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Tuesday, June 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.

Galleon shipwreck (History Detectives, PBS) OSU faculty member Mike Burgett is interviewed by Elyse Luray during this segment. The show aired Monday night. House passes field burn ban (Democrat-Herald) Most field burning in the Willamette Valley will be banned starting next year, the legislature has decided. Rep. Andy Olson, R-Albany, opposed the bill on the [...]

Monday, June 29, 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.

Astoria’s Jordan Poyer wins Brian T. Meehan Oregon Baseball Player of the Year award (Oregonian) Two students headed to Oregon State are featured. Feathered fuel tank soaks up hydrogen (Oregonian) Engineers have discovered a way to store large amounts of hydrogen fuel using carbonized downy fluff, which could help pave the way to clean, green [...]

Friday, June 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.

Scientists warn of emerging form of unregulated whaling in Asia (Christian Science Monitor) Based on DNA samples taken from commercially sold whale meat, a team from Oregon State University and the University of California at Irvine estimate that by-catch takes in 150 whales a year on average — about the same number the Japanese government [...]

Thursday, June 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.

Catching a Wave, Powering an Electrical Grid? (Smithsonian Magazine) Electrical engineer and OSU professor Annette von Jouanne is pioneering an ingenious way to generate clean, renewable electricity from the sea. American stories about global warming (Union of Concerned Scientists) OSU’s Mark Hixon has a chapter in this new on-line anthology. Wyden’s draft for forests is [...]

Wednesday, June 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.

Oregon students weed garden (Arizona Star) Oregon State University students help weed a garden after getting a tour at the Marana Heritage Farm. The students on Tuesday were taking part in a 15-city Hunger in the Homeland Tour aimed at increasing awareness of childhood hunger in the United States. After weeding vegetables, the students were [...]

Tuesday, June 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.

Planting seed technology (Portland Business Journal) OSU among universities creating local spinoffs (subscription article) Aspirations put on hold (Portland Observer) The Oregon legislature has killed a bill that would have given in-state tuition at Oregon’s public universities to undocumented immigrants. Bill Lunch, the chair of the political science department at Oregon State University, said that [...]

Monday, June 22, 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 statewide services in line for 10 percent cut (Capital Press) After previous talk of cuts ranging from 15 to 30 percent, heads of the statewides said 10 percent was a good thing. “It’s strange when 10 percent sounds good, but in this environment it does,” said Bill Boggess, interim dean of the College of [...]

Monday, June 15, 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.

A ‘time bomb’ for world wheat crop (Los Angeles Times) “It’s a time bomb,” said Jim Peterson, a professor of wheat breeding and genetics at Oregon State University in Corvallis. “It moves in the air, it can move in clothing on an airplane. We know it’s going to be here. It’s a matter of how [...]

Friday, June 12, 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.

2009 Oregon graduates become resourceful in dismal job market (Oregonian) Ngan Nguyen, who will graduate from Oregon State University on Saturday, sees the recession as an opportunity. The biochemistry, biophysics and bioengineering major is collaborating with friends on two start-up companies: a biodiesel manufacturer and eco-friendly, all-natural cosmetics lines. She turned down a job offer [...]

Thursday, June 11, 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.

Hatchery fish: Fit to eat, not to survive (Oregonian) For years now, the groups not particularly interested in cleaning up Northwest streams and protecting endangered runs of native salmon and steelhead have argued that hatchery fish ought to be counted and considered equal to wild fish. A new study at Oregon State University thoroughly debunks [...]

 

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