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Ashland, Oregon Selected as Top Ten Finalist in Outside Magazine’s Search For The “Best Town In America”

Ashland has been selected by Outside magazine as a finalist in its search to determine the best Outside town in America.

1,143 to Receive Degrees and Certificates at SOU Commencement

(Ashland, Ore.) Approximately 1,143 students will receive degrees at Southern Oregon University’s 85th Commencement exercises on Saturday, June 11. The ceremony begins in the Mountain Arena of SOU Raider Stadium at 9:00 a.m. and will be broadcast live on Rogue Valley Community Television, cable channel 9, and rebroadcast the same day at 6 p.m. on […]

SOU Discovery Named to ‘Top 10 New Species’ List

An underwater mushroom found growing in the swift and cold upper Rogue River in 2005 has been named one of the ‘Top 10 New Species’ of the year by a group of taxonomists working with the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University.

U N Club at SOU Hosts Discussion of the ‘Arab Spring’

The Southern Oregon University United Nations Club will sponsor a day of films and discussion Thursday, May 26, in the Rogue River Room of the Stevenson Union at SOU. Admission is free and the public is invited.

SOU Awards President’s Medal to Jerry and Jeanne Taylor

Southern Oregon University (SOU) has awarded its 2011 President’s Medal to Ashland residents Jerry and Jeanne Taylor, creators of the Taylor Family Foundation, and active supporters of SOU and many Rogue Valley organizations.

Southern Oregon University Receives National Recognition for Community Service

SOU was admitted to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community. It’s the 4th year in a row that SOU has been named to the honor roll.

SOU Economics Students Forecast the Future

Find out Thursday, June 2, at 6:30 p.m., as advanced economics students present the results of their forecasting project in Stevenson Union Room 330 at Southern Oregon University

SOU Students Receive $57,500 to Launch Waste Management Project

The Ecology Center of the Siskiyous (ECOS), a Southern Oregon University student group, has succeeded in raising $57,500 to build a recycling center on the Ashland campus, staff it and install recycling bins in every University building.

Summer Enrollment at SOU is Running Ahead of Last Year

Booming enrollment at SOU isn’t taking a summer vacation. So far the university’s summer enrollment is 23% ahead of this time last year.

SOU Expands Annual Showcase of Arts and Research

Southern Oregon Arts and Research (SOAR) will Feature More Than 100 Academic Presentations, 15 Laboratory and Studio Open Houses, Live Performing Arts and a Student Film Festival