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Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

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 spirit of dialogue (Think Out Loud) Oregon State University geography professor Aaron Wolf has traveled the world helping negotiate water conflicts. Even though he’s a scientist, he’s relied on a variety of spiritual practices in his work, which he writes about in his new book, “The Spirit of Dialogue: Lessons from Faith Traditions in Transforming Conflict.” Is […]

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

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 Impossible Burger: Inside the strange science of the fake meat that ‘bleeds’ (Wired) This sort of deconstruction is common in food science, a way to understand exactly how different compounds produce different flavors and aromas. “In theory, if you knew everything that was there in the right proportions, you could recreate from the chemicals […]

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

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 a warming climate changes Kodiak bears’ diets, impacts could ripple through ecosystem (The Conversation) I’ve spent the last three years trying to solve this ecological puzzle. After extensive field and lab work along with researchers from Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, Flathead Lake Biological Station and Oregon State University, we arrived at a fascinating conclusion. ‘Warm summers and stronger […]

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

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.

When it comes to the threat of extinction, size matter (Science Codex) “Knowing how animal body size correlates with the likelihood of a species being threatened provides us with a tool to assess extinction risk for the many species we know very little about,” said William Ripple, a distinguished professor of ecology at Oregon State […]

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017

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.

They keep the college moving (Chronicle of Higher Education) If you work as a mechanic at Oregon State University, one of the clearest signs that a new academic year is nigh is the number of pickup trucks that are brought in to be serviced. After a summer of driving to fieldwork locations that are sometimes […]

 

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