OSU Today

Thursday, Sept. 28, 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.

How these 3 experiments went from goose egg to science gold (PBS News Hour)

At Oregon State University, Li studied the mollusks and noticed that proteins played a huge role in their binding strength. He wanted to make a glue out of the mussel protein, but he could only extract miniscule amounts at a time. It would definitely not satisfy the nearly 50 million pounds of glue needed for plywood each year, Li explained.

Study lays out high cost of limited, safe truck parking (Fleet Owner)

There is a high cost for not having enough safe places for commercial truck drivers to park and rest, according to a pilot study by Oregon State University. (see also The Trucker, KTVZ, Science Daily)

‘Mass timber’ tour will involve legislators, building officials (Capital Press)

Locke said legislators and others who influence policy and development also should know about the state’s TallWood Design Institute, housed at Oregon State University.

OSU researchers take to the skies to protect vineyards (Gazette-Times)

Since he began using unmanned aircraft in his research in 2012, Oregon State University forestry professor Michael Wing has seen many ways a flight can go wrong. Once, in August, he even had a turkey vulture threaten to attack a quadcopter he was using; the bird came within about 15 feet of the vehicle, he said.

Strong family ties improve employment options for people with childhood-onset disabilities (Medical Xpress)

Family and close friends play an integral role in helping people with childhood-onset disabilities attain quality employment as adults, a new study from Oregon State University has found.

The great wine debate: Corks really are better than screw-tops, Oxford study finds (The Telegraph)

The findings appear to be supported by a 2004 study by Oregon State University, which found that most consumers cannot tell the difference between a cork or screw-top wine when subjected to a blind taste test.

Wristbands provide window into chemical exposure after Harvey (ABC 13)

Testing of the wristbands will happen through Oregon State University. However, study participants also complete a questionnaire, and give samples, like nasal swabs, to test exposure to bacteria and mold. Researchers hope to keep testing over several months. (see also Houston Chronicle)

Oregon farmer faces penalty for planting project (Capital Press)

However, whenever you’re working in or near a stream, it’s worthwhile to seek guidance from the Oregon Department of Agriculture, the local soil and water conservation district, or an Oregon State University Extension agent, said John Byers, manager of ODA’s agricultural water quality program.

Ron Wrolstad receives top honors from American Chemical Society (LIFE@OSU)

Ron Wrolstad, distinguished professor emeritus in OSU’s Department of Food Science and Technology, received the 2017 Award for the Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

Dogs help boost physical activity for kids with disabilities (Animal Wellness Magazine)

According to a recent study conducted at Oregon State University, a family dog can help children with disabilities incorporate more physical activity into their lives. In addition to ground-breaking findings related to the health of children with disabilities, this study is one of the first to evaluate how a dog’s behavior and wellbeing are affected by their participation in animal-assisted therapy.

From a Master Gardener: Getting lush lawns needs love (Columbian)

Alec Kowaleski Assistant Professor, Turf Specialist with Oregon State University, recommends a holiday plan for fertilizing to make it easier to remember. His goal is to apply three to five pounds of nitrogen per 1000 square feet of yard in each year. He recommends applying 1 to 1.5 pounds at Memorial Day, 0.5 to 1 pound at the Fourth of July, 0.5 to 1 pound at Labor Day, and 1 to 1.5 pounds at Halloween.

Learn about Central Oregon’s top-five evergreen trees (Bend Bulletin)

The Bulletin spoke with David Shaw, a forest health specialist and an associate professor in Oregon State University’s Department of Forestry. Shaw rattled off factoids of the five most common evergreens to help make blustery walks and runs through the area’s gazillion trees a bit more familiar. Identification details are provided by “Trees to Know in Oregon,” by Edward C. Jensen.

Give bees a chance by knowing their needs (Herald & News)

“I’ve been covered in 30,000 honey bees and didn’t get stung and I’m nobody special,” said Melathopoulos, a bee expert with Oregon State University Extension Service. “The key message is that most bees don’t sting.”

Today

Academic Technology webinar: Building a Course in Canvas Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. to guide your students through your course with modules, content pages, and assignments. Register for information on joining this free 30 minute webinar, or discover other webinars. Questions? Email us at Canvas@oregonstate.edu

TRIAD: At the Sept. 28 meeting of TRIAD, OSU’s faculty and staff club,  Natalia Fernández, OSU Libraries, will give a presentation titled “In Their Own Words: The Oregon African American Railroad Porters Oral History Collection”.  The meeting will begin at noon in Room 211 in the MU. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13.  Contact Jeannine Cropley, Jeannine.cropley@cgrb.oregonstate.edu to reserve a lunch or to secure your spot

Undergrad Research & Writing Studio in the Valley Library (Main Floor). Students can get integrated research and writing help from trained peer consultants at any stage of their research and writing process. No appointments necessary, just drop in and start working. Visit studio.library.oregonstate.edu for more information. Join us for our Launch party on Sept. 28 from 1-4 p.m. 

Cuban public health and politics: Join the OSU Alumni Association for an interactive discussion on Cuban public health and politics with F. Javier Nieto, Dean, College of Public Health and Human Sciences and David Bernell, Associate Professor and Director of Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies, Thursday, Sept. 28, 4-5 p.m. at Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez center.  Free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged to assist us in planning.

Beaver Vet Community celebration: Open to all members of the Beaver Vet Community.  Students, faculty, staff, and family members are all welcome to attend. Sept. 28, 4 – 7 p.m., MU Bowling center. This is a kid friendly event with free bowling, free pool tables, and free food available. Sponsored by your Military and Veteran Resources Program.

NEW! Building and place name evaluation: Community engagement sessions regarding OSU’s building and place name evaluation process will be held Thursday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m., and again on Monday, Oct. 2 at noon. Both sessions will be held in the MU Horizon Room. Both sessions will cover the same content. Space is limited to the capacity of the room. The sessions will also be recorded and made available to view online.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Professional Faculty Leadership Associate (PFLA) Brown Bag lunch social gathering Monday, Oct. 2 from noon-1 p.m. in the Memorial Union (MU) room 213. Bring your lunch and join us for a brief presentation and overview of PFLA including new membership benefits. No RSVP is required, but space is limited.  

NEW! Meat Science Center: The Clark Meat Science Center retail store will be open Friday, Sept. 29 from noon-5:30 p.m. Products include fresh and cooked/smoked sausages, bacon, retail cuts, jerky, snack sticks, and Beaver Classic cheese. The store is located at 3260 SW Campus Way, next to the Motor Pool. Please email Nathan.Parker@oregonstate.edu for any questions regarding the store

Music a la Carte: Sarah Brown (clarinet), Ann Grabe (cello) and David Servias (piano) kick off the Music a la Carte season with works by Brahms, Finzi and more! Friday, Sept. 29 at noon in the Memorial Union Lounge. Free.

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 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Corvallis Repertory Singers: J. S. Bach, Cantata “Ein Feste Burg ist Unser Gott” BWV 80 and Palestrina, “Missa Papae Marcelli.” Steven Zielke, Director. Ticket required. For tickets see Corvallis Repertory Singers website. For more information, visit Reformation 500. Sunday, Oct. 1, 3 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis.

Hamburg Steinway Celebration: OSU Director of Piano Studies Rachelle McCabe is joined by pianists Joel-David Coen and Thomas Otten in a special concert celebrating First Presbyterian’s Hamburg Steinway piano at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1 at First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW 8th Street, Corvallis. Free.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! NSF NRT-IGE Traineeship Information Forum for Faculty: Research2Innovation2Society: Join us Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. until noon in Kidder 202 for a faculty forum describing how you and your students can participate in our program. Learn how to become involved with this transformational STEM faculty/students graduate education pilot to gain the vocabulary and tools to become innovators and inform your research with market and societal need. Learn more at  http://nrtige.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! OMSI Communication Fellowship Info Session: Attention STEM students and faculty! OMSI will be giving a presentation & answering questions about their science communication program. Student participation fulfills Broader Impact and outreach goals for OSU grant-funded research. Bring your lunch and join us on October 4 from 12-1pm in LPSC 402 to learn more + demo presentations from current fellows! Contact amanda.polley@oregonstate.edu with questions.

NEW! Student Volunteer Opportunity: The Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center will be hosting it’s fall volunteer training session on Monday, Oct. 16 from 4-6 p.m. If you are interested in learning about survivor advocacy and working with our team to plan programs and events for the 2017-2018 academic year, please contact amanda.stevens@oregonstate.edu for more information on this fun and valuable training opportunity. Pizza and refreshments will be provided! For more information on the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center and what we do, please visit http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/sarc

OSU Anthropology Lecture Series: Bryan Tilt, professor of anthropology at OSU, will give a lecture titled, “Researching China’s Environmental Crisis…From Norway.”  Tilt will speak on Sept. 29 from 12 to 12:50 p.m. in Waldo Hall Room 201A. This event is part of the Anthropology Program’s “Tan Sack” Lecture Series. Questions? Contact: drew.gerkey@oregonstate.edu

Improving the quality of early child development programs in Latin America: Hiro Yoshikawa, the Courtney Sale Ross professor of education and co-director, Global TIES for Children Center, New York University will discuss the monitoring and quality development process in early childhood development programs in Latin America, including program and policy evidence and innovations in Chile, Columbia, and Peru. Friday, Sept. 29, 1-2 p.m., Hallie Ford Center, room 115. The Cynthia and Duncan Campbell Lecture on Childhood Relationships, Risk and Resilience is presented annually and made possible by Cindy and Duncan Campbell. 

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Seminar:  Pete Marra, Director of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, will give the first seminar in the 2017 Ecology and Conservation of Biodiversity Seminar Series with “Studying Birds in the Context of the Annual Cycle: Carry-over Effects and Seasonal Interactions.” He will speak on Sept. 29 from 3 to 4 p.m. in LINC 302.

TRIAD: At the Sept. 28 meeting of TRIAD, OSU’s faculty and staff club,  Natalia Fernández, OSU Libraries, will give a presentation titled “In Their Own Words: The Oregon African American Railroad Porters Oral History Collection”.  The meeting will begin at noon in Room 211 in the MU. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13.  Contact Jeannine Cropley, Jeannine.cropley@cgrb.oregonstate.edu to reserve a lunch or to secure your spot

Smoking and Curing – includes Sausage and Jerky Making: Includes safety and tips on smoking meat, fish, veggies and cheese.  Tips on curing your own meats, making summer sausage and jerky.  Lunch provided featuring smoked and cured products shown in class. October 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Community of Christ Church 1485 Gilham Rd., Eugene $60. Registration Required

Ties to the Land- Your family farm or forest heritage.  Planning for an orderly transition: Tamara Cushing, OSU Extension Specialist leads this interactive workshop providing the tools families with small Farms and woodlands need to decide the future of their land and land-based businesses. Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Emerald People’s Utility District Meeting Rm. 33733 Seavey Loop R. Eugene. $50 per family. Registration Required by Oct. 12.

Take Note 

NEW! GrantForward: Oregon State University has an institutional subscription to GrantFowardAn excellent resource to search for funding opportunities.  Contact Research.Development@oregonstate.edu if you need assistance with creating a profile.   

 NEW! Weekly update from research development: The Office for Research Development emails a Weekly Update with information on Limited Submissions, Foundation, Featured Funding opportunities, and special Research Office announcements.   Click to Subscribe to the Research ListServ and receive the Weekly Update, or email Research.Development@oregonstate.edu with your name and we will add you to the ListServ. 

Fall Family Weekend Events: OSU Program Council is looking for student organizations and OSU departments that are planning events during Fall Family Weekend that would like to have their event information included in the program for the weekend. Please email Kayla.Gilkison@oregonstate.edu with the event title, organization name, date and time of event, location, and a brief 1-2 sentence description of the event by Oct. 6, to be included in the program.

Home football game: Saturday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m., Oregon State will host its first home football game with school back in session. Game day parking starts at 7 a.m. on Saturday in all the lots. Any vehicles without proper OSU Athletic game day issued permits will be towed from the ORANGE lots starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday. Any staff or student wishing to park on campus and not attending the game on Saturday may do so and park free at any of the pay lots (red, brown, yellow). Please notify the attendant that you are there in a working capacity for the University and they will let you in. There will be plenty of signage around the lots, so please be on the lookout for them. If you have any questions or concerns please direct them to Kevin.Blank@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-5977.

Cultural conversant: INTO OSU conversant program volunteers needed. Volunteer applications are now open for the Cultural Ambassador Conversant Program (CACP). This is a great opportunity for OSU staff/faculty, domestic student, and Corvallis community members to be matched with an international student as a conversation partner. Please submit by Sept. 27. More information and the online volunteer sign-up are located at http://international.oregonstate.edu/osu-cultural-ambassador-conversant-program

Puerto Rico Agriculture Donations:  The College of Agricultural Sciences is seeking donations for Puerto Rico. Forty percent of PR agriculture has been lost due to hurricane Irma. Our Ag partner K-12 schools and our University colleagues are in need of agriculture curriculum, and classroom supplies to help rebuild their ag classrooms and school gardens. Items requested include: seeds, gloves, garden supplies, books, classroom supplies including markers, scissors, ag curriculum. Donations are accepted in Strand Agricultural Hall-STAG 147 until Oct. 2 when students will be assisting with boxing and shipping.

Traffic and Maintenance

36th and Harrison: Pacific Power will be replacing poles and installing a new pole and anchors beginning the week of Sept. 18, through Sept. 29. A tree contractor working for Pacific Power will be trimming trees in the area for new clearances and pole and anchor locations. Lane closures will vary daily. Traffic will be maintained and directed by flaggers and signage.

Jobs

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

EXTENDED! Administrative Coordinator, External Engagement – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Administrative Coordinator position.  Posting # P01544UF. Closes Sept. 28.

Academic Advisor  – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Academic Advisor position.  Posting  #P01601UF. Full consideration date is Sept. 29. Closes Oct. 6.

The Office of Admissions is seeking an Assistant Director of Operations. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P01584UF. For full consideration: Sept. 29. Closes Oct. 6.

OSU Extension Service-Assistant to the Outdoor School Program Leader: The Division of University Outreach and Engagement, Extension Service at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty, Assistant to the Outdoor School Program Leader.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Posting #P01570UF. Closes Sept. 29.

NEW! Student worker – writing intern – The College of Forestry’s communications office invites applications for a part-time student worker specializing in feature writing. The writer will create content across the College’s media platforms including the website, social media, alumni magazine and brochures. Posting #P02751SE. Closes Sept. 30.

Grants and Contracts Technician – The Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Grants and Contracts Technician position. Posting #P01173CT. Closes Sept. 30.

The College of Science advising office invites applications for a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month Advisor position. The Transfer Student Support & Recruitment Advisor provides direct academic advising to current, prospective and intra-university transfer students in the College of Science. Posting #P01554UF.  Closes Sept. 30.

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.

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.

The 4-H Youth Development Off Campus Office is recruiting for a 4-H Youth Development Educator. This position is located in Benton County and will work as a member of a regional and statewide team of the Extension 4-H Youth Development program.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, fixed-term appointment. Posting # P01585UF. Closes Oct.1.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Medical Aide, Posting #P01175CT.  Closes Oct. 1.

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.

Transportation Options Supervisor: The Transportation Services department is seeking a Transportation Options Supervisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. Posting #P01631UF. Closes Oct. 2.

Administrative Program Assistant – The OSU Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time (approximately 18 hours per week), Administrative Program Assistant (APA) in the Extension office in Portland (located in the Brooklyn neighborhood). This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately one year from the appointment begin date. This position will have a priority designation for working with Spanish speaking audiences through the utilization of bilingual/bi-literate/bi-cultural skills.  Posting# P01181CT.  Closes Oct. 2.

Accountant 1 – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position for their Newport Office. Posting #P01154CT. Closes Oct. 2. This position is located in Newport, Oregon.

Education Program Assistant 1 – Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time (approximately 18 hours per week), (.45 FTE), Limited Duration (approximately 9 months), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) with the Jefferson County Extension office in Madras. This position will work as a member of a regional and statewide team of Extension FCH (affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences).  Posting# P01182CT.  Closes Oct. 3.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 1, position for the Enrollment Management Information Technology at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting # P01186CT. Full consideration Oct. 4. Closes Oct. 11.

Education Program Assistant 1 – Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time, .80 FTE (approximately 32 hours per week), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1) in Columbia County. This position will be located in St. Helens, Oregon. This position will work as a member of a regional and statewide team in the FCH program (affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences).  Posting# P01185CT.  Closes Oct. 4.

 Education Program Assistant 1 – Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time, .65 FTE (approximately 26 hours per week), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1) in Columbia County. This position will be located in St. Helens, Oregon. This position will work as a member of a regional and statewide team in the FCH program (affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences).  Posting# P01187CT.  Closes Oct. 5.

The Office of Human Resources in the Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) is seeking a Human Resources Consultant 1. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  Posting # P01613UF. Closes Oct. 6.

Facilities Services is seeking a Plumber. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month position. Posting # P01194CT. Closes Oct. 9.

Newport Business Office Manager – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Business Office Manager position for their Newport Office. Posting #P01575UF. Closes Oct. 11. This position is located in Newport, Oregon.

PACE Program Coordinator – OSU Profession and Continuing Education invites applications for one full-time Program Coordinator. This position provides project management support for the Program Management team, setting up projects, maintaining schedules, ensuring deadlines are met and materials are distributed for non-degree certificate programs. This includes, but is not limited to, organizing and maintaining the PACE course schedule, working with outside vendors and PACE clients, counseling students, coordinating with the Marketing team, and supporting faculty and instructors. Posting #P01177CT. Closes Oct 11.

 The Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences and the OSU Extension Service invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor of Practice, Extension Field Crops and Watershed Management position located in Malheur County, Oregon. Posting # P01591UF. Closes Oct. 13.

The Office of Financial Aid is seeking a Financial Aid Advisor. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P01604UF. Closes Oct. 13.

Supervisor-University Facilities/Operations: The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (FW) is seeking a Facilities, Compliance, and Safety Manager. This person will serve in two primary capacities: (1) Facilities Manager and (2) Safety and Compliance Manager. Posting #P01597UF. Closes Oct. 15.

4-H Youth Development Educator – The 4-H Youth Development Off Campus office is seeking a full-time, 12 month, 4-H Youth Development Educator position, affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health & Human Sciences. This position is located in Baker City, Baker County and reports to the Outreach and Engagement Regional Administrator. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Program Leader and the Regional Administrator.  Posting# P01619UF.  Closes Oct. 19.

4-H Youth Development Educator – Oregon State University Extension invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term, 4-H Youth Development Educator position, affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health & Human Sciences. The position is located in Heppner, Oregon in Morrow County, and reports to the Outreach and Engagement Regional Administrator (RA). Reappointment is at the discretion of the Regional Administrator in consultation with the 4-H Program Leader.  Posting# P01606UF.  Closes Oct. 20.

Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for three full-time, 10-month, classified Cook 1 positions.  Posting # P01125CT. Closing date is Dec 29 or when filled.

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 Oregon State University Foundation has an new opportunity for a Facilities and Office Technician. This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Foundation’s Corvallis building, offices, and grounds, and for selected facilities activities in the Foundation’s Portland office.  Learn more or apply at:  www.osufoundation.org 

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an Service Desk Support Technician (helpdesk) in Information Technology.  This position will assist in the implementation and support of OSU Foundation IT systems by providing first level support for the ITS Service Desk responding to and addressing requests for assistance with technical problems and issues. The Service Desk Support Technician will provide support to all OSU Foundation offices, including the main Corvallis office, three offices on the OSU Corvallis campus, one office in Portland, and one office in Bend.  Learn more or apply at:  www.osufoundation.org

The Oregon State University Foundation is seeking an innovative Oregon State student to work in the Donor Relations department. Be part of the team that says thank you and makes sure that generous supporters know their gifts are having a positive impact on campus. Alumni, parents, and others donate over $100 million a year to OSU for scholarships, new facilities, and research projects. 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 more details and how to apply.

Web Development Student InternshipThe OSU Foundation seeks an energetic and creative Oregon State student to join our talented Communications team as a Web Intern. This student position offers an exciting opportunity to increase your knowledge of website and multimedia development and digital communications processes, while building your professional portfolio. Projects will include building and editing web pages, multimedia features, and digital communications for the OSU Foundation. Up to 20 hours per week. Work must be completed onsite at the OSU Foundation office during regular business hours (8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday). Applicants must be current OSU students. This position is open immediately with preference given to applicants who have an interest in continuing work throughout the 2016-17 academic year. Work-study students are encouraged to apply.  $10.25-12/hour.  Apply at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=4481www.osufoundation.org

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.

Weather

Corvallis: Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.”  ~ Emily Bronte. Sunny today, high of 84, low of 53. Rain likely Friday.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 77, low of 49. Chance of showers Friday.

Newport: Mostly sunny today, high of 70, low of 53. Rain likely tomorrow.

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

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