OSU Today

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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.

Scientist in the middle of the GM-organic wars (Science)

For Carol Mallory-Smith of Oregon State University, the migration of genes in agricultural crops is not just a research topic or a matter of policy debate. It’s the cause of a vexing quarrel among her neighbors: the farmers of Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

Scientists warn of years of aftershocks in Japan (Seattle Times)

“That section of the subduction zone is clearly loaded,” said Chris Goldfinger, an Oregon State University seismologist who was not part of the new research. (See also Washington Post)

Radioactive iodine in city water spurs enhanced testing (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Kathryn Higley, a health physicist at Oregon State University, said the most likely source is a nearby or upstream medical facility that treats cancer patients with Iodine-131, which can enter the water supply when patients go to the bathroom. “That’s the big wrinkle. If you saw it last year, it wasn’t from Japan,” she said. “It’s probably from a hospital.”

Trust gives $2M to OSU project in graduate’s memory (KVAL)

Oregon State University’s College of Education has received a $2 million donation from the Joyce N. Furman Memorial Trust, which will enable the university to complete a major renovation and seismic upgrade to its historic Education Hall.

Study: Rounded furniture promotes feelings of well-being (Hartford Courant)

A study by researchers at Oregon State University, published in the most recent issue of Environment and Behavior suggests that if you want your guests to feel comfortable, go with curvier, rounded furniture for your home.

Civic-minded Beavers head to Salem (Gazette-Times)

The state Capitol in Salem will take on an orange hue Tuesday, when Gov. John Kitzhaber proclaims April 12, 2011, “Oregon State University Day at the State Capitol.” A contingent from Beaver Nation plans to assemble to meet with legislators, agency leaders and staff members on matters important to OSU.

Human resources sealed with a handshake (Wall Street Journal)

OSU Researchers conducted a study with 140 undergraduates, who played job candidates and interviewers. The candidates had earlier taken a test rating them on the personality traits of extroversion, neuroticism, openness, agreeableness and conscientiousness.

OSU’s tree app getting good reviews (Gazette-Times)

Chris LaBelle of the Extension and Experiment Station Communications office said the app has had 300 downloads.

OSU awarded Tree Campus USA (KEZI)

On the OSU campus almost everywhere you look, you see different types of trees.  So it’s not surprising that Oregon State just got the re-certification for its 3rd straight year as Tree Campus USA. (See also Democrat-Herald)


Beavers will invade the Oregon Capitol today. OSU Day at the Capitol takes place all day, and includes a health fair featuring OSU Pharm. D students from 11:30 to 4 p.m. in the Galleria, a noon forum on OSU’s Master of Public Policy program, a 2 p.m. discussion with Bill Lunch, and an open discussion with local representatives Sara Gelser and Frank Morse from 4 to 4:30 p.m. in Hearing Room 50. There will be a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Galleria.

Mary Poplin will host an hour-long roundtable discussion at 10 a.m. on “What if Christianity is True? Lessons from Mother Teresa,” in the Journey Room of the Memorial Union.

Auditions for the annual student-directed Spring One-Act Festival will be held today from 5 to 9 p.m., at Oregon State University’s Withycombe Lab Theatre. The One-Act Festival will be held May 25-29. Actors involved with the festival are required to attend all performance dates, the tech week (May 20-24), and the post-show strike after the closing performance. Auditions are open to all OSU students and Corvallis community members. Scripts are available for check-out at the Theatre Arts office in Withycombe 145 from Angie Weeks. Contact Elizabeth Helman at Elizabeth.helman@oregonstate.edu with any questions about auditions.

The Oregon State Athletics Department is pleased to announce that the Eighth Annual “The Other Side,” now known as “Beavers Got Talent” will be held tonight at La Sells Stewart Center at 7 p.m. It is an annual showcase of student-athletes’ talents apart from their fields of competition. The monies raised from the program will benefit OSU IMPACT, an OSU/Corvallis-based program that serves children with disabilities. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the silent auction. General admission tickets are $5, students with ID are $2 and children under the age of 12 are free. Tickets are sold only at the door. Additional donations will be accepted.

MUVIES in the Memorial Union’s Trysting Tree Lounge take place Tuesday-Friday at 7:30 p.m. This week’s featured film is “Country Strong,” starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Join us for the PeaceJam Public Talk with Nobel Peace Laureate, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Friday, April 15, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Free and open to the public, doors open at 7 p.m. with the entertainment of Corvallis’ own band, Madera, along with Luau Dancers from Oregon State University. This is Rigoberta Menchú Tum’s only open to the public event while in Corvallis for the weekend for the PeaceJam Northwest Youth Conference. More information about Rigoberta Menchú Tum can be found on PeaceJam’s website at http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/nobel-peace-prize-laureate

NEW! A Lunch and Learn on “Dishing up Whole Grains” with dieticians Ann Marchant and Tara Sanders will take place April 22, noon in MarketPlace West East Conference Room. It is open to students, faculty and staff. Please RSVP to sandi.cleveland@oregonstate.edu. Brought to you by BeWell@OSU.

NEW! All Classified employees:  Contract Bargaining will be taking place here at OSU Campus Thursday and Friday.  There will be a rally in the MU Quad at noon.  Please join us to hear what is happening with our negotiations, the latest “Updates” Please bring a co-worker and join us for lunch.  If you have never been to a Rally this will be the one NOT to miss.  Be there for your Bargaining Team and show your support.

NEW! Oregon State University’s Music à la Carte concert series continues on Friday, April 15, with a performance by “Mozart’s Magic Flutes.” The quartet of seasoned players, all members of the Oregon Mozart Players in Eugene, is comprised of Jill Pauls and Debra Harris, flutes; Ann Grabe, cello; and John Jantzi, piano. They will perform at noon in the Memorial Union Lounge on the OSU campus. Admission is free.

NEW! The OSU Women’s Center is pleased to announce a lecture by the award-winning author, Dr. Jean Kilbourne on Tuesday, April 19. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Austin Auditorium and Kilbourne’s two books, “Can’t Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel” and “So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids” will be available for purchase before and after the lecture. Kilbourne’s lecture is entitled “Deadly Persuasion: Advertising and the Corruption of Relationships.” This lecture will examine how women are depicted in the media and how addictions related to alcohol, tobacco, food and thinness are manipulated by the media.  For more information please call 541-737-3186.

NEW! The OSU Fish & Wildlife Club will host “Among Penguins,” an hour slide show by OSU alumnus Noah Strycker, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, in 206 Nash. The presentation features ice, birds, and the cold comforts of living and working among a quarter million Adelie Penguins on the coldest, driest, highest, windiest, and most remote continent on Earth. Noah’s adventures are chronicled in his new book published by OSU Press, “Among Penguins: A Bird Man in Antarctica.” Copies of the book will be available for purchase and autographing at the end of the show.

NEW! Movie with a Message: a Night for Social Justice, April 27, 6 to 8 p.m., Kelley Engineering Center 1001. Featuring “Waiting for Superman” a documentary of injustice and educational inequality. The movie depicts the injustices created by inadequate K-12 schools. Bring $1 or a can of food for Linn-Benton Food Share.

NEW! The OSUsed Store is open for its public sale of the week Wednesday, April 13, noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. We carry vehicles, furniture (desks, chairs, bookcases, file cabinets, etc), electronics (computers, printers, TVs, etc), household items (dishes, coffee makers, microwaves, books, etc), lab equipment and more. Check out our Craigslist listings for more info and pictures. Staff are welcome to shop for their departments on weekdays at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the exception of Wednesday mornings, 8 a.m. to noon, whereas personal purchases may only be made during public sale hours. For more information, please visit http://surplus.oregonstate.edu

NEW! The April 14 Faculty Senate agenda is available for viewing online at
http://oregonstate.edu/senate/agen/2011/20110414.html; the meeting will begin at 3 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall.  Agenda Summary: Report From and Dialogue with Chancellor Pernsteiner. Action Items: Proposed Revisions to Academic Regulations; Graduate Council Recommendations; Promotion and Tenure Guideline Revisions; Special Report – Budget Update in response to previous presentation by Howard Bunsis.

“The Help”, a novel by Kathryn Stockett, will be reviewed by Charlotte Headrick at noon, April 13, at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave. Charlotte Headrick is a professor of Theater Arts, coordinator of the University Theater, and Associate Chair of the Department of Speech Communication at OSU. The Random Reviews series is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Looking for fun and educational programs for your kids to participate in during the summer? Come to the “Kids Summer Programs Fair” in MU 213 on April 13 from noon to 1 p.m. Organizations from OSU and the surrounding Corvallis/Albany communities will be on hand to answer your questions about the programs that are available for your kids during the summer. Participants include: KidSpirit, Corvallis Parks and Recreation, Little Kickers, Albany Boys and Girls Club, Corvallis Arts Center, Corvallis Montessori, Midway Farms, 4-H, Musicafe Rock School, and more.

The nationally syndicated public radio show Philosophy Talk will return to Oregon State University on Wednesday, April 13, where it will be taped in front of a live participatory audience. The event, which begins at 7:30 p.m. in LaSells Stewart Center’s Austin Auditorium, is free and open to the public. Philosophy Talk hosts Ken Taylor and John Perry, both of Stanford University, will discuss the topic, “Latin-American Philosophy.” Their guest for the hour-long program is Joseph Orosco, associate professor at OSU and director of the university’s Peace Studies program.

A Beaver Strides kick-off event takes place April 14 at the Student Health Services (Plageman Bldg.) Room 322 from noon to 2 p.m. for participants to pick up their pedometer, tracking booklet. For more information, email Beaver.Strides@oregonstate.edu.

At a public forum entitled, “Wisconsin: Reverberations, Unionization, and Democracy in the 21st Century”, on the Oregon State University campus on April 14, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in Kelley Engineering 1001, several speakers will discuss the consequences of eliminating collective bargaining rights across the country and in Oregon.

KidSpirit is celebrating its 50th anniversary at OSU. In 1961, the program offered a short baseball camp for boys. Since then, it has expanded into art, science and other subjects with physical activity and lots of fun for boys and girls. At the April 14 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, KidSpirit Director Karen Swanger will discuss the program’s growth and plans for the future. Triad meets in the MU, room 109 at 12 noon. Guests are welcome and pay $10 for a catered lunch. Contact Nick Houtman, 541-737-0783, to save a seat.

Award-winning African American poet Major Jackson will read from his latest collection, “Holding Company,” on Friday, April 15, at Oregon State University. The literary event, which is part of OSU’s Visiting Writers Series, begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Valley Library’s main rotunda on the OSU campus.

Earth Week starts Saturday, April 16 and a weeklong, 32-event lineup awaits you! Of special note are these events: Corvallis Earth Faire and Corvallis Earth Connect, Saturday, April 16, 10-3 at Avery Park and downtown Corvallis; Annual Community Fair, Tuesday, April 19, 11-3 in the MU Quad; Green Career Day, Thursday, April 21, 11:00-3:30 in the MU Ballroom; How Green is OSU? Sustainability Metrics Revealed! Friday, April 22, 12-1 in MU 213; Organic Growers’ Club Hoo Haa! Friday, April 22, 3-7 at the farm.

Native Plant SALE on the MU Quad April 19 during the Earth Day Community Fair, funds will help support OSU MANRRS Chapter Relay for Life team. We’ve exceeded our $1000 goal for the past two years thanks to plant donations provided by SevenOaks Native Nursery JOIN: OSU MANRRS Relay for Life sign up http://main.acsevents.org/goto/osumanrrs

Candidates for Director of Admissions have been invited to address campus in open forums as follows:
April 19, MU 206 – Nathan Fuerst; April 20, MU 206 – Rob Sheinkopf; April 21, MU 206 – Noah Buckley; May 4, MU 213 – Robert Seltzer (all forums will be at 1:00 pm.) The candidates have been asked to share their vision for the role of the Office of Admissions in support of the direction laid out in OSU’s strategic plan and President Ray’s vision for the University in 2025

Preston Pulliams, President of Portland Community College will present “Leadership and the New Normal” at the College of Education’s 7th Annual Charles Carpenter Lecture on May 6, 7 p.m., in the Joyce Powell Leadership Center, Journey Room of the Memorial Union.

Lectures and Seminars

Linda Bisson, Professor in the Department of Viticulture & Enology at the University of California-Davis, will give the 2011 James M. Craig Lecture on “The Scientific Art of Winemaking: Grapes Rotted to Perfection.” Wine is considered to be the product of both science and art, but in reality wine production is a simple microbial process. She will speak on Wednesday, April 13, 7 to 8 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center.

Linda Bisson, Professor in the Department of Viticulture & Enology at the University of California-Davis, will give the 2011 James M. Craig Memorial Seminar, “Adventures in Elimination of Off-Character Production in Wine Strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae: The Hydrogen Sulfide Story,” Thursday, April 14, from 9 to 10 a.m. in Agricultural & Life Sciences Room 4000.

News for Employees

NEW! The English Department is accepting entries for the annual Weaver/Academy of American Poets Prize for the best poem written by an OSU undergraduate.  Please submit up to five poems with a cover sheet giving your name and contact information (no names should appear on the poems); entries should be mailed or delivered to the English Department, 238 Moreland Hall, by Friday, April 29.  The prize includes $200, a certificate from the Academy of American Poets, and inclusion of your name on a plaque.  All majors are encouraged to enter.

NEW! “Institutionalizing Service-Learning at OSU: Engaging a Global Movement for Integration and Collaboration” lecture and discussion with Kevin Kecskes, Associate Vice Provost for Engagement
Director, Community-University Partnerships, Center for Academic Excellence, Portland State University. Tuesday, May 3, 4-5 p.m., MU 206. Free and open to the public.

NEW! The Source, paperless newsletter of the College of Agricultural Sciences, has just been published.  This edition is loaded with fascinating stories about the faculty, staff, students and operating units of the College of Agricultural Sciences.

NEW! NSF – Engineering Research Centers (ERC) – Partnerships in Transformational Research, Education and Technology – A Focused Call for Nanosystems ERCs (NERCs). Letters of intent due date, July 15. Full proposal deadline: Sept. 16. The NSF – ERC program is launching this new competition targeting the Transformational Nanotechnology of Engineered Systems Centers or NanoSystems ERCs (NERCs). These new centers will adopt and follow all the features of Generation-3 (Gen-3) ERCs. The goal of the Gen-3 ERC Program is to create a culture in engineering research and education that links discovery to technological innovation through transformational fundamental and engineered systems research in order to advance technology and produce engineering graduates who will be  creative U.S. innovators in a globally competitive economy. For more information contact Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Humans versus Zombies, a student-led activity, will be taking place April 15-23, on the grounds of campus. This outdoor-only tag game features teams of students as humans and zombies, all wearing either green or pink armbands with the letters HVZ on them, many carrying brightly-colored Nerf toy blasters. Any student or staff member with concerns should contact Campus Security’s non-emergency number, 541-737-3010. Students participating in the event are also asked to stop what they are doing if a campus community member requests them to do so. For more information, email hvsz@gmail.com.

American Dream Elevator Pitch Competition, presented by the Austin Entrepreneurship Program, Friday, April 22, CH2M HILL Alumni Center. When was the last time you made $333 a minute? Ready, start your stop watch and enter the Elevator Pitch Competition. 90 seconds may get you there. There are student and community divisions. Prize money totals: $500 for first place, $250 for second place, $200 for third place. Entries are due by April 15. To register or for further information contact Mary McKillop at 541-713-8044 or go to http://aep.bus.oregonstate.edu

The Summer 2011 DPD Faculty Seminar helps faculty members transform their curricula around issues of difference, power, and discrimination through critical examination of systems of oppression, group process, and pedagogy. This is a three-week intensive seminar. The Summer 2011 faculty seminar is open to all faculty members, with preference given to academic/teaching faculty. Nine month faculty members receive a $2500 stipend for their participation. All other interested faculty members are welcome to participate, and will receive a $1000 professional development stipend. Books and other materials are provided. The Summer Seminar will begin on June 20 and concludes on July 8, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Applications, due Friday May 20, can be found on the DPD website at: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/dpd/2011-summer-faculty-seminar. For additional information, contact Michelle Bothwell at 541-737-6313, bothwell@engr.orst.edu

University Librarian candidate forums, open to all OSU students, staff, and faculty, are scheduled as follows:  Faye Chadwell, Interim University Librarian, Oregon State University: April 13, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., MU Journey Room; Lynn Baird, Dean, University Library; University of Idaho: April 21, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., MU 208. These forums will be recorded and posted to the web on April 21: http://oregonstate.edu/media/collections/

Applications for the 2011 Life Scholars Program are now being accepted. This program enables undergraduate students across campus to participate in a scholarly project in the field of aging with Center faculty. The maximum award is $2,000; application deadline is May 6. Four to six awards will be made this year. Departmental matching funds are necessary; a 100 percent match with Center for Healthy Aging Research funds is required. This is a great program for undergraduate researchers. Please contact Anne Hatley at 541-737-4993 or visit our website at: http://www.hhs.oregonstate.edu/healthyaging/lifesch_08

The Provost’s Council of the Oregon University System is considering revisions to the Oregon Administrative Rule that addresses Academic Ranks. The OSU Provost, Sabah Randhawa, has asked for faculty review and input on these proposed revisions. To assist in gathering this feedback, the OSU Faculty Senate and Academic Affairs have made the draft document available in a format that clearly identifies the proposed revisions. The proposal includes extending the ranks of instructor, research assistant, and research associate to a three-level series, as well as the addition of a new rank titled ‘Lecturer’ (paragraph 2.f of OAR 580-020-0005). OSU faculty are invited to review the document at https://secure.oregonstate.edu/facultysenate/committees/ec/2011_comments/Academic%20Rank%20580-020-0005%20with%20track%20changes%20%283%29.pdf and submit comments via an anonymous comments form found at: https://secure.oregonstate.edu/facultysenate/committees/ec/2011_comments/. Feedback will be accepted through April 18

Want help becoming more organized or more intentional about your research process before summer starts? The library can help! The first Zotero and EndNote sessions are just around the corner. Other workshop topics for Sring include IRB submissions, grant searching for grad students, tips for publishing your research, tips for working with APA citation style and learning the basics of working with Google Docs. Register for one or more today! http://ica.library.oregonstate.edu/subject-guide/656 . Contact Hannah Rempel with questions (hannah.rempel@oregonstate.edu).

PROMISE (Professional, Managerial Internships in State Employment) is an internship program designed to provide professional, managerial, or technical paid work experience in state agencies. The purpose of the program is to increase the potential pool of applicant’s currently under-represented in state and local government agencies. Students of color are encouraged to apply. Internships are 40 hours a week for 10 weeks at $10 an hour. They are in OSU campus departments, local community and the state of Oregon. There are weekly luncheon forums and network groups, and field trips. Applicants are referred to sponsoring departments and state agencies for interviews and selection within three to five weeks following the application deadline date of April 29. Applications are available online at http://oregonstate.edu/main/current-students/promise.

In an ongoing effort to improve communication lines between the faculty and administration, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee is sponsoring two spring term small group conversations with President Ray and faculty. Each conversation will be facilitated by a Faculty Senate Executive Committee member and will consist of up to 12 faculty. This is an opportunity for the President to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing; faculty are encouraged to speak freely. Access the registration form to register for one of the two sessions. Requests for times will be honored on a first come, first serve basis. April 26 – 1 to 2:30 p.m., May 26 – 3 to 4:30 p.m.


Grants/Contracts Technician– Oregon Sea Grant invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Grants/Contract Technician position. For full position announcement and application instructions, see: http://oregonstate.edu/jobs, posting #0007193, closing date April 20. OSU is an AA/EOE.

Student Billing Tech/Customer Service Rep. F/T Accounting Technician position at OSU in the Business Affairs Office. The OSU Student Accounts department is responsible for producing monthly tuition bills; posting charges to students’ accounts; and communicating policy and regulations to students, parents, and sponsoring agencies. For the complete announcement, visit the website: http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Closing Date: April 25. OSU is an AA/EOE.

INTO Oregon State University has an opening for a Controller/Finance Manager. This senior position provides leadership and coordination of company financial planning and budget management functions for INTO Oregon State University, and is responsible for directing the day-to-day accounting and financial activities for an international student educational services center. For further information, please email rhonda.maillard@oregonstate.edu or call 541-737-8899.

INTO OSU is recruiting for an Administrative/Human Resources Assistant. Candidate will perform a wide range of administrative and office support activities for the department and/or managers, as well as human resources, and operations support. Ideal candidate must have at least 2 or more years of administrative support experience, and possess HR experience including payroll and benefits administration. For further information, please email rhonda.maillard@oregonstate.edu or call 541-737-8899.

University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) is seeking a Homestay Program Coordinator. For complete list of qualifications and to apply on line, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs Posting #0007124. Closing date is April 13. OSU is an AA/EOE.

The Office of Human Resources at Oregon State University is recruiting for a Human Resources Officer or Coordinator (see posting for details). Full-time, 12-month, fixed-term position. Salary $45,000-$55,000. See full announcement for minimum qualifications and application requirements at http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Posting # 0007152. For full consideration apply by: April 13. OSU is an AA/EOE, and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Academic Advisor, Professional Faculty position. To view the full position announcement and to apply go to: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu and search for posting # 0007059. For full consideration apply by April 13.

College of Health and Human Sciences seeks a Director of Communications and Alumni Relations. We seek a collaborative and collegial director to manage the day-to-day and strategic communications of our College. See full posting and apply online at http://oregonstate.edu/jobs Posting No. 0007035. Closing date: April 15.

OSU Student Affairs Research and Evaluation is accepting applications for a 12-month, half-time professional faculty position to coordinate the assessment and research efforts of this office. To review complete posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Apply to posting #0007000. For full consideration applications should be received no later than 5 p.m. on April 15.

Public Information Representative 2 – College of Engineering, Oregon State University, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Public Information Representative 2 position. For full position announcement and application instructions, see: http://oregonstate.edu/jobs, posting #0007130, for full consideration date April 4, closing date April 17. OSU is an AA/EOE

Oregon State University‘s Department of Recreational Sports (DRS) is seeking an Operations and Events Services Manager. The person in this position will oversee all aspects of facility operations and a full range of event planning services associated with DRS indoor and outdoor facilities. For complete list of qualifications and to apply on line, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/ Posting #0007054. Closes April 19.

Center for Teaching, Learning and Assessment invites applications for a full-time fixed-term Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning position. To review details and apply go to: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu posting # 0007097. Closing Date: April 20.

The College of Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Academic Advisor. This position will perform academic advising and program support for the proposed School of Life Science majors. Advise students in the biological science majors pursuing health professions, including pre-medical students. To review full posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs.  Posting #0007171.  For full consideration please apply by April 22.

Department of Recreational Sports is seeking applicants for a 9-month, full-time Climbing Coordinator position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Required qualifications include 1 year working experience in collegiate recreation climbing facility management and experience in teaching climbing skills and wilderness medicine. To review posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Apply to posting #0007126. Closing date is April 22.

The Office of Human Resources at Oregon State University is recruiting for a Human Resources Information System Analyst. Full-time, 12-month, fixed-term position. Salary: Commensurate with education and experience. See full announcement for minimum qualifications and application requirements at http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Posting # 0007155. Closing date: April 22.

Oregon State University Libraries seeks candidates for the Acquisitions Unit Supervisor within the Collections & Resource Sharing Department. See full announcement for minimum qualifications and application requirements at http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Posting #0007064. Closing date: April 22.

Department of Recreational Sports is seeking applicants for a 12-month, full-time Sports and Special Programs Coordinator position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Required qualifications include 1 year working experience in collegiate recreation sport clubs, intramural sports, special event planning, or related field. To review posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Apply to Posting #0007129. Closing date is April 22.

Advisor-Energy Engineering Management/International – The College of Engineering invites applications for an Energy Engineering Management/International Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. For full position announcement and application instructions, see: http://oregonstate.edu/jobs, posting #0007162, closing date April 24. OSU is an AA/EOE.

The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor. This is a 0.75 FTE, 12-month or 1.0 FTE, 9-month, tenure-track position (at the discretion of the Department Head). : To view the posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs and search for posting #0007018. For full consideration, apply by May 15.

Spatial Information Research Analyst, Full-time 6-month temporary appointment. This position is with the Laboratory for Applications of Remote Sensing in Ecology (http://www.fsl.orst.edu/larse), in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society. To apply send letter of interest, CV and at 3 professional references to: Maureen Duane Maureen.Duane@oregonstate.edu. Closing date for application: Up to 3 positions will be filled before July 1.

INTO Oregon State University is seeking an Academic Support Assistant. This position directly assists the Academic Support Manager and serves as a member of the Academic Support Team. Please send cover letter and resume for immediate consideration to rhonda.maillard@oregonstate.edu.


Corvallis: Partly sunny? We’ll take it! Today’s high will be 56, with an overnight low of 38 as the showers roll back in. Rain and showers are due the rest of the week so get out there while you can.

Central Oregon: Tuesday morning’s clouds should burn off and allow the sun to shine unimpeded, and with that helpful solar radiation, we should get into the 50s today. Enjoy it if you can, as clouds and precipitation are set to return this evening.

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