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June 27-July 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.

What does Brexit mean for Oregon? (OPB) Oregon State University assistant professor Alison Johnston said the main issue is stock market volatility. “I think your big Oregon companies that I know of, companies like Nike, and Intel and Columbia, I don’t think they’re going to be impacted too much,” Johnston said. (see also Think Out Loud, KLCC) Economic impact […]

June 20-24, 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.

Weasels are built for the hunt (New York Times) “The weasel heart beats at up to 400 pulses per minute,” said Mark Linnell, a faculty research assistant who studies mustelids at Oregon State University. “They’re geared to run at full speed, and they’re always high-strung.” Sperm whales have an ‘Eve’ (Hakai Magazine) Mitochondrial DNA is […]

June 13-17, 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.

‘Why not take the opportunity?’ Thousands will celebrate graduation at colleges across Oregon (Oregonian) Oregon State University awarded the most degrees, with an estimated 7,102 undergraduates, graduate and doctoral degrees presented collectively at its Corvallis and Bend campuses. (see also Gazette-Times, KEZI, LIFE@OSU) OSU grads reflect on memorable moments (Gazette-Times) Members of Oregon State University’s Class […]

Friday, June 10, 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.

As Stanford’s rape survivor’s story goes viral, Oregon colleges try to evolve (Oregonian) “We saw an increase last academic year,” Susie Brubaker-Cole, Oregon State University’s vice president for student affairs, said after the school instituted new programs. “I believe that we will see an increase again this year, and that’s due to the change in […]

Thursday, June 9, 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.

University says farewell to Sabah Randhawa (LIFE@OSU) Kelley Engineering Hall’s lobby was filled to capacity Tuesday afternoon as the Oregon State University campus community turned out to recognize Provost and Executive Vice President Sabah Randhawa’s 30-plus years of dedication to the university. Randhawa has been named president of Western Washington State University, a post he’ll […]

Wednesday, June 8, 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.

 Meet the creatures which migrate a really long way (BBC News) Dr Nathan Putman, Oregon State University led a study which suggested salmon are born with an in-built “magnetic map” to help them head home. “It’s like they have a map. The migration is a lot of effort and it is definitely challenging.” World Oceans Day: […]

Tuesday, June 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.

 Illustrated man (Gazette-Times) He complied with the terms of his parole. He got a job. He stayed off drugs. He reconnected with his kids, who by then were living in Philomath, and moved to Oregon. He got his GED. He continued his education, first at Linn-Benton Community College, then at Oregon State University. And on Saturday, […]

Monday, June 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.

NPR journalist and Portland resident David Gilkey killed in Afghanistan (KATU) Gilkey lived in Portland, Ore. and was in the process of moving to Washington, DC, according to the Wall Street Journal. He attended Oregon State University. (see also KOIN, Gazette-Times, Oregonian) Excessive heat warning issued for Willamette Valley (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University officials said […]

Friday, June 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.

OSU-Cascades first freshman? ‘Its kind of a big deal.’ (Bend Bulletin) At first, Lily Gunter didn’t realize she would be part of the first freshman class at OSU-Cascades. She had applied primarily because it was the only university she could attend and keep living at home in La Pine. The historic relevance hit her later. “It’s kind […]

Thursday, June 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.

Some things built to last. Others aren’t. Why? (Portland Tribune) Not here, says Christopher Higgins, a professor of structural engineering at Oregon State University. When it comes to durability, Higgins says, we have met the enemy and he is us. “We aren’t good decision makers when it comes to long-term costs and risks,” Higgins says. “We […]

 

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