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Monday, Nov. 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 State adopts stricter transfer guidelines for students with conduct issues (LIFE@OSU) Oregon State University will increase its efforts to address sexual violence and increase campus safety by requiring undergraduate and graduate students seeking to transfer to OSU to disclose whether they are ineligible to re-enroll at an institution they attended in the past seven […]

Wednesday, Nov. 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.

This hilarious song shows how frustrated scientists can get when you ignore climate change (Upworthy) The music video he posted to YouTube and recorded in his home studio in Corvallis, Oregon, where he’s a doctoral candidate at Oregon State University, is as ridiculous as the task it describes: repeatedly presenting hard evidence to an unpersuadable […]

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

Nature can grind mountains faster than nature can rebuild them (Science 2.0) Researchers have attempted to measure all the material leaving and entering a mountain range over millions of years and discovered that glacial erosion can, under the right circumstances, wear down mountains faster than plate tectonics can build them. A study of the St. Elias […]

Monday, Nov. 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.

Making North America (NOVA) OSU’s Pedro Lomonaco and Chris Goldfinger appear in a section related to the Cascadia Subduction Zone. OSU’s $2.7 million effort against potato disease (Natural Resource Report) Researchers at Oregon State University are teaming with colleagues in Washington and Idaho to help farmers combat an insect-transmitted disease that could devastate the Pacific Northwest’s […]

Friday, Nov. 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.

OSU students hold vigil for Paris victims (KMTR) Oregon State University students held a vigil Thursday on campus to remember the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks. In the wake of the incident, some Middle Eastern students say they don’t feel safe. Pacific Dead Zones linked to past warming events (Reporting Climate Change) “Our study […]

Thursday, November 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.

Congress to vote on bill to ban microbead hygiene products in US (Guardian) Separate research by Oregon State University found that a stunning 8 billion microbeads a day are being emitted into bodies of water in the US. This plastic adds to the vast quantity of plastic floating throughout the world’s oceans, with arecent study finding that […]

Wednesday, Nov. 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.

Racist messages on OSU chat appear to have been organized effort (Gazette-Times) Just minutes before the event started, an anonymous user posted a link to the chat on a site called 4chan.org, and called upon users of the site to message it. More than 500 anonymous comments followed on 4chan over the next few hours. Users, […]

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

OSU students discuss campus racism (Gazette-Times) The audience of at least 500 was respectfully quiet as students of color spoke about their personal experiences with racism at Oregon State University, some in tears as they talked. Online it was a different story: accompanying the university’s live video feed of the event at Gill Coliseum on Monday […]

Monday, Nov. 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.

Meeting to discuss social justice, inclusivity Monday night (LIFE@OSU) Student organizers Haniya Ferrell, Jasmine Armas, and Jesseanne Pope said they called for the meeting for a number of reasons, including harmful experiences students of color have experienced on campus and the feeling that those experiences have been brushed aside. OSU students in France reported safe […]

Friday, Nov. 13, 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.

Older populations in rural areas face special health care challenges (News-Medical) A new study of adults ages 85 or older has found that rural residents have significantly higher levels of chronic disease, take more medications, and die several years earlier than their urban counterparts. The findings were just published in The Journal of Rural Health by […]

 

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