Events Calendar

Sunday, November 3
Monday, November 4

Visualizing Stories: A Conversation with Randy Bolton, Mita Mahato, and Scott Kolbo

Join us for a conversation with three artists working with narrative in their artwork. The conversation will be led by Mita Mahato and it is sponsored by the Art Department at University of Puget Sound and Kings Books. Mita Mahato is associate professor of English at University of Puget Sound, where she specializes in contemporary visual and cultural studies, with a secondary…

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Tuesday, November 5

Volunteer at Tacoma Community House

This event is open for students interested in doing community service with Tacoma Community House. Tacoma Community House is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides education, employment, interpretation, immigration, and social services for refugees, immigrants, and English speaking adults and youth. Volunteers will be joining "Talk Time" where Puget Sound students can engage in conversation with immigrants and refugee English Language Learners. If you're interested, email internationalprograms@pugetsound…

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Behind the Archives Door

Student Archivists

On the first and third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m., the Archives & Special Collections will hold a series of informal presentations on current research, unique resources, and rare books that are part of the University of Puget Sound Collections. Join us for informal discussion, tea and the opportunity to handle documents and artifacts hundreds of years…

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Poster Session by PT, Exercise Science, and Psychology Students

Poster session presenting research by Puget Sound students.

Weyerhaeuser Colloquium Series presents a lecture by Dr. Kwame Brown, founder of Move Theaory, a consulting group that provides practical, evidence-based, playful solutions to keep kids and teens moving.

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Weyerhaeuser Colloquium Series

Free lecture

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Film Screening: "Mulholland Drive"

Honors Film Series presents DOUBLE EXPOSURE, an insightful look into the evolution of Hollywood cultre as seen through the lens of cinema and cinematic history

"Mulholland Drive" (2001) directed by David Lynch

American surrealist neo-noir film

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Honors Program: 253.879.3781, honors@pugetsound.edu

Film series is free and open to the campus and community

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Class of 2014 Senior Class Gift Kickoff Event

The 2014 Senior Class Gift Committee would like to welcome all members of the Class of 2014 to Marshall Hall at 8:30 p.m. to join President Thomas and celebrate the start to their last year as undergraduates at University of Puget Sound. We'll hear from co-chairs of the committee on the importance of alumni to our university, President Thomas on the importance of our senior year, and a fellow member of the class on the importance of being part of the Puget Sound community for life.

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Wednesday, November 6

Open Figure Drawing

Event is free and open to the public. Participants are responsible for bringing their own drawing materials, but stools and easels are provided.

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Contact: Art Department, Laura Edgar, 253.879.2806

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Thursday, November 7

Global Engagement Awards Ceremony

International Programs will be recognizing a Puget Sound faculty, or staff member who has been instrumental in promoting international understanding, global engagement, and/or international education at home or abroad. Also at the ceremony study abroad photo contest winners will be revealed!

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Thompson Hall Science & Mathematics Seminar

Presentation by Barry Goldstein, Geology Department, Univ. of Puget Sound

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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Tacoma College and Career Fair

High school students and their families from around the region can talk with representatives from more than 170 schools and investigate a variety of careers, the military, and volunteer organizations. Breakout sessions will provide additional information on financial aid and the college application process.

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Guest Lecture: "The Role of Research in Contemporary Art Practice," by Randy Bolton

Join us at Tacoma Art Museum for a lecture by renowned printmaker Randy Bolton about the role of research in contemporary art practice. Bolton will define the two models of traditional research in academia, then suggest a third model that fits his personal thirty-year experiences as a teacher and studio artists. He will speak about the development of his work and highlight…

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Theater: In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) by Sarah Ruhl

Fall Faculty Production directed by Sara Freeman

Mature subject matter

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Tickets: $7 Puget Sound students; $11 general; $7 sr. citizen, military, students, faculty/staff

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Friday, November 8

Research Practices Award Ceremony 2013

The award recognizes undergraduate students who demonstrate exemplary skill and creativity in the application of library and information resources to original research and scholarship. The award is sponsored by the Collins Library.

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Theater: In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) by Sarah Ruhl

Fall Faculty Production directed by Sara Freeman

Mature subject matter

Press Release

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

Tickets: $7 Puget Sound students; $11 general; $7 sr. citizen, military, students, faculty/staff

Order Tickets: 253.879.6013; or visit tickets Remaining tickets at the door 

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Additional performances: 11/9…

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Faculty Recital: Maria Sampen, violin

Maria Sampen, violin, faculty; Oksana Ezhokina, piano, guest artist

Works by Beethoven, Ysaye, Phillips, and Mead

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Tickets: free for Puget Sound students; $12.50 general; $8.50 sr. citizen, military, students, faculty/staff

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Repertory Dance Group Fall Show

Performances at Wilson High School

Tickets available at Wheelock Information Center, tickets.pugetsound.edu, 253.879.6013

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