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Tuesday, Jan. 31, 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.

Presidents of Oregon universities decry travel ban (OPB) Oregon’s three largest universities are pushing back against President Trump’s executive order on refugees and other immigrants. University of Oregon, Oregon State University and Portland State University. (see also Register-Guard, KBND, Statesman Journal) Campus and Corvallis reactions to immigration action (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University has 91 students from […]

Monday, Jan. 30, 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.

Can new DNA science help keep our fish safe (NPR) The samples will be taken back to the Oregon Hatchery Research Center to be filtered. Then the filters will be taken to the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing at Oregon State University, where Weitemier works. Even if they did capture the synthetic DNA, other […]

Friday, Jan. 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.

Mt. Bachelor readings verify pollution’s longer travels (KTVZ) Scientists said the new estimates more closely match actual measurements of the pollutants from more than 300 urban and rural settings. The study was done by scientists at Oregon State University, the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, or PNNL, and Peking University. The research was primarily […]

Thursday, Jan. 26, 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.

A bug so strange it deserves its own order (Voice of America) After extensive analysis, a team at Oregon State University has assigned the insect to the new biological order Aetheocarinodea, the 32nd classification of groups of insects recognized by science. (see also KCBY, Science Daily, KTVZ) Climate change poses multi-faceted threat to Oregon, report […]

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 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.

Minimum wage hikes threaten small, medium orchards (Capital Press) An Oregon State University economics professor says big increases in Washington’s and Oregon’s minimum wages over the next several years threaten small and medium-size cherry growers and will impact apple and pear growers. Tigger starts water therapy as leg improves (Statesman Journal) But he’ll put weight […]

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 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.

Fukushima residents exposed to far less radiation than thought (Science Magazine) “The work [these] researchers are doing is extremely important … [because] it is logistically challenging to sample and monitor every potentially exposed person,” says Kathryn Higley, a certified health physicist at the School of Nuclear Science and Engineering at Oregon State University in Corvallis. […]

Monday, Jan. 23, 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 board votes to divest (Gazette-Times) Responding to calls from students and faculty concerned about global warming, the Oregon State University Board of Trustees voted Friday to dump the university’s investments in the fossil fuel industry. Changes to OSU online application better reflect student identity (LIFE@OSU) When prospective Oregon State University students fill out their […]

Friday, Jan. 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.

Oregon State University researchers find Benny the Beaver fills big genes (Register-Guard) Benny the Beaver, the Oregon State University mascot, has 26,200 genes in its genetic code — about 33 percent more inheritable information than humans, OSU researchers say. The scientists know this because of a fall 2015 crowd-funding drive brought in $20,001 from 103 donors […]

Thursday, Jan. 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.

Oregon university leaders send dire budget message to Gov. Kate Brown (Oregonian) “The rising cost of a college degree is a top concern of students and their families, we simply can’t afford the prospect of double-digit tuition increases on any of our campuses,” Rachel Grisham, President of the Associated Students of Oregon State University, said […]

Wednesday, Jan. 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.

Oregon ocean tragedy underscores need for greater awareness (Register-Guard) In fact, Tuba Ozkan-Haller of Oregon State University has just finished the first year of a three-year research project to devise a sneaker wave early warning system, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. She hopes the warnings will be sent out by the National […]

 

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