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Dec. 20-Dec. 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.

A matter of privacy (Gazette-Times) “Consumers need some help,” said author Nancy King recently during an in her office in Bexell Hall at Oregon State University. “Most people do not know they are being tracked, and they aren’t given a choice whether to be tracked or to have their online behavior and personal information shared [...]

Dec. 13-Dec. 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 students building an experimental malter (Oregonian) Drink a beer brewed in the United States, and there’s a good chance the hops you’ll taste were grown in Oregon. But chances are the malted barley in it wasn’t.  Oregon State University is working to change that. Students there have designed and will build a malting unit [...]

Friday, Dec. 10, 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.

Mystery of slow earthquakes solved? (National Geographic) What happens in the gap between the deep and shallow quakes, though, has long been unknown, according to geophysicist Chris Goldfinger of Oregon State University. Do slow quakes release tension overall in the region? Or do the deep and shallow quakes transfer tension to the middle, “loading” that [...]

Thursday, Dec. 9, 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.

Warming up to climate change (Think Out Loud OPB) Two reports released in Oregon last week outline the environmental changes that could be coming, and the ways Oregon might adjust to those changes. The Oregon Climate Assessment Report says the state will likely experience hotter summers and less winter snowpack, among other changes. Dueling sides [...]

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 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.

Consumer warning: High lead levels (KOIN) OSU’s Anna Harding warns of the high levels of lead found in some second-hand products. Oregon oak disease fight faces federal aid loss (CNBC) The cost — running about $2 million a year in recent years — is high, but, according to an Oregon State University study, better than [...]

Tuesday, Dec. 7, 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.

Online and mobile profiling a privacy issue (Newsroom America) Nancy King, associate professor of business law at Oregon State University, is lead author on the articles in a two-part series on profiling of mobile customers. King is an expert on privacy issues and e-commerce and has been studying issues related to consumer privacy and data [...]

Monday, Dec. 6, 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.

Annual Campus report: Provost Randhawa shares campus accomplishments despite major challenges over the past year. Read it here: Annual report ESPN hosts share their take on Civil War rivalry (Gazette-Times) The hosts of ESPN’s “College GameDay” lent a little star power Friday to an Oregon State University campus already amped for the highly anticipated Civil [...]

Friday, Dec. 3, 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.

Campus pulls together in aftermath of fire (LIFE@OSU) An extraordinary effort by more than 100 Oregon State University staff and professional faculty in the wake of a disastrous fire is being honored today by President Ed Ray at a private luncheon. Rally at Oregon State draws 150 (Oregonian) Despite the closure of the Memorial Union [...]

Thursday, Dec. 2, 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.

Update: Fire recovery progress All buildings on campus now have network access. Overnight, Milam and the Black Cultural Center, the last two buildings without access, were brought online. Crews continue to work to restore phone access, and repairs continue on the communications infrastructure to bring the campus entirely back to full service for data and [...]

Wednesday, Dec. 1, 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.

Update: Fire recovery progress Facilities Services and Information Services crews worked overnight to continue to bring repaired systems back online and restore services to Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus following a campus electrical fire last week. As of this morning, Plageman Student Health Center, Gilbert Hall and Gilbert Addition had data services restored. Weniger is [...]

 

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