OSU Today

Tuesday, April 16, 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.

Taking too much Vit. E not a real health concern (News Medical)

No level of vitamin E in the diet or from any normal use of supplements should be a concern, according to an expert from the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University. The review was just published in the Journal of Lipid Research. (see also Science World Report, Science Daily)

Front-door trekking (Gazette-Times)

A piece on hiking, starting from your own front door, by OSU Sea Grant’s Eric Dickey.

Proposed cuts could end 4-H, other OSU Extension programs here (Daily Tidings)

Jackson County’s funding for the Oregon State University Extension Service is on the chopping block for the next fiscal year, meaning no funding for 4-H or other Extension programs and potential closure of the facility, officials say. (see also OPB, Medford Mail Tribune)

GMOS: Why so controversial? (Daily Astorian)

“There’s no evidence that it’s harmful,” said Steven Strauss, a biotechnology professor at Oregon State University. His topic was genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods.

Travel Oregon announces recipients of 2012 Tourism and Hospitality Industry Achievement Awards (Wall Street Journal)

The Oregon Tourism Development Award recognizes an innovative program, promotion or product created by an organization, business, community or region in Oregon that exemplifies best practices, sustainability and creative problem solving. The award was given to the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association and Oregon State University — Cascades. After decades without a four-year tourism and hospitality degree program in the state, the Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association spearheaded an effort with a group of tourism leaders and Oregon State University — Cascades, to initiate the Tourism and Outdoor Leadership Bachelor of Science degree in Bend. (see also Bend BulletinKSFY)

Poems have a history, but do they have a future? (Huffington Post)

A a funny thing happened to poetry on its way into the 18th century, says OSU’s Evan Gottlieb.

Electrical grid updates will require temporary shutdowns on campus (LIFE@OSU)

Pacific Power & Light will be updating portions of the power grid on the OSU Corvallis campus over the coming weeks, necessitating some weekend power shutdowns to a number of buildings on campus. The replacement of these older, lesser load switches is part of a plan to provider greater power system stability on campus.

Nuclear waste to preserve food, sterilize medical equipment (SmartPlanet)

An Oregon State University researcher has invented a way to use spent nuclear fuel to sterilize medical equipment and preserve food,News-Medical.Net reports.


Data Management, EndNote, Zotero & Mendeley Workshops: The OSU Libraries Spring Graduate Student and Faculty Workshop Series kicks off with a busy Week 3. Sessions include Mendeley (April 16), Zotero (April 17), EndNote Web (April 17), Basic & Intermediate/Advanced EndNote (April 18) and Data Management (April 18). View session descriptions and register to attend at: http://bit.ly/graduate_workshops Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

CTL symposium: The Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce that registration is open for the third Spring  Term Symposium to be held Tuesday, April 16, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the MU.  Come for one session, share lunch and conversation, or stay for the whole day!  Register for one or multiple sessions: http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/new-teaching-and-learning-symposium-3

NEW! Public Policy event: The School of Public Policy is hosting a drop-in launch event for OPAL, the OSU Policy Analysis Laboratory, 10 a.m. till 2 p.m., April 16, in Gilkey 302. OPAL (http://oregonstate.edu/opal/ ) is a student-oriented lab where public policy graduate students can gain real world experience in applied projects and related policy analysis. OPAL also hosts a policy forum (http://oregonstate.edu/opal/seek), where the OSU community can participate in policy debates and discussion.

RecSports Functional Tour: Join us for a 45-minute functional tour of RecSports facilities Tuesday, April 16 at 12:10 p.m. The tour includes the basics about building entry, equipment check-out, court reservations, cardio machines, weight machines, personal training services and more! Tours depart from the RecServices lobby, just inside of Dixon’s West Entry. Drop-in on a tour or RSVP here.

Corvallis Climate Change Impacts Community Seminar Series: Fred Altre of OSU will speak on “Past and Future Extent of European Beech,” April 16, 2 to 2:50 p.m., ALS 4000.

American Liberalism and the Cold War: Monroe Sweetland and the Liberal Paradox – OSU Emeritus and Oregon historian William Robbins will examine the life and politics of Monroe Mark Sweetland (1910-2006) who was an Oregon politician that served in both houses of the Oregon Legislative Assembly.   April 16, 4 p.m. in the MU Journey Room.

OSU-Cascades Science Pub: Why is the Deschutes River So Peculiar? The Curious Case of Cascadian Rivers. Gordon Grant with the USDA Forest Service and the OSU College of Forestry will speak on what the Deschutes and other rivers of the Cascades have to teach us. April 16, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Sunriver Home Owners Aquatic and Recreation Center.

OSU athlete talent show: The OSU student athletes will showcase their talents on the stage rather than their field of play on April 16 in The Other Side Talent Show and Silent Auction.  Doors open to the public at 6:30 p.m. with Silent Auction bidding beginning at that time. The Talent Show will begin at 7 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center Austin Auditorium. Donation of $5 or a contribution of elementary school supplies are requested. All supplies & 50 percent of door proceeds will go to benefit Crestline Elementary School in Vancouver, which was destroyed in a fire this year.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Open Access Policy Forum:  The Faculty Senate Library Committee is seeking feedback on a proposed campus-wide open access policy.  A draft can be found on the FSLC website (http://oregonstate.edu/senate/committees/library/index.html); open forums for discussion will be held Wed, April 17, 11a.m.-noon, LPSC room 402 and Tuesday, April 23, 2-3 p.m., Valley Library Willamette Room.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

NEW! Afternoon Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for its public sale Wednesday, noon 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! US Student Fulbright Program. Informational meetings for the US Student Fulbright program will be held during spring term. Deadline: Monday Sept. 30, 2013 for 2014-15 academic year abroad. All applications of students currently enrolled at Oregon State must apply through the Campus Fulbright Program Adviser (FPA) LeAnn Adam. The application cycle for the 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. student program will open in May. Meetings are April 17, 4 to 5 p.m.; May 9, noon to 1 p.m; May 21, 3 to 4 p.m.; and June 3, noon to 1 p.m., all at Heckart Lodge 205. More Info: LeAnn Adam, OSU Fulbright Program Adviser and see the US Student Fulbright Web site

NEW! Dialogues on Ability: Have you ever thought about (dis)ability as an aspect of your identity? How does (dis)ability relate to your experience of the world and your interactions with others? Join us for an opportunity to share your experiences and get others’ perspectives on the role of (dis)ability in our lives. April 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at MU 206. Pizza and refreshments provided. Co-sponsored by CAPS, DAS, and Active Minds.

NEW! Classified worker rally: Please attend the Bargaining Table Rally on April 18. Meet at Reser Stadium Football statue at noon and join with us to make some noise. Let’s let management know we are serious about bargaining for a fair contract! Come; bring a friend; lunch will be provided. Best purple outfit wins a $25 Gift card from WINCO. OUS “Economic Proposals” to be submitted Friday.

NEW! House Retirement:  Trish House of the Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business (AMBC) will be retiring from OSU after 16 years of service.  Please join the celebration on Thursday, April 18, 1 to 3 p.m., in Hovland 09.

NEW! Religion, hatred and violence: The Dark Side of the Force: Religion – The Holocaust – and Turning the Corner?  Professor Paul Kopperman will lead the OSU Religious Studies Group in a discussion of the role that religion has played in fostering (and calming?) hatred and violence in the world.  April 18 in Milam Hall, Room 301 at 4 p.m.

NEW! OSU Digital Publishing Strategy Roundtable: Faculty and staff are invited to an executive roundtable hosted by Adobe Systems, Inc., to present an overview of their Digital Publishing Suite, that allows users to create, distribute, and optimize digital publications for mobile delivery. Sponsored by the OSU Extension Service, this is an opportunity for discussion of a digital strategy that could affect publishing efforts across OSU. Information and registration: http://edu.adobeeventsonline.com/HED/DPS/OSU/invite.html.  Limited seating. April 25, 2 to 4 p.m., CH2M-Hill Alumni Center.

OSU Day at the Capitol: On April 17, OSU advocates, including more than 120 students, will be meeting with legislators in support of increased funding for higher education at the Oregon Capitol in Salem.  OSU Day also includes a full day of activities, including a Health Fair with OSU Pharm. D students; performances by the OSU Meistersingers; and a Q&A meeting with the Governor’s Education Policy Advisor, Ben Cannon.  A reception for legislators, staff, and the public will begin at 4:30 pm in the Capitol Galleria.  OSU supporters are invited. For the complete OSU Day agenda: http://oregonstate.edu/government/sites/default/files/2013osudayagenda.pdf

Chamber Music Corvallis: Diotima Quartet Program includes Janacek, Bartok, Brahms. Wed., April 17, 7:30 p.m.  LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis, $ Info: chambermusicCorvallis.com, 541-757-0902

Library Research Awards: The Library Undergraduate Research Awards are being held on Thursday, April 18, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in The Valley Library Main Floor Rotunda. This event is open to all students, staff, and faculty. Come hear about the excellent research being done by OSU students and celebrate their success. Light refreshments will be provided. More info: http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/awards/undergrad-research

Corvallis Repertory Singers: Passion, Virtue, Revenge: Opera at the Whiteside. Great opera choruses with arias and ensembles. Includes music by Verdi, Bizet, Gershwin, Bernstein, Gilbert and Sullivan, and more. April 18, 7 p.m. Whiteside Theater, 361 SW Madison Ave. Corvallis. $. Info: repsing.org

Spring Fling: Professional Faculty Leadership Association presents  Annual Spring Fling  Friday, April 19  noon to 1 p.m., Women’s Building Lobby.  Take a step back in time with Oregon State University’s historic tea luncheons.   Lunch will be inspired by an English Tea and complimented with a collection of tea sets from the College of Public Health & Human Sciences. Register by Monday, April 15 at http://tinyurl.com/PFLASpringFling    $15 (payable to PFLA and mailed to Michelle Mahana, #123 Women’s Building)  Lucky draw tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $1/each or $5/6 tickets. Questions?  Please call Michelle Mahana  at 541-737-3256

Beaver Strides online registration and kickoff party: Spring term Beaver Strides online registration is happening now. For more information and to register click here: http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/beaverstrides Register in advance and attend the Beaver Strides Kickoff party on April 19 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Plageman Building, Student Health Services room 322.  Registered Beaver Striders will pick up their free pedometers, tracking booklets and be entered to win prizes.

Lectures and webinars 

NEW! Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Richard Hamelin, Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, will present a seminar “A tale of two poplar pathogens” on Wednesday, April 17, at 3:30 p.m. in Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg 4001.

NEW! Retirement Income Planning Workshop:  April 18, noon-1 p.m., MU 208.  Presented by: Fidelity.  Workshop will cover ways to save for retirement, creating an income in retirement and how to protect your assets through retirement. Registration is not required, seating is available on a first come basis.

NEW! TAC Webinar: Plagiarism Prevention and SafeAssign at OSU, with Lynn Greenough (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.  Thursday. April 18; noon to 12:50 pm. Register here: http://bit.ly/10M7rJV

NEW! The John Byrne Years: At the April 18 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, John Byrne will discuss little-known details of his years as president of OSU. Triad meets 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.

TAC Webinar: Blackboard Grade Center, with Jon Dorbolo and Lynn Greenough (TAC).  This session covers the Blackboard grade center in depth for instructors who want to make use of Blackboard features to refine their grading strategies. We’ll work with organizing the grade center; smart views; uploading and downloading grades; reports; grading schemas and grade weighting. We’ll also show you options for managing large groups of students.  April 17, 2-2:50 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/10M7562

TAC Webinar: Introduction to Mind-Mapping, with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). Learn what mind-mapping is and how you might utilize it in your classes to improve learning. This webinar includes a mixture of conceptual and practical application, as well as a brief overview of existing mind mapping software and its features. April 17, 3-3:50 p.m.  Register here:  http://is.gd/XbpWl3

Pathogens talk: “A tale of two poplar pathogens” an OSU Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar by Richard Hamelin of the University of British Columbia, will be held on Wednesday, April 17 at 3:30 p.m. in Agricultural & Life Sciences Building 4001.

Hydropower talk: “The geopolitics of hydropower development on the Mekong mainstream: lessons from Xayaburi Dam,” a free, public talk by Philip Hirsch of the University of Sydney, will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 in Agricultural & Life Sciences Building 4000. Sponsored by the OSU Water Resources Graduate Program.

Dialogues on Ability: Have you ever thought about (dis)ability as an aspect of your identity? How does (dis)ability relate to your experience of the world and your interactions with others? Join us for an opportunity to share your experiences and get others’ perspectives on the role of (dis)ability in our lives. April 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at MU 206. Pizza and refreshments provided. Co-sponsored by CAPS, DAS, and Active Minds.

Talk on history of American welfare: American Liberalism and the Transformation of Single-Parent Families in the 1960s Lv Hongyan, a Chinese historian of the American welfare state, received her PhD from the Institute of American Studies at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, Jilin Province, PRC. Her presentation will be April 18 in Milam Hall, Room 301 at noon.

Surviving rape, a personal story: “Moving Forward as a Whole Woman.” Speaker: Julie Stewart, a senior in Ecological Engineering, the ASOSU Director of Veteran Affairs. While serving in the U.S. Navy she was raped by a fellow service member. She will talk about her PTSD as well as her journey to healing. April 18, noon to 1:30 p.m., OSU Women’s Center.

Creating a Stand-Out Resume:   Writing a stellar resume can be challenging!  These tips can help you make it stand out!  Doug Rice from Enterprise Holdings will present on Monday, April 22 from noon to 1 p.m. in the OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Cayuse 424 and Cayuse SP Training:  The Office of Sponsored Programs will offer training on the Cayuse 424 and Cayuse SP proposal system on April 23, from 2:30 to 4 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 to sponsored.programs@oregonstate.edu in order to reserve a space.  This session will be offered at least monthly throughout 2013.

News for Employees

NEW! New employee orientation: New to OSU? Stop by an upcoming monthly new employee orientation presentation designed to assist new staff and faculty 1) understand the “big picture” of OSU, 2) learn about campus resources and services, 3) understand terms and conditions of employment and 4) discover other important information to help you assimilate to OSU. Administrators and topic experts will be present for questions and answers. No registration required. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/orient/newemplres for a list of upcoming dates.

NEW! Fitness assessments: Free fitness assessments are now available for anyone involved in the Faculty Staff Fitness program. For those not in the FSF program there is a $10 charge. Fitness Assessments help determine the answer to these questions by measuring your Cardio Vascular Health, Core Strength, Upper Body Strength and Flexibility.   You will also benefit from the guidance that will be given to you after the Fitness Assessment by Rochelle Schwab and Personal Trainers. FSF will work around your work schedule.  Call the FSF office for an appointment, 541-737-3222.

NEW! Professional faculty awards: Nominations are now being accepted for the Karel J.H. Murphy Professional Faculty Leadership and Service Award with nominations due May 3.  The award recognizes a professional faculty member who has provided outstanding leadership and service throughout their career both within their Department and in programs and organizations across campus. Eligibility for this award is limited to fixed-term professional faculty who fall within the categories of administrative support, computer-technical support and/or development support.  For complete criteria and nomination information visit http://oregonstate.edu/pfla/awards/karel-murphy

Staff tuition discount: Employees and dependents attending OSU, the Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount) deadline is April 26 to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU during Spring.  Applications are to be submitted to your business center.  For more information:  http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/benefits/stafffee

Summer Life Scholars applications: Applications for the Center for Healthy Aging Research 2013 Summer Life Scholars program are due on May 3. Stipends of up to $2,000 are available to OSU undergraduate students for scholarly, creative research in the interdisciplinary field of aging.  Students must identify and work with a mentor from the Center for Healthy Aging Research.  Up to 5 students will be selected for the program. See health.oregonstate.edu/healthy-aging/student-opportunities; Contact: Anne Hatley@ 541-737-4993

Women’s Center awards: The OSU Women’s Center is inviting nominations for our 2013 OSU Women’s Center Student Awards to be held May 10. Please help us recognize and celebrate the outstanding contributions of scholarship, leadership, and service of one undergraduate and one graduate woman at Oregon State University. Please click on the link below for information on how to nominate someone and other information about the awards: http://oregonstate.edu/womenscenter/2013-womens-center-student-awards

Unmanned aviation vehicles have useful applications for OSU: The Vice President for Research offers his view on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Please see The Spin on Research

Faculty Staff Fitness: If you are interested in signing up for Faculty Staff Fitness now is the time to do so at http://health.oregonstate.edu/faculty-staff-fitness. Graduate students as well as family members are welcome.   The term is just beginning and it is not too late.  For information: Rochelle.schwab@oregonstate.edu

History of Disability exhibit: Oregon State University and the Oregon Association of Higher Education and Disability (ORAHEAD) are bringing 3,500 years of disability history to the LaSells Stewart Center from April 16to May 2. The display chronicles the seldom-told history of individuals with disabilities from medical, moral and social minority viewpoints.

Van Pool: Salem to Corvallis via I-5, cost  $135 month. If interested contact Audrey Powell at audrey.powell@oregonstate.edu. For additional van pool info, visit www.valleyvanpool.info.

Ride the Heart of the Valley benefit bike ride.  OSU College of Veterinary Medicine SCAVMA.  One Health fundraising event to benefit both animal and human medical charities.  Event held on Saturday, April 27, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at OSU CVM Equine Arena, 700 SW 30th St.  Pre-registration $30 before April 14 and $35 after.  More information and online registration: http://groups.oregonstate.edu/scavma/ride-heart-valley

University Day awards: Nominations are being accepted for several campus-wide awards to be presented at University Day that honor outstanding contributions and performance by OSU faculty. All nomination materials must be submitted by April 25 to: Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee, c/o OSU Faculty Senate Office, 107 Gilkey Hall, Corvallis OR 97331-6203. The award criteria, eligibility, synopsis, guidelines and nomination materials are linked from http://oregonstate.edu/senate/awards/nom/. Faculty are eligible to nominate deserving colleagues. Contact vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu if you have questions related to the awards or nomination requirements.

Traffic and Maintenance

Electrical shutdowns: A series of electrical shutdowns around campus will take place in April and June. Below is a proposed schedule of shutdown locations, dates and times.
April 21
The following buildings will be without power from approximately 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Covell Hall, Merryfield Hall-West end, Graf Hall, Batcheller Hall, Benton Hall.
These buildings will have the power shut off at 8 a.m. and re-energized at approximately 10 a.m., then de-energized at 5 p.m. and re-energized at approximately 6 p.m.: Milam Hall, Bexell Hall, Kidder Hall, Milne Computer Center, Gleeson Hall, Gilkey Hall, Gilbert Addition, Shepard Hall, Dearborn Hall, Rogers Hall
April 28
The following buildings will be without power from approximately 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Withycombe, Nash, Gilmore, Ballard Extension, Women’s Building.
June 16
The following buildings will be without power from approximately 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Withycombe, McNary, Wilson, Callahan.
These buildings will have the power shut off at 8 a.m. and re-energized at approximately 10 a.m. Then de-energized at 5 p.m. and re-energized at approximately 6 p.m.:Withycombe, Nash, Gilmore, Ballard Extension, Women’s Building, Snell, McAlexander Fieldhouse, Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center, Pharmacy, Women’s Center, Education, Kerr Admin.
Your contacts for questions and concerns regarding this shutdown are Stuart Larson (stuart.larson@oregonstate.edu) and Scott Drahn (scott.drahn@oregonstate.edu) .  You can also contact the Campus Operations Work Coordination Center (541) 737-2969.

Recreational Sports – Men’s Locker Room Water Shutdown April 18, 7 to 11 a.m.: Due to an immediate need to repair, water in the Men’s Locker Room will be shut off, including the shower area, bathroom toilets, urinals and sinks. Bathrooms throughout the rest of Rec Sports will be available for use.

Motor Pool West: Due to construction parking for the new Austin Hall Building, starting April 12, a portion of the Campus Way/Motor Pool West lot will be closed.

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


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

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.

Faculty Research Assistant positionDepartment of Fisheries and Wildlife.  Laboratory Manager.  Required qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in fisheries, fisheries management, marine ecology or closely related field. Posting # 0010518.  Closes April 19.

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.

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.

Re-opened:  The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center (AMBC) is recruiting to fill one full-time, classified Grants/Contracts Coordinator position.  Posting # 0010445. Closes April 24.

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

The Graduate School is accepting applications for one full time Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting # 0010458. For full consideration apply by April 25.

 Information Technology Consultant, Competency Level 2 – Technology Support Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Information Technology Consultant position. Posting # 0010471. Closes April 28.

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.

EXTENDED: Staff Psychiatrist –Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term Psychiatrist. Posting #0010416. Closes May 5.

The Health Sciences Business Center (HSBC) invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Fiscal Coordinator 1 position. Posting # 0010543.  For full consideration apply by April 23. Closes May 7.

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.


Corvallis: Life at a university isn’t always easy , but a beautiful April morning on campus can help. After a chilly beginning, we should have sunny skies and a high of 58, with a low tonight of 37. Tomorrow we should see more sunshine. 

Central Oregon: There’s a slight chance of snow showers before the sun finally comes out today. The high will be 45 with a low tonight of 23.

Newport: It will be a very pleasant day on the coast with sunny skies and a high of 51. The low tonight will be 42, with more sun on its way.

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


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