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Wednesday, April 22, 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.

Warming ‘blob’ causes early maturing of Oregon oysters (KGW)

The blob is producing water that is warm and the oyster hatcheries, they like the warm water,” said Oregon State University Oceanography professor Burke Hales.

OSU study: Faster way to spay cats is safe, effective (KMTR)

A study on the procedure has been published in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery by Kirk Miller, a clinical instructor with the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University, and practicing veterinarian with the Oregon Humane Society in Portland.

OSU professor presents research on climate change (The Volante)

Brook’s research at Oregon State University is helping to prove the extreme levels of greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere are unique to this time in history. Ice cores extract information on ancient climate through gas bubbles trapped in glacier ice.

OSU hosts event on getting a book published (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University is hosting its fifth Editorial Festival on Friday at the Memorial Union. The free event, part of OSU’s visiting writers series, is designed to engage students and the community in discussions about contemporary writing, publishing and media studies.

Vitamin E: A key ingredient for healthier brains? (Gazette-Times)

Here’s one thing you probably should know about Maret Traber, in her own words: “I’ve spent my whole life studying vitamin E.” It’s a bit of an exaggeration, but it is true that Traber, a professor at the Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Sciences and a principal investigator at OSU’s Linus Pauling Institute, has spent years building the case that vitamin E is essential for human health.

Older Americans with no CVD history take aspirin as preventative measure (Healio)

“Only 25% of respondents who had not had a discussion about aspirin with a provider reported regular use versus 90% of those who did. This finding is important given that aspirin is available without a prescription and decisions about its use do not necessarily involve a health care provider,” Craig D. Williams, PharmD, of the department of pharmacy practice at Oregon State University, and colleagues wrote.

Statins tenuously cost-effective for primary prevention in seniors (Physician’s Briefing)

Michelle C. Odden, Ph.D., from Oregon State University in Corvallis, and colleagues estimated the population impact and cost-effectiveness of statin therapy in adults aged 75 years and older. Data were included from trial, cohort, and nationally representative sources for U.S. adults aged 75 to 94 years. The intervention modeled was statins for primary prevention based on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol thresholds of 4.91 mmol/L, 4.14 mmol/L, or 3.36 mmol/L; presence of diabetes; or 10-year risk score of at least 7.5 percent.

New LED tech boosts Wi-Fi bandwidth tenfold (Gizbot)

“In addition to improving the experience for users, the two big advantages of this system are that it uses inexpensive components, and it integrates with existing WiFi systems,” said Thinh Nguyen, an Oregon State University associate professor of electrical and computer engineering.


NEW! You took what class where? Join Judy Dahlem from Admissions to learn more about transfer credits, concerns and FAQs. April 22, 11 a.m.- noon, Willamette East 3622 Valley Library.

Beyond Earth Day – Wednesday, April 22: Wednesday Beyond Earth Day events include the OSUsed Store Earth Day Sale noon-3 p.m.., Fair Trade Fair 1-4: p.m., in the S.E.C. Plaza, Hoo Haa 3:30-7 p.m., at the Organic Growers Club farm, “Addicted to Plastics” 5-7 p.m.,. in 100 Gleeson Hall, Peace Corps: Past, Present and Future 6-7 p.m. in 222 Austin Hall, and “Cowspiracy – The Sustainability Secret” 7-9 p.m.. at the Darkside Cinema. Learn more on the Beyond Earth Day website.

Health Inequities Symposium: Registration is now open for “Cultivating Social Justice,” presented by Student Health Service’s Health Promotion Dept. The symposium will be in the MU on April 21-22, and will include a range of topics such as food insecurity, sexual health, disabilities, chronic diseases, access to affordable health services, and violence against marginalized populations. Register online. For details about speakers, presentations and schedules, go to studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/health-promotion/health-inequities-symposium.

NEW! The Spring Career Fair is today: Meet employers and network at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

TAC Workshop: Welcome to Canvas Workshop: 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 organizing course material. Attendees are invited to stay for an additional hour of individual course development support. Location: Bexell 120. Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough.  April 22, 2-5 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/1ExJOHt

GMO talk: Steve Strauss, Distinguished Professor/OSU, will present a program entitled, “GMO Crops:  What are They, Where are They, and Why All the Fuss?”  Wednesday, April 22 from 2:30-4:30 p.m., at the OSU Foundation on 35th Street.  Sponsored by the OSURA Member Services Committee, Strauss, presenting his own views, will not speak as a university employee or represent OSU policies.

NEW! Employment for Disabled Veterans: Workforce Recruitment Program connects federal and private sector employers to college students and recent graduates with disabilities for summer or permanent jobs. This will be held on April 22,  4 – 5 p.m., in the MU Board Room.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife seminar:  Grant Thompson, Courtesy Associate Professor of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and NOAA-NMFS, will speak on “Weak-stock management of marine fishery complexes assessed imprecisely by a survey” April 22, 4 – 4:50 p.m., Nash 206.

Spring 2015 Water Resources Seminar Series: Water Sustainability and Climate: Adell Amos from University of Oregon’s School of Law will present “Water scarcity, water law, and future change,”  Wednesday, April 22, 4-5 p.m., Bexell Hall 207. 

Upcoming Events

NEW! Beyond Earth Day – Thursday, April 23: Thursday Beyond Earth Day events include Get Mugged: #CoffeeCupCoup Mug Giveaway at surprise times and locations, Sprout! 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the S.E.C. Plaza, Marion & Polk County Carpool/Vanpool Meeting noon-1 p.m. in M.U. 222 and “Growing Cities” Film Screening 6-8 p.m. in L.P.S.C. 125. Learn more on the Beyond Earth Day website.

NEW! 4Cs Tribune Month Dinner: In honor of the Centro Cultural César Chávez Tribute Month #EstamosUnidosOSU: United Through Our Roots, please join us April 23 for our annual Tribute Month Dinner at the MU Ballroom from 5-7 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Keynote Olga Sanchez will be speaking about the work and advancements made by the Centro Cultural César Chávez and its collaborators throughout the month. The evening ends with a performance by Azucar, a Eugene-based dance group that specializes in Casino, Cuban style salsa. Free and open to the public. https://www.facebook.com/cccc.osu

NEW! North Porch Café: Come join us in celebrating the Student Experience Center Grand Opening Friday and Saturday! We will be open extended hours Friday April 24, 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., and Saturday April 25, noon – 7 p.m.

NEW! Live Radio Broadcast: Come out to the MU Quad on April 24, between noon-5 p.m. for a live broadcast of Lars Larson’s radio show. Get involved and participate in dialogue related to Second Amendment Week. Hosted by the College Republicans. Sponsored by SEAC. Funded by SORCE. For more information or accommodations related to a disability, please contact Donald at handelad@onid.oregonstate.edu

NEW! Alumni Association Spring Awards:  Join us in celebrating the achievements of Sandy Campbell (College of Science), David Andersen (College of Business) and Ken Johnson during the OSU Alumni Association’s Spring Awards celebration on April 24.  For more information: www.osualum.com/springawards

NEW! Gamma Alpha Omega Quinceañera: Celebrate the 15th Birthday of Gamma Alpha Omega at OSU. Dinner/keynote (6 p.m. -8 p.m.), dance featuring DJ Kirkwood (8 p.m.-10 p.m.), April 25, MU Horizon Room. Free for OSU students with ID, no tickets required (non-students: $5 at the door). Sponsored by SEAC. Funded by SORCE. For information or accommodations related to a disability, contact Courtney at calleros1993@yahoo.com.

NEW! Cambodian Cultural Event:  Join Cambodian Students Association 7-9 p.m. on April 25 (doors: 6:30) for “Voices of the Fields” in the MU Ballroom, featuring dinner, skit, and traditional dances! Tickets available at SEC Info Desk: $5 general admission/free for OSU Students with ID (limit 2). Sponsored by SEAC. Funded by ISOSU. For information or accommodations related to a disability, contact Amanda at tepa@onid.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Fung Bros Comedy: APASU presents The Fung Bros for a night of stand-up comedy and music! April 26 in the MU Ballroom, 6-8 p.m. (doors 5:30 p.m.). Free/no tickets required! Sponsored by SEAC. Funded by SORCE. For information or accommodations related to a disability, contact leewin@onid.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Food Chains Film Screening & Dialogue: Feeding the Nation at Any Cost: Come join us for a Food Chains film screening and dialogue on food justice and farmworker’s rights, April 28, 6 p.m. MU Horizon Room. One of the producers, Smriti Keshari, will be joining us along with representatives from community organizations (PCUN, First Alternative Co-op, and more) working for a more equitable food system and farmworkers’ rights.

NEW! OSU Child Development Center Open House: Come to the OSU Child Development Center and see what we’re all about during our open house Monday, May 4, at Bates Hall. Visit and play in the classrooms, meet instructors and more! While the children enjoy a puppet show and story time, parents can learn important information about the center. Light refreshments provided. For open house times and more information, contact hunts@orst.edu or kathleen.mcdonnell@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Behind the Oregon Legislature: The Oregon State University Alumni Association, Government Relations and the Political Science Program invite you to Behind the Oregon Legislature, a collaborative event designed to inform OSU students and alumni about career and volunteer opportunities with the Oregon legislature, May 7 in Salem. Panelists from the Oregon Legislature will be in attendance to share their experience and advice for prospective job seekers / volunteers and answer any career related questions. Go to www.osualum.com/ORLeg for more information and to register.

NEW! Procurement Presents OSU Supplier Showcase 2015: Stop by LaSells Stewart Center on Thursday, May 28, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.. This updated event for faculty and staff is focused on our Buy Orange contracted vendors as well as MWESB, QRF and local Corvallis businesses. See a list of participating vendors plus additional information at fa.oregonstate.edu/pacs/supplier-showcase. Attendee registration is not required this year – just mark it on your calendar and stop by for valuable information, vendor presentations, and a chance to win door prizes.

Growing Cities: OSU’s Food in Culture and Social Justice Program, Student Sustainability Initiative, and Slow Food Corvallis present a free screening of Growing Cities, a documentary film about the urban farming movement.  Film starts at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 23 in the Linus Pauling Science Center, room 125.  A panel discussion with filmmaker and urban farmers will follow screening the screening.

Student Experience Center grand opening: A celebration for the SEC will take place April 24-25 with a series of events. The celebration starts Friday, April 24, with an open house from 2-5 p.m. that includes presentations and recognitions from 2 to 3:30 p.m. It continues Saturday, April 25, with a carnival from noon to 9 p.m., an open house from noon to 5 p.m., and a “Best of OSU” concert series from 5 to 9 p.m.

Asian & Pacific Cultural Center: Join the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center for our Grand Opening ceremony on April 29  at 3:30 p.m. as we celebrate our new location in the heart of campus.   As part of the celebration Ring of Fire in Marketplace West will feature a culturally inspired menu for lunch and dinner April  27 to May 1.  The APCC will also be celebrating its 25th year as part of the campus community. The Grand Opening will lead into Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage month.

Scholars’ Insights Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) research competition: Graduate students are invited to register by April 22, for this fun event challenging graduate students to advance a compelling presentation on their thesis or project topic and its significance in just three minutes, with prizes up to $1,000. Events will be held May 6 all day at the LaSells Stewart Center.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Cortisol: A Missing Link For Understanding Prenatal Nutrition and Birth Outcomes: Brietta M Oaks, MPH, Ph.D, will speak April 23, 11 a.m.-noon, 115 Hallie Ford Center.

NEW! Occupational Ergonomics: From Computer Tablet to Semi-Trucks: Jeong Ho “Jay” Kim, Ph.D, will speak April 23, 2-3 p.m., 115 Hallie Ford Center.

NEW! Leading statistician to discuss “Probability and the Oregon Lottery” The Department of Statistics will host a seminar on understanding the probability of winning the big jackpot and the purposes of lotteries. Ron Wasserstein, Executive Director of the American Statistical Association and an expert on state lotteries, will deliver the seminar entitled, “Probability and the Oregon Lottery” April 24 at 3 pm in Owen Hall.

NEW! Editorial Festival: OSU’s Visiting Writers Series will host its fifth Editorial Festival on Friday, April 24, in the Memorial Union. This year’s theme is writing and publishing a first book. At 4 p.m., professional writers and editors Geffrey Davis, T Clutch Fleischmann and Nina McConigly will participate in a roundtable discussion about how their first books came to be. At 7:30 p.m., the authors will give readings from their first books. Both events are in the MU Journey Room.

NEW! School of Psychological Science Spring 2015 Colloquium Series: Jamie Naylor will speak on “Learning to attend: The influence of gain vs. loss on attention capture for younger and older adults,” April 24, 4-5 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

NEW! Farmer to Farmer Networking: Talking Cover Crops: Join us on April 30 from 3-5 p.m. to look at increasing soil fertility and improving soil health and biology by using cover crops.We’ll discuss which cover crops grow well in the Willamette Valley for building biomass and sequestering carbon. This tour is for any farmer on any size farm wanting to learn more about building soil heath utilizing cover crops. There is no cost to attend, but an RSVP would be appreciated to reserve your spot.  RSVP on-line at http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/southern-willamette-valley-program/farmer-farmer-networking-talking-cover-crops

Data management workshops:  In preparation for your upcoming survey research, check out Intro to Qualtrics and/or Advanced Qualtrics  (April 23) and get your robust survey underway. Check out the full session descriptions at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Nuclear Environments: Join us for an interdisciplinary discussion with four scholars whose work explores the multifaceted dimensions of the nuclear industry at 4 p.m. or come early at 3 p.m. for refreshments and a special display of nuclear related artifacts and documents created by the Special Collections and Archives Research Center.   Sponsored by the Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative at Oregon State University.   Join event on Facebook.    Thursday, April 23 at 3 p.m., Valley Library, 5th Floor – SCARC.

WIC Spring Lunch Series:  Adapting and Internationalizing the Writer’s Personal Profile in a WIC Course. Faculty are invited to the third of four WIC Spring Lunches Friday, April 24, noon-1 p.m, Milam 215.  Tracy Ann Robinson, designer of the WPP, and André Habet, SWLF, will discuss customizing the tool to support student writing skills development, program assessment needs, and modifying it to be more inclusive of diverse student demographic issues.  Register by noon on April 23.

UAV program expansion: A session for the OSU community to discuss some of the newest plans, and seek further input and involvement from the campus community, will be held on Monday, April 27, in the Memorial Union, Room 213, from 10-11 a.m. Anyone affiliated with OSU is welcome to attend.

Science lecture to pique scientific and mathematical curiosities: Mathematics Professor Edward C Waymire will present the 2015 F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Lecture, “Blending Scientific and Mathematical Curiosities” on April 28, 6:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center. The lecture seeks to engage audience members by sharing an enthusiasm and curiosity about natural phenomena from science when phrased in mathematical terms. Waymire promises a lecture that is less about lessons on Brownian motion, stochastic calculus or statistical physics, and more about insight into their scope in math and science.

Hugh Kearns workshops: Back by popular demand, the Graduate School will host Hugh Kearns from Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia to present workshops for graduate students and advisors/mentors: 7 Steps for Success- April 27, 9 – 11:30 a.m., MU 206; Feedback: Asking for it, getting it, and responding to it- April 27, 1 – 3:30 p.m., MU 213; Turbocharge your Writing- April 289 – 11:30 a.m., MU 213; and Communicating the Impact of your Research- April 28, 1 – 3:30 p.m., MU 213.

Microsoft PowerBI seminar for OSU: Learn how Power BI supports OSU’s trans-disciplinary approach for collaborative research and can help you get more out of your data. Hear how Power BI works together with Excel to provide a self-service analytics solution, May 1, 9-1130 a.m. For more info and to register, visit powerbi.bus.oregonstate.edu. Sponsored by: The College of Business and Microsoft.

PFLA Workshop – Exploring the Mechanisms of Unconscious Bias, presented by Figure 8 Consulting. $15/Members, $20/Non-Members. Thursday May 7,  at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Search Advocates may receive Continuing Education Credits, if attending this workshop. Refreshments will be served. Click HERE to Register. For additional information, please contact Susan Atkisson.

News for Employees

NEW! Zombie alert: Humans versus Zombies, a student-led activity, will be taking place Friday Oct. 24, 12 a.m., through April 30, 11:59 p.m., on the grounds of campus.  This outdoor-only tag game features teams of students as humans and zombies, all wearing identifiable head and arm bands with the letters HVZ on them.  Players will be carrying brightly colored Nerf toy blasters.  Game moderators will be wearing identifiable arm and headbands.  Any students or staff with concerns should contact Campus Public Safety non-emergency number, 541-737-3010.  Students participating in this event are also asked to stop what they are doing if a campus community member requests them to do so. For more information  email mods@osundead.com or visit the HVZ website at www.osundead.com.

NEW! Volleyball Classic: On May 8-10, OSU will host the annual Willamette Volleyball Classic.  This youth/club tournament will utilize six facilities on campus, including Truax, Gill, Dixon upper & lower gyms, Indoor Tennis Pavilion, Langton Hall gym, and McAlexander Fieldhouse.  Play begins at 6 p.m., on Friday night (Truax only), and expands to all facilities on Saturday and Sunday (8 a.m., start both days).  Parking lots around Gill & Truax will be crowded that weekend.  Please contact Cody March (Director of Operations, OSU Volleyball) at cody.march@oregonstate.edu with any questions.

NEW! HR newsletter: The latest edition of the OSU HR Newsletter Serving People Needs at OSU is now available at: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/newsletters. The newsletter provides interesting articles from the Office of Human Resources and other “people” services and a special section to recognize our newest employees and say farewell to our departing colleagues.

Women of Achievement/Student Leadership nominations: The Women’s Center invites nominations for our two annual awards: Women of Achievement and Student Leadership. Use the following links to learn more about each award and the nomination process: Women of Achievement; Student Leadership Award.  Nominations Due: Friday, May 1.  This year’s award ceremony takes place May 26 in the MU Journey Room.

SLI is hiring: We need your help to recruit qualified applicants for our 2015-2016 student staff teams in Student Leadership & Involvement.  We’re hiring over 60 positions available across the department.  For more information, and to apply, visit: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/jobs. Application deadline for most positions is April 27. Check individual position hiring timelines for specific deadlines. Students may apply for multiple positions.

Safety Contract Classes & Kits: Commit to keeping our Beaver Nation safe and healthy by becoming certified in CPR, First Aid and AED and by preparing your home and office space with a first aid kit. Recreational Sports is excited to extend safety class offerings and first aid kit sales to the OSU Community. Learn more about the Recreational Sports Safety Program and make a commitment to supporting health, safety and wellbeing in our campus community.

Momentum: Read College of Engineering stories that celebrate the impact of giving in the latest issue of Momentum! These gifts and many others like them help the college fulfill its mission of transforming lives and enhancing society through impactful education and research.

Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Sessions:  The OSU dietetic interns and the Moore Family Center are offering free 60-minute nutrition counseling sessions.  Appointments are available on Fridays during spring term on April 24, May 15, May 22, May 29, June 5, and June 12, with appointment times between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.  The sessions can count toward you 2015 HEM activities.  Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

Traffic and Maintenance

Valley Library: As part of the Bell Tower Project, pedestrian access will be impacted intermittently on the walkway east of The Valley Library between Jefferson Way and Pioneer Place, May 2 – May 8  (View Map).  The fire lane will remain open.

Hovland: As part of exterior site improvements, the walkway between Hovland and Gilmore will be closed to pour fire lane sections and pave the parking lot areas through early May. Access to the bike canopy and the fire escape on Gilmore will be maintained (View Map).

Cascades Hall: As part of the Cascades Hall renovation project, portions on the Cascades Hall Parking lot will be closed April 13,  through September 2015 (view map) For more information on this project, contact Rick Freeman at 541-231-5368.


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

Medical Aide – Oregon State University, College of Veterinary Medicine’s Teaching Hospital is seeking a full-time Medical Aide position. Required qualifications include six months providing support in a health care facility.  Posting #0014259.  Closes April 23.

Administrative Program Specialist – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time (1.0 FTE) Administrative Program Specialist position in Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs at OSU. Posting #0014461. Closes April 24.

Faculty Research Assistant – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a part-time (0.49 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant for the vegetable cropping systems program. Posting #0014468. Closes April 24.

Office Specialist 2 – The College of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0014395.  Closes April 25.

Education Program Assistant 2 – The Extension Service Wasco County Office is seeking to fill one part-time, 0.80 FTE, Education Program Assistant 2 position in The Dalles, OR. Posting# 0014416. Closes April 27.

Contract Officer – Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs is seeking a Contract Officer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0014492. For full consideration apply by April 28; closes May 30.

Purchasing Analyst 3 – Capital Projects Contact Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Purchasing Analyst 3 position. Posting #0014326. Closes April 29.

Faculty Research Assistant – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant for the hazelnut breeding and genetics program. Posting #0014478. Closes April 29.

Farm/Ranch Supervisor – Full-time, fixed term position, with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Duties include performing and coordinating farm or ranch operations while supervising staff that perform similar daily support functions. Salary is competitive. Posting #0014322. Questions can be directed to Keri Fisher at keri.fisher@oregonstate.edu. Closes on April 30.

Finance Coordinator – The Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Finance Coordinator position. Posting # 0014529. Closes May 1.

Director of Web and Mobile Services – Information Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Director of Web and Mobile Services position. Posting # 0014498. Closes May 1.

4-H Summer Camp Skills Instructor. 4-H Youth Development in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, invites applications for 2 short-term hourly positions. Positions will be located at the Oregon 4-H Center in Salem. Please see posting #0014271 for information about duties, qualifications, and how to apply. Position is open to qualified students and non-students. Closes May 1.

Locksmith – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Locksmith position.  Posting #0014503. Closes May 3.

Instrument Technician 3 – Mechanical –  The Microproducts Breakthrough Institute (MBI), an OSU research and commercialization facility located on the Corvallis Hewlett Packard campus, is recruiting for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Instrument Technician 3 – Mechanical.  Posting # 0014439. Closes May 3.

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=16905122  Please apply by May 4.

Publishing Manager – The Extension & Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a Publishing Manager. This is a full-time, fixed-term professional faculty position ending on Dec. 31, 2015. Posting #0014534. Closes May 7.

Academic Advisor – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Consultant-Academic Advisor position. Posting # 0014515. Closes May 8.

Library Technician 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time (1.0 FTE) Library Technician 2 position for the OSU Libraries and Press at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0014518 . Closes May 8.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant Director for Violence Prevention, Posting #0014472. Closes May 8.

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.

Assistant Director of Client Services – Information Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Assistant Director of Client Services position. Posting # 0014528. Closes May 18.

Assistant ProfessorViticulturist Oregon State University’s  Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE) 9-month, tenure track, Assistant Professor located in Central Point, OR. Posting # 0014286. Closes June 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.


Corvallis: “Again the blackbirds sings; the streams / Wake, laughing, from their winter dreams, / And tremble in the April showers / The tassels of the maple flowers.” ~ John Greenleaf Whittier. Partly sunny today, high of 64, low of 37. Patchy fog tonight and a chance of rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Partly sunny today, high of 57, low of 24. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Slight chance of showers, high of 53, low of 40. Chance of rain tomorrow.

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

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