Campus News

December 17, 2019

University of Puget Sound Receives Prestigious Clare Boothe Luce Program Grant to Support Women in STEM

Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars will receive competitive summer research stipends and mentoring support

Tacoma, Wash. ­– The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc. has awarded University of Puget Sound a $147,900 grant through their Clare Boothe Luce Program to support research awards for women majoring in the STEM fields of computer science, math, chemistry, geology, and physics. The Clare Boothe Luce grants are both highly-prestigious and highly- competitive;…

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November 21, 2019

Nonprofits Have Chance to Meet Local Grant-Makers at Ninth Annual Forum

The Puget Sound Grantwriters Association (PSGA) is offering its ninth annual South Sound Founders Forum on Friday, Dec. 6, at University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. This information-sharing event gives local nonprofits the chance to meet and network with grant-making organizations from across the region…

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November 5, 2019

Matelich Scholarships Awarded to Students From San Jose and Tukwila

TACOMA, Wash. – Capriana Jiang of San Jose, Calif., and Hong Ta of Tukwila, Wash., are the University of Puget Sound’s two newest Matelich Scholars. The pair were awarded the prestigious scholarship in recognition of their outstanding potential to excel academically and to succeed as inspirational leaders…

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October 28, 2019

Puget Sound Introduces Dean's Scholarship Assurance Initiative

University of Puget Sound recently announced a new Dean’s Scholarship assurance pledge that will ensure that students admitted for first-year admission with an unweighted grade point average (GPA) of 3.6 or above will, at minimum, earn a Dean's Scholarship, valued at $23,000 per year.

“We realize that…

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September 11, 2019

Award-Winning Thought Leader Kate Manne to Give Talks at Puget Sound

Philosopher Kate Manne will give two free, public talks at University of Puget Sound on Sept. 18 and 19. Part of the Brown and Haley Lectures series, her talks are titled “What is Misogyny? Concepts, Targets, and Triggers” and “Unassuming: On Epistemic Entitlement, Mansplaining, and Gaslighting.”


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May 16, 2019

Puget Sound Names Laura Behling, Ph.D., as Provost

Following an extensive and highly competitive national search, University of Puget Sound has named Laura L. Behling as provost effective July 15, 2019. Behling succeeds long-serving Provost Kristine Bartanen, the first woman to hold the post, and comes to Puget Sound from Knox College in Illinois, where…

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