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: https://today.oregonstate.edu/email/submission-guidelines.

Change on the wing: How a local Audubon Society is reckoning with its namesake (KLCC)

Today on Oregon On The Record you’ll hear from Stuart Wells, executive director of the organization on the why and how they decided to change the name, as well as from Natchee Barnd, an OSU professor who’s an expert on the reasons and processes of organizations reckoning with the troubling names of the past.


Grow This! Oregon Garden Challenge (KATU)

Get a garden growing with the Grow This! Oregon Garden Challenge! Michelle Markesteyn, Oregon State University Extension’s Farm to School Coordinator, joined us to share more about the statewide seed giveaway.

 

How to make the best dead trees for wildlife habitat (Jefferson Public Radio)

Tree farms aside, forests contain mixes of tree species, and not all of the trees are living. Standing dead trees, or snags, are highly useful as wildlife habitat. Scientists have known this for a long time, but HOW to best create or enhance snags has not gotten a lot of study, until now, and Oregon State University led the way.
 

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Feline felicitations: Karren Cholewinski, executive assistant, Office of the Registrar, says, “This is my tabby cat, Gus. One morning he curled up for warmth, and his white markings came together in the shape of a heart.” We are accepting photo submissions at [email protected].

NEW! Timely Teaching Tips: The middle of the term is a great time for students to reflect on their current approach to the course, their learning thus far, and goals for the second half of the term. Share the Academic Success Center’s Grade Analysis handout with your class to guide students’ reflection on study habits, learning strategies, and potential goals moving forward. 

Today

Growing into the Family Business: Next Generation Leaders’ Perspectives. Join us for our February Family Business 360 event, 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, on growing into the family business with two next-gen leaders, hosted by the OSU Center for Family Enterprise. This event will feature Kelsey Scotch, corporate recruiting manager of Madden Industrial Craftsmen, Inc and Chris Thompson, vice president of truck sales for TEC Equipment. Register here.

School of Life Sciences Farmers Market: Join us for houseplants, baked goods, home-canned products, hand-crafted items and fresh flower bouquets. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Feb. 14 in Coast Range Building 2008, 4575 SW Research Way (off campus). Plenty of parking. For more information, contact [email protected].

NEW! INTO OSU Bake Sale: From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Feb. 14, stop by the International Living-Learning Center lobby and pick up some treats for Valentine's Day at INTO OSU's Bake Sale. Support the OSU Food Drive and grab some goodies for yourself or a special someone. All treats are $1 or $2.

College of Forestry Valentine's Day Silent Auction: The in-person silent auction makes a return on Feb. 14 with new, gently used and handmade items perfect for gifting (or not). Sales and bidding start at 10 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. in the PFSC Atrium. For more information, contact [email protected].

EESS Plant Sale: The Ecological Engineering Student Society is holding a plant sale for the Food Drive 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Feb. 14 outside Gilmore Hall. Plants are grown on campus by EESS students and prices start at $2.

Sweet & Savory Bake Sale: Head over to Nash 104 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 13-14 for some sweet and savory treats just in time for Valentine's Day. Individually wrapped treats provided by the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences Department. Small treats are $1, large treats are $3. All proceeds go to the Linn-Benton Food Share. For questions, please contact [email protected].

Care Talks, Financial Wellness: Tax Tips. This talk will break down the federal tax reporting system and remove the mystery of the tax return. You will learn to use deductions, exemptions and strategies to save tax dollars 10 a.m., Feb. 14, via Zoom. Register today.

NEW! CAPE’s Sexual Health Fair: Join the Center for Advocacy, Prevention & Education (CAPE) from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Student Experience Center lobby. The Sexual Health Fair aims to highlight various resources, including campus and community partners, that promote and support healthy sexuality, consent, reproductive justice and other sexual health-related topics. Plus, there will be free HIV testing, prizes and fun activities.

OSU SACNAS Chapter pan dulce fundraising event: Heart-shaped conchas and churros sale. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Feb. 14 in the SEC Plaza. Treat your sweetheart while supporting students in Society for Advancement of Chicanos/LatinX and Native Americans in Science Chapter. Contact: Jimena Caballero Ignacio [email protected].

Affirmations event: Join the School of Psychological Science Ambassadors from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Feb. 14 in the SEC Plaza to make, take and share affirmations as part of the SPS You R Loved campaign. Make, take and share affirmations.

Soup Lunch: Noon to 1 p.m., Feb. 14, Richardson Hall second-floor knuckle. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Random Review: Karen Holmberg, associate professor of literature and creative writing in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film, will discuss Shelby Van Pelt’s popular novel “Remarkably Bright Creatures” as part of the library’s Random Review series, noon, Feb. 14. The program will take place in the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library's Main Meeting Room.

Floor Monitor Training: Training for floor monitors and building managers on roles and responsibilities when evacuating their building. Training is the second Wednesday every month at 1 p.m. via Zoom. Sign up for Zoom Floor Monitor Training at: https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1ZhCgowN8AukjPf.

PFLA Networking event: Valentine’s Day speed networking on Zoom. Get to know colleagues at this fun networking session using a "speed dating" format with short, rotating break-out groups. Wear your best Valentine's attire or colors to be entered in a drawing for fun prizes. 2-3 p.m., Feb. 14 on Zoom. Registration is required.

Water Resources Engineering Seminar Series: "Coastal Engineering With Nature At The Interface Between Best Available Science, Engineering, Management, & Community Need," presented by Megan Wengrove of Oregon State University. 4-5 p.m., Feb. 14 in Bexell 328 or on Zoom. This event is free and open to the public. Contact [email protected] for Zoom details.

Winter Wednesdays with Global Opportunities: Students at any OSU campus are welcome to join us this winter term for one or all five online informational sessions focused on the wide array of education abroad programs available to you as an OSU student!  OSU GO Staff and Peer Advisors will provide an overview of program types (Faculty-led, Summer, Internships, Programs during the Academic Year) and resources for financing education abroad. At 4 p.m., through Feb. 28. For more information, visit Beav.es/osu-go-weekly-weds.

Wine & Chocolate: Elizabeth Tomasino, an associate professor of enology in the Department of Food Science and Technology at OSU, will be giving a one-hour talk and tasting in pairing wine and chocolate. 6-7 p.m., Feb. 14 in Corvallis and 4-5 p.m. Feb. 17 in Portland. For more details follow the link.

"No Future": A New Play by Sophie Brown. OSU Theatre presents No Future, a new play written, directed and designed by OSU students that explores the complexity of friendship and art while celebrating the music and spirit of the early punk scene. "No Future" runs from Feb. 14-17 at Common Fields in downtown Corvallis. Tickets are available here.

Events

NEW! Music à la Carte: Opus Magnum, classical duo of voice and piano, Nathaniel Kondrat, bass, and Ana Maria Lupu, piano. Bass vocalist Nathaniel Kondrat, ’08, studied voice at OSU and received his master's degree in music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2011. Kondrat's repertoire includes Shubert, Schumann, Williams, Beethoven and Finzi. Pianist and accompanist Ana Maria Lupu began her artistic career in 2008 at the Lyceum of Music for Gifted Children in Chisinau, Moldova, where she took part in numerous competitions in her homeland. Noon Feb. 16 in the MU Lounge; admission is free.

NEW! Art Reception at Hatfield: All are welcome to the reception and artist talk for Ashland-based artist and activist Betty LaDuke’s touring exhibition, "Turtle Wisdom: Personal, Political, Playful" at Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building (2030 SE Marine Science Dr., Newport, OR 97365). From 2-5 p.m., Feb. 21. Artist talk at 3 p.m. beav.es/qs5.

NEW! Strand Gallery Reception: All are welcome to the reception and artist talk for "Betty LaDuke: In Good Spirit." This exhibition celebrates Betty LaDuke’s thoughtful and cherished gifts of art to the College of Agricultural Sciences and the Art About Agriculture Permanent Collection. 4-6 p.m., Feb. 22, at Strand Gallery (440 Strand Agriculture Hall). Artist talk at 4:30 p.m. beav.es/qsT.

Classified Staff Union Membership Meeting: Classified staff are welcome to attend our union’s monthly meeting from noon to 12:30 p.m., Feb. 15 for updates on bargaining. This meeting is hybrid. If attending online, registration in advance is required. In-person attendees can join us for lunch in Memorial Union Room 222 (Council Room). Email for accommodations. 

Ian Larson: "Flowers in the Grime of a Putrefied Utopia." This presentation of visceral bacchanalia and degenerative portraiture features glimpses into narratives, with a focus on the human figure existing in both fantasized and representational environments, centered around characters belonging to their own social contexts. This exhibition will run Feb. 15-March 22. There is a reception and artist talk from 4-6 p.m., Feb. 15.

Movie night: “Remember the Titans” will be screened at 5 p.m., Feb. 15, at the Military and Veteran Resource Center, Snell 150. Food and drinks will be provided. 

Tuition Forums: The University Budget Committee, Office of Budget and Resource Planning and the Student Fees Committee are offering a series of forums to discuss the tuition-setting process, tuition rate scenarios for FY25 and to answer any questions about tuition and the university budget. The forums will be held from 5-6 p.m., Feb. 15 in MU 221 and from 2-3 p.m., Feb. 16 in MU 215. Or register to view on Zoom. More info and the forum schedule are available at https://beav.es/5rq.

Women’s Basketball: Join us at 7 p.m., Feb. 16 at our Oregon State women's basketball game at Gill Coliseum as we celebrate Fearless Women of Oregon State. To celebrate, we are offering a ticket discount to all OSU faculty and staff. Claim your tickets with the ticket discount direct link here or enter the promo code BEAVSFAC at https://osubeavers.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/EVExecMacro?linkID=oregonst&evm=prmo&RSRC=&RDAT=&caller=PR

Yoga Nidra: Drawn from Vedic and Tantric practices, yoga nidra “yogic sleep” is a guided meditation experience which often yields deep relaxation, insight, and a sense of connection. Guided by Tiffany Bailey Feb. 18 and March 17, 6-7:30 p.m. at Marigold. Purchase one class pass or $15 for drop-in. Please pre-register. Contact: [email protected].

The 25th annual celebration of Engineers Week in the Willamette Valley: This networking reception for engineering professionals and students will be held from 4:30-7 p.m., Feb. 21 on the Oregon State University campus. Register to attend by Feb. 15. Tickets are $30. Consider supporting student attendees. Indicate the number of student tickets when completing your registration form ($30/student). https://oregonstate.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1417.

PRIDE (Queerness & Fashion): DAMChic Winter Launch Party. Join us for a night all about self-expression through the lens of fashion. Hosted in the MU Ballroom, there will be a fashion show and drag show to celebrate the winter magazine launch. 5-7:30 p.m., Feb. 23. 

Sustainability Town Hall: Carly Lettero, associate director of arts integration at PRAx and the director of Spring Creek Project, will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming Sustainability Town Hall, Corvallis's premier sustainability event hosted by the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition. The theme of this year's Town Hall is "The Arts: A Portal to Sustainability." The free event will be held 7 p.m., March 7 at the Alumni Center. Learn more and register here.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! OSU Anthropology Lecture SeriesGabriel Sanchez, assistant professor at the University of Oregon, will give a lecture titled, "Collaborative Archaeology at the Hastings Natural History Reservation,” from noon to 12:50 p.m., Feb. 16, in Strand 161. This event is sponsored by the OSU Anthropology Program and the OSU School of Language, Culture, and Society. Questions? Contact: Drew Gerkey at [email protected].

NEW! College of Health Friday Research Seminar: Vivek Shandas, professor of geography in OSU’s College of Liberal Arts and founder and director of the Sustaining Urban Places Research Lab at Portland State University, will present “Heat, Housing and Health: Assessing Exposure to Extreme Temperatures in Affordable Housing,” from 1-2 p.m., Feb. 16 in HFC 115/Bray Leadership Conference Room and via Zoom. Co-sponsored by the COH Environmental and Occupational Health Program.

Navigating Impostor Syndrome: Join this gathering to talk about the realities of navigating impostor syndrome, Feb. 15 and Feb. 21. We will also discuss strategies for overcoming impostor syndrome and self-care practices to bring with you on your journey. Sign up in Lyra Learn: http://learn.lyrahealth.com.

Care Talks: Succeed at Work — Fostering Inclusion. In this talk you will learn to identify activities, attitudes and assumptions that exclude coworkers, and explore ways to be more inclusive. 10 a.m., Feb. 15. Register today.

Research Advancement Campus Conversation (RACC): Join the leadership team of the Division of Research and Innovation (formerly the Research Office) to hear details about the implementation of the 2024-2030 OSU Strategic Plan as it relates to research and innovation. Bring your questions about the future of the research enterprise at OSU. Noon to 1:30 p.m., Feb. 15, Memorial Union Room 206. In-person attendance is encouraged. Register here to attend in person; register here to attend via Zoom.

Global Engagement in Nepal: Open networking session for faculty and staff currently involved in or interested in developing global engagement activity in Nepal. 2-3 p.m., Feb. 15, in-person option in Kerr A500D, or via Zoom.

HMSC Research Seminar: David Taylor, a postdoctoral scholar, with the Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station at Oregon State University, will be giving a seminar titled “Leveraging stable isotope analyses to answer questions about species responses to changing environments. Lessons from terrestrial mammals and marine fishes.” 3:30 p.m., Feb. 15, in person at the HMSC Carmen Ford Phillips Auditorium in the Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building or online. Zoom link or call +1-971-247-1195 Meeting ID: 945 5573 115. Click here for more information.

Department of Botany & Plant Pathology Seminar Series: “Diversity and evolutionary fitness of fungal endosymbioses,” presented by Jessie Uehling of Oregon State University, 4 p.m., Feb. 15 in ALS 4001 and via Zoom. For complete schedule visit the BPP Seminar website.

Writing Effective Interview Questions workshop: Available for the first time from 2-4 p.m., Feb. 19. Take a deeper dive into interview design by learning how to write effective behavioral interview questions — register here. This two-hour Zoom workshop provides guidelines and best practices plus an opportunity to write and edit your own interview questions in groups. Two continuing education credits for OSU search advocates. For questions or accommodations please contact Anne Gillies ([email protected] or 541-760-6160). Instructors: Yas Rivera (Equal Opportunity and Access) and Anne Gillies (Human Resources – Search Advocate Program).

Robert S. Iltis Colloquium presentation: Sanghee Park presents "Some Considerations in Making Business Email Requests,” focusing on the similarities and differences in business request emails written by Korean professionals and American professionals in business contexts. Noon to 1 p.m, Feb. 28, Shepard Hall 101.

The New Ph.D.: How to Build a Better Graduate Education. Registration is open for the public lecture with Leonard Cassuto, Fordham University. He will be presenting from his latest book "The New PhD: How to Build a Better Graduate Education." 11 a.m. to noon, Feb. 29, MU Horizon Room. Space is limited.

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 in-person spring 2024 course and register here. Fee of $255.

Promotion & tenure workshops: The Office of Faculty Affairs is offering promotion and tenure workshops during the month of February. This year the sessions are tailored toward specific academic ranks. Information and Zoom links are available on the 2023-24 Academic Faculty Workshops page. Workshops will not be recorded, but PowerPoint presentation will be available online at a later date. Questions can be directed to Sara Daly.

Core Curriculum for OSU Managers and Supervisors: The Core Curriculum for Managers and Supervisors is a training program for all Oregon State managers, supervisors and lead workers. At the end of this course, 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; and more. Winter 2024 program: Monday-Thursday, 8:15 a.m. to noon, Feb. 26-29, via Zoom. Spring 2024 program: Tuesday-Friday, 8:15 a.m. to noon, May 7-10, via Zoom. Learn more and register.

FourSight Mindset Reveal Workshop: How do you approach a challenge? FourSight Mindset Reveal is a new workshop presented by the Office of 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. This new two-hour workshop for OSU employees is offered on a monthly basis. View upcoming workshops and enroll here

OSU Food Drive

The OSU Food Drive is happening in the month of February. To see a full list of fundraising activities and events, please see the Food Drive Events Calendar.

NEW! Annual OSU Bird Walk: This ever-popular walk is back again on Feb. 15 due to popular demand. Join Amerie Lommen as she guides enthusiasts around the Corvallis campus, pointing out local birds and their habitats. Sign up using the Qualtrics link or email [email protected] with questions.

NEW! Plants, Puns, & Poetry Sale: In support of the OSU Food Drive, the Office of Academic Support is hosting a Plants, Puns, and Poetry sale. Join us outside of Waldo Hall from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Feb. 15. Grab a new plant and a handmade plant pun card, or have a poem written for you on the spot. We'll also be selling plant-themed artwork and jewelry.

NEW! OSU Tree Walk: Join Dan Blanchard, curator of living plant collections for the OSU Campus Arboretum and instructor in the Department of Horticulture, for our new Tree Walk. This tour will highlight plants on campus and include some history along the way. Sessions are Feb. 16, 21 and 26. Sign up right away using the Qualtrics link or email [email protected] with questions.

NEW! Vote to Pie the PI: Through Feb. 29, two brave lab PI’s will compete for the chance to be pie’d by the FWCS department head. Tiff Garcia or Jonny Armstrong – both of their favorite pies are banana cream. What are the odds? Stop by Nash 104 to cast your vote. $1 per vote/$5 for six votes; multiple votes are encouraged.

SPP Plant Sale: Get your sweetheart something that will last past February and buy them a plant instead of flowers. Swing by Bexell Hall 418 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and check out the wide variety of houseplants available. Feb. 12 until sold out. Prices listed are suggested donations. Cash, check or Venmo payments are accepted. Email [email protected]u if you have any questions. 

Printing and Mailing is collecting food donations: Campus Mail will be dropping off collection bags in your mailboxes; just leave any contributions in the bag in your mail area and we will pick them up. Collection takes place through Feb. 23. If you don’t receive a bag and want one, please email [email protected]. We will also be collecting food at our 4700 SW Research Way location. Each donation at Research Way will earn your name in a drawing to win one of our fabulous up-cycled used-banner bags. 

Dodgeball Tournament: Help the Naval ROTC raise money for the Linn Benton Food Share 1-6 p.m., Feb. 25, in McAlexander Fieldhouse on the basketball courts. Teams of eight will compete against each other in a 16-team bracket to win the trophy. Registration deadline is Feb. 21 and is $40 for an entire team. Please contact [email protected] or [email protected] with any questions.

Printing and Mailing's Dart, Putt & Toss Tournament: Show us your skills playing darts, putting on the green and/or cornhole skills. We will be holding the games all month; $5 will enter you in the game of your choice. Weekly prizes will be given to the top scorers in each game. At the end of the month prizes will be given to second and third place in each game plus weekly first-place winners will play off for the grand prize. For information, [email protected].

Quilt and Art Prize Drawing: The College of Forestry invites you to visit the prize-drawing website or stop by the CoF Helpdesk (Peavy Forest Science Center 209) to view items and/or purchase tickets, from Feb. 1-29. The prize drawing will be held at noon, Feb. 29. For questions, contact [email protected].

BEE Annual PB&J Bar: Stop by Gilmore Hall 116 between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. throughout the month of February to make your own PB&J. Suggested donation of $3. Many thanks to the generous bread donation from New Morning Bakery, which will allow the event to continue all month. For questions, contact [email protected].

Card Sale: Purchase beautiful photo and pressed-leaf cards handmade by BPP Senior Faculty Research Assistant Zuzana Vejlupkova. Feb. 1-29 in Cordley Hall 2503 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $3 each or four for $10. Cash or check. All proceeds will benefit the Linn Benton Food Share. For questions, contact [email protected].

Take Note

NEW! CIO Excellence Award: Presented by the Chief Information Officer, this award acknowledges the exceptional work of OSU IT team members who exemplify OSU IT goals and recognizes their contributions to the organization, university and OSU community. All OSU community members are invited to submit a nomination for consideration and nominations are accepted throughout the year. For additional information about the CIO Excellence Award and other IT recognition efforts, please see the IT Recognition Committee website.

NEW! Interdisciplinary student opportunity: The one-year PRAx Student Fellowship offers graduate and advanced undergraduate students the opportunity to develop a creative or journalistic project connected with OSU research. Fellows will be awarded $1,000, engage in ongoing networking and professional development with mentors and present final projects in a public exhibition. Visit the PRAx Student Fellowship page for info on tracks, eligibility and how to apply. Faculty are encouraged to invite applications from eligible students. Deadline: March 15. 

NEW! Human-robot interaction: An evaluation is being conducted to understand good (and bad) ways for robot systems to pick up objects. Participants will be asked to watch videos of a robot system picking up various objects and complete questionnaires. The entire study procedure is expected to take one hour. You will receive a $25 gift card for completing the study. Contact Sean Buchmeier at [email protected] to schedule your time.

NEW! 25 Year Club: Congratulations to Shannon Sauvage, office specialist II, for being inducted into the 25 Year Club at OSU. You can read more about their time at OSU and others inducted into the club by clicking on their name. Congratulations and thank you for your service.

Call for Submissions: Climate Stories in Action. The Spring Creek Project is partnering with Terrain.org on “Climate Stories in Action,” a new call for creative submissions to inspire collective action on climate change. We are inviting storytellers to submit narratives and art that center solutions, introduce us to everyday climate heroes and showcase the joy discovered through community engagement. Priority submission deadline is April 8. Learn more and submit your work.

Dam Good Connections regional events: Bringing together Beavers outside Corvallis for incredible personal and professional networking opportunities, the Dam Good Connections regional event series is coming to multiple cities in California, Washington and Oregon. These OSU Alumni Association-hosted events are open to all alumni and students — including Ecampus and international community members — and Beaver parents, families and friends. Register at bit.ly/DamGoodConnections.

Instructional faculty opportunity: Apply to join the Spring ’24 Resilient Teaching Faculty Learning Community sponsored by CTL and Academic Technologies. We’ll explore pedagogical strategies, useful ed tech tools and development of resiliency to thrive in your teaching. Funding provided. See the call for participation. Apply by Feb. 26.

Scholarships available: Applications for PCOSW scholarships to fund FY24 projects are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to faculty, students and staff who are pursuing professional development, research, outreach or creative projects related to gender equity issues. Applications are due Feb. 21. Visit our website for more details. Apply for a scholarship. Please have a budget outline and project justification statement prepared before beginning the application. Questions? Contact [email protected].

Spring Creek faculty residence: OSU faculty members working on writing or research projects aligned with the mission of the Spring Creek Project are invited to apply for a summer faculty residency at Shotpouch Cabin. Projects at the intersection of environmental studies and writing, art, music, the humanities or social sciences may be a good fit. Applications sent via Submittable require a one-page narrative letter. Deadline: 11:59 p.m., March 4. Learn more and apply. 

Breaking Barriers awards: The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW), the Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) and OSU Athletics are pleased to solicit nominations for the 2024 Breaking Barriers Awards, a recognition of the accomplishments and impact of those who have worked to advance gender equity at OSU. We welcome nominations of people who have made influential contributions to our community for the four Breaking Barriers awards. For more information about these categories, see the Breaking Barriers websiteSubmit a nomination by Feb. 26. Questions? Contact [email protected].

Community for the Advancement of Antiracist Instruction applications: The Community for the Advancement of Antiracist Instruction (CAAI) is now accepting applications for the Spring 2024 Cohort. CAAI is a learning community of OSU instructors and GTAs interested in exploring and implementing antiracist practices in the classroom. Full call for applications here: https://beav.es/qtL.

Ready, Set, AI: Join the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and Academic Technologies (AT) for a Spring ‘24 faculty learning community addressing artificial intelligence (AI) and its impact on higher education. We will explore how we respond to the immediate impact of AI in education, develop proactive strategies and hear from students and experts. See the call for participation. Apply by Feb. 26. Funding provided. 

Internationalization grant: The deadline for the 2023-24 Internationalization Grant has been extended to 5 p.m., Feb. 16. Grants of up to $5,000 are offered for projects that advance internationalization within one of three tracks, aligned with “Prosperity Widely Shared”: Research and Innovation; Global and Intercultural Learning; and Career and Workforce Development. Eligibility varies by track but includes academic faculty, professional faculty, INTO OSU employees and student organizations. Full details are available on the website.

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 jobs.oregonstate.edu unless otherwise specified.

NEW! OSU Division of Extension and Engagement invites applications for an Education Program Assistant 2 position that will support the Curry County Master Gardener program and is based at the OSU Extension Service Curry County office in Gold Beach. This is a 12-month, part-time (0.5 FTE, approximately 20 hours/week), classified position starting at $18.92 hourly + benefits. Posting #P04654CT. Closes Feb. 26.

NEW! OSU Division of Extension and Engagement invites applications for an Office Specialist 2 position based at the OSU Extension Service Douglas County Office in Roseburg. This is a 12-month, part-time (0.45 FTE, approximately 18 hours/week), classified position starting at $16.19 hourly. The work schedule for this position will be four 4.5-hour days per week. Posting #P04658CT. Closes March 5.

Weather

“Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.” Vincent van Gogh

Corvallis: Rain today, high of 46, low of 36. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Rain and snow likely today, high of 41, low of 28. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Newport: Rain today, high of 50, low of 44. Rain tomorrow.

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