Taking Care As director of Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services, Kelly Brown wants to increase outreach about medical and mental health services on campus. “I want to reach as many students as possible by promoting health and well-being,” she says. She comes from The Evergreen State College, where she was associate director of Student Wellness Services, and is excited to take on a larger role at Puget Sound. “I feel I’m where I’m meant to be,” she says.
HACKS & CHOPS Tanya Erzen, associate research professor of religious studies and gender and queer studies, and faculty director of Freedom Education Project Puget Sound, is one of the lead authors of a new report—the first of its kind—offering comprehensive guidance and best practices for in-prison higher education programs.
Global Classroom By their senior year, more than 40% of Puget Sound students study abroad through programs available in more than 40 countries. Representatives from many of those programs will be on campus to answer questions and talk with students at the Study Abroad Fair, Sept. 17.
The Eyes Have It Cows have an excellent sense of smell and can detect odors up to six miles away. Their vision, on the other hand, is not so good. Although they have a wider field of vision than humans do, their depth perception is poor and they can’t focus quickly. Fortunately, cows’ eyes are helpful in other ways—as Joe Ewers ’21 discovered this summer.
GRIDIRON GRIT Photographer Sy Bean partnered with Gregor Walz, director of athletics communication, to create some “hype” materials for the Logger football team. Pictured left to right: Jewell Day ’20, AJ Johnson ’20, and Silas Washington ’22. The Loggers tackle La Verne at home Sept. 21. #LoggerUP