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Washington State Supreme Court comes to Puget Sound, Nov. 13–14 New Kittredge exhibits feature sculptural ceramics and Tacoma landscapes, opening today Jacobsen concert spans three centuries of vocal works, from Ravel to
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Come see about me. The Washington Supreme Court brings its "traveling court" to campus today and tomorrow. Today enjoy two panel discussions with the justices exploring free speech and activism, and young people and the law. Tomorrow the court will hear oral arguments for three appeals, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All events will be held in Schneebeck Concert Hall. 
Kittredge Gallery opens two new exhibits. Guardians, Warriors, and Allies features sculptural ceramics by Gustavo Martinez, professor at Green River College, and Latent Home explores Tacoma's neighborhoods and themes of community through carved paintings and immersive virtual installations. Opening Reception: Nov. 15, 5 p.m., Kittredge Gallery.
Sign up now for Wilderness First Responder course. Puget Sound Outdoors is sponsoring a nine-day first responder course Jan. 6–14, presented by the Wilderness Medicine Training Center. Cost for campus members is $550. Register by Friday, Nov. 17, to save $50. For more information visit the course website
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Washington State Supreme Court Traveling Court, Nov. 13–14 (schedule of events)
Empowering the Organism: Creating Exceptional Learning Communities, Gerard Morris, music, Nov. 14, 3 p.m., Library 303.
Plotting the Cooperative Commonwealth: Social Transformation in the Late-19th-Century Radical Novel, Joe Shapiro, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Nov. 14, 4 p.m., Wyatt 101.
Upper-Division Housing Info Night, Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m., Oppenheimer Hall.
Logger Life Hacks, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., McIntyre 307.
Take a Logger to Work Application Deadline: Nov. 15. Apply now to shadow a Logger alumna/us or parent during winter break.
Wednesdays @ 6: Social Justice Workshop, Nov. 15, 6 p.m., Social Justice Center.
Bioethics Club: Medical Cannabis in Cancer Care, Nov. 15, 6 p.m., Thompson 310.
Film: Food Evolution, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m., Thompson 175.
The Unalaska Sea Ice Project and Its Unlikely Connection to Slater Museum, Mike Etnier, Western Washington University, Nov. 16, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Creatures of Commencement Bay Night at the Museum, Nov. 16, 6 p.m., Slater Museum.
ASUPS Lectures: Moving America Forward in the Age of Trump, Payton Head, Nov. 16, 8 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Pastoral Sounds: Romantic Works by Tchaikovsky, Elgar, and Dvorak, Symphony Orchestra, Anna Wittstruck, conductor, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Concerto-Aria Competition 2017 Final Round, Nov. 18, 2 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Dockyard Dames Roller Derby Loggers Night, Nov. 18, 5 p.m. Admission is $6.
Ski Team Benefit Dinner, Nov. 18, 6 p.m., The Social Bar and Grill.
Jacoben Series: An Afternoon of Vocal Works, Dawn Padula, mezzo-soprano, and Tanya Stambuk, piano, Nov. 19, 2 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $10, faculty/staff; free, students; tickets.pugetsound.edu.
LoggerUP. The men's and women's basketball teams open their seasons at home this week!
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BE PROUD noteworthy accomplishments
Rob Beezer, mathematics and computer science, gave an invited lecture on "Sage-Enabled Textbooks" as part of Sage Days 88: Opening Workshop for a Year of Coding Sprints at the Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota, and the presentation "Introduction to PreTeXt" as part of the Live Structured Documents Workshop at Simula Research Laboratory, Oslo, Norway.
Bob Boyles, physical therapy, received the 2017 Clinical Excellence Award from the Physical Therapy Association of Washington, for the impact he has had over his career “on other physical therapists, increasing their abilities to practice physical therapy through mentoring, clinical education, continuing and basic education.” Congratulations, Bob! #totheheights
Daniel Burgard, chemistry, co-wrote the article "The Need for Better Marijuana Sales Data," to appear in the December issue of the journal Addiction.
Andrew Gardner, sociology and anthropology, recently delivered the paper "Transnational Labor Migrants in the Urban Landscapes of Contemporary Arabia" at the National University of Singapore. The invited paper was part of the workshop Migrants in Global Cities: Experiences From Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, hosted by the Asia Research Institute, jointly convened by the National University of Singapore and the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC)’s interdisciplinary program Sociétés Plurielles (Diverse Societies), and organized by Brenda Yeoh, Michiel Baas, and Delphine Pages-El Karoui. 
Kristen Murphy and the Community Music Department were featured in the current issue of ShowCase Magazine (pages 16–17).
Mike Veseth ’72, professor emeritus, published the book Around the World in Eighty Wines, which received a great review by Forbes.
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