Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Puget Sound Trio plays the next Jacobsen concert, Feb. 9 Career Fair, Feb. 7 and 8, 4–6 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda Tickets available for spring Swope Lecture by Charles Johnson, Feb. 13
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
Finding common ground. Tacoma's McCarver Park project empowered underserved kids and gave them a safe place to play. When one of those kids turned up at Puget Sound a decade later, he showed that human connection is stronger than the lines that divide us. Read Mushawn's story in the new issue of Arches magazine, and find more stories like this at pugetsound.edu/stories.
It's ASUPS election season. If you know a student who would make a great addition to ASUPS—or if you're a student, and you've been thinking about joining the ASUPS leadership team—now's the time to speak up. Election packets are due Feb. 9, in the ASUPS office, Wheelock 210, and elections will take place on Feb. 22. Questions? Contact ASUPS president Amanda Diaz ’18 or vice president Jenna Mobley ’18.
Get your tickets now for the spring Swope Lecture. Author and cartoonist Charles Johnson will deliver this semester's Swope Lecture Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Schneebeck Concert Hall. His talk, "The New Middle Passage: Mindfulness and Black America," will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the lecture are free, but required. Get yours at Wheelock Info Center or tickets.pugetsound.edu.
THANK YOU! Thanks for your participation in last week's campuswide evacuation drill. With each drill our community gets better at knowing what to do in the case of a real emergency, and is better prepared to keep the Puget Sound community safe. Familiarize yourself with our emergency plans; visit pugetsound.edu/emergency.
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DO THIS selected events
Uncensored: Q&A of the Black Experience, Black Student Union panel discussion, Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
Makerspace Opportunities: A Conversation With Johnny Devine, Feb. 6, 4:30 p.m., Makerspace, Collins Memorial Library.
Queer-Inclusive Sex Ed Workshop, Feb. 6, 6 p.m., Tahoma Room. 
Film: Dr. Strangelove, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Catholic Questions, Feb. 7, noon, Wheelock 201.
CWLT Workshop: Time Management, Feb. 7, noon, Howarth 109.
Film Series: Legacies of German National Socialism, Feb. 7, 6 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Discussion: Religion and Psychology, Feb. 7, 6 p.m., Social Justice Center.
Career Fair, Feb 7–8, 4–6 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
Orientation Leader Information Session, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., Murray Boardroom.
Bioethics Club: Charles Darwin and Eugenics, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., Thompson 381.
THSMS: Toxic Highways: Evaluating Contaminants in Puget Sound Stormwater, Katherine Peter, UWT, Feb. 8, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Tacoma and Environmental Justice in the Northwest, Tarika Powell, Sightline Institute, Feb. 8, 7 p.m., Tahoma Room. 
ASUPS Campus Films: The Fits, Feb. 9, 7 p.m., Rausch Auditorium. Tickets: $2/$1
Silence and Salience: The Ethics of Being Judgmental, Neal Tognazzini, Feb. 9, 4 p.m., Wyatt 109.
ASUPS Campus Films: Moonlight, Feb. 9, 6 and 9 p.m., Rausch Auditorium. Additional showtimes: Saturday, 6 and 9 p.m., and Sunday, 2 and 6 p.m. Tickets: $2/$1
Jacobsen Series: Puget Sound Piano Trio, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $15/$10; free for students with ID; tickets.pugetsound.edu
Mountain Shuttle, Feb. 10, 7:30 a.m. Cost: $5
LoggerUP. Come, cheer on the Logger men's and women's basketball, softball, and women's tennis teams at home this weekend!
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BE PROUD noteworthy accomplishments
Geoffrey Block, music, was the guest of host Michael Brooks on the KING-FM program Musical Chairs last week, discussing his favorite Schubert recordings and his book, Schubert's Reputation From His Time to Ours.
Puget Sound trustee emeritus Marvin Caruthers P'02 will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame later this spring, honored for his role in the development of methods for chemically synthesizing DNA, a breakthrough that dramatically advanced biological research and helped launch the biotechnology industry.
Dexter Gordon, African American studies and communication studies, was interviewed in January on Streetbeat With Tony B, an internet radio station based in Seattle. Listen to the episode.
Share your good news
Need a relaxing project? Enjoy coloring? Collins Memorial Library's Archives and Special Collections is participating in the #ColorOurCollections project this week, and has put together a short coloring book featuring some pages from Tamanawas yearbooks from the 1920s. You can find pages from the library's 2017 and 2018 coloring books online. Print them, color them in, and share on social media! Use hashtag #ColorOurCollections and tag @psarchives and @univpugetsound on Twitter or Instagram so we can check out your artwork.
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