OSU Today

Friday, Sept. 29, 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 the 2011 Japanese tsunami flung hundreds of marine species across the Pacific to the US west coast (International Business Times)

“This has turned out to be one of the biggest, unplanned, natural experiments in marine biology, perhaps in history,” said John Chapman, co-author of the study from Oregon State University. (see also Washington Post, The Scientist, Discover)

Northwest researchers plan to grow seaweed for fuel (KGW)

Ocean experts at Oregon State University will test a prototype of the system at the school’s famed wave lab and help determine how things like waves, storm surges, even currents affect it.

‘Timberscrapers’ could soon dominate urban skylines (Engadget)

“Carbon dioxide is the building block of wood,” Professor Ari Sinha of Oregon State University told Engadget. “As the tree grows, more carbon dioxide is stored.” What’s more, Sinha continued lighter wooden buildings — whether they’re made from mass timber materials or traditional wood — tend to withstand earthquakes better and dissipate the energy of the shaking more readily than steel structures.

The curse of the Yellow Dragon (Capital Press)

Shawn Mehlenbacher, a Oregon State University hazelnut breeder, led the successful effort to study hazelnut trees from around the world and develop new varieties that are resistant to EFB. His is one of the great success stories of OSU agricultural research.

Drones, despite complications, essential to OSU researchers (News-Review)

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. (see also Bend Bulletin)

Discover dirt with visiting scientist and artist (Elko Daily Free Press)

Jay Noller is a professor and department head for the Department of Crop and Soil Science at Oregon State University. Noller is not content to just research soil, he actually paints with it.

Study shows high cost of truckers not having enough parking (Go By Truck News)

Over a seven-year period on one stretch of highway extending 290-miles, at-fault truck crashes resulted in about $75 million of “crash harm,” research conducted by the OSU College of Engineering for the Oregon Department of Transportation shows.

Memory care facilities multiplying in Oregon (Bend Bulletin)

To prepare, Oregon’s Department of Human Services commissioned PSU and Oregon State University to prepare annual reports on the availability, cost and other characteristics of long-term care in the state.

Today

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

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.

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 noon 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

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.

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.

Saturday

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.

Sunday

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 Jean-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.

Upcoming Events

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! Science Success Center Open for Business: Join us for the grand opening of our Science Success Center in the College of Science that offers an inclusive science resource center where students and faculty can make connections to enhance their lives academically, socially, professionally, and personally. The Open House is Monday, Oct.  9, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Kidder Hall, room 109.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in a certificated series of teaching workshops. Attend one, some, or all. On Oct. 3, we will explore various approaches for effectively planning and reflecting on lessons. If available, please bring samples of your current lesson plans. 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! Workshop on Faculty Political Engagement: This is an interactive workshop and discussion session on how OSU Faculty can engage in legislative advocacy at the state and federal level. The goal of this event is to provide OSU Faculty with a better understanding of how they can participate effectively in Salem and Washington D.C., both as individual faculty members and on behalf of the University. Tuesday, Oct. 3, noon – 1:30 p.m., MU Horizon Room. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP by Sept. 29. RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/70n5IKwqIfNIi8Ho2. Streaming: http://senate.oregonstate.edu/ Questions/Concerns: 737-4514 or claire.mcmorris@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Apply now for the Ecampus Research Fellows Program: If you are interested in conducting research about online teaching and learning, the Ecampus Research Unit will help you plan your proposal for the Ecampus Research Fellows Program. The Ecampus Research Unit annually funds up to five faculty and/or department projects – $20,000 each – to support research in the areas of distance and online education, including hybrid delivery. Info sessions will be held Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. and Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. at the 4th floor of The Valley Library, Kelley Conference Room. Applications are due Nov. 1. For more info, contact Mary Ellen Dello Stritto, MaryEllen.DelloStritto@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Jonah Piovia-Scott, Assistant Professor, WSU Vancouver will present a seminar, “Temporal Variation in Trophic Cascades: Case Studies from an Island Ecosystem” on Monday, Oct. 2 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.

OSU Supplier Showcase, Event and Travel Planner Expo: The OSU Merchant Expo/Supplier Showcase and the Event & Travel Planners Tradeshow is now the OSU Supplier Showcase, Event and Travel Planner Expo. Brought to you by Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) and University Conference Services (CS). The goal for the event is to connect OSU staff in the market for goods, services, and event and travel planners with suppliers interested in doing business with OSU. Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center and The LaSells Stewart Center. Go online to find out more and let us know if you will be attending:  https://osuexpo.org/

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.

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

Take Note 

NEW! External Course Fees Updated:  Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed updates to OSU Standard 576-010 University Fees through the end of business on Friday, Oct. 20.  The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updates to the Winter 2018 External Course Fees before they become effective Nov. 1.  The proposed fees are available electronically as a pdf upon request. Comments or requests should be directed to Susan Barba at susan.barba@oregonstate.edu.

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.   

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.

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Western: Comcast is scheduled to do aerial work at the intersection of 15th and Western on Sunday Oct. 1 from 7 a.m. to noon (View Map).  The traffic signal will be shut-down, and the intersection will be flagged and remain open. The intersection at 16th and Western will also be flagged and remain open. As usual, buses and emergency vehicles will be given priority flagging.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Sous Chef – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for a Sous Chef.  This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed term, professional faculty positions, with reappointment at the discretion of the Director.  Posting # P01602UF.  For full consideration, apply by Oct 2.  Closes Oct 16.

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.

NEW! The Office of the Registrar is seeking a Project Manager for Student & Academic Services. This is a full- time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Registrar. This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. Posting # P01638UF. Closes Oct. 5.

 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.

NEW! Administrative Program Assistant – The Office of International Admissions invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant. Posting #P01200CT. The date for full consideration of applications is Oct. 11. The position closes Oct. 18.

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.

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.

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. 22.

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: “Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter.” ~   Carol Bishop Hipps. Rain today, high of 68, low of 48. Showers through the weekend.

Central Oregon: Chance of showers, high of 66, low of 41. Sunny Saturday, chance of showers Sunday.

Newport: Rain and then showers likely, high of 61, low of 52. Showers through the weekend.

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

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