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Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

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 prof wins award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication (KMTR) Climate One at The Commonwealth Club on Thursday announced that Jane Lubchenco, the University Distinguished Professor and Advisor in Marine Studies at Oregon State University and former NOAA administrator, will receive the fourth annual Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication. Bend […]

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

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.

Sea lions beware, sleeper sharks may have developed a bigger appetite (Nature World News) For the past decade, Markus Horning of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University has led a team in tagging juvenile Steller sea lions. The “life history transmitters,” as they call them, rely back information on temperature, light and other […]

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

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.

Dear Professor Einstein (Scientific American) Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) are seeking help with the transcription of thousands of documents, letters and records kept by the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. Albert Einstein formed the committee in 1946 to educate the public on the dangers of atomic warfare and the mounting need for world peace. Ocean rocks […]

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

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.

Scientist: West Coast overdue for megaquake (Fox Kansas City) Using historic data, scientists like Dr. Chris Goldfinger, a marine geologist and professor at Oregon State University, can forecast the probability of another great quake. OSU grows with top-rated E-Campus (KLCC) Oregon State University has a growing e-campus, or on-line degree program, that’s ranked among the top […]

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

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.

Robot snake slithers like a sidewinder, ‘the ultimate all-terrain vehicle’ (Christian Science Monitor) “The desert sidewinder is really extraordinary, with perhaps the fastest and most efficient natural motion we’ve ever observed for a snake,” said Ross Hatton, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Oregon State University in Corvallis and a member of the research team, in a prepared statement. (see […]

 

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