Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Dine at Cooks Tavern on Wednesday and support scholarships for community music students Puget Sound named a Destination Puget Sound for admitted students, March 2
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
To the heights! Puget Sound was named one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright award students among liberal arts colleges. Five students received Fulbright awards for travel, work, study, and research abroad in 2017–18.
Feed your passion and help nourish the musical talent of others. Dine at Cooks Tavern or Brewers Row this Wednesday, Feb. 28, and help support musicians of all ages through the Community Music Department. Cooks and Brewers will donate 25 percent of all food sales that day to support scholarship assistance for students of community music. The Community Music Department in the School of Music provides instruction to people of all levels through year-round programs, serving more than 600 campus and community members each year.
Ever considered joining Staff Senate? Now's your chance. Staff members are invited to nominate themselves or fellow staffers for service on the senate. Submit your nomination(s) by end of day Friday, March 2, via email to staffsenate@pugetsound.edu, or fill out the nomination form online. Learn more about Staff Senate at pugetsound.edu/staffsenate
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DO THIS selected events
Film Screening and Discussion: Embrace, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel, lower level.
How Community Led Me to Teaching, HaJung Lee, religious studies, Feb. 27, noon, Murray Boardroom.
Everything I Needed to Know I Learned From Fiction, Renee Simms, African American studies, Feb. 27, 7 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
Catholic Questions, Feb. 28, noon, Wheelock 201.
Lunch and Learn: Race Matters, Feb. 28, noon, McCormick Room, Collins Memorial Library.
Effective Animal Advocacy, Feb. 28, 5:30 p.m., Thomas 366.
Waxy Wednesdays, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., The Expeditionary.
Society of Composers National Conference, March 1–3, School of Music.
Transient Spaces: Home and Belonging in Dubai, Yasser Elsheshtawy, Columbia University, March 1, 4 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
THSMS: Impacts Past and Future: A Short History of the Risk of Cosmic Impacts, Erik Conway, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, March 1, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Management Training and Internship Opportunities, March 1, 6:30 p.m., Trimble Forum.
Heartland Marimba Quartet, March 1, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
You On the Moors Now, directed by Jess K. Smith ’05, March 1–3, 7:30 p.m.; March 3, 2 p.m., Norton Clapp Theatre. Tickets: $11/$7; tickets.pugetsound.edu
Symphony Orchestra, March 2, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Mountain Shuttle, March 3, The Expeditionary. Cost: $5 round trip
Wind Ensemble, March 3, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
LoggerUP. Cheer on the Logger women's golf team at the PLU Spring Invitational this weekend!
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BE PROUD noteworthy accomplishments
Nicholas Brody, communication studies, published the article "Opting Out of Social Media: Online Communication Attitudes Mediate the Relationship Between Personality Factors and Facebook Non-Use" in the Southern Communication Journal.
Jane Carlin, Collins Memorial Library, presents this week on the topic of information competencies in the art and design fields at the annual conference of the Art Libraries Society in New York City.
Jennifer Utrata, sociology and anthropology, presented "A Quiet Revolution: Grandparental Support and Family Inequality" at the Eastern Sociological Society's Annual Meeting in Baltimore, on Feb. 23. She also served as an invited discussant for an "Author-Meets-Critics" session reviewing Cinzia Solari's On the Shoulders of Grandmothers: Gender, Migration, and Post-Soviet Nation-State Building
Suzanne Warren, English, won a Sequestrum Editor's Reprint Prize for her story "The Country of Husbands."
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Ever thought about fighting climate change with diet change? Meatless March is an ASUPS Green Fund sustainability project designed to start a campuswide conversation about the impact of animal agriculture on climate change and to support those who want guidance on how to make more veg-friendly choices on and off campus. Students will be tabling in Wheelock Student Center Mondays, 1–2 p.m., and Fridays, noon–1 p.m., through March, to chat about the project, hand out pamphlets, provide stickers, and more. Want to learn more? Contact meatlessmarch@pugetsound.edu.
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