OSU Today

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 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.

Food signals: Why what we eat affects our cells (Huffington Post)

The metaphor of food as hormones is interesting, says Donald Jump, a professor and biochemist at the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences at Oregon State University. “It’s really clear that food is just a pile of biochemicals,” he says. “Trying to sort that out is a mess.” (see also Yahoo)

 Researchers test quinoa lines for best PNW options (Capital Press)

Murphy spoke during an eOrganic webinar about WSU’s efforts to breed quinoa for organic and conventional farming systems, including no-till. He is working with researchers at BYU, Oregon State University and Utah State University.

Starker Lecture series kicks off Thursday at OSU (Democrat-Herald)

The 2013 Starker Lecture Series at Oregon State University will begin Thursday, Feb. 28, and continue through May with the theme “Forest Biomass: Energy and Beyond.”

Dude ranch looks to expand its scientific efforts (Post Independent)

The High Lonesome Ranch already has a five-person science and conservation education staff, including Oregon State University forestry professor Hal Salwasser, who is serving as the institute’s interim director.


Winter Career Fairs: University Wide Career Fair, Wednesday, Feb. 27 and Engineering Career Fair, Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. There will be more than 140 employers from various industries and graduate schools at the Career Fair to connect with students and alumni, offer jobs and internships, and provide other future career opportunities. To learn more visit http://oregonstate.edu/career/career-fairs

TED Talk video lunch chat: The College of Education’s Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Work Group is hosting a popcorn and video lunchtime chat featuring the TED talk by Chimamanda Adichie’s “The Danger of a Single Story.” Bring lunch and a friend. Feb. 27, noon to 1 p.m., Furman Hall 303.

Copyright workshop: OSU Libraries is hosting an online copyright workshop, “How Did We Get Into This Mess? Copyright and Its Discontents.”  Kevin L. Smith, Director of Copyright and Scholarly Communications at Duke University will be discussing copyright andy explaining why the law has been so unable to respond to the challenges of the digital age. Feb. 27, noon to 1 p.m. Autzen Classroom, second floor, Valley Library.

OSUsed Store Food Drive Discount: Come to our weekly public sale Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Last chance to bring 1-2 food donation items for 10% off or 3+ items for 25% off your purchase. Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

Workshop – Pedagogy of Video, with Stevon Roberts (TAC/CTL). What are effective uses of video in the classroom? Why use video at all? How does this overlap with what research tells us about effective education? Bring your laptops and prepare to get your hands dirty–we’ll be “digging” through YouTube, Vimeo, and other media outlets to discover and apply the best of educational media. Feb. 27, 2-3:20pm. Location: Kidder 202. Register here” http://bit.ly/VsFB55

Tsunami debris seminar: “Japanese Marine Tsunami Debris (JMTD) Biological Risk Assessment: Outreach and Research Capacity Building.” Led by John Chapman, Dept. Fisheries and Wildlife, Hatfield Marine Science Center, OSU. Feb. 27, 4 p.m., Nash Hall 206.

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

NEW! Atheism, Unbelief, Irreligion, and Godlessness – The next meeting of the new Religious Studies group will be held Feb. 27, 5 p.m. in Milam Hall 301 and will take the form of a wide ranging discussion about atheism, inviting those who identify with various facets of unbelief and irreligion to discuss their views and perspectives.   This is not meant to become a debate, but rather an informal panel wherein we can explore these ideas together.

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

Documentary film screening: “Danny from North Korea” will be screened Feb. 27, from 7-8:30pm in Memorial Union 213. This documentary raises awareness about the North Korean human rights crisis and the work that the organization Liberty in North Korea (LINK) does of rescuing North Korean refugees who are hiding in China. For more information: Becky Evans atRebecca.Evans@oregonstate.edu  and to watch the trailer, http://libertyinnorthkorea.org/

Upcoming Events

NEW! Linus Pauling birthday: A tour of Pauling artifacts and memorabilia will be held in the OSU Library Special Collections, on the fifth floor of Valley Library, at 11 a.m., Feb. 28. A lunch, with proceeds to benefit the OSU Food Drive, will be at noon in the Linus Pauling Science Center. And a tour of the new building and the Linus Pauling Institute will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the lobby. Pre-register for that tour by contacting jana.zvibleman@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Kerr open house: The offices of Enrollment Management are holding an open house on March 1, 3 to 4 p.m., in Kerr, first floor. The tour includes the Scholarship Office, Tour Office, Admissions Office and the Office of the Registrar. Cookies are available.

NEW! OSUsed Store Saturday Sale: Come by our public sale Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 644 SW 13th St. We have sales every first Saturday of the month in addition to our Wednesday sales. Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

NEW! Opera: The Oregon State University Opera Workshop and Friends of OSU Opera present “March Madness and Magical Spaces,” a program of opera scenes on Saturday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road. Tickets will be available at the door. General admission is $10. Student admission is $5. Admission is free for OSU students with ID. For more information go to friendsofosuopera.com.

NEW! Beaver brand unveiled: Beaver Nation — including students, staff, faculty, alumni and fans — is invited to the revealing of the new Beaver brand, complete with uniforms, Mon., March 4 at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center, and is free of charge. Details on the exclusive first-look event here.

NEW! Investment Outlook: Thursday, March 7 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Vue in the Elements Building (517 SW 2nd Street). “Today’s Plan, Tomorrow’s Rewards: Investing, Taxation, and Charitable Giving in 2013,” presented by Ferguson Wellman Capital Management and the OSU Foundation. Wine and cheese reception prior to the discussion. Space is limited, registration required. To learn more visit http://campaignforosu.org/investing

Oregon’s Changing Health-Care System: At the Feb. 28 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Nancy Seifert of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences will discuss coordinated care organizations and other aspects of health care . 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.

Sustainable Living Clinic: OSU Extension Service Benton County, Neighborhood Sustainability Steward Volunteers are holding a sustainable living clinic March 7, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Benton County Sunset Building Lobby, 4077 SW Research Drive, Corvallis. Free and open to the public. More information: jody.einerson@oregonstate.edu 541-766-6311. Anyone looking for ways to save money & resources, improve health, and to help our community reduce greenhouse gas emissions should attend.

Lectures and webinars

NEW! Navigating the Process of Hosting J-1 Exchange Visitors: Cindy Nair and Jackie Bangs take you through the J-1 application process, and give you insight into the when, what, where, who, and why. Bring questions, applications you’re working on, or requests from potential exchange visitors. Meet in the Heckart Lodge conference room Thursday, Feb. 28 from 10-11 a.m. Coffee and tea will be served.

NEW! The Digital Newton Project:  The Newton Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to publishing in full an online edition of all of Sir Isaac Newton’s writings.   Rob Iliffe, director of the project and Professor of Intellectual History & the History of Science at the University of Sussex will discuss the connections and interrelations discovered between Newton’s ‘scientific’, ‘mathematical’, ‘alchemical’ and ‘theological’ papers and the importance and challenges of this new digital archive on Thursday, Feb. 28, 4 p.m. in the MU Journey Room.

NEW! 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. Mar. 1, 10-10:50 am. Register here: http://bit.ly/UhOWJF

NEW! Reconsidering the Health Care Provider: Lessons from Medieval Miracle Accounts –  Join us for another great lunch bunch talk March 1 at noon in Milam Hall 301 with Nicole Archambeau, a lecturer in the History Department and Department of Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara.  She will discuss medieval concepts of health care that extended beyond the boundaries of the physical body to include the passions or what contemporaries called “accidents of the soul.”  Healers and sufferers saw that sadness, fear, and anxiety could damage physical health and were health problems in their own right.

NEW! The Digital Humanities Symposium:   How have digital books and archives changed the way humanities scholars do research and how does the internet change the way scholarship is disseminated? Moderated by James Capshew (Indiana University), this event features four scholars (Rob Iliffe, Anita Guerrini, Patrick McCray, & Daniel Rosenberg) who will explore aspects of the digital humanities in brief presentations followed by an interactive discussion with the audience.  This afternoon workshop will be held in the MU Journey room on March 1 from 2-5 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.

NEW! Fulbright Program for Faculty and Professionals Workshop:  Tue., Mar. 12, MU Journey Room, noon to 2 p.m. Hear from alumni as they share their recent Fulbright Scholar experiences: Martin Fisk (Norway – College of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Science), Bryan Tilt (China – College of Liberal Arts), Ken Winograd (Vietnam – College of Education), along with Fulbright Representative Athena Fulay who will conduct a 90-minute Workshop. Learn about teaching and research opportunities in more than 125 countries, get Advice on selecting countries for your application & making contacts abroad, explore how your campus can host visiting foreign Fulbright scholars, get tips on how to prepare the Fulbright application.  Rsvp by Mar. 8.  View all eight of this year’s Fulbright Scholar recipients.

Library workshop: The final offering in the OSU Libraries Graduate Student and Faculty Winter Workshop series takes place on Feb. 28.  Basic EndNote followed by Intermediate/Advanced EndNote workshops start at 9 a.m..  Register to save your seat:  http://bit.ly/graduate_workshops.  Questions?  Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Starker Lecture Series:  Sustainable Integrated Forest Biorefineries by Dr. Shri Ramaswamy, Professor of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota.  Feb. 28, 3:30 to 5 p.m., 107 Richardson Hall.  For more information about this and other events, visit http://starkerlectures.forestry.oregonstate.edu/. A live stream will be available at http://starkerlectures.forestry.oregonstate.edu/live-video-stream

Food Drive Events

NEW! Soup and Chili Cook-Off: Show off your chili or soup prowess at our Soup/Chili Cook-Off on Thurs, Feb. 28, 12- 1:15 p.m.! $5 to enter a soup or chili into the contest for a cool prize. $2 to sample the culinary concoctions at 120 Waldo. For questions or to enter, contact Allyson Dean. Proceeds go to Linn Benton Food Share. 

NEW! Pot Pie Lunch:  Tuna Fest Finale! Please join the College of Forestry student clubs for lunch, Richardson Hall, 2nd floor knuckle, Fri., March 1, 11 a.m. -1 p.m.! Student will serve chicken and vegetarian pot pie, desserts, and drinks for $5. Profits go to the Food Drive. Please bring a can of tuna to add to our final count.

Linus Pauling’s Birthday Lunch: Come and help us celebrate Linus Pauling’s birthday, Thurs. Feb. 28, noon to 1:30 p.m. in LPSC third floor atrium. The LPI cooks will prepare a fabulous lunch with a variety of choices including dessert, all for only $5. Questions? Contact Deborah Hobbs.

Silent Auction, March 1:Business Affairs is having it’s Annual Auction for the Food Drive Friday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 100 Kerr. An amazing date night package for two that includes a $25 gift certificate to Carmike’s Cinema and a $45 gift certificate to the new restaurant in town, Buffalo Wild Wings. Also available are two sets of Beaver baseball tickets with prime seating, beautiful handmade quilts, a Beaver-themed basket, and more. View by asking for Janet or Cathy at the front desk. All proceeds go to the Linn Benton Food Share.

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.

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

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.

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! Orange Rewards: Join the Orange Rewards program and your OSU ID card will give you a 10 percent discount at all 27 campus restaurants, coffee shops and markets. From Feb. 27-March 13, the one-time minimum deposit will be reduced from $100 to $50. Future deposits into your Orange Rewards account must be at least $25.

Intergroup Dialogue: The Office of Equity & Inclusion, Intercultural Student Services and University Housing and Dining Services, are proud to announce the launch of Intergroup Dialogue, an intercultural learning initiative designed for the faculty and staff of Oregon State University. Intergroup Dialogues are 9-week sustained learning communities carefully structured to explore social group identity, conflict, and community. Priority deadline for registration is: Friday, March 8, 2013. For more information, or to register visit: http://oregonstate.edu/oei/igd

Technology Resources Fund: Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. is still the deadline for submission of proposals for the Technology Resources Fund.  You are only required to submit the application within the TRF submission system ( http://oregonstate.edu/trf/submit ) by that time.  The deadline for providing signed copies of proposals has been extended to Friday, March 1, at 1 p.m.  Due to an error in the TRF submission software, which we are unable to change, you may still be asked to submit a printed version.  You do not need to do so if you would prefer to just scan and e-mail a signed copy of your proposal to david.barber@oregonstate.edu by the new deadline.

National In-Plant Printing and Mailing Services Awareness Week: In-Plant Awareness Week spotlights the special contributions made by in-house design, printing, mailing and distribution professionals, and we at Printing and Mailing want to say thank you to our fabulous customers for the last 120 years of business. From Feb. 25-Mar. 1, mention this special week for 10% off every print purchase and receive a free wall calendar when you “like” us on facebook. Questions: printmail.oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4941.

University Mentoring and Professional Development Award by the President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW): This award, presented each September at University Day, recognizes any classified, professional faculty, or faculty member who excels in mentoring, supporting, and encouraging OSU employees, especially women and those from under-represented groups or non-traditional careers, and making available to them opportunities for professional, educational and personal development. The nomination deadline is April 5. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/senate/awards/nom/profdevelop/ or online nomination form: http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/pcosw/nomination-form-university-mentoring-professional-development-award.

Free showings of “Chasing Ice:” Paul Turner of Darkside Cinema and the producers of the movie “Chasing Ice” are sponsoring free showings of the film for OSU students on the following schedule: Feb. 27-28, 3 p.m., March 4,5,6,7 at 3 p.m., and March 8, 9 a.m.

OSU Degree Partnership Summit: March 5, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  at the Linn County Expo Center – This year’s keynote speaker, former Chancellor of the Oregon University System, George Pernsteiner will discuss access in higher education and how the Degree Partnership Program can aid in the process. Sessions available on Pathways and Transitions for Students, Online and Distance Student Service, Open Campus Opportunities and more. Registration for the Summit is $25 per person: http://oregonstate.edu/partnerships/summit2013Registration deadline: Feb. 27.

Vote for Food Hero: Support OSU Extension and vote for Food Hero! Food Hero is a nominee in the Nonprofit category of the Edible Portland Local Hero Awards. Follow this link to vote: http://edibleportland.com/2013/02/vote-on-the-2013-local-hero-nominees/.

NSF – IGERT Request for Letters of Intent: The Research Office is requesting letters of intent for the NSF – Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program. The program is intended to establish new models for graduate education and training in a fertile environment for collaborative research that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries. Letter of intent guidelines: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/integrative-graduate-education-and-research-traineeship-nsf-igert-program. Information: Debbie Delmore debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Research Office submission deadline: March 1.

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:

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.

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on March 26.  Interested parties should apply to posting #0009494 no later than March 6.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

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.

Academic advisor – Oregon State University’s School of Civil and Construction Engineering is recruiting for a full-time, 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term Academic Advisor. Posting #0010293. Closes March 8.

INTO OSU has openings for 2 Admissions Assistants.  These are full-time temporary positions that are expected to last through Oct. 31, 2013.  For complete job announcement and application requirements, please email dawn.cagley@oregonstate.edu.  Closes March 8.

The Graduate School Invites applications for one full-time Analyst Programmer – competency level 3.  Posting # 0010314. Closes March 10.

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 CoordinatorIf 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: Yesterday was Johnny Cash’s birthday, so here’s a little song that seems timely this week. We’ll have a gray and cloudy day with showers possible after 4 p.m., and rain rolling in tonight. The high will be 54 with a low of 42. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunshine will hang around for a bit today, with the chance of snow tonight and into tomorrow morning. The high today will reach 51, with a low tonight of 30.

Newport: Rain, rain, rain today, tonight and tomorrow. A high of 51 today and a low tonight of 40.

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