OSU Today

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 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.

Gasoline now is almost as cheap as bottled water (Oregonian)

“You’re paying mostly for the marketing, a cool looking label, a more expensive glass bottle, a perception that a spring water is a healing water,” said Todd Jarvis, interim director of the Institute of Water and Watersheds at Oregon State University.

OSU touts efforts to improve rural life in Oregon (Capital Press)

Oregon State University’s commitment to improve life in rural Oregon will includes major expansion of its forestry and marine sciences programs and strengthening the statewide system of agricultural and forest research and extension stations, President Ed Ray said.

Nine startups join RAIN business accelerator (Register-Guard)

The program brings together the resources of the University of Oregon and Oregon State University; the cities of Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis and Albany; and the business communities of Lane, Linn and Benton counties.

Blueberry industry’s explosive growth prompts OSU to bring back Northwest growers, rookies to classroom (Oregonian)

The influx of new growers prompted Oregon State University — the research and training backbone of the state’s industry — to hold a school for longtime farmers and beginners planning their first crop. The event, held over March 16 and 17 on campus in Corvallis, is the first in eight years, long before organic blueberries carved a spot in the industry and the state sold 90 million tons of berries in a year. (see also Fresh Plaza)

OSU researchers attempt to decode origins of Willamette aspen grove (Gazette-Times)

This stand is a mid-valley mystery that Oregon State University forestry professor Steven Strauss and a team of researchers is hoping to solve. Using DNA research, they might be able to prove that this stand of aspen came to the area ago during the prehistoric Missoula Floods.

Exercising has more benefits than just weight loss (Digital Journal)

Researchers at Oregon State University conducted a similar study. They found people who exercise at least 150 minutes a week slept better and felt more alert during the day than those who didn’t exercise.

Interview with Marcos Kogan on the International Congresses of Entomology (Entomology Today)

Dr. Marcos Kogan is a professor and director emeritus at Oregon State University’s Integrated Plant Protection Center. In 1976, the last time an International Congress of Entomology was held in the U.S., he was one of the main speakers.

Science studio: Piezoelectronics (Marfa Public Radio)

Today’s guest, Michelle Dolgos, from Oregon State University’s Department of Chemistry sits down for a conversation with hosts, Dr. Keith Pannell and Dr. Russell Chianelli.

Volunteers needed for Benton County High School Career Convention (Gazette-Times)

The event’s sponsors include the Corvallis School District and Oregon State University’s College of Business, but students from all Benton public high schools participate in the conference.

Plant pathologist joins Hermiston ag research center (East Oregonian)

As the new extension plant pathologist at Oregon State University’s Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Frost’s job is to develop the research and programs for farmers to protect their harvest from a potentially costly outbreak.

OpenPOWER and the Power Systems Academic Initiative develops future IT skills (IBM Systems Magazine)

The Open Source Lab at Oregon State University (OSU), for example, maintains the POWER8 boxes that host the OpenPOWER Foundation. The servers run a reference version of the OpenStack software, which is a free, open-source platform for cloud computing. By accessing OpenStack on the OSU servers, members of open-source projects can port their software to the platform.

Presenting strong support of OSU-Cascades westside location (Cascade Business News)

Since 2011 Oregon State University and OSU-Cascade campus leaders have shared their vision for a future campus within the community of Bend. The process to determine the location has been inclusive and thorough as they investigated numerous site options. The site selection was aided by committee of Central Oregon’s leading real estate experts (Mike Hollern, John James, Kirk Schueler, Bill Smith and Todd Taylor) who confidentially advised campus leaders on market, price, land preparation and timing.


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.

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

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.

NEW! Be the Match Bone Marrow Drive: Help fight blood cancers by getting swabbed and see if you are an eligible bone marrow donor on Wednesday, Feb. 4 from noon-4 p.m. in the Memorial Union Room 110. Join us in trying to reach our goal of registering 110 people. Please spread the word and help us make a difference in the cancer community! For more information, contact fettigb@onid.oregonstate.edu or visit www.facebook.com/BTMOSU.

FERM Soup Lunch: Really hungry, but don’t want to drive across town for lunch? Come enjoy some soup from noon-1 p.m. 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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 

Upcoming Events

NEW! Plays by Native authors: Oregon State University’s Theatre, Ethnic Studies and Native American Longhouse, Eena Haws, in association with Waylon Lenk, present readings of two plays by Native authors: Drew Hayden Taylor’s In a World Created by a Drunken God and Yvette Nolan’s The Unplugging. Both plays will be read in OSU’s Native American Longhouse, Eena Haws. In a World Created by a Drunken God will be read on Feb. 5 at 3 p.m., and The Unplugging will be read on Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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

Lectures and Webinars

“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.

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.

“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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

“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.

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.

Food Drive Events

NEW! Change for Candy!: Pockets weighing you down? Got a sweet tooth that needs its fix? Well we have a solution for both of those! Drop off any spare change during the month of February and grab some candy from the Arts & Sciences Business Center. Full size bars available for $1 in Cordley 2042. For questions, contact stefanie.maerki@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 a.m.-5 p.m. 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

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.

News for Employees

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Fire:  Nationally since 2000, 86 fatal fires, claiming 123 lives, have occurred on college campuses (housing and work areas), in Greek housing, or in off-campus housing within three miles of campus.  Take time to review and share the Fire preparedness flyer with your family, staff, students, and friends.  Copies of the flyer can be downloaded at:  http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/resources1

NEW!  Vanpool Openings (2), Eugene to Corvallis – Faculty, staff, students: There is one opening for a full-time spot immediately and one more as of March 1 on a VRIDE Vanpool that travels M-F from Eugene at 6:45 a.m. to Corvallis arriving by 7:45 a.m., then leaves OSU by 5:10 p.m. with arrival by 6:15 p.m. in Eugene. Please contact Catherine Clevinger at 541-731-8926 for more information. The cost is $125/month.


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

Accounting Technician – Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital in the College of Veterinary Medicine invited applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE), 12 month, Accounting Technician.  Posting #0013761. Closes Feb. 6.

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.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.95 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Portland, OR .  Posting # 0013803. Closes Feb. 10.

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.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.65 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Salem, OR .  Posting # 0013805. Closes Feb. 11.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.46 FTE), Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Corvallis, OR .  Posting # 0013801. Closes Feb. 18.

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.

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.

Technical Services Coordinator – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Technical Services Coordinator.  Posting #0013815. Closes March 11.

(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 March 15.

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.

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

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: If spring rain puts a spring in your step, get ready to dance. Slight chance of rain today with a high of 56 and a low of 45. Rainy, windy weather starts tomorrow and is expected to last into next week.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of rain today, high of 54, low of 39. Rain begins tomorrow.

Newport: Chance of rain today, high of 56, low of 48. Rain tomorrow.

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

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