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Conductor Wesley Shulz leads the Symphony Orchestra in Annual Tacoma Bike Swap, April 29
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
Kick cancer's axe. Beginning Friday, April 28, at 6 p.m., and continuing overnight until 10 a.m., Saturday, Baker Stadium will be the site of Puget Sound's annual Relay for Life event. There will be performances by campus groups, activities and games, food, competitions, and more! There's still time to sign up to participate, join a team, or donate at relayforlife.org/upswa.
Freedom on two wheels. The ninth annual Tacoma Bike Swap will kick off Bike Month on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Thompson Hall parking lot—rain or shine. (The Thompson and Wyatt lots will be closed to parking in support of the event.) If you've been thinking about buying (or selling, or fixing) a bike, the Bike Swap is for you! For more info check out the article in Tacoma Weekly or the Facebook event page.
Stomp out stigma. Also on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., campus members are invited to participate in a Stigma Stomp 5k fun run/walk and mental health fair on campus. Sponsored by Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services, in collaboration with Logger athletics, the NAMI student chapter, and the TriDelta sorority, the event is free, and is geared toward reducing stigma around mental health and promoting campus resources for wellness. To register or participate, email Chris Edwards at chedwards@pugetsound.edu in advance, or sign up the day of, starting at 10:30 a.m.
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DO THIS featured events
Student Employment Month, through April 30
Performance: Student Concerts of Chamber Music I, Alistair MacRae, director, April 24, 7:30 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Library and Archives Career Night, April 25, 5 p.m., Collins Memorial Library.
Exhibition: 2017 Senior Art Show, April 26–May 13, Kittredge Gallery.
What We Do: Listen to the latest podcast Wednesday, April 26.
Campus Climate Conversations: Sexual Misconduct at Puget Sound: What Campus Climate Data Tells Us, April 26, noon, Murray Boardroom.
2017 Senior Art Show Opening Reception, April 26, 5 p.m., Kittredge Gallery.
Performance: Student Concerts of Chamber Music II, Alistair MacRae, director, April 26, 7:30 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
CHOP FEST!: Ouija—Origin of Evil, April 26, 9:30 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Staff Senate Gift Basket Raffle, April 27–28, Wheelock Student Center.
Fellowships Personal Statement Workshop, April 27, 4 p.m., Center for Writing, Learning, and Teaching.
THSMS: A Bevy of Biologists, short research talks by Professors Stacey Weiss, Bryan Thines, and Carrie Woods, April 27, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Nature's Nocturnes: A Musical Night at the Museum, April 27, 6 p.m., Slater Museum.
Relay for Life, April 28, 6 p.m., Baker Stadium.
Performance: Dreams of the Fallen, featuring the Adelphian Concert Choir, Symphony Orchestra, Chorale, and Dorian Singers, April 28, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Bonus: Pre-concert Discussion, 6:15 p.m., Music 106.
School of Music Flute Day, April 29, Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Tacoma Bike Swap, April 29, 10 a.m., Thompson Hall parking lot.
Stigma Stomp, April 29, 11 a.m., Baker Stadium.
Mini Maestros: Wacky, Wild World of PercussionTacoma Symphony family concert series, April 30, 2:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $7/$10; broadwaycenter.org
LoggerUP. Logger baseball welcomes Whitworth to Puget Sound this weekend!
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BE PROUD noteworthy and in the news
Jeremy Cucco, Technology Services, was quoted in University Business magazine with advice about avoiding online scams and cyber attacks.
The research team of Amy Fisher, science, technology, and society; Lynnette Claire, business and leadership; David Latimer, physics; and Daniel Sherman, environmental policy and decision making, recently received an Independent Colleges of Washington and Puget Sound Energy-Efficiency and Conservation Grant for their project, "Using Citizen Science and Social Marketing to Promote Energy Conservation."
Rob Garrett, professor emeritus of English, was interviewed about his new book, Home Team: The Turbulent History of the San Francisco Giants, in The Record of Stockton, California. Bonus: Listen to Garrett's recent conversation with Arches editor Chuck Luce for our WHAT WE DO podcast.
Fred Hamel, education, published a new bookChoice and Agency in the Writing Workshop: Developing Engaged Writers Grades 4-6through Teachers College Press, Columbia University. The book draws on five years of participant-observation in a local elementary classroom and is a reflective study about Hamel's own work with student writers. The work emphasizes the centrality of experimentation, flexibility, and identity in the writing practices of youth.
On April 27 and 28, Jennifer Hastings, physical therapy, and student physical therapists, Torey Anderson, D.P.T.'18, and Kaitlynn McKirgan, D.P.T.'18, will present at the American Spinal Injury Association Annual Scientific Meeting in New Mexico. They will present their research project, "Comparing Seated Pressures in Daily Wheelchair and Sports Equipment and Investigating the Skin Protective Effects of Padded Shorts."
Brad Reich, business and leadership, wrote the article "When is Due Process Due?: Title IX, 'The State,' and Public College and University Sexual Violence Procedures," published in the Winter 2017 issue of Charleston Law Review.
David Sousa, politics and government, recently presented a paper, “Hardrock Beyond Gridlock: Mining Policy on Alternative Pathways, 1993–2016,” at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago.
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