OSU Today

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

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.

Whoops! 12 tales of accidental brilliance in science (NPR)

Mas Subramanian wasn’t at all interested in this problem. In the department of chemistry at Oregon State University, he was looking for materials with novel magnetic properties to use in advanced computer hard drives. He would mix up likely chemicals and bake them in a furnace at 2,000 degrees Farenheit. But when he added manganese oxide to the recipe, he got a colorful surprise — a pile of bright blue powder.

Oregon State University: Bees need more vitamin P (as in pollen) for survival (Register-Guard)

A just-release Oregon State University study suggests bees really need to bulk up on variety of pollens to survive the pests, diseases and pesticide exposure to which they are prone.

OSU holds town hall on issues of equity and inclusion on campus (LIFE@OSU)

President Ray and interim Chief Diversity Officer Angela Batista will provide an update on efforts to address diversity and inclusion at OSU.

Black history through a Greek lens (Gazette-Times)

The link between the African-American fraternities and sororities and the civil rights movement was explored Wednesday night during a panel discussion at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center at Oregon State University.

Oregon’s cool-weather grapes challenged by warming (Capital Press)

Mark Chien, coordinator of Oregon State University’s Wine Research Institute, moderated the discussion. Chien noted that Oregon’s niche success within the wine industry began with cool weather grapes, Pinot noir.

RAIN hopes to grow new businesses (Democrat-Herald)

Joe Teibel is a software engineer at Hewlett-Packard. He’s also looking to start his own company. “I’ve developed a couple of tech startup ideas that I want to explore related to 3-D printing,” said Teibel, an Albany resident halfway through his MBA program at Oregon State University.

“Kiss Me, Kate”: OSU tackles the musical side of the bard (Democrat-Herald)

Based as it is on Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” it makes sense as part of OSU Theatre’s year-long celebration of the Bard. Headrick’s goal is to create a fast-paced, lively production that puts an emphasis on Cole Porter’s terrific songs – the score includes some of his best-known tunes, including “So In Love,” “Too Darn Hot” and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare.”

Union activist critiques OSU budget (Gazette-Times)

Student and faculty groups at Oregon State University brought in a union activist with financial expertise to take a critical look at OSU’s budget on Wednesday.

OSU hosts marine science competition Saturday (Gazette-Times)

Around 90 students will come from across Oregon on Saturday to compete at the Salmon Bowl, a marine science trivia competition sponsored by Oregon State University’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.

Douglas Detrick’s AnyWhen Ensemble: “Boldly Launched Upon the Deep” (Gazette-Times)

The show, a collaboration between AnyWhen leader Douglas Detrick and composer Ellen McSweeney, makes its world premiere at the Majestic Theatre on Wednesday night. It is sponsored by the Oregon State University School of Arts and Communication.

Documentary on harm of foreign aid to be shown at OSU (Gazette-Times)

Empower Haiti Together and the Oregon State University Public Health Club are planning a Saturday night showing of a documentary showing the potential harmful effects of foreign aid.

Disabled population overlooked by psychology curriculums (Rehab Management)

“About 57 million people in the US have a disability, and it’s likely we will all interact with someone with a disability on a regular basis,” says Kathleen Bogart, an assistant professor of psychology in the College of Liberal Arts at Oregon State University. “Yet in terms of minority groups, we teach about disability the least. We are not properly preparing students to interact with this group.”


Tasty Treats II Silent Auction: On Thurs., Feb. 25, join the Crop and Soil Science Department for another awesome food auction in Ag Life Sciences Room 3017 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Winning bidders can pick up their items at 3 p.m. Buy it now option available on everything. If you would like to donate an item for auction bring it to ALS 3017 before 9 a.m.  Happy bidding! For questions, contact emmalie.goodwin@oregonstate.edu.

 Career Expo: The Career Development Center is hosting the Engineering & Technology Career Fair on Feb. 25 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. This is a fantastic opportunity for the OSU community to interact with employers who want to hire OSU students and alumni. A list of employers attending and more information can be found here.

Cookie Days: Printing and Mailing Services’ XPress Stop will be serving fresh baked cookies from 11:30 a.m .- 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in February. Cookies will be 2 for $1. For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

Burrito Bar: Stop by Ag Life Sciences 1019 on Thurs., Feb. 25 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for a customized burrito lunch (Or fix a plate of nachos or a salad). All of your favorite burrito fixings will be available. Suggested donation of $5. For questions, contact mary.mucia@oregonstate.edu.

Face-to-Face, Heart-to-Heart: At the Feb. 25 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Kathleen Bogart of the School of Psychological Science will discuss her work in communications and disabilities. Triad meets at noon in the MU, room 211. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13. Contact University Events by 11 a.m. on Feb. 22 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

PhD defense: Meisam Shir Mohammadi, PhD candidate in Materials Science & Wood Science, will defend his dissertation titled, “Developing a Design Model for Cellulose Nanocrystal Composites.”  The defense will be held on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. in Richardson Hall, Room 115. Free and open to the public.

 The Prayer-Gauge Debate: Prayer and Healing in the Victorian Era and in Ours: In 1872 the English physicist John Tyndall proposed a scientific experiment to test the efficacy of prayers for the sick in which the mortality rates of one group who would be the object of prayers alone would be compared with those of another group who had received medical treatment. The trial, known as the prayer gauge, was never undertaken but the proposal engendered much public debate and it signaled the gulf that its proponents believed existed between scientific naturalism and religion. Prof. Gary Ferngren will explore the issues that the proposal raised and the continuing relevance of the debate for today. Thursday, Feb. 25, at 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union, Journey Room.

Naomi Klein’s “This Changes Everything” (film screening): Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over four years, “This Changes Everything” is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. Directed by Avi Lewis, and inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center.

Ivy Street Ensemble: Tickets are also on sale now for the SAC Presents concert featuring the Ivy Street Ensemble, on Thurs. Feb 25 at 7:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW 8th Street, Corvallis. Featuring Colorado Symphony musicians Cathy Peterson, flute; Erik Peterson, violin; and Phillip Stevens, viola, this chamber music trio recently received second place in the Chamber Music category with the American Prize, an award celebrating American Excellence in the arts. Advance tickets are available at Gracewinds Music and online.

RecycleMania: RecycleMania is an annual 8-week Civil War and national recycling competition between universities, running Feb. 7 – April 2. Currently OSU is nearly tied with UO. Help OSU compete by recycling, composting and reducing your trash. Recycled Fashion Show Feb. 25, 7 p.m.

Upcoming events

NEW! Documentary screening: Poverty Inc., will screen at 6 p.m., Feb. 27 in Milam Auditorium. Watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/109863354 A panel discussion will follow. A suggested donation of $5 goes towards fundraising efforts for OSU students traveling to Haiti with us over spring break on a cultural learning experience trip. Haitian coffee will be served, and there will be Haitian products for purchase following the screening. This event is sponsored by Empower Haiti Together and the OSU Public Health Club.

NEW! Taiwanese Night Market: Join the Taiwanese Student Association and OSU Student Leadership and Involvement for an evening of traditional Taiwanese food and games in the style of a street market. MU Ballroom, Sunday, Feb. 28, 5:30-8 p.m. Funded by ISOSU. Tickets available at SEC Information Desk and at the event while supplies last: $5 (1 free for OSU students). Contact: leechic@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Equity town hall: President Ed Ray and Angela Batista will host a town hall discussion on equity, inclusion and civil and social justice at Oregon State University on Monday, Feb. 29. The discussion, aimed at students, staff and faculty, will be from 5-6 p.m. in Room 128 of the Learning Innovation Center. It will also be live streamed at http://live.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! OSU College of Engineering Graduate Research Expo: The College of Engineering will be showcasing groundbreaking graduate student research at the 2nd annual Graduate Research Expo on Tuesday, March 1 from 1-4 p.m. at the Portland Art Museum. The event is free, and transportation from Corvallis is available. Click here for more information and to register for transportation.

Linus Pauling birthday celebration: Free cake, coffee and pastries. Join Ava’s Café in celebrating Linus Pauling’s birthday at the Linus Pauling Science Center, 10 a.m.-noon, Feb. 26. Enjoy free cake, coffee, and pastries while hearing about the latest work done by the Linus Pauling Institute and the Chemistry Department. The Valley Library Special Collections will be onsite with a display of items from the Linus Pauling Collection. (for updates follow us on twitter @MUFOOD)

Music a la Carte: OSU Chamber Choir and the LBCC Chamber Choir (note this is a change) noon, Friday, Feb. 26.

Functional Fitness: The Faculty Staff Fitness program is putting on a free Functional Fitness Motions Workshop.  Join us and instructor Scott Van Kampen to learn about daily functional movements & exercises to better understand your body’s movement through space, help improve your body control and balance, improve coordination and performance Friday, Feb. 26 from noon to 1 p.m.  Register online here or by visiting us in Langton 123.

OSU Theatre and Music present Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me, Kate Feb. 26-27 and March 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 28 at 2 p.m. on the Withycombe Hall Main Stage. Directed by Charlotte Headrick, with musical direction by Lauren Servias and choreography by Megan Skinner, this comedy is based on “Taming of the Shrew and continues OSU Theatre’s season, All the World’s a Stage: Celebrating Shakespeare. For tickets and information visit http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/school-arts-and-communication/theatre.

Corvallis-OSU Symphony: The Corvallis-OSU Symphony, directed by Marlan Carlson,  will present “The Final Frontier,” a space-exploration themed program at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 28 in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center. Featured works include David Bowie’s “A Space Oddity” with vocalist Marc Callahan,  selections from the Star Wars, Star Trek and E.T. Soundtracks, a dramatic presentation of Maya Angelou’s poem  “A Brave and Startling Truth” with guest reader Shelley Moon, and Henri Tomasi’s Concerto for Saxophone, featuring guest soloist Nathan Boal. Also on the program is  the monumental and thought provoking tone poem “Also Sprach Zarathustra” by Richard Strauss, made famous to popular audiences in Stanley Kubrick’s film  2001 – A Space Odyssey. Tickets $22–32, OSU students free with ID. Advance tickets and more information at cosusymphony.org.

Book signing: Poet Cindy William Guitérrez and novelist Justin Taylor will read at the Valley Library Rotunda on March 4 at 7:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A and book signing. Cindy Guitiérrez’s poetry collection the small claim of bones was a finalist for the 2015 International Latino Book Awards.  Justin Taylor is the author of the story collection Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever and the novel The Gospel of AnarchyThis event is part of the 2014-2015 Literary Northwest Series, sponsored by the MFA Program in Creative Writing in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film.

Lunch Hour Tours 2016: The next tour will be held March 9 at the Student Experience Center. If you are a part of Finance and Administration come join the fun, meet new people, learn about the OSU community, new research and ideas. To register for the tour or to learn more log on to: http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=22 registration closes March 8.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Informal policy talk: Professor Craig McIntosh, Co-Director of the UC San Diego Policy Design and Evaluation Lab (PDEL), will discuss PDEL’s work, focusing on a recent project that uses information technology to promote voter turnout in South Africa. The project uses SMS texting during the South African national elections in April 2014 to reach millions of citizens, making it larger than any get-out-the-vote experiment ever conducted. 10-11 a.m., Feb. 26, Gilkey 305.

NEW! Drupal Open Labs – Have you always wished you had your own web team? Well now you do. Bring your Drupal or other web projects to the Open Labs and receive support from developers, designers, information architects and content specialists every Friday this term from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Autzen classroom, Room 2082, 2nd floor of the Valley Library. More information.

NEW! An Empire for Freedom: Transcontinental Abolitionism and the Black Civil Rights Struggle in the Pacific West: Stacey Smith, 2015-16 Center for the Humanities Research Fellow and History faculty in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, will discuss how African Americans who immigrated to British Colony of Vancouver Island after the 1857 Dred Scott decision used their status as “citizens of nowhere” to invoke the protection of the British Empire against the aggressive expansionism of an American republic dedicated to white supremacy. 4 p.m., Monday, Feb 29, at the Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave.

NEW! Introduction to CORE: An Introduction to the CORE reporting system session is scheduled for Wednesday, March 2, 10 am-11 am in 202 Kidder Hall. The session content is specific to new employees or new CORE users. In this session Michael Hansen and Diana Lindsley will demonstrate CORE features, navigation and reports. Registration is required. Contact Diana Lindsley for more information.

DPD Lunch: Teaching Difference, Power, and Discrimination Courses Online. Bring your lunch and join us for an informal conversation on Teaching DPD Courses Online, Feb. 26, noon- 2 p.m., MU 208.  No RSVP is required.  Amber Moody and Kristen Anderson will provide an overview on best practices and E-Campus Instructional Designer Rayne Vieger will be available to answer questions.  Round-table discussions will follow.  Attendees are encouraged to read one or both of the following short articles ahead of time:  You Had Me at Foucault and Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Virtual.

The School of Public Policy Economics Program welcomes Craig McIntoshCraig McIntosh will speak on “When the Money Runs out: Evaluating the Longer-Term Impacts of a Two Year Cash Transfer Program.” McIntosh  studied a group of young women in rural Malawi who were exposed to a cash transfer experiment as adolescents.  More than two years after the end of transfers, he found that the substantial short-term benefits of the program had largely evaporated, but that children born to mothers receiving cash transfers had significantly improved long-term biometric outcomes. Noon-1:30 p.m., Feb 26, KEC 1003.

Learn to cook delicious meals: Learn how to cook delicious, healthy meals for only $4 a day with Leanne Brown, New York Times best-selling author of the cookbook “Good and Cheap.” Come to the MU Horizon Room from noon-1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, to hear from Leanne, taste food samples and see a cooking demonstration. Cookbooks will be available for purchase and may be signed by the author. The event is free and sponsored by the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health; University Housing and Dining Services; and Memorial Union Retail Food Services.

PhD defense: Prasad Kopparapu, PhD candidate in Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, will defend his dissertation titled, Small Molecule Bcl-2 Functional Converters as Cancer Therapeutics ”  The defense will be held on Friday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. in Agricultural Life Sciences, Room 4001. Free and open to the public.

The future of community colleges: The College of Education presents the 12th Annual Charles Carpenter Memorial on Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room. Betty Duvall, Professor Emerita, will address the question: What is the future of Community Colleges?

Professional faculty open conversation: President Ray and Provost Randhawa extend invite classified staff to attend a conversational meeting from 1:30-2:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 29, MU Journey Room. The open conversation includes a short introduction and time for comments, questions, etc. Participate as your schedule allows. For questions or suggestions, email Andrea.McDaniel@oregonstate.edu. The meeting will be recorded and available for viewing following the meeting.

Food Drive events

Plant Sale: Ready for spring? The Academic Success Center is having a plant sale on Fri., Feb. 26, from noon-4 p.m. in the first floor lobby of Waldo Hall. Get a great deal on perennials, shrubs, and more! All plants have been generously donated by local nurseries and garden centers. Prices range from $3 -$5. For questions, contact Anika.Lautenbach@oregonstate.edu.

Dessert Raffle: Purchase tickets for delicious desserts made by the AMBC and CAS Admin from Feb. 22-26 for $1/each or 6/$5.  Drawing will be held at 4 p.m. on Fri., Feb. 26.  Tickets are for sale in Hovland 108 with Karen Bose and Strand 448D with Liz Etherington.  For questions, contact april.cummings@oregonstate.edu.

Silent Auction: Business Affairs’ silent auction is Fri., Feb. 26 with bidding from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Kerr Admin. Bldg. Rm. B100. We will have several exciting items being auctioned off. Of the exciting items being auctioned off, there is a Chocolate Basket, Beaver Basket, OSU Basketball tickets, Dog Basket and Bath & Body Basket and much more! Also for sale will be mini cupcakes, mini cookies, peanut butter cookies and ginger cookies for  $1/each. Watch for posters throughout Kerr to see what other items we will be up for auction. For questions, contact angela.johnson3@oregonstate.edu.

Dessert Raffle: Purchase tickets for delicious desserts made by the AMBC and CAS Admin from Feb. 22-26 for $1/each or 6/$5. Drawing will be held at 4 p.m. on Fri., Feb. 26. Tickets are for sale in Hovland 108 with Karen Bose and Strand 448D with Liz Etherington. For questions, contact april.cummings@oregonstate.edu.

Folding for Food: Origami folding of dollar bills (or $5 or $10 or $20…) into lovely flowers. Have some fun creating money flowers, bring them to Milam 101 by Mon., Feb. 29, pop them in one of the vases and register for a prize drawing. Prizes include art, handmade truffles and hand knitted works of art. Check the internet for how-to-videos. For questions, contact Rena.Thayer@oregonstate.edu.

Cutest Valentine Pet Photo Contest: Either come into Waldo 252 with your pet and have your photo taken or send a photo to post on our School bulletin board. $1 to enter the contest. $2 to have your picture taken and enter the contest. The winner will be announced on Feb. 29 and will receive an 8 x 10 framed winning photo. For questions, contact leonora.rianda@oregonstate.edu.

Starbucks Gift Basket Raffle: Come by Printing and Mailing Services’ XPress Stop during the month of February to enter to win a gift basket donated by Starbucks. $1 per entry. Winner will be chosen on March 1. For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

M&Ms Raffle: Come by Printing and Mailing Services’ XPress Stop during the month of February to win the M&Ms filled jar. 50 cents per entry and winner will receive the jar of candy. Winner will be chosen on March 1. For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

Forestry Quilt Raffle update: Tickets for 2 beautiful quilts are for sale Feb. 1-29. One ticket for $1 or six tickets for $5. The drawing will be held Monday, Feb. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Forestry Computer Helpdesk (Peavy 222). See pictures of the quilts. For questions, contact terralyn.vandetta@oregonstate.edu.

Food Drive Public Employee Appreciation Night: Join other state employees as we cheer the Portland Trailblazers to victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to the Governor’s State Employee Food Drive. Last year, the amount donated was $1,359 or 5,436 pound equivalents of food! To purchase tickets or for questions download the flyer.

OSU Extension Service Movie Raffle: It’s MOVIE time! Purchase tickets in 108 Ballard Hall to win a $25 REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP Gift Card. Tickets are $1/each 6/$5. Drawing will be held on Thurs., Feb. 25. Visit Regal Cinema for showtimes & locations. For questions, contact pamela.hoene@oregonstate or call 541-737-1581.

News for Employees

NEW! Request for Applications- Action Research Fellows: The ESTEME@OSU Project and the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning welcome applications for action research fellows. Teams or individual instructors using evidence based instructional practices in undergraduate STEM classrooms are encouraged to apply.  Selected candidates will be supported in their research design and provided $3,000 financial support. Applications are due March 29, by close of business to Victoria.Bonebrake@oregonstate.edu. Please see http://bit.ly/arf-rfa-2016 for application instructions and more information.

NEW! Open Registration- NW Regional Learning Assistant Alliance Workshop: Register to attend a two-day interactive workshop on the implementation of learning assistants in undergraduate classrooms. Held May 19-20 on OSU’s Corvallis campus, participants will gain insight and practical knowledge regarding program creation, mentoring, and support of LAs. OSU staff and faculty may use code “OSU” for a registration fee waiver. Read more, including a full agenda, at this link: http://stem.oregonstate.edu/2016-LA-Alliance-Workshop.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: $1,000 scholarship for summer classes. Know of a student with design skills or one who simply likes to doodle? Help us spread the word about the 2016 OSU Summer Session T-shirt design contest, which is open to all OSU students. Submissions are accepted now through Feb. 28. Students will vote online for the winning design, and the designer will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship toward credit-based, on-campus classes in Corvallis or at the Hatfield Marine Science Center during OSU’s 2016 summer term. Learn more.

Sustainability research grant: Are you conducting sustainability research? Are you seeking funds to support your research? If so, the Student Sustainability Initiative has some GOOD news! The Student Sustainability Initiative Research Grant Application is NOW OPEN on a rolling basis. Please see the link below for more information or contact Kimberly Helm (SSI Grant Manager) for more information. Apply now! http://sli.oregonstate.edu/ssi/grants/research-grants

Literary prize: Submissions being accepted for the 28th Annual Provost’s Literary Prize for undergraduate students at OSU.  Deadline for submission Feb. 29.  Criteria and instructions for submissions can be found at http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/awards/provosts-literary-prize .

PROMISE interns: The PROMISE program invites you to apply to host a 2016 summer intern. The program runs from Monday, June 27 to Friday, Sept. 2. Click here for information about hosting an intern and to apply. For general information about the PROMISE program, visit: dce.oregonstate.edu/promise/. The PROMISE program is sponsored by Diversity & Cultural Engagement and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access. Please contact Charlene Martinez if you have any questions about the suitability of a project or your organization’s alignment to the PROMISE purpose and mission. The deadline to apply is March 7.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin: Food in Emergencies: If an earthquake, winter storm, or other disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, and electricity for days or even weeks. By taking time now to store emergency food supplies, you can provide for your entire family. Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

Association of Office Professionals scholarship: The OSU AOP will award at least one $500 scholarship based on achievement and potential for the 2016-17 academic year. Applicants must be full time OSU students with sophomore, junior, or senior standing at the time of application with at least one full year of undergraduate studies remaining during the 2016-17 academic year, AND have a major or declared minor in the College of Business, OR regardless of major, have a parent or legal guardian who is a member in good standing in OSU AOP. A completed application; three current, signed letters of recommendation; and a current unofficial transcript must be submitted by May 2, to Laurie Wyant, 213 Gilkey Hall, Corvallis, OR, 97331 or via email to Laurie.wyant@oregonstate.edu.

Traffic and Maintenance

Bates Hall: As part of the Johnson Hall Project and in preparation for the power shutdown scheduled for Feb. 27, 7 parking spaces (View Map) in the Bates Hall north parking lot (#3313) will be closed Feb. 23-24. Pacific Power will be working in the vault preparing for Feb. 27. The drive thru for Bates Hall will remain open. The spaces affected are the drop off parking spots for Bates Hall. The project manager is working with parking services to relocate those spots temporarily to the west for those two days.


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

Job postings: Oregon State University is transitioning to a new jobs website. During the transition, there are two different locations to search job postings, depending on the date that the job was posted. If you visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs you’ll have access to both sites for your search.

Academic Advisor-College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor. Posting P00045UF. Full consideration application date Feb. 25. Closes March 16.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Crop and Soil Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position serving Marion County. Posting #0016938. Closes Feb. 28.

Internship & Cooperative Education Coordinator – College of Forestry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Internship & Cooperative Education Coordinator position. Posting # P00026UF. Closes Feb. 28.

Academic Wage Hourly: Faculty Research Assistant – The Institute of Natural Resources invites applications for a part-time .49 FTE, 12-month, academic wage hourly position. This position is anticipated to last 9 months. Posting# P00013AW. Closes Feb. 29.

Director, Printing & Mailing – Printing & Mailing Services is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Director. Posting number #P00057UF. Closes on Monday, Feb. 29.

Accountant 1 – The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center at OSU is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00057CT. Closes Feb. 29.

Office Specialist 2 – The department Educational Opportunities Programs invites you to apply to one full time Office Specialist 2 position. To apply, please visit posting# P00038CT. Closes Feb. 29.

Assistant Professor – Brewing Microbiologist – The College of Agricultural Sciences & the Department of Food Science and Technology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track position. Posting #0016968. For full consideration date: Feb. 29

Assistant Professor – Food Safety Biologist – The College of Agricultural Sciences & the Department of Food Science and Technology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track position. Posting #0016969. For full consideration date: Feb. 29

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant,Our Beaver Nation: The OSU Foundation is looking to add an experienced and skilled Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to our Development team based on campus at Gill Coliseum. The person in this position will be the point of contact for visitors, callers and staff members, and provide administrative support to the Our Beaver Nation office, annual fund, stewardship, and events. Four year degree and one to two years of reception / customer service experience, or related administrative experience using similar knowledge skills or abilities. Education and experience equivalencies will be considered. To apply: http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5029

Academic Advisor – The Academic Success Center is seeking three, full-time (1.0 FTE) Academic Advisors to provide direct academic advising service to a defined cohort of low-income and/or first-generation college students. Posting #P00048UF. Closes March 1.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor (Water Management Technologist) position. Posting #0016967. For full consideration apply by March 1 (deadline extended), closes March 15 (deadline extended).

Assistant Professor – The Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor (Water Quality Engineer) position. Posting #0016965. For full consideration apply by March 1 (deadline extended), closes March 15 (deadline extended).

NEW! Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs, invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Procurement Contract Officer. Posting # P00046UF. Closes March 2.

Mental Health & Wellness CVM Program Coordinator/CAPS Staff Psychologist: Counseling and Psychological Services and the College of Veterinary Medicine has an opening for one full-time, 12-month, fixed-term position. This is a unique position shared by CAPS and CVM. Half of this psychologist’s time will be on-site at CVM coordinating mental health and wellness programs for CVM students; the remaining half will be on-site at CAPS providing counseling and outreach services. Posting #P00032UF. Closes March 2.Office Specialist 2 – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting # P00053CT. Closes March 2.

Building Services Coordinator, Chemistry Department. Required qualifications include 2 years management experience, building management experience, experience researching and purchasing products and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Posting # P00041UF. Closes March 4.

Faculty Research Assistant – Genome Research/Biocomp is seeking a Core Lab Technician. This is a part-time (.60FTE) position, 12-month, fixed term with the possibility of moving to full time. Posting# P00047UF. Closes March 4.

Executive Director, Marine Studies Initiative–The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Executive Director, Marine Studies Initiative. Posting #P00068UF. Closes March 6. This is an internal employment opportunity.

Seed Laboratory Manager – The Department of Crop & Soil Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Seed Laboratory Manager position. Posting #P00031UF. Closes March 6.

Medical Lab Technologist: Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Medical Lab Technologist, Posting #P00078CT. For full consideration, apply by March 7. Closes March 31.

Coordinator, Sports & Special Programs – The Department of Recreational Sports invites applications for a 12-month, fixed-term, Coordinator position. This position directs the administration and supervision of comprehensive Sports and Special Programs that includes sport clubs, intramural sports, and special events. Posting #P00054UF. Closes March 8.

NEW! Office Specialist 1 – The Gilliam County Extension Office invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Office Specialist 1 position. Posting P00086CT. Closes March 10.

Sexual Assault Support Services Coordinator: Counseling and Psychological Services seeks an innovative team leader to oversee the Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) program. This position is a full-time, 12-month appointment. Posting # P00058UF. Closes March 10.

NEW! Associate Director– The Career Development Center invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Associate Director. Posting P00081UF. Closes March 13.

Assistant Director, Mental Health Promotion: Counseling and Psychological Services seeks an energetic, collaborative leader to direct the vision, coordination, implementation and assessment of the CAPS Mental Health Promotion Program. This position is a full-time, 12-month appointment. Posting #P00069UF. Closes March 14.

The College of Science Dean’s Office is seeking a Head Academic Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P00042UF. Closes March 15.

NEW! Education Program Assistant 2 – The Linus Pauling Institute invites applications for a part-time .49 FTE, 12-month, hourly position. Posting# P00081CT. Closes March 18.

Accountant 1 – The Arts & Sciences Business Center at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00032CT. Closes March 31.

Assistant Athletic Director for Development, Athletics Annual Giving: The OSU Foundation is looking for a strong and talented Assistant Athletic Director for Development in Athletics Annual Giving. This position is responsible for achieving the annual giving fundraising goals on behalf of Oregon State University Athletics through efficient and effective leadership and management of athletics’ annual giving programs, individual sport support and strategic fundraising campaigns. If you understand the Annual Giving process as it relates to college athletics, and have a proven record of success in annual giving or significant sales success, consider applying for this position. For more details please visit the OSUF website at: http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5052

Student Worker, Our Beaver Nation: The OSU Foundation Development team, Athletics is looking to add an enthusiastic student worker to Our Beaver Nation and serve as an ambassador for Beaver Athletics. Primary responsibilities will include answering incoming calls regarding donations and ticket sales, help with donor related events and game day operations, and other duties as assigned. Average 8-12 hours, maximum of 20 hours, per week. $9.75/hour. If you are interested in this position, please complete the Foundation’s job application and sent it to Mr. Jorge Hernandez, Assistant Director, Human Resources.


Corvallis:  “People have the right to call themselves whatever they like. That doesn’t bother me. It’s other people doing the calling that bothers me.” ~ Octavia E. Butler. Patchy fog, then sunny, high of 63, low of 44. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny, high of 61, low of 38. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy fog followed by sunshine, high of 63, low of 50. Rain tomorrow.

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


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