Events Calendar

Saturday, March 2

Guest Lecture by Taylor Mali

Best  known to over four million viewers for his viral video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxsOVK4syxU. The recent shootings in Newtown, Conn. have only amplified what Mali, a former teacher, has to say about students, and the teachers who inspire them. Mali is the author of What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World (Putnam 2012) as well as two books of poetry, The Last Time As We Are  <http://www.writebloody.com/store/> (Write Bloody Books 2009) and What Learning Leaves  <…

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Tuesday, March 5

Film Screening: The Night of the Living Dead

Part of the Philosophy and Political Theory Film Series. Film screening of The Night of the Living Dead followed by discussion with Alisa Kessel (Politics and Government), Justin Tiehen (Philosophy), and Ariela Tubert (Philosophy.) Free

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Guest Lecture: Moral Injury as a Wound of War and the Need for Soul Repair, by Gabriella Lettini

Guest lecture by Gabriella Lettini

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MORE INFORMATION Contact:  Spirituality, Service & Social Justice, 253.879.3374

Tickets: Lecture is free but ticketed. Free tickets will be available at WIC beginning Jan. 28, call 253.879.6013, or online. Advance pickup or order is recommended.

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Wednesday, March 6

Standing Out Among Candidates

An event for students who want to learn tips on standing out among candidates when interviewing for internships or employment. Hear from the following professionals: Jeff Rounce, publisher and CEO, Business Examiner; Paul Freed '93, managing partner, Herd Freed and Hartz; Dawn Umstot '84 manager of IT Operations, Pierce County: Joe Kurtis '87, client executive, Russell Investments; Cameron Fellows, deput director and CFO, Tacoma Art Museum.

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Thursday, March 7

Thompson Hall Science & Mathematics Seminar

Gary McCall, exercise science department

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…

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Friday, March 8
Monday, March 11
Tuesday, March 12

Guest Lecture: Management of Concussive Trauma Across the Lifespan, by Stanley Herring

Dr. Stanley Herring is at the forefront of a nation-wide effort to improve management of concussive trauma in youth sports. As an educator and co-author of Washington state’s Lystedt Law (athletes are removed from play if concussive trauma is suspected; they may not return until cleared by qualified medical professional), he has helped shift a long-standing cultural paradigm that underestimated the effect of concussive trauma. In addition Dr. Herring serves as team physician for the Seattle Seahawks…

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Wednesday, March 13
Thursday, March 14

Thompson Hall Science & Mathematics Seminar

Circulating Micro RNA Biomarkers for Cancer by John Chevillet, postdoctoral research fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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…

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Monday, March 25

Film Screening: Sludge Diet

Darlene Schanfald, Ph.D. and Richard Honour, Ph.D. present: "Sludge."

First hour we will show the documentary: Sludge Diet.

Followed by Dr. Honour's presentation on the consequences of spreading toxic sludge on forestlands. Many composts/fertilizers contain toxic materials from municipal wastewater treatment plants, industry, or large animal feed lots in the form of sludge…

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Tuesday, March 26

Guest Lecture: Activity-Based Interventions for Improved Recovery of Motor Function After Spinal Cord Injury, by Reggie Edgerton

Recently, a number of advances have been made in the strategies used for rehabilitation after a spinal cord injury, resulting in marked improved recovery. Several rehabilitative interventions, that is, assisted motor training, spinal cord epidural stimulation, and/or administration of pharmacologic agents have produced remarkable recovery in motor function in both humans and animals. The success with each of these interventions appears to be related to the fact that the spinal cord is smart, in that…

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Guest Lecture: Multicentricism: A Fresh and New Way of Perceiving Diverse, Complex, and Changing Dynamics in our Environment, by Dr. Chiyuki Shannon and Dr. Thelma Jackson

The Spring 2013 Race & Pedagogy Initiatives Series titled "American Voices: Invisibility, Art, and Educational Justice" features and connects the work of four visiting scholars and artists through public presentations, class visits, workshops, and conversation sessions.

 

This interactive presentation and discussion will feature critical engagement on issues of racial justice and educational reform pushing the boundaries of civic and political consciousness with non-traditional voices and…

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Thursday, March 28

Thompson Hall Science & Mathematics Seminar

Erica Cline '92, Univer. of Wash. Tacoma

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…

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