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Friday, Nov. 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 states can reduce jail populations, OSU researchers say (Portland Business Journal) Oregon State University researchers unearthed a strategy for states to reduce jail populations: Spend more on inpatient mental health care. (see also Microfinance Monitor) Say goodbye to painful jabs! You may soon be able to monitor glucose levels with contact lenses (Economic […]

Thursday, Nov. 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.

Report: Video captions help virtually all students (Campus Technology) The majority of students use video captions and video transcripts to help themselves improve focus, retain information, engage with material and improve comprehension, according to a new study from Oregon State University. However, many institutions do not offer captions or video transcripts despite a legal obligation […]

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 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.

Greenhouse gases made West coast drought worse (Scientific American) Researchers at Oregon State University and the University of California, Los Angeles, modeled simulations of last year’s conditions, then varied the levels of greenhouse gases and sea surface temperatures. They found that in all three states, higher temperatures played more of a role than they did […]

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

West Coast record low snowpack influenced by high temperatures (PhysOrg) Most of the previous records were set in 1977, when there just wasn’t enough moisture to generate snow, according to Philip Mote, director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University and lead author on the study. (see also ABC News, Associated Press, Nature […]

Monday, Oct. 31, 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.

Meat, water and global warming (Comstock’s) Other scientists think the environmental costs of growing meat should raise more questions about our eating habits. “The amount of focus on this is not nearly proportional to the environmental impacts,” says William Ripple, an Oregon State University researcher who has intensively studied livestock’s effects on natural resources. According […]

 

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