Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

OSU Today

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.
College students react to their first presidential election as adults (Hechinger Report)
To walk across the Memorial Union quad at Oregon State University the day after the presidential election is to assure yourself that the youngest voters in America are paying close attention.
Continent 7: Antarctica (National Geographic Channel)
 Associate Professor Ari Friedlaender, OSU Marine Mammal Institute, will be featured in an upcoming documentary series about Antarctica, Continent 7, which premieres Tuesday, Nov. 15, on the National Geographic Channel. Friedlaender’s whale tagging research will be featured in all six episodes. A sneak preview can be viewed on the Nat Geo Channel website.
Bear saliva: Scientists’ new source of data (Nature World News)
Levi, an assistant professor of fisheries and wildlife at Oregon State University, and his colleagues found that the saliva collected from the salmon carcasses resulted in a higher rate of genotyping success. This not only allowed the researchers to identify individual bears more accurately and quickly than the fecal samples but also required significantly less effort.
The thought process that can make or break your health (Women’s Weekly Australia)
After analysing the behaviours of more than 200 people aged 26-76, professors at the Oregon State University in the U.S. found that repeatedly thinking (also known as repetitive thought) about the work-family conflict coincided with six different health categories: life satisfaction, positive affect, negative affect, fatigue, perceived health and health conditions. (see also NY Daily News, Science Daily, Health Magazine)
OSU offers post-election counseling (Gazette-Times)
In a statement addressed to the campus community on Thursday, OSU President Ed Ray acknowledged the emotional …

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