Campus News

June 19, 2017

ARTBARN Creates a Novel Summer Theater Experience

The public will join actors in exploring women’s stories: 7 p.m. Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24; Warner Gym

TACOMA, Wash. – In the near future, war has left us isolated in a rogue state where lawlessness reigns. Systems of morality are absent, and people have ceased to be outraged. One casualty…

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June 13, 2017

Puget Sound Students Win 200+ National Scholarships in 17 Years

The juniors, seniors, and graduates are funded for international travel, research, and teaching abroad

TACOMA, Wash. – Eighteen students and recent alumni of University of Puget Sound have won prestigious national scholarships and will teach or conduct research in countries including Morocco, France…

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May 23, 2017

PSBS 7th Annual Exhibition: "Northwest Musings"

Free exhibit of art books on Pacific Northwest themes; June 1–July 28; Collins Memorial Library

TACOMA, Wash. — What images and ideas occur to you when you hear the words “Pacific Northwest?” Puget Sound Book Artists (PSBA) came up with a few: trees, ferns, slugs, smog, eagles, clams, blackberries,…

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April 26, 2017

Two Watson Fellows Travel the Globe on Missions of Learning

Carson Lyness ’16 and Angelica Spearwoman ’17 are among 40 scholars chosen for the $30,000 fellowship

TACOMA, Wash. – Carson Lyness ’16 and Angelica Spearwoman ’17 have been named national Watson Fellows, earning them a year of world travel to seek answers to ambitious “big questions” they have posed…

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April 18, 2017

Choice and Agency in the Writing Workshop; A New Book by Fred Hamel

How giving schoolchildren more freedom in their writing helped them learn and enjoy the written word

TACOMA, Wash. – What happens when 9-year-old kids in a classroom are encouraged to treat writing as “play and exploration,” rather than as “work”?

Does learning fall by the wayside? Do the students…

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April 17, 2017

Dreams of the Fallen, by Jake Runestad and Music by Russian Masters

Puget Sound Symphony, the Adelphians, Dorian Singers, and Chorale; Tanya Stambuk and Taylor Gonzales ’17 on piano; Free concert: 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28

TACOMA, Wash. –   Families of the military, those who have been to war, and members of the public who struggle to imagine the full extent of war…

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April 17, 2017

Puget Sound 2017 Senior Art Show: April 26–May 13

Opening reception is 5–7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s 2017 Senior Art Show opens Wednesday, April 26, at 5 p.m. An opening reception will be held that night, 5–7 p.m., at Kittredge Gallery and everyone is welcome. This free exhibition is the highlight of the year…

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April 13, 2017

Puget Sound Students Score Big in International Math Contest

The team placed among the Top 11 worldwide;  More than 1,500 student teams competed to create the best math models

TACOMA, Wash. – How’s this for some arithmetic? In January there were 1,527 student teams across the globe—from Beijing to New York to Oxford—vying to solve a vexing problem about self-driving…

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April 7, 2017

Best College in State for Grad Jobs? University of Puget Sound

Survey using federal data finds the national liberal arts college is #1 in the state for graduates in employment

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is the best college in Washington state for getting a job after graduation, according to a new ranking based on U.S. Department of Education data…

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April 7, 2017

Puget Sound Piano Trio: Jacobsen Series Concert

Music by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Tower; 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23

TACOMA, Wash. – Chamber music that is at times otherworldly, at times tragic, and at times deliciously liberating will be performed by the Puget Sound Piano Trio in their first Jacobsen Concert of the year.

The program of works by Ludwig…

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March 30, 2017

2017 Spring Lu`au— Pacific Island Food, Dance, and Music

Everyone is invited to the dinner and show; Saturday, April 8, from 5 p.m. on

TACOMA, Wash. – Pierce County residents are invited to join the parents, grandparents, and brothers and sisters of University of Puget Sound students for a colorful evening of Polynesian music, dance, and food on Saturday…

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March 28, 2017

Columnist and Author Tim Egan is Commencement Speaker

Plus Honorands: Fred D. Gray, attorney and civil rights leader; Georgiana Kautz, Nisqually Tribe natural resources manager; Sunday, May 14, 2–4:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Timothy Egan, a Pulitzer-prize winning writer about American life and distinguished commentator on major issues of the day, will be…

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