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. 


Oh no, they've come up with another generation label (Atlantic)

“There’s a continuous stream of people emerging in a population. How do we draw the line between the end of one cohort and the beginning of another?” said Rick Settersten, a professor of human development and family sciences at Oregon State University. “At some point, it’s an arbitrary game.”
 

Scientists say they've cracked the mystery of why whales migrate — and it's all about healthy skin (Science Magazine)

To find out the real reason for the migrations, researchers led by Robert Pitman, a marine ecologist at Oregon State University’s Marine Mammals Institute, deployed 62 satellite tags on the four types of killer whales that inhabit Antarctic waters.
 

Scientists gather to study risk from microplastic pollution (U.S. News & World Report)

“This is an alarm bell that’s going to ring loud and strong,” said Stacey Harper, an associate professor at Oregon State University who helped organize the conference. “We're first going to prioritize who it is that we’re concerned about protecting: what organisms, what endangered species, what regions. And that will help us hone in ... and determine the data we need to do a risk assessment.”
 

Ask an expert: It's not easy to root an apple tree from cuttings (Oregonian)

Winter is here, but gardening questions keep coming in to Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service. 
 

A still-growing industry (Argus Observer)

Jay Noller, with Oregon State University’s hemp program, said there are a number of industry sectors involved in the hemp industry besides ag production, this include plant genetics and breeding, harvest and post harvest processors and manufacture, animal health and nutrition, human health and nutrition, engineering, chemistry, fiber and textiles, digital architecture and construction, business and marketing, and certification and international trade.
 

Expert on white nationalism to speak Friday at OSU (Gazette-Times)

A leading national scholar on the issue of white nationalism will speak Friday at Oregon State University. Kathleen Belew, an assistant professor at the University of Chicago, speaks at 4 p.m. in Room 128 of the Learning Innovation Center at 165 SW Sackett Place.
 

Today's photo


“Tillie” the Whale near Yachats: A man stands next to a whale skeleton in this 1941 photo from the OSU archives. 

Today

Silent Auction: Check out some of the beautiful donated art pieces in this year's silent auction. All auctions close on Feb. 25. https://www.32auctions.com/BEEFooddrive2020

Online Silent Auction: University Information and Technology (UIT) is coordinating a silent auction to raise money for the Food Drive. The auction will run from Feb. 24-27. To bid, visit https://www.32auctions.com/UIT2020. This year, we have some excellent items, including exercise/yoga classes, a sailing trip and more. Visit https://uit.oregonstate.edu/food for full details and contact IT.Food@oregonstate.edu with questions.

Art and Jewelry Sale: Stop by 116 Gilmore Hall Feb. 24-28 to check out a variety of items. We have handmade bags, beautiful watercolor print cards, hand-turned beads and more. All donations go to the 2020 Food Drive.

Flicks for the Food Drive Film Showing: Enjoy a lunchtime showing of historic films from the OSU Special Collections and Archives. You’ll see bears, beer, a bowl game and more. Feb. 24, noon to 1:20 p.m., Valley Library-Willamette Room East (third floor). Goodies will be available by donation to benefit the Food Drive. 

Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training: CAPS invites students, faculty and staff to attend our Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Workshops. Participants will learn how suicide impacts us nationwide and here at OSU, how to identify the signs and symptoms of emotional distress, and how to help or intervene if someone you know is considering suicide. Monday, Feb. 24, noon to 1:30 p.m., MU 104. For more information contact Tessie Webster-Henry: tess.websterhenry@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program Information Session: Prestigious Scholarships at OSU is hosting an information session for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program. Please join us to learn more about the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program and the support that applicants can receive from OSU's Prestigious Scholarships office. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program provides full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford. Feb. 24, 4-5 p.m., LINC 314. To learn more, attend the upcoming information session: https://apply.knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/register/OSU2020

NEW! The last SPS Colloquia of Winter term: Alice Graham, Ph.D. from Oregon Health & Science University, will give a talk titled “Increasing understanding of prenatal influences on neurodevelopment and behavioral risk phenotypes.” Feb. 24, 4 p.m., MU 208.

Toiling in the Shadows of Affluence: Immigrant Labor and Livelihoods in the New Gilded Era: Ron Mize teaches in OSU’s School of Language, Culture, and Society, and in this talk, he’ll discuss his archival research into the development of immigrant mining labor and labor unions in the first Gilded Age and reveal how that context informs today’s serving class struggle. Monday, Feb. 24, 4 p.m., the Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave.

Palmer Patton: The unveiling of Palmer Patton's unique life story will take place Feb. 24, 5 p.m. in the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Larry Landis (Director of OSU's Special Collections and Archives Research Center) and Dwaine Plaza (Professor of Sociology) will work together to unveil the story of Palmer Patton, who attended Oregon Agricultural College from 1916-1920 as an African American male who “passed” throughout his student life as a white male. Patton ultimately graduated from OAC with a bachelor's and master’s degree from the School of Agriculture and served as a faculty member in agriculture during the 1920-1921 academic year.

Events

NEW! Fairbanks Gallery of Art: “Psithurism: Visionary West” through Feb. 26. Curated by OSU art instructor Anna Fidler, features painters from Vancouver, B.C., Washougal, Wash., Portland, Ore., and Los Angeles. Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, on the first floor of Fairbanks Hall. Open till 8 p.m. on third Thursdays for the Corvallis Art Walk. 

NEW! Corvallis-OSU Symphony under the direction of Maestro Marlan Carlson performs an all-Rachmaninoff program Tuesday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. at The LaSells Stewart Center. The concert features three works by Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff: “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,” Op. 43 for piano and orchestra, featuring soloist Christopher Yoon, Symphony No. 1 in D-minor, Op. 13, and Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14 for wordless soprano and orchestra featuring OSU voice instructor, Amy Hansen. Tickets are available online at www.cosusymphony.org.

NEW! Next Great Startup Final — Come watch the four student-led teams compete to win the title and prizes of the Next Great Startup 2020. Free to attend. More details about the completion and finalists Identifi, Hempress, HazAdapt and Crick-ITZ are available on the NGSU website. Final takes place in CH2M Hill Alumni Center on Feb. 26 from 5:30-7 p.m.

NEW! This is What Democracy Looks Like: A Genealogy of Movements: A film series by the Anarres Project that seeks to track the genealogy of strategies and political goals from a broad range of social movements over the past 40 years. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6 p.m., Milam 318.

NEW! The OSU Album Club will listen to and discuss the album Led Zeppelin on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in LINC 303. Hosted by Bob Santelli. Free.

NEW! The OSU Campus Band, directed by Erik Leung, has a performance on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the MU Ballroom. Admission is free.

Faculty-led Program: From Classroom to Community: Learning Beyond Borders in Taiwan and India — Join professors Tammy Bray and Sunil Khanna from the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences for four weeks each in Taipei, Taiwan and Bangalore, India from Sept. 19-Nov. 22, 2020. Students will have the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary learning and community-engaged service to understand critical health issues from a global perspective. As part of the program’s learning objectives, students will develop a nuanced appreciation for the intersectionality of local and global problems related to food insecurity, nutrition and health disparity, family poverty, social well-being, and environmental influences. Come to an Informational meeting on Feb. 26 or Mar. 5 from noon to 1pm in Milam 119For more information, contact: tammy.bray@oregonstate.edu.

STEM Research Center Reception: Celebrate, connect and collaborate. The STEM Research Center is celebrating our expanded staff and portfolio of applied research and evaluation! Join us to learn more about the Center, our work, and how you can get involved. Brief program followed by hosted reception and networking. Feb. 26, 4-6 p.m. in the Horizon Room in the MU. This event is free and open to faculty and grad students. Click to add this event to your calendar.

Linus Pauling Day: Learn more about the Linus Pauling Institute. Enjoy an afternoon with former LPI Officer Steve Lawson and hear short talks about the latest research findings by several LPI faculty. All talks are geared for a general audience. Reception in honor of Linus Pauling's 119th birthday to follow. Friday, Feb. 28, 3-5:30 p.m., Linus Pauling Science Center 125. Flyer | Website.

Beavers Belong: Beavers Belong is a support network for students, by students, aimed at creating connection, community and belonging through weekly peer-led groups (not therapy or counseling-based) and on-campus events and activities. Drop-in group times for undergrads are Mondays, 2-3 p.m., 3-4 p.m. and 4-5 p.m., MU Lounge Family Friendly Room; and Fridays 2-3 p.m., MU Wellness Nook, Room 62. For grads, Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m., Dixon Lower Classroom. Child care services offered.

Piano concert: The Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Piano Series presents Russian pianist Yulianna Avdeeva on Sunday, March 1, at 4 p.m. at The LaSells Stewart Center. Avdeeva’s Corvallis recital comprises four Romantic-era works by Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert and Ludwig van Beethoven. Tickets cost $25 in advance or $28 at the door. College students with ID and youth ages 8 to 18 are admitted free. Advance tickets may be purchased online at corvallispiano.org or locally in Corvallis at Grass Roots Books & Music. 

Tax help for students and low-income households. Every Saturday through March 7 from 1-5 p.m. in Austin Hall Room 126. This is a free, drop-in based service. Click here for more information. Se habla español.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Recognizing & Supporting Students in Distress: This facilitated Kognito workshop will help faculty and staff build confidence to lead conversations with students they are concerned about that will: foster resilience, strengthen relationships and connect students with support. Space is limited; registration required. Register at https://beav.es/ZFL. Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m. to noon (register by Feb. 23); March 2, 2:30-4 p.m., (register by Feb. 27), Valley Library Autzen Classroom. 

NEW! International Graduate Student Experience: The Office of Institutional Diversity President and Provost’s Leadership Council will be conducting focus groups with OSU international graduate students to understand their experiences. Focus groups will be held Feb. 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. or March 3 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in 110 Heckart Lodge. Focus groups will be student-led, and no faculty will be present. Lunch will be provided. Register for a focus group here. If you have any questions, feel free to email Fatima Al-Ghadban at alghadbf@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Bioinformatics Users Group (BUG): "CGRB Disaster Recovery Service, i.e., How to ensure your critical research is being backed up" — Matthew Peterson (Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing), Wednesday, Feb. 26, noon to 1 p.m. in ALS 3005. BUG consists of life scientists, bioinformaticians, computer scientists, mathematicians, engineers, statisticians, and researchers of all types who meet to discuss topics related to these fields of study. Meetings are generally informal, consisting of discussions, interactive talks, or short workshops. All are welcome. No experience needed to participate. For additional information, see https://cgrb.oregonstate.edu/bug.

NEW! EECB Seminar: Miguel Ferrer will "Can Birds and Turbines Share the Wind?” Wednesday, Feb. 26, 4 p.m., Withycombe 109. Ferrer is the former Director of the Biological Station of Doñana in Seville, Spain, and a delegate of the Spanish National Research Council. He has worked extensively with raptors (among other birds) around the world. His talk will focus on the decades of research he has done regarding the conservation of birds in wind farms. For Zoom https://oregonstate.zoom.us/j/565744050 meeting ID: 565-744-050.

Tuesday Teaching + Tech Talks: Emotionally Intelligent Teaching: Join Shauna Tominey (HDFS) to learn about hands-on tools and strategies that can be embedded into any class to create an emotionally-supportive environment. + Tech Talk: Visit the user-friendly media creation technologies available at the Faculty Media Center. This workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn more here. Contact us here.

People and Nature Lunch Series: Mariana Porto, graduate student in Applied Anthropology, presents “Brazilian Fishing Communities and Local Ecological Knowledge,” and Vaughn Robison, graduate student in Environmental Arts and Humanities, presents “Communicating Net Values: Using Communication Theory to Assess and Address the Social and Economic Impacts of Fishery Management.” Tuesday, Feb. 25, from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Strand 110. To attend online: https://beav.es/PAN. For more information: https://PeopleAndNatureOSU.weebly.com.

Malaria talk: “Fighting the bite: An implementer’s perspective on malaria prevention, control and pre-elimination efforts in sub-Saharan Africa” will be held Feb. 25 from noon to 1:20 p.m. in Milam Hall’s Hawthorn Suite, Rm. 119. Brad Longman, who overseas vector operations for the PMI VectorLink Project, will present. Sponsored by the Center for Global Health in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

Tourism and Forestry: A Multidisciplinary Approach: Join us for a lecture on the intersection of conservation, communities, and natural resource management by Fulbright scholar Jim Ayorekire. He is visiting from Makerere University in Uganda. Ayorekire’s research interest centers on the role of tourism as a driver for natural resource conservation, and enhancement of community livelihoods and inclusive development. His current research projects focus on human-wildlife conflict between conservation areas (including forests) and the surrounding natural resource dependent communities in the developing world. Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m., Richardson 115. 

Internationalization and Global Engagement (IGE) Strategic Planning Forums: The Office of International Affairs invites you to join our upcoming campus-wide forums collecting input on OSU’s internationalization. Forum 1: Global research, outreach, engagement and impact of OSU. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2:30-4 p.m., MU 104 Journey Room. For more information contact international.affairs@oregonstate.edu. Zoom available.

Research seminar: Carlos Martin-Filho, professor with University of Colorado, Boulder will speak on “Estimation of a partially linear additive model with generated covariates,” Feb. 24, 4 p.m., Weniger 149.

Architectural Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series: Join the School of Civil and Construction Engineering for pizza and conversation as Charles Stone II, president of Fisher Marantz Stone presents "Future Light: Opportune Magic." Tuesday, Feb. 25, 5-6:30 p.m., Owen Hall 102.

SHIFT OSU: A Sustainable Campus Transportation Workshop: How can OSU’s transportation investments preserve open space, reduce carbon emissions and support affordability for students and staff? Come play a custom board game and help inform OSU’s transportation and parking strategies for the next decade. Light refreshments provided. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Corvallis High School Commons. Co-hosted by OSU Transportation Services and the Imagine Corvallis Action Network. Register at www.imaginecorvallis.org/events/.

Undergraduate Academic Program Assessment Reports Workshop: Join Tamara Belknap and Heath Henry (Academic Programs and Assessment), Lori Kayes (Integrated Biology) and JoAnne Bunnage (Undergraduate Education) for details about completing the annual undergraduate assessment reports due in April. Learn proven strategies to successfully navigate SharePoint and complete the assessment reports. Join us Wednesday, Feb. 26, 9-10 a.m. in Milam 215 and by Zoom. Register for the Undergraduate Assessment Reports Workshop

Internationalization and Global Engagement (IGE) Strategic Planning Forums: The Office of International Affairs invites you to join our upcoming campus-wide forums collecting input on OSU’s internationalization. Forum 2: Preparing graduates to work in a diverse society and as global citizens, grow diversity and cultivate culture of inclusion at OSU. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1-2:30 p.m., MU 104 Journey Room. For more information contact international.affairs@oregonstate.edu. Zoom available.

Food Drive

NEW! Dessert Raffle: In support of the food share, the AMBC will be selling raffle tickets for homemade desserts made by AMBC bakers. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Feb. 24-28, Hovland 108. Contact april.cummings@oregonstate.edu for a list of items.

NEW! Death by Donutz promotion: Biological & Ecological Engineering invites you out for some yummy goodness from Death by Donutz, Feb. 25, 6 a.m.-5 p.m., located at 1425 NW Monroe Ave Suite G (Cobblestone Square). All profits from this day will be donated to the Linn-Benton Food Share via the OSU Food Drive. Help BEE finally beat the sixth floor of Kerr. https://www.facebook.com/events/578139786250116/ Questions — email jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu.

Jamba Juice Fundraiser: HCSA is selling Jamba Juice coupon cards for $10 with over $20 in savings! Get a Jamba card at the HC front desk in the LInC 450, or by contacting Maya at livnim@oregonstate.edu.

Soup Cook-Off: Join the Food Science and Technology Department as we raise money for the Linn-Benton Food Share with a soup cook-off. The event will be in the Wiegand Hall Pilot Plant (Room 120) on Feb. 25 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. For $5, enjoy all-you-can-eat soups made by FST members, along with bread and refreshments. Event page here.

Basket Raffle: BAFF Baskets: Business Affairs is raffling off four baskets: BBQ Bonanza; Pampered Pet: Cat Edition; Pampered Pet: Dog Edition; and Sweets and Treats. Tickets are available for sale at the Kerr Admin Cashier's Office windows Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tickets are $1 each, $5/6, or $10/15. Drawing will be held Friday, Feb. 28. For more information, see bit.ly/baff-baskets. Questions, contact patty.deluca@oregonstate.edu.

Artisan Bowl Raffle. Buy tickets at 116 Gilmore Hall. Handsome, one-of-a-kind bowl made from locally sourced oak and turned by Biological & Ecological Engineering instructor, John Selker. Lightly oiled with Tung Oil, this bowl is food-safe. Come by and see how well it will complement your office or home. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Drawing held Feb. 27. For questions contact cat.mullins@oregonstate.edu

Attention Bookworms: Come to the CEOAS Admin Building (behind Johnson Hall), donate $1, $3 or $5 to the food drive and walk away with a beautifully and mysteriously wrapped book for your next rainy day binge-reading session. For more information contact kelsey.herman@oregonstate.edu.

OSU Campus Bird Watching Tour: OSU is an eBird hotspot with 146 species reported. Please join EESC's Amerie Lommen as she hosts a walking tour, pointing out the native bird life here on OSU's Corvallis campus. Suggested donation of $1. Feb 27 meet on the north side of Kerr Administration Building at noon. All money collected benefits the OSU Food Drive and the Linn-Benton Food Share.

Cosmic Spin the Wheel: The Xpress Stop at the MU has Cosmic Spin the Wheel and cookies. For a $2 donation, spin the wheel for your chance to win candy and prizes. Every spin is entered into a drawing at the end of the month. Fabulous prizes include a Car Wash certificate, banner shopping bags, and $50 Amazon gift cards. Also, every Wednesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. stop by for fresh baked cookies. All proceeds benefit the food drive.

Quilt Raffle Ticket Sale: Quilt raffle tickets are $1 each or 6/$5. All month. For more information contact Jessica.Fitzmorris@oregonstate.edu.

Book Sale: Lightly used books, DVDs and board games will be on sale to support the OSU Food Drive throughout the month of February. Items will range in price from $1 to $5. Come check out the selection in the Magruder Hall lobby. For questions, contact sara.k.smith@oregonstate.edu.
 
Take a Break with BEE: February is a cold, damp month. Need a break from it all? Come and spend some time in Gilmore Hall 116, warming up with hot cocoa or tea. We will be offering each for a donation of $1/per cup for the entire month of February (weekdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., with the exception of noon). For questions, contact Cat.Mullins@oregonstate.edu.
 
PB&J bar: A longtime Biological & Ecological Engineering tradition, we’ve extended the PB&J bar for the entire month. Come on by our office and make yourself a delicious treat of peanut butter and a variety of jellies, many from local growers. Suggested donation of $3 per sandwich (weekdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.). All donations will go to BEE’s participation in the OSU Food Drive to help the local community. For questions, contact Cat.Mullins@oregonstate.edu.

Take Note

NEW! RecycleMania: This week’s score places OSU in the lead at 2.72 lbs of recycling per person vs. UO at 1.65 lbs. The RecycleMania Oregon Classic competition between OSU and UO will run through March 28. You can help OSU beat UO in this year’s RecycleMania challenge by recycling the most. For more information visit our website at http://tiny.cc/rm-osu.

NEW! Naval ROTC Ship Selection: Five soon-to-be commissioned Surface Warfare Officers will be selecting their first ship. Resembling the NFL Draft, ship selection is based on ranking systems and available ship lists. The event takes place in the Naval Armory on the Feb. 26 – 28. OSU community is welcome to stop by and view the event or watch the live broadcast. See event posting for exact times and link to live broadcast.

NEW! Encourage students to attend Diversity Mentoring Luncheon: For many underserved students, a meaningful connection to even one mentor from a similar community or background can be instrumental to their success in and out of the classroom. The Diversity Mentoring Luncheon offers the opportunity for students to create those connections. Please encourage your students to join a diverse and welcoming group of alumni in a casual three-hour mentoring opportunity where they can learn about the next steps after college and navigating the workplace as an individual from an underserved community. Students can register at osualum.com/mentorship.

Wanted: Students with great ideas: You are invited to nominate engaged, curious, dedicated students to join Launch Academy, a course for undergraduate and graduate students of ALL majors who have ideas for services, products or community change. Launch Academy students are eligible to win up to $2,500 in business development funding each term and have access to mentorship, co-working space, travel grants and prototyping support. Nominate students here and contact michelle.marie@oregonstate.edu with questions. 

Goddik named department head: Lisbeth Goddik is the new department head for Food Science and Technology in Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences. Goddik has served as interim department head since January 2019 and is a professor and Extension specialist in dairy processing. During that year, she reestablished the department’s advisory board and led the department in conceptualizing a new Sustainable Food Systems initiative, which will guide future staffing position and development opportunities.

Community-Engaged Scholarship Intensive: The Division of Outreach and Engagement has five travel awards of $1,000 each to support five OSU participants at the June 1-5, MSU Summer Intensive on Community-Engaged Scholarship. The support is for early career tenure-track and professor of practice faculty. For consideration, please send an email to jackie.russell@oregonstate.edu by Feb. 28 with the following: 1) name, 2) unit, 3) position title/rank, 4) how you intend to use skills gained in community-engaged scholarship. 

Proposed Updates to University Policies & Standards: Visit the University Policy Program’s What’s New page (http://policy.oregonstate.edu/whats-new) to view a pending policy amendment. Proposed University Policy 03-001 Contract Signature Authority delegates contract signature authority to enter the university into agreements with third parties. This page is updated frequently with new developments, so we encourage you to check back frequently. Comments or questions may be submitted to OSU-Policy@oregonstate.edu.

Request for Proposals: The OSU Advantage Accelerator is seeking proposals for projects focused on the further development of technologies invented by OSU faculty, staff, and/or graduate students in any discipline. Each project may be awarded up to $15,000 and should span six months or less, beginning in April 2020. Funding can be used to fund students, prototyping expenses, travel and more. Proposals are due no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. Read the full RFP here: https://advantage.oregonstate.edu/advantage-accelerator/funding-opportunities/aid-fund

Staff Art Show: Share your creativity at the 10th annual Staff Art Show. Registration is open through March 6 and you can submit up to three pieces. Help colleagues to learn about your interests beyond your usual day-to-day work. While photography is most popular, all arts and crafts can be considered for this exhibit. Contact Shelly.signs@oregonstate.edu with questions.

Applying Learning Technology Community (pilot): All faculty teaching on-campus courses are encouraged to submit a proposal for this new faculty learning community pilot. The @ALT Community provides participants with an opportunity to investigate and provide learning technology solutions to a significant teaching-related problem of their choosing. Professional development funding provided. Contact Lyn Riverstone with questions. Proposals for the Spring 2020 pilot due Feb. 28. See the proposal guidelines.

Jobs

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

NEW! Biological & Ecological Engineering: The Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering at Oregon State University seeks to fill three tenure/tenure-track Water Resources Faculty positions in the fields of (1) Sustainable Groundwater Management Engineer (Posting P03582UF), (2) Integrated Water Quality Management Engineering (Posting P03583UF) and (3) Agricultural Water Management/Extension Irrigation Specialist (Posting P03609UF). The Integrated Water Quality Management Engineer position has the potential to join OSU under the Miner Endowed Professorship as an Associate or Full Professor. Positions close March 17 with a “for full consideration” deadline of March 3.

NEW! Oregon State University Extension Service: Oregon State University Extension Service invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month 4-H Program Coordinator position that will be located in Eugene, Oregon. Posting #P03608UF. Closes March 3.
 
NEW! Oregon State University Extension Service: Oregon State University Extension Service invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month 4-H/Family and Community Health Program Coordinator position that will be located in Lakeview.

NEW! INTO OSU invites applications for a Finance Coordinator. This position is part-time (20-25 hours per week). Please apply by March 4 at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=784f8d56-cd0b-4d3e-a1ac-d483f8f0a37e&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=347442&source=CC2&lang=en_US

NEW! Marine Studies Initiative is seeking a Student Media & Communications Technician to support a collaborative research effort on microplastics. This is a part-time (max 20 hours a week) position. Posting #P06274SE. Closes March 11.  

Weather

“We lose ourselves in what we read, only to return to ourselves, transformed and part of a more expansive world.” ~ philosopher Judith Butler, who turns 64 today.

Corvallis: Mostly sunny, high of 50, low of 32. Mostly sunny Tuesday.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny, high of 46, low of 23. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Slight chance of showers, then partly sunny, high of 47, low of 36. Mostly sunny, then chance of showers Tuesday.

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