OSU Today

Friday, April 8, 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.

What it looks like when a university truly fixes how it handles sexual assault (Huffington Post)

But Tracy said OSU’s president, Ed Ray, was different.  “Ed Ray really stepped up to the plate — not just said something, but actually did take it seriously,” Tracy told The Huffington Post. “I’m very confident in this point that he really does care and gets it.” After Tracy came forward, Oregon State issued a public apology for how it had responded to her report more than a decade earlier. And then the school hired her to be a consultant on how it should handle sexual assault. Rather than freezing out the whistleblower, OSU regularly brings Tracy in to speak to classes, sports teams and members of Greek life about sexual violence. In February, she spoke at an OSU conference on healthy masculinity.

5 schools where you can turn your taste for beer into a career (USA Today)

Oregon State University too has a history in educating brewers; their Fermentation Science program is by far the most popular of their three options of study within their Food Sciences major — with 65% of students opting to study craft brewing. In an interview with USA TODAY College Tom Shellhammer, Nor’Wester Professor of Fermentation Science at OSU, says the recent industry growth has led to many students asking themselves how they can be a part of the movement.

50 best small college towns in America (College Values Online)

#5: Corvallis. At the heart of Willamette Valley in central Western Oregon is the charming town of Corvallis, a must-consider on your list of college towns. The award-winning city has been recognized as one of the best college towns in the US as well as one of the ten best places to live in the United States.

Florida lionfish war heats up (Deeper Blue)

Oregon State University marine biologist , Mark Hixon and his team did a controlled study and have found that a single fish can reduce the number of individual fishes on a small reef by 79% in just five weeks. One lionfish can consume 20 small fish in 30 minutes.

Is algae the key to beating cancer? (Daily Mail)

Scientists have discovered a new compound in algae that has potent anti-cancer abilities. A team of Oregon State University experts found that the compound is capable of fighting two of the most aggressive forms of the disease – brain tumors and triple negative breast cancer. The compound, called coibamide A, cuts off cancer cells’ ability to communicate with blood vessels and other cells – which triggers the diseased cell’s death.

Helping calves before they’re born (Successful Farming)

Reinaldo Cooke, a beef specialist at Oregon State University, did a recent study on the topic. The issue actually started in humans, he says, where it’s well known that babies thrive better when their moms are in a positive nutritional state during pregnancy.

Walk while you work: Do treadmill desks help? (GotScience)

John Schuna, assistant professor of exercise and sports science in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at OSU, recently set out to measure the effectiveness of such desks in changing worker behavior. “There’s been a societal shift to more sedentary work and we are not making it up in our leisure time,” Schuna says.

OSU-Cascades dean of academic programming steps down (Bend Bulletin)

Marla Hacker, OSU-Cascades’ dean of academic programs who has been at the campus since it started, will leave her post at the end of the term. She will continue teaching in the business program for at least a year.

How we save whales from space: The Whale Trail’s next event (West Seattle Blog)

Join us for this rare Seattle appearance by renowned whale researcher Bruce Mate. Bruce will demonstrate how his teams use satellite-monitored radio tags to identify critical habitats and migration routes of endangered whales to protect them. His talk will focus on western and ENP gray whales, right whales, and contemporary issues for blue whales during the last few years of warm water as examples. Bruce Mate is the Director and Endowed Chair of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University, and founder of Oregon’s Whale Watching Spoken Here program.

Norovirus outbreak at Oregon State University (Northwest Public Radio)

Benton County health officials have confirmed an outbreak of norovirus at Oregon State University. At least 88 students have been sickened and officials expect to see more cases in the coming days.

Bake to celebrate Mother’s Day (Bend Bulletin)

Oregon State University Extension is offering a class where attendees learn how to make safe, home-canned lemon curd, lemon poppy-seed scones, and soft-whipped cream.

Today

Prospective student open house: Spring Preview, an open house program for prospective and newly admitted students, will be in Memorial Union and CH2M Hill on Friday, April 8. There will be approximately 800 visitors on campus, which may impact parking and retail food locations.  Please welcome visitors you interact with during their time on campus.

Music à la Carte: The Fire with Rebecca Lomnicky, fiddle; David Brewer, guitar. Friday, April 8 at noon. Memorial Union Lounge, Free.

Flourishing @ OSU Lecture Series: Sangari Nadarajan, Liberal Arts student, will speak on “An International Perspective of the OSU Experience,” Friday, April 8 at noon, Kidder 202.

Spring 2016 Ocean Ecology & Biogeochemistry Seminar Series: Andrew Thurber will speak on “Global biogeography of deep-sea ecosystem function and biogeochemical cycling.” Noon, Friday, April 8, Burt 193.

Striking a Balance: Work, Family, Life. Join OSU’s Women in Policy on Friday, April 8 at noon in the Native American Longhouse  for a panel discussion with OSU faculty (Kelsy Kretschmer, Ana Spalding, Hilary Boudet, Stephanie Bernell) about working in academia, participating in higher education, and balancing a life & family. Free lunch provided.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Integrative Biology Graduate Student Invited Speaker Seminar: Rebecca Safran, Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder, will give a seminar on “The role of adaptation in speciation: an integrative approach.” She will speak on April 8, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm in ALS 4001. For more information: https://osuibinvitedspeaker.wordpress.com/

STEM to STEAM symposium: Join The CO• at a STEM to STEAM Symposium on Friday April 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Learning Innovation Center, Room 100. The symposium brings together six makers of objects and policies to discuss the challenges and rewards of integrating the Arts into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education. This is a free public event.

Saturday

Arts Entrepreneurship Workshop: For majors in music, art, theatre, new media communication. CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Saturday, April 9 at 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. To register, contact Robert Brudvig, bbrudvig@oregonstate.edu  Free – space is limited.

Microbiology research: The Microbiology Student Association Research Symposium will take place on April 9, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Kearney Hall. Admission is free. This is an excellent opportunity to network with and learn from researchers from Oregon and Washington. Feel free to stay for the entire day or attend specific talks you are interested in.  Contact Emaan Khan at khane@oregonstate.edu with any questions.

Buddhist Tourism Conference:  This conference brings together Buddhist scholars in order to generate an investigation of Buddhist spaces, identities, and practices as dynamic entities that shift significance within various flows and networks of travelers and international relationships.  Saturday and Sunday, April 9 and 10 in Milam Hall, Room 319 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Marine Science Day at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon: Join the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport for Marine Science Day, Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., HMSC will open its doors for a behind-the-scenes peek at the cutting-edge research, education and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine laboratory unique. Meet researchers from Oregon State University and six government agency partners. For more information hmsc.oregonstate.edu/marinescienceday or maryann.bozza@oregonstate.edu, 541-867-0234.

India Night: Tickets on sale for India Night online and at the SEC Info Desk: follow an epic love story filled with performance and fashion, and enjoy an authentic Indian dinner. April 9 at LaSells Stewart Center, 5-8 p.m., doors: 4:15 p.m. OSU Students: $5 in advance/$7 at the door. General: $7 in advance/$9 at the door. Sponsored by Student Events & Activities; funded by ISOSU. Information/accommodations related to disability, contact: oregonstateisa@gmail.com

Sunday

Auditions: Auditions for the 2016 Spring One-Act Festival will be held April 10 and 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre. Auditions are open to all students, faculty, staff, and community members. Questions? Please contact Elizabeth Helman at elizabeth.helman@oregonstate.edu

Upcoming events

NEW! OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

2016 Authors Lectures: Each year OSU Faculty publish a remarkable range of literary contributions.  Join us as we celebrate the work of David Biespiel on Tuesday, April 12 at 6 p.m. at Grass Roots Books and Music. Reception and book signing to follow. All OSU authors from the last year will be acknowledged and information regarding their literary work will be available. For more information, contact events@oregonstate.edu or visit leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/awards-recognition/osu-authors-and-editors.

Bring Your Kids to Campus Day: Join us for the 5th annual Bring Your Kids to Campus Day event taking place on Friday, April 15. Family friendly events include story time, arts and crafts, robotics demo, gymnastics, OSU athletics tour, ASOSU hangout, and so much more! To see the entire lineup for the day and to register visit http://childcare.oregonstate.edu/bring-your-kids-to-campus-day.

Celebrate Teaching Excellence at OSU: OSU educators who designed and implemented innovative (and effective) teaching strategies will share their ideas and invite yours, at this round table event. This Center for Teaching and Learning Spring Celebration applauds all OSU educators’ commitment to student success. Thursday, April 21 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Registration: Celebrating Teaching Excellence Symposium

Lectures and Webinars

 NEW! Genome colloquium: The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing’s Spring Conference and Colloquium will take place all day on April 11 in the OSU CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Registration is free and open to everyone in the OSU community: http://cgrb.oregonstate.edu/spring-conference .This year’s conference’s keynote speaker is Elaine Ostrander (NHGRI), who was one of the lead PIs on the dog genome project and who is a leader in the field of comparative genomics.

NEW! Research Seminar: Igor Lyubinetsky of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will present “In-Situ Characterization of Fundamental Processes at Model Photocatalysts” on Monday April 11, 4 – 4:50 p.m. in Kearney Hall 305.

NEW! University Outreach and Engagement Colloquium: Join us Tuesday, April 12, and meet interesting people doing community engagement work and hear keynote speaker Timothy K. Eatman talk on “Publicly Engaged Scholarship in the 21st Century: Beware of Shrinking Imagination”. For more information and to register, visit: outreach.oregonstate.edu/colloquium. #OSUEngage. 11:30 a.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Free except for $18 awards lunch.

NEW!  The Gender Pay Differential: Panel discussion featuring OSU faculty. Despite the narrowing of gender pay differentials, the income gap persists. Why is this? What are consequences for the U.S.? And how does it affect OSU students, graduates, faculty, and staff? There are numerous factors at work and our expert panel, held just before “Equal Pay Day,” will explore the most significant causes and consequences of the gender pay differentials, including drawing on new research surveys of OSU alumni done just for this panel. 4 -5 p.m., April 12, MU 208.

NEW! Go Baby Go!: At the April 14 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Sam Logan of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences will discuss a program to increase mobility for children with special needs. 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 April 11 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

Catalyzing Transformation: Individual and Institutional Actions to Advance Equity and Inclusion: OREGON STATE ADVANCE invites you to our Annual Lecture featuring Kelly Mack, Vice President for Undergraduate STEM Education and Executive Director for Project Kaleidoscope at the Association for American Colleges and Universities. She will speak April 11 at 2 p.m. in MU 104; reception to follow.

Integrative Biology Seminar Series: Maxi Polihronakis Richmond, Associate Director, University of California, San Diego, Drosophila Species Stock Center, will give a seminar on “The evolution and function of species-specific male and female genitalia.” She will speak on April 11, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in ALS 4001.

Muslim Jews: A History of Conversion — Though “Muslim Jew” may sound like an oxymoron, in Islamic or Jewish history, hybridized identity was not as uncommon as one might think. In this talk, Jonathan Katz, Center for the Humanities Research Fellow and faculty in OSU’s School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, will consider three historical episodes in which entire Jewish communities converted to Islam. How each group fashioned a response to challenges of exclusion and acceptance offers lessons about the formation of collective identity as well as the limits of tolerance. Monday, April 11, 4 p.m., Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Avenue.

Library Workshops: Data Wrangling for Research (April 11) and Open Research – Tools/Best Practices (April 12.) With huge investments made locally and nationally in educational technology, understanding the impact of technology solutions on student achievement can help teachers and administrators. Registration is encouraged but not required. View all the offerings in the Library’s Spring workshop series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Eating for Health: Ann Marchant, MS RDN, an instructor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, will present a program entitled ” Eating for Health–Reliable Nutrition Information” Tuesday, April 12 from 3-4:30 p.m., in the Board Room of the OSU Foundation Building. The presentation is sponsored by the OSU Retirement Association.

News for Employees

NEW! Oregon NASA Space Grant Scholarships and Fellowships Available: The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is pleased to offer scholarships and fellowships for community college and undergraduate students in the STEM fields and graduate students enrolled in an MAT program in STEM education. Scholarships and fellowships are open to students attending OSGC member institutions. Application deadline is May 20. For more information go to: http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/scholarships.

Clara L. Simerville Award Nominations: Now accepting nominations for the Clara L. Simerville Award for International Education. The award is given to an OSU undergraduate domestic or international student who has voluntarily contributed to international understanding through personal relationships, scholarship and research, and involvement in campus or community organizations supporting international understanding. Award: $100. Deadline: April 15. Nomination forms: http://international.oregonstate.edu/isas/scholarships-and-funding/clara-l-simerville-award. For more information: isas.scholarships@oregonstate.edu.

Salem-Corvallis vanpool seeks riders: Seats are available with the Salem to Corvallis vanpool.  Leaves from Safeway in West Salem at 6:30 a.m. with pick-ups in Rickreall & Monmouth and arrives at OSU at 7:20 a.m.  Leaves OSU at 4:35 p.m. and arrives in West Salem by 5:30 p.m. Current cost is $120/month.  For more information visit Valley VanPool at http://www.cwride.org/Page.asp?NavID=13 or contact the vanpool coordinator Morry.McClintock@co.benton.or.us.

PCOSW University Mentoring & Professional Development Award: Nominations for PCOSW’s Mentoring & Professional Development Award  are now being accepted. Each year the President’s Commission on the Status of Women, or PCOSW, recognizes any classified, professional faculty, or faculty member who excels in mentoring, supporting, and encouraging OSU employees, especially women and those from under-represented groups or non-traditional careers, and making available to them opportunities for professional, educational and personal development. Nominations are due Friday, April 29 (week 5) with notification in Week 7. Information: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships/nomination-form-university-mentoring-professional-development-award

Excellence in Family Business Awards: Are you part of a family that owns a successful business?  The Austin Family Business Program invites you complete the application for the 2016 Excellence in Family Business Awards. This is the original peer-reviewed family business competition designed to engage families, educate business owners and celebrate generations of success. For more information see our website or call 541-737-3326.  This is your opportunity to get your family’s business recognized.

Preferred Renters Program:  Complete the Preferred Renters’ 1 hour online workshop to learn about your tenant rights and responsibilities, become a Corvallis Preferred Renter and receive a $50 discount on your security deposit with participating properties.

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE): From April 5-May 6, Oregon State University is participating in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) study. We invited all first-year students and seniors who applied to graduate by March 30 to participate. We ask for your help in shaping engagement opportunities at OSU by encouraging students to participate in this important study. For more information about OSU’s participation in the NSSE, visit: oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/NSSE

Association of Office Professionals Member of the Year Award: This award recognizes contributions toward these goals by individual members through creative approaches and consistently high performance as a professional in ways that benefit OSU. Nominees must be an active AOP member and have participated in AOP related activities within the last two years. AOP members and supervisors of AOP members are encouraged to submit nominations. Nomination packets are available: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition. Submit to: Laurie.Wyant@oregonstate.edu

Association of Office Professionals Boss of the Year Award: A nominee must be actively employed in a supervisory capacity at any level. Nominees do no need to be an AOP member, but s/he must be an employee of Oregon State University. Nomination packets are available: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition. Submit to: Laurie.Wyant@oregonstate.edu

Jobs

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.

Project Manager: Capital Planning and Development invites applications for a Project Manager position. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P00150UF. Full consideration date is April 8. Closes April 15.

Temporary Education Project Assistant for Academic Programs. Student Affairs invites applications for temporary Part-time, 12 month hourly position. Posting# P00141CT. Closes April 8.

Research Associate (Post Doc) – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Research Associate (Post Doc) to study the new invasive Spotted Wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii and focus is on sustainable management practices. Posting # P00127UF. http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/22578Closes April 10.

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications for the Veterinary Assistant position on April 12.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00160CT no later than midnight April 11.  Applicants must have at least 1 year experience in a veterinary hospital/clinical setting.  The position available is in the Large Animal Hospital: full-time day shift (may include weekends).

Student Facilities/Maintenance (Student Supply Specialist) – College of Forestry invites applications for a part-time student worker to process receipt and delivery of packages and mail.  See posting# P00211SE for description & requirements.  Closes April 11.

Operating System/Network Analyst: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) invites applicants for a full-time (1.00 FTE) Operating System/Network Analyst position. USSE supports the Banner ERP system and other business services at public universities in Oregon. This is a level three position with an annual salary range between $58,464 and $93,360, and includes a comprehensive benefit package. Posting # P00112CT. Closes April 15.

Assistant General Counsel– The Office of the President invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Assistant General Counsel. Posting #P00143UF. Posting open until filled with full consideration date of April 15.

Coordinator-OSU Precollege Programs – Precollege Programs invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Coordinator-OSU Precollege Programs. Posting #P00141UF. Posting closes April 15.

Interim Director (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Office of the Vice President of Research is seeking an Interim Director for the Linus Pauling Institute. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President of Research. Posting# P00106UF. Closes April 15.

Assistant Director of Virtual Career Development –The Career Development Center invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Assistant Director of Virtual Career Development. Posting #P00111UF. Closes April 15.

Director of Extension and Experiment Station Communications – The Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Director position. Posting # P00115UF. Closes April 17.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Oregon Sea Grant and Curry County Extension Office invite applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting # P00133UF. Closes April 17.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Weed Management for Horticultural Crops. Posting # P00108UF. Closes April 17.

Program Manager for Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager for Student Engagement.  Posting # P00169UF.   For full consideration apply by April 18. Closes April 25.

Program Manager for Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager for Student Engagement.  Posting # P00170UF.  For full consideration apply by April 18. Closes April 25.

Program Manager for Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager for Student Engagement.  Posting # P00171UF.  For full consideration apply by April 18. Closes April 25.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 8 hours per week) Biological Sciences Research Technician 1 position for the Wasco County Extension Office. Posting # P00148CT. Closes April 18.

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is taking applications to fill one full-time Operating Systems-Network Analyst. Posting # P00164CT. Posting closes May 3 with a full consideration date of April 19.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 8 hours per week, however this will be more during peak time) Biological Sciences Research Technician 1 position for the Wasco County Extension Office. Posting # P00148CT. Closes April 20.

Info Technology Consultant -This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Information Technology Consultant 2 position for Community Network at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting#P00163CT. Closes April 25.

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 #P001173UF.  Closes April 26.

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications: The College of Forestry invites applicants for this full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Closes April 27. Posting #P00139UF.

Assistant Vice President for Research Integrity – The Vice President of Research Office is seeking an Assistant Vice President for Research Integrity. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting# P00095UF. Closes April 28.

Temp Bio Science Research Worker Malheur County Extension invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), temporary (approximately 1 year), Biological Sciences Research position. Posting # P00142CT. Closes June 1. Full Consideration April 29.

NEW! Accounting Technician – The Agricultural and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Accounting Technician.  Posting #P00170CT.  Closes April 30.

Faculty Research Assistant – The Center for Excellence Genome Research invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting# P00138UF. Closes April 30.

Admissions Counselor for The Office of Admissions invites applications for limited term full-time (1.00 FTE), 12 month salary position. Posting# P00041AW. Closes May 1.

Food Service Worker 1 – Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center invites applications for a part-time (.25 FTE), intermittent, Food Service Worker 1 position. Posting P00090CT. Closes May 1.

NEW! Temp Bio Sci Research Tech 1 – The Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center (SOREC) invites applications for a part-time (.20 FTE), Temp Bio Sci Research Tech 1  position. Posting #0014695. Closes June 26.

Student Worker, Special Events: (Part-time student employment) This opportunity reports to the Associate Director of Special Events and gives students a chance to develop experience, knowledge and skills to implement higher education fundraising sponsored events by providing administrative and general support to the Special Events team.  If you are interested in applying to this student position, please visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5202. Up to 20 hrs/week. Some evenings/weekends. Must possess valid Oregon Driver’s License.

The Oregon State University Foundation has opened an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Director, Regional Programs for California.  This entry level position will devote its time to fundraising activities focused on OSU’s rated discovery prospects in the California region, and advancing OSU Foundation’s engagement strategies.  If you have experience in donor cultivation and engagement, and strong oral and written communication skills, consider applying for this position.  The OSU Foundation makes hiring decisions on the basis of merit and ability, and encourages all qualified individuals to apply at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5195.

Research Analyst – The OSU Foundation is looking for a pro-active prospect research analyst to support fundraising activities by researching, analyzing and recommending strategies for a team of development officers. This position is responsible for helping facilitate donor cultivation and solicitation. If you have experience identifying new prospects through industry best practices, creating prospect profiles and briefings, collaborating with development officers, and “thinking differently,” consider applying for this position. If you’re interested in this position, and you have experience with profile research techniques, apply at the OSU Foundation website: http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5098.

Weather

Corvallis: “Somebody once said we never know what is enough until we know what’s more than enough.” ~ Billie Holiday. Mostly sunny today, high of 76, low of 49. Partly to mostly sunny Saturday after morning clouds, partly sunny Sunday.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 77, low of 47. Partly to mostly sunny through the weekend.

Newport: Mostly cloudy today, high of 58, low of 48. Slight chance of rain, otherwise mostly cloudy, Saturday and Sunday.

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

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