OSU Today

Tuesday, May 17, 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.

How the sea gets it smell — and why that’s important (Independent)

Writing in Nature Microbiology, scientists from the UK, US and China said that the microbe, called Pelagibacterales, were pumping out huge amounts of two kinds of sulphur gas. “Everyone knows these gases by their smells,” said Professor Steve Giovannoni, a microbiologist at Oregon State University and one of the researchers. (see also Christian Science Monitor, World Tech TodayMarket Business News)

The race for wooden skyscrapers starts here (Bloomberg News)

“It’s going to take some time to build up the infrastructure here to compete with materials already being used,” said Thomas Maness, dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University. Eventually, the Pacific Northwest could be home to a half-dozen manufacturers, Maness said.

Oregon State University: student athletes to carry message of moderate drinking (Register-Guard)

Oregon State University hopes to use student athletes to try to change college student social norms that encourage blackout drinking. The athletes will carry a message of harm reduction, according to an OSU news release.

 Should you grow strawberries and blueberries together? No, say master gardeners (Oregonian)

Blueberries are fussy about the pH level. If they are planted in soil that has had lime added over the years and is good for vegetables, i.e. around 7.0, they will die. Strawberries, on the other hand are happy with soil pH between 6 – 7.

OSU-Cascades student, faculty member honored for diversity efforts (KTVZ)

Oregon State University’s wide-ranging efforts to provide a culture of equity, inclusion and social justice also include efforts underway at OSU-Cascades. Neil Browne, an English professor and Wendi Forsberg, a student majoring in human development and family sciences student both received the 2016 Faculty and Student Diversity Awards, sponsored by the university’s diversity committee.

Historians meet to consider ways to rethink Grand Strategy in foreign policy (History News Network)

A renowned group of scholars met over the weekend at Oregon State University to ‘rethink’ Grand Strategy. At the May 13-14 symposium organized by Elizabeth Borgwardt, Christopher McKnight Nichols, and Andrew Preston, panelists from an array of disciplines presented papers on a similarly diverse number of topics, asking penetrating questions about the relationship between historians and foreign policy, the efficacy of using “grand strategy” as an historical category, and experimenting with different levels of analysis.

Cooler shade from older trees (Jefferson Public Radio)

Trees make hot days a little cooler.  Well duh, you might say, everyone knows that shade from trees is good. But a newly-published study from Oregon State University shows that the quality of the cooling depends on the kind of forest.

OSU students wear buttons to support transgender community (KEZI)

Students at Oregon State University are wearing buttons as a show of support for their transgender community. The Pride Center is one of seven cultural centers on the OSU campus and it works to support the LGBTQ community in Corvallis. One of its newest efforts is the “I’ll Go With You” project. (see also KPTV)

Engineered timber could boost wood products industry (Construction Equipment Guide)

The product is the buzz of the state’s wood products industry. It was a hot topic at the Oregon Logging Conference in February in Eugene and the Mass Timber Conference in March in Portland. Oregon State University researchers and architects at the University of Oregon are calling for the use of wood in commercial building construction.

Eco-friendly lawns: The natural look is in (My San Antonio)

A typical eco-lawn is a combination of turf grass varieties with broadleaf plants such as white clover, which supplies nitrogen to the roots, said Alec Kowalewski, a turf grass specialist with the Oregon State University Extension Service. (see also San Francisco Gate)

Relentless winds cause headaches for Treasure Valley growers (Capital Press)

Bill Buhrig, an Oregon State University cropping systems extension agent in Ontario, said the wind has made it a challenge to apply some critical timing sprays. He said it’s been a struggle for many farmers in the area, including himself, to spray their alfalfa fields for weevils this year.

Movers and Shakers (Gazette-Times)

Three Oregon State University professors won awards. OSU chemistry professor Mas Subramanian of the College of Science won the Outstanding Scientist Award. The Outstanding Educator in Science and Mathematics, Higher Education, Award went to OSU professor of mathematics Tevian Dray of the College of Science and OSU professor of physics Corinne Manogue, also of the College of Science.

OSU poet Richter to read Friday (Democrat-Herald)

Author and Oregon State University faculty member Jennifer Richter will read from her new poetry collection at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at OSU.

Two hear about higher education issues (Portland Tribune)

Oregon in 2014 received a seven-year federal grant, at $2.6 million per year, to help middle and high school students from rural communities to succeed in college. One of the programs supported by the grant is Oregon GEAR UP at Oregon State University, directed by Stephanie Carnahan. “I know I am singing to the choir, but it’s nice to have an appreciative ear,” she said.


Launch of the Global Activity Database. Join Mark Hoffman, Vice Provost for International Programs, for a Q&A regarding the launch of the Global Activity Database on May 17, 10:30  – 11:30 a.m., in MU 206. The Database is an online, searchable tool that connects faculty, staff, and graduate students based on their international expertise, research interests, and more. Please bring a laptop or tablet, if able. Light refreshments provided.

Celebrating FIRST! The significance of being FIRST: an event for first-generation undergraduate and graduate students. There’s something special about being FIRST in college. We want to celebrate your resilience, your courage and your perseverance. Be inspired by stories from OSU’s first-generation students and share your stories. May 17, 5 -7 p.m., Native American Longhouse.  Refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Janet Ekholm at janet.ekholm@oregonstate.edu. Accommodations: 541-737-5105. Sponsored by the Division of Undergraduate Studies.

NEW! The Department of Physics 27th Annual Yunker Lecture: Meg Urry, President of the American Astronomical Society and Director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, will give the 2016 Yunker Lecture  “Black Holes and the Evolving Universe” on Tuesday, May 17, in Weniger 151 from 5-6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 S.W. 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.

NEW! daVinci Days: As part of the da Vinci Days Festival STEAM speaker seriesthe College of Engineering’s Bill Smart, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will present “Playing with Robots: How Should we Interact with our Metal Overlords?” on Tuesday, May 17 and Ben Masonassistant professor civil and construction engineering, will present “Timely Lessons for Oregonians from the 2015 Nepal Earthquake,” on Wednesday, May 18. Both presentations will be held at 6 p.m., 2Towns Cider House, 33930 S.E. Eastgate Circle. From May 15-20, the festival will feature the speaker series, an “El Vecindario Creativo” celebration, and will culminate with the Oregon State University Engineering Expo. All da Vinci Days events are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Socratic Club debate: “Can God be Proven?” is the subject of  a friendly debate between three student members each of the OSU Socratic Club and the OSU Advocates for Freethought and Skepticism.  The debate, free and open to everyone, will begin at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 17 in the C & E Auditorium of The LaSells Stewart Center.  It will be live streamed at  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUloG1TYVNA

Upcoming events

NEW! Fulbright program: The 2017-18 The Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition is now open! Undergraduate and Graduate students are invited to join LeAnn Adam, OSU Fulbright Program Advisor, for an interactive discussion about the Fulbright program, timeline, and the application process.  Thursday, May 19, noon -1 p.m. (bring your lunch: coffee and cookies will be provided) LInC 343. RSVP is requested but not required:  leann.adam@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Graduate Education Information Night: The OSU Graduate School is presenting an information session for those interested in learning more about graduate education and advanced degrees. The session will take place on Thursday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m., in Furman Hall Room 101. See our flier our call 541-737-4881 for more information.

NEW! Capitalism documentary: A documentary in six parts by Ilan Ziv. Blending interviews with some of the world’s great historians, economists, anthropologists, and social critics with on-the-ground footage shot in twenty-two countries, CAPITALISM questions the myth of the unfettered free market, explores the nature of debt and commodities, and retraces some of the great economic debates of the last 200 years. Snacks will be provided. 6-8 p.m., Thursday, May 19, Milam Hall Room 301.

NEW! OSU Chamber Orchestra: Thursday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m., Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 SW Research Way, Corvallis.  $5 adults / $10 family (up to 4 tickets) OSU students free with ID.

NEW! Art exhibit closes soon: Loosely Bound: A Ten Year Creative Journey, is on display in the Giustina Gallery at The LaSells Stewart Center until May 26. This show is a culmination of projects from the last ten years.  The group works together collaboratively on challenges or large group pieces for exhibitions. A member will often present an idea and then see who is up for a challenge. Learn more about this exhibit online.

College of Forestry, Forest Science Complex Final Design Open House: Dean Maness invites you to stop by Richardson Hall 107 anytime between 2-4 p.m., May 18 to see, talk, and ask questions about the near-final design plans for our new Peavy Hall and Advanced Wood Products Laboratory. Lead architect, Michael Green, will be presenting visuals and video of the complex at three different times — 2, 3 and 4 p.m. Time following each presentation will be available to look at drawings of the new buildings, see the models, and informally interact with key members of the design and project teams.  

OSU Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble: World premiere of The Forest Symphony by Paul D. Miller (a.k.a. DJ Spooky). Wednesday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St, Corvallis. Tickets $7 advance, $10 door, OSU Students Free with ID.

Group sessions with President Ray: Two small group sessions with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional) are scheduled from May 18 from 11 a.m.-noon and May 31 from 1-2 p.m. This is an opportunity for the President to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing; faculty are encouraged to speak freely. If you’d like an issue clarified, or wish to confirm a rumor, this is the place to do it! If you wish to attend, please send a message to vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu and include your name, email address, phone number, and unit. When responding, please enter ‘Faculty Sessions’ in the subject line.

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., in 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

Henthorne retirement: A high tea retirement reception honoring MU Director Michael Henthorne will take place at 3 p.m., June 8, in the MU Main Lounge. Those unable to attend can send a short message or video to mursvp@oregonstate.edu

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! WRGP Spring Seminar Series: Anne Nolin, of Oregon State University, will present “Willamette Water 2100: A Study of Water Scarcity in a Water Rich Region,” on Wednesday, May 18, at 4 p.m., in LINC 314.  Free & open to the public.

NEW! Designing the Future: With Ken Black, Vice President, Digital Design Future at Nike. Join the College of Business for its Dean’s Distinguished Lecture with Ken Black. As a designer in the corporate world, Black has learned that looking at everything as a design challenge can have its advantages. He’ll join Mitzi Montoya, dean of the College of Business, in a Q&A session about how designers think and solve problems, how students can leverage design thinking as an advantage, and how innovation is not reserved just for the designer. Thursday, May 19 6 p.m., Stirek Auditorium, Austin Hall.

NEW! Open Forum: Candidate for Associate Vice President for Capital Planning and Facilities Dan Okoli will present on the topic of “How would you integrate the departments of Capital Planning and Facilities Services to best support OSU’s mission?” The Open Forum will take place on Monday, May 23 at 1:30-2:30 p.m. and is open to all. The presentation will be followed by Q&A. Click here for position information and candidate bios. For accommodations related to disability, please contact melanie.rose@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-5661.

School of Psychological Science Spring Colloquium: Heather Feldner  in Physical Therapy will speak on “UIC Power/Wheels: Mobility technology provision, early use, and the experiences of children and families.” May 18, noon – 1 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

Native Speaker- Samantha Chisholm Hatfield: Samantha Chisholm Hatfield will give a speech about traditional ecological knowledge that bridges sustainability and cultural practice. May 18, 6 p.m., Native American Longhouse- Eena Haws.

Nepal earthquake talk: As part of the da Vinci Days Festival STEAM speaker series, School of Civil and Construction Engineering faculty member Ben Mason will present “Timely Lessons for Oregonians from the 2015 Nepal Earthquake,” on Wednesday, May 18 at 6 p.m., 2Towns Cider House, 33930 S.E. Eastgate Circle. The festival is a celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). Typically held in mid-summer, this year’s re-invented festival will hold events in both May and July. All da Vinci Days events are free and open to the public.

CANCELLED: Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series: Michelle Grabner: This event has been cancelled.

What Volcanologists Have Learned Since Mount St. Helens: At the May 19 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Shan de Silva of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences will discuss recent insights into volcanoes. The meeting will begin at noon in the Linus Pauling Science Center, room 402. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13. Contact University Events by Monday, May 16 to reserve a lunch or to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

Distinguished Professor Lectures, May 24:  Join Peter Clark, Distinguished Professor of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at 9:30 a.m. for his lecture entitled “Sea Level Rise Due to Global Warming: Next 100 To 10,000 Years” and at 2 p.m. join Margaret Burnett, Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science for her lecture entitled “Womenomics and Gender-Inclusive Software: What Software Practitioners Need to Know.  Both lectures will be  held in the MU Horizon Room.

Board of Trustees: The Finance & Administration Committee of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet to consider quarterly management and investment reports from 3:30-4:30 p.m., May 24, in the President’s Conference Room, Kerr 650. Open to the public. The agenda and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. The public can listen to the meetings by calling the toll-free number listed on the agendas. If special accommodation is required, please contact Marcia Stuart at (541) 737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

Tom McCall Lecture: Representative Peter DeFazio will give this year’s Governor Tom McCall Lecture:  The Future of Our Representative Democracy  on June 1, 7 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center C&E Hall.  Our representative democracy is under pressure from a variety of negative factors, DeFazio will discuss these challenges, how they impact our country, and the ways in which citizens can take action to safeguard our democracy and strengthen our political institutions.

News for Employees

NEW! #BeaversRead: You might notice something bright orange next time you’re in the Valley Library stacks. We asked OSU staff and faculty for book recommendations in four categories and got over 400 responses! All of the books that we have in our collections have been tagged with a bright orange paper band, so you can easily browse for them – and see who recommended each book. Learn more at http://library.oregonstate.edu/looking-good-read-look-books-orange-bands.

NEW! Volunteers needed for Move-out Donation Drive: Help Campus Recycling collect and/or sort material collected from residence halls during the annual Move-Out donation drive. Volunteers are needed between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Monday, June 9, 10 and 13 (until shifts are filled). Sign-up to volunteer using this form. For more info, please visit http://tiny.cc/donation-drive or contact Andrea at Andrea.Norris@oregonstate.edu or (541) 737-5398.

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin – Heat Illness.  With high temperatures comes a responsibility to prepare and take precautions against heat illness.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

Nominations being accepted through June 1 for the annual WIC Culture of Writing Awards in the Disciplines:  The Writing Intensive Curriculum Program invites colleges, schools, departments, and units to select and nominate their best undergraduate paper(s) from the past year.  This is an excellent way to honor top students and help create a strong culture of writing excellence at OSU.  Besides recognition in their discipline, across the University, and throughout the state, winning students receive $100 deposited to their student account, $50 from the WIC Program and $50 from the nominating unit.  For more information and a nomination form, visit:  http://wic.oregonstate.edu/culture-writing-awards.

Sustainability Fellows: Develop your sustainability leadership skills as a Sustainability Fellow, working with a campus department or community organization on a project or completing a research project with a faculty mentor. If you have an idea for a project, talk to your department about applying to host a Fellow. The priority deadline for Research and Host Site applications is May 26. Project site applications will be open for students to apply June 1. Visit the SSI website for more information: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/ssi/resources/fellowships

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

Traffic and Maintenance

Snell Hall: Due to renovations related to staff relocations from Peavy Hall, Snell Hall will experience contractor congestion and noise over the next several weeks.  The bulk of the initial work will be taking place from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. each night to limit the impact to building occupants.  However, the majority of the renovation will be during regular business hours starting in a couple of weeks.  This will mainly be finish work and should not create too much noise.


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.

NEW! Student Worker, Foundation Services:  PT 20 hours/week starting July 1.  The OSU Foundation is looking for a student worker to provide administrative and office support to the Director and Assistant Director of Foundation Services.  The Foundation Services program oversees and facilitates the development and programmatic administration of private foundation proposals for multiple units to meet the priorities of Oregon State University.  Learn more and apply at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5296.

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.

College of Veterinary Medicine’s Teaching Hospital is seeking applicants for three 12-month limited duration, full-time Medical Aide position for the large and small animal reception areas. Required qualifications include six months providing support in a health care facility. Posting # P00144CT. Closes May 19.

Office Specialist 2 – Seed Certification invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position.  Posting  #P00244CT. Closes May 20.

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.

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.

Education Program Assistant 1 – The College of Public Health and Human Sciences located in the Josephine County Extension office invites applications for one part-time 0.75 FTE (approximately 30 hours per week), appointment as an Education Program Assistant 1.  Closes May 23.

Accountant 1The University Administration Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1, 2 position. Posting # P00235CT.  Closes May 23.

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.  Closes May 23.

Administrative Program Specialist: Capital Planning and Development invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist position. Posting #P00237CT 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.  Closes May 24.

Violence Prevention Specialist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Violence Prevention Specialist. Posting #P00316UF.  For Full Consideration apply by May 26. Recruitment closes June 13.

Program Representative 1, Enterprise Risk Services at Oregon State University. F/T, starting at $ 3083/monthly + benefits. Major duties include Claims Management to include receiving, investigating and monitoring property and casualty claims and Data Entry/Recordkeeping. Posting # P00227CT. Closes May 27. 

Library Technician 3 – The Valley Library invites applications for full-time (1.00F FTE), 12-month Library Technician 3 position. This positon processes serials (print & electronic) invoices and credits for payment, communicates with vendors and publishers, and assists in revising and updating the online catalog to maintain the integrity of serial records. Posting #P00234CT. Closes May 27.

Administrative Program Assistant – Seed Certification invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position.  Posting #P00233CT. Closes May 27.

Info Technology Consultant -This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Information Technology Consultant 1 position in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting#P00229CT. Closes May 27.

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

Medical Laboratory Technologist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Medical Lab Technologist. Posting #P00246CT.  For Full Consideration apply by May 28. Recruitment closes June 13.

NEW! Instructor – Clinical Mental Health. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a Part-time fixed -term (.25 FTE), 12-month Clinical Mental Health Instructor position.  Posting # ­­­­­­­­­­­­P00320UF.  Full consideration date is May 30. Closes June 2. 

NEW! Assoc Mgr-Bus & Strategic Plan (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Associate Manager of Business Performance & Strategic Planning.  Posting # P00326UF.  For full consideration apply by May 30.  Closes June 6.

NEW! Specialist 2-Counselor. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time fixes term (.75 FTE), 12-month Specialist 2-Counselor position.  Posting # P00319UF.  Full consideration date is May 30. Closes June 2.

NEW! Administrative Program Specialist – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist position.  Posting #P00249CT. Closes May 31.

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Student Engagement Coordinator. This position is designed to oversee social programming and student engagement within the INTO OSU center and facilitate international student integration at OSU. This includes, but is not limited to, providing a range of co-curricular programs and services to promote the social, personal, and academic well-being of INTO OSU students. For more information or to apply please follow the link:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=12935&lang=en_US&source=CC2

Please apply by May 31.

NEW! Analyst Programmer – The Enrollment Management Department invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Analyst Programmer position. Posting # P00253CT. For full consideration apply by May 31.  Position closes June 7.

Statistics Instructor: Oregon State University (OSU) – Cascades, in Bend, Oregon invites applications for 1 full-time position between (.50 and 1.0 FTE) 9 month salary position. Posting# P00307UF. Closes May 31.

Mathematics Instructor: The Division of Arts and Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) – Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for 1 full -time position between (.50 and 1.0 FTE) 9 month salary position. Posting# P00308UF. Closes May 31.

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.

Student Advocate– Office of Student Life invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office of Advocacy Student Advocate position. Posting #P00301UF. June 6.

Dir – Strategic Partnerships – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Director of Strategic Partnerships.  Posting # P00306UF.  For full consideration apply by June 15.  Closes Aug. 1.

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.

Faculty Research Assistant.  The Department of Microbiology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position in a molecular microbiology research laboratory.  The duties of this position include testing new antibiotics in mouse models of infection, and in standard clinical laboratory assays.  Applicants must have research laboratory experience working with research animals (preferably mice), and pathogenic bacteria. Applications accepted through July 5. https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/24786

 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

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: “The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” ~ Ashley Montagu. Patchy fog then sunny, high of 77, low of 47. Sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 72, low of 49. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy fog, then mostly sunny, high of 62, low of 48. Partly sunny tomorrow.

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

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