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Thursday, April 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.

Jaunty two-legged robot takes a stroll in the grass (NBC News) On a clear day at the Oregon State University campus, one often sees dogs out for their afternoon walk — but robots? That’s the sight you would have been treated to last week when roboticists from OSU brought their two-legged ATRIAS robot onto the […]

Wednesday, April 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.

Working with whales (Think Out Loud) Bruce Mate has been studying whales for close to three decades and recently tracked the longest mammal migration on record. In the 1970s, he pioneered the technology that made this sort of tracking possible. Mate is based at the Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center, but his work has taken him all over the world, following […]

Tuesday, April 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.

Pacific Northwest’s ‘wet drought’ possible sign of future (Climate Central) “We have an opportunity here to start thinking about our future,” Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University, said. OSU water conflict negotiator wins prize (Think Out Loud) Aaron Wolf, geography professor at Oregon State University, has spent his career resolving conflicts over […]

Monday, April 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.

Nepal earthquake expected, but infrastructure not ready (CNN) Nepal is located on a major plate boundary between India and Eurasia, where collisions have been in progress for about 50 million years. Those collisions are responsible for the creation of the Himalayas, which include the tallest and some of the fastest-growing mountains in the world, said […]

Friday, April 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.

Hack a toy car, give a kid the freedom to move (Oregonian) Sam Logan, an assistant professor in Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences, has a simpler, cheaper, more fun solution: Go Baby Go, a program he brought to OSU last fall from his postdoctoral work with Cole Galloway, associate chair of […]

Thursday, April 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.

OSU geoscientist wins $250,000 award for global water negotiations (Oregonian) Professor Aaron Wolf participated in talks resulting in the U.S.-Canada Columbia River Treaty and has helped broker agreements in Southeast Asia and Africa. “His success in blending scientific rigor with humanism to create water cooperation is a case study in how to promote global sustainability […]

Wednesday, April 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.

Warming ‘blob’ causes early maturing of Oregon oysters (KGW) The blob is producing water that is warm and the oyster hatcheries, they like the warm water,” said Oregon State University Oceanography professor Burke Hales. OSU study: Faster way to spay cats is safe, effective (KMTR) A study on the procedure has been published in the […]

Tuesday, April 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.

OSU innovation boosts Wi-Fi bandwidth tenfold (ECN) Researchers at Oregon State University have invented a new technology that can increase the bandwidth of WiFi systems by 10 times, using LED lights to transmit information. (see also Gizmag, Phys Org, VR Zone) Muscle-wasting alert for elderly on statins: Side-effects may outweigh benefits, say experts (Daily Mail) Researchers […]

Monday, April 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.

Educators, students and technology: Should lines be drawn? If so, where? (Oregonian) Representatives of Oregon teacher certification and licensure programs said their students already discuss electronic boundaries frequently. “We talk extensively about the appropriate use of technology,” said Nell O’Malley, director of licensure and field services for Oregon State University’s College of Education. Oregon State, Oregon start […]

Friday, April 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.

Gray whales’ Pacific crossing leads to question of origin (Yahoo News) The scientists were expecting western whales to migrate to breeding and calving grounds somewhere in the south China Sea, said Bruce Mate, director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University and lead author of a research paper published this week in the […]

 

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