OSU Today

Wednesday, May 2, 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.

Where college students can find emergency money and housing (Washington Post)

The food pantry at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, provides about 20,000 meals per semester, says Nicole Hindes, assistant director of the university’s human services resource center. Hindes says free dining hall vouchers are the most heavily utilized program.

AI researchers are boycotting Nature’s new Machine Intelligence Journal (Motherboard)

Thomas Dietterich, the former executive editor of the journal Machine Learning and an emeritus professor of computer science at Oregon State University, posted a pledge not to submit, review or edit for Nature Machine Intelligence, and invited other researchers in the field to sign the pledge as well. (see also TechCrunch)

A show that’s worth its salt (Oregon Coast Today)

Owen has an MFA in electronic integrated arts and is currently finishing her second masters in environmental arts and humanities at Oregon State University, with a focus on how digital and sound artists explore the idea of the animal and animal language. She is creating her thesis exhibit in the old 1920s greenhouses on the OSU campus, where she will present a curated show of international video and sound artists as well as her own installation of digital video exploring language, species extinction and identity in virtual worlds.

This startup is building a humanoid robot that could soon be delivering packages to your door (CNBC)

The technology for Agility Robotics grew out of research co-founder and CTO Jonathan Hurst did at the Dynamic Robotics Laboratory at Oregon State University. Agility Robotics incorporated in November 2015. In March, the company announced it raised $8 million in venture funding from Playground Global, Sony Innovation Fund and Robotics Hub.

Oregon company on the forefront of nuclear energy production (KGW)

Reyes worked on the idea while he was a nuclear engineering professor at Oregon State University in 2000. Then after some traveling in Vienna as he worked with the International Atomic Energy Agency, he saw the need for clean energy in parts of the world that couldn’t sustain the cost and size of a conventional nuclear power plant. In 2007 he co-founded the company. (see also Gazette-Times)

County wrestles with ADUs (Gazette-Times)

Nicole Hindes, who works with low-income students at Oregon State University, said a survey showed that a significant number are in desperate need of affordable housing.

Local families learn kitchen skills in free culinary workshop (The New Era)

The workshop was organized by Krystal Boyechko of CHEF and Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, with instruction by students from the Lifestyle Track at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest and Linus Pauling Institute staff from Oregon State University. It drew about 11 participants from four families, who made crispy baked chicken strips and a rainbow salad.

Study finds Woodburn unprepared for earthquake (Woodburn Independent)

The second, a study by Oregon State University professor Jeffrey Bethel, found that Spanish-speaking individuals in Marion County were less likely than English-speaking individuals to have seven days’ worth of medication


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 goes through May 2 in the Memorial Union. For additional information contact Allison.Davis-Whiteeyes@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.

NEW! Plant sale: The Oregon State University Horticulture Club will be holding its annual pre-Family Weekend plant sale. The sale will be happening this week, May 2-4, culminating in the Spring Family Weekend extravaganza on Saturday, May 5. Dates and times are Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Greenhouse #12. The greenhouse is located just north of the Agricultural and Life Sciences Building. Fuchsia baskets, petunia baskets, potted fuchsias and  potted geraniums will be for sale. Questions? Call Al Shay, the Horticulture Club adviser at 541-207-8951.

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. 

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar (CGRB): Maret Traber, Linus Pauling Institute and 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 and Life Sciences Building, room 4001.

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 to 5 p.m. in Radiation Center Room C104. All are welcome.

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.

“Lynching: A Rhetoric of Civic Belonging. Ersula Ore, Lincoln Professor of Ethics in The School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University, will discuss lynching as a racialized practice of civic engagement that operates as an argument against the inclusion of blacks within the nation. Her talk will take place on May 2 at 4 p.m. in MU 206.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program information session: The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grant opportunities for individually designed Study/Research Projects and English Teaching Assistantships for one academic year in a country outside the U.S. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program includes graduating seniors, recent graduates, and masters and doctoral candidates in all disciplines. Join OSU Coordinator for Prestigious Scholarships, LeAnn Adam and Fulbright alumni guest speakers for an information session on Wednesday, May 2, from 5 to 6 p.m. in LINC 345. RSVP is requested but not required: leann.adam@oregonstate.edu

Upcoming Events

NEW! Design Day: Come check out projects and portfolios of students in interior design, apparel design, merchandising management and design management. This informal tabling event will be a showcase of the great things students are doing in the College of Business. Free to attend. Friday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Austin Hall Marketplace

NEW! OSU Craft Center Spring Family Weekend: Looking for some hands-on fun this Spring Family Weekend or activities that the whole family will enjoy? The Craft Center presents workshops and activities such as hand-built ceramic mugs, fused glass, wood burning and more! Register for workshops at the Craft Center or drop in for free activities May 5. For more information, visit sli.oregonstate.edu/craft. 541-737-2937.  

NEW! Irish play: “Outside Mullingar,” John Patrick Shanley’s play about life, death and love on a pair of adjoining Irish family farms, opens Friday, May 11, for a four-show run at the Corvallis High School Black Box. Directed by former Oregon Sea Grant communicator Pat Kight, the two-act, fully staged reading stars emeritus professor Charlotte Jane Headrick, Rick Wallace and OSU graduates Harriet Owen Nixon and Paul Watts. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. May 11 and 12, and 2:30 p.m. May 12 and 23. Tickets are available at https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=87210

NEW! Human Library: The third annual Human Library event will be held on Tuesday, May 15, from noon to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Valley Library, fourth-floor rotunda. Event participants will engage in 30- to 45-minute two-way conversations with individuals who volunteer as “Human Books.” Experiencing a discussion with a human book creates an opportunity for constructive dialogue, learning and empathy between two people who otherwise might not interact. A list of books and registration are available at https://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/humanlibrary. Preregistration is strongly encouraged. For more information, contact Shalece Rains at 541-737-4537 or shalece.rains@oregonstate.edu. This event is sponsored by OSU Libraries and Press and the University Ombuds Office.

NEW! Space Grant-hosted symposium: Oregon NASA Space Grant will host the 2018 SCORE Student Symposium on Friday, June 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center. Students awarded the STEM Community College Opportunity for Research Experience, the SCORE awards, will present their research projects. Keynote address by Matthew Andrews, associate dean for strategic initiatives and administration, OSU College of Science. Event is free and open to the public. For more information go to http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/oregon-nasa-space-grant-student-symposium.

Little Gallery exhibit: “Languages of Nature,” an exhibit of images featuring the beauty of nature, will be on display in the Little Gallery at Oregon State University May 1 through June 14. The exhibit features the contrasting work of Portland artist Renée Zangara and David Maddison, a professor in the integrative biology department at Oregon State University. A reception to celebrate the exhibit’s opening will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. May 3 at the gallery in 210 Kidder Hall, 2000 S.W. Campus Way, Corvallis. The Little Gallery is open 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

OSU Craft Center Lonesome Pottery Sale: The OSU Craft Center presents handmade pottery and glass for sale at bargain prices. All pieces are handcrafted by local artisans and Craft Center members and all proceeds go to support the OSU Craft Center (cash and check only). Partake in the sale May 4, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. in the MU Trysting Tree Lounge. 541-737-2937. sli.oregonstate.edu/craft.

Flyover: As part of the annual ROTC Joint Service Review at Oregon State University on May 4, weather permitting, there will be an Oregon Air National Guard fighter plane flyover of the Corvallis campus. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on May 4 in the Memorial Union Quad and the flyover is anticipated to take place at 10:07 a.m. following a performance of the national anthem. Because of the noise and sound level related to the flyover, the general community is being alerted to the event. For questions or concerns, contact Lauri Reynolds at 541-737-3291.

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.

Benton County Master Gardener Plant Sale, Saturday, May 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Benton County Fairgrounds. Join us for the BCMGA annual plant sale. Perennials, natives, veggies, trees, shrubs and lots more, all at amazing prices that will help fund local Master Gardener programs.

Made@OSU Market: 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 students. Saturday, May 5, 1-4 p.m., outside of the Buxton DamLab Makerspace at Southwest Jefferson Way and Weatherford Place.

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.

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 and requests for disability accommodations can be sent to Natalie.Rooney@oregonstate.edu.

The OSU Advantage Innovation Showcase: This event brings researchers, industry and startups together for a celebration of technology and entrepreneurship. Representatives from all three groups will be present to discuss the forefronts of innovation, followed by a networking reception. Join us May 8 at 4 p.m. at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Attendance is free but seating is limited. RSVP on Eventbrite.

Outreach and Engagement Vice Provost Awards for Excellence Event: Last week to register for the Awards for Excellence event and celebrate exceptional outreach and engagement projects on May 14 in the MU Ballroom. Cost: Free. Hors d’oeuvres and beverage provided. Agenda: 3:30 to 5 p.m. awards event; poster session 5 to 5:30 p.m.; and 5 to 6 p.m. reception. Learn more and register here. Space is limited so register early.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! TRIAD Talk: Join Celene Carillo, Abby Metzger, Sean Nealon and Nancy Steinberg for, “Science communications conversation” this Thursday, May 3, noon in MU 211. All are welcome to attend TRIAD free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13. Contact Kathy DeBellis Kathy.debellis@oregonstate.edu to RSVP. TRIAD provides faculty, staff, students and community members with an opportunity to network, discuss events of the day, and learn something new. See TRIAD website.

NEW! 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.

NEW! The College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ weekly research seminar will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 4, in HFC 115/Bray Conference Room. Marit Bovbjerg, clinical assistant professor of epidemiology, will present “Safe for whom? Determining appropriate candidates for community birth in the U.S.” Co-sponsored by the epidemiology program. Videos of past seminars can be found online.

NEW! Speech Communication Colloquium: Chelsea Graham will present “The Ties that Bind: Steam Communication and the ‘Civilizing’ of the American West” on Friday, May 4, from 4 to 5 p.m., in Shepard Hall 106. This presentation analyzes tourism guides from the late 1800s to show how the relationship between “civilization” and “savagery” is maintained by physical and symbolic lines of communication.

OSU Africa Initiative: Fatima Taha, research assistant, College of  Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, will present “Water Diplomacy  and the Ramifications of the Question of the Nile,” May 3, noon, at  the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Contact: Larry Becker, co-coordinator, OSU Africa Initiative, 541-737-9504.

Ag Science Dean Candidate Forums: Two candidates for the position of dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences will make public presentations in the next week. Alan Sams presents May 3 from 2 to 3 p.m., streaming from the MU Horizon Room. Kitty Cardwell presents May 7 from 1 to 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

The Nationalist Backlash in Europe: Panel Discussion with Philipp Kneis, OSU School of Public Policy, “The Nationalist Backlash in German Politics;” Keith Baker, OSU School of Public Policy, “Not at all Surprising: The Brexit Vote in Perspective;” Alison Johnston, OSU School of Public Policy, “More Than a Minor Nuisance: The EU’s Response to Brexit, Nationalism and EU Skepticism Within its Member-States;” Sarah Henderson, School of Public Policy, “President Putin’s European Agenda.” Thursday, May 3, 4 p.m. MU, La Raza, 208.

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

Trek-Wars: Visions of/for Humanity: Star Wars and Star Trek have an equally ardent fan base, but in Geekdom’s biggest battle, who really comes out ahead? Join Oregon State professors Randall Milstein (College of Science) and Joseph Orosco (College of Liberal Arts) as they explore the Star Wars and Star Trek universes and the intellectual, spiritual and political visions created in those franchises. Cosplay costumes are encouraged during this event. Pizza will be provided. Thursday, May 3, 6 p.m. MU, Horizon Room.

Andy Steves: City-Hopping Europe: Hear fun stories, jokes, and practical tips from Andy’s guidebook to maximize time and money spent on European adventures. Andy will also share his experiences winning Notre Dame’s business plan competition, pitching ABC’s “Shark Tank,” and launching a travel startup right after college. Friday, May 4, noon, Austin Hall 183. Free but RSVP.

Take Note 

NEW! Student Accreditation Advisory Council (SAAC): Are you an OSU undergraduate or graduate student looking for an engagement opportunity during 2018-19? SAAC Application and Nomination Form. Council members will learn why accreditation matters to students, contribute to the process, and gain leadership experience networking with faculty and staff from OSU and peer institutions. For details, visit the SAAC Webpage. Application/nomination deadline is May 18.

NEW! Applications for PCOSW scholarships and event co-sponsorships for Summer and Fall term 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, May 4, 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.

Health and safety: The University Health & Safety Committee wants to promote health and safety, with the following link highlighting five essential items you may need if an emergency occurs while you are at home https://www.saif.com/employer/npm_home-5-to-stay-alive.html. Did you know that you can also access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at http://ehs.oregonstate.edu/uhsc, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member, and a link to report safety concerns online?

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. Contact Stefanie Buck (stefanie.buck@oregonstate.edu).

Traffic and Maintenance

Parking lot closure: As part of the work on Parking Lot 3202 (west of Tebeau), the sidewalks at the driveways  will be replaced beginning May 2 through May 23. Two to four of the driveways will be closed at that time. In addition, a few parking spaces will need to be closed to accommodate the improvements. (View map). There will be some demolition noise and a minimum of dust.

Path of Travel project: As part of the Path of Travel project, the north access driveway to the parking lot adjacent to Goss Stadium will be closed May 1-11 to accommodate the replacement of the sidewalk across the driveway. Access to this parking lot (3268) will need to be from the south entrance. There will be some demolition noise along with minimal dust.

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.

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.

NEW! MU Advisory Board Chair: The Memorial Union invites applications for the student MU Advisory Board Chair position. Posting #P03687SE. Closes May 6.

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.

NEW! The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on  May 14. Interested parties should apply to posting #P01316CT no later than midnight on May 13. Applicants must be certified veterinary technicians to be considered. This position is for a full-time swing-shift position in the Large Animal Hospital (includes one weekend day). If you are a CVT currently employed by the VTH, you do not have to apply to the pool. 

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.

Instructor Hospitality Management: OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon, in partnership with the College of Business at Oregon State University-Corvallis, invites applications for a part-time, (0.49 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term instructor rank faculty position in hospitality management. Posting #P02099UF. Closes May 16.

Construction Project Manager: OSU-Cascades is seeking a Construction Project Manager. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02100UF. Full consideration May 16. Closes May 30.

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 to $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.

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

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.

The Office of Admissions is seeking an Assistant Director of Operations. This is a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director of Admissions. Posting # P02120UF. Full consideration May 25. Closes May 31.

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.

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 per week, position that 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.


OSU150 fun fact: Lady MacDuff, a white leghorn chicken in Oregon State’s poultry program, made international news by laying a record-breaking 303 eggs in 1916.

Corvallis: Sunny after morning fog, high of 74, low of 46. Sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 68, low of 43. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Sunny today, high of 63, low of 47. Sunny tomorrow.

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