Campus News

January 30, 2013

William Ransom to Perform for 23nd Annual Piano Festival

Celebrated Emory University pianist will give a recital Friday, Feb. 8

TACOMA, Wash. – American pianist William Ransom will give a public performance as the guest artist of University of Puget Sound’s 23rd Annual Piano Festival on Friday, Feb. 8. The 7:30 p.m. recital, presented by the School of Music…

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January 30, 2013

Basketball Teams Back on Victory Trail with Joint Wins

McKinnis, Forshay Lift Loggers In Skid-Snapping Win

PARKLAND, Wash. – It was exactly the night the Puget Sound women's basketball needed. Big games from senior Kelsey McKinnis and sophomore Amanda Forshay broke the Loggers (11-9, 4-7 NWC) out of their five-game slump, leading the team to a 70-54 win…

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January 27, 2013

Swimmer Derek Frenzel Takes Three Wins in Final Duel of Season

PARKLAND, Wash. – Derek Frenzel won three events, but both Puget Sound swim teams fell to Pacific Lutheran in the final dual of the season. The Lutes captured the 127-78 win on the women's side and the 11-92 win on the men's side.

Frenzel won all three events he swam in on Saturday to lead the Loggers…

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January 26, 2013

Wall Street Journal Covers Prof. Tricia Burke Research

Research about mixed-weight couples attracts international attention in press

TACOMA, Wash. – The Wall Street Journal ran a story based on research by Visiting Assistant Professor Tricia Burke, in communication studies, last week. Columnist Elizabeth Bernstein interviewed Burke and cited research that…

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January 23, 2013

From New York to Brazil: An Evening of Chamber Music

Jacobsen Series concert presents Schoenfield, Jalbert, Clarke, Brahms

TACOMA, Wash. – A musical voyage through time and across continents is the promise of An Evening of Chamber Music, the next Jacobsen Series concert, to be held on the evening of Friday, Feb. 1.

The 7:30 p.m. public concert, featuring…

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January 21, 2013

Swimmer Ava Williams Shines for Loggers on Senior Day

TACOMA, Wash. – Senior Ava Williams turned in a pair of event wins to lead the Puget Sound swim teams on Senior Day at Wallace Pool. The day started with the recognition of the Loggers 10 seniors, but ended with a pair of losses as Whitman swept the dual meet.

Whitman's men's team pulled off a 1367…

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January 17, 2013

To the Heights! University of Puget Sound Turns 125

Year-long celebration features public talks, athletics events, and exhibits

TACOMA, Wash. – On March 17, 2013, it will be exactly 125 years since the wintery Saturday in 1888 when Methodist pioneers founded University of Puget Sound, a Tacoma institution that they aimed to make a “praise in all the…

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January 17, 2013

President Ron Thomas Shares 125th Anniversary News With Pierce County

Opinion piece in The News Tribune looks to the heights!

TACOMA, Wash. – “Tacoma is on the move again. You can feel it,” wrote President Ronald R. Thomas in an opinion piece published in The News Tribune on Jan. 16, 2013.

The University of Puget Sound president highlighted many of recent advances seen…

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January 14, 2013

Is a Career in Teaching or Counseling for You?

Change your life in just one year. Change their lives forever

EVENT:            School of Education Information Night WHEN:             Thursday, Jan. 24, 7–9 p.m. WHERE:            Howarth Hall, Room 212                        University of Puget Sound, Tacoma DETAILS:           Free and open to…

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January 12, 2013

A Due Celli: A Celebration of the Cello (Times Two)

Faculty musicians and guest artist Meta Weiss perform Friday, Jan. 25

TACOMA, Wash. – Concerts highlighting two cellos at once are a rare pleasure, so cellists David Requiro and Meta Weiss decided to treat Northwest audiences to a special evening featuring the instrument’s beauty and virtuosity (times…

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January 11, 2013

Pierce County Economy Takes Time to Get Back on the Boil

Horizons economic forecast predicts growth at a slightly faster pace in 2013

TACOMA, Wash. – Like a slow cooker turned up a notch, Pierce County’s economy will warm up at a slightly faster pace in 2013, predicts the annual Horizons Economic Forecast for the region. Jobs will continue to expand, though…

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January 5, 2013

Basketball Teams Score Dual Wins Over Williamette

Balanced Scoring Effort Leads Logger Women's Team To 75-45 Win

TACOMA, Wash. – The Puget Sound women's basketball team scored the first four points of the game and never looked back in a 75-45 win over Willamette on Friday. Emily Sheldon's 13 points led a balanced scoring effort for the Loggers…

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