COVID testing: Oregon State University, in collaboration with Willamette Valley Toxicology, is providing on-site COVID-19 testing on the OSU main campus, as well as at the OSU-Cascades campus. OSU employees and students, regardless of vaccination status, are welcome to obtain a test at one of these locations. Results from tests administered at campus locations will be provided confidentially from the processing lab to Student Health Services. Results will be available by logging onto the secure Student Health Services Portal with ONID credentials. Tests are at no cost to the employee or student when insurance information is provided. Testing locations in Corvallis: The LaSells Stewart Center: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (except Sept. 20-21, when it is available at Reser Stadium near the ticket office); Student Experience Center: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. starting Sept. 22. In Bend, starting Monday, Sept. 20: Ray Hall 302, Monday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Face coverings now required in OSU indoor settings: Face coverings are now required, regardless of vaccination status, in all indoor settings at OSU. This includes but is not limited to public and private workplaces, businesses, indoor areas open to the public, building lobbies, common or shared spaces, classrooms, elevators, bathrooms, transportation services, dining centers, recreation centers and other indoor spaces where people may gather for any purpose. Masks are not required when individuals are in their personal offices and have their door closed. Face coverings are also required outdoors as per State of Oregon rule 333-019-1025 if physical distancing of at least 6 feet can’t be maintained.
Vaccine compliance: Effective Sept. 15, Oregon State University requires employees and students who work, learn or engage with others in-person as part of their job duties to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19. OSU employees and students who are required to comply and who meet an exemption not to be vaccinated, will be required to test for COVID-19 weekly until further notice. To learn more and to complete the compliance process, go to https://covid.oregonstate.edu/vaccination-program-requirement
NEW! Timely Teaching Tips: Want to elevate your skills with Canvas and integrated teaching tools? Academic Technology offers timely webinars. Register for Media and Student Engagement at 2 p.m. today to learn about using in-video quizzing and Top Hat to engage learners. Register for Communicating with Students via Canvas on Monday, Sept. 27 at noon, to learn about feedback tools.
Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media. Content appearing includes timely news and feature stories from broadcast, print and online sources. Occasionally, opinion pieces and first-person columns appearing in mainstream media outlets that are written by faculty members and pertain to their academic or professional expertise may be included based on their unique, informative value, timeliness and space constraints. It is not the policy of OSU Today to include Letters to the Editor. Occasionally, articles highlighted in OSU Today may either be subscription-only or behind a paywall if a maximum number of articles has been reached that month. Many subscription-only publications, like the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, can be accessed by anyone with an OSU email account through the search function on the OSU Libraries home page, which grants free access to many publications. See https://library.oregonstate.edu/ and click on 1Search.
Oregon State University hosted a virtual panel of wildfire and forest experts Tuesday to discuss wildfire issues. They warned conditions such as this year's drought and events such as the 2020 Labor Day fires are likely to be reoccurring cycles in the future. (see also KTVZ)
Over the next three years, Oregon State University researchers will be tackling one of the biggest technological challenges of our time — removing climate change-causing carbon from the atmosphere. (see also KGW)
A piece by Chunhuei Chi, professor and director of the Center for Global Health, Oregon State University.
Move-In: Oregon State's Corvallis campus welcomed 4,600 students into residence halls over the last three days. (photo: Jade Webster)
COVID-19 vaccines: For information about vaccines in the Benton County, visit this website. OSU-Cascades students, faculty and staff can learn where to find vaccines in Central Oregon here. Check your local public health authority websites for more information. You can also visit the Oregon Health Authority: Get Vaccinated Oregon website and the CDC VaccineFinder for vaccinations anywhere in the U.S. Go to COVID-19 information for links to OSU, local, state and federal resources; and updates on the latest federal travel restrictions.
Beaver Classic Cheese Sales: Come see us at the Corvallis Farmer’s Market every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Corvallis Riverfront on First Street between Jackson and Monroe. You can also order online for the farmers market and just stop by the booth — no waiting. Start here: https://locallygrown.localfoodmarketplace.com/Index.
Supervisor COVID guidance: Supervisors, please join Faculty Affairs and University Human Resources for additional guidance about the employee vaccination program, face coverings, employee notification of COVID-19 cases and quarantine and isolation standards. The session takes place Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Registration is required. These sessions will be recorded and posted to University HR’s COVID-19 Resources page, along with all presentation slides, for people unable to attend. We anticipate approximately 30 minutes of prepared material and 30 minutes of Q&A.
Accelerator Speaker Series: “What a CPA Does for Your Startup.” Calling all entrepreneurs. Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at noon for the September OSU Advantage Accelerator Speaker Series event, where you will get a chance to hear from Peter Buss, CPA and income tax partner. Join the discussion and take advantage of this opportunity to ask your most pressing accounting questions related to your startup. Free and open to all. Register here.
NEW! ASOSU Welcomes You: The Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU) is hosting an Open House and Dessert Social on Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 5-7 p.m. on the first floor of Student Experience Center (SEC). Entry is free and no registration is required; just show up. This is a good opportunity to meet some of your elected student leaders and learn more about your student government. We look forward to seeing you today.
BEavers Here Now Guided Meditation: Enjoy a different 15 minute guided meditation each week. Sessions take place every Monday and Wednesday at 5 p.m. Each session will be offered in person AND remotely. In person sessions: Memorial Union Multipurpose Room MU13. Remote via zoom: register at beav.es/3bS Benefits of mediation include: Stress Reduction, Better Sleep, Sharper Concentration, Anxiety Management & Happier Relationships. Contact [email protected] to coordinate extra credit for student attendance. Faculty and staff are welcome too. This program is presented by CAPS and the Wellness Agents.
NEW! Pride Center Connect: Join the OSU Pride Center and SOL: LGBTQ+ Multicultural Support Network for our Connect event this week. Stop by the MU Brick Mall on Thursday, Sept. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. for lawn games, snacks, community building and info about Queer friendly resources across campus.
NEW! Griggs celebration: Lawrence Griggs, ’78, will be the honored on the Wall of Legacy at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center, and a physical student success center will be named in his honor in the Memorial Union. Please join us in honoring his enormous impact during a hybrid (in-person and online) presentation and celebration on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m. Click here to register. Consider adding a video tribute or typed message to share how Larry impacted you. Email Terrance Harris with any questions.
NEW! 1958 Reunion events during Homecoming week Oct. 22-24: Join members of the Class of 1958 for social gatherings during Homecoming week. There will be mingling and reminiscing about your days at OSU, along with great food, drinks and fun. You have so much to share with your classmates – family, travel, career – so take the time to catch up. Here’s what you need to know. RSVP for each event required by Oct. 8.
NEW! 1970s Decade Class Reunions during Homecoming week Oct. 22-23: We are excited to welcome alumni from the Classes of 1970-1979 back to campus for mingling and reminiscing about your days at OSU, along with great food, drinks and fun. Join us at a variety of events. You have so much to share with your classmates – family, travel, career – so take the time to catch up. Here’s what you need to know. RSVP required by Oct. 8.
NEW! The 5th Annual Multicultural Alumni & Friends Tailgater Oct. 23: Celebrate each and every member of our OSU Beaver community ahead of Homecoming kickoff on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the 5th Annual Multicultural Alumni & Friends Tailgater. This in-person gathering will feature food, fun and a chance to connect with new and old friends and mingle with OSU leadership. Enjoy the OSU marching band and take pics with Benny before the big game. This FREE, annual event is hosted by the OSU Alumni Association, College of Liberal Arts, Educational Opportunities Program, Diversity & Cultural Engagement Office and the Office of Institutional Diversity. Registration is strongly recommended as space is limited: Bit.ly/MCTailgater21.
NEW! ASOSU, The Beaver Caucus and OSUAA Alumni & Friends Homecoming Gathering: Returning in person, the ASOSU/The Beaver Caucus and OSUAA Alumni & Friends Homecoming Gathering will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at the OSU Alumni Center. Kick off Homecoming by coming together with current and former ASOSU officers, Beaver Caucus advocates and OSU alumni and friends serving as elected officials or legislative staffers. Attendees will enjoy programming hosted by ASOSU leadership, featuring a review of OSU’s 2021 legislative wins and information on how to advocate for OSU in the coming year. This no-cost event is open to current OSU students and alumni, but space is limited. Save your seat today by registering at bit.ly/AdvocateOSU.
SEIU: Support higher wages, steps and hazard pay for SEIU Classified workers. Participate in the Bargaining Kickoff Virtual Rally via Zoom (or phone) Thursday, Sept. 23, noon to 12:30 p.m. Sign up here: https://events.blackthorn.io/00D61000000YqfV/preview/a6W4N0000008yV1. Contact SEIU Organizer Siobhan Burke with any questions or help registering. 1-630-699-0281.
Giustina Gallery exhibition — new end date: The Giustina Gallery presents two collections for a two-month exhibition: Clark Studios 50 Years of Collections from America to Japan and The Michael Gibbons Exhibition Paintings from the Book “Painting in Nature.” The exhibition runs through Sept. 24. More information including hours of operation.
College of Engineering: State of the College Virtual Event. Join Scott Ashford, Kearney Dean of Engineering, for an update and Q&A on the college. Tuesday, Sept. 28, noon to 1 p.m. Register: https://beav.es/UoN.
2021 Part-Time Job Fair: Students, are you in need of a part-time job or internship? Come to this casual fair to meet with local employers with open positions, who are eager to interact with you. Representatives from over 20 companies will accept job applications on site. Students are encouraged to stop by between classes and during free time. Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Student Experience Center Plaza.
Mike O’Malley Community Gathering: A community gathering to celebrate the life and work of Mike O’Malley, a Senior Instructor in Oregon State University’s College of Education, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 30 from 4-5:30 p.m. at Furman Hall. Attendees are welcome to come and go at any time. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test will be required to attend.
UPDATED! October Flu Shot Clinics: Flu shot clinics are scheduled for OSU faculty, staff and students this October at various locations. The Flu Shot Clinic Sign-up portal is now open and working for the Corvallis flu shot clinic at the MU Ballroom. Detailed instructions are located on the HR Website here. Employees can sign up for an appointment time for the clinic date of Oct. 1 at: www.krogerhealth.com/partnerscheduling. The last day to schedule for this date is Sept. 27. Beginning Oct. 5, employees can sign up for the Oct. 19 clinic at: www.krogerhealth.com/partnerscheduling. The last day to schedule for Oct. 19 is Oct. 13. In Newport, OSU employees in the Newport area can access a flu shot clinic on Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon at Hatfield Marine Science Center. For more information, please contact Shannon Reed at [email protected]. This year Kaiser members can attend the flu shot clinics in Newport hosted by Fred Meyer/Kroger. In Bend, Cascades campus in Bend is hosting a COVID vaccine and flu shot clinic COVID-19 vaccine clinic Oct. 12 and 13. Employees can choose to receive their flu shot or COVID-19 vaccine or both. More information is pending in the next two weeks. Please contact Stefanie Maerki with questions at [email protected]. Additionally, Kaiser Permanente, Yoda Health, Providence Health Plan and PacificSource Plan members can contact their medical plan providers for ways to receive a flu shot. Questions? Please contact [email protected] or 541-737-2805.
Homecoming Celebrations: It’s time for Beavers past and present to come together. Reunite with your OSU family during homecoming week, Oct. 20-23. Come back to campus to celebrate what makes us Oregon State, or celebrate homecoming wherever you are. Join your class reunion, honor OSU's Black and Orange Awardees, attend the Multicultural Tailgater, celebrate the Classes of 2020 and 2021, take a photo at Benny’s Birthday Bash, gather with fellow OSU advocates and more. For a complete listing of activities and events, view the homecoming calendar: ForOregonState.org/Homecoming21.
Celebrate OSU’s finest at the 2021 Black and Orange Awards: Join the OSU community online and honor eight outstanding Beavers whose service, creative leadership and distinguished careers have strengthened Oregon State's reputation and programs. Listen to their inspiring stories, then share your congratulations during interactive receptions following the main program. Oct. 21 at 5:30 p.m. Register at ForOregonState.org/BlackAndOrange.
Food-In-The-Title Book Club Returns: A fun way to weather the Oregon winter. First Thursdays in November, January, March and May at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Nov. 4 pick: "Tender at the Bone" by Ruth Reichl. Free and open to anyone. Interested in joining or seeing the other books on the list? Email: [email protected].
NEW! Biomarker research lecture: Suzanne Segerstrom, University Research Professor at the University of Kentucky, will be giving a lecture titled "Power, Reliability, and Estimation Errors in Lifespan Biomarker Research" on Friday, Sept. 24, noon to 12:50, in 400 Waldo Hall. https://oregonstate.zoom.us/j/94836811990?pwd=Wkc1d0V5bHFwUXA4T0IxMUN4M1Qzdz09.
Crossroads Conversation School for Women invites international women to join them for fall term English conversation classes beginning on Thursday, Sept. 23. In volunteer-taught classes, students explore other cultures, practice English and develop friendships. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and will be held on Zoom, with some in person classes possible as conditions allow. For more details and registration information go to https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsConversationSchool or contact Kara Hanson at [email protected].
Climate leader training: Oregon State University is one of three institutions worldwide selected to host a five-year international training program to support climate leaders within national governments in meeting goals established under the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. The Adaptation Academy will offer instruction on planning, executing and evaluating progress on nationally determined contributions to reducing the threat of climate change. Oregon State primarily will train representatives from North, Central and South American and Caribbean countries, with an emphasis on lower-income countries that have fewer existing training resources. The Adaptation Academy will launch online Sept. 24 during Climate Week NYC, an annual event sponsored by the nonprofit Climate Group in partnership with the city of New York and COP26, the United Nations’ 2021 climate change conference.
Beyond Benefits EAP, Strengthening Your Ability To Empathize: Everyone has heard the saying to “take a walk in their shoes.” It is one of the simplest explanations of empathy. Understanding other peoples’ outlook, being able to recognize their emotions and being sensitive to their situation is vital to communicating more effectively and building better relationships. This course will address ways to improve your capacity to demonstrate empathy. Sept. 30, 10-11 a.m. Register here.
Greenfield talk: “A Conversation with Dr. Derek Greenfield” will take place Sept. 30 from 6-7 p.m. at Gill Coliseum. Derek Greenfield is a visionary speaker, consultant and thought leader dedicated to inclusive excellence and positive social change. Greenfield’s extensive partners includes McDonald’s Corporation, NCAA, International Conference on Cultural Diversity, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University, National Black Student Leadership Development Conference, Altria Group, National Dropout Prevention Conference, Progress Energy and the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, just to name a few. To learn more visit https://derekgreenfield.com/. This event is being hosted by Oregon State University Athletics, Oregon State University NAACP Student Chapter and the Corvallis-Albany (Linn and Benton Counties) NAACP Branch. For virtual/remote engagement click here. Accommodations and/or questions can be sent to [email protected] or [email protected].
Innovation to Market: Funding & Training Opportunities. OSU faculty and graduate student researchers are invited to join the OSU Advantage office on Wednesday, Oct. 6 for a one-hour virtual event (offered once in the morning and once in the afternoon) that will describe funding and training opportunities that support innovation and entrepreneurship at the federal, state and OSU levels. At this event, you will also learn how to apply for a special $5,000 Innovation Award available from OSU Advantage. Register here for a Zoom link: https://forms.gle/nK4iaPz98DCvhoaq9.
Crucial Conversations: Crucial Conversations is a 10-hour course that teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional or risky topics at all levels of your organization. By learning how to speak and be heard (and encouraging others to do the same), you’ll surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions and then act on your decisions with unity and commitment. This program consists of a series of five live, online sessions on Tuesdays, 9-11 a.m., Oct. 19-Nov. 16. There is a $100 fee to attend Crucial Conversations. Learn more and register here.
SJEI Tier One Platform and Tier Two Next Level workshops still have openings for Fall 2021: The Social Justice Education Initiative is a foundational professional development program for all faculty, staff and graduate students. Join your colleagues and expand your equity and inclusion journey. See the workshop schedule and register on the SJEI website registration page. Interested in workshops, facilitation or consultation for your unit? Contact SJEI director Jane Waite for further information: [email protected].
Free, online self-paced training: Introduction to DEI in the Workplace. The OSU Center for Advancing DEI in Business announces the latest addition to our series of free online, self-paced trainings: Introduction to DEI in the Workplace. This training provides a basic 30-minute overview of the ethical and business cases for DEI as well as a primer on basic DEI terms and concepts. Appropriate for people at all levels of an organization, this is a great way to ensure that people are on the same page when it comes to DEI basics. Feel free to enroll for a refresher course yourself, or share it with your industry contacts. Join us as we make change, together.
NEW! Recreational Sports Membership: Invest in your health and well-being with a Rec Sports membership. Members enjoy access to Rec Sports facilities, featuring weight and cardio rooms, climbing centers, an eight-lane swimming pool, multiple gyms and indoor tennis courts. Members may also purchase fitness, training, sport and adventure programs. Memberships are available to OSU faculty, staff, their partners and dependents (payroll deduction is available through Oct. 29) and alumni. OSU Corvallis students receive a membership with incidental fee payment.
NEW! Please Help Us Protect Students from Fraudulent Job Offers: You’ve no doubt seen that the pandemic has amplified cybersecurity threats globally. For the OSU community, we don’t want to live in a state of fear of these threats, but should recognize them and take steps to protect ourselves, OSU and our students. We are seeing students targeted by scammers claiming to have OSU or other university affiliation. They pose as professors making job offers for non-existent student jobs or internships, asking for personal information to help “pay” the student “employee,” and/or asking students to buy gift cards with a promise of repayment. No legitimate job offer from OSU would involve buying gift cards! Please share this info with your students and if you or your students are a victim of these scams, please report the incident to the OSU Department of Public Safety or to a law enforcement agency near you. The OSU Office of Information Security can also provide resources to help address fraud. Thanks for helping us “defend our OSU cyber dam.”
Celebrate Allison Davis-White Eyes’ Contributions to OSU: After 20 years of service to OSU, Allison Davis-White Eyes has announced her plans to join Fielding Graduate University. The OSU Klatowa Eena Alumni Network, Native American Longhouse Eena Haws and the Office of Institutional Diversity invite you to share your memories and messages with White Eyes as part of a video montage. It will only take you a minute to film and submit your video via Tribute with this link by Sept. 24, or sign the GroupGreeting card.
Deadline Extended: Join the Fall ’21 Blended Faculty Learning Community. CTL invites instructors to join a collegial cohort on Zoom to explore tech tools and ways to effectively interweave classroom teaching and Canvas. Learn practical strategies to engage students in your Cascades or Corvallis campus courses of all types. Funding provided. Brief proposals due Sunday, Sept. 26.
New Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Fellowship: A new Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia (OAH) Fellowship opportunity is now available through Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). This position will support DEQ’s activities related to Oregon’s ocean acidification and hypoxia policy. The fellowship is open to individuals who have an interest and experience in coastal policy and are pursuing or have recently completed a post-graduate degree (Masters, Ph.D., or other related professional degrees) from any university or college (US or international). This is a paid, full time, one-year opportunity with the possibility for extension, based in Portland or Salem (both remote and in-office working are possibilities). The anticipated start-date is Nov. 15. The application deadline is Oct. 15, 5 p.m.
Human Resources: University Human Resources Service Center is now open for in-person assistance at 1600 SW Western Blvd., Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. All university, state and local COVID-19 procedures and protocols are being followed. Appointments are available. Contact Info - HR Teams.
Walktober: Walktober is a 31-day health challenge designed to motivate the OSU community to become more active. It’s more than just walking: Walktober can work with your current fitness plan. Join with a team, or sign-up solo. Cost is $5 for students/alums and $10 for faculty/staff. Register today at https://beav.es/walktober and start logging your activity on Oct. 1. Brought to you by the Moore Family Center and Faculty Staff Fitness.
Our Little Village Child Care: Will you be working on the Corvallis campus this Fall? Needing some part-time/short term child care, so you can work, teach classes, research and write, etc.? Consider enrolling at Our Little Village. Registration is open until Wednesday, Sept. 22 at noon. Our Little Village (OLV), administered by OSU’s Family Resource Center, is short-term reservable child care for OSU students and employees. Child care is available for children ages 5 months through 12 years at either OLV|Milne or OLV|Dixon. There are various days and time offerings Monday-Friday as well as some weekend hours. Looking for after school care? We have options for that as well. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected] or 541-737-5499.
Not sure what the next step is in your business venture? The OSU Advantage Accelerator is currently accepting applications for its virtual fall Accelerate cohort which begins Tuesday, Oct. 5. Accelerate is open to Oregon teams and/or teams with a connection to OSU who want to launch a high-growth business or want to explore the commercialization potential of a technology. Upon completion of the nine-week program, teams will have an elevator pitch, a completed five-minute pitch deck, product market validation, feedback from many mentors and more. To learn more and apply, visit https://advantage.oregonstate.edu/advantage-accelerator/programs/accelerate.
UPDATED: Faculty Staff Fitness: OSU’s Faculty Staff Fitness is ready to get you moving this fall. We have a completely online, remote platform you can access anytime, anywhere with an internet connection (https://health.oregonstate.edu/fsf/online) with over 16 styles of classes and over 400 classes of varied length. Check out the full, in person options at https://health.oregonstate.edu/fsf/schedule/fall for your on-campus return with new classes and some favorites from swimming to cardio kickboxing. New to October – Walktober is an activity-based incentive and self-care program to help you get moving and win prizes https://beav.es/walktober opens Sept. 15.
October Flu Shot Clinics: Flu Shot Clinics are scheduled for OSU faculty, staff, and students this October at various locations. OSU employees in the Newport area can access a flu shot clinic on Oct. 15, 9 a.m. to noon at Hatfield Marine Science Center. For more information, contact [email protected]. In Corvallis, OSU faculty, staff and student flu shot clinics will take place Oct. 1 and Oct 19. Employees can sign up for an appointment at an OSU clinic on the Kroger website starting Sept. 16. More information here: https://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/current-employees/workshops-and-events/flu-shot-clinics. In Bend, the OSU-Cascades campus is coordinating with Deschutes County to host Flu Shot clinics in October. More information is pending in the next few weeks. For more information, contact [email protected]. Additionally, Kaiser Permanente, Yoda Health, Providence Health Plan and PacificSource Plan members can contact their medical plan providers for ways to receive a flu shot. Questions? Please contact [email protected] or 541-737-2805.
Call for Applications: Career Champions Faculty Program. Applications for the Fall 2021 Career Champions program for teaching faculty and instructors are now being accepted. 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 UIA Fellow Brenna Gomez or Executive Director of Career Development Brandi Fuhrman. To apply, please complete the application form by Sept. 26.
NW Harrison Boulevard full closure (24/7) between NW 31st Street and NW 34th Street. As part of the 2021-22 Street Resurfacing Project along NW Harrison Boulevard, NW Harrison Boulevard will be closed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week between NW 31st Street and NW 34th Street from Sept. 20-30. Detours will be put into place. This project is managed by the city of Corvallis. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager Josh Bjornstedt.
Fairbanks Hall parking lot: The Fairbanks Hall Renovation Project is now in construction. Due to truck delivery activity, to avoid trucks attempting to stage and offload directly on Jefferson Street, safety concerns, and clearances required in the construction area, the ADA parking spaces located on the west side of the Fairbanks Hall parking lot (lot #3301) will be offline for use starting Friday, Sept.10 (view map). Click here to view a map of nearby ADA parking spaces. You can expect increased activities at the building site and an increase in truck traffic on Jefferson Way, to and from 35th Street. For questions or comments on this closure, contact construction manager Amy Keene at 541-214-1038. Please contact Transportation Services at 541-737-2583 for additional ADA parking assistance, if needed.
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: Chef de Cuisine: OSU University Housing and Dining Services is filling one F/T Management position. Annual salary range is $53,000-$57,000; includes comprehensive benefits package (health care, vacation and sick leave). Posting #P04799UF. Closes Sept. 27.
"It is better to be thought a fool, than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt." ~ Mark Twain
Corvallis: Slight chance of rain and then sunny today, high of 75, low of 51. Mostly sunny tomorrow.
Central Oregon: Partly sunny today, high of 72, low of 41. Sunny tomorrow.
Newport: Chance of rain followed by some sun today, high of 61, low of 51. Mostly sunny tomorrow.
Statewide: For OSU employees around the state, find your local forecast here: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/pqr/