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Wednesday, April 30, 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 delays completion of Bend campus by one year (OPB) Oregon State University says it’s pushing back the scheduled completion date of a new four-year branch campus in Bend by one year.  Administrators had long described the 2015 completion date as ambitious.  But ambitious became “unlikely” when hundreds of Bend residents mobilized last month in opposition [...]

Tuesday, April 29, 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.

Power returns after blackout in Corvallis, Albany (Gazette-Times) Tom Gauntt, a spokesman for the utility, said roughly 33,700 homes and businesses lost power about 4:30 p.m. after a piece of electrical equipment failed at the Hazelwood substation southwest of Albany. More radiation in some Oregon tuna following Fukushima (USA Today) Radiation in some albacore tuna caught off [...]

Monday, April 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.

Experimental efforts to harvest the ocean’s power face cost setbacks (New York Times) “The question of which technology is best is still wide open,” said Belinda Batten, a professor of mechanical engineering at Oregon State University. Ocean Power’s buoy in Oregon relies on what Ms. Batten said was now older, first-generation technology. The device absorbs [...]

Friday, April 25, 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.

A development heads up for parents of young kids with autism (Parents) Kids with autism are likely to have motor skill deficiencies, finds a new study from Oregon State University. Researchers studied the development and motor skills of 159 children ages 12 months to 33 months, including 110 diagnosed with autism. They found that kids with autism [...]

Thursday, April 24, 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.

Power up on purple (Register-Guard) At the center is something that will look different to even the savviest consumer: purple tomatoes from the brand-new and trademarked Indigo line of plants developed at Oregon State University and distributed exclusively through Log House Plants. Cutworms damage fields in Oregon, Idaho (Capital Press) Bill Buhrig, an Oregon State [...]

Wednesday, April 23, 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.

Where will the next natural disaster hit? (Huffington Post) A deadly mudslide devastated Oso, Washington. Could there be more natural disasters on the horizon? Our panel of scientists and experts predict the high-risk areas that could be next, and what can be done to prepare for these events. OSU’s Chris Goldfinger is a featured speaker. [...]

Tuesday, April 22, 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.

Superman’s krypton aids hunt for world’s oldest ice (Live Science) “There are interesting scientific questions we could answer if we had such old ice,” said Christos Buizert, lead study author and a paleoclimatologist at Oregon State University in Corvallis. (see also Newsweek, NBC News, Seattle Times, Science World Report) Councilors lay out expectations, issues for renewal [...]

Monday, April 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.

Public health experts say risk scant, thought ick factor high, after man urinates in Mt. Tabor Reservoir (Oregonian) “When you have 38 million gallons of water, that’s a lot of water. When someone urinates in a reservoir, that’s like a cup,” said Anna Harding, a professor of public health and co-director of Oregon State University’s School of [...]

Friday, April 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.

OSU houses Oregon Hops & Brewing archive (Think Out Loud) Last year, Oregon State University (OSU) launched the Oregon Hops and Brewing Archive — the first archive in the country to document the history of beer. The project ranges from the early experiments with hops in theWillamette Valley, to Portland’s raucous taverns and saloons in the pre-prohibition era, to [...]

Thursday, April 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.

Daily Planet (Discovery Canada) This program features OSU’s Dean of the College of Engineering Scott Ashford speaking about earthquakes. On your mark, get set, grow! (NPR) For guidance on the world of speedy plot-to-table vegetables, we turned to Ryan Schmitt, a horticulturist and garden blogger in Longmont, Colo., and Westin Miller, a community and urban horticulturist for [...]

 

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