Campus News

October 30, 2013

Martha Nussbaum on “The New Religious Intolerance”

American philosopher gives a free public lecture on Monday, Dec. 2

TACOMA, Wash. — Martha Nussbaum, the renowned American philosopher who has enticed the public to think deeply about questions of goodness, humanity, intolerance, and the politics of fear, will speak at University of Puget Sound on Monday…

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October 28, 2013

“Exploration”: Maria Sampen Performs New Music and Old

Two classics and two new works, Friday, Nov. 8

TACOMA, Wash. – Maria Sampen, a Tacoma violinist known for her vibrant interpretations of standard and experimental works, will open the season for the Faculty Recital Series at University of Puget Sound.

The director of strings at Puget Sound has chosen…

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October 27, 2013

Men's Soccer Team Holds NWC Lead with Victory at Willamette

SALEM, Ore.—The Puget Sound men's soccer team continued its run through the Northwest Conference Sunday, taking down host Willamette 1-0 in Salem, Ore.

The Loggers controlled play for much of the opening act, registering three corner kicks in the match's first six minutes. They also tallied the first…

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October 20, 2013

Women's Soccer Team Claims Seventh Straight Win at Whitman

WALLA WALLA, Wash.—Thanks to an overtime goal by Robin Vieira, the Puget Sound women's soccer squad completed their six-point weekend Sunday, taking down Whitman 1-0 in Walla Walla, Wash.

Vieira netted the game-winner on a breakaway seven minutes into the first overtime period, rifling the ball just…

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October 18, 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 NightWHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7–9 p.m.          WHERE: Howarth Hall, Room 212, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma          DETAILS: Free and open to the public         

TACOMA, Wash. – Would you like…

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October 17, 2013

Puget Sound a "Best Value" Liberal Arts College - Kiplinger's

Personal finance magazine lists the top 100 institutions based on academic quality and affordability

TACOMA Wash. —Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has included Puget Sound in its 2014 list of the country’s best value liberal arts colleges.The national magazine’s annual list ranks 100 private universities…

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October 16, 2013

Living Art: Hear From Jeanne van Heeswijk and Randy Bolton

Visiting artist series brings themes of social engagement, irony, and nostalgia to Tacoma, Oct.–Nov.

TACOMA, Wash. – Two highly distinctive, contemporary artists, Jeanne van Heeswijk and Randy Bolton, will be featured in free public events this fall as part of University of Puget Sound’s Living Art…

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October 15, 2013

Living, Learning, and Lovin' It! Tours of Commencement Hall

President Thomas Kicks off Homecoming & Family WeekendTours of new hall offered 6–7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound will welcome alumni and student families to an open house at Commencement Hall, the new student residence for scholarly, peer-group living, on Friday…

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October 12, 2013

Volleyball Team Wins Fifth Match in a Row; Sweeps Pacific

TACOMA, Wash.—The No. 19 Puget Sound volleyball squad rebounded from a lackluster showing last night, quickly dispatching Pacific University in three sets Saturday night at Memorial Fieldhouse in Tacoma, Wash.

The Loggers hit for .185 against the Boxers, but hit above .200 for the first two sets. In…

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October 8, 2013

Men's Golf Team Takes Third at Whitworth Invitational

Spokane, Wash.—The University of Puget Sound men's golf team completed its second tournament of the fall Monday, taking third place in the Whitworth Men's Invitational held at Manito Country Club in Spokane, Wash. 

Sophomore Adam Bean once again led the way for the Loggers, tallying his second top-five…

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October 3, 2013

What is Going on In the Next Room? A Modern Comedy

Age-old issues of intimacy get a novel twist

November 1–9 in Norton Clapp Theater, Jones Hall

TACOMA, Wash. – In the Next Room, a contemporary Broadway play that was selected as a 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist and nominated for three Tony Awards, will be staged at University of Puget Sound this fall…

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October 1, 2013

Caribbean Writer Series: Dialogues on Identity, Immigration, and Art

Series of free, public talks continues Monday, Oct. 28

Janelle Gordon '05 Presents "I & I Reflections"

TACOMA, Wash. –Beginning this September, a sparkling selection of writers of Caribbean descent will be in Tacoma to engage the community in conversations about the history, culture, and literature…

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