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Friday, Feb. 10, 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.

Agility Robotics introduces Cassie, a dynamic and talented robot delivery ostrich (IEEE Spectrum)  Today, Agility Robotics, a spin-off of Oregon State University, is officially announcing a shiny new bipedal robot named Cassie. Cassie is a dynamic walker, meaning that it walks much more like humans do than most of the carefully plodding bipedal robots we’re […]

Thursday, Feb. 9, 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.

OSU’s Ed Ray touts the year’s accomplishments in Portland speech (Register-Guard) Oregon State University President Ed Ray’s “state of the university” speech in Portland Wednesday was full of beachheads and bragging rights — but also a warning for state lawmakers. The president touted the newly established four-year OSU-Bend degree, a $40 million grant to test […]

Wednesday, Feb. 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.

The Women’s March organizers want a general strike against Trump. Could it work? (Washington Post) This piece was co-written by Alison Johnston,  an assistant professor of political science at Oregon State University. Young players share space with symphony (Gazette-Times) The more than 700 kids attending the Corvallis-OSU Symphony’s annual concert for fourth- and fifth-graders were […]

Tuesday, Feb. 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.

Faultlines, black holes and glaciers: mapping uncharted territories (Guardian) “It’s one of the most complete records of history on Earth,” says Alan Mix, an oceanographer at Oregon State University. “All of history accumulates in layers on the ocean floor.” The problem is that this wealth of information lies submerged just out of reach. Because satellites […]

Monday, Feb. 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.

OSU researcher  staunch vitamin E defender (Register-Guard) Oregon State University researcher Maret Traber is on a mission to change ­attitudes about vitamin E, a ­sometimes-controversial ­nutrient she has studied for most of her 45-year career. Traber, a principle ­investigator at OSU’s Linus ­Pauling ­Institute, published the latest — of 250 lifelong ­publications — in the January […]

 

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