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Dec. 28, 2015 – Jan. 1, 2016

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.

Bioactive glass may help prolong life of composite tooth fillings (News-Medical) Engineers at Oregon State University have made some promising findings about the ability of “bioactive” glass to help reduce the ability of bacteria to attack composite tooth fillings – and perhaps even provide some of the minerals needed to replace those lost to tooth […]

Dec. 21-25, 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.

Warm water off Northwest coast could weaken future salmon runs (Oregonian) A new study from Oregon State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found juvenile chinook, which spend most of their lifespan in the ocean, become dramatically less healthy when sea temperatures rise even slightly above average. (see also KVAL, The Columbian) Agriculture […]

Dec. 14-18, 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.

26th to be closed for OSU construction work (Gazette-Times) Northwest 26th Street between Orchard and Monroe avenues will be closed starting Monday and continuing through Jan. 3 because of ongoing construction on the Johnson Hall engineering building at Oregon State University. US House passes bill to ban body washes, soaps and toothpastes that contain microbeads […]

Friday, Dec. 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.

When is an aspirin a day to prevent heart attacks too risky? (The Conversation) A piece by OSU professor of pharmacy Craig Williams. Triple drug nanoparticle delivery may lead to better cancer treatment (GizMag) Scientists from Oregon State University have developed a new delivery system for cancer treatment that attacks the condition simultaneously with three […]

Thursday, Dec. 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.

The northern spotted owl is in trouble again, and this time it’s from another owl (Washington Post) “This study provides strong evidence that barred owls are negatively affecting spotted owl populations,” said Katie Dugger, a research biologist at the USGS Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Oregon State University and lead author on the […]

Wednesday, Dec. 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.

The ‘Water Wars’ trap (Slate) According to research conducted by professor Aaron Wolf at Oregon State University, the historical record consistently demonstrates that water is a greater catalyst for cooperation than conflict, and there is reason to believe that this trend will continue despite continuing global challenges of water scarcity. Meaty snacks bring out the dark […]

Tuesday, Dec. 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.

Oregon State University president Ed Ray plans actions, not just words, on racial issues (Oregonian) Oregon State University will create a position of chief diversity officer and take other steps to make the school “a safer, more just, caring and inclusive community,” President Ed Ray said Monday.(see also KMTR, Register-Guard, KSL) Health career ladder gets kids excited about science […]

Monday, Dec. 7, 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.

Willamette Valley’s future: River temperatures to rise, snowpack to shrink, population to double (Register-Guard) These are among the key findings of the Willamette Water 2100 Project, a five-year, $4.3 million study funded by the National Science Foundation and led by Oregon State University, in partnership with researchers from the University of Oregon, Portland State University […]

Friday, Dec. 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.

Sexual assault on campus -Editorial (Register-Guard) Both the University of Oregon and Oregon State University are changing their admissions procedures with the goal of maintaining safe campuses. But the two universities, both of which have dealt with high-profile sexual assault cases recently, are taking very different approaches. An Interstate Battle for Groundwater (The Atlantic) “In […]

Thursday, Dec. 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.

New nanoparticle fusing method could put tiny complex circuits on paper (Gizmodo) A team of engineers from the Oregon State University has developed a new way to perform what’s called photonic sintering—a process which sees nanoparticles deposited on a surface, before they’re fused together using a light source to produce a 2D film. The new […]

 

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