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

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 ­ • 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 ­ • 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 • 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