Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Abe Landa and guest artist David Sossa showcase guitair in Nov. 3 Jacobsen concert Northwest Five Painting Consortium, Nov. 4–5 Loggers get hired! Two-day career fair, Nov. 1–2
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
African American studies department featured as a model of civic learning. The Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) recognized 22 colleges across the country offering exemplary programs that aim to help students understand their civic and moral responsibilities to their fellow citizens. Congratulations to Puget Sound's Department of African American Studies, featured as one of nine case studies showcasing student engagement.
Campus hosts inaugural Northwest Five Painting Consortium. This two-day conference, Nov. 4 and 5, explores painting from a fresh perspective and features the two current Kittredge Gallery exhibits, Phenomenal and Liberal, as well as panel discussions and a keynote address, "Digital Imagery and Analog Painting: To Glitch or Not to Glitch," by Linda Besemer of Occidental College. The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is required. For more information or to register, visit the conference website.
Nominate an honorary degree candidate by Nov. 3. The Committee on Honorary Degrees welcomes nominations for honorary degree candidates for 2018 Commencement through the end of this week. Nominees should be of notable reputation and/or have a record of outstanding contributions to the betterment of the regional, national, or global community. To submit your nomination, send the following to Liz Collins at lcollins@pugetsound.edu by Friday:
  • Candidate's name
  • Candidate's position or title and educational background, and your connection to the candidate, if any
  • A brief statement (one-page max.) of the reason the candidate should be considered for an honorary degree
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DO THIS selected events
Voices of Israel: Stories Untold, Oct. 30, noon, Wheelock 201.
Behind the Archives Door: Open House, Oct. 30, 4 p.m., Collins Memorial Library.
Great Pumpkin Bake-Off, Oct. 31, 3–5 p.m. (judging at 4:15 p.m.), Rasmussen Rotunda. Contestants must RSVP to vnguyen@pugetsound.edu with a photo of themselves and one or two sentences about their baking background and/or the origin of their pie recipe.
Topics on Tap, Nov. 1, noon, Wheelock Piano Lounge.
Community Ontology, Robert Hurley, translator and thinker, Nov. 1, 4 p.m., Wyatt 101.
Sociology and Anthropology Fall Mixer, Nov. 1, 5 p.m., Trimble Forum.
SHOT, Spectrum Dance Theater, Nov. 1, 6 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Fall Career Fair (Day 1: S.T.E.M.; Day 2: All Industries), Nov. 1–2, 4–6 p.m., Wheelock Student Center.
THSMS: LIGO and the Era of Gravitational Wave Astronomy, Joey Shapiro Key, UW Bothell, Nov. 2, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Jacobsen Series: Guitar Images, Abe Landa and guest artist David Sossa, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $10, faculty/staff/students; tickets.pugetsound.edu
The Sea Gull, by Anton Chekhov, directed by Geoff Proehl, Nov. 2–4, 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 4, 2 p.m., Norton Clapp Theatre. Tickets: $7, faculty/staff/students; tickets.pugetsound.edu
Annual Physical Therapy Research Symposium, Nov. 4, 9 a.m.–noon, Rasmussen Rotunda.
LoggerUP. Cheer on the volleyball team at PLU this week and the men's soccer team at home this weekend!
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BE PROUD noteworthy accomplishments
Janet Marcavage, art and art history, has a solo exhibition of prints, Lineation, on display at Augen Gallery in Portland, Ore., opening Nov. 2.
Two faculty members and a second-year graduate student from the School of Occupational Therapy presented at the 16th Annual Research Conference of the Society for the Study of Occupation: USA in Seattle. Jennifer Pitonyak gave two panel presentations: "The Importance of Occupation in Life Course Health-Development: Shifting the Paradigm in Theory, Research, and Practice" and "Community Social Participation Through the Lens of Individuals With Developmental Disabilities and Families." Jennifer and Kirsten Wilbur presented "Threading Occupational Science Constructs Across a Curriculum: Preparing Moral and Global Thinking Practitioners." Jennifer and Caitlin Mitchell ’11, M.S.O.T.'18 took part in the panel presentation "Student Voices: A Call for Equity in Representations of Gender in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Literature."
From faculty research and educational sessions to student investigations and faculty/student collaborative studies, for nearly two decades the School of Physical Therapy has contributed a sizeable number of presentations to the American Physical Therapy Association’s annual Combined Sections Meeting. This year’s CSM in February will host seven research studies presented by faculty members Bob Boyles, Danny McMillian, Holly Roberts, Ann Wilson, Jennifer Hastings, and Roger Allen, along with 12 D.P.T. students. Program director Bob Boyles will co-present the preconference course “Achieving Clinical Correlates: Imaging Implications for Physical Therapists.” Ann Wilson and Bob also collaborated with Keith Ward, director of the School of Music, for the presentation “Musician Injury Prevention Screenings in a Physical Therapy Onsite Clinic.” See the full list of Puget Sound faculty and student CSM offerings.
Lori Ricigliano, Collins Memorial Library, participated in a Wikipedia-A-Thon at Washington State University’s Electronic Literature Lab to document and preserve an electronic science fiction novel produced in Apple’s defunct HyperCard.
Jennifer Utrata, sociology and anthropology, gave an invited presentation at a conference on "1917 and Today: Putin, Russia, and the Legacy of Revolution" at University of Victoria in Victoria, B.C. The title of her talk was "The Stalled Soviet Gender Revolution: Normalized Crisis in Russia."
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