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. Content appearing includes timely news and feature stories from broadcast, print and online sources. Occasionally, opinion pieces and first-person columns appearing in mainstream media outlets that are written by faculty members and pertain to their academic or professional expertise may be included based on their unique, informative value, timeliness and space constraints. It is not the policy of OSU Today to include Letters to the Editor.
 

Research advance on cancer treatments that spare healthy cells(KTVZ)

Oregon State University and other researchers have opened up a possible avenue for new cancer therapies that don't have the side effects that oftentimes accompany many current cancer treatments by identifying a protein modification that specifically supports proliferation and survival of tumor cells. (see also Times Now)
 

Study: Glacier melt rates higher than thought (KGW)

A new OSU study says the rate of glacier melt rate is higher than first thought.
 

OSU researchers ID bacteria that targets coral reefs (KTVZ)

Researchers at Oregon State University have proposed a new genus of bacteria that flourishes when coral reefs become polluted, siphoning energy from the corals and making them more susceptible to disease. (see also News Guard)
 

Squad, the 'anti-bro startup,' is creating a safe space for teenage girls online (Tech Crunch)

A remote team of six people led by Crawford, who’s a graduate of Oregon State University, Squad’s compelling founding story and organic growth helped them close a $5 million seed round led by First Round Capital general partner Hayley Barna, the only female partner at the historically all-male early-stage investment fund known for being the first institutional check in Uber.
 

OSU study: Solar panels on 1 percent of farmland could meet global energy demands (KMTR)

Farmlands are "the most productive places on Earth for solar power," according to an Oregon State University study. The study published Wednesday in the journal Scientific Reports finds that less than 1% of agricultural land needs to be converted to solar panels to fulfill global electric energy demand. (see also Science DailyKTVZUPI)
 

Modeling predicts blue whales' coastal foraging behavior, aiding population management efforts (Tillamook Headlight-Herald)

“Most management decisions up to now have been based on locations where the whales tend to be found,” said Daniel Palacios, who holds the Endowed Faculty in Whale Habitats position at Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute and is lead author of the study.
 

OSU-Cascades to expand on old mine, landfill sites (Bend Bulletin)

Oregon State University-Cascades is breaking ground on an expansion of its Bend campus. A new academic building will sit on land redeveloped from former waste and mining sites. (see also KBND)
 

Dangerous South Philly refinery chemical still poses threat to community (WITF)

Hydrofluoric acid is one of the most dangerous industrial chemicals in use. "It's a very special acid," said May Nyman, professor of chemistry at Oregon State University. "It's important for certain applications. But it's also very dangerous."
 

Veterinary advancements taking place at Oregon State (KVAL)

The next hopeful generation of veterinarians spent their week at Oregon State University, trying out some of the latest animal medicines.
 

Limited liability signs help protect agritourism operations in Oregon (Capital Press)

The Agritourism Limited Liability Sign program is a result of the Agritourism Limited Liability Bill SB 341 that was passed by the Oregon Legislature in 2015 after a collaborative effort of several of Oregon’s major agriculture and agritourism organizations. It is posted in Oregon statues as ORS 30.671 through 30.677. Signs are available for purchase through Oregon Agritourism Partnership and may be picked up at Oregon State Extension Service, Marion County.
 

For better problem-solving, take advantage of IT colleagues(EdTech)

Tim De Quilettes, the IT director for Oregon State University Athletics, could have settled for the traditional array of technology support, such as running the data center and handling service requests. His department still performs those services, of course, but he has gone further, building an entrepreneurial team that asks how it can use IT to make a notable difference to athletes and coaches.
 

Federal grant will be used to protect whales on the Oregon Coast (Bend Bulletin)

This is not the first effort made to protect the whales. The Oregon Sea Grant was established in 1971 at Oregon State University. The Oregon Sea Grant is one of 33 state programs in NOAA Sea Grant College Program and aims to address regionally and nationally strategic issues through competitive, reviewed research, public outreach, engagement and education.
 

Corvallis, OSU reach deal on new safety fee (Gazette-Times)

The city of Corvallis and Oregon State University have signed a memorandum of understanding that relieves the university from responsibility for paying the city's new public safety fee, the Gazette-Times has learned.
 

Ocean bacteria trap vast amounts of light without chlorophyll (The Scientist)

“This is a great paper because it gives us numbers about molecules [that] are active in the system,” says Stephen Giovannoni, a microbiologist at Oregon State University who coauthored the 2011 study.
 

Artist Spotlight: Dana Reason at Montavilla Sewing Center (Montavilla Jazz Festival)

Dana Reason  is contemporary music and research coordinator for the School of Arts & Communication.
 

Despair is on the rise in America. Maybe we need a wailing wall(Baptist News)

A piece by OSU's Susan Shaw.
 

As I See It: A mistake bigger than clear-cutting an ancient grove (Gazette-Times)

A piece by OSU professor emeritus Kathleen Dean Moore.
 

Trial onions look good as OSU Field Day approaches (Capital Press)

Trial onion plots at Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station look healthy this year partly because of fortunate timing. Director Stuart Reitz said planting occurred on time in the trial plots at the station south of Ontario. Some onion growers in the region planted late because of heavy spring rains.
 

Union: Mulvaney comments confirm agency moves meant to cut (Associated Press)

Jim Myers, a professor at Oregon State University who studies vegetable breeding and genetics, said research grants from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture have done “amazing things” to support his research into new varieties of organic vegetables.
 

The rural/urban divide widens as climate and economic policy remain at Oregon’s forefront (East Oregonian)

How the policies that aim to preserve the environment are crafted matters, says Bruce Sorte, an emeritus community economist and instructor at Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences.
 

Vineyard field day is a social event mixed with science (Mail Tribune)

Next up on the 2019 vineyard field day was a tour of the new experimental and demonstration vineyards at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center, where Achala KC and Alexander Levin of OSU have new experimental vineyards, and Master Gardeners have established a fourth vineyard to teach workshops in vineyard planting and management.
 

Today's photo


August beauty: You don't have to go far to find natural beauty around the Corvallis campus, such as this bold patch of black-eyed Susans outside the Kerr Administration building. (photo: Theresa Hogue)

Monday

NEW! Shane Uffelman – Sustainable Forest Management, M.S. Defense: Uffelman will present his thesis, “The Impact of Understory Vegetation on the Productivity and Costs of Cut-to-length Harvest Systems in the Pacific Northwest,” on Monday, Aug. 12, at 10:30 a.m. in 115 Richardson Hall. He is completing his M.S. under the guidance of major professor Woodam Chung. Free and open to the public.

Retirements: Join OSU Printing and Mailing Services in saying goodbye to two team members. Cindy Frederick, mailing specialist, has been with OSU Printing and Mailing Services for 24 years. Frederick has been instrumental in processing mail for faculty, staff and students. Terri Traver, customer relations specialist, joined the team five years ago and has been one of the friendly faces meeting with customers in the OSU community. Stop by Printing and Mailing Services to wish them well on their new adventures after OSU from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at 4700 SW Research Way. Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday

UPDATED! Nora C. Boylan – Water Resource Science, M.S. Defense: Boylan will present her dissertation, “Assessing the link between stream restoration and groundwater recharge and storage: An investigation of Indian Creek in Washington State.,” on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 9 a.m. in Gilmore Hall 234. She is completing her M.S. under the guidance of major professor Michael Campana. Free and open to the public.

Field Day at Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture: Visit the OSU Department of Horticulture's learning laboratory for sustainable horticulture. Meet researchers and tour plots. Learn about functional hedgerows, see a honey bee observation hive, view the riparian zone restoration, learn to grow in small urban spaces, visit the native bee petting zoo, see the dry farmed vegetables, organic production and taste some honey. Tuesday, Aug. 13. Drop by between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. OCCUH is at 844 SW 35th St., Corvallis. Free, all ages welcome. 

Masters Defense Presentation: John Bryn Webber, a graduate student in the Department of Horticulture, will give his master's defense presentation on “Characterization and Cultivar Susceptibility Assessment of Bacterial Blight in Hazelnut” in Agricultural and Life Sciences Building 4000 at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 13.

Workshop: Blending Your Teaching with Instructional Media Want to know how to create instructional media for your on-campus courses and to learn best practices of hybrid/flipped/blended design and teaching? CTL and Academic Technology invite you to explore the new Faculty Media Center to learn how to make audio, video and other media while beginning to plan an upcoming course. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. or 2 p.m., Kidder 100. Bring a laptop and your imagination.  Register. Info: Faculty Media Center.

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.

Wednesday

Linus Pauling Institute Conference and SfRBM Regional Symposium: Join us Aug. 14-16 to hear the latest research on vitamins and botanical supplements in neurodegenerative diseases and cancer, including a public lecture with Nobel laureate Louis Ignarro, the “Father of Viagra,” on Friday, Aug. 16. Discounted registration rates for OSU community members; email lpi@oregonstate.edu or call 541-737-5075 for details.

Thursday

NEW! Classified Staff Bargaining Update and Strike Q and A: All classified staff invited to attend a "take action" meeting on bargaining. Lunch served, drop by to sign the strike pledge, take the pledge back to your worksite, and get your questions answered. Thursday, Aug. 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Willamette West, 3rd floor, Valley Library. For more information contact Siobhan Burke, organizer, at 630-699-0281 (call or text) or email burkes@seiu503.org

NEW! Security Program Manager: The Office of Information Security invites you to attend the Security Program Manager candidate presentations. The candidates will be delivering a 30-minute presentation followed by questions from the audience. Marc Hayden: Aug. 15, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Kidder 202 or ZoomIra Goel: Aug. 16, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Kidder 202 or Zoom;  Michael Lehman: Aug. 19, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Kidder 202 or Zoom. Candidate evaluations are due by end of business on Aug. 21.

Friday

NEW! Introduction to CORE: The Cooperative Open Reporting Environment is OSU's central tool for accessing official university reports and institutional data. All OSU employees have access to CORE reports and dashboards based on their employment classification and Job Profile. This session is designed to give new employees and CORE users who would like to review the basics an orientation to CORE. Topics in this session including security and policies related to the access and use of data, how to find and save what you need from CORE, and helpful tips and tricks for interacting with and using the system. This is a high-level overview of the systems that is appropriate for all CORE users. Friday, Aug. 16, 11 a.m. to noon, Kerr B094, or online via Zoom. Contact IAR with questionsRegister Here

Meat Center: The Clark Meat Science Center retail store will be open Friday from noon to 5:30 p.m. Products include fresh and cooked/smoked sausages, bacon, retail cuts, jerky, snack sticks, and Beaver Classic cheese. The store is at 3260 S.W. Campus Way, next to the Motor Pool. Contact Nathan.Parker@oregonstate.edu for questions regarding the store.

NEW! Security Program Manager: The Office of Information Security invites you to attend the Security Program Manager candidate presentations. The candidates will be delivering a 30-minute presentation followed by questions from the audience. Marc Hayden: Aug. 15, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Kidder 202 or ZoomIra Goel: Aug. 16, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Kidder 202 or Zoom;  Michael Lehman: Aug. 19, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Kidder 202 or Zoom. Candidate evaluations are due by end of business on Aug. 21.

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 SW 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.

Lecture & Dinner with Nobel laureate: Louis Ignarro, known as the “Father of Viagra,” will deliver a lecture on campus Friday, Aug. 16, as part of the Linus Pauling Institute’s biennial conference. Lecture is free, but registration is required. A small number of tickets to dinner following the lecture at the Vue in downtown Corvallis are available for purchase; save your seat now. Email lpi@oregonstate.edu or visit the conference website for more info.

Saturday

Cheese sales: Time to restock your fridge and your bellies with Beaver Classic Cheese. Come try five cheddars, two Swiss, two Provolones and cheese curds. Find them at the Saturday downtown Corvallis Farmer's Market from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sunday

NEW! Summer choir: The Oregon State University Summer Choir will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, in First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem in D minor, Op. 48 is the major work on the program. The work is a 35-minute, seven-movement setting of the traditional Catholic mass. The program also includes Fauré’s “Cantique de Jean Racine,” Tom Porter’s “Lux Aeterna,” Amy Bernon’s “Oceans and Stars,” and more. The concert is free and open to the public. No tickets are required and all seats are general admission. 

Events

NEW! Art faculty show: Oregon State University’s Fairbanks Gallery of Art is hosting an exhibit of work by members of the art faculty throughout August and September. The exhibit includes art by Evan Baden, Michael Boonstra, Julia Bradshaw, Anna Fidler, Julie Green, Yuji Hiratsuka, Shelley Jordon, Andrew Myers, Kerry Skarbakka, Felix Oliveros, Mazdak Shadkam and Lorenzo Triburgo and Sarah Van Dyck. It showcases a broad array of styles and approaches to creating art, with work shown in the areas of photography, painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, video and sculpture. The gallery is in Fairbanks Hall, 220 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and until 8 p.m. on Aug. 15 and Sept. 20 during the Corvallis Arts Walk. For information on the walk go to www.corvallisartswalk.com.

All of Us exhibit: The All of Us exhibit will be on campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 19-23 on the brick mall off the northeast corner of the MU. The goal of the research, education and enrollment center is to advance health care that is based on you as an individual. Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, All of Us aims to sign up 1 million or more people who will share information about their health over time. Researchers will study this data to improve health for generations to come. It’s hosted by the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Benton County, and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health. Learn more at joinallofus.org/juntos.

Dry Farm Field Days 2019: The OSU Extension Small Farms Program is hosting Dry Farming Field Days this summer. More than thirty sites throughout western Oregon are hosting trials this year and four of them, that are engaging in multiple dry farming research projects, will be hosting tours. Come learn about dry farming and multiple research projects engaging with the Dry Farming Collaborative, and see crops such as tomatoes, potatoes, squash, melon, dry beans and corn grown with little or no supplemental irrigation in the field. Aug. 28, 4-6 p.m., OSU Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture (844 SW 35th St, Corvallis). Sept. 4, 4-6 p.m., OSU Vegetable Research Farm (4306 NE Electric Road, Corvallis). Sept. 6, 3-5 p.m., Gathering Together Farm (25159 Grange Hall Road,  Philomath). Sept. 11, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Gowen Farm (9040 Old Fort Rd, Independence). Events are free but parking is limited so register at  https://extension.oregonstate.edu/program/all/smallfarms/events 

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Dissertation Defense – Water Resources Graduate Program: Ryan Crumley, Ph.D. WRS. Monday, Aug. 19, at 9 a.m. in Burt Hall 193. The title of his dissertation is “New Metrics, Modeling Applications, and Observational Strategies for Snowpacks in Remote, Data-Limited, Mountain Environments.” Crumley is co-advised by Professor Anne Colin of College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences and Professor David Hill of the College of Engineering, Civil and Construction Engineering. 

NEW! Neil Williams – Sustainable Forest Management, Ph.D. Defense: Williams will present his dissertation, “Evaluating multi-objective trade-offs in mature Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) stands of western Oregon,” on Monday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. in Furman Hall 303. He is completing his Ph.D. under the guidance of major professor Matthew Powers. Free and open to the public.

NEW! Carli Schoenleber M.S. defense: A presentation of Carli Schoenleber’s thesis, titled: “Using interpretive signs and theory-based messaging to protect the western snowy plover (Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus) will take place Tuesday, Aug. 27, 1:30 p.m., Richardson Hall 107. Schoenleber is earning her M.S in Forest Ecosystems and Society with Ashley D’Antonio. Contact the FES Department at 541-737-2244 with questions or for accommodations for disabilities.

Social Justice Education Initiative: The Social Justice Education Initiative schedule for summer and fall is up, and there are still seats for summer sessions. From Faculty Affairs, the SJEI is a foundational professional development program for faculty, staff and graduate students. SJEI offers a varied schedule of Tier One and Tier Two workshops, all open now for registration. Join your colleagues to begin, or expand, your equity and inclusion journey in this well-reviewed program. Interested in this work for your unit? Contact SJEI Director Jane Waite for further information: jane.waite@oregonstate.edu

Craft Making: Craft Cider Essentials (Aug. 19-23): Spend five days learning the fundamental techniques of cider making in Oregon State University’s state-of-the-art fermentation labs. Find out more here.

Distillery Startup Workshop in Corvallis (Sept. 14-18): Whether you're an experienced brewer/distiller looking to expand your business or simply exploring new opportunities, you will gain the foundational knowledge to start your own craft distillery.

Become a Master Recycler: Act soon to secure your spot. This eight-week class will cover all aspects of waste reduction, reuse and recycling. It will be hosted on the OSU campus on Tuesday nights, Oct. 1 through Nov. 19, plus field trips. This non-credit class is free to those who agree to pay back what they learned by completing 30 hours of volunteer service within one year of course completion. Visit http://tiny.cc/recycclass for more details and to register.

Take Note

NEW! Commercial shipping: OSU has a new on-campus shipping center in the EH&S Annex, 191 SW 35th St. This new location, open starting Aug. 15, allows for the consolidation of all commercial shipping through FedEx, UPS, DHL and Freight Vendors in one location. This new location will offer more consistent and convenient services for all OSU departments while ensuring that the university remains in compliance with all federal and international shipping regulations. Printing & Mailing Services' main production facility and Xpress Stop location will no longer offer commercial shipping services. They will continue to offer US Postal Service products and services for both OSU departments and university staff and students. For more information, 541-737-3979.

NEW! Copyright and Scantron Services: Scantron Test Scoring and Copyright Services is now at the Xpress Stop inside the Memorial Union, Room 61. For questions, 541-737-4941.

NEW! Undergraduate Research and Writing Studio Summer Hours: The URWS offers free writing and research support for students working on classwork of all genres, scholarship and job application materials, and other projects. Come to the studio on the main floor of the Valley Library to work on your project, ask questions, and receive personalized feedback from our highly trained staff; no appointment needed. We’re open Monday through Thursday, noon to 4 p.m., through Sept. 5. For more information see http://writingcenter.oregonstate.edu/undergrad-writing-studio.

NEW! Animal ConnectionOnline stories from the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine including a paralyzed dog who is walking again, a look at the interesting work in the necropsy laboratory, a homeless dog whose surgery helped her find a forever family, and an OSU laboratory that plays a critical part in preventing rabies in Oregon.

NEW! International Tribunal rules that fracking violates human rights: In May 2018, OSU's Spring Creek Project co-organized the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal Session on Human Rights, Fracking, and Climate Change. Now, after deliberation and reviewing evidence and witness testimony, the international Tribunal has issued its Advisory Opinion confirming that fracking violates human rights. The court ruled that the practice of fracking should be banned worldwide. Learn more about this decision.

NEW! Participants wanted for OSU Research Study: Taste Perception of Carbohydrates. Potential subjects must be healthy non-smokers between 18 and 60 years old. Studies will involve tasting carbohydrate samples and may involve saliva collection. Studies conducted at the Corvallis campus, compensation $10 per hour. Please email taste.study@oregonstate.edu for more details. Principal Investigator: Juyun Lim.

Training opportunities: The Office of Human Resources invites employees to register for new training opportunities. Courses include topics related to employee benefits, Core Curriculum for Current Supervisors and Managers, and Managers Legal Toolkit for Managers of Professional Faculty. View training courses and register here.

The Source: The summer edition of eNews from the College of Agricultural Sciences is available at https://agsci.oregonstate.edu/thesource/summer-2019. It has been a busy few months at the College of Agricultural Sciences, and this issue of The Source reflects some of the exciting news taking place, from the launch of the Global Hemp Innovation Center to the appointment of Lisa Ballance to direct the Marine Mammal Institute.

Office of Student Life: Many of the departments within the Office of Student Life are moving to new locations this summer. The Dean of Students, ASOSU Office of Advocacy, ASOSU Safe Ride, ASOSU Student Legal Services, Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life, Community Responsibility and Belonging, Military and Veteran Resource Center, Student Care, and Student Conduct and Community Standards are all relocating. Please visit https://studentlife.oregonstate.edu/our-team for more information on who is moving where and when.

EHS Newsletter: Safety Beaver Buzz: The second edition of the Safety Beaver Buzz, published on a quarterly basis, is now available. Lab personnel should take special note of the new Laboratory Safety Training. Any topic suggestions or comments can be directed to ehs@oregonstate.edu.

Updates to University Policies & Standards: Visit the University Policy & Standards page to learn about recent policy updates: http://policy.oregonstate.edu/whats-new. This page is updated frequently with new developments.

Volunteer opportunity for Fall 2019 – New International Students Orientation Week: Engage with new international students and help welcome the new Beavers from around the world during Fall 2019 Orientation Week. For more information and to sign up go here. Volunteer training day (required for all volunteers): Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at ILLC 155. Volunteering dates: New students move-in day: Sept. 16-17. Orientation week: Sept. 18-24. Different volunteer shifts available to fit your schedule. For more information or questions, contact Carla Portugal at  intl.orientation@oregonstate.edu or go to the INTO OSU website.

University Health & Safety Committee: The University Health & Safety Committee wants to promote health and safety by providing a guide for building momentum with your safety program, available online at https://www.saif.com/employer-guide/how-to-build-momentum-for-your-safety-and-health-program.html. You can also access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at http://ehs.oregonstate.edu/uhsc, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member, and a link to report safety concerns online.

Online Writing Suite Open for Summer: OSU’s Writing Center offers free, online writing feedback to students and staff working on any type of writing including summer coursework and application materials. Highly trained staff work with all genres and levels, offering feedback for each stage of the writing process. The suite is open 24/7 and responds within one business day via either email or Zoom video conference. Learn more and submit writing at http://writingcenter.oregonstate.edu/online-writing-suite
 

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Western: The eastbound lane on SW Western Boulevard near SW 30th Street is scheduled to be closed for the week of Aug. 12-16 for a sewer line installation. The lane closure is expected to be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. No work will be permitted during the peak traveling period. Flaggers will be used to control the eastbound and westbound Western Boulevard traffic.  

NEW! Avery Park Drive: Avery Park Drive will be closed for tree work on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Avery Park Drive is being used as a shortcut to Highway 99W for southbound SW 15th Street and eastbound SW Philomath Boulevard and to Philomath Boulevard from Highway 99W. The proposed closure will impact traffic on the highways and 15thStreet. Advance warning signs will be placed.

NEW! Weniger Hall: Columbia Concrete will be in Weniger Hall Aug. 20-23, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., to drill out concrete cores throughout the building. This will create construction noise during these times. For questions or comments on this notice contact Scott Drahn at 541-737-1231.

Jobs

This email only lists new or recently updated job postings. For a full list of current job postings for OSU Today, go to: http://today.oregonstate.edu/email/jobs

To apply for the below positions, visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs unless otherwise specified.
 

EXTENDED! Instructional Design Specialist – Ecampus is seeking Instructional Design Specialists. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. This position provides knowledge and creativity in enhancing the development and design of hybrid and online courses; instructional design support for faculty developing hybrid and online courses and open educational resources and develops/facilitates training for faculty related to hybrid and online course design and facilitation. Posting #P03199UF. Closes Aug. 19.

EXTENDED! The Global Hemp Innovation Center (GHIC) is seeking an Assistant to the Director and Associate Director. This is an internal employment opportunity for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P03180UF. Closes Aug. 20.

NEW! Agritourism Coordinator (Internal Employment Opportunity): The Extension Service Marion County office is seeking an Agritourism Coordinator. This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. This position will be assigned to Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties in the Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Western Region. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Regional Director. Posting #P03249UF. Closes Aug. 22.

NEW! Veterinary Technician: Oregon State University’s Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our large animal services. The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary. This is a full time/temporary (six-month) position. Posting #PO2322CT. Closes Aug. 25.

NEW! Veterinary Technician: Oregon State University’s Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Veterinary Assistant for employment in our large animal services. The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary. Posting #PO2321CT. Closes Aug. 25.

NEW! Veterinary Technician: Oregon State University’s Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our small animal surgical department.  The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary. This is a full-time position. Posting #PO2283CT. Closes Aug. 30.

NEW! Program Representative 2: Ecampus is seeking a Student Services Specialist (Program Representative 2). This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) classified position. This position will represent multiple programs at different academic levels and articulate policy/process across multiple programs units while also managing a variety of support systems and program review systems. Posting #P02323CT. Closes Aug. 25.

NEW! ODS Curriculum & Professional Development Coordinator: The Division of University Outreach and Engagement, Extension Service is seeking a Outdoor School Curriculum and Professional Development Coordinator at Oregon State University. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE) 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Outdoor School Program Leader and the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. Posting #P03248UF. Closes Sept. 9.

NEW! Seed Certification Aide 1: This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time, intermittent (approximately 12 hours per week as needed) Seed Certification Aide 1 position for Extension Services Union County office at Oregon State University. This position will be located in LaGrande. Posting #P02330CT. Closes Sept. 9.

NEW! Accountant/Finance Manager: The Agricultural Research Foundation at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time accountant/finance manager. Experience with full-cycle accounting is required. Full consideration applications are due by Sept. 11. Learn more at http://agresearchfoundation.oregonstate.edu/jobs-arf 

NEW! Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry: Applications are being sought for one full-time (1.0 FTE), nine-month, tenure-track position with a focus on research and instruction in physical chemistry. Although this search is primarily focused on applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor, applicants of higher ranks may be considered depending upon their qualifications and the needs of the department. The starting date of the position is Sept. 16, 2020. Some areas of interest include the use of existing or new experimental methods, from spectroscopy to microscopy/imaging, from NMR to X-ray, from studies of biomolecules to materials (surfaces, interfaces, and condensed phases), or advancing new theoretical frames of analysis and modeling. Posting #PO3240UF. Full consideration Sept. 23. Open until filled. 

Weather

"No self is of itself alone. It has a long chain of intellectual ancestors. The "I" is chained to ancestry by many factors … . This is not mere allegory, but an eternal memory.” ~ Erwin Schrödinger, born today in 1887.

Corvallis: Mostly sunny this week, highs in the 80s, lows in the 50s.

Central Oregon: Sunny this week, highs in the 70s to 80s, lows in the 50s.

Newport: Mostly sunny, highs hovering around 70, lows in the 50s.

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