OSU Today

Aug. 31-Sept. 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.

‘The Last Love Song’ offers a sympathetic, insightful look at the life of Joan Didion (Christian Science Monitor)

Yet one wonders whether Didion let herself be swept up in the occasion – and, after reading Tracy Daugherty’s magisterial, extraordinarily sympathetic new biography, The Last Love Song, one suspects not. (see also JezebelVulture, Bustle, LA Magazine)

Oyster growers fret about ocean acidification, Oregon State University study says (Register-Guard)

In the mid-2000s, acidification devastating affects on the northwest shellfish industry. The oyster larvae — grown in big vats in sea water — began dying off. Mortality reached 80 percent, according to the study. Eventually, a pair of OSU researchers determined that elevated acidity in the water was preventing the larvae from forming a sufficient protective shell.

Shifting Mexican migration patterns (BYU Radio)

Guest: Todd Pugatch, Ph.D., Professor of Economics at Oregon State University. Traditionally, Texas and California were the primary states where Mexican immigrants settled in America. However, a study conducted by researchers at Oregon State University and Public Policy Institute of California shows that increased enforcement along the border has led to changes in where Mexicans head once they arrive in the US. (see also AZ Central)

Oregon State University trustee Orcilia Forbes passes away (News & Research Communications)

Orcilia Zúñiga Forbes, a member of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees and former OSU vice president, died on Friday, Aug. 28. She was 77. (see also LIFE@OSU)

The Wild West of Marijuana Pesticides (The Atlantic)

According to Dave Stone, a pesticide toxicologist at Oregon State University and director of the National Pesticide Information Center, the toxicity of a pesticide depends both on its residue levels and how it is ingested. With pot, the high levels of pesticides in edible products could pose health problems, he says, but at least with ingested materials, the liver provides some protection.

From Smokey Bear to climate change: the future of wildland fire management (The Conversation)

A piece by John Bailey, Associate Professor of Silviculture and Fire Management at Oregon State University.

Seed, cereal crop meeting features slug researcher (Capital Press)

Sujayo Rao, field crop entomologist at Oregon State University, said that while Mid-Atlantic cropping patterns are different from Oregon’s, she believes Tooker can provide Oregon growers valuable insight on a problem that has beset them in recent years.

What pitching to Obama meant to entrepreneurs at White House Demo Day (Boston Business Journal)

The technology, which modifies a natural gas piston engine, was developed by Onboard Dynamics co-founder Chris Hagen, an assistant professor at Oregon State University-Cascades. The next version of the technology will be tested over the next six months and could be on the market next year, said CEO Rita Hansen.

Friday night football game will impact OSU parking Sept. 4 (LIFE@OSU)

OSU students, staff and faculty should plan ahead as parking on campus will be a challenge on Friday, Sept. 4, due to a weekday home football game against Weber State University beginning at 5 p.m.

Tap water rinses off some pesticides (Herald Tribune)

Good old tap water will go a long way toward washing pesticide residues off your fruit and vegetables, but ‘getting it down to zero is not feasible, ever,’ said Dave Stone, a toxicologist who is director of the National Pesticide Information Center, a cooperative effort between Oregon State University and the Environmental Protection Agency.

OSU veterinary students to volunteer in Nicaragua, provide free care to pets, livestock (Daily Journal)

A group of Oregon State University veterinary students and alumni, as well as local veterinarians are traveling to Nicaragua to volunteer care for livestock and pets. (see also Register-GuardGazette-Times, Kentucky.com)

Oregon Climate Service worries when the wettest forests burn (Register-Guard)

“When a rain forest is on fire, it’s obvious something extraordinary is happening.” That’s the spooky start of an article by Kathie Dello in this month’s Terra, the Oregon State University magazine.

Beaver genome project: ‘There is a lot of interest’ (KMTR)

With an assist from Filbert — a furry, buck-toothed denizen of the Oregon Zoo’s Cascade Stream and Pond habitat — scientists at Oregon State University are preparing to sequence the genome of our state animal, the North American beaver. (see also KCBYKPIC)

State gives OSU core sample collection (East Oregonian)

Oregon State University researchers received an unusual gift in July — nearly 20 pallets of rock and sediment samples drilled at sites around the state.

Rains won’t dent Oregon’s drought (Register-Guard)

Lawns are brown and stream flows are low, but rains forecast for this weekend won’t make much of a dent to the state’s drought, said Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University.

Researchers give dry farming a try (Capital Press)

The vegetables are part of a dry farming demonstration project at Oregon State University’s Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture. In three 10-foot-by-100-foot plots, OSU Extension instructor Amy Garrett is examining the possibilities of growing food crops without irrigation.

Manufacturing bits (Semiconductor Engineer)

Some TV makers are using quantum dots that don’t use cadmium, but the performance is not as robust. In response, Oregon State University (OSU) has developed synthesized cadmium-free, visible light-emitting quantum dots using a simple technique: microwave heating.

Field day provides glimpse of how onion varieties fair against each other (Capital Press)

When it comes to assessing how well various onion varieties grow in the Treasure Valley area, Oregon State University’s annual onion variety trial field day is a top destination for growers, seed dealers and industry representatives.

Emeritus faculty announced (LIFE@OSU)

The following faculty members have been given the title “Emeritus” for their dedicated service to Oregon State University.

Introducing Lamprey Creek (Gazette-Times)

He hit on the name Lamprey for several reasons. He knew the fish had been an important food source for Northwest tribes, including the Kalapuya people who populated this area before European settlers drove them out. He knew that Oregon State University — which owns much of the property traversed by the creek — was a world leader in the study of lamprey. And he knew that the threatened creatures could still be found in Oak Creek and, most likely, in its tributaries.

Low vitamin D levels linked to depression in young women (MD Magazine)

Researchers from Oregon State University examined 185 undergraduates aged 18 to 25 years living in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States during the fall, winter, and spring academic terms in order to determine whether vitamin D would be linked to depression in otherwise healthy young female participants.

Meet the Northwest’s earthquake detective (Puget Sound Business Journal)

Why Chris Goldfinger wants us to be scared. (subscription only)

Oregon governor addresses coastal summit (The World)

“We approved $25 million for Oregon State University’s (Marine) Studies Initiative, centered in Newport, helping OSU to continue as a research leader,” Brown said, “as we seek to address global challenges to the well-being of our oceans.”

Planting, growing, harvesting garlic at home (Oregonian)

Garlic roots develop in the fall and winter, and by early spring they can support the rapid leaf growth that is necessary to form large bulbs, said Chip Bubl, a horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service.

Oregon Wonders exhibit (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University’s Giustina Gallery has captured the beauty and awe of Crater Lake National Park with its annual “Oregon Wonders” art exhibit.

Some Oregon wheat regions do better than others in a dry year (Capital Press)

“I think overall things turned out OK, even given the dry weather that we had,” said Oregon State University Extension Cereals Specialist Mike Flowers. “For many people, we had more average yields and better test weight than what we had feared going into harvest.”

OSU veterinary students to volunteer in Nicaragua (10 TV)

A group of Oregon State University veterinary students and alumni, as well as local veterinarians are traveling to Nicaragua to volunteer care for livestock and pets.

Applesauce for adults (Register-Guard)

Oehler can mention dozens of tips about canning applesauce faster than any child could slurp a snack of applesauce. Oehler coordinates the Master Food Preservers Program at the Oregon State University Extension Service. She also belongs to a food preservation club.

Beyond the right answer (ASCD)

A piece co-written by OSU’s Melinda Knapp, College of Education.

Know your neighbor (Register-Guard)

Let’s mix it up Philomath and meet our youngest featured neighbor to date. Teenagers often get a bad rap. Natalija Miller is refreshing and radiates with positivity and wisdom beyond her years. Most kids graduate at 18. Not Natalija — she’s a college junior at Oregon State University.

In the Garden: Sunflowers (KMTR)

An interview with OSU Extension’s Brooke Edmunds.

Wednesday

NEW! Evening Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for our monthly evening public sale Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their departments 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. More information on our website.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Football tryouts: Oregon State University students can try out to join the Beavers’ football program next month. Interested students can meet at the Merritt Truax Indoor Practice Facility Monday, Sept. 7 at noon to show their football skills. Students should bring workout clothes and cleats (helmets and pads will not be needed). In order to participate a scanned copy of your physical, insurance and medical history forms, along with a screen shot with your university status MUST be emailed to vince.guinta@oregonstate.edu by 3 p.m. PT on Thursday, Sept. 3.

State of the Industry Brewers’ Dinner: OSUAA has partnered with Corvallis Beer Week for an informative, entertaining and charitable event. Our State of the Industry Brewers’ Dinner will feature five locally-owned breweries that are operated by OSU alumni and OSU Food Science & Technology brewing students. Sept. 13,  5 – 8 p.m.

Lindsay Phoenix retirement: Please join us as the Business and Engineering Business Center celebrates our friend and colleague Lindsay Phoenix’s retirement, following almost 18 years of service to OSU. A reception to honor Lindsay is planned for Friday, Sept. 18, 3-5 p.m., in the Kelley Engineering Atrium. Cake and drinks will be served.

Dads & Family Weekend: Mark your calendars for Dads & Family Weekend Nov. 6-8. The Memorial Union Program Council is working on the schedule for the printed and online Dads & Family Weekend program and needs any events or activities you want to be included in the program.  Again, please be sure to send your event/activity names, times and locations, to stacey.wai@oregonstate.edu by Sept. 28.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Advantage Accelerator cohosts WiN Pubtalk Sept 8: The OSU Advantage Accelerator partners with the Willamette Innovators Network to put on a Public Talk at Sunnyside Café Sept. 8 from 6-8 p.m., $5 admission. It’s a time to catch up, network, and meet new friends! For further information visit https://www.willametteinnovators.com/event/september-pub-talk/

NEW! The Developing Role of Unmanned Technologies in NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuaries: Commander Matthew Pickett, NOAA (Ret) will give an overview of unmanned technologies used to monitor and study marine and coastal environments. Join us Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. to noon in Rogers 226. Sponsored by Advantage Partnerships.

NEW! Pickle-making class: OSU Extension Service Master Food Preservers will be offering a pickle making class including fermentation principles on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Students will learn how to make pickles and relish and will take home six jars of a variety of pickles plus some sauerkraut to ferment at home. Cost is $40 plus a lab fee of $20 to cover cost of ingredients and jars. Community of Christ Church 1485 Gilham Street in Eugene.  Online registration at:

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/announcements/food-preservation-baking-classes Call 541-344-5859 with questions.

NEW! Small-Scale Equipment Field Day: The OSU Extension Small Farms Program is hosting a Small-Scale Equipment Field Day on Sept. 22 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture (844 SW 35th St. Corvallis, OR). Finding the right tools and scale-appropriate equipment can be challenging for small farmers. The registration fee is $25/person. For more information and registration visit http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/smallequip or call OSU Extension office in Benton County at 541-766-3556.

Diet and Optimum Health Conference:  The Linus Pauling Institute invites you to attend the eighth biennial conference on “Diet and Optimum Health” to be held Sept. 9-12, at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  The conference will emphasize dietary and lifestyle approaches to improving human health and preventing or treating disease.  Special registration rates are available for OSU faculty ($250) and students ($125).  There will be a special session on Sept. 11, to honor George Bailey’s career in cancer research.  Questions?  Contact lpi@oregonstate.edu.

Land survey law workshop: Registration is open now for the Oregon Land Survey Law Workshop, Sept. 10-11, hosted by the School of Civil and Construction Engineering. The workshop explains the basic Oregon land surveying statutes and common law decisions, and introduces the surveyor to the legal portion of the profession. The workshop is a helpful way to prepare for the Oregon four-hour session of the Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS) exam.  Cost is $310 per person. For more information, visit http://cce.oregonstate.edu/geomatics-workshops

News for Employees

NEW! Faculty Staff Fitness Fall Registration: Opens Sept. 1. View our Fall Class Schedule and class descriptions online. To register, you can do so through our online registration or by coming to our office in 123 Langton Hall. Our office hours are 9 a.m.-.5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday (closed for lunch 1-1:30 p.m.).

NEW! NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program: The 2016 Program Solicitation for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) is now available online. Students interested in graduate studies in 2016 are encouraged to visit the NSF GRFP link below to learn about the program benefits, eligibility criteria, and application requirements. If you have any questions about your eligibility for the program, please contact the NSF GRFP representatives listed in the Program Solicitation. Applications to the program are due Oct. 26-30, depending on the field of study.

Recreational Sports Annual Summer Shutdown: Recreational Sports’ annual Summer Shutdown has arrived and we are excited to improve, repair and upgrade Recreational Sports facilities. Dixon Recreation Center continues to be closed through Monday, Sept.7. We will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 8 and begin selling and renewing annual, 9-month and fall term memberships (with payroll deduction options)! Questions? Contact Ali Casqueiro, Membership Coordinator.

Reminder: The deadline for UHDS Fall Move-in Promotion Opportunities for OSU-affiliated departments, student groups, and organizations is appraoching. To participate, your organization must follow the procedure listed under the “Fall 2015 Move-In Promotion” heading at http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/marketing-and-promotion-uhds-halls#fall.  Please contact dave.warneking@oregonstate.edu with any questions.

Request for proposals: The OSU Venture Development Fund is pleased to announce on Aug. 21, a Request for Proposals. OSU seeks to facilitate the further development of OSU innovations and commercialization. The purpose of this RFP is to encourage proposal submission and present proposal requirements and evaluation criteria. This is a competitive process open to OSU faculty eligible for principal investigator (PI) status and current Advantage Accelerator clients. Students who wish to apply for a grant must identify an OSU faculty member who will serve as the PI for the student proposal. The deadline for submitting a proposal is to jianbo.hu@oregonstate.edu no later than 5 p.m, Sept. 25 To participate, please follow the link provided here: http://advantage.oregonstate.edu/faculty/funding/opportunities

Family Members attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Sept. 10 to submit the application for family members attending other OUS institutions during Fall 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

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.

Traffic and maintenance

Milam Hall: As part of the Milam Hall Generator Enclosure Project, the landscaped area in the SE corner and along the south side of Milam Hall will be closed beginning Aug. 31,  through Oct. 15.  Also, a portion of the East-West walk along the north edge of the MU Quad will be closed during construction.  The south entrance may need to be closed at times. There will be some noise and dust during construction – excavation, conduit boring, construction vehicles.

Parking changes due to Friday, Sept. 4 night game: Employees are encouraged to find alternative transportation to work that day, or to park very strategically, as some lots will be restricted to those with game day passes only after 1 p.m. on Sept. 4. On gameday, OSU parking permit holders will be allowed to park in any A, B, or C zone, regardless of their permitted zone, but some parking lots will be closing midday to employees and students to accommodate ticketholders. Other lots will need to be promptly vacated at 5 p.m. that day. Details will appear later this week in LIFE@OSU.

Adams: As part of UHDS Fire Safety Training, the Adams Ave Northeast Lot  (3205) will be reserved on Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 1 to 7 p.m., (View Map). Any vehicle parked in this area after the posted time may be subject to towing.

Graf Hall: As part of the Graf Hall Remodel Project, a section of the parking lot will be closed starting July 13- Oct. 10. (View Map).

Jobs

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

Accountant 1, Internal to OSU – The Arts & Sciences Business Center at Oregon State University invites applications for two full-time,12-month, Accountant 1 positions. Posting #0015780. Closes Aug. 31.

Education Program Assistant 1 – The Klamath County Extension SNAP-Ed program invites applications for a part-time (.80 FTE), limited-duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position. Posting #0015725. Closes Aug. 31.

Veterinary Technician. The Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital is seeking full-time Certified Veterinary Technicians for employment in our Small Animal Hospital in multiple service areas, including Oncology and Orthopedic Surgery.  Posting #0015391 Close Aug. 31. 

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on Sept. 1.  Interested parties should apply to posting #0015391 no later than midnight on Aug. 31.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

Purchasing Analyst 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Purchasing Analyst 1 position for Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs. Posting #0015689. Closes Aug 31.

The College of Science is seeking an Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Administration. This is a full time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #0015499. Full consideration date Aug. 31.

Associate or Full Professor-The Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center invites applicants for an Administrator with Leadership and Program.  Posting #0015284, Closes Aug. 31.

The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructor of Forest Harvesting position. For full consideration, apply by Aug. 31. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Posting #0015403.

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.

Interim Head Academic Advisor – College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Duration of this appointment is likely to be six months, however, may be shortened or extended based on business need.  Posting# 0015665.  Closes Sept. 1

Career Services Assistant Director– The Career Development Center invites applications for a full time (1.00 FTE), 12 month, Career Services Assistant Director position. Posting #0015681. Closes Sept. 1.

Analyst Programmer – The Enrollment Management department invites applications for a full time (1.00 FTE), 12 month, Analyst Programmer position. Posting #0015628. Closes Sept. 1.

HRIS Analyst – Business Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term HRIS Analyst position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0015741. Closes Sept. 2.

On-Call Librarians – The OSU Libraries and Press invites applications for part-time (0.49 FTE) 12 -month, fixed term Academic Wage Appointment- Hourly: On-Call Librarians. Reappointment is at the discretion of the University Librarian. Posting# 0015739. Closes Sept. 2.

Accounting Technician (Limited Duration) – The Health Sciences Business Center at Oregon State University invites applications for one full-time (1.00 FTE), limited duration Accounting Technician position. Position is expected to last approximately 6 months from the appointment begin date. Posting # 0015790.  Closes Sept. 4.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Human Resources Consultant 1 position.  Posting #0015764.  To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by Sept. 5.  Closing date is Sept. 21.

Education program Assistant 2 – The Umatilla County Extension Office invites applications for a part-time, .49 FTE (approximately 19.6 hours per week), Education Program Assistant 2 position. Posting #0015742. Closes Sept. 6.

HVAC Control Technician –Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center seeks one full-time HVAC Control Tech.  Posting #0015549. Closes Sept. 6. This position is located in Newport.

Coordinator – Outreach Program – The Yamhill County Extension office Outreach and Engagement program invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed term, Outreach Program Coordinator position. Posting #0015756. Closes Sept. 7.

MPH Graduate Program Manager/Assistant to the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a part-time (0.75 FTE), 12-month, Coordinator-Program Admin position. Posting #0015778. Closes Sept. 8.

Education Program Assistant 1 – The Deschutes County Extension office Family and Cimmunity Health program invites applications for a part-time (.40 FTE), limited-duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position. Posting #0015762. Closes Sept. 8.

Veterinary Technician. The Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our Large Animal Hospital. Posting #0015715. Closes Sept. 8.

General English Program Manager (Internal) – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, General English Program Manager position. Posting #0015803. Closes Sept. 9.  This is an internal employment opportunity.

Office Specialist 1 – The Tillamook County Extension Office invites applications for a part-time (.62 FTE), Office Specialist 1 position. Posting #0015577. Closes Sept 9.

Education Program Assistant 1 – The Union County Extension office invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE), limited duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position. Posting #0015808. Closes Sept. 10.

Information Technology Manager – The Enrollment Management department invites applications for a full time (1.00 FTE), 12 month, Information Technology Manager position. Posting #0015677. Closes Sept. 11.

HR Business Analyst – The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term HR Business Analyst. Posting # 0015658.  Closes Sept. 14. 

Analyst Programmer – OSU Libraries and Press (OSULP) seeks a creative, curious and collaborative fulltime Analyst Programmer (competency level 3) to join our motivated team of developers and staff as they re-envision strategic core applications such as the institutional repository and digital collections platforms. Posting #0015794. Closes Sept. 23.

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on Sept. 25  Interested parties should apply to posting #0015391 no later than midnight on Sept. 25.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

Assistant Professor (Practice) Oregon State University Extension Services invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed term, Assistant Professor (Practice) in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal  & Rangeland  Sciences. Posting #0015791. Closes Sept. 27.

Director – The Food Innovation Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12 month, fixed-term position as Director.  Posting #0015613.  Closes Dec. 1, with a full consideration closing date of Oct. 15.  This position is located in Portland, OR.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – The Animal and Range Science Extension Field Faculty department serving the Columbia Plateau Region invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice). Posting #0015774. Closes Oct. 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.

Oregon State University is seeking two Postdoctoral Scholars to work with a transdisciplinary team focused on improving postsecondary STEM education through various curricular and instructional reforms leading to organizational change. The positions are funded by NSF grants from the WIDER, PRIME, and FIRE programs. To read more about the positions, their requirements, benefits, and how to apply, please see http://stem.oregonstate.edu/ad-transdisciplinary-postdocs.

Finance Director – The OSU Alumni Association invites applications for a Finance Director. View position description at www.osualum.com/jobs. Apply with a cover letter and resume to osualum.com@oregonstate.edu . Open until filled.

Weather

Corvallis: Summer is almost over but the sunshine is lingering. The weather will start out sunny with a chance of showers midweek before the sun returns for the weekend. Highs hovering in the 70s with lows in the lower 50s.

Central Oregon: Sunny at the beginning of the week with a slight chance of showers end of the week. Highs starting out in the 70s and dropping into the 60s. Lows in the lower 40s.

Newport: Slight chance of rain turning to showers by the end of the week. Highs in the 60s, lows in the 50s.

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

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