris: Tuition equity will help economy as well as students (Statesman Journal)

An opinion piece by ASOSU President Amelia Harris.

Homemade experiment launches empire (Capital Press)

With success came a need to complete the necessary regulatory hoops. Zieg, 75, who works part-time as a potato inspector for the Oregon Department of Agriculture, and “young Gary,” 52, completed courses through Oregon State University’s Better Process Control School.


NEW! Happy National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day from RecSports at OSU! In today’s honor, we encourage you to take some time to walk, run, skip, dance, jump, cycle, paddle or climb and whatever you to do move – have a blast! Remember that RecSports is here to support you on your health and wellness journey! Learn more about our half-term memberships here!

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.

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.

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/

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: http://oregonstate.edu/fa/search-vice-president-finance-and-administration-0

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

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.

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 atwww.kbvr.com, and posted to YouTube the next day.

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.


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

Upcoming Events

NEW! Chorus festival: More than 300 high school singers from around Oregon will attend the Oregon State University Chorus Festival on Monday, Feb. 25. Admission is $10 at the door. University and high school students will be admitted for free. Oregon State University choirs is part of the Corvallis Arts for All program. Participants of SNAP may receive up to two tickets for $5 each at the door with an Oregon Trail Card.

NEW! February Repair Fair: If it’s broke, fix it. We’ll show you how Wednesday, Feb. 27, 5 to 7 p.m., at the Surplus/Recycling Warehouse. Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things. Scheduled repair demonstrations also offered. Save money, save natural resources. For a list of what’s offered this month, visit our blog.

Lectures and webinars

NEW! Negotiating Pay Benefits and Weighing Job Offers: Congratulations you’ve been offered a job! Find out how to negotiate the best job offer! Doug Rice, Talent Acquisition Manager, will present Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. to noon in OSU Valley Library: Willamette East & West. Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

NEW! Webinar: MediaSpace 4.5, with Mark Dinsmore (TAC). MediaSpace is a cloud-based service allowing Oregon State users the ability to upload, convert, store and distribute their video without consuming large quantities of local resources. Learn how to use MediaSpace for your instructional digital media needs. Monday Feb. 25, 10-10:50 a.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/Vqw2kb

NEW! Webinar: Using Social Media in the Classroom, with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). Social media (Facebook, Twitter, G+, etc.) permeates many aspects of our daily lives, so why not the classroom as well? This webinar touches on the use of social media in higher education today and offers some ideas of how you might utilize it in your own classes. Tues. Feb 26, 2-3 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/VsFiqJ

NEW! Webinar: PowerPoint in the Classroom, with Joni Tonn (TAC).  Learn researched techniques for PowerPoint that can strengthen your use of PowerPoint as an instructor.  Topics include: themes to keep in mind when preparing presentations, directing attention, teaching and displaying qualitative and quantitative data, and also includes time for specific questions. Tues. Feb. 26, noon to 12:50 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/VsFt5s

NEW! Graduate School:  Deciding whether to go, where to go, and how to get the most out of it once you’re there.  A special presentation by Dr. Richard Boone of the National Science Foundation for undergraduates considering graduate school and current graduate students who want to maximize their experience.  Feb. 26, 1:30 to 3 p.m., MU Journey Room.  Contact debra.mcintosh@oregonstate.edu to sign up.

NEW! Plastics in agriculture seminar series: “Plastics in Organic Production,” Richard Wilen Grower.  Kidder Room 278, Feb. 27, 4 to 4:50 p.m.

NEW! Cayuse 424 and Cayuse SP Training:  The Office of Sponsored Programs will offer training on the Cayuse 424 and Cayuse SP proposal system on March 22, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Memorial Union (MU) 211.  Any interested faculty and/or staff are welcome, but attendance is limited to 35.  Send an e-mail tosponsored.programs@oregonstate.edu in order to reserve a space.

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! Casserole Lunch:  Homemade casseroles and side dishes – hot and cold. $4/plate or $5/plate, drink and dessert. Monday, Feb. 25, 11:30 a.m. – 1p.m, Kerr, 3rd Floor Hallway. Come fill up with yummy casseroles and take away some treats too! All proceeds go to the Food Drive. 

NEW! So many activities, so little time.  Monthly giving is one of the best ways to support the Linn Benton Food Share, so please consider setting up a payroll contribution.  Your entire yearly contribution will count towards your unit’s totals for this year’s competition!

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.

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

Urban green space course:  The graduate-student-only course FS 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.

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.

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.

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.

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:

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 Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning seeks a full-time Director. The Center was established in 2012 with a mission to conduct research and development that leads to enhanced understanding of the processes that underlie how individuals become lifelong STEM learners and practitioners. Position # 0010269. Closes April 14. 

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: Having that kind of morning where it seems like half your socks are missing? At least it’s Friday, although the weekend ahead looks rainy. We’ll have rain today, showers tomorrow and more rain Sunday. Today’s high will be 51 with a low of 35.

Central Oregon: A mix of rain, snow, and even some sun on Sunday will make this an interesting weekend. Today’s high will be 47 with a low tonight of 25.

Newport: Heavy rain and wind gusts up to 49 m.p.h. expected today with a high of 49 and a low of 40. Rainy through out the weekend.

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