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April 16, 2015


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Lectures by Dr. Rita R. Colwell:
Just because you are a pawn, you do not have to lose the game
Tuesday, April 21st at 3:30 P.M.
Kearney 112
During this event, Dr. Colwell will speak about her experiences as a woman navigating scientific research and administration. This event will include a brief lecture followed by an opportunity to engage in conversation with Dr. Colwell. Please join us for a reception immediately following the lecture. Registration is appreciated:

Oceans, Human Health and Infectious Disease: The Story of a Marine Bacterium, Vibrio cholerae
Tuesday, April 21st at 7 P.M.
LaSells Stewart Center, Construction and Engineering Hall
During the evening lecture, Dr. Colwell will speak about her research on the oceanographic factors that drive cholera epidemcs.

Spring term gathering:
Biological clocks and tenure clocks: Strategies for negotiating work and family lives
A social gathering for pre-tenure STEM faculty
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
4:30 p.m.— 6:00 p.m.

McMenamins on Monroe, 2nd floor
2001 NW Monroe Ave.
Corvallis, OR 97330

Meet other faculty and learn more about strategies for negotiating work and family lives. A short panel discussion will be followed by opportunities for additional conversation and socializing. No-host bar; light refreshments provided. Registration is appreciated:

All events are free and open to the public. Contact or 541-737-4108 with questions or accommodation requests related to a disability.

April 15, 2015

3 Day Start-up

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You and 39 other students will start a technology company over the course of three days. We rent work space for a 3 days, invite 40 students with a wide range of backgrounds, cater food, drinks, snacks, and coffee, pick the best idea for a startup during the Friday brainstorming session, and release a minimal prototype by the end of day 3. The goal is to build enough momentum among a network of motivated people to sustain the company beyond the weekend


Essential Trainings

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The Office of Human Resources has partnered with the Ombuds Office, Office of Equity & Inclusion, and Environmental Health & Safety to offer new and current employees an afternoon of essential trainings.  The session follows the morning New Employee Orientation session.  New employees attending the New Employee Orientation are not required to register.  Because space is limited, current employees need to register to attend at: (course:  Essential Trainings; category: Employee Benefits).  April 16, 1 – 4:15 p.m., MU 213.

April 14, 2015

SciFinder Database Training Session

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Rita Colwell Lecture

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Men’s Chemistry Softball Signups – “The Alchemists”

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There is a sign-up sheet for the men’s chemistry softball team in the Chemistry Office. All levels of players are welcome. Games are held once a week on weekday evenings from May 10th to the end of July.  The cost to the players is ~$30/person to cover league fees and equipment. Sign up deadline is April 17th. More information is on the sign-up sheet and for other questions email Ryan McQuade:

Health Professions Fair

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We are hosting the annual Health Professions Fair coming up on Tuesday, April 21st.  Admissions representatives from over 60 graduate and professional schools will be attending this event to meet OSU students.  Students from all majors, first-years through seniors, are welcome to attend this free event.  Programs represented include medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, public health, vet med, PA, PT, OT, counseling, psychology, and more.

We would appreciate if you would spread the word about the event to your students by:
1) Sending out an announcement on your listservs (see text below and attached poster)
2) Inviting sharing the event via your college or department’s Facebook

The Fair will be open from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the MU Ballroom.  Faculty and staff are also welcome to attend.  You can visit our website to learn more and see a full list of graduate/professional schools attending the fair.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.  Thanks in advance for your help!

Ariella Wolf & Alex Aljets

Ariella C. Wolf, MBA/MSHA
Alexandria Aljets, M.A.
Pre-Health Professions Advisors
Health Professions Career Fair Co-Coordinators

Oregon State University
College of Science
225 Nash Hall Corvallis, OR 97331
Email:  Phone: (541)737-9868
Email:   Phone: (541) 737-5414

Interested in a Career in Health Care?
Don’t miss the Health Professions Fair on Tuesday, April 21st!

Admissions representatives from over 60 health professions schools in Oregon and across the country are attending the fair and eager to meet OSU students.  The fair will be open from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the MU Ballroom.  Students from all majors, freshmen through seniors, are welcome at this free event.  Programs represented include medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, public health, vet med, PA, PT, OT, counseling, psychology, and more!  Learn more at:

April 10, 2015

Faculty Development Fund Grants

Applications for the L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Fund are due Friday, April 30. The fun provides individual faculty members with grants of up to $2,200, and up to $4,400 for joint proposals in each funding cycle for professional development activities that have a clear connection to the enhancement of teaching and student learning at OSU. Applications and guidelines are available at:

URISC 2015-16

The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) program for Summer term 2015 and Fall, Winter and/or Spring term(s) 2015-16. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. NOTE: the program description and application have been revised:  Information: Debbie Delmore at Deadline: April 13.

April 9, 2015


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