• Relax at the Oasis in the SRC

    Relax at the Oasis in the SRC

    Finals have you feeling stressed? Visit the Oasis and feel your stress melt away. The Oasis is a relaxation room inside the Student Recreation Center with a massage chair, Bluetooth speaker, humidifier, and a tranquil beach theme. It’s the perfect spot to practice mindfulness, take a nap, or simply relax in the massage chair. The Oasis is open from 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday. Visit https://recreation.sou.edu/oasis/ to learn more.

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  • How can tourism contribute to global sustainability?

    How can tourism contribute to global sustainability?

    Are you interested in learning about corporate sustainability and sustainable practices in tourism development? Make the most of your degree program and your elective credits by putting them toward the new Certificate in Sustainable Tourism through the School of Business. Through this certificate program, students learn about tourism community impacts, sustainable destination planning and management, and managing a sustainable tourism business while addressing global issues such as poverty, climate change, globalization/localization, and environmental degradation. Pavlina McGrady, Coordinator of the Certificate in Sustainable Tourism, is paving the way for the progression of the tourism industry. “With the tremendous growth of the

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  • Digging Up The Roots Of The Environmental Movement

    Digging Up The Roots Of The Environmental Movement

    Come to the first Environmental Justice Talk of the year, this theme, brought to you by a collaboration between members of NASU and the Student Sustainability Center, is meant to engage participants in a dialogue around the racialized history tied to the environmental movement. An important conversation to have or even listen to. Tue, Nov  2612:30-2pmSU 319 Interested? Register Here   or show up!

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  • Tennis Information Meeting

    Tennis Information Meeting

    Have you ever wanted to try tennis? Already play? Were you in USTA or just played for fun? All skill levels are welcome! Come to the Tennis Information Meeting to learn more! Open to students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Date: Thursday, November 21Times: 12 -1pm and 5-6pmLocation: Dankook Room (Stevenson Union, Room 314)   Photo: Bessi pixabay

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  • Need a Winter H Strand Course? Join BI 388 - Conservation of Natural Resources

    Need a Winter H Strand Course? Join BI 388 - Conservation of Natural Resources

    Our world is everyone’s responsibility – how can you make a difference? Culture, ethics and economics influence the relationship between humans and natural resources. What are the principles of a sustainable society and of sustainable development? How may we critically evaluate environmental issues in this day and age? This course will explore the history, principles and practices of natural resource use and abuse, particularly in the United States. We will study ecological and historical perspectives, the trends and impact of human population growth on these resources, and perspectives on key resource issues including food, water, agriculture, forests and biodiversity. Students in this

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  • SOU’s Shanell Sanchez & Jacki Strenio Awarded Grant

    SOU’s Shanell Sanchez & Jacki Strenio Awarded Grant

    Shanell Sanchez, an Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at SOU, and Jacki Strenio, an Assistant Professor of Economics at SOU, were recently awarded a competitive two-year grant to work with the Deschutes County Justice Reinvestment Program (DCJRP). Deschutes County was awarded 1.5 million dollars, with approximately 3 percent given to SOU’s professors to conduct research. DCJRP is an intensive supervision program for clients directly out of prison on Short-Term Transitional Leave (STTL) or an Alternative to Incarceration (AIP) release or who have recently received a downward departure from the Deschutes County Circuit Court. The program aims to safely

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  • 100% POST-CONSUMER, GREEN-E CERTIFIED RECYCLED PAPER NOW AVAILABLE

    100% POST-CONSUMER, GREEN-E CERTIFIED RECYCLED PAPER NOW AVAILABLE

    Print & Copy Services is proud to announce the upcoming addition of 100% Post Consumer Recycled Text Weight Paper from Mohawk Fine Papers to our product arsenal. Designed to print beautifully on our digital presses, this stock is made of 100% PCW (post-consumer waste) recycled paper to help ensure a sustainable footprint. It is also Green-E certified, meaning that 100% of the energy required to produce it is matched with wind power, to help further reduce its impact on the environment. This product features a basis weight of 105 gsm and a thickness of 4 mil. With an opacity of

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  • Take the Bite out of Research! LIS 186 CRN 4818 is Open!

    Take the Bite out of Research! LIS 186 CRN 4818 is Open!

    Take the Bite out of Research! LIS 186 CRN 4818 is Open! LIS 186: Academic Workshop: Research and Information Literacy Skills is a 2-credit course offered this Winter term on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-1:20. The course emphasizes basic methods, purposes, and strategies of academic research and information literacy that support University Seminar and other classes. Whether you are a novice researcher or a seasoned veteran, LIS 186 focuses on a personal journey to advance and improve your abilities. Library faculty Melissa Anderson and Dale Vidmar will utilize a hands-on computer classroom environment to demonstrate and help students practice the

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  • Back From The Balkans: A Rare “Peak” into Europe’s Undiscovered Adventure

    Back From The Balkans: A Rare “Peak” into Europe’s Undiscovered Adventure

    Back From The Balkans WHEN: 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 WHERE: Art Building: Meese Auditorium, Southern Oregon University ENTRY: Free WHAT: Graduate students of the Master’s Program in Outdoor Adventure and Expedition Leadership have recently returned from their culminating expedition to the Balkans. Students will share their experiences in this unique Master’s program through a special multimedia presentation featuring photos and a short film of the expedition, along with personal insights. Over the course of 35 days, the students backpacked along the Via Dinarica White Trail through the enigmatic nations of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, and Albania. The

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  • Ecoadventure: Fishing on the Rogue River

    Ecoadventure: Fishing on the Rogue River

    Ecoadventure: Fishing on the Rogue River ES 408 CRN 3725 Learn in the Field! This course will explore the ecology and local economy along the Rogue River through fishing for salmon and steelhead with a local guide. Class will cover ecology of salmon and steelhead and their importance in the local economy along the Rogue River. Register Now for this Winter 2020 Course  

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