Campus News

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

Two Watson Fellows Travel the Globe on Missions of Learning

Carson Lyness ’16 and Angelica Spearwoman ’17 are among 40 scholars chosen for the $30,000 fellowship

TACOMA, Wash. – Carson Lyness ’16 and Angelica Spearwoman ’17 have been named national Watson Fellows, earning them a year of world travel to seek answers to ambitious “big questions” they have posed…

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April 18, 2017

Choice and Agency in the Writing Workshop; A New Book by Fred Hamel

How giving schoolchildren more freedom in their writing helped them learn and enjoy the written word

TACOMA, Wash. – What happens when 9-year-old kids in a classroom are encouraged to treat writing as “play and exploration,” rather than as “work”?

Does learning fall by the wayside? Do the students…

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April 17, 2017

Dreams of the Fallen, by Jake Runestad and Music by Russian Masters

Puget Sound Symphony, the Adelphians, Dorian Singers, and Chorale; Tanya Stambuk and Taylor Gonzales ’17 on piano; Free concert: 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28

TACOMA, Wash. –   Families of the military, those who have been to war, and members of the public who struggle to imagine the full extent of war…

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April 17, 2017

Puget Sound 2017 Senior Art Show: April 26–May 13

Opening reception is 5–7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s 2017 Senior Art Show opens Wednesday, April 26, at 5 p.m. An opening reception will be held that night, 5–7 p.m., at Kittredge Gallery and everyone is welcome. This free exhibition is the highlight of the year…

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