OSU Today

Thursday, Nov. 13, 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 University campus revels in historical appeal; is it better than ASU campus? (Oregonian)

Which campus would you rather visit, or spend four years of your life at: Arizona State University in Tempe, or Oregon State University in Corvallis?

OSU-Cascades gets home generator research grant (KTVZ)

Oregon State University – Cascades’ Energy Systems Laboratory in Bend has received a $500,000 grant to lead a research project to benchmark home natural gas-fueled generators and provide insight on the current state of commercially available generator performance in the U.S.

Bridgeport Brewing wins gold at European Beer Star (Brewbound)

BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon’s oldest craft brewery, announced today that Trilogy 3 Brewers’ Class, the final beer in Bridgeport’s 30 year anniversary series, won Gold at The European Beer Star award. Conceived as a sessionable brown ale, Trilogy 3 Brewers’ Class was jointly designed by students enrolled in the Fermentation Science Program at Oregon State University, program director Dr. Thomas Shellhammer, and BridgePort brewmaster Jeff Edgerton.

Snow checklist to save rhodies, wildlife and your pipes (Oregonian)

If water enters your home, Oregon State University Extension Service has information on avoiding and correcting home moisture problems.

Police caution residents about latest scam (Gazette-Times)

One scam involves a person who claims to be a member of the Corvallis Police Department; another is a fraudulent letter claiming to be from reputable Realtors and lenders, and another involving calls to Oregon State University students with someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service.

Oregon and GMOS: Public opinion sought (Statesman Journal)

“The task force accomplished its charge with civility and respect and built understanding and awareness that can serve the state in the future,” co-conveners Jennifer Allen, director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Portland State University and Dan Arp, dean of Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences said in a written statement.

Association of Fundraising Professionals names top philanthropists for 2014 (Oregonian) 

Allan Price Award for Distinguished Service to the Fundraising Profession: Established in 2012, this award recognizes fundraising professionals who demonstrate exceptional skill and enthusiasm for their work, who pursue big ideas and successfully engage others in achieving them, and who inspire new levels of giving among donors, ultimately making Oregon and Southwest Washington better through their efforts. This year’s winner is J. Michael Goodwin, president and CEO of the Oregon State University Foundation.

Butterfly eyespots deflect predation (The Scientist)

Researchers led by Oregon State University entomologist Kathleen Prudic studied the effects of eyespots on the wings of the squinting bush brownbutterfly (Bicyclus anynana), which switches from diffuse, less-pronounced spots in the dry season, to dramatic wing spots in the wet season.

OSU course helps teachers with online lab science classes (Campus Technology)

Oregon State University (OSU) is collaborating with a private partenr on a graduate-level course designed to help the students teach their own online laboratory science classes. (see also Reuters)

It’s BeaversSalute Saturday at Reser (OSU Beavers)

For the Nov. 15th football game versus Arizona State, 2,000 FREE tickets for active military or veterans are available (4 per member). Tickets are first come, first serve prior to game-day and can be reserved by calling 1-800-GO-BEAVS or in person at the Gill Coliseum Ticket Office (Room 107). The Ticket Office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 Bowtie summit envisions bigger Portland splash in fashion world (Portland Tribune)

Blumenauer pressed the designers to imagine “what would a farm bill look like for Imperial, for Oregon State, for Oregon wine.”

Deer hunters slow to trade risks of lead ammunition for safer alternative (Columbia Missourian)

Clinton Epps, an associate professor of wildlife at Oregon State University, is among researchers convinced that hunting should move away from lead ammunition, though he said the copper-for-lead switch is “not as clear-cut” as some activists have made it out to be.


“No Dumb Questions” video documentary: This lighthearted and poignant 24-minute documentary profiles three sisters, ages 6, 9 and 11, struggling to understand why and how their Uncle Bill is becoming a woman followed by facilitated conversation. Nov. 13, noon-1:30 p.m., MU 206. Sponsored by the OSU Campus Coalition Builders.

ElderCare Connections: Roshni Sabedra, benefits consultant for OSU HR, will discuss using FMLA to balance work and care. Understand how your FMLA/OFLA benefit can be used to manage your work and elder-caregiving responsibilities. Thursday, Nov. 13, 12:10 to 12:50, MU 213.

Oregon Sea Grant Scholars’ Day Symposium: All are invited to join Oregon Sea Grant’s supported students for posters and oral presentations in the Memorial Union’s Joyce Powell Leadership Center Journey Room on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Graduate and undergraduate students will present marine and coastal projects on topics spanning research, public engagement, and national ocean policy. This event is free and open to the public. For more details: http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/education/scholars-day-2014

Faculty Senate: The Nov. 13 Faculty Senate agenda is available online at http://senate.oregonstate.edu/faculty-senate-meeting-thu-2014-11-13-1500. The meeting will be in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall from 3 to 5 p.m. Faculty may participate remotely by logging on to http://live.oregonstate.edu/ at any time during the meeting; Senators need to log in to the Faculty Senate Chat Room, using their real name, so that attendance can be accurately recorded.

The Past and Future of Forests:  Please join us for an interdisciplinary panel discussion with four scholars whose work explores societal dimensions of science and nature.  There will also be a special exhibit of historical materials from the history of forestry at OSU as well as refreshments.  Nov. 13, 3-5 p.m., OSU Valley Library, Special Collections and Archive Research Center.

The Anonymous People: This documentary is an eye-opening portrayal of individuals in recovery from substance abuse breaking their silence in order to reduce stigma. Thursday Nov. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m., MU Room 208.

Upcoming Events

NEW! National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 16-22: OSU is joining this nationwide effort with service projects, educational events and dialogues, and donation/fund drives. Create awareness, education, and understanding surrounding issues of hunger, homelessness, food insecurity, and poverty as it affects those in our community and world. Calendar of events and details are available at this website and below: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/hhweek. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1511307232453845/.

NEW! Master class: OSU music will present a master class with Jane Streeton, a faculty member at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, Monday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m., Room 303 of Benton Hall. The public is welcome. Admission is free. Streeton studied at the Royal College of Music and sings as soloist in opera and concert internationally. She will work with six OSU students, coaching them in technique and presentation of musical theatre songs, as well as classical repertoire in English.

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.

Faculty/Staff Nutrition Information sessions:  The OSU dietetic intern class of 2014-15 and the Moore Family Center will be offering free 60-minute nutrition consult visits for faculty and staff.  Sessions will be open every Friday during fall, winter, and spring terms, starting Nov. 14.  Appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

Music à la Carte: OSU Campus Band Fall Concert, directed by Robert Brudvig. Friday, Nov. 14, noon, Memorial Union Lounge.

Spin to Win! Drop by the center of the M.U. Quad between noon and 3 p.m. Nov. 14 and spin the wheel – answer the recycling trivia questions you land on and win a reusable spork or utensil set! At this America Recycles Day event you will also learn more about how and why to recycle at OSU. Come celebrate.

Art Open House:  An Open House will be held on Nov. 14,  4 to 6 p.m., featuring student art on display in the Beth Ray Center for Academic Support (BRC). The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments provided. http://success.oregonstate.edu/student-art-open-house

Fall Choral Concert: Bella Voce and the OSU Meistersingers directed by Tina Bull and Russ Christensen. Friday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe, Corvallis, $8 in advance, $10 at the door, OSU students with ID & youth K-12 free. Advance tickets at tickettomato.com.

International Education Week 2014: A World of Learning Opportunities at OSU and Beyond: Over two dozen events and activities from Nov. 17-21 that celebrate the benefits of international education worldwide. You can find a Calendar of Events and Detailed Event Descriptions along with ways to join the Global Beavs conversations via facebook, Twitter, Instagram and our IEW dedicated blog.

Children’s Holiday Party: The Children’s Holiday Party is for children ages 5-10, and includes crafts and entertainment. Free but space is limited. Dec. 6. Noon check in in the MU Main Concourse, 12:30 p.m., entertainment, 1:30 to 4 p.m., activities and crafts, 4 p.m. pickup. Register by Dec. 1, noon, at sli.oregonstate.edu/chp

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Political Science American Politics Job Talk: Benjamin Newman, Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, will speak on, “Diversity of A Different Kind: Gentrification and its Impact on Social Capital and Political Engagement in Black Communities,” Monday, Nov. 17, 2:30-4 p.m., MU 211: American Indian Room.

NEW! Food Science and Technology Seminar: Michael Morrissey, professor and director FIC, OSU Department of Food Science and Technology, will speak on “Update from the Food Innovation Center,” Monday, Nov. 17, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Wiegand 132.

BioSand Filter workshops with inventor David Manz: Join OSU students and faculty as we build our very own BioSand filter (BSF). We’re mixing and pouring concrete into our mold on Nov. 13, from 8-11 a.m., in 104 Merryfield Hall and then preparing it for use on Nov. 14 from 1-4 p.m. All students and faculty are welcome, please RSVP to Judy.Finn@oregonstate.edu.  Manz will also offer a free public lecture Nov. 13 at 4:30 in Rogers 226. For more information – http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/heatosu/david-manz-november-13-15-2014/

School of Psychological Science Fall Colloquium Series: Shawn Rowe, Science and Mathematics Education, will speak on “Instrumenting a museum for learning sciences research: The Cyberlaboratory at Hatfield Marine Science Center,” Nov. 14, 4 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

Speech Communication Colloquium: Gregg Walker will present “Collaboration, Communication, and Environmental Conflict: A Pracademic’s Perspective” on Friday, Nov. 14,  4 – 5 p.m., in Gilkey Hall 113. In this talk, Walker will discuss two projects—one  conceptual and one empirical.  He draws on his work as a “pracademic,” emphasizing the dual roles of practitioner and academic.

Honeybees – New Writing and Research:   Join us for a celebration of honeybees and the launch of a new book Winged: New Writing on Bees with editors Melissa resser Poulin and Jill McKenna Reed.    The OSU Honeybee Lab will also discuss their work and bring an observation hive and beekeeping equipment to examine.  Friday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe.

News for Employees

NEW! OSU District Plan:  An informational video tour of the OSU District Plan Open Houses held in late October, along with additional information, is now available on the  OSU District Plan Updates page (blogs.oregonstate.edu/osudistrictplan/). Click on the “Submit Feedback” link to share your thoughts, opinions and concerns with University Land Use Planning manager David Dodson at 541-737-3503. Feedback from the October Open Houses will be presented at the District Plan Outreach Meetings on Dec. 4.

NEW! Call for event submissions for the 2015 MLK Celebration: The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Planning Committee welcomes you to join us in empowering ordinary people to create extraordinary change for the 33rd annual celebration of Dr. King’s life and legacy. The celebration, Monday, Jan. 12 – Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, will consist of OSU community events submitted by members like you. To submit an event, visit the MLK Celebration 2015 Event Registration Page. Submissions are due by Friday, Dec. 19.

Women in Higher Education: OSU’s President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW) is offering funds to cover registration costs for OSU Faculty, Staff, and Students to attend the 2015 Oregon Women in Higher Education (OWHE) conference in Bend, Jan. 22-23, 2015. To apply, please complete the Application Form no later than Sunday, Nov. 23. Questions? Contact: Natalia Fernández natalia.fernandez@oregonstate.edu

WiN Shark Tank 2014: Apply to pitch. Do you have what it takes? Bring your innovative bait and energetic pitch before the Willamette Valleys toughest Sharks! Apply to pitch and win a chance to participate in the OSU Advantage Accelerator. Applications due Nov. 24, Corvallis Sports Park Dec. 9, 6-8 p.m. For more details, go here.

New Radiation Safety Officer: Environmental Health and Safety is pleased to announce that Daniel Harlan is OSU’s new Radiation Safety Officer.  Dan has worked in OSU’s Radiation Safety Office for the past 25 years, starting as a Radiologic Technician and rising to Assistant Radiation Safety Officer.  He graduated from OSU in 1988.  Please join us in congratulating Dan on his promotion.

RecSports Half-Term Membership Available Today: Start your wellness routine today with Recreational Sports just in time for a healthy and happy holiday season! A half term membership is only $41 (faculty/staff/affiliate/dependent) and $34 (student affiliate/dependent), valid from date of purchase until Jan. 2, 2015. 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, with questions or for a private tour.

Adventure Leadership Institute – Winter Classes for Credit: As you plan your winter schedule, consider adding some adventure to it, by enrolling in an Adventure Leadership Institute class. Choose from Rock Climbing, Intro to Adventure Programming, Snowshoeing and more! Make this winter the most adventurous yet! Not a student? We hope you will pass this along to students who might be interested in adventure classes for credit.

Interested in sharing Thanksgiving with an international student?: The OSU Homestay Program is seeking local families to share their Thanksgiving festivities with international students.  Applications are currently available at https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_1yTjGUsntSs1cu9.   Hosting application deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m.  Hosts will be informed of student placement Monday, Nov. 24.  If you have any questions, please contact homestay@oregonstate.edu.


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

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.

Office Specialist 2 – Agricultural Education and General Agriculture Department invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Office Specialist 2, Posting #0013271. Closes Nov. 14.

Office Specialist 2: The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife in the College of Agriculture Science seeks an Office Specialist 2. Posting #0013265. Closes Nov. 14.

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.

Veterinary Technician 2 (pool) – The College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences has a temporary, approximately 5 week duration, position to assist with anesthesia and monitoring.  Review of applications will begin on Nov. 18, interested parties should apply to posting #0012692 no later than Nov. 17.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered for this position.

Medical Aide- Student Health Services invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 9 month, Medical Aide.  Posting #0013281. Closes Nov 17.

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.

Office Specialist 2 – Copyright Specialist: Printing and Mailing Services invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2, Posting #0013297.  Closes Nov. 18.

Office Specialist 2 – The KidSpirit Program in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, limited duration Office Specialist 2. Posting #0013309. Closes Nov. 18.

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

Two full-time Academic Year (10 Month) Cook 2 positions for University Housing & Dining Services at Oregon State University.  Starting wage $13.40 hourly plus benefits.  Requires 2 years full time experience as a commercial cook, or an associate’s degree in Food Service Management or Foods and Hospitality Service. Posting #0013322 Closes Nov. 19.

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 # 0013303. Closes Nov. 19.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension family and community health invites applications for a part-time, (.95 FTE),  Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Eugene.  Posting #0013287. Closes Nov. 19.

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 # 0013301. Closing date is Nov. 20.

The University Administrative Business Center (UABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Human Resources Consultant 1 position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Business Center Manager. Posting #0013314 . Closes Nov. 21.

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.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Purchasing Analyst 3 position for Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM), a unit within Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately one-year from the appointment begin date. Posting #0013320 . Closes Nov. 24.

The Department of Nuclear Engineering at Oregon State University invites applications for part-time (.49 FTE), 12-month, academic wage-hourly position as Faculty Research Assistant.  This position is anticipated to last for 3 months.  Posting #0013305.  Closes Nov. 24.

Office Manager 1 (Internal Employment Opportunity) – Linn County Extension invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Office Manager 1 position located in Albany.  Posting # 0013325. Closes Nov. 25.

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University invites applications for full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position as an Education Support Programmer.  Posting #0013290.  Closes Nov. 26.

General Counsel – The Office of the President invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, General Counsel position. Posting #0013236. Closes for full consideration Nov. 30.

The College of Science Information Network (COSINe) Department invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Director position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.  Posting # 0013243. Closes Nov. 30.

Outreach Program Coordinator– Jackson County Extension Office invites applications for a part-time, (.75 FTE), Land Steward/Natural Resource Coordinator position located in Central Point.  Posting # 0013296. Closes Nov. 30.

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.

Administrative Program Specialist– Extension Service Admin invites applications for a part-time, (.50 FTE), limited duration, Administrative Program Specialist Posting # 0013326. Closes Dec. 1.

Assistant Dean – The Graduate School invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Success position.  Posting #0013307.  Closes Dec. 1.

Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Success –The Graduate School invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Success, Posting #0013307. Closes Dec. 1.

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.

Assistant Professor – The School of Arts and Communication invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Media and Rhetoric position. Posting #0013327. Closes Dec. 15.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Statistics invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Professor position. Posting #0013299. Closes Jan. 15.

The Department of Nuclear Engineering at Oregon State University invites applications for full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Research Associate position. Posting #0013306.  Closing date is Jan. 15, 2015.

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

Ralph Miller Drive: As part of the Indoor Golf Facility, Ralph Miller Dr. will be closed from 26th Street to the West side of Gill Coliseum on Nov. 19, from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fortis Construction Co. will have a crane placed in the road for the delivery of steel to the second floor of Gill Coliseum. The walkways on the south side of Gill Coliseum will also be closed.

Pioneer Place East: As part of a class project, the 2 southern most parking spaces on the west side of the Pioneer Place East lot (View Map) will be closed starting at 7 a.m. on Nov. 12, through 5 p.m., Nov. 13.

Power outages: As part of the Real Time Utility Monitoring project, on Nov. 16, Kelley Engineering will be without power from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Power shutdown: As part of the Strand Hall Renovation, the following buildings will experience a power shutdown on Sunday, Nov. 16, from 8 to 10 a.m.: Strand, Waldo, Langton, Moreland and Fairbanks.


Corvallis: We experienced our first real wintry weather last night with a little freezing rain in some areas, that could extend, mixed with rain, into the morning. Otherwise rain, with a high of 45 and a low tonight of 40. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: The area will be experiencing a wintry mix for the next few days. Snow, freezing rain and rain will mix, with a high of 37 and a low of 30.

Newport: Just plain rain today and tomorrow. High of 52, low of 44.

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

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