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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 […]

Friday, Oct. 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.

Hunted to the brink: Animals in crisis (Pacific Standard) “I had an inkling that there’s a significant problem,” says William Ripple, an ecologist at Oregon State University. He and many of his colleagues in the field have seen study after study reporting drops in local populations of land mammals due to hunting. “So we thought […]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

Diversity board holds first meeting (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University human resources manager and former Corvallis City Council candidate Tracey Yee is chairing the nine-member Community Involvement and Diversity Advisory Board (CIDAB), which met for 90 minutes at the downtown fire station. Playing the victim at OSU’s disaster drill (Corvallis Advocate) The screaming fades. People look […]

Wednesday, Oct. 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.

OSU officials mull future of ag facility (Capital Press) Oregon State University officials are mulling options for the future of a local research farm that’s been put to little use since 2010, due to the discovery of a previously unknown species of potato cyst nematode. More workers in the mid valley (Democrat-Herald) In Benton County, […]

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

OSU community remembers legacy of Oscar Montemayor (LIFE@OSU) Oscar Humberto Montemayor, associate director of Academic Success with Diversity and Cultural Engagement at Oregon State University, died Saturday, Oct. 22 after suffering a stroke. He was 53. Boosting known antitoxin may reduce the effects of aging (PhysOrg) Investigators from Oregon State University say the potential exists […]

Monday, Oct. 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.

Scientists are closer to understanding what makes ocean’s toxic algae bloom (OPB) Scientists are just beginning to understand what triggers these conditions. A study this month from Oregon State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides a rare peak below the waves. New diversity board holds first meeting (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University human resources manager […]

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 […]

 

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