OSU Today

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 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.

Oregon State names dorm after first black male graduate (The Skanner)

Oregon State University has dedicated a new residence hall to a man who overcame racism and adversity to become the university’s first African American male graduate in 1948. The $27 million housing complex was named for William “Bill” Henry Tebeau, who was turned away from campus housing because of his color.

Trojan condoms say these 15 colleges have the best sexual health (Huffington Post)

Condom-maker Trojan ranks 140 major college campuses every year to see which schools are arming students with the information they need to have safe sex. This year, Oregon State University came out on top, usurping Princeton University, last year’s top school for sexual health. (see also Bustle)

Extension Service horticulturist extends his reach around the globe (Register-Guard)

Penhallegon, a longtime horticulturist with the Oregon State University/Lane County Extension Service and an associate professor at OSU, has made almost 50 trips to such impoverished nations since that initial one.

2014 may set the record as hottest year yet (Register-Guard)

The Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University unequivocally states that Oregon summers are heating up. Experts have noted that the last several summers have had more nights when the temperature has stayed unusually warm. The lack of nighttime cooling has accelerated daytime heat-ups.

Fruits and vegetables are about to enter a flavor renaissance (Pacific Standard)

Lane Selman, an agricultural researcher at Oregon State University (OSU) and the emcee of the Portland feast, wants to change that. She recently founded the Culinary Breeding Network (CBN), a first-of-its-kind organization that fosters collaboration between cooks, farmers, plant breeders, and seed growers.

OSU board gives Ray a raise (Gazette-Times)

The OSU Board of Trustees on Friday unanimously approved a 9 percent raise for Ray, boosting his annual salary from $485,082 to $528,739. It was his first pay increase in two years.

Study: Sleeper sharks may kill Stellar sea lions (Fox News)

A study led by Oregon State University researcher Markus Horning concludes that three juvenile sea lions tracked with implanted data transmitters were killed by a cold-blooded predator, and the likely culprits were sleeper sharks, which can grow to 20 feet long.

Police to focus on traffic enforcement at OSU (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State Police, working in partnership with the Oregon State University Department of Public Safety and the Corvallis Police Department, will focus enforcement efforts on traffic-related violations in the campus vicinity on Wednesday and Friday, Oct. 22 and 24.

Oregon vegetable farmers wrestle with irrigation rules (AgWeb)

Oregon State University researchers recently started field trials to determine how quickly bacteria dies off onions after harvest.

Today

Science communicators: OSU Science Communicators are hosting an event, “A Roadmap for Creating Interactive Atlases for iBooks”  Tuesday, Oct. 21, noon – 1 p.m., LPSC Seminar room 402. All welcome. For more information go to http://bit.ly/ZSGMAK

Mendeley and Qualtrics workshops: The Grad Student & Faculty workshop series continues with several more offerings. Learn about Mendeley (Oct. 21), another tool to capture, manage and cite your research sources. For those embarking on, or looking to upgrade, their survey research projects, check out Qualtrics (Oct. 22) – OSU has a campus-wide license. View the full series of workshop offerings at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Child Care Needs Assessment Coffee Hour: Oct. 21, noon to 1 p.m., MU 212.

NEW! OSU Libraries and Press presents Mythbusters! Learn the Truth About OSU’s Open Access Policy: What does OSU’s Open Access Policy mean for me? I don’t want to have to publish in an Open Access journal. And I want my article peer-reviewed. What about my academic freedom? And who’s going to protect my copyright? Join library staff in debunking common myths about OSU’s Open Access policy. Oct. 21, 1 to 3 p.m., lobby, 2nd floor Valley Library.

Speed Mock Interviews:  Sign up on Beaver Careers for a one-of-a–kind opportunity to practice interviewing with Employers and Career Specialists. You will receive valuable feedback to prepare you for the real thing, so bring your resume.  This event will take place on Oct.21, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Memorial Union, Room: 206. Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Horticulture departmental seminars: Nick Andrews, senior instructor, OSU horticulture, will speak on “Crop time degree-day modeling,” Oct. 21, 4 p.m., ALS 4000.

OSU District Plan Open Houses:  OSU is hosting two public open house events in October to provide updates on the OSU District Plan development with the community and to give community members an opportunity to share comments and concerns with OSU planning staff.  All are welcome to attend these no-cost Open Houses: Oct. 21, 4-7 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center and Oct. 23, 5-8 p.m., at Chintimini Senior and Community Center.  For more information, contact David Dodson at 541-737-8503 or visit the OSU District Plan Updates page.

Wellness Workshop, Tasty Bites Walking Tour: Nutrition and physical activity combine in a walking tour around campus Tuesday, Oct. 21, 4 to 5:30 p.m.  Learn about dining options, healthy choices and smart purchasing practices as we highlight campus dining destinations! Samples provided. Free to OSU community. Be one of the first 25 to pre-register and receive a $5 MU food Retail gift certificate. Pre-register here.

Children and Other Wild Animals:  Author Brian Doyle, will read from his new essay collection “Children and Other Wild Animals: Notes on badgers, otters, sons, hawks, daughters, dogs, bears, air, bobcats, fishers, mascots, Charles Darwin, newts, sturgeon, roasting squirrels, parrots, elk, foxes, tigers and various other zoological matters.” Sponsored by OSU Press and the Spring Creek Project.   Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m., Valley Library second floor rotunda.

Upcoming Events

NEW! New Faculty Orientation: The Research Office will host a half day New Faculty Orientation event on Oct. 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at LaSells Stewart Center C&E Hall that will introduce you  to critical information, resources, and services to empower  your research, and outreach efforts. Lunch is provided and the even will be followed by a wine and cheese social at 5 p.m. Register at http://oregonstate.edu/research/. For questions contact Jane Cigarran at jane.cigarran@oregonstate.edu .

NEW! Pray the Devil Back to Hell: See war through the eyes of women. This award winning film is the story of the Liberian women who took on violent warlords and a corrupt regime to win peace for their country.  This screening will be followed by a group discussion.    Sponsored by the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom and SHPR. Oct. 23, 4 p.m., Milam Hall, Room 319.

NEW DATE: OSU’s Africa Initiative will hold its first meeting of the year with Dr.  Jen Veilleux (Department of Geography) who will give a talk on “Water Development in the Nile Basin”.   Fri., Oct. 24, noon to 1 p.m., 203 Wilkinson Hall.  Faculty, staff, students, and the broader OSU community who share interest in issues related to Africa are welcome.

NEW! Chili Cookoff for Scholarships: On your way to the football game, stop by and taste more than 30 exotic chili recipes, and enjoy the whacky costumes and table decorations. A donation of $5 gets you a bowl of chili plus 5 tickets to vote on the best chili. All proceeds go to veterinary student scholarships. Magruder Hall, Saturday, Nov. 1, 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Career Fairs: Fall Career Fairs are coming up on Oct. 22-23. Please join us in the Ch2M Alumni Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 22 for the All Majors Fair and Oct. 23 for the Engineering Fair. Don’t forget to get your photo taken at our Linkedin Photo Booth for a professional photo for use on business networking sites. Find out more at:  http://oregonstate.edu/career/career-fairs

Watercolor Wellness Wednesdays: Come explore art as an avenue of stress relief and stress management. Oct. 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to faculty, staff and students on a drop-in basis at the Craft Center.

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

Divine Pizza:  The Religious Studies Club works to create an environment of collaboration, reflection and inquiry which mirrors the rich diversity of OSU.  Join us for great PIZZA and fantastic conversation with other faculty and students curious about and interested in religion and religious studies at OSU. Oct. 22, 5:30 p.m., Milam Hall, 319A.

October Repair Fair: Wednesday, Oct. 22 between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Bring your broken items and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your belongings; attend demonstrations to learn more skills. Demonstrations offered for sock darning, T-shirt bags and bike tires. See the schedule and list of repair skills at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair.

Film screening: “All Quiet on the Western Front” (1930), Oct. 22, 7 p.m., Darkside Cinema. Free. A film viewing and discussion to kick off the series. Introduced by  Joseph Orosco, commentary by Christopher Nichols. A panel will discuss “Perspectives on WWI.”

Symphony kickoff: The Corvallis-OSU Symphony opens the 2014-2015 concert season with works by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven in a concert titled “The Classics,” on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th Street. The program will be conducted by  Marlan Carlson. Tickets: $22-$32 reserved, $20 general admission. Reserved seating may be purchased online only at www.cosusymphony.org. General admission tickets at Grass Roots Books & Music, 137 SW Third St or one hour before the concert at the LaSells Stewart Center ticket counter. Students free with ID.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Fall 2014 Water Resources Seminar Series: Watershed-based Partnerships for a Resilient World: Matthew Weber, US Environmental Protection Agency: Western Ecology Division | Documenting Public Values for River Ecosystem Services.  Oct. 22, 4 to 5 p.m., Kearney 305.

NEW! Center for Teaching and Learning 2014 Fall Symposium:  Thurs., Oct 23, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Memorial Union.  Offers leadership sessions on program review and on eSETs and effective evaluation of teaching; Promoting Faculty Learning sessions on curricular development, technology in classrooms and Tips for Advising International Students; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning sessions on engaged research practices, effective syllabi, and MediaSpace platform; Promoting Learning sessions in Universal Design for Instruction and Internationalized Pedagogy.  Learning Management Systems sessions will focus on OSU’s migration from Blackboard to Canvas. Registration available at http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/symposia-2014-2015

NEW! TAC Webinar: Countdown to Canvas, with Lynn Greenough (TAC).  OSU will begin transitioning from Blackboard to Canvas starting Winter 2015. Join our webinar to learn what Canvas is about, and how instructors can begin to prepare for it this fall. Thurs. Oct. 23, 9:30-10:20 a.m. Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough of Technology Across the Curriculum. You can find out more about Canvas and the migration here. Please register here: http://bit.ly/1v0tEVM

NEW! Applied Economics Seminar, Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, will speak on “Labor Scarcity, Land Tenure, and Historical Legacy: Evidence from Mexico.” She examines the long-term consequences of the sixteenth-century demographic collapse of Mexico’s indigenous population. Thursday, Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m. to noon, 2113 Cordley Hall.

NEW! OSU Advantage Accelerator Pitch Training: Have to pitch your company to an investor? Need a slide deck for a presentation?  Come to a free seminar on how to create and give a company pitch. John Turner, Co-Director of the OSU Advantage Accelerator and Dan Whitaker will lead the training. OSU Advantage Accelerator Main Conference Room Oct. 23, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Limit 10. RSVP to reserve your spot. For more details visit us here.

NEW! Triad: Getting to Know the Neighbors: OSU’s Community Relations Program. At the Oct. 23 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Jonathon Stoll, director of OSU Community Relations, will discuss improving interactions between off-campus students and other residents. Triad meets in the LaSells Stewart Center, from noon to 1. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. A catered lunch is $11. Contact University Events, 541-737-0724, to save a seat. See http://oregonstate.edu/triad

NEW! “Welcoming Diversity: Valuing the Differences Among Us” workshop: Join the OSU Campus Coalition Builders for this day-long workshop. Oct. 24, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., MU 206. Goals for the day include: identifying misinformation we have learned about others; identifying and expressing pride in groups we belong to; learning how other groups experience mistreatment; learning the personal impact of incidents of discrimination; and learning how to interrupt prejudicial remarks.  Details: http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/97032/.  Pre-registration required:  http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/register-campus-coalition-builders-workshops

NEW! Open Oregon State: Open Oregon State is a new unit that works with faculty to create online educational resources (OERs) that can be accessed freely by students and teachers in digital media collections worldwide. Attend a luncheon Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center to learn about our goals, projects and partnerships. Register today on the Open Oregon State website.

Change workshop: Space is still available in the workshop, “Managing People Through Change,” scheduled for Oct. 22, 8:30-11:30 a.m. This workshop will cover the psychological transition of people during the cycle of change, and tips on how to work with each phase to ease transitions for you and others. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 to register.

Beaver Family Connections: How to promote self-regulation and school readiness in your child. Oct. 22, Noon to 1 p.m., MU 212.

Latina American Artists at OSU: Art can be a powerful vehicle for social change.  Artists and student affairs professionals, Claudia Ramirez Islas and Juliana Recio, share their artwork and discuss issues of disability, immigration, self-expression, and inspirational intersections with Frida Kahlo in this interactive afternoon workshop. Oct 22, 2 – 3:50 p.m., Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez. Spaces are limited, and supplies will be provided.  RSVP to Charlene.Martinez@oregonstate.edu.

Climate change discussion:  Rep. Peter DeFazio (D, OR-4) will be on campus next Wednesday to talk about the state of climate change policy and research. He will be joined by Kathie Dello from OSU’s Oregon Climate Change Research Institute.  Q&A follows. Oct. 22, 2:30 p.m., Hallie Ford Center Room 115.

Supporting the Veteran’s Transition from Active Duty to Active Student:  Session will focus on the projects, accomplishments and successes of the Oregon State Veterans Workgroup.  How they are helping student veterans successfully navigate the OSU structure while accomplishing their education goals and maximizing their VA benefits.  This will be held on Oct. 22, 4 to 5 p.m., MU Board Room.

Talk on citizenship and crisis: An Empire for Freedom: African American Civil Rights and Chinese Immigration in the Nineteenth-Century American West. Presented by Stacey Smith, School of History, Philosophy and Religion, Oct. 22, 4 p.m., MU 208. See: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/shpr/citizenship-and-crisis

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife fall seminar: Samuel K. Wasser, Professor, Endowed Chair in Conservation Biology and Director, Center for Conservation Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, will speak on“Untangling the Impacts of Oil Development on Woodland Caribou in the Canadian Oil Sands,” Oct. 22, 4 – 5 p.m., Nash 206.

CAS Associate Dean forums:  Candidates for Associate Dean in the College of Agricultural Sciences will be presenting public forums on campus.  All the forums will be 10:30 a.m. to noon in 202 Kidder Hall.  Thursday, Oct. 23:  Jeffrey Steiner, Deputy Director of the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Colorado State University;  Monday, Oct. 27: Sian Mooney, Executive Director of Integrated Programs and Professor of Economics at Boise State University; Tuesday, November 4: W. Daniel Edge, Professor and Department Head of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University; Thursday, Nov. 6: Donald Conner, Professor and Department Head of Poultry Science, Auburn University.

News for Employees

NEW! Additional A Zone annual permits available: A limited number of additional annual A1 and A3 zone parking permits are now available for sale online. Get them while they last. https://my.parking.oregonstate.edu/sales/ Permits are also still available in the B1 and B2 zones.

NEW! Exercise rewards: Want to earn money for working out? Faculty Staff Fitness is an approved Exercise Rewards Program facility. Find out more about the Exercise Rewards Program and how you can be earning money back for the time you spend in class here.

Recreational Sports Payroll Deduction Deadline Approaching – Don’t miss out on your window of opportunity to purchase your membership to Recreational Sports and locker via payroll deduction. The deadline to purchase your 9-month or annual membership and locker via payroll deduction is Friday, Nov. 7. We will divide your cost of membership/locker over seven equal payments, November through May. Remember – if you are a PEBB eligible employee, you qualify to receive a $15/month reimbursement for being well at Recreational Sports! Contact Ali Casqueiro, Membership Coordinator, with questions.

Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) program for Winter and/or Spring terms 2014-15. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. NOTE: the program description and application have been revised: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/urisc. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Nov. 3.

Classified Contract Survey Time:  Now’s the time to give your feed back to our next contract. It’s very important to hear from all Classified Employees, Let the Bargaining TEAM know your needs in order to bargain a fair contract that represents everyone. Submit on line at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2015HigherEdSurvey .  Questions: 541-752-0183.

Faculty Release Time (FRT): The Research Office, Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the FRT Winter or Spring 2014-15 release. The program provides limited funding for individuals developing external grant proposals or who wish to further their scholarly activities. Program description and application: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/frt. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Nov. 3.

Jobs

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

The Oregon State University Foundation (OSUF) has three openings for experienced higher education major gift officers.  These positions will join existing fundraising teams in the College of Engineering, the College of Business and in Athletics.  Please note: the positions for the College of Engineering and for Athletics are located in the Foundation’s Portland office; the position for the College of Business could be located in either Corvallis or Portland. If you are interested in advancing your career in an organization that is making a difference, please complete the Foundation’s job application, and send it with your cover letter and resume to Patricia Kenney, Sr. Director of Human Resources, osuf.hr@oregonstate.edu

Oregon State University invites applicants to the position of Director for Student Leadership and Involvement.  SLI is one of three departments of the OSU Memorial Union Organization reporting to the Executive Director of the Memorial Union and Educational Activities. Posting # 0013130. Closes Oct. 21.

Maintenance Laborer Coordinator – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Maintenance Laborer Coordinator position.  Posting #0013166. Closes Oct. 22.

The Department of Public Safety at Oregon State University is seeking applicants for one Campus Public Safety Dispatcher.  This is a permanent full time position.  Posting #0013177. Closes Oct. 22.

The OSU Libraries and Press invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Digital Applications Specialist position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the University Librarian. Posting #0013037. Closes Oct. 22.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health invites applications for a part-time, (.95 FTE), limited duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Pendleton.  Posting # 0013216. Closes Oct. 24.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health invites applications for a part-time, (.95 FTE), limited duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Irrigon.  Posting # 0013217. Closes Oct. 24.

Accounting Technician – OSU-Cascades invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month Accounting Technician, located in Bend, OR.  Posting #0013188. Closes Oct. 24

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Admissions Customer Service Representative.  This position will support the Office of International Admissions in providing high level customer service, maintaining the standards and integrity of the Office of International Admissions, and sustaining an efficient admissions process.To apply,  visit: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14247122  Closes Oct. 24.

Trades/Maintenance Coordinator – INTERNAL search. University Housing & Dining Services invites Internal OSU employees to apply for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Trades/Maintenance Coordinator position. Posting #0013208. Closes Oct. 28.

Construction Contracts Officer – Capital Projects Contract Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #0013196. Full consideration date: Oct. 29. Closes Nov. 5.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health invites applications for a part-time, (.46 FTE), limited duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Grants Pass.  Posting # 0013168. Closes Oct. 31.

Outreach Program Coordinator– Extension Family and Community Health invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE),  Outreach Program Coordinator position located in Astoria.  Posting # 0013172. Closes Oct. 31.

The OSU Alumni Association is recruiting for an Early Engagement Director. Apply by Oct. 31. Application instructions and position description are posted at: www.osualum.com/jobs

The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Forest Regeneration. This position has two components: a 12-month, 0.75 FTE tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor appointment and a 12-month, 0.25 FTE appointment as Director of the Vegetation Management Research Cooperative. Posting #0012861.  Closes Oct. 31.

Public Info Representative 2–Admissions invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Public Info Representative 2, Posting #0013175. Closes Nov. 1.

The Vice President of Finance and Administration/CFO (VPFA) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Executive Assistant reporting directly to the VPFA.  This position provides high level administrative and clerical support, developing systems and processes to assist the Vice President and division’s leadership team in support of university strategic initiatives. Posting #0013222. For full consideration apply by Nov. 3.  Closes Nov. 15.

Faculty Research Assistant – The department of Statistics invites applications for a part-time (0.49 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. Posting #0013205 Closes Nov 5.

Outreach Program Coordinator– Extension/4-H Youth Development program invites applications for a part-time, (75.0 FTE),  Outreach Program Coordinator position located in Albany.  Posting # 0013215. Closes Nov. 5.

Outreach Program Coordinator– Extension/4-H Youth Development program invites applications for a part-time, (75.0 FTE),  Outreach Program Coordinator position located in Condon.  Posting # 0013223. Closes Nov. 7.

Office Specialist 2 (Temporary) – IE3 Global invites applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE), 12-month, temporary Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0013193. Closes Nov. 7.

Information Security Analyst – Information Services – Office of Information Security invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Information Security Analyst position. Posting # 0013189. Closes Nov 7.

Faculty Research Assistant:  Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society is recruiting for a 12-month, 0.35 FTE, fixed-term, FRA for a Database/Data Management position with the Northwest Tree Improvement Cooperative.  Salary range is $45K-$55K (full-time rate).  Posting # 0013164.  Closes Nov. 9.

Associate Director of Financial Aid Operations –Financial Aid/Scholarships invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Associate Director of Financial Aid Operations, Posting #0013179. Closes Nov. 10.

Office Manager– Douglas County Extension invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE),  Office Manager position located in Roseburg.  Posting # 0013190. Closes Nov. 11.

Head of Mathematics – The Mathematics Department requests applications for a Head of Mathematics position, posting # 0011757. For full consideration, apply by Nov. 15.

Secretary of the Board – The Office of the President invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Secretary of the Board position. Posting # 0013192. Closes for full consideration Nov 17.

The School of Writing, Literature, and Film  invites applications for a full-time 1.00 FTE, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. This position will teach five undergraduate and graduate courses, on a trimester system, in global (non-western) related film electives and film theory. Posting #0013155. Closes Jan. 30, 2015.

Senior Institutional Research Analyst – Academic Success and Engagement Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior Institutional Research Analyst position. Posting #0013220. Closes Feb. 28, 2015.

Traffic and maintenance

Milam Hall: Due to backflow preventer repairs and testing, Milam Hall will temporarily be without building water on Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 6:30 to 11 a.m. This shutdown will affect all building water.  Restrooms will be temporarily closed and signage will be in place.

Sidewalk Closure at Washington and 15th Street Intersection: Sidewalks along 15th Street were ordered to remain barricaded closed until the railroad has completed installation of the railroad signal arm crossing gates, which the railroad expects to be completed by November.  Pedestrians traveling east-west are encouraged to use the new sidewalks and crosswalks. Those traveling north-south should use the detour in place toward 17th Street. For your continued safety, please only use approved railroad crossings. Encourage everyone to exercise extreme caution around this and all construction sites.  Do not cross barricades and restricted areas.

Weather 

Corvallis: “Autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste and tenderness–that season which has drawn from every poet worthy of being read some attempt at description, or some lines of feeling.” ~ Jane Austen. Scattered rain today, high of 63, low of 53. Rain tonight and tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 58. Chance of rain tonight, low of 42. Rain likely tomorrow.

Newport: Scattered rain today, high of 60, low of 54. Heavy rain by tomorrow.

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

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