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Friday, Feb. 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.

One year into statewide rollout, Oregon’s system to improve child care quality has a long way to go (Oregonian) Bobbie Weber, an Oregon State University researcher who is considered one of the state’s top experts on child care, said QRIS has been built around time-tested standards. Finding higher ground, and saving lives (Oregonian Editorial) Few […]

Thursday, Feb. 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.

Fish native to Japan found in Port Orford waters (Statesman Journal) A team of scientists from Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is studying an unusual fish captured alive in a crab pot near Port Orford this week called a striped knifejaw that is native to Japan, as well as […]

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 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.

OSU wins grant to help use underwater drones to track marine life (OPB) Oregon State University has received a $1 million grant to outfit a pair of underwater drones with new sensors. The hope is the sensors will allow the drones to track wildlife. (see also Oregonian, Beach Connection) Cannon Beach to be annexed into OSU Extension Service […]

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 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.

Snow can be safe to eat, says Oregon State University professor (CBC News) Absolutely. It’s fun to eat snow,” said Anne Nolin, a professor at the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science at Oregon State University. Artists in the Antarctic (Pacific Standard) Can scientists benefit from an artist in their midst? Andrew Thurber, an ocean […]

Monday, Feb. 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.

Growing innovation: How technology is revolutionizing agriculture (Democrat-Herald) “Evolution happens really quickly,” said Berry Treat, director of Oregon State University’s Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development. “All that changes how we farm and what crops we can grow.” (see also Democrat-Herald) Glittering grand opening (Gazette-Times) The International Resource Center celebrated its grand opening Saturday morning […]

Friday, Feb. 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.

January second warmest on record globally (USA Today) “Winter seems to have completely forgotten about us out here,” Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University, said during a press call with reporters Thursday. (see also Columbus Dispatch, Bend Bulletin) Tsunami surge could push far up Columbia (Columbian) “The big one” […]

Thursday, Feb. 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.

OSU study: Ocean changes may help – or hurt- fisheries (KTVZ) “Our modeling indicates that normally weaker upwelling toward the polar ends of upwelling-dominated regions will strengthen,” said Bruce Menge, the Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology in the College of Science at Oregon State University, and co-author of the report. (see also […]

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 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 Gov. John Kitzhaber, first lady leave lofty post, vision behind (LA Times) Or as James Foster, professor of political science at Oregon State University-Cascades, put it, Kitzhaber and Hayes had become “a nation of two.” New study implicates habitat decline in Pacific lamprey loss (Oregonian) Numbers the fish, which Oregon’s tribes harvest for food […]

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 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.

Study aims to help ID mental issues that take up police time (KMTR) A new study released by Oregon State University suggests that identifying population of mentally ill “frequent fliers” may be the first step in reducing police contact and providing them the assistance they need. (see also Daily Me) Studies: BP spill reduced Gulf […]

Monday, Feb. 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.

What should we think of machines that think? (Wall Street Journal) The best articulation I’ve seen about the potential risks of AI technologies is an essay co-authored by Eric Horvitz, director of Microsoft’s Redmond Research Lab and former president of the Association for the Advancement of AI (AAAI), and Tom Ditteriech, professor at Oregon State University and current president of […]

 

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