Campus News

September 20, 2017

2017 Southeast Asia Symposium

Culture & Sustainability in Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia; Abidin Kusno, York University; Oct. 6–7

TACOMA, Wash. – Disastrous flooding of a city can bring people together, as Americans watching the aftermath of hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria—and the generous spirit of volunteers—well know. But…

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September 5, 2017

A Centennial Celebration of Jazz Jacobsen Series

A tribute to Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22

TACOMA, Wash. – It was 1917 when the United States entered the Great War, but for jazz lovers that was only one momentous event in a thoroughly remarkable year. On April 25, 1917, Ella Jane Fitzgerald was born…

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August 30, 2017

Lillis Scholars: Bethany Llewellyn and Manya Mutschler-Aldine

Two exceptional incoming students awarded four-year college scholarships

TACOMA, Wash. –A young conservationist who wrestled with conflicting ethical arguments before coming down on the side of those who want to preserve nature and an aspiring engineer with a taste for marimba music have been awarded…

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August 30, 2017

Matelich Scholars Named: Anneke Fleming and Emma Piorier

The two incoming student leaders receive four-year college scholarships

TACOMA, Wash. – A soccer team captain who lost everything in a fire and then re-created her life by helping others, and a young city council campaign manager aiming for an international political career are the 2017 recipients of…

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August 29, 2017

Clarissa Sligh: Artist and Activist; Fumiko Kimura ’77: Sumi Artist

Exhibits and Public Talks; Aug. 28—Sept. 23

TACOMA, Wash. – Nationally recognized artist Clarissa Sligh is exhibiting her works in a show titled Am I Safe? and giving two public talks during a residency at University of Puget Sound this fall. Fumiko Kimura ’77, a Tacoma-based artist working in sumi…

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August 9, 2017

Big Work in the Hands of Young Scientists

Murdock Collaborative Research Alliance Goes Under the Microscope in Test of New Inter-campus Research Model

Moses Lee was thinking. Here he was, program director for research and science at the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, a man with an unbridled passion for science and a philanthropic pot of money…

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June 19, 2017

ARTBARN Creates a Novel Summer Theater Experience

The public will join actors in exploring women’s stories: 7 p.m. Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24; Warner Gym

TACOMA, Wash. – In the near future, war has left us isolated in a rogue state where lawlessness reigns. Systems of morality are absent, and people have ceased to be outraged. One casualty…

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June 13, 2017

Puget Sound Students Win 200+ National Scholarships in 17 Years

The juniors, seniors, and graduates are funded for international travel, research, and teaching abroad

TACOMA, Wash. – Eighteen students and recent alumni of University of Puget Sound have won prestigious national scholarships and will teach or conduct research in countries including Morocco, France…

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May 23, 2017

PSBS 7th Annual Exhibition: "Northwest Musings"

Free exhibit of art books on Pacific Northwest themes; June 1–July 28; Collins Memorial Library

TACOMA, Wash. — What images and ideas occur to you when you hear the words “Pacific Northwest?” Puget Sound Book Artists (PSBA) came up with a few: trees, ferns, slugs, smog, eagles, clams, blackberries,…

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April 26, 2017

Watson Fellow Travels the Globe on Mission of Learning

Angelica Spearwoman ’17 is among 40 scholars chosen for the $30,000 fellowship

TACOMA, Wash. – Angelica Spearwoman ’17 has been named a national Watson Fellow, earning her a year of world travel to seek answers to ambitious “big questions” she has posed for herself. .

The University of Puget Sound…

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