OSU Today

Thursday, May 5, 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.

After shocking die-off, Oregon sea stars stage an epic comeback (PBS New Hour)

It’s no secret that the condition triggered the biggest sea star die-off along the West Coast in recorded history. What’s less known is that this steep decline in purple sea stars has been followed by an unprecedented flourish of younglings, according to new research from Oregon State University. (see also Oregonian, Statesman Journal)

Overlapping factors set stage for Fort McMurray wildfire, scientists say (The Globe and Mail)

“In this case, it’s an unfortunate coincidence of location and weather overlapping on those lead-up conditions,” said Meg Krawchuk, a biologist at Oregon State University who studies the relationship between fire, geography and forest ecosystems.

Engineers create a better way to boil water — with industrial, electronics applications (Science Codex)

Engineers at Oregon State University have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better and last longer. (see also New Electronics)

‘Eve’ and descendants shape global sperm whale population structure (Science Daily)

While the exact origins of this sperm whale “Eve” remain uncertain, the study shows the importance of her female descendants in shaping global population structure, according to Alana Alexander, a University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute researcher who conducted the study while a doctoral student at Oregon State University.

PostSecret Live coming to OSU (Democrat-Herald)

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Oregon State University’s Active Minds Chapter and Counseling and Psychological Services will address the topic with postcards. Frank Warren brings his community art project, “PostSecret,” an interactive multimedia presentation, to Austin Auditorium in LaSells Stewart Center Tuesday night.

OSU president gives State of the University in Bend (KBND)

The President of Oregon State University called for an infusion of state funds for OSU-Cascades, during his State of the University address delivered at the Riverhouse Convention Center in Bend, Tuesday evening. Ed Ray says the new Bend campus must be a statewide priority. He told the crowd, “[There is a] need for the Higher Education Commissioner, the Governor, the Legislature to have a serious conversation about what can be done to provide capital support for the Cascades campus.”

Da Vinci Days to return in May and July (Gazette-Times)

Da Vinci Days, an eclectic mix of art, entertainment, engineering and science, shut down after its 25th year in 2013 amid financial challenges. The festival has worked off its debt and received an infusion of seed money from the city of Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon State University and HP Inc. and used a public outreach campaign to compile community feedback as part of an effort to “reinvent” the event.

Framing discourse around conservative values shifts climate change attitudes (Environmental Research Web)

Conservatives’ attitudes toward climate change and other environmental concerns shift when the issues are reframed in terms more closely aligned with their values, a new study from Oregon State University indicates.


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.

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.

NEW! Open Forum: Candidate for Assistant Director of Mental Health Promotion at CAPS- Michele Ribeiro 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 Thursday, May 5 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.

TODAY:  Pre-retirement Panel Discussion on the Non-financial Aspects of Retirement.  May 5, MU 206, 3-4:40 p.m.  Space is still available.  Come join us for this important discussion – seating for those that have not previously registered will be on a first come basis.  Retirement is a major life transition and requires planning for other than just financial matters. Discussion will explore these areas and illustrate some aspects of the physical, psychological, and social dimensions of retirement.  For Faculty and Staff within 1-3 years of retirement.  Presented by Oregon State University Retirement Association.

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.

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.

Upcoming events

NEW! OSU Graduate Women in Engineering Networking and Professional Development Dinner: Thursday, May 12, KEC 1001, 1005, and 1007. Meet other women in graduate engineering programs, learn about networking and social media, improve your resume, and enjoy a good meal. Registration required by Monday, May 9, 10 a.m.: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eM1nYgIcXgB1QQ5 

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Open Forum: May 9, Candidate for Associate Dean/Director for Research, College of Forestry: Our first candidate, Marie Connett will present on the topic of “Forestry Research in the 21st Century … Challenges and Opportunities for the Land Grant University” on Monday, May 9 at 9 a.m. in Richardson 107. The 30 minute presentation will be followed by Q&A, all are welcome to attend. More information is available at http://deansoffice.forestry.oregonstate.edu/search-associate-deandirector-research. For accommodations related to disability, please contact Adrienne.Wonhof@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-4279.

NEW! Integrative Biology Seminar Series: Louis Plough, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, will give a seminar on “Born to die?  Genetic load and type – III survivorship in the Pacific oyster.” He will speak on May 9, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in ALS 4001.

NEW! Critical Questions Series: Licia Fiol-Matta, Professor of Latin American and Latino literary and cultural studies at the City University of New York, will discuss Chavela Vargas on Monday, May 9 at 5 p.m. in the MU 104. Chavela Vargas came to embody Mexico’s “queer singer for the nation,” and became everyone’s darling during the 1960s.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

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.

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?”

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

News for Employees

NEW! 2016 OSU Commencement volunteers needed: Over 50 volunteers are needed to serve as information specialists and assist guests during this year’s Commencement ceremony. Commencement volunteers play an important service and public relations role. As a volunteer, we seek your assistance in providing directions and programs, assisting family and friends finding seats, assisting guests with special needs, answering questions and being an OSU ambassador. Attendance at one mandatory training session will be required (to be held on Thursday, June 9 or Friday, June 10). All volunteers receive confirmation and detailed information about their tasks before the commencement ceremony. If you have a cell phone, please bring it on Sunday so we can reach you if needed. Most volunteers will be needed on Saturday, June 11, from 8 – 11:30 a.m.  Please register online here.

NEW! Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) program for Fall, Winter and/or Spring term(s) 2016-17. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. Program description and application: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/undergraduate-research-innovation-scholarship-creativity-urisc. Information Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: May 9.

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

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.


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.

NEW! Peer Wellness Specialist-Health Educator:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Peer Wellness Specialist. Posting #P00286UF.  Closes May 16.

 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: “Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.” ~ Frida Kahlo. Slight chance of showers and then partly sunny, high of 71, low of 49. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Heavy rain today, high of 63, low of 46. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Newport: Mostly cloudy, high of 59, low of 51. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

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

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