Oregon’s Aquatic Mushroom

PROSPECT, Ore. — When Robert Coffan discovered psathyrella aquatica, he wasn’t looking for it. Coffan convinced a pair of mycologists at Southern Oregon University, Darlene Southworth and Jonathan Frank, to come take a look.

Department of Performing Arts Announces 2011-2012 Theatre Season

(Ashland, Ore.) – The Theatre Arts program of the Department of Performing Arts at Southern Oregon University offers a season of fable, fantasy and farce from November 2011 through May 2012. Six plays in two theatres are produced during the academic year by SOU faculty, guest artists and over 280 students. Read more

Southern Oregon University’s Friday Science Seminar Series Kicks off Oct. 7

(Ashland, Ore.) — The first of weekly science-related seminars at Southern Oregon University begins Oct. 7 with a discussion on rain forests. The full series is listed after the jump.
The Friday Seminar Series takes place throughout the academic year and features a variety of subjects and speakers. Future topics are yet to be announced.
The first seminar, “The Forgotten Rainforests: Temperate and Boreal Rainforests of the World,” begins at 4 p.m. in the Science Lecture Hall, room 118, on campus. Dominick DellaSala, PhD, president and chief scientist of the Geos Institute, will speak. Read more