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Wednesday, Nov. 30, 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 study questions biofuel viability (Sustainable Business Oregon) A new economic analysis from Oregon State University raises questions about the cost-effectiveness and climate impact of biofuels production. (see also R&D Magazine, Biofuels Journal, Portland Business Journal) Elite faculty join OSU this fall (Gazette-Times) Jennifer Sykes spent nearly two hours on Wednesday teaching public policy theory [...]

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

‘Fool’s gold’ aids discovery of new options for cheap solar energy (Science Codex) Pyrite, better known as “fool’s gold,” was familiar to the ancient Romans and has fooled prospectors for centuries – but has now helped researchers at Oregon State University discover related compounds that offer new, cheap and promising options for solar energy. (see [...]

Monday, Nov. 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.

Ice age analysis suggests global warming may be less severe than predicted (LA Times) “I think we should be worried, but we should not be desperate,” said Andreas Schmittner, an Oregon State University researcher and lead author of the study, published online today by the journal Science. “It’s not already too late to do something. [...]

Wednesday, Nov. 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.

150 per week equals better sleep (Science Blog) “We were using the physical activity guidelines set forth for cardiovascular health, but it appears that those guidelines might have a spillover effect to other areas of health,” said Brad Cardinal, a professor of exercise science at Oregon State University and one of the study’s authors. (see [...]

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

OSU’s Cascades Campus continues double-digit growth (OPB) For the third straight year, administrators at Oregon State University are reporting double-digit enrollment growth at their Cascades Campus. (see also Statesman Journal, KTVL,) Study finds Great Plains river basins threatened by pumping of aquifers (Water Online) “It is a finite resource that is not being recharged,” said [...]

Monday, Nov. 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.

Strangers can spot genetic disposition for empathy (Science Friday: NPR) OSU’s Sarina Rodrigues Saturn is interviewed on this public radio episode. (see also Independent Online) Author: Get hot about climate change (Gazette-Times) Bill McKibben might be a self-described “professional bummer-outer,” but that didn’t stop more than 600 people from flocking to his lecture on global [...]

Friday, Nov. 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.

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Chamber music: The Music á la Carte Concert Series at Oregon State University is proud to present a performance by the OSU Chamber Music Project on Friday, Nov. 18 at noon in the main lounge of the Memorial Union on the OSU campus. The OSU Chamber Music Project is comprised of faculty instrumentalists who perform in various small ensemble configurations. This concert will feature Dr. Jill Pauls, flute; Jessica Lambert, violin; Ann Grabe, cello; and Dr. Rachelle McCabe, piano.

Short-term International Teaching & Learning Opportunities for OSU Faculty: The Center for Teaching and Learning and International Programs invite all faculty and instructors to attend this session and learn possibilities for participating in global faculty development seminars, options to teach abroad for a term or semester, and opportunities for leading short term study programs for OSU students. CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars will be highlighted, as will Northwest Consortium for Study Abroad teaching sites. Funding resources will be discussed. 1-2 p.m., Nov. 18, Milam 215.

IE3 International Internships: Come learn about IE3 International Internships, how to select a program, complete the application, and even access funding. You will also have the opportunity to meet IE3 alumni about their own personal experiences! 3–4 p.m., Nov. 18, Snell 444.

Thursday, Nov. 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.

Report details cost of child care in Oregon (Statesman Journal) “High quality care, which involves little or no screen time, healthy food, a ton of physical exercise and many activities that support cognitive and social development, is what parents want for their children,” said Bobbie Weber, a faculty research associate in the Family Policy Program [...]

Wednesday, Nov. 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.

The cost of care: Study finds day care costs higher than college tuition (Register-Guard) According to an Oregon State University study, the annual cost of day care for a single child in Lane County passed $9,000 last year. In-state tuition at the University of Oregon this year is $8,789. (see also KPTV) There’s a candle [...]

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

 Social gene spotted in 20 seconds, say researchers (BBC) Prof Sarina Rodrigues Saturn, from Oregon State University, said: “It was amazing to see how the data aligned so strongly by genotype. (see also CNN, Daily Mail, Huffington Post) Oregon childcare costs rising dramatically as wages fail to keep up (Health News) “This issue of affordability [...]

 

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