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.
 

Friendship bracelets are more popular than ever. But are they eco-friendly? (CBC)

"Some of those plastic beads are going to be around potentially for decades upon decades," said Susanne Brander, associate professor in the fisheries, wildlife and conservation sciences department at Oregon State University. "We think that every piece of plastic that has ever been manufactured is still out there in some form."
 

NFL star and OSU alumnus Steven Jackson to deliver 2024 commencement address (KVAL)

Steven Jackson, an Oregon State University alumnus, former Beavers football player and star NFL running back, will deliver the commencement address at the university’s 155th commencement ceremony, OSU tells us.
 

OSU study sheds light on links between cognitive, motor skills development in children with autism (KTVZ)

A recent study by Oregon State University researchers highlighted the ways motor skills and cognitive skills develop in connection with each other in young children with autism, and found an opportunity for behavioral and physical therapists to work together to improve care.
 

Fish pesticide exposure impacts their behavior in both current and future generations (Earth)

This study, spearheaded by co-author Susanne Brander, an ecotoxicologist at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center, highlights a concerning trend that could have broader implications for all vertebrates, including humans.
 

'Inaction is not an option': Oregon drug overdose deaths are rising faster than any other state in the nation (KTVZ)

Details on Mannix’s plan are as follows: 10. The Oregon State University Extension Service will oversee a program to accelerate the promotion of behavioral health in rural areas of Oregon. This program involves convening community conversations and coordinating follow-up actions to be taken by counties or regions.
 

Today's photo


Winter morning: Dawn Dirks, supervisor with the Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, says, “This photo is winter solstice morning at the top of Marys Peak. It was a lovely sunrise.” We are accepting photo submissions at [email protected].

NEW! Timely Teaching Tips: Seeking guidance on creating educational media for use in the classroom or on Canvas? See Using Media from Learn@OregonState. Need to consult with experts on audio or video recording? Looking for media training or for equipment to borrow? Check out the Media Hub, a one-stop resource for OSU faculty, staff and students.

Today

School of Life Sciences Silent Auction: Join us for our annual online auction, open through Feb. 22. Featuring original artwork, gift cards/certificates, gift baskets, plants, activities and so much more. All proceeds go to Linn Benton Food Share. Auction Link: https://givebutter.com/c/OSUSLS For questions, contact [email protected]

Silent Auction: CCVM is hosting a silent auction. Silent auction items can be viewed 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 19-23 in the Magruder Hall atrium or online. All bidding will take place through the online bidding form. Silent auction bidding will close on Feb. 23 at noon and winners will be notified before 5 p.m. Payment is required (cash or check) prior to picking up items.

Book Sale: Feb.19- 23, Richardson Hall first-floor knuckle. Contact [email protected] for more information.

“That's Entertaining" Sale: Check out a selection of books, movies, video and board games. Suggested donations will be listed and the sale will go all week. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 19-23, Crop Science 109. Contact [email protected] for questions.

Flea market: Stop by Gilmore 116 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 19-23 to find your favorite treasure. Choose from art, books, crafts and more. Venmo/ Cash/ Checks accepted. Contact [email protected] with questions.

Care Talks, Aging & Adult Care: Brain+Heart Health Connection: 12 Ways to Reduce Alzheimer’s and Heart Disease Risk, 10 a.m., Feb. 21.  Learn about 12 lifestyle areas and tips to improve your health and wellness and stay strong while caregiving for older loved ones. Register today.

Advances in Battery Research 2024: The College of Science’s David Ji, who researches sustainable battery technologies, will present Feb. 21 at the online symposium Advances in Battery Research 2024 organized by Technology Networks. Ji’s presentation is titled “Opportunities and challenges of aqueous metal batteries” and will encompass the large picture of energy storage, the requirements of storage batteries and results from the Ji lab regarding fundamental solutions in enabling aqueous metal batteries for storage purposes. Attendance is free. Register here.

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. 21 and 26. Sign up right away using the Qualtrics link or email [email protected] with questions.

Soup Lunch: Noon to 1 p.m., Feb. 21, Richardson Hall second floor knuckle. Contact [email protected] for more information.

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.

OSULP Seminar: This Classified Staff Association (CSA) and Library Faculty Association (LFA) Seminar Series takes place 2-3 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Willamette East Classroom, third floor, Valley Library, or Zoom. Details here: https://library.oregonstate.edu/osulp-seminar-series-february-21.  Zach Welhouse and Beth Filar Williams will share feedback from their conversations with transfer students and what it could mean for the Valley Library; Richenda Hawkins will share how the LBCC library used grant funds to increase equity in library services, specifically for low-literacy and Spanish-speaking patrons. Sagan Wallace will talk about the work that goes into making our digital materials more accessible, where to find more information about digital accessibility and how to get accessibility help at OSULP.

Navigating Impostor Syndrome: Join this gathering to talk about the realities of navigating impostor syndrome, 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.

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.  4 p.m., Wednesdays, through Feb. 28. For more information, visit Beav.es/osu-go-weekly-weds.

Live, Learn, Work and Play: The Social Determinants of Health in London: Join OSU faculty leader Stephanie Grutzmacher and Annie Hommel from the College of Health to learn more about a six-credit, two-week program in London studying the social determinants and disparities of health in one of the world’s most diverse and unequal cities, June 30 through July 15. Info session 4-5 p.m. Feb. 21. For details, visit the Office of Global Opportunities (OSU GO) events calendar and the Program Brochure and Application.

EECB seminar hosts Sara Beery from MIT: The Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology seminar series is excited to host Sara Beery for a talk on "Generalization vs Specialization in Computer Vision for Ecology." The seminar will be at 4 p.m. Feb. 21 in LINC 302. More information and a Zoom link can be found here.

Water Resources Engineering Seminar Series: "Geomorphological and ecological perspectives on lowland river floodplain heterogeneity" presented by Tanya Shukla of University of Illinois. This seminar takes place 4-5 p.m. Feb. 21 in Bexell Hall 328 and via Zoom. This event is free and open to the public. Contact [email protected] for Zoom details.

Hear from sustainability professionals: Are you a student who may be interested in a sustainability career? The OSU Sustainability Council is excited to present a Guest Speaker Panel with sustainability professionals from 5-6 p.m. Feb. 21. Learn about sustainability roles in the private, government and non-profit sectors. Attend in LINC 268 or via Zoom.

Album Club: Meet the Beatles: It’s like a book club, only we listen to and discuss the greatest rock and pop albums of all time. Attend in person at the Memorial Union or join remotely on Zoom. 7 p.m., Feb. 21. Attendance is free and open to all.

Winter Campus Band Concert: Conducted by Erik Leung, the Oregon State University Campus Band meets all three terms and contains 50-70 members. The ensemble performs classic wind band literature from composers such as Reed, Holst, Sousa and Ticheli and classic transcriptions of the orchestral repertoire.  7 p.m. Feb. 21 in the MU Ballroom. Buy tickets online; general public, $10; OSU student, free.

Events

NEW! Philosophy Club General Meeting: Join the conversation "On Existentialism," 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 22 in MU Room 213 (Pan-Afrikan Sankofa Room). All are welcome — including those who have no prior experience with philosophy — to contemplate human freedom, the self and the absurd in our discussion-based meeting.

NEW! 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. 

NEW! Public Seed Library Peppers & Tomatoes Pop-Up Plant Clinic: Late February to early March is the time to start peppers and tomatoes indoors. Come explore varieties, get help and answers to your peppers and tomatoes growing questions from Benton County Master Gardeners and take home free seeds to start now. 9:30 a.m.-noon Feb. 24 at the Public Seed Library in the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library's historic Belluschi wing. Connect at [email protected]

NEW! Linus Pauling Day: Join us for Linus Pauling’s birthday. The Linus Pauling Institute has its 2024 Linus Pauling Day open house at 3 p.m. Feb. 28 on the third floor of the LPSC featuring laboratory tours and a showcase of the Institute’s research. More details can be found the LPI website. Please RSVP by Feb. 23 to [email protected] or call 737-5075.

Emotional Awareness - Book Club: Participants will engage in discussion on Emotional Awareness: Overcoming Obstacles to Psychological Balance and Compassion by the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman. OSU Psychology Professor and Associate Dean John Edwards will facilitate these meetings, 10:30 a.m. to noon Fridays, Feb. 23 through March 15, at Marigold. Offered freely or by donation. Please preregister here. Contact: [email protected]

OSU Authors and Editors Recognition Series: The Authors and Editors Recognition Series celebrates the literary and scholarly books published by university faculty by featuring selected authors and editors for readings and discussion. The 2024 recognition series includes two nights of readings and receptions. Join the OSU Community in the Memorial Union Main Lounge from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 27 and March 5.

UAOSU Winter General Membership Meeting: Join United Academics of Oregon State University (UAOSU) for their winter general membership meeting. It will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 29 in the Journey Room in the Memorial Union. Refreshments will be served. A hybrid option is available if you’re unable to attend in person. RSVP by Feb. 26 at uaosu.org/wintergmm.

Women’s basketball tickets: Oregon State faculty and staff can get $6 tickets to the Oregon State women's basketball game at 7 p.m. Feb. 29 at Gill Coliseum. For more information and to purchase, please click here.

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: Working at a Land Grant Institution 101 Workshop. Did you know that Oregon State University is the only land-grant university in Oregon? Join Marina Denny, associate vice provost for engagement, from 10-11 a.m. Feb. 22  via Zoom and learn why that matters to our academic and professional faculty. This interactive workshop will explore how LGUs are different from other public institutions. You will leave with a better understanding of OSU’s public engagement mission and ideas for how to contribute through your teaching, research, and other efforts. Register here

NEW! Public Seed Library Presentation: "How to Start and Grow Peppers and Tomatoes": Late February to early March is the time to start peppers and tomatoes indoors! Learn how to grow strong starts, when and how to transplant them, and how to grow a stellar crop with Benton County Master Gardeners Meleah Ashford and Jennifer Klammer. Take home free seeds to start now. 12:30-2 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Meeting Room. Free and open to all. Learn more here.

NEW! The Power of Color community dialogue: We will be exploring how the concepts of colorism have a global impact on many communities, understanding our relationships with colorism and anti-blackness, and how these concepts influence our own perspectives of ourselves and others. 5 p.m. Feb. 22, MU Horizon Room. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. 

NEW! FYI Friday: Updates to the International Travel Policy and Processes - for Administrators. Recent changes to International Travel include: updated policy, revised risk rating system, the introduction of intermediate-risk as well as high-risk destinations, and changes to the high-risk travel approval process. Staff from the Office of Global Engagement, Insurance & Risk Management Services, and Travel & Expense will present and answer questions. Part of the Winter 2024 FYI Friday series, noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 23 via Zoom. Registration required.

NEW! CTL Sparkshop: “They need us to be well”: Strategies for cultivating mutual joy in the learning environment to support student learning. Wondering how to support student well-being and mental health in your teaching? Join CTL Sparkshop to discuss ideas for cultivating mutual joy and positive emotions in the learning environment to support learning. Presenters: Kara Clevinger, assistant director, and Funmi Amobi, instructional consultant. Noon to 12:20 p.m. Feb. 23. Registration.

NEW! OSU Anthropology Lecture SeriesSusan Bernardin, professor at OSU, will give a lecture titled, "The Generations are with Us: Reckoning with the Field Matron Record in Northwest California."  Bernardin will speak from noon to 12:50 p.m. Feb. 23 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! Women’s self defense: From noon to 4:15 p.m., Feb. 23-25, Oregon State University and the Department of Public Safety will be offering “R.A.D. Systems” Women’s Self-defense Classes on campus. This class will be 3-days (12 hours, 45 minutes in total)The R.A.D. Systems training program is nationally recognized and specializes in providing “a deeper understanding of one’s potential,” as it relates to self-defense. The class is free. Join the sign-up group on the Oregon State Department of Public Safety website at:  https://publicsafety.oregonstate.edu/

NEW! The College of Health Friday Research Seminar: Kathleen F. Carlson, professor at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, director of the OHSU Gun Violence Prevention Research Center and core investigator of the Health Services Research and Development Service Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care, will present “Gun Violence and Firearm Injury Prevention Research: Contributions to National Efforts From Oregon,” from 1-2 p.m. Feb. 23 in HFC 115/Bray Leadership Conference Room and via Zoom.

HMSC Research Seminar: Fiona Tomas Nash with the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies in Mallorca, Spain will be giving a seminar entitled “No sex when stressed: unprecedented widespread unique reproductive behaviour of a marine habitat-forming species after a major Marine Heat Wave” at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22. In person at the HMSC Carmen Ford Phillips Auditorium in the Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building or online. Zoom Link  Password: 972587 or call +1-971-247-1195 Meeting ID: 945 5573 115. Click here for more information.

CTL Sparkshop: “They need us to be well:" Strategies for cultivating mutual joy in the learning environment to support student learning. Wondering how to support student well-being and mental health in your teaching? Join CTL Sparkshop to discuss ideas for cultivating mutual joy and positive emotions in the learning environment to support learning. Presenters: Kara Clevinger, assistant director, and Funmi Amobi, instructional consultant. Noon to 12:20 p.m., Feb. 23, virtual. Registration.

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.

PERS workshops on campus Feb. 27: “Retirement Readiness,” 1-3 p.m., for Tier One and Tier Two members within three years of retirement. “All About OPSRP,” 9-11 a.m., for OPSRP members at any career point. Presentations are given by a PERS employee and include an overview of benefits, retirement process, member resources and Q&A. Both workshops will be held in Memorial Union Room 104. Registration is appreciated. 

Webinar on the Mediterranean Diet: The Linus Pauling Institute kicks off its 2024 webinar series with Francesco Visioli, professor of human nutrition at the University of Padua in Italy. He will present “Living Better, Longer: Healthy Compounds Found in a Mediterranean Diet” at 11 a.m. Feb. 28. Part of the Institute’s Linus Pauling Day event. Zoom registration required.

U.S. job search webcast: Enhance your understanding of the job market, get practical tips and hear firsthand experiences from an immigration attorney and panel of alumni who have successfully traversed this journey at the virtual event Ask Alumni: U.S. Job Search for International Students, 5 p.m., Feb. 28. Presented by OSUAA, Career Development Center, College of Business and the Office of International Services. 

Webinar for NSF-funded polar researchers: Polar STEAM is recruiting researchers to collaborate (virtually or in the field) with educators, artists and writers to broaden the impact of polar research. This webinar will provide additional information and answer questions about Polar STEAM’s collaborations in both the Arctic and Antarctic for 2025-26. 11 a.m., Feb. 29. Register or schedule a consultation with the team (https://polarsteam.info/application/).

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! Second Annual FWCS Soup Competition: Join us from noon-1:30 p.m Feb. 23 in Nash Hall 032. Vote for your favorite soup. The winning soup will take home the coveted Golden Spoon. $2 for a taste of all the soups and voting slips. $5 for all that and a bowl of your favorite. All proceeds go to the Linn-Benton Food Share. For questions, please contact [email protected].

College of Forestry 5K/10K Virtual Run “Race to the Top Banana”: Want to get moving AND make a positive impact? Register and finish your race by Feb. 22. Your entry fee of $25 will go to the Linn Benton Food Share. Don’t forget to share a race selfie or screenshot of your time.

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: Almost gone! 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. 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! Faculty Staff Fitness: Faculty Staff Fitness offers classes on campus or online to meet your health and wellness needs. Check out our spring term schedule so you can reserve time on your calendar to take care of you! Spring registration opens March 1. FSF programming is open to all faculty, staff, GTAs/GRAs, spouse/partners of faculty and staff, OSU retirees and OSU affiliates. For information, call the Physical Activity Office at 541-737-3222.

NEW! Transdisciplinary Research Seed Funds: Up to $100K is available to support OSU faculty build a transdisciplinary research team or seek to sustain momentum of an existing team and/or scale-up collaborative research efforts towards the submission of large proposals that directly support Prosperity Widely Shared: The Oregon State Plan. Full details at the Division of Research and Innovation website including links to register for info sessions in early March 8. 

NEW! 25 Year Club: Congratulations to Zuzana Vejlupkova, senior faculty research assistant 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.

Register now for Open Education Week: Oregon State's Open Educational Resources Unit, in collaboration with OSU faculty, has saved students more than $18 million in course material costs since winter 2019. Join these efforts by registering for Open Education Week from March 4-8. This annual celebration raises awareness of open educational resources and explores other important ways to make higher education more accessible and affordable to all. Sessions are hosted online. View the schedule of webinars and register today.

Hope Grows Here study recruitment: the Moore Family Center (COH) is recruiting participants for Hope Grows Here – a gardening and nutrition education program for cancer survivors. If you are an adult cancer survivor who has completed your primary cancer treatment and are interested in learning to grow your own vegetable garden with the support of a Master Gardener mentor, please visit the Hope Grows Here website to learn more and take the eligibility survey.

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.

International Travel: All employees, students, and others who engage in university-related international travel are required to register their travel with the university and adhere to OSU's International Travel Policy. The International Travel Policy has been substantially revised and a new International Travel Homepage provides an overview of processes as well as services, insurance, and resources available to travelers. To request a presentation about the changes, policy, or processes, or for questions, contact the Global Affairs Associate.

Deadline Extended: 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 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 March 1. Funding provided. 

Deadline Extended: Take your teaching to the next level. Join the Spring ’24 Resilient Teaching Faculty Learning Community to build resilience into your teaching practice. You’ll learn from experts at CTL and Academic Technologies while collaborating with OSU faculty who share your passion for teaching. Don’t miss this opportunity to become a more resilient and effective educator. Funding provided. See the call for participation and apply by March 1.

T-shirt design contest: Students: Your T-shirt design could be the image all Beavers rally around for Dam Proud Day 2024. Depict what comes to mind when you think of being Dam Proud of Oregon State for a chance to win up to $1,000 and have your design become the official Dam Proud Day T-shirt. Deadline: 11:59 p.m., March 1. View contest rules and design guidelines. For questions, contact [email protected].

Traffic and Maintenance

30th Street: Due to tree maintenance, the southbound lane of 30th Street between Jefferson Street and Washington Way (see map) will be closed 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 21-22.

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.

EXTENDED! OSU Division of Extension and Engagement invites applications for an Education Program Assistant 2 position based at the OSU Extension Service Lane County satellite office in Florence. This is a 12-month, part-time (0.95 FTE, approximately 38 hours/week), classified position starting at $18.92 hourly + benefits. This position will collaborate with the Extension 4-H Youth Development and Extension Family and Community Health program teams serving Lane County. Posting #P04648CT. Closes March 6.

NEW! OSU Division of Extension and Engagement and the Extension 4-H Youth Development Program invite applications for a 4-H Administrative Program Assistant position based at the OSU Extension Service Malheur County Office in Ontario. This is a 12-month, full-time, classified position starting at $17.43 hourly plus benefits. This position will serve Malheur County, one of 10 counties in Oregon that has been identified as a frontier county. Posting #P04669CT. Closes March 1.

NEW! Grant and Contract Administrator – The Division of Research and Innovation invites applications for a full-time Grant and Contract Officer position in the Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA). Salary range $60,288 - $94,140. Posting #P07776UF. Closes March 5.

Weather

“Love is the greatest refreshment in life." ~ Pablo Picasso

Corvallis: Showers today, high of 53, low of 40. Partly sunny Thursday.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of showers today, high of 46, low of 29. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Showers today, high of 53, low of 42. Partly sunny Thursday.

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