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Campus News

February 22, 2018

Society of Composers: Modern Classical Music Concerts

First SCI national conference in Tacoma; Free, public concerts; Thurs., March 1–Sat., March 3

TACOMA, Wash. – Fifty-seven composers of modern classical music are coming from around the country to Tacoma—and you are invited to join them to hear their highly imaginative and eclectic new works.

Eight…

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February 19, 2018

Puget Sound a Top Producer of Fulbright Students in 2017-18

Students take part in research and teaching abroad through U.S. exchange program

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound has been named one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright award students among liberal arts colleges for 2017–18.

The prestigious list was revealed by the U.S. Department of State…

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February 15, 2018

The Fieldhouse Flea Market Celebrates 50 Years!

Women’s League event raises money for student scholarships;   8 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday, March 17;  Memorial Fieldhouse

TACOMA, Wash. – This year is the 50th anniversary of the giant Parisian-style flea market at University of Puget Sound’s field house, and the college’s Women’s League is making their…

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February 12, 2018

You on the Moors Now, by Jaclyn Backhaus

Directed by Jess K Smith;  Friday, Feb. 23–Saturday, March 3

TACOMA, Wash. – Those coming to see the play You on the Moors Now at University of Puget Sound are likely to find the evening a salient respite from some of the headlines that now dominate newspapers.

The playful, smart, feminist play goes…

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February 9, 2018

Got Opera?!–The Venture Beyond

Dawn Padula, Christina Kowalski, Ryan Bede, Jesse Nordstrom, with Jinshil Yi on piano; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23

TACOMA, Wash. –  Four gifted vocalists will share a selection of well-beloved songs from the worlds of both opera and musical theater at the next Jacobsen Series concert at University of…

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February 8, 2018

Sally Jewell to Serve as Commencement Speaker

Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior addresses the Class of 2018 graduation ceremony on May 13

TACOMA, Wash. – Sally Jewell, U.S. secretary of the interior from 2013-17 and former president and CEO of outdoor retailer REI, will offer the Commencement address at University of Puget Sound’s 126th graduation…

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January 22, 2018

Puget Sound Piano Trio

Jacobsen Series concert; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9

TACOMA, Wash. – For its 2018 opening concert, Puget Sound Piano Trio is treating audiences to a novel program: two award-winning young composers from China and Texas, juxtaposed with two luminaries of the Classical and Romantic eras.

Trio members Maria…

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January 19, 2018

Kittredge Gallery 2018 Art Students Annual

 Friday, Jan. 19–Saturday, Feb. 24

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s 2018 Art Students Annual opens Friday, Jan. 19, with an unveiling party at 5 p.m., in Kittredge Gallery on campus.

See the best work from the last two academic years of art classes—including pieces by everyone from first-year…

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January 17, 2018

Brahms in Context

Maria Sampen, violin; Thomas Rosenkranz, piano; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2

TACOMA, Wash. – From impoverished, young piano-hall player, to exacting maestro who destroyed much of his earliest work, Johannes Brahms was an artist deserving of the reverence we give him today.

 Among the German composer’s…

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January 16, 2018

Mark Martin Awarded National Teaching Award

University of Puget Sound associate professor will lecture at the society’s annual meeting in Atlanta

TACOMA, Wash. – Mark Martin, associate professor of biology at University of Puget Sound, has been awarded the 2018 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award. The honor was bestowed…

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January 5, 2018

An Evening of Cello Music: Alistair MacRae, Cristina Valdés

Jacobsen Series concert; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan 19

TACOMA, Wash. – Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and contemporary composer Blaise Ferrandino make up the program of masterworks chosen by cellist Alistair MacRae for the first Jacobsen Series concert of the New Year.

An Evening of Cello Works will feature Alistair…

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