25 faculty positions will be cut at Southern Oregon University as part of the school’s retrenchment. The physics program will be cut. So will majors in art history and French and minors in geology, geography and photography. International studies and fine arts will be spared cuts. All told, SOU expects to save $7.8 million dollars on a one-time basis and $6.1 million annually.Read More »
According to a story published by the Medford Mail Tribune, the Eagle Point School Board has approved the proposed name change for two merging grade schools in White City- White Mountain and White City Elementary. The new school will be known as Table Rock Elementary School.Read More »
The unexpected email to Portland State University Professor Tom Shrimpton offering him $96,400 looked like a scam.
But it turned out to be legitimate.
The Oregonian reports (http://is.gd/ozbgRu ) Google Chairman Eric Schmidt decided to support Shrimpton's research into overcoming online censorship.
Shrimpton says he had held informal talks with a Google think tank aboutRead More »
The Mt. Ashland Ski Area will not open this season, the first time in its 50 year history such a decision has been made. The decision was announced this morning via e-mail. The message noted that there is less than a foot of snow at the lower elevations, not nearly enough to open.Read More »