Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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.
Historic building in downtown Portland to become OSU headquarters (KPTV)
A plan to transform a historic building in downtown Portland into Oregon State’s Portland Headquarters is underway. The Meier and Frank building located on Southwest 5th Avenue and Alder has roots dating back to the 1850s.
Lessons from Montecito: Science’s credibility is at stake (Wired)
A piece by Sean W. Fleming, a geophysicist by training and author of Where the River Flows: Scientific Reflections on Earth’s Waterways. He runs a data analytics consultancy and holds positions at Oregon State University, the University of British Columbia, and Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Even low concentrations of silver can foil wastewater treatment (Phys Org)
Research at Oregon State University has shed new light how an increasingly common consumer product component—silver nanoparticles—can potentially interfere with the treatment of wastewater. (see also Nanowerk, ScienMag)
New video spotlights C. Oregon forest collaboration (KTVZ)
“Ideally we’d have markets for the small trees and biomass that result from these treatments,” said Nicole Strong, assistant professor at Oregon State University’s College of Forestry.
Student group plans veteran suicide awareness march (Gazette-Times)
The Student Veterans Association of Oregon State University and local community members are planning a 22-kilometer march Saturday to raise awareness of veteran suicide rates.
NEW! Bike Breakfasts: May is national Bike Month, and this week is national Bike to Work/School Week. To thank you for riding to OSU, we’ll be serving free fruit and coffee for bikers at different ZAP stations this week. 7:30- 9 a.m., Wednesday, May 16, outside …

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