OSU Today

Monday, May 14, 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.

Racial or ethnic discrimination impacts Latinas’ satisfaction with contraceptive services, study finds (Lund Report)

Young Latina women who have experienced racial or ethnic discrimination are less satisfied overall with their contraceptive care, which could affect their access to more effective contraceptives, a new study from Oregon State University has found. (see also Psych Central)

Sensitive ice stream has been draining Greenland glaciers for 45,000 years (UPI)

The new research — conducted by scientists at Oregon State University and published in the journal Nature Communications — showed the ice stream continued to drain the ice sheet during the glacial maximum, a prolonged period of extreme cold, suggesting the stream is especially sensitive to environmental change. (see also Science Daily)

Bees, farms a natural fit, researchers say (Capital Press)

While much of Oregon agriculture is “helping to grow bees” in that many of its crops attract pollinators, innovations with habitat continue, said Andony Melathopoulos, Oregon State University Extension pollinator health specialist. For example, alkali bees pollinate some alfalfa seed crops after popping out of the salty soil optimized with help from a sub-surface irrigation pipe.

This small Oregon town has prepped an army to stop a Mormon cricket invasion (OPB)

The community is now bracing for round two, but this time Aamodt said they have a plan. With help from Oregon State University Extension and the Oregon Department of Agriculture, residents are mapping hot spots of Mormon crickets and targeting the grotesque insects with an arsenal of pesticides and bait.

Ceremony set for completion of Gateway Walk (Gazette-Times)

A 45-year dream of city, Oregon State University officials and community members is about to become a reality.

The whale that dines alone (Hakai Magazine)

In the summer of 2012, Michelle Fournet had a dream job—studying humpback whales in Southeast Alaska’s Frederick Sound. The Oregon State University graduate student spent long days in a boat listening for the whales through underwater microphones and watching for them from a lighthouse. One day on the water, a whale’s call blasted through Fournet’s headphones.

Researchers question conservation community’s acceptance of trophy hunting (Science Daily)

Researchers at Oregon State University are challenging the premise that trophy hunting is an acceptable and effective tool for wildlife conservation and community development. (see also Science Codex)

OSU marine ecologist receives prestigious National Science Board award (LIFE@OSU)

The National Science Board is honoring Oregon State University marine ecologist Jane Lubchenco with its 2018 Vannevar Bush Award.

Translator: Unique collaborative approach to advancing biomedical data sharing (NCATS NIH)

Intrigued, Ramsey rounded up colleagues at Oregon State University and other institutions to get started on the challenge. Eight puzzles and a few days later, they finally accessed the FOA. NCATS was seeking applicants who could build reasoning tool prototypes — a “brain” — for the Biomedical Data Translator program.

Julie Green: Food, fashion and capital punishment (MENAFN)

She has exhibited widely in the U.S. and internationally, featuring in publications such as The New York Times, National Public Radio, Ceramics Monthly, Gastronomica and Prentice Hall’s 7th edition of A World of Art. Green is a professor at Oregon State University.

Citizens learn to be safe from wildfire (Curry Coastal Pilot)

Oregon State University Extension Service hosted the seminar. Participants began with classroom activities and OSU’s Kara Baylog moderated a slideshow of information on who fights fires, fire science, defensible space, the home ignition zone and fire-resistant landscaping and building materials.


Department of Integrative Biology & College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences Seminar: Dawn J. Wright, chief scientist, ESRI, and courtesy professor, CEOAS, will present a seminar, “52 Million Points and Counting: A New Environmental Stratification Approach for Mapping Global Marine Ecosystems,” on Monday, May 14, 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.

Outreach and Engagement Vice Provost Awards for Excellence event: Register for the Vice Provost Awards for Excellence event and celebrate outstanding 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 reception 5 to 6 p.m. Learn more and register here. Space is limited so register early.

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

Upcoming Events

NEW! Open House: Celebrate the OSU150 dedication of the Madison Avenue Gateway on Wednesday, May 16, by attending Azalea Child Care Center’s Open House starting at 4:30 p.m., corner of Madison and 11th. Enjoy appetizers, beverages and enter your name for one of three wine and cheese basket give-aways.  In addition, celebrate the historic contributions of Azalea Sager, namesake of Azalea House, and view the newly installed curated display of her quilts and samplers from the early 1900’s.  For additional event info contact the Family Resource Center at familyresrouces.oregonstate.edu or 7-4906.

NEW! Repair Fair & Garden Swap: Wednesday, May 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the OSUsed Store (644 S.W. 13th Street). Bring your broken items to learn how to repair them, swap garden starts and seeds, and attend demonstrations to learn more skills (topics: meal planning, fixing bicycle flats, and knife sharpening). See the schedule and list of repair skills at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair.

NEW! No Man’s Land Film Festival Screening: Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), Gilfillan auditorium. GradSWE is hosting a screening of the No Man’s Land Film Festival, a series of short films about women in adventure and sport. More info about the film festival here: http://nomanslandfilmfestival.org/. All are welcome to attend this free event. RSVP here: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0BY594df2ONc7JP.

The third annual Human Library: 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. Tuesday, May 15, noon to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, May 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Valley Library, fourth-floor rotunda. Preregistration is 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.

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.

Madison Avenue Gateway Walk Dedication: Help us celebrate this collaborative project that has been in the works for more than 40 years. This effort was started in 1973 by OSU President Robert MacVicar and Corvallis Mayor Don Walker, with the goal to connect OSU to downtown and the riverfront. Join us May 16, 4 p.m., outside between Ninth and 11th streets on Madison Avenue as we celebrate the completion of this project and look forward to the next 150 years of collaboration that will enhance the quality of life and prosperity of our community. 

Day of Caring: The SLI Center for Civic Engagement in partnership with United Way and the OSU Alumni Association invite students, staff, faculty, their children/dependents and alumni to join us for the annual Day of Caring and OSU Community Day of Service on Saturday, May 19. OSU students, staff, faculty, and their dependents can register for six projects on Ideal-Logic, while alumni can register for projects both in Corvallis and around the U.S. and world on osualum.com. Visit http://sli.oregonstate.edu/cce/dayofcaring to learn more. #BeaversGiveBack

Kathy Bickel Retirement Reception:  Kathy Bickel, vice president of alumni relations and executive director of the OSU Alumni Association, has announced she will retire at the end of June. Join us for a reception as we honor and celebrate Kathy Bickel and her many contributions at OSU. Tuesday, June 5, 4 to 5:30 p.m. (program at 4:45), CH2M Hill Alumni Center. RSVP by May 29 to katie.cox@osufoundation.org.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! AmeriCorps Information Session:  Stop by to learn more about AmeriCorps which engages more than 80,000 college graduates in robust service projects each year at 21,600 unique sites; including non-profits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country.  Recruiter Emma Boyd will be available to answer questions between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bexell Hall 214 lounge on Wednesday, May 16.

NEW! Negotiate with Confidence: You applied, you interviewed, you’ve gotten a job offer. This workshop covers what comes next: negotiation. Come to this session to learn best practices for negotiating, how to determine starting salary, and how to feel confident doing it. May 16, noon – 1 p.m., in SEC 112, Involvement Lounge.

NEW! Oregon Wine Research Institute Spring Seminar Series: Vaughn Walton and Valerio Rossi-Stacconi, Oregon State University, will present “Mite Management in Vineyards” on May 16 from 3 to 4 p.m. in Kidder 202. They will discuss the biology and management of mites in vineyards. Free and open to the public.  

NEW! Talk for Water:  Aaron Wolf (professor of geography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences), Fatima Taha  (research assistant, CEOAS), and Kenny Maes, (assistant professor of anthropology in the College of Liberal Arts)  provide perspectives on the theme “Hydro-Diplomacy on the Nile,”  Wednesday, May 16, 4 p.m., Burt Hall 193.  Contact:  Larry Becker,  541-737-9504.

NEW! WRGP Spring Seminar Series. Adrienne Aiona, of the City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services will present “The Nexus Between Monitoring, Engineering , and Policy for Stormwater Management in Portland.” on Wednesday, May 16, from 4-5 p.m. in Kelley 1001. Free and open to the public.

NEW! 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.

NEW! Invitation to TRIAD: For nearly 90 years, TRIAD, founded on the principles of fellowship, service and cooperation, has provided OSU faculty, staff, and community members with the opportunity to network and learn something new each week. TRIAD invites you to attend our meeting Thursday, May 17, at noon in MU 109 to meet members, hear about our history, and get details about future TRIAD activities. Contact Jeannine.cropley@oregonstate.edu or joanne.bunnage@oregonstate.edu to reserve lunch.

Procurement and Contracts Online Course: Gain an inside-view of the contracting process and build the fundamental knowledge needed to effectively manage business contracts in this six-week course. Find out more. Register through May 14.

Digital Brand Strategies Online Course: Part of the popular Digital Brand Management Certificate, this seven-week online course allows you to develop a digital marketing strategy that sets your organization apart from the competition. Discover more. Register through May 14.

Beer Quality and Analysis Workshop and Hop Farm Tour in Corvallis: Learn the fundamentals of microbiology and its role in the brewing process in this expert-led workshop that features online and in-person components. Find out more here. Online section of course begins May 14.

Tuesday Teaching Talks: NOTE: Due to a scheduling conflict the May 15 session, “Exploring Brain-Based Active Learning Strategies,” will be switched with the May 22 session, “Exploring the purpose of assessment and varied ways for Assessing Student Learning.” If available, bring copies of the learning outcomes and learning assignment(s) and/or assessment(s) used in your course. 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.

Extended Introduction to CORE: Institutional Analytics and Reporting (IAR) will provide an in-depth introduction to data available in CORE and navigating the CORE website. Registration is required: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8cgJtjPeSRMQ7KB May 15, 11:30 -1 p.m. at the Valley Library Willamette Room East (Valley 3622) Direct questions to Logan Bingle (mailto:logan.bingle@oregonstate.edu)

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.

Sex worker talk: In Profit and Passion, Nicole von Germeten narrates the history of the women who carried and resisted labels of ill repute such as whore and prostitute. Her analysis concentrates on the words women spoke in court and on how their language changed over time, pointing to a broader transformation in the history of sexuality, gender, and how legal processes affected women. Tuesday, May 15, 4 p.m. MU, Pan-Afrikan, 213.

DocuSign Campus Forum: Join our session on Wednesday, May 23, from 10 to 10:50 a.m. in Owen 101 to learn about DocuSign and how you can use this tool to reduce time for completing documents, eliminate paper and improve processes. 

From Corvallis to Hollywood: Commencement speaker Harley Jessup (BFA ’76) and screenwriter Mike Rich (’81) will discuss their work in a program centered on clips from their most iconic films. Moderated by Peter Betjemann, director of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film, June 15, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center, Construction and Engineering Hall.

Take Note 

NEW! Apply now for Ecampus professional development funds: Oregon State Ecampus invites faculty, staff and administrators to pursue professional development related to online and hybrid education. Further your professional goals while promoting effective teaching and learning in OSU’s online and hybrid courses. Funding is available for professorial faculty, professional faculty and advisers. The application deadline is June 7, so learn more and apply online today.

NEW! CFP—Humanities Research Clusters: The OSU Center for the Humanities invites proposals for 2018-2019 Humanities Research Clusters. Supported through a partnership with the Office of the Provost, this program offers scholars with expertise in different disciplines the opportunity to explore a topic of shared interest in common and in depth. Deadline: Friday, June 8. More information and application instructions at this link: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/research-clusters

Women’s Center Awards: The Women’s Center invites nominations for our annual awards: Women of Achievement; Student Leadership and AYA Award. Use the following link to learn more about each award and the nomination process: Women’s Center Awards.  Nominations Due: Wednesday, May 23. We invite you to not only consider submitting a nomination but hope that you will plan to attend this year’s award ceremony on June 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the Women’s Center.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Fire: If you discover a fire, sound the alarm, evacuate, call 911, report to the designated meeting area. This month’s poster can be downloaded http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/05-01%20Fire.pdf

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! 30th Street: As part of the Path of Travel project, sections of the sidewalk along the west side of S.W. 30th Street between S.W. Western Blvd. and Washington Way will be closed from May 14 through June 1, to correct cross slope issues. There will be some demolition noise and minimal dust. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Ned Nabeta at 541-954-0294.

NEW! 14th and 15th: As part of the Path of Travel project, traffic and bike lanes along 14th and 15th Streets will be temporarily shifted to accommodate modifications to curb ramps from just south of Monroe Street to Jefferson Way now through May 25. There will be some minor demolition noise and minimal dust. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Ned Nabeta at 541-954-0294.

Campus Way: Due to construction, the southbound lane between Campus Way and Washington Way (see map) will be closed Friday, May 11, from 7 a.m. to Tuesday, May 15, at 5 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

Temporary Biological Science Research Technician 3: This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 24 hours per week) Temporary Biological Sciences Research Technician 3 position for the Crop and Soil Extension Field Facility serving the North Willamette Research and Extension Center. This position will be located in Aurora, Oregon.  Posting# P01526CT.  Closes May 15.

Oregon State University‘s University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) is seeking to fill 2-3 Custodian positions. Posting # P01523CT. Closes May 15.

EXTENDED! 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 15.

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.

IT Infrastructure Manager: The Office of IT Infrastructure Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.00 FTE) salary, 12-month IT Infrastructure Manager. Posting #P01670UF. Closes May 16.

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.

Temporary Education Program Assistant 1: This recruitment will be used to fill three part-time (approximately 5 hours per week) Temporary Education Program Assistant 1 positions for Extension offices at Oregon State University (OSU). One will be located in Newport, Lincoln County. One will be located in Tillamook, Tillamook County. One will be located in Astoria, Clatsop County. Posting# P01522CT. Closes May 18. 

NEW! INTO OSU Student Services Assistant – Summer term 2018 (student position):  Part-time, average 15-30 hours per week, $11/hr, flexible schedule, may include evenings and weekends. Work in the INTO OSU Center this summer serving international students and special groups. Responsibilities include customer service via our Welcome Desk, providing leadership on trips and excursions around Corvallis and Oregon, and supporting/leading/planning events like orientation, parties, tours, etc. Priority deadline May 20. For full posting and link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=784f8d56-cd0b-4d3e-a1ac-d483f8f0a37e&jobId=40915&lang=en_US&source=CC2

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is seeking an Academic Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02128UF. Full consideration May 20. Closes May 27.

Advisor: the University Honors College invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Advisor. Posting #P02134UF. Closes May 20.

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! Oregon State University‘s University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) is seeking to fill Seasonal Custodian positions. Posting # P01535CT. Closes May 21.

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.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Registered Nurse, Posting #P01521CT.  Closes May 23.

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.

NEW! Finance Coordinator – University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Finance Coordinator. Posting # P02144UF. Closes May 25.

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.

Cashier 2: This recruitment will be used to fill two full-time Cashier 2 positions within the Transportation Services department. The work performed is focused on greeting customers, conducting business transactions with customer, cash handling, data entry, filing, and supporting customer service projects and initiatives. Posting #P01516CT. Closes May 28.

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.

NEW! INTO OSU Student Services Coordinator, part-time:  This position is responsible for the logistical coordination of signature INTO OSU programs, including quarterly new student orientation and Student Enrichment Day, as well as other duties for the INTO OSU Student Services Team. Closes May 30. For full posting and link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=784f8d56-cd0b-4d3e-a1ac-d483f8f0a37e&jobId=41015&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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. 

Assistant Director of Labor Relations: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (.50 FTE) Salary, 12-month Assist Director of Labor Relations. Posting #P02132UF. Closes June 1.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Alcohol & Drug Prevention Specialist, Posting #P02126UF. Closes June 2. 

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.

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. Closes July 1.

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.


“A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.” ~ Liberty Hyde Bailey

Corvallis: Partly sunny tomorrow, high of 79, low of 50. Gradual clearing Tuesday.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 79, low of 53. Chance of thunderstorms tomorrow.

Newport: Areas of fog and then cloudy, high of 61, low of 49. Partly cloudy tomorrow.

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

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