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Wednesday, Oct. 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.

NCAA overhauls its enforcement rules (New York Times) Ed Ray, the president of Oregon State and the chairman of the working group that created the proposals, said the new rules would clarify the penalties for offenses, perhaps prompting potential offenders who do a “risk-reward” calculation to think twice before a misstep. (see also ESPN, USA [...]

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

Researchers identify genetic basis of cardio, craniofacial birth defects (Science Codex) Advances in regenerative medicine and developmental biology can now happen because we no longer require human embryos to generate stem cells,” said Chrissa Kioussi, a co-author on the study and associate professor in the College of Pharmacy at Oregon State University. “The Nobel Prize [...]

Monday, Oct. 29, 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.

Student housing thrives in spite of recession (MSN Money) According to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, college enrollment was at an all-time high in 2008 — with 18.6 million students enrolled, up 22% from 2000 figures. And as those numbers increase, many college and university towns are facing a dilemma regarding off-campus [...]

Friday, Oct. 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.

Albacore tuna shows traces of radioactive cesium (Seattle-Times) Oregon State University researchers have found traces of radioactive cesium from last year’s Japanese nuclear reactor disaster in West Coast albacore tuna. (see also KPTV) University instructors study disaster’s economic effects (Daily Astorian) The quest by instructors from Oregon State University to understand that relationship between the [...]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

Preschool behavior that predicts college graduation (AM Northwest) Megan McClelland is the Early Childhood Research Core Director at Oregon State University’s Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families.  She is lead author of a study that found the key to predicting whether someone in preschool will graduate from college — and it’s not math [...]

Wednesday, Oct. 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.

Can better communication reduce STD rates among black youth? (BET) When it comes to lowering the rising rates of STDs such as gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis among Black youth, condom use is key. But what other tools are out there? A recent report from Oregon State University claims that communication between adults and young people [...]

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

Returning home (Gazette-Times) No matter how the men in 1869 or 1870 moved the pre-Civil War era house, Oregon State University archaeologist David Brauner can appreciate the achievement, especially after watching the move in reverse Sunday. Oregon State has quickly become Bowl-eligible with 6-0 start (SB Nation Seattle) You’ll pardon some Oregon State Beavers fans [...]

Monday, Oct. 22, 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.

Getting settled (Gazette-Times) OSU makes progress toward being more a part of community, aware of complaints. Homecoming parade lights up Jefferson (Gazette-Times) The 2012 Oregon State University Homecoming parade, organized by the OSU Alumni Association, began its route off campus — at Southwest Sixth Street and Southwest Jefferson Avenue. The theme this year of “All [...]

Friday, Oct. 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.

Three methods of persuasion you can copy from Obama and Romney (Forbes) “I couldn’t care less what people say about how they judge others,” said Dr. Frank Bernieri, an Oregon State University professor who conducts experiments in nonverbal communications. “I’m interested in what takes place instantaneously, reflexively, subconsciously and immediately.” Does candidates math add up [...]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

Daily multivitamin may slightly lower men’s risk for cancer (Huffington Post) Balz Frei, a professor and director of the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University who was not involved in the research, said in a statement commenting on the study that percent decrease in cancer risk is “not small.” “Given that more than 1.6 [...]

 

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