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Campus News

September 22, 2014

Duane Hulbert Performs the Music of Alexander Glazunov

New CD Set Debuts in TacomaJacobsen Series Concert is 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12

TACOMA, Wash. – Pianist Duane Hulbert spent 30 years playing and marveling at the works of Russian romantic composer Alexander Glazunov (1865–1936). He has spent the last 15 years recording all 19 solo and duet piano works…

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September 21, 2014

New Financial Aid Program for Tacoma Public High School Graduates

Commitment will cover the full financial need of eligible students, from fall 2015

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is offering a new financial aid program that will help more Tacoma Public Schools high school graduates get a national liberal arts college education right in their own backyard…

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September 15, 2014

Youth Summit puts Teens and Education in the Spotlight

High school students get a “day off” class to be “turned on” to learning -  Friday, Sept. 26, in Memorial Fieldhouse on campus

TACOMA, Wash. – The 2014 Youth Summit at University of Puget Sound will offer something unusual to the young people of Pierce County this time around—the minds and ears of local…

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September 10, 2014

Henry Louis Gates Jr. Speaks on “Genealogy and Genetics”

Eminent scholar and "Finding Your Roots" host will deliver the                             Pierce Lecture, 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26

TACOMA, Wash. – Henry Louis Gates Jr., the renowned historian, author, and filmmaker, popularly known for his Public Broadcasting Service series Finding Your Roots, will…

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September 8, 2014

Pablo Menéndez and Mezcla: “What Keeps Us Apart?”

Presentation and performance by the popular Cuban band. A free public event, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16.

TACOMA, Wash. – Pablo Menéndez and his band Mezcla, one of Cuba's hottest and most talented groups of musicians, will perform at University of Puget Sound on Tuesday, Sept. 16.

 Known for their…

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September 2, 2014

Kittredge Gallery Presents Artists Marita Dingus and Sarah Gilbert

Aug. 25–Sept. 27, 2014Opening Reception: Aug. 27, 5 to 7 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Kittredge Gallery reopens at the end of August with exhibitions of mixed-media sculpture and glass. The Large Gallery will feature work by artist Marita Dingus, an exhibition being held in conjunction with Puget Sound’s Race…

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August 27, 2014

New Faculty Artists Adapt the Music to Their Instruments of Choice

New music faculty members perform on trombone, bassoon, cello, and piano 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28

TACOMA, Wash. – New this fall at University of Puget Sound’s School of Music: four impressive new faculty artists who will debut on the campus stage with instruments not often heard in concert together.…

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August 14, 2014

Trio Seraphin Presents a “Musical Excursion”

Christina Kowalski, soprano; Jennifer Nelson, clarinet; Keith Ward, pianoFriday, Sept. 12, concert opens the Jacobsen Series

TACOMA, Wash. – It was a match made in heaven. In 1828, in the final months of his life, Austrian composer Franz Schubert did a favor for an opera singer seeking a showpiece aria…

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August 13, 2014

The Next Big Local Earthquake—Why, When, and What We Can Do

Prominent scientist is researching how to better predict a cataclysmic event

TACOMA, Wash. – For 300 years the shifting crust of the Earth off the coast of the Pacific Northwest has been building up the momentum for another giant earthquake. The last big one in the region, a magnitude 9.0 quake in 1700…

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