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Friday, April 5, 2013

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.

Some deep-sea microbes are hungry for rocket fuel (NPR) The creatures living in these vents are mostly single-celled organisms. “When you do see them in the microscope they don’t always look very spectacular,” says Rick Colwell a geomicrobiologist at Oregon State University. But don’t let their modest appearance fool you: These microbes are unlike almost anything [...]

Thursday, April 4, 2013

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.

Building a lasting business — with family (NBC News) Any drama or tension among siblings or parents needs to be checked at the door, which is something they learned from a business coach and family business counseling from the Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University. (see also Deseret News, KGW, Houston Chronicle) OSU [...]

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

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 avatars to smack down teen obesity (Portland Business Journal) Oregon State University will combine soccer, real-world experiences and virtual-world scenarios to help prevent teenage and adult obesity. (see also Oregonian, Lund Report, Gazette-Times) Marine predators and prey density (Inside Higher Ed) In today’s Academic Minute, Oregon State University’s Kelly Benoit-Bird examines why safety marine prey [...]

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

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.

Wolves teach scientists their limitations (The Chronicle of Higher Education) His fitness had a flip side, though. The lone wolf’s genes quickly became a new source of inbreeding. “His positive effect was powerful but very short-lived,” says Michael P. Nelson, an environmental philosopher at Oregon State University and longtime collaborator with the Isle Royale study. [...]

Monday, April 1, 2013

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 deals with the effects of sequestration (Think Out Loud) Oregon State University gets 60 percent of its research funding from federal government programs like the Department of Agriculture, the National Science Foundation, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But with sequestration, those sponsoring agencies will have take at least a five percent cut to their [...]

 

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