OSU Today

Thursday, Feb. 19, 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.

OSU study: Ocean changes may help – or hurt- fisheries (KTVZ)

“Our modeling indicates that normally weaker upwelling toward the polar ends of upwelling-dominated regions will strengthen,” said Bruce Menge, the Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology in the College of Science at Oregon State University, and co-author of the report. (see also Environmental News Network, Science Newsline)

Can ‘Jupiter Ascending’ change the way we feel about ‘The Matrix’? (Pacific Standard)

Oregon State University film studies professor Jon Lewis shares this sentiment: “The first Matrix film came right at the end of the century … and it really captured the millennial panic,” he says.

Kathleen Prudic (The Conversation)

Katy is presently a research scientist at Oregon State University in the Department of Integrative Biology and co-directing eButterfly, a citizen science project focused on butterflies and climate change

Indigenous activist to give Pauling Lecture (Gazette-Times)

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, the author and editor of such books as “Roots of Resistance” and “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States,” is scheduled to give the 32nd annual talk in the lecture series at 7:30 p.m. March 4 in the Austin Auditorium at OSU’s LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St. Titled “The Future of the United States,” Dunbar-Ortiz’s talk is free and open to the public.

Lawmakers propose price cap on expensive textbooks (iSchool Guide)

Students and professors in Oregon are collaborating with universities to lessen the cost of textbooks. According to students, the high cost sometimes hinders them from purchasing food. Some professors volunteered to create open source textbooks for free, such as those written by Indira Rajagopal and Kevin Ahern of Oregon State University.

Newly identified risk of antibiotic overuse (Digital Journal)

New research from scientists working at Oregon State University have been looking into the side-effects of antibiotics. The focus is on the disruption caused to the beneficial bacterial that reside within the gastrointestinal system.

Backyard bird banquet (Register-Guard)

Most people do not start with a blank slate when landscaping for birds, so choose plants that fit the yard’s style — and there are many. Local nurseries can help, but another fabulous resource is the Oregon State University Extension Service — Lane County office at 996 Jefferson St. in Eugene (541-344-5859). For a list of native plants, complete with pictures, that attract fauna, see the Extension Service website at http://bit.ly/ZVnKcd.

Home cookin’, Master Gardener style (Register-Guard)

Twenty-five years of seasonal, home-cooking recipes by genuine masters of Lane County gardening are hot off the press for $15. The launch party for “When Master Gardeners Cook,” a spiral-bound compilation of more than 300 winter, spring, summer and autumn dishes, will be Thursday, Feb. 26 at the Oregon State University Extension Service — Lane County office, 996 Jefferson St. in Eugene.


NEW! Inaugural  issue of The Exchange: Please find inserted into today’s Daily Barometer the first issue of The Exchange, a student-driven publication that features pieces written, reviewed, and selected by WR121 students.  The Exchange will be published once a quarter with the exception of summer term.  For further information, please contact Tim Jensen, Director of Writing, at tim.jensen@oregonstate.edu

Forestry Book Sale: Wanting to find a book to indulge yourself in? The book sale runs all week, come and check out our selection of books, movies and DVDs for sale from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in Richardson Hall, 1st floor Knuckle from Feb. 16-20. For questions, contact christina.fierro@oregonstate.edu

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

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 continues through Saturday, Feb. 21.

Vet Med Hot Dog Sale: Vet Med will be hosting a hot dog sale from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 19. Come to Magruder Hall Lobby to enjoy two hot dogs, chips and a soda for $5 or just hot dogs for $2 each. For questions, contact david.meyer@oregonstate.edu.

SEIU503 Local 083   We wanted to remind everyone of the next monthly classified employees meeting Thursday, Feb. 19 in Room 213 of the MU. Mark Baldwin will be with us again to give an update on what is happening with the OSU Board of Trustees (otherwise known as the Institutional Board).  As many of you know, Mark has been representing classified employee interests on the board. Lunch will be served and the meeting will run from noon – 1 p.m.

CSMC Webinar: Postgraduate Career Strategies: National Labs – Panelists (Monte Helm, Pacific Northwest National Lab; Ashfia Huq, Oak Ridge National Lab; Mark Allendorf, Sandia National Laboratories) from national labs will discuss the current landscape of various national labs and the transition from working as a graduate student/post doc to working in a national lab researcher position. Panelists will answer questions regarding current expectations for recent graduates, points to consider when searching for jobs as well as their own personal experiences in making the transition from graduate school to a career in a national lab.  Webinar will be viewable in Gilbert Hall room 324 on Thursday, Feb. 19, noon.  Lunch provided.

ADVANCE for Women in Science: At the Feb. 19 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Susan Shaw will discuss the ADVANCE program, which aims to diversify faculty in STEM fields at OSU. 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.

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. 19, 2-5 p.m. Register here. Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough.

Film screening: The 2015 Corvallis Queer Film Festival screens Companions by OSU professor Dr. Juan Antonio Trujillo and The Falls by Portland-based director Jon García. Directors in attendance for Q&A. Thursday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m., at the Darkside (215 SW 4th). Free. Contact Bradley Boovy at bradley.boovy@oregonstate.edu for more information. The festival is sponsored by  multiple OSU organizations.

Ghanaian Dance and Music Performance: As part of Black History Month, the Lonnie B Harris Black Cultural Center and the Oregon Multicultural Archives (OMA) invites you to come see a performance featuring Okropong of the Obo Addy Legacy Project, performing traditional Ghanaian dance and music using a variety of drums. The event is free and open to the public and takes place Thursday, Feb. 19,  7-8:30 p.m. in the MU Lounge.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Dancing with the Faculty: Dancing with the Faculty is a collaborative fundraising event between several College of Engineering and College of Science student groups and organizations, featuring the dancing talents of students and faculty across both colleges. It will also be featuring performances from the OSU Elite Dance Team and PowerChord, OSU’s premier co-ed acappella group. Admission is free, and the audience chooses the winner(s) for 50 cents a vote, with an unlimited number of votes per person. All proceeds will to to Relay for Life. Feb. 20, MU Lounge. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Email kangchr@onid.oregonstate.edu for more information.

NEW! Taste of Africa: African Student Association is hosting a semi-formal dinner and dance in the MU Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 20. Tickets on sale in MU 112: $7 or $5 OSU students with ID (limit 2). Remaining tickets sold at the door starting at 7:30 p.m. Dinner 8-9 p.m.; dance 9 p.m.-midnight. Sponsored by SEAC, funded by ISOSU. For information or disability accommodations, contact African Student Association at ASA@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Indonesian Food Market: “Tour” and sample food from 5 Indonesian Islands in the MU Ballroom, Sunday, Feb. 22. Choose from session 1 (arrive: 6:20 p.m.) or session 2 (arrive: 7:10 p.m.). Tickets on sale in MU 112: $10 or $7 OSU students with ID (limit 2). Remaining tickets sold at the door. Sponsored by SEAC, funded by ISOSU. For information or disability accommodations, contact PERMIAS at: permias@oregonstate.edu

NEW! 2015 Biennial WRGP Dance Your Dissertation: WRGP is looking for students who want to dance (or sing or recite poetically or etc.) their dissertation or thesis March 3 at 7 p.m. at the Chintimini Community Center. If you’re interested in performing, email burchsa@onid.oregonstate.edu. Drinks provided and pot-luck snacks. $3 suggested donation at the door. All are welcome! Attendance RSVP with Jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu

Music à la Carte: Left Coast Sax Quartet, Friday, Feb. 20, noon, Memorial Union Lounge.

The Happy Sad screening: The 2015 Corvallis Queer Film Festival screens The Happy Sad. Friday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., at the Darkside (215 SW 4th). Free. Contact Bradley Boovy at bradley.boovy@oregonstate.edu for more information. The festival is sponsored by  multiple OSU organizations.

Outdoor Gear Sale & Adventure Leadership Institute Vert Fest: The Adventure Leadership Institute is excited to offer two opportunities to support your adventurous side. The Outdoor Equipment Gear Sale is occurring on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 9 a.m. in McAlexander Fieldhouse. That same day, the Vert Fest Climbing Competition occurs in McAlexander Fieldhouse and Dixon Recreation Center. This is Corvallis’ only indoor climbing competition. The event will include industry booths and demos, clinics and a bouldering competition. All students, Recreational Sports members, OSU community members and general public are welcome! Questions? Contact the Adventure Leadership Institute.

International Resource Center Grand Opening: Oregon State University will unveil the new International Resource Center (IRC) in the new Student Experience Center (SEC) Feb 21- 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.  This event will feature food from around the globe and the music of DeCajon, a Seattle based Afro-Peruvian music and dance ensemble.

2015 Winter Cultural Showcase: ISOSU and INTO OSU are partnering to host the 2015 Winter Showcase- featuring a headline performance from Monica Rojas (past ISOSU President) and DeCajon, an Afro-Peruvian troupe from Seattle. This performance will be followed by OSU students showcasing their talents.  7 p.m., MU Ballroom Feb 21.  Tickets are $5 for non OSU students, free to OSU students and available at the door.

Reading by Melissa Hart and Elena Passarello: Humans and Other Wild Animals: Melissa Hart is the author of the new memoir, Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family. Elena Passarello teaches in the MFA program at OSU and is developing a new manuscript on famous animals. Saturday, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe. Presented by Corvallis-Benton County Public Library and the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word.

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. 22 films are: 1:30 p.m.: “Boy,” New Zealand (87 minutes); 4 p.m.: “Nothing But the Truth,” South Africa (92 minutes); 6:30 p.m.: “I Have Found It,” India (151 minutes).

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! “Depression in the 17th and 18th century:” The Something Old, Something Blue exhibition showcases artifacts from the combined Horner Museum and Benton County Historical Society artifact collections, with an emphasis on the color blue.   Complementing this new exhibit, the Benton County Historical Society is hosting a 5 week lecture series, the Benton Lectures. As part of this series, Horning Professor Anita Guerrini will be presenting a lecture on “Obesity and Depression in the Enlightenment” Feb. 23, 10 a.m., Moreland Auditorium, Benton County Historical Museum.

NEW! Republican Revival: The Election of 1952, Taft, Ike, and Conservative Isolationism: A Center for the Humanities Research Fellow Lecture. Christopher McKnight Nichols, history faculty in the OSU School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, is a 2014-2015 Center Research Fellow and director of the Citizenship and Crisis Initiative. In this talk, Nichols will reveal a little-known history of the hotly-contested election of 1952 that featured Senator Robert Taft, a proponent of isolationism, and General Dwight Eisenhower, a staunch internationalist, to illuminate understanding of the changing landscape of U.S. Foreign and domestic policy. Monday, Feb. 23, 4 p.m., Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave.

NEW! Pi Alpha Xi’s Winter Seminar: Kim Hummer will be presenting a talk titled “Exploding the Myths of Plant Exploration” at 5 p.m., Monday Feb. 23 in ALS 4000. This seminar is hosted by Oregon State’s Alpha Rho chapter of Pi Alpha Xi, the national honor’s society for horticulture.

NEW! Campus forum on growth of Chinese student enrollment: The Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs is holding a roundtable discussion of a recent Inside Higher Ed article on Chinese students. This conversation will explore perspectives and strategies relating to: impacts on support services, faculty, staff, and the classroom environment and other issues Chinese students face in negotiating American university cultures. Thursday, Feb. 26, 3:30 to 5 p.m., MU 206.

Seminar: Extended-Nano Fluidic Device Technology and Its Application to Chemistry and Bio-medicine by Takehiko Kitamori, Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Engineering University of Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 20, noon – 1 p.m., Kearney 305, http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/102532/.

Two-generation approaches to poverty: A conversation: Connect with nationally recognized experts and the latest scientific evidence to inform policies that affect the well-being of children and families. C. Cybele Raver from New York University and Greg Duncan from the University of California, Irvine, will lead this discussion offered by the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, part of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. Noon-1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in HFC 115.

One World/One Health lunch seminar: Are you interested in Nepal? Working across disciplines or across cultures? Diseases of wildlife? Developing programs in higher education? Environmental, human, or animal health? Join us Feb. 20, noon to 1p.m., in ALS 4001 for our fourth OSU One Health seminar. Gretchen Kaufman from the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University will be discussing the application of One Health in the field and in the classroom. http://vetmed.oregonstate.edu/one-health-seminar

SPP Brownbag: The SPP Brownbag Series continues Friday, Feb. 20, at noon when Jenny Lin (Economics) presents “Currency Contracts and Exchange Rate Pass-Through.” The brownbag will be held in Fairbanks 304. The event is free and open to the OSU community.

Disability Studies @ OSU.  Join a group of OSU community members interested in discussing Disability Studies teaching and research, in general, and the development of a DS curriculum at OSU, in particular. Friday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. in Milam Hall 301.

School of Psychological Science Winter Colloquium: Patti Lou Watkins, psychological science, will speak on “Alternative approaches to teaching about weight in behavioral and health science classes,” Feb. 20, 4 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

Pollinator conference: Linn County Master Gardeners invite you to attend THE BEEVENT: Pollinator Conference. Learn about the current state of our pollinators and find out what YOU can do in your home landscape to support pollinator health. Saturday, March 21 at the Phoenix Inn & Suites in Albany. Cost is $25. Click here to register or call 541-967-3871 for more information.

Emergency Preparedness Workshop: You never know when an emergency will happen. Are you prepared? OSU Extension Service-Lane County Master Food Preservers will be presenting an Emergency Preparedness Workshop focusing on food and water storage on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the OSU Extension Service office, 996 Jefferson in Eugene (enter on 10th at the ramp).  Pre-registration is requested. Cost of the class is $20 which includes hardy snacks and handouts. More information and registration form is available on the OSU Extension Service-Lane County website http://extension.oregonstate.edu/land/announcements/food-preservation-baking-classes.  For questions call 541-344-5859.=

Food Drive Events

NEW! Vet Med Silent Auction: Vet Med will be hosting a silent auction during the week of Feb. 23-Feb. 27. Stop by Magruder Hall Lobby throughout the week to make a bid on any items you enjoy! Please bring any donations you may have to Katie Larsen in the Dean’s Office, 200 Magruder Hall. For questions, contact katie.larsen@oregonstate.edu

Vet Med 50/50 Cash Raffle: Tickets are currently on sale for just $1! Come to Magruder Hall Lobby from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.,Monday-Friday to purchase your ticket from Derrick. The winner will be determined Friday, Feb. 27 and will receive 50% of all money raised with the other 50% going to the Food Share. For questions, contact katie.larsen@oregonstate.edu

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

Book fundraiser: There is now a Barefoot Books fundraiser to support the 2015 OSU Food Drive. Visit the web site and explore the books, puzzles, CDs, and puppets that support diversity, community, heath, nature, and storytelling.  20% of sales go to the food drive. http://frolickingbarefoot.com/ A table selling the books at specific times on campus will be arranged soon. please contact naomi.hirsch@oregonstate.edu if you have ideas for the mobile bookstore.

Food Drive BBQ: In honor of Printing and Mailings 125th year of service to the OSU Community P&M is hosting a BBQ at our Cascade Hall location. Friday, Feb. 20, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Burgers, hot dogs, and vegetarian options are available. Entry is $5 with 100% of the proceeds benefit the Linn-Benton Food Share. For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

M&M Guess Jar!: Come and guess how many M&Ms are in the Jar! Please stop by the 4th Floor of Snell Hall from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout February to make a guess. A donation is required for each guess made. A minimum of $1 donation to guess up to any amount! Donations need to be given to Lisa (Room 436) or Olivia (Room 401) prior to filling out short form and placing in box. For questions, contact lisa.butler@oregonstate.edu

Graduate School Raffle: Prizes include Dinner and a Movie- GCs to American Dream Pizza and Carmike; Dinner for 2 at The Old Spaghetti Factory; Handmade OSU beanie and Scarf; Handmade wool socks; ‘Movie Night at home’ 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. 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

News for Employees

NEW! Art vendors sought: The Memorial Union Program Council invites you to apply for OSU Moms and Family Weekend Art Festival on Saturday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The art festival takes place on the Memorial Union Brick Mall. We are accepting new vendor applications through Feb. 27. To apply: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/mupc/spring-events/moms-and-family-weekend/art-festival-vendor-info  For more information contact Jessica Hammock Jessica.hammock@oregonstate.edu and Sarah Sutton sarah.sutton@oregonstate.edu.

Difference, Power, and Discrimination (DPD) Academy Applications:  Faculty applications are currently being accepted for the DPD Academy scheduled to be held the weeks of June 15-19 and June 22-26.  The DPD Academy facilitates focused and productive engagement with contemporary, multidisciplinary scholarship on difference, power, and discrimination; critical pedagogies; and curriculum transformation.  Both individual and team applications are welcome.  For more information and/or to apply, visit the 2015-16 DPD Academy web page.  Deadline:  March 13.

Do you commute from Lane County to Corvallis? You’re invited to a carpool/vanpool informational meeting, noon-1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, in the MU Journey Room 104 with FREE lunch! Learn about the opportunities, benefits, and how to save by carpooling/vanpooling. Join the OSU Sustainability Office and Cascades West Rideshare to learn more. RSVP to alaina.hawley@oregonstate.edu by Feb. 25.

Wood engineering students make bottle openers: A new class in our Wood Science & Engineering department is launching a product. Throughout 10 weeks, these students utilize modern manufacturing principles to successfully design, prototype, market, produce, and deliver tangible products, and this term they’re making bottle openers from a 125-year-old walnut tree with an unique heritage.  The bottle openers are available for pre-order and will be completed by finals week of this term! To see the entire process and to join them in this experience, visit averyopeners.com!

Production Facility Moving: Printing and Mailing Services is moving their main production facility. This move will start in mid-March and finish in mid-April.  The facility will be moved in stages and there is currently no anticipated downtime. For more information please visit printmail.oregonstate.edu or contact Kiara Goldtrap at Kiara.Goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

Recreational Sports Winter Half Term Memberships Now Available for Purchase: It’s never too late to get active! Recreational Sports is excited to support your health and wellness goals! Consider purchasing a half-term membership to Recreational Sports, valid from date of purchase until March 27. The cost of a half term membership is only $41 (faculty/staff/associates/affiliates/dependents) and $34 (student affiliates/dependents). Did you know that you likely qualify for a wellness reimbursement? Contact Ali Casqueiro, Membership Coordinator, for a personal tour of Recreational Sports facilities or with questions.

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.

Traffic and Maintenance

Jefferson Way West: On Friday, Feb. 20, Parking Services will be shutting down 27 spaces on Jefferson Way West, lot #3372 (View Map) for equipment delivery to the Hinsdale Wave Research Lab.

Snell elevator: Due to replacement of hoist cables and re-grooving the driver, the main elevator in Snell Hall will be temporarily shut down Friday Feb. 20, at 5:30 p.m. thru Sunday evening, Feb. 22.


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

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.

Operating Systems-Network Analyst, Competency Level 3 – Information Services Telecommunication invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Operating Systems-Network Analyst, competency level 3 position. Posting # 0013920. Closes Feb. 20.

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.

International Sponsored Student Advisor – International Student Advising and Services (ISAS) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Sponsored Student Advisor position. Posting # 0013864. Closes Feb. 27. For Full Consideration, apply by Feb. 23

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.

Office Specialist 1 – TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program invites applications for full-time, Office Specialist 1.  Posting #0013867. Closes Feb. 27.

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.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Admissions Customer Service Representative.  This position will support the Office of International Admissions in providing high level customer service, maintaining the standards and integrity of the Office of International Admissions, and sustaining an efficient admissions process. This is a full-time position, paying $12 per hour, and a full benefit package.  For more information or to apply, please visit: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15999042 Please apply by March 1.

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.

Academic Wage Appointment – Hourly: On-Call Librarian. The OSU Libraries invites applications for two part-time (0.49 FTE) 12-month, Academic Wage Appointment- Hourly: On-Call Librarian positions to fill in on the Reference Desk. These appointments will not exceed 89 working days in a calendar year. Posting #0013934. Closes Mar. 2.

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 March 2.

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 March 2.

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 invites applications for a full-time Parking Manager. Posting # 0013902, Closes March 4.

Office Specialist 2 – The General Agricultural/Agricultural Education office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0013751.  Closes March 5.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Student Support Advisor.  This position acts as a first point of contact for student issues that involve multiple departments within the INTO OSU Center.  The Advisor works closely with administrative and academic staff to ensure that students receive appropriate case management and that staff time is utilized efficiently.  Maintains official records, and implements administrative policies. Handles problems and non-routine situations by determining the approach or action to take and interprets guidelines, procedures, policies and practices. This is a full-time position, with an annual salary range of $31,000 to $34,000 and a full benefit package.  For more information or to apply, please visit: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=16018382 Apply by March 6.

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.

Evening/Weekend Events Manager – University Conference Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Evening/Weekend Events Manager. Posting #0013832.  Closes March 10.

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.

Marketing Assistant Director: The OSU Alumni Association is seeking a Marketing Assistant Director. Download this PDF to view the full position description. To apply send resume and cover letter to osualum@oregonstate.edu by March 20.

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.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – The Food Science and Technology Department in the College of Agricultural Sciences invite applications for an Assistant Professor (Practice), 9-month, full-time, (fixed-term, 1.0 FTE), position located in Corvallis.  Posting #0013904.  Closes April 1.

Assistant Professor-Plant Pathologist Oregon State University’s  Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center invite applications for an Assistant Professor, full-time (tenure-track  1.0 FTE) position located in Central Point.  Posting #0013895.  Closes May 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 (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: Happy Chinese New Year! A slight chance of showers tonight and tomorrow, otherwise cloudy today with a high of 55 and a low of 42. Partly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 54, low of 29. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Slight chance of showers today, high of 53, low of 43. Partly sunny tomorrow.

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

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