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June 30-July 3, 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 gains state’s first accredited school of public health (Lund Report) Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences was granted accreditation today, making it the first school of public health in Oregon to earn that recognition. (see also Gazette-Times, Salem News, Digital Journal) Greenland Ice Sheet may face tipping point, Oregon State study indicates (Oregonian) Using […]

June 23-27, 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.

Entrepreneur Barbie becomes Mattel’s career doll of the year (TIME Magazine) While the toy maker boldly asserts that female entrepreneurs’ influence occurs “alongside Barbie,” some might argue the best career advice to young girls is to avoid playing with Barbies. According to a March study by Oregon State University, girls between the ages of 4 and 7 […]

June 16-20, 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.

Personalized headgear makes a statement (Gazette-Times) With more than 3,800 of this year’s record 5,878 Oregon State University graduates walking in commencement on Saturday, it would be easy to get lost in the capped-and-gowned crowd. Still, there were plenty of students among OSU’s Class of 2014 who found ways to stand out. (see also KEZI, LIFE@OSU) Graduating […]

Friday, June 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.

Where will the world’s water conflicts erupt? (Popular Science) As the climate shifts, rivers will both flood and dry up more often, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Shortages are especially likely in parts of the world already strapped for water, so political scientists expect feuds will become even […]

Thursday, June 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.

‘Philosophy of Phish': Oregon State offers course tied to band’s summer tour (Billboard) Phish fans wanting to get a bit deeper during the band’s upcoming summer tour will have a new outlet to explore their favorite jams. As long as they’re willing to do some homework. Oregon State University is offering a course this summer […]

Wednesday, June 11, 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.

Technology using microwave heating may impact electronics manufacture (Science Codex) Engineers at Oregon State University have successfully shown that a continuous flow reactor can produce high-quality nanoparticles by using microwave-assisted heating – essentially the same forces that heat up leftover food with such efficiency. (see also Microwave Engineering Europe, Industrial Info Financials) Antarctic ice as old as […]

Tuesday, June 10, 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.

Men who use statins may need to exercise through the muscle pain and fatigue (Health.com) The researchers, from Oregon State University found that men who took statins were less likely to exercise as they grew older. Using data from the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study, they looked at how much exercise 3,039 men reported getting […]

Monday, June 9, 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.

How do salmon and steelhead use magnetism to navigate? (Think Out Loud) A team of scientists at Oregon State University is beginning to get a better sense of how it works. Not only do the fish use their magnetic sense like a compass to make sure they’re heading in the right direction. They also use it like a […]

Friday, June 6, 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.

Fall of the wild: The trapped wolves of Isle Royale (Al Jazeera America) Michael Nelson, professor of environmental philosophy and ethics at Oregon State University, says it’s time to start thinking more critically about the wilderness ethic. He has studied the writing and correspondences of the founders of the wilderness movement, including ecologists Aldo Leopold […]

Thursday, June 5, 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 disease growing on Oregon coast(ABC News) Just in the past two weeks, the incidence of sea star wasting syndrome has exploded along the Oregon Coast and created an epidemic of historic magnitude, one that threatens to decimate Oregon’s entire population of purple ochre sea stars. (see also Statesman Journal, Portland Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle) […]

 

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