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Monday, March 31, 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.

Fed clearing path for Pacific wave energy tests (Houston Chronicle) The Interior Department is sending out a feeler for companies interested in harnessing wave power off the Pacific Northwest before allowing a Oregon State University project to advance. Companies that might want to pursue wave energy projects in the region will have until late June to file [...]

March 24-28, 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.

Wife of OSU president dies (Portland Tribune) Beth P. Ray, wife of Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray, died Friday evening, March 21, in Corvallis after a battle with cancer. She was 67. Beth Ray arrived at OSU in 2003 when her husband was named OSU’s 14th president. A lifetime educator, Beth Ray was a [...]

Friday, March 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.

Oregon company nabs funding for water-saving farm drones (Sustainable Business Oregon) Working in partnership with Oregon State University, HoneyComb will use the new money to test and verify the accuracy of its agricultural platform. OSU finds new compound that could treat autoimmune disease (Medical Xpress) Scientists at Oregon State University have discovered a chemical compound [...]

Thursday, March 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.

Efficiency, the doctor will see you now (Portland Tribune) Technology, says Javier Calvo-Amodio, can make us all more efficient, at least those of us who haven’t lost our jobs to it. But only if we control it rather than let it control us. For instance, not letting it make us do what we haven’t been trained [...]

Wednesday, March 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.

Forest scientist terms new Crown policy radical, experimental (CBC News) That is of grave concern to Matthew Betts, who holds a doctorate in forestry from the University of New Brunswick and is now an associate professor in forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University. Pomologist excited about the future of the pear (Australian Broadcast [...]

Tuesday, March 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.

Councilors praise OSU parking plan, note city needs to step up (Gazette-Times) The Corvallis City Council received its first opportunity Monday night to chime in on Oregon State University’s parking proposal. Councilors were almost universally positive about the plan, while also noting that the city needs to do its part by crafting its own strategy. (see [...]

Monday, March 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.

Food pantries on the rise on college campuses (Washington Post) Clare Cady, a co-founder of the Food Bank Alliance and head of the Oregon State University food bank, said the profiles of recipients vary from undergraduate students who have opted for cheaper meal plans that give students fewer dining options to people dealing with unexpected [...]

Friday, March 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.

Elders’ medication may often cancel each other out (TIME) “Many physicians are aware of these concerns but there isn’t much information available on what to do about it,” said David Lee, an assistant professor in the Oregon State University/Oregon Health & Science University College of Pharmacy. (see also Portland Business Journal, BioMedicine, Science Daily) OSU-Cascades proposal ready [...]

Thursday, March 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.

OSU students march for solidarity (Democrat-Herald) Chanting marchers made their way around locations at Oregon State University on Wednesday to voice opposition to recent incidents of racism there. OSU prepares budget request (Gazette-Times) The Finance and Administration Committee of Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees signed off Wednesday on a proposed legislative budget request for [...]

Wednesday, March 12, 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.

Universities try a cultural bridge to lure international students (New York Times) Instead, those students fit into a fast-growing and lucrative niche in higher education, of efforts to increase enrollment of foreigners with transitional programs to bridge the cultural divide — often a chasm — between what it means to be a college student in [...]

 

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