Events Calendar

Sunday, March 3

Family Concert Series: Pirates!

Ahoy! The Tacoma Symphony Brass Quintet is hitting the high seas and taking you with them as they introduce your children to the sound of brass instruments. Come learn about the brass family and enjoy a pirate-themed musical adventure inspired by the sea, pirates and Russian sailors. Concert at 2:30 p.m. Instrument Petting Zoo at 1:30 p.m. Prior to the concert, the instrument petting zoo will give children a chance to see and touch musical instruments, and to try playing a few notes for themselves…

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Monday, March 4

Film Screening: Roadmap to Apartheid

Narrated by Alice Walker, Roadmap to Apartheid is a film that shows why many Palestinians feel they are living in an apartheid system today. The audience sees what life is like for Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza, and inside Israel while gaining a deeper understanding of the conflict with the help of respected analysts on the subject. The film breaks down the rhetorical…

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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

News Release

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

Noon Recital

School of Music student performers

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555,


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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,

Tickets: Not ticketed…

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Guest Presentation by Emma Klein, A Jewish Activist's Journey to Human Rights Work With Palestinians

Emma Klein, a Seattle-based dance performer and elementary school teacher, traveled to Palestine and Israel in 2010 and 2011 as a member of the American Jews for a Just Peace/Health and Human Rights Project. While in Palestine and Israel she met with activists and artists, developing the Jewish-American anti-occupation peace movement. She works locally on educational campaigns and actions with Jewish Voice for Peace - Seattle and the Northwest BDS Coalition. Klein is empowered by the strength of…

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Friday, March 8
Saturday, March 9

WFR Recertification Course

Keep your Wilderness First Responder skills sharp by recertifying! This course is for people who have already taken a WFR course. WFRs must recertify within 1-3 years in order to stay a WFR.

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Sigma Alpha Epsilon/Washington Gamma Chapter Founder's Day

Sigma Alpha Epsilon/ Washington Gamma Chapter at University of Puget Sound, and SAE alumni advisory committee announce: Founder's Day with the active chapter members and SAE alumni members. Dinner celebration Saturday March 9, 2013, Marriott Hotel, Tacoma.

Contact the Marriott Hotel, Tacoma, 253-284-3584 for room reservations.

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Donald Perry '71…

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Lucha de Sound II (dos)

For a second year, Lucha Libre Volcanica invades campus, bringing high-flying, authentic masked Mexican-style professional wrestling to the University of Puget Sound. All ages are welcome to come experience two full hours of intense, daring, acrobatic match-ups. Presented by CHISPA.


Tickets: Suggested donation is $5 at the door


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