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Friday, April 3, 2015

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.

Did a Monstrous Prehistoric Flood Seed Oregon’s Mystery Trees? (Portland Monthly) At first glance, a lonely stand of aspens at Camassia Natural Area in West Linn may not seem unusual. But researchers at Oregon State University are trying to solve the mystery of why these trees are there at all—aspens rarely appear west of the […]

Thursday, April 2, 2015

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 climate fix could bring new problems (Statesman Journal) “From an environmental point of view, you would be out of your mind to choose this plant and introduce it into Oregon on large scale,” said Susan Aldrich-Markham, retired Oregon State University Agricultural Extension agent and professor emeritus. UO profs: Hiring an assistant vice president to […]

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

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.

Study: American medical schools aren’t teaching the importance of exercise (TIME Magazine) Many doctors are finishing medical school without getting any training in the importance of exercise, a new study shows. Researchers at Oregon State University found that less than half of physicians trained in the U.S. in 2013 had received any instruction on exercise, based on […]

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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.

Sure, use a treadmill desk – but you still have to exercise (NPR) But the participants didn’t use the treadmills as much as they were asked, according to John Schuna, an assistant professor of exercise and sports science at Oregon State University and one of the study’s authors. They averaged just one 45-minute session a day instead […]

Monday, March 30, 2015

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 Professor Jane Lubchenco wins international award (Oregonian) Jane Lubchenco, an Oregon State University distinguished professor of marine biology and internationally renowned ocean expert, has won one of the world’s most prestigious environmental awards. (see also OPB, Gazette-Times, Microfinance Monitor) Deep ocean fish face health problems due to man-made pollution (Nature World News) “In […]

 

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