Events Calendar

Sunday, March 31

Awakening

An Easter Service for all people looking for a Christian service on campus on the day of Easter. Service is open to all religious-groups, denominations, and anyone on the campus who would be interesting in coming. The event will include a band, and several speakers.

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Monday, April 1

Edible Book Festival

Exhibit Hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Awards Ceremony 3:30 p.m.

Free!

To participate, drop-off your entry 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. at the library circulation desk.

Info: www.pugetsound.edu/ediblebooks. Contact: Jamie Spaine: 253-879-3243

SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY AND HAVE FUN! Justice and Service in Tacoma (JuST): We invite participants and visitors to donate a canned food item for…

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Senior Recital: Daniel Bahr, piano

Come enjoy a special night of music for solo piano, performed by University of Puget Sound student Daniel Bahr, winner of the 2010 Concerto-Aria competition and 2nd place winner in the 2011 Seattle Russian Piano Festival. Performing works by Beethoven, Liszt, Faure, and Mozart.

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Tuesday, April 2

Noon Recital

School of Music student performers

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555, events@pugetsound.edu

Free 

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Guest Lecture: HeadStrong, by Desiree Douglass

Desiree Douglass, executive director, HeadStrong

HeadStrong is a non-profit organization based in the Puget Sound region that provides support for young survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). They consist of families, friends, and professionals who believe that young people can have improved recoveries with better support when they return to home and school.  HeadStrong is committed to the prevention of TBI.  Come learn more about HeadStrong and how you can be involved.

Puget Sound is committed…

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Wednesday, April 3

Noon Recital

School of Music student performers

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555, events@pugetsound.edu

Free 

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Celebrating Art and Science

The Slater Museum of Natural History will be hosting an open house night in celebration of the confluence of art and science. The scientific study of the natural world regularly collides with visual art, often providing us with a more intimate understanding of form and function as a result. From detailed sketches in our field journals to painted portraits of our feeder regulars-our…

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Thursday, April 4

Thompson Hall Science & Mathematics Seminar

Phi Sigma Symposium Keynote Speaker: "Exploring the Unexplored in Drug Discovery" by Dr. Christopher Mehlin, director of Peptide Drug Discovery Initiative, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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…

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Guest Lecture: "Marxism and the 1930s Origin of the Social Construction of Science" by Mary Jo Nye

Historian of science Prof. Mary Jo Nye will describe the fascinating history of scientists’ efforts to examine the social context within which science is produced and utilized, illustrating the complex ties between history, politics, philosophy, and science.

Sponsored by STS Program

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Science, Technology and Society Program

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Daedalus Dinner with Lecture by Barry Goldstein, geology department

Change by Barry Goldstein

In this talk Barry Goldstein, professor of geology and environmental policy and decision making, will discuss some of the ways that he has been examining various aspects of environmental change, illustrated by examples that range from small to large and from old to young, including recent work on landscape change in our own backyard, the Puget Sound region.

The evening begins with wine and hors d'oeuvres, followed by the featured presentation, a catered buffet dinner,…

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Documentary Film: Follow Me Down: Portraits of Louisiana Prison Musicians

KUPS and the Black Student Union have partnered with the Catharine Gould Chism Fund to bring Georgetown filmmaker and ethnomusicologist Ben Harbert to campus to present his documentary, Follow Me Down: Portraits of Lousiana Prison Musicians.The documentary will be screened followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker himself.Admission is free!

Check out the trailer on Film preview

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Friday, April 5
Saturday, April 6

Admitted Student Day

One of three dates for admitted students to visit and confirm their great decision!

Prospective students interested in music performance audition for School of Music faculty.

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Office of Admission, 253.879.3211

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3rd Rocking Chair Reading Room Event

Students will be reading The Legend of the Bluebonnet by famed writer/illustrator Tomie DePaola and Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott, a Caldecott Honor book. We will also be making special keepsake Totem Poles and have a special chance to see some of the artifacts associated with the Abby Williams Hill collection.

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Senior Theatre Festival 2013: The Faculty Room by Bridget Carpenter

Directed by Josef Lange

In a high school in middle-of-nowhere, U.S.A., a new teacher struggles to hide his past from his new co-workers who have a past of their own. All the while, the gun-toting student population prepares for the Rapture.

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

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555, events@pugetsound.edu

Tickets: $6 Puget Sound students; $8 general; $8 sr. citizen, military, students, faculty/staff

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