125th Anniversary Events
We invite everyone to join us for a year-long celebration of the achievements of the past and the promise of the future!
Friday, Jan. 25
125th Anniversary Celebration Kickoff Open House
10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Wheelock Student Center
- Free cupcakes
- Vote in the People's Choice video contest award
- Pick up a commemorative issue of Arches, a special edition of The Trail, and a schedule of 125th anniversary events
- Choose your prop and take a photo for the anniversary website
- Watch a historical slide showContribute your ideas for the 125th anniversary time capsule
- Visit with colleagues about the ways that the One [of a Kind] campaign is transforming campus (Room 101, 1:25 p.m.)
- Enjoy student performances by Cirque du Sound (11:15 a.m.), What She Said (noon), Trio Consonare (12:25 p.m.), UPS Funk Band (1:20 p.m.), and pianist Jihae Shin '13 (1:45 p.m.)Drive for 125
Loggers Basketball Games, Memorial Fieldhouse, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Help continue our drive for 125 wins, pick up a free rally towel, and enter the halftime contest for prizes, including free VIP tickets to see Bill Cosby on February 10.
Jacobsen Series, A Due Celli: A Celebration of the Cello (Times Two)
7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall
The 2013 Jacobsen Series gets off to a great start with Puget Sound artist-in-residence David Requiro and renowned guest artist Meta Weiss, along with a stellar group of other faculty performers.
GOTCHA Club/Wee ’Ours Late-night Event
Rasmussen Rotunda, after the games until around midnight
Abby Williams Hill: Artist and Advocate Exhibit
Jan. 22–March 1
Jones Hall Mini Galleries (Jones Hall lower level)
125 Years in the Stacks Exhibit
Jan. 25–March 14
Collins Memorial Library
125 Year in the Stacks Lecture Series
No Woman Has Ventured as Far: The Art and Adventures of Abby Williams Hill
Karen Haas and Abby Williams Hill Collection curator Laura Edgar
Monday, Jan. 28, 4 p.m.
The Woman Behind Jones Hall: The Life and Times of Franke Tobey Jones
Monday, Feb. 4, 4 p.m.
A Brief History of University of Puget Sound
George Mills ’68, M.S.'72 and John Finney ’67, P'94
Monday, March 11, 4 p.m.
NEW LOCATION: Rasmussen Rotunda, Wheelock Student Center
A reception in honor of George and John will follow at 5 p.m.
Susan Resneck Pierce Lectures in Public Affairs and the Arts
Writing for Freedom
Thursday, Feb. 7, 8 p.m.
Schneebeck Concert Hall
Tickets: $20 general; complimentary for Puget Sound faculty/staff/students
ASUPS Presents: Bill Cosby
Sunday, Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $25 general; $50 prime seating; Tickets can be purchased by current Puget Sound students, faculty, and staff with ID at the discounted price of $15 (general seating only; limit one discounted ticket per person).
Swope Endowed Lectureship on Ethics, Religion, Faith, and Values
Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 p.m.
Schneebeck Concert Hall
Tickets: Free tickets available at Wheelock Information Center
University of Puget Sound Day
Sunday, March 17, 2013
City of Tacoma declares March 17, 2013, "University of Puget Sound Day" in honor of our 125th anniversary at a recent city council meeting. Read the full story.
Summer Reunion Weekend
Homecoming and Family Weekend