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Monday, Oct. 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.

Now showing: Anatomy of a disaster in 3-D (msnbc) “The idea is that it’s a virtual world you can explore without being physically present in that dangerous environment. You can move through it in the software,” said Oregon State University assistant professor Michael Olsen, an engineer who presented work on the use of LiDAR in [...]

Friday, Oct. 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.

 Good news for grads: Hiring is up 19 percent (Gazette-Times) Chris Shriver-Munsch won’t know if she’s been accepted into veterinary school for another four months. So the recent graduate of Oregon State University’s animal sciences master program stopped by the CH2M Hill Alumni Center on Wednesday afternoon for Career Services’ University Career Fair to look [...]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

Oceanographers track tsunami debris across Pacific (KMTR) Oregon State University oceanographers heard from a ship recently that items were found near Midway Island, West of Hawaii. The debris is spread out across the ocean, but traveling about 10 miles per hour a day. (see also Sign On San Diego, Many older buildings not ready for [...]

Wednesday, Oct. 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.

Researchers battle parasite-driven frog deformities (PBS) Andrew Blaustein, an ecologist at Oregon State University, said environmental factors are driving the spread of parasite infections. OSU Extension surviving in Lane County (Capital Press) Jessie Russell, garden and landscape manager for King Estates Winery, recently found a worm she couldn’t identify in the estate’s apple orchard. Russell [...]

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

Scientists investigate riddle of rapidly inflating volcano (Daily Mail) It’s one of the fastest uplifting volcanic areas on Earth,’ said Oregon State University professor, Shan de Silva. (see also Wired, Yahoo) Student fashion designer catapulted to fame (Gazette-Times) Amanda Grisham, 21, was both the only student and youngest finalist competing in Catapult: Emerging Designers Competition [...]

Monday, Oct. 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.

Oregon’s first female governor shares her story (Statesman Journal) “Up the Capitol Steps: A Woman’s March to the Governorship,” by former Gov. Barbara Roberts, has been published by the Oregon State University Press as part of its Women and Politics in the Pacific Northwest series. OSU study shows downside of biomass power generation (Register-Guard) In [...]

Friday, Oct. 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.

High to moderate levels of stress lead to higher mortality rate (Toronto Sun) “Being a teetotaler and a smoker were risk factors for mortality,” said Carolyn Aldwin, lead author of the study and a professor of human development and family sciences at Oregon State University. “So perhaps trying to keep your major stress events to [...]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

Largest ocean science project in history launches soon off Oregon coast (Oregonian) News these days from the Oregon State University seems to have taken its cue from Jules Verne. There’s talk of underwater gliders, ocean observatory platforms and coastal profilers. This, however, is no sci-fi plotline, but the Ocean Observatories Initiative, the largest ocean science [...]

Wednesday, Oct. 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 Bookstore plans to move to new site (Gazette-Times) Officials of the Oregon State University Bookstore Inc. announced plans Monday to build a new store and move closer to the school’s athletic complex. Discovery helps explain progress of Lou Gehrig’s disease (eBio News) Researchers in Uruguay and Oregon have discovered a previously unknown type of [...]

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

Discovery helps explain progression of Lou Gehrig’s (Science 360) Researchers in Uruguay and Oregon have discovered a previously unknown type of neural cell that appears to be closely linked to the progression of amytrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, that they believe will provide an important new approach to therapies. (See also Genetic Engineering [...]

 

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