OSU Today

Monday, May 19, 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.

Drought, fire, and the new normal in the American West (National Geographic)

A five-decade study by Oregon State University climate scientist Philip Mote indicates that Western mountain snowpacks are shrinking. If this trend toward less snow keeps up, the shortfall will impact a region that relies heavily on stored reservoir water from snowpack to keep fish in rivers, fields green, and cities watered year-round.

When predators vanish, so does the ecosystem (New York Times)

William J. Ripple, an ecologist at Oregon State University who was not involved in the research, said, “This is an important new scientific discovery for salt-marsh systems, and more generally for ecology.” Scientists like Dr. Ripple have argued that predators are important to the ecological health of other ecosystems. But it’s been difficult to test the hypothesis directly the way Dr. Bertness has.

Scientists preparing to take a deeper look at Mt. St. Helens’ foundation (The Daily News)

Adam Schultz, a professor of geophysics at Oregon State University, is leading the magnetic and electrical field monitoring part of iMUSH. The work has special meaning for him.

Isotope innovation propels Corvallis tech startup (Gazette-Times)

Northwest Medical Isotopes hopes to become a leading supplier of technetium using a new technology developed at Oregon State University to produce technetium’s precursor, another radioactive isotope called molybdenum-99. (see also OPB, KEZI)

Not your typical college fast-pitch contest (Oregonian)

A dozen graduate students from Oregon universities will have three minutes max to present the crux of their master’s and doctoral research during a Saturday competition at Portland State University. Competitors will hail from PSU, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, and Oregon Health and Science University.

Cutoff switch may limit spread, duration of oxygen minimum zones (Innovations Report)

The findings are particularly important, scientists say, because as the climate warms oxygen minimum zones are expected to expand in coming decades and could affect coastal fisheries as well as the global carbon cycle. But the study, which was led by researchers at Oregon State University, suggests that there may be a limit to the expansion of these OMZs.

Battle over genetically modified food in Oregon (Yahoo News)

Farmers started gathering signatures for a ballot measure banning GMOs, and asked Oregon State University Extension to help create a mapping system so GMO and organic corps would each be free of the other’s pollen.

Fewer bees dying, study finds (Bend Bulletin)

Ideally, only 10 percent of colonies would die off during a given winter, said Ramesh Sagili, an apiculturist, or bee expert, with Oregon State University. But the large die-offs of recent years have caused beekeepers to adjust their expectations upwards in terms of mortality, he said. Compared to 30 percent, a die-off rate of 22 percent, which is where Oregon’s colony mortality rate has hovered in recent years, seems reasonable, he said.

Construction boom: Hoffman, Andersen represent Oregon on list of largest U.S. construction companies (Oregonian)

Fortis Construction is building a $50 million classroom building and a $25 million freshman dormitory on the Oregon State University campus.

Goose Island bird research looks at bird predation on millions of young salmon (Seattle Times)

The field crew hired through Oregon State University’s Dan Roby Lab in conjunction with Real Time Research are hazing the birds from the island using ropes and flagging as well as several other hazing techniques.

OSU Women’s Center awards set for Monday (Gazette-Times)

The 2014 Oregon State University Women’s Center awards ceremony is scheduled from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday at the OSU Women’s Center in the Benton Annex.

The trouble with truffles: In Oregon, they’re being poached (Bend Bulletin)

“They’re underappreciated, like many things that are unknown and underground,” said Trappe’s colleague Dan Luoma, another truffle expert who teaches in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University. (see also Democrat-Herald)

Brian Sidlauskas named Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year (LIFE@OSU)

The Office of Undergraduate Research has announced that Brian Sidlauskas, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, is OSU’s Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year for 2014.

City Council set to sign off on parking district; opponent plans to take issue to voters (Gazette-Times)

The current three parking districts (A and B) north of Oregon State and (C) between the university and downtown will be expanded to seven zones that will essentially surround the campus to a distance of approximately half a mile.

OSU Printing & Mailing Services’ winning streak continues (LIFE@OSU)

OSU’s Printing and Mailing Services’ team received another award from the Association of College and University Printers (ACUP).

Oregon State University wins FLW College Fishing Western Conference event on California delta(Fishing World)

The Oregon State University team of Zach MacDonald of Willits, Calif., and Zach Martinez of Linden, Calif., won the FLW College Fishing Western Conference tournament on the California Delta Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 15 ounces. Their win qualified them for the 2014 Western Conference Invitational on Clear Lake

Five things you should know about clover in Washington County (Oregonian)

We spoke with Nicole Anderson, Oregon State University Extension Agent, and an expert in field grasses and clover. We were a little surprised by what we found out.

Smithsonian exhibit at Reser on Monday (Gazette-Times)

The relationship between humans and animals is explored in a new mobile exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution, which will open Monday in the Reser Stadium parking lot at Oregon State University.

City backs special district for Extension Service, 4-H (Statesman Journal)

Salem City Council has adopted a resolution to support a Marion County Extension and 4-H Service District.

8 Oregon art institutions receive $69,342 (Statesman Journal)

Oregon State University, Art About Agriculture Collection, Corvallis ($5,000), for the purchase of “From Pike Place Market,” acrylic on canvas by Phyllis Yes and “Blacklock I,”acrylic and Jory Soil by Jay Stratton Noller.

High prices pose dilemma for cattlemen (Capital Press)

“If you start looking at the number of heifers in the feedlot now versus a year ago, those numbers are down,” said Dave Bohnert, Oregon State University Extension beef specialist. “I do think the cowherd is on the rise.” – See more at: http://www.capitalpress.com/Livestock/20140516/high-prices-pose-dilemma-for-cattlemen#sthash.fXMlYcDL.dpuf

Today

Memorial Day Celebration May 19-23: Join OSU and Corvallis in a week of memorial for this countries service men and women. Service members, past and present, and their dependents are invited to place a pin on the world map displayed in the campus’ Memorial Union Main Lounge to signify the different locations they have served. Carnations will be provided in the Memorial Union throughout the week for the community to place at various veteran memorials around the campus. There will be a memorial service starting at noon on May 22 which will include a flag fold and POW/MIA table as well as a display of military memorabilia from student/staff veterans in the Veterans Lounge.

Smithsonian animal exhibit: The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) is bringing “Animal Connections: Our Journey Together,” to Corvallis on Monday, May 19, from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A custom-built exhibition housed on an 18-wheel truck that will be parked in the Reser Stadium parking lot, the exhibit is free and open to the public. It features hands-on and minds-on activities in five sections: The Home, The Farm, The Wild, and The Veterinary Clinic. There are also behind-the-scenes insights into animal care and research at the Smithsonian National Zoo. You can view a video of the exhibit.

Mindfulness Meditation Mondays: The Mental Health Initiative is co-sponsoring Mindfulness Meditation Mondays through June 2 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. (Memorial Union Room 213).  Guest facilitators will be John Edwards, Chair, School of Psychological Sciences; Dee Denver, Professor of Zoology, Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing; Jim Gouveia, Emmy Woessner and Michele Ribeiro from Counseling and Psychological Services.  This meditation time is part of the flourishing series that also hopes to create a contemplative community.

Graduate Faculty Mentoring Workshop:  Larry Roper, Vice Provost for Student Affairs, and Anita Azarenko, Associate Dean, Graduate School, will be presenting a workshop on the factors that influence graduate student retention, timely completion, success and well-being, as well as updates on critical milestones for graduate students.  Monday, May 19, 1-4:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center.  Workshop will also be streamed live.  For more information or to RSVP: megan.ferris@oregonstate.edu

Planning for Retirement:  Exploring Opportunities, Surprises and Concerns beyond Finances: Description:   Retirement is a major life transition that has great opportunities, major concerns and the potential for significant surprises.  Karen Hooker and a panel of retirees will explore these areas and illustrate some aspects of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of retirement.  Hooker is the Petersen Chair in Gerontology and Family Studies as well as Professor and Co-Director of the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences at OSU. Registration is not required. Monday, May 19, 2 – 3:30 p.m., MU 211.

Food Science and Technology Seminar: Christina DeWitt, Assoc. Professor, OSU Department of Food Science and Technology, will speak on “OSU Seafood Lab—Critical Research and Exciting Developments,”  Monday, May 19,  3:30-4:30 p.m., Wiegand 132.

Center for the Humanities Guest LectureMyra Seaman, Professor of English at the College of Charleston and editor of the award-winning postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, will speak on “Objects of Correction: How the Book Fashioned the Household in Late Medieval England,” Monday, May 19 at 4 p.m. in the Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Avenue. A reception will follow.

Cultural Bites: Experience the foods of various international cultures. Free tickets in MU 103. Hosted by APASU. Monday, May 19 in the MU Ballroom. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Tickets do not guarantee seats after 5 p.m. Sponsored by SEAC, funded by Educational Activities Committee. For disability accommodation, contact Truoungk@onid.oregonstate.edu

Valley Lightning Talk. Monday, May 19, 6-8 p.m. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St Corvallis. Create@OregonState hosts a new lightning talk forum. The goal is to forge a new multidisciplinary collaborative space, where anyone can attend, present their ideas and work, hear about cool new projects, find collaborators, or just relax and enjoy old and new colleagues. 541-737-6535 or email create@oregonstate.edu.

Upcoming Events

NEW! OSU Motorcycle Visibility Day: OSU motorcyclists will participate in the annual Motorcycle Visibility Day to remind campus community members to be aware of motorcycles. Beavers can show off their bikes, connect with other riders and demonstrate that OSU has riders from all over campus. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 21. New location: SW Campus Way, outside Cordley Hall and the Hallie Ford Center.

NEW! Afternoon Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for its public sale Wednesday, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Departments may shop 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, or during public sales on Wednesdays. For more information, visit our website.

NEW! Tobias Wolff receives Stone Award: Oregon State University honors author Tobias Wolff with the Stone Award for lifetime literary achievement on Wednesday, May 21. The award presentation and on-stage interview begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Portland Art Museum. Tickets are available at the museum’s ticket office or online at http://bit.ly/1hJXdVh. Regular admission tickets cost $15; student tickets cost $5.

Black Graduate Student Association Third Annual Research Forum: “Supporting Minorities in Academia: Communicating Through Research.” This forum will showcase research posters and presentations from undergraduate and graduate students in underrepresented communities at OSU. The event is meant to provide a platform for students to practice their presentation skills in a professional, yet encouraging environment. May 20, noon -1 p.m., MU Journey Room

Campus Creature Census Celebration: Join the Spring Creek Project for an evening of art, photography, video, poetry and prose in celebration of the creatures with whom we share the OSU campus. The 2014 Campus Creature Census winners will share their work, and we’ll recognize some of our terrific local natural history groups. Refreshments served. Open to all. Tuesday, May 20, 7 p.m., International Living Learning Center, room 155.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Open Textbook Workshop for OSU faculty: OSU Libraries and Press invite OSU faculty members to learn how open textbooks can benefit their students in the classroom and in the pocketbook. This two-hour workshop on May 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. will introduce the concept of open textbooks and how to find and incorporate them into courses. Participants will write a brief review of one open textbook after the workshop for a $200 stipend. For more details and registration information, see: http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/open-textbook-workshop

NEW! 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.  Weds., May 21, 3:30-4:20 pm. Register here: http://bit.ly/1h1eeFE.

NEW! Fisheries and wildlife seminar: William K. Jaeger, Professor, Department of Applied Economics, Oregon State University, will speak on “What is the Value of Water? (And Other Normative Science Questions),” May 21, 4 to 4:50 p.m., Nash 206.

Big Love in the Middle Ages: Adjudicating Jewish Bigamy in Venetian Crete’s Secular Court.  Rena Lauer will explore the implications of legal pluralism and religious accommodation in a medieval colonial context by examining a trial in which Catholic judges were asked to decipher and rule on Jewish bigamy law. May 20, noon, Milam Hall 301.

#OSUSciComm brown-bag discussion: “Know your audience. Meet their expectation,” will be moderated by Nick Houtman and Thuy Tran, Tuesday, May 20, noon – 1 p.m., in LPSC 402. These monthly events are hosted by the OSU Science Communicators. All welcome. For more info go to: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/sciencecommunicators/

Lonseth Lecture: The 29th Annual Lonseth Lecture, May 20, at LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall. Awards at 3:30 p.m., and lecture to follow at 4 p.m. Guest speaker is David Pengelley of New Mexico State University, topic: Sophie Germain’s grand plan to prove Fermat’s Last Theorem.

Ethics & Literature in Austria: 1900-1938/1939.   This summer marks the centennial of the First Word War, which began with the diplomatic and military responses of the Habsburg Monarchy to South Slav nationalism.  Horning professor David Luft will commemorate a different aspect of Austria in the early twentieth century, emphasizing the importance of ethics in the generation of Austrian intellectuals who reached maturity in the decade before the First World War. May 20, 4 p.m., Memorial Union Journey Room.

Graduate Education: is an advanced degree right for me?  A presentation by the OSU Graduate School leadership team, covering the basics of graduate education: admissions, funding support, benefits of an advanced degree.  Tuesday, May 20, 5:30 p.m., OSU Native American Longhouse. For more information: http://gradschool.oregonstate.edu/infonight; or email Graduate.Inquire@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-4881.

Mentoring workshops: Kerry Ann Rockquemore, president and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, will lead two workshops on May 21 in Richardson 107.  From 9-10:30 am, she will work with organizational leaders to facilitate a discussion about re-imagining how mentoring occurs on the OSU campus in, “Re-thinking Mentoring: How to Build Communities of Inclusion, Support and Accountability.”  Pre-registration required at http://bit.ly/1ivIBox. “Mentoring 101: How to Get What You Need to Thrive in the Academy,” will be held from 11 – 12:30. Lunch served at 12:30. Participants map their current mentoring network, identify pressing areas of need that are not being met, and create a plan to expand their existing mentoring network.  Pre-register at http://bit.ly/1kJEuYF.

News for Employees

NEW! Day of Caring Service Projects, Friday May 30: Registration for Day of Caring Service Projects on the afternoon of Friday May 30 is now open. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to participate in this day of service. Choose from 14 different service projects with 12 community partners. Projects will take place at various times in the afternoon and check-in will be on campus at the Dixon lower courts, with transportation provided from there. Many projects can accommodate children and youth as well. Registration is required: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/day-caring-2013-service-projects.

NEW! Pacific Northwest Association of College Admissions Counseling: The Office of Admissions at OSU is hosting the PNACAC Annual Conference in the Memorial Union from May 28-30. Over 400 admissions representatives and high school college counselors will be at OSU to empower its members as they prepare students for college admission. Senate President Peter Courtney of the State of Oregon and Amas Aduviri, Director of the CAMP at OSU will serve as keynote speakers. Detailed information can be obtained at www.oregonstate.edu/pnacac or Matt Ogawa matt@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! National Science Foundation- Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) Letters of Intent: The Office for Research Development is requesting letters of intent for the NSF-CSBR Program. This program provides funds: 1) for improvements to secure, improve, and organize collections that are significant to the NSF BIO-funded research community; 2) to secure collections-related data for sustained, accurate, and efficient accessibility of the collection; and 3) to transfer collection ownership responsibilities. Guidelines: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/nsf-csbr. Information: Mary Phillips: mary.phillips@oregonstate.edu Deadline: June 16.

Guistina Gallery call to artists: The gallery is hosting a free (Non-Jury) community art exhibit open to all ages and skill levels who reside or work in Linn and Benton Counties. Exhibit runs July 2- 31. One piece per artist – digital submission. Pieces must be less than 36″ wide/ 20 lbs. Deadline June 15, 11:59 p.m. Click here to apply.

Professional Faculty award nominations due: Nominations are now being accepted for the Karel J.H. Murphy Professional Faculty Leadership and Service Award with nominations due Friday, June 6.  The award recognizes a professional faculty member who has provided outstanding leadership and service throughout their career both within their Department and in programs and organizations across campus. Eligibility for this award is limited to fixed-term professional faculty who fall within the categories of administrative support, computer-technical support and/or development support.  For complete criteria and nomination information visit

http://oregonstate.edu/pfla/awards/karel-murphy

Beaver Community Fair 2014 – Registration Open:  Reserve your booth for the 2014 Beaver Community Fair.  Information and registration for OSU departments, programs and recognized student organizations is available online at http://oregonstate.edu/seac/initiatives/bcf/.  This year’s Fair will take place on Friday, October 3, 2014 in the MU quad.  Questions, contact dante.holloway@oregonstate.edu.

Faculty Funding Opportunity: Academic Affairs is offering compensation and course development support to faculty during Fall 2014 for redesign of established undergraduate classroom courses as hybrid courses. These funds are in support of participation in hybrid faculty learning community and development of new hybrid courses. Academic Affairs will allocate $2,000 per course to each participating faculty member who develops a hybrid course. Proposals due May 30. See Request for Proposals; if questions, contact cub.kahn@oregonstate.edu.

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

Jobs

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

Accountant 2 – OSU full-time. This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Accountant 2 position for Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0012356. Closes May 19.

Administrative Program Assistant – The Academic Success Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Limited Duration, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #0012410. Closes May 26.  For full consideration please have your online application submitted by May 23.

Accountant 1 – Arts & Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting # 0012363. For full consideration, apply by May 23.

Facility Research Assistant – The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing invites applications for a part-time (.60 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0012303. Closes May 23.

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.

Coordinator of STEM Outreach–OSU Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Coordinator of STEM Outreach position. Posting #0012343. Full consideration May 23, closes June 20.

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.

Administrative Program Specialist –  The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist. Posting #0012238. Closes May 28.

Associate Pathway Program Manager (Internal) – INTO-OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Associate Pathway Program Manager position. Posting #0012404. Closes May 29.  This is an internal position.

IACUC Coordinator – The Office of VP for Research invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term IACUC Coordinator position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President for Research. Posting #0012388. Closes May 30.

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 for 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.

Accountant 1 – Business and Engineering Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Accountant 1 position. Posting #0012403. Closes June 1.

Public Info Representative 1–Professional & Continuing Education invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Public Info Representative 1. Posting #0012396. Closes June 1.

Coordinator of TOUR Program–Admissions invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Coordinator of TOUR Program. Posting #0012383. Closes June 1.

Advisor – The College of Engineering invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Advisor positions. Posting #0012377. Closes June 2.

Financial Aid Advisor–Financial Aid and Scholarship invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Financial Aid Advisor. Posting #0012391. Closes June 2.

Assistant Director–Financial Aid and Scholarship invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Assistant Director. Posting #0012393. Closes June 9.

Assistant Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards–Student Conduct invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Assistant Director of SCCS. Posting #0012350. Closes June 11.

International Program Advisor – OUS Study Abroad invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Program Advisor position. Posting #0012379. Closes June 15.

Traffic and maintenance

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 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 is closed between Washington Way and Jefferson Way. The detour to 11th Street will be in place at that time. The closure and detour for through traffic will be in place through the month of 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 eliminates access. Alternate routes to OSU, businesses and residential will be required. 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. Washington Avenue crosswalk will be closed except when temporary access is established. Adams Street/Kerr Admin crosswalk will be closed due to safety concerns for pedestrians. A temporary crossing will be established once construction progresses south of the crossing. Pedestrians coming from east of 15th should use pathways to the north to cross at Jefferson Street. 15th Street sidewalks will be closed.

Kerr South Crosswalk Closure: Due to safety concerns, it was decided to keep the Kerr south crosswalk closed  until the contractors have worked through to the south of the crossing. They will then establish and maintain a temporary crossing once there is less heavy construction and truck traffic in the area. This is estimated to several weeks. During this time, Jefferson Street will need to be used to cross 15th towards Kerr Admin. Signage will be in place to help direct pedestrians.

Fairbanks parking lot: The parking lot on the west side of Fairbanks Hall will be closed until Aug. 31, for the complete reconstruction of this parking lot, including ADA improvements, as part of the Austin Hall and APCC projects.

Weather

Corvallis: It’s a rainy Monday, only thing to get us through is some hot tea and some good music. Showers are likely today with a high of 70 and a low of 45. Partly sunny tomorrow with highs in the mid 70s.

Central Oregon: Scattered showers today, high of 57, low of 38. Mostly sunny and warmer tomorrow.

Newport: . Showers likely today, high of 61, low of 49. Partly sunny tomorrow.

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

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