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March 27-31, 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.

Will this Oregon-designed robot soon deliver your groceries? (Willamette Week) At TechfestNW March 24, the Oregon State University mechanical engineering professor has just finished describing a robot that’s perhaps more adroit than any other robot in the world, the first to solve a problem that’s been dogging robotics engineers since the beginnings of the field. […]

Friday, March 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.

OSU names Mix, Selker distinguished professors (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University has named Alan Mix and John Selker as its 2017 distinguished professor recipients, the highest academic honor the university can bestow on a faculty member.  Study: Oregon high schools lacking ‘best practices’ for athletic emergencies (Medical Xpress) “We launched the survey to gauge how prepared […]

Thursday, March 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.

Researchers: Columbia spring chinook forecast might be too high (Columbian) According to researchers from Oregon State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ocean conditions were historically bad in the spring of 2015, when migrating yearling fish that will comprise the bulk of this spring’s adult chinook salmon run first went out to sea. […]

Wednesday, March 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.

Private prisons, explained (The Conversation) A piece by Brett Burkhardt, assistant professor of Sociology, Oregon State University. (see also WFAA) Natural carbohydrate shows promise as weapon against food poisoning (Phys Org) “People aren’t dying, but they’re getting sick,” said Oregon State University researcher Mahfuzur Sarker. “And many times people don’t report it, so there are […]

Tuesday, March 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 sleep and exercise connection that can change your life and your workouts (Shape) “The functions of sleep are to conserve energy and to repair tissues in the body,” says Bradley Cardinal, Ph.D., a codirector of the Sport and Exercise Psychology Laboratory at Oregon State University. The more time you spend in the gym, then, […]

Monday, March 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’s table grape options are under study (Bend Bulletin) But work done at Oregon State University’s research station in Aurora may help open an opportunity for growing table grapes, the sweet snackers that now come piling into grocery stores from California, Mexico and Chile. Worker’s compensation claims offer insight into seafood processing injuries in Oregon […]

Friday, March 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.

This is why broccoli is so good at preventing cancer (HuffPost Tech) We all know how important it is to get some greens on our plates at dinnertime, but the study from Oregon State University has shown that broccoli is in a league of its own in terms of protecting your long-term health. (see also […]

Thursday, March 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.

 ‘Dutch election is Europe’s first test’ (CNBC) The vote indicates a shift away from right-wing populism, says Alison Johnston, assistant professor at Oregon State University. World’s rarest dolphin heading toward extinction (Ecologist) A government-funded study published in 2012 found that the number of Maui dolphins was falling at a rate of 2.8% a year. A […]

Wednesday, March 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.

Sea Grant funding at risk (Think Out Loud) According to a budget memo obtained by the Washington Post, The Trump administration is considering drastic cuts to the NOAA budget, including defunding the Sea Grant program. The director of Oregon Sea Grant, Shelby Walker, tells us what that would mean for Oregon, along with the director […]

Tuesday, March 14, 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.

Over 1,800 Oregon State students vaccinated (US News & World Report) Oregon State University vaccinated over 1,800 students to boost immunity on campus to a strain of meningococcal disease that sickened three students in recent months. (see also Oregonian, LIFE@OSU, Health Canal) Bend Science Center closer to new building at OSU-Cascades (Bend Bulletin) The Bend Science […]

 

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