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Tuesday, Sept. 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.

Drinking 5,600 beers a day could make you smarter (Slate) Researchers at Oregon State University discovered that doses of xanthohumol, a flavonoid found in hops, improved memory and thinking in a lucky group of mice. (see also Daily Mail, Fox News, Quartz) Global warming could reduce plankton stocks and effect carbon cycle (International Business Times) Ocean warming over […]

Monday, Sept. 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.

Oregon State University joins campaign against campus sex-assaults (Oregonian) Oregon State University has joined the national campaign to combat sexual assaults on college campuses. (see also LIFE@OSU, KTVL, Gazette-Times, The Columbian, KEZI) Oregon State Athletics redefining college football fans’ game day experience (Forbes) How can an athletic department bring the social media conversation to life, where fans […]

Sept. 22-26, 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 State aligns itself to help lower-income students (Oregonian) Oregon State University has placed itself in a position to help solve one of education’s most challenging problems: the achievement gap between higher-income and lower- income students. (see also Gazette-Times) Pacific Starfish die-off continues, but there is hope (Newsweek) Bruce Menge, an ocean ecologist at Oregon […]

Sept. 15-19, 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.

Mussels lose footing in more acidic ocean (Scientific American) “Along the West Coast, mussels are well-known ecosystem engineers,” said Bruce Menge, an Oregon State University researcher who studies how climate impacts coastal ecosystems. “They provide habitat for dozens of species, they provide food for many predators and occupy a large amount of space, so are […]

Sept. 8-12, 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.

The Northwest is getting hotter, and humans are to blame (Statesman Journal) Human activity has caused the average annual temperature in the Pacific Northwest to increase by about 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit over the past century, a new report from Oregon State University shows. (see also Earthfix, Portland Tribune, KATU, KGW) Dad-in-training: Why patience is key (Canada.com) […]

Sept. 2-5, 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.

Small U.S. cities prove to be a big draw for foreign students (Wall Street Journal) Small cities are among the biggest beneficiaries of a wave of foreign students studying at U.S. universities, according to a Brookings Institution study. Ithaca, N.Y.; Corvallis, Ore.; and Jonesboro, Ark., have among the highest concentrations of foreign students in the country, Neil G. Ruiz, senior policy […]

 

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