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Friday, Nov. 21, 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.

Eyespots shift predator’s attack (Nature) Kathleen Prudic, now at Oregon State University in Corvallis, and her team let praying mantids (Tenodera sinensis) feed on Bicyclus anynana butterflies, which have small, drab eyespots in the dry season and larger, brighter spots in the wet season. Anti-viral drug out of Oregon could be used to treat Ebola (Think Out […]

Thursday, Nov. 20, 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.

Could the midterms shakeup U.S. foreign policy? (Think Out Loud) We’ll assess the near-future of U.S. foreign policy with Christopher McKnight Nichols, a professor of history at Oregon State University. Where there’s oak, there’s fire (Wall Street Journal) “It’s real easy to go to the thermostat and dial it up or down with natural gas or electric,” says […]

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 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.

Colleges encourage graduates to seek second bachelor’s degrees (Chronicle of Higher Education) Chauncy Faulkner, who graduated from Oregon State in 2007 with a degree in psychology, considered a certificate program when she wanted to move into software engineering. Then she found out about the Oregon State program. “I could spend a year doing a certificate and […]

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 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 star wasting on the Pacific Coast linked to virus, scientists say (Oregonian) Chris Suttle, a marine virus expert at the University of British Columbia, and Bruce Menge, professor of interactive biology at Oregon State University, were not part of the study. Both said the study, though it did not definitively identify a virus as […]

Monday, Nov. 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.

Outside Oregon’s population centers, rural economies still have much to recover (Oregonian) “Every place was affected to some extent by the downturn,” said Bruce Weber, an economist and director of Oregon State University’s Rural Studies Program. “A lot of the story today is about which places are resilient and which are not.” Battling Ebola: it’s been a […]

 

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