Campus News

November 17, 2016

Puget Sound Partners with It’s on Us

The first 28 schools join a national campaign that aims to change the culture surrounding campus sexual assault

TACOMA, Wash.—University of Puget Sound has officially partnered with It’s On Us, a national public campaign aimed at creating safe campuses by changing the culture surrounding campus sexual…

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November 16, 2016

"There is No Rose: Songs of Winter" Concert

Holiday music with the Adelphians and Voci d’Amici: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4; Kilworth Memorial Chapel

TACOMA, Wash. –   “Leave we all this worldly mirth …,” appeals a traditional English carol—one of many songs celebrating peace and reflection that can be heard at this…

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November 10, 2016

Meet the Grantmakers at Sixth Annual Forum for Nonprofits

Puget Sound hosts a round-table forum with charitable funders; 8–11:15 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2

TACOMA, Wash. – The PSGA South Sound Funders Forum will once again offer nonprofits the opportunity to meet regional philanthropic groups at an informal breakfast and information-sharing event at University of…

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November 4, 2016

Kittredge Gallery's 2016 Art Students Annual

Juried by Sharon Arnold; Nov. 14–Dec. 10, 2016 

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s Kittredge Gallery announces the 2016 Art Students Annual, on display from Monday, Nov. 14, to Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. An award reception is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. The reception is…

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November 3, 2016

Laura E. Martin-Fedich Named Vice President for Enrollment

TACOMA, Wash. – Laura Martin-Fedich has been named the new vice president for enrollment at University of Puget Sound, following an extensive and highly competitive national search. She will assume the position on Jan. 17, 2017.

Well known for her leadership skills, commitment to excellence, and impressive…

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October 28, 2016

"Brahms in Context": Maria Sampen, violin, and Michael Seregow, piano

Afternoon musical recital of Romantic era favorites; Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Three great piano and violin works that were created by a trio of musicians whose work blossomed in the Late Romantic period—Johannes Brahms, Clara Schumann, and César Franck—will be performed at University…

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October 26, 2016

It’s for Everyone: The Inclusive Writing Center

Peer tutors and educators share ideas on creating welcoming learning spaces; 2016 NCPTW Conference; Friday, Nov. 4 – Sunday, Nov.6

TACOMA, Wash. – It is all too easy to view a college or high school student who acts as a tutor as being the “smart” one, and the student being tutored as someone less gifted…

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October 20, 2016

Mbira: Music of the Spirits of Zimbabwe

Erica Azim and Fradreck Mujuru share an ancient Shona tradition; Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m.;  Free and everyone welcome

TACOMA, Wash. –   Two master players of the African mbira, a metal-keyed instrument used by the Shona people of Zimbabwe in sacred ceremonies, will be making a stop in Tacoma…

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October 19, 2016

Jazz Jacobsen: Faculty and Students Side-By-Side

Personal favorites and sizzling classic moments; Friday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. –   Jazz lovers: No way you can miss this one! It will be a night of some of the sweetest sounds of jazz, from the likes of Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, and Antonio Carlos Jobim, as University of Puget Sound…

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October 18, 2016

3rd Annual LIASE Southeast Asia Symposium at Puget Sound

Pacific Northwest scholars and students address environmental issues in Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia; Friday, Oct. 28–Saturday, Oct. 29; Free and open to the public

TACOMA, Wash. – The clash between those who want “progress” and those who want the “preservation” of our environment is as stark,…

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October 12, 2016

From the Diary … An Evening of Songs

Dawn Padula and Tanya Stambuk perform songs inspired by Virginia Woolf’s diary and musical theater hits; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4

TACOMA, Wash. –   A peek into Virginia Woolf’s diary and a wicked song by Stephen Sondheim about “the ladies who lunch” are two of the treats for audiences at an upcoming…

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September 27, 2016

Beethoven and Beyond: An Evening of Piano Music by Michael Seregow

Versatile Northwest musician and visiting professor performs;  Friday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – In the early 19th century, as Ludwig van Beethoven’s hearing loss progressed, leaving him nearly totally deaf in his late 40s, his music became more personal and intimate.

Music critics speculated…

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