Campus News

August 18, 2016

Dr. Ruchama Marton, Founder of Physicians for Human Rights–Israel

The psychiatrist and activist will speak at Puget Sound:  Thursday, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – For psychiatrist and human rights activist Ruchama Marton, a doctor’s role encompasses far more than curing disease and healing injuries.

“Our mission is to fight the evil that people do to other…

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August 15, 2016

A Look Back and a Look Forward: Kittredge Gallery Begins a New Season

Aug. 29–Sept. 24; Opening Reception: Aug. 31, 5 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – On one side of the newly renovated Kittredge Hall, four summer resident artists hang the first bodies of work they’ve completed since graduating. Under Construction shows the work that will propel them in the next step of their careers…

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August 11, 2016

Debussy and Friends: A Jacobsen Series Concert

French composers showcase the harp at the start of a new music epoch; Friday, Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – You can see it at many a classical concert. The harpist’s fingers rise and then fall to the strings, eliciting a musical poetry that somehow rises above every other sound in the room—and…

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August 9, 2016

Why do States Shun or Welcome Immigrants? Research Wins a Major Grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities grants three scholars $200,000 for the first in-depth analysis of its kind

TACOMA, Wash. – Why do some U.S. states welcome immigrants, while others aggressively oppose them? And, ultimately, what effect will these polarized and fiercely-debated policies have…

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August 3, 2016

Puget Sound Joins Liberal Arts Colleges to Found a New Scholarly Press

Lever Press will publish peer-reviewed works in print and online; Students will have a new low- or no-cost source of books

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound has become a founding member of Lever Press, a new academic press launched by liberal arts colleges across the country to create an effective…

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August 1, 2016

75 Years of Kittredge Hall: A Celebration of a Remarkable History

The public is invited to a series of events marking the 1942 groundbreaking of a hall at the center of campus life

TACOMA, Wash. – In January 1942 the United States was at war following the devastating bombing of Pearl Harbor, and no American college campus was untouched by what this would mean for…

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July 28, 2016

The Tiny Peace Car Drops in at University of Puget Sound

The Peace Car comes to Tacoma to celebrate Peace Corps volunteers and 100 Years of the National Parks Service:Friday, Aug. 5, 8:30–10 a.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – The mighty little Peace Car is on its way to Tacoma. The eco-friendly car, wrapped in the color of tree bark and sporting the Peace Corps logo, is…

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May 12, 2016

Puget Sound Students Win 11 National Scholarships in 2016

The seniors, juniors, and alumna will be funded for travel and teaching abroad or for further studies

TACOMA, Wash. – Eleven students and recent alumni from University of Puget Sound have won prestigious national scholarships that will support their ongoing studies or take them overseas to teach or…

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April 25, 2016

Puget Sound Senior Art Show Opens

April 25 – May 14

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s 2016 Senior Show opens Monday, April 25, with an opening reception April 27, 5–7 p.m., at Kittredge Gallery. This exhibition is the highlight of the year, showcasing graduating senior art students’ thesis work. The artworks on view offer…

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