Events Calendar

Sunday, April 20

PSO and Kayak Club offer River Rescue Course

River Rescue Certification A DYNAMIC water rescue course specifically written and designed for private boaters, kayakers, and non-profit organizations! Basic river skills are a prerequisite! Emphasis is on identifying hazards and on RESCUE itself; both of self and others. Thinking through rescues is also emphasized. This is the class you want as a boater to stay safe and know…

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Stan! – The life and times of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine

An exhibit featuring artifacts and documents from the Archives & Special Collections, Stan! This exhibit explores the impact of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966) on University of Puget Sound. A popular figure on campus and highly respected throughout Tacoma, Dr. Shelmidine took a leave of absence to serve as an officer in WWII, initiated the Brown & Haley Lecture Series on campus, and served as a member of the Tacoma Philharmonic Board,Tacoma Art League, Tacoma Drama League, English…

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Monday, April 21

Stan! – The life and times of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine

An exhibit featuring artifacts and documents from the Archives & Special Collections, Stan! This exhibit explores the impact of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966) on University of Puget Sound. A popular figure on campus and highly respected throughout Tacoma, Dr. Shelmidine took a leave of absence to serve as an officer in WWII, initiated the Brown & Haley Lecture Series on campus, and served as a member of the Tacoma Philharmonic Board,Tacoma Art League, Tacoma Drama League, English…

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Kittredge Gallery

2014 Senior Show

Opening Reception: Wednesday, April 23, 5–7 p.m.

MORE INFORMATION

Contact: Kittredge Gallery, 253.879.3701

Margaret Bullock, gallery manager

Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, noon–5 p.m.

Closed on Sundays and during university holidays

Driving Directions                        Campus Map

Accessibility Information: 253.879.3236, accessibility@pugetsound.edu

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Guest Lecture: "Child Citizen-Subjects: From Dora the Explorer to Dreamer Activists," by Nicole Guidotti-Hernández

While Hispanic college enrollment grew by 24% between 2009 and 2011, more Latino children were living in poverty—6.1 million in 2010—than children of any other racial or ethnic group. Given that 23% of the total U.S. population is Latino/a and under the age of 18, scholars must take seriously the ways in which Latino/a youth figure in the national and cultural imaginary. Dr. Guidotti-Hernández's talk will explore how the figure of the Latino/a child symbolizes hope and fear simultaneously and what…

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Orientation and Free Climbing Nights

Come to the Climbing Wall in Warner Gym Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Nights from 5-8 p.m. for orientation to the facility and free climbing. The PSO climbing coordinators with be there with advice, stories, and free climbing shoe rentals! Volunteers can come help set routes on Wednesdays from 5-8 p.m.

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Darby Stanchfield: "From Puget Sound to Hollywood"

ABC’s Scandal’s star Darby Stanchfield '93 shares all about her story, the perseverance it takes to make it, and how she has evolved since being on a hit TV show.

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Tickets: Campus member free tickets for Darby’s talk will go on sale online and by phone or at Wheelock Information Center from about 4:30 p.m. April 14.From Noon on Monday, April 21, any remaining tickets will be available to the general public at Wheelock Information Center, 253.879.3100, or online at tickets.pugetsound…

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Kayak Club Pool Session

A chance for students and community members to kayak in Wallace Pool with help and instruction from experienced whitewater kayakers. No prior experience is necessary, and gear is provided by the club. Newcomers are welcome! Every Monday and Thursday 8-10 p.m.

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Tuesday, April 22

Stan! – The life and times of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine

An exhibit featuring artifacts and documents from the Archives & Special Collections, Stan! This exhibit explores the impact of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966) on University of Puget Sound. A popular figure on campus and highly respected throughout Tacoma, Dr. Shelmidine took a leave of absence to serve as an officer in WWII, initiated the Brown & Haley Lecture Series on campus, and served as a member of the Tacoma Philharmonic Board,Tacoma Art League, Tacoma Drama League, English…

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Kittredge Gallery

2014 Senior Show

Opening Reception: Wednesday, April 23, 5–7 p.m.

MORE INFORMATION

Contact: Kittredge Gallery, 253.879.3701

Margaret Bullock, gallery manager

Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, noon–5 p.m.

Closed on Sundays and during university holidays

Driving Directions                        Campus Map

Accessibility Information: 253.879.3236, accessibility@pugetsound.edu

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Orientation & Free Climbing Nights

Come to the Climbing Wall in Warner Gym Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Nights from 5-8 p.m. for orientation to the facility and free climbing. The PSO climbing coordinators with be there with advice, stories, and free climbing shoe rentals! Volunteers can come help set routes on Wednesdays from 5-8 p.m.

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JuST: Justice & Service in Tacoma

JuST is a program that seeks to increase awareness of opportunities for service and social justice and helps students find outlets for this work. JuST is open to all students and is especially geared toward first and second year students. It develops leaders who are aware globally and engaged locally. Drawing from faculty, staff, older student leaders, student clubs, and community partners, JuST teaches the tools and background needed to be active and proactive in society. We engage issues of race…

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Guest Lecture: "A Defense of a Weak Linguistic Relativist Thesis" by Professor Colmina-Almiñana

In this public talk, Professor Colomina-Almiñana will discuss the relationship between language, culture, and thought. He argues that some aspects of language mold some aspects of thought and that language could provide new patterns to adequately accomplish certain social interactions. Juan Colomina-Almiñana is Assistant Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies and the Center for Mexican American Studies and an affiliate of the Department of Philosophy at the University…

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Wednesday, April 23

Stan! – The life and times of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine

An exhibit featuring artifacts and documents from the Archives & Special Collections, Stan! This exhibit explores the impact of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966) on University of Puget Sound. A popular figure on campus and highly respected throughout Tacoma, Dr. Shelmidine took a leave of absence to serve as an officer in WWII, initiated the Brown & Haley Lecture Series on campus, and served as a member of the Tacoma Philharmonic Board,Tacoma Art League, Tacoma Drama League, English…

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Kittredge Gallery

2014 Senior Show

Opening Reception: Wednesday, April 23, 5–7 p.m.

MORE INFORMATION

Contact: Kittredge Gallery, 253.879.3701

Margaret Bullock, gallery manager

Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, noon–5 p.m.

Closed on Sundays and during university holidays

Driving Directions                        Campus Map

Accessibility Information: 253.879.3236, accessibility@pugetsound.edu

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EVENT CANCELLED Open Figure Drawing

Open Figure Drawing takes place on several Wednesday evenings each semester from 6-9 p.m. in Kittredge Hall 201. Dates for spring semester include Feb. 12, 26, March 12, 26, April 9, 23. These sessions are not instructor led. Easels and stools are provided but you are responsible for bringing your own drawing materials. Open Figure Drawing is free and open to the public. Please call 253-879-2806 with questions or email art@pugetsound.edu.

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Thursday, April 24

Stan! – The life and times of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine

An exhibit featuring artifacts and documents from the Archives & Special Collections, Stan! This exhibit explores the impact of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966) on University of Puget Sound. A popular figure on campus and highly respected throughout Tacoma, Dr. Shelmidine took a leave of absence to serve as an officer in WWII, initiated the Brown & Haley Lecture Series on campus, and served as a member of the Tacoma Philharmonic Board,Tacoma Art League, Tacoma Drama League, English…

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Kittredge Gallery

2014 Senior Show

Opening Reception: Wednesday, April 23, 5–7 p.m.

MORE INFORMATION

Contact: Kittredge Gallery, 253.879.3701

Margaret Bullock, gallery manager

Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, noon–5 p.m.

Closed on Sundays and during university holidays

Driving Directions                        Campus Map

Accessibility Information: 253.879.3236, accessibility@pugetsound.edu

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Thompson Hall Science & Mathematics Seminar

Presentation to be announced

Students, faculty, staff, and guests are invited to gather for refreshments and conversation at 3:45 p.m. before each seminar.

The Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars have been held on a regular basis since 1978–1978. The seminars feature presentations by Puget Sound faculty and students and invited guest speakers on a wide range of topics.

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Andreas Madlung, amadlung@pugetsound.edu

Tickets: Not ticketed

Lecture…

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First Annual OT Open House

Puget Sound occupational therapy students are hosting their first OTOpen House in honor of Occupational Therapy Month. Students hope to spread theword about who they are and what they do! Drop in between 5–7 p.m.

Light refreshments and dessert will be provided!Presented by Puget Sound Students of Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)

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Orientation & Free Climbing Nights

Come to the Climbing Wall in Warner Gym Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Nights from 5-8 p.m. for orientation to the facility and free climbing. The PSO climbing coordinators with be there with advice, stories, and free climbing shoe rentals! Volunteers can come help set routes on Wednesdays from 5-8 p.m.

Read More

Kayak Club Pool Session

A chance for students and community members to kayak in Wallace Pool with help and instruction from experienced whitewater kayakers. No prior experience is necessary, and gear is provided by the club. Newcomers are welcome! Every Monday and Thursday 8-10 p.m.

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Friday, April 25

Stan! – The life and times of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine

An exhibit featuring artifacts and documents from the Archives & Special Collections, Stan! This exhibit explores the impact of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966) on University of Puget Sound. A popular figure on campus and highly respected throughout Tacoma, Dr. Shelmidine took a leave of absence to serve as an officer in WWII, initiated the Brown & Haley Lecture Series on campus, and served as a member of the Tacoma Philharmonic Board,Tacoma Art League, Tacoma Drama League, English…

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Kittredge Gallery

2014 Senior Show

Opening Reception: Wednesday, April 23, 5–7 p.m.

MORE INFORMATION

Contact: Kittredge Gallery, 253.879.3701

Margaret Bullock, gallery manager

Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, noon–5 p.m.

Closed on Sundays and during university holidays

Driving Directions                        Campus Map

Accessibility Information: 253.879.3236, accessibility@pugetsound.edu

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Sr. Theatre Festival 2014: How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel

How I Learned to Drive, directed by Gaby Gutierrez

Show deals with mature themes.

Full-length plays directed by senior theater students. Play selections announced in early December

Performances: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m.

About the play: In this witty, but slightly disturbing story, we journey with Lil’ Bitthrough her adolescence into her college years and beyond. Unfortunatelythis only causes her to recall memories of emotional manipulation andsexual molestation, all…

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Saturday, April 26

Stan! – The life and times of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine

An exhibit featuring artifacts and documents from the Archives & Special Collections, Stan! This exhibit explores the impact of Dr. Lyle Stanton “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966) on University of Puget Sound. A popular figure on campus and highly respected throughout Tacoma, Dr. Shelmidine took a leave of absence to serve as an officer in WWII, initiated the Brown & Haley Lecture Series on campus, and served as a member of the Tacoma Philharmonic Board,Tacoma Art League, Tacoma Drama League, English…

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Sr. Theatre Festival 2014: How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel (matinee)

How I Learned to Drive, directed by Gaby Gutierrez

Show deals with mature themes.

Full-length plays directed by senior theater students. Play selections announced in early December

Performances: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m.

About the play: In this witty, but slightly disturbing story, we journey with Lil’ Bitthrough her adolescence into her college years and beyond. Unfortunatelythis only causes her to recall memories of emotional manipulation andsexual molestation, all…

Read More

Sr. Theatre Festival 2014: How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel

How I Learned to Drive, directed by Gaby Gutierrez

Show deals with mature themes.

Full-length plays directed by senior theater students. Play selections announced in early December

Performances: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m.

About the play: In this witty, but slightly disturbing story, we journey with Lil’ Bitthrough her adolescence into her college years and beyond. Unfortunatelythis only causes her to recall memories of emotional manipulation andsexual molestation, all…

Read More