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.
 

Why PE should be required from kindergarten to college (Medium)

“The junior high/middle school years are a vulnerable and pivotal time in which students are typically required to take at least some physical education for at least part of the year, whereas after their freshman year in high school, most students aren’t required to take any,” says study team member Brad Cardinal, a professor at Oregon State University. 
 

Phish Conference (Think Out Loud)

This weekend, fans of the band Phish will arrive in Corvallis, Oregon, from around the country. They’re not coming for a concert, though. Oregon State University is hosting the first-ever academic conference on the band. Philosophy professor Stephanie Jenkins is coordinating the conference.
 

Oregon State-spawned startups get a chance to land $250K(Portland Business Journal)

The OSU Advantage program last week revealed a new partnership with Industrial Technology Investment Corp., a Taiwan venture capital firm. The partnership will make $250,000 or more available to startups and spinouts created by OSU faculty, students, staff and alumni.
 

Northwest agriculture: You're not in Kansas (Capital Press)

Oregon State University agricultural economist Jeff Reimer grew up on an Illinois farm.
 

New Sea Grant agent gets to work (Newport News-Times)

An interdisciplinary marine scientist has joined Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon State University Extension Service to work with the fishing industry on the central Oregon coast.
 

OSU students to showcase inventions at engineering expo (KGW)

We all know what smartphones are, but have you ever heard of a smart headband? One day in the future, you just might. It's one of more than 200 projects that will be showcased at Oregon State University's Engineering Expo this Friday.

New OSU-Cascades gathering place named for former OSU president (KTVZ)

Oregon State University — Cascades will host a dedication ceremony on Friday for a newly installed outdoor seating and gathering area named in honor of former OSU President Paul Risser, who helped spearhead the opportunity for students to earn an Oregon State University degree in Central Oregon.
 

Face of Shark Day to sign off (Newport News-Times)

Hanshumaker spent 17 years at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in Portland, where he was responsible for bringing life to skeletal displays. He began working at Hatfield in 1993, where his tasks — now largely funded by Oregon Sea Grant — included managing the visitor center. The mandate to convey wonder ran through many years of work.
 

Local Agriculture: OSU researcher focused on integrated pest management (Creswell Chronicle)

Now a professor of horticulture at Oregon State University and the state coordinator at the OSU Extension Master Gardener Program, Langellotto helps horticulturists manage their pests with the ideology of integrated pest management.
 

Essayist Febos reads Friday at OSU (Gazette-Times)

Essayist Melissa Febos will read at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the Valley Library Rotunda on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow.
 

OSU housing project remains up in the air (Gazette-Times)

How much change is too much change? And what does extreme mean, really? Those are questions the Corvallis Planning Commission will grapple with as it examines a request from Oregon State University to adjust the development and open space allocations in three of the nine sectors on campus.


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Advanced Wood Products lab:
 This week, OSU’s College of Forestry celebrated the grand opening of the A. A. “Red” Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory. The new lab adds 15,000 square feet of structural testing space to the college, which already boasts some of the best technical research facilities in the nation. For more information: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/collegeofforestry/2019/05/13/378/

Today

NEW! Plant sale: It’s the final two days for the OSU Hort Club Plant Sale this Thursday and Friday from noon to 5:30 p.m. The sale is located in Greenhouse 12, which is kitty corner to the Agriculture and Life Sciences Building on the northwest side. Great deals on plants and this cool weather is perfect for planting. 

Scott Reed retirement: Scott Reed will retire from OSU in late July after 28 years of service. Celebrate his many accomplishments and contributions at the campus-wide farewell reception on May 16, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Memorial Union lounge.

Dr. McDougall's Cure for Chronic Disease with a Starch-Based Diet: John McDougall is a physician, author and advocate of a low-fat, whole-foods vegan diet for preventing degenerative diseases. Come join us for a plant-based meal, presentation, and discussion with McDougall. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. and talk at 6 p.m. on May 16 at Cascade Hall 136.

Events

NEW! Embroidery event: Arts & Indulge: Couching Embroidery event will take place on Monday, May 20, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center and will include activities using stitching techniques that were common during the Qing Dynasty. 

NEW! Corvallis-OSU Symphony: Mahler Symphony No. 9. Monday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. The LaSells Stewart Center. Ticket info at: cosusymphony.org

Music a la Carte: OSU Chamber Orchestra. Friday, May 17, at noon. Memorial Union Lounge, free.

College of Engineering 2019 Undergraduate Expo: See more than 270 student projects that use science and technology to take on some of the world’s biggest problems. These projects demonstrate the depth and breadth of engineering talent and ingenuity among our senior class. Come and be amazed. Friday, May 17, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, engineering.oregonstate.edu/2019-undergraduate-engineering-expo.  

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

21st Annual Salmon Bake: Join us on May 17 at noon at the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws for this free community event that celebrates the Indigenous salmon culture of the Pacific Northwest. Guests are welcome to start lining up by the rear entrance of the NAL Eena Haws gathering hall as early as they would like. The event is free and open to the public. Our menu includes: Salmon cooked over open fire, roasted red potatoes, cornbread, blueberry wojapi, kale salad (all of our menu items are dairy free and gluten free. Other than salmon, this is also a vegan friendly menu). For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2355324047867333/, or sign up to volunteer at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0444a9a72aa3f85-salmon.

Beavers Belong Support Network Kickoff: The Beavers Belong Support Network empowers Oregon State University students to create an inclusive community and support each other’s identity, mental well-being, and day-to-day lives through peer-facilitated groups and regular community events. Attend our upcoming kickoff event on Friday, May 17, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in MU 109. Meet the leaders, directors, and enjoy free food.

The Visiting Writers Series: Melissa Febos is the author of the memoir, Whip Smart (St. Martin’s Press, 2010), and the essay collection, Abandon Me (Bloomsbury, 2017). Abandon Me was a LAMBDA Literary Award finalist, a Publishing Triangle Award finalist, an Indie Next Pick, and widely named a Best Book of 2017. Febos will be reading at The Valley Library rotunda May 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Indigenous comedy: The Native American Longhouse Eena Haws and the Division of Student Affairs invite you to an evening with Indigenous Comedy group, the 1491's, where laughter is healing and “Indian humor” is centered. This event is free and open to the public on May 17, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Powwow: Native American Student Association & Native American Longhouse Eena Haws present the 43rd annual Klatowa Eena Powwow at Oregon State University on May 18 at Gill Coliseum. ALL are welcome to take part in this free event that brings people together to celebrate Native American culture through dancing, singing, and community. Doors open at noon with Grand Entries at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Day of Caring: This year, the Center for Civic Engagement invites everyone in the community to join us on Saturday, May 18, for our annual Day of Caring. Oregon State students, staff, faculty, and their children/dependents are invited to participate in this event and celebration. Join us on our last day of service of the school year, to participate in a project with either Corvallis Parks and Recreation, Grand Oaks Club House, SAGE, Benton Habitat for Humanity or Jackson Street Youth Services. Registration Link: https://apps.ideal-logic.com/osucce?key=F3T9-25VWY_K9KH-5PTF_bcfe1a96

Hopkins Demonstration Forest: The public is invited to take a walk on the wild side at the Hopkins Demonstration Forest in Beavercreek, just 15 miles south of Oregon City. On May 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., two wildlife experts will lead the tour through the 140-acre demonstration forest, teeming with wildlife and spring growth. This event is free, but space is limited. Register online. 

Spring Campus Ramble: Take a relaxing nature walk through the OSU campus. We'll stop at varied sites on the 2-mile walk to each quietly respond to our surroundings through writing and/or photography. Sunday, May 19, 9 a.m. to noon. Free and open to everyone. Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project. Learn more and register here.   

SEIU Classified Staff Rally for Funding OSU and Our Contract: We will rally to support funding for our contract and OSU on May 20, joining workers across the state rallying for our contracts. From OSU we will have free transportation. Take off now, working with your supervisor, so you can join us. All who support more funding for higher education including all employees, friends, family, allies and students are welcome to join. The bus(es) will leave the Office Max parking lot, 1836 N.W. 9th St., Corvallis at 10:15 a.m. Lunch will be served in Salem, and the bus will leave Salem at 2:30 pm. Buses are also available for pick-up in Albany, Eugene, Bend and throughout the state. To attend, register here: https://seiu503.tfaforms.net/269  For more information contact SEIU Campus Organizer Siobhan Burke at burkes@seiu503.org or 630-699-0281. 

Faculty Conversation with President Ray: In an ongoing effort to improve communication lines between the faculty and administration, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee is sponsoring a small group conversation with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional) during spring term. The conversation will be facilitated by a Faculty Senate Executive Committee member, and will consist of up to 12 faculty. This is an opportunity for the president to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing; faculty are encouraged to speak freely. If you wish to participate in the May 23 session from 10 to 11:30 a.m,, complete the registration form at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1HWyFJ2I4GJobEp. Session requests will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Oregon State International Film Festival: The Oregon State International Film Festival returns this spring as a pop-up festival. On four Saturdays in a row in May and June, we will bring you short and feature-length films from around the world. All films will be screened at the Darkside Cinema in downtown Corvallis, presented by the School of Language, Culture and Society and the School of Writing, Literature and Film in the College of Liberal Arts. More details and the line-up are under https://www.facebook.com/pg/DasFilmfest.us/events/ and on the website of the Darkside Cinema. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Box Office.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Yunker Lecture — Physics in Africa: Physicists in African universities are confronted with daunting challenges in their efforts to train students and conduct research. Many of them are well trained and highly motivated scientists who have chosen to work toward building physics programs in their home countries in spite of difficult circumstances and meager resources. Kennedy Reed, theoretical atomic physicist in the Theory Group in the Physics & Advanced Technologies Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, will discuss his experiences working as a visiting scientist in African universities. May 17, Construction & Engineering Hall, The LaSells Stewart Center. Reception at 4 p.m., talk at 5 p.m. 

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology Ph.D. Defense Seminar: Brian Tanis will present “Dogs, death, and dietary breadth: insights into the macroecology and macroevolution of Canidae” on Monday, May 20, at 9 a.m. in ALS 4001. Tanis is completing his Ph.D. in zoology under the guidance of Rebecca Terry. Free and open to the public.

NEW! Suicide prevention workshop: Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students? This makes it especially important for campus community members to equip themselves with knowledge that enables us to recognize and help when someone is in need. 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, May 20, noon to 1:30 pm., MU Journey Room. No registration is required. Feel free to bring your lunch.

NEW! Rumor in the Archive: Denunciations, the BDM Girl, and Gestapo Case Files: Kara Ritzheimer is associate professor of Modern European History in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion. Her current research project draws upon legal records, Nazi institutional documents, and propaganda material to examine the creation of girlhood as a cultural and political project. In this talk, she’ll discuss the ways rumor and gossip became political tools during the Third Reich, how Nazi jurists used the law to muzzle criticism, why the BDM girl became a topic of derision, and how historians should approach the rumors encountered in the archives. Monday, May 20, 4 p.m., OSU Center for the Humanities, Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Avenue.
 

NEW! 2019 Ideas Matter Series on the Philosophy of Food: “Martialing the Power of Food Sovereignty Movements to Feed Climate Change Mitigation.” Samantha Noll is an assistant professor in the School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs (PPPA) at Washington State University. Nick Foreman is an instructor of history at Oregon State University. He teaches courses on food history and Native American history. Monday, May 20. Light catering 5:30 p.m. Milam Hall, Room 319A. Lecture 6 p.m. Milam Hall, Room 319. Free and open to all.

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: Emotionally Intelligent Teaching: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning in a certificated series of teaching workshops. The workshops are every Tuesday. Attend one, some or all. On May 21, 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. This two-hour workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn more here. Contact us here.

Phish Studies Conference at Oregon State University. First-ever academic conference devoted to the music, fans, and culture of the improvisational rock band Phish. The three-day event will take place on May 17-19, in OSU’s Memorial Union. A wide variety of disciplinary approaches will be represented, featuring scholars from across the country. Registration is required. Visit the conference website for registration, schedule, and event details: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/phish2019/.

SCORE Symposium: Oregon NASA Space Grant invites you to attend the 2019 SCORE Symposium, Friday, May 17, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m at LaSells Stewart Center. Students awarded the STEM Community College Opportunity for Research Experience, SCORE awards, will present presentations and posters about their research projects. Keynote address by Jack Higginbotham, Oregon NASA Space Grant Director: Nuclear Space Power: Past, Present, Future. Event is free and open to the public. For more information go to http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/oregon-nasa-space-grant-student-symposium

“Healing the Symptoms: Recovery and Access" Phish Studies Conference panel session, sponsored by OSUDN ASL interpretation will be provided. Additional accessibility information available via the conference website.This conference panel is open to the OSUDN community. RSVP via email to stephanie.jenkins@oregonstate.edu. All other conference events require registration via the conference online portal. 9-10:30 a.m. MU Horizon. John Boatner, “Addressing Addiction within the Phish Community Through the Phellowship”; Ross Brillhart, “Hearing Recovery: The Potentiality of Sonic Experience and Affinity for Health”; Joel Gershon, “‘Inside This Silent Scene, All Are Free’: An Assessment of Accessibility Issues Facing Deaf/Hard of Hearing (HoH) Fans at Phish Concerts.”

Biochemistry and Biophysics 3rd year Student Seminar: Elise Van Fossen, third-year graduate student in the Biochemistry & Biophysics Department, will present "Monitoring the lifetime of nitrotyrosine in living systems" on Friday, May 17, at 3 p.m. in ALS 4001. 

Oregon Climate Change Research Institute’s 10th Anniversary Symposium: Join OCCRI on May 20 for this free event to celebrate the past, present, and future of climate change research in Oregon. Beginning at 1 p.m, this event will be held in Memorial Union 13 at OSU, and will feature keynote speakers and panel discussions. RSVP: https://forms.gle/1CmHZqDuJPqHT7eS7.

Mentor Collective Lunch & Learn: OSU’s College of Business has been partnering with Mentor Collective to support its peer and alumni mentoring initiative. Mentor Collective will be on campus to share learning from both this program and mentorship initiatives from universities nationwide. Learn more at a catered lunch on May 21 from noon to 1 p.m. in Austin Hall 126. RSVP HERE.

Mental Health First Aid: Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, May 24. Preregistration required: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_egsgrqeA0m2Ejul. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided.

From Wolves to the Warning to Humanity: Facing the Environmental Crisis through Science: The topic is the “Scientists’ Second Warning to Humanity” and  William Ripple, a distinguished professor in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, will share how society might face the environmental crisis through science. May 30, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. reception, talk begins at 7 p.m., The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland. ​Admission is free; register at http://tinyurl.com/yydbetrz.

Science on Tap in Beaverton: OSU Extension and Alumni Association present an evening with visiting Egyptologist and archeologist Hassan Latif, a Cairo native. His presentation is titled “Secrets to the afterlife – decoding Egyptian tombs, language and culture” held at the Golden Valley Brewery in Beaverton on Thursday, May 30. Latif has 30 years of experience guiding visitors, lecturing and tutoring around Egypt. He spent a year working on an excavation site of a pre-dynastic location south of Cairo and two years as a curator at the Egyptian Museum. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the talk scheduled for 6 p.m. Registration is required. Seating is limited.

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

Oregon State Creative Jam: Join OSU and Adobe for a one-of-a-kind event. Get a crash course in Adobe XD. Create an app prototype, learn from top speakers, hang out with friends and food. All at Memorial Union, only for OSU students. May 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register for free today at http://cjam.in/osujam.

Early Seral Biodiversity Science & Management Workshop: A presentation of scientific findings on early seral forests in the PNW. We will collaboratively identify areas of agreement, information gaps, and conservation and management challenges, then outline key hypotheses that form a future research agenda. June 10, CH2M Alumni  Center, $75. ($35 optional field tour on June 11). Program and registration here

Take Note

NEW! Dialogue Facilitation Lab Applications: The Office of Institutional Diversity is now accepting applications for faculty, staff and graduate students to join the Dialogue Facilitation Lab Summer 2019 cohort. The Dialogue Facilitation Lab is a professional learning and exploratory seminar looking to integrate critical dialogue facilitation skills into professional environments. The seminar welcomes faculty, staff and graduate students of all skill and experience levels to explore the philosophy and techniques of critical dialogue facilitation and the potential for implementation in their work at the university. Applications will be accepted until May, 31 by 5 pm. For more information and to apply, please visit the Dialogue Facilitation Lab website. Please direct any questions about the seminar to Brandi Douglas, assistant director of outreach, at Brandi.Douglas@oregonstate.edu.

The Hattie Redmond Women & Gender Center (HRWGC) invites nominations for annual awards celebration: There are three award categories; Women of Achievement, AYA award, and Student Leader award.  Learn about each award and submit a nomination here.  We invite you to not only consider submitting a nomination but hope that you will plan to join us at year’s event on Thursday, June 6, from 3-5 p.m. at the HRWGC. 

Fall 2019 On-campus Housing Move-In, Volunteer Opportunity, and Early Arrival: Fall 2019 move-in for the residence halls will take place on Sunday, Sept. 22, and you can find more information on our website: http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/move-in-guide. Volunteer opportunities to assist with move in day are available for OSU faculty, staff, and students. OSU departments and programs that require students to arrive prior to Sunday, Sept. 22, for orientations or trainings must complete an Early Arrival Request for their group, which will be available in early July. If you have questions, contact Kaitlyn.griffin@oregonstate.edu.

Banner nominations sought: Know someone who embodies the OSU brand, someone who is collaborative, innovative, welcoming or works with gritty determination? Nominate people to be featured on the lamppost banners seen across campus. Open to all faculty, staff and students. Submit nominations no later than Friday, May 17. https://communications.oregonstate.edu/oregon-state-brand/webform/campus-banner-profile-nomination For more information, contact university.marketing@oregonstate.edu.

NW High School Cyber Camp 2019: Interested in learning more about the exciting field of cybersecurity? Join us for five days to know more about how computers work, cyber threats, cybersecurity principles, cyber ethics, basic Windows security policies and tools, Ubuntu terminology and concepts, basic command line security and more. This camp is a part of the NW Cyber Camp happening simultaneously across multiple locations in Oregon. For students entering grades 9-12 in the fall. July 15-19. Scholarships available. For more information: http://stemacademy.oregonstate.edu.

Dam Jamboree: The Dam Jamboree is an end-of-the-year celebration to highlight student accomplishments over the past year, featuring student performances and OSU Club and Organization award winners announcements. OSU departments are welcome to apply to table at this event (space is limited) and if selected, should facilitate an activity to engage students. Friday, May 31, from 3 to 7 p.m. in Parker Plaza before the Dam Jam concert. If you’re interested, apply here. The application is due by May 15 at 11:59 p.m.  Questions? Contact Jaime.Koehler@oregonstate.edu.

Campus Directions: Learn more from University Facilities, Infrastructure and Operations about how Oregon State's campuses are improving every day.  Read the latest issue of Campus Directions to learn more about the soon-to-come A.A. "Red" Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory, how prepping by Facilities Services spared campus from spring flooding, the next planned power outage and more. Interested in keeping up with projects on campus? Subscribe to our newsletter.

Volunteer opportunity for Summer 2019 – New International Students Orientation Week: Engage with new international students and help welcome the new Beavers from around the world during Summer 2019 orientation week. For more information and to sign up go here. Volunteer training day (required for new volunteers or those who did not participate on Spring 2019 training day): June 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at ILLC 345. Volunteering dates: New students move-in day: June 17. Orientation week: June 18-21. Different volunteer shifts available to fit your schedule. For more information or questions, contact Carla Portugal at  intl.orientation@oregonstate.edu or go to our website.

Presidential Search Process — share your input by May 20: The OSU Board of Trustees invites members of the university community to provide their thoughts about the qualities and characteristics desired in a new university president and insights regarding key challenges and opportunities OSU may face over the next decade. Online feedback may be provided until May 20: tinyurl.com/osu-pres-input. Confidential input gathered will inform a presidential leadership profile, which will serve as the basis by which a presidential search committee recruits and identifies potential candidates. Further information about the process, including a timeline and FAQs, is available at https://leadership.oregonstate.edu/presidentialsearch.

Grads Give Back: Donate Your Gown to the Next Graduate: Are you graduating and walking in commencement? Give your gown after the ceremony. You can help another student who may not be able to participate in commencement otherwise while keeping your cap and cords as a memento. Gowns can be donated at staffed stations outside Reser Stadium right after commencement or at the main entrance to the Valley Library, after commencement through the following Monday (June 15-17). For questions, see http://tiny.cc/gradsgive.

Volunteers Needed for the Great Move Out: This year OSU will once again work both on-campus and off-campus with the Corvallis community to collect reusable goods from students during The Great Move Out! Volunteers are needed to staff the events, assisting with receiving and sorting donations. Volunteers are needed for the off-campus event on June 14; details and sign-up here. Volunteers are needed for the residence hall program June 10-19; details and sign-up hereMore information here.

Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical SciencesThe program provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The grant level is $300,000 - $75,000 per year for a four-year period. For the 2020 award, one nomination will be invited from each of the participating institutions. The internal deadline for submitting a letter of recommendation for a nominee is Monday, May 20. https://research.oregonstate.edu/program/pew-scholars-program-biomedical-sciences

Traffic & Maintenance 

NEW! Van Buren Street Bridge Lane closures: Due to a geotechnical investigation boring, there will be lane reductions on the bridge May 16-24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A single lane reduction (out of three lanes) for Northwest Van Buren Avenue from Third Street to First Street will be needed.

Scheduled: Campus Wide Steam Shutdown: Each year Facilities Services performs necessary maintenance on the university’s steam system, which requires shutting off the steam throughout campus, to complete maintenance services at the plant, throughout the steam tunnels and in each building. This process affects hot water supply, heating, and all equipment that uses steam, campus wide. The steam shutdown for 2019 will occur from 6 p.m. on June 16 to 5 p.m. on June 20. For questions or comments on this closure contact Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

Jobs

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

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

NEW! This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2position for the Tillamook County Extension Office at Oregon State University. Posting #P02156CT. Closes May 29. 

NEW! Faculty Research Assistants (2): The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) is hiring two full-time (1.0 FTE) Pesticide Specialists to join our team this June. Interested in science communication? NPIC provides unbiased, scientific information about pesticides to the general public and professionals. Applicants must have a B.S. in toxicology, environmental science/chemistry or closely related scientific area, and other qualifications (see postings). Spanish fluency required for Posting #P02951UF. Spanish fluency preferred but not required for posting #P03015UF. Closes May 29.

NEW! The College of Education is seeking one part-time (approximately 19 hours per week) Administrative Program Assistant (Counseling Clinical Assistant) position for the College of Education, at Oregon State University. P02140CT. Closes June 3.

NEW! The College of Education is seeking a Licensure and Placement Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the dean. P03012UF. Closes June 15.

Weather

"Everything good that's ever happened to me came out of helping others." ~ Danny Trejo, who turns 75 today.

Corvallis: Showers likely, high of 62, low of 49. Chance of showers Friday.

Central Oregon: Showers likely today, high of 59, low of 42. Chance of showers Friday.

Newport: Showers likely today, high of 58, low of 48. Chance of showers tomorrow.

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