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Tuesday, Nov. 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.

Are animals left-handed or right-handed? Scientists watch ambidextrous whales (International Business Times) “When blue whales rise from the depths to approach a tasty krill patch near the surface, they perform 360-degree barrel rolls at a steep angle and nearly always roll to the left,” according to an explanation from Oregon State University. (see also National Geographic, […]

Monday Nov. 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.

Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmon (Gears of Biz) That’s one major takeaway from a study by Oregon State University, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and tribal scientists published Monday in Scientific Reports. (see also Oregonian, Seattle Times, KONP) 9 essential facts about carbon (Mental Floss) May Nyman, a professor of inorganic chemistry at […]

Friday, Nov. 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.

Cross-laminated timber could lead a mid-rise revolution (Architects Newspaper) Andre Barbosa of Oregon State University’s School of Civil and Construction Engineering and Tallwood Design Institute concurred, noting that CLT projects above about ten stories are often hybrids with concrete cores or steel for lateral resistance. Lecture to reveal secrets of deep earth (Gazette-Times) A Canadian […]

Thursday, Nov. 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.

OSU marine studies building to offer tsunami ‘vertical evacuation‘ (KTVZ) Oregon State University’s new marine studies building at its Hatfield Marine Science Center will not only increase the region’s marine science education and research capacity, it will use state-of-the-art architectural and engineering techniques to serve as one of the first “vertical evacuation” tsunami sites in […]

Wednesday, Nov. 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.

Oceans may host next wave of renewable energy (NPR) “We don’t know what the right kind of wave energy converter is,” says Belinda Batten, executive associate dean of the College of Engineering at Oregon State University. More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries issue ‘warning to humanity’ (CBC) William Ripple of Oregon State University’s College […]

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

Thousands of scientists issue bleak ‘second notice’ to humanity (Washington Post) This letter, spearheaded by Oregon State University ecologist William Ripple, serves as a “second notice,” the authors say: “Soon it will be too late to shift course away from our failing trajectory.” (see also Chicago Tribune, Toronto Star, New Zealand Herald) To predict what research […]

Monday, Nov. 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.

Oregon State University Ecampus just launched an eLearning database to help professors take their courses online (E Learning News) This week, Oregon State University Ecampus announced the launch of a new academic database specifically for eLearning. The Online Learning Efficacy Research Database compiles scholarly work and research conducted on the effects and potentials of online […]

Thursday, Nov. 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.

OSU-Cascades honors student veterans with special week (KTVZ) To honor student veterans at Oregon State University – Cascades, the Bend campus is hosting Veterans and Military Student Recognition Week from Nov. 6 to Nov. 11. OSU treating horse with equine herpes virus (KTVZ) The Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine reported Wednesday it has diagnosed a […]

Wednesday, Nov. 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.

Onion growers benefit from research related to produce rule (Capital Press) Oregon State University researchers are starting to publish in scientific journals some of their findings from four years of field trials on bulb onions and the risk of contamination from bacteria in irrigation water. The N.F.L’s most valuable player might be a punter? (New […]

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

OSU-Cascades fall enrollment tops 1,200, up 7.3 percent (KTVZ) Overall fall term 2017 enrollment at Oregon State University grew 1.9 percent from last year, while enrollment at OSU-Cascades grew 7.3 percent and the school’s main campus in Corvallis continued to be stable, according to figures released Monday. For minorities in science, building community matters (UnDark) […]

 

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