OSU Today

June 29-July 3, 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.

5 companies emerge from OSU’s latest accelerator class (Portland Business Journal)

The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator will pull the wraps off its five newest companies on Friday. The companies that have completed the program will get their closeups at OSU’s annual Demo Day. The startups range from a medical facility to an online news service that covers effects of synthetic chemicals. (see also Register-GuardGazette-Times)

High-sugar diet can impair learning and memory by altering gut bacteria (Huffington Post)

New research from Oregon State University finds a high-sugar, high-fat diet causes changes in gut bacteria that seem to lead to significant losses in cognitive flexibility, a measurement of the brain’s ability to switch between thinking about one concept to another, and to adapt to changes in the environment. (see also GlamourImmortal News, Register-Guard)

When two heads really are better than one (Chronicle of Higher Education)

A piece by Rebecca Olson, assistant professor of English and Tara Williams, associate professor of English and associate dean of the honors college, both at Oregon State.

Working toward sustainable local fisheries (Wall Street Journal)

A piece co-written by OSU’s Jane Lubchenco.

National Science Foundation aims to change undergrad engineering, computer science (USA Today)

Meanwhile the Oregon State University department of chemical, biomedical and environmental engineering department’s program will place a focus on power privilege and students will be a part of “reflective pods,” in which they form groups to reflect on their coursework and internships.

Japanese tsunami debris transponder sought on Vancouver Island (CBC News)

Sam Chan, an associate professor at Oregon State University who studies aquatic invasive species, says the device has been helping track the movement of marine debris after the tsunami.

Beer brouhaha: Fresh versus import (Wall Street Journal)

But Americans want an import to be imported from its country of origin. It’s what Tom Shellhammer, a professor of fermentation science at Oregon State University, calls a fascination with “provenance.”

Study finds sudden shift in ‘forcing’ led to demise of Laurentide ice sheet (Phys Org)

David Ullman, a postdoctoral researcher at Oregon State University and lead author on the study, said there are two mechanisms through which ice sheets diminish – dynamically, from the jettisoning of icebergs at the fringes, or by a negative “surface ,” which compares the amount of snow accumulation relative to melting. When more snow accumulates than melts, the surface mass balance is positive. (see also Nature World News)

With Oregon State Beavers, Todd Stansbury returns to friends (Oregonian)

Todd and Karen Stansbury had long discussed buying a house here. It could serve as a vacation home, somewhere to unwind among friends on hot summer days. Perhaps they would move back full-time, the couple often speculated, when Todd eventually retired as Central Florida’s athletic director. For the past three-plus years, the mere idea made husband and wife smile. (see also Portland Tribune, Statesman Journal, Register-Guard)

A look at the economics of craft beer (Vermont Public Radio)

Patrick Emerson, professor of economics at Oregon State University and creator of the blog Beeronomics, joined Vermont Edition to talk about the economics of craft beer, and where the market is heading next.

Antarctica is home to newly discovered yeti crab (Liberty Voice)

Andrew Thurber who is an ocean ecologist at Oregon State University called the discovery amazing, especially because up until a decade ago theses animal were not even known to exist. Thurber helped to describe the second known species of yeti crab, which lives in the water off of the coast of Costa Rica.

Men train for the front line: Fatherhood (Statesman Journal)

Historically, parents have learned how to take care of their children by modeling how their parents raised them and asking for their advice, said Denise Rennekamp, parenting education coordinator at Oregon State University.

Corals adapt to warmer oceans, study finds (News Max)

A team of scientists from that university, as well as the Australian Institute of Marine Science and Oregon State University, conducted the research on coral from the warmer Great Barrier Reef in Australia and from cooler waters to the south. (see also KGWN, Tech Times)

Purdue invests in multi-purpose classroom for on-campus, online use (Education Dive)

Besides making classrooms more flexible for the two key learning platforms of today, institutions are also experimenting with design for student engagement more generally. Oregon State University now has a Learning Innovation Center with parliament style and “in-the-round” classrooms that get students closer to their instructors, as well as collaboration and study spaces for after-class use.

Native plants collected for new OSU-Cascades campus (Bend Bulletin)

Over the past two weeks, volunteers collected about 1,300 native plants at the 10-acre site, said Matt Shinderman, a senior instructor at OSU-Cascades. The plants — bunch grasses, wildflowers and bushes — came from the future site of the university’s first buildings and parking lot. They offer an economical and educational alternative to the expansive green lawns seen on many campuses around the country.

The pope plays his trump card: Teaching the power of moral actions (The Conversation)

A piece by OSU’s Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael Paul Nelson.

OSU professor gives history a fresh look (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University Associate Professor Kathy Mullet says, you can learn a lot about a person and where he is from just by looking at his clothes. “Clothing says a lot about what’s going on and it shows you how people look at themselves,” Mullet said. “And what you find when you really look for it can be really fascinating.”

Art, science converge to foster new perspectives (Reno Gazette-Journal)

One of the workshop coordinators, Frederick J. Swanson, has done much to advance this convergent trend. Swanson is a retired geologist with the USDA Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Station at Corvallis, and also professor (courtesy) with the Departments of Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University.

Startups show their stuff at Majestic tonight (Gazette-Times)

The latest group of graduates from Oregon State University’s Corvallis business incubator will give public presentations about their fledgling enterprises during a Demo Day event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Majestic Theatre, 115 S.W. Second St.

Warm temperatures a boon for stinkbugs in the Northwest (Register-Guard)

These insects have also spread south through the Willamette Valley, where Oregon State University researchers have purposefully mixed in the stink bugs with the grape crush to try to figure out how many insects it takes to mess with the taste of the region’s fabled Pinot Noir. (see also Oregon Business)

Equine Influenza reported in Oregon (The Horse)

On June 22, the clinic reported that the Oregon State University (OSU) Veterinary Diagnostic Lab tested samples from three of the affected horses and confirmed them to be positive for equine influenza A virus. (see also Equus Magazine)

Claire Ostertag-Hill: OSU recent graduate, future pediatric surgeon (Oregonian)

Class of 2015 member Claire Ostertag-Hill, 21, had a long commute to the June 13 commencement ceremony at Oregon State University. After finishing the requirements for honors degrees in biology, psychology, and international studies, she left Corvallis two weeks early to begin an internship at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation.

A boon for Oregon’s hazelnut (Yamhill Valley News-Register)

A couple of decades ago, a deadly fungus threatened to wipe out an industry currently generating about $100 million a year in revenue. But scientists at Oregon State University swung into action, ultimately producing more than a dozen varieties that are resistant, though not entirely immune, to eastern filbert blight.

Tips for saving water in the summer yard (Statesman Journal)

Homeowners can learn to save water and money, however, with help from Oregon WaterWise Gardening, a statewide program of the Oregon State University Extension Service. Its website is at http://bit.ly/1r0YttO and includes profiles of water-efficient plants. The program includes two online courses about designing a water-efficient garden and choosing appropriate plants. The courses are at http://bit.ly/1r0YttO andhttp://bit.ly/1phI3KX and are taught by Amy Jo Detweiler, a horticulturist with the OSU Extension Service.

Gut microbiome may influence our behavior and long term memory (Medical Research) 

Interview with Kathy Magnusson, Professor, Oregon State College of Veterinary Medicine and Principal Investigator with the Linus Pauling Institute.

Spinach: Health benefits, nutrition facts (& Popeye) (Live Science)

According to the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, vitamin A is a compound in retinoids, which are popular in anti-aging skin treatments. Furthermore, vitamin C can help keep skin looking youthful and aids in wound healing. “Adequate intake of vitamin C, which spinach can help to provide, is needed for the building and maintenance of collagen, which provides structure to skin and hair,” said Ware.

SWD pressure mounts in Willamette Valley (Capital Press)

Oregon State University entomologist Vaughn Walton compares this year’s SWD pressure to 2013, when growers treated blueberry fields 10 and 11 times for the pest, compared to a typical six- or seven-spray regime.

OHSU-led study could help NASA’s mission to Mars (Oregonian)

His lab – and researchers at Oregon State University – will use advanced techniques to try to identify markers of cardiovascular disease beyond what’s available now to use in the space program.

Tent caterpillars infest Tillamook County, but threat is purely cosmetic (Oregonian)

“We’re hearing from local landowners that it’s quite an outbreak, particularly in areas near the forest,” said Joy Jones, an educator with the Oregon State University Extension Service in Tillamook County.

Experts: Dry soils will impede drought recovery (Capital Press)

The current “El Nino” cycle of warm temperatures in the Pacific Ocean is likely to persist through the coming winter, which bodes for more mild weather in the Northwest, said David Rupp, research associate at Oregon State University’s Oregon Climate Change Research Institute.

How building information modeling saved one university $10 million (Co. Design)

The 650,000-square-foot CLSB is a joint project of the Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon State University, and Portland State University. The three institutions banded together to house their life sciences programs under one roof to give students and researchers more opportunities for collaboration. Located on OHSU’s new Schnitzer Campus, in Portland’s South Waterfront District, the building consists of classrooms, lecture halls, research laboratories, retail, and parking. CO Architects served as the project’s design architect and SERA served as executive architects.

Decades of research yield natural dairy thickener (Ag Info)

Oregon State University Microbiologist Dr. Janine Trempy has waited 25 years for her research project to be patented and it now available for commercial use. This new product is produced by a natural bacterium that was isolated in OSU labs which can be used as a dairy or food thickener.

A cup of coffee with two-thirds of Information Society (Democrat-Herald)

This year’s festival features an original commission from musician Paul Robb, who might be best-known for his time with the American synth-pop band Information Society. The connection between Chintimini and Information Society? One of the members of the Chintimini board of directors is James Cassidy, whose day job is as an instructor of soil science at Oregon State University. Cassidy’s night job? He also is a member of Information Society.

Absorbing new book by OSU prof on Monroe Sweetland (Gazette-Times)

Just finished a terrific book on Oregon history by one of Oregon State University’s treasures, history Prof. Emeritus Bill Robbins. The book, “A Man for All Seasons,” is about Monroe Sweetland, a pivotal figure in Oregon political history that no one seems to talk much about.

Lavender can be transplated, moss won’t harm lilacs (Oregonian)

Yes, lavender can be transplanted, but preferably in the early winter to early spring. That said, lavender cuttings are usually not hard to do and a new plant will have a lot of vigor. Take 2- to 3-inch cuttings from a side shoot and include a bit of the old wood at the base. Severe pruning back of the old plant can be done after flowering to make it fit its spot better, but over-pruning at the wrong time can severely damage the plant. – Pat Patterson, OSU Extension Service Master Gardener.

Idaho wheat growers experience chloride deficiency (Capital Press)

Dick Smiley, an Oregon State University emeritus professor of plant pathology, was the first to diagnose the problem in the Palouse in the early 1990s, when growers were mystified by yellow spots on flag leaves.

At OSU’s Veterinary Hospital, patients bleat, bark and whinny (Oregonian)

Oregon State University’s Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Hospital is known as one of the premier institutions in the country, but also the smallest. The school lures new students from around the world with small classes, state-of-the-art facilities and diagnostic labs.

City says fossil fuel investment ban won’t affect earnings (Gazette-Times)

A group of Oregon State University faculty, staff and students has been attempting — thus far without success — to persuade the OSU Foundation to end its investments in fossil fuel firms, which represent about 6 percent of the foundation’s approximately $700 million in assets.

As freshmen move out, Oregon State surplus stocks up (Oregonian)

Two motorcycles sit outside the warehouse where Burton works on the Wednesday of Oregon State University’s surplus sale. As an employee, he’s not allowed to buy from the sale, but he can’t help wondering if just maybe, when there aren’t any kids to worry about, he’ll have a bike of his own again.

Legalized pot: Hazy future awaits OSU (Gazette-Times)

The 24-year-old Oregon State University senior said the legalization of marijuana on July 1 could mean a booming industry that will provide jobs and improve access to medicine for sick people. Binder has a background in agricultural business management, and in 2013 wrote an economic feasibility study of marijuana that helped land him the investment money he needed to open his medical marijuana dispensary, High Quality Compassion, in Corvallis.


NEW! Printing and Mailing Year-End: Due to year-end, both the XPress Stop and the Printing and Mailing Production facility will be unable to accept any non-index sales after 10 a.m. on Tuesday,  June 30.  Any orders, shipping, or mailing will need to be paid for before 10 a.m. on Tuesday, or Wednesday after 8 a.m.  Please contact Kiara Goldtrap with any questions at Kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu or 7-9062.

Drones, robots and underwater vehicles for research— Attend the Autonomous Systems @ OSU Event, June 30, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  Research presentations, campus updates, industry and economic development panels relevant to unmanned systems that fly, crawl, and swim.  Information and registration at http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/autonomoussystems/ Contact Ann Schmierer, 541-737-1180, for questions. 

NEW! MS Defense: Austin Hall, MS candidate in Water Resources Engineering, will defend his thesis: “Drop it like it’s hot: Combining DTS and Temperature Modeling to Evaluate Stream Restoration on the Middle Fork of the John Day River” The seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, June 30 at 10 a.m. in Burt Hall, Room 193.

PhD defense:  Marcia Vasquez-Sandoval, PhD candidate in Wood Science, will defend her dissertation, “Life Cycle Assessment of Biomass for Generation of Energy: Case Studies of Poplar Management in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S.A.”.  The defense will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 11 a.m. in Richardson Hall, Room 115.

NEW! Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Departmental Seminar: Kenneth Olivier, Global Head of Toxicology, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA, will present his seminar “Is it Safe: Toxicology in Therapeutic Development”- at noon Tuesday, June 30, in ALS 4001.


NEW! Lab Hazard Awareness Training for Non-lab workers: This safety training is required for all OSU employees who are not lab employees but may need to enter a lab in the course of their work.  Examples would be trade workers, IT workers, or administrative personnel.  The course assists personnel to become familiar with lab hazards, lab warning signs and labels, and general and specific protective measures.  Refresher training is required every three years.  Wednesday, July 1, 10-11 a.m., in the Oak Creek Building room 201.  Pre-registration is encouraged but not required:  Submit name and OSU ID# to radiationsafety@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Dissertation defense: Landon Gryczkowski, PhD candidate in Water Resources Engineering, will defend his dissertation: ” Surface Water and Groundwater Interactions in the Walla Walla River, Northeast Oregon, USA: A Multi-Method Field-Based Approach.”  The seminar will be held on Wednesday, July 1 at 1:30 p.m. in ALS 4000.


Campus is closed due to the observance of Independence Day. 

Upcoming Events

Fermented Foods Class Series: Three class offered: Sauerkraut and Kimchi on July 27, Pickles & Vegetables on August 3, Kombucha and Infused Vinegars on August 10. All classes are on a Monday evening from 6 – 8:30 p.m. $12 a class or $30 for the series. Sign-up and pay ahead of time to reserve your spot. Call Benton County Extension Service at 541-766-6750 to register.

News for Employees

NEW! STEM fellowships: The ESTEME@OSU Project and the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning  are welcoming applications from instructors and faculty teaching lower-division large enrollment science, mathematics, and engineering courses for action research fellowships. Applications are due July 6 at 5 p.m. Please see http://stem.oregonstate.edu/ad-action-research-fellowship for more information.

NEW! OSU Libraries Summer Workshops Open: The Grad Student & Faculty Summer Workshop schedule is posted. View the full series offerings at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Recreational Sports Fourth of July Weekend Hours: Beat the heat with Recreational Sports, especially over the Fourth of July weekend. Bring an unlimited number of friends and family to Recreational Sports to enjoy the pool, to climb and so much more (daily pass rate applies). Recreational Sports will be open normal summer hours Friday, July 3 (no programs) and will be closed in honor of the Fourth of July holiday on Friday, July 4. We will resume normal summer hours on July 5.

NEW! Employees and dependents attending OSU: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount):  Deadline is July 17  to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU during Summer 2015.  Applications are to be submitted to your business center.  For additional information, please visit: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

NEW! Reminder – Academic testing and scanning services: Scantron scanning other academic testing services will be transitioning from Enterprise Computing Services (ECS) to OSU’s Printing and Mailing division beginning July 1. Faculty, GTAs and staff will continue to be able to request the same services that have been provided in the past (scanning of academic tests, miscellaneous formative course assessments, extension assessments, Scantron forms, etc.) via the Xpress Stop, Printing and Mailing’s on-campus location in the Memorial Union (MU 109). For questions, contact Kent Kuo kent.kuo@oregonstate.edu or Ari Grossman-Naples ari.grossman-naples@oregonstate.edu.

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.

Beaver Champion: The President’s Office is seeking nominations for the Beaver Champion Award. Deadline is Friday. Aug. 15. The Beaver Champion Award is presented at University Day to an individual or individuals for outstanding effort, the achievement of excellence, extra effort beyond that requested and performance of the highest quality. Send nomination letters to: Edward J. Ray, President, Office of the President, 600 Kerr Admin. Bldg., or e-mail pres.office@oregonstate.edu

Info for Faculty with Federal Research Grants: Federal agencies with research and development budgets of more than $100 million are now required to develop plans for providing public access to grant-funded data. Many agencies have begun publishing their implementation plans. For info about these plans and related services offered by the library, see the library webpage or contact Andrea Wirth, Michael Boock, Amanda Whitmire or Erin Clark at the Valley Library.

News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences: Students are at the heart of all we do in the CPHHS. Learn more in this special student edition of Synergies about the many accomplishments our students have achieved in the past few months – and how they plan to change the world. Highlights include a commencement video and student success stories, undergraduate research, community outreach and more.  http://bit.ly/1CfCFv3

Rent Outdoor Gear from the Adventure Leadership Institute: The sunshine has arrived and it’s time to rent all the gear you need to enjoy the great outdoors from Recreational Sports. The ALI Gear Rental Shop is open to all students, Recreational Sports members and the OSU community for outdoor gear rental. Additionally, if you need your bike tuned up, the bike shop is your one stop shop for preparing your bike for the road or trails! Visit the ALI in Dixon for more information.

ID Center Memorial Union relocation: On July 1-2, the ID Center will be relocating to its new location in the Memorial Union—room 103, next to JavaStop.  The office will be closed for regular business during the move, but we will continue monitoring email throughout the move and will respond to requests and inquiries.  The office will be open for regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at the new location starting Monday, July 6.

Summer Hours:  Printing and Mailing Services is now on Summer hours, Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  This will effect both the Research Way and XPress Stop Location.  If you have any questions, please contact Kiara Goldtrap at 7-9062 or Kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

Traffic and maintenance

Child Care Center: As part of the Child Care Center Roof Replacement Project, 7 parking spots on 13th between Adams and Washington will be closed July 6 – Aug. 3.  Additionally, three parking spots in the Child Care Center parking lot will be used for staging (View Map) during this same time.

Hovland: As part of The LInC project, exterior improvements are being made to adjacent areas. Modifications to the south stairway and sidewalk at Hovland will be made to provide easier use. Please see the map for our next sidewalk/stairwell closure and alternate routes. The south Hovland entrance and a portion of the sidewalk will be closed from June 29- July 9.

Motor Pool: Due to re-tarring the parking lot at Motor Pool (Lot # 33334) will be closed on June 30 all day.


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

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=17695632. Apply by June 30.

Oregon State University (OSU) – Cascades, in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a part-time (.40 FTE), 12 month, fixed term, Project Coordinator/Faculty Research Assistant (FRA). Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #0015081.  For full consideration please apply by June 30. Closes July 30.

Oregon State University (OSU) – Cascades, in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, fixed term, Faculty Researcher (FRA) position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #0015076. For full consideration apply by June 30. Closes July 31.

Assistant to Associate Dean – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time Assist. to the Assoc. Dean. Posting #0014703. Closes July 1.

Office Specialist 2 – Printing and Mailing Services invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE), Office Specialist 2 – Shipping Specialist position. This position is located at the XPress Stop in the MU. Posting #0015182. Closes July 2.

Office Specialist 2 – The Academic Success Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0015085. Closes July 2.

University Housing and Dining Services seeks an Assignments and Room Management Coordinator. The ARMC provides programmatic leadership to and manages the Assignments and Room Management Program as well as well as represents the department at numerous Campus Visit and Orientation Programs. This position a full-time, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #14993. Closes July 5.

Finance Coordinator – The Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Finance Coordinator position. Posting # 0015160. Closes July 6.

Procurement Manager – Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Procurement Manager position Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0015061. Closes July 6.

Regional Admissions Advisor – The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Regional Admissions Advisor position. Posting # 0015092. Closes July 7.

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.

Information Technology Consultant – The Enrollment Management Information Technology department invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Information Technology Consultant position. Posting # 0015175. Closes July 13.

Web Group Manager/Administrator – College  of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month Web Group Manager position. Posting # 0015113. Closes July 15.

Outreach & Capacity Building Coordinator – The AquaFish Innovation Lab at Oregon State University invites applications for an Outreach & Capacity Building Coordinator. This Faculty Research Assistant position is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position, and will support the outreach, research, training, gender integration, and capacity building duties of the AquaFish Innovation Lab. Posting #0015111. Closes July 15.

Administrator – Fiscal & Faculty – The Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies (CIMRS) in Newport invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrator – Fiscal & Faculty position. Posting #0015115.  Closes July 17.

Associate University Librarian – Oregon State University (OSU) Libraries and Press invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenure track Associate University Librarian for Research and Scholarly Communication. Posting #0015257. For full consideration, please apply by July 20. Closes July 31.

The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed term, Associate Provost & Associate Director of OSU Extension Service. Posting #0014988.  Full consideration date: July 24.

Department Head, Fisheries and Wildlife – College of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for a tenured administrator position as Department Head, Fisheries and Wildlife.  Appointment includes indefinite tenure on a 9-month basis at 1.00 FTE at the rank of associate or full professor within Fisheries and Wildlife.  Posting #0014684. Full consideration Aug. 31.  Closes Sept. 30.

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: “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” ~ Charlotte Bronte.  Mostly sunny this week with highs climbing back into the high 90s by mid week and a toasty Independence Day weekend ahead. Evening lows in the upper 50s to lower 60s.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny with highs in the 90s and lows in the 50s to lower 60s. Thursday and Friday the highs should reach nearly 100.

Newport: Partly to mostly sunny with highs in the 60s and lows in the 50s. Clear Fourth of July night skies expected.

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

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