OSU Today

Aug. 22-Aug. 25, 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.

Eclipse gives OSU team chance for rare research (OPB)

About a dozen researchers from Oregon State University and elsewhere want to make Monday’s­ total solar eclipse a once-in-a-lifetime experience in more ways than one. (see also Statesman Journal, Register-Guard)

‘It was absolutely phenomenal': Oregon State University watch party reaction (KMTR)

Oregon State University said visitors came from 6 different countries and 23 states to see the total solar eclipse on their campus. (see also Register-Guard, NBC News, Buzzfeed)

Record-shattering 2.7 million-year-old ice core reveals start of the ice ages (Science)

The discovery also points the way to finding even older ice, because it comes from a largely ignored “blue ice” area, where peculiar dynamics can preserve old layers. Although blue ice areas offer only a fragmentary view of the past, they may turn into prime hunting grounds for ancient ice, says Ed Brook, a geochemist on the discovery team at Oregon State University in Corvallis. “Ice that’s this old really makes people stand up and notice,” he says. “We’re just scratching the surface.” (see also Daily Mail, Phys.Org)

From mass death, life (The Scientist)

The mean biomass of the wildebeest drownings is about 3.5 times higher than what the salmon in a British Columbia watershed provide to the local mammals and birds (Oikos, 118:1307-18, 2009). And while the wildebeest can complete its life cycle without drowning, death is the natural conclusion of the salmon’s reproductive course, says Jessica Miller, an aquatic ecologist at Oregon State University. “One is more obligatory than the other; and the other is more facultative,” she says. “But both are useful to the system.”

Krill joy (Slate)

This video catches a rare glimpse of a gigantic, lunge-feeding blue whale deciding on what’s for lunch. A nonintrusive drone from Oregon State University quietly observed the world’s largest animal in the Southern Ocean off Australia. Cruising along at 6.7 mph—according to Leigh Torres of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State, who led the expedition—it spots a worthy mass of krill and flips on its side, mouth wide open, to plow into its unlucky meal at 1.1 mph.

Oregon State men’s basketball team safe after Barcelona attack (KATU)

Greg Gottlieb, the team’s assistant coach, posted on Facebook the team’s hotel is located on Las Ramblas where the attack occurred, and that the incident “happened right in front of us as our team just sat down for a pregame meal.” (see also Gazette-Times)

Can dogs smell their reflections? (The Atlantic)

“This research demonstrates that the way we ask about animal cognition can be just as important as the questions asked,” says Monqiue Udell from Oregon State University, who also studies dog intelligence. “In some cases, asking a dog to complete a task designed for chimpanzees may be like asking a native English speaker to complete an intelligence test in a foreign language they have never studied.”

New child care center will open on Oregon State campus this fall (LIFE@OSU)

For the first time in more than 25 years, Oregon State University will be opening a new child care center on campus this fall.  OSU’s expansion of campus-based child care is in response to ongoing demand from student and employee parents.

Eclipse 2017: Some workers paid to party, others lose pay (Oregonian)

Oregon State University, squarely in the path of totality, is cancelling classes and most operations on Monday. Instead, the campus is renting out dorm rooms and holding a three-day celebration for the solar eclipse.

Have you ever suffered at work because of your appearance? Share your stories (Guardian)

A university in the US has introduced a course entitled ‘Fat Studies’, where students can “examine body weight, shape and size as an area of human difference subject to privilege and discrimination that intersects with other systems of oppression based on gender, race, class, age, sexual orientation, and ability.” Prof Patti Lou Watkins, who teaches the course at Oregon State University, said that “weight-based bias and discrimination” has increased as the “war on obesity has escalated”.

Exquisite flowers from a prehistoric tree have been discovered preserved in amber (London Economic)

OSU professor George Poinar, a renowned entomologist, said: “The amber preserved the floral parts so well they look like they were just picked from the garden. (see also Science Daily).

How one town learned to live with venomous rattlesnakes (Christian Science Monitor)

Predators like the timber rattlesnake are often the most hated and persecuted wildlife, says William Ripple, a distinguished ecology professor at Oregon State University. This is alarming to scientists, given new research that suggests predators are not only vital to healthy natural environments, but to humanity itself.

Research vessel to launch balloon for eclipse images (Gazette-Times)

In the wee hours of Monday morning — while most Oregonians and visitors here to view the solar eclipse were still sound asleep — a group of scientists and students from Oregon State University and Linn-Benton Community College were sailing westward on the OSU research vessel Pacific Storm.

Is tumeric good for you? Yes but it’s complicated (NBC News)

According to a detailed article compiled over years by experts at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, curcumin works in several ways, depending on what it interacts with. Barbara Delage, Ph.D., nutrition scientist with the Linus Pauling Institute’s Micronutrient Information Center and contributing author to the article, explained how a single phytochemical could possibly help with health conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s disease, to cancer to rheumatoid arthritis.

Global megafauna study calls for conservation rethink (Phys Org)

Dr Arian Wallach and Dr Daniel Ramp from the UTS Centre for Compassionate Conversation, along with researchers from Arizona State University and Oregon State University, say the research challenges fundamental ideas surrounding “invasive” species and conservation.

Beneath the waves during the Great American Solar Eclipse 2017 (The Coastal Society)

The array’s engineer will present two lectures on the capabilities of the array for observing eclipse effects during a three-day eclipse celebration by Oregon State University. His goal is to make sure researchers know about the array, the partnerships that make it function, and the existence of the data.

Give your healthy diet a boost with supplements (USA Today)

The bodies of older women don’t absorb or process vitamins and minerals the way they did when they were younger, and require more of some micronutrients to run smoothly, says Alexander Michels, clinical research coordinator for Oregon State University’s Linus Pauling Institute, where scientists study the role of vitamins, minerals and plant chemicals.

The scientific reason you should add a splash of water to your whiskey (Smithsonian)

Paul Hughes, a distilling expert at Oregon State University who was not involved in the study, tells Gallegos that the simulation probably doesn’t tell the whole story. Using only three compounds, it’s a pretty simple model.

OSU deans Arp, Zabriskie plan to step down (Gazette-Times)

Dan Arp, dean of Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences, and Mark Zabriskie, dean of OSU’s College of Pharmacy, will step down from their leadership roles effective June 30, 2018.

OSU’s Brubaker-Cole lands Stanford job (Gazette-Times)

Susie Brubaker-Cole, vice provost of student affairs at Oregon State University, has been appointed to the same position at Stanford University, OSU Provost and Executive Vice President Ed Feser said Monday.

Fewer foxes could mean an uptick in Lyme disease (Treehugger)

“This is the first paper to empirically show that predators are good for your health with respect to tick-borne pathogens,” Dr. Taal Levi, an ecologist at Oregon State University, told The Times. “We’ve had the theory but this kind of field work is really hard and takes years.”

OSU names new head of Linus Pauling Institute (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University has named Richard van Breemen as the director of the university’s Linus Pauling Institute.

Oregon State University puts finishing touches on team facilities (Sports Video)

The destiny of Oregon State University’s north-end-zone expansion was written some 10,000 years ago, when prehistoric mammals gathered at a watering hole long since buried under soil and turf. They may not have had the craft beers and locally sourced cuisine now available on the new Terrace at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, but they certainly had the majesty to match the scale of improvements rolled out at the home of the present-day Beavers.

Officials warn eclipse watchers of wildfire risk in state (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University will be handing out more than 15,000 pairs of solar eclipse glasses.

How climate change canceled the grizzly salmon run (Atlantic)

For years, Deacy and Armstrong, both ecologists from Oregon State University, had spent time at one particular stream on the island—three meters across, and only six inches deep. In July and August, its shallow waters turn red with around 60,000 sockeye salmon. “They’re bank to bank,” says Deacy. You’d have a hard time walking through the stream without catching one.”

Childhood obesity rate in county exceeds national rate (Columbia County Spotlight)

OSU study shows improvements in physical activity when ‘tool kits’ are used in rural schools.

Margaret Fuller and the coming of democracy (OUP Blog)

A piece by David M. Robinson, professor of English at Oregon State University.

Research suggests biochar could be a game-changer in manure storage (Beef Magazine)

Brian Dougherty, a researcher at Oregon State University, and colleagues looked at methods to reduce these negatives while potentially adding some positives: biochar covers.

Dry bean industry excited about new yellow variety: Patron (Capital Press)

Idaho’s dry bean industry has high hopes for Patron, a new yellow bean variety developed by an Oregon State University researcher. Only about 2 percent of the dry beans grown in Idaho are yellows but industry leaders believe that could change with the introduction of Patron.


NEW! OSUsed Store Summer Clearances: Come by our public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and/or Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street, where specially marked items will be 25, 50 or 75 percent off! Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.


NEW! Accessibility Basics for the Web: Learn how to make websites accessible to people with disabilities. We’ll also discuss the OSU Policy on Information Technology Accessibility. All are welcome, employees with website responsibilities are encouraged if they have not attended yet. Register for a session, offered Aug. 23, Sept. 6 and Oct. 6.


NEW!  Kevin Credo – MS Defense, Sustainable Forest Management: “Assessing alternatives for fuel reduction treatment and Pacific marten conservation in the Lassen region, California, USA.”.  Thursday, Aug.24 at 11 a.m. in 107 Richardson Hall. Credo is advised by John Bailey.


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. We are at Farmers Market on Saturdays, sharing a booth with The Organic Growers Club. For more information robin.frojen@oregonstate.edu

NEW! OSUsed Store Summer Clearances: Come by our public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and/or Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street, where specially marked items will be 25, 50 or 75 percent off! Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Board of Trustees: The Finance & Administration Committee of the OSU Board of Trustees will hold a telephonic meeting on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. to review results of the annual Board self-assessment and approve the 2018 committee work plan. The committee will receive a capital project status report and a budget update. The meeting is open to the public. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by calling the toll-free number listed on the agenda. The Allworth conference room in the university’s Memorial Union will also be open to the public as a site for listening to this meeting. The agenda and meeting materials will be posted at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. The public can listen to the meeting by calling the toll-free number listed on the agenda. If special accommodation is required, please contact Marcia Stuart at (541) 737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 48 hours in advance. 

Pollination:  Recent Work by Tallmadge Doyle: Pollination,” an exhibition of recent works by celebrated Eugene printmaker Tallmadge Doyle, is on display in Gallery 440 in Strand Agriculture Hall on the Oregon State University campus through Sept. 8.  Sponsored by the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences, the exhibit features 15 hand-pulled prints from her studies of the nature and science of pollination. The 440 Gallery is located on the fourth floor of Strand Agriculture Hall, and is open Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Full Moon Campus Ramble: Join us for the sunset and full moonrise on this quiet twilight walk around the OSU campus, 7 p.m., Wed., Sept. 6. We’ll reflect through photography and writing (your choice) on the perceptible shift of the seasons from summer to fall. Then we’ll share our favorite images and writing at a follow-up session, 7 p.m., Wed., Sept. 13. Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project. All levels of writing and photographic experience and interest are welcome. Register by Sept. 1.

Roads Scholar Tour: Are you a new OSU employee within the last three years? Join University Outreach and Engagement for a two-day road trip, Sept. 13-14, to the Portland area to gain a greater appreciation of community engagement and form relationships with colleagues. Cost: $50; includes meals, lodging and transportation. Learn more about the tour and register: bit.ly/2017RST. Space is limited.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Webinar: How To Recognize, Respond To, and Elicit Change Talk: “Change talk” is a Motivational Interviewing expression that refers to language a person uses that favors change. Recognizing, responding to, and eliciting change talk are three crucial skills practitioners must develop and apply to support people in making change. Aug. 30, 11 a.m. in MU 49.

NEW! PERS: Tiers 1 & 2 Simplified.  What role will PERS play in your retirement plan? Understand how your PERS retirement works and explore the various choices, advantages/disadvantages you will need to consider when you decide to retire.  Designed for people within 5 years of retirement.  Presented by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS*.  Sept. 7, noon, MU 206  RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

NEW! Birding Without Borders: An Epic Worldwide Big Year: In 2015, Oregon native and OSU graduate Noah Strycker became the first person to see more than half of the planet’s bird species in a single, year-long, worldwide birding adventure. Sept. 20, 7 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center. There will be a free reception following the presentation where attendees can meet Strycker.

American Vacuum Society Symposium: The 2017 Symposium of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the American Vacuum Society will be held Sept. 7–8 at the LaSells Stewart Center. A free workshop on ambient pressure XPS and STM techniques will be held from 1:30-5:30 on Wednesday, Sept. 6, in 102 Johnson Hall. Symposium registration is $200 (students $40). More information: http://cbee.oregonstate.edu/PNWAVS-2017.

Summer Symposium for Educational Technology: Time is running out to register for the Summer Symposium. Learn from OSU faculty and professionals about the educational technology available on campus and how you can use it in your teaching and learning materials. 2 full days of workshops and sessions, Sept. 7-8. Free of charge. Open to the entire OSU community. Register at http://is.oregonstate.edu/symposium/

Understand and Leverage the Financial Landscape of Contracts with Cost & Price Analysis of Business Contracts: Learn how to enhance the profitability of your business through prudent contracting. Learn more.

Ensure a Culture of Success with NEW! Online HR Certificate: Create agile practices around recruiting talented employees, helping them grow and retaining them within your organization. Learn more.

Grow Your Best Garden Ever with OSU’s Newly Updated Master Gardener Online: Become a certified MG™ OR earn a Home Horticulture Certificate with OSU’s one-of-a-kind program. Register now before class fills.

Accelerate Your Inbound Marketing by Mastering the Latest in Content Marketing:  Learn how to optimize your content for search, social and mobile, and then how to promote your great content so it gets found and shared! Learn more.

Enhance Your Leadership in Three Days with Oregon Authentic Leadership Retreat in Bend: Immerse yourself in an OSU-exclusive experience designed to boost your leadership skills, accelerate your self-awareness and increase your team’s overall productivity and satisfaction. Secure your seat.

Craft Beer Lovers and Pros – Learn Beer Styles w/OSU Experts on Sep. 16 & 17: Join industry pros and OSU fermentation scientists for an amazing overview of beer flavors and styles before heading over to Septembeerfest. Learn more.

Now Enrolling OSU-Exclusive Permaculture Design Certificate Program: Led by Andrew Millison and his team, the program guides you through development of your own regenerative landscape designs. Learn more 

Oregon Master Naturalist (OMN) Program Returns Sept. 25: Join the program and become part of a special network of volunteers dedicated to Oregon’s natural history and natural resources management. Discover more.

Space is Limited for Always Popular Online Blueberry Course: Learn where the blueberry market is going and how you might be more successful – even in a tight market. Secure your seat today!

Pass Your Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification with Oregon’s #1 SHRM Prep Course: Secure your SHRM certification this year with OSU’s test prep program, which boasts a 95% pass rate. Learn more.

Learn to Harness Big Data and Win with NEW! Predictive Analytics Course: Find out how to utilize Big Data to make informed, data driven decisions and stay one-step ahead of the competition. Learn more.

Linus Pauling Institute’s Diet and Optimum Health Conference: DOH 2017 – Registration is now open for the Linus Pauling Institute’s Diet and Optimum Health Conference on Sept. 13-16. Sessions include information on micronutrients and phytochemicals, with an all-day session on vitamin C and cancer treatment. Registration discounts for OSU faculty/students. Submit your abstract for a poster; some oral presentation slots are still available. See: http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/DOH for more details or contact lpi@oregonstate.edu.

Leading with Cultural Intelligence Online Program. Maximize your leadership and team success with cultural diversity training. This new OSU online short course features leadership expert and consultant, Samad Aidane.  Learn more about leading with cultural awareness.

15% Discount for all OSU Faculty and Staff!  Save on all professional development courses when you pay individually or when your department pays for your continued growth. Discover more.

Social Justice Education Initiative for Summer Term: The SJEI is a professional development program for all OSU faculty, staff, and graduate students aimed at building knowledge about equity and inclusion, and developing intercultural competencies. In addition to the platform curriculum, comprised of Session One and Session Two, there are new shorter workshops that explore specific topics with more depth. SJEI is also available to hold in-house workshops for individual units, including customized training to meet your unit’s needs. Now is a great time to build your equity and inclusion skills! Space is limited, register today! http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46  For more information, please contact Jane Waite at jane.waite@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-0866.

Take Note 

NEW! Beaver Champion Award: Every year on University Day the President awards the Beaver Champion Award to an individual (or individuals) for outstanding effort, the achievement of excellence, extra effort beyond that requested, and performance of the highest quality.  The President’s Office is seeking nominations for this award.  Please send nomination letters to Edward J. Ray, President, Office of the President, 600 Kerr Admin. Bldg. or to pres.office@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Restroom Signage Changes: Recently, around 60 restroom signs were changed all over the Corvallis campus to increase the number of restrooms accessible to all genders. These signs are labeled “Single-User Restroom” and can be used by anyone. This campus map will be updated to reflect these changes, in total around 200 public restrooms are now non-gendered. This sign will become a campus standard for single-user restrooms moving forward. Contact Gabriel Merrell in Equal Opportunity and Access with questions, Capital Planning and Development as well as Facilities Services have been helping to address issues such as fixing damage caused by removing the old signs.

NEW! Intl student orientation volunteers: Applications for the Fall 2017 International Student Orientation Volunteers are now being accepted. As a volunteer, you will be welcoming and interacting with international students while assisting with logistics for the orientation. Volunteers must attend the mandatory full day training on Sept. 11 and shifts are available from Sept. 12-19. Apply here or contact hyesu.han@oregonstate.edu for more information.

NEW! OSU Dependents attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Monday, Sept. 11, to submit the application for dependents attending other former OUS Universities during Fall 2017. Applications are to be submitted to your HR business center. For additional information, please visit: hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

NEW! Application Open for Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium: It’s that time of year again! This symposium is open to OSU undergraduates who wish to present their ongoing or previously conducted research or creative work. We welcome applications from students in all academic colleges and of all class standings, including first-year students. Deadline to apply is Aug. 21. Email ugr@oregonstate.edu with questions. See application and additional details at http://undergraduate.oregonstate.edu/research/presentation-opportunities/undergraduate-summer-research-symposium

NEW! Don’t forget to submit your Welcome Week 2017 events.  New Student Programs & Family Outreach invites departments, organizations and units from all over campus to submit events for Wednesday-Sunday of Welcome Week (September 20-24).  These dates are great opportunities to not only engage with new students but also remind or reintroduce returning students to your department, service, group, etc.  Open houses, gatherings, programs/events, drop in times are some of the programs that are most successful.  Events can be submitted here: http://welcome.oregonstate.edu/submitting-events.  Events submitted by Sept. 4 will be listed in the schedule online and within the New Student Guide app (https://guidebook.com/app/OSUGuide/).  Any questions contact newstudents@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-7627. 

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Waste in Disaster  Natural and man-made disasters such as floods, hurricanes, or warfare that flood the sewer system can cause additional personal and community disasters. You may be unable to flush the toilets or run water for weeks or even months. Failure to properly dispose of human waste can lead to epidemics.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/08-01%20waste.pdf. 

The Source: Summer 2017 edition of The Source, the College of Agricultural Sciences e-Newsletter, is now available. 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. The College provides undergraduate and graduate education leading to baccalaureate and graduate degrees, and extended education programs throughout Oregon and beyond.

New Surplus Property Hours: OSU employees may now shop for their departments on Mondays through Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Surplus Property warehouse (a.k.a. OSUsed Store) at 644 S.W. 13th Street. Some items such as office supplies are free to departments. Personal purchases must be made during public sales; public sale times remain unchanged. Learn more on the Surplus Property website or call 541-737-7347.

Seeking Volunteers for Eclipse Event, Aug. 19-21: Thousands of visitors from around the world are expected to be here on the OSU Corvallis campus for the OSU150 Space Grant Festival: A Total Eclipse Experience and to watch the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21.  Please sign up to help us welcome our guests and provide a great experience for them.  We need volunteers on Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Aug. 19-21) to provide directions, answer questions, assist with art projects and other hands-on activities, introduce a new OSU150 app, and hand out eclipse glasses at the Viewing Party.   Learn more about the OSU150 Space Grant Festival and OSU’s 150th anniversary celebration at OSU150.org.  Volunteers can sign-up at http://signup.com/go/VfciEau.

Open Source Lab Crowdfunding Campaign: The Open Source Lab (OSL) is looking to raise $10000 to help fund five additional students for our team for the coming academic year. We offer experiential learning on real-world open source projects for undergraduate students. Your donations will fund life-changing opportunities and ultimately help expand the pipeline of graduates with DevOps and open source software experience. Please visit our crowdfunding page to contribute and learn more.

Fall Move-In: UHDS Fall Move-in Promotion Opportunities for OSU-affiliated departments, student groups, and organizations. To participate, your organization must follow the procedure listed under the “Fall 2017 Move-In Advertising” heading at http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/marketing-and-promotion-uhds-halls#fall.  Please contact dave.warneking@oregonstate.edu with any questions.

Traffic and Maintenance

30th Street: As part of the 30th Street Storm Sewer Renewal project, 30th Street southbound from Jefferson Way to Washington Way will be closed starting on Monday, July 24, through Friday, Aug. 25. (View Map). This closure will be in effect 24-hours a day during the duration of this project. This project may create disruptive noise, dust and/or mud. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Rick Freeman at 541-231-5368.

National Forage Seed Center East Lot: To facilitate the reconstruction and expansion of the gravel parking lot west of the Motor Pool along Campus Way, all parking stalls will be closed for the duration of the project within the lot, June 12 – Sept.  15. There will also be closures to the adjacent sidewalks and access aisles for limited duration.  The access aisle to the Radiation Center will remain open, or the project will accommodate special deliveries.  Clark Meat Lab access will be provided as coordinated with the building manager, with pedestrian paths communicated to the public in advance of events and for normal business.  General construction noise and dust will be present during the lot reconstruction.


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

University Housing and Dining Services seeks an Assistant Director for Diversity Initiatives and Programs. This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. The Assistant Director plays an integral role in engaging students in personal exploration and community building to enrich their lives and help them thrive in a highly diverse and complex campus community and beyond. Posting # P01473UF. Closes Aug. 22

NEW! Education Program Assistant  The Department of Undergraduate Studies is seeking a Education Program Assistant 1. This is a part-time, .49 FTE, 12 month, limited duration position. Posting # P01134CT. Closes: Aug. 24.

NEW! Certified Veterinary Technician: The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications for a full time, limited duration (12 month) Small Animal Intensive Care Unit Float Technician.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P01129CT no later than midnight on Aug. 28 for full consideration.  Additional applicants will be considered until the position is filled.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered. 

NEW! Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Support Service Manager, Posting #P01514UF.  For full consideration, apply by Aug. 24. Recruitment closes Aug. 31.

NEW! HEP Teacher  The College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP) is seeking a HEP Teacher. This is a full-time, 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01524UF. Closes Aug. 25. 

NEW! Administrative Assistant – The Department of Athletics is seeking an Administrative Assistant for the Executive Athletics Office. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P01518UF. Closes Aug. 25.

NEW! Student-Athlete Development Coordinator – The Department of Athletics is seeking a Student-Athlete Development Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P01520UF. Closes Aug. 25.

NEW! Center for Lifelong Stem Learning at Oregon State University is recruiting one full time Grants/Contracts Coordinator. Posting number, P01074CT.  Accepting applications until Aug. 25. 

NEW! Instructional Designer – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Instructional Designers to provide knowledge and creativity in enhancing the development and design of hybrid and online courses, full-service support and facilitate trainings for faculty related to  course design and facilitation. Posting #P01500UF. Closes Aug 27.

NEW! Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant Director of Information Technology, Posting #P01517UF.  This is an Internal Employment Opportunity and closes Aug. 27.

NEW! Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for three full-time, 10-month, classified Cook 1 positions.  Posting # P01125CT.  Closes Aug. 28.

Cook 2 – Oregon State University Extension invites applications for a one part-time (approximately .75 FTE), seasonal Cook 2 position for the Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center just outside of Salem, Oregon. The position is a part of the OSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.  Posting# P01090CT.  Closes Sept. 1. 

NEW! Finance and Accounting Manager- The University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Finance and Accounting Manager post # P01522UF. Closes Sept. 4.

Executive Director in Residence – Outdoor Products.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Executive Director in Residence – Outdoor Products position.  OSU-Cascades is creating the first-of-its-kind bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Products. We are seeking the inaugural Executive Director in Residence to help launch and administer the program. Posting # P01494UF. Full consideration Sept. 5. Closes Sept. 11.   

NEW! Academic Advisor – The Marine Studies Initiative invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor. Posting #P01528UF. Closes Sept. 6.

NEW! OSU-Cascades Human Resources Consultant – OSU-Cascades invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Consultant-HR 2 position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President. Posting # P01536UF. Closes Sept. 10.

NEW! Student Media and Communication Tech.– The Marine Studies Initiative invites applications for a 10 hour per. week Student Technical Assistant position. Posting #P02596SE. Closes Sept. 15.

EXTENDED – Assistant Professor of Practice – This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term, Assistant Professor of Practice position that will serve the Klamath Basin region in addressing Irrigated forages, Livestock production and Open Campus. The academic home for this position will be the Department of Agricultural Education & Agricultural Sciences, in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU).  The position will be located in Klamath Falls.  Posting# P01426UF. Closes Sept. 21.

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and the OSU Extension Service invite applications for a full-time, 9-month, annual tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor that will serve the OSU Wasco and Hood River Region. The academic home will be the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University. This position will be based in The Dalles at Wasco County Extension Office with a satellite office at the Mid-Columbia Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Hood River. Summer salary for 2 months will be provided by the College of Agricultural Sciences for three years after the start of the position. After that, it is expected that grants, fees, gifts, and or local funding will be secured for summer salary. Obtaining these funds will be the responsibility of the faculty member.  Posting # P01496UF. Closes Sept. 30.

Treasury Manager – The University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time, 12-month Treasury Manager, Post # P01383UF.  Closes Sept. 30.  

Fiscal Coordinator 2 – The University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time, 12-month Fiscal Coordinator 2, Post # P00977CT.  Closes Sept. 30.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Horticulture-MCAREC, Hood River. This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time, 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor focused on orchard production of fresh sweet cherries and pears. This position is located at Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research & Extension Center in Hood River, Oregon. Posting # P01491UF. Closes Oct. 1.

NEW! ABE Teacher  The College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP) is seeking an ABE Teacher. This is a part-time, .49 FTE, 9-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01530UF. Closes June 30, 2018.

The OSU Alumni Association is hiring 4-5 students to join the Student Setup Crew.  This is a year-round position.  Ability to start during the summer is desirable.  This is a part-time student position working up to 20 hours per week at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  In this role, student workers execute event setups and perform basic maintenance, cleaning, A/V setup, technical support, and customer service. Flexibility, attention to detail, teamwork, and the ability to work independently are required. Salary:  $10.25/hour.  Lean more about the position at OSUFoundation.org – About – Careers – Student Job Openings.   Current OSU students can apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to Christi Kasten, Sr. Associate Executive Director by email at christi.kasten@oregonstate.edu.

The Oregon State University Foundation has a great opportunity for a student on our Advancement Services Records teamApplicants should have a basic understanding of the principles of electronic records management, be able to accurately enter coding and retrieve information from the OSUF Advance database.   Preference will be given to applicants with web knowledge and database skills.  Salary – $10.25/hour.  Lean more about the position at OSUFoundation.org – About – Careers – Student Job Openings.   

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Communications Student Worker on our Communications & Marketing Strategy team. This paid student position provides the opportunity to increase your experience in writing, editing, and publishing electronic and web-based communications. Assignments may include fundraising appeals, event marketing and registration emails, and e-newsletters, supporting many departments within the Foundation. In general, assignments will tell the story of how donor support enables amazing things to happen at OSU—from creating scholarships, to recruiting top faculty, to building new facilities—and ultimately makes the world a better place.

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an Athletic Development Events Student Worker on our Athletics Communication and Stewardship teamUnder the direction of the Events Director, interns will observe and assist in projects related to event planning.  Responsibilities include engaging in strategic planning for upcoming events, opportunity to innovate new fundraising events, researching potential venues, purchasing and organizing events supplies, crafting communication, assist with RSVP guest and invitation lists, tracking information, assist with on-site event execution including set-up, registration and breakdown, and other duties as needed.

Education Project Assistant – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Education Project Assistant.  Posting #P00924CT. Position open until filled.

Education Project Assistant – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Education Project Assistant (Spanish required).  Posting #P00925CT. Position open until filled.


Corvallis: “All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.” ~ Victor Hugo. Patchy smoke on Tuesday, followed by sunshine with highs in the 80s and lows in the 50s.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of thunderstorms early in the week, followed by sunshine. Highs in the upper 70s t 80s, lows in the upper 40s to 50.

Newport: Cloudy early in the week, turning to sunshine 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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