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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 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.

Report: stop pollution and coral reefs could recover from disease within a year (Wired UK) “What’s exciting about this research is the clear experimental evidence that stopping the pollution can lead to coral recovery,” said Rebecca Vega-Thurber of Oregon State University, who led the Florida Keys-based project from June 2009 to June 2012. ”A lot of people [...]

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

Will online classes make professors extinct? (CNN – opinion) “The roles of those who decide to stay in higher education will shift to things such as content specialists, course facilitators, course designers and researchers,” said Jonan Donaldson, instructional design specialist at Oregon State University and co-author of “Massively Open: How Massive Open Online Courses Changed [...]

Monday, Nov. 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.

The science of aging: Enjoying life after 100 (Herald Tribune) “A lot of the research is exploratory,” said Carolyn Aldwin of Oregon State University. “We don’t yet know what’s going on. We’re just starting to learn what makes centenarians unique.” The 20 Best College Towns in America (Business Insider) #6. Oregon State University is located [...]

Friday, Nov. 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.

College services, costs discussed at Capitol (Statesman Journal) Bob Davies, president of Eastern Oregon University, and Ed Ray, president of Oregon State University, told a legislative committee Thursday that the universities will need to figure out how to share services as the three largest schools begin using their own governing boards. Senate approves nominees for [...]

Thursday, Nov. 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.

Accelerator gets up to speed (Gazette-Times) Earlier this year the Legislature agreed to provide $3.75 million in seed money, and both Oregon State University and the University of Oregon are providing financial and logistical support. Planning commission approves new street standards for OSU (Gazette-Times) The Corvallis Planning Commission has approved a request from Oregon State [...]

Wednesday, Nov. 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.

Odds lot: Statisticians party like it’s 2.013 x 10 cubed (Wall Street Journal) “As with a knife in a surgeon’s hands, it can save a life, but it could also kill someone, in the hands of a crook,” says Sastry Pantula, dean of the College of Science at Oregon State University. He says one goal [...]

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

When preschoolers act out: Tips for teaching good behavior, self-control (Oregonian) The story that followed cited research by Shannon Lipscomb, an assistant professor of human development and family science at Oregon State University-Cascades Campus. Lipscomb was the lead author of an article titled “Genetic vulnerability interacts with parenting and early care and education to predict increasing [...]

Monday, Nov 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.

Water under pressure (Aljazeera) “This is as big as HIV/AIDS or malaria, and it’s bigger than just about anything else in terms of destruction. It’s bigger than tsunamis, earthquakes, all the wars in any given year put together,” Aaron Wolf, Oregon State University. Beware, your inbox wants you to spend more than you probably should (Financial Post) [...]

Friday, Nov. 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.

Japanese tsunami debris returning to Oregon coast this winter (Oregonian) John Chapman, a research associate professor at Oregon State University, urged the state task force to keep closer watch. The state should track how much debris is collected and what’s found living on it, he said. “It’s an incredible opportunity that’s being squandered,” Chapman said. [...]

Thursday, Nov. 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.

International culture program at OSU celebrates 30 years (Gazette-Times) A program at Oregon State University that gives international students scholarships for serving as ambassadors of their home culture celebrated its 30th anniversary Wednesday. The OSU community honored the International Cultural Service Program, which has provided more than 500 international students with approximately $10 million in scholarships, [...]

 

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