OSU Today

Monday, April 30, 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.

 OSU documentary on coral reefs set to air in Eugene on Sunday night (KVAL)

On Sunday night, the documentary “Saving Atlantis” will air for the first time in Eugene. It’s an Oregon State University project that’s years in the making, and now it’s finally on tour. (see also Jefferson Public Radio)

Tourism efforts coalesce around outdoor recreation (Gazette-Times)

Oregon is one of nine states actively promoting outdoor recreation, said Lindsey Shirley, associate director of the  Oregon State University Extension Service. Shirley was invited to participate in Oregon’s “Roadmap to the Outdoors” initiative because of her prior experience with the outdoor products industry in Utah, another state engaged in promoting outdoor recreation. Shirley worked at Utah State University, where she helped create a bachelor of science degree in outdoor product design and development.

A place to land: The slow struggle for Bozeman’s mobile homes (BDC)

Kate MacTavish, a professor at Oregon State University, co-authored the book. She said mobile homes come with a promise: “Being able to own your own home.”

Millennials still like tanning outdoors. What could motivate them to stop? (Moneyish)

Many college-aged millennials are still tanning outdoors despite the risk of skin cancer, and are under-informed when it comes to proper sun safety, according to a recent study from Oregon State University-Cascades. And those with low self-esteem and high rates of narcissism are more likely to engage in addictive tanning behavior.

AI researchers boycott Nature Machine Intelligence Journal (Asian Scientist)

Professor Thomas G. Dietterich, distinguished professor at Oregon State University (OSU) and past president of the Association for the Advancement of AI, has posted a statement on OSU’s website calling on researchers in the field of AI to withhold submissions to Nature Machine Intelligence, as well as decline offers to review or edit for the new journal.

Nokes pens book about troubled Oregon pioneer (East Oregonian)

R. Gregory Nokes, a former reporter and editor for The Associated Press and The Oregonian, recently penned a new book chronicling Burnett and his troubles. “The Troubled Life of Peter Burnett” will be available May 15. Published by Oregon State University Press, the 288-page book includes photos and is listed at $19.95.

Should I pinch off blueberry blossoms? (Oregonian)

The sun is visiting now and then, buds are bursting and we’re feeling the urge to get outdoors. It’s gardening time. Got a question? Get answers from Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service.

MS drugs in Medicare Part D: Higher tiers, less coverage, more prior authorizations (Clinical Neurology News)

Under Medicare Part D, private prescription drug plans and those bundled with Medicare Advantage plans have steadily raised injectable and oral disease-modifying therapies for multiple sclerosis to higher tiers with higher cost sharing, reduced coverage of particular drugs, and increased prior authorizations during the 10-year period of 2007-2016, according to an analysis conducted by Oregon State University researchers.


Integrative Biology Seminar: Scott Hotaling, postdoctoral researcher, Kelley Lab, Washington State University, will present a seminar, “Evolutionary and Ecological Perspectives on Biodiversity from High-Elevations and Latitudes” on Monday, April 30, at 3:30 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.

From Traces to Images: Reproduction of Calligraphy in Early Modern China: Lei Xue, OSU School of Arts and Communication, will discuss the unique materiality of Chinese calligraphy ink rubbings, changes in calligraphy model book production since the 16th century, and what these tell us about shifting ways of viewing and displaying calligraphy at the turning point of early modern visual and material culture. Monday, April 30, 4 p.m., OSU Center for the Humanities, Autzen House, 811 S.W. Jefferson Ave.

Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program Information Meeting: The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is a graduate-level scholarship aimed at preparing the next generation of global leaders to address the increasingly complex challenges facing the world. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program annually selects up to 100 high-achieving students with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment who will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford. Scholars may pursue studies at any of university’s seven internationally top-ranked graduate schools and will be educated to navigate across business, government, academia and the nonprofit sectors. April 30, 4 p.m., LInC 314. To learn more, attend the upcoming information session: https://apply.knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/register/OSU2018  or contact LeAnn Adam, OSU Prestigious Scholarships Coordinator leann.adam@oregonstate.edu.

Celebrating 100 Years in Lincoln County: Join Lincoln County Extension for its Centennial Celebration on Monday, April 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at 1211 S.E. Bay Blvd. in Newport. The Centennial Celebration will be an open house and all are welcome. RSVP to Heather Tower.

Community Dialogue on Safety and Justice: Community Dialogues is a once-per-term series that seeks to cultivate connection and deep learning through exploration of critical and contentious issues. Join us in exploring multiple perspectives on strategies to realize community safety and racial justice. Monday, April 30, 6-8 p.m., MU Multipurpose Room 13. More information on the Community Dialogues website. Join the Facebook event. Sponsored by Office of Institutional Diversity, Diversity & Cultural Engagement, Student Leadership & Involvement.

Living Downstream Film Screening: Come to a free screening of “Living Downstream,” a documentary film about acclaimed ecologist Sandra Steingraber’s fight to break the silence about cancer and its environmental links. Monday, April 30, at 7 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center C&E Hall. Open to the public.

Upcoming Events

NEW! WRGP Spring Seminar Series. Michael Manga of University of California-Berkley will present “Earthquakes and Water: Why the Lusi Eruption was not caused by an Earthquake” on Wednesday, May 2, 4-5 p.m. in Kelley 1001. Free and open to the public.

NEW! Campus START orientation information session: New Student Programs & Family Outreach invites all OSU employees to attend a presentation on the details of our START summer orientation program at OSU. Presentation will cover a typical START session agenda, dates of sessions and FAQs you may get working on campus this summer. Two identical info sessions will be held: May 7 at 1 p.m. in MU 206; May  17 at 10 a.m. in MU 206. Questions & requests for disability accommodations can be sent to Natalie.Rooney@oregonstate.edu.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and 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.

Flying Club Open House: Corvallis Airport, Saturday, May 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Airplane rides with a $20 per person donation, weather permitting, and free food. Talk to members, see our aircraft and learn about the Oregon State Flying Club first-hand. OSU and LBCC students, alumni, staff and families are eligible for membership. Visit: flying.oregonstate.edu

OSU150 Campus Open House: Join us Saturday, May 5, from 1 to 4 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.

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.

Pride friends & alumni gathering: Reconnect with the Pride Center this spring. On Saturday, May 19, at 10 a.m. stop by the Pride Center for a brunch social. Get to know current students, visit with old friends and make new ones and learn about opportunities to get involved. At 7 p.m. we will attend the OSU spring drag show together in LaSells Stewart Center. The first 25 people to register for the social will receive a complimentary ticket. Childcare will be provided during the show (indicate if it is needed on the registration survey). For accommodations requests or general questions, contact Pride.Center@oregonstate.edu

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Indian Education conference: Oregon Indian Education Association (OIEA) Conference will gather educators from across the state of Oregon to engage in workshops and plenary sessions highlighting trends and practices in American Indian Education. The conference begins May 1 and goes through May 2 in the Memorial Union. For additional information contact Allison.Davis-Whiteeyes@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar (CGRB): Maret Traber, Linus Pauling Institute & College of Public Health & Human Sciences, will present a seminar “Ferroptosis, Mechanism of Cell Death in Vitamin E Deficiency During Embryogenesis? on Wednesday, May 2, at 3:30 p.m. in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

NEW! School of Nuclear Science and Engineering Faculty Candidate Seminar: Craig Marianno will give a lecture, “Estimating Doses to Urban Search and Rescue Dogs following a Contamination Event.” He will speak on May 2 from 4-5 p.m. in the Radiation Center Room C104. All are welcome.

Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning in a certificated series of teaching workshops. Attend one, some or all. On May 1, Sue Theiss from the University Ombuds Office will share strategies for navigating difficult conversations to prevent harmful communication from escalating within and outside the classroom. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. No need to register – just come on by. Learn more here. Contact us here

Get a Dam Job: Strategy is the name of the game when you’re looking for a job or internship. Come to this workshop to learn what happens in the job application process, how to prepare, the skills employers are seeking most, and strategies you can use to find your next opportunity (and get hired!). May 1, noon to 1 p.m. in SEC 112, Involvement Lounge.

ElderCare Connections: Networking Hour: Join us on Tuesday, May 1 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in MU 212 to connect and share with other people on campus who have found themselves in a caregiving role for an aging loved one. For the complete ElderCare Connections calendar visit http://familyresources.oregonstate.edu/eldercare-connections or contact familyresources@oregonstate.edu. 

BABy@OSU: Join us for a workshop designed for employees and students who have taken a leave of absence for the arrival of a child. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the sources of support for families at OSU and connect with other parents returning to work and/or school. The next workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Avery Lodge. Register in advance at http://oregonstate.edu/training/ by searching for BABy@OSU. For questions contact familyresources@oregonstate.edu.

Introduction to CORE WebEx: Institutional Analytics and Reporting will provide an introduction to data available in CORE and navigating the CORE website. Register to attend. Questions? Contact Logan Bingle. Wednesday, May 2, 2-2:30 p.m. 

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

WIC Spring Lunch Series: The Writing Intensive Curriculum’s Spring Lunch Series continues on Friday, May 4, from noon to 1 p.m. in Milam 215. Natchee Barnd (ethnic studies), Nate Kirk (integrative biology), Deanna Lloyd (sustainability), and Dana Reason (music) will share ideas for course design and teaching using WIC pedagogies. Pizza and soda will be provided. Register at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2gwzmshPzJ15eER. Details about upcoming lunches are at http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/wicnews/?p=997.

Campus information session: David M. Levy, professor at the Information School at the University of Washington and board member of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, will be joined by OSU faculty to present “Contemplation in Higher Education: What’s the Buzz About?” Tuesday, May 15, 3:30-5:30, MU 208 (La Raza Room). Sponsored by OSU Contemplative Studies Initiative. OSU community invited. 

Mindful Technology Lecture: David M. Levy, professor at the Information School at the University of Washington, will discuss “Mindful Technology: How to bring balance to our Digital Lives,” on Wednesday, May 16, at 6:30 p.m in the Belluschi Wing of Corvallis Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe St. Sponsored by OSU Contemplative Studies and Corvallis Public Library, the talk is free and open to the public.

Take Note 

NEW! Campus Directions: Learn more from University Facilities, Infrastructure and Operations about how Oregon State’s campuses are improving every day.  Read the latest issue of Campus Directions to learn about the steam tunnel project and more. Interested in keeping up with projects on campus?  Subscribe to our monthly newsletter.

Register for Lavender Celebration: Registration is now open for Lavender Celebration, the annual graduation and awards ceremony for LGBTQIA+ students and allies who are graduating or departing from the university. Students may also register for the QTIPOC (Queer, Trans and Intersex People of Color) Celebration reception. Both events will take place on Thursday, June 14. View event details and be sure to sign up by Sunday, May 27, if you would like to be recognized in one or both ceremonies.

Textbook Replacement Grant: Reduce the cost of textbooks and save OSU students money. OSU Faculty are invited to submit a proposal to replace a current textbook with high-quality, no or low-cost alternatives. Winners receive $500 to $1,000 to compensate them for time spent in locating, evaluating and selecting open educational resources or low-cost alternatives. This grant is sponsored by the Women’s Giving Circle. Proposals are due by May 30, 2018. Contact Stefanie Buck (stefanie.buck@oregonstate.edu).

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.

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 through 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 memorialize 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 at 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).

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.

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.


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

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.

NEW! Academic Wage RA level work: The School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a part-time (0.49 FTE), 12-month, academic wage hourly position. This position is anticipated to last two months. This is a temporary position to immediately staff the project and conduct research in the area of algal microbiology to provide immediate results to the funding agency. Posting #  P00408AW. Closes May 2.

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.

EXTENDED – 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. The proctoring manager supports a diverse student population and advocates for online learners through equitable testing and proctoring services. Posting #P02045UF. Closes May 6.

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.

Education Program Assistant 1: This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 24 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1) position for the Oregon State University Extension Service. This position will be located in Newport, Oregon. Posting #P01504CT. Closes May 8.

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.

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

Student Success Advisor: The College of Science invites applications to apply for the Student Success Advisor position. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, appointment. Posting #P02090UF. Closes May 11.

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.

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.

NEW! IT Infrastructure Services is seeking one Analyst Programmer, Comp Level 3 position.  This is a Classified Exempt position. Posting # P01508CT.  Closes May 23.

NEW! Research Associate: The School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Research Associate position.  Posting# P02089UF. Full consideration date is May 24. Closes June 30.

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.

NEW! Enterprise Computing Services is hiring for one full-time, Analyst Programmer, competency level 3 position.  This is a Classified, Exempt position.  Posting # P01512CT.  Closes May 28.

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. Learn 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.


“There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.”  ~ Alfred Tennyson.

Corvallis: Chance of showers today, high of 57, low of 43. Partly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of showers, high of 51, low of 31. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Showers likely, high of 54, low of 43. Partly sunny tomorrow.

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

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