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June 27-July 3, 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.

Wing hairs help to keep bats in the air (Nature) Belinda Batten, a mechanical engineer at Oregon State University in Corvallis, hopes to use the findings to make autonomous flying objects, or drones, more manoeuvrable. Why penguins are afraid of the dark (Science) “It’s another good example of how widespread the ecology of fear is [...]

June. 20-26, 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.

OSU President Ed Ray to lead Pac-12 Executive Group (Oregonian) When the Pac 10 formally expands next month to the Pac 12, that won’t be the only new development for the conference: Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray will also take over as chair of the Pac 12 CEO Executive Group beginning July 1. [...]

Friday, June 10, 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.

Study: Nutrient in broccoli targets, kills cancer (KEZI) Oregon State University scientists found that Sulforaphane, the nutrient with high levels found in broccoli, selectively targets and kills cancer cells, while leaving normal prostate cells healthy and unaffected. (See also AHN) Drying Rockies could bring more water woes to western U.S. (Science Now) “The recent changes [...]

Thursday, June 9, 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 graduation expected to impact local businesses in a big way (KMTR) This weekend nearly 20,000 people will flood the city of Corvallis to applaud and celebrate the 4,496 Oregon State University graduates. Research her own way (Gazette-Times) “I’ve had a lot of personal growth,” Neebinnaukzhik Southall said about her time at Oregon State University. [...]

Wednesday, June 8, 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 social networking changing the face of medicine? (U.S. News & World Report) The reaction to the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations that women in their 40s did not need routine mammograms was swift and furious. Using email, social networking sites and electronic bulletin boards, breast cancer survivors vented their outrage. The reaction [...]

Tuesday, June 7, 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.

Summer gardening roundup (New York Times) The most soulful garden book — also out of Oregon, a testament to more good things emerging from all that rain — is Marjorie Sandor’s memoir THE LATE ­INTERIORS: A Life Under Construction (Arcade, $22.95). This book covers her passage into middle age, as she falls in love with [...]

Monday, June 6, 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.

University tuition increase a “necessary evil” (KVAL) “It puts a lot of people in a tough position, I think,” said Oregon State University junior Lacy Weinblatt. She’s paying her own way through OSU. She said she receives a little financial aid, but the burden is mostly on her to foot the bill. (see also KEZI, [...]

Friday, June 3, 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.

Oregon higher ed has to have a future, sometime (Oregonian) Considering the legislative record of Oregon universities, it’s almost a victory to say that in this session, higher education doesn’t seem to be getting battered any worse than other state efforts. The cost of higher ed is about to go up (KGW) The Oregon University [...]

Thursday, June 2, 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.

Oregon State alum Ariko Iso, only female trainer in the NFL, is replacing Barney Graff (ESPN) Oregon State has hired a new head athletic trainer for football, Ariko Iso, whose previous position was assistant athletic trainer for the Pittsburgh Steelers. (See also Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Oregonian, Pro Football Talk, Gazette-Times, Football News Now) Clark leaves Pamplin [...]

Wednesday, June 1, 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.

Linus Pauling: Oregon Experience (OPB) OSU’s own Linus Pauling is featured in this program, which aired Monday on OPB. Student Success Center groundbreaking (KEZI) Oregon State University broke ground on its $14 million Student Success Center on the south side of campus Tuesday. (see also KVAL) Organic farming more popular in Ore., NW schools (San [...]

 

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