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Friday, March 9, 2018

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 otter seemed ‘cute’ – until it leaped on her kayak and lunged at her face (Washington Post) “An unprovoked attack is very un-otter-like, unless there’s a cause you can’t see,” Duplaix, who teaches conservation biology at Oregon State University, said Thursday in a phone interview with The Washington Post. Megathrust earthquakes in Cascadia might […]

Thursday, March 8, 2018

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.

No exemption for guns in age-discrimination law, labor bureau warns (Bend Bulletin) Businesses don’t make these decisions lightly, said Oregon State University marketing professor Amy Watson. Businesses like Walmart Inc. in particular use numbers to make decisions, Watson said. “The way brands remain relevant is by understanding the pulse of the community and staying aligned […]

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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.

20,000 scientists give dire warning about the future in ‘letter to humanity,’ – and the world is listening (The Independent) The lead author of the warning letter and new response paper, ecology Professor William Ripple, from Oregon State University, said: “Our scientists’ warning to humanity has clearly struck a chord with both the global scientific […]

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

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.

Even the small stresses of daily life can hurt your health, but attitude can make a difference (Washington Post) Chronic daily hassles can lead to increased blood pressure, which puts you at risk for heart disease, explains Carolyn Aldwin, director of the Center for Healthy Aging Research at Oregon State University. (see also South China Morning […]

Monday, March 5, 2018

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 study: Snowpack declines across the West (Portland Tribune) A new study that includes work by Oregon State University climate researchers found that snowpack has declined significantly at monitoring sites around the West. According to the study, during the past 103 years the snowpack has declined between 15 percent and 30 percent, about the amount to […]

 

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