Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves July 15, 2016


The Oregon Sea Grant video Documenting the Drought: Mitigating the Effects in Oregon has won an Award of Distinction in the 2016 Videographer Awards.

The 14-minute video, which consists of four segments addressing a variety of ways Oregonians are dealing with and preparing for drought, was produced by OSG videographer Vanessa Ciccone in collaboration with John Stevenson of CEOAS.

According to the Videographer Awards, the Award of Distinction is awarded for "projects that exceed industry standards.” The competition is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals, who "look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.”

Congratulations to Vanessa, John, and everyone involved in producing this outstanding video!

More Congrats!

Ellen Lamont (Ph.D., Geology) was selected to attend an age dating workshop in Germany in August. The selection includes a travel award. The workshop is called Summer School on Dates and Rates of Change in the Quaternary and will be held in Blankenheim, Germany (near Cologne).

Staff Fee Privileges (Tuition Discount): OSU Employees or Family Members Attending OSU

July 15, 2016 is the deadline to submit Staff Fee Privileges Approval Forms for OSU employees or family members attending OSU during Summer Term 2016.  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, fobc.hr@oregonstate.edu, Attn: Megan Hickman.  If you miss the deadline, please contact Megan Hickman, FOBC HR, megan.hickman@oregonstate.edu for appeal process information and instructions.

Kudos to All

The list of 2016 Student Research Grant Recipients from the Geological Society of America was announced in the July issue of GSA Today

From Oregon State University (pg 27):

Heather Bervid
Anna Glueder
Carolyn Gombert
Ann Morey (also co-author on Goldfinger et al., 2012, which has received GSA’s 2016 Kirk Bryan Award).
Caroline Nash
Brendan Reilly
Elizabeth Rutila *outstanding mention*
Wesley von Dassow
Kellie Wall
John Zunka

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Sandra Huynh (MS, MRM) and Jeremy Hoffman (PhD, G&G) visited Washington, D.C., as part of the AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering in April. They learned about the budget appropriations process and how federal funding for science works, and then got to tell Sen. Jeff Merkley to keep up the good work for scientists here at OSU CEOAS! Thanks to the Graduate School for providing travel funds!

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