Campus News

October 10, 2014

365 Days/365 Plays, by Suzan-Lori Parks

Geoff Proehl directs selections from the acclaimed play cycle: Oct. 31–Nov. 8, in Norton Clapp Theatre

TACOMA, Wash. – On November 13 of 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Suzan-Lori Parks introduced America to an unusual concept in playwriting: to create one play a day for an entire year. Her efforts…

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October 8, 2014

10th Annual Hispanic Film Festival

Five outstanding foreign films, Oct. 22–Nov. 19:   6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, free and open to the public

TACOMA, Wash. – This fall the 10th Annual Hispanic Film Festival at University of Puget Sound will bring five cutting-edge Spanish and Latin American films to campus. For the first time, the college…

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October 7, 2014

Poetry Above the Roar: Words and Music Inspired by the Puget Sound

Poet William Kupinse and composer Greg Youtz return to the stage:  7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, Tahoma Room

TACOMA, Wash. – Following the popularity of last winter’s Poetry Above the Roar event, three Pacific Northwest artists—a poet, composer, and a singer—will again take the chill out of the season with…

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October 6, 2014

Recent Work by Janet Marcavage and Elise Richman of the Art Faculty

Oct. 6–Nov. 15, 2014.  Opening Reception: 5 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8

TACOMA, Wash. – On view at Kittredge Gallery for the month of October and first half of November is a dynamic exhibition of related, but distinct, recent work by Puget Sound faculty members Janet Marcavage, associate professor of…

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September 30, 2014

John Rojak and the Pacific Coast Brass: Romantic Bass Trombone and Friends

New local brass ensemble debuts with top New York trombonist:  Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Pacific Coast Brass, a new ensemble of world-class performers, will make its debut in an October concert with New York trombonist and guest artist John Rojak.

Rojak, a faculty member at The Juilliard…

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September 22, 2014

Duane Hulbert Performs the Music of Alexander Glazunov

New CD Set Debuts in Tacoma:  Jacobsen Series Concert is 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12

TACOMA, Wash. – Pianist Duane Hulbert spent 30 years playing and marveling at the works of Russian romantic composer Alexander Glazunov (1865–1936). He has spent the last 15 years recording all 19 solo and duet piano works…

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September 21, 2014

New Financial Aid Program for Tacoma Public High School Graduates

Commitment will cover the full financial need of eligible students, from fall 2015

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is offering a new financial aid program that will help more Tacoma Public Schools high school graduates get a national liberal arts college education right in their own backyard…

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September 15, 2014

Youth Summit puts Teens and Education in the Spotlight

High school students get a “day off” class to be “turned on” to learning -  Friday, Sept. 26, in Memorial Fieldhouse on campus

TACOMA, Wash. – The 2014 Youth Summit at University of Puget Sound will offer something unusual to the young people of Pierce County this time around—the minds and ears of local…

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September 10, 2014

Henry Louis Gates Jr. Speaks on “Genealogy and Genetics”

Eminent scholar and "Finding Your Roots" host will deliver the                             Pierce Lecture, 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26

TACOMA, Wash. – Henry Louis Gates Jr., the renowned historian, author, and filmmaker, popularly known for his Public Broadcasting Service series Finding Your Roots, will…

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September 8, 2014

Pablo Menéndez and Mezcla: “What Keeps Us Apart?”

Presentation and performance by the popular Cuban band. A free public event, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16.

TACOMA, Wash. – Pablo Menéndez and his band Mezcla, one of Cuba's hottest and most talented groups of musicians, will perform at University of Puget Sound on Tuesday, Sept. 16.

 Known for their…

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September 2, 2014

Kittredge Gallery Presents Artists Marita Dingus and Sarah Gilbert

Aug. 25–Sept. 27, 2014. Opening Reception: Aug. 27, 5 to 7 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Kittredge Gallery reopens at the end of August with exhibitions of mixed-media sculpture and glass. The Large Gallery will feature work by artist Marita Dingus, an exhibition being held in conjunction with Puget Sound’s…

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