Events

Newman Center Mass and Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Submitted by Alma Alvarez
Posted on Nov 01 , 2017

The Newman Center Catholic Club will be hosting a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration at the Newman Center (1150 Ashland St) from 6-8pm on Thursday, November 2nd. The celebration will start with Mass. After, we will have dinner, learn about Dia de los Muertos altars and create our own mini altars to our deceased loved ones. Come join us!

SOU Theatre presents "Mr. Burns" by Anne Washburn

Submitted by Tate York
Posted on Nov 01 , 2017

One of the most acclaimed new plays in recent memory, Mr. Burns takes place in a post-apocalyptic world, where an  episode of The Simpsons holds the key to cultural preservation.   “A down-right brilliant play that leaves you dizzy with the scope and dazzle of its ideas” (Ben Brantley, The New York Times)

This performance will be at the Black Swan Theatre, downtown next to the Shakespeare festival. $21 Regular; $18 Senior; $6 Student

Discounted Faculty/Staff and Student tickets must be purchased in person or by phone 541-552-6348.

Performance dates are as follows:

Friday November 10th, 8 pm 

Saturday November 11th, 2 pm 

Sunday November 12th, 8 pm

Thursday November 16th, 8 pm

Saturday November 18th, 8 pm

Sunday November 19th, 2 pm 

 

SOU Theatre presents "Arabian Nights" by Mary Zimmerman

Submitted by Tate York
Posted on Nov 01 , 2017

Mary Zimmerman, a genius at adapting epic stories (The Odyssey, The White Snake, the Tony-winning Metamorphoses), had an early successes with this enchanting, affecting play, based on the ancient collection of Middle Eastern tales known to the English-speaking word as The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night.

This performance will be at the Black Swan Theatre, downtown next to the Shakespeare festival. $21 Regular; $18 Senior; $6 Student

Discounted Faculty/Staff and Student tickets must be purchased in person or by phone 541-552-6348.

Performance dates are as follows:

Saturday November 11, 8 pm 

Sunday November 12, 2 pm

Wednesday November 15, 8 pm

Friday November 17, 8 pm

Saturday November 18, 2 pm

Sunday November 19, 8 pm

 

Building the Hubble Telescope of Biology: Understanding Health and Disease at the Single Cell Level

Submitted by Amy Tucker
Posted on Nov 01 , 2017

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Michael Stadnisky, VP/GM Informatics at Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) Life Sciences, Biosciences and CEO of FlowJO, LLC.

It has been recognized for over 150 years that heath and disease occur at a single cell level, and we are finally at the precipice of understanding everything about each individual cell -- an advance which will fundamentally change the way we research, diagnose, and treat diseases.  In this talk, Mike will discuss his team's work in helping researchers bring a new type of therapy to the clinic, their work with the world's leading gene sequencing company to develop a complete understanding of cellular gene expression and discuss new technologies which will bring together measurements of DNA, RNA and protein together.  

The lecture will be held in the Science Auditorium, Room 151 on Friday, November 3rd, from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. Refreshments will be provided by the STEM Division.

My Path in Science: What Comes After Graduation?

Submitted by Amy Tucker
Posted on Nov 01 , 2017

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Jacob Carlos Miner, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Theoretical Biology and Biophysics at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Students spend years reading papers and working in laboratories. Following these formative years, and the experiences gained, there are multitudes of paths that can lead to a wide range of potential careers where we can apply our scientific aptitude. Learn about the process of becoming a research scientist, advice for aspiring researchers, and fresh insight for students interested in continuing to work in science after college.

The lecture will be held in the Science Auditorium, Room 108 on Friday, November 3rd, from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. Refreshments will be provided by the STEM Division.

 

General Announcements

Free IT Training classes

Submitted by Julie McClendon
Posted on Nov 01 , 2017

We will be offering the following free Banner Basics, Banner Reports, Banner Operational Data Store (ODS), and Banner Faculty & Advisor Self-Service training classes to faculty and staff.   To register, please send an email to banner@support.sou.edu. You can find a complete training class schedule at https://inside.sou.edu/it/it-training.html#schedule

Banner ODS Student

Date: Friday, November 3, 2017

Time: 9:30am - 11:50am

Location: PC West

The Banner Operational Data Store (ODS) Student contains a large subset of data from Banner and combines it with a user friendly, graphical reporting tool (Cognos). This class focuses on the Student Business Concepts in Banner ODS which includes: Active Registration, Admissions Application, Advisor Student Lists, Course Catalog, Enrollment Management, Faculty Assignments, Recruitment Information, Schedule Offerings and Student Details. This class will teach participants to create reports on Banner ODS Student. Resulting reports can be ran as web pages (html), Adobe PDF files and Excel spreadsheets. Users will be able to get information such as how many students originate from each state and who are the SOU Applicants and what are their test scores. Send an email to  data-warehouse@support.sou.edu to sign up.

Banner ODS Accounts Receivable

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Time: 9:30am - 11:50 am

Location: PC West

The Banner Operational Data Store (ODS) Accounts Receivable contains accounts receivable data from Banner and combines it with a user friendly, graphical reporting tool (Cognos). This class focuses on the Accounts Receivable Business Concepts in Banner ODS which includes: Receivable Customer and Receivable Revenue. This class will teach participants to create reports on Banner ODS Accounts Receivable. Resulting reports can be ran as web pages (html), Adobe PDF files and Excel spreadsheets. Users will be able to get information such as list the miscellaneous transactions during broken down by cashier, list all of the contract charges and payments for an academic period and create an application of payments report for a student. Send an email to  data-warehouse@support.sou.edu to sign up.

Banner ODS Financial Aid

Date: Friday, November 10, 2017

Time: 9:30am - 11:50am

Location: PC West

The Banner Operational Data Store (ODS) Financial Aid uses Cognos as our reporting tool. Banner ODS Financial Aid contains financial aid data from Banner and combines it with a user friendly, graphical reporting tool (Cognos). This class focuses on the Financial Aid Business Concepts in Banner ODS which includes: Financial Aid Application, Financial Aid Award and Disbursement, Financial Aid Fund and Loan Disbursement. This class will teach participants to create reports on Banner ODS Financial Aid. Resulting reports can be ran as web pages (html), Adobe PDF files and Excel spreadsheets. Users will be able to get information such as listing the students awarded financial aid but not enrolled, listing all of the financial aid applicants with outstanding tracking requirements, and listing all financial aid accounts receivable entries for students in a selected academic period. To attend the Banner ODS Financial Aid class, you must either work for Financial Aid or have been approved by the Director of Financial Aid to have access to this data. Send an email to data-warehouse@support.sou.edu to sign up.

ODS Student/Accounts Receivable/Financial Aid/Human Resources Open Lab

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Time: 1:30pm - 2:20pm

Location: PC West

Bring your Banner ODS Student, Banner ODS Accounts Receivable, Banner ODS Financial Aid, or Banner ODS Human Resources questions to this open lab. To attend an open lab you must first attend the Banner ODS Student, Banner ODS Accounts Receivable, Banner ODS Financial Aid, or Banner ODS Human Resources class. Send an email to data-warehouse@support.sou.edu to sign up.

Banner Faculty & Advisor Self-Service

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Time: 11:00am - 11:50am

Location: PC West

Banner Faculty & Advisor Self-Service provides faculty and advisors with secure access to manage instructor information and advise students. This class will teach participants how to use Banner Self-Service to access their teaching schedule, class rosters, wait lists, curriculum information about students, registration information, grade entry and more. This class is restricted to Faculty and Advisors only. Please send an email to banner-self-service@support.sou.edu to sign up.

2018 Oregon Fringe Festival Applications have opened!

Submitted by Jared Brown
Posted on Nov 01 , 2017

Do you have aspirations to get on the stage? Need a space for your artwork; a venue to host a poetry slam or premiere your short film, script, or musical composition? Do you want to be a part of something new and exciting?!

The 2018 Oregon Fringe Festival Applications have opened!

The mission of the Oregon Fringe Festival at SOU is to connect students and the community through the contemporary arts. By providing a platform for the expression of self, we work to create an inclusive space for education and nourishing a broader perspective toward the arts and our world. This festival is a fantastic opportunity to present your creative work to a creative audience! And, you don't need to be "an artist" to apply! We're looking for anyone who wants to get involved in creating new and exciting things!

The 2018 Oregon Fringe Festival: April 25 – April 28, 2018.

If you'd like to apply to present at the festival, please use this link: https://goo.gl/forms/bU8b8Llu2jPyvw2x1

If you have questions regarding the festival or application process, please contact Jared Brown, the Festival Curator, at oregonfringe@sou.edu or visit oregonfringefestival.org