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June 26-30, 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.

Lyme disease: Inside America’s mysterious epidemic (Rolling Stone) “There’s an incredible amount of detail and nuance to the Lyme disease story,” says Taal Levi, assistant professor of quantitative wildlife ecology at Oregon State University. “Anyone who tells you there’s a simple answer is lying to you.” Making robots more human at Cannes Lions (Guardian) Can […]

June 19-23, 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.

Oprah in Oregon?! Winfrey makes surprise visit to OSU graduation (KATU) Oprah Winfrey attended the Oregon State University graduation on Saturday. Oprah shared moments from her first visit to Oregon on her Instagram account. She flew into Corvallis to attend OSU’s 148th commencement ceremony. Making dreams come true: OSU grads reflect on future plans (Gazette-Times) […]

Friday, June 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.

Why ‘hydropolitics’ will shape the 21st Century (BBC News) There are three main issues when it comes to water in the 21st Century, says Aaron Wolf. He’s a professor of geography at Oregon State University who specialises in water resource management and environmental policy. OSU’s 148th commencement ceremony set for June 17 (LIFE@OSU) Oregon State […]

Thursday, June 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.

Kids swap wheelchairs for toy cars in innovative therapy program (CNN Money) The program has modified 5,000 toy cars for infants and kids up to three years old, according to Sam Logan, assistant professor at Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences. OSU opened its chapter in 2014. Study: Marijuana use rising […]

Wednesday, June 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.

Benzopyrene exposure genetically altering descendent fish (Natural Resources Report) Zebrafish whose parents and grandparents were exposed to benzopyrene, a chemical associated with air pollution, suffer several physical and behavioral deficits, even though the descendant fish were not themselves exposed. That’s the key finding from a new study led by researchers at Oregon State University that […]

Tuesday, June 13, 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.

Bizarre, glowing sea creatures bloom in the Pacific (National Geographic) “It’s really weird,” says Jennifer Fisher, a faculty research assistant with Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center. “I’ve never seen anything like it.” Why B vitamins are the secret to more energy (Shape Magazine) The more active you are, the more B vitamins you […]

Monday, June 12, 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 returning to College World Series (OPB) Oregon State is going back to the College World Series in Omaha. Bryce Fehmel turned in a sterling performance on the mound, KJ Harrison supplied the power with a three-run homer, and No. 1 national seed OSU rolled to a 9-2 victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday at […]

Friday, June 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.

DARPA wants to give you a glimpse inside the AI brain (Mashable) That’s one of the reasons why the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently handed eight Oregon State University computer science professors a $6.5 million research grant to work on a project to help make robots, cars, and other tech powered by AI […]

Thursday, June 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.

Oregon, Idaho and Washington researchers band together against regional challenges (KLCC) Natural resource scientists from Oregon State University, Washington State University, and the University of Idaho began jointly exploring challenges like water conservation, energy development, and food security in April. West Coast waters on acid trip; fishing industry in peril (Salon) “Ocean acidification has made […]

Wednesday, June 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.

Scholars see in Trump a long tradition of isolationism (San Antonio Express-News) “Without that pledge, the alliance is useless,” said Christopher Nichols, a history professor at Oregon State University who is writing a book on American isolationism. “Presidents who don’t pledge collective security undermine security. This is one case where words really matter. “The resulting […]

 

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