Campus News

March 5, 2015

The Flea Market and Fieldhouse Full of Awesome Stuff: Saturday, March 21

9 a.m.–4 p.m. at Memorial FieldhouseUniversity of Puget Sound

TACOMA, Wash. – This year the popular Women’s League Flea Market at University of Puget Sound is introducing an 8:15 a.m. “Side Door Sneak Peek” to allow early-bird shoppers to have a look around, ahead of the market’s official opening.

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March 4, 2015

Athletics and Aquatics Center: Fall 2016

New construction to complement historic Memorial Fieldhouse

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is moving forward with plans to enhance its athletics facilities, including the addition of a new aquatics center and an expansion of the fitness center. Complementing the existing Memorial Fieldhouse…

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March 2, 2015

Puget Sound Business Breakfast: Young Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2015

Hosted by University of Puget Sound Alumni Association7 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, at Seattle Art Museum

TACOMA, Wash. – Young Loggers who graduated from University of Puget Sound are making strides in the business world in areas ranging from Internet technology and sports equipment to political consulting…

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February 26, 2015

Drawings by Painter Makoto Fujimura at Kittredge Gallery

March 2–April 11, 2015

TACOMA, Wash. – Process Drawings: Recent Works by Makoto Fujimura showcases recent works by the abstract expressionist painter that provide insight into his creative process and the evolution of an important group of his large-scale paintings created since 2007.

Makoto Fujimura…

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February 20, 2015

William Cronon, Environmental Historian, Gives Two Public Talks in Tacoma

Leading scholar and author delivers free lectures: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26;  3 p.m. Friday, March 27

TACOMA, Wash. – William Cronon, one of America’s leading environmental historians and a prize-winning author of books about humanity’s impact on the natural world, will give two free, public talks…

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February 19, 2015

Adelphian Concert Choir Tour Celebrates the Marriage of Poetry and Music

Free concerts in the Pacific Northwest, March 13–28 Lakewood, Portland, Bend, Vancouver, Albany, and Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. – The Adelphian Concert Choir will introduce audiences to some of the most revered marriages of poetry and music—from ancient times to today—as they tour the Pacific Northwest this…

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February 18, 2015

Exotic Ensembles: Music for Flute, Harp, and String Octet

Pat Wooster, harp, and Carol Wollenberg, flute, perform with Puget Sound string faculty, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 6

TACOMA, Wash. – How rewarding it is for both the composer and the audience to have the flute and harp paired together in a piece of music. The alluring match has inspired composers through…

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February 13, 2015

Red, White, and Banjos!

 An all-American celebration for the 10th Annual Jacobsen Junior Children’s Concert: 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7

TACOMA, Wash. – The Jacobsen Junior children’s concert at University of Puget Sound will celebrate its 10th birthday this year with a lively all-American music program.

From Porgy and Bess…

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February 9, 2015

Back to the Future—A Faculty Recital with Jooeun Pak ’04

Talented pianist plays Beethoven, Chopin, Martin, and Vine: 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1

TACOMA, Wash. – In the world of classical music a turning point is often reached when a brilliant composer, who is a master of the music of the day, stretches his or her talents a little further. The new works thereby…

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February 4, 2015

President Ron Thomas Joins NAICU Executive Committee

Thomas will chair the student aid committee of the  independent, nonprofit colleges national association

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound President Ronald R. Thomas has been named chair of the Committee on Student Aid at the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)…

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February 2, 2015

A Streetcar Named Desire: Feb. 27—March 7

Theatre arts students take on Tennessee Williams’ pivotal work, with direction by Jess K. Smith

TACOMA, Wash. – A Streetcar Named Desire—one of the great American classics that takes on questions of power and privilege in ways that still resonate today—will be performed at University of Puget Sound…

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February 1, 2015

"Classical Traditions in Science Fiction," by Brett Rogers and Ben Stevens

First collection of essays in English about how science fiction draws from the ancient classics

TACOMA, Wash. – For the casual reader The Hunger Games trilogy may seem light-years removed from life in ancient Rome. In Hollywood’s Blade Runner, the robots who wage war may not quickly bring to mind Greco-Roman…

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