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Friday, Oct. 29, 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-Cascades adds engineering degree (KTVZ) The first engineering degree at Oregon State University-Cascades was approved Thursday by the Oregon State Board of Higher Education – a new program in energy engineering management. (See also Bend Bulletin) Blackberry research gets big boost at OSU (Gazette-Times) Most of a $3 million federal grant will help researchers at [...]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

Lizard entombed with dragonfly head in mouth (Discovery) Researchers have found what they are calling a “Halloween horror story” involving a headless dragonfly, a dead lizard and a battle frozen in time. “Dragonflies are still eaten by small lizards every day, it’s a routine predator/prey interaction,” said George Poinar, a professor emeritus at Oregon State [...]

Wednesday, Oct. 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.

Spotted wing drosophila research brings $5.7 million grant to OSU (OPB) The federal Department of Agriculture awarded $46 million in research grants Monday and Oregon State University received the largest one. Fruit fly researchers at Oregon State University have won a grant for more than $5.7 million. Hard hits and the NFL (WBUR) The NFL [...]

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

OSU hunts business partners (Portland Business Journal) Oregon State University has had a great last few years in terms of fund raising and research. Indeed, last year, the school collected some $275 million in research awards, or twice as much as it reported just a decade ago. CEO to discuss computer fraud and how to [...]

Monday, Oct. 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.

Oregon State University exceeds  fund raising goal of $625 million a year early (Oregonian) Oregon State University has exceeded the goal it set three years ago to raise $625 million by 2011 and is now setting its sights on raising $850 million by 2013, President Ed Ray announced. (See also the Columbian, Portland Business Journal, [...]

Friday, Oct. 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.

OSU commended for efforts in poverty education (Gazette-Times) Author and social critic Donna Beegle brought a first-person perspective on poverty to Oregon State University this week, where she helped to help lead a conference on the growing issue. Stronger and Smarter: Informal Science Learning in Rural American Libraries (NPR) An article in the American Scientist [...]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

Today is Day 4 of Open Access Week! OSU Libraries celebrates with these events today: Visit our Travelling Open Access Table at Geosciences/Wilkinson from 1:30pm-3:30pm. Talk with a librarian and COAS publications staff about the ScholarsArchive@OSU and any questions you may have about open access and how it affects you. In Open Access news today, learn about open access to ground-breaking works . Short videos on open access topics will be playing in the Valley Library foyer from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information about Open Access and the full listing of daily OSU events can be found at: http://bit.ly/aYPunx

Jose-Antonio Orosco with the department of philosophy will speak on “U.S. Immigration Law and the Persistence of Racism” today from noon to 1:30 p.m. in MU 206. Discussion will focus on the history of racism within US immigration law and how that legacy continues to affect attempts at comprehensive immigration reform.

With more than $275 million in grants and contracts in FY10, OSU researchers are developing new energy systems, health-care innovations and knowledge of the environment. Rick Spinrad, vice president for research, will discuss OSU’s growing research enterprise at the noon meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff lunch club, in the MU, room 109. Non-members pay $10 for lunch and can reserve a seat by calling Nick Houtman, 541-737-0783 by Oct. 19.

Join OSU’s premiere concert band, directed by Christopher Chapman, in a concert featuring the great marches and operettas of John Phillips Sousa at 7:30 p.m., tonight in LaSells Stewart Center. You will hear “The Thunderer,” The Last Days of Pompeii,” and “The Stars and Stripes Forever!” Don’t miss the greatest march of all time and a special rendition of the OSU Alma Mater performed by the OSU Wind Ensemble with the 270 member OSU Marching Band. The evening will also include a silent auction to benefit the Wind Ensemble’s spring concert tour to Japan. Tickets are $10 each, available at Gracewinds Music and at the door. OSU faculty, staff and students are admitted free with an OSU ID.

Wednesday, Oct. 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.

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Today is Day 3 of Open Access Week! OSU Libraries celebrates with these events today: Visit our Traveling Open Access Table at the COAS Administration Building Lobby from 2 to 4 p.m.. Talk with a librarian and COAS publications staff about the ScholarsArchive@OSU and any questions you may have about open access and how it affects you. Short videos on open access topics will be playing in The Valley Library foyer from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information about Open Access and the full listing of daily OSU events can be found at: http://bit.ly/aYPunx

Don’t miss the workshop “5 Conversational Themes for Enhancing Communication” presented by Training and Organizational Effectiveness, scheduled for today from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. This workshop is based on the idea that thoughtful questioning can generate dialogue that brings about meaningful answers, thereby enhancing the quality of community and ownership. No cost to OSU faculty and staff. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/session_view.php?sess_id=1352 to register.

Student Health Services is having another Flu Shot Clinic for OSU students, faculty and staff today at the Memorial Union, Room 109, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For details on pricing and insurance coverage, go to http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/flu.

Love Your Body Day takes place today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the MU Quad. Join the Women’s Center staff on the Quad and share what you love about your body. There will be crafts and a poster for students to share what they love about their own bodies and information about size acceptance, body image issues, and ways to improve your confidence about your body.

The class “Having the Sex We Want” is being offered at 7 p.m., tonight in the Women’s Center. The class goes beyond simple definitions and anatomy lessons to get at the heart of how sexual satisfaction is found–through knowing yourself, knowing your partner(s), and knowing you have the right to have the sex you want.

Mark Manary, professor of pediatrics at the Washington University School of Medicine, speaks at 7 p.m. tonight at the LaSells Stewart Center as part of the 2010/2011 Food for Thought Series. Manary developed a highly effective therapy for severe malnutrition that evolved into the non-profit organization Project Peanut Butter. Manary will discuss the urgent food needs in Africa and how biotechnology is being used to help crops.

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

OSU Extension’s Agriculture program reopens in Lane County (KEZI) The OSU Extension Service’s agriculture program is once again up and running in Lane County. Warren Washington receives National Medal of Science (Media Newswire) President Obama today named Warren Washington, a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research ( NCAR ), as one of [...]

Monday, Oct. 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.

Oregon Governor: Chris Dudley vs John Kitzhaber (TIME) Political analysts give Dudley points for warmth and charisma. The ex-governor, however, knows the state’s nuts-and-bolts. “Kitzhaber has the intellectual horsepower,” says Bill Lunch, chair of the political science department at Oregon State University. “He’s one of the smartest guys I’ve ever met. Dudley is not a [...]

 

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