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September 3, 2013

Cross Country Runners Sweep Team Titles In Season Opener

LAKEWOOD, Wash. – It was a strong start to the season for the Puget Sound cross country teams as both teams came away victorious from the Puget Sound Invitational on Saturday. Both teams placed four runners in the top 6 to easily win both team titles.

Kathryn Flyte and Taili Ni finished 1-2 in the…

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August 26, 2013

An Evening with Junot Díaz

Dominican-American author will speak Tuesday, Sept. 17

TACOMA, Wash. – Dominican-American author Junot Díaz, a 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner whose powerful storytelling bridges cultures and explores identity and relationships, will appear at University of Puget Sound on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. in…

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August 26, 2013

Franciscan Foundation Gift Assists Patients Who Hope to Stay in Their Homes

Gift buys equipment for Puget Sound’s new hospital simulation lab in the occupational therapy and physical therapy public clinic

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is pleased to announce an $18,000 gift from the Franciscan Foundation that will pay for equipment for a new hospital simulation laboratory…

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August 21, 2013

Prestigious Lillis Scholarship Awarded to Two Incoming Freshmen

TACOMA, Wash. – Christian Johnson, of Los Angeles, and Kathryn Stutz, of San Jose, Calif., have been named University of Puget Sound Lillis Scholars, honoring them with the college’s most prestigious award for students who show extraordinary promise in academics and scholarship.

Lillis Scholars are recognized for their academic excellence, passionate interest in ideas, intellectual independence, and promise of distinction throughout their undergraduate…

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August 21, 2013

Matelich Scholarships Awarded to Two Exceptional Young Leaders

TACOMA, Wash. – Clara Brown, of Falmouth, Maine, and Jensen Handwork, of Centennial, Colo., have been named University of Puget Sound Matelich Scholars, honoring them with the college’s most prestigious award for students who combine extraordinary promise in academics and leadership.

The Matelich Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen who exhibit drive and integrity, the promise of outstanding academic and personal achievement, a commitment…

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August 15, 2013

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe $25,000 Gift for Student Scholarships

Scholarships support Native American students attending the college

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is pleased to announce a $25,000 gift from the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe that will help provide scholarships for Native American students pursuing their education at the national liberal arts…

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August 5, 2013

Puget Sound is Named in The Princeton Review's "The Best 378 Colleges"

College makes 2014 honor roll for "most accessible professors" and "best science lab facilities"

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features Puget Sound in the…

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August 4, 2013

Men's Basketball on Tour in Mexico: Follow the Blog

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico — The Logger basketball players are off to Cabo San Lucas, in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. They will train and play a few exhibition games before the start of the 2013-14 school year. Make sure to check back every day for updates from junior Jonathan Brown.

Here…

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August 1, 2013

76 Loggers Named NWC Scholar-Athletes

 

FOREST GROVE, Ore. – The Northwest Conference announced its annual list pf Scholar-Athletes with a total of 76 Puget Sound student-athletes earning the distinction. Student-athletes must have achieved a 3.5 GPA and competed through an entire season in their respective sport.

"We continue to be…

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July 31, 2013

National Scholarships Top 125—What an Anniversary This is!

Puget Sound’s 125th Anniversary Enjoys a Landmark

Young scholars have captured 143 prestigious fellowships since 2000

TACOMA, Wash. – It’s one more reason that the number 125 is special this year. Students at University of Puget Sound have won a pile of national scholarships this spring, taking the…

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July 16, 2013

One [of a Kind] Campaign Reaches $100 Million Milestone

"I am proud to be part of a community so committed to the advancement of knowledge . . ."  — President Ron Thomas

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound has passed a historic milestone in philanthropic giving as the college celebrates its 125th anniversary. Board of trustees chair Rick Brooks ’82…

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July 15, 2013

Student Eric Rauch '16 Helps Rescue Man Trapped by Fallen Tree

CARVER, Ore.— Puget Sound student Eric Rauch ’16 and his cousin Lincoln Keesecker were quick to find a way to save a man’s life—using a knife and a beer bottle—when they encountered a bizarre accident on the Clackamas River over the weekend.

The story of the rescued stranger was related by KATU television…

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