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Friday, Oct. 7, 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.

Oregon State hosting lecture series to celebrate Star Trek’s 50th anniversary (Oregonian) Oregon State will host a lecture series this fall to celebrate Star Trek’s 50th anniversary. The science fiction television show and movie franchise is also the centerpiece of a philosophy course offered in Corvallis. Textbook affordability and accessibility helps students succeed (LIFE@OSU) As part of its […]

Thursday, Oct. 6, 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.

 Study of whale poop provides vital data to OSU researchers (KGW) Whale poop is providing Oregon State University researchers with a treasure trove of information. For the last two summers, researchers have been scooping the poop of these animals that can be more than 40 feet long and weigh more than 30 tons. Marine ecologist Leigh Torres […]

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 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.

What’s behind Oregon’s marionberry mania? (NPR) The marionberry, a cross between Chehalem and Olallie blackberries, was bred at Oregon State University as part of a berry-developing partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture that dates back to the early 1900s. It’s named for Marion County in the Willamette Valley, where most of the field trials […]

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 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.

Here’s how your vegetables are made (Oregonian) Let’s say you wanted a deeply purple tomato, like Oregon State University researcher Jim Myers and graduate student Carl Jones did. The purple pigment comes from a cancer-fighting antioxidant called anthocyanin. They thought if they could increase the anthocyanins, it would make the person who eats the tomato […]

Monday, Oct. 3, 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.

New tools make Canvas more accessible to all students (LIFE@OSU) Access to course materials for all students is a priority for Oregon State University, and also a federally-mandated responsibility. Luckily for students and faculty, that task has gotten a little easier thanks to a pair of new tools for Canvas users. NOAA: Oregon could see […]

 

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