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Friday, May 28, 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.

Revenue shortfall tops half a billion (Capital Press) Natural resource agencies and Oregon State University’s statewide services are looking at not filling vacancies, adding unpaid furlough days and potentially laying off workers as officials scramble to adjust to a $562 million budget shortfall. Survey of post-quake Chile shows B.C. is unprepared (CTV British Columbia) “The [...]

Thursday, May 27, 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.

Slaughterhouse options shrink for small farmers (USA Today) The slaughterhouse shortage is not unique to New York, though its severity varies from state to state, says Lauren Gwin of Oregon State University, co-coordinator of the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network. Some states, such as Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, have “a wealth of great processing resources” for [...]

Wednesday, May 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.

Study suggests Oregon overdue for a big quake (OPB) Oregon State University researchers found that there’s a one in three chance a major earthquake will hit the Pacific Northwest in the next 50 years. (See also Science 360 and the Vancouver Sun) With climate change comes more pollen, and a meaner allergy season (Oregonian) Academic [...]

Tuesday, May 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.

OSU tests model of tsunami-resistant city hall (KPTV) Oregon State University scientists are testing a model of what would be the country’s first tsunami-resistant building in Cannon Beach. (See also KEZI, KVAL, OPB, KMTR, Science 360) Geologist forecasts undersea Northwest earthquake in 50 years (Seattle-Times) Chris Goldfinger, of Oregon State University, says in an analysis [...]

Monday, May 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.

Openly gay Oregon State Coach makes a low-profile role model (New York Times) Kirk Walker, the longtime Oregon State softball coach, has always been so absorbed by his work that he has not given much thought to being possibly the only publicly gay man coaching a Division I sport. Small towns struggle to fix aging [...]

Friday, May 21, 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.

Students and faculty build OSU’s first living roof building (KEZI) Winds gusted and heavy rains drenched students as they began construction on a new project at OSU. The conditions weren’t about to stop students and faculty from assembling OSU’s first living roof building. When is a rival really an ally? (Register-Guard) Saturday, some 35 Oregon [...]

Thursday, May 20, 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.

Oregon scientists help draw up new climate change report (OPB) Phil Mote runs the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University and he’s a co-author of the adaptation report. He says Congress needs to know that simply cutting greenhouse gas emissions isn’t enough. Vote dooms Lane County 4-H: “Lots of tears this morning” [...]

Wednesday, May 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.

Lane County voters reject tax for extension service (Register-Guard) The future looks bleak for the Oregon State University extension service in Lane County, where 55 percent of votes cast in a five-year local option tax to help fund the service came in against the measure. If the preliminary results hold true, that means an uncertain [...]

Tuesday, May 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.

The face of race (OPB Think Out Loud) OSU alum Nichole Maher,  executive director of the Native American Youth and Family Center and a founding member and co-chair of the Coalition of Communities of Color, is one of the guests. OSU engineering students win design contest (Statesman Journal) Oregon State University engineering students have won [...]

Monday, May 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.

Blue sky, other green energy programs get high participation rates in Oregon (Oregonian) Blue Sky invests in wave energy research at Oregon State University in hopes that it develops into a formidable energy source in 20 years. Invasive marine species found off Oregon Coast (OPB) Sam Chan is an invasive species specialist at Oregon State [...]

 

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