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:

Wyden, Merkley: Nearly $160,000 to OSU for coastal disaster preparedness and innovation (KATU)

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley Tuesday announced that Oregon State University will receive nearly $160,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for disaster preparedness, innovation and education, the senators said in a media release. (see also Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State trustees seek answers to mounting questions about OSU's athletics future (Oregonian)

One revealing item from Friday's athletics update at an Oregon State University board of trustees meeting was the breakdown of the $95.3 million budget for the 2023-24 school year. (See also KTVL

Damage 'is pretty big' with Oregon: Q&A with Oregon State president Jayathi Murthy (Oregonian)

There are deep wounds at Oregon State regarding its relationship with the University of Oregon. OSU president Jayathi Murthy didn't mince words about the current fracture between the two schools after Oregon's decision on Aug. 4 to leave the Pac-12 for the Big 10.

What does the Pac-12 realignment mean for Oregon State University? (OPB)

With the departure of the University of Oregon and the University of Washington from the Pac-12 conference, athletics at Oregon State University face an uncertain future. OSU is one of four remaining schools in the conference, along with Washington State University, Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley. (see also KLCC)

OSU board OK's $36M project to prepare 24 acres at OSU-Cascades for innovation district, other future expansion? (KTVZ)

Oregon State University President Jayathi Murthy and OSU Vice President and Director of Athletics Scott Barnes shared an update Friday with university trustees about the effects of recent developments with the Pac-12 Conference. The board also gave the green light for OSU-Cascades to prepare 24 acres for its new innovation district and other future expansion.

Yachats residents will lead new OSU effort to prepare coastal communities for emergencies (Yachats News)

A sizable federal grant just awarded to Oregon State University will help the state’s coastal communities create emergency preparedness programs to face tsunamis and earthquakes.

Pacific Northwest consortium aims to improve potato production with eco-friendly methods (KLCC)

A five-year, $50 million grant project led by Oregon State University aims to reduce the carbon footprint of potato farming across the Pacific Northwest.

The wildland-urban interface: Why wildfire fatalities seem so prevalent in the U.S. (Canadian Press)

In other ways, however, it is simply not good enough, argued Erica Fischer, a civil engineering professor at Oregon State University and an expert on the intersection between wildland fires and the urban environment.

New study: FDA approving drugs after fewer trials, providing less information to public (Curry Coastal Pilot)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is approving more novel pharmaceutical drugs based on single clinical trials and with less public disclosure about those trials than was the norm just a few years ago, a pair of studies from Oregon State University found. (see also Corvallis AdvocateKTVL)

Billions spent on habitat fails to help native Columbia River salmon (Curry Coastal Pilot)

Oregon State University economics professor William Jaeger and Mark Scheuerell, a biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Washington, looked at 50 years of native and hatchery salmon and steelhead return data from Bonneville Dam.

How Oregon State researchers sniff out toxic algae (Axios)

Researchers believe they've identified a scent-based way to measure the severity of cyanobacteria, which often causes blooms and affects many of the region's popular waterways.

Scammers threaten quality of research survey data (Spectrum News)

Anecdotes from autism and disability researchers, however, suggest survey scamming is on the rise. Kathleen Bogart is a psychology professor at Oregon State University in Corvallis who studies disability. For more than 15 years, she says, she was able to trust internet-based recruitment methods. People with disabilities, especially those with rare conditions, can be challenging to find, and the internet has been a “crucial tool.”

The missed opportunity of office hours (Chronicle of Higher Education)

Regan A.R. Gurung, a professor of psychological science and associate vice provost and executive director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Oregon State University, has thought about those missing connections from several perspectives.

Portland's fiercest advocate for swimming in the Willamette River is declaring war on algae (Willamette Week)

When an algae bloom in July 2015 threatened to cancel the Big Float, Levenson took notice. In 2017, he started working with Dr. Desirée Tullos, a professor of water resources engineering at Oregon State University, on a plan to fix the lagoon. The solution they propose is neither novel nor difficult to grasp: Ross Island Lagoon needs a flushing channel, so river water flowing in can also flow out. (see also KOIN)

Parts of tropical rainforests could get too hot for photosynthesis, study suggests (CNN)

Christopher Still, a forest ecosystem professor at Oregon State University, also not involved in the report, said that the research provided some novel insights. While there’s been a big focus on the impact of drought on tree loss, he told CNN, “this paper says it’s not just drought – we need to really also worry about the temperatures that leaves are reaching.”

Outdoor air quality monitors now at D21 schools (Columbia Gorge News)

An endeavor that was in collaboration with the Oregon State University Extension Service, air quality levels from these monitors and other local sites can be found at or, a website maintained by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), or on the district facilities website.

Japan released treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear disaster into the ocean. Experts say it's safe, but one would avoid the fish. (Business Insider)

"Many nuclear facilities are allowed to discharge slightly radioactive water. Such discharges are at very low levels of radioactivity and are considered to be quite safe," Kathryn Higley, a distinguished professor of nuclear science at Oregon State University, told Insider.

Study: Marijuana use, and abuse, increases among young adults after legalization (Capital Chronicle)

A recent study by Oregon State University researchers and others shows that cannabis use has increased among college-aged Americans in states that legalized recreational use. (see also NewsBreak)

Assessment outlines farmers' needs to combat drought, heat (Capital Press)

Berit Dinsdale, a postdoctoral scholar at Oregon State University, led the outreach. She interviewed 59 producers from across the state, asking what they are doing now to improve drought and heat resiliency and what additional support they would like to see in the future.

Oregon State celebrates arboretum status (Farm Progress)

The Oregon State University campus in Corvallis is known for two features – its majestic brick study halls and the more than 65,000 individual trees that line its streets and walking paths.

Some Oregon Coast areas will have survey takers, asking what visitors know (Oregon Coast Beach Connection)

Nearly two dozen sites on the Oregon coast have researchers asking the pubic questions, checking into how much they know about Oregon's marine reserves. Staff from Oregon State University are now onsite at 23 parks, visitor centers or access points and will be through August.

Today's photo

Bees on lavender: CAPS counselor Rachel Sidlauskas says, "After taking this, I learned these are long-horned bees, named for the males' long antenna. According to Bee & Bloom, 'Male long-horned bees can be found sleeping on flowers in the early morning, often several of them together. They will hold onto flowers with their mandibles or curl up inside. It is very adorable.' I can’t argue!" We are accepting photo submissions at [email protected].

NEW! Timely Teaching Tips: Looking for guidance on how to design group projects and assess group work? See Assessment Design: Equity in Group Work by Ecampus instructional designer Meghan Naxer, and review Implementing Successful Collaborative Learning and Assessing Student Learning: Group Projects from the Center for Teaching and Learning.


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.


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. 



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

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! PFLA End-of-Summer Happy Hour: 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5. We’ll meet at McMenamins on Monroe for drinks, or you can stop by neighboring Yogurt Extreme for ice cream and bring it over if that’s more your style.

NEW! Science Pub: Want to know more about Oregon dunes and beaches? Attend Science Pub at 6 p.m. on Sept. 6. Join us in person at Old World Deli or watch online. Register today to learn about the ecology and history of Oregon’s unique coastline.  Elissa Connolly-Randazzo, coastal outreach fellow, will share information about the importance of these landforms, how they are influenced by vegetation and how they have historically changed.

NEW! OSUAA Tailgate Town | Home vs. UC Davis: Join the first flood of Beavers to cheer on our OSU student-athletes in the newly completed Reser Stadium. Get game-day ready with great food, fun games and awesome giveaways at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. Join the tailgating fun at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9. Learn more.

NEW! OSUWelcome 2023 invitation to register: Formerly known as Welcome Week, OSUWelcome 2023 is a new student initiative between Sept. 22-Oct. 6. We invite OSU organizations to welcome this large incoming class by planning an event or activity. Please submit the OSUWelcome 2023 Activity Registration form by Friday, Sept. 15. Also, use the OSUWelcome 2023 Marketing Toolkit and the OSU Events Calendar (use tags “OSUWelcome” and “OSUWelcome2023”).

NEW! OSUAA Tailgate Town | Away vs. WSU: Join Beavers in Pullman on Sept. 23 for OSUAA Tailgate Town. Experience the ultimate football pregame celebration at Lewis Alumni Centre 2.5 hours before kickoff. Fuel up on delectable eats, mingle with Beaver Nation, gear up for victory and catch some inspiring words from OSU Athletic Director Scott Barnes. Register for tailgating fun.

NEW! Food Science and Technology Homecoming BBQ: FST alumni and friends are invited to join us before the OSU Homecoming football game on Saturday, Oct. 14, to enjoy tasty eats, reminisce and thank advisor Dan Smith before his retirement after 30 years of service to OSU. The fun at Wiegand Hall starts three hours before kickoff. Register today.

Away vs. San Jose State football meetup: An exciting football season is about to begin. Join fellow fans and pump up your Beaver spirit before the OSU vs. San Jose State game. Register for a free pregame meetup on Sunday, Sept. 3. Meetup begins 10:30 a.m. at Stanley’s Sports Bar on the San Jose State campus. Kickoff at 12:30 p.m. 

There is still time to sign up to table at the University Day ExpoFrom 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. Register for a booth by Sept. 12. Don’t want to table but would like to donate items for the University Day prize drawing? Contact [email protected].

Football tickets: Oregon State Athletics is offering a ticket opportunity for OSU faculty and staff for the Sept. 29 game against Utah (a 6 p.m. kickoff). To purchase tickets for $20, click here.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Integrative Biology Ph.D. defense: Zechariah Meunier will present “The roles of recruitment, species interactions, and oceanographic context in structuring rocky intertidal communities of the Pacific Northwest and Atlantic Canada” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in ALS 4001 and via Zoom. Meunier is completing his Ph.D. in Integrative Biology under the guidance of Sally Hacker and Bruce Menge.

NEW! What role will AI play at OSU this fall? Join us at 1 p.m., Sept. 14 for "The crisis, promise, and potential of AI in the classroom: Considerations for a new academic year." Inara Scott, Karen Watte, Dan Faltesek and Regan A. R. Gurung will provide exemplars of ways to incorporate AI into your classes and teaching. Find out how syllabi and assignments should change in the face of the availability of AI and key university policies on AI use. Register at

Small Farm School: Small Farm School, an educational program for small-acreage farmers, is accepting registrations for its Sept. 13 event at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City. Small Farm School is designed for beginning and experienced small-scale commercial farmers in the Willamette Valley. Early bird registration is now open, with late registration starting Aug. 30. There is an $80 registration fee for adults, reduced registration for college students and scholarships are available for veteran farmers and Black, Indigenous and farmers of color. Registration covers class materials, morning refreshments, and lunch. Pre-registration is required. Class offerings and registration details can be found at:

Travel Talks: Costa Rica. Discover why Costa Rica is considered a gem of Central America. Join Director of Alumni Group Travel Kate Sanders for a photographic journey of waterfalls, rainforests, volcanoes, beaches, wildlife and vibrant communities — and preview OSUAA Group Travel’s Costa Rica Natural Heritage tour departing February 2024. Join the Travel Talk at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12:

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.

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! Labor Day: OSU Today will not publish on Labor Day but will be sent Tuesday, Sept. 5. Daily publication will resume Sept. 25.

NEW! OSU construction update – August 2023: With summer wrapping up and fall just around the corner, the Corvallis campus continues to be a busy place. University Facilities, Infrastructure and Operations have created a complete list and map of current construction projects.

NEW! Summer 2023 update from Vice President for Finance and Administration: Want to be an insider? Find out what Division of Finance and Administration units have been doing to help advance OSU’s goals in this update to DFA employees: Each quarter, Vice President Mike Green and DFA senior leaders share project milestones, unit news, highlights, updates and coming events. While targeted to division employees, the VPFA quarterly updates are a great way for anyone to get an overview of the broad and varied work of DFA units.

NEW! Welcome Center relocation: The Welcome Center is moving out of the Beth Ray Center for Academic Support. We will be closed Sept. 5-8 during our move, and we will reopen to the public on Monday, Sept. 11, at our new location in the southwest corner of Reser Stadium. Thank you for your assistance in reminding any visitors, staff or faculty who may visit our office about our new location.

NEW! HR office: The Office of University Human Resources will be closed 2-4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8. UHR personnel will be available 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; onsite staffing will be limited 4-5 p.m.

Mid-Month Emergency Preparedness Topic: Water in disaster; stay hydrated. Humans are made up of 65% water and need water after three days or we will perish. Water flows through the blood, carrying oxygen and nutrients to cells and flushing wastes out of our bodies. It cushions our joints and soft tissues. Without water as a routine part of our intake, we cannot digest or absorb food. English and Spanish versions of this bulletin can be found here:

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.

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].

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Washington Way closure: As part of the Washington Way Improvement project, SW Washington Way between SW 26th and SW 30th Streets will be closed from Monday, Aug. 28, through Friday, Sept. 1. In addition, SW 26th Street will be closed between SW Ralph Miller Lane and SW Intramural Lane. Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained on the west side of 26th Street. (View map.) For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Derek Bennett at 541-609-6111.

NEW! Fire alarm testing is scheduled in multiple buildings for the week of Aug. 28-Sept. 1. Testing will be brief and include both sounding of alarms and strobes; building occupants may notice occasional beeping coming from the fire panel and horns and strobe lights activating throughout the building. Signage will be posted on exterior doors while testing is being conducted. For full schedule, check the closure notices webpage.

SW 15th Street: As part of the Kerr South Parking Lot project, SW 15th Street will be closed in both directions between SW Washington Avenue and SW Jefferson Way. This closure will be in effect from Aug. 22-Sept. 5. The crosswalk at 15th Street and Washington Avenue will also be closed along with the east sidewalk between Washington Avenue and SW Adams Avenue.

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.

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! Administrative Program Assistant: The OSU Graduate School is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position to help support international graduate admissions. Posting #P04356CT. Closes Aug. 30.

NEW! Treasury Analyst: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Treasury Analyst position. As a Treasury Analyst, you will apply your analytical and treasury expertise to serve Oregon Public Universities, including OSU, with cash, investment and debt management functions. Posting #P07230UF. Closes Sept. 13.

NEW! Youth Empowering Agriculture – Coordinating Network (YEA-CN) Program Manager: OSU Division of Extension and Engagement, Extension Service has been awarded a five-year USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Youth Innovators Empowering Agriculture Across America Coordination Network program grant and invites applications for a Youth Empowering Agriculture Program Manager position. This is a full-time, 12-month, professional faculty position based in Corvallis. Posting #P07239UF. Closes Sept. 11.

NEW! Facilities Services at Oregon State University is seeking a full-time Electrical & Alarm Manager. Posting #P7240UF. Closes Sept. 6.

NEW! Education Program Assistant 2: OSU Extension Service 4-H Youth Development program invites applications for an Education Program Assistant 2 position based at the OSU Extension Service Deschutes County office in Redmond. This is a 12-month, full-time, classified position starting at $18.92 hourly plus benefits. Apply to posting #P04737CT. Closes Sept. 28.


“When summer gathers up her robes of glory, And, like a dream, glides away.” ~ Sarah Helen Whitman

Corvallis: Mostly sunny with a chance of showers mid-week. Highs in the 70s and 80s; lows in the mid 50s.

Central Oregon: Early-week highs in the 90s will gave way to temperatures in the 70s as the week goes on; and lows in the 40s and 50s.

Newport: Mostly cloudy with chance of showers; highs in the low 60s and lows in the 50s.

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