OSU Today

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

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.

Magma in Oregon’s Mt. Hood can ‘melt and erupt within months’ (International Business Times)

The researchers, from Oregon State University, said this heating process was the cause of the last two eruptions at Mount Hood, which took place about 220 years and 1,500 years ago. (see also Tehran Times, Voice of America, LA Times)

Oregon State researchers find osteoporosis drug might work against breast, liver cancers (Oregonian)

A drug that lots of post-menopausal women take to prevent and treat osteoporosis keeps making news and the latest comes from Oregon State University researchers.

Protecting UAE camels from food poisoning (The National)

The problem, says Dr Jennifer Duringer, of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University in the US, is that they are so well adapted to the harsh desert environment that they cannot cope with “better”, more nutritionally rich foods given to other grazers, such as alfalfa hay or grain. The key, then, is to make the ryegrass safe.

OSU receives honor for providing excellent work-life balance for employees (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University has earned the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2014 from the WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress.

ASOSU House considers divestment resolution Wednesday (Gazette-Times)

The Associated Students of Oregon State University Senate has passed a similar resolution, and the ASOSU House will consider one at 7 p.m. Wednesday in room 211 of the Memorial Union.

Food insecurity present on college campuses (Statesman Journal)

This particular study is one of few out there on hunger in the college demographic. One of the authors, Oregon State University professor Daniel Lopez-Cevallos, said there’s a need for further study and that the financial stability of students should be part of statewide education policy discussions.


Chili Cook-off & Hot Dog Lunch: Come by Cordley 3029 on Tues., Feb. 18, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. for chili and hot dogs brought to you by Integrative Biology. Vote for your favorite chili. Hot dog $3; Chili & voting ballot $3; both for $5; side of nachos $2.50. For questions, contact durrellt@science.oregonstate.edu.

Using video to tell stories:  Heather Turner from CPHHS will present on  “Telling your story through compelling video” Tuesday, Feb. 18, noon to 1 p.m., LPSC 402. Hosted by the OSU Science Communicators. More info:  http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/sciencecommunicators/?p=155

Speed Mock Interviews:  Sign up on Beaver JobNet (http://oregonstate.edu/career/seminars-and-events) for a one-of-a–kind opportunity to practice interviewing with Employers and Career Specialist and receive valuable feedback to prepare you for the real thing! Bring resume.  This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Library Willamette East and West rooms. Sponsored by OSU Career Services. (ONCE)

Panel on history of black OSU football players: A tribute to the first African American football player at OSU—Dave Mann (1951-54) and the subsequent generations of young black players. This historic panel discussion will include past football players: Earnel Durden (1956-58); Ken Simonton (1998-2001), football historian Michael Oriard, author Herman Brame and sociologist Dwaine Plaza. The panel will be focused on the desegregation of football and what that has meant to the Oregon State athletic program. Feb. 18, 6-8 p.m., The Loge, Reser Stadium.

African-American spirituals: Carren Moham, a professor of music at Illinois Wesleyan University, will come to Oregon State University to lecture on African-American spirituals and perform a concert of songs by African-American composers. The lecture, “The Importance of Negro Spirituals to the Underground Railroad,” will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the Construction and Engineering Hall at the LaSells Stewart Center. Moham, a soprano, will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Memorial Union lounge.

Upcoming events

NEW! Reproductive Justice film screening: Virginia Espino, film producer and lead historian, will screen the documentary “No más bebés por vida/No More Babies for Life.” Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Snell International Forum. The event is free and open to the public. Co-Sponsored by CL@SE, School of Language, Culture, and Society, Ethnic Studies, and Reproductive Justice Club.

Winter career fair: The All Majors and Engineering Career Fairs takes place Feb. 19-20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  There is an opportunity to have a professional photo taken for your Linkedin profile, or other professional networking sites, from noon to 3 p.m.

OSUsed Store Discount Sale: Wed., Feb. 19, noon to 3 p.m at the Property Services Bldg. Donate 3+ Food Drive items at our public sales in Feb. to receive a coupon for use in our store! For each set of three donations, receive one coupon for up to $20 off. Please see full details at http://surplus.oregonstate.edu. We sell used furniture, computers, sporting goods, bikes, housewares and more.

Board of Trustees: The Oregon State University Board of Trustees Executive and Audit Committee will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Agenda items include consideration of proposed policies for adoption by the board, and review of OSU’s mission statement for adoption by the board. The meeting, which will be via teleconference, will originate in Room 650 of the Kerr Administration Building on campus. It will run from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Cultural Heritage: This is an informative event led by a panel of students who will be answering questions about their cultural background and cultural knowledge. This is a great way to gain knowledge about customs around the world and to meet international students. Feb. 19, 5 to 6 p.m., International Resource Center.

SEIU meeting: SEIU sub-local 083 classified Workers’ meeting is next Thursday, Feb. 20 from noon to 1 p.m., at Linus Pauling Institute Rm 402.  Please attend this important meeting to vote on proposed new Constitution and By-Laws for our sub-local.  Nominations for the up-coming officers elections will be open and hear about the Unification vote held last month in a special General Council.  A light lunch will be provided.

Omani Night: The SEAC wishes to inform the campus that “Omani Night” has been rescheduled to Sunday, March 2. MU Ballroom, 6-8 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Celebration of Omani culture, food and dancing. Tickets are free at SEAC; tickets already issued will be honored, any tickets not used should be returned to SEAC to be reused.

February Repair Fair: Bring your broken belongings for free repairs and attend drop-in demonstrations at the Repair Fair Wednesday, Feb. 19 between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Demonstrations are on repairing shoes/boots, flat bicycle tires and building a D.I.Y. toolkit. See the schedule and a list of repair skills being offered at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! The Geopolitics of Sexual Rights as Human Rights:  Dagmar Herzon (CUNY) will discuss the Western sexual revolutions of the 1960s-1970s, which brought advances in conceptualizing sexual and women’s rights as human rights, but it took until the 1990s for transnational organizations to take up these causes – only to find them blocked and undermined once again. Feb. 19, noon, MU206 (Asian/Pacific Room).

NEW! Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar:  Nick Grishin, UT Southwestern Medical Center, will present a seminar “Is bioinformatics beyond BLAST useful?” on Wednesday, Feb 19, at 3:30 p.m. in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

NEW! Sexuality in Europe: A 20th-Century History of the Present:  The 2014 George and Dorothy Carson Memorial Lecture will be given by Dagmar Herzog (CUNY).   Although the 20th century is often called the “century of sex” and seen as an era of increasing liberalization, Herzog’s lecture will explore the contradictions in sexual politics and behaviors, the apparent ambivalences surrounding sexual freedom, and the enormous difficulties encountered in securing sexual rights. Feb. 19, 4 p.m., MU208 (La Raza).

NEW! Environmental Health Science Trainee Colloquium: PhD student Andres Cardenas will share his research on “Effects of prenatal arsenic exposure on DNA methylation and leukocyte subpopulations in umbilical cord blood” Feb. 20, noon in Hallie Ford Center room 115.

NEW! Reproductive Justice talk: Virginia Espino, historian at the UCLA Center for Oral History Research, will give a talk on “Motherhood Interrupted: The Case of  Coercive Sterilization Practices in 1970s Los Angeles.” Thursday, Feb. 20, 2 to 3:20 p.m. in Room 105 Furman Hall. Co-Sponsored by CL@SE, School of Language, Culture, and Society, Ethnic Studies, and ESSA.

NEW! Fisheries and Wildlife RAFWE plenary seminar: Michael Heithaus, Professor and Executive Director, School of Environment, Arts and Society, Florida International University, Miami,  will speak on “Unraveling the Ecological Roles of Top Predators in Estuaries and Coastal Oceans.” Feb. 20, 4 to 5 p.m., Construction and Engineering Hall, LaSells Stewart Center.

NEW! Lecture on Latour: Philosopher and distinguished professor Graham Harman of the American University in Cairo will speak at OSU at 4 p.m., Feb. 25 in the LaSells Stewart Center Ag Sciences Hall. His lecture will focus on the work of French theorist Bruno Latour and his latest work, “An Inquiry Into Modes of Existence.”

NEW! Coalition for Community Dialogue Winter Training: Join the Coalition for Community Dialogue as we explore systems of oppression during our winter training, March 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., MU 211. We strive to offer a communal space that deepens our understanding of oppression and how it impacts our lives and the lives of those around us. This training will guide participants through an examination of these systems and their impact, as well as provide a space to envision modes of resistance. Registration open until Thursday Feb. 27 at http://goo.gl/OxLavt

Ecampus and TAC Short Course:  ELI Short Course, Designing and Delivering a Quality MOOC, with Dianna Fisher (Ecampus) and Jon Dorbolo (TAC). Presentations will be offered live inside a virtual learning space that’s designed to promote interaction between the ELI presenters and participants while exploring the content. Location:  Kidder Hall 202.  Dates:  Feb. 19, Feb. 27 and Mar. 6, 2014, 10 to 11:30 am.  Use the following link to register for the OSU sessions. You only need to register once for the three sessions. Register here: http://oregonstate.edu/tac/eli2014-moocs

TAC Webinar.  Google Apps for Instructors Basics:  with 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. Weds. Feb. 19. noon to 12:50 pm. Register here: http://bit.ly/19YH8nt

Lecture explores race, privilege in education: The College of Education and the Difference, Power, and Discrimination Program present as a guest speaker Nolan Cabrera, an assistant professor of educational policy studies and practice at the University of Arizona. The lecture, “Race is not a Four-Letter Word”: Exploring Whiteness, Racism, and Privilege in Education,” will begin at  2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in 303 Furman Hall.

Is there a cure for rudeness?: An honest conversation about civility.  Examine making a habit out of kindness, nurturing social relationships, promoting decency. Can we teach civility to the upcoming generations? OSU Extension Service, Benton County Family and Community Health Class. Feb. 26, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., OSU Extension Service, Benton County. To sign up call 541-766-6750

Data Management and Zotero Citation Manager Workshops at The Valley Library: Get a jump start on your data management plan with Intro to Data Management (Feb. 19), and wrangle those citations into shape with Beginning & Advanced Zotero (Feb. 20). Register to save your seat and check out the remaining workshop offerings this term by visiting: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops Questions?  Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Food drive events

NEW! Online Silent Auction: Register for Handbid.com using your OSU email. Auction opens Feb. 20 at 8 a.m. & closes Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. Time extends 15 min for single items in event of bidding war. Bring payments to the Foundation by 5 p.m. on Feb. 27. Items were prepared by OSU Foundation, Research Office, Alumni Association, Library and Extension Services. For questions, contact Katie.chandler@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Chili con Carnage Epic Cook-Off: Judges & popular vote determine the King/Queen Bean of the Chili Cook-Off Scene on Feb. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at 308A Kerr Admin Bldg! Entry fee for your chili: 1 canned food item. Two categories of chili: meat & vegetarian. Two winners selected from each category: judges’ pick & popular vote. Tasting: $3, $5 for tasting, a bowl of your fave, & cornbread. Email Jessica.king@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! EMT Soup and Salad Bar: Come by Ag Life Sciences 1019 on Thurs., Feb. 20, noon- 1:30 p.m. for a soup and salad bar featuring four soups: Vegan French Onion, Chicken Spinach with Pesto, Boeuf Bourguignon Soup, and Vegan Chili along with a full salad bar, breads and crackers. Stop by and sample the soups, create a salad, or build a combo of both. Suggested donation is $5. For questions, contact mary.mucia@oregonstate.edu.

BEE Raffle: Participate in a raffle to raise money and collect non-perishable food items to support the food drive! Buy your tickets Feb. 12-21 at Gilmore Hall 116. Five winners will have their choice of BEE hat, including our new knit beanie! $1 or 1 food item gets you 1 ticket. For questions, contact Kathleen.martin@oregonstate.edu.

MIME Raffle: MIME student groups will be selling raffle tickets ($1 each). Prizes include gift cards to Qdoba, Interzone, Dutch Bros., Café Yumm and more! Come by Rogers 238, Feb. 14-Feb. 28 between 10 a.m.-4 p.m to purchase tickets. For questions, contact michelle.mcallaster@oregonstate.edu.

Cash raffle: The College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a 50/50 cash raffle.  Half of all money raised benefits the Linn Benton Food Share and half could be yours. Tickets can be purchased for $1 in the Magruder lobby Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The drawing is on Feb. 28 and you need not be present to win.

Special Order Baked Goods: From Feb. 10-28, special order homemade breads (quick and yeast), cakes, cookies, and other specialties. Just tell us what you want and the talented LPI bakers will make it for you – healthy, decadent, or both, we can do it! Contact Deborah.hobbs@oregonstate.edu for questions or to order.

50-50 Raffle: Come by Oak Creek Building’s lobby Feb. 10-Feb. 28 to enter into the Capital Planning & Development Raffle! The prize will be 50% of the money raised by sale of raffle tickets. $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets. For questions, contact jaylene.seeley@oregonstate.edu.

Folding for Food- Public Health and Human Sciences:   Put your creativity and your dollar bills to good use – submit your best origami-folded bills to 101 Milam by Feb. 21 for contest prizes. Then vote (with coins or dollars) for your favorite in 101 Milam between Feb 24-27. All money will be donated to OSU Food Drive. For questions, contact susan.carozza@oregonstate.edu.

Papa’s Pizza Coupons for Sale: The University Honors College Student Association is selling coupon sheets to Papa’s Pizza (located in South Town) for $15 each for the Food Drive from Feb. 6-20. This coupon sheet is worth over $100 in savings, including a coupon for a free small pizza. Email univhonorscollegesa@oregonstate.edu for details.

Economics Program Plant Sale: Come by Ballard Ext. Hall, Room 303, M-F 8-5, Feb. 3-28, to purchase a variety of easy care plants, mostly succulents. $5 suggested donation for most plants with all proceeds going to the Food Drive. Please visit http://oregonstate.edu/dept/econ/plant-sale if you have questions.

3rd Annual Prettiest Pet Contest: Does your pet have what it takes to be the prettiest? Enter the Grad School’s 3rd Annual Prettiest Pet Contest with your pet’s photo & $1 entry fee at 300 Kerr Admin Bldg. Vote for the prettiest pet by donating funds/food from Feb. 5-28. The “prettiest” pet wins a prize & bragging rights for 1 year! For questions, contact Jessica.king@oregonstate.edu.

Book & Media Sale: Check out books and media for sale at the Valley Library’s 4th floor reception area, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F, Jan. 30-Feb.28. Inventory is constantly changing throughout the month. Benefits go to Linn Benton Food Share. For questions, contact jolynn.ohearn@oregonstate.edu.

Change Drive: From Feb. 3-28, the Chemistry Dept. is collecting spare change from anyone who wants to donate. So check those couch cushions and the bottom of your washing machine and bring it to Gilbert Hall. Or keep your eye out for one of our “punny” donation envelopes in campus mail. Questions? Contact Luanne.johnson@oregonstate.edu.

 Quilt Raffle: Beautiful quilt made by Robin Baker of Primetime Quilters. On display in the Research Office located at A312 Kerr Administration Building. http://oregonstate.edu/research/quilt-raffle  Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 from Jan. 30-Feb. 28. For questions, contact mimi.poitras@oregonstate.edu. 

Flower Power for Linn Benton Food Share: For every purchase made at Flower Power Fundraising, 50% will be given back to OSU Libraries, Extension & Experiment Station Communications & E-Campus to support Linn Benton Food Share. Lots of varieties of bulbs, strawberries, vegetables and flower seeds to choose from!

News for Employees

NEW! Phi Kappa Phi Emerging Scholar Award Nominations: The OSU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is now accepting nominations for the Emerging Scholar Award. The award honors tenure-track faculty members in any academic unit who are in the early stages of their professional careers in recognition of outstanding research or creative activity in their field of study. Applications must be submitted by March 31 to David.Hackleman@oregonstate.edu. Visit http://phikappaphi.oregonstate.edu/sites/default/files/Emerging_Scholar_Flier.pdf for requirements and nomination packet details.

NEW! NSF – Sustainability Research Networks (SRN) Letters of Intent: The Office for Research Development is requesting letters of intent for the NSF – SRN competition 2014 Focus: Urban Sustainability. The program seeks to bring together multidisciplinary teams of researchers, educators, managers, policymakers and other stakeholders to conduct collaborative research that addresses fundamental challenges in sustainability. Guidelines: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/nsf-srn. Information: Mary Phillips mary.phillips@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Feb. 28

Cayuse system maintenance: The Cayuse Research Suite will undergo system maintenance beginning at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, and will return to service by 9 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 20.  The system, including both Cayuse SP and Cayuse 424, will be unavailable during this time. This downtime is to facilitate system maintenance and upgrade to the Cayuse software.  The upgrade includes minor administrative improvements, as well as a change to the view and improved functionality of the Cayuse SP Budget screen. Questions may be directed to the Office of Sponsored Programs at Sponsored.Programs@oregonstate.edu or (541) 737-4933.

Recreational Sports Half Term Memberships – Don’t miss out on your opportunity to stay healthy and well! Purchase a Half Term Recreational Sports membership for only $41 (faculty/staff/affiliates/associates) and $34 (student affiliates/dependents). Memberships are valid until March 28. Contact Ali Casqueiro, Membership Coordinator, for more information! Contact Ali for a personal tour.

New CDW-G Contract:  Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is happy to announce a new contract partnership with CDW-G, a leading provider of integrated information technology solutions.  CDW-G has a broad array of offerings ranging from discrete hardware and software products to integrated IT solutions such as Mobility, Security, Data Center Optimization, Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Classroom Technology, and Collaboration.  For more information about CDW-G, visit the PCMM Buy Orange Computer, Software & Information Technology website at http://pacs.oregonstate.edu/buyorange/computers-software-it/ and click on the CDW-G logo.

Inspiration Dissemination: Save science from causing boredom! Encourage your graduate students to practice communicating to a public audience by participating in Inspiration Dissemination—OSU’s science communication radio program. Graduate students can sign-up to be featured here.


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

Accountant 1 – The University Administrative Business Center (UABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting #0011904. Closes Feb. 18.

Analyst Programmer (Internal Employment Opportunity)–Graduate School invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Analyst Programmer position. Posting #0011948. Closes Feb. 18.

University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior Technical Manager position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director of University Housing & Dining Services. This position a full-time, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # 0011933 . Closes Feb. 18.

INTO Oregon State University (INTO OSU) is recruiting for a Finance and Accounting Manager. The successful candidate will be expected to be highly proficient with all aspects of accounting that will add value to ensuring the efficiency and profitability of the INTO OSU Center.  Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance and 5 years’ experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, a CPA is preferred.  For more information and to review the complete position description please email Sheryll Straight sheryll.straight@into.us.com. Closes 5 p.m., Feb. 19.

Accountant 2 – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center (AMBC) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, Accountant 2 position. Posting #0011886.  Closes Feb. 20.

Office Specialist 2- Copyright Specialist-Printing and Mailing invites applicants for one part-time, (.50 FTE) , academic year,  Copyright Specialist.  Posting #0011953 Closes Feb. 21.

Student Engagement & Community Outreach Librarian– Oregon State University Libraries & Press (OSUL&P) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenure track position. Posting #0011855. Closes Feb. 21.

Accounting Technician – Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, Accounting Technician position. Posting #0011914. Closes Feb. 23

Project Coordinator –Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Project Coordinator position. Posting #0011912. Closes Feb. 23.

Early Childhood Associate Teacher – OSU Child Development Center is recruiting for two full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month positions. Posting #0011954. For full consideration apply by Feb. 24.

Education Project Assistant  –  Oregon Sea Grant invites applications for a part-time, (0.30 FTE), Education Project Assistant position located at the Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport.  Posting # 0011957. Closes Feb. 24.

Office Specialist 2–Career Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0011946. Closes Feb. 24.

Accountant 2 –The Oregon University System invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 2 positions in their Payroll Department. Posting #0011943. Closes Feb. 24.

Operating Systems-Network Analyst – Information Services-Network Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Operating Systems-Network Analyst, competency level 3 position. Posting #0011924. Closes Feb. 28.

Web Services Manager –Enrollment Management Unit invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Web Services Manager position. Posting #0011923. Closes Feb. 28.

Director of Student Affairs Communications and Marketing –Student Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Director of Student Affairs Communications and Marketing position. Posting #0011907. Closes Feb. 28.

Assistant Professor –  Oregon State Extension Service invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Assistant Professor position in Southern Willamette Valley Field Cropping Systems.  This position is 0.75 FTE tenure track and 0.25 FTE recurring fixed term funding; or it can be a 9-month 1.00 FTE (tenure track) with 2 months of summer salary covered with recurring fixed term funding. Posting # 0011899. For full consideration, apply by Feb. 28. Closes March 14.

Department Head – The Department of Crop and Soil Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as head of the department.  Posting #0011837.  Full consideration date is Feb. 28 and closing date is March 14.

Office Specialist 2 – Academic Affairs Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position to support the following programs: Difference, Power and Discrimination;  Writing Intensive Curriculum; and Office of Work-Life/GO HERC.  Posting #0011947. Closes March 1.

Head of Mathematics – The Mathematics Department requests applications for a Head of Mathematics position, posting # 0011757. For full consideration, apply by March 1.

Instructor/Head Teacher – OSU Child Development Center is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE), temporary (spring term) position. Posting #0011120. For full consideration apply by March 3.

Research Publishing and Outreach Manager – The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term position.  Posting #0011938. Closes March 4.

Executive Assistant to the General Counsel – The Office of the President invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Executive Assistant to the General Counsel position. Posting #0011929. Closes for full consideration March 4.

Project Developer–Professional and Continuing Education invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Project Developer position. Posting #0011959. Closes March 5.

Graduate Admissions Advisor – College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Graduate Admissions Advisor. Posting #0011952. Closes March 5.

Graduate Business Advisor – College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Graduate Business Advisor. Posting #0011951. Closes March 5.

Associate Director-Marketing – Alumni Relations invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Associate Director-Marketing position. Posting #0011967. Closes for full consideration March 7.

Research Associate (Post Doc) – The Department of Botany & Plant Pathology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Research Associate (Post Doc) position. Posting #0011812. Closes March 7.

Administrative Assistant to the Dean – College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Administrative Assistant to the Dean position. Posting #0011968. Closes March 10.

Associate Director – Information Services, Enterprise Computing Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Associate Director position. Posting #0011944. Closes March 10.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Oregon State University Extension Service is recruiting for a full-time (1.00 FTE) Assistant Professor (Practice) position that will serve the South Central Oregon Region (Klamath and Lake Counties). Posting 0011856.  Closes March 15.

Assistant Professor (Practice) –  Oregon State University Extension service invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Assistant Professor (Practice) position that will serve the Central Oregon Region (Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, and Warm Springs), located in Redmond. Posting # 0011824. Closes March 15.

Three Summer Positions Open:  4-H Camp Skills Instructors. Teaching at Oregon 4-H Center near Salem. Wage, room and board provided. Job description and application at: http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu/4h-camping

Traffic and maintenance

Arnold Way and 27th lot: Through Feb. 18, three to four spaces on the east side of the lot will be closed due to storm cleanup and pruning.

Ag & Life Science Building: ALS will experience a brief power interruption to accommodate power for the New Classroom Building. This will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 23  and last for approximately 2 hours.


Corvallis:“I intend to live forever, or die trying.” Groucho Marx.  Heavy rain and windy today, high of 50, low of 37. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Rain today, possibly turning to snow tonight. High today of 49, low of 28. Chance of snow tomorrow.

Newport: Heavy rain with wind gusts up to 65 m.p.h. High of 49, low of 41. Showers tomorrow.

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

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