Campus News

March 21, 2017

Puget Sound Named National “Voter-Friendly” Campus

Students are encouraged and empowered to vote, and learn to engage with their political representatives

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is one of 83 American campuses in 23 states that have been designated as a “Voter-Friendly Campus.”

The initiative, led by the national nonpartisan organizations…

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March 10, 2017

Close to the Bridge: Cello Recital by Alistair MacRae

Vivaldi, Gerber, Fauré, Beethoven, and new works by Mei, Dzubay:  7:30 p.m., Friday, March 31; Kilworth Memorial Chapel

TACOMA, Wash. –   Each concert musician’s undiluted passion for his own instrument is never more clear than when he gets the freedom to design and explain his own recital program.…

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March 7, 2017

President Isiaah Crawford Inauguration Ceremony

Friday, March 24, 2017; Memorial Fieldhouse

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound President Isiaah Crawford will be inaugurated as the college’s 14th president on Friday, March 24, in a celebration including a full day of events for campus members, local visitors, and guests from across the country…

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March 3, 2017

"God in Captivity," by Tanya Erzen

An eye-opening account of how and why evangelical Christians are flourishing in U.S. prisons

TACOMA, Wash. – Prisoners in America have few options if they want a brief escape from the dehumanizing rituals of their daily lives behind bars. And for inmates in some states, there is only one option: to…

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March 3, 2017

"No Passport Required": Jacobsen Series Concert

A musical tour of France, South Africa, Italy, Argentina, and the United States: Friday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Bundle up, buckle up, and break out for an evening of music that will take you on a whirlwind tour of four continents—all from the comfort of a concert hall chair.

No Passport…

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February 28, 2017

Puget Sound Among Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Colleges

Puget Sound Ranks Second in Small School Category

TACOMA—Today the Peace Corps announced that University of Puget Sound ranked No. 2 (a tie) among small schools on the agency’s 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 13 Puget Sound alumni currently volunteering worldwide…

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February 23, 2017

The Women’s League Flea Market and Fieldhouse Full of Awesome Stuff

Saturday, March 18, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. at Memorial Fieldhouse

TACOMA, Wash. – Antiques aficionados, fans of local artisan crafts, book lovers, and bargain hunters alike can find treasures at the annual Women’s League Flea Market at University of Puget Sound.

Aptly known as the Flea Market and Fieldhouse…

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February 22, 2017

Berlin Video Art and U.S. National Parks at Kittredge Gallery

Feb. 27–April 15

TACOMA, Wash. – Kittredge Gallery is pleased to present two exhibits for the next six weeks: one a student-curated landscape show of the national parks, by Abby Williams Hill (1861-1943); the other video and drawings from Berlin-based artist Isabella Gresser.

Painting the National…

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February 21, 2017

Adelphian Concert Choir Spring Tour

Free concerts in Puyallup, Bellingham, Victoria (B.C.), Tacoma: March 15–25

TACOMA, Wash. – The beauty of music and the wonder of nature will both feature large in this year’s Adelphian Concert Choir spring tour, which will take the acclaimed student ensemble up the West Coast and on into Canada.

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February 9, 2017

Patricia Wright—Back from the Brink: Saving Lemurs in Madagascar

Scientists and locals partner to save animals, forests, and livelihoods; Free public talk: Monday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. –   Madagascar, a “treasure island” of bizarre plants and exotic animals, is so impoverished that for decades farmers ravaged its rainforests to plant crops—and left…

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February 7, 2017

University of Puget Sound Symphony with Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra

Wesley Schulz conducts works by Mahler and Weber; Saturday, March 4, and Sunday, March 5; Afternoon concerts at two locations

TACOMA, Wash. – Austrian composer Gustav Mahler liked to do his music on a grand scale—so grand that not only his music, but his numerous musicians often more than filled the…

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