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March 25-29, 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.

Oregon State taps Glenn Ford for top finance job (Portland Business Journal) Oregon State University on Friday named Glenn Ford vice president for Finance and Administration, the university’s equivalent of a chief financial officer. (see also Financial Content, LIFE@OSU) ‘First bird’ falls from ancient perch (The Age) Not all scientists are convinced that birds evolved from dinosaurs. Dr John [...]

Friday, March 22, 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.

Planning Commission approves OSU plan for new residence hall (Gazette-Times) The Corvallis Planning Commission unanimously passed Oregon State University’s proposal for a new residence hall Thursday night. Evan Gottlieb: Do we need to identify with a protagonist to enjoy a novel? (Huffington Post) OSU professor grapples with protagonists who are hard to like. The Everyday [...]

Thursday, March 21, 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.

Valley sees record rainfall (Democrat-Herald) “It’s about time that it’s raining. We really need it,” said Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at OSU. Slow, steady, fragile (Register-Guard) The event also included a discussion by University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson and Oregon State University President Edward Ray about the roles their [...]

Wednesday, March 20, 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.

Washed-up dock stirs awareness in Oregon (Japan Times) When that dock came in to our coast, there was so much traffic in this city” said Mark Farley, the visitor center manager at the science center, which is part of Oregon State University. OSU professor warns against excess canola production (Capital Press) An Oregon State University [...]

Tuesday, March 19, 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.

Oregon State plans dorm on campus parking lot (Statesman Journal) Oregon State University hopes to build a residence hall on what is now a parking lot. The $30 million project requires city approval. (see also KLCC, The Columbian, OregonLive) OSU hires new Marine Science chief (Gazette-Times) Marine biologist Robert. K. Cowen, currently with the University of Miami, will take [...]

Monday, March 18, 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.

Oregon lawmakers propose commemorative whale license plate (KING-5) The Oregonian reports that coast lawmakers are supporting House Bill 2180, which would establish a new commemorative whale plate that drivers could buy for an extra $30 per year. The fee would fund Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute, boosting gray whale research and tourism. (see also Oregonian) [...]

Friday, March 15, 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.

‘Parallel universe’ of life in oceanic crust could be Earth’s largest ecosystem (Wired) The work “confirms that there are subsurface environments that can support life without using oxygen,” said Martin Fisk, a biogeochemist at Oregon State University who also studies oceanic crust microbiology at the Juan de Fuca plate, but was not involved in the new research. [...]

Thursday, March 14, 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.

How ocean science saves money by hitching a ride (Boing Boing) Juranek, now an assistant professor in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University, spent time as a ship rider on four voyages during 2004 and 2005 that contributed to her thesis research. Have natural gas cars finally arrived? (Discovery [...]

Wednesday, March 13, 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.

Frosh moon 150: OSU student’s app a global hit (KVAL) Chris Vanderschuere was just doing a little programming task to help a Beaverton, Ore., school teach facts about the moon. But his Moon application became much more than that. Vanderschuere, a freshman at Oregon State University, got about a million more downloads than he expected, from 150 countries. [...]

Tuesday, March 12, 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 offering online beer classes (KGW) Oregon State University is offering beer courses that include in-class lessons at the campus brewery in Corvallis. (see also Northwest Cable News, ABC News) Can plants actually talk and hear? (Our Amazing Planet) For some plants, these embolisms are deadly — as with human blood vessels — because the [...]

 

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