Making Waves - October 21, 2016


Monday, October 24, 2016. 4 – 5 PM, Burt 193. Student Seminar:  Dudley Chelton, Professor Emeritus, CEOAS. “Serendipity in science”

Tuesday, October 25, 2016. 12 - 1 PM, Burt 193. GEM Seminar: Peder Nelson -"Developing a sense of place using satellite imagery" and Michael Harte - "Tall tales of an itinerant geographer"

Tuesday, October 25, 2016. 3:30 - 5 PM, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Deepak Cherian, WHOI. "Arresting an anticyclone's cross-isobath translation"

Wednesday, October 26, 2016. 4 - 5 PM, Weniger 149. WR Seminar: Ed Weber and Jenna Knobloch, Oregon State University. "Tales from Down Under: Do Implementation Dynamics Match the Expectations of Collaborative Governance Theory?"

Thursday, October 27, 2016. 4 - 5 PM, Burt 193. G&G Seminar: Hao Dong, China University of Geosciences. "3D lithospheric resistivity structure of the Tibetan Plateau from SINOPROBE array data: A synoptic view"

Eileen Pollack Talk Today

TODAY! The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still A Boys’ Club

Lecture by Eileen Pollack
Friday, October 21, 2016
7:30 P.M.
Valley Library Rotunda

Eileen Pollack will also give a craft talk on research and fiction at 4:00 PM. She is the author most recently of The Only Woman in the Room:Why Science is Still A Boys’ Club and the novel A Perfect Life. Other books include the novels Breaking and Entering (a New York Times Editor’s Choice selection) and Paradise, New York, as well as two collections of short fiction, an award-winning book of nonfiction, and two creative-nonfiction textbooks. Her work has appeared in Best American Essays and Best American Short Stories. She is a professor on the faculty of the Helen Zell MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan. She divides her time between Manhattan and Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Co-sponsored by OSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women; The College of Liberal Arts; The School of Writing, Literature, and Film; OSU Libraries and Press; Oregon State ADVANCE; Kathy Brisker and Tim Steele; and Grass Roots Books and Music.
Event is free and open to the public. Accommodations for disabilities may be made by calling 541-737-1635.

Donuts at Dawes

CEOAS Graduate Students, come join us for a fun and stress-relieving fall-themed event at Dawes House, hosted by GSC. The event will run from 10-11:30 am on Friday October 28th. There will be Nutcakes donuts, a crackling fireplace, hot apple cider, and pumpkin decorating. You won't want to miss it!

CEOAS Homecoming Tailgater

What's new in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences? Find out at our first-ever tailgater and Homecoming celebration. Meet our new dean,Roberta Marinelli. Mingle with your favorite alumni, faculty and current students. We'll have games and giveaways including free food and a drink ticket if you register by Monday, Oct. 24.

Saturday, Oct. 29
OSU vs. Washington State
Kickoff 7:45 p.m.
Tailgater will begin at 6 p.m.

CH2M HILL Alumni Center, Room 111
We're located right across from Reser Stadium.

Game will be shown at the event. Guests will also have free access to the ballroom where additional games will be shown. Cash bar and additional food for purchase are available

YOU ARE INVITED! New Faculty Orientation, Oct. 27th, 2-5pm

Research Faculty-

The RO’s New Faculty Orientation is set for Thursday, October 27th, 2 – 5 pm in the Memorial Union Horizon Room. The event will acquaint you with the University Research Office and how we can help you find funding, submit proposals, manage your awards, and move your research outcomes into commercial space.

The agenda for the afternoon is provided below. We will begin the session with a panel discussion from former Program Officers of leading federal agencies. Later, units within the research office, Research Integrity, Sponsored Projects, Commercialization, and Research Development, will provide lightening rounds of their services in a “speed dating” format. Additional RO staff will be available to answer questions about other RO activities, such as dive safety, travel funds, and incentives programs. 

Please take a moment to RSVP with your attendance.

Applications for PCOSW

Applications for PCOSW scholarships and event co-sponsorships are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to women faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development or conducting research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500. Applications are due Friday, Oct. 28, with notification in Week 7.  Please visit for detailed guidelines and application link.

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Congratulations to MS Water Resources student Beth Rutila who was recognized at GSA2016 in Denver for her outstanding research proposal. Beth's proposal was one of ten recognized out of 699 applicants.

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