SOU In the News: May 31 – June 6

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SOU Student, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Features:

KOBI – SOU Student Building School: https://kobi5.com/news/sou-student-building-school-28493/

 

News on SOU Fine and Performing Arts:

Daily Tidings – SOU Dance Club to Perform Saturday: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160531/NEWS/160539958/0/SEARCH

KOBI – Final Recital for SOU Piano Prodigy with Mother in Attendance: https://kobi5.com/news/tatsianas-recital-28501/

Daily Tidings – SOU Keyboard Student Offers Free Community Recital: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160601/NEWS/160609962/0/SEARCH

 

News on SOU governance and Board of Trustees:

Daily Tidings – Second SOU President Finalist Announced: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160531/NEWS/160539959/0/SEARCH

Mail Tribune – Second SOU President Finalist Announced: http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160531/NEWS/160539943/0/SEARCH

Daily Tidings – Candidate Praises SOU Model: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160601/NEWS/160609959/0/SEARCH

Mail Tribune – Second SOU Candidate Embraces Liberal Arts: http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160601/NEWS/160609926/0/SEARCH

Mail Tribune – Third Finalist for SOU President Here Thursday, Friday: http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160601/NEWS/160609961/0/SEARCH

Daily Tidings – Third Finalist for SOU President Here Thursday, Friday: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160601/NEWS/160609979/0/SEARCH

Daily Tidings – Third Presidential Candidate Makes Her Case: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160602/NEWS/160609933/0/SEARCH

Mail Tribune – President Candidate Schott Talks About Securing SOU’s Future: http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160602/NEWS/160609877/0/SEARCH

 

Miscellaneous News:

The Siskiyou – Student Films Spotlighted at Annual Festival: http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/06/02/student-films-spotlighted-at-annual-festival/

KTVL – Student Filmmakers Present at SOU Film Festival: http://ktvl.com/news/local/student-filmmakers-present-at-sou-film-festival

Daily Tidings – Our View: Hope Personified: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160602/OPINION/160609964/0/SEARCH

SOU Students Monitor Changing Landscape of Family Farms

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(Ashland, Ore.) — Third year Southern Oregon University sociology students Alessandra de la Torre and Kate Hillis have a unique understanding of sustainable agriculture—from a historical perspective.

Thanks to a 2015 grant from the Oregon Heritage Commission to SOU’s sociology/anthropology program, de la Torre and Hillis are researching Jackson County family farms that have been in the same family and in production for over 100 years. The students are finding that it takes commitment, strategy, and sometimes a bit of luck to keep land in the family over the course of four or five generations.

As an object lesson in the complexities of heritage agriculture, de la Torre discovered the sale of the 1852 Birdseye Ranch donation land claim to Del Rio Vineyards as it was happening in March 2016. In April, she met with the family, walked that historic Gold Hill property along the Rogue River, and talked with three Birdseye generations as they prepared to move from the home they’d lived in for 160 years. The Birdseye’s were pleased that their family heritage was documented for the project, and for de la Torre, it was a powerful and emotional experience.

Hillis researched Reginald Parsons’ 1908 Century Farm in East Medford, Hillcrest Orchards (now also Roxy Anny Winery). The property is owned by the Cogswell Limited Partnership, a partnership of Parsons family descendants. At the same time Hillis was tracing Hillcrest through the generations, Medford City Council held public hearings about annexing the property into the city’s Urban Growth Boundary. An aerial view of Hillcrest Orchards shows that housing and mixed use properties surround the green of the vineyard and Medford’s growth means more housing is needed. Jud Parsons is a member of the Cogswell Limited Partnership; he’s not sure how the partnership will vote if the land is annexed and the family is able to develop the property as housing. Hillis is scheduled to interview Jud Parsons later this spring.

You might not think that a farm established a hundred years ago would be of interest today but de la Torre and Hillis’s research shows that Southern Oregon agricultural landscapes continue to change and that family legacies change as well. Under the Oregon Heritage Commission grant, these two SOU students are researching 20 multi-generational farms to identify factors that contribute to how and why some properties stay in agricultural production and others do not.

“Understanding the patterns of agricultural land changes in Southern Oregon reveal the interweaving of environmental, economic, political, social, and personal influences that give nuance to why these changes occur,” said de la Torre. “It is certain that these factors continue to guide the path of our lives today, making the past an emblem of human lessons we can all learn from.”

For more information on the heritage agriculture project, contact Maureen Flanagan Battistella, affiliate faculty in SOU’s sociology/anthropology program, at 541-552-0743 or battistem@sou.edu.

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About Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University is a medium-sized campus that provides comprehensive educational opportunities with a strong focus on student success and intellectual creativity. Located in vibrant Ashland, Oregon, SOU remains committed to diversity and inclusion for all students on its environmentally sustainable campus. Connected learning programs taught by a host of exceptional faculty provide quality, innovative experiences for students. Visit sou.edu.

Third SOU President Candidate to Visit University

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(Ashland, Ore.) — After a nationwide search, three finalists have been named in the search for a new president of Southern Oregon University. The finalists were recommended to the SOU board of trustees by the Presidential Search Committee, which was comprised of key members of both internal and external constituent groups, including, but not limited to, the board of trustees; SOU faculty, staff, alumni, and students; an Oregon public university president; and members of the Rogue Valley community.

Each of the three finalists will visit Southern Oregon to meet with various SOU constituent groups as well as hold town hall-style forums that will be open to the public.

The third of the finalists to arrive on campus will be Dr. Linda Schott, who is scheduled to be in the Rogue Valley June 2 and 3. Schott currently serves as president of University of Maine at Presque Isle. She holds a doctorate in history and humanities from Stanford University, a master’s degree in history, also from Stanford, and a bachelor’s degree in history from Baylor University.

Prior to her role as president of University of Maine at Presque Isle, Schott held various positions in higher education teaching and administration, including dean of the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Fort Lewis College; associate dean for the College of Arts and Sciences at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, and numerous faculty appointments.

The public will have an opportunity to meet and ask questions of Schott during an open forum on June 2 at 3:30 p.m. The forum will take place in Room 151 inside the Science Building on SOU’s main campus in Ashland.

“We are hoping that not only our campus community, but the entire Rogue Valley will want to be involved in this process and meet these candidates,” said Bill Thorndike, chair of the SOU board of trustees. “We will be soliciting feedback from all who attend, and that input is very important in our decision making process.”

The other two finalists, Dr. Michael Tidwell and Dr. Terry Allison previously visited the Rogue Valley on May 25-26 and June 1-2, respectively. More information on the search and the candidates is available at presidentialsearch.sou.edu.

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About Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University is a medium-sized campus that provides comprehensive educational opportunities with a strong focus on student success and intellectual creativity. Located in vibrant Ashland, Oregon, SOU remains committed to diversity and inclusion for all students on its environmentally sustainable campus. Connected learning programs taught by a host of exceptional faculty provide quality, innovative experiences for students. Visit sou.edu.

SOU Board Narrows Field of Presidential Candidates

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(Ashland, Ore.) — After a nationwide search, three finalists have been selected in the search for a new president of Southern Oregon University. The finalists were recommended to the SOU board of trustees by the Presidential Search Committee, which was comprised of key members of both internal and external constituent groups, including, but not limited to, the board of trustees; SOU faculty, staff, alumni, and students; an Oregon public university president; and members of the Rogue Valley community.

Each of the three finalists will visit Southern Oregon to meet with various SOU constituent groups as well as hold town hall-style forums that will be open to the public.

The second of the finalists to arrive on campus will be Dr. Terry Allison, who is scheduled to be in the Rogue Valley June 1 and 2. Allison currently serves as chancellor of Indiana University South Bend. He holds a doctorate in literature from University of California, San Diego; a master’s degree in comparative literature, also from UCSD; a master’s degree in library and information science from University of California, Berkley; and a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science, also from UC Berkley.

Prior to his role as chancellor of Indiana University South Bend, Allison held various positions in higher education teaching and administration, including provost and vice president of academic affairs at Governors State University in Illinois; dean of the College of Arts and Letters at California State University, Los Angeles; and numerous faculty appointments.

The public will have an opportunity to meet and ask questions of Allison during an open forum on June 1 at 3:30 p.m. The forum will take place in Room 151 inside the Science Building on SOU’s main campus in Ashland.

“We are hoping that not only our campus community, but the entire Rogue Valley will want to be involved in this process and meet these candidates,” said Bill Thorndike, chair of the SOU board of trustees. “We will be soliciting feedback from all who attend, and that input is very important in our decision making process.”

One of the three finalists, Dr. Michael Tidwell, visited the Rogue Valley May 25 and 26. The third finalist will be announced in advance of his or her visit to SOU. More information on the search and the candidates is available at presidentialsearch.sou.edu.

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About Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University is a medium-sized campus that provides comprehensive educational opportunities with a strong focus on student success and intellectual creativity. Located in vibrant Ashland, Oregon, SOU remains committed to diversity and inclusion for all students on its environmentally sustainable campus. Connected learning programs taught by a host of exceptional faculty provide quality, innovative experiences for students. Visit sou.edu.

SOU In the News: May 24 – 30

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News on SOU Academic Programs:

Daily Tidings – It’s a Plot: Deer Overrun Ashland: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160525/NEWS/160529896/0/SEARCH

 

News on SOU Environment and Sustainability Initiatives:

4-Traders – SOU Joins New Climate Commitment: http://www.4-traders.com/news/Southern-Oregon-University-SOU-Joins-New-Climate-Commitment–22406356/

The Siskiyou – The Bees Are Here to Stay: http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/05/26/the-bees-are-here-to-stay/

 

News on SOU Fine and Performing Arts:

Daily Tidings – SOU’s ‘The Comedy of Errors’ a Spoof of Ashland: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160523/NEWS/160529936/0/SEARCH

 

News on Politics, Policy, and National Trends Impacting SOU and Higher Education:

Oregonian/Oregon Live – Oregon’s Anemic Higher Education Funding (Opinion): http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2016/05/oregons_anemic_higher_educatio.html#incart_email

CNN – College Enrollment is Dropping. Bad Sign?: http://money.cnn.com/2016/05/20/news/economy/college-enrollment-down/index.html?section=money_pf

NPR – A First: Pell Grants for High School Students Who Take College Courses: http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/05/17/478260017/a-first-pell-grants-for-high-school-students-who-take-college-classes?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20160522&utm_campaign=&utm_term=

 

News on SOU governance and Board of Trustees:

KOBI – First of Three SOU Presidential Candidates Announced: https://kobi5.com/news/first-of-three-sou-presidential-candidates-announced-28112/

Daily Tidings – Our View: Meet SOU Finalist Today: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160525/OPINION/160529903/0/SEARCH

Daily Tidings – SOU Board Narrows Field of Presidential Candidates: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160525/NEWS/160529899/0/SEARCH

KDRV – 3 Finalists Selected for SOU President: http://www.kdrv.com/news/local/SOU_Selects_3_Finalists_for_President.html

Daily Tidings – Michigan Dean Among Finalists for SOU Presidency: http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20160525/michigan-dean-among-finalists-for-sou-presidency

Mail Tribune – President candidate says SOU must be enterprising: http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160525/NEWS/160529664/0/SEARCH

The Siskiyou – Dr. Michael Tidwell Wants to be SOU’s Next President: http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/05/31/dr-michael-tidwell-wants-to-be-sous-next-president/

KAJO – Southern Oregon University President Search Now Down to Three Final Candidates: http://www.kajo.com/news/local/stories.php?subaction=showfull&id=1464331053&ucat=2&

 

Miscellaneous News:

The Siskiyou – Davis Retains Presidency…For Now: http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/05/25/davis-retains-presidency-for-now/

Daily Tidings – SOU President Visits University of Guanajuato: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160525/NEWS/160529898/0/SEARCH

Campus Reform – Student’s Campaign Suspended for Criticizing Gender-Neutral Bathrooms: http://www.campusreform.org/?ID=7613

The Siskiyou – Davis Secures Presidency Under Probationary Measures: http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/05/29/davis-secures-presidency-under-prohibitionary-measures/

KOBI – SOU Student Film Festival: https://kobi5.com/news/sou-student-film-festival-28439/

Daily Tidings – OLLI Seeks New Teachers to Expand Course Offerings: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160526/NEWS/160529853/0/SEARCH

Daily Tidings – SOU Student Films Screen Tuesday in Free Showing at Varsity Theatre: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160530/NEWS/160539989/0/SEARCH

The College Fix – Army ROTC Student’s Political Campaign Suspended for ‘Transphobic’ Facebook Comments: http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/27598/

SOU to Break Ground on Theatre Building, JPR Broadcast Center Project

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(Ashland, Ore.) — Southern Oregon University is set to officially break ground on two new construction projects during a ceremony scheduled for June 3 at 12:30 p.m. The projects, a renovation and expansion of the University’s Theatre Building as well as new studios and administrative offices for Jefferson Public Radio, are expected to be complete by fall 2017.

The Theatre Building renovation and expansion is an $11 million project that will add a dynamic new program element to the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University and create an arts and culture hub on the SOU campus.

“This expansion is badly needed,” according to SOU President Roy Saigo. “Our theatre program has been at capacity and this project will provide more opportunities for current and future students at SOU.”

By co-locating the new JPR studios and offices with the Oregon Center for the Arts, SOU will realize efficiencies and cost savings in the project, and also improve instructional benefits for students. “Jefferson Public Radio is a vital part of our campus community, and the entire region of southern Oregon and northern California,” Saigo said. “This project will create new, hands-on learning experiences for SOU students while engaging the campus and community with the cultural and civic programs that are broadcast on JPR.”

The ceremony will take place on the east side of the Theatre Building.

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About Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University is a medium-sized campus that provides comprehensive educational opportunities with a strong focus on student success and intellectual creativity. Located in vibrant Ashland, Oregon, SOU remains committed to diversity and inclusion for all students on its environmentally sustainable campus. Connected learning programs taught by a host of exceptional faculty provide quality, innovative experiences for students. Visit sou.edu.

SOU Board Narrows Field of Presidential Candidates

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(Ashland, Ore.) — After a nationwide search, three finalists have been selected in the search for a new president of Southern Oregon University. The finalists were recommended to the SOU board of trustees by the Presidential Search Committee, which was comprised of key members of both internal and external constituent groups, including, but not limited to, the board of trustees; SOU faculty, staff, alumni, and students; an Oregon public university president; and members of the Rogue Valley community.

Each of the three finalists will visit Southern Oregon in coming days to meet with various SOU constituent groups as well as hold town hall-style forums that will be open to the public.

The first of the finalists to arrive on campus will be Dr. Michael Tidwell, who is scheduled to visit the SOU campuses on May 25 and 26. Tidwell currently serves as dean of the College of Business at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti. He holds a doctorate in organizational studies from Washington State University, a master’s degree in communication, also from WSU, and a bachelor’s degree in communication from Ball State University.

Prior to his role as dean of the College of Business at Eastern Michigan, Tidwell held various positions in higher education teaching and administration, including dean of the College of Business at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, assistant dean for the School of Business at Clayton State University, and numerous faculty appointments.

The public will have an opportunity to meet and ask questions of Tidwell during an open forum on May 25 at 3:30 p.m. The forum will take place in Room 151 inside the Science Building on SOU’s main campus in Ashland.

“We are hoping that not only our campus community, but the entire Rogue Valley will want to be involved in this process and meet these candidates,” said Bill Thorndike, chair of the SOU board of trustees. “We will be soliciting feedback from all who attend, and that input is very important in our decision making process.”

The other finalists will be announced in advance of their visit early in June. More information on the search and the candidate is available at presidentialsearch.sou.edu.

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About Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University is a medium-sized campus that provides comprehensive educational opportunities with a strong focus on student success and intellectual creativity. Located in vibrant Ashland, Oregon, SOU remains committed to diversity and inclusion for all students on its environmentally sustainable campus. Connected learning programs taught by a host of exceptional faculty provide quality, innovative experiences for students. Visit sou.edu.

SOU In the News: May 17 – 23

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SOU Student, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Features:

Upper Rogue Independent – From Watching COPS to Being One (feature on SOU alumnus): http://www.urindependent.com/2016/05/from-watching-cops-to-being-one/

 

News on SOU Academic Programs:

Medford School District – Bulldogs to Raiders Travel to OMSI: http://www.medford.k12.or.us/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=381&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=3858&PageID=1

KTVL – Students Work on Deer Mockumentary: http://ktvl.com/news/local/students-work-on-deer-mockumentary

South County Spotlight – Not Distracted by Distracted Driving Violations (SOU Student Research Project Featured): http://pamplinmedia.com/scs/83-news/307852-185592-not-distracted-by-distracted-driving-violations

 

News on SOU Environment and Sustainability Initiatives:

Daily Tidings – Ashland Institutions, Residents, Take Strides Toward Solar Power: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160517/NEWS/160519844/0/SEARCH

 

News on SOU governance and Board of Trustees:

KOBI – SOU Presidential Search Narrowed Down to 3: https://kobi5.com/news/sou-presidential-search-narrowed-down-to-3-27926/

 

Miscellaneous News:

Daily Tidings – Entre Amigos: Sister City Universities Open New Era of Collaboration: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160516/NEWS/160519847/0/SEARCH

The Siskiyou – Showing Pride: http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/05/18/showing-pride/

JPR – Jefferson Exchange: SOU’s WRC Turns 40: http://ijpr.org/post/thu-830-sous-wrc-turns-40

Daily Tidings – Students Learn by Telling Personal Truths: http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20160519/students-learn-by-telling-personal-truths

Periodico Correo – Planea Ayuntamiento Viaje a Ashland (Spanish language newspaper story on SOU Guanajuato visit): http://periodicocorreo.com.mx/planea-ayuntamiento-viaje-a-ashland/

AM Guanajuato – Estrecha UG Lazos (Spanish language website coverage of Guanajuato visit): http://www.am.com.mx/2016/05/06/guanajuato/local/estrecha-ug-lazos-282122

The Siskiyou – ASSOU Candidate Learns Perils of Social Media During Election: http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/05/21/assou-candidate-learns-perils-of-social-media-during-election/

The Siskiyou – Students Decide that Ball Actually is Life: http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/05/23/students-decide-that-ball-actually-is-life/

Daily Tidings – Council Oks Mural on Calle Guanajuato: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160520/NEWS/160529960/0/SEARCH

Daily Tidings – A Southern Oregon Wine You Can’t Buy: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160523/NEWS/160529954/0/SEARCH

Mail Tribune – School Districts Grapple with Transgender Guidelines; Ashland has Walked the Talk for Years (SOU mentioned): http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160522/NEWS/160529833/0/SEARCH

Mail Tribune – Students Learn by Telling Personal Truths: http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160523/NEWS/160529861/0/SEARCH

SOU Joins New Climate Commitment

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(Ashland, Ore.) — Southern Oregon University, along with 90 other colleges and universities across the United States, committed to carbon neutrality and resilience by becoming a Charter Signatory to the Climate Commitment. The Climate Commitment, a signature program of Boston-based nonprofit Second Nature, will require SOU to set climate targets, report on progress publicly, and collaborate with the surrounding community, all while integrating sustainability across the curriculum. To become a Charter Signatory of the Climate Commitment, schools had to sign between October 5, 2015 and Earth Day, 2016.

“Being charter signatories to this commitment further illustrates how seriously SOU takes its commitment to the climate and environment,” said SOU President Roy Saigo. “We are honored to join 90 other colleges and universities in making this commitment.”

The Climate Commitment is one of three commitments from Second Nature. These are known jointly as the Climate Leadership Commitments, and include a Carbon Commitment (focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions), a Resilience Commitment (focused on climate adaptation and building community capacity), and a Climate Commitment that integrates both.

The Carbon Commitment, formerly known as the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (or ACUPCC) has a track record of 10 years of success, boasts nearly 600 signatories, and has been used as a model for higher education climate action internationally. The Climate Commitment seeks to expand on that success and integrate resilience into the framework. In the U.S., these signatory institutions become part of the Climate Leadership Network, which comprises more than 650 colleges and universities in every state and the District of Columbia.

The Climate Leadership Commitments have created tremendous impact: A recent study from the University of New Hampshire and facilities solutions company, Sightlines, found that campuses that have signed the Carbon Commitment have 47 percent lower carbon emissions from purchased energy than non-signatories that are doing sustainability work on campus.

Second Nature launched the Climate Commitment on October 5, 2015, along with the Resilience Commitment and the Carbon Commitment.

For a full list of the Climate Commitment Charter Signatories, see: secondnature.org/charter-signatories/

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About Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University is a medium-sized campus that provides comprehensive educational opportunities with a strong focus on student success and intellectual creativity. Located in vibrant Ashland, Oregon, SOU remains committed to diversity and inclusion for all students on its environmentally sustainable campus. Connected learning programs taught by a host of exceptional faculty provide quality, innovative experiences for students. Visit sou.edu.

About Second Nature

Second Nature works to proactively build a sustainable and positive global future through initiating bold commitments, scaling successful actions, and accelerating innovative solutions among leadership networks in higher education. The Climate Leadership Commitments are a signature program of Second Nature and include a Carbon Commitment (focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions), a Resilience Commitment (focused on climate adaptation and building community capacity), and a Climate Commitment that integrates both. The Climate Leadership Network comprises more than 650 colleges and universities in every state and the District of Columbia who have committed to take action on climate and prepare students through research and education to solve the challenges of the 21st century. Learn more at: secondnature.org.

SOU In the News: May 10 – 16

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SOU Student, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Features:

Daily Tidings – Quills & Queues: SOU’s Tutunov Says Ashland is a Cultural Oasis: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160512/NEWS/160519912/0/SEARCH

Great Northwest Wine – Stats Show 2016 Vintage for Northwest Vineyards Off to Record Start (Greg Jones featured): http://www.greatnorthwestwine.com/2016/05/10/stats-show-2016-vintage-for-northwest-vineyards-off-to-record-start/

Mail Tribune – OSF, Wine the Perfect Pairing for Expanding Cultural Tourism (Greg Jones featured): http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160509/NEWS/160509616

Mail Tribune – Kevin Stine Faces Uphill Primary Battle Against Sen. Ron Wyden (feature on SOU alumnus challenging Senator Ron Wyden): http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160515/NEWS/160519729

Daily Tidings – Backstage: Ashland High Students Learn the Magic in Storytelling (feature on SOU alumnae Betty Bishop): http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160515/NEWS/160519877

 

News on SOU Academic Programs:

Daily Tidings – Emerging Media and Digital Arts Students Aim High: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160509/NEWS/160509806/0/SEARCH

 

News on SOU Fine and Performing Arts:

Daily Tidings – Fringe Festival Underway at SOU: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160509/NEWS/160509807/0/SEARCH

Mail Tribune – On the Fringe: http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160510/NEWS/160519945/0/SEARCH

The Siskiyou – What the Fringe?: http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/05/11/what-the-fringe/

Daily Tidings – Musical ‘The Secret Garden’ Opens at SOU: http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160512/ENTERTAINMENT/160519996/0/SEARCH

 

News on Recent and Upcoming SOU Events:

JPR – Jefferson Exchange: Learning and Using Math (features SOU Kieval Lecture Series Speaker Keith Devlin): http://ijpr.org/post/learning-and-using-math

 

News on SOU governance and Board of Trustees:

KOBI – Five on 5: Chris Maples, President OIT (SOU president search mentioned): https://kobi5.com/features/chris-maples-president-oit-27256/

Oregonian/Oregon Live – Independence for Oregon’s Public Universities Viewed as a Success, So Far: http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2016/05/independence_for_oregons_publi.html

 

Miscellaneous News:

KTVL – Bike Thefts Season in Swing, But Overall Decrease in Cases: http://ktvl.com/news/local/bike-thefts-season-in-swing-but-overall-decrease-in-cases