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.

Oregon researchers work on more resilient coastlines (KOIN)

A storm is always brewing in Oregon State University’s O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory. For the past few months, researchers have been beating sand dunes with wave after wave after wave, trying to find out which kinds of dunes are the most resilient.

The 'Four Top' (OPB)

Meet our panelists: Sarah Masoni, described by The New York Times as “the million dollar palate,” is the director of the Product & Process Development Program at Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center.

OSU researchers' new insight may be a step toward ALS treatment (KTVZ)

Researchers at Oregon State University say they have made an important advance toward understanding why certain cells in the nervous system are prone to breaking down and dying, which is what happens in patients with ALS and other neurodegenerative disorders.

OSU rakes in nearly $440M in grants (Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University research funding totaled $439.7 million during the most recent fiscal year, nearly matching the record tally of $441 million reached in 2017, the university announced on Tuesday.

Kearneys make $6 million gift to Oregon State (Gazette-Times)

Longtime Oregon State University volunteers and supporters Lee and Connie Kearney have made a $6 million gift, jointly creating the university’s fourth endowed deanship and also an endowed head baseball coach position. (see also OPB)

The two-spirit, queer, disabled scholar making waves (The Advocate)

The 43-year-old is director of graduate studies and the queer studies curriculum organizer in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University. Still, Driskill makes it a point to say, “I think that all labor is collective. I’m proud of my accomplishments, particularly if they’re useful to other people, but they’re reflections of elders, friends, families, movements, and communities to which I’m grateful.”

The best place for harvesting solar energy is not where I thought it would be (Mother Jones)

Two of the paper’s authors, Oregon State University researchers Elnaz Adeh and Chad Higgins, co-authored a 2018 PLOS One study looking at grass production on a solar installation on a pasture near Corvallis, Oregon. Their finding: Areas covered by the panels generated 90 percent more grass than before, using a fraction of the water. Similar projects are showing promising results in  Germany and Massachusetts

The oldest Beaver: Rudy Thompson, 106, returns to Corvallis (Democrat-Herald)

Thompson, 106, graduated from Oregon State College in 1952. He quit smoking 64 years ago in 1955. He says he still sips a bit of red wine and Scotch.

Are you really ready for the big earthquake? (KGW)

Most experts agree, a major earthquake will hit the Pacific Northwest at some point. In fact, according to Oregon State University Professor Dr. Chris Goldfinger, there is a 33% chance of a major Cascadia Subduction Zone quake happening in the next 50 years.

OSU research assistant participates in Bayer Women in Golf event (LIFE@OSU)

Braithwaite is one of 50 women from the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada who were selected for the exclusive Bayer Women in Golf event to be held in Raleigh, North Carolina, from Sept. 18-20. The event provides an opportunity for professional development, personal development and agronomics.

Combine solar and agricultural farming to meet energy demand (Market Business News)

Researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) in the United States explain how they investigated the scope for combining solar and agricultural farming in a recent Scientific Reports study paper. (see also Solar Magazine)

NORPAC's bankruptcy part of larger trend of changing business model for farmer co-ops (Statesman Journal)

“It’s a mixed blessing, I guess,” Oregon State associate professor in the College of Ag Sciences James Sterns said. “There’s upsides and downsides.”

Feeling crabby (Eugene Weekly)

Francis Chan, associate professor of marine ecology at Oregon State University and an expert on ocean chemistry, says he first became aware of crab mortality events in 2002 with reports from fishermen off the Oregon coast pulling up crab pots with dead crabs inside. But episodes like this used to happen some years and not others.

Scientists: First people in Americas arrived at least 16,600 years ago (Voice of America)

Loren Davis is an anthropology professor at Oregon State University. He led the team of scientists working at Cooper’s Ferry. A report on the study and their findings was published in Science magazine.

Gurung named interim executive director of CTL (LIFE@OSU)

Regan Gurung has been appointed as interim executive director for the Center for Teaching and Learning at Oregon State University, effective Aug. 26. The appointment was announced by Alix Gitelman, vice provost for undergraduate education.

Fatty foods needed for vitamin E absorption, but not right away (Medical Xpress)

"I think that's remarkable," said the study's corresponding author, Maret Traber of Oregon State University, a leading authority on  E who's been researching the micronutrient for three decades. "We used to think you had to eat vitamin E and fat simultaneously. What our study shows is that you can wait 12 hours without eating anything, then eat a fat-containing meal and vitamin E gets absorbed."

Fires and Refugia: Some new understandings of fire dynamics (Wallowa County Chieftain)

Oregon State University College of Forestry’s Dr. Garrett Meigs is a self-professed Beaver Pyromaniac. That’s the name that he and his OSU research group have coined for themselves. Meigs and his colleagues study forest fires, especially those in the Pacific Northwest. Friday night he brought two new and very hot topics in forest fire science research to Wallowa County via a talk at Wallowology.

Cheap car insurance in 2019 (WalletHub)

David Hurwitz, associate professor, Oregon State University School of Civil and Construction Engineering, contributed.

Monster tumbleweeds roll along, despite herbicide battle (Bloomberg)

“This is not good news for growers,” said Judit Barroso, a weed scientist at Oregon State University.

Today's photo

From the ashes: In September of 1898, Mechanical Hall, on the corner of what is now 14th and Monroe, was destroyed by a fire. It was later rebuilt and renamed Apperson Hall, and is now known as Kearney Hall. Photo courtesy OSU Special Collections & Archives.


University Day 2019: University Day takes place Tuesday, Sept. 10. Diana Natalicio, president emerita of University of Texas El Paso, will give the keynote at 10:30 a.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center and will follow a 9:30 a.m. welcome reception for all university employees. Following this keynote presentation, a noon complimentary lunch takes place on 26th Street outside the LaSells Stewart Center followed by the University Day Expo in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. In case of rain, the lunch will be served in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. For more information: University Day 2019 website or 541-737-4717. 

Disability Access Services Open House: Participate in the DAS open house in Kerr and play with technology, as well as tour the Testing Center in Heckart Lodge. Learn about services, technology, see the facilities, meet the staff, and ask questions. Sept. 10 and Sept. 18, 1-4 p.m., Kerr A200 and Heckart Lodge third floor.

NEW! Thesis Seminar – Department of Fisheries and Wildlife: Elizabeth Lee, M.S. student, will present “Big fishery, big data, and little crabs: Using a genomic approach to examine larval recruitment patterns of Dungeness crab (Cancer magister) in the California Current Ecosystem” Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2 p.m. in the Hatfield Marine Science Center, Guin Library Seminar Room. Remote link:

Student success film screening: As a special University Day event, the Office of Institutional Diversity and Office of Undergraduate Education are hosting a screening of “Unlikely,” a new documentary exploring barriers to college completion, followed by a conversation on OSU’s student success initiatives. Tuesday, Sept.10, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.


NEW! Valley Library will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 11: Due to in-service activities for library employees, the Valley Library on main campus will be closed on Sept. 11. The Valley Library will re-open at its normal time of 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. For more info about library hours, go to


NEW! Adult Mental Health First Aid Training: Mental health first aid training will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in Kearney 124. Register online for this free event hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration in collaboration with OSU.

NEW! Sustainable Lawn School: Build the knowledge and hands-on skills to get the most from your lawn. Join Alec Kowalewski, OSU Extension turfgrass specialist, for a hands-on, sustainable lawn experience. Practice using a dethatcher to restore a lawn, measuring irrigation rates, and scouting for pests. Get behind-the-scenes previews of OSU Department of Horticulture research into eco-lawns, drought-tolerant mixes, seeding rate and date research and new cultivars. Thursday Sept. 12, 10 a.m. to noon at the Lewis Brown Horticulture Farm, Corvallis. $30; preregistration is required. 

NEW! SEIU Lunch Rally to Respect Our Work: All classified staff, students, campus and community allies invited to support classified staff bargaining on campus at a lunch rally Thursday, Sept. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Student Experience Center Plaza. For more information on bargaining click here. RSVP here: Bargaining will take place Sept. 11,12 and 13 on campus. Want to observe? Contact or or 630-699-0281. 


Toastmasters open house: Want to excel in your next presentation? Learn to persuade your audience? Toastmasters International has helped millions to do that and more. Oregon State Toastmasters ( will host an open house (Crop Science Building, Room 119, Corner of Campus Way and 30th St.) on Sept. 13 (noon to 1 p.m.). Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited.

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

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Toastmasters open house: Want to excel in your next presentation? Learn to persuade your audience? Toastmasters International has helped millions to do that and more. Oregon State Toastmasters ( will host an open house (Crop Science Building, Room 119, Corner of Campus Way and 30th St.) on Sept. 13 (noon to 1 p.m.). Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited.


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

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


NEW! OSU Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium: This event will take place Thursday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be roughly 240 student presentations – a record-breaking number for this event. Concurrent lightning talk sessions will take place from 8 to 10 a.m. in ALS 4000/4001, in addition to three poster sessions in the LPSC lobby from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here for a detailed agenda.

Art sale: An art sale that runs through Sept. 26 at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport will benefit the conservation of Oregon’s estuaries. Thirty-three pieces, created by Northwest artists, are on display at the Oregon Sea Grant-operated Visitor Center at Hatfield. A portion of the sale of each piece of art will support The Wetlands Conservancy’s efforts to protect the state’s estuaries. The art is part of the 175-piece Ode to the Tides art show and sale, which debuted at OSU in May. Oregon Sea Grant is one of the sponsors. Learn more:

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

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Capstone project: Karlene Loudon will present her capstone project, “Spatiotemporal trends in habitat use and limnological evidence of seasonal degradation of freshwater critical habitat for threatened Coastrange Sculpin in Cultus Lake, B.C.” in Richardson Hall room 115 on Monday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. Karlene Loudon is earning her Master of Natural Resources degree under the guidance of Ivan Arismendi. To watch online with Zoom contact for the link.

NEW! Portland Business Roundtable: Chi Nguyen, executive director at APANO, will discuss the history, current impact and future of the census as well as local repercussions that a citizenship question would have on Oregon specifically. Join us at Andina restaurant on Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Price is $10 for OSUAA members and $20 for non-members.

Ph.D. Thesis Defense, Matthew Barner: “Conceptual Representations within the Social and Material Contexts of Engineering Activities in Education and Practice.” Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1 p.m., Kearney 311. Major advisor: Shane Brown, associate professor of engineering education. Committee members: Andre Barbosa, associate professor of structural engineering; David Trejo, professor of infrastructure materials and Hal Pritchett Chair; Devlin Montfort, associate professor of environmental engineering; Rican Vue, assistant professor, School of Public Policy; Prasad Tadepalli, professor of computer science (GCR). Open to the public.

Advantage Accelerator accepting applications for its Fall Accelerate Cohort: Ready to get your startup on track? Apply to Accelerate by Sept. 20. This 10-week program is open to OSU researchers, students and staff working on an early-stage company. Accelerate focuses on helping companies engage in customer discovery to validate your product market fit and develop a minimal viable product. Additional information and application here:

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

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

Take Note

NEW! Health & Safety: The University Health & Safety Committee wants to promote health and safety by providing access to the SAIF Online Learning Center, which is available online at and can be accessed using OSU’s policy number (790684). 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.

NEW! Mindful After Cancer (MAC) study: At least half of breast and gynecologic cancer survivors face sexual difficulties, and there are few resources to help. Prior research suggests that mindfulness training along with education can make a positive difference in cancer survivors’ well-being, body image, relationships and sexual well-being. Women who were diagnosed with stage 1-4 breast or gynecologic cancer at least two years ago are invited to participate in the free MAC program online, from the privacy of their homes. The program is eight weeks long, with an online group meeting each week for 1½ to 2 hours. Participants will fill out an online survey before and one month after the program ends, and will get $20 for each survey completed. To find out more, go to, or email for more information. This study is being conducted by the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. The principal investigator is Jessica R. Gorman.

NEW! Launch Academy nominations and new scholarship: Faculty and staff are invited to nominate creative, problem-solving, critically thinking students to join Launch Academy, a course for students of all majors who have ideas for services, products or community change. Launch Academy students have access to funding, mentorship, co-working space, travel grants and prototyping support. New this year is our tuition scholarship. Nominate students here and contact with any questions. Launch Academy is a program of InnovationX, OSU's Center of Excellence for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

NEW! Apply now for the OSU Ecampus Research Fellows Program: If you are interested in conducting research about online teaching and learning, the OSU Ecampus Research Unit will help you plan your proposal for the Ecampus Research Fellows Program. The OSU Ecampus Research Unit annually funds up to five faculty and/or department projects, $20,000 each, to support research in the areas of distance and online education, including hybrid delivery. Info sessions will be held Oct. 1 at 1 p.m. and Oct. 4 at 11:30 a.m. at the 4th floor of The Valley Library, Drinkward Conference Room. Applications are due Nov. 1. For more information, contact Mary Ellen Dello Stritto,

NEW! Momentum: Materials science has long been a signature research area of the College of Engineering and an important tenet of its recently refreshed Strategic Plan 2020-2025: Creating a Better Future. Whether the goal is improving existing processes or creating something entirely new, materials science brings together expertise in mechanical, electrical, optical, magnetic and chemical properties to build things smarter, safer and stronger. In the fall 2019 issue of Momentum, the college highlights a few of the innovative approaches Oregon State Engineers are taking to precisely tweak critical properties of the materials used to power our lives.

NEW! Rec Sports Membership: Rec Sports memberships are now available for purchase. To enjoy membership benefits, individuals must have a direct relationship with Oregon State University. (This includes faculty, staff, associates, affiliates, e-campus students and OSU alumni). Faculty and staff may register for payroll deduction through Friday, Nov. 1. Students who have paid the full OSU Incidental fees for the Corvallis campus automatically receive membership.

NEW! Rec Sports Fall Program Sales and Locker Rentals: Rec Sports members are now able to register for fall DAM Fit High-Intensity Interval Training classes as well as purchase Group Fitness and Intramural Sports passes. In addition, members are now able to purchase locker rentals for various durations by visiting Dixon’s Rec Services desk. Members with pre-existing rentals are able to renew locker rentals online.

NEW! Student Support at the Undergrad Research & Writing Studio: The Undergrad Research & Writing Studio, located in the Valley Library, encourages faculty to hold class meetings in the studio and take advantage of its flexible workspaces, including modular tables and large display monitors suitable for collaboration. Studio consultants (peer mentors who specialize in research and writing support) are available to work with students during the visit. Faculty may reserve studio time by completing a reservation form. Call 541-737-2776 for more information.

Proposed Updates to University Policies & Standards. Please visit the University Policy Program’s What’s New page ( to view two pending policy amendments. Proposed University Standard 07-025 Vehicle Use and Parking governs the use of vehicles on university property. Proposed University Standard 07-020 Smoking and Tobacco Use on University Property prohibits the use of tobacco products on university property. This page is updated frequently with new developments so we encourage you to check back frequently. Comments or questions may be submitted to

Announcing new OSU Provost Fellows: Professors Emily Ho and Tara Williams have been selected as Provost Fellows for the 2019-20 academic year. The Provost Fellows program complements the university’s commitment to develop and mentor effective leadership by providing intense and focused experiences in leadership and administrative roles at the senior levels of the institution. Fellows will develop specific project plans and outcomes to meet the strategic need and further their leadership skills. Read more about the fellows and their projects here:

Updates to University Policies & Standards: Visit the University Policy & Standards page to learn about recent policy updates: This page is updated frequently with new developments so we encourage you to check back regularly.

PFLA open to all university employees: The Professional Faculty Leadership Association welcomes anyone who works at the university and provides a forum for those currently in or aspiring to a leadership role. PFLA supports Professional Faculty at OSU through education, connection, recognition and advocacy. PFLA members strive to be the best leaders, managers and colleagues possible. To join, complete the online application form.

Training Days presenters: We invite you to submit presentation proposals for Training Days 2019 by Sept. 19. Training Days is a free two-day conference that provides more than 70 training sessions and informational workshops that are 50, 80 or 110 minutes in length. Training Days is an opportunity for you to reach out to employees in a workshop setting. Visit here for more information including a link to submit presentations, FAQs and archives of previous sessions.

Be cautious with email job offers: Students have been targeted recently with e-mails that offer employment from a person who claims to have a relationship with the university. Exercise caution with these offers; an offer that seems too good to be true often is. Forward e-mails of concern as an attachment to If you have responded to one of these e-mails, contact the OSU Department of Public Safety in Corvallis at 541-737-3010 or OSU-Cascades at 541-322-3110. Contact your bank immediately if you have provided any financial information in response to a suspicious e-mail.

Valley Library’s circulation services will be temporarily located at the Info Desk: Due to remodeling work underway behind the Circulation Desk after some flooding, all circulation services for the Valley Library will be happening at the Info Desk on the main (second) floor beginning Aug. 26 and continuing into September. Circulation services will be back in place at the Circulation Desk prior to Sept. 20.

Fall Move-in: Volunteers needed for OSU Fall Move-in! Help create a lasting memory for thousands of new Beavs this fall when you volunteer as part of the OSU 2019 Move-In team. Fall Move-In is Sunday, Sept. 22. You can sign up for the entire day or just for a few hours, working as an individual or with your group, club or team. Either way, you’ll play a significant role welcoming new residents of Beaver Nation to campus.  Volunteering as an individual: Volunteering your group/organization: . Questions? Email

Seeking Fulbright Campus Committee Members at OSU: The Prestigious Scholarships office is recruiting OSU community members to review Fulbright applications and interview candidates. OSU will nominate students for both Study/Research awards and English Teaching Assistantships. We welcome faculty and staff committee members with expertise in a range of disciplines, international experiences, and/or ESL/TESOL instructors. The commitment to serve on a Fulbright Campus Committee includes reviewing 1-3 student applications, participating in a one-hour interview with the candidate(s) (generally between Sept. 9 and 27), providing constructive feedback, and participating in the committee’s decision to provide OSU endorsement for candidates. For more information: To volunteer, contact LeAnn Adam:

Traffic and Maintenance

Dixon Recreation Center metered parking closure: As part of the 2019 Path of Travel project, all metered parking spaces and the sidewalk at Dixon Recreation Center will be closed Aug. 19 through Sept. 13. The sidewalk between the Dixon entry plaza and the Pacific Power substation will be replaced and widened to better accommodate the pedestrian path of travel. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Lindsey Austin at 541-990-7720.


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! Fiscal Coordinator 1: This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Fiscal Coordinator 1 position for the Extension Clackamas County Office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Oregon City, Oregon. Posting #P02360CT. Closes Sept. 13.

NEW! Office Specialist 1: This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 1 for the Extension Services Klamath County Office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Posting #P02368CT. Closes Sept. 18.

NEW! Warehouse Worker: Department of Chemistry at Oregon State University invites applications for a part-time (0.45 FTE), non-benefits-eligible Warehouse Worker position. Approximately 18 hours per week, starting rate is $12.24 per hour. Posting #P02362CT. Closes Sept. 20. 

NEW! Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Physician-Internal Medicine. Posting #P03261UF. Closes Sept. 29.

NEW! Administrative Office Manager: The Division of University Outreach and Engagement, Extension Service at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty, Administrative Office Manager for the Extension Josephine County Office. The position will be located in Grants Pass. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Regional Director. Posting #P03296UF. Closes Sept. 30.

NEW! Assistant Manager, Graduate Programs: The Assistant Manager for Graduate Programs is responsible for the oversight of international evaluation standards and processes of all Graduate Pathway and selected graduate degree programs handled by the OSU Office of International Admissions and progression from all INTO OSU-administered Graduate Pathway programs. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE),12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P03302UF. Closes Oct  6.

NEW! The College of Engineering invites applicants for the position of Head of the School of Nuclear Science and Engineering. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  Posting #P03297UF. Closes November 15.


“Grief is like a moving river, so that's what I mean by it's always changing. It's a strange thing to say because I'm at heart an optimistic person, but I would say in some ways it just gets worse. It's just that the more time that passes, the more you miss someone." ~ Michelle Williams, who turns 39 today.

Corvallis: Showers until Wednesday, then warmer, sunnier weather will return. Highs in the upper 60s to 80, lows in the 50s.

Central Oregon: Showers through Wednesday, then sunny, highs in the 70s, lows in the upper 40s.

Newport: Showers through Wednesday, then sunnier, highs in the 60s, lows in the 50s.

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