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March 23, 2017

Notice: Parking Lot Impact/Partial Closure South of Nash Hall Effective Date(s): March 27, 2017, 7:00 am – 12:00 noon

Filed under: Announcements @ 4:31 pm

To support a crane pick for the Nash Hall tower fan motor install along with the removal of
freezers from Nash Hall, the parking lot between Linus Pauling Science Center and Nash Hall
(View Map) will be impacted with a partial closure on Monday, March 27, 2017 from 7:00
am – 12:00 noon.
For questions or comments on this closure, contact Sean Olsen at 541-740-0791.
Closures are often subject to changes and delays, so please visit the OSU Campus Closures,
Shutdowns and Detours page for updates on this and other campus closures.
Please forward this notice to anyone who would benefit from this information.

Awards Deadline Extended to 4/4/17

Filed under: Announcements @ 2:10 pm

The deadline for the below awards selected by the Faculty Recognition and Awards Committees has been extended to April 4. The online award forms can be accessed at the bottom of each of the individual awards description sites at NOTE: Regardless of the deadline indicated online, the correct submission deadline is April 4, 2017.

The nomination deadline has been extended for the following awards:
·         Richard M. Bressler Senior Faculty Teaching Award
·         Faculty Innovator Award
·         Industry Partnering Award
·         International Service Award
·         D. Curtis Mumford Faculty Service Award
·         OSU Academic Advising Award
·         OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award
·         OSU Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
·         OSU Impact Award for Outstanding Scholarship **
·         OSU Outreach and Engagement Award
·         OSU Professional Faculty Excellence Award
·         Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant Award
·         Promising Scholar Award
·         Dar Reese Excellence in Advising Award
·         Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor Award
·         Student Learning and Success Teamwork Award.

** NOTE: The nomination must come from a major administrative unit (e.g., college, institute, center, organization) at OSU.  Each major administrative unit may nominate one (1) person.  Major units (e.g., college) with four (4) or more subunits (e.g., departments) may forward two (2) nominees.

With the exception of the OSU Impact Award for outstanding Scholarship, nominations may be submitted by any unit or individual.

Registration for STEM Academy’s Elementary School AWSEM (Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering, and Math) Club for 3rd-5th graders is OPEN

Filed under: Announcements @ 8:19 am

Club meets on Tuesdays, 3:15-4:45pm, at Garfield Elementary School, from April 18–May 16.


  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Microbiology
  • Simple and Powered Machines, and
  • “Brain Gym”.

Undergraduate women studying science and engineering at OSU will lead and be mentors for the clubs. Cost is $75. Scholarships available. To register, please visit:

For information, please visit: For questions, call 541-737-8139 or email

U-Engage Course Proposal Submissions

Filed under: Announcements @ 8:16 am

Course proposals now being accepted from academic and professional faculty to serve as instructors in one of 35 anticipated fall U-Engage courses. More information about U-Engage, including the link to the online application, shared learning outcomes, responsibilities of instructors and support provided are available at: For more information, contact Spirit Brooks, The deadline for submission extended to Monday, March 27, 8 p.m.

March 22, 2017

OSU Mobile – Now Available!

Filed under: Announcements @ 1:28 pm

OSU Community,

OSU Mobile is now available for download on iOS and Android devices. For more information and links to download the app, go to

Note: you are among the first to receive word of this new offering! We will be working with our partners across the university in the coming weeks and months to ensure that our students know about the app.

OSU Mobile was designed to serve the entire OSU community, but our initial objective is to leverage the app to improve the student experience at the Corvallis campus.

•   Know what campus restaurants are open, their hours of operation, and where they are
•   Have your class schedule, locations, discussions, and grades at the ready
•   Search the directory for OSU faculty, staff, and students
•   Stay safe and healthy with emergency numbers and other support contacts
•   And much more!

How you can help
•   Download OSU Mobile
•   Explore the features and functions of the app
•   Share your feedback or questions from students with us

I would also like to introduce Ed Lee, our new Mobile Experience Manager.  Please contact Ed with your ideas for improving student success with mobile computing.  You can reach Ed at

Very Best Regards,


Derek Whiteside
Director, Web & Mobile Services
Information Services | Oregon State University

March 20, 2017

Professional Faculty Leadership Award

Filed under: Announcements @ 8:30 am

Nominations are being accepted for the Karel J.H. Murphy Professional Faculty Leadership and Service Award  The award recognizes a professional faculty member who provides outstanding leadership and service both in their department and in programs or organizations across the Oregon State University community. The award honors ongoing, strategic, progressive leadership, and administrative support and service among Professional Faculty and other OSU employees. The award winner receives recognition during the OSU’s University Day program, an engraved clock and a $1,000 check. Nominations due April 14. For more information,

Last Call for Spring Symposium Proposals!

Filed under: Announcements @ 8:29 am

If you are hoping to showcase your innovative and creative teaching at the Center for Teaching and Learning’s spring symposium now is the time to submit your proposal. Celebrating Teaching Excellence, is a fun event that fosters reflection, enhances the exchange of ideas, and inspires our collective commitment to our students and the art of teaching. Progressive family-style lunch and rotating conversations are hallmarks of this celebration. On Wednesday, April 26 from 11-2, if you (and colleagues and/or students) would like to showcase your work at a round table, please fill out the short application proposal by March 24.  Don’t be shy…apply!

March 17, 2017

Faculty Regalia – Bookstore Now Accepting Orders

Filed under: Announcements @ 8:30 am

The OSU Beaver Store is now taking Faculty Regalia orders. Place your order online at  The deadline for orders is April 15. Orders submitted after April 15 may see substitutions with gown size and/or hood colors.   For further questions email

March 16, 2017

ACS San Francisco reception to honor Dr. Doug Keszler

Filed under: Announcements @ 1:33 pm

Graduate Showcase and Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition

Filed under: Announcements @ 8:42 am

Dear colleagues ,

As part of OSU’s inaugural Graduate Student Appreciation Week (May 1-5), the Graduate School is hosting a university-wide Graduate Showcase and Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.  These two events provide an opportunity for graduate students from all colleges and majors to demonstrate and celebrate their scholarship, research and creative activities in a supportive environment. The 3MT offers $2,000 in cash prizes and a chance to represent Beaver Nation at the statewide 3MT competition.

*All Graduate Showcase and 3MT submissions are due by April 12.*
Additional information about both can be found at the link above.

To help interested students prepare, the Graduate School is offering an information session where participants can learn the rules, requirements, and tips for success for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition and the Graduate Showcase.
Event: Information and Inspiration Session for the 3MT and Graduate Showcase
Date and Time: Thursday March 16, 3-4pm
Location: Memorial Union (MU) 206

Please support the Graduate Showcase and 3MT event by forwarding this message to your graduate students and appropriate colleagues. We hope that you will join us in May to celebrate OSU’s graduate students and their accomplishments.


Jessica (White) Beck, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Graduate Student Development
Graduate School, Oregon State University
413 Learning Innovation Center (LInC)
Corvallis, OR 97331

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