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Dec. 27-30, 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.

Oregon wins $40 million for coveted wave energy test center off Newport (KGW) “We’re hoping it’s going to stimulate a lot of interest and activity with wave energy in Oregon,” said Dan Hellin, assistant director for test operations at the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, the Oregon State University-based institution that is heading up […]

Dec. 19-23, 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.

Low-dose aspirin prevents spread, growth of cancer, Oregon study finds (Oregonian) Oregon scientists have shown low-dose aspirin prevents the spread and growth of cancer. Researchers from Oregon Health & Science University and Oregon State University found that the same daily doses of aspirin used against strokes and heart attacks also corrals cancer cells, blocking them from […]

Dec. 12-16, 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.

Freres going big with new facility for ‘massive plywood panel’ (Gazette-Times) Officials at Oregon State University’s Advanced Wood Products Laboratory recently announced that they tested a new type of plywood building panel, developed by Freres Lumber Co. of Lyons, that may be the largest such product ever manufactured. Standing with Standing Rock (Gazette-Times) The Corvallis […]

Friday, Dec. 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.

Puberty, pressure lead to less exercise for teen girls (We News) A 2011 review by Oregon State University researchers evaluated 103 studies that looked at the influence of parents on the physical activity of their children and found that parental support had a positive effect on physical activity. Although there was no substantial evidence supporting […]

Thursday, Dec. 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.

Who loses with Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’ grocery store? (Oregonian) Ryann Reynolds-McIlnay, who teaches merchandising management at Oregon State University, said that though in-store jobs may be lost, Amazon, at least, will likely add jobs behind the scenes. If Amazon opens additional grocery stores, it could open more, smaller distribution centers, and expand its grocery warehouse […]

Wednesday, Dec. 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.

 A rare look at the disappearing world of Antarctica’s whales (National Geographic) The Oregon State University marine ecologist brings the rifle to his shoulder and pulls the trigger. The dart flies into the animal’s dorsal fin just as it sinks beneath the waves. It’s a perfect shot: The small GPS sensor will stay lodged in […]

Tuesday, Dec. 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.

The mystery of Seahorse Key’s missing bird colony veers into strange territory (Audubon Magazine) Dan Roby, a wildlife ecologist at Oregon State University and a scientist with the Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, suspects cumulative disturbance is to blame for the mass abandonment of the world’s largest Double-crested Cormorant colony this past summer. […]

Monday, Dec. 5, 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.

Study: Disparities in health care for Latinas battling breast cancer (Jefferson Public Radio) A recent study at Oregon State University suggests that recovering Latina breast cancer patients are less likely to follow through with continuing care after being diagnosed. (see also OPB) Save the Pacific Bluefin Tuna (New York Times Op Ed) A piece co-written […]

Friday, Dec. 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.

Gov. Brown’s budget falls below higher education’s wish list, but omits drastic cuts (Oregonian) Steve Clark, Oregon State University’s spokesman, issued a more direct statement of disappointment in the overall budget figure. “Flat funding higher education and cutting funding for the OSU Extension Service and the university agriculture and forest experiment stations is a double […]

Thursday, Dec. 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.

The new Intel: How Nvidia went from powering video games to revolutionizing artificial intelligence (Forbes) Huang also fell in love with computers in high school and ended up studying computer science and chip design at Oregon State University. There he met his future wife, Lori. After graduation, they moved to Silicon Valley, where Huang started […]

 

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