Campus News

November 21, 2014

2014 Art Students Annual Show

Monday Nov. 24 – Saturday Dec. 13     Juried by Timea Tihanyi

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s Kittredge Gallery announces the 2014 Art Students Annual, on display from Nov. 24 to Dec. 13, 2014. A reception is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. Merit awards will be presented…

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November 19, 2014

Meet the Grantmakers at Fourth Annual Forum for Nonprofits

University of Puget Sound hosts a round-table meeting with charitable funders 8–11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5

TACOMA, Wash. – Nonprofit fundraisers once again have the chance to informally chat with local and regional grantmakers who can help them achieve their organizations’ financial goals. 


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November 3, 2014

Lillis Scholarships Awarded to Two Distinctive and Talented Freshmen

Two high school graduates with a drive for excellence are welcomed to campus with a prestigious award

TACOMA, Wash. – Emma  Didier, of Berkeley, Calf., and Jordan Fonseca, of Albuquerque, N.M., have been named University of Puget Sound Lillis Scholars, honoring them with the college’s most prestigious…

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November 3, 2014

Matelich Scholarships Awarded to Two Promising Young Leaders

Two high school graduates with a natural initiative to lead join the campus with a prestigious award

TACOMA, Wash. – Andres Chavez, of Long Beach, Calif., and Douglas Palmer, of Niwot, Colo., have been named Matelich Scholars, honoring them with University of Puget Sound’s most esteemed award for students…

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October 31, 2014

Winter Lullabies—A Holiday Concert

Music, readings, and singalong at Kilworth Memorial Chapel: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7

TACOMA, Wash. – Set the mood for a tranquil holiday season this December by joining the Adelphian Concert Choir and Voci d’ Amici in their performance for the Winter Lullabies holiday concert…

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October 22, 2014

Dawn Padula, Mezzo-Soprano, in Concert: "Inspiration"

Three modern composers and those who inspired them: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14

TACOMA, Wash. – Mezzo-soprano Dawn Padula has created a concert to give South Sound audiences a taste of the intimate personal influences that inspire music composers.

On Nov. 14 the University of Puget Sound director of…

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October 21, 2014

Sparking Imaginations: Exhibit and Lecture

The dawn of electricity—and today's surging power demand:  Free lecture: 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30;  Interactive exhibit: Oct. 27–Jan. 15, Collins Memorial Library

TACOMA, Wash. – In the next 25 years our need for energy worldwide will jump by about 50 percent, the U.S. Energy Information Agency predicts…

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October 17, 2014

Say Goodbye to All That: Emerging From Turbulence at Boeing

Professors Leon Grunberg and Sarah Moore give a free, public talk: Regester Lecture, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13

TACOMA, Wash. – The story of The Boeing Company is in many ways the story of corporate America. A world-beating company that thrived on pride, hard work, and loyalty suddenly faced a “new…

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October 10, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera: the 1925 Silent Film, Piano, and Organ

Chill with a friend in Kilworth Memorial Chapel:8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

TACOMA, Wash. – In 1910 French horror writer Gaston Leroux created a literary monster when he published The Phantom of the Opera. The gothic novel, featuring a young Swedish opera singer and a wretched phantom, survived through the…

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October 10, 2014

365 Days/365 Plays, by Suzan-Lori Parks

Geoff Proehl directs selections from the acclaimed play cycle: Oct. 31–Nov. 8, in Norton Clapp Theatre

TACOMA, Wash. – On November 13 of 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Suzan-Lori Parks introduced America to an unusual concept in playwriting: to create one play a day for an entire year. Her efforts…

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October 8, 2014

10th Annual Hispanic Film Festival

Five outstanding foreign films, Oct. 22–Nov. 19:   6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, free and open to the public

TACOMA, Wash. – This fall the 10th Annual Hispanic Film Festival at University of Puget Sound will bring five cutting-edge Spanish and Latin American films to campus. For the first time, the college…

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October 7, 2014

Poetry Above the Roar: Words and Music Inspired by the Puget Sound

Poet William Kupinse and composer Greg Youtz return to the stage:  7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, Tahoma Room

TACOMA, Wash. – Following the popularity of last winter’s Poetry Above the Roar event, three Pacific Northwest artists—a poet, composer, and a singer—will again take the chill out of the season with…

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October 6, 2014

Recent Work by Janet Marcavage and Elise Richman of the Art Faculty

Oct. 6–Nov. 15, 2014.  Opening Reception: 5 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8

TACOMA, Wash. – On view at Kittredge Gallery for the month of October and first half of November is a dynamic exhibition of related, but distinct, recent work by Puget Sound faculty members Janet Marcavage, associate professor of…

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