Campus News

September 8, 2014

Pablo Menéndez and Mezcla: “What Keeps Us Apart?”

Presentation and performance by the popular Cuban band. A free public event, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16.

TACOMA, Wash. – Pablo Menéndez and his band Mezcla, one of Cuba's hottest and most talented groups of musicians, will perform at University of Puget Sound on Tuesday, Sept. 16.

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September 2, 2014

Kittredge Gallery Presents Artists Marita Dingus and Sarah Gilbert

Aug. 25–Sept. 27, 2014. Opening Reception: Aug. 27, 5 to 7 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Kittredge Gallery reopens at the end of August with exhibitions of mixed-media sculpture and glass. The Large Gallery will feature work by artist Marita Dingus, an exhibition being held in conjunction with Puget Sound’s…

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August 27, 2014

New Faculty Artists Adapt the Music to Their Instruments of Choice

New music faculty members perform on trombone, bassoon, cello, and piano 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28

TACOMA, Wash. – New this fall at University of Puget Sound’s School of Music: four impressive new faculty artists who will debut on the campus stage with instruments not often heard in concert together.…

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August 14, 2014

Trio Seraphin Presents a “Musical Excursion”

Christina Kowalski, soprano; Jennifer Nelson, clarinet; Keith Ward, piano. Friday, Sept. 12, concert opens the Jacobsen Series

TACOMA, Wash. – It was a match made in heaven. In 1828, in the final months of his life, Austrian composer Franz Schubert did a favor for an opera singer seeking a showpiece…

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August 13, 2014

The Next Big Local Earthquake—Why, When, and What We Can Do

Prominent scientist is researching how to better predict a cataclysmic event

TACOMA, Wash. – For 300 years the shifting crust of the Earth off the coast of the Pacific Northwest has been building up the momentum for another giant earthquake. The last big one in the region, a magnitude 9.0 quake in 1700…

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July 1, 2014

Mellon Foundation $600,000 Grant Leads to New Approaches in the Humanities

Faculty and students will enjoy new opportunities in emerging fields, digital scholarship, new media, video, and residential and experiential learning

TACOMA, Wash. – The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has made a $600,000 grant to University of Puget Sound to support new humanities and Honors program initiatives…

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