SOU News Archives

SOU Schneider Museum of Art Receives Miller Foundation Grant

University Art Museum to Use Funds for Rural Outreach (Ashland, Ore) The Southern Oregon University (SOU) Schneider Museum of Art has received a $15,000 dollar grant from the Miller Foundation in Portland Ore. to share its exhibits with outlying towns in Oregon. “Our goal is to use the power of aesthetic experience to provide people […]

Large Residence Hall Conference at SOU this Weekend

(Ashland, ORE.) Southern Oregon University is hosting a large leadership training and development conference this weekend for students and advisors who supervise campus residence halls in the Pacific region. Four hundred and fourteen students and advisors from 48 colleges and universities are expected to attend “PACURH: A Friend Request to Leadership,” November 5-7. It will be the […]

SOU Offers Business Degree Programs in Coos Bay

(Coos Bay, Ore.) Southern Oregon University (SOU) is now offering the bachelor’s degree in business administration in Coos Bay at the Southwestern Oregon Community College (SOCC) campus. Students can earn their degree in accounting or management by taking classes in both the face-to-face and online formats. An advisor is on campus each term to meet […]

Nationally Syndicated Cartoonist to Speak at SOU

(Ashland, Ore.) – Syndicated cartoonist Leigh Rubin will present a free, funny, illustrated talk about his one-panel comic, “Rubes,” in the Meese Room of Southern Oregon University’s Hannon Library on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m. Rubin’s presentation is co-sponsored by the Medford Mail Tribune and the SOU Communication Department. “Rubes” is published in The Ashland Daily […]

SOU Archaeologists Discover Original Peter Britt Cabin: One of The Earliest Known Pioneer Cabin Sites in the State of Jefferson

(Ashland, Ore) The Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology (SOULA) announced the discovery of Peter Britt’s original log cabin at the Jacksonville City Council meeting at 7:00 p.m Tuesday (Oct. 19) night. Select artifacts from the archaeological excavation were on display during the meeting. Peter Britt built the log cabin on the hill overlooking what […]

SOU Receives Grant to Upgrade Biotechnology Research Center

(Ashland, Ore)  Southern Oregon University Associate Professor of Biology Karen Stone (right) has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant through the Academic Research Infrastructure: Recovery and Reinvestment program for “Reinvigorating Biotechnology at Southern Oregon University.” The award was funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The $218,786 grant will be used to […]

Human Rights Advocate to Speak at SOU

(Ashland, Ore.) – Enrique Morones, the founder of Border Angels, a non-profit organization attempting to prevent migrants from dying as they cross the U S Mexican border, will speak at Southern Oregon University next week. Morones will appear Wednesday, October 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the Rogue River Room of the Stevenson Union. It’s part of Hispanic […]

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 […]