Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Jacobsen Series continues Feb. 2 with Congratulations, again, to Prof. Mark Martin for being awarded the 2018 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award!
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
Get ready. Our campuswide evacuation drill is tomorrow. We're conducting an all-campus evacuation drill on Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 1:40 to 1:50 p.m. To prepare brush up on university evacuation and emergency response plans.
In the meantime make sure you'll be notified in the case of an actual emergency. Update your personal contact information at myPugetSound → HR → Self Service → Personal Information to ensure you receive security alerts in the event of a campus emergency. 
Remembering the Wizard. The chemistry department will host a memorial tribute for longtime faculty member Tim "The Wizard" Hoyt, who passed away last fall from ALS-related complications. Tim was known for his entertaining magic shows, which demonstrated his love of chemistry to audiences of all ages. The memorial will be held Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m., in Kilworth Memorial Chapel. 
Black Panther exhibit opens in the library. Curated by Black Panther archivist and historian Bill X Jennings, Louder Than Words: A Portrait of the Black Panther Movement opens in Collins Memorial Library Thursday, Feb. 1, and focuses on the party’s social justice and community programs. The exhibit features a broad range of artifacts, including original pamphlets, newspapers, memorabilia, and more, and will be on view throughout the semester.
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DO THIS selected events
CMS Training, Jan. 30, 2:30–4 p.m., Human Resources Conference Room, Howarth Hall. Additional session: Feb. 1, 9:30–11 a.m. 
Confronting History and Retrieving Memory, Zhi Lin, UW, Jan. 30, 4 p.m., Murray Boardroom.
The Natural History of Dead Birds and the Democratization of Science, Julia Parrish, Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team, Jan. 30, 7 p.m., Tahoma Room.
Jewish Life Town Hall, Jan. 30, 7 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
Catholic Questions, Jan. 31, noon, Wheelock 201.
Author Talk With Paula Carter, Jan. 31, noon, Howarth 109.
Orientation Leader Info Session, Jan. 31, noon, Trimble Forum.
Info Session: Campus Policy Prohibiting Sexual Misconduct (students only), Jan. 31, 5 p.m., Murray Boardroom.
Reading and Book Signing, Paula Carter, author, Jan. 31, 6 p.m., Trimble Forum.
California Dreaming: Sunshine and Noir, Doug Sackman, history, Jan. 31, 6 p.m., Social Justice Center. 
Drop-in Session: Master of Education in Counseling, Feb. 1, noon, Howarth Hall, third floor.
THSMS: Examining Cell Signaling in Complex Environments With Microscale Systems, Ashleigh Theberge, UW, Feb. 1, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Master Class in Performance Improvisation, Thomas Rosenkranz, guest artist, Feb. 2, 9 a.m., Music L6.
Organ at Noon, Paul Thornock ’97, organ, Feb. 2, 12:05 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Jacobsen Series: Faculty Recital, Maria Sampen, violin, Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: tickets.pugetsound.edu
Auditions for Spring 2018 Senior Theatre Festival, Feb. 3, noon, Norton Clapp Theatre.
Film: Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $15/$20; available at Edgeworks; student tickets are $7 for the first 50 people at The Expeditionary 
LoggerUP. Come, cheer on the Logger men's and women's basketball teams at home this weekend!
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BE PROUD noteworthy accomplishments
Michael Benitez, diversity and inclusion, was announced as the keynote speaker for the 2018 National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, to be held later this year in New Orleans.  
Jane Carlin, Collins Memorial Library, was an invited speaker at the Sherry Glover Book Arts Gallery at the Bainbridge Museum of Art. Her presentation featured many books from the Collins collection that reflect issues of social justice. On Feb. 3 she will present at an event sponsored by YES! Magazine at the museum that will focus on the same theme.
Rob Garratt, professor emeritus, was named a finalist for the 2018 Seymour Medal, which honors the best book of baseball history or biography published the previous year, for his book Home Team: The Turbulent History of the San Francisco Giants.
Congratulations, again, to Mark Martin, biology, awarded the 2018 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award by the American Society for Microbiology. 
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