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Wednesday, May 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.

Due to a malfunction, OSU Today is being sent late today. Our apologies. Autism in motion (Spectrum) Parents of children with autism are gravitating toward programs that promise to teach physical skills. For example, a summer program to teach children with autism how to ride a bicycle was filled to capacity in a matter of […]

Tuesday, May 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.

A new shade of blue (Harper’s Bazaar) An accidental discovery in 2009 in the Oregon State University lab has yielded the newest blue – a hue that, despite being the first man-made pigment (Egyptian blue), has not seen any additions in over 200 years (the last was Cobalt blue). Given the temporary name YInMn, the […]

Friday, May 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.

Corvallis readies for crowds, traffic snarls, during solar eclipse (Northwest Public Radio) “And then you’ve got thousands of people coming over the coast range and the first town they’re going to hit is Philomath and then Corvallis,” Rollins said.  “So, that might be where they pull off on the side of the road to look up during […]

Thursday, May 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.

Evidence of early human society in Peru challenges scientists’ theories (Telesur) “This looks like people settling in. As old as this is, you’re probably not looking at the first peoples on the landscape” Loren Davis, an Oregon State University archaeologist said. OSU Spring One-Act festival returns with student plays (Lebanon Express) Oregon State University Theatre’s […]

Wednesday, May 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.

We’re not getting Luke Skywalker’s prosthetics any time soon (Engadget) Our sense of touch is what enables us to feel when a glass is slipping from our grasp and tighten our grip without squeezing down hard enough to shatter it. Not so with robotic hands, Dr. Ravi Balasubramanian of Oregon State University explained during a […]

Tuesday, May 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.

Corvallis stabbing victim says he’s one of the lucky ones; others in hospital (KVAL) Nolan Butuso, an Oregon State University student and a stabbing survivor, said the terrifying incident began with a fire in the backyard. (see also KATU, Democrat-Herald, Register-Guard) Suicide education targets Central Oregon parents, youth (Bend Bulletin) People in law enforcement, education […]

Monday, May 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.

 Large humpback whale trapped in California’s Ventura Harbor (International Business Times) “It’s really beautiful when they are swimming under the sea ice,” scientist Ari Friedlaender, an ecologist with Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute, told National Geographic. “They’re so fluid and moving around in three dimensions and just cruising. But to be honest, we don’t […]

Friday, May 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.

Wolf attacks have long-term impact on cattle herd (Beef Magazine) Cows that have witnessed wolf attacks display physical signs associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a new study by Oregon State University (OSU). This is the first study of its kind to reveal PTSD biomarkers in cattle. OSU to hold public forum on new building […]

Thursday, May 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.

What to know if your child fails out of college (Washington Post) “Generally there’s more than one pathway for eligibility to return, and if the student wants their family involved in determining the best option, I recommend it,” says Kerry Kincanon, director of Exploratory Advising and Advising Initiatives for the Office of Academic Success and […]

Wednesday, May 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.

Oregon’s $8 billion-a-year health problem: Chronic disease (OPB) General healthy food and exercise guidelines still apply, said Emily Ho, a nutrition researcher at Oregon State University. “I think a lot of people are looking for quick answers,” Ho said, “and really there is no one magic diet that is the answer for everybody.” Central American forests decimated by […]

 

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