OSU Today

Wednesday, May 4, 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.

OSU president calls for state support as Cascades campus grows (Bend Bulletin)

Oregon State University President Ed Ray made the case for more state funding to support OSU-Cascades in his annual State of the University Address on Tuesday evening. (see also KTVZ)

American isolationism (Think Out Loud)

We talk to OSU’s Christopher McKnight Nichols about the history of American isolationist foreign policy.

OSU gets $500K grant to work on disaster training (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University has received a grant of more than $500,000 to be used to develop courses that will train professionals to meet the challenge of earthquakes and other disasters in the Pacific Northwest.

OSU holds town hall today (Gazette-Times)

This is the second such event on campus. The first forum, which featured President Ed Ray and Angela Batista, chief diversity officer, was held in February amid concerns expressed by students about racism at OSU. Ray has committed to holding such forums each term.

OSU researchers: DNA of sperm whales lack diversity (KPIC)

Sperm whales lack a diversity of DNA inherited with their mothers, with 1,000 samples examined over the past 15 years sharing DNA from the same whale, researchers said this week in the journal Molecular Ecology. The researchers call that common ancestor an “Eve” sperm whale, according to Oregon State University. (see also Phys Org)

OSU to reveal expansion plans (Newport Times)

A waterfront location is Oregon State University’s first preference as it explores constructing a new marine research facility on its South Beach campus during the next two years.

Undamming this major U.S. river is opening a world of possibilities for native cultures and wildlife (Fusion)

One of the dam removals WaterWatch advocated for was the Savage Rapids dam on the Rogue River—which like the Klamath River is a popular salmon and steelhead run. Oregon State University conducted a study on the river before and after the dam removal and found that within a year of removal, the river ecology was similar to upstream conditions where there had been no impacts from the dam.

Workshop helps children with mobility issues get moving (Local 21)

Over a dozen children and their families took part in the event in Camp Hill. The workshop is from researchers at the University of Delaware and Oregon State University.

Oregon startup receives $3 million to fund natural gas refueling tech development (Portland Tribune)

Onboard Dynamics previously received funding support from ARPA-E, ONAMI, Oregon BEST, Oregon State University, and the Portland Seed Fund, Oregon’s most active venture capital fund, among other strategic partners and private investors.

Oregon State University Extension Service backers hope second time is a charm for Lane County levy (Register-Guard)

A new property tax levy, if approved by voters, would give a growth spurt to Lane County’s Oregon State University Extension Service.

Retiring later may help you live longer, suggests (bummer) study (Bustle)

Data from 2,956 people collected over 18 years as part of the long-termHealthy Retirement Study, supported by the National Institute on Aging in America and University of Michigan, was analyzed by researchers from Oregon State University. To specifically look at how retirement may influence longevity, the researchers only used data from participants who were working in the year 1992 but had retired completely by 2010. (see also Fortune)

Chilean fruit company expands its U.S. footprint (Capital Press)

For the past 15 years or so, berry production has become increasingly globalized as farmers seek to diversify their holdings, said Bernadine Strik, berry specialist with Oregon State University Extension.


May the Fourth Be With You: The force will be strong on this campus on Wednesday, May the 4th. Celebrate with Star Wars-themed specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner at RainTree Café and Boardwalk Café in McNary Dining Center, including dishes like Bobba Fettuccini Alfredo, Vader Taters, and Flan Solo. Find your galactically epic dishes from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at RainTree Café and from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. at Boardwalk Café. Find more info and a complete list of Star Wars dishes online.

NEW! Open Forum: Candidate for Assistant Director of Mental Health Promotion at CAPS- Sean “Sem” Moundas will present on the topic of “How would you develop a comprehensive mental health promotion program on a large university campus? Explain your philosophy and rationale.” The Open Forum will take place on Wednesday, May 4 in MU 213 and is open to all. The presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m., followed by Q/A and time to meet campus partners. Position information and candidate’s bio will be available at the session. For accommodations related to disability, please contact sherri.bird@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-0855.

Spring town hall: A Spring Term town hall meeting will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, in the MU Horizon Room. A team of students, faculty and staff led by Jennifer Dennis, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, will provide an update on the development of an online social justice training module for all entering OSU students and gather feedback on training content. During the second half, there will be time for open questions and comments by community members about other topics and issues. It will be streamed live at http://live.oregonstate.edu. For accommodations related to disability please contact diversity@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-1063.

API Heritage Month: Asian Art Demo. It would be difficult to look back on modern day art history and not see the influence of the Japanese wood block print. Yuji Hiratsuka moved to the United State in 1985 to pursue graduate degree in printmaking and now teaches printmaking and drawing at OSU. Join the APCC in welcoming Yuji and sharing in his experiences. 4 p.m.-6 p.m.,  May 4, Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

WRGP Spring Seminar Series: Steven Ingebritsen of the USGS will present “Hydrothermal Monitoring in the Cascade Range” on Wednesday May 4, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Learning Innovation Center 314.  Free and open to the public.

Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series: Ben Buswell – The Viscosity of Looking. Buswell is a Portland multimedia artist working in sculpture and installation. He received his MFA from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his BFA from Oregon State, and is a 2015 recipient of the Hallie Ford Fellowship in the Visual Arts from the Ford Family Foundation. Wednesday, May 4, 4:30 p.m. reception and 5 p.m. lecture Fairbanks Gallery,  oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery

NSF GRFP Informational Session: The OSU Graduate School is hosting an Informational Session about the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) at OSU on May 4, 5-6:30 p.m in the Linus Pauling Center Auditorium (LPSC 125). Seating is limited. Register Here. Click here for more information.

Lauret Savoy–Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape: Lauret Edith Savoy is a woman of African American, Euro-American, and Native American heritage, who explores the stories we tell of the American land’s origins and the stories we tell of ourselves in this land. She is a professor of environmental studies and geology at Mount Holyoke College, a photographer, and pilot, and a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project. Wednesday, May 4, 6:30 – 7 p.m: reception; Reading begins at 7 p.m. Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 SW 9th St., Corvallis.

What Have We Learned About Genocide Prevention?:  Scott Straus, professor of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will discuss the proclivity toward genocide in the 20th century and the continuing problem in Africa and the Middle East. Among the issues that he will address will be: What, precisely, is “genocide”?; What tends to cause it?; and, What, if anything, can be done to reduce the likelihood of genocidal campaigns in the future? Wednesday, May 4,  at 7:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, C&E Auditorium

OSU Latin@ Theatre Project: La Gringa by Carmen Rivera. The longest running off-Broadway Spanish language play, now in its 20th season, will be the focus of a staged reading (in English) Wednesday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. Funded by the MU Foundation Pepsi Endowment. Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre, free.

Upcoming events

NEW! Music à la Carte: Asya Gulua, piano; Brooklyn Snow, voice. Friday, May 6 at noon. Memorial Union Lounge, free.

NEW! Saudi Night: Tickets on sale for Saudi Night online and at the SEC Info Desk: Saudi Night will include dinner as well as interactive booths and a skit to introduce the audience to different regions of Saudi Arabia. May 6 at LaSells Stewart Center, 5:30 -9 p.m., doors: 5:30 p.m. OSU Students: $5. General: $10. Sponsored by Student Events & Activities; funded by SORCE. Information/accommodations related to disability, contact: sasaatosu@gmail.com

NEW! Master Gardener Plant Sale May 7: It’s that time of year again.  Benton County Master Gardeners will be hosting their 14th annual plant sale and clinic. Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Solar Barn, Southwest Corner of the Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis. Free admission and Free parking. Over 7,000 plants! Perennials, natives, veggie starts, trees, shrubs and lots more. Gardening advice available.

NEW! Pet Day: The Classes of 2018 and 2019 at the College of Veterinary Medicine are holding their annual Pet Day on Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the grounds of Magruder Hall. This year includes a pet costume contest with great prizes for the top three contestants. All species are welcome (dogs on a leash please). You can register your pet for the costume contest online.

NEW! Children’s Concert: Corvallis-OSU Piano International and the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library present All About Animals: Children’s Concert with Megan Sand, voice and Lauren Servias, piano. Saturday, May 7 at 11 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. Free.

NEW! Filipino Culture Night: Tickets on sale for Filipino Culture Night at the SEC Info Desk. Enjoy a night of games, dancing, showcases, and laughter as Isang Bansang Pilipino shares the Filipino culture and identity with the OSU community! May 7 at MU Ballroom, 6 -9 p.m., doors: 5:30 p.m. OSU Students: free. General: $5. Sponsored by Student Events & Activities; funded by SORCE. Information/accommodations related to disability, contact: boringju@#oregonstate.edu

NEW! Drag Show: The OSU Drag Show is a space for individuals to be able to play with gender as well as an event to educate the audience. Tickets are available at the SEC info desk, free for students and $5 for non-students. May 7 at LaSells Stewart Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Sponsored by Student Events & Activities; funded by SORCE. Information/accommodations related to disability, contact: rcosu@oregonstate.edu

NEW! OSU Walking Tour, Mothers’ Day, May 8: OSU is Corvallis’ newest historic district with more than 80 contributing structures and it’s the only Oregon Campus listed in the National Register of Historic Places.  Learn about the development of campus structures, and early Olmsted and Taylor campus plans, quads, and viewsheds.  Appreciate the most comprehensive collection of distinctive John V. Bennes-designed buildings. Led by OSU archivist Larry Landis. 2-4 p.m., May 8. Meet at east side of Benton Hall, 14th St near Monroe. Tour limited to 20 persons; for reservations (541) 737-0540.

Campus Tour and Networking Event presented by the Professional Faculty Leadership Association:  Want a chance to get out on campus, learn something new and network with your colleagues? PFLA is offering a free campus tour on May 5 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. followed by lunch from 12:30 – 1 p.m. (either brown bag or purchase through OSU Catering). Register here or call Melissa Elmore at 541-737-3326.

Hiratsuka art on display: The Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall, invites you to a reception for ‘Conversation Pieces’, a selection of prints using intaglio printmaking techniques.  The artist, Yuji Hiratsuka is a professor of printmaking at Oregon State. The reception will take place on Thursday, May 5, 3-5 p.m..  The show will run April 25-June 10.  Gallery Hours:  M-F, 8-5 ( closed during the lunch hour).  Gallery is open to the OSU community and to the general public.

Adaptive Learning Open House: The open house features demonstrations from 12 Adaptive and Personalized Learning (APL) providers as well as a panel discussion about APL in higher education. A list of providers and the schedule of events can be found here. Come explore the APL tools and provide vital input about the role of APL in the future of teaching and learning at OSU. May 9 and 10 in the Memorial Union Horizon Room.  In-person attendance is strongly recommended. For those working remotely, the event will be live-streamed and recorded. Please register here.

Cajun Crayfish Fest: Get your tickets now for an all-you-can-eat crayfish boil at McNary Dining Center on Thursday, May 12, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The menu includes crayfish served Louisiana-style with potato wedges, corn on the cob, jalapeno cornbread, watermelon wedges and sweet tea. Tickets are $12 and are available at McNary Dining Center. Deadline to purchase tickets is Thursday, May 5.

Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Sessions:  The OSU dietetic interns are offering free nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available on Friday May 6 at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.; Friday May 20 at noon or 1p.m.; and Friday June 3 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., or noon.  Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

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.

Engineering Undergraduate Research Expo: Save the date for the College of Engineering’s 17th annual Undergraduate Research Expo Friday, May 20 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. in Kelley Engineering. This Senior Design Showcase features nearly 200 student-built projects from all engineering disciplines. Free and open to the public.

‘Stepping Down’ Celebration for Dean Tammy Bray, College of Public Health and Human Sciences: The College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites the OSU community to a ‘Stepping Down Celebration” honoring Tammy Bray, Dean, College of Public Health and Human Sciences on Wednesday, June 1  3 -5 p.m. in the Hallie Ford Center Lobby.   Light refreshments will be served with remarks at 3:30 p.m.    To RSVP  June 1 RSVP

Retirement Celebration for Associate Vice President for Research Rich Holdren and Executive Assistant Debbie Delmore: You are invited to a reception to honor Rich and Debbie for their years of service to the Research Office and OSU. Please join us on Wednesday, June 1 from 430- 630 p.m., at the MU Lounge for a wine and cheese reception. Child-friendly goodies will be available as well. TO RSVP: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1Uq5mWTbZkNSC0Z

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Seminar on Public Policy and the Department of Geology and Mineral Industries: Brad Avy, Director of DOGAMI will give the weekly CEOAS G&G seminar on “The Nexus of Science and Statewide Policy at DOGAMI”.  He will speak Thursday, May 5 from 4 to 5 p.m., in Burt 193.

NEW! Spring 2016 Ocean Ecology & Biogeochemistry Seminar Series: Martin Fisk will speak on “Biogeochemistry of Sediments in Gale Crater, Mars.” Noon, Friday, May 6, Burt 193.

NEW! Difference, Power, and Discrimination Lunch:  “Supporting Muslim Students in the Classroom”: Bring your lunch and join us for an informal conversation on “Supporting Muslim Students in the Classroom,” facilitated by Aisha Khalil and Amarah Khan. Friday, May 6, noon- 1:30 p.m., Willamette West Seminar Room, Valley Library.  No RSVP is required.  To set the stage for our conversation, you’re encouraged to read “Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving?”

NEW! USDAC talk: Adam Horowitz, Chief Instigator of the USDAC, will give a pop-up performative presentation on the USDAC mission and projects. This will be the culminating event of the 5th Social Justice Conference, the theme of which will be Social Justice and Mobility. 4-5 p.m., Friday, May 6, Native American Longhouse.

NEW! Cultural Organizing: Join a creative workshop with Adam Horowitz and Yolanda Wisher, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. At this Cultural Organizing 101 workshop, learn how to grow your tool kit in cultural democracy and organizing, and network with others to dream, co-create, and vision a growing community of change agents using creativity and art to change the world.  10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, May 7, Native American Longhouse. RSVP.  Spaces are limited.

NEW! Oregon Forage & Grassland Council Spring conference: Announcement of new faulty at OSU Corvallis & La Grande campuses, Pasture for Pollinators work by Sujaya Rao with OFGC & USDA NRCS CIG grants. Field tours to follow at Monmouth & Shedd locations. Car-pooling available.  9 a.m. start May 12 at the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility. Members $15, Non-members $25, students $10. Lunch included. Contact: Claudia Ingham, claudia.ingham@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Manager, supervisor training: Registration is open for OSU Core Curriculum manager and supervisor training, presented by the Center for Learning & Organizational Development (registration for the May session will be closing soon). The OSU Core Curriculum is designed to strengthen knowledge and skill competencies essential to providing effective management and a common vision for university service. Register now at  http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23.

Bringing Technology to the Humanities: At the May 5 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Megan Ward will discuss her David Livingstone Spectral Imaging Project. The meeting will begin at noon in the MU, room 215. 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 May 2 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

Retirement: Exploring Exciting Opportunities, Surprises and Concerns Beyond Finances. Karen Hooker, Professor and Head, School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences; Chair, Gerontology and Family Studies, in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and a panel of OSU retirees will discuss information and share experiences on physical, psychological and social dimensions of retirement on Thursday, May 5, 3-4:30 p.m. in MU 206.  The program is sponsored by the OSU Retirement Association

Building the Case Against Perpetrators of Genocide:  Professor Lawrence Douglas is the James J. Garfield Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College.  He will examine how prosecutors at Nuremberg and later in the Eichmann trial built their case against the perpetrators of the Holocaust. He will also discuss the trials of John Demjanjuk, a Ukrainian who immigrated to the United States in 1952 and was later deported after having been accused of serving as a guard at various death camps during the war. 7:30 p.m., May 5, at 7:30 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center, C&E Auditorium.

Writing Intensive Curriculum Spring Lunch Series:  “What are the Roles of Graduate Assistants in WIC Classes?”  A panel of graduate students, Jason Pascoe, Maggie Anderson, and Lauren Crandon join with faculty members Monica Olvera and Tracy Ann Robinson to discuss appropriate roles and training for graduate assistants involved in WIC classes.  Friday, May 6, noon-1 p.m., Milam 215.  Register by noon on May 5.  Pizza and beverages will be provided.

Lecture: “We’re living in a materials world:” The College of Science invites the campus community to the 2016 F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Lecture featuring OSU physicist Janet Tate who will present, “It’s a Materials World” on May 9 in LaSells Stewart Center. A global leader in the field of materials physics, Tate will discuss the world of transparent conductors and superconductors and illuminate the surprising and contradictory properties of these materials that are transforming our lives and our economy.

Baccalaureate Core Review Workshop: APAA is hosting a workshop to provide support to Bacc Core instructors and coordinators for the upcoming category review process. Topics covered include: how to align assignments and assessments with category learning outcomes, submission expectations, and the Bacc Core Committee review process. The workshop is on Wednesday, May 11 from 2-4 p.m. in 303 Furman Hall. Please register online: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9tdCQBpGy1NJHrn

News for Employees

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin – Fire  Nationally since 2000, 85 fatal fires, claiming 118 lives, have occurred on college campuses, in Greek housing, or in off-campus housing within three miles of the campus.  Each year more than 2,500 people die and 12,600 are injured in home fires in the United States, with direct property loss due to home fires estimated at $7.3 billion annually. Download this month’s Preparedness Bulletin at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics

NEW! University Health & Safety: Did you know that you can access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at http://oregonstate.edu/ehs/casc, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member, and a link to report safety concerns online. The University Health and Safety Committee also wants to promote safety with the a poster regarding spring cleaning, available online at  http://www.saif.com/Documents/SafetyandHealth/Wellness/Inspect_Poster_8.5×11.pdf

 Over 300,000 disposable to-go containers saved from the landfill: UHDS would like to thank all OSU students, staff and faculty who continue to participate in the Eco2Go reusable container program launched this past fall. So far this year, more than 300,000 disposable to-go containers were kept from the landfill.  Additionally, there are now new exterior return locations at the Valley Library, Dixon Recreation Center, outside of Covell Hall and outside of the ALS building: http://uhds.oregonstate.edu/eco2go). Please remember to rinse the containers and return them opened up to UHDS locations or the exterior drop-off locations throughout campus.

ADVANCE Faculty Fellowship applications: Applications for the 2016-17 ADVANCE Faculty Fellowship Program are now being accepted. This program enables faculty in tenure-line positions to engage in a defined project that will help embed our commitments to equity, inclusion, and justice throughout the university. Awards are $3,000; application deadline is May 15 for fellowships beginning Fall 2016. For more information and to submit an application visit http://advance.oregonstate.edu/oregon-state-advance-faculty-fellowship

Phishing attack: OSU’s information security office has received a number of reports of a targeted phishing email attack requesting users respond to an “Urgent OSU Online Services Re-Validation” by logging on to a web page.  The link provided in the email is a very well-done replica of a legitimate OSU “InfOSU” web page. If you received that email, please do not follow the instructions in it.  If you accessed that site and entered any login credentials, please contact your IT support team for advice.

PCOSW Speaker Series is Seeking Partners:  The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW) is now accepting requests from campus partners who are interested in bringing dynamic speakers to campus during the 2016-17 academic year.  Funding requests should align with the mission of PCOSW and the 2016-17 Speaker Series theme of “Cultivating Connections.” More information available at: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/speaker-series. Priority given to submissions received by May 31.

11th Annual Community Art Show: The community is invited to submit a piece of art to the 11th annual community art show at the Giustina Gallery on campus. The exhibit will take place June 29-July 28. Reception is 6:30 p.m., July 15. One piece per person, all mediums accepted. Children and young artists especially encouraged. Register by June 24. Submit REGISTRATION Here

2016-17 Zonal Parking Proposed Changes:  Oregon State University Transportation Services is considering  proposed changes to the 2016-17 OSU Corvallis campus zonal parking system to provide even more reliable and convenient campus parking; distribute parking throughout campus; provide more economy parking on campus; lessen OSU parking impacts in surrounding neighborhoods; and serve parking customer needs in the best ways possible. Provide input at http://fa.oregonstate.edu/image-album/2016-17-zonal-parking-proposed-changes. These materials will be on display within the Student Experience Center Plaza on Thursday, May 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Comment cards will be available at that time.

2016 Commencement Human Interest Stories: In an effort to personalize the annual Commencement Ceremony, President Ray includes 2-3 human interest stories of personal achievement of our graduating students that he will highlight during his Commencement address.  There are many untold stories of personal achievement and great accomplishments of our students.  All nominations must be submitted online  no later than Wednesday, May 11, 5 p.m. Selected students and their nominators will be notified during the week of May 23 or earlier. Additional information can be found online at 2016 Human Interest Stories.

Traffic and Maintenance

Ralph Miller Lane: As part of the Valley Football Center project, Ralph Miller Lane will be closed April 20 – May 4 (View Map). Water and storm water lines need to be installed and connected to the city and OSU systems in Ralph Miller Lane. The sidewalk on the north side of street will be open.


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.

Trades Maintenance Worker II – Hatfield Marine Science Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Trades Maintenance Worker II.  This position is located in Newport Oregon.  Posting #P00206CT. Closes May 5.

General Maintenance Mechanic – Hatfield Marine Science Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, General Maintenance Mechanic.  This position is located in Newport Oregon.  Posting #P00207CT. Closes May 5.

Office Specialist 2 – The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2.  Posting # P00196CT. Closes May 5.

Accountant 1 – The Arts and Sciences Business Center (ASBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00223CT. Closes May 6.

Advisor – Academic. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position as Academic Advisor.  There are two vacancies and this is an internal employment opportunity.  Posting # P00209UF.  Closes May 6.

Advisor – Academic. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position as Academic Advisor.  There are two vacancies and this is an internal employment opportunity.  Posting # P00209UF. Closes May 6.

Medical Lab Technologist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE), 9-month, Medical Lab Technologist. Posting #P00208CT.  For full consideration, apply by May 6. Closes May 27.

Coordinator for External Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Coordinator for External Engagement.  Posting # P00235UF.  For full consideration apply by May 9.  Closes May 23.

Wellness Specialist-Health Educator:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Wellness Specialist. Posting #P00272UF.  For full consideration, apply by May 10. Closes May 24.

Registered Nurse 1- part-time:  Student Health Services invites applications for a part-time (0.6 FTE), 9-month, RN1. Posting #P00219CT.  Closes May 11.

Registered Nurse 1- full time:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, RN1. Posting #P00218CT.  Closes May 11.

Contract Services, a sub-unit of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Contracts and Operations Specialist. This is a full-time(1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P00249UF. Closes May 11.

Assistant Dean of Online Learning – The College of Engineering is seeking an Assistant Dean of Online Learning. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #P00211UF. Closes May 11.

Outreach Program Coordinator- The College of Public Health & Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term 4-H Outreach Program Coordinator position in Wasco county. Posting #P00193UF. Closes May 11.

Office Specialist 2 – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2.  Posting # P00176CT.  Closes May 13.

Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards – The Office of the Dean of Students invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed term, 12-month, Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards position. Posting # P00196UF. Closes May 13.

EXTENDED: Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The Agricultural and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Fiscal Coordinator 1.  Posting #P00172CT.  Closes May 14.

Instructional Design Specialist – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructional Design Specialist position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director. Posting # P00222UF. Closes May 15.

Director for the Austin Entrepreneurship Program– The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Director for the Austin Entrepreneurship Program.  Posting # P00172UF.  Closes May 16.

Writer- News and Research – The News & Research Communication Department is seeking a News and Research Writer. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President. Posting # P00264UF. Closes May 16.

Refrigeration Mechanic: Facilities Services invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE)  Refrigeration Mechanic position. Posting #P00076CT. Closes May 16.

NEW! Program Representative 1 – The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Program Representative 1 position. Posting #P00224CT. Closes May 17.

NEW! Academic Advisor  – The College of Forestry invites applications for a part time (.75 FTE), 12-month position as Academic Advisor.  Posting #P00276UF.  Closes May 22.

 NEW! Academic Advisor & Ambassador Coordinator  The College of Forestry invites applications for a part time (.75 FTE), 12-month position as Academic Advisor & Ambassador Coordinator.  Posting #P00284UF.  Closes May 22.

EXTENDED: Summer Session Marketing Program Manager – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Summer Session Marketing Program Manager. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00178UF. Closes May 22.

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.

 The Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center is hiring temp seasonal lifeguards. The lifeguard position maintains constant surveillance of swimmers or canoers, monitors activities, provides instructions, helps prevent accidents; provides general information on waterfront operations to guests; cautions swimmers and canoers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces waterfront rules and regulations; responds to all illness and injury incidents around the waterfront facilities immediately and appropriately. Please send resume to elaine.laizure@oregonstate.edu

Administrative Assistant / Communications & Stewardship and Annual Giving Programs: The OSU Foundation is looking for a top-notch administrative professional to help keep our functions running efficiently, look for new ways to lend support, increase productivity and create improvements.  Reporting to the Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, this position provides administrative assistance and support to the Foundation’s Communications & Stewardship and Annual Giving programs.  The OSU Foundation offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.  The Foundation strives to be a Best Place to Work employer and is an advocate of employee fitness and wellness.  To apply, visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5251

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.


Corvallis: “Fear is the path of the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” ~ Yoda. Showers likely today, high of 69, low of 50. Slight chance of showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Showers likely, with heavy rain tonight, high of 69, low of 47. Showers likely tomorrow. 

Newport: Showers likely, high of 56, low of 52. Slight chance of showers, then mostly cloudy tomorrow.

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

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