Campus News

July 17, 2018

Puget Sound to Establish Center for Speech and Effective Advocacy

Effort supported by $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

TACOMA, Wash. – The University of Puget Sound will soon establish the Center for Speech and Effective Advocacy. Supported by a $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the center will provide a wide variety of…

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June 6, 2018

Taking on the World: Puget Sound Students Earn National Fellowships

This year’s honored sophomores, juniors, seniors, and recent graduates are funded for international travel, language acquisition, and teaching abroad

TACOMA, Wash. – Ten students and recent alumni of University of Puget Sound have been awarded prestigious national scholarships/fellowships and will teach…

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April 19, 2018

2018 Senior Art Show

April 25–May 13; Kittredge Gallery

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s Kittredge Gallery opens its annual Senior Art Show Wednesday, April 25, with a reception starting at 5 p.m.   

The Class of 2018 exhibiting artists include: Kiri Bolles, Megan Breiter, Ian Chandler, Stephanie Clement, Sam…

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April 18, 2018

Mellon $800,000 Grant Propels Experiential Learning

Puget Sound will expand its summer internship program and launch ePortfolios

TACOMA, Wash. – The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded University of Puget Sound $800,000 to implement a transformative strategy that will ensure all undergraduates take part in meaningful, high-impact learning experiences…

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April 10, 2018

New Book by Hans Ostrom and William T. Haltom

Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language” in the Age of Pseudocracy;

TACOMA, Wash. – The co-authors of a new book about George Orwell’s iconic Politics and the English Language would have it that we readers completely missed the point.

Hans Ostrom and William T. Haltom tell us that we have been…

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April 5, 2018

Egg-Laying Lizards: Bad Parents? Or Hidden Helpers?

National Science Foundation funds work by Puget Sound biologist and microbiologist

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound behavioral ecologist Stacey Weiss and microbiologist Mark Martin have been awarded $731,000 by the National Science Foundation to research the habits of egg-laying lizards and…

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April 2, 2018

A Symphony Concert in Honor of Geoffrey Block

Distinguished professor of music history is gearing down; Friday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. –  Geoffrey Block is a trailblazing scholar of Broadway musicals; he publishes endlessly; he’s the composer of four musicals; and he has made characters from music’s history—Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart…

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March 27, 2018

Robert Gates, U.S. Secretary of Defense (2006–11)

Pierce Lecture; Wednesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Robert Gates, U.S. secretary of defense under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, will speak at University of Puget Sound.

The highly decorated statesman, scholar, and best-selling…

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March 26, 2018

2018 Spring Lu`au— Pacific Island Food, Dance, and Music

A dinner and show for all the family; Saturday, April 14, 5 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – With the beloved mountain poking occasionally through the rain clouds, you could say that spring is back in the South Sound. That means more sunshine ahead, warmer evenings—and the chance to again indulge in the…

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