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Friday, Jan. 29, 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 therapy halts progression of Lou Gehrig’s disease in mice (Laboratory Equipment) Researchers at Oregon State University announced today that they have essentially stopped the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, for nearly two years in one type of mouse model used to study the disease, allowing the mice to approach their normal […]

Thursday, Jan. 28, 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.

Migaloo, the world’s most famous white whale, has been rediscovered (Express) When a white whale was spotted in New Zealand’s Cook Strait last July researchers managed to get a skin sample for DNA analysis, and results from Oregon State University in the United States have confirmed they come from Migaloo. 10,000-year-old mammoth bones found at […]

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 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.

Mammoth bones uncovered at Oregon State University (Huffington Post) Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium may be home to the Beavers today, but thousands of years ago it was home to a mammoth. (see also Sports Illustrated, 9 News Australia, USA Today) OSU Food Drive kicks off Feb. 1 (LIFE@OSU) Oregon State University is gearing up […]

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 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.

Over-hunting threatens Amazonian forest carbon stocks (Science Codex) Taal Levi, from Oregon State University (USA), and an author on the study, said: “In recent decades, Amazonian countries have made major strides in expanding parks and strengthening indigenous land rights. And our study shows that properly managing wildlife can have big benefits for biodiversity and forest […]

Monday, Jan. 25, 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 titanic task: Blue whale bones salvaged for display at OSU site in Newport (Democrat-Herald) When a whale is found on an Oregon beach, the first call goes out to Oregon State University’s stranding network. The stranding network’s first call goes to Bruce Mate, director of OSU’s Marine Mammal Institute in Newport. Blue whale survey […]

Friday, Jan. 22, 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.

Pacific Northwest in fear of massive earthquake, tsunami (CBS News) “It buckles upward and it gets pushed backward like a spring until eventually, after a few hundred years, it just has to let go,” Oregon State University earthquake geologist Chris Goldfinger explains. Local activists launch push for gender-neutral bathrooms in Chicago (Chicago Tribune) Tara Crockett […]

Thursday, Jan. 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.

ISIS uses huge dam as weapon and refuge (Australian Business Review) “Of course you worry,” said Aaron Wolf, an Oregon State University specialist in water resources policy, conflict resolution and Middle East geopolitics. “These aren’t the people you want controlling basically the ­arteries of the region.” Gray wolves at center of controversy (KEZI) “They are basically […]

Wednesday, Jan. 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.

Oregon State names interim Chief Diversity Officer, president says “Business as usual” is not acceptable (Oregonian) Oregon State University is moving its Dean of Student Life into a new role as the campus’s interim Chief Diversity Officer as the university tries to fight racial injustice and improve safety for its students. (see also LIFE@OSU, Gazette-Times, World […]

Tuesday, Jan. 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.

Man-made heat absorbed by oceans has doubled since 1997 (CBS News) “These finding have potentially serious consequences for life in the oceans as well as for patterns of ocean circulation, storm tracks and storm intensity,” said Oregon State University marine sciences professor Jane Lubchenco, the former chief of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (see […]

Friday, Jan. 15, 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.

Tour offers chance to experience “Untold Stories” of OSU’s students of color (Gazette-Times) A small group of people huddled under an awning in front of Oregon State University’s bookstore, just within sight of Reser Stadium, to hear the story of how Beavers Football player Jack Yoshihara missed his chance to play in the 1942 Rose Bowl […]

 

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