Campus News

April 13, 2017

Puget Sound Students Score Big in International Math Contest

The team placed among the Top 11 worldwide;  More than 1,500 student teams competed to create the best math models

TACOMA, Wash. – How’s this for some arithmetic? In January there were 1,527 student teams across the globe—from Beijing to New York to Oxford—vying to solve a vexing problem about self-driving…

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April 7, 2017

Best College in State for Grad Jobs? University of Puget Sound

Survey using federal data finds the national liberal arts college is #1 in the state for graduates in employment

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is the best college in Washington state for getting a job after graduation, according to a new ranking based on U.S. Department of Education data…

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April 7, 2017

Puget Sound Piano Trio: Jacobsen Series Concert

Music by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Tower; 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23

TACOMA, Wash. – Chamber music that is at times otherworldly, at times tragic, and at times deliciously liberating will be performed by the Puget Sound Piano Trio in their first Jacobsen Concert of the year.

The program of works by Ludwig…

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March 30, 2017

2017 Spring Lu`au— Pacific Island Food, Dance, and Music

Everyone is invited to the dinner and show; Saturday, April 8, from 5 p.m. on

TACOMA, Wash. – Pierce County residents are invited to join the parents, grandparents, and brothers and sisters of University of Puget Sound students for a colorful evening of Polynesian music, dance, and food on Saturday…

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March 28, 2017

Columnist and Author Tim Egan is Commencement Speaker

Plus Honorands: Fred D. Gray, attorney and civil rights leader; Georgiana Kautz, Nisqually Tribe natural resources manager; Sunday, May 14, 2–4:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Timothy Egan, a Pulitzer-prize winning writer about American life and distinguished commentator on major issues of the day, will be…

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March 21, 2017

Puget Sound Named National “Voter-Friendly” Campus

Students are encouraged and empowered to vote, and learn to engage with their political representatives

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound is one of 83 American campuses in 23 states that have been designated as a “Voter-Friendly Campus.”

The initiative, led by the national nonpartisan organizations…

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March 10, 2017

Close to the Bridge: Cello Recital by Alistair MacRae

Vivaldi, Gerber, Fauré, Beethoven, and new works by Mei, Dzubay:  7:30 p.m., Friday, March 31; Kilworth Memorial Chapel

TACOMA, Wash. –   Each concert musician’s undiluted passion for his own instrument is never more clear than when he gets the freedom to design and explain his own recital program.…

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March 7, 2017

President Isiaah Crawford Inauguration Ceremony

Friday, March 24, 2017; Memorial Fieldhouse

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound President Isiaah Crawford will be inaugurated as the college’s 14th president on Friday, March 24, in a celebration including a full day of events for campus members, local visitors, and guests from across the country…

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March 3, 2017

"God in Captivity," by Tanya Erzen

An eye-opening account of how and why evangelical Christians are flourishing in U.S. prisons

TACOMA, Wash. – Prisoners in America have few options if they want a brief escape from the dehumanizing rituals of their daily lives behind bars. And for inmates in some states, there is only one option: to…

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March 3, 2017

"No Passport Required": Jacobsen Series Concert

A musical tour of France, South Africa, Italy, Argentina, and the United States: Friday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m.

TACOMA, Wash. – Bundle up, buckle up, and break out for an evening of music that will take you on a whirlwind tour of four continents—all from the comfort of a concert hall chair.

No Passport…

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February 28, 2017

Puget Sound Among Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Colleges

Puget Sound Ranks Second in Small School Category

TACOMA—Today the Peace Corps announced that University of Puget Sound ranked No. 2 (a tie) among small schools on the agency’s 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 13 Puget Sound alumni currently volunteering worldwide…

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