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Dec. 27, 2011-Jan. 3, 2012

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 of Hood River steelhead finds natural selection in hatcheries causes rapid productivity decline in the wild (Oregonian) Earlier studies on the Hood River had already identified declining productivity in Hood River hatchery steelhead. The latest research shows it comes from domestication of young fish in hatcheries that can be passed on when hatchery fish [...]

Dec. 19-Dec. 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.

Clues to life on Mars found on Earth (Voice of America) Scientists think they’ve uncovered clues to what life might exist on Mars – from a discovery made right here on Earth. The team from Oregon State University collected microbes from ice within a lava tube found in the Cascade Mountains in America’s Northwest. (see [...]

Dec. 12-18, 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.

 Oregon State University art professor receives prestigious grant (OregonLive) Oregon State University art professor Julie Green was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation. Back child support payments get a boost (UPI) Brett Burkhardt of Oregon State University, Carolyn Heinrich, now at the University of Texas at Austin, and Hilary Shager, of the [...]

Friday, Dec. 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.

 Oxytocin revisited (Psychology Today) A piece by Sarina Rodrigues Saturn, Ph.D.,  an assistant professor of Psychology at Oregon State University. Heart problem suspected in Oregon State football player death (Reuters) A 19-year-old football player at Oregon State University who collapsed while playing basketball died after suffering a cardiac arrhythmia despite having no known heart problems, [...]

Thursday, Dec. 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.

Oregon State football player Fred Thompson dies(Reuters) Oregon State football player Fred Thompson died of an apparent heart attack while playing basketball at Dixon Recreation Center on campus on Wednesday night. (see also Fox News, Gazette-Times,  New York Daily News) Iraqi-OSU partnership would put $100 million toward building, education in Iraq (Daily Journal of Commerce) [...]

Wednesday, Dec. 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.

Campus, community mourns death of Deanna Kingston (LIFE@OSU) Oregon State University faculty member Deanna Kingston, an anthropologist, died Friday (Dec. 2) after a long battle with metastatic breast cancer. She was 46. Christmas trees get greener with new certification (Sustainable Business Oregon) A new sustainability program for Christmas trees, developed in part by the Oregon [...]

Tuesday, Dec. 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.

The deep-sea find that changed biology (NPR) Kathy Crane and Jack Corliss weren’t expecting to find anything alive when they started on their journey to explore the ocean floor. From the Alvin’s mother ship, she guided the Alvin to an area in the eastern Pacific known as the Galapagos Rift. Corliss, a geologist from Oregon [...]

Monday, Dec. 5, 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.

In rural Oregon, middle class life is slipping away (Oregonian) The slow economy is “touching families that in the past have managed to escape these problems,” says Mark Edwards, an Oregon State University sociology professor. “It’s a wave that isn’t just taking out the blue-collar workers; it’s hitting all the associated white-collar workers, too.” Yeti [...]

Friday, Dec. 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.

Japan quake lifted seabed sixteen stories – largest recorded (National Geographic) “This is a very important piece of work, in some ways that may not be obvious at all,” said Chris Goldfinger, a marine geologist at Oregon State University who was not part of the study team. More exercise could make for better sleep (USA [...]

Thursday, Dec. 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.

DA mulls lowering allowed amount of arsenic in apple juice as advocates warn it is too high (Washington Post) Molly Kile, a professor at Oregon State University who has studied arsenic for a decade, says more research is needed to determine whether arsenic levels in juice are a problem. “It is unclear at this point [...]

 

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