OSU Today

Thursday, May 1, 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.

Poll: Americans want country to play a lesser role on the world stage (WPR)

Featuring OSU historian Christopher McKnight Nichols.

Oregon State redefines sustainable manufacturing (Assembly Magazine)

Being green and sustainable is trendy in all industries today. Unfortunately, many different definitions and concepts exist, which can be confusing to small- and medium-sized companies. Engineers at Oregon State University have addressed that issue by developing a new approach to sustainable manufacturing. (requires sign-in)

OSU’s Ed Ray to get honorary degree from University of Portland (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University President Ed Ray will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Portland on Sunday at the private college’s annual commencement ceremony.

A fishy story (Discover Magazine)

Some media outlets have picked up on a new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. (More on that coverage in a minute.) Here’s the headline from the Oregon State University press release: Study finds only trace levels of radiation from Fukushima in albacore. (see also Northwest Public Radio)

Clues to why whales are not recovering in numbers the Antarctic (Wildlife Extra)

The study, led by Angela Sremba, a doctoral student in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University, represents the most comprehensive investigation ever made of the historic genetic diversity in whales from around the Antarctic region prior to commercial whaling. The researchers attempted to extract DNA from 281 whale bones and were successful in 82 per cent of cases.

Local chef to appear on talk show Thursday (Gazette-Times)

Families help each other, and Oregon State University chef Jay Perry has family in high places. His sister-in-law is TV actress and producer Sara Gilbert, who is one of the hosts of CBS’s daily talk show, “The Talk,” which airs locally at 1 p.m. weekdays. In addition to Gilbert, the show is hosted by Sharon Osborne, Julie Chen, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood.

OSU-Cascades aims to help startups (Bend Bulletin)

Oregon State University-Cascades Campus is seeking a major federal grant to create a center for local startups to develop with the help of students and professors on its planned four-year campus.

In search of the roots of modern medicine (Evolution News)

There is a new book out by professor Gary Ferngren of Oregon State University, Medicine & Religion: A Historical Introduction (Johns Hopkins). Ferngren’s book is important in addressing many of the world-view issues that have an impact on medicine and bioethics and therefore should be of interest to readers of ENV. The scientific and cultural problems we grapple with today did not spring forth by chance, but have a historical context that is important to explore and understand.

A childhood friend tells about Anne Frank (Gazette-Times)

One of the last people alive who knew famed diarist Anne Frank will share her memories and insights tonight as the keynote speaker at Oregon State University’s 28th annual observance of Holocaust Memorial Week.

OSU Joint Service Review scheduled for Friday (Gazette-Times)

ROTC participants from all four branches of the military will drill in full dress uniform at Oregon State University on Friday during the annual Joint Service Review.

Scientists want to breed fish to be better biters (News Channel 5 Nashville)

“It’s an exciting idea for us,” said David Noakes, a professor of fisheries at Oregon State University and senior scientist at the research center. “Depending on what the answer is, we might be changing a lot of things about raising hatchery fish and stocking hatchery fish.”

Researchers seek to understand the subsurface on a massive scale (Phys Org)

As of now, the contribution of  to atmospheric carbon is a black box, says mineralogist Markus Kleber of Oregon State University in Corvallis. Kleber’s team plans to use EMSL’s expertise and instruments to understand how different minerals in the soil affect the ability of microbes to break down organic material.


NEW! Healthy Team U: Healthy Team Healthy U is on campus is on campus today, May 1.  This is a 12-week wellness program developed by OHSU that has had proven results for losing weight, increasing fitness, and lower blood pressure.  To participate in the program, you must be enrolled in a PEBB health plan as an employee or as a dependent.  Stop by today between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. to learn about the program, get your questions answered, or enroll and receive your free pedometer.  Location:  Memorial Union – Mezzanine Level, Trysting Tree Lounge area (across from Bites).  If you have any questions, please contact Employee Benefits at 541.737.2805 or by email at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu.

Healthy Masculinities Conference: A conference on Healthy Masculinities will take place May 1-2 at Oregon State University in the Memorial Union. This year’s theme is “Genuine Masculinities: What is it to you?” The event includes panel discussion from university leaders, presentations by students, faculty and staff, and a free lunch on Friday for registered participants. The event is free for OSU campus members, $40 for those unaffiliated with OSU. To register and for more information: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/mensdev.

Cultural fluency workshops: The Linn-Benton Employer’s Partnership for Diversity invites pre-registration for two separate one-day cultural fluency workshops in April and May.  Space is limited, so please register early (for one or both topics) by calling 541-766-6093 or emailing Rashad.brown@co.benton.or.us. Workshops include Navigating Difference Part 1, May 1, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Personal Leadership, May 2, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free to OSU employees. The sessions are being held in the Linn Benton Lincoln ESD Offices, 905 4th Ave SE, Albany.

Recipe to Market, Brand and Market Planning Course: Victor Willis and Oregon State’s Professional and Continuing Education team up to teach students in this month-long online course the ins and outs of successfully marketing and branding a product. The course will begin May 1 and run through the month. Please click here to register.

Baccalaureate Core Category Review Workshops for DPD, Western Culture, and Cultural Diversity:  Thursday, May 1, 10 a.m. – noon; Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 9 – 11 a.m.; OR Thursday, May 22, 9-10 a.m. This is a how-to baccalaureate core assessment/category review workshop for those units/courses up for review in 2014 and 2015. Registration Contact: Beverly Dirks at Beverly.Dirks@oregonstate.edu

Composer and Performer: At the May 1 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Dana Reason of the Department of Music will share some of her compositions from classical to jazz. Triad meets in the MU, Room 211, from noon to 1 p.m. Guests are welcome to attend free of charge and pay $11 if they have a catered lunch. To reserve a seat, contact nick.houtman@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-3817.

TAC Webinar: OSU’s Learning Management System Evaluation, with Lynn Greenough (TAC). Are you curious to know more about the Learning Management Systems that OSU is evaluating in Spring term? Join this webinar to get your What, Why, When, Where and Who questions answered about the evaluation. We’ll also take a quick tour of Canvas and Blackboard to see their similarities and differences.  May 1, 3-3:50 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/1h1dHU1

Inequality for All (Film Screening):   A passionate argument on behalf of the middle class, this film features Robert Reich-professor, best-selling author, and Clinton cabinet member-as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy. May 1, 7 p.m., Milam 318 

James M Craig Memorial Lecture: Presented by Hans Paerl, University of North Carolina.  “”Harmful cyanobacterial bloom dynamics in a world experiencing human- and climatically-mediated change: Causes, consequences and controls.” May 1, 7 p.m., LPSC 125.

TIME UPDATE! On the Trail of the First People: A Journey into the American Ice Age.  Writer and world-traveler Craig Childs will share stories and images from his recent travels into the American Ice Age. Through spectacular images and storytelling, Childs will take us through Paleolithic landscapes from Alaska to Chile to Florida. May 1, 7 p.m., C&E Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center.

Remembering Anne Frank: Laureen Nussbaum, a childhood friend of Anne Frank, will present “Remembering Anne Frank,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in LaSells Stewart Center’s Austin Auditorium. Nussbaum knew Frank in the late 1930s and early 1940s. She’ll share her memories of Anne and tell her own story of survival during World War II.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Joint Service Review: Oregon State University will holds its annual Joint Service Review this Friday, May 2, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Union quad. The event is free and open to the public. Four branches of the military, represented by Oregon State’s three ROTC programs, will be in full dress uniform for the review, which will be conducted by Major Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, Adjutant General of the Oregon National Guard. U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio will be guest speaker.

NEW! Video screening: “Do the Math,” the video, Friday May 2, noon to 1 p.m., Furman 303. Attend this brown bag movie and discussion of a climate change movie that blends the reporting of climate science and calls for political action. The video is a production of 350.org and narrated by Bill McKibben. 43 minutes. Sponsored by OSUDivest.

NEW! Moms & Family Weekend Breakfast: Join MUPC for breakfast on Saturday, May 3, with Carol Menken-Schaudt. Carol is an Olympic Gold Medalist and former Oregon State University basketball player. Here her share her stories as a mother and collegiate/Olympic athlete. Breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a menu including; vegetarian frittatas, orange cranberry walnut breakfast bread, and fresh fruit. Space is limited, so please pre-order your tickets to guarantee a spot!  Purchase tickers here: https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=1bf85a6c5abef567cec21027e2691ae9

NEW! Horticulture Club plant sale at the Crafts Fair: The OSU Hort Club will be stationed at booth #5 (located East of old MU bookstore on the Brick Mall) at the Mother’s Day Weekend Crafts Fair – Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  They will be selling many varieties of Geraniums ($5 or 5 for $20) and hanging Fuchsia baskets ($15).

NEW! Flying Club Open House: Corvallis Airport, Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Airplane Rides with a $20/person donation and free BBQ.  Come talk to members, see our aircraft and learn about the Oregon State Flying Club first hand.  OSU & LBCC students, alumni, staff & families are eligible for membership.   Visit:  flying.oregonstate.edu

NEW! Wave Lab Open House Saturday May 3, 10 a..m. to 1 p.m.  Please join us at the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory for a 20 minutes guided tour of the laboratory highlight the tsunami research facility including a demonstration of the tsunami wave basin. Tours begin every five minutes.   For information contact Alicia Lyman-Holt (Alicia.lyman-holt@oregonstate.edu)

NEW! Moms and Families Weekend Open House: Take a trip back in time! Visit the Special Collections & Archives Research Center on the 5th floor of the Valley Library to explore our treasures, learn more about how we preserve and celebrate the history of moms and families weekends at OSU, and watch a few fun historic films. May 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 5th floor of the Valley Library. Questions can be directed to Tiah Edmunson-Morton, 541-737-7387 or Tiah.edmunson-morton@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! OSU Beaver Store’s Mom’s Weekend Street Fair: The OSU Beaver Store will hold a Street Fair on Saturday, May 3 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in front of the campus store.  Five local wineries including Airlie Winery, Emerson Vineyards, Pheasant Court Wintery, Spindrift Cellars, and Tyee Wine Cellars will be there.  There will also be two food trucks, a trunk show, makeovers, and a SmileBooth.  More detailed information is available online at www.osubeaverstore.com.

NEW! Quad Entertainment: 11:45 a.m. -5 p.m., May 3 in the MU Quad. Featuring Cool Shoes, Divine, Elite Dance Team, Glee Club, and the Country Western Dance Team.

NEW! Wine Garden: Noon-4:30 May 3 in the MU quad. Provided my Oregon Beverage Company featuring ONEHOPE Wines. Free entrance, price based on consumption

NEW! Solidarity Fair: A number of labor unions, social justice groups and community organizations will host a community May Day celebration Saturday, May 3, noon to 5 p.m. in Central Park, Southwest Sixth Street at Monroe Avenue. A free lunch provided by the Oregon State University Coalition of Graduate Employees starts things off at noon. The OSU Annares Project is a sponsor. Activities are scheduled throughout the day, including discussions, art exhibits, live music and children’s activities. If it’s raining, the event will move to the First United Methodist Church Community Center, Northwest 12th Street at Jackson Avenue.

NEW! Get There campaign: Don’t miss the “Get There” campaign, May 5-16. Track your trips by bike, bus, walking, carpool/vanpool and teleworking at DriveLessConnect.com to win prizes like a Coast trip, iPad, and dozens of local gift cards to favorites like McMenamins and New Morning Bakery. Sponsored in part by OSU. For more information: Tarah Campi at tcampi@ocwcog.org.

NEW! Spanish language film festival: Oregon State University will host its first Spanish Language Film Festival May 3 through May 10. Screenings will be held in Corvallis, Madras, Bend and Tillamook. Screenings in Corvallis, will take place May 5-9, 6 p.m, workshop and 6:30 p.m. screenings at Darkside Cinema, 215 S.W. Fourth St.

NEW! Darline Joyner’s retirement: Come celebrate Darline Joyner’s retirement.  Darline has worked for OSU for 25 years,  with the last 22 years at Lab Animal Resources Center (LARC). Her celebration will be on May 15, from 2-4 p.m.,  at Lab Animal Resources Center, 3151 Washington Way.   Cake, punch and hors d’ oeuvres will be provided.

NEW! A Little Taste of Oregon: The Professional Faculty Leadership Association invites you to join us for a spring celebration featuring Oregon wines and brews paired with regional delectables. May 15, 5:30 – 7 p.m., MU Quad. $15 fee includes wine tasting & appetizers. RSVP Melissa.elmore@bus.oregonstate.edu by May 7.

Mom’s Weekend: Campus will be crowded this weekend with a wide variety of activities taking place around Oregon State University. The annual Mom’s Weekend event begins Friday, May 2 and runs through Sunday, May 4. Highlights include a Fun Run as part of Pet Day, a University Honors College brunch and talent show, a fashion show, and two comedy shows featuring John Heffron, Nate Bargatze and Dwight Slade. The International Students of Oregon State University also are holding their Spring Festival on Sunday. Additionally, there will be a wine garden in the MU Quad, a wine garden in front of the OSU Bookstore, and the Spring OSU Football Showcase Scrimmage on Saturday at Reser Stadium. A large increase in visitors due to the events, coupled with a number of road closures due to construction will make both foot and vehicle traffic more challenging this year. Visitors are asked to use caution and plan extra commute time.

Oregon State Toastmasters Club Golden Jubilee and open house: This event, originally set for Feb. 7 but postponed due to weather, will be held May 2, 11:30 a.m., East and West Willamette Rooms, Valley Library.  Sastry Pantula, Dean, College of Science, is the keynote speaker.

Mom’s Weekend PAX Fundraiser: Help support OSU’s chapter of the National Honor Society for Horticultural, Pi Alpha Xi, by stopping by their booth near the old bookstore at the Mom?s Weekend Art Festival. Homemade soap using essential oils they extracted from plants will be for sale as well as herbs, daffodils, and other plants they propagated. Saturday May 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pet Day: OSU will hold its 27th annual Pet Day on Saturday, May 3, when the College of Veterinary Medicine opens its doors for tours, booths, displays and a number of family-oriented events. Participants and their pets may join the Fun Run/Walk event at 9 a.m.; online preregistration for that event is requested by April 18. Pet Day runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Magruder Hall. More detailed information on the various events and registration for the fun run/walk is available online at http://vetmed.oregonstate.edu/pet-day

International Spring Festival: The annual International Spring Festival will be held as part of Mom’s & Families Weekend in the Memorial Union Quad on Sunday, May 4, from noon to 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by the International Students of OSU.

Pride Week 2014 – Queer We Go Again. Check out the annual Pride Week activities to create education, visibility, and celebration around the LGBTQ+ community, happening May 4- 10, including everything from a Safe-Space Training to the Drag Show. See the complete list of events and more information on Oregon State Pride Week 2014 Facebook page.

Annual Meeting & Member Social: The OSU Retirement Association (OSURA) will hold its Annual Meeting and Member Social on Wed., May 7, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., in the OSU Foundation Board Room, 35th & Western. President Ray and OSURA Scholarship winners will highlight the meeting. Members and their guests welcome. For questions, contact osura@oregonstate.edu.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Editorial Festival: Editors, publishers, and authors that work in noted independent literary presses will participate in a panel and Q&A session on May 2, 4 p.m. in The Valley Library’s Autzen Classroom. In this session, students can discuss the processes of submitting to and working with independent presses, and the special relationships such presses offer writers. Panelists include: Scott Nadelson, Kevin Sampsell, Zachary Schomburg, and Erika Stevens. Aaron Gilbreath will moderate the discussion. This event is open to all OSU students.

NEW! Editorial Festival: Editors, publishers, and authors that work in noted independent literary presses will participate in a panel discussion on Friday, at 7:30 p.m. in The Valley Library’s Autzen Classroom. In this session, panelists will give guided tours of their own affiliated presses and discuss and debate the changing, vibrant role of independent publishing in our 21st century literary community. Panelists include: Scott Nadelson, Kevin Sampsell, Zachary Schomburg, and Erika Stevens. Aaron Gilbreath will moderate the discussion. This event is free and open to the public. A Q&A session will follow the panel discussion.

NEW! IRB Submission, Publication/Research Impact Metrics, and 3D Printing Workshops at the Valley Library: Get practical tips, guidance, and your questions answered about Preparing Your IRB Submission (May 5). Then, Showcase Your Research (May 6) with traditional and new metrics to demonstrate impact. And finally, learn about 3D Printing (May 6 at the Valley Library.  Checkout out the full session descriptions and register to save your seat at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops.

NEW! Director of Rec Sports candidates: A campus open forum will be held on Monday, May 5, 10:30 a.m., in the Joyce Powell Leadership Center of the MU for Mick Daniel, the director of Student Life and Recreation at Adams State University in Colorado.

NEW! Food Science and Technology Seminar: Mark Daeschel, Professor, OSU Department of Food Science and Technology, will speak on “Scientific Misconduct: Truth and Consequence” , Monday, May 5, 3:30-4:30 p.m.,  Wiegand 132.

NEW! Sexual Harassment in Egypt talk: Hanan Hammad, Assistant Professor of History at TCU, will be speaking on the history of sexual harassment in Egypt and shifts in the discourse around women’s right to control their bodies since the Tahrir uprising in 2011. Her talk will be at 4 p.m., Monday, May 5 in the MU Journey Room. https://www.facebook.com/events/666724163387313/

NEW! Center for the Humanities Lecture: Amy Koehlinger, Center Research Fellow and Professor in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion will speak on Rosaries and Ropeburns: Boxing and Manhood in American Catholicism, 1880-1970 Monday, May 5, at 4 p.m., in the Autzen House, 811 S.W. Jefferson Ave.

NEW! Sexuality and Secularization: Marianne Weber as Theorist of Religion.    Lori Pearson (Carleton College) will explore the questions about women’s rights and sexuality that informed modern understandings of religion. Marianne Weber, wife of well-known sociologist of religion Max Weber, defined central categories related to the effect of religious institutions and legal codes on the subordination and empowerment of women. May 5, 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Journey Room.

NEW! Our Stories, Our Visions: A Space for Women of Color: As women of color who hold intersectional roles and identities, we need spaces to restore and build community, for us to thrive individually and collectively.  The purpose of this workshop is to share our stories and truths using arts-based activities and begin to co-create a vision for a thriving women of color community at OSU.  This workshop is a caucus space intended for students, staff, and faculty who identify as women of color. May 6, noon to 1:30 p.m., MU 208. RSVP requested: pereange@onid.oregonstate.edu

James M Craig Memorial Seminar: Presented by Hans Paerl, University of North Carolina.  “Combating eutrophication along the freshwater to marine continuum: New Challenges and eroding paradigms.” May 2, 11 a.m. ALS 4001.

Applied Economics seminar: The Department of Applied Economics will host a brownbag seminar featuring Yunguang Chen and Hyoungsu Park (PhD Candidates) on May 2 from noon-1 p.m. in 104 Ballard Extension Hall. They will discuss “An Integrated Engineering-Economic Vulnerability Assessment Tool- An Assessment of Tsunami Impact on Coastal Communities.”

The Wilderness Act at 50.  Join Craig Childs, Jacob Hamblin, Lisa Machnik, and Michael Nelson for an open discussion about the Wilderness Act, passed in 1964, which created the legal definition of “wilderness” in the United States and set aside 9.1 million acres of federal land to be forever protected from development.  May 2 at 3 p.m., Hallie Ford Center, Room 115.

School of Psychological Science Spring Colloquium Series: Pamela Lundeberg will speak on “What do girls learn from dolls? Sexualized stimuli and girls’ academic performance and body esteem,” May 2, from  4-5 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

Governor Tom McCall Memorial Lecture: “The Road to Legal Marijuana in America.” Mason Tvert, Communications Director of the Marijuana Policy Project, will deliver this year’s McCall lecture, looking at the subject of marijuana legalization. He will speak on Tuesday, May 13, at 7 p.m.,  LaSells Stewart Center.

News for Employees

NEW! 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) 2014-15. 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. Deadline: May 5.

NEW! Memorial Day basketball tournament: The student organization Veterans and Family Student Association is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament for 5th-8th graders on campus  May 26 to benefit veterans.  The OSU Beavers men’s basketball team has made themselves available on this day to show support to all of the participants, the community, and the charity.  All participants will have the opportunity to play in a competitive tournament as well as meet the basketball team and staff. All teams must have between 3-5 players and all fall within the same age/gender bracket.  Registration is $60 per team regardless of how many players are on the team.  All of the profits are going to the Benton County Foundation where it will be dispersed between two funds: The Alworth-Holcomb Memorial Fund and the ROTC and Veteran Support Fund. To register, www.osuhoopsforthetroops.com

Brewing exhibit at the Library: Visit the 5th floor of The Valley Library to see highlights from the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives (OHBA), a new collecting initiative from the OSU Libraries and Press’ Special Collections & Archives that aims to preserve and tell the story of these socially, economically, and scientifically important industries. The exhibit includes pictures that highlight OSU research into hops, brewing, and barley, as well as items from the ever-expanding collection of materials from Oregon’s brewing past and present. Visit the OHBA site (http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/ohba.html) for project information. Follow OHBA on Facebook at https//facebook.com/brewingarchives and Twitter at https://twitter.com/brewingarchives. See the Flickr set of exhibit photos at https://www.flickr.com/photos/osuarchives/sets/72157644293581651/.

Call for 2014 Commencement volunteers: More than 60 volunteers are needed to serve as information specialists and assist guests during this year’s Commencement ceremony on June 14. Commencement volunteers play an important service and public relations role, including providing directions and programs, assisting in finding seats, answering questions and being an OSU ambassador.  Attendance at one mandatory training session will be required prior to the commencement ceremony (to be held on June 12 or June 13).  Most volunteers will be needed from 8 to 11:30 a.m.  Please register online here

Pet Costume Contest: A pet costume contest will be held at the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Pet Day, Saturday, May 3, at 1 p.m. Great prizes for first, second and third place winners PLUS everyone who enters gets a fun treat. Super hero rabbits, ballerina cats, rock star dogs, they’re all eligible to win (dogs on a leash please). Register online now.

Learning Management System Evaluation: The all-OSU hands-on evaluation of Blackboard and Canvas is going strong. Students, instructors and staff are encouraged to log into sample Canvas and Blackboard 14 sites and check out the features of each system. We have many hands-on labs scheduled so you can drop in, ask questions, and submit surveys. Snacks are provided. Find out more about the Learning Management System Evaluation on our blog  Questions? Lynn.greenough@oregonstate.edu


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

Administrative and Diversity Manager–Office of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management in Business Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Administrative and Diversity Manager position. Posting # 0012282. Closes May 1.

Infrastructure Construction Manager (Internal Employment Opportunity)– Capital Planning and Development invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Infrastructure Construction Manager position. Posting #0012290. Closes May 1.

The Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Ecohydrology. Posting #0012123. Closes May 1.

Education Program Assistant 2  – Wasco County Extension office invites applications for a full-time, (1.00 FTE), EPA 2 position located in The Dalles.  Posting # 0012265. Closes May 2.

Research Associate (Post Doc) – The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) invites applications for 1-2 part/full-time (0.50 – 1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Research Associate (Post Doc) position(s). Posting #0012083. Closes May 3.

Human Resources Consultant–The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Human Resources Consultant position. Posting #0012295. Closes May 4.

The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) in Forest Economics. Posting #0012071. Closes May 4.

The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) in Forest Management. Posting #0012069. Closes May 4.

Temporary-Analyst Programmer – Competency Level 1 – OSU part-time This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time, .50 FTE (approximately 20 hours per week), temporary (approximately 8 months) appointment as an Analyst Programmer – Competency Level 1 in the OSU Library.  Posting #0012309. Closes May 5.

The Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University seeks candidates for a full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term, 12-month instructor position.  This position specializes in cadaver-based, vertebrate anatomy, and physiology.  A master’s degree in Biological Sciences or a related field is required.  Posting #0012257.  For full consideration, apply by  May 8.

Fiscal Coordinator 2 – OSU full-time. This internal recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Fiscal Coordinator 2 position for Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0012332. Closes May 9.

Human Resource Manager (Internal Employment Opportunity) – Arts & Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Human Resource Manager position. Posting # 0012312. Closes May 9.

Assistant Director of Operations and Communications–Admissions invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Assistant Director of Operations and Communications position. Posting #0012283. Closes May 9.

Accountant 1 – The Agricultural and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Accountant 1.  Posting #0012184.  Closes May 11.

The College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking an Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine. Posting #0012243. Closes May 11.

Office Specialist 1– Student Health Services invites applications for a full time, 12 month Immunization Program Assistant OS1.  Posting #0012185. Closes May 12.

Executive Assistant (Internal Employment Opportunity) – OSU Office of Audit Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Executive Assistant position. Posting # 0012248. Closes for full consideration May 12.

The Intercultural Student Services Department and the Department of Student Leadership & Involvement are currently recruiting a full time, twelve-month, Social Change Leadership Programs (SCLP) Coordinator. Posting #0012313. Closes May 12.

Fiscal Coordinator 1–Business Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Fiscal Coordinator 1 position. Posting #0012293. Closes May 12.

Health Educator– Student Health Services invites applications for a full time, 12 month Health Educator-Coordinator position.  Posting #0012256. Closes May 13.

Manager of Intake, Retention, & Transition–Disability Access Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Manager of Intake, Retention, & Transition position. Posting #0012251. Closes May 13.

Program Technician 2 – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Program Technician 2 position. Posting #0012008. For full consideration, apply by April 30. Closes May 15.

Instructional Design Specialist–Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Instructional Design Specialist position. Posting #0012327. Closes May 18.

FRA/Lab Technician – The Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing invites applications for a part-time (.60 FTE), 12-month, Lab Technician/Faculty Research Assistant position. Posting #0012303. Closes May 23.

Agronomy Instructor– The Department of Crop and Soil Science at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month agronomy instructor.  Posting #0012271. Closes May 23.

Associate Director- Admin and Operations: The Department of Recreational Sports seeks creative initiative with a passion for well-being.  Inviting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director position. Posting #0012328. Closes May 26.

Associate Director for Federal Relations – The Office of the President invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director for Federal Relations position. Posting # 0012326. Closes fur full consideration May 30.

Administrative Assistant – The Office of the President invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Assistant position. Posting # 0012319. Closes May 31.

Traffic and maintenance

Memorial Place: Memorial Place lot will be used for load/unload area for the Art Fair on Saturday, May 3, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

26th Street: 26th Street will be closed between Washington Way and Ralph Miller Lane on Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  It will be closed from Jefferson to Campus Way from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Vehicles not moved will be towed at the owners expense.

Park Terrace East: As part of the Black Cultural Center Project, portions of Park Terrace East parking lot within the construction perimeter fencing will be closed starting May 5 and remained closed through Dec. 15.  The sidewalk along Monroe between Park Terrace Place to and along Memorial Place will also be closed for construction activities.

15th Street closure:15th street will be closed at Washington Way beginning May 5, through August. Local access to OSU, businesses, and residential will be available at times from 15th Street, up to the point where construction on the street temporarily eliminates access.  Alternate routes to OSU, businesses and residential will be required as described below. (map). OSU Kerr Administrative Parking and OSU Facilities will find access via Benton Place. OSU Parking lots east of 15th Street will find access via 11th Street to Washington Avenue. Businesses south of the railroad crossing will find access via 15th Street from the south only as well as from side streets. Residential and Apartments south of the railroad crossing will find access via 15th Street from the south only, as well as from side streets.

Fairbanks parking lot: The parking lot on the west side of Fairbanks Hall will be closed May 5 through Aug. 31. Starting May 5 at 7 a.m., the lot will be closed for the Asian Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) groundbreaking ceremony.  After this event, the lot will remain closed until August 31, for the complete reconstruction of this parking lot, including ADA improvements, as part of the Austin Hall and APCC projects.

Washington Way closure: The Washington Way closure will be extended west to 26th Street, April 15 – May 2,  (previously expected to occur April 15 – 29).  For this time period, access to Washington Way from Benton Place, the adjacent parking lot, and 17th Street will be restricted. Additional information at Campus Closure, Shutdown, and Detour Notices.


Corvallis: We’re all feeling loved by the sun this May Day. Another sunny day today with a high of 88 and a low of 49. Partly sunny Friday.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 80, low of 49. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy fog and increasing clouds. High of 69, low of 48. Chance of rain tomorrow.

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

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