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Friday, Oct. 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.

Ed Ray named new chairman of NCAA Executive Commmittee (USA Today) The NCAA formally launched its search for a successor to President Myles Brand, who died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 16. Oregon State President Ed Ray, the new chairman of the association’s top-level Executive Committee, will lead a six-person search committee — all university CEOs. [...]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

OSU in 2025 will better reflect our nation (Barometer) President Ed Ray talks about the changing demographics of OSU and the nation. Killer foam: Was it a freak event or a warning? (Oregonian) A simple organism that killed thousands of seabirds in Oregon and Washington has stunned scientists who are combing through clues in hopes [...]

Wednesday, Oct. 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.

Unicorn fly of the Cretaceous (Science News) Scientists have found a tiny fly with a three-pronged horn and spiky eyes preserved in a chunk of amber dating to roughly 100 million years ago. The fly has been named Cascoplecia insolitis (Casco meaning old and insolitis for strange, unusual) and is so bizarre that that it [...]

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

Oregonian names new publisher (Portland Business Journal) The Oregonian named Chris Anderson publisher Monday, according to a story on the newspaper’s Web site. He grew up in Heppner and graduated from Oregon State University, where he was editor of The Barometer. (See also OPB and the Oregonian) Researchers Explain Recent Coastal Earthquake Swarms (OPB) Bob [...]

Monday, Oct. 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.

Study: Warmed NW forests may yield less timber (Seattle Times) A new study suggests warming temperatures predicted over the next century could boost tree growth on Northwest forests, but less so at lower elevations where most of the timber is and temperatures are already warm. Researchers from Oregon State University and the U.S. Forest Service [...]

Friday, Oct. 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.

Preparing for a Better Future: OSU President Ed Ray comments on dealing with budget challenges facing OSU in coming months, keeping the university moving forward even as tough times persist and working together to prepare for a much better future. Read his message today in LIFE@OSU. Using Trees To Curb Climate Change Not So Simple [...]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

Editorial: Treat OSU growth plan as real possibility (Gazette-Times) As we continue to ponder the implications of the ambitious plan for the future of Oregon State University recently outlined by OSU President Ed Ray, we keep focusing on the plan’s projections for the growth of the student body. Oregon State sophomores prepare for charity rally [...]

Wednesday, Oct. 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.

Waves Start to Make Ripples in Renewable Energy World (New York Times) “Wave energy technologies are still in the preliminary stages of development, where wind turbines were approximately 15-20 years ago,” said Annette von Jouanne, one of the leading researchers in the field, of Oregon State University. Building Tsunami-resistant Cities (National Science Foundation) Oregon State’s [...]

Tuesday, Oct. 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 Researchers Find Global Warming May Spur Increased Growth in Northwest Forests (KEZI) Researchers at Oregon State University say global warming in the next century could cause a significant increase in production Pacific Northwest high-elevation forests. However, their study also suggests that forests at lower elevations could face a decline in growth. (See also LA [...]

Monday, Oct. 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.

OSU’s sustainability path draws nationwide attention (Portland Business Journal) Oregon State University’s graduate certificate in sustainable natural resources has drawn a national following in just two and a half years. Oregon geology: ‘The next ‘Big One’ is imminent’ (KVAL) “Unfortunately, our fascination with the physical phenomena eclipses our interest in preparing to survive our next [...]

 

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