Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome, Class of 2022!! Watch the Welcome Walk on Facebook. Prof. Terry Beck, education, is recognized with the 2018 President's Excellence in Teaching Award
Welcome back, Loggers. Have a great semester!
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
What did President Crawford say? If you were unable to attend the President's Welcome for Faculty and Staff last week, you can read a transcript of President Crawford's remarks online. You also can find the text of President Crawford's messages to the campus community throughout the semester on the Office of the President pages of our website.
Terry Beck, education, receives 2018 President's Excellence in Teaching Award. At the Fall Faculty Dinner, Beck was recognized for his holistic approach to teaching and learning, his advocacy for the Puget Sound education studies minor, and exemplifying "a genuine passion and enduring capacity for growth, change, and vitality."
Save the Date: College Workshop. On Oct. 9, colleagues in admission, human resources, and Student Financial Services will sponsor a workshop for faculty and staff families with children currently in high school who are planning for college. The workshop will begin at 5:30 p.m., in the Tahoma Room. Spouses, partners, and children are welcome to attend. Questions? Contact Shannon Carr, Bryan Gould, Kevin Turner, or Kenni Simmons.
Hack hack, chop, chop!
As the year gets underway, we're gearing up to launch a new weekly e-newsletter, The Hatchet, in September. Each issue will include five top things to look for in the coming week, along with upcoming events, news, stories, and fun facts—all in a cool, new, easy-to-read format. Watch this space for more info in upcoming editions of Open Line!
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DO THIS selected events
Exhibit: Carletta Carrington Wilson: letter to a laundress, through Sept. 30, Kittredge Gallery.
Exhibit: Victor Cartagena: The Invisible Nation, through Sept. 30, Kittredge Gallery.
Exhibit: A Garden of Earthly Delights: Recent Work by Mark Hoppmann, through Oct. 14, Collins Memorial Library.
Lunch and Learn: Race Matters, Aug. 29, noon, McCormick Room, Collins Memorial Library.
SoAn Barbecue, Aug. 29, noon, Sutton Plaza, Jones Hall.
Inside the Intelligence Committee With Rep. Denny Heck, Aug. 30, 5:30 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda. Reservations required.
LogJam! 2018, Aug. 31, 5 p.m., Todd Field.
Labor Day, Sept. 4, no classes
Get ready for LogJam! 2018
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Andrew Gardner, sociology and anthropology, published a paper titled "The Journey to Arabia" in the journal Anthropology Now. The publication is North America’s leading journal of public anthropology, and the published piece is a "visual essay” that combines textual materials with a series of ethnographic photographs intended to illuminate the migratory journeys of temporary workers in Arabia. 
D. Wade Hands, economics, received two prizes for published research papers. His paper, “The Individual and the Market, Paul Samuelson on (Homothetic) Santa Claus Economics,” published in the European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, received the 2017 Best Article Award from the European Society for the History of Economic Thought, and his paper, “Hypothetical Pattern Explanations in Economic Science: Hayek’s Explanation of the Principle and Pattern Prediction Meets Contemporary Philosophy of Science,” published in Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, received the 2018 Warren Samuels Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology. This summer he presented "Foundations of Libertarian Paternalism: Normativity, Rationality, and Welfare" at the fourth International Conference on Economics and Philosophy in Lyon, France, as well as a seminar on philosophical issues in libertarian paternalism at University of Nice.
Artwork by Janet Marcavage, art and art history, was recently selected for inclusion in the King County Public Art Collection. Her work is one of several artworks that will be rotated throughout King County buildings.
Stacey Weiss, biology, co-wrote the article "Do Small Classes in Higher Education Reduce Performance Gaps in STEM?" published in the journal BioScience, as well as the article "Male Mate Choice as Differential Investment in Contest Competition is Affected by Female Ornament Expression," published in Current Zoology.
Kirsten Wilbur, occupational therapy, recently presented "Engaging Diversity: Pushing the Boundaries of Traditional Occupational Therapy Instruction" at the World Federation of Occupational Therapy conference in Cape Town, South Africa. She also presented at the Washington Behavioral Health Conference in Kennewick, "The Resilient Practitioner: Avoiding Compassion Fatigue and Burnout While Working in Behavioral Health."
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