News and Announcements

Well done! The OSU ITE Student Chapter took second place at the 2017 Western District Traffic Bowl, held during the Western District ITE Annual Meeting, June 18-21 in San Diego, California. Team members included Joe Claveria, Kayla Fleskes, Travis Larson, and Ellie Simpson. 

Congratulations to the CCE award winners announced at the 2017 Graduation Celebration, Friday, June 16. 

  • CE Outstanding Student of the Year: Amy Wyman (presented by Associate Professor David Hurwitz) 
  • CEM Outstanding student of the Year: Ismael Huerta Hernandez (presented by Professor David Trejo) 
  • CCE Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year: Amir Javaheri (presented by Assistant Professor Meghna Babbar-Sebens) 
  • College of Engineering 2017 Graduate Student Research Award: Yonggui Xie (presented by Assistant Professor Ben Leshchinsky) 


Walk-in advising is available 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday now throughout the summer, except on holidays.

  • Last names A-G: Whitney Korthauer
  • Last names H-N: Janice Nave-Abele
  • Last names O-Z: Hans Schnabel

First year students: Michelle White,

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Graduate students: 

Please be advised of the deadlines for completing your final degree requirements. For those with an upcoming event (PhD Program Meeting, PhD Qualifying Exam, PhD Oral Preliminary Exam, MEng/MS/PhD Final Exam) please remember to:

  • Reserve your room with the event schedule form
  • Schedule your event with the Graduate School at least 2 weeks before the event date with the exam schedule form

Opportunities and Scholarships

New! Early bird registration for the 2017 Surveying and Geomatics Educators Society Conference ends June 30, 2017. Learn more at:

EERI/FEMA 2017/2018 Graduate Fellowships in Earthquake Hazard Reduction. EERI is pleased to announce the availability of two graduate fellowships for the 2017-2018 academic year to support two full-time students in a discipline contributing to the science and practice of earthquake hazard mitigation. The one-year fellowships, underwritten with funds provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, are designed to foster the participation of capable individuals in working toward goals and activities of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. For more information and to apply, visit The deadline for submission of all application materials is July 9, 2017. Announcement of the award will be made September 1, 2017.

Oregon’s first full-scale straw bale commercial building, the Mahonia, is a mixed-use new building that will feature an unusual hybrid system of wood framing and straw bale. Students are invited to participate in a hands-on workshop that will allow to participants to experience all aspects of the process from the bale raising to the earth plaster finishing. The three-day workshop will feature additional education options on practical applications of salvage materials and solar in commercial construction. Location: 120 Shelton McMurphey Boulevard, Eugene, Oregon. Dates: Early to mid September (to be determined), over a weekend. Cost: Free. If interested in attending, send your email address with the subject line “Mahonia Straw Bale” to

The Providence School Outreach Fall 2017 internships are now open for applications. Providence offers 50 paid internships per year for undergraduate college seniors. The internship is 10-12 weeks long with a maximum of 240 hours (maximum hours not guaranteed), and runs from September 11-December 15. Learn more and apply



CH2M seeks to hire a bridge engineer 1 for their Corvallis location. Learn more and apply

The Holt Group, a developer in the Vancouver, Washington area, seeks to hire a project management assistant. There is opportunity for advancement to a senior role. To apply, send an updated copy of your resume to Connie Koder

JD McGee Inc. Engineering & Surveying seeks to hire a civil engineer/EIT or PE. To apply, login to Handshake. While the position description is visible to any viewer, only OSU students and alumni can apply through Handshake.

The City of Portland seeks to hire an engineering associate-structural for the Portland Bureau of Transportation. Engineering associates perform routine to intermediate engineering design and construction project management or developer plan reviews for structural assets such as bridges or retaining walls. The application period closes on Monday, July 10. Learn more and apply

ODOT's Region 1 Traffic Unit is recruiting for a traffic investigator – civil engineering specialist 1. This position aids in providing a safe, efficient operation of the state highway system within Region 1 through investigation, research, consultation with other public agencies and officials, and contact with the public. The traffic investigator conducts signing investigations, provides field data for pedestrian crossing investigation, and provides detailed written reports of the investigations. This person also occasionally conducts, coordinates, and reviews parking restriction and/or speed zone investigations. Learn more and apply


CH2M seeks to hire a structural transportation intern for their Corvallis location. Learn more and apply

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