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Monday, Jan. 31, 2011

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.

Researcher: Girls should say hello to dirt and grime (KVAL) Say ‘goodbye, pretty in pink’ and ‘hello’ to a little more dirt and grime. An Oregon State University researcher said we may be making our daughters more prone to diseases because parents don’t want them to get dirty at a young age. (See also KMTR, [...]

Friday, Jan. 28, 2011

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’s Book Genie: Open-Source bound (Library Journal) Valley Library is offering patrons a new way to discover new books that meet their unique interests. Called “Book Genie,” the new web site gives patrons a chance to randomly select recommendations from the library’s collection based on subjects of interest. (See also LIFE@OSU) Oregon State ranked 4th [...]

Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011

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.

Gender and hygiene: Could cleanliness be hurting girls? (Phys.Org) Oregon State University philosopher Sharyn Clough thinks researchers need to dig deeper. In her new study, published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, she points out that women have higher rates of allergies and asthma, and many autoimmune disorders. However, there is no agreed-upon explanation [...]

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011

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.

UO,OSU rank tops in research (Portland Business Journal) The University of Oregon and Oregon State University are both ranked in the top-tier of research institutions as rated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Sunbathing tadpoles make easy prey (Nature) Andrew Blaustein, who researches declining amphibian populations and UVB in frogs at Oregon [...]

Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011

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.

Trees to know in Oregon (Sunset Magazine) The title might be 1950s, but the content of Trees to Know in Oregon by Edward C. Jensen (Oregon State University, Corvallis, 2010; $18) is timeless. Now in its eleventh iteration, this 152-page field guide to Oregon trees is no less essential than it was when it was [...]

Monday, Jan. 24, 2011

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.

Stage set for higher ed reform (Portland Business Journal) Oregon university leaders on Friday pulled back the curtain on Senate Bill 242, a reform proposal that would radically change the state’s higher education system. At the City Club of Portland on Friday, Oregon University System Chancellor George Pernsteiner and Oregon State University President Ed Ray [...]

Friday, Jan. 21, 2011

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.

Endangered whale’s swim captivates researchers (Vancouver Sun) “He was moving very fast. That’s day and night and day and night, so it was a pretty significant effort,” said Bruce Mate, director of Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute, who tagged the whale last fall. OSU expo highlights volunteering, nonprofits (Gazette-Times) Britnie Newman is looking for [...]

Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011

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 gets $5 million from Red Mill founder (Portland Business Journal) Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods founders Bob and Charlee Moore have donated $5 million to Oregon State University. The money will be used to establish the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition, and Preventive Health in OSU’s College of Health and Human [...]

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011

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 launches Office for Commercialization (Portland Business Journal) Oregon State University is beefing up its efforts to commercialize faculty research. The Corvallis university has changed the name of its Office of Technology Transfer to the Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development. (See also Gazette-Times) And your definition of monogamy is? (Willamette Week) A pair of [...]

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011

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.

Next up at OSU: Making cheese (Oregonian) Anyone who has tasted Cougar Gold, the crumbly, tangy aged cheddar from Washington State’s campus creamery, knows that good things can happen when you put students to work making cheese. So it’s welcome news that Oregon State University is getting back in the cheese game with a newly [...]

 

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