OSU Today

Friday, May 5, 2017

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.

Oregon State Land Board considers public ownership of Elliott State Forest (Statesman Journal)

On Thursday, State Treasurer Tobias Read, who also is a board member, agreed with fellow Democrat Brown, and suggested that Oregon State University be given the option of buying the forest for research while still allowing public access and timber harvesting. (see also KDRV, The Columbian, Register-Guard)

Ancient amber offers evidence of oldest orchid fossil (UPI)

Researchers at Oregon State University have found evidence of the oldest orchid fossil on record. Scientists have previously discovered orchid fossils dated between 20 and 30 million years old. The latest fossil is dated between 45 million and 55 million years old.

OSU study: Cows witnessing wolf attacks suffer PTSD-like symptoms (KTVZ)

Cows that have witnessed wolf attacks display physical signs associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a new study by Oregon State University. (see also Oregonian)

The first thing you should do when you’re both overweight and depressed (Deseret News)

Cheyne’s depression, in part, stemmed from guilt derived from his Anglican faith, said Anita Guerrini, a professor at Oregon State University and the author of “Obesity and Depression in the Enlightenment: The Life and Times of George Cheyne.”

Science videos wow judges in data-visualization face-off (Live Science)

And the People’s Choice award went to “Listening to Landscapes” by Sam Hooper, a doctoral candidate with the Kennedy Geospatial Lab at Oregon State University. Hooper turned to animated satellite data to illustrate the dynamic nature of Earth’s surface as it gradually shifts over time.

‘The blob’ blamed for bringing invasive crab to Puget Sound (KUOW)

Then, strong winds blew the water inland. That likely carried crab larvae, according to the study by researchers from Oregon State University and the Canadian government.

OSU’s Pet Day is set for Saturday (Gazette-Times)

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University will host its popular annual Pet Day celebration on Saturday, May 6, at Magruder Hall on campus. The facility is located at 30th Street and Washington Way in Corvallis.

OSU to celebrate blue pigment (Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University scientists invite the community members to “The Colorful World of Pigments,” an event to celebrate the university’s discovery of the YInMn blue pigment.

Three Beavers Named CoSIDA Academic All-District (OSU Beavers)

Oregon State baseball is No. 1 nationally on the field. It turns out, the Beavers are No. 1 in the classroom as well.

Today

Library workshops: OSU Libraries spring workshops this week include: Oral History Training (May 5). Registration is encouraged but not required. View all the offerings in the library’s spring workshop series at: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Ecological Engineering Student Society Plant Sale: Stop by the SEC Plaza from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, May 5, and add some natural beauty to your home or office. Cacti, succulents, and more, $3-10. Come and check out our planters created with a 3D printer! Contact debellt@oregonstate.edu for more info.

The Colorful World of Pigments: This celebration of YInMn blue is a day of art, color, science and stimulating conversations. Learn how a serendipitous discovery has illuminated our world in innumerable ways and expanded the canvas of human creativity.May 5, 9 a.m.—Noon. Art exhibit of works using YlnMn blue, 9 a.m—10:30 a.m. Panel discussion on the intersection of science, color, art, culture and industry through the lens of YinMn blue. Speakers: OSU, Harvard University Forbes Pigment Collection, Nike, Shepherd Color Company, HGTV Designer Emily Henderson, plus a very special guest! 10:30 a.m.—Noon. Wall mural coloring for kids of all ages. The LaSells Stewart Center.

Joint Service Review: Cadets in all four branches of Oregon State University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps will assemble May 5 in the Memorial Union quad for the annual Joint Service Review. The review starts at 10 a.m. and is free of charge. The event traces its roots to 1918, and this spring will mark its 70th consecutive year.

NEW! Beaver Classic Cheese Sales: Come purchase your favorite Beaver Classic Cheeses. Take home some of our new flavors…Porter Soaked, Hard Cider Soaked or Pinot Soaked Cheddars. Or our newest Award Winner…Smoked Cheddar – American Cheese Society 3rd Place 2016. Fridays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Withycombe 159. For more information robin.frojen@oregonstate.edu

Flower sale: The OSU Horticulture Club will be selling Fuchsia baskets, mixed annual baskets, Beaver Bowls (nearly black and orange flowers) and Geraniums on Family Weekend Saturday, May 6 at the MU and the Beaver Store. All of you who have attended this event in the past know what a wild and mad rush it can be to get your plants. For the first time ever the OSU Hort Club will have a presale, this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of Family weekend for the OSU community. Greenhouse #12 which is on the southeast corner of the greenhouse complex closest to Cordley Hall and Ag and Life Sciences will be our point of sale. Club representatives will be present from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pride Center gathering: Come to the Pride Center on Friday, May 5 from 1-3 pm for a social gathering with folks in the LGBTQ+ community with shared identities and experiences. This social space will be held for Bi, Pan, and Fluid identifying folks and friends. Join for arts and crafts activities, an ice cream sundae bar, and socializing with friends in the community. For accommodations related to ability, please call 541-737-9161 or email Pride.Center@oregonstate.edu.

OSU Disability Network: Join a group of OSU community members interested in discussing Disability Studies teaching and research, in general, and the development of a DS curriculum at OSU, in particular. Qwo-Li Driskill will present, “Toward Decolonizing Disability Critiques” Friday, May 5, noon, Milam Hall 301.

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.

 Tan Sack Lecture Series: Jeremy Spoon – Portland State University, will speak on “Disaster Transitions: Social-Ecological Recovery & Resilience Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes,” May 5, noon, Waldo 201A.

WIC Spring Lunch May 5 – “Technology and Interactive Writing Processes” Join the Writing Intensive Program for free pizza and discussions about teaching writing in Milam 215 at noon. Instructional Technology Specialist Tasha Biesinger and Information Services partner with the WIC Team to explain how to make the most of Canvas, Eli Review, and other writing technologies.

ElderCare Connections-Successful Discharge: Important Tips for Caregivers.  Join us on Friday, May 5 from 12:10-12:50 p.m. in MU 211 to hear from Rachel Livingston & Candace McMaster from the Corvallis Manor. They will be discussing important things for caregivers to know before their aging loved ones are discharged from the hospital and other care centers to ensure they are prepared and know what to do next. For questions contact familyresources@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4906.

Hallie Ford anniversary: Join the Hallie Ford Center in celebrating its fifth anniversary on Friday, May 5. Hear about the center’s impact and future from noon-1:15 p.m., attend a public reception from 1:15-1:45 p.m. and attend “Health of Children Living in Chronic War Zones: The Palestinian Case,” presented by Salwa Massad, PhD, research manager for the World Health Organization Palestinian National Institute of Public Health Project, from 4-5 p.m. All events are held in the Hallie Ford Center lobby and Bray Conference Room (115 HFC).

Discounted Rate for Community Health Training in Eastern Oregon. For staff in hospitals, clinics & health departments, this invaluable program has been discounted by $400. Class starts May 5. Learn more.

College of Business Dean’s Executive Series event: “How a Boy Scout Knife with Pliers Transformed an Industry” Tim Leatherman, OSU alumnus, chairman of the board, and co-founder of Leatherman Tool Group, discusses entrepreneurship, engineering, and world’s largest maker of multifunctional tools. Leatherman’s keynote speech opens the OSU Shark Tank, hosted by the Entrepreneurs Club and InnovationX. The event is Fri., May 5 at  3:30 p.m. in  Austin Hall 183 (Stirek Auditorium) RSVP.

Marine Studies Initiative call for design collaboration reception: OSU’s Marine Studies Initiative (MSI) seeks innovative marine themed designs to be implemented as cut vinyl graphics for its new offices in the MSI Suite in Strand Hall on the OSU campus in Corvallis. Potential applicants are invited to view the MSI offices Friday, May 5, 4 to 6 p.m. at Strand Hall 300. Selected works will receive cash prizes and be installed during the 2017-18 academic year. Please RSVP for the reception: marinestudies@oregonstate.edu.

Saturday

Pet Day: Pet Day at the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine is holding a pet costume contest on Saturday, May 6 at 1 p.m. All species are welcome. Owners can dress up too! There will be prize baskets stuffed full of pet supplies and Beaver gear for first, second and third place winners! For more information or to pre-register, visit http://vetmed.oregonstate.edu/pet-day

Run with Beaver Nation: Run with Beaver Nation on Saturday, May 6 to support student success. 1) Register on-line.  2) Choose your course.  3) Post to social media.  4) Get the collectible, die-cut medal.

Flying Club Open House: Corvallis Airport, Saturday, May 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Airplane Rides with a $20/person donation, weather permitting, and free food. Talk to members, see our aircraft, and learn about the Oregon State Flying Club first hand. OSU & LBCC students, alumni, staff & families are eligible for membership. Visit:  flying.oregonstate.edu

Spring Garden Festival: This Sunday, The Arts Center Plaza, 7th and Madison. Each year the Festival features dozens of vendors and information booths offering gardening products, advice and inspiration that will help you limber up your green thumb. This year’s Festival is sponsored by a working group of organizations and volunteers, including the Master Gardener program, Corvallis-Albany Farmers’ Markets and the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition. May 7 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Corvallis Central Park.

Sunday

Integrative Biology open house: The department of Integrative Biology is hosting its second annual open house on May 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Cordley Hall. Includes tours, activities and a silent auction. It is organized by the IB Graduate Student Association (IBGSA). The open house this year will take place during OSU’s Spring Family Weekend (Sunday, May 7). It will run 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and include tours and activities in several research labs. Enter Cordley through main east entrance near Bates Hall playground.

Piano virtuoso: Canadian piano virtuoso Jon Kimura Parker will perform on Sunday, May 7, beginning at 4 p.m. at Oregon State University as part of the Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Series. A gold medalist at the 1984 Leeds International Piano Competition, Parker has emerged as an unusually versatile musician with solo credits including performances with the major orchestras of New York, Chicago, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and others. The Sunday concert will be held in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center. Tickets are $25 in advance or $28 at the door. Advance tickets are available online at corvallispiano.org or in Corvallis at Grassroots Books & Music and Rice’s Pharmacy. Students ages 8-18 and all college students with valid ID are admitted free.

Upcoming events

NEW! International Women Conversation Hour: A meeting space for international women students at OSU to connect and build community. Every other Tuesday, 3-4 p.m., MU Talisman Room. May 9, 23, June 6.

NEW! Art exhibit: “Portals – Gateways to the World:” A Corvallis Art Guild exhibit The word “portals” encompasses many things and ideas. Portals can be: doors, windows and their views, gates, archways, etc. Portals can be more; books are portals to other worlds; faces are portals to other people, times and thoughts; old ruins, houses and gardens are portals to other times and other worlds.  Guistina Gallery in The LaSells Stewart Center, May 2-30. Reception May 9, 6:30 p.m.

NEW! Unwind in the Plaza: Take a break and unwind with engaging activities, chair massage, and therapy dogs on May 10 from noon to 3 p.m. in the SEC Plaza. This event is free and open to the OSU campus.

NEW! Public Health alumni panel  – Hear from alumni working at Kaiser Permanente, Samaritan Health Plans, Susan G. Koman and more. May 16 from 6 – 7 p.m. in the Hallie Ford Center, room 115. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. To register or for more information, please click here.

Chinese Instrumental Music: Traditional instrumental performance and presentation May 8, 3 p.m., Benton Hall 305A. Free but seating is limited. Includes Sun Wei: director of Chinese Folk Music; Qu Guofeng: professor of the Suona (double reed woodwind): Zhang Xiaodong: professor of the Sheng (a reed pipe wind instrument) and Zhang Qianqian: professional teacher of the pipa (a four stringed lute).

Film showing: White Frog – High-school freshman, Nick (The Twilight Saga’s Booboo Stewart), is a neglected teen with mild Asperger’s syndrome whose life is challenged and ultimately changed forever when tragedy hits his family. Monday, May 8, 6 p.m. Milam Hall 319. Free & open to the public. All films will be captioned

Undergraduate Engineering Expo – The College of Engineering invites you to the 2017 Undergraduate Engineering Expo on Friday, May 19 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. in the Kelley Engineering Center, Johnson Hall, and the community plaza. This Senior Design Showcase features nearly 200 student-built projects from all engineering disciplines. Free and open to the public.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) every Tuesday for just-in-time-teaching workshops. Attend one or all. Certificates are provided to those who complete at least eight sessions. On May 9, we will discuss Teaching as a Performance by exploring research-based approaches for presenting effective lectures. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here.

NEW! Associate Director of Community Dialogue: Diversity and Cultural Engagement is bringing its final two candidates to campus for the Associate Director of Community Dialogue and Engagement position. Please join us for candidate presentations from 2-3 p.m., at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center on May 9-10.

NEW! 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.

NEW! The OSU/Marys Peak Connection, 1860-2017: This presentation, featuring rare photos, shows how OSU has used Marys Peak for research, field trips, recreation, marketing, and ‘the symbol of the Beaver Spirit”. By Mike Dicianna & Karl McCreary, OSU archivists. Tuesday, May 9, 6 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. Sponsor: Marys Peak Alliance.

NEW! Truffling Society meeting: The North American Truffling Society’s meeting will be held in Rm 2087, Cordley Hall at 7:30 p. m. on May 9. Kim Kittredge of Northwest Mycological Consultants will speak on Growing Oyster mushrooms at home.  Many Pleurotus and Hypsizygus species can be grown at home on a variety of substrates.  Some of these mushrooms can yield the shape of an oyster, while others can be very colorful.  Join us at the NATS meeting where we will provide spawn and a substrate for some of these edible saprobic mushrooms. You can participate and take home a bag to grow and fruit.

Department of Integrative Biology Special Seminar: Sir Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief of Nature, one of the most prestigious science journals in the world will present a seminar, “Pressures on PIs and Their Need of Support: A Consultation” on Monday, May 8, at 10 a.m. The lecture will run from 10-11 a.m. followed by informal discussions 11-11:30 a.m. with Sir Philip and his Nature colleague, Neil Macmillan. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001. It is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Assessing the Potential Utilization of Western Juniper as a Building Material: Thesis presentation by Byrne Miyamoto, MS candidate in Wood Science.  Monday, May 8 at 10 a.m. in Valley Library, Willamette West. For accommodations contact Jessica.King@oregonstate.edu.

University Research Computing SeminarKyle Niemeyer, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will speak on “Software in science and engineering research: the case for open source and proper citation”, 2-3 p.m., Monday, May 8, in 202 Kidder. This will be streamed at: http://live.oregonstate.edu.

Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: David Conover, Vice President for Research & Innovation and Professor, University of Oregon will present a seminar, “Adapting to a Changing Environment: Silverside Fish and Scientists” on Monday, May 8, at 3:30 p.m. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001. It is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served prior.

Psychological Science spring colloquium: SPS Graduate Students, Zoe Alley and Alexander Brunot. Alley’s title is Prediction of Facial Trustworthiness from Men’s Delinquent Behavioral Histories: A Longitudinal Study. Brunot’s title is Individual Differences in Intuitive Risk Judgments. Monday, May 8, 4-5 p.m. in Reed Lodge room 111.

Bitter Stargazing after Mao: Gong Li and the Affective Politics of Weidao— After the end of the Cultural Revolution, new aesthetic and narrative freedoms of the 1980s brought Chinese film to the forefront of world cinema. Mila Zuo, Assistant Professor of Film in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film, will discuss cinematic affect and performative flavor in The Red Trilogy—a collaboration of director Zhang Yimou and actress Gong Li, whose eroticized embodiment of national suffering and bitter feeling launched her to global stardom. Monday, May 8, 4 p.m., The Center for the Humanities, Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson.

Mr. D’Arcy’s Persians: The Adventures of Six Muslim Students in Jane Austen’s England: Public talk by Nile Green, a historian of the multiple globalizations of Islam and Muslims. His most recent book, The Love of Strangers, reconstructs the beginning of modern Muslim-European exchange by following the first Middle Eastern students to study in Europe. The talk is based on this book, a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Monday, May 8, 7 p.m. Milam Auditorium. FMI

Become a Certified Drone Pilot with NEW Online FAA Drone Pilot Test Prep! Big companies like Amazon and Facebook are looking for drone pilots, which can pay $50/hour or  over $100,000 per year! Class starts May 8. Learn more.

Eclipse Science Pub: This Aug. 21, North America will experience a total solar eclipse when the moon passes directly between the sun and Earth. At the May 8 Corvallis Science Pub, Randall Milstein will discuss the science and history of solar eclipses and offer practical tips on how to witness the event safely. Science Pub begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Due to high interest in this topic, note that it will not be held in the usual location, the Old World Deli in downtown Corvallis. Instead it will be in the Learning Innovation Center (Room 100) on the OSU campus. Food and beverages will not be available. Free parking is available on the campus after 5 p.m. Podcasts of previous Corvallis Science Pub events on topics such as marijuana metabolism, foreign relations and soft robotics are available at http://communications.oregonstate.edu/podcast.

Science writer Ed Yong to give a public lecture on microbiomes: Award-winning writer of the bestselling book on microbiomes, I Contain Multitudes (2016) Ed Yong will present the inaugural public lecture of the Oregon State University Microbiome Initiative (OMBI) on May 11, 6-7:30 p.m. A reception will precede the lecture at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP.

Popular Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Course is Back! Only a few seats remain for this ever-popular course that covers today’s best practices and strategies to improve performance in search engine result pages (SERPs) and pay-per-click advertising. Learn more.

Forest regeneration: Registration is now open for the international conference on “Forest Regeneration in Changing Environments” that will be held July 11-13 in Corvallis. We have accepted abstracts from participants all over the world. With quality keynote speakers and presenters, a banquet, and some great field tour options, this conference is not to be missed! Special rates for Students and Post-doctoral researchers. For more information, or to register, please see the event website.

Free OSU Webinar. “Sneak Peek Into New NSF Proposal Course.” Only about 12% of applicants of the Graduate Research Fellowship Proposal (GRFP) get awarded. In this webinar, you can learn the steps needed to prepare a successful proposal. Sign up here for access.

Take Note 

NEW! ESTEME@OSU: The ESTEME@OSU Project invites applications for the 2017-18 cohort of the Action Research Fellowship program at Oregon State University. The deadline has been extended to May 12. This fellowship supports instructors already using EBIPS in STEM courses to take the next step in educational innovation through action research; that is, asking and answering questions about practice and collecting evidence in their own classroom to inform practice. Fellows will be supported in three ways: 1) participation in an interdisciplinary community of instructors with similar goals to apply what research tells us about learning in the classroom; 2) partnership with an ESTEME@OSU mentor with practical expertise in education research to support research design, data collection and analysis; and 3) up to $3,000 in financial support that can cover travel, publication fees, supplies, or other research-related expenses. Read more here: http://bit.ly/arf_rfa_17

2017 OSU Commencement Volunteers Needed: More than 60 volunteers are needed to serve as information specialists and assist guests during this year’s Commencement ceremony. Volunteers provide directions and programs; assist guests with seats and special needs, answer questions and are OSU ambassadors. Attendance at a mandatory training session is required either June 13 or June 14. Most volunteers will be needed on Saturday, June 17, from 8 – 11:30 a.m.  Some will be asked to stay later dependent upon tasks assigned.  For more information: http://commencement.oregonstate.edu/volunteers

The Source: The Spring edition of The Source, the College of Agricultural Sciences e-news is now available.  We’re pleased to share a snapshot of the breadth of activities our faculty, staff and students are engaged in.  The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University is Oregon’s principal source of knowledge relating to agricultural and food systems, and a major source of knowledge regarding environmental quality, natural resources, life sciences, and rural economies and communities worldwide. 

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Fire: Nationally since 2000, 85 fatal fires, claiming 118 lives, have occurred on college campuses, in Greek housing, or in off-campus housing within three miles of the campus.  Each year more than 2,500 people die and 12,600 are injured in home fires in the United States, with direct property loss due to home fires estimated at $7.3 billion annually.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/05-01%20Fire.pdf .

Health & Safety: Did you know that you can access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at http://oregonstate.edu/ehs/casc, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member, and a link to report safety concerns online. The University Health and Safety Committee also wants to promote health and safety by providing helpful information on telecommuting and home office safety, with the following link from SAIF http://www.saif.com/employer/how-safe-is-your-home-office.html

Poling Hall move: The Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center will be moving from Poling Hall to University Plaza, Suite 150, 1600 SW Western Boulevard.  The Finance team will begin moving on May 15 and the HR team will begin moving on May 22. During the move, you will be able to contact the Finance Team @ 737-5867 & HR @ 737-2915.  You may also contact AABC employees by e-mail.  We will continue to serve our customers throughout our move.  Thank you for your patience.  Please note our AABC SEC finance and payroll team will remain in SEC Suite 350.

OSU Emergency Preparedness Outreach Survey.  Help us improve OSU’s Emergency Preparedness educational and outreach efforts.  Take our 2-minute survey to tell us how effective we have been and where we can improve.  Survey Link:  http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9taBs1bQ2Ie8YZL.

Traffic and Maintenance

A Avenue: As part of the new OSU 16th & A Ave Parking Lot project, road reconstruction of A Avenue between 15th and 16th Streets will require closure of the street for the duration of work expected to take less than 30 days (View Map).  This closure is in addition to the existing parking and southern sidewalk closure in place. April 12- May 12.  The northern sidewalk at the Pride Center will remain open during construction, but will require a 3-day shutdown later to remove and replace the sidewalk, to be coordinated with building managers of the Pride Center.

Steam shutdown: Each year Facilities Services performs necessary maintenance on the university’s steam system, which requires shutting off the steam throughout campus, to complete maintenance services at the plant, throughout the steam tunnels and in each building.  This process affects hot water supply, heating, and all equipment that uses steam, campus wide.  The steam shutdown for 2017 will occur June 18, 6 p.m. – June 26, 8 a.m.

Jobs

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

NEW! IMPACT Program Instructor – Student Health Services invites applications for a .49FTE graduate assistant, 9-month appointment for Academic Year 2017-2018. Details can be found here: http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/about-shs/jobs. Open until filled.

Student Worker eBay/Online Sales: Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking one part-time (up to 20 hours a week) student to assist with postings for online sales, shipping and follow-up on purchases. Posting closes May 5. Posting # P02127SE.

Testing Proctor – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for two part-time intermittent testing proctors position for OSU Extended Campus. This position proctor examinations for students taking Ecampus online courses. The proctors validate test-taker identity, administer paper and electronic exams based on pre-established test protocol, monitor the testing environment including computer set-ups, and record and report any infractions to testing protocol. Posting #P00893CT. Closes May 5.

Student Worker Computer/IT: Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking one part-time (up to 20 hours a week) student to support the daily warehouse operations that includes receiving, pricing, testing and evaluating computer surplus equipment. Closes May 5. Posting # P02129SE.

Education Program Assistant 2 – OSU Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time (.95 FTE), limited duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant 2 (EPA2) in the Tillamook County Extension office in Tillamook.  Posting# P00897CT.  Closes May 5.

Administrative Program Assistant – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Administrative Program Assistant (APA) position in the Division of University Outreach and Engagement, Extension Service Administration at Oregon State University. This position will be located in Corvallis, Oregon.  Posting# P00896CT.  Closes May 5.

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Contract Manager.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month fixed term professional faculty position.  Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.  Position Number: P01247UF.  For full consideration, apply by May 5. Closes June 12.

Student Outreach Assistant – Open Oregon State invites applications for part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) hourly, Student Outreach Assistant to support Open Oregon State. This position will be 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 # P02066SE. Closes May 5.

Student Program Records Assistant – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) hourly, student programs records assistant. This new student position will provide creative problem solving and strategic planning with record keeping and organization. The supervisor of this position is invested in professional development and seeking high achieving students with a strong desire to be professional. Posting #P01933SE. Closes May 7.

Assist Dir- Career Development- The Office of Career Services is seeking an Assist Dir- Career Development. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting Number: P01187UF. Closes May 7.

Student Clerical PCMM Student Admin: Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking one part-time (up to 20 hours a week) student to support the front office operations at PCMM. This includes greeting customers, answer multi-line phone, process mail and scan documents.  Closes May 8. Posting # P02133SE.

Director of Public Safety: The Department of Public Safety seeks a director. Posting # PO1264UF. Closes May 12.

Executive Director for the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position as Executive Director for the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship.  The Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship (ICE) provides an interface between the Central Oregon business community and OSU-Cascades, with a goal of catalyzing new business development that drives economic growth in the region.  Posting # P01240UF.  The full consideration date is May 12. Closes May 15.

The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) at Oregon State University (OSU) is hiring an Accounting Technician position. Posting # P00913CT. Closes May 14.  

Certified 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 and provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary. Posting #P00901CT. Closes May 14.

Administrative Program Assistant – The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #P00904CT. For full consideration, apply by May 15; closes May 19.

Administrative Program Assistant – The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #P00904CT. Closes May 19.  For full consideration, please apply by May 15.

The Division of Undergraduate Studies is seeking a Undergraduate Research Coordinator. This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. This is a full-time, 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Dean. Posting # P01272UF. Closes May 15.

The Academic Services Student Athletes is seeking a Learning Specialist I (Lead Academic Counselor MFB) This is a full-time, 1.00 FTE, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01271UF. Closes May 15.

The Academic Services Student Athletes is seeking a Learning Specialist II (Lead Academic Counselor MFB) This is a full-time, 1.00 FTE, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P01270UF . Closes May 15.

Certified Veterinary Technician:  The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool for one full-time Small Animal Cardiology/ICU Technician on May 16.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00671CT no later than midnight on May 15 for full consideration.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered. 

Staff Counselor – Counseling and Psychological Services is looking for a counselor who has passion and experience working with college students of color (domestic and international) and/or proficiency conducting therapy in the following languages increasingly represented at OSU:  Arabic, Mandarin, or Spanish.  Posting #P01244UF, Closing May 15.

Regional Administrator – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking a Regional Administrator. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. The office location will be on the main OSU campus in Corvallis, Oregon. The region assigned will be Coastal Oregon which will cover Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Curry, Lincoln, and Tillamook counties.  Posting P01192UF.  Closes May 15.

SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator – OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time (.80 FTE) fixed-term, SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator faculty position in Marion/Polk/Yamhill counties located in the Marion County Extension Office in Salem, Oregon.  Posting# P01263UF.  Closes May 18.

Student Initiatives Coordinator: The Department of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University welcomes initiative, organizational excellence, and passion for student development. Inviting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month professional faculty position. Posting # P01226UF. Closes May 19. 

Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of Student Life – The Office of Student Life in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of Student Life, Post # P01274UF, Closes May 21.

OES Assistant Director – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking an Assistant Director. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. The office location will be on the main OSU campus in Corvallis, Oregon. This individual will provide leadership for the OSU Extension Service’s Outdoor School (ODS) Program.  Posting# P01228UF.  Closes May 15.

MBA Recruiter – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, MBA Recruiter position located in Portland, OR.  Posting # P01243UF. Closes May 19.

Temporary Lifeguard – This recruitment will be used to fill two part-time Lifeguards for the 4-H Oregon Conference/Education Center at Oregon State University (OSU). These positions will be located in Salem, Oregon.  Posting# P00921CT.  Closes May 22.

UPDATED! Memorial Union invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Project Coordinator position. Position focus is event management and coordination. Posting #P00902CT. Closes May 22.

Analyst Programmer (Web Developer) – The Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Web Developer. Posting # P00911CT. Closes May 29.

NEW! Course Development Student Worker – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for 1-4 part-time  (a maximum of 20 hours per week) hourly, course development student worker. This position works closely with various members of 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 through a variety of tasks. Posting #P02121SE. Closes May 31.

NEW! Civic Engagement Coordinator – Student Leadership & Involvement in the Division of Student Affairs is seeking a Civic Engagement Coordinator. The Civic Engagement Coordinator will facilitate a wide range of civic learning and engagement opportunities and advance a culture of civic engagement and co-curricular community-based learning on campus, specifically throughout Student Affairs and via one-time projects and programs. This is a full-time, 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01275UF. Closes June 2.

 The Education Opportunities Program invites applications for a part-time (0.25 FTE), 9-month, Fixed-Term Writing Instructor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P00704UF. Closes June 15.

Transcriber 1 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Transcriber 1. Posting #P00597UF, Closes June 15.

Transcriber 2 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Transcriber 2, Posting #P00598UF. Closes June 15.

Interpreter 1 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Interpreter 1, Posting #P00599UF. Closes June 15.

Interpreter 2 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Interpreter 2, Posting #P00600UF. Closes June 15.

The College of Liberal Arts (CLA) at Oregon State University invites applications and nominations for the Director of the School of Language, Culture, and Society (SLCS). The Director leads a unique school of learners, teachers, and scholars in the continuing development of its shared vision. The Director supervises the School’s academic programs (Anthropology; College Student Services Administration; Ethnic Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and World Languages and Cultures) and serves as chief administrative officer and advocate for the school as a whole. This is a full-time (1.0), 12-month tenured administrator position. Posting # P01152UF. Closes June 16.

Assessment Analyst – The Office of Academic Programs, Assessment, and Accreditation invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assessment Analyst position. Posting # P01071UF. Posting closes on June 30.

Academic Wage (Transcribers in Training) – The Department of Disability Access Services at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) hourly, 9-month Academic Wage (Transcribers in Training), Posting # P00140AW. Closes June 30.

Assessment Analyst: OSU’s Office of Academic Programs, Assessment &  Accreditation (APAA) is seeking an Assessment Coordinator and Analyst. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. The analyst will provide support in data collection and analytic support for campus wide assessment activities and projects with a primary emphasis on program and student learning assessment. Interested parties should apply to posting # P01071UF. Closes June 30.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Senior Coordinator, Orientation and Engagement. This position is responsible for pre-arrival and on-site orientation, cultural adjustment, social programming, and other programs and services to promote the social, personal, and academic well-being of INTO OSU students. This is a leadership position involving staff supervision and considerable outreach and engagement with key campus partners. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=27942&lang=en_US&source=CC3

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Development in the College of Engineering. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful major gift fundraising with strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent the interest and fundraisings priorities of the college. https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=ozoP4fwA&s=OSU_Today

Weather

Corvallis: “Sweet May hath come to love us, flowers, trees, their blossoms don; And through the blue heavens above us the very clouds move on.” ~ Heinrich Heine. Showers today, high of 56, low of 37. Mostly sunny this weekend with a slight chance of showers Saturday.

Central Oregon: Showers, high of 59, low of 33. Slight chance of rain and show Saturday then mostly sunny.

Newport: Showers, high of 52, low of 42. Mostly sunny this weekend.

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

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