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:

Oregon universities seek state funding to slow rising tuition costs (KLCC)

Steve Clark is a spokesperson for OSU. He said state funding has lagged behind inflation, and student tuition has had to fill in the gaps. “We prompt students to borrow more, or in some cases to work one, two or three jobs during the school year to be able to afford their contribution to the cost of higher education,” said Clark.


New AI algorithm unlocks most stable COVID vaccine to date and opens door to new cancer drugs (EuroNews)

The single-stranded parts of our mRNA are more easily cut down to pieces or degraded into segments - either by the immune systems, water molecules or even before being injected into your body, explained Dr Liang Huang, Professor at Oregon State University and co-author of the LinearDesign paper.

Where the (butter)flies are: Mapping Oregon's caterpillars and kin (Jefferson Public Radio)

Entomologist Jeffrey Miller, retired from Oregon State University, has been painstakingly adding data points to the existing maps of Oregon butterflies.

A radical plan to make AI good, not evil (Wired)

Thomas Dietterich, a professor at Oregon State University who is researching ways of making AI more robust, says Anthropic’s approach looks like a step in the right direction. “They can scale feedback-based training much more cheaply and without requiring people—data labelers—to expose themselves to thousands of hours of toxic material,” he says.

With COVID in decline, Klatowa Ina Pow-Wow comes back to OSU (KLCC)

After a pandemic hiatus of several years, a major Native American cultural event is coming back to Oregon State University. The last time dancers and drummers gathered inside OSU’s Gill Coliseum for the Klatowa Ina Pow-Wow was 2019. After COVID-19 hit Oregon that spring, organizers postponed it to keep people safe.

A lawsuit to protect streams could take away a prime firefighting tool (Grist)

“That’s a web of a combination that’s causing a heck of a lot of problems,” said Daniel Leavell, a longtime firefighter and fire specialist at Oregon State University. 

Large project advances at OSU's Corvallis campus (Daily Journal of Commerce)

A $200 million Oregon State University project gained unanimous approval from Corvallis’ Historic Resource Commission last week.  The Jen-Hsun and Lori Huang Collaborative Innovation Complex, designed by ZGF Architects, is planned for a site within the 166-acre OSU National Historic District. City officials’ approval was required for the project team to proceed.

How Big Oil is manipulating the way you think about climate change (Salon)

A piece by emeritus philosophy professor Kathleen Dean Moore.

Oregon State University ranked in the top 1.4% of universities worldwide (KPIC)

Oregon State University (OSU) has been ranked in the top 1.4% out of 20,531 degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide this year by the Center for World University Rankings.


Today's photo

Full moon: Randy Hopson, retired from the College of Agricultural Sciences, took this photo from his front deck on May 5. We are accepting photo submissions at [email protected].

NEW! Timely Teaching Tips: Do you teach blended/hybrid courses? CTL is accepting nominations and self-nominations for the 2023-24 Blended Learning Faculty Fellow. The Fellow will have opportunities to be involved in faculty development around blended learning and will support CTL’s strategic goals of enhancing student success while developing a culture of teaching innovation. See call for nominations.


Help Session for Summer Academic Wage processing: Every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon, a virtual Help Session will be set up to assist departments with filling out their spreadsheets for Summer Academic Wage requests. This is a drop-in session; no pre-registration required. Questions can be directed to [email protected] or via the employee service portal at [email protected]. Link for the session is

OSU Beaver Dads: Come join in with other self-identified dads from around the Corvallis campus to talk about parenting, work and everything in between. Lunch will be provided. This is a time for informal conversation, so come late or leave early if you need, ask questions of other dads, share experiences/stories/resources and more. Facilitated by Tarron Anderson. Noon to 1:30 p.m., May 17, MU 212. Questions about OSU Beaver Dads or want to be on the OSU Beaver Dads Listserv? Email Kristi King ([email protected]) with the Family Resource Center.

Public policy defense: Carly Ferrone will present their Executive Master of Public Policy defense, titled “Medicaid Behavioral Health Service Utilization and Satisfaction during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Urban County Case Study." 1 p.m., May 17, Zoom. Committee members: Brent Steel, Stephanie Bernell, Kenneth Maes. Contact [email protected] for the Zoom link.

WRS seminar series: Ruth Sofield from Western Washington University will present "Contaminants of emergent concern in Puget Sound," at 4 p.m. May 17 in Burt 193 or on Zoom. Reach out to [email protected] for Zoom details. 

Honors College Thesis Research Fair: 5-6:30 p.m., May 17 for virtual research lightning talks on Zoom; and 10-11:30 a.m., May 19 in LINC 228 for in-person lightning talks. Additionally, from 1-3 p.m. May 19 on the third floor of LINC, there will be a poster fair with students available to answer questions about research. Contact Bailey Garvin with questions or request for accommodations.

Discussion with Sophie Peel, Willamette Week reporter who broke the story: "The Rise and Fall of Shemia Fagan." Secretary of State Shemia Fagan resigned last week following an April 27 story by Willamette Week regarding her involvement with La Mota, a cannabis dispensary chain. WW reporter Sophie Peel, who broke the story, will discuss how the article developed and her pathway to becoming a staff reporter for Willamette Week. 5 p.m., May 17, LInC 31. Sponsored by the University Legislative Scholars (ULS) Program.

Coaches Clinic: The Sports Parent: Want to contribute to the success and enjoyment of youth sports and keep kids in the game? Hear about research and best practices for parents and coaches alike in the final session of the free Coaches Clinic Series, led by OSU kinesiology faculty. 6:30 p.m., May 17, Hallie Ford Center. Register now.

Race on campus: Fraternity & Sorority Life will be hosting Lawrence Ross, author of “The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities,” and “Blackballed: The Black & White Politics of Race on America's Campuses." Ross will be providing his "Blackballed" 90-minute keynote on campus racism from 6-7:30 p.m., May 17 in Gill Coliseum. Full event details can be found on the OSU Events Calendar.

Latin orgs grad social: This is a unique collaboration between the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) and the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) toward fostering a supportive graduate community. This event will be held at 6 p.m., May 17 in the Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez.

SWLF Writer in Residence: Ander Monson. Screening of "Predator," (1987) 6:30 p.m., May 17 in LINC 314. Reading and book signing of “Predator: A Memoir, a Movie, an Obsession,” 7:30 p.m., May 19 at The Corvallis Museum. Information: 541-737-3244.

OSU Wind Ensemble presents “Danzón." Featuring OSU Wind Ensemble concerto winner Logan Hart, tuba and the world premiere of “Voices of the Inside Passage” by JoAnne Harris. 7:30 p.m., May 17 at The LaSells Stewart Center. $10 for adults. Free for all students. Purchase tickets in advance at


NEW! Salmon bake: Join the Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws for their annual Salmon Bake to celebrate the salmon culture of the Pacific Northwest. Noon to 3 p.m., May 19, Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws.

NEW! Music à la Carte: OSU Trombone Choir and Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble. Students in the low brass studios perform a Spring Term recital. Noon, May 19 in the Memorial Union Lounge. Free, open to all.

NEW! APASU Culture Shock: The Asian Pacific American Student Union hosts their annual Culture Shock showcasing the talents and representations of the API community through performances, skits, fashion shows and an art gallery put on by community members. 6-8:30 p.m., May 21, MU Ballroom.

NEW! “Confluences”: Art-Sci Fellowship Exhibition featuring work by Fellows: Olivia Quisser, Svea Bruslind, Grace Holmes, Liana Kruger-Moore, Cassidy Smith, Vaishnavi Padaki, Fang-Yu Shen, Val Chang, Aliya Jamil, Anita Spaeth and Dana Reason. Mentor/sponsors are Carly Lettero, Joy Jensen and Jerri Lee Bartholomew. Runs May 22 through June 9 at the Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall. An opening reception will be held from 3:30-5:30 p.m., May 23,  Free, open to all.

NEW! Fidelity, TIAA, OSGP(Voya) on campus consultations: No matter where you are in life — just starting your career or retiring next year — a session with a financial advisor can help you create a plan to achieve your goals. Fidelity, TIAA and OSGP(Voya) advisors are available to OSU employees (except for student employees) at no cost as a part of your retirement plan. Fidelity representative Justin Blatny will be available on campus June 15-16 and July 10-11 for one-on-one appointments. Schedule at TIAA representative AJ Martinez, CFP, will be available on campus May 16-18, July 18-19 and Aug. 16-17 for one-on-one appointments. Schedule at OSGP(Voya) representative Charles Yu will be available on campus June 27, July 27 and Aug. 22 for one-on-one appointments. Schedule at

Utkir Adkhamov M.S. Water Resources Policy and Management defense: Adkhamov will present his thesis, titled, “What Are the Roles of International Water Organizations in Climate Change Adaptation?” at 8 a.m., May 17 in BURT Hall 193 and on Zoom. Jenniver Sehring of IHE Delft Institute for Water Education and Mary Santelmann, Geography and WRGP, advise Adkhamov. Reach out to [email protected] for Zoom details or accommodations related to a disability.

Undergraduate Excellence: Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) is happening from 9 a.m. to noon May 18 in the MU Ballroom. More than 200 projects will be showcased in poster format. Come by to talk with students to learn more about the work they are doing. Light refreshments will be available. Contact [email protected] for questions. 

Corvallis Public Seed Library Pop-Up Vegetable Garden Plant Clinic: Benton County Master Gardeners will hold a pop-up plant clinic event at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library's Public Seed Library 4-7 p.m., May 18. Master Gardeners can help you plan your warm season garden, select warm season crop seeds right for you and answer your questions about transplanting purchased seedlings and growing your vegetable garden. The Public Seed Library is located in the historic Belluschi wing of the library, with windows facing Monroe Street. 

"The Seeds of Peace": A special preview of a Hiroshima peace tree documentary: Corvallis documentarian David-Paul Hedberg will be sharing his work-in-progress film, “The Seeds of Peace,” which focuses on the many peace trees that survived the Hiroshima bombing. 5-8 p.m., May 18, MU Ballroom.

OSU Wind Symphony presents “Nebula”: Featuring works by Luis Serrano Alarcón, Bernhard Heiden and Olin Hannum with Carter Martin, alto saxophone soloist. 7:30 p.m., May 18, The LaSells Stewart Center. $10 for adults. Free for all students. Purchase tickets in advance at

University Theatre: The Light Keepers: A new play by Oregon-based playwright, Lindsay Partain. Runs at 7:30 p.m.,  May 18-19 and at 2 p.m., May 21 at the Whiteside Theatre, 361 S.W. Madison Ave., Corvallis. Information and link to purchase tickets.

Fisheries open house: Join the department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences for an open house from 1-3:30 p.m., May 19 in Nash Hall. Choose your own adventure while you explore the department. Tour labs and facilities, meet faculty, test your systematics knowledge with a mini mock practicum, and hear about current research. There will be an ice cream social with student tabling and research posters from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the front lawn. 

The 44th Annual Klatowa Ina Pow-Wow: Join us on Saturday, May 20, at Gill Coliseum, for a free community event celebrating Indigenous culture and heritage, presented by the Native American Student Association and Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws in collaboration with the Division of Student Affairs and university partners. Doors open at noon. Grand entry is at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Enjoy Indigenous performers' vibrant and colorful display of traditional dance, music and singing, plus a bustling marketplace offering authentic Native American crafts.

OSU Day of Service – MAY 20: Join Beavers across the state and elsewhere volunteering in their communities with the OSU Day of Service. We have project here on campus as well as in Corvallis, Portland, Salem and in California and beyond. Sign up today:

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium 2023 Spring Student Symposium: Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium is hosting a student symposium beginning at 9 a.m., May 19 in The LaSells Stewart Center. The public is invited to attend, view the student posters and watch the student presentations. The keynote speaker is Daniel Raible, electronics engineer within the optics and photonics branch of NASA’s John H. Glenn Research Center. His presentation is titled “Communicating With Light: A New Dawn in the Information Age.” To attend the symposium virtually:

NEW! Electric Industry Past, Present, and Future: William (Mike) Warwick ‘71 will provide an industry overview on electric utilities and how recent responses have shaped them, as well as posing provocative questions about their future. Free, with coffee and snacks provided. Noon, May 19 in the Valley Library in the West Willamette Seminar Room (third floor, 3622). More information.

NEW! Center for Teaching and Learning SPARKSHOP: “Interactive lecturing: Small steps for using Universal Design for Learning principles (UDL) to promote student learning." There is more to lecturing than lecturing. Interactive lecturing provides a framework for applying the three principles of UDL namely multiple means of engagement, multiple means of representation and multiple means of expression and action. Presenter: Funmi Amobi, CTL instructional consultant and college liaison. Noon to 12:20 p.m., May 19. Registration required.

NEW! FYI Friday – International Agreements: Oregon State University engages in education and research collaborations with institutions and colleagues around the world. The Office of Faculty Affairs provides support with establishing new agreements and helps track global activity across the university. This presentation will review updated processes related to signing international agreements, with an aim to improve consistency across campus. There will be ample time for Q&A. (Please note: this presentation will not focus in detail on Education Abroad agreements, which are managed by OSU GO.) 12:15-1 p.m., May 19 via Zoom. Registration required.

NEW! Health and music: The College of Public Health and Human Sciences research seminar, “Hate music and music therapy: A public health perspective on two very different uses of music,” will be presented by Ted Ficken, George Washington University, from 1-2 p.m., May 19, in HFC 115 or via Zoom. Learn more, see all spring seminars and watch past seminars on the college’s website.

NEW! “The Impact of Stressful Life Events at Work: The Case of Divorce." Bori (Borbala) Csillag, the Stirek Assistant Professor of Management in the College of Business, will be the featured faculty member in an upcoming College of Business Thought Leadership Series virtual event at noon May 23. Register here: Questions? Contact [email protected].

NEW! Introduction to Oregon Savings Growth Plan: Learn how this 457 deferred compensation plan can help increase your retirement income. The OSGP (also referred to as the 457 plan) is part of the Voluntary Retirement Savings Program at OSU. All employees (except student employees) are eligible to participate. This virtual workshop will examine the time value of money and your investment options with OSGP. Roth vs. pre-tax deductions will be discussed. 12:30 p.m., May 23 via Zoom. To register:

NEW! PFLA Zoom event: OSU Ecampus 101. Presented by Ecampus executive directors. Learn more about Ecampus online programs and the growing demand for distance learning. 10:30-11:30 a.m., May 24For more information about the event and how to register click here.

Oregon Olive School: The Olea Project with OSU Extension Service will be hosting the Oregon Olive School on May 18-19. This program is a day and a half of olive-related programming tailored to growers in Western Oregon. Held at NWREC in Aurora and Durant Olive Mill in Dayton. Registration is $30 and scholarships are available.

State Broadband Planning Discussion with the Public: Broadband is a foundational service that can open doors for health, economic opportunity, education, social engagement and more. The Oregon Broadband Office wants to hear about your access and experience with broadband as they write the state’s first broadband plan which will be the foundation for $350-$500+ million of federal funding to flow into the state. Inform the plan so money goes where it’s needed. 1-2 p.m., May 18. Register:

HMSC Research Seminar: Marcus Chaknova, a graduate student with the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oregon, will be giving a seminar titled “Under the surface; a multidisciplinary approach to submarine volcanic deposits from Hunga volcano, Kingdom of Tonga,” 3:30 p.m., May 18. In person at HMSC’s GVMSB Auditorium 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 Spring Seminar Series: “The Ptr1 immune receptor confers resistance to multiple bacterial pathogens of solanaceous plants” presented by Greg Martin of Cornell University Boyce Thompson Institute, 4 p.m., May 18, via Zoom only. For complete schedule visit the BPP Seminar website.

Ideas Matter Lecture Series: "Colonization of Mars." Professor Jose-Antonio Orosco in a conversation with Astronomer Randy Millstein. 5-7 p.m., May 18 at The Bière Library, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Suite 102, Corvallis. Free, open to all. Presented by the School of History, Philosophy and Religion.

Gilfillan lecture: Heidi Schellman, professor in the Department of Physics, will give the 2023 Gilfillan lecture, titled, “Dealing with big data: What to do when your neutrino detector is the size of a building.” 5:30-7 p.m., May 18 in The LaSells Stewart Center.

Joseph Alexander, "A Dozen Camps": This year, we are fortunate to have Joe Alexander as our survivor-speaker. Alexander spent his youth in the town of Koval, Poland, in a family that included his parents, three sisters, and two brothers. Of this family, only he would survive the Holocaust. 7 p.m. May 18. Presented virtually, with a viewing and moderated question session in LiNC 128. Free, open to all. Registration required.

UHR onboarding: University Human Resources invites you to two upcoming listening sessions this month regarding your experience with UHR’s onboarding process. We are hosting two different opportunities for you to provide feedback in an interactive setting on ways we can improve our process. Sessions are 2-3 p.m., May 19, in Memorial Union Room 206 and 1-2 p.m., May 26 via Zoom; register here. You can also fill out an anonymous survey about your experience here.

CoSCIES 2023 Education Research Showcase Extravaganza: Interested in learning about the science of teaching and learning? Join us from 1-5 p.m., May 23 in the MU Journey Room (104) to learn about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Education Research in OSU’s College of Science. Watch to be inspired to attend. Learn more about the program here. Sign up to present a talk or poster at our call for proposals here. Register to attend the Extravaganza here.

State of Black Affairs Summit: Registration is closing soon for the second annual State of Black Affairs Summit. Registration officially closes May 18, but the event is likely to reach capacity before this date. Please register soon. The one-day summit centers the Black community in topics such as hiring negotiation, rural education, public health, public safety, allyship, activism and entrepreneurship. Hosted by the OSU President’s Commission on the Status of Black Faculty & Staff Affairs and the Portland Center. Email questions to [email protected]. In-person registration: $100 until May 18 (or sooner). Virtual registration: $75 until May 23. Details & registration:

FourSight Mindset Reveal: A new workshop presented by 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. In the spirit of professional development, University Human Resources is excited to offer this new two-hour workshop to OSU employees on a monthly basis starting this spring. View upcoming workshops and enroll here. A $40 fee covers materials.

Take Note

NEW! Resource hub for the Class of 2023: Let’s do our part to help graduating Beavers celebrate and get ready for what’s next. Share the Countdown 2 Commencement landing page with graduating seniors. It features graduation details and celebratory events, career-building and networking opportunities, inspiring alumni messages, prize drawings and more.

NEW! New Contemplative Practice Center: OSU's Contemplative Studies Initiative is opening a practice center for students, faculty/staff and the public in summer 2023. The center will be located in the historic Pepsi building at 648 SW Second St. in downtown Corvallis. Share your preferences for class times, practice modalities and even vote for your favorite name. Learn more about the center opening via the CSI newsletter:

Support student mental health: Thank you to Dam Proud Day donors who, on OSU's day of giving last month, made 55 gifts totaling nearly $33,000 to support the Student Mental Health Fund. To commemorate National Mental Health Month this May, you can join them by making a gift to support vital mental health programs for OSU students, including the new Anytime Anywhere app, which gives students access to counseling from anywhere, 24 hours per day.

Graduate student representation sought: The Recreational Sports Advisory Board is seeking two graduate student representatives to serve on the student advisory board for the 23/24 year. If you are interested, apply at If you would like more information, contact [email protected] with your questions.

Robotic Sound Research Study: The Oregon State University Department of Mechanical Engineering is conducting a research study to better understand how people interact with robots that sound different. The study lasts for about 45 minutes. The full study title is “Evaluating Sonification for Interactive Robots” and the principal investigator is Prof. Naomi Fitter. Please contact Nnamdi Nwagwu at [email protected] to sign up.

Call for Applications: Career Champions Program: Applications are now being accepted for the fall 2023 Career Champions cohort. The Career Champions program provides faculty and instructors with tangible ways to incorporate career connection into the classroom, while advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and examining the barriers to access for first-generation, high financial need, and/or students of color. More information can be found on the Center for Teaching and Learning website. Please direct questions to Director of Career Integration, Brenna Gomez. To apply, complete the application form by June 9. 

Event planning support at the Alumni Center: Need help creating a smooth-flowing event layout? Want recommendations for trusted caterers and vendors? Book with the CH2M HILL Alumni Center and we will help you craft the perfect event and deploy the right technology for successful online and in-person events. View the Alumni Center’s unique services and amenities at

Beavs Volunteer: Community Engagement and Leadership is offering a number of group service volunteer projects at local organizations, including Heartland Humane, Habitat for Humanity, SAGE Garden, Room at the Inn and Corvallis Parks and Rec. Register at: Accommodations for disabilities may be made by contacting 541-737-3041 or [email protected]. 

NOSU Healthy Aging Club’s 4th Annual Photography Contest: This year’s theme is "Older Adults in Nature," and the contest is open to all OSU community members. Prizes include gift certificates to the Garland and Shonnard Nurseries and OSU swag. Submit your entry by May 24 using the following link: OSU Gerontology Conference attendees will vote on who wins the contest on June 2. For more information, go to

PERIOD at OSU Hygiene Product Drive: PERIOD at OSU, a student organization helping to end period poverty and stigma, will be holding a menstrual and hygiene product drive around Corvallis through May 28. Donation boxes will be located inside The Book Bin, The Public Library, and both Co-op locations (Grant and Third). Acceptable donations include packaged menstrual and hygiene products, such as pads, tampons, deodorant, shampoo, body wash, razors and toothpaste, which will be donated to the BNC, as well as Community Outreach, Inc. and Vina Moses Center in Corvallis. 

New website connects researchers with student participants at OSU: Attention researchers. Are you looking for participants for your research studies? Our new website offers a simple and effective way to find and recruit students at OSU. Simply complete a study listing form with basic information, participation criteria and contact information, and your study will be posted on our website for students to browse after approval. Visit today to learn more and start recruiting.

Snack study: Do you like snacks? Volunteers wanted for almond snack study (Corvallis). Seeking volunteers age 35-60 with minor underlying health conditions, (ex. elevated blood sugar or blood pressure, 20+ pounds overweight) to participate in a research study. Cannot be a smoker, pregnant/breastfeeding or taking vitamin E supplements. The study is 13 weeks and volunteers will receive $500. Study title: "Almonds to improve gut health and decrease inflammation." PI: Laura Beaver. For more info and to see if you qualify: Contact: [email protected] 541-737-3594.

Taste testers wanted: The OSU Center for Sensory & Consumer Behavior Research is looking for new panelists for consumer taste tests. Open to all students, faculty, staff, family and community members 18 and over. Panelists receive up to $20/hour for their time. Tests run throughout the year. Some tests are done in our lab and others use our drive through sample pick up and in-home testing. Fill out Qualtrics survey to be added to our pool at or call 541-737-6506. People already in our pool do not need to fill out survey.

Call for Blended Learning Fellowship Nominations: The Center for Teaching and Learning is accepting nominations and self-nominations for a 2023-24 Blended Learning Faculty Fellow. The Fellow will support CTL’s mission of enhancing teaching excellence through involvement in coordination, design and facilitation of faculty development around blended learning. See call for blended fellowship nominations and apply by May 31.

Volunteers Needed for the Great Move Out: Each year, OSU has the opportunity to collect items no longer needed from students moving out and redistributing them to nonprofits in our community. And your help is needed. Volunteers are needed to assist with picking up and sorting donations during a variety of shift times between 8 a.m.-9 p.m., June 13-21. Details and sign-up here.


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

EXTENDED! Temporary 4-H Education Program Assistant 2: OSU Extension Service 4-H Youth Development program invites applications for an Education Program Assistant 2 position based at the OSU Extension Service Morrow County office in Heppner. This temporary, internal employment opportunity is for a 12-month, full-time, classified position starting at $18.92 hourly. This position is expected to last approximately six months. Posting #P04173CT. Closes May 23.

NEW! University Human Resources is hiring an HR Support Specialist in the HR Service Center. This is an unclassified non-exempt (1.0 FTE) position. Posting #P06845UF. Closes May 27.

UPDATED! Education Program Assistant 1: OSU Extension Service Family and Community Health program invites applications for an Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Portland. This is a 12-month, part-time (0.75 FTE, approx. 30 hrs/wk), classified position starting at $17.43 hourly + benefits. This position is a part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—Education (SNAP-Ed) and will focus on providing programming to African Heritage populations in the Portland Metropolitan Area. Posting #P04204CT. Closes June 2.

NEW! Director of Diversity Initiatives and Programs and Associate Director UHDS: University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director of Diversity Initiatives and Programs and Associate Director. Posting #P06860UF. Closes June 12.

EXTENDED! Cook 1: OSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program invites applications for three part-time intermittent (approximately 24 hours as needed) Cook 1 positions based at the Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center located approximately eight miles from downtown Salem. Pay starts at $15.59 hourly + benefits. The hours for this position fluctuate according to programming needs, with increased hours anticipated during spring and fall outdoor school and summer camp seasons. Fewer hours are projected during the winter months (mid-November through February) when programming is limited. Posting #P04013CT. Closes July 1.

EXTENDED! Food Service Worker 2: OSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program invites applications for six part-time, Intermittent Food Service Worker 2 positions based at the Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center located approximately eight miles from downtown Salem. Pay starts at $15.59 hourly + benefits. The hours for this position fluctuate according to programming needs, with increased hours anticipated during spring and fall outdoor school and summer camp seasons. Fewer hours are projected during the winter months (mid-November through February) when programming is limited. Posting #P04007CT. Closes July 1.


“Don’t ever think that just because you do things differently, you’re wrong.” ~ Gail Tsukiyama

Corvallis: Sunny today, high of 87, low of 54. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 81, low of 52. Slight chance of showers Thursday.

Newport: Becoming sunny today, high of 72, low of 51. Becoming cloudy Thursday.

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