Campus News

February 5, 2016

Puget Sound Installs Sustainable LEDs in Campus Streetlights

The switch in lighting will conserve energy, cost less, and enhance safety;  Campus pursues environmentally friendly goals

TACOMA, Wash. – First the campus grounds. Then the buildings. Then the power in the buildings. Now University of Puget Sound has gone “green” with the streetlights on campus, by…

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February 4, 2016

2016 Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Everyone is welcome to the free lectures;   Learn about identity and the brain, and moral relativism:   5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, and 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13

TACOMA, Wash. – Could new neural technologies that are being developed to study and treat the brain affect someone’s identity and ability…

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February 3, 2016

Sculptures by Aaron Badham ’11 and Prints by Rita Robillard

Kittredge Gallery: Jan. 19–Feb. 27 

TACOMA, Wash. – Two shows are available to view in Kittredge Gallery. Artist Aaron Badham builds sculptures from inflated steel, creating soft, toy-like abstractions of machine parts and tools. Printmaker Rita Robillard uses screenprinting and painting to blend layers…

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February 1, 2016

"RENT": The Broadway Hit Comes to Tacoma on its 20th Anniversary

Directed by Jess K Smith ’05: Friday, Feb. 26–Sunday, March 6

TACOMA, Wash. – RENT, the Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical that thrilled New York audiences for more than a decade, will be staged at University of Puget Sound this spring, marking 20years since the play first opened on Broadway. 


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February 1, 2016

“NeuroTribes”: Best-selling Author Steve Silberman Gives a Public Talk

Keck Neuroscience Lecture: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 24; PLUS: Neuroscience research public showcase: 4–5:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22

TACOMA, Wash. – “What is autism? A lifelong disability or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius?”

Thus begins the publicity note…

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January 26, 2016

What can Archaeology Teach us? Tales of Cavalry Warfare and Erotic Vases

Talks about clever Athenian potters and great Persian kings:  1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, and 7 p.m, Thursday, March 10

TACOMA, Wash. – For most of us “archaeology” immediately calls to mind the golden death mask of Egypt’s King Tut, or an image of Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones, with a bullwhip.


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January 25, 2016

"Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture": A Traveling Exhibit

Collins Memorial Library, with support from Pierce County Aids Foundation: Feb. 8 to March 30

TACOMA, Wash. – “It won’t kill you to spend time with a friend who has AIDS,” states a 1988 poster that shows a thin young man, alone in a blue room, with his head in his hands. The provocative poster, housed…

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January 14, 2016

The Changing Sound of American Musical Theatre: A Composer Summit

Dave Malloy, Marisa Michelson, Amanda Green converse and perform 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4

TACOMA, Wash. – Three significant composers of American musical theater are coming to Tacoma to discuss their influences, to perform and share excerpts of their work, and to engage in an intimate conversation…

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January 12, 2016

Is a Career in Teaching or Counseling for You?

Change your life in just one year. Change their lives forever. High demand for teachers is leading to high job placement

TACOMA, Wash. – Would you like to become a certified teacher in just a year? Or, if you prefer evening classes, would you like to qualify as a school or mental health counselor in…

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