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Friday, Sept. 30, 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.

Douglas County got support from the world (News-Review) The Oregon and Oregon State football teams worked together to create a ribbon that was put on the helmets of teams from both schools and prominently displayed in the middle of the football fields, and even some of the other teams in the Pac-12 wore the ribbon […]

Thursday, Sept. 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.

In decades old slides, drops of blood and hints of malaria’s path (New York Times) “Malaria closely related to the human type was already present in the New World some 15 to 20 million years ago,” George Poinar, a biologist who studies the origins of malaria at Oregon State University and has traced the parasites […]

Wednesday, Sept. 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.

Beyond orange and black: Accidental discovery unlocks whole spectrum of new pigments (KVAL) But an accidental discovery of a new kind of blue by the Oregon State professor and his graduate students 7 years ago has attracted global attention – and led to a new way to develop new color pigments, Oregon State said Tuesday. Finding […]

Tuesday , Sept. 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.

 Walking fends off disability, and it’s not too late to start (NPR) “They’ve done a really nice job of showing the incredible power of physical activity,” says Bradley Cardinal, a professor of kinesiology at Oregon State University who wasn’t involved with the study. “It’s the secret ingredient to successful aging in terms of quality of […]

Monday, Sept. 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.

 Tim Leatherman, Mister Multi-Tool himself, gives a factory tour (Gear Junkie) A mechanical engineer graduate from Oregon State University in 1970, Tim had a knack for fixing things. He made many a repair on his “untrustworthy $300 Fiat” with a simple pocketknife. Consistently needing a pair of pliers for his repairs, he realized there was no […]

Friday, Sept. 23, 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’s Ecampus named best online value in nation (KEZI) Oregon State University’s Ecampus is named the nation’s best value in online education. ValueColleges.com released its “Top 50 Best Value Online Colleges for 2017.” The ranking assesses online Bachelor’s programs based on tuition costs, reputation, and return on investments. Todd Stansbury leaves Oregon State to become Georgia […]

Thursday, Sept. 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.

OSU athletics director lands job at Georgia Tech (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University is launching an immediate national search to replace Todd Stansbury, vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics, who this morning was hired by his alma mater, Georgia Tech University, in Atlanta, OSU reported Thursday. Hundreds attend annual Beaver Community Fair (KEZI) Hundreds of […]

Wednesday, Sept. 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.

Castle land donation benefits Philomath students (Gazette-Times) Castle, a well-known professor, researcher, administrator and author in agricultural economics who has been associated with Oregon State University for more than a half-century, has shown the desire to contribute to those in rural settings. The stars aligned to create an opportunity for Philomath’s youth. Turtle expert ‘shells’ […]

Tuesday, Sept. 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.

Beached New Jersey humpback: What are we doing to protect whales? (Christian Science Monitor) “We can make recommendations for what we think will help these whales,” Bruce Mate, director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University, told The Christian Science Monitor’s Noelle Swan in 2014. “But this is as much about political process […]

Monday, Sept. 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.

How to do a better job of searching for diversity (Chronicle of Higher Education) “There is a small pool, but we are building a community that will attract people to be a part of it,” says Scott A. Ashford, dean of the College of Engineering at Oregon State University. “And if we develop that, then […]

 

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