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. For more about this section, see:


New look, new year, new stadium: OSU unveils newly completed "west side" of Reser (KEZI)

It's been 623 calendar days since the construction phase for the new "west side" of Reser Stadium began. In that time 305,000 worker hours have been put into the project, along with more than 2,000 tons of structural steel. (see also Register-Guard, KLCC)

Opinion: Pac-12 defections deliver a blow to the soul of college athletics (Oregonian)

A piece by President Jayathi Y. Murthy.

Growers prepare for harvest in northern frontier of U.S. olive oil production (Olive Oil Times)

“Oregon trees are faring well this summer,” Heather Stoven, from Oregon State University’s agricultural extension service, told Olive Oil Times. “Established olives in Oregon can tolerate the heat and dry summer conditions without protective measures. Young trees, however, do need supplemental water during the summer.”

What's driving Maui's devastating fires, and how climate change is fueling those conditions (Washington Post)

“If you have all of those conditions at the same time, it’s often what the National Weather Service calls ‘red flag conditions,’” said Erica Fleishman, director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University. (see also ABC NewsTIME)

Researchers identify new species of beetle from time of dinosaurs (CBS 12)

According to a release from Oregon State University (OSU), researchers have identified a new species of beetle from Burmese amber, a specimen with antennae nearly eight millimeters long attached to a 2.3-millimeter body.

Don't worry, your cat does love you. Science says so. (Upworthy)

A study conducted by researchers at Oregon State University found that cats form "secure attachments" to their owners, meaning cats feel a sense of security from their owners. It's not dissimilar from dogs and babies. The findings were published in Current Biology.

Cannabis legalization leads to higher use among non-college young adults, says OSU study (OPB News)

Cannabis legalization affects the habits of young adults more if they aren’t in college, according to a new study from Oregon State University. Researchers studied 18- to 23-year-olds in states that legalized recreational cannabis. They were interested in how their marijuana use changed.

Burnt out, some Corvallis teachers rethink careers; but new contract on the horizon (Gazette-Times)

Burnout and turnover aren't a new phenomenon, but schools nationwide have seen a sharper number of teachers retiring since the pandemic, according to Susan Gardner, dean of the College of Education at Oregon State University.

Hawaii wildfires: 'mitigation' key lesson to learn, says assistant professor (Channel 4)

We spoke to Erica Fischer, an assistant professor of engineering at Oregon State University and expert in what happens when wildfires reach urban environments as we saw in Lahaina.

Can you be a pedagogical influencer? Using social media to increase learning (The Teaching Professor)

A piece by OSU's Regan Gurung.

Oregon State University to launch pathway initiative for minoritized communities (KCBY)

Oregon State University (OSU) is launching an initiative to create pathways to higher education for Black, Indigenous and Latino communities in the Portland area through collaborating with organizations serving these communities.

Portland cancer patient's story goes viral after she says OHSU denied her care over transgender flag complaint (Oregonian)

“It’s distressing, it’s upsetting, it’s dismaying,” said Courtney Campbell, an Oregon State University professor who teaches medical ethics courses to future doctors, pharmacists and nurses. “You don’t go into the profession to engage in political or culture war discussions.” But, he said, it is both the patient’s obligation to keep those views to themselves and the medical providers’ obligation to communicate that and to continue to give care – unless the patient exhibits a pattern of truly abusive and disruptive behavior.

Why is it so hard for scholars to launch startups? (Wired)

There has been some progress in this direction. A coalition led by Oregon State University recently proposed recommendations for more systematically recognizing innovative activity, and the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities has expressed support for considering technology transfer activities in promotion and tenure decisions. 

OSU study: Gray whales feeding along NW coast are smaller than counterparts who head north to Arctic to forage (KTVZ)

Gray whales that spend their summers feeding off the coast of Oregon are shorter than their counterparts who travel north to the Arctic for food, new research from Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute shows. (see also KGW)

Seaside part of tourism survey (Seaside Signal)

Oregon State University researchers are attempting to gauge how residents feel about the tourism industry through an online survey.  Seaside is one of over 40 cities worldwide — and one of nine in Oregon — participating in the project.

Teaching (Chronicle of Higher Education)

For advice, I turned to Regan A.R. Gurung, executive director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, at Oregon State University. Gurung has written about burnout and is a member of a national project focused on creating more compassionate campuses.

Understanding the role of sociality and implications for disease transmission among bighorn sheep populations (Phys.Org)

The study, conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service and led by Marie Tosa, now with Oregon State University explores the intricate relationship between social behavior, disease transmission, and survival rates among bighorn sheep.


Today's photo

Sea view: Jerri Bartholomew, professor of microbiology, says, “This is the view of the Mediterranean from the Instituto de Acuicultura Torre de la Sal, Spain, on my last day working here as a Fulbright Scholar.” We are accepting photo submissions at [email protected].

NEW! Timely Teaching Tips: Want to learn more about the educational use of generative AI tools? See ChatGPT and Other AI Tools: Implications for Teaching and Learning and recent posts about AI on the Center for Teaching and Learning blog. For an engaging intro to AI see the new Practical AI for Instructors and Students video series.


Open forums: The Administrative Modernization Program (AMP) is an initiative advancing a key action in OSU’s Strategic Plan 4.0 to integrate and simplify technology systems, data practices and policies. AMP will replace OSU’s core administrative IT systems, increase capacity, standardize processes and tools and streamline support capabilities. There will be several university forums through early October during which the team will provide information about AMP and invite questions and discussion. Upcoming sessions will be held in person and via Zoom (locations in link): 1-2 p.m., Aug. 14; 9-10 a.m., Sept 20; and 11 a.m. to noon, Oct. 9:

Post-tsunami talk: Taichi Uchio, a cultural anthropologist at the Shizuoka University of Art and Culture in Japan, will give a talk on Aug. 14 titled "Dignity After the March 11, 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami: An Ethnography of Post-Tsunami Mariculture Reconstruction in Japan." Oregon Sea Grant is hosting the event. The presentation will take place in person and online at 10 a.m. RSVP to [email protected] for the Zoom link. The in-person option will take place at Oregon Sea Grant's office in Corvallis, 1600 SW Western Blvd., Suite 350.


Core Curriculum for OSU managers and supervisors: Managers and supervisors at OSU play a key role in enabling employees to do their best work. The Core Curriculum for Managers and Supervisors is a training program for all Oregon State University managers, supervisors, and lead workers. Learners will: have a solid understanding about the principles and policies that apply to our employees; know how to navigate within the space of talent management activities; recognize when, and how, to provide equal opportunity & access to employees. Summer 2023 program: 8:15 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays & Thursdays Aug. 15-24, via Zoom. Fall 2023 program: 8:15 a.m. to noon, Tuesday-Friday Nov. 14-17, via Zoom Learn more and register.

OSU Employee Parent Connections: 1-2 p.m., Tuesdays during summer term. An opportunity for OSU’s parenting employees to come together through Zoom and talk about anything related to parenting and working. Share resources with each other, ask questions of each other, celebrate milestones, share successes and challenges and more. Email Kristi King, [email protected], with the Family Resource Center for the Zoom link.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store carries furniture, computers, household items, office supplies and more, at 644 SW 13th St. Public sales are open to all shoppers 5:30-7:30 p.m.Tuesdays and noon to 3 p.m. Fridays; details here. Staff may shop for their department Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; details here


Care Talks, Caring for Aging Loved Ones: "Senior Driving & Transportation." This session focuses on the three gears of senior driving: driving assessment, driving retirement and driving alternatives and how to have the conversation with parents about moving from the driver’s seat to the passenger seat. 10 a.m., Aug. 16. Register today.

NEW! OSU Beaver Dads: Come join in with other self-identified dads from around the Corvallis campus to talk about parenting, work and everything in between. Lunch will be provided. This is a time for informal conversation, so come late or leave early if you need, ask questions of other dads, share experiences/stories/resources and more. Facilitated by Tarron Anderson. Noon to 1:30 p.m., Aug. 16, MU 212. Questions about OSU Beaver Dads or want to be on the OSU Beaver Dads listserv? Email Kristi King, [email protected], with the Family Resource Center.

Thesis defense: An M.S. thesis defense seminar will presented by Dan Blanchard: “Developing Tools to Utilize the Oregon State University Woody Plant Collection and Establish a Campus Arboretum.” 2 p.m. Aug. 16,  ALS 4000 or via Zoom. Blanchard is a masters graduate student in the Department of Horticulture. Major advisor, Ryan Contreras.


Care Talks, Succeed at Work: "Maximizing Your Time." Time management and organizational skills are critical to successfully balancing work, life and family. You will learn strategies and tips for organizing and managing that will make a critical difference in the quality of your work and life. 10 a.m., Aug. 17. Register today.

Water resources defense: Paige Becker (Ph.D. Water Resources Engineering) will defend her dissertation, titled, “Scaling up hyporheic exchange processes and finding the intermediate sweet spot,” at 2 p.m., Aug. 17, in Gilmore Hall 234 and on Zoom. Adam Ward of Biological & Ecological Engineering advises Becker. Contact  [email protected] for Zoom details.


OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store carries furniture, computers, household items, office supplies and more, at 644 SW 13th St. Public sales are open to all shoppers 5:30-7:30 p.m.Tuesdays and noon to 3 p.m. Fridays; details here. Staff may shop for their department Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; details here.

NEW! BioResource research seminar: Chloe Lee, Honors BRR biotechnology, will present “Investigation of Automated Methods for Ultrasound Image Analysis of Nonhuman Primate Ovaries,” 1 p.m., Aug. 18, Strand Ag 161. Faculty mentor is Cecily Bishop, Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences. Join Zoom meeting:


Health Center open house: Student Health Services has a new home but still provides the same student-centered care as offered at the Plageman Building for the past 87 years. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 19, community members are invited to the new Health Center at 850 SW 26th St. (next to Reser Stadium). The new facility creates opportunities to expand student health care and builds upon a partnership between OSU Student Health and Samaritan Health Services to better serve the broader OSU and Corvallis community. Snacks, refreshments and free swag provided.


Volunteers wanted for Open Streets Corvallis: This free street festival re-imagines our most shared public spaces – streets and parks. A mile of city streets between Central Park and Peanut Park will be opened up for people to walk, bike and roll (see this year’s route map). The event is co-sponsored by OSU Transportation Services. Volunteers help set up, keep people hydrated, manage intersections and more.11 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 20. Learn more and sign up:


NEW! Colegio César Chávez 50th Anniversary Celebration: Join us for this free and family-friendly event to celebrate the history and legacy of the Colegio César Chávez. An exhibit curated by the OSU Special Collections and Archives Research Center will be featured. Noon to 5 p.m., Aug. 26, in Mt. Angel, Oregon. See the Colegio César Chavez 50th Anniversary website for more details.  

Digital Detox Retreat: The Contemplative Studies annual summer retreat will be held Sept. 1-3 at the new OSU Contemplative Practice Center at 648 SW Second St. in downtown Corvallis. 6-9 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Guided by Hemant Bhanoo and Kate Gallagher. Public: $220; Faculty/Staff: $200; Students $120. Scholarship funds available for undergraduate students. Pre-registration required

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Thesis defense: Lena Wang (M.S. Water Resources Sciences) will defend her thesis, titled, “Identifying Controls on Soil Organic Carbon and Chemical Weathering Dynamics in a Montane Ecosystem (Crested Butte, CO),” at 10 a.m. Aug. 21, in Wilkinson 203 or over Zoom. Pamela Sullivan of Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Sciences advises Wang. Contact [email protected] for Zoom details. 

NEW! Care Talks, Confident Parenting: Success in School. Parents will learn which healthy habits are important to school success, how to help teens deal with teachers and academics, how to help teens get organized, deal with peer pressure and handle discipline. 10 a.m., Aug. 23. Register today.

NEW! Thesis defense: Ian Whidden (M.S Water Resources Science) will defend his thesis, titled, “Forest effects on accumulation, ablation, and snow water storage of a seasonal snowpack in Lookout Creek drainage basin, Oregon,” noon Aug. 23, in Burt Hall 193 and on Zoom. Julia Jones of the Geography Department advises Whidden. Reach out to [email protected] for Zoom details.

NEW! Care Talks, Your Healthy Lifestyle: Eating Right on the Run. We all make excuses for eating junk or fast food. We’ll review strategies for quick, inexpensive meals that are good choices. Learn the basics of eating healthy within your financial means. 10 a.m., Aug. 24. Register today.

NEW! Thesis defense: Laura Duffy (M.S. Water Resources Policy and Management) will defend her thesis, titled, “Engaging Agricultural Landowners in Fish Habitat Restoration on Private Land: The Role of Trust in a ‘Tough’ Case,” at 9 a.m. Aug. 31 in Burt 193 or over Zoom. Hannah Gosnell of Geography advises Duffy. Reach out to [email protected] for Zoom details. 

FYI Friday: Office of Human Resources Learning & Development is now accepting FYI Friday presentation proposals for Winter 2024. Does your unit have a new or existing service, process, system, policy or research you want to share with the campus community? Consider FYI Friday as your venue. FYI Friday is a program where campus partners are invited to present what they’re working on to a broad audience of professional faculty, academic faculty and classified staff. Presentations can be anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours in length; it’s up to you. Learn more about the requirements and application process. Contact [email protected] for information.

OSU Engagement Conference registration and awardsRegister by Aug. 21 for the inaugural OSU Engagement Conference, Sept. 5-6 at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. This event is designed to increase awareness of engagement and engaged scholarship efforts across the university. It also includes the OSU Engagement Awards, which recognize efforts to develop programs or projects that adhere to the principles of community engagement and engaged scholarship.

Search Advocate Foundations workshop series: July through December 2023 options are now open for registration. Search Advocates are content-neutral external process advisors who work with search committees to enhance equity, validity, and diversity (the role is mostly facilitative—not the compliance police) The full series is four 4-hour sessions; please go to SA Workshops for the cohort schedule and a link to the registration system. For questions, please contact Anne Gillies, program director ([email protected] or 541-760-6160).

FourSight Mindset Reveal Workshop: How do you approach a challenge? FourSight Mindset Reveal is a new workshop presented by University Human Resources that dives deep into the way that we solve problems together. This engaging workshop helps people learn more about their own mindset, learn appreciation for how colleagues work and together be able create a stronger team environment and reach more creative solutions. In the spirit of professional development, University Human Resources is excited to offer this new two-hour workshop to OSU employees on a monthly basis starting this Spring! View upcoming workshops and enroll here. A $40 fee covers materials. Hurry – seats are limited.

Social Justice Education: Social Justice Education Initiative workshops are open for registration through Fall 23. The SJEI is a foundational professional development program for all faculty, staff and graduate students. Join your colleagues to begin, or expand, your equity and inclusion journey. Learn more, see the schedule and register for remote Tier One Platform and Tier Two Next Level workshops here. Interested in this development for your unit? Contact SJEI director Jane Waite for further information: [email protected].

Crucial Conversations for Mastering Dialogue: Learn skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics. Discover how to speak and be heard (and how to encourage others to do the same), surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions and act on your decisions with unity and commitment. View dates for the Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 courses and register here. There is a $100 fee to attend this workshop.

Take Note

NEW! Human-robot interaction: The Human-Machine Teaming Laboratory in OSU's Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute is conducting a research experiment to study human-robot interaction for peer-based environments. Participants will be trained as first responders and complete a series of disaster-response tasks with a robot teammate and will complete anonymous questionnaires. The experiment requires participants to complete two separate two-hour sessions. Participants who complete the entire evaluation will receive $60. Contact [email protected] to schedule your experiment time.

Health and Safety: The University Health & Safety Committee wants to promote health and safety by reminding employees to report all work-related accidents and near miss/near-hits (almost accidents) to your supervisor to ensure incidents are investigated to eliminate hazards and improve safety. Supervisors should complete the HR Advocate Public Incident Reporting form online at to document this process. You can also access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member and a link to report safety concerns online.

Mid-Month Emergency Preparedness Topic: Waste. Natural and man-made disasters such as floods, hurricanes or warfare that flood the sewer system can cause additional personal and community disasters. You may be unable to flush the toilets or run water for weeks or even months. Failure to properly dispose of human waste can lead to epidemics. English and Spanish versions of this bulletin can be found here:

Study on relationships after cancer: A research team at Oregon State University is enrolling young adult survivors of breast/gynecologic cancer and their partners to participate in “Opening the Conversation” intervention to improve coping and communication for young couples after cancer. The eligibility criteria for this study are that the survivor had a breast or gynecologic cancer diagnosis at age 18-39, survivor was diagnosed between six months and five years ago, survivor has a partner, partner is age 18 or older, and both partners must agree to participate. This study is open to all couples, regardless of gender identity. For more information, contact principal investigator [email protected]

Anytime Anywhere Mental Health Support App Rebranding: The Anytime Anywhere mental health support app for students has a new name and logo. The MySSP app is now TELUS Health Student Support. No action is required to continue using the app. Students will see some visual changes on the app, but the mental health and well-being support services offered will stay exactly the same. Marketing materials featuring the new app name and logo will roll out soon and departments are asked to update the posters displayed. Questions about this transition or the program may be directed to [email protected].

Recognized Student Organizations: In accordance with the fiscal policy program, the Fiscal Policy Committee is soliciting your feedback on an updated policy draft for Recognized Student Organizations (currently titled University Student Organizations). For more information and instructions on how to provide your valued feedback, please visit on the Notifications Page – Policy Under Review Fiscal Policy Program website.

Host your event at the Alumni Center: 40,000 square feet of beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces. Helpful staff, vendors and tech support. Modern and comfortable facilities. The CH2M HILL Alumni Center is open to campus and the public for event bookings and can provide everything you need to achieve your event goals. Book your event space with us. 

Beavs Give Crowdfunding: Is your unit or club seeking short-term fundraising opportunities? OSU Foundation is accepting projects for our Beavs Give crowdfunding platform. We'll help you set up a campaign page -- marketing is up to you and your team. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Travel listserv: Sign up for the Travel & Expense listserv and stay up to date with Travel & Expense. Our monthly newsletter highlights new features, updates on policies and procedures, helpful reminders and tips/tricks to navigating and using Concur. This listserv has replaced the retired Travel listserv (pre-Concur), so be sure to opt into the new listserv today: After opting in, you will receive an emailed link to confirm your subscription. Questions? Email us.

Active Shooter training: OSU Emergency Management offers in-department active shooter training. The 45-minute in-person presentation teaches OSU’s Run.Hide.Fight response to an active threat. To schedule a session for your team, email [email protected].

AMP open forums: Discover more about the Administrative Modernization Program (AMP) at our Open Forums. AMP is a crucial step towards streamlining administrative processes and simplifying our technology systems. Attend the forum to gain insights, ask questions and share your ideas. Your engagement is vital to the success of this transformation. Visit the AMP Open Forums page for more details and to plan your attendance: Shape the future of OSU with us.

University Day Expo Registration is now open: From noon to 2 p.m., Sept. 19, gather with 40+ units and over 1,000 OSU faculty and staff to celebrate the OSU community, learn about resources on campus and network with your colleagues. Reserve your spot today. Register by Sept. 12. Questions? Contact [email protected].

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! SW Campus Way: As part of the West Greenhouse Complex project, SW Campus Way will be closed to traffic between the Seed Lab and the west side of the West Greenhouses Aug. 10-22 to build a new access driveway for the West Greenhouses. In addition, the sidewalk on the north side of SW Campus way in this area will be closed. The south sidewalk will remain open for pedestrians. (View map)

Washington Way: As part of the Washington Way Improvement project, SW Washington Way between SW 15th and SW 26th streets will be closed to vehicle traffic from Aug. 7-Sept. 7. This is an update to the existing Washington Way closure. In addition, the intersection and crosswalks at Washington Way and SW 17th Street will be closed. The sidewalk on the north side of Washington Way between 15th Street and SW Benton Place will also be closed. The multi-use path on the south side of Washington Way will remain open as a pedestrian detour.

Beaver Beginnings parking lot: As part of the 2023 Parking Lot Improvement Program, the parking lot north of Beaver Beginnings child care center (parking lot #3207) will be closed for improvements for the month of August. These improvements will, at times, cause noise and dust. (view map)

Richardson Hall: As part of the 2023 Parking Lot Improvement Program,  the parking lot south of Richardson Hall and west of Dryden Hall (parking lot #3341) will be closed for improvements for the month of August. This closure includes access drives off SW 30th Street and SW Washington Way. These improvements will, at times, cause noise and dust. (view map)

ADA crosswalk ramp: As part of the Cordley Renovation Project, a new ADA crosswalk ramp will be installed at the northeast corner of NW 27th Street and NW Orchard Avenue. A pedestrian and ADA detour will be in place with appropriate signage.

SW 26th Street: Traffic pattern change on SW 26th Street will improve safety & advance OSU’s Transportation Plan. A section of SW 26th Street stretching from SW Jefferson Way north to NW Orchard Avenue will be changed from two-way vehicle traffic to one-way, northbound traffic only. The change will take place after road work is completed on Aug. 10-11 (learn more). The street will also be updated with new signage, designated north and south bicycle lanes and other street markings designed to clarify and enhance the pedestrian and bicyclist priority zone.

Campus Way: As part of the Withycombe Hall Renovation project, the north sidewalk on SW Campus Way between the East Greenhouses and SW 30th Street will be closed to pedestrian traffic through Aug. 31. Pedestrians may detour across Campus Way at the crosswalk located directly in front of the East Greenhouses or at the intersection with 30th Street and use the south sidewalk.

Kerr south parking lot: As part of the Kerr Administration South Parking Lot Improvement project, the Kerr South parking lot will be closed for construction activities from June 26-Sept. 27. The path running along the west side of the Kerr Administration Building will be closed along with the south entrance/exit to the parking lot and the ADA ramp. Other possible impacts include noise, dust and mud near the construction site.


This email only lists new or recently updated job postings. For a full list of current job postings for OSU Today, go to: To apply for the below positions, visit unless otherwise specified.

NEW! Academic Wage-Salaried: HR Support Specialist. The Office of University Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Wage Appt position. This is a short-term position expected to last 10 months with the possibility of extension. Posting #P07159UF. Closes Aug. 20.

NEW! Events and Alumni Relations Coordinator: The Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time, benefits eligible University Development Project Coordinator 1: Events & Alumni Relations Coordinator. Salary range: $19.72-$29.96 /hour. Posting #P04350CT. Full consideration Aug. 22. Closes Sept. 5.   

NEW! Ecampus is seeking a business support specialist (administrative program specialist). This position is focused on providing support for the internal Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) funding process, managing the fund transfer record-keeping process within a custom Salesforce system, producing reports and developing systems for financial tracking. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) classified position. Posting #P04342CT. Closes Aug. 28.

NEW! Director of Extension Fire Program & Associate/Full Professor (Practice) (Internal Employment Opportunity): The Forestry and Natural Resource Extension Program at Oregon State University (FNR) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month combination position as Director of the Extension Fire Program and Associate/Full Professor (Practice) reflecting job duties in both the academic and administrative arenas. The Fire Program Director provides leadership of the FNR Fire Program and supervision of Fire Program employees (six regional fire specialists and one fire program manager). Academic responsibilities encompass applied research and scholarship, Extension and outreach and service. Posting #P07168UF. Closes Aug. 29.

NEW! Events and Marketing Coordinator: OSU Division of Extension and Engagement, Extension Service has been awarded a five-year USDA NIFA Youth Innovators Empowering Agriculture Across America Coordination Network (YEA-CN) program grant and invites applications for a Youth Empowering Agriculture (YEA) Events and Marketing Coordinator position. This is a full-time, professional faculty position based in Corvallis. Posting #P07205UF. Closes Aug. 30.

NEW! Research Program Coordinator (Project Manager): The College of Engineering Research Administration office at OSU invites applications for two Research Program Coordinator (Project Manager) positions. These positions provide high-level project management and administration for several externally funded research projects in the College of Engineering. Posting #P07210UF. Full consideration Sept. 1.

NEW! The Research Office is seeking a Grants and Contracts Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position and remote workers are encouraged to apply. This position will be part of the Award Management team in OSRAA, performing ongoing financial management of sponsored projects. As part of this collaborative team, position responsibilities include award-specific invoicing and financial reporting, expenditure analysis, and partnering with faculty and business centers to resolve financial questions. This position will work closely with colleagues in OSRAA, fiscal support units, central administration, and other university units. Posting # P04353CT. Closes Sept. 6.

NEW! Director, Events at OSU Foundation: A key leader on this team, the Director of Events is responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of a wide range of central event experiences for OSU alumni, donors and friends. The Director of Events reports to the Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Communications and supervises the other central events team members. Closes Nov. 7.

NEW! Associate  Director of Development, College of Engineering at OSU Foundation: Reporting to the Senior Director of Development II, College of Engineering, the Associate Director of Development is part of a cohort of assistant and associate directors of development officers who support the pipeline development and fundraising goals of the OSU Foundation on behalf of Oregon State University. Closes Nov. 7.


“In August, the large masses of berries, which, when in flower, had attracted many wild bees, gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue, and by their weight again bent down and broke their tender limbs.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

Corvallis: There is an excessive heat warning in effect through Wednesday night. Highs will be between 101 to 106, with lows in the low 70s to upper 60s. Temperatures should drop to the 80s by week's end.

Central Oregon: There is an excessive heat warning in effect through Thursday, with highs around 100 and lows in the mid 60s. Temperatures should drop to the 80s by week's end.

Newport: Monday will be 75, but the rest of the week highs should hover in the upper 60s, with lows in the upper 50s. Breezy with some clouds by the end of the week.

Statewide: For OSU employees around the state, find your local forecast here: