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Wednesday, Sept. 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.

When Nature strikes: Tsunamis (NBC) OSU’s Anne Trehu and Dan Cox are featured. (video) (see also NSF) The history of the Black Death may be locked inside this ancient flea (Washington Post) “Since the dried droplet with bacteria is still attached to the tip of the proboscis, the flea may have become entrapped in resin shortly […]

Tuesday, Sept. 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.

Plague bacteria may date back 20 million years, Oregon State study says (Register-Guard) Bacteria found in a 20-million-year-old flea may be the ancestor to the bacteria that causes the plague, an Oregon State University scientist says. (see also UPI, Science 2.0, KATU) The new fabric of our lives? (Idsa) A past Chair and current Chair […]

Monday, Sept. 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.

Oregon State president seeks Pac-12 ban of transfers with conduct issues (Oregonian) Oregon State president Dr. Ed Ray said Saturday that he’ll bring the issue of banning athletic transfers with serious misconduct issues to the November between the presidents of the Pac 12 universities. The bacon effect: OSU researchers turn forgotten seaweed into potential billion-dollar […]

Friday, Sept. 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.

60 years later, Willamette Valley has lost as many bird species as it has gained (KMTR) “Bird communities change naturally as the habitat changes,” noted Jenna Curtis, a doctoral student in fisheries and wildlife at Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and lead author on the study. “Some of the change is natural, as […]

Thursday, Sept. 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.

We asked an expert how a pill could go from $13.50 to $750 overnight (VICE) An interview with OSU’s Daniel Hartung. Sexual assault reported on Oregon State campus (KATU) A woman told police she was sexually assaulted on the Oregon State University campus early Wednesday morning. (see also KGW) A crash course in gardening, from one […]

Wednesday, Sept. 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 opens high-tech class building (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University unveiled a gleaming new $65 million classroom building Tuesday to the oohs and aahs of students, faculty, staff and visitors. (see also LIFE@OSU)  Rich South grad’s first novel a delicious adventure (Chicago Tribune) Wait: A laid-off Chicago journalist goes on a rollicking adventure across Europe to […]

Tuesday, Sept. 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.

OSU CORVALLIS CAMPUS ON DELAYED START UNTIL 10 a.m. Due to the continued interruption of off-campus electrical power service to Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus, OSU campus operations in Corvallis will not open until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The power outage affects approximately two dozen buildings on campus. Check the OSU homepage for updates. […]

Monday, Sept. 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.

Can advanced wood products lift rural Oregon? Editorial Agenda 2015 (Oregonian) So what is cross-laminated timber, why is it a big deal and how much potential does it have to help revive Oregon’s wood products industry? Cross-laminated timber is actually a large panel that is assembled from multiple layers of wood. The middle is made […]

Friday, Sept. 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.

Joan Didion: Risk & Triumph (New York Review of Books) It is rare to find a biographer so temperamentally, intellectually, and even stylistically matched with his subject as Tracy Daugherty, author of well-received biographies of Donald Barthelme and Joseph Heller, is matched with Joan Didion.. (a review of OSU professor Tracy Daugherty’s book by Joyce […]

Thursday, Sept. 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.

Appeals court rules in favor of OSU-Cascades (OPB) Oregon’s Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of Oregon State University-Cascades Wednesday. The court upheld an earlier decision by the state Land Use Board of Appeals. Ban on microbeads offers best chance to protect oceans, aquatic species (Florida Water News) “We’re facing a plastic crisis and […]

 

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