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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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Monday, March 11

Art Exhibit: "Above and Below"

Day: March 11 Time: All Day Location: Kittredge Hall, Kittredge Gallery

Kathy Gore Fuss will show paintings that look at the relationships that parcels of land have to one another and the ways that humans assume privilege over nature.

Exhibit runs March 11–April 20. Reception March 13, 5–7 p.m.

Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, noon–5 p.m. Closed Sundays, holidays, semester breaks, and summer. For more information contact the gallery at 253.879.3701 or visit pugetsound.edu/kittredge.

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Student Curated Art Exhibit: Hiroshige prints

Day: March 11 Time: All Day Location: Kittredge Hall, Kittredge Gallery

This year’s Art History Curatorial Practicum led by Zaixin Hong will explore the world of Ukyio-e prints, building an exhibition around ten woodblocks from the University of Puget Sound Art Collection by Utagawa Hiroshige in the mid-Nineteenth Century.

Exhibit runs March 11–April 20. Reception and curators' talk April 10, 5 p.m.

Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, noon–5 p.m. Closed Sundays, holidays, semester breaks, and summer. For more information contact the gallery at 253…

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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 artist 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…

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Saturday, March 16

Alternative Spring Break 2019

Day: March 16 Time: All Day Location: Puget Sound Area

This spring break we will be turning a critical eye toward the continuing impacts of colonialism and empire on indigenous populations of the Northwest. We will be traveling throughout the Olympic peninsula and Puget Sound region to meet with and learn from Pacific Northwest Native Americans. We will examine the ways history continues to influence the challenges faced by many…

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Tuesday, March 19

Pierce County Children's Water Festival

Day: March 19 Time: All Day Location: Multiple Campus Locations

The Children's Water Festival is an annual event that brings nearly 700 Pierce County fifth-graders to the University of Puget Sound campus for a day of learning about water quality and conservation. Students will visit various stations around campus as they learn from technical experts and educators on a range of water-related topics.

Coordinated by the Pierce Conservation…

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Puget Sound Preview: Portland

Day: March 19 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Ecotrust

Admitted students and families are invited to a special program to learn more about what to expect as a Puget Sound Logger. This event will feature a presentation, the chance to mingle with other admitted students from your area, and the opportunity to hear from your admission counselor and Puget Sound alumni. Enjoy refreshments and discover the possibilities that await you…

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Thursday, March 21
Campus Only

Staff Senate Executive Committee Meeting

Day: March 21 Time: 9:30 a.m.–11 a.m. Location: Jones Hall, Room 010

Staff Senate officers and standing committee chairs meet monthly to provide senate leadership and to plan the work of the senate so that it is timely and effective. This is not an open meeting.

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Saturday, March 23

51st Annual Fieldhouse Flea Market

Day: March 23 Time: 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Location: Memorial Fieldhouse & Tennis Pavilion

Vintage/antique show + artisan craft fair + rummage sale = Fieldhouse Flea Market! Bring your friends to shop, snack, and search for treasure from 70+ local vendors and makers.

8 a.m.–10 a.m. early entry = $15 10 a.m.–4 p.m. entry = $5 Children 2 and under may enter for free between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

100% of admission fees go to student scholarships. Thank you for…

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Sunday, March 24
Tickets Required

Mini Maestros Concert Series: Around the World in 80 Drums!

Day: March 24 Time: 2:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Around the World in 80 Drums is a concert that features the percussion section. Take a whirlwind tour with the musicians to explore elements of rhythm, timbre, and pulse using percussion instruments from around the world. The concert begins at 2:30 p.m. Join us an hour before the concert at 1:30 p.m. for the instrument "Petting Zoo."

The University of Puget Sound Community…

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Monday, March 25