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Tuesday, Feb. 28, 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.

Recovering predators and prey (Science Daily) “You might think the loss of income associated with reducing harvest on both species at the same time would be greater than reducing harvest on one species after another, but our work suggests that synchronous recovery is ultimately better for recovering the ecosystem — and better from an economic […]

Monday, Feb. 27, 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.

 Afraid of AI taking your job? Yep, you likely are (CIO) Some scientists, like Tom Dietterich, a professor and director of intelligent systems at Oregon State University, say smart systems should start to act as increasingly powerful digital assistants that will be used to help people train and do their jobs . Henderson native pens […]

Friday, Feb. 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.

Maps reveal three week early spring spreading across America (Daily Mail) These are based on nationwide field observations collected when enough heat has accumulated to initiate leafing and blooming in lilacs and honeysuckles, two flowering plants known to be temperature sensitive. They also used heat and temperature data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, […]

Thursday, Feb. 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.

 Low snowpacks of 2014, 2015 may become increasingly common (Science Daily) “It is a cautionary tale,” said lead author Eric Sproles, who conducted much of the research as a doctoral student at Oregon State University and has been working as a hydrologist in Chile. “California received a lot of attention for its drought, but the […]

Wednesday, Feb. 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.

New ‘late-life cycler’ circadian genes linked to aging and stress (Medical News Today) Researchers from Oregon State University have discovered a subset of circadian genes that only become active as an organism ages or during times of stress. They could provide a new lens through which to view the process of cellular aging. (see also […]

Tuesday, Feb. 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.

Anonymous donor pledges $5 million to OSU’s Bend campus (US News & World Report) An anonymous donor has pledged $5 million toward expanding the Oregon State University-Cascades campus in Bend, OSU officials announced Monday. (see also Gazette-Times, KTVZ, Register-Guard) OSU stakes claim to world’s first hydronium ion energy storage system (Clean Technica) A research team at Oregon State […]

Monday, Feb. 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.

Fearing ‘rough ride,’ scientists stage show of defiance against Trump (The Globe and Mail) Dr. Lubchenco, a marine scientist at Oregon State University, cautioned scientists that they should be smart in their efforts to counteract a President known for labelling and attacking those who challenge him. “Don’t make science partisan. Don’t buy into that framing,” […]

Friday, Feb. 17, 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.

New protein could be key to fighting debilitating parasitic disease (Health Canal) A naturally occurring protein has been discovered that shows promise as a biocontrol weapon against schistosomiasis, one of the world’s most prevalent parasitic diseases, Oregon State University researchers reported today in a new study. (see also Business Standard) Naturalist to novelist (Bend Bulletin) […]

Thursday, Feb. 16, 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.

International undergrads, especially Indians, electing to skip Portland State application (Portland Tribune) “I think the Canadians are having a great time advertising: ‘Come to us,’ ” says Ed Ray, president of Oregon State University, noting he is seeing other English-speaking countries also take advantage of the United States’ new presidential policies. Should marionberry be Oregon’s […]

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 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-Cascades engineering professor receives honor (KTVZ) Chris Hagen, an engineering professor and researcher at Oregon State University–Cascades, has been selected as a 2017 SAE International Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award recipient.  The award recognizes top young engineering educators in the nation. Elhum Oskui sends a heady message (Gazette-Times) Elhum Oskui rarely sees other women wearing […]

 

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