OSU Today

Friday, May 6, 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.

Producer, distributor and institutional chefs team up to go whole hog (Capital Press)

Lauren Gwin, associate director of the Center for Small Farms and Community Food Systems at Oregon State University Extension, said the arrangement is significant.

OSU-Cascades forum to introduce campus design team (KTVZ)

Oregon State University – Cascades has selected Page Southerland Page and SERA Architects as the design team to work with the university in creating a long-range development plan for the expanded campus on Bend’s Westside.

Watch the surprising moment a humpback whale feeds near shore (National Geographic)

“It’s surprising to see the animal so close to the docks,” says Leigh Torres, a marine ecologist and National Geographic explorer who is also a professor at Oregon State University.

OSU study says wolves’ elk impact aids Yellowstone trees (KTVZ)

An analysis by two Oregon State University professors of 24 studies over a 15-year period has confirmed that wolves and their influence on elk represent a major reason for the recovery of trees that had previously been declining for decades in Yellowstone National Park.

Whale of a problem (News-Times)

But when a dead blue whale washed ashore near Gold Beach in November 2015, Bruce Mate, director of Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute headquartered at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, didn’t see a problem. He saw an enormous opportunity for education. (subscription only)

When it comes to saving the environment, liberals and conservatives speak a different language (KUOW)

A new study in the “Journal of Experimental Social Psychology” looks into the different ways that liberals and conservatives respond to messages about the environment. The research, led by Oregon State University-Cascades professor Christopher Wolsko, shows conservatives can be persuaded by environmental messaging when it speaks to their system of values.

Young starfish numbers exploding, recovery uncertain (KGW)

The number of juvenile sea stars along the Oregon coast is exploding, just two years after wasting disease nearly wiped out populations. But that doesn’t mean the threat of disease is over, researchers from Oregon State University said in a study published this week in the journal PLOS One.

‘Eve’ and descendants shape global sperm whale population structure (News Network Archaeology)

Working in the genetic lab of Scott Baker, associate director of Oregon State’s Marine Mammal Institute, Alexander combined DNA information from 1,091 previously studied samples with 542 newly obtained DNA profiles from sperm whales. The new samples were part of a global sampling of sperm whale populations made possible by the Ocean Alliance’s “Voyage of the Odyssey,” a five-and-a-half year circumnavigation of the globe, including some of the most remote regions of the world.

Boiling water makes for cooler electronics (GizMag)

Developed by scientists at Oregon State University (OSU), the new method uses a piezoelectric inkjet printer to print water-repelling polymer dots onto a substrate. On top of this substrate they placed a water-friendly zinc oxide nanostructure, which only grows in spaces where there are no polymer dots. (see also The Recycler)

Spring Town Hall (Daily Barometer)

Over one hundred students, faculty members and administrators gathered in the Memorial Union Horizon Room Wednesday for the second Oregon State University Town Hall to further discuss issues and initiatives relating to social justice.

OSU president calls for investment in OSU-Cascades, advances student success initiatives, and announces first academic building to be named Tykeson Hall (Cascade Business News)

Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray on Tuesday called for an infusion of state support for facilities and infrastructure on OSU’s expanding OSU-Cascades campus and for the university to achieve aggressive student success strategies by 2020.

After a year of work, OSU electric car team places second in inaugural EcoMarathon (LIFE@OSU)

Last summer, a team of dedicated Oregon State University engineering students began work on a brand-new electric racing car named the Beaver Bolt. They worked through the school year to complete the vehicle, which debuted in its first big race April 23-24.

OSU students named Fulbright students (LIFE@OSU)

Katharina-Victoria Perez, a 2014 graduate of Oregon State University, is one of three Oregon State University students who have been awarded the U.S. Student Fulbright from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. She will conduct research in Chile in 2017.


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

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?”

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.

Open Forum: Candidate for Assistant Director of Mental Health Promotion at CAPS- Raquel Cabral 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 Friday, May 6 in MU 104 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dinner and Thought For Women: This free dinner and seminar series is for female undergraduate and high-school students interested in learning the principles behind computer science (not programming) that can give you an advantage in any field.  Learn how the fundamentals of problem-solving and computation apply to your everyday life in a casual environment with fun activities.  Five 3-hour events:  May 8, 16, 23, 31 starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union.  Register at http://goo.gl/CpYlgp.  Additional information about the research study or special needs, contact Jennifer Parham-Mocello, parhammj@eecs.orst.edu.

Upcoming events

NEW! Geography Day: Join in for a celebration of Geography as an interdisciplinary science! Geography graduate student research presentations will be accompanied by an interactive Omniglobe demonstration – drop by and check out this cool visual display of spatial data. During the lunch hour, test your knowledge of Geography and win prizes. Tuesday, May 10, 9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Burt 193. Coffee, snacks, and light lunch will be served. Attendance is encouraged. For more information: shireen.hyrapiet@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Carpool meeting: Do you commute from Linn County to Corvallis? If so, you are invited to a carpool/vanpool informational meeting on Tuesday, May 10 from noon to 1 p.m. The meeting will be held in Memorial Union Room 208 at Oregon State University located at 2501 Southwest Jefferson Way, Corvallis. This meeting is for people who live in Albany, Lebanon, Sweet Home, Brownsville, and the surrounding areas who commute to Oregon State University or other employers in Corvallis. Free pizza lunch will be provided! Please RSVP to transportation@oregonstate.edu if you plan on attending. Questions? Please contact OSU Transportation Services at transportation@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Senior Art Exhibition: Francisco Morales: Serie De Expiaciones (Series of Atonements) Site-specific installation of large paintings with sculptural elements. May 9 – 13, Fairbanks Hall, West Gallery, free. oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery

NEW! Malaysian Cultural Night: Enjoy a night of Malaysian food, performances, games, and fun. May 20 at MU Ballroom, 7-9 p.m., doors open at 6.40 p.m. Tickets on sale on May 9 at SEC front desk, free for OSU students, $5 for general public. Sponsored by Student Events & Activities; funded by ISOSU. Information/Accommodation related to disability, contact: lohh@oregonstate.edu

EXTENDED:  Cajun Crayfish Fest–Deadline Extended: 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 Tuesday, May 10.

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 

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! 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 7:15 p.m., May 9 in LaSells Stewart Center (reception at 6:30).  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.

NEW! Lonseth Lecture: The Department of Mathematics holds its 31st Annual Lonseth Lecture on Tuesday, May 10, at 4 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center Construction & Engineering Hall. Richard Tapia, professor in the Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics at Rice University, will present his talk, “The Remarkable Journey of Isoperimetric Problem: From Euler to Steiner to Weierstrass,” an overview of the history of the impactful isoperimetric problem. Prior to the lecture at 3:30 p.m., the department will celebrate the achievements of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty with the annual Mathematics awards ceremony. A reception will follow the lecture.

NEW! Barsamian lecture: David Barsamian will speak on “Saving the Planet,” 6 p.m., May 10, in the Construction and Engineering Hall of The LaSells Stewart Center. Barsimian is the founder and director of Alternative Radio, an independent, award-winning weekly series. He is also a journalist and lecturer.

NEW! North American Truffling Society: General meeting, 7:30 p.m., May 10. The speaker will be University of Oregon Britta Roy, who will present “Fungal Floral Mimicry”, delving into the biology of rust fungi that mimic flowers, and Dracula orchids which mimic mushrooms.

NEW! Being Transgender, All Sides of the Rainbow: At the May 12 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Tristen Shay and McKenzie Huber in the College of Liberal Arts will discuss their work with trans and gender-variant students. The meeting will begin 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 May 9 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

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.

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.

 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.

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

News for Employees

NEW! Summer TAG Program: Registration remains open for Expeditions, OSU’s precollege summer program serving talented, gifted and highly able students entering fourth/fifth grades in the fall. Held July 11 – 22 at Linus Pauling Middle School, the morning program has a noon transportation option to OSU KidSpirit.  oregonstate.edu/precollege/expeditions. For more information: carol.brown@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-2670

NEW! Middle School TAG Programs: Adventures in Learning, OSU’s summer program for talented, gifted and highly able students entering grades six and seven, and Outside the Box, for students entering grades eight and nine, is still accepting registrations.  Both are full-day programs held on the OSU campus on July 11 – 22. To register: oregonstate.edu/precollege/ail and oregonstate.edu/precollege/box For more information: dennis.hickey@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-2403

NEW! Synergies: News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences: Read an inspiring story about two alumnae, about a new grant for our adapted physical activity program, an education trip to the Swiss Alps, national recognition of one of our graduate students and more here and in Synergies. http://bit.ly/1SREwyk

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 Saturday 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.

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

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


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.

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.

NEW! The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on May 13.  Interested parties should apply to posting # P00135CT no later than midnight on May 12.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.  The position available is in the Full-time TEMPORARY (including weekends) in the Large Animal Hospital.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (.75 FTE) intermittent Food Service Worker 1 position for the Oregon 4H Conference and Education center at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in rural Salem, Oregon. Posting # P00090CT. Closes June 30.

 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: Never know what tomorrow may bring but today will be warm and sunnySunny today, high of 82, low of 53. Sunny Saturday, slight chance of showers and then partly sunny Sunday.

Central Oregon: Partly sunny today, high of 70, low of 47. Sunny this weekend.

Newport: Sunny, high of 69, low of 52. Mostly sunny Saturday, mostly cloudy Sunday.

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

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