Campus News

November 25, 2014

James Evans and Christián Carman Find Clues to an Ancient Greek Riddle

 Discovery about the Antikythera Mechanism reveals surprising advances in early Greek science

An ancient Greek astronomical puzzle now has another piece in place.

The New York Times reported the new evidence today in a story about research by James Evans, professor of physics at University of Puget…

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November 23, 2014

William J. Rathje ’15 Named a Rhodes Scholar

TACOMA Wash. — University of Puget Sound senior William J. Rathje ’15 has been named a Rhodes Scholar. The accomplished student from Lake Oswego, Ore., is Puget Sound’s third Rhodes Scholar, and the first to also be offered a British Marshall Scholarship.

Rathje will join 31 other young men and women…

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November 21, 2014

2014 Art Students Annual Show

Monday Nov. 24 – Saturday Dec. 13     Juried by Timea Tihanyi

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s Kittredge Gallery announces the 2014 Art Students Annual, on display from Nov. 24 to Dec. 13, 2014. A reception is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. Merit awards will be presented…

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November 19, 2014

Meet the Grantmakers at Fourth Annual Forum for Nonprofits

University of Puget Sound hosts a round-table meeting with charitable funders 8–11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5

TACOMA, Wash. – Nonprofit fundraisers once again have the chance to informally chat with local and regional grantmakers who can help them achieve their organizations’ financial goals. 


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November 3, 2014

Lillis Scholarships Awarded to Two Distinctive and Talented Freshmen

Two high school graduates with a drive for excellence are welcomed to campus with a prestigious award

TACOMA, Wash. – Emma  Didier, of Berkeley, Calf., and Jordan Fonseca, of Albuquerque, N.M., have been named University of Puget Sound Lillis Scholars, honoring them with the college’s most prestigious…

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November 3, 2014

Matelich Scholarships Awarded to Two Promising Young Leaders

Two high school graduates with a natural initiative to lead join the campus with a prestigious award

TACOMA, Wash. – Andres Chavez, of Long Beach, Calif., and Douglas Palmer, of Niwot, Colo., have been named Matelich Scholars, honoring them with University of Puget Sound’s most esteemed award for students…

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October 31, 2014

Winter Lullabies—A Holiday Concert

Music, readings, and singalong at Kilworth Memorial Chapel: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7

TACOMA, Wash. – Set the mood for a tranquil holiday season this December by joining the Adelphian Concert Choir and Voci d’ Amici in their performance for the Winter Lullabies holiday concert…

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October 22, 2014

Dawn Padula, Mezzo-Soprano, in Concert: "Inspiration"

Three modern composers and those who inspired them: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14

TACOMA, Wash. – Mezzo-soprano Dawn Padula has created a concert to give South Sound audiences a taste of the intimate personal influences that inspire music composers.

On Nov. 14 the University of Puget Sound director of…

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October 21, 2014

Sparking Imaginations: Exhibit and Lecture

The dawn of electricity—and today's surging power demand:  Free lecture: 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30;  Interactive exhibit: Oct. 27–Jan. 15, Collins Memorial Library

TACOMA, Wash. – In the next 25 years our need for energy worldwide will jump by about 50 percent, the U.S. Energy Information Agency predicts…

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October 17, 2014

Say Goodbye to All That: Emerging From Turbulence at Boeing

Professors Leon Grunberg and Sarah Moore give a free, public talk: Regester Lecture, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13

TACOMA, Wash. – The story of The Boeing Company is in many ways the story of corporate America. A world-beating company that thrived on pride, hard work, and loyalty suddenly faced a “new…

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October 10, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera: the 1925 Silent Film, Piano, and Organ

Chill with a friend in Kilworth Memorial Chapel:8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

TACOMA, Wash. – In 1910 French horror writer Gaston Leroux created a literary monster when he published The Phantom of the Opera. The gothic novel, featuring a young Swedish opera singer and a wretched phantom, survived through the…

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October 10, 2014

365 Days/365 Plays, by Suzan-Lori Parks

Geoff Proehl directs selections from the acclaimed play cycle: Oct. 31–Nov. 8, in Norton Clapp Theatre

TACOMA, Wash. – On November 13 of 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Suzan-Lori Parks introduced America to an unusual concept in playwriting: to create one play a day for an entire year. Her efforts…

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October 8, 2014

10th Annual Hispanic Film Festival

Five outstanding foreign films, Oct. 22–Nov. 19:   6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, free and open to the public

TACOMA, Wash. – This fall the 10th Annual Hispanic Film Festival at University of Puget Sound will bring five cutting-edge Spanish and Latin American films to campus. For the first time, the college…

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