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Friday, Sept. 28, 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.

Semi-dwarf trees may enable a green revolution for some crops (Science Daily) Researchers at Oregon State University recently outlined the latest findings on reduced height growth in trees through genetic modification, and concluded that several advantageous growth traits could be achieved for short-rotation forestry, bioenergy, or more efficient water use in a drier, future climate. [...]

Thursday, Sept. 27, 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.

Family foundation pledges $1 million to create four-year university in Bend (OregonLive) A Eugene-based family foundation has pledged $1 million to help expand the branch campus of Oregon State University in Bend into a four-year university, OSU president Ed Ray announced Wednesday afternoon. (see also OPB, Portland Business Journal, Gazette-Times) Federal cash comes through for [...]

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 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.

Brain Storm  (Portland Monthly) Like many neuroscientists, Sarina Saturn began her career on the dark side. “I was all doom and gloom,” the 37-year-old Oregon State University researcher says. “We have such a pathological bias. All the funding is for researching depression.” OSU enrollment nears 26,000 (Gazette-Times) Monday marked Oregon State University’s 144th year as [...]

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 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.

Learning in preschool (Think Out Loud) New research out of Oregon State University is challenging how strongly preschools should focus on reading, writing, and arithmetic. Instead of these academic skills, lead researcher Megan McClelland says self-control skills should be encouraged. As Arctic ice melts, so does the snow, and quickly (All Things Considered) Researchers say [...]

Monday, Sept. 24, 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.

Newport, Reedsport are site finalists for expanded wave energy test site (Sustainable Business Oregon) Officials at the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Oregon State University said these two spots provide the best infrastructure, have good ocean depths for testing, nearby electrical substations and community support for the endeavor. (see also Oregonian, Seaside Signal, [...]

 

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