OSU Today

Tuesday, April 23, 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.

Austin Hall celebrated with construction launch (LIFE@OSU)

On Friday, Oregon State University celebrated the construction launch of Austin Hall, the new home for the university’s College of Business, with donors, alumni, faculty, staff and the entire campus community.

Editorial: Science is there, politics is not (Daily Astorian)

Terra is Oregon’s best magazine. Published by Oregon State University, the quarterly covers a broad array of science and social science as well as the arts.

OSU College of Science gets new dean (Gazette-Times)

Sastry Pantula, a North Carolina State University statistics professor who also serves as director of the National Science Foundation’s Division of Mathematical Sciences, will step into the job on Aug. 30, succeeding interim dean Vince Remcho.

Officials link OSU-Cascades expansion, tourism (NBC News)

The president of Bend’s tourism agency says expanding Oregon State University-Cascades into a four-year institution could be a boon to tourism. (see also OPBOregon BusinessKTVZ)

Ore. studies if seabirds eating protected salmon (Register-Guard)

Swart said department personnel do the shooting and check the birds’ stomachs. If the contents are not clearly salmon, they are sent to a lab at Oregon State University for identification, and sometimes DNA analysis.

A triple challenge: Father, son take on triathalon (Gazette-Times)

To be fair, she added that her husband, Vince Remcho, had a lot of training leading up to the triathlon.The 45-year-old Oregon State University professor had been going on runs with their dogs all winter, he competed in his first triathlon two weeks ago – the Beaver Freezer – and last week, he and his wife ran the Corvallis Half Marathon together.

Princeton University names CHS alum as next president (Gazette-TImes)

Former Corvallis resident Christopher L. Eisgruber has been named president of Princeton University. His mother, Eva, worked at Oregon State University and his father, Ludwig, was on the faculty. Both are since deceased.

Runoff from your town impacts marine life (KTVL)

The Director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University, located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center, Bruce Mate, said though they’re natural and hard to see, “It’s not easy to tell harmful algal blooms from algal blooms in general, but these form dense aggregations,” said Mate.

College football now has djs to make practices more hype (For the Win)

Could DJs and college football become a trend? The Ragin’ Cajuns aren’t the only ones who spice things up with live music. Oregon State and Texas A&M brought DJs to practice this spring, too.

Newport marine business conference set for May 1 (Democrat-Herald)

Keynote speaker for the two-day conference is Rick Spinrad, vice president of research at Oregon State University.

Sports bra reviews: How to pick the right model for your body (Huffington Post)

And only 15 to 20 percent of women are wearing the right bra size for their bodies, LaJean Lawson, an adjunct professor of exercise and sport science at Oregon State University, revealed to Shape.

Boost your garden’s soil – naturally (KATU)

If your soil is already dark, crumbly, earthy-smelling and full of worms, or if your plants seem happy and healthy, your soil may not need amendments.  But most home gardens could use a little boost, especially for veggies, annuals and new plantings. A test can help. Oregon State University Master Gardeners can help you find a testing service.


Campus Wellness Week April 22-28: Events and activities throughout the week highlighting the seven dimensions of wellness. Earn rewards for participation.  View the event calendar and print out your passport at:   http://oregonstate.edu/recsports/wellnessweek

Advisor Coffee Talk: Doug Severs will be joining us from the Financial Aid Office. He will share information that advisors may find helpful in assisting and referring students when they seem concerned about the impact of their Financial Aid. There will be time to ask him questions, share your experiences and mingle with your peers. We will provide coffee, tea and snacks. April 23, 10 to 11 a.m., Linus Pauling Science Center Room 402.

Earth Week Community Fair: Drop by the M.U. Quad on Tuesday, April 23 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. for this 13th annual event – a fair of over 50 environmental organizations that will offer activities, Styrofoam recycling collection, a native plant sale and more. Read the details on the Earth Week website.

Disability Studies Conversation Series: “Disability Services at Oregon State University:  1990-2013.” April 23, 10 a.m.to 11:30 a.m., OSU Women’s Center. Please join us for the first of four conversations focused on disability and disability studies. Tracy Bentley-Townlin and Jo Alexander (both from Disability Access Services) will discuss the growth in students accessing disability services and the changes in accommodations over a 23 year period at Oregon State University.  The results of recent student and faculty surveys will also be shared. For information contact Michelle Bothwell: bothwell@engr.orst.edu

OSU MANRRS annual Native Plant Sale – Tuesday, April 23 in the MU Quad from 11 a.m. to 3 p.mCome early for best selections. The CAS sponsored student organization OSU Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) Chapter will be holding its annual Native Plant Sale as a fundraiser for Avivara http://www.avivara.org/ non-profit organization working to improve the quality of, and access to, education in Guatemala.

Spring Career Fair: The final career fair of the academic year is taking place April 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. All majors welcome. There will be more than 90 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. OSU students and alumni are encouraged to attend. To learn more visit http://oregonstate.edu/career/career-fairs

Watercolor Wellness – join us in the Craft Center on a drop-in-and-stay-as-long-as-you-can basis on Tuesday, April 23 between noon and 3 p.m., where we’ll be exploring the potential of watercolors as a medium of stress relief and relaxation…we’ll have large and small pieces of watercolor paper and plenty of paints and brushes.

Declutter/Destress – come and attend a workshop targeting stress relief and management through creating more organized home and work environments.  Leave with a few easy tips on managing the “stuff” of life just a little bit better!  Join us on Tuesday, 12:30 and 2 p.m. for an hour and a half with Kristin Bertilson of Queen B Organizing in the MU Joyce Powell Leadership Room.  Please RSPV to amy.luhn@oregonstate.edu

BEE & ConsBio Corvallis Climate Change Impacts Community Seminar Series: Gordon Grant, USFS, will give a seminar on “Watering the Forest for the Trees: An emerging priority for water management on forest land” April 23 at 2 p.m. in ALS 4000.  Free & open to the public.  Credit-BEE 407 (CRN 60526)

Corvallis Climate Change Impacts Community Seminar Series: Gordon Grant of USFS will speak on “Watering the Forest for the Trees: An Emerging Priority for Water Management on Forest Land,” April 23, 2 to 2:50 p.m., ALS 4000.

EM Lab Director Candidate Seminar:  Greg McMahon will speak on “Skills in electron microscopy and how to translate it in the growth of the Oregon State University EM Facility.” Tuesday, April 23, 2 p.m., ALS 4001.

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

NEW! Environmental Justice Conversation at the SSI: Join us in our collaborative space that enables you to bring your ideas related to sustainability, and that together we can actualize into tangible projects. Our topic will be environmental justice. Student Sustainability Initiative 5 to 6:30 p.m. April 23, Student Sustainability Center, 738 SW 15th St.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Your Power to Create Positive Change in Apparel: Come to this event in M.U. 221 on Wednesday, April 24 at 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. to meet local business owners and students working toward fair labor practices in apparel factories around the world. Find out easy everyday decisions you can make that will positively change working conditions. Part of Earth Week.

NEW! SEAC Community Conversations: Hot Topic-Gun Violence/Gun Control- Thursday, April 25, 11 a.m., MU 213-  “Living For 32” documentary screening and a facilitated conversation about gun violence and gun control in the United States. OSU students Drew Hatlen and Mohamed Elgarguri will provide argument for and against the concept of Gun Control. Facilitated conversation to follow. Refreshments provided. Request for accommodation: events.sli@oregonstate.edu #beBEAVERBOLD

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.

NEW! Sustainability Bike Tour Tour: We will visit 4 or 5 of the most popular sustainability features on campus during this hour long tour. Join the tour at 2:15 p.m., April 25, in the MU Quad and leave whenever you need. We will leave from the northeast corner of the Memorial Union quad. Bikes and helmets provided if needed, but please bring your own if you have them.

NEW! The Red Room Presents: Pianist Kayin Aaron. Thursday April 25 at 7 p.m. Aaron’s current work is an effort to meld the energy and motion of improvised piano structures with electronic sound scapes and rhythms. Aaron recently relocated to Corvallis from Michigan with his wife Wendy Rose Aaron (Assistant Professor in College of Education at OSU). Interzone Cafe, 1563 NW Monroe Ave. $5 at the door. Supported by the OSU music department.

NEW! Centennial Tree Celebration: Celebrate ArborDay and Earth Week with a Tree Planting on the Library Quad. One hundred years ago the class of 1913 planted the majestic elm trees we now enjoy in the Library Quad. Come join in as we plant a tree as a gift to the next 100 years and honor and appreciate the gift of 1913. West side of the OSU Library Quad.  Along Waldo Place between Jefferson Way and Campus Way (across from the east entry to Strand Agriculture Hall) April 26, noon. Questions? Contact Norm Brown, Norm.Brown@oregonstate.edu

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

NEW! Drug Take Back Event: Free public collection of prescription medications: controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter substances from individual households will be collected. Before you go, please get the details at http://tiny.cc/takeback13. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 27, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St. This drive-through event will take place in front of the Carriage House. Look the for signs, as it will be well marked.

NEW! 2013 Joint Service Review: OSU’s Naval ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Army ROTC units will be conducting their annual Joint Service Review on the Memorial Union Quad, Friday, May 3 from 10-11 a.m.  Keynote speaker will be The Honorable Julie Manning, Mayor of Corvallis.  For more information, please contact cass.williams@oregonstate.edu.

Children and Money – join us for a conversation with Anissa Arphenayake, OSU Federal Credit Union, about introducing the basic money concepts of share, save and spend.  Anissa will bring resources to share and leave with.  We’ll be meeting from Wednesday, April 24, noon to 1 p.m. in the MU 109A.  Please RSVP to amy.luhn@oregonstate.edu

OSUsed Store Earth Week Sale: Visit our website to learn how you can save 25 percent off your entire purchase at our Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m. sale at 644 SW 13th Street. Shop used to save money and natural resources! Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays.

Mocktails: Wednesday, April 24, 6 to 8 p.m., Pride Center. Come enjoy mocktails provided by the Pride Center as we discuss high risk alcohol consumption within the queer community. At the Pride Center. Part of Queer Health Awareness Week.

Skyping with women in Gaza: OSU women are invited to come to the Women’s Center April 25, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., to Skype with women in Gaza in order to increase understanding and awareness about issues impacting them. Students, staff, faculty and community members welcome. Host partner is the American Language Center in Gaza City.

Sing Out! The Orange & Black Choral and Vocal Scholarship Concert (Corvallis.) Performance by OSU Chamber Choir, Bella Voce, and the OSU Meistersingers. April 25, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 N.W. Monroe. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door, available at  singorange.com

McCambridge honored at celebration: On April 26 at the OSU Alumni Association’s Spring Award Celebration, Mark McCambridge will receive the Honorary Alumni Award. A member of the university’s financial team since 1994, McCambridge has played a key role in reorganizing the university to make the best possible use of its resources, and he has championed the cause of fiscal transparency. The award is the highest honor the association can bestow upon those who are not alumni of OSU. To register for the event and to learn who the other award recipients are, please see www.osualum.com/honored

F&A Lunch Tour – Music Department: April 26, noon to 1 p.m. Tour the Music Department at Benton Hall.  The tour group will have the pleasure of hearing two of our premier choirs as they prepare for the Orange and Black concert: Bella Voce and Meistersingers.  To register please go to the Professional Development Training website at:  http://oregonstate.edu/training/index.php, or drop in.

Artistic Beavers: April 27, 5:30 – 8 p.m., Club Level Reser Stadium. First ever event focused on highlighting the artistic talents of both local artists and student athletes at Oregon State University. Proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Special Guest speaker Coach Mike Riley.

Lincoln retirement: Please join us as Network Services celebrates our friend and colleague Mark Lincoln’s retirement, following a combined 17 years of service to OSU.  A reception to honor Mark is planned for April 30 from noon to 2 p.m in the Willamette Room at CH2M Hill Alumni Center.

Rulemaking hearing: Oregon State University will hold a rulemaking hearing on May 28 at 1 p.m., MU 206. The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comment regarding changes to the University’s Fee Book, as well as updates to the process for requesting use of tables, carts, booths and similar structures for free speech activities.  For more information, including copies of all of the proposed rules, and to make arrangements for accommodations, please contact Beth Giddens at beth.giddens@oregonstate.edu.

Lectures and webinars

NEW! Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Special Seminar: Molly Kile, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University –“Environmental Exposure to Arsenic and Type 2 Diabetes”  at noon on Wednesday, April 24, in 4001 Ag Life Sciences .

NEW! Watershed talk: “Reducing the uncertainty of key water balance components at the basin scale to aid watershed management,” a talk by David Goodrich of the USDA, will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 24. Part of OSU’s Spring Water Resources Seminar series, the talk will be held in Agricultural Life Sciences, room 4000.

NEW! Hybrids, The Future of Higher Ed: At the April 25 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Cub Kahn of Extended Campus will discuss the benefits of hybrid courses that combine online and face-to-face interaction. 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.

NEW! Climate Club Sandwich Lunch: Conversations Across Disciplines series will focus on how other disciplines study climate change, present the latest findings in climate change research and scholarship, and provide an opportunity to meet colleagues interested in interdisciplinary collaboration.  This session will feature Allen ThompsonPaige Fischer, and Gordon E. Grant April 25, noon to 1 p.m., StrandAg 348. RSVP’s appreciated: 541-737-5705

NEW! Global warming seminar: “Global Warming: The Science is Settled (for Most of Us), Now What Do We Do?” a seminar by David Chapman of the University of Utah, will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25 in Gilfillan Auditorium on the Oregon State University campus

NEW! War and religion in America: “Lincoln’s Bequest: Losing and Finding Religion in a Time of War,” the Oregon State University Hundere Lecture with Ray Haberski, will be held on Thursday, April 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the OSU Memorial Union’s Pan Afrika Room. Haberski will address how the experience of war since 1941 has affected the tradition of Americans to interpret their history through a relationship to God. Information: http://oregonstate.edu/cla/shpr/

NEW! Willamette Water 2100 Webinar: Naomi Tague, Associate Professor of Hydrology, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC-Santa Barbara and Elizabeth Garcia, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, UC-Santa Barbara, will give a webinar on “Modeling ecohydrologic processes in mountain watersheds—implications for the Willamette Watershed”. Friday, April 26, noon to 1 p.m., Kidder 202 and online at: http://live.oregonstate.edu .  The seminar is sponsored by the Willamette Water 2100 project and the Institute for Water and Watersheds.

NEW! The Trustworthy Leader: Amy Lyman, author of The Trustworthy Leader:  Leveraging the Power of Trust to Transform Your Organization, will give a public lecture on Monday, April 29, from 3: to 4:30 p.m. in the Hallie Ford Center (Room 115).  Amy Lyman is co-founder of the Great Place to Work® Institute.  A live stream will be available at http://live.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Personal values workshop: Space is still available in the workshop, Exploring Personal Values scheduled for May 1, 8:30-11:30 a.m. presented by John Sulzmann, Center for Learning & Organizational Development. This program will help you identify your core values, and how they influence your role as family member, social actor and workplace contributor. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 to register. (Free to faculty and staff)

IRB Submission and Thesis Submission Workshops: The OSU Libraries Spring Graduate Student and Faculty Workshop Series continues with sessions on Preparing Your IRB Submission and Theses & Dissertations: Your Rights & Responsibilities, both on April 24. View session descriptions and register to attend at: http://bit.ly/graduate_workshops Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Land, Water & Atmosphere: Next 50 years: David Goodrich, USDA-ARS, will give a seminar on “Reducing the uncertainty of key water balance components at the basin scale to aid watershed management” as part of the Water Resources Seminar Series April 24 at 4 p.m. in ALS 4000.  Free & open to the public.  Graduate credit-WRS 507; WRS 505. Reception to follow.

Psychological Science series: “The Benefits of a Sense of Disability Identity Among People with Mobility Disabilities.”  The second talk of the School of Psychological Science spring colloquium series, given by Kathleen Bogart. April 24, 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

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 Apr 23 and Session II on Apr 25, each at 8:30 a.m – 1 p.m. Visit the Professional Development Website for more details and to register.

The Latest Trends in Resumes & Cover Letters for Professionals. Learn the most current trends and approaches to help you improve your resume so that you’re ready to apply for your dream job when it appears. April 30, noon to 1 p.m. in MU 206. Sponsored by OSU Women’s Network and open to all. For more: http://oregonstate.edu/own/events

News for Employees

NEW! EmpCenter Training and Open Labs: Training is now available online for employees that will begin using EmpCenter on May 1(Classified Salaried Exempt and Classified Salaried Non-exempt employees). In addition, Open Labs have been scheduled for the next two weeks.  Training can be found at mytime.oregonstate.edu/empcenter-training.

NEW! IRB Express: The Research Office is working to continually improve processes that can assist the OSU research effort. For human subjects studies that meet the federal definition of “exempt”, a new express process is now available to investigators, this includes review of student-driven studies. Effective immediately, investigators can book a 30-minute face-to-face meeting with IRB staff for an express review. This in-person review bypasses the usual electronic process, thus enabling the review of your protocol to take place immediately.  Express review may be used for both initial applications and project revisions for exempt studies. In the great majority of cases, we anticipate approval of applications and revisions during that meeting. Express reviews by video conference are available to those off-site or with on-campus mobility issues. More information can be found at: http://oregonstate.edu/research/irb/

NEW! PaCS Presents Merchant Expo 2013: Merchant Expo is happening at LaSells Stewart Center on Thursday, May 30.  This is a great opportunity to connect with the vendors who can potentially fulfill your procurement needs. Find additional information and register online to attend at http://pacs.oregonstate.edu/merchantexpo/. Register by May 23 to have a chance to win a $50 Fred Meyer gift card.

NEW! 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

NEW! Keck Foundation – Call for Concept Papers: The Keck Foundation seeks to support outstanding basic research in science, engineering and medicine that will have a significant impact in solving complex issues and problems. The Foundation strives to fund endeavors that are distinctive and novel in their approach. Guidelines: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/keck. Information: Martha Coleman, OSU Foundation at martha.coleman@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: May 28

Clara Simerville Award Nominations Due April 24: The Clara L. Simerville Award for International Education recognizes an outstanding OSU undergraduate student who has voluntarily contributed to international understanding through personal relationships, scholarship and research, and involvement in campus or community organizations supporting international understanding.  To nominate a student, please complete the Nomination form at http://oregonstate.edu/international/atosu/scholarships/simerville.  Please contact Rachael Weber at rachael.weber@oregonstate.edu with questions.

Student sought for researcher of the year: For the first time, OSU plans to recognize an OSU student as its “Undergraduate Researcher of the Year.”  This award, which seeks to recognize significant scholarly efforts (research- or creativity-based) inside and outside of laboratory environments, will be presented to one student participant in the Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) event to be held on the MU Quad on May 21.  Students in all majors are eligible.  Nominations for the award are due no later than May 3 and must come from faculty mentors. For a nomination for or for questions, email Kevin Ahern at ahernk@onid.orst.edu

LPI blog: Please welcome the fledgling blog http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/linuspaulinginstitute/  to the OSU social media flock. It will feature  inside views of micronutrient investigations;  lay explanations of discoveries;  timely  responses to news about nutrition; highlights of students, faculty and staff;   the view from the new facility’s terrace; glimpses into LPI researchers’ own lunch sacks.

Funding for Faculty:  Apply by May 6 to participate in the Fall 2013 Hybrid Faculty Learning Community.  Funding from Center for Teaching and Learning of $2,000 per course is available to instructors to participate in the learning community and redesign an existing on-campus course in hybrid format.  See request for proposals at http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/grants.  Learn more about hybrid courses at: http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/hybrid-course-initiative.

OSU Anthropology’s Field School to Rural Oregon: Learn about and hone skills in ethnographic research methods, Sept. 8-22, while earning 6 credits.  Cost is $550 plus OSU tuition.  For more information and to apply visit the OSU Anthropology website (http://oregonstate.edu/cla/anthropology/).

BEE Photo Contest: Open to everyone. Voting has begun but entries are still welcome. Win an IPad Mini or a Google Nexus 7. FMI and rules go to http://bee.oregonstate.edu/2013-photo-contest

Traffic and Maintenance

Jefferson Way: Due to assemble and disassemble of a crane for the Austin Hall Building a portion of Jefferson Way will be closed from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 22-24.

Washington Ave SE Lot Closure: Due to the ASCE PNW Student Conference the lot will be closed, April 26-27, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Langton Place: Due to the installation of new ADA parking and road work for Langton Place two parking spaces will be closed for the duration of the project, April 22-June 14, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The road will remain open during this work.

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 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.


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

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.

International Programs Manager – The College of Forestry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Programs Manager. Posting #0010534. Closes April 30.

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.

Office Specialist 2 – Business Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0010561. Closes May 6.

The Office of Vice Provost for Student Affairs invites applications through May 7, for the Director of Student Affairs Research, Evaluation and Planning, a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  Posting: 0010510. Closes May 7.

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.  To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 30.  Applications will continue to be accepted after the “for-full consideration” date, until the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

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: “Beneath these fruit-tree boughs that shed Their snow-white blossoms on my head, With brightest sunshine round me spread Of spring’s unclouded weather.” – William Wordsworth. Another gorgeous day ahead of us, with a high of 71 and a low tonight of 35. Tomorrow we could get wildly close to 80.

Central Oregon: Clear skies and sunshine with a high of 61. Tonight’s low will be 25. More sun tomorrow.

Newport: Sunny today with a high of 63 and an overnight low of 39. High tomorrow of 65.

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


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