OSU Today

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

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.

Ancient forests may protect birds from rising heat (Scientific American)

Ancient forests tend to provide moderate temperatures compared with their surroundings, potentially buffering some of the sharpest impacts of climate change, said Matthew Betts, a professor at Oregon State University.

Plastic is riddling corals with disease (The Atlantic)

“This is a very important study for coral-reef biologists and managers, as it evaluates a driver of disease that has never been addressed,” says Rebecca Vega Thurber, from Oregon State University, who studies the microbes that live on corals.

OSU researchers seek to improve cell preservation method (KTVZ)

Researchers at Oregon State University have taken an important step toward a more convenient, less expensive means of preserving mammalian cells for in vitro fertilization, species conservation, cell therapy and other purposes.

Warm-air blowers direct pathogens to surgical site, computer model shows (Medical Xpress)

Warm-air blowers that keep patients at a safe temperature also interfere with operating room ventilation systems, potentially making it easier for microbial skin colonizers to cause infection at surgical sites. The findings by collaborators at Oregon State University and the University of California, Irvine, shed new light on the most common type of HCA – healthcare-associated infection.

Researchers at OSU make breakthrough in autism research (KEZI)

Researchers at Oregon State University made a huge discovery that could impact the future of autism research. Researchers found a way to use Zebrafish to create a model for studying autism. While using Zebrafish might sound odd, postdoctoral fellow Courtney Roper said they can actually be useful because they develop in five days and they have similar DNA to humans.

Injured fur seal pup successfully released in Newport (Oregonian)

The pup was taken to the aquarium in Newport, where staff removed the string and treated the wound, said Jim Rice, stranding coordinator for the network (OSU).

US Pacific Northwest dangerously unprepared for tsunami , experts say (Japan Times)

arts of Oregon and far Northern California have up to a 37 percent chance of a tsunami from a rupture of the Cascadia subduction zone in the next 50 years, said Chris Goldfinger, a tsunami and earthquake expert with the Oregon State University.

EcoTone uses technology to explore Centra Oregon’s ecology (Bend Bulletin)

Native flora abounds at Oregon State University-Cascades’ campus, and now there’s an app for that. Both a web-based app that users access with computers and an iOS app for iPhones, Ecotone was developed in collaboration between the university’s computer science and biology programs.

A six-hour theatrical epic about the hole in the ozone layer (New Yorker)

But Philip Mote, a climatologist at Oregon State University who was mentored by Solomon, helped Lewis authenticate the science embedded in her dialogue, insuring that, for example, Halsted accurately explains the particular effects of the Antarctic cold and topography on ozone depletion.

The College Plays the Majestic photo exhibit (Gazette-Times)

As Oregon State University commemorates its 150th anniversary, Robert Leff wants people to appreciate that it is more than just a “cow college.”

Sip & Spell: A spelling bee for adults returns Saturday (Gazette-Times)

This year’s pronouncers include Corvallis Mayor Biff Traber; Peter Betjemann, director of the School of Writing, Literature and Film at Oregon State University; Elena Passarello, assistant professor of writing at OSU; Ray Malewitz, director of the Writing Center at OSU, and Faye Chadwell, director of the OSU Library.

Photos show OSU student govt rep making Nazi salute, waving swastika flag (Oregonian)

Andew Oswalt, a student government representative at Oregon State University facing a recall over his inflammatory views, marched with white power proponents in Portland, delivered Nazi salutes to cars traveling on Interstate 5 and appears to have stood with a swastika flag outside the home of a man who advocates the extermination of Jewish people last year.

Colleges join drive toward ag education (Capital Press)

Community colleges and land-grant universities have long been the place to learn about agriculture, food processing and other associated fields. Researchers at Oregon State University, Washington State University, the University of Idaho and the University of California system and its many campuses have led the way to breakthroughs in agronomy, genetics and hundreds of other areas.

Strengthening Campus-Community Collaboration: Oregon State University and the City of Corvallis (National Center for Safe, Supportive Learning Environments)

Oregon State and the city of Corvallis have created a strategy to mitigate these negative effects and to engage in campus-community collaboration. Campus-community collaboration is a well-regarded strategy to promote safe, healthy, and conducive learning environments.

Soil or water for lucky bamboo? (Oregonian)

As you bask in the warmth of the home heart and look forward to the gardening season, we’ll bet you have some questions. Get answers from Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service. OSU Extension faculty and Master Gardeners.


Collegiate Recovery Community Open House: Interested in living orange, black and sober while at OSU? The Collegiate Recovery Community offers students a traditional college experience in a recovery-first community. Open Houses will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 26, Feb. 9 and March 2 at Dixon Lodge. More information is available by emailing recovery@oregonstate.edu.

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

Music a la Carte: Pianist Sunghee Kim presents a solo recital with with works by J.S. Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven and Frederic Chopin. Friday, Jan. 26 at noon in the Memorial Union Lounge. Free. 

Research seminar on maternal violence during early childhood: Matias Berthelon and Diana Kruger (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile) will present “Maternal Violence During Early Childhood and Child Development,” Friday Jan. 26, noon- 1 p.m., BEXL 414. Part of the School of Public Policy Brownbag Seminar series.

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.

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ weekly research seminar will be held from 1-2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, in HFC 115. Lawrence Fisher, PhD, PhD, professor of Family and Community Health in the UCSF School of Medicine, will present “The Sturm and Drang of implementing new programs of self-management support in primary care: lessons learned.”


Student formal: The Winter Wonderland Student Formal Dance celebrates OSU’s 150th anniversary by bringing back the student formal dance to the Memorial Union Ballroom.  Students can reserve their tickets for this Jan. 27 event, but they’re going fast!  If you’re not a student, but would still like a reason to get dressed up and dance, consider the Faculty Staff Fitness version on March 3.

Spelling bee for adults: Corvallis-Benton County Public Library presents Sip & Spell, a spelling bee for adults ages 18 and older, Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave. Oregon State University’s School of Writing, Literature and Film and OSU Libraries and Press are sponsors. Registration 5:45-6:45 p.m. Bee begins at 7 p.m. Entry fee is $5. All proceeds benefit Friends of the Library. Visithttps://cbcpubliclibrary.net/spelling-bee/ for more information.

Upcoming Events

 NEW! SEIU meeting: Special Classified Staff Meeting Saturday, Jan. 27, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Tunison Community Room, at Tunison Fire Station #4, 365 SW Tunison, Corvallis. Agenda includes stopping bullying in your worksite and strengthening the union on campus. Question and answers over lunch as well. Lunch served, please rsvp to Siobhan at burkes@seiu503.org or 630-699-0281. Come for all or part of the event.

NEW! BEavers Here Now Drop-In Meditation: Starts Feb. 1, Mondays – Thursdays, 3:30 p.m., Callahan 125 Classroom (outside entrance behind dumpsters). No experience necessary! All are welcome! Benefits of mediation include: Stress Reduction, Better Sleep, Sharper Concentration, Anxiety Management & Happier Relationships. For more information contact Tess Webster-Henry tess.websterhenry@oregonstate.edu

Ridge to Reef: Sustainable Resource Management in Palau: Join Assistant Professor Bryan Endress from the College of Agricultural Sciences for a three-credit, faculty-led program in Palau from Aug. 29 – Sept. 14. For two weeks, students will learn first-hand about food security and production, climate change adaptation, protected-area management, bio-cultural conservation, forest management, sustainable development and coral reef ecology from one of the world’s’ leading innovators in sustainable resource management and conservation. Please join an Info Session on Mon. Jan. 29 at 1 p.m. or 6 p.m. in Strand Ag Hall 148. Application Deadline: March 15. For more information contact faculty.led@oregonstate.edu or Paul.Dorres@oregonstate.edu

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: James Watson, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University will present a seminar, “Managing the Complexity and Dynamics of Marine Social-ecological Systems” on Monday, Jan. 29, 3:30 p.m. in ALS 4001. The seminar is free and open to the public. For more information; http://ib.oregonstate.edu/smnrs.

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. This week earn credit for Teaching Talks by going on a fieldtrip! Attend the CTL Winter Symposium, TEXTtalks. Be sure to register!

NEW! Copyright and Creative Commons: Publishing with Open Licenses webinar: with Meredith Jacob, Public Lead for Creative Commons USA. The webinar is happening at three OSU Libraries locations on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 10-11 a.m. including Corvallis at the Valley Library’s Autzen Classroom (second floor), in Bend at Tykeson Hall 109, or in Newport at the Guin Library’s Lavern Weber Room.

NEW! TEXTtalks: The Center for Teaching and Learning invites you to join us at our winter symposium. TEXTtalks is a fun event that uses texts as a springboard to facilitate powerful talks. Registered now to ensure you receive a copy of the text for your sessions. The event runs from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and includes a continental breakfast and a catered lunch. Jan. 31, MU Ballroom. Register here.

NEW! Qual*Tricks. Come learn some new tricks in Qualtrics on Wednesday, Jan. 31 in the Valley Library, Willamette East from 12:15-12:45 p.m. This week’s topic is using SMS with Qualtrics. Bring your lunch and your own laptop if you’d like to follow along. Can’t come? Join us on WebEx! Please RSVP for both F2F and Online attendance. See the complete schedule.

NEW! Biochemistry and Biophysics Guest Lecture Seminar: Eric Walter, a scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will present “The Prion Protein and Copper: Function and Disease” on Jan. 31,  3;30 pm in ALS 4001. 

NEW! Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology Seminar Series: Laura Prugh, assistant professor at University of Washington’s department of Environmental and Forest Sciences, will give a talk titled “Enemies With Benefits: Integrating Positive and Negative Interactions Among Terrestrial Carnivores”. She will speak on Jan. 31 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Learning Innovation Center, Room 302.

NEW! Bedrock Lectures on Human Rights and Climate Change: Spring Creek Project is presenting an online lecture series on human rights and climate change to take place weekly from Jan. 31 to May 30. In-person screenings of the lectures, with discussions, Wednesdays at noon in Bexell Hall 415. Free and open to the public.

The Future of Nuclear Weapons: Can They Be Eliminated? Lecture by Ambassador Tom Graham Jr. At a time when North Korea and the United States confront one another, and their leaders threaten the use of their “nuclear buttons,” is there a way to end the nuclear threat?  Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr., is a former senior US diplomat and Acting Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. Monday, Jan. 29, 3 p.m. Memorial Union, Journey Room: 104. Lightly Catered. Free and open to all.

Natural Values and Novel Ecosystems: Adapting Nature Conservation: OSU Associate Professor of Philosophy and Center for the Humanities Research Fellow Allen Thompson will discuss the concept of novel ecosystems, its significance in debates about conservation and natural values, and implications for land management practices in the Anthropocene. Monday, Jan. 29, 4 p.m., Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson.

Social Security: 7 Keys to Enhancing Benefits: How big a role will Social Security play in your overall retirement plan?  Designed for People 60 and older.  Presented by Kyle King CRPC®, APMA®, Associate Financial Advisor, CFS*. Jan. 30 , noon, MU 212. RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

Household Energy in Guatemala: Join professor Nordica MacCarty from the College of Engineering for a three-credit faculty-led program to Guatemala from Sept. 6 – 16, 2018. Through direct engagement with rural communities during this 10-day interdisciplinary study abroad course, students will gain a deeper understanding of energy needs in developing countries, as well as the social, environmental, technical, and economic issues surrounding technologies and policies to help meet these needs. Please join an Info Session on Wed., Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. in Valley Library – Willamette Room East. Application Deadline: March 15. For more information contact faculty.led@oregonstate.edu or visit the program brochure.

Winter workshops: Several winter-term training workshops for employees, presented by the Center for Training & Organizational Development, remain open for registration. Workshops include Core Curriculum for Supervisors and Managers, Delivering Exceptional Service, Strategic Planning & Execution, Coaching: A Process for Developing Talent, and Streamlining the Student Experience via Process Mapping.  Details, times, dates and registration (no cost)

Take Note 

Social Justice Education Initiative for Winter 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 Tier One platform curriculum, comprised of Session One and Session Two, there are Tier Two shorter workshops that explore specific topics with more depth. Now is a great time to build your equity and inclusion skills! Custom and unit-level delivery is possible in addition to these general workshops. Space is limited, register today http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46

University Day at the Capitol: OSU faculty, staff and students are invited to join Oregon’s public universities on Feb. 15 for University Day at the Capitol. This event will be a critical time for university supporters to speak directly with their legislators about the need to protect higher education funding from cuts and make new investments next biennium. RSVP here. All-day event, lunch provided. Motorpool will be available to those who need it. Please contact Claire McMorris, claire.mcmorris@oregonstate.edu, (541) 737-4514 with any questions or concerns.

Long Term Research Rooms: Apply for a long-term (6 to 12 months) research room at the Valley Library.  Doctoral candidates and faculty members engaged in special projects may apply.  Applications (available here) will be considered based on project merits and specific need for library space and materials.  The application deadline is Feb. 4, and decisions will be made Feb. 12.  Please complete and return to the library circulation desk, or return by email to lori.hilterbrand@oregonstate.edu

Applications for PCOSW scholarships and event co-sponsorships for Spring Term 2018 projects are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development, research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500. Applications are due Friday, Feb. 9, with notification in Week 7.  Please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships for detailed guidelines, qualification requirements, and application links. Questions? Contact Karen Holmberg at karen.holmberg@oregonstate.edu.

University Venture Development fund RFP: OSU’s Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development | OSU Advantage is announcing a Request for Proposals. OSU-affiliated research faculty, and OSU students working under the direction of a faculty PI, are eligible to apply and may submit applications to OSRAA via Cayuse by 5 p.m., Feb. 21. The purpose is to provide funding for projects that enhance the value and commercial potential of OSU-affiliated applied innovations and support the innovation economy in Oregon. Award amounts of up to $60,000 will be provided, with a total available fund of approximately $250k this round. Contact Sanjai Tripathi at the OSU Advantage Accelerator with any questions: Sanjai.Tripathi@oregonstate.edu.

Traffic and Maintenance

26th Street: Due to construction, 26th street between SW Campus Way and SW Orchard Ave. (see map) will be closed February 2018 through May 2018. Crews will be installing new steam and condensate lines from the tunnel at Campus Way north to the intersection of 26th street and Orchard. Currently 26th street is scheduled to close on Feb. 2 and reopen on May 28.  Pedestrian traffic will not be impacted, northbound and southbound sidewalks will remain open. We will add an update to this notification when we have more precise details on the construction schedule.

Campus Way: There will be intermittent traffic interruptions Jan. 16-30, to accommodate installation of IT conduit. Traffic control will occur on Campus Way west of 35th Street (View Map).  During this time there will possible traffic delays. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Jason Lundy at 541-270-0193.

Kerr Admin Loading Dock closed: As part of the Kerr Admin Freight Elevator Modernization project, the Kerr Admin loading dock will be closed through mid March (see map). The closure of the east side of the loading dock will not affect hand truck deliveries or pedestrian pathways for building access. Accommodations for larger deliveries can be made when needed.


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

Campus Visit/Transfer Coordinator-   OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a Campus Visit/Transfer Coordinator. This position is a full-time, 1.00 FTE 12-month  fixed-term, professional faculty position. Posting # P01765UF. Closes Jan. 26.

Office Manager The Statistics Department invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Office Manager.  Posting # P01821UF. Closes Jan. 28 or when filled.

Oregon Sea Grant is recruiting one part-time, intermittent (approximately 10 hours per week as needed) Education Program Assistant 1 position at Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon. Posting number, P01349CT.  Accepting applications until Jan. 29.

Sous Chef – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for one Sous Chef position.  This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed term, professional faculty positions, with reappointment at the discretion of the Director.  Posting # P01850UF.  Closes Jan. 29.

Upward Bound Educational Counselor  The College Assistance Migrant Program is seeking an Educational Counselor. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE) 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01848UF. Closes Jan. 29.

Certified Veterinary Technician:  The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the Jan. 30.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P01316CT no later than midnight on Jan. 29 for full consideration.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered. 

Library Technician 3 – OSU Libraries invites applications for 2 full-time Library Technician 3’s in the Acquisitions Unit. Posting # P01312CT. Closes Jan. 30.

Temporary Education Program Assistant 1 – Sea Grant invites applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE), 12-month, temporary Education Program Assistant 1 position. Posting P01345CT. Position based in Beaverton. Full consideration date Jan. 30. Closes Feb. 6.

Regional Operations Coordinator  – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University is inviting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, Coastal Regional Operations Coordinator. This position will serve the Oregon Coast Region (Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Curry, Lincoln, and Tillamook counties). The office location will be one of the Extension sites on the Oregon Coast Region. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Oregon Coast Regional Director and the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement.  Posting# P01869UF.  Closes Jan. 31.

Web and Mobile Services (WAMS), part of the Information and Technology Division at Oregon State University, invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE) , 12-month Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, positions.  Posting # P01317CT. Closes Jan. 31.

UPDATED! Student Treasury Management Project Assistant – The Office of University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week), Student Treasury Management Project Assistant post # P03167SE Full consideration date Feb. 2. Closes Feb. 28

Education Program Assistant 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time .45 FTE (approximately 18 hours per week), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year) Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1) with the Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service Family and Community Health (FCH) program. This position will be located in Eugene, Oregon.  Posting# P01335CT.  Closes Feb. 4. 

Finance Specialist/Advisor This position will work on the INTO OSU Finance Team as a Finance Specialist/Advisor providing support to INTO OSU students with communication and advisement relating to their student accounts. This position will utilize communication skills to provide quality advice and support for students, staff, agents and parents. This position works with minimal supervision utilizing independent judgement, under the direction of the Finance Business Partner. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=37263&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Feb. 5.

NEW! Office Copier Administrator (search deadline extended) – OSU Printing & Mailing Services is seeking a full-time Fleet Copier Administrator primarily responsible for overseeing the University-wide Office Copier Program, assisting with Bulk Mail Processing, Student Test Scoring administration, and assistance with invoice reviews and billing operations at Printing & Mailing Services. Posting # P01314CT.  Closes Feb. 6.

The University Ombuds Office is seeking an Ombuds Administrative Program Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the University Ombuds. This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. Posting # P01866UF. Closes Feb. 6.

Oregon Sea Grant is recruiting one part-time, (approximately 20 hours per week) Temporary Education Program Assistant position for Oregon State University in Beaverton, Oregon. Posting number, P01345CT. Accepting applications until Feb. 6.

NEW! Assistant Director of Advancement – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Assistant Director of Advancement position.  Posting #P01878UF. Position can be located in Corvallis or Portland, OR. Full consideration date is Feb. 7. Closes Feb. 21.

First-Year Head Advisor – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position. Posting # P01868UF.  Closes Feb. 9.

Content Strategist – The Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Content Strategist. Posting number: P01851UF Closes Feb. 11. 

HR Office Assistant (Part-Time) The HR Office Assistant will provide administrative support in the area of Human Resources. This position will assist search committees, be the first point of contact for newly hired employees, enter employment information in the HRIS system, and keep organized personnel records.  The HR Office Assistant acts on behalf Human Resources Manager when providing or receiving information, when scheduling and arranging appointments, meetings, and conferences, and when performing special projects or assignments. The HR Office Assistant may deal with sensitive issues which require confidentiality, and the individuals involved must be handled with tact, diplomacy and a solid understanding of FERPA regulations. Students are encouraged to apply. For more information: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=37264&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Feb. 12.

Regional Director – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a Regional Director. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. The region assigned will be East Oregon which will cover Baker, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa counties. The office location will be in one of the East Oregon’s Extension County Offices. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement.  Posting # P01870UF.  Closes Feb. 18.

Recruiter – College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Recruiter position.  Posting #P01855UF.  Closes Feb. 19.

Enterprise Computing Services is recruiting for one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 1 position at Oregon State University.  Posting # P01356CT. Closes Feb. 23.

The Office of Audit Services is seeking a staff auditor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Audit Executive. Posting # P01876UF. Full consideration Feb. 28. Closes March 30.

Enterprise Computing Services is recruiting for one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 3 position at Oregon State University.  Posting # P01358CT. Closes March 15.

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.

Director of Development, Health Sciences.  The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for a front-line fundraising professional to manage a comprehensive major gift program to support units within the Division of Health Sciences.  This position will devote 80% of work time to major gift fundraising activities and 20% of work time to administrative responsibilities. Learn more a www.osufoundation.org

Events Support Technician.  The CH2M HILL Alumni Center, home to the OSU Alumni Association, is in search of a skilled person to provide event support and to help manage the day-to-day operations of the alumni center.  The person who fills this role will join an enthusiastic team of three full-time staff members and a crew of student workers dedicated to providing the ultimate event experience at the premier event site in the area.  With, at times, a non-traditional work schedule, job responsibilities include event set-up (including full service audiovisual, lighting and staging), conference room preparation, manage facility equipment, and interact with clients about event needs, and much more, to help ensure a successful event.  Learn more at www.osufoundation.org


Corvallis: “The trouble is that we have a bad habit, encouraged by pedants and sophisticates, of considering happiness as something rather stupid. Only pain is intellectual, only evil interesting. This is the treason of the artist; a refusal to admit the banality of evil and the terrible boredom of pain.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin. Showers today, high of 46, low of 39. Heavy rain Saturday, chance of rain Sunday.

Central Oregon: Chance of snow today, high of 39, low of 32. Chance of rain Saturday, partly sunny Sunday.

Newport: Showers today, high of 46, low of 42. Heavy rain and breezy Saturday, partly cloudy Sunday.

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


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