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Thursday, Nov. 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.

Birth outcomes improve after implementation of coordinated care organizations, study finds (Medical Xpress) Oregon women on Medicaid were more than 10 percent less likely to have babies with low birthweight or abnormal conditions following the state’s implementation of coordinated care organizations, a new study from Oregon State University has found. With ‘material robotics’, intelligent products […]

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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.

Climate scientists watch their words, hoping to stave off funding cuts (NPR) “Some people have shifted away from climate research altogether,” in recent years says Philip Mote, the director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University. The perception of censorship and fierce competition for funding could lead talented students to more […]

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 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 will rename three campus buildings (KTVZ) Oregon State University President Ed Ray announced Monday his decision to rename three buildings on OSU’s Corvallis campus while retaining the names of two other buildings. (see also Gazette-Times, Inside Higher Ed, KVAL) Trump’s judicial nominations would put a lot of white men on federal courts (Washington Post) Co-written […]

Monday, Nov. 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.

Fifth case of meningococcal disease at OSU (KGW) Students at Oregon State University received an urgent email over the holiday weekend, warning the school’s ongoing outbreak of meningococcal disease had spread once again. (see also KEZI) Oregon State leasing space in historic Portland building (KGW) Oregon State University is expanding its presence in Portland by […]

Wednesday, Nov. 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.

What will happen if the world no longer has water? (Newsweek) “In some ways, this has happened since time immemorial,” says Aaron Wolf, a professor of geography and noted water expert at Oregon State University. “If you’re rich, you resolve [the crisis]. If you’re poor, you die.” OSU-Cascades’ plan for its 128-acre campus (Bend Bulletin) […]

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 […]

 

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