OSU Today

Monday, Nov. 17, 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.

Outside Oregon’s population centers, rural economies still have much to recover (Oregonian)

“Every place was affected to some extent by the downturn,” said Bruce Weber, an economist and director of Oregon State University’s Rural Studies Program. “A lot of the story today is about which places are resilient and which are not.”

Battling Ebola: it’s been a long road for professor, biotech company (Democrat-Herald)

A professor at Oregon State University and the Corvallis company he’s been associated with for decades have developed a drug that could be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus. (See also Register-Guard)

Oregon Best helps build commercial market for biochar (Ag Professional)

Funding from Oregon BEST is enabling Walking Point Farms, LLC to collaborate with Oregon State University researchers to test the efficacy of coating seeds and soil amendments with biochar, a soil additive derived from the pyrolysis of woody biomass. The move could lead to larger-scale carbon sequestration, boost yields of winter wheat while increasing the pH of depleted soils and improve survival rates of native seeds planted following wildfires.

We hunt predators but we can’t say why (Jackson Hole News & Guide)

Author John Vucetich is a well-known Midwest wolf researcher and conservation biologist at Michigan Tech University; Michael P. Nelson is on the faculty at Oregon State University. In their paper they examine why large carnivores — which possess undeniable ecological value — are hunted.

Why butterflies spots change from season to season (Salon)

Eyespots are a more visual example of this change. “Eyespots are conspicuous, they draw your attention and are thought to be used by many animal species to avoid death or attack, by either startling or confusing the predator,” said Oregon State University biologist and study author Katy Prudic, in a statement. “Many insects have eyespots, which suggests they are an important adaptation.” (see also Digital Journal)

Oregon State officials issue statement regarding Brenda Tracy, will review university’s response to 1998 rape allegations (Oregonian)

Oregon State officials have issued a statement in response to John Canzano’s recent article about Brenda Tracy, a woman who has stepped forward and broken her silence 16 years after allegations that she was sexually assaulted by Oregon State Beavers football players in 1998.

Moods and seasons (Psych Central)

Carolyn Aldwin, director of the Center for Healthy Aging Research in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University and others found that for nearly 1,300 older men who participated in the study, those who identified few everyday hassles lived longest. Nearly half of the men who said they had a mid-range number of hassles had died by the end of the study. But of those who reported a high number of everyday stressors, 64 percent died. (see also Elle Magazine)

OSU alum talks of role on “Grimm” during campus appearance Tuesday (Gazette-Times)

Portland actress Laura Faye Smith, an Oregon State University alumus, will speak about her role in the Portland-produced TV series Grimm during an appearance scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Withycombe Lab Theatre on campus.

Sharing your home with hitchhiking stink bugs? Here’s how to boot them (Oregonian)

“They’re unmistakable because of the stinky, irritating odor when they’re crushed,” saidVaughn Walton, an entomologist with Oregon State University Extension Service. “They move from wild host plants to our gardens and then in large amounts into our homes. That’s when people get really upset. Bugs inside freak people out.”


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/.

Reflections on Study Abroad Poster Session – Italy, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic: Through poster/video presentations, you’ll learn about Exploring World Agriculture Agri-Trekking in Italy; Cuban Culture, Society and Politics Today – From Revolution to Globalization; and the Beavers Without Borders service learning program, all of which took place last summer.  Nov. 17, noon to 2 p.m., MU 206. For more information, contact Julie Walkin, Julie.walkin@oregonstate.edu

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.

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.

Center for the Humanities Lecture:  Ray Malewitz, 2013-14 Center Research Fellow, and faculty in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film, will discuss the presence and purpose of animals in Western literary narratives and ask, Can Literary Animals Have Agency? on Monday, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m., in the Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Avenue.

Immigration 101 (for faculty & staff): Immigration 101 is a presentation about an international student’s experience with U.S. immigration laws. It depicts a student’s journey from his home country to his/her educational institution in the U.S.  Basic immigration concepts will be introduced, as well as an outline of the immigration regulations that students are required to follow while in the U.S. Mon., Nov. 17, 4 to 5 p.m., ILLC 450. For more information, contact Cynthia Cox, Cynthia.cox2@oregonstate.edu.

International Education Week Kick-Off with ISOSU’s International Coffee Hour: Celebrate the start of International Education Week with food and live set DJ by Psyborg and an opportunity to mingle with exchange students, study abroad returnees, International Degree majors and International Cultural Service Program participants. Nov. 17, 4:30-6 p.m., MU Lounge & International Resource Center,  For more information, contact Julie Walkin, Julie.walkin@oregonstate.edu.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Recovery open house: The Collegiate Recovery Community will be hosting its first Open House of the 2014-2015 academic year on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from noon to 5 p.m. in McNary 125. Our student members are in recovery from various substance abuse issues and are committed to living life free from alcohol and drugs. The event is open to anyone in the Corvallis community who is in recovery, who is an ally to recovery, or anyone who is just curious about collegiate recovery.

NEW! 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.

NEW! Celebrating Fulbright Reception: This event is to honor and recognize members of the OSU community who are or have been involved with the Fulbright Program, one of the premier international educational exchange programs, now in its 68th year.  Wed., Nov. 19, 2-3:30 p.m., MU Journey Room. For more information, contact Adria Buncal, adria.buncal@oregonststate.edu.

NEW! Be Heard: “Be Heard” is an open session created with everyone in mind knowing that as global citizens, we are being impacted by many humanitarian crises including war, natural disasters, and health epidemics in our world. Whether you’re an international student, faculty or staff or a domestic student with ties to a foreign country, this hour is for you to be heard. Wed., Nov. 19, 4 to 5 p.m., ILLC 450/452. For more information, contact Manbeena Sekhon, Manbeena.sekhon@oregonstate.edu.

Thorsness retirement: Please join us as we honor Brian Thorsness for his 32+ years of service to OSU at a retirement gathering on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 3 to 5 p.m. at the Memorial Union LaRaza Room 208.

International Fair: A trip around the world, but without the jetlag! The INTO OSU International Fair, hosted in the International Living Learning Center, gives participants the chance to learn more about the diversity of cultures represented at Oregon State University. Stop by and sample food, write your name in a different language or observe the traditions of a dozen different cultures! Free and open to the public. Nov. 18, 6:30-8 p.m., ILLC. For more information, contact Casey Glick, casey.glick@oregonstate.edu

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Supporting LGBTQ+ active duty service members, cadets and veterans.  Beth Zimmerman from CAPS will be joining us in discussing military history and present human rights supported for LGBTQ+ service members, prospective service members, and veterans. This will be held on Nov. 19 from 10 to 11 a.m., in the MU Board Room.

NEW! Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs Round-Table: Wed., Nov. 19, noon to 1:30 p.m., MU Journey Room, OSU currently offers more than a dozen short-term faculty-led study abroad programs that facilitate unique learning opportunities in more than 15 countries. Faculty and Staff (both experienced and new) are invited to join us for a brown-bag lunch during International Education Week to share program models, what preparation is involved, and the challenges and rewards for faculty and students. For more information, contact Julie Walkin, Julie.walkin@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Department of Fisheries and Wildlife fall seminar: Ed Bowles, Fish Division Administrator, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Salem, will speak on “Oregon’s Coastal Conservation Plan: A Walk on the Wild (and Hatchery) Side,” Nov. 19, 4 – 5 p.m., Nash 206.

NEW! International Collaborative Problem-Solving: HE and PCMI @ OSU: MU Journey Room, Learn about OSU’s new Humanitarian Engineering program and the newly expanded Peace Corps Master’s International programs, both of which are designed to build a legacy of international collaboration amongst global professionals for sustainable solutions and community building. Wed., Nov. 19, 4 to 5 p.m.  For more information, contact Kendra Sharp, Kendra.sharp@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Immigration 101 (for faculty & staff): Immigration 101 is a presentation about an international student’s experience with U.S. immigration laws. It depicts a student’s journey from his home country to his/her educational institution in the U.S.  Basic immigration concepts will be introduced, as well as an outline of the immigration regulations that students are required to follow while in the U.S. Mon., Nov. 17, 4 to 5 p.m., ILLC 450.  For more information, contact Cynthia Cox, Cynthia.cox2@oregonstate.edu.

Learn about Canvas on Tuesday Nov. 18, 9-10:50 am. Webinar training for all OSU instructors and staff on using Canvas. Attend the webinar from any computer with an Internet connection, or come to Kidder 202 to watch with colleagues. No password or registration needed; just click the webinar link and enter your name a few minutes before 9 a.m. The webinar will be recorded and available for one month following the event. Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough

OSU SciComm Brown-bag: Science and Story. Kevin Ahern and Pat Kight will present Tuesday, Nov. 18, noon – 1 p.m., LPSC Seminar room 402. More info. http://bit.ly/osuScicomm

Improving Service to International Students at OSU: A Storytelling Workshop to Examine our Biases: The Campus Coalition Builders invite you to a Lunch and Learn session to examine our biases that can get in the way of better serving OSU’s International student population.  The workshop is designed as a storytelling workshop and provides an opportunity to make a personal commitment to improving our aspiration for a more globally welcoming climate at OSU. Nov. 18, noon to 1:30 p.m., MU 206, The workshop is open to students, staff and faculty.  For more information, contact Rachael Weber, Rachael.weber@oregonstate.edu

TAC Workshop: Countdown to Canvas, with Lynn Greenough (TAC).  In this workshop we will cover the basic course layout and tools in Canvas, and provide hands-on help to instructors on adding course content and setting up assignments, tests and the grade book. We support working with migrated content, course templates, and building sites “from scratch.” Tues. Nov. 18 2-3:50 pm. Location:  Bexell 120. 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/1Cnic75

Horticulture departmental seminars: Patty Skinkis, associate professor, OSU horticulture, will speak on “Grapevine yield management: A story from the vine’s perspective,” Nov. 18, 4 p.m., ALS 4000.

OSU-Cascades Science Pub: Oregon State University – Cascades continues its Science Pub offerings with a presentation by Adam Schultz, a professor of geology and geophysics in OSU’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.  Schultz will present “In Hot Water: Investigations Beneath the Earth’s Surface Using Electromagnetic Methods” on Tuesday, Nov. 18 in Father Luke’s Room at McMenamins in Bend. Networking and food and beverage service begin at 5:30 p.m., and the presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. Free but reservations required.  Space is limited to 100 guests.  To register, visit  http://www.osucascades.edu/sciencepubs.

Tsoo King public lecture: Ed Chapman, University of Wisconsin Department of Neuroscience, will speak on “New wrinkles in Botox use-traveling into the brain,” Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., LPSC 125.

Spirituality in Physician-Patient Relationships:  Do questions of spirituality and religious meaning arise in physician-patient interactions?  Should physicians participate in prayers or other religious rituals?  Join a panel of four local physicians who will address the treatment of the physical body and its spiritual and religious implications.   Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., in the MU Journey Room.

Public Outreach Meetings: All are welcome to attend the OSU District Plan Public Outreach Meetings that OSU is hosting Dec. 4 (noon-1:30 p.m., at MU Multipurpose Room #13 and 7-8:30 p.m. at  Chintimini Senior and Community Center). The results of the feedback received at the OSU District Plan Open Houses in October will be summarized and shared, along with progress updates and other relevant information regarding development of the District Plan.  Contact David Dodson for more information at 541-737-8503.

News for Employees

NEW! Library alert: Check-out or renew your research materials before Thanksgiving break.  A library account freeze will occur on Sunday, November 30 as OSU Libraries transition to a new library system. Transactions at the Circulation desk will be processed manually during the freeze, but online accounts and catalog items may not reflect real-time information during the migration. More information about the change is available.  Please ask us for help by phone, on chat or in person.

NEW! The Source: The Fall edition of The Source, OSU College of Agricultural Sciences’ e-newsletter, is now available at this link. This edition brings stories of many great things to celebrate in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

NEW! Native American readers needed: Waylon Lenk of State University of New York and member of the Karuk Tribe will be on campus winter term directing readings of two plays by First Nations dramatists Yvette Nolan and Drew Taylor.  The readings will take place in the winter term at the Native American Longhouse (NAL) Eena Haws. Native American readers are being sought. You do not have to be an experienced actor, just willing to learn and share your time. Contact Natchee Barnd, Natchee.Barnd@oregonstate.edu or Charlotte Headrick cheadrick@oregonstate.edu.

Search Advocate training: Four Search Advocate full-day workshops are now available.  Be prepared to work with search committees by completing this workshop covering strategies to enhance validity, fairness, and diversity in the search process.  Instead of requiring the typical two-workshop series (totaling 10 hours), this workshop is a single day ( 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., breakfast and lunch included).  Register at the OSU Professional Development website http://oregonstate.edu/training/index.php for one of the following offerings: Dec. 1 in Clatskanie, Dec. 15 or 17 in Corvallis, or Jan. 9 at North Willamette Research and Extension Center.  Questions?  Contact Anne Gillies anne.gillies@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-0865.

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.

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.

OSU Contract Services and Procurement – Request for Customer Feedback: The Contract Services and Procurement units within Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) have extended the date for the online surveys through Nov. 14. Please provide your valuable feedback through the surveys, one for Contract Services and one for Procurement. If you’ve worked with both units, please fill out the survey for each unit. We appreciate your feedback on your experience working with us

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


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

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 Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Accountant 1 position. The department will begin review of applications in the University’s Accountant 1 pool on Nov. 21.  Interested parties should apply to posting #0013180 no later than 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 20.

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.

The College of Veterinary Medicine seeks a full time Animal Attendant for employment in the Small Animal Hospital.  Posting #0013346. Closes Nov. 25.

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.

Property Specialist 2 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for a full-time, 10-month Property Specialist 2 position.  Posting # 0013350.  Closing date is Dec 1.

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 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 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 Dec. 3.

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.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure track, Assistant Professor of Applied Genomics and Bioinformatics position. Posting #0013285. Closes Jan. 25, 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.


Corvallis: “Since golden October declined into sombre November / And the apples were gathered and stored, and the land became brown sharp points of death in a waste of water and mud.” ~ T.S. Eliot. It’s more of a frosty, glittery November so far this week. Sunny and 45 today, with a low tonight of 22. Sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today with a high of 36 and a low of 12. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Sunny with a high of 50 today and a low tonight of 36. Sunny tomorrow.

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

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