SOU In the News: Aug. 22 – Sept. 4


SOU Student, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Features:

Idaho Statesman – Idaho Wine: Couple’s Efforts May Put the Eagle Foothills on the National Wine Map (Professor Greg Jones featured):

Sacramento News Review – Climate Change and the California Drought Cause Farmers to Experience Record Early Harvests (Professor Greg Jones Featured):

Oregon Wine Press – Dry, Hot and Bothered (Professor Greg Jones Featured):–1438375107–2159–comment

San Francisco Wine School – Meet Greg Jones:

JPR – The Jefferson Exchange: Exploring the Psychology of Sustainability (Interview with Professor Steve Schein):

Huffington Post – Millennials Won’t Fall for the Kock’s ‘Generation Opportunity’ (ASSOU President TorII Uyehora featured):

Smithsonian – Scientists Replicated 100 Psychology Studies, and Fewer than Half got the Same Results (Professor Cody Christopherson featured):

The above study was widely reported on, with Professor Christopherson featured in many articles. Additional coverage can be found here:

News Register – Hot Summer Fuels Early Grape Harvest (Professor Greg Jones featured):–1441126102–19189–

JPR – The Jefferson Exchange: Why Scientists Can’t Repeat Their Results (interview with SOU Professor Cody Christopherson):

Herald and News – Grant Writer to Lead Next Philanthropic Quest (Professor Edwin Battistella featured):


News on SOU Academic Programs: (blog page) – It’s Back to College With a Dash of Déjà vu (feature on OLLI program):

Daily Tidings – All the Joys of Learning—Without the Tests and Grades:

JPR – The Jefferson Exchange: Increasing the Ranks of Minority Teachers:

Dual Enrollment Grows at Yreka High (SOU mentioned):

Daily Tidings – New Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing Approved at Southern Oregon University:


News on SOU Fine and Performing Arts:

JPR – The Jefferson Exchange: Ashland’s Art Museum Gets an Interim Boss (Interview with Schneider Museum of Art interim director Scott Malbaurn):

Bend Bulletin – The World’s a Stage in Southern Oregon (Oregon Center for the Arts featured):


News on Politics and Policy Impacting SOU and Higher Education:

Daily Tidings – Trustees OK Pavilion Project Expansion:

Mail Tribune – SOU Board Agrees to $3 Million Expansion of McNeal Pavilion Project:


Miscellaneous News:

Daily Tidings – Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Adopts Sexual Assault Reporting Program:

Daily Tidings – SOU Recognized as LGBTQ-Friendly:

Mail Tribune – Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Adopts Sexual Assault Reporting Program:

KDRV – SOU Named One of Nation’s Top 25 LGBTQ-Friendly Campuses:

KMVU – SOU Named LGBTQ-Friendly Campus:

KOBI – SOU Named One of Top LGBTQ-Friendly Campuses in Nation:

Register Guard – University of Oregon Makes Campus Pride’s List of Top 25 Colleges for LGBTQ Students (SOU also mentioned):

Washington Post – New Poll Lists ‘Most Friendly’ Colleges for LGBT Students:

Daily Tidings – Our View: No Need to Rush (Editor on president search):