OSU Today

Friday, May 4, 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 State study: No increased risk to infant if mother eats placenta after birth (KVAL)

An infant faces no increased risk of harm if the mother eats the placenta after birth, according to the largest study ever conducted on the topic. The journal “Birth” published results of the study by researchers at Oregon State University and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. (see also Science Daily, KEZI, The Lund Report)

Oregon State University launches online-in person undergrad business degree in Portland (Portland Business Journal)

The program will offer online classes with a weekly in-person component for students in Portland pursuing an undergraduate business degree.

The shape of things to come (Gazette-Times)

“Star Wars” vs. “Star Trek”: Which side are you on? Proponents of both fictional universes made their case for sci-fi supremacy in a surprisingly serious discussion at Oregon State University on Thursday night.

OSU preps its space in the downtown Meier & Frank building (Portland Business Journal)

By this fall, the roughly 40,000-square-foot space will be home to much of Oregon State University’s Portland footprint. The university will fill it with classrooms, offices, conference rooms and spaces that can be utilized for community events and meetings. It also plans to use the space for the OSU Extension Service, the OSU Foundation, the OSU Alumni Association and Beaver Sports Properties.

Fossilized algae holds promise for improved food safety testing (New Food)

The work by Alan Wang of Oregon State University’s College of Engineering and collaborators in China involved diatomite, which is derived from fossilised cell walls of diatoms, and gold nanoparticles.

OSU named Safest College Campus (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University has been named the Safest College Campus in 2018 by Your Local Security, which is affiliated with ADT Security Services.

OSU students win prestigious journalism awards (LIFE@OSU)

In addition to the Pacemaker, The Barometer was named the Best All-Around Non-Daily Newspaper in the northwest by the Society of Professional Journalists in the Region 10 Mark of Excellence competition.

Student award winner Rosalie Lingo to display works at The Art Center (Gazette-Times)

Lingo graduated with an associate’s degree from Linn-Benton Community College in 2016 and will graduate with a BFA in applied visual arts from Oregon State University in 2018. After graduation, she intends to pursue a career in the creative field.

“Mapping Hidden Systems” art exhibit on display at OSU’s Fairbanks Gallery (Gazette-Times)

“Mapping Hidden Systems,” an exhibit featuring methods for imagining, mapping and making visible systems that people participate in on a daily basis, is on display on in Oregon State University’s Fairbanks Gallery at Oregon State University through May 23.


NEW! May the Fourth @ McNary Dining Center: Enjoy a full day of food and more, inspired by a galaxy far, far away. From 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. McNary Dining will be serving up themed breakfast, lunch and dinner specials. Test your galactic knowledge with trivia contests from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Photo ops and themed meal specials available all day. Come dressed as your favorite character. Learn more: uhds.link/maythefourth

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

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. to 3 p.m. in the MU Trysting Tree Lounge. 541-737-2937. sli.oregonstate.edu/craft.

CANCELED Flyover: The annual ROTC Joint Service Review at Oregon State University will take place on May 4, with the ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Union Quad. However, the scheduled flyover has been canceled.

NEW! Plant sale: Stop by the MU Friday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Ecological Engineering Student Society Plant Sale. For questions, email larsonla@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Brown Bag Lunch in Newport: Today, Friday, May 4, from noon to 1 p.m., OSU Extension Economist Bruce Sorte will be giving a free Brown Bag Lunch talk, “Measuring public goods like education and science in a market framework — how is it done, and is it necessary?” in the Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Guin Library Seminar Room. Here is a fact sheet summarizing Sorte’s HMSC Visitor Center report.

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.

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.

Beaver Classic Cheese Sales: Come purchase your favorite Beaver Classic Cheeses. Take home some of our new flavors…Porter Soaked, Hard Cider Soaked or Pinot Soaked Cheddars. Or our newest Award Winner…Smoked Cheddar – American Cheese Society 3rd Place 2016. Fridays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Withycombe 159. For more information robin.frojen@oregonstate.edu

Music a la Carte: Pianist Nathalie Fortin and flutist Bruce Tabb. Friday, May 4, at noon. Memorial Union Lounge, free.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

Meat Center: The Clark Meat Science Center retail store will be open Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Products include fresh and cooked/smoked sausages, bacon, retail cuts, jerky, snack sticks, and Beaver Classic cheese! The store is located at 3260 SW Campus Way, next to the Motor Pool. Please email Nathan.Parker@oregonstate.edu for any questions regarding the store.

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.

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.  

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.

Upcoming Events

Art Reception at the Academic Success Center: Join us on Monday, May 7 as we celebrate the artwork of environmental arts and humanities graduate student Samm Newton. Through Creative Practice, Newton explores “the very process of knowledge inquiry she is studying, but also a process that we can all relate to – practice.” Meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments between 4-6 p.m. in Waldo 125. For questions and accommodations, please email success@oregonstate.edu.

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.

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.

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 and OSU graduates Rick Wallace, 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

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.

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.

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.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Ramadan Panel: Join the Office of International Services and MSA to learn about the experiences and conditions of Muslims at OSU and in the Corvallis area. Monday, May 7,  11 a.m. in the International Living and Learning Center (ILLC) 155.

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Daniel Stouffer, associate professor and Rutherford Discovery Fellow, University of Canterbury, will present a seminar, “Exploring the Complexity of Competition in Diverse Plant Communities” on Monday, May 7, 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, please go to http://ib.oregonstate.edu/smnrs.

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in a certificated series of teaching workshops. Attend one, some, or all. On May 8, we will discuss how to Get Students to Read with the creation of assignments that support student literacy development and active reading.  If available, please bring a copy of a text your students are required to read. 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

NEW! Level Up Your Interview Skills: You got the interview; now what? This is your chance to convince your future employer that you’re the best person for the job. This workshop covers common interview topics, how to answer the tough questions, and strategies for a successful job/internship/graduate school interview. May 8, noon to 1 p.m., in SEC 112, Involvement Lounge.

NEW! Beaver Family Connections: What Does Quality Child Care Look Like? Finding the right child care for your child can be a daunting experience. Join us on Tuesday, May 8, from noon to 1 p.m. in MU 212 as Family Connections shares with us some of the things you should be looking for.

NEW! Lunch Club: College Student Mental Health: This spring’s Lunch Club will be focused on mental health among college students. We will be analyzing articles relating to college students’ mental health while discussing tips on dealing with stress. Join the conversation and have lunch with us on Tuesday, May 8, noon to 1 p.m. at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center! RSVP here.

NEW! Cultural Appropriation: It’s Not “Fashion”: We will be discussing the prevalence of cultural appropriation within the fashion industry while displaying traditional pieces representing Asia and the Pacific Islands from the College of Business’s Historic and Cultural Textile and Apparel Collection! Join the conversation and come look at some beautiful pieces at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center on Tuesday, May 8, from 4 to 6 p.m.

NEW! New SJEI workshops: Social Justice Education Initiative from Faculty Affairs. Additional spring term Tier One dates and new Tier Two workshops are now open for registration at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46  Join your colleagues and peers to begin, or continue your social justice journey in this well-reviewed program. Contact SJEI Director Jane Waite for further information: jane.waite@oregonstate.edu

NEW! The North American Truffling Society meeting: Carolina Páez and Dan Luoma will present an overview of the NATS/MSA truffle workshop that was held in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. The presentation will be well illustrated with many photographs of the montane forests of the southern Sierra Nevada and the truffles found therein. May 8,  7:30 p.m. Cordley Hall 2087.

PLFA lunch: Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA) will host a brown bag lunch on Monday, May 7, at noon in MU 213. Robynn Pease will present on the topic of “The Multi-Generational Workplace.” PFLA Brown Bags are free to members and no RSVP is necessary.  Bring your lunch if you’d like!  Feel free to invite a friend/co-worker – non-PFLA members are welcome to come to one Brown Bag for free. Interested in joining PFLA – click on this LINK

Ag Science Dean Candidate Forums: A candidate for the position of dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences will make public presentations in the next week. 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

Unprepared: Will we be ready for the megaquake? The Oregon Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Portland Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) will host a community awareness event to highlight seismic risks and vulnerabilities in Oregon. We are partnering with Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport and Lincoln City and Lincoln County for the event. OSU has donated the theater space to present a showing of the Oregon Public Broadcasting and Oregon Field Guide documentary “UNPREPARED.” A panel of local engineers and emergency managers as well as Allison Pyrch, a geotechnical engineer featured in the documentary, will be available for questions following the film. The panel will answer questions about the Cascadia Event as well as other local seismic risks and how Newport and Oregon are preparing. May 7, 6:30-8:45 p.m., Hatfield Marine Science Center. The event is free and open to all ages. Door prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the event. 

Take Note 

NEW! Safety Break for Oregon: May 9 is OSHA’s annual “Safety Break for Oregon,” which encourages taking time out to celebrate safety and health in the workplace. You can view more information online athttp://osha.oregon.gov/safetybreak/Pages/about.aspx, including ideas for hosting a safety break event. The University Health and Safety Committee would like to encourage the OSU community to take time on May 9 to recommit to recognizing hazards and working safely.

NEW! Precollege TAG programs still accepting students: Registration is still open for Expeditions, OSU’s precollege summer program serving talented, gifted and highly able students entering fourth and fifth grades in the fall. Held July 9-20 at Linus Pauling Middle School, the morning program has a noon transportation option to OSU KidSpirit and busing from nearby communities. carol.brown@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-2670

NEW! Adventures in Learning: Adventures in Learning, OSU’s summer program for talented, gifted and highly able students entering grades six and seven, and Outside the Box, for students entering grades eight through 10, are still accepting registrations. Held on the OSU campus July 9-20, both programs have half-day and full-day options. Busing is available from Albany, Lebanon, Newport, Monmouth and Salem. Dennis.hickey@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-2403.

NEW! API Anthology: Color: The Asian & Pacific Cultural Center is taking submissions for our spring theme of API Anthology: Color! The anthology provides a medium to collect and exhibit creative pieces from the Asian & Pacific Islander community. Submissions (due June 1, 2018) may include photography, artwork, writing, videos, and more.

AEELab research participation: Sign up to take part in paid economics research at the Applied Experimental Economics Lab in the Applied Economics Department. No affiliation with OSU is required for participation, and anyone is invited to register through our website at https://oregonstate-aeelab.sona-systems.com/. Find more information about us at our FB page.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: PCOSW seeks nominations for the 2018 University Mentoring and Professional Development Award. This award, presented each September at University Day, recognizes a classified employee, professional faculty, or faculty member who excels in mentoring, supporting, and encouraging OSU employees, especially women and those from under-represented groups. The deadline for nominations is Monday, May 7. To access the nomination form link, please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships

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.

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.

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Steam shutdown: Each year Facilities Services performs necessary maintenance on the university’s steam system, which requires shutting off the steam throughout campus to complete maintenance services at the plant, throughout the steam tunnels and in each building. This process affects hot water supply, heating and all equipment that uses steam, campus wide. The steam shutdown for 2018 will occur 6 p.m. June 17 through 5 p.m. June 21. For questions or comments on this closure contact Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

Jefferson Way to Langton Place: As part of the Path of Travel project, the north access driveway from Jefferson Way to Langton Place (3266) will be replaced May 8-16 (View Map). Vehicles will need to use Armory Lane to access the area. During this time, there will be some demolition noise and minimal dust.

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.

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.

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.

EXTENDED  Student Marketing and Communications Assistant: The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a part-time, student hourly position as a Student Marketing and Communications Assistant. Posting #P03532SE. Closes May 7.

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.

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.

The Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Institute is seeking one part-time (maximum of 20 hours a week) Student Operations Assistant. Posting #P03689SE. Closes May 14.

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! Assistant to School Director: School of Public Policy invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant to School Director position. Posting #P02110UF. Closes May 15.

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.

NEW! Accountant 1: Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Accountant 1. Posting #P01514CT. Closes May 21.

Instructor-Chemistry: OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon, invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Instructor-Chemistry position. Posting #P02121UF. Full consideration May 22. Closes June 1.

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.


“Never tell me the odds.” ~ Han Solo.

Corvallis: Decreasing clouds, high of 67, low of 48. Mostly cloudy Saturday, slight chance of showers Sunday.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 76, low of 47. Slight chance of thunderstorms Saturday, chance of showers Sunday.

Newport: Mostly cloudy today, high of 60, low of 49. Mostly cloudy Saturday, chance of showers Sunday.

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

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