OSU Today

Thursday, February 12, 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.

Using a fancy treadmill desk won’t help you lose weight (Marie Claire)

Researchers at Oregon State University had a group of overweight and obese office workers try treadmill desks for three months, and measured their daily step count and general physical activity. They found that treadmill desks help you get active, but not by a whole lot. (see also DiscoverySafety + Health)

Town hall on war to air on “Think Out Loud” (Gazette-Times)

“The core idea really is to get a community conversation going about the current state of the U.S. and its world conflicts,” said organizer Christopher McKnight Nichols, who teaches in the School of History, Philosophy and Religion at Oregon State University.

College textbook prices soar, hurting students burdened by tuition, debt (Oregonian)

Professors write open-source textbooks that students access for free. “Biochemistry Free & Easy,” by Oregon State University professors Kevin Ahern and Indira Rajagopal, has been downloaded 114,000 times worldwide since August 2012.

Sold out TEDxOregonStateU event can be viewed online (Gazette-Times)

Interested persons still can watch the event on streaming video at www.oregonstate.edu/TEDxOregonStateU. Click on “Live Stream,” starting at 6 p.m. as the event begins.

Identifying population of mentally ill ‘frequent flyers’ first step to reducing police contact (Phys Org)

dentifying the population of people with mental illness who have frequent contact with police could help law enforcement officials and community agencies allocate limited resources to those with the highest needs, new research from Oregon State University indicates.

Antibiotics not only kill gut bacteria but also affect nutrient absorption (Health Site)

The findings of a new  study have further strengthened this fact, where it says that the impact of antibiotics on the gut of an animal is broader and more complex than previously thought. The study carried out at Oregon State University also says that long term use of antibiotics have far reaching effects.

Cherry trees shrink along with labor pool (Capital Press)

A worker with both feet on the ground can collect up to 170 pounds of cherries per hour, compared to 100 pounds if he’s frequently moving and climbing ladders, said Lynn Long, extension horticulturist at Oregon State University.

Oregon State University Open Source Lab hosts 160 projects (Open Source.com)

The South California Linux Expo (SCALE) is an annual event aiming to provide educational opportunities on the topic of open source software. This is SCALE13X, and prior to the event I caught up with one of the speakers, Emily Durham, who will give a talk called Human Hacking. Emily is currently finishing her final year in computer science at Oregon State University (OSU), where she is the student systems engineer at the OSU Open Source Lab.

Student competition draws light to non-native species (Statesman Journal)

Partners in the competition include the Oregon State University Watershed Invasive Species Education Program and Oregon Sea Grant’s Watersheds and Water Resources.


Farmers Market: Come to Integrative Biology in 3029 Cordley Hall from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12 to purchase home-baked treats, canned pickles & jam, hand crafted items, houseplants, and more! For questions, contact durrellt@science.oregonstate.edu

OSUF Silent Auction: Register for FREE on Handbid.com or download the smartphone app. The auction is open to all OSU employees and will last two days starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12 and closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13. Auction time will be extended by 15 minutes for individual items in the event of a bidding war. Happy Bidding! For questions, contact katie.chandler@oregonstate.edu

Open Labyrinth Walk: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. Feb. 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Dixon Rec (Multipurpose Rm 1).

TAC Workshop: Welcome to Canvas. This two hour hands-on workshop is for instructors and TA’s who are ready to set up their courses in Canvas. We will cover course layout, assignments, quizzes, communication tools, the gradebook, and how to organize your course material. Attendees are invited to stay for an additional hour of assisted and individualized course development support. Location: Bexell 120. Thursday Feb 12, 9 a.m. – noon. Register here.Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough.

Lab Hazard Awareness Training is being offered to OSU employees on Thursday, Feb. 12, 10-11 a.m. , in the Oak Creek Building room 201. 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. Pre-registration is encouraged: submit name and OSU ID# to radiationsafety@oregonstate.edu.

A Seedbed for Startups: At the Feb. 12 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, John Turner of the OSU Advantage Accelerator and College of Business will discuss support for new research-based companies. 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.

Dessert Tasting: Attention dessert lovers! Come try a variety of homemade desserts in Hovland 09 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 12. Cost is $5 per person. Hosted by AMBC & CAS Admin. For questions, contact april.cummings@oregonstate.edu

Canada study abroad: The course directors for the 2015 Canada study abroad program will hold an open information session for anyone interested in participating in the experience on Feb. 12, from 1 – 2 p.m. in Fairbanks Room 304.  For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/soc204/plazad/Canada2015/canada2015.html

Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Departmental Seminar: Daniel Schlenk, Professor of Aquatic Toxicology, University of California, Riverside, will present his seminar “Climate-Change Induced Salt-water Intrusion to Agricultural Areas of California: Toxicological Impacts on Salmonid Susceptibility to Pesticide Toxicity”- at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, in ALS 4001.

NEW! Faculty Senate: The Feb. 12 Faculty Senate agenda, and related materials, is attached. The meeting will be in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall from 3-5 p.m. Faculty may remotely participate by accessing the instructions at http://cs.oregonstate.edu/~mjb/fswebex. Please note that WebEx, rather than Webcast, is now being used for remote participation, so the instructions have changed; depending on the device used, downloading an app may be necessary. Senators are reminded to sign in with their real name so that attendance can be accurately reflected.

Starker Lecture Series:  Author Jack Nisbet will speak on “Every Reason to Hope: David Douglas and Pacific Northwest trees,” 3 p.m., Feb. 12, 107 Richardson Hall.  Immediately following  the lecture Lois Leonard, producer of Finding David Douglas; Richard Hermann, co-author of Douglas-fir: The Genus Pseudotsuga and Jack Nisbet will be on-site selling and signing their books, 4:45 -6 p.m., 1st Floor Knuckle. For more on the Starker Lecture Series: http://starkerlectures.forestry.oregonstate.edu/

Multifaith Faculty Panel Presentation: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. The panel takes place from 3 – 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, in the MU Horizon Room.

NEW! TedX Live Stream: Those who missed out on tickets for tonight’s sold-out TedXOregonStateU conference will be able to watch it live online. Users should go to: www.oregonstate.edu/TEDxOregonStateU and click on “Live Stream.” The live stream will be available beginning at 6 p.m. The conference, with a theme of disruption, is scheduled to run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Speakers include a producer of the television show “Xploration Outerspace;” a winner of the fashion design competition “Project Runway;” a former war correspondent; an information technology executive; and an Oregon State student involved in cancer research.

Understanding The Purpose of Life: The Plan of Salvation: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m., MU 211.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Music à la Carte: David Rogers and James Edwards, period music on original 19th century guitars. Friday, Feb. 13, noon, Memorial Union Lounge.

NEW! Lunar New Year at Arnold: Come celebrate Lunar New Year with us through culturally inspired cuisine!  University Housing & Dining Services will be hosting a week-long celebration of the Chinese New Year at Global Fare in Southside Station at Arnold.  The celebration begins Sunday, Feb. 15 and continues through Saturday, Feb. 21.

NEW! Royal Road screening: The 2015 Corvallis Queer Film Festival screens The Royal Road. Monday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., at the Darkside (215 SW 4th). Free. Visit “Corvallis Queer Film Festival” on Facebook for trailers, schedule, and other details. Contact Bradley Boovy at bradley.boovy@oregonstate.edu for more information. The festival is sponsored by  multiple OSU organizations.

One Billion Rising Corvallis – One Billion Rising is a global initiative to end violence against women. Feb. 14, Memorial Union Ballroom, 1-4 p.m., become a part of a local initiative with a global impact. We will drum, dance and RISE for gender equality. ALL are Welcome! FREE Admission. Facebook Event Page #1billionrisingcorvallis.

China Night Ticket Sales: Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Chinese Association on Saturday, Feb. 14 at LaSells Stewart Center. Dinner: 5:30-7 p.m.; Show: 7-9 p.m. Tickets now available in MU 103 (10 a.m.- 6 p.m.) or online – $10.50 general admission or $8.50 for OSU Students with ID (limit 2). Sponsored by Student Events and Activities. Funded by ISOSU. For disability accommodations or more information, contact: caofosu@gmail.com

The 2015 Crossroads International Film Festival: The annual festival features six engaging films from around the world. Screenings are each Sunday in February at the Darkside Cinema in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. Admission is $6 per film and discounted festival Passports are available for $30, each Passport entitles the holder to six tickets for the price of five. For more information on how to order Passports, contact crossroadsosu@gmail.com. Feb. 15 films are: 1:30 p.m.: “I Have Found It,” India (151 minutes); 4 p.m.: “Instructions Not Included,” Mexico (115 minutes); 6:30 p.m.: “Boy,” New Zealand (87 minutes)

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! “Is the US at War?  What does war look like today?”  Join us for a Corvallis ‘Town Hall’  discussion on War and the United States of America.  We will begin with an all-star panel discussion that will explore how the US and the world  have responded to various types of threats.   Then it’s your turn to stand up and let your citizen voices be heard!     Dave Miller, the host of Oregon Public Broadcasting’s “Think Out Loud,” will moderate the discussion, which will be recorded for broadcast at a later date.  More details here.  Monday, Feb. 16, 6 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second Street, Corvallis.

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 noon – 1:30 p.m. 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.

Anthropology Tan Sack Series: Utah Valley Univ. Assoc. Prof. of Anthropology Joylin Namie, director of Drinking Gold, a documentary film exploring the confluence of plastic surgery, religion, and popular culture among Mormon women in Utah, will lecture on the ways Mormon women employ surgery to fashion a mainstream, yet simultaneously Mormon, identity using the visual language of the body. The talk, “‘In the World, but Not of the World’: The Paradox of Plastic Surgery among Latter-day Saint Women in Utah” will be in 201 Waldo Hall at noon Friday, Feb 13.

College rankings talk: The SPP Brownbag Series continues Friday, Feb. 13, at noon when Allison Hurst (Sociology) presents “College Rankings: Reproducing Privilege or Transforming Lives.” The brownbag will be held in Fairbanks 304. The event is free and open to the OSU community.

Biotransformation Processes in Micro-scale Structures: Fulbright Visiting Scholar Polona Žnidaršič Plazl, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, will discuss her research in microfluidics for biocatalytic synthesis (Read more here). She will speak on Feb. 13 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Microproducts Breakthrough Institute, Hewlett-Packard campus.

Food Drive Events

NEW! BEE Bake Sale: Biological and Ecological Engineering is hosting a bake sale in Gilmore Hall 116 116 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 16. $1 or one non-perishable food donation gets you your choice of a baked item! Each non-perishable food item is good for one baked good! For questions, contact jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Rummage sale: Hunt for treasures at the Office of News & Research Communications’ annual Food Drive sale. Books, movies, baby clothes, sewing notions, art, holiday items, and much more.   Feb. 16-20, Kerr Admin fourth floor lobby.

Valentines Silent Auction: Goodies and gifts for Valentine Day. Come and give generously from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Richardson Hall, 2nd floor Knuckle on Friday, Feb. 13. For questions, contact michelle.maller@oregonstate.edu

College of Forestry Waffle Bar: Breakfast is served! Join us for a waffle bar 8-9:30 a.m. in Richardson Hall, 2nd floor Knuckle on Friday, Feb. 13. Buy 1 waffle for $3 or 2 for $5. Fill your plate with all the toppings you can fit. For questions, contact jessica.king@oregonstate.edu

Quilt Raffle: Come to the 2nd floor Help Desk in Peavy Hall to purchase raffle tickets from 8 am-5 pm from Feb. 13-27. Ticket prices are $1 for 1 or $5 for 6. For questions, contact terralyn.vandetta@oregonstate.edu

Graduate School Raffle to benefit the OSU Food Drive: Prizes include Handmade OSU beanie and Scarf; Handmade OSU pillowcases; Handmade socks; Movie Nite pack; Dinner and a Movie pack; and MORE! $1 or 1 food item per ticket or 6 for $5!  Pick up your raffle tickets and drop off your donations in 300 Kerr Admin Bldg and sneak a peek of the prizes! Winners will be chosen at the conclusion of the Food Drive event and will be notified via phone or email. For more info: michelle.lacrosse@oregonstate.edu

Folding for Food: Why just give money to the OSU Food Drive when you could fold it into tiny clothes! CPHHS is filling a clothes line with dollar bill origami “clothes” for the food drive during the month of February. Check the internet for examples and instructions, and then come hang your folded bills on the line in Milam room 101 from 8 a.m.-noon or from 1 – 5 p.m. For questions, contact susan.carozza@oregonstate.edu

Research Quilt Raffle: Beautiful queen size quilt made by local quilter, Robin Baker. The quilt is on display in the Research Office located at A312 Kerr Admin. Bldg. Tickets are 1/$1 or 6/$5. Drawing held on Feb. 27. For questions, contact mimi.poitras@oregonstate.edu

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 a.m.-5 p.m. 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 ($10) that contain one free small smoothie, and eight $3 medium smoothies to Jamba Juice. 50% of the proceeds go to the Linn-Benton Food Share. Purchase in Weniger 239 or contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

UHC Pizza-thon: The University Honors College will be selling coupon sheets ($15) 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. Purchase in Weniger 239 or contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

News for Employees

NEW! Prospective student open house: Spring Preview, an open house program for prospective and admitted students, will be in LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill on Monday, Feb. 16. There will be approximately 800 visitors on campus, which may impact parking and retail food locations.

Association of Office Personnel Monthly Merit Award Nominations: Nominations for classified or professional faculty to receive a monthly Merit Award are now being accepted. The award recognizes and encourages outstanding performance in the work place. The nominator may be anyone from the campus community. Potential qualities include great working attitude, cooperation, courtesy, creativity, flexibility, professionalism, quality of work, sense of humor, and other qualities the nominee admires. Nominations are due by Feb. 15. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition.

The Division of University Outreach and Engagement is seeking nominations for the 2015 Vice Provost Awards for Excellence. These annual awards recognize outstanding contributions by faculty and staff that significantly advance the mission of outreach and engagement. Award winners receive $1,000 provided as OSU funds in a services and supplies index and a commemorative plaque. Award categories include: service, strategic impact, program, innovation and diversity.  Submit your nomination online by Feb.17.

Apply to be a PROMISE Sponsor – The PROMISE (Professional and Managerial Internships in State Employment) program invites you to apply to host a 2015 summer intern.  The program runs from June 22 to August 28, 2015. Click here for information about hosting an intern and to apply.  For general information about the PROMISE program, visit: http://oregonstate.edu/oei/promise/.  The deadline to apply is Feb. 26.

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program.  The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for STEM graduate education training.  If interested in submitting a proposal and to be selected/approved to apply, please send a letter of intent to mary.phillips@oregonstate.edu on or before Feb. 27.  Information:  http://research.oregonstate.edu/program/research-traineeship-nrt-program

Deadline Extended: Research Equipment Reserve Fund (RERF) Spring 2015: The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the RERF Spring 2015 solicitation. The intent of the RERF program is to enable faculty to acquire, repair, renovate, or improve equipment directly used for research. Spring 2015 solicitation: preference to replacing obsolete or heavily worn equipment. Note: the program guidelines and application have been revised: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/research-equipment-reserve-fund. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Mar. 30.

Campus MATLAB Site License: The University has purchased a campus site license for Mathwork¹s MATLAB software, including MATLAB, Simulink, and a number of other software packages as well as more than 50 toolboxes. The software is now available at no cost to faculty, staff and students for use in instruction and non-commercial research, and it can be installed on university-owned or personal computers. For more details and to learn how to obtain the software, go to http://is.oregonstate.edu/accounts-support/software/software-list/matlab

Traffic and maintenance

Snell Hall: Due to the installation of a new handrail, the main elevator in Snell Hall will be temporarily shut down Feb. 15, from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.


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

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.

The Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center at Oregon State University (OSU is accepting applications to fill four part-time, seasonal  (Mid-March- Mid August) (approximately 15 – 20 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 positions. This position is located in Newport, OR. Posting #0013835. Closes Feb. 17.

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.

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.

Innovation Alliance Fellow – Academic Affairs Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Innovation Alliance Fellow position. Posting #0013863. Closes Feb. 20.  This is an internal employment opportunity.

The Office of Intercultural Student Services –Diversity Development  is currently seeking applicants for the position of Coordinator of the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Posting #0013429. Closes Feb. 20.

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.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – Business and Engineering Business Center invites applications for a full-time, Human Resources Consultant 1.  Posting #0013909. Closes Feb. 22.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.40 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Madras, OR .  Posting # 0013839. Closes Feb. 23.

Management Analyst 1 (ID Center). This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time ID Center Management Analyst 1 position for Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0013871. Closes Feb. 23.

Management Analyst 1 (Process Improvement Team). This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Process Improvement Team Management Analyst 1 position for Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0013872. Closes Feb. 23.

Education Program Assistant 2– Jackson County Extension invites applications for a part-time, (.75 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 2 position located in Central Point, OR .  Posting # 0013888. Closes Feb. 27.

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. 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. 27.

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.

Degree Clearance Manager – The Office of the Registrar  invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Degree Clearance Manager position. Posting # 0013836. Closes March 1

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.

Administrative Program Specialist – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time, Administrative Program Specialist.  Posting #0013851. Closes March 2.

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

Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) Visitor Center (VC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE),  12-month Marine Education Volunteer Coordinator. This position is located in Newport OR. Posting #0013880. Closes March 4.

Parking Manager, Transportation Services. Posting number 0013902, Closes March 4.

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.

Military and Veteran Resources Advisor – The Office of the Dean of Student Life invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Military and Veteran Resources Advisor position.. Posting # 0013881. Closes March 11.

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.

DirectorAcademic Success Center. The Academic Success Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Provost. Posting #0013858. Closes March 20.

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.


Corvallis“That which is dreamed can never be lost, can never be undreamed.” ― Neil Gaiman. Dense fog, followed by cloudy skies. High of 54, low of 41. Slight chance of rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 6o, low of 35. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy fog followed by some sun today, high of 60, low of 47. Foggy tomorrow.

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

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