OSU Today

Monday, April 8, 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.

Live tsunami fish take slow boat to Washington state (NBC)

The rest of the fish were sent to Oregon State University, where biologists will analyze their ear bones to determine their age and also look at their stomach contents and reproductive status. (see also Washington Post, Daily Mail, L.A. Times)

If you can’t kick out California, you can’t kick out Greece (KGOU)

Alison Johnston is a comparative political scientist at Oregon State University, and studies economics and labor markets in the European Union. She says Greece will only leave the eurozone voluntarily.

New web tool helps avoid flooding by finding the best spots to build wetlands (Smithsonian)

Wetlands, which include swamps, lagoons, marshes and mangroves, help mitigate the problem by trapping floodwaters. “Historically, wetlands in Indiana and other Midwestern states were great at intercepting large runoff events and slowing down the flows,” environmental engineer Meghna Babbar-Sebens of Oregon State University said in a recent statement. ”With increases in runoff, what was once thought to be a 100-year flood event is now happening more often.

Mt. Hood Community College names Debra Derr next president (Oregonian)

Derr holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Linfield College, a master’s in counseling from Portland State University and a doctorate in community college leadership/higher education administration from Oregon State University.

Researcher invents way to use spent nuclear fuel to irradiate medical supplies (News-Medical)

A researcher at Oregon State University has invented a way to use spent nuclear fuel to produce the gamma rays needed to irradiate medical supplies, food and other products – an advance that could change what is now a costly waste disposal concern into a valued commodity.

Video ‘trailer’ helps promote new Oregon children’s book (KVAL)

Judi Li spent her life studying insects and ecosystems. When she decided to write her first children’s book, the retired Oregon State professor spent time doing extra research.

Idaho beekeepers deal with bee deaths (Idaho Statesman Journal)

Oregon State University’s 2011 Pacific Northwest Beekeeper Pollination survey, which includes Idaho, Oregon and Washington, found that the rental fee per hive per year has been growing since 1986.

Want a business that lasts? Start one with family (Star-Telegram)

But the familiarity of family can also have drawbacks. Any drama or tension among siblings or parents needs to be checked at the door, which is something they learned from a business coach and from family business counseling from the Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University.

Drivers making left turn often don’t see pedestrians (KVAL)

“There are far more pedestrian crashes in marked crosswalks than anywhere else on roads, and pedestrians already have a false sense of security,” said David Hurwitz, an assistant professor of transportation engineering at Oregon State University. “This study found that one key concern is permitted left turns.” (see also CBS Seattle)

The Great Divide (Democrat-Herald)

According to Pat O’Connor, a regional economist for the Oregon Employment Department, the main thing that kept Benton County’s job losses from being much worse is the presence of Oregon State University, which provides “a huge stabilizing effect” on the local economy.

New FamilyCare Partnership aims to improve nutrition in children and pregnant women (Lund Report)

Beginning this summer, interns from Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences accredited nutrition and dietetics internship program (called OSUDI) will work one-on-one with pregnant women who are FamilyCare members and patients of WHA, as well as children who are members and pediatric patients of CHA clinics.

Oregon State wins Carhartt College Series Regional Championship (FishingWorld)

Just a day ago, on Saturday, Zach MacDonald and Ryan Sparks of Oregon State University broke the record for the biggest one-day catch in a Carhartt Bassmaster College Series tournament with a 29-pound, 7-ounce daily limit. And they promptly lost it. But today, they set another record, and this time they get to hold onto it for a while.

Climate change lecture set for Tuesday (Gazette-Times)

Richard Waring, Professor Emeritus of Oregon State University’s College of Forestry, will speak on climate change at 7 p.m. Tuesday during a free, public lecture at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave.


Webinar: Rethink PowerPoint! with Joni Tonn (TAC). Rethink and improve your PowerPoint presentations with researched techniques.  Focus is on PowerPoint pedagogy in the classroom, though information is applicable for most presentations.   Specific topics include: directing attention, less is more, outcomes as guidance for creation, displaying qualitative and quantitative data, using tools within PowerPoint to enhance presentations, and time at the end for specific questions. April 8, noon to 12:50 p.m.  Register here:  http://bit.ly/Z8P7bn

Webinar: Plagiarism Prevention and SafeAssign at OSU, TAC. Technology Across the Curriculum and the Office of Student Conduct have partnered on a plagiarism prevention training and support initiative for instructors and students. This webinar reviews the resources that are available, and demonstrates how SafeAssign, Blackboard’s plagiarism prevention service, can be used by instructors as one way to help students identify unoriginal content in their writing.  April 8 2-2:50 p.m. Register here: http://is.gd/Z7xBNZ

Braceros talk: Ron Mize of Humboldt State University will speak on “Braceros and the Return of Mass Deportation: Consuming Mexican Labor in its Racialized and Spatialized Contexts,” April 8, 4 p.m., MU 211. The talk centers the discussion of expert witness testimony, contextualizing immigration in its racialized and spatialized contexts, and Latino/a Studies as a form of knowledge formation and praxis.

Cambodian genocide film: The “OH” Project – An Oral History, Healing from the Cambodian Genocide provides testimony from Cambodians who lived through the genocide and now reside in the Portland area.  After the film, Sokho Eath, an OSU graduate and former vice-president of ASOSU, will facilitate a discussion of the genocide. April 8, 4 p.m., Native American Longhouse.

Recreational Sports Working Out: A Plan—Learn how to plan and stick with your exercise routines. On Monday, April 8, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Recreational Sports offers a $5 drop-in session in Dixon Weight Room 2 for students and RecSports members. For more information, contact our Fitness Services and Education Coordinator, Cathy Sullivan, at (541) 737-3243.

Corvallis Science Pub: Aurora Sherman and Elizabeth Daniels on the consequences of sexualization of women in popular culture.  April 8, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Old World Deli, 341 2nd St. in Corvallis.

Public talk on the Cambodian genocide: Alexander Hinton, “Annihilating Difference:  The Cambodian Genocide” April 8, 7:30 p.m., C&E Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center. Alexander Hinton will discuss the Cambodian Genocide and, more broadly, the issues of why genocides happen.  Hinton is a professor of Anthropology and Global Affairs at Rutgers-Newark and is also the director of the Rutgers Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Afternoon Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for its public sale Wednesday, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Departments may shop 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, or during public sales on Wednesdays. For more information, visit our website.

NEW! Is Hell compatible with a loving God?: “Hell and the Love of God” a debate sponsored Oregon State University’s Socratic Club, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, in Milam Auditorium room 026, on the OSU campus. The speakers are Todd Miles, who will argue that the existence of hell is compatible with belief in a God of love, and Christian Piatt, who will argue that a belief in hell is incompatible with the biblical teaching that God loves all humanity. A live stream of the event will be available for viewing at http://live.oregonstate.edu

NEW! Music talent show: KBVR-TV is proud to sponsor the new community event, the Hearts of the Valley Talent Show! Come see local musical talent. The show will take place at the Majestic Theater this Wednesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Advance tickets cost $5 and can be bought at the Majestic Theater, Gracewinds Music or Happy Trails. You can also buy tickets at the door for $7.

NEW! Documentary, discussion of military sexual violence: “The Invisible War,” a keynote speech by Myla Haider as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, on Wednesday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Withycombe Hall, room 109, on the OSU campus. For former Haider, working as an Army Criminal Investigation Division Sergeant, prosecuting rape cases for the U.S. Army was difficult and often disheartening. Following the screening of the documentary, “The Invisible War,” Haider will speak about her experiences as a criminal investigator and the past and current military practices surrounding sexual violence.

NEW! India Night 2013: Saturday, April 13: Join the Indian Students Association for one of the biggest cultural nights at Oregon State University. From 5-8pm at the LaSells Stewart Center. Tickets on sale at the MU 103. OSU Students – $8.50 Cash; $9 Credit. Non-Students-$10 Cash; $10.50 credit. Tickets include performances and Indian cuisine. Visit the Facebook Event Page or the ISA Facebook Page.

NEW! Health Professions Career Fair:  The Health Professions Career Fair connects students with admissions representatives from over 50 health professions schools in Oregon and across the country.  This free event will be held Tuesday, April 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the LaSells Stewart Center.  Students from all majors welcome.  No registration required.  For more information, visit the event website.

Professional Development Workshop: The Professional Faculty Leadership Association offers Bill Swift of Cascade Employers Association presenting “Accountability & Delegation”. Learn the skills of building a culture of trust which is vital to promoting clear accountability, powerful engagement and natural delegation.  Tuesday, April 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. $20 PFLA members/$40 non-PFLA members (includes lunch) LeSells Stewart Center Visit: http://people.oregonstate.edu/groups/pfla/ for more information.

Holocaust survivor film: Landscapes of Memory – The Life of Ruth Klüger (in German, with subtitles). A biopic about the noted Holocaust survivor and memoirist Ruth Klüger. April 9, 4 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis.

The Argument for STEAM: Integrating the Arts into STEM Education: Please Join the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning for a panel discussion and forum on April 9, 4 to 5 p.m, Kidder 202, via Polycom to Cascades Campus Cascade Hall 112, and streaming at live.oregonstate.edu. More info at http://stem.science.oregonstate.edu/Events

Kenya documentary: In July of 2012, a group of Oregon State University students traveled to the small village of Lela, Kenya, to help the community gain access to safe water.  The story of their journey will be told in Kel Wer (“to bring song” in the native Dholuo language), a documentary that will debut at OMSI in a free public screening on Tuesday, April 9. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., a photography exhibit of the people of Lela will be available for viewing in the lobby, and the 35-minute documentary will start at 7:15 p.m.  Following the screening, members of Oregon State’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders will share their personal experiences and answer questions. Seating is limited and available on a first-come basis. More information: http://bit.ly/O7J7ij

OSU Divestment out of fossil fuel investments: Organizational meeting for students, April 10, noon to 1 p.m., Memorial Union, Room 206. This is an information meeting for students who may be interested in getting involved in a campaign to persuade the OSU Foundation to change any investments it has in fossil fuel companies and, instead, replace these investments with ‘socially responsible funds. There will be free pizza for students, a short panel presentation, video, opportunity to ask questions and join a newly forming student divestment group.

Race Car Unveiling: Oregon State’s Global Formula Racing (GFR)  team, which won three world championships, will showcase its newest race car to kick off the 2013 season April 13, 6 p.m., Kelley Engineering Center Atrium. Come meet members of the GFR team, learn more about the design and manufacturing process, and be the first to get an up-close view of the 2013 car. Refreshments will be provided. Images of the 2010 – 2012 cars: http://www.global-formula-racing.com/index.php/cars. For more information, contact Doug Peterman, GFR Marketing Manager, at doug.peterman@Global-Formula-Racing.com or (541)280-5948.

Lectures and webinars 

NEW! Insurance talk: Ever wonder what the difference is between Personal Injury Protection and Bodily Injury coverage on your auto insurance policy? Bring the declarations page of your current policy (helpful, but not required), and join us for an informative presentation designed to empower individuals to make informed risk management decisions. Speaker:  Julie George, Graduate student in Women Studies and Sociology. April 9, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Willamette Room, Valley Library. For more: http://oregonstate.edu/own/events.

NEW! Webinar: Beyond the Basics with Blackboard, with Lynn Greenough (TAC).  This session covers several useful features in Blackboard that instructors may not know about, or would like more details on. We’ll review Adaptive release; Mark as reviewed; Performance dashboards; Notifications; Course reports; Grade reports; Sharing content with other instructors, Adding and formatting images, and some assorted productivity tips. Tues. April 9; 12-12:50 p.m. Register here: http://is.gd/qhuF3O

NEW! Webinar : NEO – 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!  Weds. April 10; 1-1:50 p.m. Register here: http://is.gd/kgFMBT

NEW! Psychological Science series: “Will Assigning Online Homework Make Your Students Learn More and Like You Better?”  The first talk of the School of Psychological Science spring colloquium series, given by Kathy Becker-Blease. April 10, 4 to 5 p.m. Willamette West Room in the Valley Library. Admission is free and open to all OSU researchers.  For more information on the colloquium series and a schedule of future talks, please see the SPS homepage: http://oregonstate.edu/cla/psych_science

NEW! Public Holocaust talk: Peter Hayes, From Aryanization to Auschwitz: German Corporate Complicity in the Holocaust. April 10, 7:30 p.m., C&E Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center. Hayes, the Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor of Holocaust Studies at Northwestern University, is the ideal person to have speak on the interaction between German corporations and the Nazi state. Hayes will address the involvement of German big business in the Holocaust and the advantages gained by the corporations, including the opportunity to exploit slave labor.

NEW! Starker Lecture Series:  Wood to Wing:  Envisioning an Aviation Biofuels Industry Based on Forest Residuals in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Wolcott, Regents Professor and Director, Institute for Sustainable Design, Washington State University, April 11, 3:30 to 5:00 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.

Climate change seminar: CEOAS – Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Lynne Talley & Jeffrey Severinghaus “Air Bubbles in Ice, Salt in the Sea: What Geochemistry Can Tell Us about Climate Change.” April 9, 7 to 8:15 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium.  Catered reception 8:15 to 9 p.m. in the Guistina Gallery.

Holocaust survivor talk: Ruth Klüger, The Shoah in Fiction. Klüger was interned at several camps, including Auschwitz and Theresienstadt. Her memoir, Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered, is well known and much praised. Klüger will discuss recent trends in depicting the Holocaust through fiction. She will do a book-signing after her talk. April 9, 7:30 p.m., C&E Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center.

Dejunk your life: Do you need help with bringing things to completion and organizing clutter so that you can be more fully present at work and at at home? This is the last chance to register this term for “Dejunking Your Life,” presented by Paul Biwan, Center for Learning & Organizational Development. April 10, 1 to 4 p.m. No cost to faculty and staff. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 for details and to register.

OSU Ecampus Faculty Forum: Take part in a showcase of excellence in online education at the Ecampus Faculty Forum on April 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Engage with your OSU colleagues during interactive sessions and panels, in which faculty share innovative teaching methods and best practices in course development. Come see why OSU is a national leader in online education. The event at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center includes breakfast and lunch. RSVP by April 5.

News for Employees

NEW! BEE Spring Photo Contest: Theme: Biological & Ecological Engineering Today. Open to everyone. Submission deadline: April 26, 5 p.m.; Voting deadline: April 30, 5 p.m. Winners will be announced at the BEE Annual Spring Banquet on May 15.  Follow the link for rules & submission info: http://bee.oregonstate.edu/2013-photo-contest. All voting will be done via BEE’s Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/BEEOSU.

NEW! Global Engagement Fair Registration: Does your unit or department provide opportunity for students to experience the world? Are you conducting global research? If so, register to participate in this new Mom’s Weekend activity. May 5, noon to 4 p.m., MU Brick Mall. Displays featuring information about previous, ongoing and future global engagement from the OSU community are welcome. Registrants will receive a 6ft table, 2 chairs and space for a 10×10 canopy (canopies will NOT be provided). Registration for participation closes April 18, 5 p.m. To register: http://oregonstate.edu/sli/seac/globalengagement

NEW! Call for Exemplary Employee Award Nominations: Do you know a professional faculty or classified employee who goes above and beyond the call of duty?  If you would like to recognize someone in your unit or elsewhere on campus who exemplifies great service to OSU, go to http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/recognition/exemplary.html. Nomination packets must be submitted to the Office of Human Resources by May 31.

NEW! Synergies newsletter: Learn what’s going on in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences by reading its latest edition of the monthly Synergies e-newsletter. This month’s features include a new alumni site, an accreditation update, a video highlighting National Nutrition Month events, an Exercise and Sport Science student who started a soccer league for children with special needs and a feature on Human Development and Family Sciences instructor Kathy Greaves. http://eepurl.com/wkuLv

TIAA-CREF One-on-One Financial consultations.  TIAA-CREF – will be on campus April 9-11.  To register, please call (800) 732-8353 or online at www.tiaa-cref.org/ScheduleNow.

Career Services newsletter: Check out our April 2013 Newsletter to learn about all the happenings for the month and the rest of spring term at http://oregonstate.edu/career/sites/default/files/april_2013_newsletter.pdf .

Accessible Parking App Video Tutorial: Using Parker, an app available on your smartphone for parking, just got easier.  In addition to the .pdf guide, a step-by-step video tutorial is now available.  Both of these resources are available at the OSU Parking App website (http://oregonstate.edu/parking/). What is Parker?  It is an app that you install on your smartphone to help find parking lots and parking information on-campus.  It allows you to find real-time availability for wheelchair/ADA parking on-campus. You do not have to have a smartphone to use Parker. You can check parking information from the interactive web map available at the same website.

daVinci Days: This year daVinci Days is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and we are currently evaluating the overall festival and OSU’s involvement.  Please take a moment to fill out this short survey – your feedback is very valuable.  http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3OcLGc3yyrG75uR

Linn/Benton OSU Extension Master Food Preserver Program: Master Food Preserver volunteer training will again be offered in Linn and Benton Counties. Classes will be held every Tuesday (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) beginning May 7  through June 18, with a mandatory orientation meeting on April 30. Training will be held at the Linn County Extension Office. If interested in applying, contact Pami Opfer at 541-967-3871 or Pamela.opfer@oregonstate.edu

News anchors sought: KBVR-TV’s Beaver News will be looking for News Anchors for the Spring Term! Ideal for people interested in TV and TV journalism, the auditions are open to all OSU students. The auditions will be held 3 p.m., Wednesday April 10 in Snell Hall (Studio B). For more information, contact Hayden Wilcox at tv.newsproducer@oregonstate.edu.

Search Advocate Workshop: Learn how to work with OSU search committees to enhance the quality of search and selection efforts. This two-part workshop provides theory, research, and strategies that can help search committees test their thinking, address complex process concerns, improve search validity and fairness, promote diversity, and address potential bias risks. Participants who complete Sessions I and II will be eligible to serve as advocates on OSU search committees. Session I will be held on April 23 and Session II on April 25, each at 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Visit the Professional Development Website <http://oregonstate.edu/training>  for more details and to register.

Performance Coaching opportunity: Performance coaching can be described as a series of guided conversations that enable a “coachee” to achieve higher levels of personal or professional accomplishment. On request, the Center for Learning & Organizational Development is prepared to match you with a performance coach from a pool of trained coaches. For details and contact information, visit website http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/coaching

Traffic and Maintenance

Jefferson Way: Due to the ground breaking for the new Austin Hall,  Jefferson Way Street From Sackett Place to Weatherford Place will be closed Apil 19 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Washington Ave. NE parking lot closure: Due to the construction of a new resident hall the Washington Ave NE lot will be permanently closed late April.


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

The Department of Teacher and Counselor Education, College of Education invites applications for a Counselor Educator to teach in their graduate program in Counselor Education at Oregon State University – Cascades located in Bend, Oregon.   This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term position.  Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting # 0010412. Closes April 8.

Medical Aide – College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital invites applications to fill one full-time(1.0 FTE) 12-month, and one limited duration (expected to last approximately one year from the appointment begin date) Medical Aide position.  Posting #0010323.  Closes April 9.

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin reviewing applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 Pool – for 2 part-time positions.  Posting #0009494. Please apply by April 10.

Medical Aid (CNA/CMA) –Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Medical Aid. Posting #0010452. Closes April 10.

Sponsored Student Programs Manager – International Student Advising and Services (ISAS) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Sponsored Student Programs Manager position. Posting #0010441. Closes April 12.

University Housing & Dining Services is hiring an Associate Director of Finance & Information ServicesPosting #0010420. Closes April 12.

Professional and Non-Credit Education (PNE) is accepting applications for one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2 position. Posting # 0010490. Closes April 14.

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.

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator – Environmental Health Sciences Center invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Clinical Research Nurse coordinator position.  Posting #0010423. Closes April 14.

Research Analyst 2 – Office of Sponsored Programs in VP for Research invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Research Analyst 2 position.  Posting #0010473. Closes April 15.

The Austin Family Business Program in the College of Business invites applications for a 1.0 FTE 12-month, Manager position. Posting #0010405. For full consideration by April 5. Closes April 15.

The OSU Malheur County Extension Service Office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructor. Reappointment is at the discretion of the South East Regional Administrator.  Posting # 0010383. Closes April 17.

Analyst Programmer, Competency Level 3 – Office of Budget/Fiscal Planning invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Analyst Programmer position.  Posting #0010486. Closes April 19.

Staff Psychiatrist –Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term Psychiatrist. Posting #0010416. Closes April 21.

Assistant Manager of Vendor Payment Operations – Office of Business Affairs invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Assistant Manager of Vendor Payment Operations position.  Posting #0010455. Closes April 22.

Instructor- ESL – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Instructor- ESL position. Posting #0010500. Closes April 23.

The College of Business invites applications for two 1.0 FTE 12-month, Academic Advisor positions. Posting #0010501. Closes April 24.

Professional and Noncredit Education (PNE) is accepting applications for one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2.  Posting # 0010511. Closes April 28.

Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month fixed term Instructional Design Specialist position.  Posting # 0010508. Closes April 28.

OSU’s Division of Outreach and Engagement invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Instructional Design Specialist position. Posting # 0010505. Closes April 28.

The Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development (formerly the Office of Technology Transfer) seeks an individual with a background in engineering to join the office as a Licensing Manager.  The successful applicant must demonstrate passion to develop skills and excel in intellectual property management and licensing within a university setting. Posting # 0010502.  Closes April 29.

The College of Business invites applications for a 1.0 FTE 9-month, Instructor of Finance position. Posting #0010431. Closes Apr. 30.

Administrative Manager  – The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Administrative Manager. Posting # 0010438  Closes April 30.

International Scholar Advisor – International Scholar and Faculty Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Scholar Advisor position. Posting #0010489. Closes May 31.

4-H Camp Skills Instructors. The OSU Extension Service 4-H Youth Development program in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences is accepting applications for full-time summer job openings. Review the job descriptions at http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu/.  For more information email robin.galloway@oregonstate.edu

The OSU Foundation is currently recruiting for the position of Administrative Assistant for Special Events in the Corvallis office.   This position provides administrative assistance and support to the Donor Relations and Special Events team.   The starting annual salary for this position is $32,868.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Student Services Assistant Manager.  This position manages support services and leads orientation programs for INTO OSU students. The Assistant Manager has a high-level of decision-making and authority and works closely with the Student Services Manager on the daily operations of the Student Services team.  This is a full-time position with a salary range of $35,000-$37,000.  For more information or to apply, please visit https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=6274832

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Arabic Language and Sponsored Student Advisor. This position is designed to address issues of cultural adjustment, well-being, and success for Arabic-speaking students and government sponsored students. The Arabic Language Advisor works on cross-cultural education and information sharing in Arabic for lower level English speakers. As Sponsored Student Advisor, this position is also responsible for maintaining productive relationships with sponsors and effective record-keeping and reporting for sponsored students.  This position works closely with INTO OSU, OSU and UHDS departments to identify and respond to student needs and enhance services in the INTO OSU Center and at the University. For more information or to apply, please visit https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=6144102.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Chinese Language Advisor. This position is designed to address issues of cultural adjustment, well-being, and success for Chinese-speaking students. The Chinese Language Advisor works on cross-cultural education, information sharing in Chinese for lower-level English speakers and programming. This position works closely with INTO OSU, OSU and UHDS departments to identify and respond to student needs and enhance services in the INTO OSU Center and at the University. For more information or to apply, please visit https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=6144092.



Corvallis: “I am amazed at this spring, this conflagration Of green fires lit on the soil of the earth, this blaze Of growing, and sparks that puff in wild gyration,” – D.H. Lawrence. After a cold but sunny morning, we could see showers this afternoon with a high of 58 and a low of 37. Tomorrow will be partly sunny and a bit warmer.

Central Oregon: There’s a slight chance of snow this morning before the sun appears this afternoon. Today’s high will be 44 with a low of 27.

Newport: Scattered showers today with a high of 51 and a low of 39.

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

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