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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 […]

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

Disability pride: Why disability is not a bad thing (Exceptional Parent Magazine) A piece by OSU’s Kathleen Bogart. Oregon State University releases oral history project (KTVZ) The product of more than four years of work, The OSU Sesquicentennial Oral History Project consists of more than 400 hours of transcribed video and audio recordings with more […]

Monday, Oct. 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.

People love to live in places that are at risk for disasters ‘and this is what happens’ (The Washington Post) The odds of an 8-magnitude earthquake or stronger somewhere in the Cascadia region are between 30 and 40 percent during the next half-century, said Chris Goldfinger, a paleoseismologist at Oregon State University. Why is university tuition […]

Friday, Oct. 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.

Shaping change and addressing challenges (OSU) Address to the Oregon State Faculty Senate from President Ray. OSU students work at AV help desk, now they have their eyes on AV careers (Commercial Integrator) One of the shining examples of immersing youngsters in the wonderful world of AV is in full swing at Oregon State University, […]

Thursday, Oct. 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.

As a sudden wildfire approaches, how do you get people out of their homes? (Washington Post) Some people can become overloaded with information and others might be communicating — or searching for communications — when they should be evacuating, said Meg Krawchuk, an assistant professor at the Oregon State University’s College of Forestry. Other times, […]

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 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.

Coastal researchers, fishermen concerned about more frequent low oxygen zones (OPB) It seemed to marine ecologist Francis Chan like this is happening most every summer lately. So the Oregon State University researcher looked back as far as coastal oxygen readings go—to about 1950—to see if it’s always been this way. (see also KGW) Physical activity lacking […]

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 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.

Gary Andersen, Oregon State part ways (NBC Sports) “I thank Gary for his many contributions to our student-athletes, OSU Athletics and Oregon State University,” AD Scott Barnes said in a statement. “OSU football has advanced significantly in many ways during Gary’s tenure here, including in our facilities and student-athlete academic performance. This program is poised for success […]

Monday, Oct. 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.

 The ocean’s low-oxygen dead zones are getting worse, just like wildfires (Atlas Obscura) Along the West Coast, low-oxygen levels in bottom layers of the ocean, known as hypoxia, have become a big concern for scientists and fishers alike—fish and crabs are vital to ecosystems, research, and an entire industry. “We’re always on the lookout to see, […]

 

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