Campus News

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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May 12, 2014

Moody’s Affirms Financial Health of University of Puget Sound

Credit rating agency that turned negative on the higher education sector in general sees strength in Puget Sound’s financial and operational management

TACOMA, Wash. – Moody’s credit rating service has again assigned a high-quality rating to University of Puget Sound’s outstanding bonds and predicts…

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May 8, 2014

Puget Sound Book Artists 4th Annual Members’ Exhibition

June 5–July 31 at Collins Memorial Library.  Taking you beyond the book—to books as art

TACOMA, Wash. – Puget Sound Book Artists (PSBA) will open their 4th annual members’ exhibit with a public reception and Awards for Excellence celebration on Thursday, June 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit, featuring…

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May 7, 2014

Gibbon Study Tests the Effect of a “Rich” Zoo Environment

Students work with Point Defiance Zoo to make the animals’ day job more challenging

TACOMA, Wash. – If you’re a fun-loving gibbon, there’s nothing quite like having a truly dedicated audience—someone to admire your incredible skills, your intelligence, and your handsome style on the ropes.

And this…

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May 5, 2014

Neukom Family Foundation Makes $500,000 Gift for Student Scholarships

Neukom Family Endowed Scholarship assists local high school graduates traditionally underrepresented in higher education

TACOMA, Wash. – The Neukom Family Foundation has made a $500,000 gift to its existing endowed student scholarship fund that is helping talented students from groups underrepresented…

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May 1, 2014

National Scholarships Exceed the 150 Mark at Puget Sound

Student Graduates win more than 150 prestigious scholarships since 2000. Students pursue research, language study, travel, and teaching

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound students have secured a wealth of national scholarships that will take them abroad for work and study or on to graduate school…

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April 21, 2014

Do You Want to Build a Box Castle?

1–5 p.m. Friday, April 25, in Brown Family Courtyard.  Afterward we chop chop, hack hack it down!

TACOMA, Wash. – College students will build a giant “cardboard castle” out of old packing boxes to create University of Puget Sound’s first-ever entry in a hotly contested, nationwide recycling contest…

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April 10, 2014

Rachel Martin '96: Class of 2014 Commencement Speaker

Ceremony to be held in Baker Stadium: 2–4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18

TACOMA, Wash. – Rachel Martin ’96, distinguished broadcast journalist and host of National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Sunday radio show, will deliver the 2014 Commencement address at University of Puget Sound.

A former NPR national…

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