Campus News

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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April 9, 2014

Works by Graduating Studio Art Majors

April 21–May 17, 2014. Kittredge Art Gallery

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s 2014 Senior Show features artwork by 10 seniors who are graduating with their bachelor’s degrees in studio art. This group exhibition showcases a diverse range of subjects and media, and includes paintings, prints…

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March 26, 2014

Two Watson Scholars Head off on a Globetrotting Adventure in Learning

Two Puget Sound students imagine a different world then 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 perform 7:30 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 Choir. Free 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…

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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 16–28: Wenatchee, 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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