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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Study: Buy ads during recession for greater future earnings (KVAL) Firms that are able to increase advertising during recessions are likely to have stronger future earnings, according to a new study by researchers at Oregon State University and Western Oregon University. Universities get funding to develop solar power (Register-Guard) Oregon State University and the University [...]

March 30, 2009

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Region set to get its first wind farm (Bend Bulletin) Heidi Bauer, with the Crook County Planning Department, said the commission created a technical advisory committee to monitor wildlife. The group will include officials from ODFW, the Oregon State University Extension Office, the Oregon Natural Desert Association and the project developers, among others. As college [...]

Friday, March 27, 2009

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Oregon State research warns of threat to world wheat production (Oregonian) Human and plant diseases that travel by air, including a new fungus that threatens global wheat production, can spread much further and faster than previously understood, according to a study published in the journal, The American Naturalist. Gene may provide target for anti-ageing therapy [...]

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

International Observatory on Academic Rankings and Excellence (International Rankings Expert Group) OSU placed in the top 100 of 4,000 international universities ranked in January by the IREG. In a First, Oregon State University Library Faculty Adopts Strong OA Policy (Library Journal) On March 13, the library faculty at Oregon State University (OSU) announced the school [...]

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Federal oceanic agency grants may sprout green jobs (Oregonian) The federal agency now led by former Oregon State University professor Jane Lubchenco is handing out $170 million for habitat improvement projects aimed at helping species such as endangered salmon. Older Adults’ Concern for Personal Health Linked to Walking Difficulty (Senior News.com) Older adults who worry [...]

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

NOAA Chief Believes in Science as Social Contract (New York Times) The marine ecologist Jane Lubchenco has long urged scientists to abandon the habitual reticence of the research community and spend more time engaging the public and public officials about scientific and technical issues. The Future of Retirement (OPB Think Out Loud) Raymond Brooks, professor [...]

Monday, March 23, 2009

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

NOAA Set for Larger Policy Role Under First Female Chief (Washington Post) Jane Lubchenco, the newly confirmed head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, decided to dedicate her life to the sea 40 years ago when she became fascinated with a tiny species of mud-burrowing clam. The Story Artist (New York Times Book Review) [...]

Friday, March 20, 2009

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

OSU’s Lubchenco confirmed as head of NOAA (Oregonian) Oregon State University marine biologist Jane Lubchenco has been confirmed as the new undersecretary of the U.S. Commerce Department for oceans and atmosphere. (Also in the LA Times and OPB) Obama’s Science Team is Official (New York Times) The Senate, by unanimous consent, has approved the nominations [...]

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Lincoln City seminar focuses on self-reliance (Newport News-Times) Oregon State University chemical engineer professor David Hackleman will speak about the evolution of bio-diesel and how it works. In 2006, Hackleman traveled across the United States using a vehicle powered by a bio-diesel engine. Do nations go to war over water? (Nature) Researchers, such as Aaron [...]

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Portland public school students learn how to be “seasonal and regional” eaters (Portland Examiner) You can search the Oregon State University Extension Service recipe database for healthy, kid-tested meals to make the most of seasonal ingredients. College cows assist researchers (East Oregonian) “We look at where the cattle industry is and ask what are the [...]

 

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