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Friday, Nov. 13, 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.

Older populations in rural areas face special health care challenges (News-Medical) A new study of adults ages 85 or older has found that rural residents have significantly higher levels of chronic disease, take more medications, and die several years earlier than their urban counterparts. The findings were just published in The Journal of Rural Health by […]

Thursday, Nov. 12, 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.

Small changes can boost your heart health, but doctors don’t believe their patients will make the effort (Yahoo News) “This research suggests that behavioral interventions should be taken more seriously,” study co-author Veronica Irvin, MPH, PhD of Oregon State University, stated in a press release. “It indicates that people are able to achieve realistic behavioral changes […]

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 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.

The man who made ‘the world’s first personal computer’ (BBC News) “When I was a freshman at Oregon State College in 1949, I read about Eniac (Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer),” he says. “This inspired me to design a computing device. It was a kludge but it inspired an interest in computers.” OSU enrollment up 2.4 […]

Monday, Nov. 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.

 Rarely seen off Oregon, blue whale carcass washes up near Gold Beach (Register-Guard) Once the skeleton has been stripped, researchers plan to take it to the Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute in Newport, where they will preserve and eventually display it for educational purposes, Stevenson said. (see also Guardian, Daily Mail) Sky-high weekend (Gazette-Times) Oregon […]

 

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