OSU Today

Wednesday, May 15, 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.

Droning on (OPB)

The Guard is the only entity that can currently fly drones out of the airport. But it could soon become a hotbed for flights by drone manufacturers and researchers if the FAA in December approves Oregon State University to use the same 100-square-miles as the guard, said Carter Kerns, who helped write the application. The FAA would use information from those flights to develop rules to integrate drones into the general airspace.

Most Creative People 2013: Darrin Crescenzi (Fast Company)

Now, as a senior designer at global brand consultancy Prophet, Crescenzi works with companies ranging from Samsung to Visa. Crescenzi is  an OSU graphic design program alum, past MU designer and past MUPC coordinator. He is the creator of OSU’s Battle of the Bands.

Forest Grove high school graduate travels to Antarctica to study seals (Oregonian)

Monnin graduated in 2008 and started attending Oregon State University on a full scholarship as a biology major.

Bug boom bothering growers (KTVL) 

Experts are predicting an increase in an invasive insect in southern Oregon. The ideal weather may be to blame. Right now the fruit fly is the biggest threat to growers. “Everywhere you look we can pretty much find them,” entomologist Rick Hilton with OSU said.

Sierra Club selects two young adults to travel across the country and document their adventure (Equities.com)

Daniel Cespedes is a rising senior at Oregon State University, where he is studying visual storytelling. An avid videographer and photographer, Daniel is combining his interests in the natural world with film production and travel. He is also a bagpiping instructor.

Can you overdose on Vitamin E? (Examiner)

But according to an expert at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, you don’t need to worry about how much vitamin E you get in your food or even from normal use of supplements.

Universities now have to follow prevailing wage laws (Oregon Capitol Watch)

The Senate passed a bill this morning that will require contractors who do business with the Oregon University System to follow prevailing wage laws.


NEW! CPHHS fair: The 1st annual College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ Majors/Programs Fair will help guide students along their journey. The event, held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. May 15, in the Women’s Building lobby, is free and open to all Oregon State students. http://health.oregonstate.edu/synergies/2013/are-you-career-ready/

Annual Salmon Bake: On Wednesday, May 15, the 15th annual Salmon Bake will be held in the MU Quad from noon to 3 p.m.

Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Special Seminar: Peter S. Spencer, PhD, FANA, FRCPath, Professor of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University –“Genotoxic Triggers of Neurodegenerative Disease”  at noon on Wednesday, May 15, in 4001 Ag Life Sciences.

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.

TAC Webinar: Using Social Media in the Classroom, with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). Social media (Facebook, Twitter, G+, etc.) permeates many aspects of our daily lives, so why not the classroom as well? This webinar touches on the use of social media in higher education today and offers some ideas of how you might utilize it in your own classes.  Wed. May 15, 2-2:50 p.m.  Register here:  http://is.gd/9yBC0q

NEW! Lunch and Conversation with Best-Selling Author Jennifer Boylan: May 15, 2 to 3 p.m., Pride Center.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar:  Eric Selker, The Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, will present a seminar “Genome defense, gene silencing and epigenetic dynamics in Neurospora” on Wednesday, May 15, 3:30 p.m. in Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg 4001.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife seminars: Stephanie Green, David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow, Department of Zoology, OSU, will speak on “Reconciling invasion processes and conservation action: Functional eradication as a framework for invasive species control in marine protected areas.” May 15, Nash 206, 4 p.m.

Transgender discussion: Transgender Awareness as a Component of an Inclusive Community.  Reading and Open talk with Jennifer Finney Boylan, author of best-selling memoir “She’s Not There.” May 15, 7 to 9 p.m., C&E, LaSells Stewart Center. Free to the public.  https://www.facebook.com/events/183530985129636/

“Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone” A Farewell Concert of Cabaret and Musical Theatre, featuring Dr. Brad Townsend, OSU Director of Athletic Bands. The free, public event will be held at the Memorial Union, on Wednesday, May 15, 8 p.m.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Plant sale: OSU’s Pi Alpha Xi (Horticulture Honor Society) is hosting a plant sale from 2:30 to 6 p.m. underneath the Cordley-ALS bridge on May 16. Ornamental plants of all shapes, colors and prices (free to $30). Sale includes blackspot resistant roses, bonsai juniper, herbaceous perennials and more.

NEW! Faculty Staff Fitness 4th annual TRY-Athlon: Run, walk or swim on your college tag team. Just pass the baton.  25 yards in the Langton Pool, 40 yards walking or 50 yards running, both at Reser Stadium. May 17, noon to 1:30.  To form a team, call 7-3222 or 7-6786.  Forms for registration can be found at: http://health.oregonstate.edu/faculty-staff-fitness

NEW! Engineering Expo: The 14th annual Engineering Expo, featuring student projects that range from across all engineering disciplines, will be held Friday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kelley Engineering Center. The senior design showcase with more than 150 student-built projects is combined with a “Robo*Palooza,” and the event is free and open to the public.

NEW! Free health coaching session: Are you interested in improving your overall health, wellness, and nutrition?  Dedra Demaree (OSU faculty), Bob Kerr (OSU staff) and Heidi Neuffer (certified health coach) invite you to join us from 4-5 p.m. May 17 in Weniger 212 for a free session focusing on weight loss help including diet, movement, and healthy habits.  Sponsored by the Argentine Tango Club.

NEW! Dance performance: The OSU Ballroom Dance Company will present “Ballroom in Black,” featuring Cool Shoes and New Shoes, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, at the Corvallis High School Auditorium. Tickets are $10, $8 for students and seniors, and may be purchased at the door.

NEW! Recreational Sports Willi Unsoeld Celebration Wednesday, May 22: From 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. in the Adventure Leadership Institute Lounge (Dixon East Entry), Recreational Sports will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of OSU alumnus, Willi Unsoeld, and his historic ascent of Mount Everest. Drop in and see how the spirit of Unsoeld lives on at the OSU Adventure Leadership Institute.

NEW! Albany Garden Tour: OSU Extension Linn County Master Gardeners will be hosting the Albany Garden Tour on Saturday, June 15. Seven private gardens will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Master gardeners will be available to answer questions. Cost is $10. Tickets are available at Tom’s Garden Center, Nichols Nursery, Albany Visitor’s Association, U & D Nursery and Garlands.

Strategic plan forums: OSU Strategic Plan steering committee will be conducting seven open forums over the next few weeks to solicit input for Strategic Plan III.  The first forum will be for the Division of Systems Science.  It will be held this Thursday May 16, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in the Memorial Union Journey Room.  Click here for discussion questions and dates of other forums.

Engineering Expo: The 14th annual Engineering Expo, featuring student projects that range from across all engineering disciplines, will be held Friday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kelley Engineering Center. The senior design showcase with more than 150 student-built projects is combined with a “Robo*Palooza,” and the event is free and open to the public.

The University Honors College Thesis Fair is scheduled for Friday, May 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Gallery and Rotunda on the main floor of the Valley Library. This annual spring event celebrates the research accomplishments of graduating Honors students.  Free refreshments are provided with many students on hand to discuss their thesis work, whether complete or still in progress. For more information visit: http://honors.oregonstate.edu/thesis-fair

Grand Opening for the Native American Longhouse – Eena Haws:  Please join us Friday, May 17; the main program begins at 4 p.m. followed by tours and refreshments.  Learn more at http://oregonstate.edu/urm/events/nal

“The Misanthrope:” The Oregon State University Theatre will present Molière’s wild and witty comedy classic “The Misanthrope.” Performances are scheduled May 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. and May 19 at 2 p.m. at OSU’s Withycombe Hall Theater. Tickets for the production are $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors, $8 for students/youth, and $5 for OSU students. For more information or ticket purchases, contact OSU Theatre Box Office 541-737-2784 or purchase tickets online at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/theatre/

OSUAA Community Day of Service, May 18: Join the OSU Alumni Association in giving back to OSU’s hometown during our annual community day of service. On Saturday, May 18 from 9 to noon we will be cleaning various sites around Corvallis. Visit www.osualum.com/service for more information and registration.

Lectures and webinars

NEW! TEK conference: “Resilient Relationships across Cultural and Ecological Landscapes,” Thursday May 16, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 17, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. OSU Native American Longhouse. A Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) conference, featuring many tribal wisdom keepers and native scientists.  Full schedule: http://springcreek.oregonstate.edu/

NEW! Research Development Director Candidate Open Campus Forum:  Jennifer Marcy, Thursday, May 16, 1:30 pm, LPSC 402

NEW! TEK conference keynote address: Robin Kimmerer and Gregory Cajete will speak May 16, 7:30 p.m., in the Linus Pauling Science Center room 125.

NEW! TAC Webinar: TAC.FM,  with Mark Dinsmore (TAC) and Stevon Roberts (TAC/CTL).  Drop in on our Friday morning TAC webinars. Each week we will take a look at technologies of interest to teaching faculty at OSU. Check out our program offerings, topics and show notes at http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/tacfm. Fri. May 17, 10-10:50 a.m.. Do drop in: http://oregonstate.adobeconnect.com/tac  (Enter as a guest.)

NEW! 2nd Annual Open Forums on Graduate Education at OSU: Current graduate students are invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Open Forums on Graduate Education at OSU project. Two ways to provide feedback, concerns and ideas: 1) Online Survey: www.tinyurl.com/OSUgraduateforum or 2) In-person Forum: Monday,May 20 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in MU 109. Light refreshments and door prizes provided.

NEW! How to Create a Successful Hybrid Course: Effective Practices and Support – The Center for Teaching and Learning invites faculty to attend this workshop to learn effective practices for hybrid (“blended”) course design and delivery, and to find out how to receive instructional design support and funding from the OSU Center for Teaching and Learning to develop a hybrid course.  Monday, May 20, 3 to 4 p.m., in Milam 215.  For information and registration:   http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/83301/

NEW! Oregon Parenting Education Week seminar series: Join the College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families May 20, 21 and 23 in this year’s seminar series to learn more about parenting education. Schedule: http://health.oregonstate.edu/hallie-ford/oregon-parenting-education-week The events, held in Hallie Ford Center room 115, are free and open to the public.

NEW! Africa Initiative – Climate-Smart Agroforestry in Ethiopia and Kenya.  Join the next  Africa Initiative meeting, Wednesday, May 22, noon to 1 pm. in Heckart Lodge where College of Forestry’s Dr. Badege Bishaw will present a recently completed synthesis paper carried out in partnership with the World Agroforestry Center.  All are welcome.  If you would like to receive future email announcements to Africa Initiative activities and events, please be sure to subscribe to our new listserv.

NEW! LinkedIn’s Higher Education Leader: John Hill, LinkedIn higher education evangelist, is leading an exclusive session with advisors and staff to share best practices and strategies on how you can advise students to utilize LinkedIn to brand and market themselves online, network with alumni and professionals in their field, and leverage their brand and network in the job and internship search.  Thursday, May 23, 11 a.m. to noon, CORD 2113 (Limited seating/room capacity 77). Students are invited to a separate LinkedIn session on May 22 from 6-7 p.m. – ILLC 155

Diet and health conference: The Linus Pauling Institute invites you to the  Diet & Optimum Health Conference  May 16, 17, 18. Public Session:  Whole-Food Approaches to Disease Prevention, Saturday May 18.

Wearable sensors: At the May 16 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Patrick Chiang of the College of Engineering will discuss sensors that he has developed for non-invasive health-care monitoring. 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.

Starker Lecture: “Oregon’s Biomass Experience: An Integrated Approach to Forest Biomass,” part of the Oregon State University Starker Lecture series, which is focused this year on the topic: Forest Biomass — Energy and Beyond, will be held Thursday, May 16 at 3:30 p.m. Matt Krumenauer, senior policy analyst with the Oregon Department of Energy, will speak in Richardson Hall, room 107, on the OSU campus. Info: http://starkerlectures.forestry.oregonstate.edu/

WiN Pub Talk: “Do This, Don’t Do That” – Panelists are 3 mobile app/game developers Patrick Thompson or Inkstone Mobile, Chris Skaggs of Soma Games & Code Monkey, and Chris Vanderschuere creator of the iPhone and iPad application Moon+May 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Corvallis Country Club, $10 at the door or $5 with student ID. http://www.willametteinnovators.com/events

Healthy Masculinity Conference 2013: Critically acclaimed slam poet and performer Carlos Andrés Gómez, will provide the keynote May 16 at 6 p.m. in the MU for OSU’s two day “Healthy Masculinity Conference 2013” May 16-17 in the MU. Join Carlos and other OSU members in “Exploring Masculinities,” and discovering how healthy masculinity can improve our lives. Register for free here to be entered into a drawing for a signed copy of Carlos’ book.

The University Honors College Thesis Fair: Friday, May 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Gallery and Rotunda on the main floor of the Valley Library. This annual spring event celebrates the research accomplishments of graduating Honors students.  Students will be on hand to discuss their thesis work, whether complete or still in progress. Information: http://honors.oregonstate.edu/thesis-fair

Eating-to-Learn WIC Spring Lunch: “Cultural Rhetoric in the Writing Classroom.”  Rebecca Valdovinos (INTO OSU) will discuss how the culture in which students grow up influences their writing.  Rebecca will address this sensitive subject as fundamental to all students’ development as writers in a diverse world.  Register for this seminar here.  May 17, noon to 1 p.m. in Milam 215.

Save the date: Latinos in Oregon: current issues and future challenges: Panelists and community leaders Laura Isiordia, Erlinda Gonzales-Berry, Marcela Mendoza and Consuelo Saragoza will discuss some of the Latin@ community’s issues and challenges. We hope this event to engage students and faculty about research and outreach/engagement opportunities to promote Latin@ well being. This event is sponsored by the Center for Latin@ Studies (CL@SE). May 23, 12:30-1:30 p.m., MU Journey Room. Light refreshments will be served.

NIH SBIR: Applying to the NIH SBIR Phase I Program for First-Time Applicants, June 3 and 4, 5 p.m., PT. RSVP or questions please contact Jianbo at jianbo.hu@oregonstate.edu 7-2366. The NIH SBIR Phase I Program for First-Time Applicants is a very practical step-by-step, four-hour online “How-To” workshop over two evenings to help researchers, faculty members, graduate students, post-docs and entrepreneurs create a SBIR company and apply to the NIH SBIR program in August of 2013.

News for Employees

NEW! Requests for Service of Alcohol at University Events: Risk Management Reminder: Patrick Hughes, Chief Risk Officer at OSU, reminds the campus community that all events where alcohol is served must be registered through the Office of Risk Management. Request must be submitted using the online registration form: http://risk.oregonstate.edu/alcohol-service. Requests must be submitted at least 21 days prior to the event date.

NEW! Day of Caring Service Projects: Friday May 31 Students, staff, and faculty and their children/partners/family members are invited to participate! 10 different service projects are available. Check in will occur between 1 and 1:15 p.m., at Dixon Lower Courts. Projects will run from 2 to 4:30 p.m., May 31. Transportation will be provided. Projects are a collaboration between United Way, HandsOn Willamette, and the Center for Civic Engagement. Pre-registration is required: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/day-caring-2013-service-projects.

NEW! OSU Adopts Eduroam for Roaming Wireless: Information Services is pleased to announce that OSU has joined eduroam, a federated roaming access service for the academic community that enables mobility and collaboration. In plainer terms, eduroam is like a large, worldwide wireless hotspot for higher education. Learn how the OSU community and our peers visiting OSU can use eduroam at oregonstate.edu/is/osu-adopts-eduroam-roaming-wireless.

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.

Printing and Mailing Services morning closure: Printing and Mailing Services (100 Cascade Hall) will be closed from 9 to 11 a.m. May 16, for an all-staff meeting. We will be open before and after the meeting. Please email Lindsay.middleton@oregonstate.edu if you have any questions.

Motorcycle Visibility Day: The 7th Annual OSU Motorcycle Visibility Day is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29 (parking from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.) (event from 10 a.m. -4 p.m.) Pre-register to participate at http://tinyurl.com/osumoto2013.  This is your opportunity to park on the Memorial Union Brick Mall without a parking permit and display your ride for others on campus to see. For more information: Rick.DeBellis@oregonstate.edu

Call for 2013 Exemplary Employee Award Nominations:  Do you have a professional faculty or classified employee co-worker 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, please review nomination information at:  http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/recognition/exemplary.html.  Nomination packets must be submitted to the Office of Human Resources by Friday, May 31.

Reminder: Faculty Senate committees: Submission of Committee Interest Forms are due Monday, May 13 at Noon. The form is online at http://oregonstate.edu/senate/committees/forms/cif/2013/. If you wish to resign from current committee membership, please either contact your committee chair or e-mail vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu and include your name, the name of the committee from which you wish to resign and your date of resignation. Faculty whose Faculty Senate committee/council terms extend beyond June 30, and are either retiring at the end of spring term or whose 1039-hour appointments end spring term, are no longer eligible to continue serving. If you are not filling a specified emeritus/retired position on the committee/council on which you serve, or if you are unsure, please email vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu so a determination may be made and/or a replacement identified.

New children’s health center: OSU is considering pursuing an NIEHS/EPA funded Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Center. The proposed focus is “Interactions between dietary factors and environmental stresses in modulating disease susceptibilities”. The scope of studies will ideally range from mechanistic, model-based systems through population-based studies. Interested persons should write one paragraph that briefly describes i) chemical exposures of interest, ii) children’s health outcome of interest and iii) your area of expertise. Submit to Emily Ho emily.ho@oregonstate.edu by May 29, 9 a.m.

Extended DeadlineFaculty Funding Opportunity:  Apply by May 28.  Funding from the Center for Teaching and Learning of $2,000 per course is available to faculty to participate in a faculty learning community in Fall 2013 and redesign an existing on-campus course in hybrid format with both online and classroom components.  Download request for proposals at http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/grants.

Fixed Term Faculty Survey: We are seeking input from non-administrative faculty members who are unclassified and not on a tenure-track. This includes instructors, research faculty, and professional faculty. Results will provide important information regarding the general climate and working conditions for non-tenure track faculty at OSU. Eligible faculty members should receive an e-mail linking to the confidential survey this week. This survey is sponsored by the Faculty Status Committee of the Faculty Senate and the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). For more information email lcramer@oregonstate.edu.

Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) program for Fall, Winter and/or Spring term(s) 2013-14. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the University. Program description and application: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/urisc. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Submission Deadline: May 13.

Get There! Corvallis 2013: No matter how you get to campus, and beyond, sign up at www.DriveLessConnect.com so you can win prizes! May 4-17, the City of Corvallis and Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments are giving away dozens of gift cards to local favorites like American Dream Pizza, McMenamins, Squirrel’s Tavern, and more, plus a bike, an iPad, and an overnight Coast trip! Track just one trip to be eligible for gift cards, and five to be eligible for grand prizes. Contact: Gregory Wilson, Gregory.Wilson@corvallisoregon.com

Traffic and Maintenance

Memorial Street closure: Due to the Engineering Expo and Robo Palooza event, Memorial Place will be closed May 17, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

26th Street closure: Due to the opening of the new Native American Cultural Center, 26th street from Intramural and Jefferson street will be closed May 17 from noon to 5 p.m.

Parking lots near Goss: Oregon State University will no longer cover the cost of repairs for damages caused to vehicles parked in the faculty/staff and student lots near Student Legacy Park, Goss Stadium, the Softball Complex, or Patrick Wayne Valley Stadium.  As a result, damage caused by fly/foul balls should be reported to private insurance carriers beginning June 1, 2013.  Signs identifying these parking areas as “park at your own risk” lots will be installed in the coming weeks.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy change, please contact the Office of Risk Management at (541) 737-7252.


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

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Education Program Assistant 2 position for the Extension Family and Community Health Program (FCH) at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Oregon City. Posting #0010683. Closes May 17.

The Aquaculture and Fisheries Collaborative Research Support Program (AquaFish CRSP)  seeks a Communication and Outreach Manager, full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position. Posting #0010601. Closes May 17.

The Aquaculture and Fisheries Collaborative Research Support Program (AquaFish CRSP) seeks a Faculty Research Assistant (Training, Gender, and Capacity Building Coordinator), full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position. Posting # 0010602. Closes May 17.

The Extension 4-H Youth Development program (4-H), affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences  is accepting applications for one part-time (approximately 16 hours per week), Education Program Assistant 1 position for. This position will be located in Grants Pass, Ore. Posting # 0010635. Closes May 20.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2 position for the Polk County office of OSU Extension Service at Oregon State University (OSU). This position is located in Dallas. Posting #0010652. Closes May 21.

Receptionist – Radiation Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 1 position. Position will be filled utilizing the OS1 pool applicants. Posting #0010378. Closes May 21.

The Health Sciences Business Center (HSBC) invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Trades/Maintenance Coordinator position. Posting #0010615. For full consideration apply by May 7.  Closes May 21.

Outreach and Engagement invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Oregon Open Campus Education Coordinators. One position will serve the Mid-Columbia Region and the second position will service the South West Region. The job location for each of these positions will depend upon the Region. Posting # 0010607.  Closes May 24.

Accountant 1, Arts and Sciences Business Center at Oregon State University.  F/T, starting at $3048/monthly + benefits.  Posting # 0010681.   Closing Date: May 26.

The Marion County Extension Services are accepting applications for one part-time, intermittent (approximately 4 hours per week as needed) Office Specialist 1 position. This position will be located in Salem, Oregon. Posting # 0010691. Closes May 27.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part time (approximately 18 hours per week) appointment as an Education Program Assistant 2 for the Oregon Open Campus Program in Crook County at Oregon State University (OSU). This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 2 years from the appointment begin date. This position will be located in Prineville, Oregon. Posting # 0010695. Closes May 27.

The Extension Morrow County Office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term 4-H Program Coordinator position.  Reappointment is at the discretion of the 4-H/FCH Program Leader and the Columbia Plateau Regional Administrator.  This position is located in Heppner, Oregon. Posting #0010666. Closes May 27.

The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center is recruiting to fill one full-time, 12-month, classified Accountant 1 position.  Apply to posting #0010651.  Closes  May 27.

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.

E-Campus Instructor.  Department of Zoology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, E-campus instructor.  Posting # 0010647. Closes June 1.

The College of Business invites applications for a 1.0 FTE 9-month, Instructor – Statistics position. Posting #0010598. Closes June 1.

The College of Business invites applications for a 1.0 FTE 9-month, Instructor – Business Law position. Posting #0010600. Closes June 1.

Quality Assurance Program Manager – Business Affairs invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE), 12-month, Quality Assurance Program Manager position. Posting #0010670. Closes June 3.

Professional and Non-Credit Education (PNE) is accepting applications for one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 1. Posting # 0010697. Closes June 2.

Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE),  12-month, fixed-term Print/Interactive Design Manager position. Posting # 0010693. Closes June 2.

The College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences is seeking an Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, 12-month, professorial faculty position in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences at Oregon State University. This position will serve Malheur County. Malheur County is located in the southeastern portion of Oregon and almost 10,000 square miles of primarily rangeland. This position is 0.75 FTE tenure-track and 0.25 FTE recurring fixed-term funding. Posting #0010665. Closes June 10.

Oregon State University Extension Service – Marion County is looking for an AmeriCorps member to recruit and train college students as mentors to youth grades 7 through 12. The Mentor Development & Youth Retention Project Coordinator would work in Salem. For more information: Dan Hoynacki,  503-551-3455, Dan.hoynacki@oregonstate.edu.

The Department of Pre-College Programs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Coordinator position. Posting #0010678. Closes June 14. Full consideration date is May 31.

Be Well Today

Overindulging isn’t always a good thing, but when it comes to physical activity, some is better than none, and more is even better.  And if we’re going to do more of something, shouldn’t it be fun? On campus, there are plenty of ways to make activity fun. Here are a few: Beaver Strides, Faculty/Staff Fitness and Dixon Recreation Center .


Corvallis: It’s Wednesday and we’re all feeling a little spacey. But the weekend’s coming, and so is rain. Chance of rain today, with a chance of showers for the rest of the week. High today of 67 with a low of 49.

Central Oregon: Mostly cloudy today with a high of 65 and a low of 41. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Newport: Rain today. High of 57, low of 42. Chance of showers tomorrow.

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


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