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June 29-July 3, 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.

5 companies emerge from OSU’s latest accelerator class (Portland Business Journal) The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator will pull the wraps off its five newest companies on Friday. The companies that have completed the program will get their closeups at OSU’s annual Demo Day. The startups range from a medical facility to an online news service that covers […]

June 22-26, 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.

Putting a price on nature (NOVA) Natural capital is a catch-all concept that covers everything from crop pollination by bees to the water-cleansing properties of wetlands. Consider a coastal mangrove forest, for example, says Jane Lubchenco, professor of marine studies at Oregon State University and one of the editors of the collection. “A lot of […]

June 15-19, 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.

Leisurely walk and and doing chores as good as workout for elderly (Express UK) Professor Brad Cardinal, of Oregon State University in the US, said: “You get a nice array of health benefits by doing five hours of light physical activity per week. “There appears to be some real value in devoting at least three per cent of […]

Friday, June 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.

OSU’s Class of 2015 tops 6,000 (Gazette-Times) More than 6,000 students will receive diplomas from Oregon State University on Saturday, the largest graduating class in the university’s history. Some 6,038 graduates will receive 6,317 degrees, Registrar Rebecca Mathern announced. Letter: OSU renews pledge to work with the community on new campus (Bend Bulletin) A piece by […]

Thursday, June 11, 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 Amber Sarcophagus (Portland Mercury) Oregon (State University) biologist George Poinar Jr. is bugged by Jurassic Park. But he has a right to be. His science inspired the books and films. It was Poinar’s work in the 1980s that first hinted at the prospect of using prehistoric DNA preserved in amber to restore extinct creatures to life. That […]

Wednesday, June 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.

Why does mold come in so many different colors? (Popular Science) The amazing diversity of colors produced by molds and other fungi can vary regionally, says Sara Robinson, a researcher at Oregon State University. Blues and greens are prevalent in the Pacific Northwest, whereas oranges are more common in the Amazon. But the raison d’être […]

Tuesday, June 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.

OSU tweaks parking program for year two (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University is heading into its second year of its new parking and transportation strategy, with just minor tweaks planned for a system aimed at reducing congestion in the campus core and nearby neighborhoods. RAIN already having a positive ripple effect (Register-Guard) Its original leadership team […]

Monday, June 8, 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.

New high-tech research buoys placed off Oregon coast (KGW) Researchers from Oregon State University completed a milestone Wednesday. They finished the final phase of a 10-year project to study the conditions of the Pacific Ocean. We were on board their research ship as they dropped their final research buoy about a mile of the coast of […]

Friday, June 5, 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.

2015 Academic Achievers (Oregonian) OSU once again will welcome the highest number of high achieving Portland area high school students next fall. Undersea volcano erupts a mile below the surface (Discovery) Axial Seamount’s latest eruption actually was predicted in advance by Oregon State University researcher Bill Chadwick and his colleague Scott Nooner at the University of North […]

Thursday, June 4, 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 drops final ocean buoy off Newport as part of national aquatic research (Oregonian) Researchers from Oregon State University hit the Pacific waters Wednesday to drop the area’s final piece of a more than 10-year initiative. Food startups compete for attention (KGW) An event at OSU’s Food Innovation Center. (see also Capital Press) Publication bias […]

 

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