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Friday, April 29, 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.

Deep waters may not run still (Science Now) “This is a huge response at the bottom, and passage of the surface eddy probably isn’t coincidental,” says Dudley Chelton, a physical oceanographer at Oregon State University. Bioengineered antibiotic could lead to life-saving malaria therapies (Health Digest) Scientists at Oregon State University have engineered several new versions [...]

Thursday, April 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.

Venture capitalists, it’s time to invest in women (USA Today) A few years ago, researchers, including John Becker-Blease, now a professor of finance at Oregon State University, analyzed the funding patterns of angel investor groups. The unsurprising finding was that women scored just 9 percent of the funds. The surprising finding? Male and female founders [...]

Wednesday, April 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.

Dancing to their own beat (Gazette-Times) KidSpirit director Karen Swanger likes to dance, but is feeling just as anxious as she is excited about Oregon State University’s “Dancing with the Stars,” scheduled for Thursday evening at the LaSells Stewart Center. “The Cove” researcher from OSU honored by Pew (Gazette-Times) Scott Baker, an Oregon State University [...]

Tuesday, April 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.

Amphibian decline laid to multiple causes (UPI) An enormous rate of change has occurred in the last 100 years, and amphibians are not evolving fast enough to keep up with it,” Oregon State University zoology Professor Andrew Blaustein said in an OSU release Monday. (See also Science Blog) Community celebrates Earth Day Hoo Haa (KEZI) [...]

Monday, April 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.

Hanging up the Extension cuts off Oregon (Oregonian) In July 2009, Sonny Ramaswamy arrived as dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State. The next Monday, he was told to cut $10 million from his budget. Nothing beats an Oregon welcome. (see also Mail Tribune) Future of the Cascades: Melting glaciers, warm rains, [...]

Friday, April 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.

Why white Americans love debt (Smart Money) Michelle Barnhart, assistant professor of marketing at Oregon State University College of Business, and her fellow researcher Liza Peñaloza spent two years following white, middle-class Americans of varying circumstances and ages about their love/hate relationship with debt. Newport chosen for wave energy test site (OPB) Oregon State University [...]

Thursday, April 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.

Gift helps give new life to Education Hall (Gazette-Times) With its exterior sandstone blocks and interior walls removed, Oregon State University’s Education Hall has become nearly unrecognizable during its renovation. But a recent $2 million gift will help pay for these upgrades and ready the building for use by fall 2011. Unstable soil could mean [...]

Wednesday, April 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.

Teens doing better: Why don’t adults believe it? (CNN International) Yes, says Richard Settersten, professor of human development at Oregon State University, more young adults are close to their parents, even living at home after high school or college. But if they once felt entitled to an easy life, they no longer do. Europe starting [...]

Tuesday, April 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.

Liquifaction major culprit in Japan quake (UPI) “We’ve seen localized examples of soil liquefaction as extreme as this before, but the distance and extent of damage in Japan were unusually severe,” said Scott Ashford, a professor of geotechnical engineering at Oregon State University and a member of the research team. (See also MSNBC, Live Science, [...]

Monday, April 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.

Japan’s 60-foot tsunami toppled four-story concrete building (Oregonian) Oregon State University tsunami expert Harry Yeh thought he’d seen every kind of damage a giant wave could inflict, until a sight in this devastated fishing town stopped him cold. Roger Nichols, artist among sound engineers, dies at 66 (New York Times) Roger Nichols, a recording engineer [...]

 

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