OSU Today

Tuesday, May 29, 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, food and housing (USA Today)

The food pantry at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore., 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.

Brown pelicans, recently endangered, struggle to find food on the Oregon Coast (Oregonian)

Researchers with Oregon State University study the tern colony that nests on East Sand Island. They spend some time monitoring the pelicans, too, but Jaques believes more monitoring is necessary to understand how the pelicans use the area, what they eat and what pressures they face during the time they spend here.

Do animals ever get sunburned? (Live Science)

Some species up the ante by producing a unique brand of sunscreen from their own cells. Taifo Mahmud, a molecular biologist at Oregon State University, has discovered genetic traits in fish, birds, reptiles and amphibians that enable them to produce a compound called gadusol, which creates protection against ultraviolet (UV) rays in the sun.

The quest for the next great red pigment (Marketplace)

Mas Subramanian. He’s a chemist at Oregon State University. And in 2009, he was looking for a compound that could be used in electronics.

 President’s Commission on the Status of Women honors area women (LIFE@OSU)

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women recently held an awards ceremony called “Breaking Barriers: A Celebration of the Accomplishments and Impact of OSU Women.” A number of women were honored during the event.

OSU shares plan for harnessing wave energy (Digital Journal of Commerce)

Oregon State University and its Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center recently announced submission to the federal government of a plan outlining construction and operation of a wave energy test site off of the Oregon coastline.

Rollout of Oregon contraceptive-access program has been bumpy (Bend Bulletin)

After passage of the legislation, the Oregon Board of Pharmacy had to write the rules for the program, and pharmacists had to undergo training. The Oregon State University School of Pharmacy created a curriculum for the training and a certification process to show who had completed it.

Landslide could devastate Alsea salmon center (Gazette-Times)

Now, with Oregon State University as its research partner, it offers scientists everything needed to study salmon and steelhead. It can raise fish from eggs, separate and nurture them according to stream of origin, and uses miles of pipes, three sources of water and dozens of tanks for research projects. It is the only facility in the world with four long outdoor raceways filled with gravel, rocks and logs that can be molded to mimic real streams.

OSU biologist advocates for ecological approach to improving human health (The Lund Report)

Matt Orr, assistant professor in the College of Science at OSU-Cascades, describes a “restoration ecology” approach toward patient health – every person is like an ecosystem, he says, and effectively fighting chronic disease requires fostering the communities of symbiotic gut microbes that people need for their health. (see also Science Daily)

How to identify and control pests feasting on your garden (Oregonian)

Gardening season is in gear and everyone has a question of some sort. Get answers from Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service. OSU Extension faculty.

Think Too Much: A tale of Phish and philosophy (Gazette-Times)

Before we even get started, there’s an important thing you need to understand about this class that Stephanie Jenkins teaches at Oregon State University.


 Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning in a certificated series of teaching workshops. Attend one, some, or all. On May 29, we will consider approaches for responding to student work by providing feedback that feeds forward student learning. 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.

Courtney Lynn – Forest Ecosystems and Society M.F. Defense: Courtney Lynn will present “Soil (not dirt) and sunshine: A dynamic, Pacific Northwest agroforestry and permaculture farm plan” on Tuesday, May 29, at 10 a.m. in Richardson 115. Lynn is completing her M.F. degree under the guidance of major professor Badege Bishaw. Free and open to the public.

Event at Pangea May 29: Brunch Around the World: Join us as we go on a journey around the world, getting tastes of brunch dishes from faraway places. Nutrition students have dedicated their term to bringing this event to life, held in Pangea Café in the MU. They will be serving up delicious brunch dishes from around the world. There will be French toast casserole, Persian frittata, tropical smoothie bowl, chilaquiles, masala tofu scramble and, of course, there will be bacon. There will also be turkey avocado croissant BLTs, Hawaiian chicken salad, gyros and more. May 29, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Conversation with Rep. Rayfield: Join the Faculty Senate and the Associated Students of Oregon State University for a conversation with state Rep. Dan Rayfield. This forum will provide an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to hear from Rayfield, D-Corvallis, about what is happening in the Oregon Legislature and will cover topics of interest to the OSU community. The event will be held Tuesday, May 29, 10:30 a.m. to noon in Memorial Union 109. RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/VO4nCkrl2OPt7lT13. Live streaming of the event will be available here: https://goo.gl/NEQy8F. Contact Claire McMorris (claire.mcmorris@oregonstate.edu) with any questions.

M.F. Candidate: Clay Mancuso, M.F. candidate in the sustainable forest management graduate program, will present his project, “Behavior and Assessment of Mobile Anchors in Cable Yarding Systems,” on Tuesday, May 29, at noon in Furman 404. Mancuso is supervised by Ben Leshchinsky.

M.S. Candidate: Matthew Davis, M.S. candidate in the sustainable forest management graduate program, will present his thesis, “Improving the Propagation of Camassia leichtlinii,” on Tuesday, May 29, at 1:30 p.m. in Richardson 115. Davis is supervised by Anthony S. Davis.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! The Oregon State University Honors College Thesis Fair: The Honors College Thesis Fair will be held Wednesday, May 30, through Friday, June 1, in the Learning Innovation Center (LInC).  The Lightning Talk competition will be held Wednesday, May 30, and Thursday, May 31, from noon to 12:30 p.m. in the LInC forum on the second floor.  Additionally, students will be on hand to answer questions regarding their research during the awards reception on Friday, June 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This annual spring event celebrates the research accomplishments of graduating Honors College students through poster displays.

NEW! Wellness Feedback Session (Student Only): Help shape campus well-being by giving feedback at a listening session hosted by the Division of Student Affairs on Wednesday, May 30, from noon to 1 p.m. in MU 206. Register at: uhds.link/wellness. Refreshments will be served.

NEW! SCORE Symposium: Oregon NASA Space Grant will host the 2018 SCORE Student Symposium, Friday, June 1, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center. Students awarded the STEM Community College Opportunity for Research Experience, 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.

NEW! Mahana retirement: A retirement reception for Michelle Mahana, executive assistant to the dean in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, will be held from 5-6 p.m. Friday, June 8, in the Hallie Ford Center. Friends and colleagues from across campus are invited to attend.

Pangea Takeover: Tongue Thai’d: As a culminating project for Management of Food Systems class, nutrition students will showcase Thai-influenced dishes they are making. Dishes served will include savory Thai pork meatballs, fresh salad rolls with peanut sauce, and classic pad Thai. This event menu will only be available at Pangea in the MU on Wednesday, May 30, from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Pillow Talk: In collaboration with the APCC, Pride Center, and SOL (LGBTQ+ Multicultural Support Network), this event strives to build community and cultural awareness on the intersections of API/LGBTQ+ identity and lived experiences through discussion, storytelling and art. Join the conversation on Wednesday, May 30, 6-8 p.m. at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

Jazz Ensemble: The Oregon State University Jazz Ensemble will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. The eight-song set, directed by Ryan Biesack, features a diverse selection from the big band repertoire: “Groove Merchant” by Thad Jones; Gordon Goodwin’s “Hit the Ground;” Bill Russo’s “Frank Speaking;” “N’Traned” by Roger Braun; John Clayton’s “Deed I Do;” “Pulse” by Dan Cavanaugh; a Florian Ross arrangement of Radiohead’s “2+2=5;” and “Three Fingered Jack” by Salem-based composer James Miley. The concert is free and open to the public and no ticket is required.

OPB’s Oregon Experience “Oregon State University:” Join us in Bend on June 5 or in Corvallis on June 6 for a special advanced screening of this one-hour episode that will air on OPB June 11. Special guests include the producer, Kami Horton.  Tickets are free, but required.  Reserve your seats now

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! M.S. Thesis Defense: Stephanie Bianco, M.S. candidate in Water Resources Engineering, will defend her thesis “A novel approach to process-based river restoration in Oregon: practitioners’ perspectives, and effects on in-stream wood.” next Wednesday, May 30, at 10 a.m. in Strand 361. Bianco is advised by Julia Jones of CEOAS.

NEW! The Poisoning of Flint, Michigan and Racial Capitalism: Laura Pulido, professor of geography and head of the ethnic studies department at the University of Oregon, will discuss her research on Flint’s water crisis and racial capitalism. The free public lecture is at 3:30 p.m. on May 30 in Gilfillan Auditorium.

NEW! Yung-Hsiang “Sky” Lan – Forest Ecosystems and Society Ph.D. Defense: Yung-Hsiang “Sky” Lan will present “Canopy Ecology of Swiss Needle Cast in Young and Mature/Old-growth Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)” on Thursday, May 31, at 11 a.m. in Richardson 107.  Lan is completing her Ph.D. under the guidance of major professor Dave Shaw.  Free and open to the public.

NEW! TRIAD meeting:  Charlene Alexander, vice president and chief diversity officer, will talk about guiding institutional diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice throughout OSU.  The meeting will begin at noon May 31 in MU 211. The public is welcome to attend free of charge.  An optional catered lunch is available. Contact Jeannine Cropley, jeannine.cropley@oregonstate.edu to reserve a lunch. 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! Transforming the Curriculum: A Conversation with the 2017-18 DPD Cohort: Join this year’s DPD Academy cohort for a discussion of their curriculum transformation projects. Thursday, May 31, 2 – 3:30 p.m., Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Light refreshments will be served.  For more information about the Difference, Power, and Discrimination Program, visit the DPD website.

NEW! Steering Toward Global Sustainability: The Moon Shot We Can Achieve – Public lecture by Kai Chan, University of British Columbia. Chan will touch upon the “green economy”, “sustainable intensification”, and “half Earth.” Is sustainability really possible? What must we give up? And, how do we get there? Thursday, May 31, 4 p.m. MU, Pan-Afrikan, 213. 

NEW! Robert M. Storm Distinguished Lecture: Integrative Biology presents the 2018 Robert M. Storm Lecturer,  Patricia Brennan. Brennan, an assistant professor at Mt. Holyoke College, will present a seminar, “Time to Step Up! Defending “Oddball Science.” She is an expert on the evolution of reproductive structures in vertebrates and the mechanisms that drive genital diversification, particularly in birds. Brennan’s research has received considerable media attention in recent years and she has become an advocate for the importance of basic science. A reception will take place May 31, 6 p.m. in the Cordley Hall foyer followed by the lecture at 7 p.m. in Gilfillan Auditorium. More information at http://ib.oregonstate.edu/Robert-M-Storm-Lecture-Series. RSVP at http://ib.oregonstate.edu/storm18.

NEW! Craft Cidery Startup Workshop in Portland (June 10-14) – Oregon State’s renowned Craft Cidery Startup Workshop connects you with industry pros and successful cidery entrepreneurs—all dedicated to helping you launch or expand your own craft cidery. Find out more here.

NEW! Business Administration: Negotiation Strategies – Build cutting-edge negotiation styles, tried-and-tested interpersonal techniques and a library of bargaining scenarios to maximize value for yourself and your organization. See more about the course here. This online course starts June 25.

NEW! Introduction to Distilled Spirits in Portland (June 30 – July 1) – Gain a foundational knowledge on distilled spirits and the multiple ways we perceive their color and flavor through guided tastings with an industry expert. Find out more here.

NEW! Sports Marketing Online Five-Week Course: Learn how digital communities interact with your team and gain strategies to leverage your online brand presence to take your current organization even further. Find out more here. Course begins July 9.

NEW! Drones in Education in Corvallis (July 10-12) – This training is designed for educators who are using drones or who are interested in learning more about how to incorporate drones into the classroom. Details available here.

Excel Tips & Tricks for CORE: You have found data in CORE, but it is not quite right. Maybe you want to limit entries, build a graph or just remove a field. In this workshop, we will cover tips and tricks for using Excel with CORE data. May 30, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Valley Library Willamette Room East (Valley 3622) Registration is required: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eex03AFmPQ1QRxz Direct questions to Logan Bingle (mailto:logan.bingle@oregonstate.edu)

Biochemistry and Biophysics Guest Lecture: Blaine Roberts Florey of the Institute of Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne will present “When metalloproteins go rogue: Application of metalloproteomics to understand Alzheimer’s and motor neuron disease” on Wednesday, May 30, at 3:30 p.m. in ALS 4001.

Creating Anti-Racist Communities: The College of Engineering and the President’s Commission on the Status of Women present: Creating Anti-Racist Communities. In today’s society what does it take to create a just community? How can we break through the deeply ingrained layers of structural racism to create an equal America? On May 30 at 6 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center, Tricia Rose, acclaimed scholar and award-winning author and the Chancellor’s Professor of Africana Studies, associate dean of the faculty for special initiatives, and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University, attempts to tackle this in our political landscape. For information or accommodations, contact University Events at 541-737-4717 or events@oregonstate.edu

Spring & Summer SJEI workshops: Social Justice Education Initiative from Faculty Affairs. Additional 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

Take Note 

NEW! Undergraduate Research and Writing Studio: We are a space to work on anything, from English to engineering. When writers/researchers get stuck or have a question about their work, our consultants are here to help talk through whatever is in the way. We also offer a collaborative space for groups or classes to work with consultants on writing, research, or team projects. For more information, call 541-737-2776 or visit writingcenter.oregonstate.edu

Volunteers Needed for The Great Move Out: OSU will once again work both on- and off-campus with the Corvallis community to collect reusable goods from students during The Great Move Out. Volunteers are needed for the off-campus event on June 15; details and sign-up here. Volunteers are needed for the residence hall program June 11-19; details and sign-up here. For more information on The Great Move Out, visit the website.

Oregon Sea Grant (OSG) Graduate Fellowship Applications: OSG is now accepting applications for three fellowship opportunities for current graduate students and recent graduates: OSG Natural Resource Policy Fellowship (Applications due June 25); OSG Robert E. Malouf Marine Studies Scholarship (Applications due July 16); and OSG Legislative Fellowship (Applications due Aug. 20). OSG will host an informational webinar about these opportunities: June 15, 10 – 10:30 a.m. PST. Register here.

Keck Foundation – call for concept papers: This is a call for concept papers for research projects in either science & engineering or medical research. Proposed projects should have the potential to meet the funding interests of the W.M. Keck Foundation. Interested faculty should email their concept paper to Elizabeth Ocampo, Foundation Relations coordinator at the OSU Foundation by May 29. Elizabeth.Ocampo@osufoundation.org.

Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences: The program provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The current grant level is $300,000; $75,000 per year for a four-year period. For the 2019 award, one nomination will be invited from each of the participating institutions. The internal deadline for submitting a letter of recommendation for a nominee is June 1.  Click this LINK for additional information.

Library satisfaction survey: Take a brief survey (5-10 minutes) and you will be entered for a chance to win one of two $100 gift certificates to the Beaver Store. Go to this link to take the survey:  https://www.libqual.org/survey/RWSLDA42TQM86X8HRA Questions? Contact Brooke Robertshaw at brooke.robertshaw@oregonstate.edu

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.

Call for submissions: The final festival of OSU150 takes place Oct. 1-17. We invite your unit, department or group to host an activity and be a part of celebrating our mission of education for the people.  Contact Shelly.signs@oregonstate.edu with your interest.

Recycling has changed: OSU has been following significant changes occurring to recycling markets that impact what materials are acceptable for placing in recycling bins on campus. Campus Recycling has recently updated the OSU acceptables list in accordance with our local recycling processors’ requirements. See the updated online recycle guides here and learn more about the changes here.

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Plageman: As part of the Path of Travel project, one of the driveways into the parking lot north of Plageman Student Health Center will need to be closed from May 25 – May 30 to accommodate sidewalk upgrades on the east side of S.W. Park Terrace.

Cordley Hall: As part of the Cordley Hall roofing project, a crane will be located at 26th Street and Campus Way at 7:30 a.m. on May 30. The crane will then travel through the path indicated on the attached map, and will then be set at the west Cordley Hall parking lot.

Hinsdale Wave Lab: As part of the Path of Travel project, the two main driveways into the Hinsdale Wave Research Lab will be closed through June 5 to upgrade the sidewalks crossing driveways.  One driveway will be done at a time to keep the other driveway open.  The sidewalk between the two driveways will also be replaced (View Map).

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.

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.

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.

Laboratory Assistant: The Department of Food Science and Technology at OSU seeks applications for a Laboratory Assistant in the OSU Center for Sensory & Consumer Behavior Research.  This is a part-time/Intermittent Classified position (a maximum of 35 hours per month). The incumbent will be responsible for assisting with research or field work, in support of the center. Posting #P01520CT.  Closes May 29.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, position for the Office of Enrollment Management Information Technology at Oregon State University. Posting #P01545CT. Full consideration May 30. Closes June 6.

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. Closes May 30.

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

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

Administrative Program Assistant: This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Administrative Program Assistant position for the Extension 4-H Youth Development Off Campus Program at Oregon State University. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately four months from the appointment begin date. This position will be located in Newport, Oregon. Posting #P01556CT. Closes May 31.

The Vice President for Research office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, academic wage salaried position. This position is anticipated to last five month. Posting #P00438AW. Closes May 31.

Assistant to Department Head/Administrative Manager: The Department of Food Science and Technology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, salaried Assistant to Department Head/Administrative Manager position.  This is a Professional Faculty position. Posting #P02165UF.  Full consideration May 31. Closes June 4. 

Administrative Program Assistant, Fisheries and Wildlife: This position provides support to the academic unit and advisers of the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and is responsible for planning and coordinating various elements of the Corvallis Campus and Ecampus programs offered by the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Posting #P01517CT. Closes May 31.

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 Business and Engineering Business Center Office located in Austin Hall is recruiting one part-time Student Accounting Assistant. This position will provide data entry support for accounts payable such as invoices, reimbursements, journal vouchers, and procurement requests; scan documents into document archival system; delivery and/or pickup of documents as needed in various offices or units on campus; special projects as identified. Posting # P03825SE. Closes June 1.

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

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. 

Accountant 1: The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time, 12-month Accountant 1, Posting #P01547CT. Closes June 3.

INTO OSU Student Engagement Coordinator: Responsible for student engagement programming within the INTO OSU center and campus collaborations which promote international student integration at OSU. Full-time with benefits. Closes June 3, for full posting and link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=784f8d56-cd0b-4d3e-a1ac-d483f8f0a37e&jobId=42370&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Research Program Coordinator: College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02166UF. Closes June 4.

Marketing Writer: The Department of University Marketing is seeking a Marketing Writer. This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting# P02159UF. Closes June 5.

Student Project Assistant (LibNav Project Intern): OSU Library in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (a maximum of 10 hours per week), Student Project Assistant (LibNav Project Intern). Posting #P03828SE. Closes June 6. 

Oregon State University’s Office of Audit Services is seeking an executive assistant (EA) to provide executive-level, confidential administrative support to the chief audit executive (CAE) and to the Office of Audit Services (OAS). The position is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the chief audit executive. Posting #P02176UF. Full consideration date June 7. Closes June 21.

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.  Closes June 8.

Grants/Contracts Technician: Health Sciences Business Center (HSBC) in Corvallis invites applications for two (2) full-time Grants and Contracts Technicians (1.0 FTE each). One position is a full-time, regular position. The other is a full-time, limited duration appointment expected to last approximately one year from the appointment begin date. Posting #P01542CT. Closes June 10.

INTO OSU Director of Marketing and Recruitment: The Director of Marketing and Recruitment position leads the strategic planning for and execution of an international recruitment and marketing plan to drive international student enrollment to the INTO Oregon State University programs as well as all Oregon State University degree seeking programs. Closes June 10, for full posting and link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=784f8d56-cd0b-4d3e-a1ac-d483f8f0a37e&jobId=42367&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning is seeking one full-time (1.0 FTE) Research Analyst 2 position. Posting# P01548CT . Posting closes June 13.

Regional Director: The Office of Outreach and Engagement is seeking a Regional Director. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. This position will be located in one of the Oregon Metro’s Extension County Offices. Posting #P02154UF. Closes June 18.

Enterprise Computing Services is seeking an Associate Director. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02167UF. Closes June 25.

Research Associate: The School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Research Associate position. Posting #P02089UF. Closes June 30.

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.

Video Production Student Worker: The OSU Foundation is searching for a student with a passion for video production or filmmaking to join our communications team. The student should have experience with video production, understand storytelling techniques, desire to observe, learn from and contribute to successful projects that tell meaningful stories.  This is part-time, paid position $10.25-$12 per hour DOE. Visit www.osufoundation.org to learn more and apply.

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.

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.


“Gardening is akin to writing stories. No experience could have taught me more about grief or flowers, about achieving survival by going, your fingers in the ground, the limit of physical exhaustion.”  ~ Eudora Welty.

Corvallis: Partly sunny, high of 68, low of 43. Partly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny, high of 66, low of 37. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Mostly cloudy, high of 58, low of 45. Mostly cloudy tomorrow.

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

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