OSU Today

Wednesday, April 25, 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.

Oregon’s transformative wave test center pushes state toward energy conquest (Portland Business Journal)

Plans for a test center widely viewed as a cornerstone of Oregon’s wave energy future are ready for public scrutiny. Between a cover letter, draft license application, preliminary environmental assessment and appendices, Oregon State University officials late last week submitted 1,057 pages of materials to federal regulators for the grid-connected Pacific Marine Energy Center-South Energy Test Site off Lincoln County. (see also OPBKTVZ)

Oregon State student taken to hospital after jumping from 5th floor dorm room (Oregonian)

An Oregon State University student was taken to a hospital after apparently setting a fire in his fifth-floor dorm room and jumping out the window Tuesday, authorities said. (see also Gazette-TimesKVAL)

OSU study: Altered ecosystems can be native bird habitat (KTVZ)

The study results shouldn’t be interpreted that habitat restoration to historic conditions is futile and that all novel ecosystems are acceptable, said lead author Pat Kennedy, a wildlife biologist at Oregon State University. But they do show that habitat restoration can be prioritized.

OSU study: Low self-esteem contributes to millennials’ lack of knowledge about tanning (KATU)

Many millennials aren’t getting the message about sun safety and the dangers of tanning outdoors, a study from Oregon State University’s Cascades campus has found.

OSU program encourages biking to campus (Gazette-Times)

“ZAP supports current bike commuters and encourages new riders,” said Meredith Williams, OSU Transportation Services director. “We are excited to promote health and fitness, facilitate friendly competition and reduce parking and traffic congestion on campus.”

How to grow Meyer lemons in the Pacific Northwest (Oregonian)

Other citrus that comes in dwarf forms can also be grown in containers, but Meyer lemons are by far the most popular, according to Weston Miller, horticulturist for Oregon State University Extension Service.  They’re also the easiest to find at nurseries and through mail order.


Denim Day: Show your support for survivors, and protest victim blaming by wearing denim on Wednesday, April 25, in honor of Denim Day. Join us for a tabling fair in the SEC Plaza from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. with fun and informational activities surrounding the history of Denim Day. Get your free Denim Day buttons, and take a picture in your denim at our Denim Day photo booth. For more information, visit http://tbtn.oregonstate.edu/denim-day

Spring 2018 Career Expo: Students at Oregon State are doers. Problem solvers. Communicators. If you’re looking for some of the best employers in the country (and who isn’t?), you won’t want to miss the Oregon State Career Expo on Wednesday, April 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. This career fair attracts approximately 130 employers seeking students to fill jobs and internships in STEM fields, the arts, humanities, business, and healthcare. Click here to see which employers will be in attendance. Registration not required to attend.

Video Lecture by Josh Fox: Next in Spring Creek Project’s Bedrock Lectures on Human Rights and Climate Change is Josh Fox, the Oscar-nominated, Emmy-winning writer and director of the documentary film Gasland. Join us for the lecture screening and discussion on April 25 at noon in Bexell Hall 412.

Visa & Permanent Residence Options for International Academics/Scholars: Guest Speaker David Ware, J.D. Attorney At Law, will provide information for international academics/scholars/Post-Doctoral positions and other employees who are not currently being sponsored by OSU for permanent residence. Topics includes routes to permanent residency, work visa options, 212(e) and waivers for J-1 Exchange Visitor programs, travel and visa renewal. Wednesday, April 25, noon-1 p.m. Kelley Engineering Center (KEC) Room 1007.

NEW! Ag Science Dean candidate forums: Four candidates for the position of Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences will be making public presentations in the next week. The following is a list of candidates and times as well as links to live streaming videos of their presentations. Maureen McCann presents today, April 25, 2-3 p.m., streaming from the MU Horizon Room. Mark McLellan presenting April 26 from 1:30-2:30 p.m., streaming from the MU Horizon Room. Alan Sams presents May 3 from 2-3 p.m., streaming from the MU Horizon Room. Kitty Cardwell presents May 7 from 1-2 p.m., streaming from the MU Horizon Room. For more information go to http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/executive-searches/ag-science-dean-candidate-forum-videos

Common Term Confusion for CORE WebEx: Have you ever wondered about the difference between admitted and enrolled? This WebEx will look at CORE terms that commonly confuse people and their meaning. Register to attend. Wednesday, April 25, 2:-2:30 p.m. Questions? Contact Logan Bingle 

Presentation and conversation with Susan Capalbo: Join the Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA) on Wednesday, April 25 from noon – 1 p.m. for a spring workshop. Susan Capalbo, senior vice provost for Faculty Affairs, will provide updates about OSU’s Strategic Planning process; review the reorganization within the Office of Faculty Affairs; and share future faculty development opportunities. Plenty of time will be devoted to dialogue about professional development at OSU.  Click this LINK to register

2018 Middlekauf Scholar Award Lecture: Ryan McMinds, Ph.D. candidate with the Vega Thurber Lab.  “Preliminary findings of the Global Coral Microbiome Project, and other stories,” April 25, 3 p.m., LPSC 402.

Olmstead discussion: Ever wondered why Oregon State’s campus has such a nice, park-like feel? Ever thought about who decided that the quad’s sidewalks should be in that configuration? Documentarian Laurence Cotton will screen his documentary on Frederick Law Olmsted this Wednesday, April 25, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in LINC 228. Cotton will answer questions about Frederick Law Olmsted, famed designer of countless parks, including New York’s Central Park, and how his sons, the Olmsted Brothers, designed the original plan for OSU in 1909. Join us to learn more about the OSU campus history at this free OSU 150 event.

Starker Lecture: Working with Nature – The Century of Forests and Forest Products. Carlton N. Owen, president & CEO of the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, will speak on April 25, 3:30 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center-C&E Hall.

WRGP Spring Seminar Series.  Join us for the upcoming Water Resources Seminar. This week Hayden-Lesmeister, of Southern Illinois University, will present “Using hydraulic modeling to evaluate connectivity enhancement under alternative restoration scenarios in the Atchafalaya River Basin” on Wednesday, April 25, at 4 p.m. in Kelley Engineering 1001. Free and open to the public.

School of Nuclear Science and Engineering Faculty Candidate Seminar: Tianyi Chen  will give a lecture on “Radiation-Induced Microstructural Changes in Nanofeatured Alloys for Nuclear Applications.” He will speak on April 25 from 4-5 p.m. in the Radiation Center Room C104.

Food of Sinful Demons: Tibetan Vegetarianism & Why It Matters: A talk by Geoff Barstow, assistant professor in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, about his new book, “Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet.” Wednesday, April 25 at 5 p.m. Milam 318. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. in Milam 319.

Frederick Law Olmsted:  Designing America: John C. Olmsted, son of Frederick Law Olmsted, created the first campus plan for OSU in 1909.  Join OSU150 for a screening of the film, and discussion with the filmmaker.  April 25, 6 p.m., Old World Deli.  This event is in collaboration with PreservationWORKS and is part of the celebration of OSU’s 150th anniversary.

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences Distinguished Visiting Lecture: Ellen Stofan, head of National Air and Space Museum, will speak on  “Searching for life beyond Earth: From Mars to the ocean worlds of the outer solar system” April 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Construction & Engineering Hall, The LaSells Stewart Center.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Sign Making for Take Back the Night: Are you planning to attend Take Back the Night on Thursday, April 26? You’re invited to stop by SEC 112 between 3–5 p.m. to make a sign for the event with the SLI Center for Civic Engagement. The CCE will provide sign-making supplies. Once you’ve created your sign, join others for Take Back the Night at 7 p.m. in the SEC Plaza.

NEW! College of Business: Student Company Expo: Explore products made by our First Year College of Business Students in Innovation Nation. From mugs to T-shirts and succulents to vinyl graphics, shop many great products and see the creativity of our first-year College of Business students. Friday, April 27, from 9–9:50 a.m., 11–11:50 a.m., and 1–1:50 p.m. in the Austin Hall 1st Floor Marketplace.

NEW! Diversity Race:  Teams of up to five people will race across campus, trying to complete as many challenges as they can during the race period. Challenges are designed to exercise the body and mind; accommodations are available to those who need them. Community teams, including families, are welcome to participate. Noon to 4 p.m. April 27, with an awards ceremony from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at OSU. To register a team, visit: http://bit.ly/2HulzGS.

NEW! Author reading: Essayists and OSU alumni Dionisia Morales and Matt Young will read from their debut books on Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Valley Library Rotunda. The reading will be followed by a Q&A and book signing, and is part of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film’s 2017-2018 Literary Northwest Series.

NEW! Maker Fair: Oregon State University and The CO will host the Corvallis Maker Fair, a celebration of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics, or STEAM, education and innovation, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 on the Corvallis campus. The family-friendly fair, now in its fifth year, will be held in the Memorial Union Ballroom and the Student Experience Center Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.

NEW! Pianist: Pianist Vadym Kholodenko will perform in the series finale of the 2017-18 Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Piano Series at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th Street, Corvallis. Tickets are $25 in advance and $28 at the door. Advance tickets are available online at corvallispiano.org or at Grass Roots Books & Music. Students ages eight to 18 and all college students with valid ID will be admitted free.

NEW! OSU150 Campus Open House: Join us Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  for a campus open house.  Tell your friends and neighbors to come on campus and explore our facilities.  Alumni can take a walk down memory lane.  Show future Beavers what it’s like to be on campus.  Have some family fun by playing the scavenger hunt – there will be prizes.  Check out OSU150.org for details.

NEW! Spring Family Weekend Comedy Show featuring Jermaine Fowler: Don’t miss Jermaine Fowler, star and executive producer of CBS’s “Superior Donuts,” at The LaSells Stewart Center on May 5. Tickets are on sale now at sli.oregonstate.edu/sfw for $28. Students, families and the general public welcome. For questions or accommodations, email osupc@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Guy Davis performance: “An Evening with Guy Davis,” a performance and conversation with blues guitarist, writer, actor and teacher Guy Davis, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Majestic Theatre. Davis’ appearance is part of the Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts’ “American Strings Series,” which celebrates America’s longstanding love of stringed instruments and roots music. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. OSU students will be admitted for free, one ticket per student with ID, while seats last. For additional information about the series or to purchase tickets, visit: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/american-strings-series.

SEIU meeting: Meeting for all classified staff on member benefits and information on us reintroducing a new hardship fund for emergencies for members. Thursday, April 26, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Memorial Union 213. Lunch will be served. Want to add something to the agenda or have questions, contact campus organizer Siobhan Burke at burkes@seiu503.org.

Take Back the Night: Raise awareness and show your support for survivors of sexual assault on our campus by joining the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center for our annual Take Back the Night rally, march and speakout in the SEC Plaza on April 26 at 7 p.m. For more information on this event, visit: http://tbtn.oregonstate.edu/

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 S.W. 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.

Engineering Undergraduate Expo: See more than 200 student projects that use science and technology to take on some of the world’s biggest problems. These projects demonstrate the depth and breadth of engineering talent and ingenuity among the College of Engineering senior class. Come, and be amazed. Free and open to the public. Friday, May 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Community Plaza outside Kelley Engineering Center. For more information, visit expo.engr.oregonstate.edu.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! TRIAD: Richard Duncombe, director of the OSU Innovation Hub, will speak on “Adjaent and Transformational Growth in Existing Organizations” at the next TRIAD meeting on April 26, noon in MU 211. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13. Contact Kathy DeBellis Kathy.debellis@oregonstate.edu to reserve a lunch.

NEW! University Budget Conversations: On Thursday, April 26, Sherm Bloomer, director of Budget & Fiscal Planning, will host another University Budget Conversations open forum. In this session, he will cover An Overview of the New Corvallis Budget Model. The forum will be from 1-2 p.m., in Memorial Union 208. Apologies, but live streaming and conference call-in are not available at this time. You are welcome to bring your lunch to the forum. A one-page handout will be available for distribution at the forum, and eventually available on the Budget & Fiscal Planning website. If you have questions about this week’s forum, contact Karren Cholewinski for assistance.

NEW! Communicating our Vision of Nature: Scientific Illustration through the Ages: Professor David Maddison, Rice Professor in Systematic Entomology, Department of Integrative Biology, will discuss how changes in methods of illustration and scientific communication affected scientific illustration from early printing to present day. Through his perspective as a practitioner of both science and of illustration, Maddison will discuss the evolution and impact of scientific illustrations using rare materials from the History of Science collections of the Special Collections and Archives Research Center. Thursday, April 26, 4 p.m. 5th floor Valley Library.

NEW! OSU Disability Network: Interested in Disability Studies? Want to help promote diversity, equity, and inclusion? If so, join the OSU Disability Network and the Disability Studies Center for Humanity Research Cluster. This week’s talk by Cristòf Del Aquelarre Errante on “Reassessing ‘Vulnerable Populations’ in Research: Changing the Narratives of IRB”. Friday, April 27, at noon in Milam 301. For more information about the OSU Disability Network or to request accommodations for disability, contact: Stephanie Jenkins at stephanie.jenkins@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6517.

NEW! The College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ weekly research seminar will be held from 1-2 p.m. Friday, April 27, in HFC 115/Bray Conference Room. Jon C. Collins, director of the Office of Health Analytics for the Oregon Health Authority will present “How the Oregon Health Authority uses incentives to improve population health, experience of care and per capita costs.” Co-sponsored by Health Management and Policy program. Videos of past seminars can be found online.

NEW! Integrative Biology GSA Invited Speaker Seminar: Julie Rushmore, Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Davis One Health Institute, will present a seminar, “Linking Sociality and Disease: Insights for Pathogen Transmission and Control in Wildlife Species” on Friday, April 27, 1:30 p.m. in ALS 4001. The seminar is free and open to the public. For more information and to view the entire Integrative Biology Department Spring Seminar Series lineup, go to http://ib.oregonstate.edu/smnrs.

NEW! Biochemistry and Biophysics Guest Lecture: Ethan Perlstein, chief executive officer at Perlara Industry, will give a lecture titled “Model Organisms for Rare Disease Drug Discovery” on Friday, April 27, at 3:30 p.m. in ALS 4001. 

NEW! EdFest 2018: Writers in the WorldFive alumni of OSU’s MFA in creative writing program will speak at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 27, in LInC 268.  Panelists will discuss their positions in writing-related fields, their paths to employment, and how their degrees have benefited them professionally and otherwise. If you’re pursuing a liberal arts degree and wondering about life after graduation, come and get some tips.

NEW! Cops & Robbers 101: The Corvallis Police Department will host a one-day overview of the police department for OSU students and staff. Attendees will learn what it takes to be a police officer and how to interact with law enforcement. Free lunch provided. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Saturday, April 28, at McAlexander Fieldhouse. Register online at www.corvallisoregon.gov/CPD101.

NEW! Strengthening Tenants’ Rights: Are you a renter? Plan on becoming one? This is for you. Attend Strengthening Tenants’ Rights With Margot Black, co-founder of Portland Tenants United. Saturday, April 28, 1-2:30 p.m., Westminster House, 101 N.W. 23rd St. Lunch served. All welcome. Co-sponsored by CGE Housing Caucus and SEIU 503/OSU 83. Questions? Contact campus organizer Siobhan Burke at 630-699-0281 or burkes@seiu503.org More details and rsvp here: https://www.facebook.com/events/168381780534606??ti=ia

NEW! Lonseth Lecture Henri Berestycki will deliver this year’s lecture, “Of Predators and Prey,” May 3, 4 p.m., LINC 200.The classical Lotka-Volterra model that describes predator – prey interaction is one of the cornerstones of mathematical ecology. In this lecture, Berestycki will introduce this system and recall some of its main features. He will then present an extension of the original Lotka- Volterra system that aims at showing how territories are formed as a result of strong competition between packs of predators. https://math.oregonstate.edu/node/14669

NEW! Hackathon 3.0: In your job at Oregon State, have you come across something you thought could be done better, faster or with a different tool? The Hackathon is a daylong event that is your chance to make it happen. It takes place May 11, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Memorial Union Horizon Room  All OSU employees are invited. Form a team but do it soon — spots are limited and the registration deadline to get a free T-shirt is April 27. BUILD something. SOLVE a problem. SHARE it with the world. Learn more and register at is.oregonstate.edu/hackathon

Illuminating Institutional Priorities: OSU Financial Analysis. Howard Bunsis, professor of accounting at Eastern Michigan University, will analyze the extent to which OSU’s finances prioritize our teaching, research, and outreach missions. Thursday, April 26, noon to 2 p.m. in the MU Journey Room,  This free event is sponsored by AAUP-OSU.  Pre-registration is appreciated at http://www.uaosu.org/ bunsis_rsvp Light lunch provided.

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*.  April 26, noon, MU 212. RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

Provost’s Lecture Series: American architect and sculptor Maya Lin will deliver the next Provost’s Lecture at Oregon State University on April 26 at 7 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center. There are a few remaining tickets that have been made available to the general public via Eventbrite. For questions, contact University Events at events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4717.

Degree Partnership Summit:  OSU Enrollment Management and Linn-Benton Community College are hosting the Degree Partnership Summit on Friday, May 4, at the Linn County Fair Expo Conference Center in Albany.  Come learn more about the DPP Program and other programs that create pathways for Student Success.  We will also be celebrating 20 years of Degree Partnership between OSU and LBCC with a resigning of our partnership agreement. Registration for the program closes on Friday, April 27.  Cost: $45 and includes lunch and materials.  Registration website: http://tinyurl.com/2018dppsummit   Questions can be directed to Rick.DeBellis@oregonstate.edu

Sandra Steingraber Keynote Lecture at the Whiteside: Spring Creek Project welcomes acclaimed biologist, author, cancer survivor, and anti-fracking advocate Sandra Steingraber to the Whiteside Theatre on May 14. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the event begins at 7 p.m. Register for your free tickets on Eventbrite.

OSU Community Day of Service: Every year on the third Saturday in May, alumni and friends of OSU take the community service spirit of Beaver Nation to the streets to make a difference. This year’s event takes place on May 19. Let’s give back to Corvallis by volunteering at one of our local project sites. Registration and more information.

Take Note 

NEW! Bike to campus and win prizes!  ZAP Oregon State is a free bike commute rewards program for OSU students and employees. Track your bike trips to OSU automatically by riding past ZAP stations located on the Corvallis campus. Challenge yourself, compete with your friends and coworkers, and win prizes.  Bring your bike to Transportation Services in Adams Hall or the Dixon Bike Shop to get started. Visit zap.oregonstate.edu for more information.

NEW! Design of Coffee Online Course: Registration for the 2018 summer online course is now being accepted. If you are an avid coffee consumer and love your daily java, this course is for you. This course will instruct you how to roast beans, brew coffee,  and most of all the largest component of this course is the consumption of coffee. The online course dates are June 25 – Aug 17. Visit ecampus.oregonstate.edu/coffee to view the syllabus and register.

EXTENDED! Karel J.H. Murphy award: Nominations are being accepted for the Karel J.H. Murphy Professional Faculty Leadership and Service Award. The award recognizes a professional faculty member who provides outstanding leadership and service both in their Department and in programs or organizations across the Oregon State University community. The award honors ongoing, strategic, progressive leadership, and administrative support and service among Professional Faculty and other OSU employees. The Professional Faculty Leadership Association and the Dean of Engineering, memorializes the legacy of Karel J. H. Murphy who unselfishly provided and modeled ongoing exceptional leadership, support and service to the OSU community. The award winner receives recognition during the OSU’s University Day program, a plaque and a $1,000 check. Nominations due May 4. If you have questions, contact Michelle Mahana   mahanam@oregonstate.edu

Hyperthyroid cat study: Researchers are seeking indoor hyperthyroid cats more than 10 years old. Cats will wear a passive sampling cat tag for seven days to assess flame retardant levels in the home. Cat owners must provide their cat’s medical records, complete a questionnaire, and return the cat tag to OSU. If interested, contact Jana Gordon (Jana.Gordon@oregonstate.edu, OSU Veterinary Hospital). For more about the cat tags, see http://fses.oregonstate.edu/node/1363 with Kim Anderson (OSU Toxicology).

Volunteers Needed: Interested in attending the Provost’s Lecture with Maya Lin but don’t have a ticket? You’re in luck. We’re looking for 10 people to serve as ushers and greeters from 5:30-7:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, at the LaSells Stewart Center. In return, you will be seated for the lecture. To volunteer, contact Mealoha McFadden at mealoha.mcfadden@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6522.

Fall 2018 On-campus Housing Move-In and Early Arrival:  Fall 2018 move-in for the residence halls will take place on Sunday, Sept. 16, and you can find more information on our website: http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/move-in-guide. OSU departments and programs that require students to arrive prior to scheduled move-in dates for orientations or trainings must complete an Early Arrival Request for their group, which will be available in early July.  If you have questions, contact Kaitlyn.griffin@oregonstate.edu.

LGBTQIA+ student publication: Calling all creatives: The OSU Pride Center is now seeking arts and literary submissions for a new publication featuring the creative works of LGBTQIA+ students from all Oregon State campuses and online. The publication will be available digitally and around the Corvallis campus later this spring. Submissions will close Friday, April 27. Direct any questions to Pride.Center@oregonstate.edu. View guidelines and submit your works here.

Traffic and Maintenance

Cordley Hall: As shown on the map, the majority of Cordley Hall parking lot will be closed for construction purposes including ADA parking through June 25. The only spaces that will remain open are along the greenhouse. Plant Clinic parking will be temporarily relocated as shown on the map. For questions or comments on this notice contact Grace Ray at 503-577-3821.

26th Street: Due to construction, the intersection at 26th Street and Southwest Orchard Avenue (see map) will be closed through April 27 for excavation. Pedestrian traffic will not be affected.


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

Memorial Union invites applications for 10 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) student positions beginning fall term on our events support team. Student employees are an integral part of the day-to-day success of events and operations at the MU. Student employees execute event setups and perform basic A/V setup, technical support, and customer service. Flexibility, attention to detail, teamwork, and the ability to work independently are required. Posting #P03376SE. Closes April 25.

Office Manager: The School of Arts and Communication in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Office Manager (Assistant to the School Director). Posting #PO2020UF. Closes April 26.

Outdoor School (ODS) Curriculum & Professional Development Coordinator: The Division of University Outreach and Engagement invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month fixed-term Outdoor School (ODS) Curriculum and Professional Development position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Extension Service Assistant Director, Outdoor School Program Leader.  Posting# P02022UF. Closes April 26.

University Housing & Dining invites applications for a Residential Conferences Program Coordinator position. This is a full-time, academic wage position working from May to mid-September 2018. The Residential Conferences Program Coordinator is responsible for the logistics planning for and implementation of the UHDS Residential Summer Conference Program. Posting #P00422AW. Closes April 27.

UPDATED! Accounting Technician: The Business & Engineering Business Center (BEBC) invites applications for two Accounting Technician positions. These are full-time, 12-month, classified positions. Posting # P01458CT. Closes April 27.

Advisor-Academic: College of Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Transfer Student & Recruitment Advisor position. Posting #P02021UF. Full consideration deadline April 27. Closes May 11.

Proctoring manager: OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), proctoring manager. This position manages and supervises the test proctoring services for OSU online (Ecampus) courses, working with diverse students, faculty and proctors. Coordination includes both Corvallis campus-based testing and off campus testing arrangements around the world. Testing arrangements include management of physical testing sites, scheduling, and supervision and training of a team of proctors. Posting #P02045UF. Closes April 29.

The Office of the Registrar is seeking a Catalog and Curriculum Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Provost for Enrollment Management and University Registrar. Posting # P02028UF. Closes April 29.

INTO OSU is recruiting for a IT Systems Manager. This position will be responsible to develop, implement, manage, and/or monitor system needs for INTO-Oregon State University/Oregon State University International Admissions. This role will take ownership of assigned systems, processes, and technical requirements for the development of robust integration process methodologies. This position will be actively involved in the development, delivery, maintenance, and support of systems to provide excellent service with respect to in-house initiatives, new and legacy center processes, and project management tasks. This position will be required to have the ability to program in languages such as C#, .NET, and/or traditional scripting languages. To apply follow the link: http://bit.ly/2qhbxiA. Closes April 29.

Accounting Technician: The Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for an Accounting Technician position. This is a full-time, 12-month, classified position. Posting #P01459CT. Closes April 29.

UPDATED! Education Program Assistant 1 (Master Food Preserver Coordinator): This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 16 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 position for the Extension Douglas County Office. This position will be located in Roseburg, Oregon. Posting #P01471CT. Closes April 29.

UPDATED! The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE 12-month, Associate Director for Award Compliance and Education position. Posting #P01938UF. Closes April 30.

START Peer Advisors and for our general Peer Advisor Position (fall, winter, spring terms). Peer Advisors collaborate with COS staff and faculty to promote leadership development, community building, and engagement between students and the college. Students must be COS majors to apply. Check out the job description, and apply now. Applications are due April 30.

Postdoctoral Scholar, Ecampus Research Unit: The Ecampus Research Unit (ECRU) at Oregon State University is looking for a full-time Postdoctoral Scholar to work on exciting new online education research projects. The Postdoctoral Scholar will work as a member of the ECRU on all aspects of research, including study design, participant recruitment, data collection, data analysis, and dissemination of findings. The successful applicant will specialize in quantitative research skills and be able to work both independently and in diverse collaborative teams. More information about postdoctoral scholar appointments at OSU can be found at: http://gradschool.oregonstate.edu/postdocsFull consideration date: April 30.

The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA) is seeking a Business Systems Analyst. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting# P01994UF. Closes May 1.

Assistant/Associate Professor: The College of Business invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position (depending on qualifications). Position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Operations Management/Supply Chain Management. Posting #P01929UF. Closes May 1.

Assistant Professor – Accounting: The College of Business invites applications for an anticipated one (1.0 FTE), nine-month Assistant Professor to begin Sept. 16.  Position may teach undergraduate and graduate courses in all areas of accounting. Posting #P02017UF. Closes May 2.

Student Accounts Customer Service Representative – The Office of Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week), 12-month  Student Accounts Customer Service Representative post #P03636SE Closes May 4.

Grounds Maintenance Specialist: This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Grounds Maintenance Specialist position for OSU-Cascades. Posting #P01466CT. Closes May 4.

Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives Coordinator: Oregon State University College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P02029UF. Closes May 4.

Student Information Technology: OSU Library Emerging Technology and Services invites applications for a part-time student position. Posting #P03599SE. Closes May 4.

NEW! This is an Internal Employment Opportunity –  The Office of Education Opportunities Program (EOP) is seeking a Coordinator of Black Student Access and Success. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01995UF. Closes: May 7.

Visiting Assistant Professor – Accounting: The College of Business invites applications for an anticipated one (1.0 FTE), nine-month Visiting Assistant Professor to begin Sept. 16, ending June 15, 2019. Position may teach graduate and undergraduate courses in all areas of accounting. Posting #P02002UF. Closes May 7.

The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Outreach and Industry Relations Coordinator position. Posting #P02023UF. Full consideration date May 7. Closes July 1.

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications: Oregon State University College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02024UF. Closes May 8.

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager – Oregon State University College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P02043UF. Closes May 13.

HR Business Analyst: The Office of Human Resources, HR Systems and Technology group invites applications for an HR Business Analyst. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P02061UF. Closes May 14.

NEW! The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Benefits Consultant.  The anticipated starting salary will be $36,228-$45,000.  Posting #P02060UF.  Closes  May 16.

The College of Education invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructor position in Counselor Education. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #P02085UF. Closes May 20.

Instructor-Capstone: The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, non-tenure track position. Posting #P02027UF. Full consideration date May 25. Closes June 8.

Accountant 2: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Accountant 2. Posting #P01479CT. Closes May 31.

The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing is hiring full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Biocomputing Systems Engineer position. Posting #P02005UF. Closes May 31. 

Custodian: This recruitment will be used to fill future, full-time needs for custodian position openings at OSU-Cascades. Posting #P01465CT. Closes June 30.

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.

Finance Manager: The Agricultural Research Foundation at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time Finance Manager. Full consideration applications were due March 30 but the position will be held open until filled. Learn more at http://agresearchfoundation.oregonstate.edu/jobs-arf

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an Special Events student worker to provide general administrative support and work with the Special Events team on implementing and supporting foundation-sponsored events. The ideal candidate will possess an exceptional eye for detail, excellent organizational skill, able to multitask and have good verbal and written communication skills. This is a part-time, up to 20 hours/week, position will a hourly pay rate of $11.25 per hour. Submit your cover letter and resume to:  Nancy Shanks, Director, Special Events at nancy.shanks@osufoundation.org. View the full job posting, as well as other student positions at www.osufoundation.org.

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an energetic and creative student with a passion for storytelling to join our advancement communications team as a Writing and Editing Intern for the Oregon Stater alumni magazine, published by the OSU Alumni Association. The position reports to the editor of the Oregon Stater and is part of the two organizations’ 20-person advancement communications team, which sets communications strategy, develops creative concepts and delivers a wide range of communications, events and marketing materials that engage alumni and donors in the life of the university and lead to philanthropic support. Submit your cover letter and resume to: Jorge Hernandez, assistant director, talent management at osuf.hr@osufoundation.org. View the full job posting, as well as other student worker positions at www.osufoundation.org.

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.  View the full job posting, as well as other student worker positions at www.osufoundation.org.

Digital Communications (Student Worker): Begin your career with a leading organization. The OSU Foundation is looking for an energetic and creative student with a passion for content development and storytelling to join our Communications team as a Digital Communications Intern. This is a part-time, paid position working up to 20 hours per week (regularly works 10-12) with a flexible schedule.  To be considered, send your resume and cover letter to Elinor.manoogianodell@osufoundation.org.   

Student fundraiser: Looking for a job that is challenging and rewarding at the same time? As a student fundraiser for Oregon State University Foundation you will serve as an OSU ambassador to alumni and friends while helping raise much-need support for scholarships, faculty recruitment, and more. You will be joining a group of students who helped raise more than $400,000 for OSU during the 2017 fiscal year. And you will get paid to talk with alumni, parents and friends with updates about campus and ask them to make financial contributions to OSU.  Student fundraisers can work 10-20 hours per week, $10.50/hour. Send your contact information and resume to Jake.mendenhall@osufoundation.org to apply.

Assistant Director of Development (ADOD) College of Engineering. The OSU Foundation is searching for an ADOD to focus on securing mid to major gifts, expanding the pipeline of major gift donors, and engaging COE alumni, parents and friends. The College of Engineering’s mission is to transform lives and enhance society through impactful education and research. In an inclusive and open environment, we produce graduates who are highly valued and in demand, solutions to global challenges, and partnerships that ensure responsiveness to Oregon and beyond. Learn more or apply at www.osufoundation.org.


OSU150 fun fact: The 1933 Oregon State football team, known as The Ironmen, ended the 26-game winning streak of reigning champion University of Southern California with a 0-0 tie — and used no substitutes. This is the only time that a collegiate football team using only 11 players broke the winning streak of a defending national champion. 

Corvallis: “Over hill, over dale, Thorough bush, thorough brier, Over park, over pale, Thorough flood, thorough fire!” ~ William Shakespeare. Sunny today, high of 82, low of 50. Increasing clouds tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 77, low of 48. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy fog and then sunny, high of 68, low of 49. Mostly cloudy tomorrow.

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

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