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.

Business Examiner 03.11.15 UPS Alums' Name Going on Campus Building,about the naming of a student residence for Deanna '80 and John '80 Oppenheimer P'11 P'14
News Tribune 03.05.15 Peninsula Grad Lekson Looks Forward to NCAA Div. III Playoffs with University of Puget Sound,profiles basketball player Hannah Lekson'17
Popular Science 03.01.15 Endangered Hummingbird Illustration Highlights the Delicateness of Biodiversity, quotes Prof. Peter Hodum
University Business 03.01.15 Waste Watching in Higher Ed, interviews Travis Freidman'11, sustainability and energy manager 
Connections 03.01.15 UMHEF Student Spotlight,feature about chemistry major Kathryn Ginsberg '14
Computer World 02.28.15 Mars One: Drama Queens Not Welcome, quotes Prof. Bernard Bates on the feasibility of human settlement on Mars.
Wall Street Transcript 02.27.15 Interview with Friendly Hills Bank Founder, Q&A with Jeffrey Ball '86, member of Puget Sound Alumni Council
TV Tacoma, CityLine 02.26.15 Jacobsen Junior Concert, interviews Prof. Duane Hulbert, Minna Stelzner '15, and Stephen Abeshima '15 about concert
Forbes 02.26.15 My Son Announces Where He is (or is not) Playing College Football, runs letter from Brian Threlkeid'83 about his Puget Sound experience
News Tribune 02.25.15 Coach Loree Payne Leads Loggers to 22-3 Record, profiles women's basketball Coach Loree Payne
Investors Business Daily 02.25.15 Ex-Slave Sojourner Truth Spoke Truth to Power, quotes Prof. Dexter Gordon
Daily Mail (U.K.) 02.24.25 Dragonflies see in Ultra-HD, quotes Dennis Paulson, director emeritus Slater Museum of Natural History
The Atlantic 02.20.15 A Time Machine in the Mojave Desert, quotes Prof. Bernard Bates
Parade 02.20.15 Seven Things to Know about the Lunar New Year, quotes Prof. Lotus Perry
Washington Post 02.18.15 D.C. Area Universities Among Top Providers of Peace Corps Volunteers, lists Puget Sound in third place among small colleges
The Hill 02.18.15 Don't Take the AUMF Bait, op-ed about new presidential war powers bill, by Prof. Seth Weinberger
News Tribune 02.18.15 Sizzling Sheldon's Scoring part of late UPS Surge, profiles basketball player Emily Sheldon '16
Chicago Tribune 02.13.15 Cadillac Owner Leading Restoration of Congress Theater, about financier Michael Moyer '81 restoring a second theater
Puget Sound Business Journal 02.13.15 Educators Map a Way Forward, quotes Academic V.P. Kris Bartanen in three articles about education
News Tribune 02.10.15 South Sound Business People,President Ronald R. Thomas joins executive board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Seattle Business 02.01.15 The 2015 Executive Excellence Awards: honors John Oppenheimer'80, P;11, P'14
Financial Times (UK) 01.25.15 A U.S. Student's Australian MBS Journey, about Candice Vallimont '06
Seattle Business 01.23.15 Higher Education Will Step up Experiential Learning, by President Ronald Thomas
Seattle Times 01.19.15 Behind Bars, College is Back, work of Profs. Tanya Erzen and Robin Jacobson
Business Examiner  01.19.15 Student Consultants Help Clients Reach Goals, class by Prof. Lynnette Claire
The Olympian  01.18.15  Activist Talks Social Justice, about MLK speaker Rosa Clemente
News Tribune 01.17.15 MLK Celebration notes “Unfinished Business,” speech by Prof. Dexter Gordon 
KUOW Radio 01.08.15 Local Professor on World’s First Computer, interviews Prof. James Evans
News Tribune 12.31.14  Bench Fueled Katy Ainslie's Transformation to Loggers' Top Scorer, about basketball player Katy Ainslie '14
Seattle Times 12.31.14 Tacoma Professor Tackles Mystery of Ancient Device, about Antikythera research by Prof. James Evans
News Tribune 12.26.14 Arrival of White Explorers in Puget Sound, quotes Prof. Douglas Sackman
KPLU Radio 12.24.14 From Candles to Christmas Lights: UPS Exhibit, about the Sparking Imaginations exhibit in the library
Doha News 12.09.14 Punish Employers Who Don't Pay, Researcher Tells Qatar Gov't, about Prof. Andrew Gardner presentation to Qatar government on migrant workers
NPR On Point 12.04.14 A Growing Global Food Aid Crisis, live interview including Prof. Emelie Peine
HuffPost Teen 12.03.14 The Five Biggest Misconceptions about Teens with ADHD, written by Grace Friedman '18
The Seattle Times 11.29.14 Boeing Boss Jim McNerney's Turbulent Tenure, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg
Fox News 11.28.14 News Clues on Ancient 'Computer,' about research by Prof. James Evans
Currents 11.26. 14 5 Tech Trends Transform Fundraising, quotes Sherry Mondou, VP for finance, about Puget Sound's Bitcoin donation
Creta News (Crete) 11.25.14 New Theory about the Antikythera Mechanism, about new research by Prof. James Evans.
The New York Times 11.24.14 On the Trail of an Ancient Mystery, about new research on the Antikythera Mechanism by Prof. James Evans
The News Tribune 11.23.14 Billy Rathje, Puget Sound student, named Rhodes Scholar, profiles Lillis Scholar Billy Rathje '15
Chronicle Higher Ed. 11.13.14 New President Gets an Education in Athletics, quotes Pres. Emerita Susan Resneck Pierce
The News Tribune 11.07.14 Mighty-mite Miller a Catch for UPS, profiles Kevin Miller '15 and coach Jeff Thomas' football tactics
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce 11.07.14 Merit Award: UPS Master Masonry Plan, award for masonry contractor for Commencement Hall
Los Angeles Times 11.04.14 Seema Sueko Adds Color to Pasadena Playhouse, profile of new playhouse associate artistic director Seema Sueko '94
News Tribune 10.31.14 5 Ways to Give Your Halloween a bit of Culture, previews Duane Hulbert's Phantom at the Opera
TV Tacoma Cityline 10.30.14 Tacoma Public Schools Initiative, interview with Enrollment VP Jenny Rickard, Access Programs' Joseph Colon
International Examiner 10.28.14 Tacoma Sumi Artist Fumiko Kimura,profiles Fumiko Kimura '54, M.A.'77
Saipan Tribune 10.24.14 MSC Theatre Club Presents 'Frankenstein,' quotes Deleon Guerrero '96
CNBC 10.15.14 Is the World Ready for the Next Pandemic?, quotes Prof. Nancy Bristow
USA Today 10.14.14 Tips for Making it Through Mid-terms, by Lillis Scholar Billy Rathje '15
Weekly Volcano 10.10.14 Forest Beutel Pushes Americana for a Livin' full front page profile of musician Forest Beutel '11
The News Tribune 10.08.14 Coaching Lifer Impacting UPS Defense, profiles Logger football defensive coordinator Jeff Ramsey
HuffPost Teen 10.07.14 Thriving with ADHD: My University Orientation, written by Grace Friedman '18
Christian Science Monitor 10.07.14 What can you Learn from a Lunar Eclipse?, quotes Prof. James Evans 10.06.14 Mike Segawa - Why I am Here, comment by Dean of Students Mike Segawa for student administrators blog
The Drinks Business (UK) 10.03.14 Uncorked: Mike Veseth, Q&A with Prof. Emeritus Mike Veseth '72
Washington Post 10.02.14 Which Sports Team Should Transgender Students Play On?, quotes Jae Bates '18
The Seattle Times 09.29.14 Tacoma University offers Financial Help to Local Students, about new Tacoma Public Schools aid offer; quotes President Ronald R. Thomas
Parents Magazine 09.25.14 How to Raise a Reader, quotes Prof. Terry Beck
Diverse Issues in Higher Ed 09.24.14 When a Privileged Scholar Examines Privilege, op-ed by Prof. Renee Simms
The News Tribune 09.22.14 Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Find Your Roots, interview and preview of Race & Pedagogy National Conference
The News Tribune 09.21.14 UPS Announces Financial Aid Package, about the Tacoma Public Schools Commitment
The Seattle Times 09.21.14 Fighting a Quiet Brand of Racism, interviews Eduardo Bonilla Silva, speaker at Race & Pedagogy National Conference
KBTC TV Northwest Now 09.19.14 Race and Pedagogy, interview with Prof. Dexter Gordon and Prof. Nancy Bristow
The Bellingham Herald 09.09.14 Bellingham man joins team rowing the Mississippi,  about Jordan Hanssen '04, Pat Fleming '05, and Greg Spooner '01, DPT '10
Weekly Volcano 09.08.14 Visual Edge: Marita Dingus, reviews Kittredge Gallery exhibit for Race & Pedagogy National Conference
The News Tribune 09.05.14 Will Mirande and Loggers Defense Step Forward?, profiles Max Mirande '15
Spokesman-Review 09.03.14 Ultimate Dining Hall Hacks, cookbook review by Margaret Cowles '15, with Puget Sound mention
The Seattle Times 08.27.14 Port of Seattle chooses next CEO, profiles Ted. Fick '84
Tacoma Weekly 08.27.14 The "New" Racism, Q&A with Prof. Dexter Gordon
Alternative Emerging Investor 08.20.14 Chinese Wine Tourism: Not Just About Wine, co-written by Prof. Pierre Ly
McClatchy news, Washington D.C. 08.27.14 Tiny particles have potential in nuclear debate, quotes Prof. David Latimer
Baltimore Post-Examiner 08.19.14  Advocates for Gun Control at a Standoff, lead writer, Justine McDaniel '12
National Post, Toronto 08.16.14 Slavery's Modern Face in the Middle East, quotes Prof. Andrew Gardner
Harpers U.K. 08.15.14 Mike Veseth on Global Issues and Wine Industry, Q&A with Prof. Emeritus Mike Veseth
KPLU Public Radio 08.11.14 Five Northwest Colleges Team Up, about NW 5 Consortium first joint course on food systems, quotes Prof. Emelie Peine
The News Tribune 08.04.14 Dr. Gordon Klatt, Relay for Life founder, dies, notes Puget Sound was the venue for start of relay
College Planning & Management 08.01.14 How Green can IT get?, quotes CTO William Morse
Chronicle of Higher Education 07.30.14 Disability Parenting in Academia, opinion piece by Prof. Tiffany Aldrich MacBain
Tacoma Daily Index 07.31.14 Cheney Foundation Contributes $300,000 to Sports Facility, photo story about gift to Athletics and Aquatics Center
New York Times 07.28.14 The Great Giant Flea Hunt, names Prof. Peter Wimberger and science support engineer Bob Peaslee
KOMO Television 07.23.14 Sewage Test, about research by Prof. Dan Burgard to test pharmaceuticals in sewage water
Puget Sound Business Jrnl. 07.18.14 Where the Customer is Always King, profiles John Oppenheimer '80, CEO of Columbia Hospitality
College Solution 07.18.14 Where to find the best college professors, names Puget Sound as a top scorer
News Tribune 07.11.14 Young Tacoma opera singer makes an impression, photo profile of Zoe Mix and quote by community music instructor Christina Kowalski
Seattle Times 07.07.14 Mellon Grant will Boost Humanities Studies at UPS, about $600,000 grant for humanities and honors programs
New York Times 07.07.14 Sales of Recreational Marijuana Begin, quotes Caden Robinson '15 saying his father told him to "make history"
NonProfit Times 07.02.14 Controversial Currency Being Converted to Cash, quotes V.P. of Finance Sherry Mondou
Village Voice 06.20.14 Gay Millennials Reject the Chelsea Boy, quotes Prof. Derek Buescher
The Seattle Times 06.20.14 Starfish are 'just melting', Pictures or quotes Haila Schultz '15 and Katie Pyne '15 who are doing marine research
Alternative Emerging Investor 06.19.14  Red Obsession, article about foreign corporate interest in Chinese wine by Prof. Pierre Ly
The News Tribune 06.14.14 Persistence, respect for the sea widen horizon for teacher, about Kainoa Higgins '08 who became a Teacher at Sea.
The News Tribune  06.13.14 Walla Walla festival pairs wine, classical music, about Professors Maria Sampen and Tim Christie, founders of the festival
The Atlantic 06.13.14 What It's Like to Deliver Bad News for a Living, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg 06.06.14 For these commencement speakers, first jobs taught skills, interviews 2014 Commencement Speaker Rachel Martin '96 about her first job
Harpers UK 06.01.14 Lockspeiser is enthralled by wine business insights, column about writings and books of Prof. Emeritus Mike Veseth '72
South Sound magazine 06.01.14 "Scandal" TV Star: Darby Stanchfield, Q & A with Darby Stanchfield '93
Reno Gazette-Journal 06.01.14 Stamp celebrating Nevada's 150th unveiled, about artist Ron Spears '88 who was commissioned to design a new federal stamp
Chronicle of Higher Education 05.30.14 Weekend Reading, recommends NITLE article on digital scholarship by Academic V.P. Kris Bartanen
GeekWire 05.30.14 Geek of the Week: "See Jane Fix" founder, interviews businesswoman Alex McConnehey  '11
NPR: On Point 05.29.14 Teachers Tell Us Why They've Left the Classroom, School of Education student Madeline Isaacson '13 tells why she is looking forward to the classroom
News Tribune 05.19.14 UPS students gaining knowledge, about the Four Horsemen nonprofit lending fund set up by students
News Tribune 05.18.14 Deluge drenches UPS graduation, video of Commencement Day
Borneo Post 05.15.14 Talk on amazing life of dead animals, previews local talk by Prof. Peter Wimberger
Tacoma Weekly 05.09.14 UPS Art Seniors Uphold University's Place as Center of Fine Art Education, review of the Senior Art Show
GeekWire 05.08.14 Revealed: Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Jesse Proudman '07 is chosen for the national award
Fine Books & Collections 05.08.14 Bright Young Librarians, profile of library archivist Katie Henningsen
Doha News 05.04.14 The Bachelors, about research by Prof. Andrew Gardner on low-income migrants in Qatar
GeekWire 04.25.14 Young Entrepreneur of the Year, nominee Jesse Proudman '07
Huffington Post 04.24.14 Why Boomer Women are Hot for E-Books, quotes Prof. Darcy Irvin
Wired 04.22.14 One Startup's Struggle to Survive Silicon Valley, profiles Boomtrain co-founder Nick Edwards '04 and his partner 
The Seattle Times 04.20.14 Social Justice Fund finds a new way, about Estevan Munoz-Howard '04
The News Tribune 04.18.14 Long trek to "Scandal" for UPS Alum, interviews Darby Stanchfield '93
KLAY Radio, Tacoma 04.18.14 Host interviewed Prof. Andrew Rex on his new book Commonly Asked Questions in Physics
The News Tribune 04.16.14 1 year, 4 countries and plans to learn, about Watson Scholars Haley Andres '14 and Kelsey Crutchfield-Peters '14
King FM Classical Radio 04.11.14 Puget Sound Piano Trio performed live on air
NPR Morning Edition 04.08.14 Teacher Collected Nerdy Science Songs, about former Prof. Greg Crowther
HuffPost College 04.02.14 Books? Or No Books? Envisioning the Future, by library director Jane Carlin
Reuters 04.01.14 Boeing machinists to vote in rare leadership challenge, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg
Forbes 04.01.14 Top Life Sciences Investors, names Robert Nelsen '85
University Business 04.01.14 Exploring Help Desk Outsourcing, quotes C.I.O. William Morse
University Business 04.01.14 Digital Donations Hit Higher Ed, quotes V.P. Sherry Mondou about Bitcoin gift
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 review
TIME 03.11.14 Ping Pong Robots Still Looking, writer Doug Aamoth '01 mentions his time at Puget Sound
Inside Higher Ed 03.07.14 Paying it Forward, about Bitcoin gift, quotes V.P. Sherry Mondou 
Edutopia 03.04.14 New and Old Challenges for Teacher Candidates, quotes Prof. Amy Ryken
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 $10,000 gift from Nic Cary '07
The News Tribune 02.17.14 UPS Loggers' Barber now agrees with notion of motion, profiles Erin Barber '15
KUOW Public Radio 02.13.14 New Video Game Centers on Surveillance, interviews Prof. Jeff Matthews and Ryan Payton '03
The News Tribune 02.10.14 UPS President remains passionate about school after 11 years, interviews Pres. Ron Thomas 
Mode magazine 02.01.14 Washington State Wine Awards (page 80), quotes Prof. Pierre Ly
The New York Times 01.26.14  State of Union: Who Should be Invited? op-ed, by Prof. Rachel DeMotts
University Business 01.26.14 Engaging faculty throughout their careers, quotes Dean Kris Bartanen 
Business Examiner 01.20.14  Ahead of the game, interview with Prof. Jeff Matthews and Ryan Payton '03
KBTC TV, Tacoma 01.20.14  Remembering MLK: What Now?, interviews Prof. Dexter Gordon 
Chronicle of Higher Education 01.17.14  Want to Define Merit? Good Luck, quotes V.P. of Enrollment, Jenny Rickard
Inside Higher Ed 01.17.14  Who Defines Merit?, quotes V.P. of Enrollment Jenny Rickard
Education Week 01.16.14  White House Puts Spotlight on College Opportunities, quotes President Ron Thomas 
Vancouver Sun 01.10.14  Gophers behind Mima mounds mystery, quotes Prof. Barry Goldstein 
Los Angeles Times 01.06.14 Boeing contract underscores decline of union clout, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg
Marketplace, NPR (USA) 01.01.14 Boeing workers vote on contract for 777x. Again, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg 12.24.13  Eat, drink and be merry—but is the food safe? quotes Prof. Emelie Peine 
The Seattle Times 12.21.13  Machinists to vote again, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg
The New York Times 12.20.13  Young Souls Portray the Wit of 'Hamlet,' With Brevity, video by Marika Proctor ’14
KUOW Public Radio (Seattle) 12.20.13 Boeing in the Blood: A Machinist Family Considers its Options, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg 
Bellingham Herald 12.12.13  Northwest Wine: Give your wine lover the gift of knowledge, review of new book by Prof. Mike Veseth ’72 
Bloomberg News  12.11.13  Boeing Union Proposes Offer to keep 777X Work in Seattle, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg 
Christian Science Monitor 12.08.13   Culture wars: Holiday struggle over public spaces still alive, quotes Prof. Greta Austin 
The Daily Beast  12.03.13  Abortion Battle in Seattle, quotes Prof. Suzanne Holland  11.20.13  Internet gains are serendipity’s Loss, quotes Prof. Douglas Cannon 
Pittsburgh Tribune Review 11.23.13  “Elf” sparkles on stage, quotes Prof. Geoffrey Block 
KPBS Public TV (Calif.)  11.19.13   Researchers Discuss Bringing Back Extinct Animals, quotes Prof. Suzanne Holland 
KPLU Public Radio (Seattle) 11.11.13 Professor Boeing wants amazing concessions, quotes Prof. Leon Grunberg 
Huffington Post Education    11.05.13  Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, by library director Jane Carlin
Salon 11.05.13  Who will protect us? Why I'm still conflicted about guns, by Prof. Renee Simms 
The News Tribune 11.02.13 Hawaiian alliance transcends PLU/UPS rivalryabout Roy Fuchigami ’14
The Olympian  11.02.13  Minus guards, a lot like college, quotes Prof. Stuart Smithers and Prof. Tanya Erzen
Puyallup Herald  10.30.13  Past, present interconnected for 'Joe' Harned, profile of Joe Harned ’51 
Forbes  10.28.13  Epic of Heisenberg: Breaking Bad's Homeric Values, quotes Prof. Brett Rogers 
Tacoma Weekly  10.16.13 Holly Senn’s Paper Nests, reviews Kittredge exhibit 
Statesman Journal 10.13.13  Independence’s Problem Solver, profile Shawn Irvine ’98
The News Tribune  10.12.13  Savage two-sport threat, about Connor Savage ’15 
Puget Sound Business Jrl.  10.11.13  Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies: Vision X, about company and owner Tony Georgitsis ’92 
EBRU Cable TV (East Coast)  10.05.13  Kenya Mall Terrorism, interviews Prof. Seth Weinberger
Puget Sound Business Journal 09.20.13  40 Under 40, for outstanding achievements, awardee Jesse Proudman ’07 
09.19.13  Paying Kids to do Homework Can Backfire, quotes Prof. John Woodward 
The News Tribune 09.16.13  Supreme Court’s Road Show, covers campus court visit