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Friday, May 31, 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.

Drosophila pressure up this year, scientists warn (Capital Press) Populations were high last season and more flies likely made it through a mild winter, said Vaughn Walton, an Oregon State University Extension entomologist in Corvallis. Early blueberries and cane berries may be more susceptible this season, he said. Oregon wolf dies of parvovirus (Spokesman-Review) The [...]

Thursday, May 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.

Ecology lessons from the cold war (New York Times) An op-ed piece by OSU’s Jacob Hamblin. Put out the damn fire (Eugene Weekly) OSU philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore on climate change. Virus vs bacteria: The invisible war raging in our oceans (Mother Nature Network) “They are everywhere, from the surface down to the bottom, from pole [...]

Wednesday, May 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.

New book may help make the case for restoring California condors to the Northwest (Oregonian) Jesse D’Elia needed a topic worthy of his time and effort as he pursued his doctor of philosophy degree at Oregon State University. His professor, Susan M. Haig, served on a blue-ribbon panel evaluating the status of critically endangered California condors [...]

Tuesday, May 28, 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.

Vulnerable bridges not so rare (Seattle Times) Chris Higgins, an Oregon State University engineering professor who studies truss bridges, said a much likelier threat to the existing bridge would be a major hit by a ship rather than a vehicle accident. How to fix health problems with exercise (CNN) “Exercisers fall asleep faster, suffer fewer [...]

Friday, May 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.

Debra Derr, Mt. Hood Community College’s next president, plans for a long tenure at the Gresham campus (Oregonian) Derr started her academic career as a student specialist and counselor at Clackamas Community College in 1980. Mt. Hood hired her in 1987 to coordinate disability services and eventually promoted her to vice president for student development and services. While at [...]

Thursday, May 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.

Oyster shells are an antacid to the oceans (New York Times) “Oyster shells are made out of calcium carbonate, so they’re sort of like an antacid pill,” said George Waldbusser, an assistant professor of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences at Oregon State and an author of the study, which appears in the journal Ecology. (see also Daily [...]

Wednesday, May 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.

Bringing barley back (Register-Guard) Oregon State University research aims to give an old grain new prominence in food and beer. OSU students to walk 100 miles during pilgrimage from Corvallis to Northeast Portland’s The Grotto (Oregonian) Oregon State University students involved in the Newman Center Catholic community on campus are planning to walk 100 miles, from Corvallis [...]

Tuesday, May 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.

10 most popular business schools (U.S. News & World Report) Harvard is no longer the most popular business school. At least, not when you look at the school’s conversion rate. Five other public business schools jumped onto the most-popular list this year, pushing out programs such as Columbia Business School and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Those schools include Oregon [...]

Monday, May 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.

Oregon family’s sawmill fails as logs, way of life, dwindle (Seattle Times) “There is no silver bullet,” said Bruce Webber, who directs the Center for Rural Studies at Oregon State University. “It sort of happens job by job and idea by idea. That is how change happens.” (see also San Francisco Chronicle, Statesman Journal, ABC News) Powwow teaches traditions [...]

Friday, May 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.

Portland brewery tests out water-recycling fuel cells (OPB) The fuel cell was developed by professor Hong Liu and researcher Yanzhen Fan in Oregon State University’s Department of Biological and Ecological Engineering. They’ve been working on it for years, but the Widmer pilot fuel cell will be the first one they’ve ever tested in the field. [...]

 

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