Campus News

March 26, 2014

Two Watson Scholars Head off on a Globetrotting Adventure in Learning

Two Puget Sound students imagine a different worldthen jump continents to discover what is possible

TACOMA, Wash. – Who would plunge into the rainforest of Borneo to question who has more rights—the endangered orangutan or the impoverished natives of Sarawak? Who would step up to suggest that traditional…

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March 24, 2014

Puget Sound Piano Trio Presents Works by Haydn, Shrude, and Arensky

Duane Hulbert, Maria Sampen, and David Requiro perform7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, on campus

TACOMA, Wash. – The Puget Sound Piano Trio returns to the stage in April with a performance of three works that span more than three centuries. The program includes pieces of the classical and romantic eras…

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March 24, 2014

Final Thoughts—Symphony and Choir Perform Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem

University Symphony and Adelphian Concert ChoirFree performance 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 25

TACOMA, Wash. –The University of Puget Sound’s Symphony Orchestra and Adelphian Concert Choir will feature an evening of dramatic and inspiring works from composers William Mathias, Claude Debussy, Gioachino…

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March 19, 2014

2014 Spring Lu`au: A Polynesian Experience for the Family

Dinner and show, 6 p.m. Saturday, April 12. Tickets in advance or at the door

TACOMA, Wash. – For just a night you can be in Hawaii. Roasted kalua pig. Sweet slide guitar. Grass skirts and bare feet dancing in unison. No air flight is needed—this is Tacoma’s Polynesian night out.

The Spring Lu`au,…

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March 11, 2014

Duane Hulbert in Concert: The Passion of the Piano

Faculty recital will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13 Schneebeck Concert Hall

TACOMA, Wash. – Duane Hulbert, the Grammy Award-nominated pianist who has won critical acclaim in his national tours and whose talents have helped forge a generation of prize-winning young pianists, will give a faculty recital at…

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March 10, 2014

As Sure as Spring Arrives: The Women’s League Flea Market is Back

Saturday, March 22, at Memorial Fieldhouse, 9–4 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Families and novelty hunters are invited to enjoy a colorful day on Saturday, March 22, when the Women’s League of University of Puget Sound will hold its popular flea market.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m in Memorial Fieldhouse…

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March 6, 2014

Adelphian Concert Choir Tours Washington State

College choir will give free concerts March 16–28Wenatchee, Spokane, Walla Walla, Bellevue, Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s celebrated student vocal group, the Adelphian Concert Choir, is heading across its home state of Washington for its annual Spring Tour. The 47-voice ensemble…

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March 5, 2014

Photographer John Arsenault Exhibits New Work Using Instagram

March 10–April 12, 2014

TACOMA, Wash. – The exhibition For You! in Kittredge’s Small Gallery premieres selections from photographer John Arsenault’s newest body of work.

The images in the exhibition reveal Arsenault’s fascination with the mundane and how the unexpected can be amplified by readily accessible…

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March 4, 2014

E.J. Dionne, Political Writer for The Washington Post

Tickets now available for the spring Pierce Lecture Tuesday, March 25, at University of Puget Sound

TACOMA, Wash. – E.J. Dionne Jr., acclaimed journalist and political commentator, will give a public lecture at University of Puget Sound.

The Brookings Institution senior fellow, NPR commentator, and…

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March 3, 2014

Sandow Birk’s American Qur’an Project at Kittredge Gallery

March 10–April 12, 2014Public Reception Wednesday, March 12

TACOMA, Wash. – During March and early April, Kittredge Gallery will be showing selections from California artist Sandow Birk’s ongoing project American Qur’an.

Around 2005, as an outgrowth of his travels in Islamic countries and as a response…

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March 2, 2014

Cherry Pick Your Favorites From an Evening of Opera Scenes

Scenes from Little Women, Candide, Die Fledermaus, and moreFriday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5

TACOMA, Wash. – The adventures of the hapless Candide and clever ploys of the Merry Widow are among the scenes to be performed at a special evening showcasing student vocalists from University of Puget…

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February 20, 2014

Horizon: National Traveling Exhibit of Book Art

National Guild of Book Workers presents a magical show Feb. 3–March 30, at Collins Memorial Library

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is hosting the national traveling exhibition Horizon, a high-caliber selection of book arts, organized and juried by the New York-based Guild of Book Workers…

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February 19, 2014

Alumnus Entrepreneur Makes $10,000 Bitcoin Gift

Donation is thought to be the first bitcoin gift to a U.S. college Blockchain CEO Nicolas Cary ’07 gives in the currency he loves

TACOMA, Wash. – A $10,000 gift made in bitcoins to liberal arts college University of Puget Sound last week could mark a “first” in the world of American higher education…

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February 17, 2014

Arbor Day Foundation Honors University of Puget Sound

College receives 2013 Tree Campus USA recognition

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound has been honored with a 2013 Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor…

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