Campus News

February 4, 2014

From the Music Hall to the Cabaret: Chamber Works by Weill and Poulenc

TACOMA, Wash. – The next Jacobsen Series concert at University of Puget Sound will spotlight the diverse talents of School of Music faculty members in a classical evening that evokes the mischief of the French cabaret and the enchantment of a music hall.

From the Music Hall to the Cabaret: Chamber Works…

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February 2, 2014

Black History Month at University of Puget Sound

A Series of Cultural and Social Justice Events

African American Arts, 1920–75

Two events, free and open to the public, are sponsored by the African American Studies Program, Department of Art, Black Student Union, and Office of the Academic Dean.

1.  My Art Speaks for Both My Peoples: Elizabeth Catlett…

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January 30, 2014

Rachel Pepper Named William D. and Flora McCormick Chair in Biophysics

Students will explore an emerging branch of science spanning biology, math, physics, chemistry, and more

TACOMA, Wash. – Rachel Pepper, a research fellow at University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in physics from Harvard University, has been appointed as the first William D. and Flora McCormick…

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January 24, 2014

Poet William Kupinse and Composer Greg Youtz: Poetry Above the Roar

Two professors celebrate the Northwest with 10 poem-songs

TACOMA, Wash. – Inspired by each other’s artistry and their shared reverence for the Pacific Northwest, a Tacoma poet and a local music composer have collaborated on a series of original works that will be premiered for the public next month…

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January 21, 2014

The Caribbean Writer Series: Dialogues on Identity, Immigration, and Art

Free, public talks on Feb. 10 and May 1 wrap up the series

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s Caribbean Writer Series continues in February, bringing two more writers of Caribbean descent to Tacoma for conversations about the history, culture, and literature of the West Indies region.


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January 18, 2014

David Requiro in Concert: Virtuosic Masterworks for Cello and Piano

Prize-winning cellist performs works that celebrate the breadth and beauty of the cello

TACOMA, Wash. – David Requiro, a University of Puget Sound artist in residence with a string of prestigious cello performances and prizes to his name, will give a faculty recital in early February.

The concert,…

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January 17, 2014

Kittredge Exhibits Work by New Faculty Member for Ceramics

Chad Gunderson Jan. 21–March 1

TACOMA, Wash. – The spring semester at Kittredge Gallery opens with two exhibitions focused on ceramics. The primary exhibition in the Large Gallery, I Like Rocks!, showcases recent work by Assistant Professor Chad Gunderson, the art department’s newest member, who joined…

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January 14, 2014

Chanson d’Amour: An Early Valentine From the Jacobsen Series

Puget Sound alumni and faculty members perform love song7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7

TACOMA, Wash. – What better way to get in the mood for Valentine’s Day than to spend an evening hearing love songs in the hands of the masters?

Mozart, Schumann, Infanté, Strauss, and a selection of modern and classical…

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January 8, 2014

Jacobsen Series: Got Opera? Arias, Duets, and Ensembles

TACOMA, Wash. – The Jacobsen Series will open the new year with a powerful and lively vocal concert including all of the singers in University of Puget Sound’s voice faculty and a prominent and popular Seattle guest artist.

The evening concert, titled Got Opera? Arias, Duets, and Ensembles, will take…

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