Campus News

June 25, 2015

Professor Leads Study on Bystander Intervention in Cyberbullying

TACOMA, Wash. – New research on cyberbullying has just been published in a national communications journal by Nicholas Brody, assistant professor of communications studies, University of Puget Sound, and Anita Vangelisti, professor of communication studies, The University of Texas at Austin.

The research…

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June 9, 2015

Puget Sound Gives Applicants an Alternative to Standardized Test Scores

Students applying for the 2016–17 academic year will no longer be required to submit SAT or ACT scores

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is making a significant change to its admission requirements by giving applicants an alternative to submitting standardized test scores such as the SAT or…

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June 8, 2015

The "University" in University Place Exhibition

June 5 – December 18, 2015

University of Puget Sound’s Archives & Special Collections is proud to announce an exhibit showcasing the history of Puget Sound University and its connection to University Place.

From 1893–1903, the university undertook planning for the development of 1,200 acres on the…

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May 20, 2015

Full Moon at Noontide, by Ann Putnam Memoir: now in Paperback

High praise for a book that richly examines the end of life and the experience of those who share it

TACOMA, Wash. – Full Moon at Noontide: A Daughter’s Last Goodbye (University of Iowa Press, March 2015), a memoir by Ann Putnam, traces the final years of her father and mother, and her father’s twin…

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May 15, 2015

Ten Tons of Recycling the Goal for Student Summer Move Out!

Goodwill 20-year partnership raises revenue for  job training and diverts material from landfills

TACOMA, Wash. – The end of the school year means residential hall cleanup and move-out for 1,600 students at University of Puget Sound, a national leader in sustainable curriculum and campus life. This…

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May 14, 2015

Imagining Exile in Heian Japan: A New Book by Jonathan Stockdale

How Banishment Influenced the Political and Cultural Life of Imperial Japan

TACOMA, Wash. – For more than 300 years the Japanese imperial court of the Heian period (794–1185) abolished capital punishment in favor of exile as a means of dealing with those who transgressed the law.

Why this dramatic…

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April 28, 2015

Women without Men: a New Book by Jennifer Utrata

Single Mothers and Family Change in the New Russia: “Destined to become a classic in the field”

TACOMA, Wash. – In modern Russia, single motherhood is all too often a better choice than married life. This is accepted as a fact, not only by many single mothers and by Russian society as a whole—but even…

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April 27, 2015

Puget Sound Partners with The Posse Foundation

 Puget Sound to become Posse’s first partner in the Pacific Northwest  and first to draw students from new San Francisco Bay Area program

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is partnering with The Posse Foundation, a national nonprofit organization committed to expanding the pool from which colleges…

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April 21, 2015

Renowned Vocalist Freda Herseth ’77 Performs With Adelphian Concert Choir

Singer and professor honored with Outstanding Alumna award: 2 p.m., Sunday, May 3

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s School of Music welcomes back to campus Freda Herseth ’77, Hon.’01 to perform with the Adelphian Concert Choir, Bruce Browne, conductor, in the choir’s final concert of the academic…

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April 10, 2015

Help Tacoma set the Guinness World Record for the Longest Hopscotch Game

10 a.m.–1 p.m. Sunday, May 3; Jones Circle, University of Puget Sound; BBQ, music, kids’ clay art, and fundraising for Tacoma’s schoolchildrenVolunteer help welcome!

TACOMA, Wash. – “It sounds wacky, and it’s harder than people think—3.5 miles of hopping. But it’s a great way to bring together the community…

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