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Tuesday, April 30, 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.

Freedom for California’s Indians (New York Times) OSU’s Stacey Smith on the lesser-known slavery of Native Americans in the West. Local activist to give Pauling Peace Lecture (Gazette-Times) Corvallis peace activist Leah Bolger received the invitation last month while she was in Minnesota giving a first-person report about the effects of the U.S. military’s drone [...]

Monday, April 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.

Hijab for every kind of woman (Register-Guard) They don’t even know each other, but three young women — two seniors in apparel design at Oregon State University and a human rights attorney in Chicago who is a practicing Muslim — unwittingly have meshed their separate interests in clothes and culture by way of a contest [...]

Friday, April 26, 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.

This nanotech ‘lily pad’ could obliterate stormwater pollution (OPB) Puralytics will be working with Oregon State University’s Institute for Water and Watersheds to test the treatment system in artificial ponds for the next six months. The company received at $53,000 grant from Oregon BEST to help turn the lily pad into a marketable product. Widespread [...]

Thursday, April 25, 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.

Teachers inadvertently spread invasive species (Audubon Society Magazine) Sam Chan, a biologist who researches invasive species at Oregon State University, is currently leading the collaborative project with U.S. and Canadian researchers. A survey of nearly 2,000 teachers found that schools had released dozens of well-known invasive species, like crayfish, waterweeds, mosquito fish, and red-eared slider [...]

Wednesday, April 24, 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 breaks ground on Austin Hall (KGW) Portland television coverage of Friday’s event. Madras OSU student picked for leadership academy (KTVZ) An Oregon State University student from Madras, Elizabeth Gonzalez, has been selected to participate in the inaugural GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) in Washington, DC in June, one of only 30 students [...]

Tuesday, April 23, 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.

Austin Hall celebrated with construction launch (LIFE@OSU) On Friday, Oregon State University celebrated the construction launch of Austin Hall, the new home for the university’s College of Business, with donors, alumni, faculty, staff and the entire campus community. Editorial: Science is there, politics is not (Daily Astorian) Terra is Oregon’s best magazine. Published by Oregon [...]

Monday, April 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.

The new edibles are nutritious, delicious and gorgeous (Seattle Times) Bred by horticulture professor Jim Myers of Oregon State University in Corvallis, ‘Indigo Rose’ starts out green, turns purple in the sun and ripens to burgundy. The compact plant is moderately vigorous and prolific. Oregon’s drug-resistant bugs are as bad in outpatients as in hospitals: [...]

Friday, April 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.

Outpatients, hospital patients face growing, but different, problems with antibiotic resistance (Science Daily) “Hospitals for some time have been producing what are called antibiograms, a compilation of data to provide insights into local problems with antibiotic resistance,” said Jessina McGregor, assistant professor in the OSU College of Pharmacy, who is an expert in antibiotic resistance [...]

Thursday, April 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.

Orange and black throughout Capitol on OSU Day (Statesman Journal) It’s Oregon State University Day at the state Capitol. Students from the university participated in opening floor ceremonies, manned educational booths and met with legislators. From orange suits to striped ties, even state lawmakers donned the school’s orange and black colors to show their support. (see [...]

Wednesday, April 17, 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.

Is food just a cocktail of hormones? (Scientific American) It’s not very appetizing to think of food as a cocktail of hormones, but it may help explain how diet affects health. “It’s really clear,” says Donald Jump, a biochemist at Oregon State University, “that food is just a pile of biochemicals.” Long live the purity seeds [...]

 

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