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Friday, Oct. 21, 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.

A web issue caused a serious delay in OSU Today this morning and we apologize. An unwanted catch: Conservationists refocus to save the whales (Christian Science Monitor) “The US had a very strong position about the encirclement of dolphins and tuna, pursuing fisheries in the eastern North Pacific,” Bruce Mate, director of the Marine Mammal Institute […]

Thursday, Oct. 20, 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.

Hundreds of mammal species being driven to extinction by human appetite for bushmeat (Telegraph) “These species will continue to decline unless there is major global action to save them,” Bill Ripple, a professor at Oregon State University and lead author of the study, told AFP. (see also Express) OSU’s Richardson Hall damaged by storm (KEZI) […]

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 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.

 In 1925, a remote town was saved from lethal disease by dogs (BBC) “You couldn’t feed that diet to a pet dog, though, not even a pet Siberian Husky,” says Davis’s colleague Erica McKenzie of Oregon State University in Corvallis. “Any dog owner who has worried about their pet snaffling the Christmas turkey knows that […]

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 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.

Healthy microbes make for a resilient Great Barrier Reef (Cosmos) According to the lead author of the study Rebecca Thurber, from Oregon State University, healthy corals normally recover easily from small injuries, such as fish bites. University students launch drone photography company (Statesman Journal) Poland attends Oregon State University in Corvallis; Rhine studies at Willamette University […]

Monday, Oct. 17, 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.

Ancient “Frankenstein’ bug mixed grasshopper, wasp and roach parts (Live Science) “When I first looked at this insect, I had no idea what it was,” study co-author George Poinar Jr., a professor emeritus at Oregon State University,said in a statement. “You could see it’s tough and robust, and could give a painful sting.” Want to […]

 

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