OSU Today

June 27-July 1, 2016

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

What does Brexit mean for Oregon? (OPB)

Oregon State University assistant professor Alison Johnston said the main issue is stock market volatility. “I think your big Oregon companies that I know of, companies like Nike, and Intel and Columbia, I don’t think they’re going to be impacted too much,” Johnston said. (see also Think Out LoudKLCC)

Economic impact of agriculture (Ag Info)

More than 12 cents of every $1 generated and 1 job in 10 are attributed to the agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries in the five-state region of the Northwest – Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. This comes from a study recently commissioned by Northwest Farm Credit Services and conducted by Oregon State University Extension Service Rural Studies Program and the University of Idaho Extension Service.

New tool joins the fight against distracted driving (Oregonian)

Andie Portie recalls the time her friend crashed a car into a fire hydrant. The friend dropped a phone under the car seat and looked down to pick it up. The car swerved and went off the road, hitting the hydrant. The friend and a passenger were OK, she said, but the car was wrecked. That’s why Portie, a 21-year-old Oregon State University student, doesn’t text while driving.

Rape survivor Brenda Tracy meets Nebraska coach Mike Riley (USA Today)

“I’m very specifically proud of Oregon State University for hiring me as a consultant and all the work they’ve done,” Tracy said. “I’m also very proud of Coach Riley and this football team. Meeting with these players and meeting with the AD and Coach Riley, I feel like they have a really good synergy. They could really do something here. They could really set a good example in a really dark time right now in college football.”

Artificial intelligence has a ‘sea of dudes’ problem (Seattle Times)

“From a machine-learning perspective, if you don’t think about gender inclusiveness, then oftentimes the inferences that get made are biased towards the majority group — in this case, affluent white males,” said Margaret Burnett, a professor at Oregon State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Burnett developed GenderMag, which helps software developers build systems that account for the differences in gender of their users.

Back to the future in fashion (Oregonian)

History surrounds Figueroa at work on the Oregon State University campus. Closets and drawers line the room on the second floor of Milam Hall. Each closet is filled with antique clothing from different countries and time periods that reflect a distinct style.

‘T-Rex’ helps in earth quaking research (KATU)

Oregon State University engineers are teaming up for this research that will go on through the weekend near Longview. “Our team can add some local familiarity and expertise to the research” said OSU engineer Armin Stuedlein, “and of course, we can benefit from the data that’s collected. This quake is going to be the worst natural disaster this country has ever seen. We have, who knows, a day, a year, 50 years to prepare for it. We’re doing some things, we can do more.”

Story Next Store: Chris Chapman (Democrat-Herald)

Let’s get one thing straight from the start: Chris Chapman is not the director of the Oregon State University marching band. But it’s an easy mistake to make: Chapman directs enough bands that it could be tough for outsiders to keep straight. Specifically, the OSU professor and director of bands is the director of the OSU wind ensemble, the Springfield-based British brass band the Oregon Brass Society and Portland Wind Symphony, a semi-professional wind band.

Better lifestyle or bankruptcy? Farms adjust to new minimum wage increase (Oregonian)

Retired Oregon State University Extension Service economist Bruce Sorte spends a lot of time thinking about the future of food. He thinks farmworkers deserve to live comfortably, but worries it will spur a decrease in jobs. Already, machines are starting to replace workers. Robots can pick lettuce without requiring an hourly wage.

Extension service administrator has extensive empire (Gazette-Times)

Lindsey Shirley has perhaps one of the most far-reaching positions at Oregon State University. As associate provost and associate director of the OSU Extension Service, Shirley runs the day-to-day operations of the service and works with outposts in all 36 Oregon counties. She succeeds Deborah Maddy, who retired this year.

OSU seeks seniors for study of multivitamins’ impact (KTVZ 21)

Participants are being sought for a study at Oregon State University that hopes to answer a long-overdue question – does the use of multivitamin supplements really improve the nutritional status, and ultimately the health, of elderly adults?

Oregon State builds human-like robot, launches ‘next revolution’ (Oregonian)

Members of the Oregon State University robotics team got unexpected national attention when comedian Stephen Colbert mocked it in his late-night bit “Nerds vs. Robots.”

 Vigil draws crowd to honor Orlando victims (Hillsboro Tribune)

“We are here in solidarity,” said Mandujano-Guevara, a Glencoe High School graduate who attends Oregon State University. As a student leader at OSU and a member of the LBGTQ community, Mandujano-Guevara said he was moved to organize the vigil after the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s modern history.

Crafting the future of Oregon’s expanding beer economy (Oregonian)

Shaun Townsend stands beside Oregon State University’s experimental hop field with a bag of bright green hops in each hand. He reaches into one, pulls out a few dried cones and crushes them gently between his palms, dipping his nose into his hands to take in the pine and citrus scent. Townsend, a hop breeder at the university, works with other scientists to develop new varieties, helping provide brewers with new taste profiles.

“Nitro” coffees and beers are the coolest thing to sip this summer. What makes them so creamy? (Quartz)

When the gas infused into the drink is nitrogen instead of CO2, a much denser foam of tiny bubbles forms. These small bubbles create a “silky, creamy, tactile sensation,” Thomas Shellhammer, a brewing chemist at Oregon State University, explained.

Experts: Britain’s withdrawal from EU won’t affect study-abroad programs (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

“At this point, I don’t think we have reason to be concerned,” said Laurie Lewis, senior director for international programs at Oregon State University. She has worked with Oregon State’s GO (Global Opportunities) program for more than two decades.

A scientist discovered this stunning new shade of blue (Tech Insider)

The pigment was discovered in 2009 by chemist Mas Subramanian and his team at Oregon State University while they were conducting experiments connected to electronics. For one series of tests, the scientists mixed black manganese oxide with a variety of chemicals and heated them to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. (The name comes from the pigment’s elemental makeup, which includes Yttrium, Indium and Manganese.)

Dorm offers a new option for OSU students in recovery (Oregonian)

Oregon State University will become the first in the state to offer housing for students battling drug or alcohol addiction. The new dorm, which will open this fall, is one way OSU is adapting to meet the needs of students recovering from addiction. Three other major institutions nationwide — Texas Tech University, Ohio State University and St. Cloud University in Minnesota — provide recovery housing.

OSU researchers urge preparedness as the Cascadia Subduction Zone threatens (Oregonian)

In the next 50 years, he said, scientists believe there’s a 37 percent chance of a magnitude 8 to 9 earthquake striking somewhere along the northern half of the West Coast, known as the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Experts at OSU have worked to spread awareness and preparedness for when that quake, colloquially referred to as “The Big One,” hits the region.

Monkeys isolate from social activities as they age: Research (NH Voice)

But there are many who do not seem to be convinced by the study findings. Carolyn Aldwin, Director of the Center for Human Aging Research at Oregon State University said, “Evolutionary selection works primarily on critters of childbearing age. So when you’re looking at behavior in late life, it is very difficult to tie that up to evolutionary selection. The much more reasonable explanation is … energy. As you age, you have less energy”.

Hazed birds flock to bridge (Daily Astorian)

“The diet data indicates cormorants don’t really care what they eat, they eat what’s around and what’s easy to catch,” said James Lawonn, a biologist and avian predation coordinator for the department. As other prey begin to run through the rivers and up and down the coast after May, research by the department and Oregon State University show salmon make up even less of the birds’ diet.

Sales figures might prove if marijuana is Oregon’s most valuable crop (Capital Press)

Seth Crawford, an Oregon State University sociology professor who teaches a pot policy class, estimated in 2015 that Oregon’s marijuana crop had an annual value approaching $1 billion.

Pests, weeds cant’ stand soil solarization: Non-chemical solution uses trapped heat (Oregonian)

Under plastic sheeting, the top few inches of soil can be as much as 20 degrees warmer than uncovered soil, said Dan McGrathOregon State University Extension crop scientist.

Planning Commission to continue work on OSU amendments (Register-Guard)

The Corvallis Planning Commission will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to resume its consideration of comprehensive plan amendments that will help the city review future Oregon State University development and growth

Tuesday

Fair Labor Standards: OHR Classification and Compensation Team will be hosting an informational session to discuss the final rule issued by the Department of Labor to update the Fair Labor Standards Act, Tuesday, June 28, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Kidder Hall, 202.  Space is limited; therefore, we will be live-streaming (available at http://live.oregonstate.edu) with live-chat included, and recording the session to be available following the session.

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

NEW! OSU – Cascades’ Science Pub: Kathleen Bogart, an assistant professor of psychology in OSU’s College of Liberal Arts – School of Psychological Science, will examine prejudice toward disability and the way in which people with disabilities manage stigma. Her presentation, called “Look Beyond Face Value: The Psychology of Disability and Communication,” will take place on Tuesday, June 21 at McMenamins in Bend. Science Pubs take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Networking and food and beverage service begin at 5:30 p.m., and the presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. Science Pubs are free to community members, but reservations are required. Register by 5 p.m. the day prior to each Science Pub at  http://www.osucascades.edu/sciencepubs.

Friday

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

Upcoming events

NEW! New employee breakfast: OSU’s 8th annual New Employee Welcome Breakfast will be held on University Day, 8:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 19, in the Club Level of Reser Stadium. New employees with a hire date between Sept. 22, 2015 and Sept. 16, 2016 will be hosted by Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Ron Adams, President Ed Ray, and others. The Welcome Breakfast is a great way for new employees to meet colleagues and learn about the university community. Registration by Sept. 9 is required. https://apps.ideal-logic.com/cms?key=F3T9-25VWY_K9KH-5PTF_6e7e5cd4

International Conference on Biological Ontologies:  The ICBO conference to be held in OSU will host top level international and national scientists working on computational biology and biomedical informatics: Prof. Jacqueline McGlade Chief Scientist of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Prof. Bill Hersh from OHSU, and Prof. Dennis Stevenson from the New York Botanical Garden will be keynote speakers. The conference will be held in CH2 Alumni Conference Center from Aug. 1-4.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Social Security: 7 Keys to Enhancing Benefits: How big a role will Social Security play in your overall retirement plan?  Designed for People 60 and older.  Noon, July 6, MU 207. Presented by Leslie Warren, Retirement Consultant, Allianz Life, Hosted by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS*. RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

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News for Employees

NEW! July 4: OSU Today will publish its weekly edition next week on Tuesday, July 5, as the university will be closed Monday, July 4 to celebrate Independence Day. Items for inclusion should be submitted to osutoday@oregonstate.edu by 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 1.

NEW! 2016-17 Parking Permit Sales: July 5 is the first day you can buy a 2016-17 parking permit for your current zone. Permits may be purchased at http://transportation.oregonstate.edu/parking/permit_renewal.

NEW! Orange Rewards: Orange Rewards member? If so, please note that your account is now called Orange Cash. Orange Cash accounts allow you to load money onto your OSU ID card, then use your card to make purchases at many campus locations. When using Orange Cash funds, you’re eligible to receive a 10% Orange Rewards discount at more than 25 participating campus food locations, along with other members-only specials! You can load money to your Orange Cash account at the ID Center office in the Memorial Union, or online at mycard.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Need lunch this summer? Check food.oregonstate.edu before you go! Campus dining centers remain open, but are on summer hours. Southside @ Arnold: open from 7-9 a.m. and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. McNary Dining Center: Raintree Coffee Co is open from 7:30-10:30 a.m. every weekday; other restaurants are open to serve conference schedules. Faculty and staff are welcome to eat there but should expect longer lines during meal periods. Marketplace West Dining Center: EBGBs Coffee is open from 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every weekday; other restaurants are open to serve conference schedules. Faculty and staff are welcome to eat there but should expect longer lines during meal periods. Cascadia Market Deli: Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. Peet’s Coffee: Open 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays. Bing’s Café at Weatherford: Open 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.

NEW! Beaver Community Fair 2016 – Registration Open:  This fall’s program will be held Wednesday, Sept. 21 – the first day of classes.  Registration will be open through Friday, Sept. 9.  Event information as well as a link to register can be found online at http://sli.oregonstate.edu/bcf.  Questions?  Contact dante.holloway@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Interim Director of Linus Pauling Center announced: Cindy Sagers, Vice President for Research is pleased to announce that Jan Frederik (Fred) Stevens to his position as Interim Director for the Linus Pauling Institute. Fred is a Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and a Principal Investigator in the LPI, collaborating extensively with LPI faculty, and possessing broad knowledge of the programs and structure of the LPI.  We will continue to keep you informed as this search progresses through this Fall. We extend great thanks to outgoing Director, Balz Frei, for his many contributions to the LPI and OSU.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Summer Injuries.  It’s important to have knowledge about different injuries and what steps to take if one should occur. Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

Clinton Global Initiative University Innovation Fund Application: The CGI U Innovation Fund will source, support, and feature the most effective, high-impact college student entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world by providing critical, early-stage seed funding for their Commitments to Action. All applicants must be above the age of 18 and actively enrolled in an institution of higher education to be considered for funding. To apply: https://www.clintonfoundation.org/clinton-global-initiative/meetings/cgi-university/innovation-fund/apply Pre-applications must be submitted by Monday, June 27, 2016.

Volunteers needed for OSU hazelnut study (Corvallis): Role of Hazelnut Consumption in Improving Micronutrient Status in Older Adults. Principal Investigator: Maret Traber, Linus Pauling Institute, OSU. If you are healthy, age 55 or older, don’t use tobacco, don’t take vitamin E and are not allergic to nuts, you may qualify to participate. Participants will eat hazelnuts daily for 16 weeks.  Contact Alexander Michels for more information: Alexander.Michels@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-8730.

Salem to Corvallis Valley Vanpool: http://www.cwride.org/Page.asp?NavID=85 AM Schedule: Leaves West Salem Safeway at 6:30 a.m., pick-up at Monmouth Bimart 6:45 a.m, arrive at Corvallis HP/Oregon State University/Benton County Health at 7:30 a.m. PM Schedule: Leaves Benton County Health/Oregon State University/HP at 4:30 p.m., drop-off at Monmouth Bimart 5:10 p.m., Salem at 5:30 p.m. Contact Morry McClintock at 503-910-1459 or morry.mcclintock@co.benton.or.us for more information. Cost is $120 monthly for full time riders; $135 for part time riders (21 pre-paid rides).

Traffic and Maintenance

29th Street: Construction on NW 29th Street will mean periodic street closures between Tyler and Grant Avenues starting on June 20. The project, which will replace aging sanitary sewer lines and mains, is already underway, but closures will be required from about 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily as the project proceeds this month. Up to two blocks will be closed at any given time for roughly three weeks per section as the project move north on 29th Street. Corvallis Transit System (CTS) will alter bus routes around the construction site.

26th Street: As part of the 26th and Campus Way Accessibility Improvements project, the intersection of SW 26th St. and Campus way will be closed June 13 through July 1,  to complete the reconstruction of the intersection to improve pedestrian access and safety. (view map) In addition, SW 26th St. will be closed beyond this date due to improvements to the road surface on 26th from this intersection north. Be advised:  this project will create some dust and noise during demolition.

Washington Way: The city will be reconstructing the railroad crossing at 35th Street and Washington Way this summer.  During the reconstruction of the railroad at-grade crossing, road and rail work are to take place, which will result in sidewalk and roadway closures of 35th Street July 25- Aug. 26. Additional information on closure details and duration will be shared as information is received from the city.  For questions or additional information, contact Nathan Patterson.

Hwy 20 Eddyville project update: The road will be open with minimal delays between now and July 15. Expect some delays of up to 20 minutes as the project moves forward. These are unscheduled delays that occur for various construction activities. There will be some brief delays to let trucks on and off of the highway at the west end of the project. Short delays of five minutes or less may also occur as construction signs are installed. To do this a lane or shoulder is briefly closed. Most work is taking place away from the existing roadway.

Jobs

To apply for the below positions, visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs unless otherwise specified.

Finance Coordinator – The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Finance Coordinator position. Posting number P00426UF. Closes June 27.

Academic Technologies is seeking an Analyst Programmer.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), competency level 2 position at Oregon State University (OSU).  Posting #P00286CT. Closes June 27.

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences located in the Lane County Extension office invites applications for one part-time .75 FTE (approximately 30 hours per week), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant (EPA1) appointment based in Eugene and serving Lane County. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 1 year from the appointment begin date.  Posting #P00264CT.  Closes June 27.

NEW! Campus Security/Public Safety Officer.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a F/T position as a Campus Security/Public Safety Officer.  Posting # P00319CT.  Closes June 29.

NEW! Accountant 2 (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Business and Engineering Business Center (BEBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 2.  Posting # P00353CT.  Closes June 29.

The Extension Service at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a part-time (approximately 38 hours per week), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) serving Morrow and Umatilla Counties. This position will be located in Irrigon, Oregon.  Posting #P00309CT.  Closes June 30.

Institutional Research – Institutional Research invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior Institutional Research Analyst position. Posting #P00366UF. Closes June 30.

 Student Workers, Memorial Union Guest Services: PT 10-20 hours/week starting fall term. Memorial Union Guest Services is looking for dynamic student workers to fill positions in event support and the information desk. Closes June 30. Applications can be picked up at the MU Info Desk. Learn more at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/26339 and https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/26369 .

The Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term, 12-month Faculty Research Assistant positions serving the Eastern and South East regions of Oregon in applied research and stakeholder involvement in enhancing greater sage­grouse habitat.  Posting #P00322UF.  Closes June 30.

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.

NEW! Student Multimedia Developer – OSU Extended Campus is looking for a part-time, maximum 20 hours per week, Student Multimedia Developer to create multimedia objects for web-based delivery and used in Open Educational Resources. Posting # P00796SE. Closes July 1.

NEW! Student Outreach Project Assistant – OSU Extended Campus is looking for a part-time, maximum 20 hours per week, Student Outreach Assistant to support Open Oregon State, researching materials to be used for courses and open educational resources that are offered for free and used by students, teachers, and researchers to share and use for educational purposes. Posting # P00728SE. Closes July 1.

 The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration is seeking a Contract Officer. This is a full-time (1.00FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00399UF. Closes July 4.

NEW! Assistant Manager-Dining – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant Manager position for Dining Services.  This is an Internal Search. Posting #P00430UF. Closes July 5.

 NEW! Trades Maintenance Coordinator (Internal Employment Opportunity) – Facilities Services invites applications for a full time (1.00 FTE) Trades Maintenance Coordinator position. Posting # P00343CT.  Closes July 5.

Assistant Professor (Practice) The College of Public Health & Human Sciences at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time 12-month 4-H Assistant Professor of Practice in Jackson County.  Posting #P00379UF closes July 5.

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

Veterinary Technician:  The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on July 6.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00135CT no later than midnight on July 5.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

NEW! Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service invites applications for a part-time (.80 FTE/ approx. 32 hours/week), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year) Education Program Assistant (EPA1). This position will be located in Central Point and serve Jackson County.  Posting #P00345CT.  Closes July 6.

NEW! General Maintenance Mechanic – Facilities Services invites applications for a full time (1.00 FTE) General Maintenance Mechanic position. Posting # P00342CT.  Closes July 6.

The Division of University Outreach and Engagement/Extension Administration at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Conference and Event Manager position in Corvallis.  Posting #P00394UF.  Closes July 6.

NEW! Temporary Teaching Assistant OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a part-time (0.35 FTE) hourly, 12-month Temporary Teaching Assistant. Post #P00346CT. Closes July 7.

Work Life Coordinator – Academic Affairs Administration invites applications for a part-time (0.50 FTE), 12-month, Work Life Coordinator position. Posting #P00433UF. Closes July 7.

The Office of Academic Technologies is seeking a Director-Academic Technology. This is a full-time(1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost. Posting #P00417UF.  Closes July 8.

NEW! The Oregon State University (OSU) Outreach and Engagement is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Fiscal Strategist.  Posting #P00488UF.  Closes July 10.

NEW! Course Development Student Worker – OSU Extended Campus is looking for a part-time, maximum 20 hours per week, Course Development Student Worker, to work with the Instructional Design team of the Course Development and Training Unit of Ecampus, to help with the process of building online courses and on-going course maintenance. Posting # P00826SE. Closes July 11.

EXTENDED! Procurement Contract Officer Business Affairs in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Procurement Contract Officer Position.  Posting # P00395UF, closes July 13.

The Deschutes County Extension Office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor of Practice position serving the Central Oregon Region. The position will be based in Redmond, Oregon.  Posting #P00428UF.  Closes July 17.

NEW! Research Engineer OSU- Energy Systems Laboratory in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Research Engineer position.  Posting # ­­­­­­­­­­­ P00450UF.  Full consideration date is July 11. Closes July 18.

Administrative Program Specialist (Internal Employment Opportunity) – School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist position. Posting # P00278CT. Closes July 31.

Assoc Dir-Undergrad Recruitment – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director of Undergraduate Student Recruitment.  Posting #P00348UF.  Closes July 31.

 Assoc Dir-MBA Recruitment – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director of MBA Student Recruitment.  Posting #P00364UF.  Closes July 31.

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

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.

Student Worker, Donor Relations: The Oregon State University Foundation is seeking an innovative Oregon State student to work in the Donor Relations department.  The student worker in this position will provide administrative support for donor recognition and stewardship activities to help assure that donors are stewarded in a thoughtful, timely, and ethical manner. This position works a maximum of 20 hours per week.  Students must be available during summer months.  Hourly wage is $10 – $12.  Visit About Us at the OSU Foundation website http://www.osufoundation.org to learn how to apply.

Weather

Corvallis: There’s only two ways to sum up music; either it’s good or it’s bad. If it’s good you don’t mess about it, you just enjoy it.” ~ Louis Armstrong. Mostly sunny, high in the low 80s, lows in the low 50s.

Central Oregon: Sunny, highs in the upper 80s, lows in the mid 50s.

Newport: Mostly cloudy to partly sunny, highs in the low 60s, lows in the low 50s.

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

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