Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves July 6, 2012


Thurs., July 12, 4 p.m., Burt 193. Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Seminar Series. Hal Batchelder, CEOAS: "A PSEUDO-RANDOM WALK THROUGH SOME MODELS OF PHYSICAL AND ECOLOGICAL PROCESSES ON THE OREGON SHELF"

Welcome Dave Dickson, New Gatekeeper for UG opportunities

Please welcome Dave Dickson, who began his role as Internship Coordinator/ Academic Advisor for CEOAS on June 29th. Internships and research opportunities for undergraduates will be routed through Dave. Likewise, please send him information you would like posted regarding jobs and other opportunities for our UG students. Dave will temporarily be working in WLKN 102C & can be reached at the general office phone number (737-2404) until a more permanent office situation is determined. His email is: David.dickson@oregonstate.edu

Baby News

Congratulations to Saeed Moghimi (new Postdoc with Tuba Ozkan-Haller) and his wife on the birth of their baby boy, Hooman, who was born on Tuesday,  26 June, 2012  weighing in at  7 lbs 11 oz.

OSUF Tipping Policy Reminder

Please be mindful of tipping when entertaining guests. The  Foundation requests that we pay only 15% for individual or meals with 2 or 3 people and 18%-20% for large groups 8 people or above, which is the University policy also.  Anything paid above 20% should be consider a personal expense and not reimbursable. 20% is the exception not the norm. Also, please do not include the tax when calculating the tip amount.

Housing Needed/ Available

NEEDED: CEOAS has a visiting post doc researcher on campus from Germany that is looking for a two bedroom apartment/house for the next year.  It will be he and his wife, and they would like a quiet location, near OSU and preferably with a garden. Please contact Brian Haley: bhaley@coas.oregonstate.edu

AVAILABLE: Custom 4 bedroom/3 bath house for rent just 15 minutes from OSU! 5444 square feet on 5.66 acres, with vaulted ceilings, home theater, wrap-around deck, hot tub, detached 2-car garage, multi-sport field, barn and fenced areas ready for animals. Not furnished, but all appliances included. $2550/month, available within 30 days. See ad on NW Realty Consultants website: http://visitnrc.com/R-00001.php or contact Amy at 541-929-8375.

Training on Cayuse Electronic Submission System

If you did not make the trainings held at CEOAS or if you still have questions, the next Cayuse training will be July 12, presented by Aedra Reynolds. This will be an overview of the Cayuse process and the SP/424 functions. If you are interested, send email to sponsored.programs@oregonstate.edu email to register.

Patrick MacQuarrie Defense

Patrick MacQuarrie will be defending a doctoral dissertation in geography on Wednesday, July 11 at 10am in Wilkinson 203. All welcome.

Title: Resilience and Capacity Building on Large River Basins: Applying Social-Ecological Systems Theory, Conflict Management, and Collaboration on the Mekong and Columbia River Basins



05 July-14 July, Newport, Carbotte & Carton, LDEO/Ridge to Trench; Cascade

17 July-23 July, Newport, Feely, NOAA-PMEL/Ocean Acidification

26 July-10 Aug., Newport, Benoit-Bird, OSU/Squid/Hake Acoustics

13 Aug.- 28 Aug., Newport, Toomey,Oregon/Cascadia Initiative

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