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Honors Program Food Drive for Hungry Children

Days: April 25-May 18 Time: All Day

Got extra Dining Dollars? Donate to those in need!

Donations benefit St. Leo Food Connection’s Children’s Programs. These programs include their Backpack Program, Break Bags, and Summer Meals which support the 25% of Washington children who live in households that struggle to put enough food on the table.

Non-perishable food items can be placed in the labeled boxes found in Thompson Hall, Wyatt Hall, Howarth Hall, the Fieldhouse, the Mailroom, and Wheelock Student Center Info Desk.

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Friday, February 1

Exhibit: "Transforming Knowledge: Altered Encyclopedias"

Day: February 1 Time: All Day Location: Collins Memorial Library

This exhibit features altered books made by artists from Tacoma and the South Sound. Artists were given a discarded volume of the Encyclopedia Britannica from the Collins Library and asked to transform the volume into a unique work of art. The selection of an encyclopedia volume was intentional as it symbolizes a comprehensive summary of information from all branches of knowledge. This exhibit provides the opportunity to reflect upon our relationship with the printed word and the future of libraries…

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Tuesday, March 12

Art Exhibit: "Read to Me: A Psychometric Collaboration with Objects"

Day: March 12 Time: All Day Location: Collins Memorial Library

This exhibit is an experiment by the British artist Sarah Bodman in collaboration with a psychometric reader, to transmit the emotional content of selected narratives through a series of physical objects. The artist selected ten objects to read stories to. They were then posted to the reader who relayed the objects' messages back to the artist to produce an artist’s book. Read…

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Monday, April 1
Campus Only

Puget Sound Wellness Challenge

Day: April 1 Time: All Day

Staff Senate invites all staff and faculty to participate in a wellness challenge from April 1 through May 12! Winners will be announced at the Staff Recognition Event on May 24, 2019.

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Monday, April 22

Sigma Chi Derby Days

Day: April 22 Time: All Day

Come support the men of Sigma Chi during their week long fundraiser for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation! This year, they are hoping to raise $10,000. There will be different events happening each day, with more information for that found on the Facebook event page. If you can't participate, but would still like to donate, please visit the donation page.

Support an incredible cause, and have a great time while you're at it—we'll see you at Derby Days 2019!

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Wednesday, April 24
Thursday, April 25

Box Castle

Day: April 25 Time: 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Marshall Hall

Come see a visual representation of waste. Stop by afterward and pick up free boxes for Move Out!

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Dunk Tank

Day: April 25 Time: 12 p.m.–4 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Wheelock Plaza

Help support Sigma Chi during its weeklong fundraiser for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation! Today, there will be a dunk tank full of some of your favorite professors and friends (maybe even a special guest!) To get a chance to dunk, members will be charging $1 for two throws, $3 for six throws, or $5 to push the button!

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Seminar: "Untangling the Interfacial Details of Biologically and Environmentally Relevant Nanoemulsions"

Day: April 25 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Andrew Carpenter, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oregon, will present this talk.

Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars, held on a regular basis since 1978, focus on topics in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) presented by faculty members, students, and invited guest speakers. Each lecture is followed by discussion opportunities. Refreshments are provided.

Free and open to the public.

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Student Market

Day: April 25 Time: 4:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda
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Night at the Museum: Stories From the Sea

Day: April 25 Time: 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 295

The ocean is filled with so many incredible life forms, and many of us only encounter a small fraction of them. How are these organisms adapted to survive in such a different environment from ours? Answer this question and more with us as we explore stories from the sea!

Specimen preparationAs always, our collections manager and skinners will be turning dead animals into museum specimens. Ask questions and get hands-on with dissections and preparations! Specimen preparation will be in Room 297.…

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Friday, April 26

Destination Puget Sound: Admitted Student Welcome

Day: April 26 Time: 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center

Admitted students and their families are invited to experience Puget Sound firsthand. Students will have the opportunity to sit in on a class, meet current students and professors, explore campus, and enjoy breakfast and lunch in the Diner.

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2019 Spring OT/PT Job Fair

Day: April 26 Time: 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Location: Memorial Fieldhouse & Tennis Pavilion

Interested in a career in occupational therapy or physical therapy? Please join us in attending the Spring OT/PT Job Fair! Representatives from local hospitals, private clinics, school districts, and other healthcare settings will be available to answer any questions regarding a career in OT or PT.

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Peer Grief Support Group

Day: April 26 Time: 12 p.m.–12:45 p.m. Location: Social Justice Center

This is a weekly grief support group for students who have experienced any kind of loss. This low-structure, peer-to-peer focused space for support and reflection runs every week of the semester except for spring break, and is open to all current students.

This group is facilitated by the Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement (CICE) and Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services (CHWS). Students are welcome to start the group any week they need and to drop in and out of the group throughout…

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