OSU Today

July 5-8, 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.

Why everybody’s suddenly talking about gut bacteria (Forbes)

And new research suggests that an off-kilter gut’s impact reverberates beyond weight. Animal studies have shown that by manipulating the microbiome, researchers also altered immune, metabolic and behavioral states, says Thomas Sharpton, an assistant professor of microbiology and statistics in the Oregon State University Colleges of Science and Agricultural Sciences.

Crippled Atlantic currents triggered ice age climate change (Science)

“It is very convincing evidence,” adds Andreas Schmittner, a climate scientist at Oregon State University, Corvallis. “We did not know that the circulation changed during these shorter intervals.”

OSU names marine science leader from southern California to head college (LIFE@OSU)

A marine science leader from southern California, who serves as vice chair of the board of trustees for the national Consortium for Ocean Leadership in Washington, D.C., and president of the board of directors of the Southern California Marine Institute, has been named dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University.

Scientist accidentally discovers the world’s newest shade of blue and it’s gorgeous (Cosmopolitan)

“Serendipitously,” in 2009, Oregon State University chemist Mas Subramanian created the gorgeous blue pigment you see above, the university reports. Now, the “near-perfect” pigment has been perfected and will be sold as commercial coatings and plastics, and later this year, as paint for household use. (see also Today, Teen Vogue, IFLScience)

Marine bacteria share carbon assimilation duties (The Scientist)

Marine systems fix about 50 gigatons of carbon each year, of which about half is processed by heterotrophic microbial communities. But relatively little is known about the role of individual taxa in the assimilation and metabolism of carbon compounds. So Samuel Bryson, a graduate student in Ryan Mueller’s lab at Oregon State University, set out to test a method that could improve taxon-specific measurements of carbon uptake and usage.

Corvallis campus water tested for lead, copper (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University has tested water from nearly 40 Corvallis campus buildings for lead and copper levels following news that lead had been found in some Portland-area schools.

Peavey Arboretum closes two trails following fire (Democrat-Herald)

Officials at Oregon State University have closed the northern half of the McDonald Forest following a fire Saturday on the Powder House Trail west of Peavy Arboretum. Stephen Fitzgerald, director of research forests at OSU, said the 3.1 acre fire that started around 7 p.m. Saturday night was likely not caused by lightning or any other natural means.

Local breweries become attractive to big investors? (Asheville Citizen-Times)

“They’ve clearly identified a strategy of acquiring independent breweries, because their own attempts at trying to enter the craft market themselves have failed,” said Patrick Emerson, a professor of economics at Oregon State University who writes a blog called Beeronomics. “I think what they’ve realized is craft beer is a lot about being a local product, a regional product, having a back story — it’s more of an artisanal product than an industrial product, and they just can’t enter into that market nationally.”

The strawberry defined Oregon, but is it going away? (Willamette Week)

“That byproduct becomes the competition for Oregon,” says Bernadine Strik, a berry expert at Oregon State University. “What makes it difficult is that California’s volume of processed fruit is over half a billion pounds. That’s an incredible volume of fruit—more than 40 times what Oregon produces.”

New technology could improve the use of small-scale hydropower in developing nations (Science Blog)

Engineers at Oregon State University have created a new computer modeling package that people anywhere in the world could use to assess the potential of a stream for small-scale, “run of river” hydropower, an option to produce electricity that’s of special importance in the developing world. (see also Water Power MagazineTech Xplore)

Roller-coasting birds soar for months and may snooze while aloft (New Scientist)

But climate change will shift atmospheric currents in the tropics, which could endanger the frigatebird’s migratory strategy, says Rob Suryan of Oregon State University. “That’s a concern for a wide variety of seabirds.”

OSU Rocketry Club taking off after intercollegiate engineering victory (Democrat-Herald)

Two weeks ago, the OSU American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics club took home the top prize in the 10th annual ESRA Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition in Green River, Utah – the biggest college rocket competition in the world. In 2014, they beat out 40-plus teams to win first place in the basic category at the IREC. Nancy Squires, OSU AIAA senior instructor, said the club’s recent success is a major feat for a club that just three years ago didn’t exist.

Mid-valley commuting often a tale mixed with housing (Gazette-Times)

“I had heard for a decade that more than 10,000 commuted to Corvallis daily,” said Mike Beilstein, councilor for Ward 5 north of the Oregon State University campus and chairman of the city’s housing task force. “When we saw real numbers I was surprised that it was actually 18,000. The city started the housing actions based on the idea that (this) was a unique problem for Corvallis.

Religious liberty is not just for Christians (Huffington Post)

A piece by OSU’s Susan Shaw.

Portland architects designing a new science center at OSU (Portland Business Journal)

A Portland architecture firm with some high-profile projects to its name, including the renovation of the downtown Hotel deLuxe and several projects on the Nike headquarters campus, has now conjured up the design for a new science center on the Oregon State University-Cascades campus in Bend.

BLM, OSU to study wild horse spaying methods in Hines (KTVZ)

The Bureau of Land Management Burns District released its decision Monday to initiate research, in cooperation with Oregon State University, to develop and evaluate safe and humane methods to spay wild horse mares as a method for managing the growth of wild horse herds on public lands. (see also Bend Bulletin)

Earthquake simulation in Longview helps scientists understand ‘The Big One’ (The Daily News)

Researchers from University of Texas at Austin and Oregon State University are studying how the soil will respond to a massive earthquake such as the one expected along the Cascadia Subduction Zone. The undersea fault zone stretches from Northern Vancouver Island to Cape Mendocino, Calif., and has a long history of producing massive earthquakes every several hundred years or so. The last was a 9.0 quake in January 1700.

Oregon juniper loan program off to slow start, but backers remain hopeful (Capital Press)

An Oregon State University study showed that cutting juniper quickly restores watersheds and improves streamflows, which in turn improves grazing conditions for cattle and habitat for species such as Greater sage grouse. Politicians, agency experts and environmentalists believe a vibrant juniper logging and milling industry could revitalize the economy in parts of rural Oregon, as well.

When Hollywood does AI, it’s fun but far-fetched (CNET)

“Creating AI will require vast financial and engineering resources. Think Google, and not two guys in a garage.”
— Thomas Dietterich, professor of computer science, Oregon State University

Oregon slaughterhouses face challenges (Capital Press)

As the owners of such companies retire or die, finding replacements is difficult — both because their skills are rare and because fewer people are willing to do such work, said Lauren Gwin, an Oregon State University professor and director of the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network.

The rodeo and the birth of Benny the Beaver (Newberg Graphic)

OSU first referred to itself as the “Beavers” in 1910. However, it was not until Newberg’s own Ken Austin, co-founder of A-dec Inc., appeared in a homemade beaver costume at what was then known as Oregon State College in 1952 that the school finally had a student mascot named “Benny Beaver.”

Another run at dog agility (Gazette-Times)

Lyons said Tenaya, who is now 13, will have to retire from agility events eventually, but neither were ready for that. “It wasn’t an option she or I were willing to choose,” said Lyons, a wildlife biologist at Oregon State University.

Enduring Vigil (Terra)

At 8:46 p.m. on a Saturday night last December, Tully Rohrer received an SOS from a machine. It came as text messages on his cell phone and indicated that one of the ocean-monitoring buoys he had helped to deploy off the Oregon and Washington coast a few months earlier had come loose from its mooring.

NW ag, forestry, fisheries pack big punch (Capital Press)

The study, commissioned by Northwest Farm Credit Services and performed by extension economists at Oregon State University and the University of Idaho, found agriculture, forestry and fisheries account for 10.6 percent of all jobs in the five-state region and 12.2 percent of all sales in 2015.

Oregon researchers take on potato nematodes (Fresh Plaza)

Potato breeders at Oregon State University are working to identify the gene that makes certain potatoes resistant to nematodes, which could then be used to create new varieties. Columbia root-knot nematodes might be too small to see with the naked eye, but they can cause noticeable damage to potatoes if left unchecked and they are lurking in farms across the Columbia Basin.

More than edibles, artichokes can be ornamentals (Daily Journal)

“To grow artichokes from seed, start them indoors in late February or March under grow lights for about eight weeks, and then plant them outside after the last frost,” said Jim Myers, a plant breeder and researcher at Oregon State University. “In May or June, it’s best to purchase starts from your local nursery or mail-order catalog.”

Ancient insects camouflaged themselves in dirt and dead bugs (Mother Nature Network)

“These ancient fossils are quite remarkable,” George Poinar, an entomologist at Oregon State University, who was not part of this study, told the Christian Science Monitor.

Grass seed farmers hopeful that June weather didn’t undermine quality (Register-Guard)

“It’s very early in the season, but it doesn’t appear the rain caused many problems,” said Oregon State University seed specialist Clare Sullivan. “There were patches of hail that appear to have affected some fields. Rain wise, I haven’t heard anyone complaining about that.”

Final night for Bombs Away cafe owners (Gazette-Times)

Ironically, both Palmers work at Oregon State University as professors of nuclear science and engineering. Both are Oregon natives and both received one of their degrees from OSU. And the corporate entity they created for the Bombs Away is called Manhattan Project Inc. (that also was the name of the government-led effort in the U.S. to develop the bomb).

It’s blackberry season (Oregonian)

The dark purple blackberry is for Oregon, by Oregon. Created at Oregon State University, it bears the name of its birthplace — Marion County — and is so delicate, the harvest lasts only about three weeks toward the end of June. That makes it hard for anyone outside of the Pacific Northwest to get their hands on the sweet fruit.

8 fragrant flowers to delight your senses in the summertime (Statesman Journal)

Some flowers fragrant at night only open their blossoms after the sun starts to go down. Many of these evolved to be white in order to attract night-flying moths that feed on their nectar, explained Heather Stoven, a horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. Others — no matter the color — release or increase their scent after hours seemingly just for human enjoyment.

Searching for genes to make potatoes resistant to nematodes (Potato Pro)

Potato breeders at Oregon State University are working to identify the gene that makes certain potatoes resistant to nematodes, which could then be used to create new varieties. Columbia root-knot nematodes might be too small to see with the naked eye, but they can cause noticeable damage to potatoes if left unchecked and they are lurking in farms across the Columbia Basin.

Water in the cool morning, say OSU experts (Oregonian)

Here are tips from gardening experts at Oregon State University Extension Service as well as reminders of key jobs you should tackle in July.

Pairing PGRs in pears helps control vigor (Growing Produce)

Vigor – it’s something pear growers constantly struggle with. Bending and tying branches, planting higher-density orchards, altering canopy architecture – all these things can help growers calm the vigor, but as Todd Einhorn, Associate Professor of Horticulture at Oregon State University says, these horticultural practices are only part of the remedy.

Tuesday

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.

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.

Wednesday

NEW!  SFM Dissertation Defense:  You are welcome to attend the dissertation of Francisca Belart, PhD Sustainable Forest Management Candidate.  She will present “Forest harvest residue moisture management in the Pacific Northwest” on Wednesday, July 6 at 9 a.m. in 115 Richardson Hall.  Francisca is advised by John Sessions in FERM.

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

Thursday

NEW! Gathering in Memory of Albert Berglund.  Albert retired in 2015 closing a long career in Information Services in which he contributed significantly and made many friends.  We are sad to learn that Albert died on Sunday June 26.  A gathering in honor and memory of Albert will occur on Thursday, July 7 from noon to 1 p.m., in the 4th floor faculty lounge of the Learning Innovation Center (468 LINC).  All are invited.

NEW! Pitcher reception: Diversity & Cultural Engagement would like to cordially invite the OSU community to Erich Pitcher’s OSU welcome reception on Thursday, July 7, from 2-4: 4:30 p.m. at the APCC. Pitcher now serves as the Associate Director of Research and Communication within the unit of Diversity & Cultural Engagement. As our new Associate Director Pitcher will assist DCE and the Cultural Resource Centers in developing a robust longitudinal study of our student diversity efforts. 

NEW! Financial Aid moving back to Kerr: The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will be moving back to Kerr Administration Building 218 on July 8. To assist with the move, the office will be closed beginning July 7 at 3 p.m., and reopen at Kerr Administration Building 218 by 10 a.m. on July 11. In recognition of START and the needs of the campus, on Friday July 8, we will have staff setup in the MU 211 available to answer questions and emails.

Friday

 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.

NEW! Free Kitten Training & Socialization Class: The OSU Human-Animal Interaction Lab is offering a free 6-week kitten training class. The next class runs each Friday July 8-Aug. 12 from 7-7:45 p.m. in the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility. An additional class session will begin in August and run Wednesday evenings. Kittens should be between 4-8 months and be up to date on their veterinary shots. We will use clicker training to teach kittens how to sit, come when called, walk on harness & leash, a variety of trick behaviors and learn how to address problem behaviors. Kittens also socialize with one another in a fun environment and you get to meet other cat owners! To watch a video from previous classes click this link. Contact Kristyn Shreve to inquire or enroll: Kristyn.Shreve@oregonstate.edu

Upcoming events

NEW! 11th annual Community Show: It’s no secret that Linn and Benton counties are full of talented artists, both expert and beginner! Over 130 local artists participated in this show last year. This is a wonderful way to see the talent that is budding in our community. The 11th Annual Community Art Show provides artists of all skill-level and age with an opportunity to showcase their works of art in a non-juried exhibit (no cost to artist) to the local community. Through July 28, Guistina Gallery, 875 SW 26th Street, LaSells Stewart Center. Reception July 15, 6:30 p.m.

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

Last Chance to Save on 20% OSU’s Web Development & Coding Online Courses! Learn to code and develop websites in weeks with our new pro-led online coding boot camps. Learn more and register here.

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News for Employees

NEW! DNA Biology and Bioinformatics Camp (Advanced): Twelve high school students from the area schools are participating July 11-15 in hands-on activities at OSU including using advanced genomics and bioinformatics tools, identifying animal cancer cells from healthy cells, and characterizing bacterial strains. This follows the basic camp conducted previously  June 27-July 1 that was attended by 24 high school students from area schools and David Douglas High School from Portland. Organized in coordination with the OSU STEM Academy, the College of Pharmacy and the departments Botany and Plant Pathology  and Horticulture in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

NEW! Debbi Bricco memorial fund: A memorial fund has been set up for donations made in memory of Debbi Bricco at the OSU Foundation. These funds will be used to establish a scholarship in memory of Debbi to benefit a veterinary student during the 2017 CVM Awards Ceremony. For those interested in contributing to this fund, you can Make a Gift online where there is a section for memorial gifts.  You can also send a check made payable to “OSUF” to 850 SW 35th St, Corvallis, OR 97333. Please note “Debbi Bricco memorial” in the memo line.

NEW! New issue of “The Messenger” magazine from OSU Libraries and Press is available: The magazine highlights the accomplishments and ongoing efforts of the Libraries and Press. “The Messenger” is available at multiple locations inside the Valley Library — including in the information rack just inside the main entrance — and online at http://hdl.handle.net/1957/59226. See what’s happening at your library.

NEW! Health and Safety Committee: 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 health and safety with the following information, please take a minute to review ways to beat the heat https://blog.dol.gov/2016/05/26/8-steps-to-keep-workers-safe-in-the-heat/

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin – Severe Weather.  Make sure your family and home are ready in case severe weather strikes. Knowing safety tips and having severe weather plans in place are the best way to prepare.   Download this month’s Preparedness Bulletin at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics  and share with your co-workers.

NEW! Libraries announce Resident Scholar award recipients: OSU Libraries has a Resident Scholar program that awards stipends to visiting researchers whose proposals detail a compelling use of materials in the Valley Library’s Special Collections and Archives Research Center. Three scholars were selected for summer 2016. The resident scholars do a talk about their research topic upon conclusion of their residency, and lecture times will be published as lectures are scheduled. Info is available at http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/residentscholar.html.

Submit your Welcome Week 2016 Events.  Welcome Week 2016 runs Sunday, Sept. 18- 25.  The Welcome Week committee is looking for events and programs during Welcome Week that will help students begin to create a shared sense of community, belonging, social responsibility, and allow them to begin to develop their path to engagement at OSU. Events of all kinds are welcome.  You can review the submissions process, see what has been submitted so far, and submit events at: http://connect.oregonstate.edu/

 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

UPDATED! Hwy 20 Eddyville project update: Travelers between Newport and Corvallis should expect some brief delays to let trucks on and off of the highway at both ends of the project on U.S. 20. Ten-hour nighttime complete closures are planned to occur from Sunday, July 17 through the end of October, five nights a week, Sunday through Thursday. These are necessary because the drilling, blasting, and earthwork operations are above and alongside the highway and the contractor needs enough room and time to do this safely. These are currently scheduled to occur from 7:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., but that time may be adjusted, depending on construction safety needs. The current plan is for the road to be completely open on Friday and Saturday nights.

Jobs

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Program Representative 1 Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) hourly, 12-month Program Representative 1, Posting #P00360CT. Closes July 8.

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! Academic Advisor – The Academic Success Center is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE) Academic Advisor to provide direct academic advising service to a defined cohort of low-income and/or first-generation college students. Posting #P00484UF. Closes July 9.

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.

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.

NEW! Space Allocation Manager: Capital Planning and Development invites applications for a Space Allocation Manager position. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P00485UF.Closes July 13.

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.

NEW! The Academic Success Center invites applications for a part-time (0.17-0.34 FTE), 9 month, Fixed-Term Academic Learning Services Instructor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00483UF. Closes July 15.

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a part-time Arabic Language and Culture Advisor.  The Arabic Language and Culture Advisor provides cultural adjustment and translation support to ensure students’ success at OSU. This position supports the center by providing feedback on the student experience to improve processes and programming, as well as providing cross-cultural education and perspectives. for more information and to apply https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=13648&lang=en_US&source=CC3 Please apply by July 17.

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! Veterinary Technician. Oregon State University’s (OSU) Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our Large Animal Hospital.  The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine.  Posting #P00135CT. Closes July 18.

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.

NEW! Assist Director of Labor Relations The University Shared Service Enterprise at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis invites applications for a part-time (0.50 FTE), 12-month Assist Director of Labor Relations position.  Posting # ­­­­­­­­­­­ P00471UF. Closes July 23.

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: “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” ~ Michel de Montaigne. The week will start out partly sunny but will end in showers by Friday and through the weekend. Highs in the upper 70s, lows in the mid 50s.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny until Thursday evening when showers arrive. Highs in the low 70s, lows in the low 50s.

Newport: Starting out cloudy with some sun, rain by the weekend. Highs in the 60s, lows in the 50s.

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

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