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Friday, Jan. 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 snowpack at record lows (ABC News) “We are really kind of staring climate change right in the eye right now,” said Kathie Dello, associated director of the Oregon Climate Change Institute at Oregon State University. (see also Statesman Journal) Aging whales: Scars reveal social secrets (BBC News) Prof Ari Friedlaender, a marine ecologist from Oregon State […]

Thursday, Jan. 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.

Kindergarten assessment scores paint murky picture (Portland Tribune) “We’re still trying to grapple with how to interpret the information,” said Oregon State University Professor Megan McClelland, an expert in Child Development and one of the lead researchers who developed the assessment. US ocean sciences told to steer a new course (Nature) Mitchell Lyle, an oceanographer […]

Wednesday, Jan. 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.

Willamette Valley aspens could be Rocky Mountain refugees from prehistoric Missoula floods (Oregonian) Steven Strauss believes a small stand of aspen trees along the Calapooia River in Benton County could prove that it did. “As you go from the Willamette Valley up to the Cascades, you have to get pretty far into the mountains before you […]

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 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.

Is it ok to eat snow? (Popular Science) “Everyone should eat snow because it’s really fun,” says Anne Nolin, a professor at the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. Her one condition: “You have to do it with a goofy look on your face.” Huge earthquake hit Pacific Northwest 315 […]

Monday, Jan. 26, 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.

Marcus Borg, scholar who challenged literal view of Jesus, dies at 72 (LA Times) Marcus Borg, the theologian and writer who became one of the best known New Testament scholars to challenge the literal view of the biblical Jesus and to question the supernatural acts associated with his life, died Wednesday at his home in […]

Friday, January 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.

Renowned Jesus scholar Marcus Borg dies at 72 (LIFE@OSU) Marcus Borg, a renowned New Testament scholar known for his groundbreaking books on the life of Jesus, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, following a battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Borg, a professor emeritus of religion and philosophy at Oregon State University, was 72. (see also Oregonian, Portland Tribune, Huffington […]

Thursday, Jan. 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.

Japan earthquake holds lessons for Oregon coast (OPB) Wilson climbs into a van carrying Chris Goldfinger, a paleo-seismologist with Oregon State University, and Allison Pyrch, a structural engineer with the Seattle-based geotechnical engineering firm, Hart Crowser.   Trips like this help them imagine what Oregon will look like after a magnitude 9.0 subduction zone earthquake. Kitzhaber […]

Wednesday, Jan. 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.

Governor to speak at OSU (Daily Barometer) Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber will be on campus for a discussion with Oregon State University students Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 5:30 in the Linus Pauling Science Center 125. OSU students drive change for format of yearbook (Gazette-Times) After a 120 year run, the Oregon State University yearbook is […]

Tuesday, Jan. 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.

Scientists react to warmest year: 2014 underscores ‘undeniable fact’ of human caused climate change (Washington Post) “Global mean temperature is a fairly abstract concept to most of us: we relate to climate through direct experience, so if we remember a cold spell last year that may seem more pertinent or convincing than the global mean […]

Friday, Jan. 16, 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.

Higher education? OSU to offer marijuana policy course (KTVZ) Students at Oregon State University will have a chance to help shape policies related to marijuana legalization in Oregon as part of a new public policy course taught this winter on the OSU campus in Corvallis. (see also Hemp.org, High-Times, Gazette-Times) Karow named next OSU Ag Research […]

 

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