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Friday, Dec. 8, 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.

CH2M awards $1 million for endowed professorship to Oregon State University (Business Insider) CH2M has made a $1 million gift for one endowed professorship in OSU’s College of Engineering. The endowment honors CH2M’s founders and their roots at OSU while investing in the future workforce promoting science, technology, engineering and math education. (see also Broadway World) Mike […]

Thursday, Dec. 7, 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.

Why your Christmas tree costs more – again. (LA Times) Growers in Oregon and North Carolina, which supply most the nation’s Christmas trees, were betting on an increase in demand shortly before the recession hit in 2007. Sales tanked, causing a severe oversupply of trees. That resulted in sharply lower tree plantings, said Chal Landgren, a […]

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 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.

Oregon State ups its visibility in state’s largest city (Capital Press) Oregon State University is taking over Portland. That’s an exaggeration, of course. But OSU leased 39,509 square feet in downtown Portland, immediately upping its presence in the state’s largest city. Smaller branches pack the fastest, biggest fire-spreading punch (Science Daily) As Add Mediathe West […]

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 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.

 NASA seeks citizen scientists to collect snowpack measurements (KTVZ) NASA is funding a four-year project that involves an Oregon State University civil engineering professor, David Hill, and Ph.D. student, Ryan Crumley, as well as researchers at the University of Washington and the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys. State admits it violated man’s First […]

Monday, Dec. 4, 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.

How ‘bomb cyclones’ can let us peer deep inside the Earth (BBC News) “I think the significance of this discovery is an incremental improvement in how we can investigate the structure of the Earth’s interior,” says Chris Goldfinger, director of the Active Tectonics and Seafloor Mapping Laboratory at Oregon State University’s College of Earth, Ocean, and […]

 

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