OSU Today

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 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.

Task force: report pesticide use, research bee diseases (Portland Tribune)

The report also recommends that legislators spend $500,000 on new equipment for Oregon State University’s honey bee lab and fund four technicians and supplies at $500,000 a year as part of a “state of the art bee health diagnostic facility.”

Hot bath may be good for Oregon Christmas tree sales (Capital Press)

Chal Landgren, a Christmas tree specialist with Oregon State University Extension Service, said some growers don’t have on-site water or electrical capacity to wash trees as Snyder’s crew is doing. Some are worried export markets may eventually require it.

Work of GE agriculture task force may help ease tensions: Guest opinion (Oregonian)

Jennifer Allen is director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University, and Dan Arp is dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences of Oregon State University. They are co-conveners of the GE task force.

Parking districts rejected by Corvallis voters (Gazette-Times)

Corvallis residents said no to expanding parking districts in the city. Voters defeated Measure 02-88, the parking referendum on the ballot by a double-digit margin, with the “no” vote approaching 60 percent.

“Let Me Clear My Throat” author Elena Passarello on Tuesday’s Access Utah (Utah Public Radio)

In 2011 she became the first woman winner of the annual Stella Screaming Contest in New Orleans. Elena Passarello is Assistant Professor of English at Oregon State University.

Learn how to spot a whale (Statesman Journal)

The first and most popular training session is Dec. 6 in Newport. It’s led by Dr. Bruce Mate, director of the Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute, and tends to have all 150 spots filled by mid-November. Two other training opportunities are Jan. 10 and Feb. 7.

Oral contraception OK for HIV-positive women (Edge Boston)

“Oral contraception is used by millions of women and is among the most popular forms of birth control,” said Ganesh Cherala, an OSU assistant professor of pharmacy practice, a corresponding author on the study. Cherala is an expert in pharmacokinetics, or how drugs behave, interact and are transformed in the body.

Science Pub probes link between autism and exercise (Gazette-Times)

Megan McDonald, an assistant professor in Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences, has focused her research on how physical activity can improve the lives of young people with and without disabilities. On Monday, she will explore the links between sedentary behavior and autism spectrum disorder.

Scientists caution against exploitation of deep ocean (Newport News-Times)

“The deep sea is the largest habitat on Earth, it is incredibly important to humans and it is facing a variety of stressors from increased human exploitation to impacts from climate change,” said Andrew Thurber, an Oregon State University marine scientist and lead author on the study. “As we embark upon greater exploitation of this vast environment and start thinking about conserving its resources, it is imperative to know what this habitat already does for us.”

Washington, Oregon potato groups wager for charity (The Packer)

Potato growers in the Pacific Northwest are tackling hunger this fall with a friendly wager on a football rivalry. The Oregon Potato Commission and the Washington State Potato Commission plan to bet on the outcome of the Nov. 8 game between Oregon State University and Washington State University, according to a news release.

Don’t sweat the small stuff (World Health)

Carolyn M. Aldwin, from Oregon State University (Oregon, USA), and colleagues analyzed data collected on 1,293 men enrolled in the Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. The team studied stressful life events and everyday hassles that affected the subjects and followed them for 5 years afterwards.


Harvest of the Month: Harvest of the Month will be presenting two different potato samples at a tasting booth located in McNary Dining Hall Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. This booth will feature a crop soil representative to share information about Oregon State’s breeding program. In addition, each dining center will feature 1-2 potato specials.

EndNote, Zotero, and Qualtrics Workshops at The Valley Library: Fall term is halfway done so it is time to think about learning to capture, manage and cite your research sources with EndNote (Nov. 5) or Zotero (Nov. 6). If work is getting underway on survey research, then consider using Qualtrics (Nov. 6) – 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

MOOC brown bag: Join Karen Thompson and others in the College of Education for a MOOC brown bag on Nov. 5 from noon to 1 p.m. in Furman 202.  Thompson has coordinated and is instructing OSU’s first massive online course (MOOC) in partnership with Stanford University and the Oregon Department of Education.  The MOOC is entitled Supporting English Language Learners Under New Standards and currently has over 3,500 enrolled.

OSU-Cascades lecture: Genetics play a significant role in physical performance and ability. On Wednesday, Nov. 5, Assistant Professor Matt Orr will kick off Oregon State University – Cascades’ 2014-2015 It’s in the Bag lecture series with an exploration of the role of genetics in physical performance.  Attendees are asked to register online at http://www.osucascades.edu/lunchtime-lectures.   Lectures take place from noon to 1 p.m. in Cascades Hall, room 114-115.  Audience members are asked to pick-up a free parking pass from the main office before parking.

School of Public Policy Political Science job talk: American Politics Assistant Professor Search. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1 to 2:30 p.m., MU 213. Associate Professor Maria Chavez, Pacific Lutheran University will speak on “Living the Dream: New Immigrations Policies and the Lives of Undocumented Latino Youth.”

Willamette Water 2100 Webinar: Climate Change and Upland Forest Dynamics in the Willamette River Basin Presented by David Turner, OSU Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1 to 2 p.m., Kidder 202 and streaming online at http://live.oregonstate.edu

Fall 2014 Water Resources Seminar Series: Watershed-based Partnerships for a Resilient World: Jon Souder, with the Coos Watershed Association will speak on “Stream and Watershed Restoration: The Implementation Quandary” Wednesday, Nov. 5, 4 – 5 p.m., in Kearney 305.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife fall seminar: Ari S. Friedlaender, Associate Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University, Newport, will speak onBig Appetite, Big Mouth: the Foraging Behavior of Baleen Whales using New Technology and Visualization Tools,” Nov. 5, 4 – 5 p.m., Nash 206.

Perspectives on World War I:  Join us for a panel discussion with Prof’s Joseph Orosco, Jacob Hamblin, Christopher Nichols, and Kara Ritzheimer who will examine the global dimensions of the conflict, anarchism and the power of nationalism, the legacy of chemical weapons and the relationship between citizens and the state.   This event will also feature a special exhibit of WWI archival materials.   Nov. 5, 4 p.m., Valley Library, Fifth Floor, Special Collections and Archive Center.

Free Webinar: Let LinkedIn Market Your Skills & Experience – Nov. 5, 5 p.m.  Let LinkedIn work for you 24/7. Viveka Von Rosen, author of LinkedIn Marketing an Hour a Day, will provide exceptional strategies to help you maximize the free tools LinkedIn provides.

Evening Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for our monthly evening public sale Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. 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. More information on our website.

Religion, Gender, and the Body:  The sixth event in this year’s Ideas Matter series will be two presentations and a discussion on Religion, Gender, and the Body.    Prof. Susan Shaw will present on “Bodies, the Erotic, and Joy: Feminist Theological Perspectives” and Prof. Crystal Boson will present “You Unzip Your Body and They Slide Right In: Hoodoo, Possession, and Gender Performance. ”  Wednesday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Journey Room.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Music à la Carte: The “brown bag” concert series, Music à la Carte, takes place Fridays at noon in the Memorial Union Lounge. The free, 45-minute concerts are held most Fridays during fall, winter, and spring terms. On Nov. 7, the guest is the  OSU Chamber Choir and the Crescent Valley High School Concert Choir.

NEW! Free Children’s Piano Concert with narration in English and Spanish: Peter and the Wolf. Saturday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. Corvallis Public Library. This masterpiece work by Prokofiev will be performed by Dr. Rachelle McCabe with OSU music students Rebecca Grollman, Rachel McCoy, Ashley Walchli, Devin Haines, Phillip Johnson, Jayanthi Joseph, and Bryson Skaar. English and Spanish narration delivered by Daniel Fridley and Felix Oliveros. Presented by Corvallis-OSU Piano International, Friends of the Library, and OSU Music. More information: http://corvallispiano.org

NEW! My Life at the Piano: Conrad Tao, Saturday, Nov. 8, 1 p.m., Corvallis Public Library, Free. In 2011, Able to play children’s songs on the piano at the age of 18 months, Tao gave his first recital at the age of four and made his concert debut at age eight. Ten years into a professional career as a pianist-composer, and a college student now at Juilliard, Tao will talk about his life at the piano. Following the talk, at 2 p.m., Tao will present a master class featuring local students Michael Gu, 10 years old, playing pieces by Moskowski and Beethoven, and OSU music student Bryson Skaar, performing “Gargoyles” by Lowell Libermann.

NEW!  Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium 2014 Student Symposium: OSGC will host the 2014 Student Symposium on Friday, Nov. 14,  9 a.m.-6 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center. OSGC funded students awarded fellowships, NASA internships, undergraduate research scholarships, and team research awards will present their research projects via posters and oral presentations. The event is free and open to all.

Many Hands Trading will donate $1 out of every $4 you spend in their store in the Memorial Union on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., to the OSU Multiple Sclerosis Exercise Program in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.  Our exercise program focuses on increasing independence and functional mobility.

November Repair Fair:  Bring your broken items and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your belongings; attend demonstrations to learn more skills. Demonstrations offered for door draft snakes, patching holes and green cleaning. See the schedule and list of repair skills at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair. Nov. 6, between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street).

Gifts from the Kitchen Workshop: Make the holidays special by giving a personal gift from your kitchen. Thursday, Nov. 6, 6 – 8:30 p.m., Benton County Extension Office, 4077 S.W. Research Way Corvallis. Ideas for gifts, presentation, and wrapping will be shared by Master Food Preserver Volunteers. Participants will make some gifts to take home with them. We will share ideas on canned foods, jams, jellies, candies, cakes, cookie mixes in a jar, and much more. Cost: $20 Please call 541-766-6750 to pre-register. Lambeth, Laura Laura.Lambeth@oregonstate.edu

Alumni Connect: Veterans Career Panel and Networking Event: Join us for this career networking event among UO, OSU, and PSU alumni, all of whom have served (or continue to serve) our country. Learn how to leverage your military service and higher education experience to effectively transition into or advance your civilian career from a panel of successful veterans. Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m. at Widmer Brewery in Portland. $10 in advance / $15 at the door.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! The SPP Brownbag Series: Continues Friday, Nov. 7, at noon when Rorie Solberg (Political Science) presents “We Don’t Know As Much As We Think: Media Coverage of the Supreme Court.” The brownbag will be held in Fairbanks 304. The event is free and open to the OSU community.

NEW! Another Politics:  Amidst war, economic meltdown, and ecological crisis, a “new spirit of radicalism is blooming” from New York to Cairo, according to Chris Dixon. In his latest book, Another Politics, he examines the trajectory of efforts that contributed to the radicalism of Occupy Wall Street and other recent movement upsurges. Friday, Nov. 7, noon, Milam Hall, Room 319A.

NEW! STEM and student engagement: On Nov. 7, from 1-2 pm, the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning and the College of Engineering are hosting Denise Wilson from the University of Washington. She will be presenting on the role of affect and relationships in student engagement. The event will take place in Milam 215.  https://stem.science.oregonstate.edu/cultivating-stem-ready-society

NEW! Disability Studies @ OSU.  Join a group of OSU community members interested in discussing Disability Studies teaching and research, in general, and the development of a DS curriculum at OSU, in particular.  Friday, Nov. 7,  2 p.m., Milam Hall Room 306.

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, Nov. 6: Donald Conner, Professor and Department Head of Poultry Science, Auburn University.

Deep-Sea Medicine: At the Nov. 6 meeting of Triad, OSU faculty and staff club, Kerry McPhail of the College of Pharmacy will discuss her search for new drug candidates from the oceans. Triad meets in the MU, room 211, 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.

Oregon State Retirement Association (OSURA) Workshop: Ron LeBlanc, Certified Financial Planner and David Beckham, Attorney, will speak on “The Business of Retirement” on Nov. 6 from 2:30 to 4:30 pm at the OSU Foundation, 35th & Western.  A range of financial and estate planning topics will be discussed; participants will receive fact sheets and worksheets. Guests are welcome.  No charge.

How to Create a Great Hybrid Course: Hands-on workshop offered on Monday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Milam 215. All faculty are welcome to learn about best practices in blended learning, and to try out tools for redesigning an on-campus course as a hybrid course. Funding for hybrid course development will also be discussed. Registration is now available: http://bit.ly/1u2oLwI.

News for Employees

NEW! Faculty Senate Elections – Declining Senator Election – All currently employed academic, research and professional faculty are eligible to be elected to a Senator position and represent faculty in their respective Faculty Senate apportionment unit. If you wish to decline to have your name placed on the Senator nomination ballot, please contact the Faculty Senate Office at faculty.senate@oregonstate.edu no later than Noon on Nov. 14. Faculty must decline each year. Faculty are eligible to participate in the below elections this fall regardless of whether they decline Faculty Senator election: Faculty Senate President-Elect and Interinstitutional Faculty Senator (one ballot).  Faculty Senators. Each eligible voter will receive a nomination ballot containing the names of faculty who are eligible to be elected; the results of this ballot will determine the election ballot.

Call for proposals: DeLoach Work Scholarships for undergraduates. The University Honors College is now accepting applications to the DeLoach Work Scholarship program for winter and spring terms, 2015. Tenured and tenure-track Oregon State faculty members, as well as senior instructors, can submit proposals for funding in support of Honors College undergraduates working at tasks that advance faculty research and enhance student experiential learning. Other faculty who like to apply should contact the UHC. Proposed work must relate to the area of the nominated student’s academic training and provide a significant learning outcome. The deadline to apply is Friday, Nov. 7. Information regarding awards and the application process is available at http://honors.oregonstate.edu/deloach-work-scholarship.

OSU Library System Changing: Dec. 1 a new library system goes live, offering one-stop discovery and requesting. The new search box accesses 9 million items from 37 Pacific Northwest libraries. Be prepared for changes in Circulation and Course Reserves. Patrons should gather research materials prior to Thanksgiving break (Nov. 30) when a system freeze will occur. More information about the change is available.  Please ask us for help by phone, on chat or in person.

LAST CHANCE – RecSports Payroll Deduction: 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.

NEW! AOP Merit Award nominations: The Holiday season is fast approaching.  No better way to make someone’s day brighter, then by nominating one of your hard working employees or co-workers for the Association of Office Personnel monthly Merit Award.  It‘s not necessary for them to be a member of AOP, but they should be classified or professional faculty. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition

The Student Sustainability Initiative is accepting applications for Sustainability Project, Research and Professional Development Grants. Grants provide students opportunities to create a more sustainable institution and take an active role in promoting social change. Application materials are available at: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/ssi. The deadline for Project and Research Grants is 11:59 p.m., on Dec. 14. Professional Development Grants are accepted on a rolling basis. Contact Kim Helm for more information at kimberly.helm@oregonstate.edu or 541-753-4072.


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

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. Closes Nov. 5.

Faculty Research Assistant – Survey Research Center, 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.

Manager 1 – Retail Food Services: Memorial Union Retail Food Services, manager of Trader Bing’s and Ava’s Café. Posting #0013251. Closes Nov. 6.

Consultant-Academic Advisor – The School of Mechanical Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor position. Posting # 0013231. Closes Nov. 6.

The College of Science Information Network (COSINe) Department invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Director position. This is an OSU Internal Employment Opportunity, the posting closes Nov. 6. Posting # 0013243

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.

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on Nov. 10. Posting #0012692. Closes Nov. 9. Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

Faculty Research Assistant (Information Management Specialist): 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.

Veterinary Technician 2 (pool) – The College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences has a temporary, approximately 5 week duration, opening  for a veterinary technician to assist with anesthesia and monitoring.  Review of applications will begin on Nov. 11, 2014, interested parties should apply to posting #031139 no later than Nov. 10.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered for this position.

Administrative Program Assistant – University Marketing invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting # 0013210. Closes Nov. 11.

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.

Public Service Communications Specialist – Extension and Experiment Station Communications invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Public Service Communications Specialist position. Posting# 001326. Closes Nov. 12.

Veterinary Technician. Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our Large Animal Hospital.  Posting #0012692. Closes Nov. 13.

Faculty Research Assistant (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. Posting #0013282, full-consideration closes Nov. 13.

Consultant-Academic Advisor – The College of Engineering, Office of Student Services invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor position. Posting # 0013229. Closes Nov. 14.

The Department of Crop and Soil Science invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position as Administrative Assistant to the Department Head.  This is an OSU Internal Employment Opportunity. Posting #0013278. Closes Nov. 14.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension family and community health invites applications for a part-time, (.75 FTE), Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Eugene. Posting # 0013276. Closes Nov. 14.

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. Closes Nov. 15.

The Office of Research Integrity invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, fixed-term IACUC Coordinator position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0013232. Closes Nov. 15.

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

Student Retention and Success Manager –Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Student Retention and Success Manager, Posting #0013260. Closes Nov. 16.

Consultant-Academic Advisor – The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor position. Posting # 0013228. Closes Nov. 16.

Property Specialist 3. This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time (1.0 FTE) Property Specialist 3 position in Materials Management for Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0013291 . Closes Nov. 17.

Office Specialist 2 – New Student Programs & Family Outreach invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Office Specialist 2, Posting #0013275. Closes Nov. 17.

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.

Project Coordinator –The Office of Registrar invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Project Coordinator, Posting #0013261. Closes Nov. 18.

Oregon State University Libraries and Press (OSULP) seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented leader for the position of Head Librarian of the Guin Library at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport, Oregon. Posting #0013234. Closes Nov. 21.

Outreach Program Coordinator (Small Farms Coordinator)– Jackson County Extension Office invites applications for a part-time, (.49 FTE), Small Farms Coordinator position located in Central Point. Posting # 0013249. Closes Nov. 22.

The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Forest Economics. Posting #0013255. For full consideration, apply by Nov. 30. Closes Dec. 31.

Assistant Professor of Architecture and Wood Design – The Department of Wood Science & Engineering, in the College of Forestry, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position of Architecture and Wood Design.  Posting # 0013122, screening of candidates will begin Dec. 1 and will continue until position is filled.

The Office of VP of Research invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Conflict of Interest (COI) Specialist position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President for Research. Posting #0013295. Closes Dec. 3.

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 – Institutional Research 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

Kerr Admin partial lot closure: As part of the need for the Facilities Services Refrigeration Shop to replace the dry coolers on the side of Kerr Administration Building, a crane will need to be set in the south parking lot of Kerr (View Map) on Nov. 4-5, from 6 to 10 a.m. both days.

Nash Hall: As part of the Real Time Utility Monitoring, Nash Hall will experience a power shutdown on Friday, Nov. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m.

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.


Corvallis: Remember, remember the Fifth of November. Slight chance of showers today, high of 66, low of 52. Showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Partly sunny today with chance of showers tonight, high of 62, low of 48. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Newport: Scattered rain today and rain tonight. High of 61, low of 54. Showers tomorrow.

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

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