Recent Media Highlights

University of Puget Sound is frequently featured in media close to home and around the globe. Here is a small sample of recent articles about our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Forbes 04.01.14 Top Life Sciences Investors, names Robert Nelsen '85
University Business 04.01.14 Exploring Help Desk Outsourcing, quotes CIO William Morse
University Business 04.01.14 Digital Donations Hit Higher Ed, quotes V.P. Sherry Mondou
Nature 03.27.14 Microbiology: Majority Rule, book review by Prof. Mark Martin
The News Tribune 03.26.14 25 years later, Exxon Valdez, op-ed by Shelly Larsen '15
Tacoma Weekly 03.14.14 American Qur'an Illuminates Kittredge, Art gallery exhibit
TIME 03.11.14 Ping Pong Robots Still Looking, mentions Puget Sound
KING 5 Television 02.20.14 Entrepreneur gifts Bitcoins, interviews V.P. Sherry Mondou
Wall Street Journal 02.19.14 Bitcoin having its moment, about gift from Nic Cary '07
Chronicle of Higher Education 02.19.14 Bitcoin Gift Could be a First, about gift from Nic Cary '07
The News Tribune 02.17.14 UPS Loggers' Barber New Agrees, about Erin Barber '15
KUOW Public Radio 02.13.14 New Video Game, interviews Prof. Jeff Matthews
News Tribune 02.10.14 UPS President remains passionate, interviews Pres. Ron Thomas 
Mode 02.01.14 Washington State Wine Awards,quotes Prof. Pierre Ly
New York Times 01.26.14   State of Union: Who Invite? op-ed, Prof. Rachel DeMotts
University Business 01.26.14 Engaging Faculty, quotes Dean Kris Bartanen 
Business Examiner 01.20.14  Ahead of the game, interview with Prof. Jeff Matthews
KBTC TV, Tacoma 01.20.14  Martin Luther King Jr., interviews Prof. Dexter Gordon 
Chronicle of Higher Education 01.17.14  Want to Define Merit? quotes Jenny Rickard (Enrollment) 
Inside Higher Education 01.17.14  Who Defines Merit? quotes Jenny Rickard (Enrollment) 
Education Week 01.16.14  White House Spotlight, quotes Pres. Ron Thomas 
Vancouver Sun 01.10.14  Gophers behind mystery, quotes Prof. Barry Goldstein 

Los Angeles Times


Boeing marks decline, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg

Marketplace, NPR (USA)


Boeing workers vote, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg 12.24.13  Eat—but is the food safe? quotes Prof. Emelie Peine 

Seattle Times


Machinists to vote again, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg

New York Times


Young Portray Hamlet, video by Marika Proctor ’14

KUOW Public Radio (Seattle) 12.20.13 Boeing in the Blood, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg 

Bellingham Herald


Northwest Wine, new book by Prof. Mike Veseth ’72 

Bloomberg News 


Boeing’s Union Offer, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg 

Christian Science Monitor


Culture wars: Holiday struggle, quotes Prof. Greta Austin 

The Daily Beast 


Abortion Battle in Seattle, quotes Prof. Suzanne Holland  11.20.13  Serendipity’s Loss, quotes Prof. Douglas Cannon 

Pittsburgh Tribune Review


“Elf” sparkles on stage, quotes Prof. Geoffrey Block 

KPBS Public TV (Calif.) 


Extinct Animals, quotes Prof. Suzanne Holland 

KPLU Public Radio (Seattle)


Boeing’s Concessions, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg 

Huffington Post Education   


Al-Mutanabbi Street, by Jane Carlin (Library) 

Salon 11.05.13  Who will protect us? by Prof. Renee Simms 
News Tribune 


Hawaiian Alliance Transcends, about Roy Fuchigami ’14 

The Olympian 


Minus guards, a lot like college, about FEPPS program 

Puyallup Herald 


Known for his philanthropy, profile of Joe Harned ’51 



Epic of Heisenberg, quotes Prof. Brett Rogers 

Tacoma Weekly  10.16.13

Holly Senn’s Paper Nests, reviews Kittredge exhibit 

Statesman Journal


Independence’s Problem Solver, profile Shawn Irvine ’98

News Tribune 


Savage two-sport threat, about Connor Savage ’15 

Puget Sound Business Jrl. 


Fastest-Growing: Vision X, owner Tony Georgitsis ’92 

EBRU Cable TV (East Coast) 


Kenya Mall Terrorism, interviews Prof. Seth Weinberger

Puget Sound Business Jrl. 


40 Under 40, awardee Jesse Proudman ’07 



Paying Kids Can Backfire, quotes Prof. John Woodward 

News Tribune 09.16.13  Supreme Court’s Road Show, covers campus court visit