Campus News

July 5, 2013

The Heat is on as Kids Tackle the Summer Academic Challenge

Sixty schoolchildren take free science and math classes at Puget Sound

TACOMA, Wash. – It all sounds a little fishy—but for kids it is classroom heaven. A group of schoolchildren will be digging into the guts of Northwest salmon in a July 9 laboratory class that will teach them about the extraordinary…

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June 25, 2013

Gift of $2 Million Creates The McCormick Endowed Chair in Biophysics

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound announced today that it has received a $2 million gift from William and Flora McCormick of Austin, Texas, to establish The William D. and Flora McCormick Endowed Chair in Biophysics.

The gift was made as part of the university’s $125 million One [of a Kind]…

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June 7, 2013

Logger Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2013

TACOMA, Wash. – Five new members will be inducted into the University of Puget Sound Athletics Hall of Fame this fall, the Athletics Department proudly announced on Thursday. Craig Caskey (baseball), Dave Davis (cross country/track & field), Laura Grinstead (soccer), Erin Peterson (softball), and…

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June 6, 2013

Book Art is Back! 3rd Annual Exhibit at Collins Memorial Library

Puget Sound Book Artists present a feast for the senses

Exhibit runs June 6–July 31

TACOMA, Wash. – Puget Sound Book Artists will hold its third annual public exhibit in Collins Memorial Library at University of Puget Sound from Thursday, June 6, through Wednesday, July 31, 2013.

The exhibit showcases…

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May 27, 2013

Final Three Events Fuel Joe Cerne's All-American Effort

LA CROSSE, Wis. – On the strength of his final three events, junior Joe Cerne moved up 13 spots to finish fourth in the decathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships and earn All-American honors. The junior from Enumclaw, Wash. finished with a total of 6,560, which was a personal-best…

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May 20, 2013

Professors Cited in "New York Times" and "Nature" for Their Expertise

TACOMA, Wash. – Professors Suzanne Holland and Douglas Sackman were quoted in recent New York Times stories, while Siddharth Ramakrishnan appeared in the prestigious science magazine Nature.

The New York Times quoted Suzanne Holland, John B. Magee Professor of Science and Values, in a May 13 story about…

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May 19, 2013

Joe Cerne'14 Earns Official Invite To NCAA Decathlon

INDIANAPOLIS – Junior Joe Cerne is headed back to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships to compete in the decathlon. Cerne officially earned the invitation when the NCAA released the participant list on Sunday. 

Cerne is the two-time defending Northwest Conference decathlon champion…

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