OSU Today

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

Living with traumatic brain injury (Nugget News)

Jenna Sneva comes home from classes at Oregon State University (OSU) to begin “repetition and redundancy” on that day’s classes, two or more hours a day, before she is able to start homework assignments. This is the price she pays from experiencing traumatic brain injury.

What students don’t know about OSU technology (OSU Teaching)

The range of topics in the list indicates that students’ familiarity with OSU computing resources is spotty. Moreover, students’ ability to adapt the technologies they use (from laptop to tablet to smart phone) for academic use is not as muchof a “given” as we sometimes think.

Grant to aid OSU planning (Bend Bulletin)

The Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development recently awarded a grant to the city of Bend to help plan for transportation needs at the new Oregon State University-Cascades Campus, planned for southwest Bend.

Coral ‘white plague’ epidemic could be caused by viruses (Live Science)

White plague is characterized by rapid tissue loss, which exposes the white skeleton of the coral. “White plague is not that difficult to tell apart from other coral diseases,” said Nitzan Soffer, a microbiologist at Oregon State University and lead author of the new study.

Witness the fitness (Bangkok Post)

His enthusiasm is coupled with an academic background in exercise sports science from Oregon State University. Majoring in fitness and nutrition, he chose an internship in Thailand where he has gained hands-on experience at Bangkok Hospital’s Bangkok Academy of Sports & Exercise Medicine (BASEM) and the Sports Authority of Thailand.

Rare fossil of blood-engorged mosquito found in Montana (NBC News)

The discovery also shows that “blood-filled mosquitoes were already feeding at that time, suggesting that they were around much earlier and could have fed on dinosaurs,” said George Poinar, a paleo-entomologist at Oregon State University, who wasn’t involved in the research.

Climate change alters Jefferson Park’s fragile landscape (Register-Guard)

Research conducted by Oregon State University and published in the journal Landscape Ecology says Jefferson Park’s iconic meadows are being invaded by an increasing number of trees.

Stronger earthquakes set to strike Philippines (International Business Times)

Moreover, a study released by marine geologist Chris Goldfinger at Oregon State University in Corvallis indicated that an intensity 9.0 or stronger ‘superquakes’ could happen in faults that haven’t had major quakes for longer period of time.


International Films: The fifth International Film Festival is Oct. 14-20 at the Darkside Cinema in downtown Corvallis. Sponsored by OSU’s School of Language, Culture, and Society, admission is free but tickets are required. The full schedule is at: http://oregonstate.edu/cla/slcs/sites/default/files/iffprogram3.pdf

OSU Libraries Fall Workshop Series starts with Data Management, EndNote, EndNote Web, Mendeley, & Zotero sessions: The Fall 2013 OSU Libraries Graduate Student and Faculty Workshop Series kicks off with citation manager and data management sessions in Week 3: Intro to Data Management (Oct. 15), EndNote Web (Oct. 15), Mendeley (Oct. 17), and EndNote (Oct. 17). For workshop registration and more session information, visit http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops

Workplace Safety Training: Register now for free Safety In Motion® (SIM4®) training Oct. 15 at Oak Creek Building Room 201.  Four 30-minute sessions, starting at 10 a.m.  Training is open to all OSU employees. Techniques taught help you rethink the way you reach, lift, carry, push and pull and are proven to reduce physical stress and strain, boost balance and strength, and improve productivity. http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=6.

Science Communicators brown bag seminar: “To Advocate or Not To Advocate.” Are there circumstances in which OSU science writers and other communicators should frame scientists as policy advocates? Or should we avoid advocacy at all costs? Hosted by Nick Houtman, featuring Bob Lackey and Michael Nelson. Oct. 15, noon to 1 p.m.,  Marketplace West Dining Large East Room. For more information: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/sciencecommunicators/2013/10/01/third-tuesday-brown-bag-series/

Get organized: Queen B Organizing will give a presentation as part of National Work & Family Month, Oct. 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in MU 208. For more information visit: oregonstate.edu/childcare

Horticulture Seminar Series: Alec Kowalewski, Assistant Professor in the Department of Horticulture at OSU will present a seminar on “Cultural Practices.” He will speak on Oct. 15 from 4 to 5 p.m., in ALS 4000.

Imagination and Social Change: The Creativity of Occupy – Oct. 15, 7 p.m., MU:208 (La Raza) – Social movements generate art, music, and innovative social forms. They open up possibilities for a different future. Andrea Marks, Bill Ritchey, and activists from Occupy Corvallis will speak about the creative activist imagination generated by Occupy movement, and how that movement has continued to inspire on-going social justice projects.

“Exploring Oregon’s History of Slavery”: A presentation  with R. Gregory Nokes, the author of  Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory, published by OSU Press.   Tuesday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m. , Valley Library Rotunda.

Upcoming events

NEW! Flu shots: National Work & Family Month: Flu Shot Clinic takes place Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in MU Journey Room. For more information visit: studenthealth.oregonstate.edu

NEW! Wind ensemble:  Poema Alpestra: The OSU Wind Ensemble, Thursday, Oct. 17 – 7:30 p.m.   LaSells Stewart Center.  Tickets: $10 at door. K-12, OSU students, staff, faculty free with ID. Information: bands.oregonstate.edu

NEW! Susan Matson retirement celebration: After more than 39 years working for Oregon State University, most of it with College of Business, Susan Matson will be retiring. On Friday, Oct. 18, there will be a celebration in her honor in Bexell Hall Room 202 from 3-5 p.m. (official toasts at 3:30 p.m.). Please help the College of Business celebrate your great colleague and help her start the next chapter of life.

NEW! Rulemaking hearing: OSU will hold a rulemaking hearing on Friday, Dec. 6, to set or change fees and charges for services from Jan. 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014. A list of these fees and charges may be viewed in the Valley Library on the OSU campus under call number PERM 006. For more information, including a copy of the proposed rule, and to make accommodation requests related to a disability, contact Beth Giddens, Senior Paralegal, Office of the General Counsel, beth.giddens@oregonstate.edu.The hearing will begin at 1 p.m. in MU 206 and is open to the public.

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 St. 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.

Parent support group: A Student Parent Support Group takes place Oct. 16, 3-4 p.m. in MU Journey Room. For more information visit: oregonstate.edu/childcare

Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives Brewery Crawl: Oregon has a rich beer history and recently OSU Libraries created the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives to help capture and preserve it. To celebrate Oregon Archives Month, OHBA has organized a downtown brewery crawl and talks on local brewing history on Oct. 19. Visit the Oregon Archives Month page (http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/archivesmonth.html) for your crawl guide, event details, and information about registration. Contact Tiah Edmunson-Morton at 541-737-7387 or tiah.edmunson-morton@oregonstate.edu with questions.

Homecoming Week Oct. 21-26: Join the Homecoming tradition all week and be part of Beaver Nation.  Games in the MU Quad,  Pepsi Pong Tourney, a concert prior to the football game on Saturday and much more!  You won’t want to miss the parade and bonfire/pep rally (located behind the Hilton Garden Inn) on Thurs. Oct. 24.  www.osualum.com/homecoming

Training Days (Oct. 29 and 30): This no-cost, two-day program features focused learning sessions that range from learning more about functions pertaining to human resources, finance and administration, grants, and other business activities to personal finance, budgeting for retirement, and developing a personal fitness routine. Details, schedule and registration (http://oregonstate.edu/training-days)

Lectures and webinars

NEW! Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar:  Dr. Stephen DiFazio, Department of Biology, West Virginia University, will present a seminar “Population Genomics of Populus trichocarpa” on Wednesday, Oct 16, 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

NEW! “Water & Plastic Mulch: People, Prosperity, and the Planet,” , Oct. 16, 4 p.m., room 102, Owen Hall, Oregon State University. OSU researcher Mary Santelmann will present the Fall Water Resource Seminar. The theme of this year’s series is “Human Dimensions of Water.”

NEW! TAC Workshop:  Getting to Know Hitachi StarBoards with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). Learn the basics of how the Hitachi Starboard electronic whiteboard system works. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the functionality of the board and introduce ideas of how it might be effectively utilized in the classroom.  Oct. 17, 10-10:50 a.m., Waldo 320B.  Click here to register: http://bit.ly/1gbDHzu

NEW! The Ethics of De-extinction:  With recent advances in genetics and synthetic biology, there now appears to be a plausible pathway for reviving species that have been extinct for decades, centuries, or even millennia.   Ronald Sandler (Northeastern) will discuss the social, ethical, and ecological aspects of de-extinction and ask whether it is something that we ought to pursue. Oct. 17, 11 a.m., MU Council Room.

NEW! The Ocean Observatories Initiative: 24/7 data from the Endurance Array: At the Oct. 17 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Bob Collier will discuss the deployment of the nation’s most ambitious ocean observing system. Triad meets in the Agriculture Science Room at the La Sells Stewart Center, 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! TAC Webinar:  Improving PowerPoint Slide Design with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). This webinar is designed to help instructors improve and beautify the visual look of their slide design in order to better support teaching and learning.  Oct. 17, 3-3:50 p.m.  Click here to register: http://bit.ly/1gbDJrc

NEW! Fall graduate student seminar:  Science in Advocacy; What the Data Tells Us, Oct. 17, 4 to 4:50 p.m., Richardson 313.

NEW! Speech Communication Colloquium: Trischa Goodnow will present “Light from the Middle East: The Real vs. the Imagined in Contemporary Photography” on Friday, Oct. 18, from 4 to 5 p.m., in Shepard Hall 106. This research, an analysis of a photography exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, draws implications about photographs, rhetoric, imagination, and reality.

Faculty forum on OSU Divestment out of fossil fuel companies: This one hour (brown bag) noon-time forum will examine the upcoming proposed resolution to the faculty related to the OSU Foundation divestment out of fossil fuel investments. Meetings take place at noon Oct 16, Gilkey 109; Oct 21, Strand 111; Oct 24, Womens Building 210; Oct 31, Kidder 128. The proposed (draft) resolution that will be the subject of discussion and vote by the Faculty Senate later in the quarter.

TAC Webinar: Google Apps for Instructors Basics: with Victor Yee (Ecampus); Lynn Greenough (TAC). Want to know what Google Apps for Education are all about? Join our 50 minute webinar to learn the basics about using and sharing information in Google, and find out how you can get started. Questions welcome.  Oct 16; 2-2:50 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/13ZH5KZ

Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Seminar:  Joel Baker, University of Washington, Tacoma, will be presenting a seminar – “Marine Microplastic Pollution: Navigating the Waters of a Rapidly-Emerging Environmental Issue with Alfred E. Neuman and Chicken Little,” Oct. 16, 2 p.m., in Ag Life Sciences 4001 .

Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity at Oregon State University: Defining the Path Forward – OSU engaged in a comprehensive self-study of equity, inclusion, and diversity efforts university-wide during the 2011-2012 year. The result is a set of recommendations that will make OSU a model equitable, inclusive, and diverse university. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3-4:30 p.m., MU 208. Contact 541-737-3556 for accommodations.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife fall seminar: Robert K. Cowen, director, Hatfield Marine Science Center; Professor, CEOS, OSU, will speak on “ISIIS: A new window to assess the predator/prey environment for larval stages of fish Oct. 16, 4 to 5 p.m., Nash 206.

Climate-Change Technologies and the Volatilizing of American Literary Regionalism: In this talk, Ray Malewitz explores the ways that climate change and climate-change infrastructural technologies such as wind turbines, solar farms, and underground water pipelines alter these relationships in contemporary regional fiction. Oct 16, 4 p.m.,  MU 206.

Winter Blues: Conquering the Winter Blues, a presentation as part of National Work & Family Month, Oct. 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in MU 213. For more information visit: oregonstate.edu/admin/hr

Constantine and God: An Imperial Agent for the Christian Divinity: Charles Odahl will survey the reign of Constantine I, the first Christian emperor, and examine how he developed and became the model for Byzantine emperors in the Greek east and for European kings in the Latin west over the next millennium. Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Milam Auditorium.

Research Office New Faculty Orientation: New faculty are invited to come Oct. 17, to hear an overview of services that support faculty success in research such as navigating rules and regulations, successes in funding and more. Includes a panel discussion on working with Federal agencies. Lunch and late afternoon reception included. Register at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=22. For more information: 541-737-3467.

Getting to the root of the cleanup: Using plant-based “phyto” to polish your waste and stormwater:  Louis Licht, President and Founder of Ecolotree, will be giving a seminar on phytoremediation, which is the use of plants to remove contaminants in polluted soil or water. Come hear about why OSU is especially poised to address plant treated wastewater.  Oct. 17, 4 – 5 p.m. in ALS 4000.

Resume:  Can You Pass the 10 Second Rule?   Writing a stellar resume can be challenging!  Learn how to grab the employer’s interest in 10 seconds! Lea McLeod from Degrees of Transition LLC will present on Oct. 18  from 11 a.m. to noon in the OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

How You Can Use Social Media to Get a Job:  Discover how to efficiently use social media to get a job!  Karlina Christensen from the Statesman Journal Media will present on Monday, Oct. 21, from 1 to 2 p.m., in OSU Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Wellness Workshop: Refuel-Nutrition Basics for Active People: Learn to eat right to increase productivity and enjoyment of workouts. Get the facts and myths around nutrition and physical activity. Sample healthy recipes. Free to OSU community. Tuesday Oct. 22; 3 to 4:30 p.m. Dixon lower classroom. Register at: oregonstate.edu/recsports/wellnessworkshop

Women in technology workshop: From College to Careers – Workshop for Women in Technology. Featuring a panel of dynamic women in technology. They will share their insights on technology careers and reveal how to go after the job of your dreams and get it. Network with peers, professionals and panelists. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m. registration, 2:30 p.m. event. CH2M HILL Alumni Center Ballroom. Register here: http://www.netappsled.com/OSU/osuReg.php

NASA Student Symposium: The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium will host the 2013 NASA Student Symposium on Friday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center Ag Science Room. The Symposium features posters and presentations by student interns, scholars, and research teams.  The event is free and open to the public. For more information, http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/student-symposium.

News for Employees

NEW! Cheese sale: Beaver Classic cheese is available for purchase every Friday during Fall Term from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the OSU Creamery, Withycombe 159.

NEW! National Work & Family Month: Last Day to Register for Beaver Strides at Student Health Services is Friday Oct. 18. For more information visit: studenthealth.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Faculty development fund: Applications for the L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Fund are due Oct. 31. The L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Fund provides individual faculty members with grants of up to $2,200 for professional development activities that have a clear connection to the enhancement of teaching and student learning at OSU. Two grants for a maximum of $4,400 may be considered for exceptionally compelling and well-written proposals. Academic advising-related proposals are welcome. Applications and guidelines are available at: http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/grants

NEW! Employees and dependents attending OSU: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount):  Deadline is Oct. 28 to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU Fall 2013.  Applications are to be submitted to your business center.  For additional information, please visit:  http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/benefits/stafffee

NEW! OUS Code of Ethics: It’s the time of year to remind OSU staff involved in any aspect of purchasing or decision-making pertaining to supplier selection to review and complete the OUS Code of Ethics statement. Directions on utilizing this OUS online tool are on the PaCS website:  http://pacs.oregonstate.edu/ethics. Every year significant resources are utilized addressing issues pertaining to potential conflicts of interests and ethics concerns. For questions contact Kelly Kozisek in Procurement and Contract Services at 737-2067 or kelly.kozisek@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Faculty Senate Elections – Faculty with Split Appointments: Non-tenured faculty who have split appointments between units may choose one to be apportioned for Senate purposes. This choice will determine Senate representation. Faculty who do not select one will be placed at the discretion of the Faculty Senate Office. Contact faculty.senate@oregonstate.edu by noon on Oct. 18 to indicate with which unit you wish to be apportioned. Provide the units you are split between, and the unit with which you prefer to be apportioned; please indicate ‘Split Appointment’ in the Subject line.

NEW! Faculty Senate Elections – Opportunity to Decline Senator Nomination:
All faculty represented by the Faculty Senate (academic, research and professional) are eligible during the Fall 2013 elections to be elected to a Senator position and represent faculty in their apportionment unit, unless they are a current Senator. Faculty wishing to decline to have their name placed on the nomination ballot should contact faculty.senate@oregonstate.edu no later than noon on Nov. 5. Please indicate ‘Decline Nomination’ in the Subject line.

NEW! PEBB Exercise Rewards Program: Recreational Sports and Faculty-Staff Fitness are both approved for the Exercise Rewards Program. This means that PEBB-eligible faculty/staff and their spouse/domestic partner are each eligible for a $15/month reimbursement reward for engaging in physical activity at least 12 times/month. Mix and match with Recreational Sports and Faculty-Staff Fitness to meet your requirements. Get all of the details from the Recreational Sports website and the Faculty Staff Fitness 

Getting around on Campus: There are many exciting construction projects underway across campus, and OSU’s Capital Planning and Development team has created a web page with construction traffic information to help everyone get around campus during this construction.  Your safety is our number one concern; please check out the information, which includes a construction traffic route map and safety tips, at http://campusops.oregonstate.edu/construction.

Child Care subsidy: Applications for the Faculty/Staff Friend-Raisers Child Care Subsidy, are due on Friday, Oct. 18. Forms are available in the Office Of Childcare and Family Resources, 151 Snell, or online at: http://oregonstate.edu/childcare/paying-child-care

Traffic and Maintenance

Jefferson Way: Jefferson Way from 15th St to 26th St will experience delays Monday – Friday during class change times.  Traffic will be stopped hourly from 15 til to 5 after the hour.  These delays are a safety measure to protect the students and staff (pedestrians) during construction of the Student Experience Center.  We are asking all people who drive this area as a short cut through campus to use an alternate route.  Also, any people scheduling deliveries be aware of these delay times and try to schedule deliveries at the bottom of the hour.


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

The Office of the Registrar invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant to the Registrar position. Posting # 0011441. Closes Oct. 16.

Accountant 2 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 2 position (internal to OSU employees only). Posting # 0011443.  Closes Oct 16.

Coordinator, Community Outreach – The Office of the Dean of Student Life invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Coordinator, Community Outreach position. Posting # 0011384. Closes Oct 17.

Associate Director-Transportation Solutions:  OSU Campus Operations is accepting applications for a full-time Professional Faculty position.  The individual in this position will be responsible for developing and maintaining a dynamic, sustainable, data-driven long-range plan and comprehensive mission to meet the growing and evolving transportation and parking needs of OSU. This position will direct and coordinate the efforts of the Motor Pool and Transit and Parking Services (TaPS) managers for planning, organization, direction, budget, capital assets, contractual obligations and administration of transportation for the OSU campus.  Posting #0011431 Closes Oct. 18.

Advisor-The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for an Academic Advisor, full-time, 12-month, fixed-term position.  Provide advising support for undergraduate Environmental Sciences majors who are enrolled either on campus or through Oregon State University’s Ecampus. Posting #0011416. For full consideration apply by Oct. 20.

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator – The Environmental Health Science Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator position. Posting #0011309. Closes Oct. 20.

Douglas County Extension Office is seeking an Office Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # 0011319.

Grants/Contracts Coordinator– The University Administrative Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Grants/Contracts Coordinator position. Posting # 0011435. Closes Oct. 21.

Closes Oct. 21. Director – The Center for Lifelong STEM Learning invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director position. Posting #0011233, closes for full consideration on Oct. 21.

Office Specialist 2– The OSU Libraries and Press invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0011449. Closes Oct. 22.

The Health Sciences Business Center (HSBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting #0011419.  Closes Oct. 22.

Tillamook County Extension Office is accepting applications for one full-time Office Specialist 2 position. This position will be located in Tillamook, Oregon. Posting #0011412. Closes Oct. 25.

The College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences at Oregon State University is seeking an Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, 12-month, professorial faculty position. This position will serve Malheur County. This position is 0.75 FTE tenure-track and 0.25 FTE recurring fixed-term funding. To apply, visit Posting #0011413. Posting closes Oct. 30.

The School of Civil and Construction Engineering is currently recruiting for a 1.00 FTE fixed-term Faculty Research Assistant, Posting # 0011200.  Closes Oct. 31.

Research Coordinator.  OSU Zoology Department invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term position PISCO-ODFW Marine Science Integration Researcher for a two-year project.  This is a new position that will serve as a formal bridge between Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Marine Reserves Program and the Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans. Posting #0011408.  For full consideration: apply by Oct. 31.

Information Technology Manager  – The Office of Enrollment Management invites applications for a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term Information Technology Manager position. Posting # 0011421. Closes Oct 31.

The College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University seeking an Assistant Professor of Practice. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term faculty position in the in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture. This position will serve Benton, Lane and Linn Counties, with primary responsibility for community horticulture. The primary work station will be either Benton or Linn County Extension office and will be determined in consultation with the West Central Regional Administrator. Posting # 0011448. Closes Nov. 3.

The College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University seeking an Assistant Professor of Practice. This position is located in McMinnville. This is a part-time (0.75 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term faculty position in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture. This position will serve Yamhill County with primary responsibility for community horticulture. Posting # 0011447. Closes Nov. 3.

The College of Forestry is recruiting for a Professor and Department Head, in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society (FES). The College of Forestry seeks an established and broad thinking scholar, an effective and inspiring leader, and a highly competent administrator for this position. FES is an energized and interdisciplinary department containing leading scholars whose expertise ranges from the biophysical to the social sciences, from policy to ethics. Posting #0011321. Closes Nov. 15.

Regional Network Director – OSU Alumni Association invites applications for a full-time, alumni relations professional to develop, lead and manage regional volunteer networks and alumni programs in Oregon (other than Portland) and Boise, ID. Position description and application info at: www.osualum.com/jobs


Corvallis:  “O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form and go.”  ~ Robert Frost. Sunny today with a high of 65 and a low tonight of 37. Patchy morning fog tomorrow before the sunshine reappears.

Central Oregon: Sunny and crisp today with a high of 58 and a low of 31. Sunny again tomorrow.

Newport: A sunny day at the beach with a high of 65 and a low of 43. Some fog tomorrow morning.

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

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