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Wilderness First Responder

Day: January 15 Time: All Day

Puget Sound Outdoors is hosting the standard Wilderness First Responder. Come by to the Expeditionary to sign up!

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Farm to Table by Chandler O'Leary

Days: January 15-21 Time: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library

This exhibit will feature a series of illustrations, lettering, patterning, and paper installations that highlight organic farming and the sustainable food movement in the South Sound region. From original sketchbooks to cut-paper pieces, the body of work illustrates the agricultural importance of our region and highlights the struggle to preserve farmland amid rapid suburban and industrial development.


Contact: Collins Memorial Library Exhibit, 253.879.3669

Hours: 253.879…

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Writing Excellence Awards Submissions

Days: January 17-21 Time: All Day Location: Howarth Hall, Room 105

The Writing Excellence prizes are awarded annually to encourage and reward good writing in all disciplines. A total of ten prizes ($250 each) will be awarded for papers written in the 2016 calendar year. Papers written as part of the requirement for courses taken at the University of Puget Sound during Spring, Summer, or Fall 2016 are eligible. Students should submit the original paper with the professor’s comments by 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017.

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Bare Bones Theatre Collective: Plays Against Humanity 2017

Days: January 20-21 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Rausch Auditorium, Room 003

Plays Against Humanity is a shotgun play festival. Students write, direct, and memorize six short plays in a week based on cards from the game Cards Against Humanity.

Pay what you can at the door.

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Tuesday, January 17

Annual MLK Celebration with Dr. Julianne Malveaux

Day: January 17 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall, Reception: Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

Please join the Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and ASUPS for our annual celebration of Dr. King's life on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at 7 p.m. in Schneebeck Concert Hall.

Dr. Julianne Malveaux is a labor economist, noted author, and colorful commentator. Her contributions to the public dialogue on issues such as race, culture, gender, and their economic impacts are shaping public opinion in 21st century America. Dr. Malveaux’s popular writing has appeared…

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Wednesday, January 18

Film: "13th"

Day: January 18 Time: All Day Location: McIntyre Hall, Rausch Auditorium, Room 003

Named after the 13th constitutional amendment, which abolished slavery except as "punishment for crime," the film uses archival footage and expert commentary to make the case that slavery hasn't disappeared from the U.S.—it's evolved into our modern system of mass incarceration. Coming at a time when Black Lives Matter and police bias are being hotly debated, "13th" was the first non-fiction film to open the prestigious NY Film Festival in its 54 years.

The film screening will be followed by a panel…

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"Conflict is Not Abuse" - Brown Bag Lunch with Sarah Schulman

Day: January 18 Time: 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Location: Social Justice Center

"Conflict is Not Abuse"

Sponsored by the Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement and the Departments of English, Gender & Queer Studies, History, Politics & Government, and Religious Studies

For more information,

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Thursday, January 19


Day: January 19 Time: 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Location: Norton Clapp Theatre, Jones Hall

When there's no more electricity, and multiple population destroying events, how do human memories get preserved? Set month after the disaster, and then seven years and 75 years later, Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Play is both a comedy and then a ritual tragedy about a community preserving itself with the most unlikely of stories. Play directed by Sara Freeman

We will have a special reading followed by a Q&A.

This play will be performed on Friday, Feb. 24; Saturday, Feb. 26; Thursday…

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Friday, January 20
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Inauguration Day Forum: Organizing the Way Forward

Day: January 20 Time: 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

This campus community event will seek to continue the dialogue started at last fall’s post-election forum. On inauguration day, are you troubled by things to come? What are your chief areas of concern? What forms of organizing and activism will be necessary? Who are your potential collaborators?

Come together with other campus community members to dialogue, strategize, and organize for the way forward. For more information, contact Monica DeHart ( or Robin Jacobson (rjacobson@pugetsound…

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School of Education Information Night

Day: January 20 Time: 8 p.m.–10 p.m. Location: Howarth Hall, Room 212

Information session for those who would like to learn more about Puget Sound's Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education. These programs designed to prepare candidates for careers in Washington k-12 schools.

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