SOU in the News: Dec. 28 to Jan. 8

Media coverage and relevant mentions of Southern Oregon University for the most recent week

SOU student, alumni, faculty and staff news and features

Siskiyou Daily News • Danielle Jester • USA • Jan 5
Artist Profile: Roger Emerson, composer and arranger: Roger Emerson of Mount Shasta, who earned his bachelor’s degree from SOU, composes and arranges for the world’s largest music publisher

The World Link • USA • Jan 4
Geology Lecture Series features 12th annual Cascadia lecture: COOS BAY — Southwestern’s geology lecture series will include an April 15 talk by SOU anthropology Professor Mark Tveskov on “The Archaeology…

Wine Enthusiast Magazine • Sally Easton • USA • Jan 4
How Climate Change is Affecting Wine:The assumption that 50 degrees latitude is the northern limit for viticulture has been altered by climate change, SOU wine climatologist Greg Jones told an audience in England

Caminos • USA • Jan 3
A nuestros vecinos del Rogue Valley (To our Rogue Valley neighbors): SOU President Linda Schott assures the readers of Caminos, the Rogue Valley’s monthly Spanish­language magazine, that the university will “remain…

Medford Mail Tribune • Greg Stiles • USA • Jan 2
Irvine Vineyards plans to build winery, tasting room: Doug and Dionne Irvine launched Irvine Vineyards after consulting SOU wine climatologist Greg Jones about which grape varieties would grow best…

Mail Tribune • Cathy Noah • USA • Jan 1
One last look back: The Mail Tribune’s top stories of 2016 included the death of State Sen. Alan Bates, whose position was filled through the end of the year by…

Mail Tribune • USA • Dec 30
Listening to the birds for early signs of spring: SOU biology Professor Stewart Janes writes about the bird songs that announce spring is coming ­­ even if it may be several months away

Herald and News • Holly Owens • USA • Dec 30
2016 Year in Review: July to August: An outdoor, musical performance of “Natural History” by the Britt Orchestra and Southern Oregon University students was among Klamath area highlights

Medford Mail Tribune • Vickie Aldous • USA • Dec 29
Interim sheriff applicants tout experience: Nathan Sickler, who earned a bachelor’s degree in criminology from SOU in 1999, is one of six candidates to become interim Jackson County Sheriff

Corvallis Gazette­Times • Anthony Rimel • USA • Dec 28
On the job with Ryan Noss: Corvallis’ first­-year school Superintendent Ryan Noss earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from SOU

News about SOU academic programs

Medford Mail Tribune • USA • Jan 3
SOU business research classes seek projects: SOU’s undergraduate­- and graduate­-level applied business research classes are seeking winter term research projects, for which students will…

News about fine and performing arts

Daily Tidings • USA • Jan 5
New exhibits, new artists highlight Ashland’s First Friday: SOU’s Center for the Visual Arts features art by students, faculty and community in six of its galleries for the monthly art walk

Medford Mail Tribune • USA • Dec 27
Gabe Young returns to Ashland for oboe concert: Oboist Gabe Young, who has performed from Colorado to Russia, returned to his hometown of Ashland for a Dec. 30 concert at SOU’s Music Recital…

News about politics, policy and national trends impacting SOU and higher education

 KOBI­-TV Channel 5 • Craig Smullin • USA • Dec 27
Five on 5 – Dr. Linda Schott – President of Southern Oregon University: SOU president recaps her first term at the university and the strategic planning process that lies ahead

Miscellaneous news

Medford Mail Tribune • Mark Freeman • USA • Jan 7
SOLC hits goal to buy Rogue River ranch for a preserve: The 352­-acre ranch, which will be purchased and protected by the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy, will be open to use by high school classes and SOU researchers

Mail Tribune • USA • Jan 6
Get Out: Friday, Jan. 6: OSU horticulturalist Dennis Albert will focus on botanical surveys of Playa Lakes of Hart Mountain and Sheldon Wildlife refuges in a free talk…

Daily Tidings • Joe Zavala • USA • Jan 5
You’ll make up for this, kids: SOU reopens after two days of weather­related closures; public information officer Joe Mosley explains the university’s process and priorities…

Daily Tidings • Ryan Pfeil • USA • Jan 4
Snow causes closures, slick driving conditions: SOU is among the schools and colleges to remain closed on Wednesday due to inclement weather conditions

Medford Mail Tribune • John Darling for the Mail Tribune • USA • Dec 28
New Ashland convenience market features Indian food: The owner of a new convenience store and Indian deli a few blocks southeast of SOU is banking on customers such as students who are more focused…

SOU in the News: Dec. 20 to 27

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Media coverage and relevant mentions of Southern Oregon University for the most recent week

SOU student, alumni, faculty and staff news and features

TeenVogue Magazine • Emma Sarran Webster • USA • Dec 27
How to manage college applications stress: Ian Parent, associate director of admission at SOU, joins experts from around the country in offering advice on handling the pressures of college…

Mail Tribune • USA • Dec 27
Business briefs: Tim Johns, who earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from SOU, has been named vice president of information services at Rogue Credit…

Mail Tribune • Vickie Aldous • USA • Dec 26
Youth basketball organizer Crump given lifetime achievement award: Manny Crump, who played college basketball at SOU and OIT before spending the past several decades teaching youth basketball, has been recognized…

Redding Record Searchlight • David Benda • USA • Dec 23
Homecoming for new Sun Oaks owner: Jeremiah Walsh, the new owner of Sun Oaks athletic club in Redding, previously coached tennis at Virginia Military Institute, the University…

Northampton Community College • Myra Saturen • USA • Dec 22
A Family Story: Gary Guidetti, a native and former resident of New Jersey, Guidetti received his bachelor’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and an MBA from SOU before becoming assistant dean of business and technology at Northampton Community College in Pennsylvania

KTVL­TV 10 • Mike Marut • USA • Dec 21
SOU President Linda Schott happy with first quarter: SOU President Linda Schott discusses her first quarter at the University and the opportunities that lie ahead, and Associate Provost Jody Waters…

News @ SOU • Joe Mosley • USA • Dec 22
SOU small business leader to address entrepreneurs: Three easy steps to creating an elevator speech – a brief pitch to sell yourself to clients – will be outlined on Thursday, Jan. 12, when Simone…

Publicnow • CAN • Dec 20
Rich Kane named Division of Student Affairs’ Employee of the Semester: Rich Kane, a former SOU employee and current assistant director for Community Standards and Student Responsibility at Ohio University, was named employee of the semester for the Ohio school’s Division of Student Affairs

News about SOU academic programs

News @ SOU • Joe Mosley • Dec 21
SOU professor’s research published in European journal: A research paper on the solution chemistry of aluminum, authored by Southern Oregon University professor Anna Oliveri, was published in the current…
(Also published by Targeted News Service: https://goo.gl/nFSbzn)

Jefferson Public Radio • USA • Dec 21
Underground History: Grand Ronde Reservation Digs: Mark Tveskov of the SOU Laboratory of Anthropology talks with guests on JPR program about the summer archaeology program at the Grande Ronde…

News about fine and performing arts

Daily Tidings • Evalyn Hansen • USA • Dec 26
Getting to know ‘Shakespeare’s Other Women’: “Shakespeare’s Other Women,” a new play by author and director Scott Kaiser, will be presented Feb. 16 to 19 at SOU
(Also published by AmericanTowns.com: https://goo.gl/BLdwa5)

News about politics, policy and national trends impacting SOU and higher education

Daily Tidings • John Darling • USA • Dec 23
Expecting 900 for dinner: A chef from SOU was tapped to provide high­quality cuisine for the 37th annual Ashland Christmas Dinner, which was expected to draw about 900…

Miscellaneous news

Medford Mail Tribune • USA • Dec 22
Get Out — Friday, Dec. 23: OSU horticulturalist Dennis Albert will focus on botanical surveys of Playa Lakes of Hart Mountain and Sheldon Wildlife refuges in a free talk at 7 p.m. on Jan. 19 in Room 161 of the Southern Oregon University Science Building 

Daily Tidings • USA • Dec 20
Annual Guanajuato Nights dinner bolsters scholarship endowment fund: The annual fundraising dinner and auction, held in November, raised $12,024 for the Ashland Amigo Club’s endowed scholarship fund which is administered by the SOU Foundation …

SOU in the News: Dec. 13 to 19

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Media coverage and relevant mentions of Southern Oregon University for the most recent week

SOU student, alumni, faculty and staff news and features

KAJO­ Radio • Sam Marsh •  Dec 17
SOU alum picked to head Utah fire department: Dan Peterson, who received his master’s degree in management from SOU, is leaving his position as chief of Jackson County Fire District 3 to…

News @ SOU • Joe Mosley •  Dec 14
SOU receives NEH grant to preserve “common heritage” histories: The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Southern Oregon University a $12,000 Common Heritage grant to collect and preserve…

North Coast Citizen • Ann Powers • Dec 13
Former SOU faculty member to leave position with Lower Nehalem Community Trust: Dale Cramer Burr, a former adjunct faculty member at SOU and the University of Guanajuato, is leaving her position as executive director of the…

News about SOU academic programs

 Daily Tidings • Dec 16
JPR celebrates 3,000 episodes of ‘As It Was’: SOU’s Jefferson Public Radio honors volunteers who produced more than 3,000 episodes of the daily historical series “As It Was: Tales from the…

Medford Mail Tribune • Dec 16
JPR celebrates 3,000 episodes of ‘As It Was’: SOU’s Jefferson Public Radio honors volunteers who produced more than 3,000 episodes of the daily historical series “As It Was: Tales from the Mystical State of Jefferson”

News about fine and performing arts

 SF Weekly • Jessie Schiewe • Dec 16
Mani Draper releases debut album, The Last Marauder: Mani Draper, who got into music while attending SOU, releases album that mixes hip­hop with jazz and R&B

The Huffington Post • Sean Martinfield • Dec 15
Former SOU student and Tony Award winner to perform in SF holiday concert: Ruthie Ann Miles, an SOU student in the early 2000s who won the 2015 Tony Award for best featured actress in a musical, will perform a series…

Jefferson Public Radio • Soleil Rowan • Dec 14
JPR presents Väsen One World Concert April 19 at SOU Recital Hall: JPR and SOU’s Oregon Center for the Arts will present the Swedish trio Väsen in concert on Wednesday, April 19, at the university’s Music Recital…

News about politics, policy and national trends impacting SOU and higher education

KDOV­-TV 18 • Demi DeSoto • Dec 13
SOU President Linda Schott visits Medford Chamber Forum: SOU, which is Ashland’s largest employer and creates a $195 million per year economic impact for Southern Oregon, is beginning a strategic planning…

Daily Tidings • Greg Stiles • Dec 13
Time to rethink college: SOU President Linda Schott told the Medford Chamber Forum that the university is beginning a strategic planning process that will include a re­ examination of the roles higher education should play in Southern Oregon

Miscellaneous news

Medford Mail Tribune • Dec 15
Get Out: Friday, Dec. 16OSU horticulturalist Dennis Albert will focus on botanical surveys of Playa Lakes of Hart Mountain and Sheldon Wildlife refuges in a free talk at 7 p.m. on Jan. 19 in Room 161 of the Southern Oregon University Science Building

SOU in the News: Nov. 29 to Dec. 5

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Media coverage and relevant mentions of Southern Oregon University for the most recent week

SOU student, alumni, faculty and staff news and features

Oregon OR ­ AmericanTowns.com • Dec 4
City, SOU recognized by bicyclist league: SOU recognized by national organization as a Bicycle Friendly University

KOBI­TV NBC5 • Dec 1
SOU offering “instant admission” for prospective students: SOU’s Joe Mosley interviewed about the “Raider on the Spot” admission program

Oregon Wine Press • Dec 1
AVA Unto Its Own: SOU wine climatologist Greg Jones offers background on Wayne Hitchings’ unique American Viticultural Area near Yoncalla

Oregon Wine Press • Dec 1
Vine with a View: SOU English professor Maureen Flanagan Battistella writes about Del Rio Vineyards’ 150­-year­-old grape vine

News about SOU academic programs

Medford Mail Tribune • Dec 5
Gaining knowledge — and friends: Feature story on the past and present of SOU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Oregon OR ­ AmericanTowns.com • Dec 5
Graduate proposal focuses on outdoors: SOU’s popular Outdoor Adventure Leadership Program plans for master’s degree option

News about fine and performing arts

Urban Milwaukee • Nov 30
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund for Individual Artists Suitcase Export Fund Launches Fourteenth Funding Cycle: Shane McAdams of Wisconsin participated in an exhibition of mostly Oregonian artists at SOU’s Schneider Museum of Art

Medford Mail Tribune • Nov 29
Holiday music for choir and orchestra: The Rogue Valley Symphony performed John Rutter’s “Magnificat” and the Christmas portion of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah”on Dec. 3 at SOU’s Music Recital Hal

News about politics, policy and national trends impacting SOU and higher education:

My Eastern Oregon • Dec 2
UNION COUNTY: University presidents react to governor’s budget: SOU President Linda Schott and the presidents of Oregon’s six other public universities react to the governor’s recommended budget

OregonLive.com • Nov 30
Oregon’s public universities see big increases in Hispanic, multi­racial student enrollment: Five percent of students in Oregon’s seven public universities declined to identify a race or ethnic group, but 35 percent of those ­­ 1,755 ­­ were SOU students

Miscellaneous news

KOBI­TV NBC5 • Dec 3
Hundreds gather for Ashland ski swap: Annual ski swat at SOU benefits the University’s Outdoor Program

SOU in the News: Nov. 22 to Nov. 28

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SOU student, alumni, faculty and staff news and features

Mail Tribune (Nov. 22) – Pendleton Woolen Mills to open an outlet in the Rogue Valley Mall; Joan McBee, chair of the SOU Business Department, discusses the Pendleton brand and how it fits in the mall. https://goo.gl/3W6DwV

Capital Press, Salem (Nov. 23) – California-based Jackson Family Wines has bought three Oregon wineries or vineyards and is building a 68,000-square-foot wine production facility in McMinnville; SOU wine climatologist and viticulture expert Greg Jones says larger companies entering new territory need to understand regional culture. https://goo.gl/ZzkDly

Daily Tidings; similar story at AmericanTowns.com (Nov. 23) – David Humphrey, director of SOU’s Oregon Center for the Arts, laid the groundwork for an exchange program with the Institute of the Arts Barcelona – Europe’s only international performing arts institution – during a recent trip to Spain. https://goo.gl/AdSyOe and https://goo.gl/j5EoyF

Daily Tidings (Nov. 22) – More than 120 people attended the Amigo Club’s second annual Guanajuato Nights dinner and auction; proceeds go to the Amigo Club’s endowed scholarship fund, administered by the SOU Foundation. https://goo.gl/t2hJ3k

High Country News (Nov. 28) – Gabe and Jill Howe, founders of the Siskiyou Mountain Club and enthusiasts of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness Area, met as students at SOU. https://goo.gl/0XGd0P

News about SOU academic programs

SOU News; reprinted at Public.com News (Nov. 28) – An event to be held in Medford by the SOU Small Business Development Center is aimed at local entrepreneurs who love creating and owning their businesses, but could benefit from improved understanding of their enterprises’ finances. https://goo.gl/BOhf4n and https://goo.gl/qNBqux.

News about fine and performing arts

Village Life-Sacramento (Nov. 21) – Darek Riley, who received his bachelor of fine arts degree in acting/performance at SOU, played the title role in a production of “Robin Hood” at Sacramento’s B Street stage. https://goo.gl/UE4MH8

News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C.; similar story in the Lewiston Tribune (Nov. 22) – Austin Brayfield’s painting took on a new urgency after she was diagnosed with brain cancer; an exhibit that offers both pre- and post-diagnosis works is on display in SOU’s Marion Ady Building through Dec. 9. https://goo.gl/ZWvMQA and https://goo.gl/ATOs55

Argus Observer, Ontario; similar stories in The Register-Guard, Brazil Business Today and KTVZ-TV, Bend (Nov. 24) – Kyle Peets, an adjunct faculty member in SOU’s Emerging Media and Digital Arts Department, explores “Gold Fever” through his new exhibit in the SOU Art Building. https://goo.gl/uHDPe2, https://goo.gl/lNMF01, https://goo.gl/IgrxcK and https://goo.gl/WpMDWe

Daily Tidings (Nov. 28) – Ed Wight, who taught music history and music appreciation for 10 years at SOU, offers pre-concert talks and program notes for the Ashland Chamber Music Concerts, the Oregon Repertory Singers and the Rogue Valley Symphony. https://goo.gl/cIwRq7

KSKQ Radio (Nov. 18) – SOU Honors College students Reilly Nycum, Haley Eck and Cole Barnes read their work at the Words and Wine event at Weisingers winery; the radio station offers a podcast of their readings. https://goo.gl/swyNJV

KSKQ Radio (Nov. 18) – SOU Honors College students Mariah Roley, Dante Fumagalli and Samara Diab read their work at the Words and Wine event at Weisingers winery; the radio station offers a podcast of their readings. https://goo.gl/Ytk72G

News about politics, policy and national trends impacting SOU and higher education:

KOBI-TV 5 (Nov. 22) – Transgender Day of Remembrance was observed at SOU for the third year n a row, raising awareness of transgender issues across the U.S. https://goo.gl/NiVBtx

Miscellaneous news

U.S. News and World Report (Nov. 22) – Students who receive their bachelor’s degrees abroad must have their credentials evaluated before applying for graduate school in the U.S.; SOU is an example of a university that conducts in-house evaluations rather than referring prospective graduate students to credential evaluation companies. https://goo.gl/I3R3im

Mail Tribune (Nov. 21) – Full restoration of Medford’s Holly Theatre could begin in early 2017; the building’s façade was renovated in 2012, before the work was stalled by issues at SOU and Jefferson Public Radio. https://goo.gl/IkzVPH

SOU in the News: Nov. 15 to Nov. 21

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SOU student, alumni, faculty and staff news and features

Chinook Observer of Long Beach, Wash. (Nov. 15) – Weather patterns in the Western U.S. have been a month ahead of the calendar for most of 2016, with the amount of rain and snow that fell during October anywhere from 150 percent to 400 percent of normal, according to Greg Jones, a wine climatologist at SOU. http://www.chinookobserver.com/co/local-news/20161115/western-weather-is-a-month-ahead-of-the-calendar

Estacada News (Nov. 17) – Prakash Chenjeri – an SOU professor of philosophy, program chair and Democracy Project co-director – will lead a Dec. 6 discussion in Estacada on human nature and technology; the event is sponsored by Oregon Humanities and the Estacada Arts Commission. http://www.pamplinmedia.com/en/30-news/332647-211010-around-town

Press Banner  of Scotts Valley, Calif. (Nov. 18) – Steve Walpole, who received his bachelor’s degree in criminology from SOU, was named interim police chief for Scotts Valley, Calif.; Walpole, who is currently a lieutenant for the Scotts Valley department, is also a candidate for the permanent police chief position. http://www.goldenstatenewspapers.com/press_banner/walpole-named-scotts-valley-interim-police-chief/article_6e38b090-ad69-11e6-9c4c-6ff1efb7db62.html

Cumberland Times-News of Frostburg, Md. (Nov. 18) – Joseph Yungen, who received his bachelor’s degree in piano performance at SOU, is featured in the faculty artist series at Frostburg State University, where Yungen is a member of the music faculty. http://www.times-news.com/news/slice_of_life/faculty-artist-series-features-pianist-joseph-yungen/article_7b64cc05-8150-53f5-9af7-725a3698edf7.html

KOBI-TV 10 and similar stories on KDRV-TV 12 and KTVL-TV 10 (Nov. 18) – About 600 prospective students attended Friday’s Preview Day at SOU, breaking the attendance record set a year ago and offering participants a look at the university (interviews with Joe Mosley, SOU public information officer; and both SOU and prospective students). https://kobi5.com/news/local-news/600-perspective-students-tour-sou-40453/, http://www.kdrv.com/news/local/Record_Number_of_Prospective_Students_Expected_at_SOU.html and http://ktvl.com/news/local/checking-out-campus-sou-preview-day

The Siskiyou (Nov. 21) – Tyler Takeshita – who ran for ASSOU vice president on the same ticket as ASSOU presidential candidate Colin Davis – takes over as student body president following Davis’ removal from office for procedural irregularities involving a back-to-school concert; Takeshita will frame Davis’ impeachment as a growing opportunity for the student government. http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/11/19/tyler-takeshita-takes-over-as-student-body-president/

News about SOU academic programs

Herald and News (Nov. 20) – The new Tribal Attendance Pilot Project (TAPP) at all Chiloquin schools includes sending students to Konaway Nika Tillicum, an eight-day academy at SOU that includes a range of classes, lectures, cultural experiences and recreational activities for Native American students. http://www.heraldandnews.com/news/local_news/tapp-ing-into-absenteeism-strategies/article_4f59b5a9-28ab-509a-ba4e-cad13e1792b5.html

News about fine and performing arts

Daily Tidings (Nov. 17) – Musica Matrix, a new collaboration that features Medieval-Renaissance music, has its inaugural performance; its board includes Stephen Bacon, conservator of the Jack Schuman collection of early instruments at SOU. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161117/diving-into-musica-matrix

Mail Tribune (Nov. 20) – Five performances by SOU alumnus and recording artist John Nilsen count as one of seven seasonal offerings that are full of holiday songs. http://www.mailtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20161120/7-seasonal-shows-full-of-song

Mail Tribune (Nov. 21) – Austin Brayfield’s painting took on a new urgency after she was diagnosed with brain cancer; an exhibit that offers both pre- and post-diagnosis works is on display in SOU’s Marion Ady Building through Dec. 9. http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20161121/artists-work-changes-after-brain-cancer-diagnosis

Miscellaneous news

Daily Tidings (Nov. 16) – The Ashland Amigo Club’s second-annual Guanajuato Nights Dinner/Auction on Saturday night at the Ashland Elks Club is a fund-raiser for an endowment that supports an exchange program between SOU and the University of Guanajuato. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161116/guanajuato-chef-culinary-scene-investigator

Mail Tribune and a similar story in the Daily Tidings (Nov. 19) – SOU men’s cross country team wins the NAIA National Championship, SOU women’s team places seventh. http://www.mailtribune.com/sports/20161119/raider-men-claim-second-national-title and http://www.dailytidings.com/sports/20161119/sou-men-claim-second-national-title

‘OregonLive.com blog (Nov. 20) – SOU men’s cross country team named “Team of the Week” for Nov. 14-20 by the Cascade Collegiate Conference after winning the NAIA National Championship on Nov. 19. http://blog.oregonlive.com/cascadeconference/2016/11/southern_oregon_mens_cross_cou_5.html

SOU in the News: Nov. 8 to Nov. 14

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SOU student, alumni, faculty and staff news and features

KDRV-TV 12 and similar story on KOBI-TV 5 (Nov. 7) – Counseling services through the SOU Student Health and Wellness Center are available for students who were affected by the murder of 20-year-old Avi Feldman at a house party early Sunday morning in Ashland. http://www.kdrv.com/news/Best_Friend_Shares_.html
https://kobi5.com/news/remembering-avi-feldman-39599/

The Press, Brentwood, Calif. (Nov. 7) – Mark Stoiber, director of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce, is a candidate for the Brentwood City Council. He received bachelor’s degrees from Southern Oregon University in business and economics. http://www.thepress.net/special/brentwood-city-council-race/article_ad25487c-96fd-11e6-8a4b-73fe95cacfea.html

News @ SOU (Nov. 8) – Jad D’Allura, An emeritus professor of geology at SOU, has been awarded a pair of two-year grants for geologic work in Oregon – including one to help create special-purpose maps that show geologic features of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. https://news.sou.edu/2016/11/sou-grants-inclu…ational-monument/

Mail Tribune (Nov. 8) – Dennis Slattery, an SOU business professor and member of the university’s Board of Trustees, won election to the same Ashland City Council seat he first won in 2010, then gave up two years later. http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20161108/voters-back-lemhouse-slattery-for-council

Jefferson Public Radio (Nov. 9) – Rogue Valley native Taylor Olson-Hill tells in a radio interview and a talk at SOU about her work at a refugee camp in Greece for displaced Syrians. http://ijpr.org/post/rogue-valley-native-reports-helping-syrian-refugees#stream/0

News @ SOU (Nov. 10) – Students from SOU’s Center for Sustainability will harvest bricks from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s “Green Show plaza” each of the next two Saturday so that the bricks can be reused in pathways at The Farm at SOU. https://news.sou.edu/2016/11/sou-students-to-…reuse-osf-bricks/

Mail Tribune (Nov. 10) – A relatively stress-free weather year has produced average yields and high-quality grapes throughout Oregon for the 2016 vintage, according to Greg Jones, an SOU environmental science professor. http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20161110/2016-harvest-report-reflects-good-year-for-wine-industry

The Siskiyou (Nov. 10) – ASSUO Student Body President Colin Davis was impeached and removed from office after it was determined in a Nov. 1 student government hearing that he violated procedures in planning this fall’s “Back 2 Class Bash;” Vice President Tyler Takeshita was elevated to ASSUO president. http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/11/10/davis-ballin-his-way-out-of-office/

KAJO Radio, Grants Pass (Nov. 11) – On Veterans Day, SOU is included in a list of Southern Oregon organizations that offer services to former members of the U.S. military (SOU’s Veterans Resource Center). http://www.kajo.com/news/local/stories.php?subaction=showfull&id=1478840007&ucat=2,4

KDRV-TV 12 (Nov. 11) – SOU revives a Homecoming Parade tradition that had been on hiatus since 1969, with a procession from the Lithia Park bandshell to “The Hawk” dining facility on campus. http://www.kdrv.com/sports/southern-oregon-university/SOU_Brings_Back_Homecoming_Parade.html

News @ SOU (Nov. 11) – On Veterans Day at SOU, President Linda Schott will be among the speakers at a reception to recognize the 247 military-affiliated students on campus; veteran students Justin Jones and Chris Vorgang are honored in the online newsletter of the Colorado-based firm Innovative Educators. https://news.sou.edu/2016/11/veterans-and-the-sou-community/

Helena (Mont.) Independent Record (Nov. 13) – Angela Poole, the new manager of the Helena Civic Center, chose to get her education at Southern Oregon University – where she did stage management, costuming and lighting – so she could be close to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. http://helenair.com/entertainment/yourtime/angela-poole-has-her-dream-job-managing-the-helena-civic/article_b1598fea-a700-5705-b149-743301fadc00.html

News about SOU academic programs

Daily Tidings (Nov. 7) – Students in Adjunct Professor Tiffany Morey’s Criminology and Criminal Justice 241 class at SOU felt the heat in a series of “shoot, don’t shoot” scenarios based on real-life police incidents. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161107/to-shoot-or-not-to-shoot

Coos Bay World (Nov. 11) – Mark Tveskov, an SOU anthropology professor, will discuss “The Archaeology of the Rogue River War” next April 15 as part of a geology lectures series at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay. http://theworldlink.com/lifestyles/go/learn-about-estuary-circulation-and-coos-bay/article_49bc6c48-95c4-595f-b6f3-878dc008d5cc.html

Daily Tidings (Nov. 13) – Sara Antonuccio, a participant in the Democracy Project of the SOU Honors College, looks at the collaboration of science, democracy and citizenship during a visit to European Council for Nuclear Research’s CERN particle accelerator (Dispatches from Europe, SOU Honors College). http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161113/dispatches-from-europe-science-democracy-and-citizenship-can-work-together

News about fine and performing arts

Mail Tribune (Nov. 8) – SOU’s Department of Performing Arts presents Bertold Brecht’s “The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui” – a satirical allegory about a Hitler-like figure trying to take over the cauliflower market. http://www.mailtribune.com/entertainment/20161108/sou-presents-the-resistible-rise-of-arturo-ui

Mail Tribune (Nov. 10) – A Rogue Valley production company made up of SOU alumni will make its first independent film in 2017 – a drama about a terminally ill young woman’s decision to end her life under Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act. http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20161109/emma-was-here-explores-death-with-dignity

KDRV-TV 12 (Nov. 9) – Bailey Aldrich, an SOU sophomore who is studying music education, is a contestant in the Nov. 12 Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars, at North Medford High School. http://www.kdrv.com/news/Dancing_with_the_Rogue_Valley_Stars_Bailey_Aldrich.html

BroadwayWorld.com/Sacramento (Nov. 9) – Darek Riley, who received his bachelor of fine arts degree in acting/performance from SOU, plays Robin Hood in Greg Banks’ adaptation of “Robin Hood” at Sacremento’s B Street Theatre. http://www.broadwayworld.com/sacramento/article/B-Street-Theatres-Family-Series-Presents-ROBIN-HOOD-by-Playwright-Greg-Banks-20161109#

Daily Tidings (Nov. 10) – A performance of American music by the Jefferson State Choral Coalition at SOU’s Music Recital Hall is among five live entertainment options for the weekend. http://www.dailytidings.com/entertainment/20161110/5-picks-for-live-entertainment

Mail Tribune (Nov. 11) – SOU’s production of “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” and the Jefferson State Choral Coalition’s “American Musical Experience” at the SOU Music Recital Hall are among five weekend options for live entertainment. http://www.mailtribune.com/entertainment/20161111/5-picks-for-live-entertainment

Daily Tidings and similar story in Mail Tribune (Nov. 11) – The Rogue Riverkeeper Wild & Scenic Film Festival was presented on Sunday at SOU’s Music Recital Hall. http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20161111/NEWS/161119946 and http://www.mailtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20161111/get-out-friday-nov-11

News about politics, policy and national trends impacting SOU and higher education:

KTVL-TV 10 (Nov. 9) – Several students contacted on the SOU campus were among the Rogue Valley residents who were upset about results of the Nov. 8 general election. http://ktvl.com/news/local/trumps-policies-may-not-affect-southern-oregon-immediately

Portland Business Journal (Nov. 9) – SOU President Linda Schott and the presidents of Oregon’s other six public universities issued a joint statement in the wake of Measure 97’s defeat to say they will work together to convince lawmakers that financial support for higher education should be among Oregon’s top priorities. http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/news/2016/11/09/after-measure-97-failure-university-presidents.html

Miscellaneous news

Capital Press (Nov. 8) – Weather patterns in the Western U.S. have been a month ahead of the calendar for most of 2016, with the amount of rain and snow that fell during October anywhere from 150 percent to 400 percent of normal, according to Greg Jones, a wine climatologist at SOU. http://www.capitalpress.com/Nation_World/Nation/20161108/western-weather-is-a-month-ahead-of-the-calendar

Jefferson Public Radio (Nov. 9) – Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss of Arizona State University visits the JPR studio for a 21-minute discussion of the universe prior to his two lectures at SOU as part of the university’s campus theme of “Shapes of Curiosity.” http://ijpr.org/post/lawrence-krauss-reports-dawn-time#stream/0

Mail Tribune and similar story in Corvallis Gazette-Times (Nov. 10) – Kevin Talbert, a retired SOU administrator, is filling the remainder of the term until January for State Sen. Alan Bates, who died Aug. 5; Republican Alan DeBoer won the seat in last week’s election, accounting for a one-seat loss statewide for Democrats. http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20161110/democrats-still-control-oregon-legislature-minus-bates-seat and
http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/state-and-regional/democrats-still-control-oregon-legislature-minus-a-seat/article_df0845c9-44a9-5bf0-94db-9b18c72ae862.html

Mail Tribune and Oregon Public Broadcasting (Nov. 11) – Students from SOU’s Center for Sustainability are harvesting brings from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Green Show Plaza for use in paths at The Farm in Ashland. http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20161111/the-bricks-at-osf-gets-facelift-more-seating and http://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-shakespeare-festival-venue-construction-green-show/

SOU in the News: Nov. 1 to Nov. 7

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SOU student, alumni, faculty and staff news and features

Oregon Wine Press (Nov. 1) – The current year will represent the third in a string of warm vintages for Oregon wine grapes, which were harvested beginning in August rather than the traditional September time period (interview with SOU’s Greg Jones, who studies the dynamic between climate and wine grapes). http://www.oregonwinepress.com/august-rush

Oregon Wine Press (Nov. 1) – Stephen Reustle of Reustle-Prayer Rock Winery planted Grüner Veltliner grapes in his Umpqua Valley vineyard after consulting climatologist Greg Jones of SOU about the property’s heat unit accumulation. http://www.oregonwinepress.com/gruner-the-great

Jefferson Public Radio (Nov. 1) – An essay by the producer of the Jefferson Exchange call-in program at SOU’s Jefferson Public Radio; a disproportionate number of men are callers to the program, but a recent segment guest-hosted by SOU’s Marjorie Trueblood-Gamble attracted more women callers than usual. http://ijpr.org/post/hi-there-you-re-air#stream/0

Mail Tribune (Nov. 5) – Crater High School drama director Matthew Reynolds and Rogue River High’s Kelly Gibson, who connected when both were in SOU’s Master of Theatre Studies Program, collaborated for their students’ 24 Hour Play Cabaret event. http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20161105/students-create-round-the-clock-drama

Jefferson Public Radio (Nov. 7) – SOU’s Department of Performing Arts brings to life Bertold Brecht’s “The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui” – about a Hitler-like figure trying to monopolize the cauliflower market. http://ijpr.org/post/mon-830-hitler-look-alike-found-stage#stream/0

News about SOU academic programs

Daily Tidings (Nov. 3) – Dylann Lovero, a participant in the Democracy Project of the SOU Honors College, looks at the historical and contemporary roles of women in Europe’s political decision-making (Dispatches from Europe, SOU Honors College). http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161103/from-homemaking-to-policy-making-european-women-in-political-leadership-roles

KDRV-TV NewsWatch 12 (Nov. 3) – Students in Tiffany Morey’s Criminology and Criminal Justice 241 class at SOU each got a taste of being a police officer in a life-and-death situation, with a series of “shoot, don’t shoot” scenarios based on real-life incidents. http://www.kdrv.com/news/SOU_Students_Test_In_Shoot_Dont_Shoot_Scenarios.html

News about fine and performing arts

Daily Tidings (Nov. 3) – Galleries open late for First Friday art walk (“Art on Paper: 10 Women Artists” and six exhibits by students, faculty, alumni and community members are among the SOU events included in the monthly art walk). http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161103/from-homemaking-to-policy-making-european-women-in-political-leadership-roles

Daily Tidings (Nov. 3) – Soprano Deborah Voigt and a concert of arias at SOU among five live entertainment options. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161103/5-picks-for-live-entertainment

The Siskiyou (Nov. 7) – SOU showing of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” was one for the books – more for the audience’s theatrics than for the movie itself. http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/11/03/rocky-horror-rocks-campus/

News about politics, policy and national trends impacting SOU and higher education:

Times Higher Education (Oct. 17) – Academic research is in crisis in much of the Middle East and North Africa due to security concerns and poor infrastructure, according to scholars in 14 Arab countries (Ken Kempner, professor emeritus of education and international studies at SOU, co-wrote the paper on which the story is based). https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/arab-research-in-crisis-due-to-regions-growing-instability

Jefferson Public Radio (Nov. 1) – The films “Elementary Genocide,” parts one and two, by filmmaker and activist Raheim Shabazz, screened this week at SOU. http://ijpr.org/post/documenting-school-prison-pipeline#stream/0

KOBI-TV 5 (Nov. 1) – A presentation in Ashland on implicit bias – immediate reactions to people based on factors such as race, gender, religion or income – was led by SOU Director of Diversity Marjorie Trueblood-Gamble. https://kobi5.com/news/implicit-bias-education-in-ashland-39253/

Daily Tidings (Nov. 3) – SOU’s Native American Student Union is among local groups that raised money and materials to support protests against the Dakota Access Pipe Line near the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161103/ashlanders-turn-out-to-support-standing-rock

KTVL-News 10 (Nov. 2) – The Jackson County clerk recommends that voters submit their ballots only at official ballot drop boxes, but the Oregon Student Association maintains an unofficial drop box at SOU’s Stevenson Union to make voting more convenient for students who may not drive or have stamps. http://ktvl.com/news/local/jackson-county-urges-voters-to-not-use-ballot-delivery-services

Oregon Business (Nov. 3) – Warm Springs Ventures, a business arm of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, envisions a tribal economy powered by engines of commerce including cannabis; tribe member Brent Florendo, native nations liaison for SOU, says housing, health and education on the reservation all have suffered, but “something good is finally happening.” http://www.oregonbusiness.com/article/item/17304-pot-gamble

Miscellaneous news

The Preface at Indiana University South Bend (Oct. 31) – IU South Bend Chancellor Terry Allison, who was one of three finalists earlier this year for the president’s position at SOU, told the student newspaper that he is committed to remaining at the Indiana campus despite his candidacy last month for another presidential post. President Linda Schott was hired as the top choice for the SOU position. https://iusbpreface.net/2016/10/31/chancellor-staying-put/

MagicValley.com Idaho (Nov. 6) – High school seniors in south-central Idaho had various plans as they worked on admissions paperwork during College Application Week; 18-year-old Kelsi Cox, who wants to become a teacher, is considering some Idaho schools along with Southern Oregon University and Virginia’s James Madison University. http://magicvalley.com/news/local/education/is-idaho-s-college-initiative-working/article_e00e7957-109c-5dc2-b152-924e7a9cfd50.html

Daily Tidings (Nov. 6) – Lawrence Krauss, director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University and an internationally known physicist and author, will take participants on a pair of intellectual adventures when he offers public lectures Wednesday and Thursday nights at Southern Oregon University. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161106/renowned-theoretical-physicist-to-speak-at-sou

SOU in the News: Oct. 25 to Oct. 31

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SOU student, alumni, faculty and staff news and features

Great Northwest Wine website (Oct. 24) – Climate change presents possibilities and challenges for Washington wine industry – vineyard acreage in the Puget Sound area could grow from the current 80 acres to 2,000 in the next 20 years. (SOU Professor Greg Jones featured.) http://www.greatnorthwestwine.com/2016/10/24/climate-change-presents-possibilities-challenges-for-washington-wine-industry/

Business Journal (Oct. 25) – SOU alumna Jessi Lyons (environmental studies) is appointed to the board of directors of the Onondaga County (N.Y.) Resource Recovery Agency. http://www.cnybj.com/News/Articles/TabId/102/ArticleId/44126/language/en-US/ocrra-appoints-three-new-board-members.aspx#.WBIzi-ErKF0

Daily Tidings (Oct. 26) – Drawings by SOU sociology student Leia Pastizzo are included in the “Wild Women Adult Coloring Book,” which features pictures of women in nature and has been published by a Medford couple. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161026/drawing-wild-women

The Siskiyou (Oct. 27) – SOU students and community members came together on Friday, Oct. 21, at The Farm at SOU to celebrate the first-ever Octoberfeast – an event created to raise awareness and appreciation for food and its origins. http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/10/27/octoberfeast-a-time-for-food-appreciation/

Mail Tribune (Oct. 27) – Jeff LaLande – an archeologist, historian and former SOU adjunct professor – wrote two essays for the new journal, “From Fremont to Kingsley: The Military in the Land of the Lakes,” published by the Shaw Historical Library at OIT. http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20161027/shaw-journal-features-rogue-valley-stories

Daily Tidings (Oct. 28) – Students in Pavlina McGrady’s Culinary Tourism class at Southern Oregon University trade their iPads and notebooks for aprons and carving knives to host a dinner and silent auction to benefit The Farm at SOU. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161028/raising-barn

Herald and News (Oct. 28) – Teresa Wicks, a former SOU graduate student who is currently pursuing her doctorate in environmental science at OSU, is trying to get Klamath Basin students “outside into the classroom” to promote a stronger connection with natural and human communities. http://www.heraldandnews.com/news/local_news/growing-outdoor-education/article_d096f41f-6d1d-5f6f-9f8a-360464dfc063.html

Daily Tidings (Oct. 28) – Southern Oregon wine grape growers gathered last week and welcomed two new faculty members at the OSU Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center and two new faculty members at SOU – Golnaz Badr, Ph.D., of the Environmental Science and Policy Program, and Pavlina McGrady, Ph.D., of the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161028/local-wine-grape-growers-welcome-new-academics

Mail Tribune (Oct. 28) – Stewart Janes, a professor of environmental education at SOU, explains how greater white-fronted geese and other birds learn and follow the migration routes of their ancestors. http://www.mailtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20161028/white-fronted-geese-rely-on-elders-for-directions

News about SOU academic programs

Daily Tidings (Oct. 25) – Reflections from Vienna on youth participation in democracy in the age of social media. (Dispatches from Europe, SOU Honors College, SOU Democracy Project). http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161025/dispatches-from-europe-youth-participation-in-democracy-in-age-of-social-media

Swissinfo.ch (Oct. 27) – Switzerland and Oregon practice democracy in surprisingly similar ways, with surprisingly different results (Dispatches from Europe, SOU Honors College student Brynne Webb). http://www.swissinfo.ch/directdemocracy/opinion_both-switzerland-and-oregon-practice-direct-democracy/42549356

News about fine and performing arts

Vicksburg (Miss.) Post (Oct. 25) – Pianist and recording artist John Nilsen, an SOU alumnus (1979), to perform piano concert (includes an interview with Nilsen). http://www.vicksburgpost.com/2016/10/25/local-church-hosts-piano-concert-thursday/

Daily Tidings (Oct. 27) – The works of 10 famed women artists – from the collections of Jordan Schnitzer and his family foundation – are displayed through Jan. 7 at SOU’s Schneider Museum of Art. http://www.dailytidings.com/entertainment/20161027/schneider-museum-exhibits-work-of-famed-women-artists

The Siskiyou (Oct. 28) – The Center for Visual Arts has opened an exhibition showcasing art from SOU faculty and staff, titled “I Show Work at Work.” Artists whose works are displayed work in departments including Theatre, Emerging Media and Digital Arts, English and Business. http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/10/28/gallery-devoted-to-faculty-art-work/

News about politics, policy and national trends impacting SOU and higher education:

Daily Tidings (Oct. 24) – Ashland scores low on nationwide survey of LGBTQ inclusion in municipal law and policy, but in a separate ranking, SOU is in the top 10 on the West Coast for the third year in a row. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161024/failure-to-communicate

Daily Tidings (Oct. 25) – Expansion of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument would protect valuable ecosystems (column by Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center cites hearing at SOU with federal officials). http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161025/monument-expansion-would-protect-valuable-ecosystems

Daily Tidings (Oct. 26) – Jackson County Board of Commissioners to hold its own public hearing on the proposed expansion of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument after earlier meeting at SOU attracted mostly expansion supporters. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161026/commissioners-to-hold-hearing-on-monument-expansion

Daily Tidings (Oct. 28) – Dennis Slattery, an associate professor of business at SOU, is endorsed by the Daily Tidings to serve on the Ashland City Council. http://www.dailytidings.com/opinion/20161028/our-view-slattery-lemhouse

Miscellaneous news

Wallowa County Chieftan (Oct. 24) – Enterprise man who received his teaching certification at SOU and first taught in Ashland returns to the classroom following a career in construction. http://www.wallowa.com/columns/20161024/political-philosophy-lessons-learned-from-another-go-at-teaching

Jefferson Public Radio (Oct. 24) – Scientist, photographer and ocean explorer David Cothran, who lives in the Siskiyou Mountains, leads dives into frigid Arctic and Antarctic waters. He speaks at SOU on Oct. 27 and previews his talk on The Jefferson Exchange program. http://ijpr.org/post/david-cothran-gets-us-c-c-cold-water#stream/0

Mail Tribune (Oct. 28) – Get Out listing: Guest speaker Steve Sheehy will share his photos and knowledge of lichens, which he is inventorying at the Lava Beds National Monument, at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 in the SOU Science Building, Room 161. http://www.mailtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20161028/get-out-friday-oct-28

SOU in the News: Oct. 18 to Oct. 24

SOU student, alumni, faculty and staff news and features

KATU-TV 2 (Oct. 17) – Early harvest, great grapes for southern Willamette winemakers (mentions of Southern Oregon University Research Center and SOU Professor Greg Jones). http://katu.com/news/local/southern-willamette-winemakers-early-harvest-great-grapes

The Siskiyou (Oct. 19) – ASSOU members critical of expense and planning clarity of Back 2 Class Bash on Oct. 1. http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/10/19/assou-members-say-concert-planning-lacked-transparency/

Pacific University (Oct. 21) – Pacific University graduate Debbie (Kerlinger) O’Dea is now a financial aid counselor at SOU, where she tries to help students have the same kind of amazing college experiences that she had. http://www.pacificu.edu/about-us/news-events/pacific-experience-leads-odea-06-student-support

News about SOU academic programs

Daily Tidings (Oct. 18) – SOU students receive initial two Amigo Club scholarships to study at the University of Guanajuato, in Ashland’s Sister City. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161018/sou-students-earn-amigo-club-scholarships

Daily Tidings (Oct. 21) – Switzerland and Oregon practice democracy in surprisingly similar ways, with surprisingly different results (Dispatches from Europe, SOU Honors College). http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161021/dispatches-from-europe-both-switzerland-and-oregon-practice-direct-democracy

Jefferson Public Radio (Oct. 20) – SOU’s Small Business Development Center helps present the Oct. 22 Business Resource Forum in Medford, to help new businesses. http://ijpr.org/post/southern-oregon-small-businesses-get-help-free#stream/0

News about fine and performing arts

Daily Tidings (Oct. 20) – Ashland High School presents “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” (directed by veteran SOU director Michael J. Hume). http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161020/ashland-high-musical-to-run-nov-2-13

Daily Tidings (Oct. 24) – A Southern Oregon University class on art as activism encourages students to move out into the community and move out of their comfort zones. http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161024/art-can-transform-our-culture

News about politics, policy and national trends impacting SOU and higher education:

Herald and News (Oct. 17) – Seven ballot measures face Oregon voters (Measure 95 would allow public universities to invest in equities; Measure 97 would benefit education). http://www.heraldandnews.com/news/local_news/seven-ballot-issues-face-oregon-voters/article_529b7c45-6d1a-5389-95bf-f4e66e865cdb.html

Daily Tidings (Oct. 17) – Renters protest high cost of Ashland housing (SOU student McKenna Smith quoted). http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20161017/renters-protest-high-cost-of-home-in-ashland

KTVL-News10 (Oct. 18) – SOU students conflicted on election. http://ktvl.com/news/local/sou-students-conflicted-on-voting

Western Journalism (Oct. 18) – Conservative website calls BLM’s proposed expansion of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument a “land grab” and maintains environmentalists associated with SOU were given special notice of planning meeting http://www.westernjournalism.com/monumentalism-blm-land-grab-via-misuse-antiquities-act/

KDRV-NewsWatch 12 (Oct. 19) – The Associated Students of Southern Oregon University has registered 1,186 students to vote in next month’s General Election; some prepare to watch final presidential debate. http://www.kdrv.com/news/More_than_1000_Southern_Oregon
_University_Students_Registered_to_Vote.html

Mail Tribune (Oct. 19) – Kristen “Kay” Brooks, the grants coordinator for WorkSource Rogue Valley and a sociology student at SOU, is endorsed for the Ward 3 Medford City Council seat. http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20161019/our-view-brooks-stands-out-in-ward-3-council-race

KTVL-News10 (Oct. 19) – Housing a major issue in Ashland election (council candidate and SOU Professor Dennis Slattery quoted). http://ktvl.com/news/local/housing-availability-a-major-issue-in-ashland-election

The Siskiyou (Oct. 22) – Southern Oregon University is setting a national example for support and intervention through campus programs that address the needs of sexual assault survivors. http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/10/22/sou-sets-standard-for-sexual-assault-response/

Miscellaneous news

Jefferson Public Radio (Oct. 19) – Ashland High School student sparks sexual assault awareness (her efforts mirror those of Ashland Police and SOU). http://ijpr.org/post/ashland-high-student-sparks-sexual-assault-awareness#stream/0

YouTube (Oct. 21) – Student Giovanni Pulido, in a 29-second video of campus images, urges others wanting to “take that next big step in life” to join him at Southern Oregon University. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fB2JniLM8ug&noredirect=1