OSU Today

Wednesday, April 13, 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.

OSU students try for a strong impression (Gazette-Times)

As Oregon State University’s College of Engineering ambassadors, juniors Robin Wagner and Kristina Schmunk typically spend a lot of time talking to high school students about what it’s like to study under one of OSU’s 13 engineering majors. But they took that message to state leaders Tuesday for OSU’s fifth “Day at the Capitol,” the university’s largest lobbying day of the legislative session.

OSU study: Stock-outs bad for e-commerce (KVAL)

To a struggling business, simply being out of merchandise doesn’t just put an immediate dent in finances, according to Oregon State University researcher Minjeong Kim.

New report examines Oregon Ag energy use (Natural Resources Report)

Energy Trust of Oregon, Oregon State University, and many other organizations and businesses have built a great knowledge base, and have provided momentum on agriculture and energy issues the past few years.

PEBB must make deeper cuts to state employee benefits (Lund Report)

The deficit in the 5 percent increase scenario would be $20.5 million; the status quo scenario would put PEBB $56.7 million in the hole; and the back-to-2010 option would create a $104.5 million dollar funding gap.

Iodine source an elusive target (Philadelphia Inquirer)

“Somebody will go in and they will get a massive dose of Iodine-131 and it doesn’t all stay in the body,” said Kathryn Higley, head of the department of nuclear engineering and radiation health physics at Oregon State University.

Adventures in thatching (News-Times)

If you don’t dethatch your lawn in the spring, then another good time to get this chore done is early fall if you live in western Oregon, according to Tom Cook, turf grass specialist with the Oregon State University Extension Service.

Bible scholar Marcus Borg argues language of church disconnected from rooted beliefs (San Francisco Chronicle)

Marcus Borg, OSU professor emeritus, asserts that modern Christians are steeped in a language so distorted that it has become a stumbling block to the religion.


The OSUsed Store is open for its public sale of the week from 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

“The Help”, a novel by Kathryn Stockett, will be reviewed by Charlotte Headrick at noon 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 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.

A University Librarian candidate forum takes place today. Faye Chadwell, Interim University Librarian, Oregon State University, will appear from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., in the MU Journey Room.

The OSU Fish & Wildlife Club will host “Among Penguins,” an hour slide show by OSU alumnus Noah Strycker, at 5 p.m. 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.

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 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center.

The nationally syndicated public radio show Philosophy Talk will return to Oregon State University tonight, 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.

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! Between the Cracks Forum, sponsored by the OSU music department, features Dan Joseph on electronics and dulcimer, Saturday, April 16 at 7 p.m., at The Art Center, 700 SW Madison Ave. Students are admitted free, $10 at the door/$5 for Art Center Members. For more information contact: Dana Reason at dana.reason@oregonstate.edu

NEW! The OSU Horticulture Club is having their first plant sale of spring term this Thursday, April 14. The sale will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the West Greenhouse behind Cordley Hall.  On sale will be various dwarf Asiatic lilies in 1 gallon containers and scented geraniums in 8 inch pots as well as assorted bedding plants.

NEW! The Women’s Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 Women of Achievement Awards. A public reception will be held to honor these outstanding women on Tuesday, April 26 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Lounge. The recipients of the Women of Achievement Awards for 2011 are as follows: Nicole Strong, instructor in the OSU Extension Service Forestry Program; Vicki Ebbeck , Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences and the Co-Director of the Sport and Exercise Psychology Laboratory; Kryn Freehling-Burton, Instructor in Women; Catherine “Cath” Kendrick, volunteer, Project HER.

NEW! Hui O Hawaii featuring Polynesian Culture Club invites you to OSU’s 56th Annual Luau, April 23 at Gill Coliseum. The pre-sale ticket location is Snell Hall front desk April 11-15 and 18-22. Doors open-4:30 p.m. Dinner starts from 5 to 6 p.m. and the show takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. A concert follows at 9 p.m. Adult: $25-dinner, show & concert $20-show & concert Kid under 12 $15.

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 Thursday. 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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 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! Students from Bunkyo University in Japan who are spending Spring term at OSU studying English with INTO-OSU are seeking a weekend homestay. The homestay is an opportunity for them to experience American family life. There are two weekend opportunities for hosting, May 13-15 and May 20-22. The weekends start on Fridays at 5 p.m. and end on Sundays at noon. For more information go to http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/homestay or call 541-737-8754.

NEW! The call for 2011 Exemplary Employee Award Nominations has been extended to Monday, April 18.  Click on the following link for nomination instructions: http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/recognition/exemplary.html For more information call 541-737-0547; or  e-mail: jeri.hemmer@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Register now for next week’s Pac-10 Challenge for a Well U and get one step closer to winning great prizes, including an iPAD!  Individuals or groups in the OSU community can earn points, April 18-22, by entering the following online:  1) answers to questions about wellbeing, 2) attendance at campus wellness events, and/or 3) the practice of healthy habits.  Learn more at www.welluchallenge.org

NEW! Extended Campus is hosting its fourth annual Faculty Forum on Thursday, May 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. The forum showcases current Ecampus instructors’ courses and provides opportunities to discuss personal experiences and best practices of online course development and innovative teaching methods.  OSU faculty and TAs interested in the field of online learning are invited to attend. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served, and participants may enter to win door prizes, including OSU branded Flip cameras!  RSVP online by April 26.

NEW! Tenured Affirmative Action Search Advocates (AASA) are needed for next year’s Provost’s Initiative searches.  Advocates are process experts committed to enhancing diversity, quality, and equity in faculty search/selection.  The 2-part AASA workshop series introduces the role and supporting research,  explores ways to recognize and address potential bias risks, and outlines strategies to promote diversity and improve validity/fairness throughout the search.  Session I  introduces the AASA role, introduces current research about diversity and bias, and explores initial search stages beginning with position development. Session I is required to attend Session 2.  Session 2 explores later search stages, outlines advocate participation strategies, and closes with a panel of veteran search advocates. Register for the 2-part workshop series. (Workshops May 3 and 4 offered in conjunction with Outreach and Engagement Spring Training–open to any interested OSU faculty/staff.)

The Office of Community and Diversity and the Committed to Diversity Task Force has extended the deadline for the staff essay contest to help OSU develop a campus ethos for community building. The winner of the contest will win $5,000 worth of goods and services. You must be a current employee at Oregon State University. The winning essay will be announced in the spring quarter of 2011. Please contact becki.metzger@oregonstate.edu to receive a copy of the essay requirements. Essays must be returned no later than 5 p.m., Monday, April 18.

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.

“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.

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.

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

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 mods@osundead.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

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.


Grant/Contract Technician: The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business (AMBC) invites applicants for a full time (1.00 FTE), 12 month, classified Grant/Contracts Technician position. To review posting and apply, go to  http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/ posting #0007196.  Closing date is April 25. OSU is an AA/EOE

Oregon State University Extended Campus seeks an Enrollment Marketing Manager to join our team. This position provides leadership in communication and recruitment strategies targeting prospective students inquiring about OSU Extended Campus classes and programs. He/she will manage the daily operations and
supervise staff within the Ecampus Communication Center. Strong candidates will possess prior managerial/supervisory experience in customer service, knowledge in customer relationship management (CRM) systems, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Position closes April 29. For more information or to apply, go to: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58319

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 today. 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 today. 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 today.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: ““The April rain, the April rain, Comes slanting down in fitful showers, Then from the furrow shoots the grain, And banks are fledged with nestling flowers,” Mathilde Blind. Rain showers, hail and thunder are all possible today, with a high of 54 and a low of 39.

Central Oregon: Cool and cloudy weather returns to the High Desert today, 70 percent chance of precipitation, the weather service is undecided as to if it will be rain or snow. Day time highs will reach for the upper 40’s, and be accompanied by a little west wind.

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