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Major Bequest Creates Scholarships for Nontraditional SOU Students

James and Betty Akerill Memorial Scholarship provides full in-state tuition and fees (Ashland, Ore) The Southern Oregon University Foundation has received more than $1 million for scholarships from the estate of the late Betty and James Akerill. The gift will provide scholarships for nontraditional students. Both Akerills received degrees in education from Southern Oregon College […]

Acclaimed Physicist to Speak at SOU About Human Origins

(Ashland, Ore.) – Dr. Lawrence M. Krauss, the author of more than 300 scientific publications and popular articles on physics and astronomy, will make two public appearances at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Ore. next week. On Thursday, October 14, Dr. Krauss will trace the biography of a single atom from the beginning of the universe until […]

Southern Oregon University College of Arts and Sciences Announces Free Friday Seminars Schedule for Fall Term

(Ashland, Ore.) – From cosmic mystery stories to biological laser printing, from measuring fog content in redwood tree rings to the ethics and risk of emerging technologies. This is the scope of fascinating topics to be covered in the fall term Friday Seminar series offered by the Southern Oregon University (SOU) College of Arts and Sciences. The […]

SOU Welcomes Large New Class of Freshmen and Transfers

(Ashland, Ore) Southern Oregon University will welcome what could be a record-setting new class this week. Official totals from the Oregon University System won’t be known until mid-November, but early registrations and new student housing contracts are very encouraging. In her opening remarks to faculty and staff this morning, SOU President Mary Cullinan noted that “SOU’s […]

SOU Builds Bridges to China

(Ashland, Ore) Officials from Southern Oregon University and the Zhengzhou University of Light Industry (ZULI) in China will sign an agreement Tuesday, September 21, to provide a joint degree program between the two schools. The official signing ceremony will be at 11:30 a.m. in the DeBoer Room of Hannon Library. This agreement is the latest […]

"Futurizing the News" Workshop Brings High School and University Journalism Programs Together

(Ashland, Ore.) –  Tim Harrower, nationally recognized author, award-winning designer, and journalism educator, will present “Futurizing the News” a daylong workshop at Southern Oregon University. The workshop will be on Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in Churchill Hall, Room 230. More than 70 high school and college students will participate in the workshop, which explores changes […]

SOU Marks Constitution Day with Library Display

(Ashland, Ore.) – In recognition of Constitution Day, Southern Oregon University will host activities on the Ashland Campus commemorating the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. An exhibit in the lobby of the Lenn and Dixie Hannon Library honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution is currently on display. On Monday, September 20th, programs featuring […]

SOU Archaeologists Will Do 'Open Site' Dig at Britt Homestead in Jacksonville

(Ashland, Ore) The Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology (SOULA) will conduct an archaeological dig next week on the site of the historic Peter Britt homestead in Jacksonville (ca.1850s-1960s). The excavations will be conducted in conjunction with Jubilee Week celebrating Jacksonville’s 150th anniversary, September 20th -24th. SOULA’s project partner, the Southern Oregon Historical Society, will […]