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Friday, Feb. 26, 2010

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.

Legislature aims millions at Newport science center (Oregonian) The Hatfield Marine Science Center just got one step closer to realizing its dream of a new Marine Mammal/Marine Genomics Center. Both legislative chambers have unanimously passed House Bill 3643, which shifts $9 million from the Oregon State University’s capital construction budget to the marine mammal project. [...]

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010

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.

More frequent wildfires aid forest health, expert says (KTVZ) People should understand, however, that fire is not only inevitable but also a valuable part of forest ecosystems and their management, says John Bailey, an associate professor in the Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management at Oregon State University. (See also Gazette-Times) Fremont studio class [...]

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010

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.

Sperm whale groups may ‘corral deep squid’ (BBC) Oregon State Professor Bruce Mate from the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Oregon led the study. (See also Science News) Flu lives longer in drier air (USA Today) The collaboration between  Oregon State University, the National Institutes of Health, Pennsylvania State University, Princeton University and Harvard University [...]

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010

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.

Dry weather boosts odds of flu outbreaks (MSN) “In some areas of the country, a typical summer day can have four times as much water vapor as a typical winter day — a difference that exists both indoors and outdoors,” Jeffrey Shaman, an Oregon State University atmospheric scientist and lead author of the new study, [...]

Monday, Feb. 22, 2010

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.

Drama at OSU Sheep Center (Oregonian) Ewe in labor gives crowd surprise ending. (See also Capital Press) Can condoms save polar bears (New York Times) A study by a group of statisticians from Oregon State University, for example, which Green Inc. reported on last August, examined the carbon dioxide emissions associated with having a child. [...]

Friday, Feb. 19, 2010

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.

1000 Friends of Oregon honors 35 young people (Oregonian) The conservation group 1000 Friends of Oregon — founded 35 years ago to enforce the state’s pioneering land-use planning law — is celebrating its anniversary by honoring “35 Innovators Under 35.” OSU grad to show acclaimed documentary (Albany Democrat-Herald) An Oregon State University graduate who was [...]

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010

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 still sparring over future of Pacific Northwest snowpack (Oregonian) This year’s El Niño is the strongest since 1998, said Phil Mote, director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University. Benton ranked healthiest county in Oregon (Corvallis Gazette-Times) For example,” Fautin said Wednesday, “one of the measures is alcohol use. OSU [...]

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010

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.

Tax tip: Donate to Haiti by March, deduct in 2009 (Oregonian) Roger Graham and Jared Moore, professors of accounting at Oregon State University, remind It’s Only Money that c ertain cash contributions for Haiti earthquake relief can be deducted on your 2009 return, even though you gave them in 2010. The Big Idea: Small Town [...]

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010

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.

Farming reforms in Africa ‘backfire’ as hunger crises worsens (In the News.UK) Laurence Becker from Oregon State University states that while the schemes were designed to make countries more efficient and a solution to failing infrastructure in some cases they have eliminated critical support systems to those farming the land. (See also Science Daily) A [...]

Monday, Feb. 15, 2010

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.

Literacy is key to ease poverty (Statesman Journal) Understanding the fundamentals of poverty can help community members grasp the importance of promoting literacy among those in need, an Oregon State University professor told a crowd of early childhood teachers, child care providers and community members on Friday morning. Oregon innovators, entrepreneurs recognized (Portland Business Journal) [...]

 

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