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Friday, Oct. 9, 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.

Students use physics to learn that distracted driving = crash at National 4-H Science Day (Oregonian) A group of girls from Stoller Middle School appeared fascinated by the experiment, weighting the car in different ways, adding clay to the wheels to reduce friction and Oregon State University extension instructor Octaviano Merecias kept them on their toes. Survivor […]

Thursday, Oct. 8, 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.

Sex more likely on days college students use marijuana or binge drink (Science Blog) Undergraduate college students were more likely to have sex on days they used marijuana or binged on alcohol than on days they didn’t, new research from Oregon State University has found. (see also The Independent) Discovery about new battery overturns decades […]

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 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 launches a center for survivors of violence (Register-Guard) Oregon State University is upping its response to sexual violence by hiring an expert in bystander intervention and opening a new Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center. (see also Gazette-Times) Top 10 college towns you’ll never want to leave (College Magazine) #4: Corvallis. “Absolutely gorgeous, no […]

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 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.

How much you should worry about 3 common ‘robot apocalypse’ scenarios (Business Insider Australia)  Also, some modern computers already have a form of self-awareness, says Tom Dietterich, director of Intelligent Systems at Oregon State University. And even if that rudimentary consciousness improves to human-like levels, we’re unlikely to be seen us as a threat. $6 […]

Monday, Oct. 5, 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.

Nerds vs. Robots (The Late Show With Stephen Colbert) This video features OSU’s walking robot, Atrias. Oregon State University offers “Run, Hide, Fight” student defense program (Register-Guard) In the wake of the Umpqua Community College shooting, Oregon State University announced it is training students about what to do in a mass shooting situation through a […]

 

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