Oregon State University
OSU Today Banner
Questions, comments and ideas for news briefs may be sent to osutoday or Theresa Hogue.

Links

RSS Feed Subscribe

OSU Today is a daily e-mail news briefing provided by OSU News and Communication Services. To subscribe or unsubscribe to the mailing list, visit here.
 

Search Results

Dec. 26-29, 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.

Oregon State: All students 25 and younger must get meningococcal B vaccination(KCBY) Oregon State will require all students 25 and younger to be vaccinated for meningococcal B disease by Feb. 15 after the sixth case of meningococcal disease in a year. (see also KGW, Oregonian, Democrat-Herald) Fluorescent Nanomedicine could improve tumor removal process (R&D) A team from Oregon […]

Dec. 18-22, 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.

Complex old-growth forests may protect some bird species in a warming climate (Phys Org) In a paper published today in Diversity and Distributions, a professional journal, researchers in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University reported that the more sensitive a bird species is to rising temperatures during the breeding season, the more likely it is to […]

Dec. 11-15, 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.

OSU crosses fingers on new $39 million request (Bend Bulletin) The roller-coaster ride of state funding for OSU-Cascades took a sharp upward swing this weekend with the announcement that Gov. Kate Brown wants $39 million more to build the Bend campus. Beavers have vanilla-scented butts and other odd facts (National Geographic) The famously busy mammals […]

Friday, Dec. 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.

CH2M awards $1 million for endowed professorship to Oregon State University (Business Insider) CH2M has made a $1 million gift for one endowed professorship in OSU’s College of Engineering. The endowment honors CH2M’s founders and their roots at OSU while investing in the future workforce promoting science, technology, engineering and math education. (see also Broadway World) Mike […]

Thursday, Dec. 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.

Why your Christmas tree costs more – again. (LA Times) Growers in Oregon and North Carolina, which supply most the nation’s Christmas trees, were betting on an increase in demand shortly before the recession hit in 2007. Sales tanked, causing a severe oversupply of trees. That resulted in sharply lower tree plantings, said Chal Landgren, a […]

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 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 ups its visibility in state’s largest city (Capital Press) Oregon State University is taking over Portland. That’s an exaggeration, of course. But OSU leased 39,509 square feet in downtown Portland, immediately upping its presence in the state’s largest city. Smaller branches pack the fastest, biggest fire-spreading punch (Science Daily) As Add Mediathe West […]

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 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.

 NASA seeks citizen scientists to collect snowpack measurements (KTVZ) NASA is funding a four-year project that involves an Oregon State University civil engineering professor, David Hill, and Ph.D. student, Ryan Crumley, as well as researchers at the University of Washington and the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys. State admits it violated man’s First […]

Monday, Dec. 4, 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 ‘bomb cyclones’ can let us peer deep inside the Earth (BBC News) “I think the significance of this discovery is an incremental improvement in how we can investigate the structure of the Earth’s interior,” says Chris Goldfinger, director of the Active Tectonics and Seafloor Mapping Laboratory at Oregon State University’s College of Earth, Ocean, and […]

Friday, Dec. 1, 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.

These roboticists want to take over the world with a pair of legs (Motherboard) Cassie, which looks like a pair of velociraptor legs painted safety orange, is the sole product made by startup Agility Robotics. Agility spun off from Oregon State University (OSU) early in 2017, and from its office among the trees and old bridges of Albany, […]

 

For comments or feedback about this site contact
osutoday@oregonstate.edu.

Submission guidelines

Copyright © 2018 Oregon State University Disclaimer