OSU Today

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

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.

Mercury levels rising in Pacific yellowfin tuna, study says (Los Angeles Times)

Yellowfin is more often sold to consumers in steak form, but is used in small amounts in canned “light” tuna, which is mostly skipjack, according to SeafoodHealthFacts.org, an academic coalition based at Oregon State University. The FDA has found slightly higher levels in “white” or albacore tuna, but still below one part per million.

OSU marching band takes a ride on the Portland MAX train (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University pride was running high in Portland on Friday afternoon as President Ed Ray presented his State of OSU speech to a crowd of more than 720 attendees. Meanwhile, a downtown Portland MAX train was filled to the brim with nearly 200 OSU marching band members who were on their way to share a little Beaver pride with the folks at the Oregon Convention Center. (see also FOX Carolina, KLTV, KSLA)

OSU president takes aim at economic inequality in State of University speech (Oregon Business)

Ed Ray advocated for lessing regulations and boosting state coffers Friday when he delivered his State of the University speech. The Oregon State University president took aim at politicians during his speech, according to the Portland Tribune.

Is your surgeon focused on your or his smartphone? (Bend Bulletin)

Three years ago, researchers at Oregon State University-Cascades and Oregon Health & Science University collaborated on an experiment to test the impact of distractions on residents during a simulated gall-bladder surgery. When the researchers interrupted surgeons with a cellphone ringing or someone asking about complications with a previous patient, eight out of the 18 surgical residents made serious errors. Only one of the 18 made an error when there were no distractions.

Sexism: The Original Sin of the Church (Huffington Post)

Raushenbush recommends a new book by Rev. Dr. Susan Shaw called Reflective Faith: A Theological Toolbox for Women. The book offers readers to consider for themselves the role of women in the church and in scripture in an easy to read style.

ACEC Oregon fetes Project of the Year (Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon)

Oregon Health and Sciences University and the Oregon University System, which own the project, made it clear from the earliest stages that they wanted the teaching and research facility to earn a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating. But the Interface team was well aware that laboratory buildings tend to require substantial energy and water – two areas that are critical for earning a rating in the green building program.

Promising technology to aid cancer (The Clinical Services Journal)

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new way to selectively insert compounds into cancer cells – a system that will help surgeons identify malignant tissues and then, in combination with phototherapy, kill any remaining cancer cells after a tumour is removed. The findings, published in the journal Nanoscale, have shown success in laboratory animals.


Snowma’am Selfie Contest: Check out the 5th annual scrap sculpture to kick-off RecycleMania, located in the Memorial Union Quad Monday through Friday this week. Take a selfie with this snowma’am made of disposable coffee cups and post on social media to be entered into a daily prize drawing. Learn more on Campus Recycling’s website.

Hot Dog & Chili Lunch: Integrative Biology will host a lunch from 11:30 am-1:30 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Come to 3029 Cordley Hall for a hot dog and/or bowl of homemade chili. You can also cast a ballot for your favorite chili with a generous donation! Suggested donation is $3-$5. For questions, contact durrellt@science.oregonstate.edu

NROTC Soup Lunch: Come and enjoy lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3, hosted by the NROTC Unit at OSU in the Naval Armory. There will be a variety of soups, drinks, and desserts. Prices range for each item- a bowl of soup will be $3.50 per bowl. For questions, contact leijad@onid.oregonstate.edu

Iranian artist reception: The Little Gallery, World Languages and Cultures at Oregon State University is hosting a reception for “Boundaries of Thoughts,” an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Iranian artist Sahar Fattahi.  The reception will take place at The Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall, Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 3:30-5:30 p.m.  The exhibition will continue until March 31.  The Little Gallery is open to the OSU community and general public Monday-Friday, 9-5.

NEW! Assessing Climate Change Effects on Natural and Cultural Resources of Significance to Northwest Tribes: Samantha Chisholm Hatfield, Tribal Liaison/PostDoc Research Associate Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, will speak on  her work with elders and members of three Native American tribes in the Northwest who were interviewed to discern what cultural changes they had noted in response to environmental changes. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 3:30 p.m., Burt 193.

The Arab World in Disarray: Daniel W. Bromley, professor emeritus of applied economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will discuss how the recent Arab Spring is just a localized version of the widespread economic and political turmoil present around the world. He speaks Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7 to 8 p.m., in the International Living Learn Center Room 115.

OSU Chamber Ensembles Concert:  Double Reed, Horn and Low Brass Choir. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe, Corvallis.  $8 in advance, $10 at the door. OSU students free with ID.  K-12 youth free with one paid adult admission.  Advance tickets available on line only at tickettomato.com

Upcoming Events

NEW! OSU Chamber Ensembles Concert:  Sax, Trombone and Brass Choirs, Thursday, Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe, Corvallis.  $8 in advance, $10 at the door. OSU students free with ID.  K-12 free with one paid adult admission.  Advance tickets available on line only at tickettomato.com

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.

OSU Chamber Ensembles Concert:  Flute, Clarinet and Trumpet Choirs . Wednesday, Feb. 4, 7:30  p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe, Corvallis.  $8 in advance, $10 at the door. OSU students free with ID.  K-12 free with one paid adult admission. Advance tickets  available on line only at tickettomato.com

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Nonprofit Opportunities Fair: Join us for the 9th Annual Nonprofit Opportunities Fair! Meet representatives from over 50 local and national nonprofit and government organizations representing a wide variety of fields who are seeking OSU volunteers, interns, and employees. Network and learn more about the many opportunities available in the nonprofit and public service fields. Feb. 4, noon-3 p.m., MU Ballroom.  Breakout sessions: 10 – 11 a.m., International Service in MU 208; 11 a.m.- noon, Marketing Your Service Experience in MU 206; noon – 1 p.m. Pursuing a Nonprofit Career in MU 208.More information: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/fair.

NEW! Winter 2015 Water Resources Seminar Series: Research & Careers in Water Resource Engineering: Dorthe Wildenschild, Oregon State University: School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering | Optimizing Capillary Trapping of CO2 for Safe Storage and Prevention of Groundwater Acidification. Wednesday, Feb. 4, 4 – 5 p.m., Peavy 242.

NEW! Approaches to International Water Conflict Resolution and OSU’s Contributions:  Aaron Wolf  of CEOAS will discuss conflict and cooperation over shared water resources internationally and in the US West, as well as OSU’s role in facilitating water conflict resolution. Wednesday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.

NEW! “Welcoming Diversity: Valuing the Differences Among Us” workshop: Join the OSU Campus Coalition Builders for this day-long workshop.  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. Feb. 5, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., MU 206 Details:  http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/101321/.  Pre-registration required:  http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/register-campus-coalition-builders-workshops.

NEW! Reducing alcohol use among students: At the Feb. 5 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Robert Reff of Student Health Services will discuss efforts to curb alcohol use among OSU students. 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.

NEW! “De-extinction and Synthetic Biology:Rescue or Boondoggle?”:  Presenters include: Susan Haig, ornithologist, USGS/ OSU Fisheries and Wildlife; Luis Campos, Associate Professor of History of Science, University of New Mexico; Carrie Friese, Lecturer in Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science; and George Estreich, writer, blogger for Biopolitical Times.  More details here.  Thursday, Feb. 5,  2 p.m., Memorial Union, Journey Room.

NEW! “Sex and gender in biomedical research”:  Stacey Ritz, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Medical Sciences will present the second lecture in the Phronesis Lab Philosopher, Scientist, Citizen lecture series with a talk about the integration of sex and gender considerations in basic experimental biomedical research..   More details here.  Thursday, Feb. 5, 2 p.m., Milam Hall, Room 301.

NEW! TAC Webinar: Collaboration Tools in Canvas. Canvas has many features to encourage student interaction. We’ll take a tour of Groups, Collaborations, Discussions and Conferences. Questions and ideas are welcome! Thurs. Feb. 5, 2-2:50 pm. Register here: http://bit.ly/1xGIUZO Questions about the webinar? Contact Lynn Greenough.

NEW! Department of Fisheries and Wildlife RAFWE Plenary seminar:  Mary Power, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Faculty Manager, Angelo Coast Range Reserve, University of California at Berkeley, will speak on a topic to be announced, Feb. 5, 3 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center.

NEW! Food Science and Technology Faculty Seminar: Emily Ho, Professor and Endowed Director of Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health, will speak on “About the OSU Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventative Health.’ Thursday, Feb. 5 from 3:30-4:30 p.m., 132 Wiegand Hall.

NEW! How resilient are you? Professional Faculty Leadership Association presents a professional development session on “Resiliency” by Glen Fahs, leadership facilitator for Cascade Employers Association and lead facilitator for the international Resiliency Center. Feb. 17 in the Memorial Union, Horizon Room from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm. Registration: $25/PFLA Members and $40/Non-Members (registration fee includes lunch). Click here to register. Information: Susan Atkisson, Susan.Atkisson@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-1762.

NEW! Library workshops: You have one last chance for Winter term to learn to capture, manage and cite your research sources with Zotero (Feb. 9) or EndNote (Feb. 12). And it is never too late to think about your research data or developing your data management plan? Learn to manage it effectively and efficiently with Intro to Data Management (Feb. 10). Registration is encouraged but not required:  http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

NEW! “Discovering the Scientist Within” workshop at OSU for middle school girls: This free workshop for middle school girls for encouraging the pursuit of careers in science and engineering will be held on Saturday, March 7, from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.  Pre-registration is required. For information, visit http://oregonstate.edu/dept/cosey/dsw or call 7-9424.

Providing employee feedback: As a supervisor or manager, giving effective, regular feedback to employees is essential to competent performance and efficiency. Attend this free workshop on Feb. 4 to learn about tools and processes to increase your success in providing employee feedback. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/session_view.php?sess_id=2815 to enroll.

Foster care lecture: On Wednesday, Feb. 4, Oregon State University – Cascades Assistant Professor Brianne Kothari will present an It’s in the Bag lecture titled “The Need for Research and Community Involvement in Foster Care,” an exploration of how research suggests that safety and permanency are not sufficient factors for ensuring the well-being of children in foster care. Free registration online at http://www.osucascades.edu/lunchtime-lectures.   Lectures take place from noon to 1 p.m. in Cascades Hall, room 117-118.  Audience members are asked to pick-up a free parking pass from the main office before parking.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar:  Daniel Bikle, UC San Francisco, will present a seminar “The vitamin D receptor as a tumor suppressor in skin,” on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

3D Printing Workshop: Check out 3D printing Feb. 4, 4 to 5 p.m., Autzen Classroom, Valley Library, and learn how you can get started with this really cool technology. View the full workshop series offerings at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Climate Change and Vulnerable People seminar: Dan Bromley, Professor Emeritus of Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will give a lecture on the “Climate Change and Vulnerable People: Assessing threats to the world’s poor” on Feb. 4 from 4-5:20 p.m., Bexell 328.

Chemistry Undergraduate Mentorship and Empowerment Undergraduate Research Workshop:  Are you interested in becoming an undergraduate researcher?  Having problems getting into a lab? ChUME is hosting an informal workshop with Professor Paul Cheong to answer all the questions you ever had about undergraduate research but didn’t know who to ask. Wednesday, Feb. 4, 5 p.m., Linus Pauling Science Center Room 402.

Approaches to International Water Conflict Resolution and OSU’s Contributions: Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, Sponsored by the Marys Peak Group of the Sierra Club. Aaron Wolf  of CEOAS will discuss conflict and cooperation over shared water resources internationally and in the US West, as well as OSU’s role in facilitating water conflict resolution.

Music workshop: OSU is hosting the 2015 Semper Fidelis Music Workshop at the LaSells Stewarts Center on Feb 11, 8 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.  The Semper Fidelis Music Workshops are free for students. Register at http://app.getacceptd.com/semperfidelis. For information: 503-550-7026.

Lab Hazard Awareness Training: This safety training is required for all OSU employees who are not lab employees but may need to enter a lab in the course of their work.  Examples would be trade workers, IT workers, or administrative personnel.  The course assists personnel to become familiar with lab hazards,  lab warning signs and labels, and general and specific protective measures. Refresher training is required every three years. Thursday, Feb. 12, 10 – 11 a.m., in the Oak Creek Building room 201. Pre-registration is encouraged: submit name and OSU ID# to radiationsafety@oregonstate.edu.

Willamette Startup Weekend: 36 hours of food, beverage, & brainstorming. Hacker/hipster/huckster this is the event you’ve been dreaming of. WSW is an event that helps take a concept and turn it into a startup in one weekend. Assemble a team & funding, develop your product/service, build marketing/sales, proven leaders/mentors on site.  Feb. 6-8. For details. Early bird pricing ends Jan. 31. Buy Tickets.

Supervisor training: Registration is open for the Feb. 10 and 11, “Core Curriculum for OSU Supervisors and Managers” course. If you are a new or experienced supervisor and have not taken this course, it will make your work easier with collective bargaining information, policies, procedures and helpful resources. Register at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=3.

Food Drive Events

NEW! Crockpot Cook Off: Bring your favorite crockpot dish and see if you’ve got a winner. The cook off is from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5 in Hovland 09. $5 per entry or $3 to taste and vote for your favorite. Hosted by the AMBC. For questions, contact at april.cummings@oregonstate.edu.

ASC Candy Guess Jar: Love candy? Good with numbers? Swing by the Academic Success Center in Waldo Hall during the month of February from 8 am-5 pm to “guesstimate” the amount of candy on display. Guess correctly and you win the whole jar! Suggested donations to guess are $1 ($1 = 4 pounds of food!), but we will gladly accept any amount. For questions, contact whitney.colby@oregonstate.edu

Prettiest Pet Contest: Do you think you have the prettiest pet? Enter the Grad School’s 4th Annual Prettiest Pet Contest! Feb 2-27. Costs $1 or 1 food item to enter a picture of your pet! All photos of animals welcome. Cast your vote with a cash donation or food item in 300 Kerr Admin. Bldg. from 8 am-5 pm. For questions, contact michelle.lacrosse@oregonstate.edu

UHC Smoothie-thon: During the Month of February, the University Honors College Student Association will be selling smoothie cards that contain one free small smoothie, and eight $3 medium smoothies to Jamba Juice. 50% of the proceeds benefit the Linn Benton Food Share. To purchase or for questions, contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

UHC Pizza-thon: The University Honors College will be selling coupon sheets that contain a free small pizza, a free pizza with the purchase of a large pizza and more at Papas Pizza from Feb. 2-16. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Linn Benton Food Share. To purchase or for questions, contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

FERM Soup Lunch: Really hungry, but don’t want to drive across town for lunch? Come enjoy some soup from noon-1 pm in Richardson Hall, 2nd floor Knuckle on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Prices are $3 per bowl, or $5 all you can eat soup and bread. Desserts sold separately. For questions, contact madison.miller@oregonstate.edu

News for Employees

Beaver Yearbook Moving Sale: All 1908-2011 Beaver Yearbooks, $5 each (picked up). Subject to stock on hand. Available 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday in 210A MU East/Snell Hall. Questions? Contact Kami Hammerschmith at 541-737-6379.

MLS research study: On Feb. 4, OSU will participate in the Multi-Institutional Survey of Leadership (MSL) research study. The MSL is an international research study focused on understanding the influences of higher education in shaping socially responsible leadership capacity and other leadership related outcomes. The MSL is one of the largest studies of college student leadership. OSU is only one of 250 campuses worldwide who will participate in the upcoming 2015 study. Only 4,000 undergraduate OSU students will be invited to take the MSL and will be entered to win gift cards worth of up to $500. Students must check their OSU email for the link to take the survey. Organizers will update the campus community at: oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/your-voice-matters

General Research Fund (GRF) Spring 2015: The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the GRF Spring 2015 solicitation. The intent of the GRF program is to enable faculty to carry out scholarly, creative work that should lead to the pursuit of other funding sources, or promote the development of scholarly activities. Program description and application: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/generalresearchfund. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline for submission: Feb. 2.


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

Advanced Practice Clinician- NP/PA– Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant.  Posting #0013622. Open until filled.  For full consideration, apply by Feb. 2.

Veterinarian. The Lab Animal Resources department at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a part-time (.25 FTE), 12-month, academic wage-salary Veterinarian position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0013787. Closes Feb. 6.

Accountant 2-  Oregon State University (OSU) The VP for Research invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Accountant 2 position. Position #0013753.  For full consideration please apply by Feb. 6.

The University Administrative Business Center (UABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Finance Coordinator (Accounting) position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Business Center Manager. Posting #0013725. Closes Feb 6.

Library Technician 2. This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Library Technician 2 position for the OSU Libraries and Press at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0013678. Closes Feb. 6.

The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty, Regional Administrator position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. A tenured professorial appointment may be considered with this position.  The region assigned will be Coastal Oregon which will cover Clatsop, Columbia, Lincoln, Tillamook, Coos and Curry counties.  Posting #0013578.  Closes Feb. 6.

The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing invites applications for two tenure-track, 9-month, full-time (1.00 FTE) faculty positions (Assistant Professor rank) in the area of Complex Systems in the Life or Environmental Sciences. Posting #0013430. Closes Feb. 6.

Executive Assistant to the Dean – The Office of Graduate School Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Executive Assistant to the Dean position. Posting #0013744. Closes Feb. 9.

College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Academic Advisor Consultant position.  Posting # 0013756, closes Feb. 10.

Assistant Manager-Dining – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant Manager position for Dining Services.  Posting #0013612. Closes Feb. 10.

Special Programs Coordinator – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Special Programs Coordinator position. Posting #0013811. Closes Feb. 20.  For full consideration, please apply by Feb. 13.

International Student Advisor – International Student Advising and Services (ISAS) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Student Advisor position. Posting #0013792. Closes Feb. 13.

Human Resources Consultant 2 – The Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Human Resources  Consultant 2. Posting #0013788.  Closes Feb. 13.

Temporary Food Service Worker 1– Extension/4-H Youth Development program invites applications for two temporary, (75.0 FTE),  Food Service Worker 1 positions located at the 4-H Conference and Education Center in Salem.   Posting # 0013799. Closes Feb. 15.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension 4-H youth development, invites applications for a part-time, (.50 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Maupin.  Posting # 0013765. Closes Feb. 18.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension 4-H youth development, invites applications for a part-time, (.50 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in The Dalles.  Posting # 0013757. Closes Feb. 18.

AMBC – Newport Business Office Manager – The Agricultural Science and Marine Science Business center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Newport Business Office Manager position. This position is located in Newport, Oregon. Posting #0013751. Closes Feb. 19.

College Alumni Relations Director – Alumni Relations invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, College Alumni Relations Director position. Posting # 0013617. Closes for full consideration Feb. 20

Vice President for Research   – The Office of the Provost/Executive Vice President invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Vice President for Research.  Inquiries, nominations, and applications are confidential and should be directed to Sharon Tanabe or Emy Peña at Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates – (562) 360-1612; stsearch@storbeckpimentel.com (Code: OSU VPR). Closes Feb. 20.

Oregon State University Extension Service (OSUES) and the College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) invites applications for a full time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position: 70% Extension, 25% Research and 5% Service. This position is located at the Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center (HAREC) in Hermiston OR. Posting #0013741.  Closes Feb. 28.

Assistant Professor (practice)– Oregon State University Extension Service and the College of Agricultural Sciences invite applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice, full-time, (fixed-term, 1.0 FTE), position located in Baker City.  Posting # 0013404. Closes Feb. 28.

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.

The University Honors College invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Consultant-Academic Advisor position. Posting # 0013808.  Closes March 1.

International Admissions Manager – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Admissions Manager position. Posting #0013696. Closes March 1.

Academic Advisor – College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor position.  Posting #0013786.  Closes March 2.

Senior Graphic Designer – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior Graphic Designer. Posting #0013797. Closes March 8.

The Oregon State University Foundation, located in Corvallis, Oregon has a job opening for the position of Gift Accounting Specialist.   This position is responsible for performing all functions related to gift processing, including data entry, banking, and receipting.  To be considered for this job opportunity, please send cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s  application electronically to Fran Judy, Senior Human Resources Coordinator.

The Oregon State University Foundation (OSUF) is seeking a successful computing professional to assist the Foundation in building a best-in-class technology program that ensures top-line customer service.   Assistant Director, Information Technology Services (ITS) To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s application to Patricia Kenney, Senior Director, Human Resources.

The Oregon State University Foundation has a job opening for the position of Office Administrator and Executive Assistant in the Portland Center, located in downtown Portland, Oregon.  Reporting to the Associate Vice President (AVP) for the Portland Center, this position will ensure efficient office operations, provide executive support to the AVP, and provide direct assistance in fundraising and engagement activities.  Submit your cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s application to Patricia Kenney, Senior Director, Human Resources.

Traffic and maintenance

Learning Innovation Center: As part of the Learning Innovation Center (LInC) Project, Jefferson Way will be closed from 30th Street to Sackett Place (View Map) on Monday, Feb. 2, from 7 – 9:30 a.m.,  so that a lowboy trailer can pick up a small crane from the LInC site and remove it. Flaggers will be onsite to direct all vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Street parking may be affected sporadically.

Batcheller: As part of the Batcheller Hall Walkway Improvements, the south entrance of the building will be closed from Jan. 23-Feb. 3, to replace the entrance walk and concrete pad for bicycling parking. Bike parking will be temporaily relocated to the adjacent lawn. The building can be accessed via Covell Hall or the stairs from the north side.

Fairbanks: As part of the Learning Innovation Center (LInC) project, the sidewalk between Fairbanks Hall /Women’s Building and APCC/Austin Hall (View Map) will be closed Jan. 21 – Feb. 6, so that it can be removed and the new fire lane can be put in place.

Hovland sidewalk: As part of exterior improvements between the Women’s Building and Gilmore Hall, the sidewalk between Hovland Hall and the Women’s Building will be closed through Feb. 9. Additionally, tree work will occur in this area. Pedestrian traffic and ADA access to the buildings affected will be directed with appropriate signage.


Corvallis:  “I don’t like the word ‘strong,’ because a strong character is never an interesting character. A character is made interesting by their vulnerabilities and their weaknesses.” ~ Helen Mirren. Rain today, high of 52, low of 42. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Rain today, high of 48, low of 36. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Newport: Rain today, high of 52, low of 44. Chance of rain tomorrow.

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

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