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Friday, Oct. 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.

Climate change? Mt. Hood’s fading summer skiing (Gear Junkie) “It’s not just about skiing, but it is this canary in the coal mine — it’s really, really visible,” Anne Nolin, professor of geography and head of the mountain hydro-climatology research group at Oregon State University, says. “When things go from bright white, glittering snowpack to brown […]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

OPB’s ‘Unprepared’ looks at whether Oregon’s ready for a megaquake (we’re not) (Oregonian) “Unprepared” features interviews with some of Oregon’s earthquake experts, including Oregon State University professor Chris Goldfinger. We also see Goldfinger and others on a research trip to Japan, gathering information about that country’s preparation for, and recovery from, massive earthquakes and tsunamis. OSU […]

Wednesday, Sept. 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.

When Nature strikes: Tsunamis (NBC) OSU’s Anne Trehu and Dan Cox are featured. (video) (see also NSF) The history of the Black Death may be locked inside this ancient flea (Washington Post) “Since the dried droplet with bacteria is still attached to the tip of the proboscis, the flea may have become entrapped in resin shortly […]

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 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.

Plague bacteria may date back 20 million years, Oregon State study says (Register-Guard) Bacteria found in a 20-million-year-old flea may be the ancestor to the bacteria that causes the plague, an Oregon State University scientist says. (see also UPI, Science 2.0, KATU) The new fabric of our lives? (Idsa) A past Chair and current Chair […]

Monday, Sept. 28, 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 president seeks Pac-12 ban of transfers with conduct issues (Oregonian) Oregon State president Dr. Ed Ray said Saturday that he’ll bring the issue of banning athletic transfers with serious misconduct issues to the November between the presidents of the Pac 12 universities. The bacon effect: OSU researchers turn forgotten seaweed into potential billion-dollar […]

 

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