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Friday, Oct. 23, 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.

Early literacy important for ELLs (Language Magazine) “This study shows that building literacy skills, in English or the child’s native language, prior to kindergarten can be helpful,” said Karen Thompson, an assistant professor of cultural and linguistic diversity in OSU’s College of Education and lead author of the study. (see also Education Week, eScience News) […]

Thursday, Oct. 22, 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.

Magic Barrel returns for 23rd year of good writing for a cause (Democrat-Herald) Passarello, the award-winning essayist and professor of English at Oregon State University, had been in Corvallis for only a month, learning about her new job and new town, when she read at the 2013 Magic Barrel. (see also Corvallis Advocate) Truth In […]

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 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.

Warming ocean may be releasing frozen methane gas, study says (KGW) “Thats a huge question, I mean the fate of methane is why we’re down there looking at the microbiology, “ said Oregon State University researcher Michael Graw. He took part in the same trip as Johnson last year to study methane and recently returned from a […]

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 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.

Global warming could be melting ancient greenhouse gases under Oregon coast (Oregonian) The study builds upon research a University of Washington and Oregon State University team conducted last year. Morticulture: Forests of the living dead (Science Blog) Dead trees take a long time to disappear, allowing new life to spring up within them. Biologist Mark […]

Monday, Oct. 19, 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.

Discovery about protein structure opens window on basic life process (Biospace) Biochemists at Oregon State University have made a fundamental discovery about protein structure that sheds new light on how proteins fold, which is one of the most basic processes of life. (see also Science Codex, Medical News Today) Barbie’s new ad draws controversy (Yahoo […]

 

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