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Tuesday, Jan. 31, 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.

Designing wildlife corridors in the digital age (US News & World Report) Schwartz started working with Claire Montgomery, a forest economist at Oregon State University in Corvallis, who had been developing methods to address both animal populations and timber management strategies. OSU research may boost bamboo business (Daily Journal of Commerce) After visiting Bamboo Revolution’s [...]

Monday, Jan. 30, 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.

 OSU researchers roll out new tomato (OPB) Oregon State University has rolled out the “Indigo Rose.” It’s a dark purple tomato OSU grew using natural genetics, rather than lab engineering. OSU has been looking into dark tomatoes for years, in part because they tend to be high in antioxidants. (see also Western Farm Press) Gail [...]

Friday, Jan. 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.

 Top whale researchers to speak at ‘Whale Tales’ (Lahaina News) Dr. Bruce Mate, a professor at Oregon State University and director of its Marine Mammal Program, is a leader in the development of satellite-monitored radio telemetry for marine mammals. Using this technique, he has tagged and tracked manatees, pilot whales, bottlenose dolphins, white-sided dolphins, gray [...]

Thursday, Jan. 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.

US map shows warmer planting conditions (MSNBC) “It’s important to recognize that the plant hardiness map represents the extreme coldest temperature a location experiences each year, averaged over a period of years,” Chris Daly, an Oregon State University researcher whose climate group created the map for the USDA, told msnbc.com. “So, it is really an [...]

Wednesday, Jan. 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.

Due to Internet issues OSU Today is unable to bring you today’s most current headlines. We apologize and hope the issue is resolved by tomorrow’s edition.  Oates, recipient of OSU literary award, to visit Corvallis in May (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University’s creative writing program announced Monday that writer Joyce Carol Oates will be the first [...]

Tuesday, Jan. 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.

Well water can be unsafe after major floods (Oregonian) Due to the extent of flooding, Extension Service well water experts at Oregon State University say residents with wells in this area should be very cautious about water that may have been contaminated by surface pollutants.  Joyce Carol Oates will receive $20,000 prize from OSU (Oregonian) [...]

Monday, Jan. 23, 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.

Oregon hunger summit battered by wind and want (Oregonian) It actually made sense that the 2012 Food Security Summit, held at Oregon State University, should meet last week in a legendary torrent, in the midst of an officially designated disaster area. Oregonians against hunger have long felt themselves battling a rising wave, with the persistently [...]

Friday, Jan. 20, 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.

Alert: OSU Main Campus Closure: Oregon State University’s main campus will be closed today due to continued flooding, road closures, and possible additional dangerous conditions as some rivers and creeks crest during the next 12 to 24 hours. Information regarding the OSU – Cascades Campus in Bend is available viahttp://www.osucascades.edu/, and regarding the Hatfield Marine Science [...]

Thursday, Jan. 19, 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.

Oregon State economic impact: $2.06 billion (Portland Business Journal) Oregon State University has a bigger economic impact than any of the state’s four-year colleges and universities, according to an economic impact study it released Wednesday. (see also Oregonian, Columbian, KGW) OSU researcher highlights public, private biomass work in Oregon (Biomass Power and Thermal) Christine Kelly, an [...]

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 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.

Green grads: Multnomah County, OSU graduates first class of urban farmers (Oregonian) Taught in partnership between the County and Oregon State University Extension Service, BUFA students learn through formal classes, hands-on training, field trips, online instruction, farmers’ market sales, and supervised apprenticeships how to organically produce vegetables, fruits, and value-added products over the course of [...]

 

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