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Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

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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.

Docs: Strahan also threatened to kill at OSU last year (KOIN) Oregon State Police arrested a 22-year-old who they believe is responsible for threatening on social media to “shoot up” Oregon State University and “kill a lot of people” – a year after he was convicted of threatening to do the same thing.  (see also Oregonian) […]

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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.

Moving hotspots: Scientists explain mystery bend in Hawaii-Emperor volcano chain (Deutsche Welle) Kevin Konrad of Oregon State University in the US is first author on the new study, published in Nature Communications. Konrad says that understanding the movement of tectonic plates is “vital for reconstructing the past position of continents, modeling the flow of the […]

Monday, Feb. 26, 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.

Temperatures to keep rising in Pacific Northwest, new climate models confirm (Gephardt Daily) To better predict how climate change will impact the northwest corner of the United States, scientists at Oregon State University and the U.S. Forest Service localized the predictions of 30 “general circulation” climate models. At the Guthman Competition, innovative instruments might just predict […]

Friday, Feb. 23, 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.

 With new building, Oregon State wants its Newport campus to come out of its shell (Oregonian) For more than 50 years, Oregon State has had an unassuming outpost on a spit of land near the mouth of Newport’s Yaquina Bay. Much of the university’s coastal campus looks like an aging high school, with its bunker-like […]

Thursday, Feb. 22, 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.

Oregon State University students overwhelmingly respond to Meningococcal B vaccination requirement (LIFE@OSU) More than 98 percent of Oregon State University students have completed or are close to completing a new university requirement that all students 25 and under attending the university’s Corvallis campus must be vaccinated against Meningococcal B. (see also KEZI, KTVZ) Exploring the […]

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 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 boasts high success rate for vaccination requirement (KLCC) Following an outbreak of the deadly meningococcal b disease, Oregon State University instituted a vaccination requirement policy. Students who do not comply will not be allowed to enroll in classes next term. And that’s not all. Study finds tuna fisherman who fish along ocean fronts can […]

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 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.

 Workplace alcohol not always a benefit, study finds (Bend Bulletin) A study published Monday by an Oregon State University researcher suggests a keg on tap isn’t the workplace incentive employers sometimes want it to be. (see also AZ Media, KTVZ, India America Today) Cells’ remodeling abilities may be key to how cancer spreads (KTVZ) Research at […]

Monday, Feb. 19, 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.

When it’s healthier not to retire (Forbes) A landmark study in 2016 from Oregon State University researchers, however, determined that healthy people who retired a year beyond 65 had an 11 percent lower chance of dying compared to those who retired earlier First POV video from the back of a Minke whale (National Geographic) Friedlaender, an […]

Friday, Feb. 16, 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 students must disclose past crimes (Democrat-Herald) Oregon State University will require all students to self-report past felony convictions and registered sex offender status before enrolling for fall term but will not bar them from school activities unless they pose a safety risk, the university announced on Thursday. (see also Oregonian, KTVL, KTVZ) Recall effort […]

Thursday, Feb. 15, 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.

Noisy shrimp draws gray whales, scientists to Oregon’s coast (OPB) Scientists in the Northwest have detected a species of shrimp much farther north than it’s ever been found before.  Researchers at Oregon State University haven’t actually seen the snapping shrimp, instead, they heard them off the Oregon Coast. Oregon State University scientist Joe Haxel recorded hours […]

 

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