SOU In the News: Dec. 6 – 12


Portland Oregonian – SOU, Ashland Police Team Up Against Sexual Violence:

Mail Tribune – SOU Business Students Seek Research Projects:

Daily Tidings – Local Rep to Testify Before US Senate Panel:

Daily Tidings – Our View: Raiders are Winners (Editorial highlighting sports successes):

Portland Oregonian – Editorial Peaks and Valleys: A Smart Approach in Addressing Sexual Assault:

NPR: All Things Considered – Senate Panel Looks at Taking Sexual Assault Investigations Off Campus (audio link included):

Yahoo! News – Few Campus Sex Assaults Reported to Police:–politics.html

USA Today – Senate Hearing Focuses on Campus Sexual Assault Reporting:

USA Today – Senate Expects to Act Next Year on Campus Sex Assault Bill:

In The Capital – Senators are Holding a Hearing on Campus Sexual Assault Reporting:

Associated Press – Few Campus Sex Assaults Reported to Police:

Video links to Senate hearing on campus sexual assault – SOU’s Angela Fleischer remarks:

full hearing:

SOU In the News: Nov. 29 – Dec. 5


KOBI – Ferguson Protests Come to Southern Oregon:

KDRV – Ashland Students Walk Out for Ferguson:

Daily Tidings: SOU Students March through Ashland in Ferguson Protest:

Mail Tribune: SOU Students March Through Ashland in Ferguson Protest (video in link):

Mail Tribune – SOU to Host All Percussion Concert:

Daily Tidings – Our View: A Morning Well Spent (Editorial in support of SOU student activism regarding Ferguson):

Daily Tidings – Letter to the Editor: Maybe Not at SOU, But a Pool Still Needed:

Mail Tribune – SOU MBA Candidates Lend Talents for Free:

SOU In the News: Nov. 22 – 28


Biomass Magazine – SOU Considers Biomass Conversion:

Mail Tribune – Dry Future for McNeal Pavilion:

Stevens Point Journal Media – Chevrolet Helps Colleges Reduce Carbon Footprint:

Daily Tidings – SOU Honors College Team Takes on Food Bank Project:

The Oregonian – SOU Athletic Complex Plan Eliminates Pool, Upsetting Swimmers:

Philadelphia Inquirer – When an Apology Falls Short of Remorse (cites Dr. Edwin Battistella and his recent book):

Daily Tidings – Our View: Pool is Not a Priority (Editorial):

Bend Bulletin – SOU Ditches Swimming Pool:

SOU In the News: Nov. 15 – 21


KTVL – SOU Takes Stand Against Domestic Violence:

Oregon Public Broadcasting – SOU Wants to Lead Pacific Northwest in Campus Biomass (note audio link on site):

Jefferson Public Radio (Jefferson Exchange Program) – SOU’s Pleasant Enrollment Surprise (link to audio of interview with Dr. Saigo included):

Jefferson Public Radio – SOU Wants to Lead Pacific Northwest in Campus Biomass (same story as above, only on the JPR site):

Mail Tribune – ‘Red Nose’ a Raucous, Edgy Romp:

The Jacksonville Review – Making Clarinet Cool! (Performance review):

The Energy Source – SOU Wants to Lead Pacific Northwest in Campus Biomass: – Oregon Law Enforcement Works with University Toward Better Response to Sexual Assault Allegations:

Oxford University Press Blog – Edwin Battistella’s Words:

Mail Tribune – Local Farmers Need More Products in Grocery Stores (article based on results of SOU study): – Colleges Get Chevy Support for Clean Energy Effort:

Chevrolet – Chevrolet Helps 11 Colleges Reduce Their Carbon Footprint:

Green Building Information Gateway – Join the Clean Energy Conversation at #CleanEnergyU:

KOBI – Universities Keeping Marijuana Policies:

KTVL – SOU Still Not Allowing Marijuana On Its Campus:

3BL Media – Colleges Get Chevy Support for Clean Energy Efforts:

Paddock Talk – Chevrolet Helps 11 Colleges Reduce Their Carbon Footprint:

Mail Tribune – Les AuCoin Recommended for State Board:

Daily Tidings – The Future of SOU’s McNeal Pavilion Doesn’t Include a Pool:

Daily Tidings – Guest Opinion: Save the SOU Swimming Pool:

The Siskiyou – Free Speech Flap Ending:

KOBI – SOU Working on New Free Speech Policy:

The Oregonian – Les AuCoin, Jeremy Nootenboom, and Bill Thorndike Make SOU News:

SOU In the News: Nov. 8 – 14


Mail Tribune – Living with Wildfire (coverage of recent article coauthored by SOU researcher, not news about SOU):

New York Magazine – The Police Department in Southern Oregon that Plans to End Campus Rape:

Daily Tidings – SOU Eyes Burning Biomass Instead of Gas:

Mail Tribune – SOU Considers Biomass Cogeneration Facility:

Daily Tidings – Our View: Generating a Good Idea (Editorial in support of biomass cogeneration project):

KOBI – Southern Oregon University Enrollment Increases:

Daily Tidings – SOU Bucks Trend, Increases Enrollment:

Mail Tribune – Good News for SOU: Enrollment’s Up:

KDRV – SOU Enrollment Up Year-to-Year:

KOBI – SOU Looking at Heating Campus with Leftover Timber (video included):

Mail Tribune – Our View: Saigo Brings an Energy to SOU Campus (Editorial):

Daily Tidings – Biomass Could Make University Carbon Neutral:

Oregon Public Broadcasting – Rogue Valley Residents Question University Biomass Proposal:

SOU In the News: Nov. 1 – 7


Daily Tidings – And the Winners Are…Ashland Students (two SOU grads named “Teacher of the Year”):

Mail Tribune – Half of Oregon’s Community College Enrollees Need Remedial Classes (SOU mentioned):

JPR – SOU Considers Biomass (audio of the interview in the link):

Nature – Learning to Coexist with Wildfire:


The above was co-authored by SOU’s Dennis Odion. It was covered widely, including by NBC News ( and others.

Mail Tribune – SOU Presents ‘Drunken City’:

Daily Tidings – SOU Student Wins Friendship Force Scholarship:

Mail Tribune – SOU Partners with Local Arts:

KDRV – SOU Online Accounting Ranked No. 12 in U.S.:

KTVL – Magnitudes Increase in Earthquake Swarm (SOU professor interviewed):

SOU In the News: Oct. 25 – 31


Daily Tidings – Count Me In Campaign Raises $210,000:

Salem Statesman Journal – Was it Worth 20 Months and $20,000? (Editorial on MiM program):

The Siskiyou – Meet Your President:

Daily Tidings – Senator Merkley Brings Campaign to SOU:

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Orie Melvin’s Apology Called a Non-Apology (Dr. Edwin Battistella featured):

SOU In the News: Oct. 18 – 24


Mail Tribune – SOU Interim President Leads in a Different Path (Editorial):

Mail Tribune – Free Speech Follow Up: – Climate Neutral Business Network and Bonneville Environmental Foundation Announce Innovative Greenhouse Gas Reductions Among 11 US College and Universities:

30 Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Accounting:

Mail Tribune – SOU’s ‘Free Speech Zone’ Constitutionally Questionable (Editorial):

KTVL – SOU Sustainability Program Getting National Attention:

SOU In the News: Oct. 11 – 17


Portland Business Journal (Sustainable Business Oregon) – Green Campus Efforts Puts Oregon College in Line for a Coveted Honor:

Campus Reform – University Threatens Students Passing Out US Constitution:

Mail Tribune – SOU Free Speech Issue Makes Headlines:

KTVL – Free Speech Issue:

KDRV – Free Speech Issue:

KOBI – Free Speech Issue:

KOBI – Free Speech Issue:

Daily Tidings – SOU Foundation Kicks Off Ambitious ‘Count Me In’ Fundraising Campaign:

Mail Tribune – 100 Hours and Counting:

SOU In the News: Oct. 4 – 10


PR Newswire – SOU Online Education Program Ranked No. 3 Nationally:

Non-Profit Colleges Online – Best Online Bachelor’s in Education:

Daily Tidings – Letter to the Editor in Support of “SOU Loves Ashland”:

The Oregonian – SOU Professor Joins State Advisory Committee:

Klamath Falls Herald and News – KCC, SOU Partnership a Possibility:

Daily Tidings – Ada Lovelace Day Event at SOU: