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ECOS offers student positions for Winter Term

SOU’s Ecology and Sustainability Resource Center (ECOS) has openings for a variety of volunteer, intern and work-study student positions for Winter Term. Students applying for any of the positions are asked to commit to between five and 10 hours per week of work. Options for Winter Term include an Earth Week planning member, a Dish […]

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Southern Oregon’s four higher ed institutions announce consortium

The presidents of four public colleges and universities in southern Oregon joined forces today to create the Southern Oregon Higher Education Consortium – an alliance aimed at streamlining students’ educational pathways and addressing the region’s specific workforce needs. A memorandum of understanding signed by the presidents of Klamath Community College, Oregon Institute of Technology, Rogue […]

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SOU alumnus serious about his comics venture, IDW Publishing

Perhaps it was his job in the SOU bookstore that led Ted Adams (’90) to the role of publisher and CEO of IDW Publishing and IDW Media Holdings. “It was the best experience,” Adams said. “I got to interact with students and read books on break. Having access to all those books was fun for […]

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OLLI facilities at SOU in line for makeover

After 25 years, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) facilities at SOU are receiving new life. OLLI’s program on the SOU campus operates from the Campbell Center – a pair of former World War II barracks with a courtyard between them, just west of the empty Cascade Complex. The old barracks have taken a beating, […]

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Childcare returns to SOU’s former Schneider Children’s Center site

(Ashland, Ore.) — Daycare will return to the Southern Oregon University Family Housing property at 1361 Quincy St., in Ashland, when Lil’ Rascals Preschool & Childcare Center opens at that location on Jan. 7. SOU signed a lease agreement this week that will enable Lil’ Rascals – which operated in Ashland for 15 years until […]

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Winners announced in SOU English Program’s scary story contest

How many words does it take to send shivers down a reader’s spine? For SOU student Peter Doolin and other entrants in the English Program’s “13-Word Scary Story Contest,” a baker’s dozen was plenty. “In the mirror, a set of eyes stare back that aren’t my own,” Doolin wrote in his winning entry. His eerie […]

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SOU alumna to offer Friday Science Seminar on zebrafish study

SOU alumna and doctoral candidate Sarah Stednitz will offer a lecture from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Friday that examines the social interactions of zebrafish and their implications on autism research and other deficits in humans’ social behavior. The Friday Science Seminar event will be in the Science Building Auditorium (Room 151). The lecture is […]

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Taylor Mullaney: A dentist’s art and science

The mouth is a window into the health of the body. According to the American Dental Association, it can foreshadow diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and immune disorders. When a dentist peers into the mouth, he or she can see signs of nutritional deficiencies or general infection, often the first symptoms of serious medical conditions. […]

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SOU holds study away fair, celebrates International Education Week

The Southern Oregon University Study Away Fair, a one-stop shop for those who want to learn more about study-away options, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Stevenson Union Gallery (Room 323). Students, faculty, staff and others are invited to the free event, which is part of SOU’s observation […]

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SOU Veterans’ Day event recognizes those who have served

(Ashland, Ore.) — Southern Oregon University will observe Veterans’ Day in a celebration on Monday, Nov. 12, of the men and women who have served and sacrificed in the interest of peace and justice. The SOU’s event will be from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. in the Rogue River Room of the Stevenson Union. Medford City […]