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Tuesday, Oct. 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.

 Stumbling on skeletons in old Odd Fellows Lodges (Atlas Obscura) A detective came by and picked up the coffin and its inhabitant. After an investigation by the sheriff’s department, which found no foul play involved, the remains were donated to the Oregon State University Osteology Laboratory, where Dawn Marie Alapisco, then an undergraduate student, began […]

Monday, Oct. 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.

After the Napa fires, a disaster in waiting, toxic ash (Wired) “Naturally occurring, lower-severity fires can have positive impacts,” says Kevin Bladon, a forest ecohydrologist at Oregon State University. Strange jumbo fish washes ashore on Cannon Beach (Oregonian) “They have up to 3 million eggs,” said Jessica Miller, a marine scientist at Oregon State University. […]

Friday, Oct. 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.

Bacteria outbreak strikes sea lions on Oregon Coast leading to warning for people and pets (Register-Guard) “Over the past few months, we have been getting calls for multiple sick or dead sea lions daily, which is higher than normal,” Oregon State University Researcher Jim Rice said in a statement issued Thursday by the Oregon Department of […]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

How mobile homes hinder the American Dream (City Lab) These homes, whether single or double wide, provide low-cost housing for 20 million Americans, giving shelter and stability to those who might otherwise be on the streets or moving from place to place. “That’s the positive around the role mobile homes can play,” says Katherine MacTavish, […]

Wednesday, Oct. 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.

 Portland prison inmates complain about greasy dishes (Oregonian) Glenda Hyde, a food preservation and food safety expert with the Oregon State University Extension Service, said she’s surprised to hear such a large institution washes dishes by hand given the efficiency of modern dishwashing machines. Shellfish growers: Acidification threat real (Chinook Observer) A survey funded by […]

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

Fishermen, researchers try to outsmart bait-robbing birds to save them (KUOW) “Just one was all it took. Yeah, just one,” said Amanda Gladics, a coastal fisheries specialist with Oregon Sea Grant. “Because they are endangered there is a lot of scrutiny on every single time any of those albatrosses are caught in a fishery.” Deadly […]

Monday, Oct. 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.

Are international students next on the menu? (Forbes) Dr. Grace Atebe, the director of the Office of International Services at Oregon State University, explains that a primary reason many international students come to the U.S. is the opportunity to learn outside of the classroom through university partnerships with businesses. Educators consider Optional Practical Training an […]

Friday, Oct. 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 scientist hunts for new species in one man’s back yard (OPB) Marshall curates and manages Oregon State University’s arthropod collection, one of the largest collections of insects on the West Coast. Rows and rows of cabinets house some three million specimens from around the globe, ranging from drab moths to technicolor beetles, or what […]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

Sea change (Nature) “If you think about the enormous scale of the oceans, it’s a tremendous amount of CO2 that the oceans have taken up” to yield even such a small shift in global average pH, says George Waldbusser, an ecologist at Oregon State University in Corvallis. Dogs really can smell your fear, and then they […]

Wednesday, Oct. 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.

 Report leaves ambiguity about Gill Coliseum namesake’s legacy on race (Gazette-Times) Those hoping for clear-cut answers about the racial legacy of the namesake of Gill Coliseum may be disappointed by an Oregon State University historical report released by the university Monday. The report, written by OSU professors Marisa Chappell and Dwaine Plaza, seems to give some ammunition […]

 

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