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Monday, Dec. 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.

Housing Boom Near Preserves Hamstrings Conservation (New York Times) Roger Hammer, an Oregon State University demographer and a co-author of the study, said protected areas have become an amenity that attracts housing development. Television fills day for kids in child care (Oregonian) Two-thirds of Oregon home-based child care providers have a television on most of [...]

Monday, Dec. 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.

Oregon scientist on team that witnessed undersea volcano erupt (Oregonian) Scientists have recorded the deepest erupting undersea volcano ever seen, capturing for the first time video of fiery molten lava bubbles exploding 4,000 feet beneath the Pacific Ocean. “It was an underwater Fourth of July,” said Bob Embley, a marine geologist for the National Oceanic [...]

Monday, Dec. 14, 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 colorful lure of carp (Japan Times) Oregon State University-based vet Tim Miller-Morgan attended the ZNA show for the first time this year, and explained: “We’re running a program to train vets so they can add ornamental fish to their practice,” he said. A year’s reading (New Yorker) OSU Professor of English Tracy Daugherty’s “Hiding [...]

Friday, Dec. 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.

Experts look for bottom line in carbon sequestration plan (Capital Press) It appears unlikely that agriculture will be regulated for carbon sequestration under any greenhouse gas reduction program, said Stephanie Page, renewable energy specialist for the Oregon Department of Agriculture. An Oregon State University consultant advised that farmers probably won’t be able to come out [...]

Thursday, Dec. 10, 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.

Buying Woodland for Fun and Profit (Forbes) As OSU Master Woodland Manager Frank Morris eased toward retirement, he took more than 100 hours of forestry courses at Oregon State University to earn his master woodland manager credentials. OSU gets boon of 315K in ‘Bright Future’ grants to expand two programs (Gazette-Times) At a time when [...]

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 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.

Furlough Program Based on input from the Faculty Senate and the university administration and the need to realize significant savings to address an $11.3-million budget shortfall in education and general fund and statewide public service programs this academic year, OSU President Ed Ray has approved a furlough program for unclassified employees of the university. The [...]

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 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.

Furlough Program Based on input from the Faculty Senate and the university administration and the need to realize significant savings to address an $11.3-million budget shortfall in education and general fund and statewide public service programs this academic year, OSU President Ed Ray has approved a furlough program for unclassified employees of the university. The [...]

Monday, Dec. 7, 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.

Charitable Fund Drive Update At a time when many of our neighbors are in the greatest need, the rest of us are suffering from tightening purse strings. But the annual Charitable Fund Drive is one way in which state employees can make a measurable difference in the lives of others. Last year, OSU employees donated [...]

Friday, Dec. 4, 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 University’s Mike Bondi on the science of Christmas trees (San Francisco Examiner) The professor at Oregon State University’s College of Forestry specializes in Christmas trees. He is scheduled to speak at a Christmas tree workshop Saturday at the Whole Foods Market in Redwood City. 100 Notable Books of 2009 (New York Times) Tracy [...]

Thursday, Dec. 3, 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 professor explores the rural environmental crisis from China’s burgeoning economy (Oregonian) The Chinese people Bryan Tilt talked to in rural Sichuan Province lived in a cloak of pollution. Tilt, an anthropologist at Oregon State University, interviewed workers, state and company officials, farmers and scientists to unravel the complex issues of achieving sustainability within an [...]

 

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