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Monday, Feb. 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.

Monday marks 10 years since big Nisqually quake (Seattle Times) Even a decade ago, scientists knew the Northwest was vulnerable to much nastier shakes than the magnitude 6.8 that rattled Seattle 10 years ago Monday. But what they’ve learned in the past 10 years really has some researchers spooked. “It used to be, I never [...]

Friday, Feb. 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.

WEATHER ALERT: OSU is operating on a two hour delay. Office hours and classes will begin at 10 a.m. today. Such delays are unusual and students, faculty, staff, visitors and others are encouraged to go online to the OSU home page, to alert.oregonstate.edu when inclement weather is possible, or call the OSU Emergency Information line [...]

Thursday, Feb. 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.

Why weaker quake did more damage than September’s (Seattle Times) “New Zealand has some of the most progressive building codes in the world. They are better prepared for an earthquake like this than many U.S. cities would be,” said Robert Yeats, professor emeritus of geology at Oregon State University. Comparing Portland’s quake risk to Christchurch [...]

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 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.

Why was New Zealand’s latest quake so deadly? (Scientific American) Scientific American spoke with Robert Yeats, a professor emeritus of geology at Oregon State University in Corvallis, about why earthquakes are so difficult to predict and what is being done to even the odds. (See also Washington Post, UPI) Oregon lands $4m from NSF to [...]

Tuesday, Feb. 22, 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.

Scientists look to see how nutrition affects aging brain (Democrat-Herald) Deaths attributed to Alzheimer’s are on the rise, said Dr. Gene Bowman, a nutrition and aging researcher at Oregon Health & Science University, who’s working with researchers at Oregon State University. Notes from the ends of the Earth (Register-Guard) Even without the pictures in Noah [...]

Monday, Feb. 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.

Feds give $20M grant to study winter wheat (Seattle Times) “This research is important because our climate is changing, and agriculture is probably the sector that is most affected by variations in climate,” said Susan Capalbo, an Oregon State University agricultural economist. (See also Sustainable Business Oregon, KEZI) OSU engineering students win at national event [...]

Friday, Feb. 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.

Leadership change in School of Mechanical/Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering (LIFE@OSU) Belinda Batten, head of the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University, will be the new director of the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center beginning in July. OSU theater grad forges unique friendship (Gazette Times) A 2001 graduate of Oregon State University’s [...]

Thursday, Feb. 17, 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.

Is the world producing enough food? (New York Times) Recent research by Jeffrey Reimer and Man Li of Oregon State University indicates prices could fall by 57 percent if all countries were as open to trade as the United States. Facebook backs open source in Oregon (Oregon Business) Facebook has awarded a $50,000 grant to [...]

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 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.

Printed photos the blind can see (Discovery News) John Gardner is a former Oregon State University physics professor who lost his vision in 1988. Frustrated by a lack of access to information, he founded the assistive technology company ViewPlus Technologies in Corvallis, Ore. ViewPlus developed the tactile printer that Li uses, he said. Natural fit [...]

Tuesday, Feb. 15, 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.

New bill allows in-state tuition for immigrants (Gazette-Times) Several members of the Legislature, including Sen. Frank Morse, R-Albany, say they’ll sponsor a bill that would allow undocumented Oregon students to pay in-state college tuition. The bill’s sponsors made the announcement Monday during a press conference at the Capitol in Salem. There has been controversy over [...]

 

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