OSU Today

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

OSU drops final ocean buoy off Newport as part of national aquatic research (Oregonian)

Researchers from Oregon State University hit the Pacific waters Wednesday to drop the area’s final piece of a more than 10-year initiative.

Food startups compete for attention (KGW)

An event at OSU’s Food Innovation Center. (see also Capital Press)

Publication bias (BYU Radio)

Guest: Craig Williams, Pharm.D., OSU Clinical Professor and Pharmacotherapy Specialist. Antidepressants are among the most commonly prescribed drugs in America, even though the scientific literature suggests they’re not as effective in treating depression as we tend to think. The reason for that disconnect has to do with something called “publication bias” and new analysis in the American Medical Association’s Psychiatry Journal shows it’s also leading doctors and patients to overestimate the effectiveness of anti-depressants for treating anxiety disorders.

Tropics feel effect of iceberg thaw (Nature)

Prehistoric icebergs in the North Atlantic had a greater influence on tropical climate than was previously thought. Rachael Rhodes of Oregon State University in Corvallis and her colleagues constructed a 60,000-year methane record from a west Antarctic ice core. (subscription) (see also NSF)

OSU teaches Portland’s Hispanic community about healthy eating (El Hispanic News)

At a community center in Gresham, they were making chicken chili in a nutrition and exercise program for Hispanic families taught in Spanish by Oregon State University’s Extension Service. The free eight-week class helps participants with the fundamentals of healthy eating like choosing more vegetables over too many carbohydrates, baking instead of frying and substituting water for soda.

Toy cars give kids with disabilities the freedom to move (The News Star)

Oregon State University on Wednesday trained a group of WESD clinicians to modify toy cars using plastic pipes, plastic foam swim noodles, kick boards, fabric fasteners and an activation switch to allow children with mobility challenges to socialize and play with more independence.

Elusive Equity, Oregon State tackles the persistent bias inhibiting women in STEM fields (Terra)

With support from the National Science Foundation, Oregon State is launching a program to explore the cultural and structural factors that steer women away from tenure-track positions in STEM fields. Known as Oregon State University ADVANCE, the program aims to change institutional practice as well as personal behavior. (Features comments from OSU faculty: Jane Lubchenco, Becky Warner, Susan Shaw, Lisa Gaines, Holly Swisher, Margaret Burnett, Catalina Segura, Julie Greenwood, Kathleen Bogart and Yigit Menguc).

Country’s longest-serving student newspaper sex columnist quits, cites ‘particularly biting’ reader comments (College Media Matters)

Kathy Greaves, a human sexuality instructor at OSU for two decades and counting, has written the weekly sex-and-health-themed Barometer column “Ask Dr. Sex” for more than 15 years. She considers it “a service to the university.”

Welcome to Canada – but don’t expect to make friends (Times Higher Education)

Marigold Holmes, sponsored programmes manager in the Division of International Programs at Oregon State, told last week’s Nafsa conference: “International students have different contexts academically and culturally. They don’t really know what they’ve done wrong.” Western universities want students to learn to solve problems, while international students are often more used to rote memorisation in teacher-centred classrooms, she observed. But, Ms Holmes continued, “people focus on international students because they’re more readily caught than domestic students.

Douglas-fir trees hit hardest in die-back (Statesman Journal)

Landscape and forest trees are experiencing widespread dieback this spring according to Glenn Ahrens, Oregon State University Extension Forester for Marion County.

Brain magnet or brain drain? (The Source)

About a month ago, Oregon State University president Edward Ray stopped by the Source offices. He was between visiting the proposed 10-acre site for the new Cascades campus and delivering his State of the University speech. Ray was animated about the reasons for and virtues of a four-year campus in Bend, which is currently in limbo as OSU waits to see if the state’s Land Use Board of Appeals upholds City Council’s approval of its site plan.

Canola extension bill headed for Senate vote (Capital Press)

During the first three years, Oregon State University was directed to study volunteer plants, cross-pollination and disease issues associated with canola on 500 acres annually. Growers who want to continue raising canola are now pressing lawmakers to extend that 500 acres of production through the final three years of the moratorium by passing HB 3382.

Momentum for Malamud continues to grow (Gazette-Times)

A friend of mine who had read my stories on the growing interest in Malamud, an award-winning novelist who spent much of his peak creative period in Corvallis at Oregon State University, noted that he was having trouble finding a copy of “A New Life,” the novel Malamud published in 1961 about his teaching days at OSU.

‘Naked in the Woods’ review (Oregonian)

An Oregon State University Press book by Margaret Grundstein.

OSU Master Gardener goes sweet on potatoes (Lake Oswego Review)

The Eugene resident graduated from OSU Extension’s Master Gardener program in Lane County a year ago and immediately put in a crop of his favorite vegetable. He entered a local contest and pulled in first and second place awards and soon was giving talks to packed rooms.

Punahou grad Harrison named Freshman All-American (KHON2)

It was announced Wednesday that Punahou graduate and Oregon State University starting first baseman KJ Harrison was named to the 2015 Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American team as selected by the Collegiate Baseball publication.


Catch the Vision for Washington Way Pocket Park Development:  All are invited to participate in Workshop #3 on June 4, (MU206 anytime between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) for the Washington Way Pocket Park Open Space Design Project.  What features you want to see in the park? Come share your thoughts for shaping our newest campus open space.  See http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/washingtonwayparkproject/ for more info, to review schematics and vote, and to send comments and questions.

Master’s defense: Badria Almurshidi, MS candidate in Wood Science, will defend her thesis, “The Toxicity of Pigments from Select Chlorociboria and Scytalidium Species”.  The defense will be held on Thursday, June 4 at 11 a.m. in Richardson Hall, Room 115.  Free and open to the public.

NEW! #beBEAVERBOLD Block Party!  The Block Party will take place today, from noon-3 pm. in the SEC Plaza.  There will be stage performances and awards presentations, tabling and booths, interactive activities, chalk art competition, FREE FOOD and more!  Join us in celebrating community, tradition and achievement across the co-curricular at OSU.   Find out more online at http://sli.oregonstate.edu/blockparty.     Questions?  Contact dante.holloway@oregonstate.edu.

Got a mug? Get free coffee: The Waste Watchers and MURFS want to reward you for carrying a reusable mug! Come to JavaStop in the Memorial Union June 4, 2-4 p.m. with your reusable mug to get a free cup of coffee. Restrictions and details online. This is part of the Coffee Cup Coup campaign.

Dean Ilene Kleinsorge’s Retirement Celebration: The College of Business will host a celebration for Dean Kleinsorge on Thursday, June 4 from 2-4 p.m., with a short program and toast at 2:30 p.m. It will be held in Austin Hall in the Jon Masterson Family Marketplace (first floor). Please help us celebrate Ilene’s 28-year career at Oregon State, including 12 years as dean. No RSVP necessary. If you have questions, contact jenn.casey@oregonstate.edu.

Reflection & Corrective Action:  Examining White Identity & Internalized Dominance: To break a pattern of internalized dominance that develops in a society in which White can be seen as the norm, White identified individuals are challenged to look at their impact in U.S. society and closer to home.  Through the cycle of socialization, participants will be invited to explore dynamics of privilege and dominance and how to break this cycle so individuals/groups take action toward becoming a more equitable society. June 4:  2 to 3 p.m. in MU 228.

Senior Art Exhibit: The OSU Graduating Seniors’ Art Exhibit reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 4 in Fairbanks Gallery on the Oregon State University campus. During the event numerous awards for the Senior exhibit, and scholarships for the upcoming year, will be announced. Fairbanks Gallery is open to the public Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  Special hours include noon to 4 p.m. on June 13 and 14. The exhibition runs from June 1-14.

One-Act Festival: OSU Theatre’s annual Spring One-Act Festival, featuring four original one-act plays written and directed by OSU students, will run June 3-7 in the Lab Theatre. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. June 3-6 and 2 p.m. June 7. The Lab Theatre is located in Withycombe Hall, 2901 S.W. Campus Way. Tickets are $8 for general admission, $6 for seniors, $5 for youths and students, and $4 for OSU students. For information or to purchase tickets, contact the OSU Theatre Box Office at 541-737-2784 or visit the website at http://bit.ly/1jdKUgy.

OSU Alumni Association Senior Send-Off: Casino Royale Graduation Celebration. You can’t gamble when it comes to celebrating your graduation. Please encourage all graduating seniors to join the OSU Alumni Association and Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) for an evening that’s guaranteed to be a winner. Thursday, June 4, 7- 10 p.m., CH2M HILL Alumni Center. Casino games, refreshments, prizes.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Free Fishing Day: The Oregon Hatchery Research Center will offer a free fishing day and open house from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., June 6. A small pond stocked will be stocked with rainbow for children ages 5 and under. It will also have access for the disabled. A free shuttle will also transport anglers to nearby Thissel Pond. The event coincides with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s free fishing weekend so no licenses are necessary. Information and directions: http://bit.ly/1ee18vf

NEW! Beaver Community Fair Registration Open – This fall’s program will be held Thursday, Sept. 24, – the first day of classes.  Registration will be open through Friday, Sept. 11.  Event information as well as a link to register can be found online at http://sli.oregonstate.edu/bcf.  Questions?  Contact dante.holloway@oregonstate.edu.

Art Exhibit: On display in Giustina Gallery at The LaSells Stewart Center, Every Day Taste of Plein Air. The art exhibit runs from June 2 through July 17 and features 17 regional plein air artists. A paint out with the artists will take place on June 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Corvallis waterfront at Northwest 1st Street and Monroe Avenue. Art enthusiasts are also encouraged to join the public art reception in Giustina Gallery on June 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Light hors d’oeuvres and cash wine bar will be available. Standard gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

College of Business golf celebration in honor of Ilene Kleinsorge: The College of Business Dean, Ilene Kleinsorge has recently announced her retirement. In her honor Trysting Tree Golf Course is hosting a golf tournament Thursday, June 11, noon. Reception at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds from this event will go to the Ilene Kleinsorge Endowment for Student Success. 18 holes of golf will be provided, with a short reception at the end. Golf and Reception $80. Reception only $30. For more information: http://www.golfwithilene.com/

Albany Garden Tour: Through the Garden Gate on Saturday, June 20 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Linn County Master Gardeners 16th Annual June Garden Tour. This tour will feature six unique gardens that showcase how ‘gardening is a gift’ that can be learned. Garden tour tickets may be purchased at the Albany Visitor’s Center, Nichol’s Nursery, Garland’s Nursery and Tom’s Garden Center. Cost is $15.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Central Oregon Lodgepole Pine presentation: Amy Barnhart, MF Presentation on “Post-Fire Erosion on Experimental Silvicultural Treatments in Southwest Oregon, U.S.A.”  Friday, June 5, 10 a.m., in 276 Peavy Hall.  Major Professor: John D. Bailey.

NEW! Silviculture presentation: Adam Burke, MS Thesis on “Distribution of Live Biomass, Herbivory and Foliar Retention in Central Oregon Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana) crowns”.  Friday, June 5, 2 p.m., in 313 Richardson Hall.  Major Professor: Stephen Fitzgerald.

NEW! Cascade forest presentation:   Christopher J. Dunn, PhD Dissertation on “Mixed Severity Fire: Biological Legacies and Vegetation Response in Pseudotsuga Forests of Oregon’s Cascade Range”.  Friday, June 5, 2 p.m. in 272 Peavy Hall.  Major Professor: John D. Bailey.

NEW! Assistant Director for Advocacy Open Forum and Presentations:  Student Health Services is hosting two candidates for Assistant Director for Advocacy search.  The person in this new position will develop and implement a vision and strategic plan, and will provide leadership in supporting survivors of sexual violence. The Advocacy Center is a collaboration between the Office of Equity & Inclusion, Counseling & Psychological Services, and Student Health Services to provide a comprehensive approach to support survivors of sexual violence. Judith Neighbours (OSU), will present at an open forum Monday, June 8, 9-10 a.m., in MU 213, followed by a presentation from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Danielle Fetty, University of Utah and Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will give a presentation Monday, June 15, 10-11 a.m., in MU 213, with an open forum from 1-2 p.m., same room.

NEW! Master’s defense: Grant Livingston, MS candidate in Water Resources Engineering, will defend his thesis, ” Bioretention Establishment Hydrologic Characterization”.  The defense will be held on Monday, June 8 at 12:15 p.m. in Kearny, Room 205.

NEW! Master’s defense: Patrick Wingo, MS candidate in Biological and Ecological Engineering, will defend his thesis, “Enhancing System Dynamics Models: Providing Explicit Spatial Data and Modularity with OME”.  The defense will be held on Monday, June 8 at 2 p.m. in Bexell, Room 415.

NEW! The Courtiers’ Anatomists – Animals and Humans in Louis XIV’s Paris:   Horning Professor Anita Guerrini will discuss and read from her newly released book.  Through the stories of Joseph-Guichard Duverney and Claude Perrault, as well as those of Marin Cureau de la Chambre, Jean Pecquet, and Louis Gayant, The Courtiers’ Anatomists explores the relationships between empiricism and theory, human and animal, as well as the origins of the natural history museum and the relationship between science and other cultural activities, including art, music, and literature.   Monday, June 8, 4 p.m. at the Valley Library, Special Collections and Archives Research Center.

NEW! The “Dirt” on Composting in Corvallis: SOC 519 Public Policy graduate students have been working with the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition to analyze composting behaviors and barriers in our community. They will present their findings in a free lecture Monday, June 8, at 7 p.m. at the Corvallis Public Library’s main meeting room. Refreshments will be served.

School of Psychological Science Spring 2015 Colloquium Series: Shana Needham will speak on “The impact of causal uncertainty on dyadic satisfaction,” June 5, 4-5 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

Last Advisor Coffee Talk of the year. Mark your calendars for spring’s two-hour Advisor Coffee Talk professional development session! Regional NACADA sessions will be presented as a mini-conference. Open to anyone interested in advising and counseling in an academic context. Friday, June 5; 8:30-10:30 a.m. in Furman 101. Breakfast provided.

Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing: Improve your website performance through this course, the third in the Digital Brand Management Certificate. Class begins June 15. The certificate was created by OSU’s School of Writing, Literature, and Film and Professional and Continuing Education to provide entrepreneurs essential knowledge of digital marketing best practices. Learn more at https://pace.oregonstate.edu/catalog/digital-brand-management.

News for Employees

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Water in a Disaster:  Humans are made up of 65% water and need water after 3 days or we will perish.  Water flows through the blood, carrying oxygen and nutrients to cells and flushing wastes out of our bodies. It cushions our joints and soft tissues. Without water as a routine part of our intake, we cannot digest or absorb food. Take time to review and share the Water in Disaster preparedness flyer with your family, staff, students, and friends.  Copies of the flyer can be downloaded at:  http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/resources1

Flyfisher’s Club of Oregon Graduate Scholarship: The purpose of the Flyfisher’s Club of Oregon Graduate Scholarship is to provide support for graduate students pursuing a course of study involving any one of the endemic wild stocks of fish within watersheds of the State of Oregon. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Friday, June 5 at 5 p.m. Learn more about this funding opportunity.

Animal Connection: Find inspiring, heart-warming stories from the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine in the Animal Connection newsletter. Read about an angel from Oregon who saved a wonderful dog from death row, a young woman and her horse on a journey of recovery, and the extraordinary doctors and veterinary students who helped them.

Faculty Staff Fitness Summer Registration: is now open and available online here, or in Langton 123. Office hours are 9-5 Monday through Thursday and limited coverage this Friday due to the 5th Annual FSF TRY-Athlon. Flex and Trial passes are also available for purchase in our office for those individuals that would like some flexibility with classes this Summer.

Faculty, are you considering publishing in an Open Access journal:  If so, the library’s Open Access Publishing Fund is available to you.  The Open Access Fund is for OSU faculty authors and will cover article processing charges from open access journals. Articles that meet the eligibility criteria will be funded on a first-come, first-served basis until available funds are exhausted. The application, criteria, and additional information are available at http://cdss.library.oregonstate.edu/oa_fund.

Employees attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is June 17 to submit the application for employees attending other OUS institutions during Summer term. Applications are to be submitted to your business center. For additional information, please visit: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

Recreational Sports Summer Memberships Now Available for Purchase: Summer weather has arrived and it’s time to find fun ways to get active! Let Recreational Sports support your health and wellness this summer by purchasing a summer term membership! A summer term membership is open to all students who are in Corvallis for the summer but not taking classes, faculty, staff and affiliates/dependents. The cost of a summer term membership is only $83 ($68 for students & affiliates/dependents) and a summer membership is valid from date of purchase until Sept. 18. Did you know that you likely qualify for a wellness reimbursement? Contact Ali Casqueiro for more information.

Volunteers needed for Move-Out Donation Drive: Donations of food, clothes, furniture, and other items are currently being collected from students living in Residence Halls. Donations will be distributed to 15 local nonprofits. Volunteers will help Campus Recycling staff by sorting incoming items at the Recycling Warehouse, or by going out with the crew to collect donated items and recyclables from the Res. Halls. Volunteers may sign up for a two-hour shift on either June 11, 12, or 15: http://tiny.cc/donation-drive.

Traffic and Maintenance

McAlexander: As part of an end-of-the-year event at McAlexander Field House, 5-7 parking spaces (80 feet) will be closed on Friday, June 5, from 7 a.m.– 7 p.m.

26th Street: As part of the Moreland Hall project, there will be a partial street closure of the northbound lane at 26th Street and Jefferson Way on Tuesday, June 16, from 7-9 a.m. A crane will be in the street for the purpose of setting the hew air handler on the Moreland Hall roof. Flaggers and traffic control for this work will be provided at the location by the contractor.


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

Executive Director for University Shared Services Enterprise- The Department of University Shared Services Enterprise invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed termed, Executive Director of University Shared Services position. To apply, please visit: Posting number 0014858. Closing date is June 5.

Nuclear Reactor Operator – The Radiation Center invites applications for a full-time, Nuclear Reactor Operator. Posting #0014168 has been reopened to expand the original applicant pool. Closing date, June 6.

Accountant 1 – Specialized Administrative Services invites applications for a part-time (0.85 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting #0014866. Closes June 7.

Senior International Program Consultant (Internal)– The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior International Program Consultant position. Posting #0014925. Closes June 7.  This is an internal employment opportunity.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant provides high-level, confidential administrative support to the OSU Director of Academic Programs and more widely to the INTO OSU academic team. For more information or to apply, visit: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=17330202. Apply by June 8.

Oregon Sea Grant at is accepting applications for a full-time Grants/Contracts Technician. This position is located in Corvallis. Posting #0014890. Closes June 12.

Interim Director – Academic Affairs Administration invites applications for a part-time (0.3 FTE), 12-month, Interim Director position. Posting #0014835. Closes June 12.  This is an internal position.

Interim Director – Academic Affairs Administration invites applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE), 12-month, Interim Director position. Posting #0014833. Closes June 12.  This is an internal position.

The Oregon State University Alumni Association is searching for a Regional Network Director to lead and manage alumni activities and networks in the northwest and southern California. This position will be based in Portland. View the position description at www.osualum.com/jobs. Apply to osualum@oregonstate.edu with a resume and cover letter by June 12.

Program Coordinator – The School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science invites applications for a part-time, .50 FTE, Program Coordinator.  Posting #0014869 Closes June 12.

Director of Academic Programs, INTO OSU – The OSU Division of International Programs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Director of Academic Programs, INTO OSU position. This is an OSU position, reporting to the Vice Provost for International Programs and with day-to-day collaboration with the INTO OSU Executive Director. The position resides in the INTO OSU Center. Posting #0014815. Closes for full consideration June 12. Questions: Gigi.Bruce@oregonstate.edu.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Care and Conduct Coordinator.  This position is designed to address issues of student safety, well-being, and success.  The Care and Conduct Coordinator works closely with the INTO OSU Academic Team, OSU and UHDS Conduct offices, and the INTO OSU Student Services Team.  For more information:https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=17425792 . Apply by June 14.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Residential Experience Coordinator.  This position is designed to ensure delivery of superior residence life experience for INTO OSU students living on campus by working closely with OSU University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS), INTO OSU internal departments, and others. To coordinate, advise, and grow the Global Village living-learning community in the International Living-Learning Center (ILLC) through partnerships with UHDS, OSU academic partners, INTO OSU internal departments, and others: For more information please visit: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=17425742 Apply by June 14.

Property Specialist 2 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for a full-time, 10-month, Property Specialist 2 position.  Posting # 0014960.  Closing date is June 15.

Senior Program Manager– Oregon State University (OSU) The office of the Vice President for Research invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Senior Program Manager  position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Interim Vice President for Research.  Posting closes June 15.

Academic Success Coordinator – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Success Coordinator position. Posting #0014800. Closes June 15.

The Oregon Sea Grant is seeking a Communications Manager. This is a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0014770. Closes June 15.

Associate Program Manager – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Associate Program Manager position. Posting #0014612. Closes June 15.

The College of Agricultural Sciences is seeking an Associate Dean. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #0014729. For full consideration, apply by June 15. Closes June 30.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- Forest Harvesting- The Dept. of Forest Engineering Resources & Management invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Forest Harvesting. Posting #0014131. Final closing date June 15.

Administrative Assistant To – The Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Manager position.  Posting #0014894.  Closes: June 17.

The Oregon State University Alumni Association is searching for an Administrative Assistant for Alumni Programs to assist the association’s program team with events and activities designed to engage alumni and friends of OSU. This position is based in Corvallis. A complete job description is available at www.osualum.com/jobs . Apply to osualum@oregonstate.edu with a resume and cover letter by June 19.

Equipment Systems Specialist  – Information Services, Academic Technologies invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Equipment Systems Specialist (Competency Level 2) position. Posting # 0014896. Closes June 19.

Assessment Librarian – The Oregon State University Libraries & Press (OSULP) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Posting #0014842. Closes June 20.

Assistant to Associate Dean College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time Assist. to the Assoc. Dean. Posting #0014703. For full consideration apply by June 15. Closing date, July 1.

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.

Oregon Sea Grant is seeking a Research and Scholars Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting# 0014895. Closes June 25.

Education Program Assistant 2 – The Wasco County Extension Office invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE), 12-month, Education Program Assistant 2.  Posting #0014921.  Closes: June 26.

Special Assistant to the Executive Director – The Office of Equity and Inclusion invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Special Assistant to the Executive Director position. Posting # 0014879. Closes June 28.

Women’s Leadership Director College of Business invites applications for a, 9-month, .50 FTE Women’s Leadership Director position. Posting #0014939. Closes July 10.

The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology (BPP) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Faculty Research Assistant position. Posting #0013984. Closes Dec. 31, 2015.

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: “A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.” ~James Dent. Gradually becoming sunny today with a high of 74 and a low of 50. The hottest weather of the year is on its way for the weekend so start preparing your homes for high temperatures.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today with a high of 68 and a low of 45. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Mostly sunny today, high of 59, low of 49. Sunny tomorrow with a high of 65.

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

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