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Wednesday, Sept. 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.

The future of public higher education (OPB Think Out Loud) OSU President Ed Ray is one of the guests during this discussion. Tiny Parasite May Have Brought Down Mighty T. Rex (US News & World Report) A common avian parasite may have brought down one of the world’s most famous Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaurs, a study [...]

Tuesday, Sept. 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.

Sure, recession’s over; so why not in Oregon? (Oregonian) This opinion piece by President Ed Ray was printed in the Sunday edition of the Oregonian. OSU economist debuts in film about local food movement (Portland Food & Drink) An agricultural economist at Oregon State University has hit the silver screen in a new documentary that [...]

Monday, Sept. 28, 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 research team cracks potato genome (AP) On Sept. 14, a scientific team announced success in mapping the genome of the late blight pathogen, which still causes billions of dollars in damage to potato, tomato and other crops each year. “This is probably the most costly plant pathogen, per acre, that we’ve ever had to [...]

Friday, Sept. 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.

Two OSU students build Beaver soapbox car to race in LA (Oregonian) A 7-foot beaver will be tearing through the streets of downtown Los Angeles today, piloted by two Oregon State University seniors. OSU business college adds degrees (Portland Business Journal) The Oregon State Board of Higher Education approved four new bachelor degrees for the [...]

Thursday, Sept. 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.

OSU researchers bring in $252 million from outside grants and contracts (Oregonian) Oregon State University brought in more than $252 million in external science contracts and grants in 2008-09, generating spin-off companies and boosting Oregon’s economy, the university announced this week. Oregon State receives rare books by Malamud (Oregonian) Howard Mills, who once owned a [...]

Wednesday, Sept. 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.

Clarification: In a KVAL story that ran in yesterday’s OSU Today, the figure for OSU grants was underreported, and should have read $250,000,000. OSU Seeing More Private And Federal Money As State Support Fades (OPB) Oregon State University announced Monday that it accumulated a quarter of a billion dollars in research money last year. As [...]

Tuesday, Sept. 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.

Record OSU grants lead to new startup companies (KVAL) Oregon State University is celebrating a record year for research grants and funding. Grants for OSU last year topped $250,000.The grants are an all-time record for the Corvallis campus. OSU researchers hit $252M in funding (Portland Business Journal) Oregon State University officials said Monday its researchers [...]

Monday, Sept. 21, 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.

Wolves: majestic symbol or bloodthirsty predator? (Oregonian) Bill Moore, who earned a wildlife biology degree from Oregon State University, also warns that Oregon hikers could be in for a shock. Hikers in the northern Rockies “have had their dogs killed right in front of them” by wolf packs, he says. Get flu vaccine now, agencies [...]

Friday, Sept. 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.

New ag dean thinks outside the box (Capital Press) Some Oregon State University professors might want to read up on speed dating. The new dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences once employed speed dating as a way to introduce Purdue University professors to one another and the work they were doing. OSU and Heartland [...]

Thursday, Sept. 17, 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.

Want to join the new economy? Get wired in, in Corvallis (National Geographic) Corvallis has become the research capital of the Pacific Northwest in spite of a pretty big obstacle: its location. Drive 15 minutes west and you’re mountain biking Marys Peak in the Coast Range. An hour west and you’re kayaking the Pacific. If [...]

 

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