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Sunday, April 1

April is Student Employment Month

Day: April 1 Time: All Day

Celebrate! Puget Sound students share their talents in jobs on campus and in the community. Part-time jobs provide students with important work experience and career exploration opportunities.

Support students’ career development! Encourage off-campus employers to post job and internship opportunities at

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Wednesday, April 11
Campus Only

The Clothesline Project: T-Shirt Making Space

Day: April 11 Time: All Day Location: Student Development House, Conference Room

Make your own shirt to add to the Puget Sound Clothesline Project. All supplies will be provided.

The Clothesline Project was created to bring awareness to the issue of violence against women, men, and children. A group of women in Cape Cod, Massachusetts started the project in 1990 after hearing that while 58,000 soldiers died in the Vietnam War, there were 51,000 women killed around the same time by men who claimed to love them. Many of the women had personally experienced violence and wanted…

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Art Exhibit: "Michael Johnson: Sculpture"

Day: April 11-14 Time: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Location: Kittredge Hall, Kittredge Gallery

This exhibit shows large, impeccably crafted pieces by Michael Johnson, distinguished professor of sculpture at Puget Sound. Johnson's sculptures dominate the space, inspiring curiosity with their simple, bold forms. As a fabricator, Johnson places manual labor in the realm of undervalued human endeavor. Johnson has participated in one-person and invitational exhibitions in…

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Art Exhibit: "Rewriting Tradition: Modern Century Chinese Landscape and Calligraphy"

Day: April 11-14 Time: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Location: Kittredge Hall, Kittredge Gallery

This exhibit is a student-curated show with pieces from the Studio of Gathering Hearts in Seattle, Wash. The exhibit features influential 20th-century artists such as Xu Bing and Gu Wenda, and others who have challenged and reinvented the age-old traditions of Chinese calligraphy. 

Beijing-based Xu Bing is known for shows that at one time reflected Chinese cultural issues, but that more recently have tackled environmental issues and addressed the need for serenity in the midst of chaos and uncertainty…

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Staff Senate General Meeting

Day: April 11 Time: 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Location: Trimble Hall, Trimble Forum

All staff are welcome and encouraged to attend Staff Senate general meetings. Agendas are posted on SoundNet .

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Catholic Questions

Day: April 11 Time: 12 p.m.–1 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Room 201

Catholic students, faculty members, and staff members are invited to a weekly meet-up to connect and hang out and see what Catholic community on campus might become. Bring your lunch and come once or come every week! Sponsored by the Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement (CICE).

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The Noon Recital Series

Day: April 11 Time: 12 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Enjoy performances by students from the School of Music.

Free and open to the public.

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Workshop: "Do I Belong? Bias & Belonging at Puget Sound"

Day: April 11 Time: 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rassmusen Rotunda

In collaboration with ASUPS' Anti-Bias Campaign, this workshop will guide the audience through defining bias; the impact of bias at Puget Sound; and what we all can do to create a campus where students, staff members, and faculty members feel they belong.

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Music, Movement, and Spirituality in East Javanese Masked Dance

Day: April 11 Time: 5 p.m.–7 p.m. Location: Trimble Hall, Trimble Forum

Tari Topeng Gunung Sari, a masked dance from the regency of Malang in east Java, portrays a legendary prince named Gunung Sari. This hero is much loved in Malang for the elegance of his movements, which are controlled and sometimes womanly, as well as his inner strength and agility. In this dance, Gunung Sari is depicted in the forest, where he often goes to meditate or practice…

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Live Streaming of State of the City Address: "Our Tacoma: Our City. Our Success."

Day: April 11 Time: 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards will give her inaugural State of the City Address. Tickets sold out fast, so we are hosting a live-streaming screening of her talk. Join us for the live-stream and discussion following the viewing. Voter registration will also be available. Feel free to bring your dinner!

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Daedalus Dinner: “Race-Rememory Reckonings and the Work of Transformation”

Day: April 11 Time: 6 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Murray Boardroom

Grace Livingston, professor of African American studies, will deliver this Daedalus Lecture. Four times each year, the Puget Sound Daedalus Society sponsors an evening of scholarship, debate, and dinner, at which colleagues can become familiar with each other’s areas of research and expertise.

Established at Puget Sound in the 1970s, the Daedalus Dinner has become a popular mainstay of the campus calendar covering a wide range of programs and topics. Dinners are open to faculty and staff members…

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Bike Expo

Day: April 11 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Expeditionary, The Bike Shop

Get tips from faculty members while enjoying free pizza!


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ASUPS Campus Films: "Manifesto"

Day: April 11 Time: 7 p.m.–8:35 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Rausch Auditorium

From acclaimed visual artist Julian Rosefeldt, Manifesto features two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett in 13 distinct, must-see vignettes that incorporate timeless manifestos from 20th century art movements. From anchorwoman to homeless man, from Pop Art to Dogma 95, a chameleonic Blanchett gives a tour-de-force performance as she transforms herself like never before…

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