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Friday, May 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.

Lyme disease bacteria older than the human race (Discovery News) Researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) studied four ticks found in the Dominican Republic, and the sap-trapped critters revealed a large grouping of cells that bear a close resemblance to Borrelia, a type of bacteria that to this day causes Lyme disease. (International Business Times,Houston Chronicle, […]

Thursday, May 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.

Antarctic iceberg flotilla caused huge sea-level rise (Yahoo News) “The Antarctic Ice Sheet had been considered to be fairly stable and kind of boring in how it retreated,” said study co-author Peter Clark, a climate scientist at Oregon State University. “This shows the ice sheet is much more dynamic and episodic, and contributes to rapid sea-level rise.” […]

Wednesday, May 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.

NuScale completes federal funding deal worth up to $217 million (Oregonian) NuScale, which emerged from research at Oregon State University, is developing modular nuclear reactors that it says are cheaper, quicker to build and safer to shut down in the event of a disaster. The technology is unproven, and the federal program is designed to […]

Tuesday, May 27, 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.

Rare butterfly back in Willamette Valley refuge (KOMO News) “This is the first time we’ve had a planned release of Fender’s blue, ever,” said Paul Severns, a post-doctoral researcher at Oregon State University, who is using the release as a way to study which species of lupine the butterfly prefers for its eggs and larvae. […]

Friday, May 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.

Officials: Don’t touch seal pups at the coast (Statesman Journal) Oregon State University marine mammal biologist Jim Rice is urging the public to refrain from touching or approaching the seal pups, which in most cases are not orphaned or abandoned, he pointed out. They frequently are left on the beach by their mothers, who are […]

Thursday, May 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.

Ellen DeGeneres, Oregon State University live Twitter event draws huge crowd Wednesday (Oregonian) A huge crowd has shown up at Oregon State University in Corvallis for an interactive event with Ellen DeGeneres this Wednesday afternoon. The comedian and host of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” has been sending Tweets since Saturday, dropping hints about what to expect as she interacts, […]

Wednesday, May 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.

Ellen DeGeneres has interactive event with Oregon State University students happening Wednesday (Oregonian) Ellen DeGeneres has something special cooking for Oregon State University students in Corvallis on Wednesday. While the host of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” won’t be in Corvallis in person, DeGeneres is expected to interact with students live, via satellite from her studio. Drugs are being tested […]

Tuesday, May 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.

TV’s Ellen plans OSU tweetfest Wednesday (Gazette-Times) “On Wednesday ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ will be doing a live Twitter event from its studio in Burbank, California, with Oregon State University students,” OSU spokeswoman Annie Heck said Monday. Doctor-Governor Kitzhaber imperiled by Oregon insurance failure (Bloomberg Businessweek) “It will certainly be a big problem for Kitzhaber,” […]

Monday, May 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.

Drought, fire, and the new normal in the American West (National Geographic) A five-decade study by Oregon State University climate scientist Philip Mote indicates that Western mountain snowpacks are shrinking. If this trend toward less snow keeps up, the shortfall will impact a region that relies heavily on stored reservoir water from snowpack to keep fish in […]

Friday, May 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.

NOAA taps OSU’s Rick Spinrad (Think Out Loud) Oregon State University’s Vice President of Research, Rick Spinrad, has been selected to become the next chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Angel Mandujano: ‘I want to give back’ (Hillsboro Tribune) “I’ve been thinking about going for a long time,” said Mandujano, 17, who will […]

 

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