Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves September 11, 2015

Seminars & Defenses

Monday, September 14, 2015. 1 – 2:00 pm, Kelley Engineering Center 1001. Student Defense: Ms. Morgan Chow (M.S., Marine Resource Management). "Gender dimensions in disaster management: A focus on aquaculture and fishing communities in the Philippines"

Monday, September 14, 2015. 1:30 - 2:30 pm, Burt 193. Special Seminar: David Painemal, NASA Langley Research Center. "Monitoring aerosol-driven microphysical and radiative changes in clouds with ground based and satellite remote sensors"

Tuesday, September 15, 2015. 10 – 11:00 am, Burt 193. Student Defense: Ms. Kelly Flannery (M.S., Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences). "Particulate Trace Metal Fluxes in the Western Arabian Sea and Their Links to Marine Productivity”

Tuesday, September 15, 2015. 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Burt 193. Special Seminar: David Painemal, NASA Langley Research Center. "Radiation and Earth's energy budget"

Thursday, September 17, 2015. 9:00 - 10:00 am, Wilkinson 203.  Student Defense: Ms. Kylie Pace (M.S., Water Resources Science). "Sediment Pulse Behavior in Gravel-bedded Rivers"

Reminder to Departments and Supervisors: Hiring Student Employees

Fall term is approaching quickly, and many departments and supervisors will be hiring student employees.  As a friendly reminder, Oregon State University requires that all hourly student positions be posted competitively for a minimum of three business days in the OSU Jobs Online Recruiting System.  The FOBC Human Resources team is here to guide and assist you as you recruit and hire student employees.  To get started, please initiate a student job posting by submitting the FOBC HR Student Position Request Form.  Supervisors can find additional information and tools for student recruitment on the FOBC HR Website and the OSU Student Employment Program Website.  Please contact FOBC HR with any questions or concerns.

Staff Fee Privileges (Tuition Discount): OSU Employees Attending Other Oregon Public Universities

September 22, 2015 is the deadline to submit Staff Fee Privileges Approval Forms for OSU employees attending other Oregon Public Universities during Fall Term 2015.  The Staff Fee Privileges Approval Form, instructions, and information can be found here.  Completed forms should be returned to:  Forestry, Oceanic, & Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC) Human Resources, 154 Peavy Hall, Attn: Megan Hickman.  If you miss the deadline, please contact Megan Hickman, FOBC HR, megan.hickman@oregonstate.edu for appeal process information and instructions.

New Employee Welcome Breakfast: Sept 21

The 7th annual New Employee Welcome Breakfast hosted by Provost Sabah Randhawa will be held on University Day* – Monday, September 21, at 830 am in the Club Level of Reser Stadium. Employees who have joined or will join the University between September 2014 and September 2015 are invited to register for the breakfast. Seating is limited and registration is required. Registration will be open through September 11.

In addition to the breakfast, there are many orientation and welcome events planned in September and during fall term. The Office of the Provost will distribute a short summary of activities sponsored by administrative units later this summer. If your wish for us to include your event, email Amy.Roos@oregonstate.edu at your convenience.

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Photo of the Week

photo of the week
MRM graduate student Maritza Mendoza doing summer field work for her thesis--diving to try to locate artificial reef structures in Yaquina Bay.

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