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Leavey Foundation makes major gift toward construction of new welcome center The 50th annual Women's League Flea Market will be March 17
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
Welcome home. The Leavey Foundation made a gift of $1 million toward the construction of a new Welcome Center to greet prospective students, their families, and other visitors to campus. The Welcome Center is the next major initiative of the 2003–04 Tapestry of Learning master plan.
Race and Pedagogy National Conference proposals due Friday. Campus will host the fourth quandrennial Race and Pedagogy National Conference, "Radically Re-imagining the Project of Justice: Narratives of Rupture, Resilience, and Liberation," in September. Campus members will have the opportunity to attend lectures and panel discussions, presentations, poster sessions, performances, and more. Proposals are due March 9.
We have just the thing you're looking for. If what you're looking for is awesome. The 50th annual Women's League Fieldhouse Flea Market will be Saturday, March 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., in, you guessed it, Memorial Fieldhouse. Admission is $5. Want first dibs on more than 70 vendors’ booths of antiques and collectibles, vintage and upcycled items, clothing and textiles, jewelry, books, repurposed treasures, home and garden items, artisans’ goods, gourmet treats, and more? Early entry, at 8 a.m., is $10. All proceeds go toward student scholarships. Have awesome stuff you'd like to donate? Great! Donations will be accepted Wednesday, March 14.
I get outside. Just a reminder that Puget Sound Outdoors has discounted ski tickets for Crystal Mountain and the Summit. Tickets are available for adults and youths at both locations. Additionally night ski passes and a ski lesson/rental/ticket package are both available for the Summit. For more information or to pick up your tickets, contact The Expeditionary (1506 N. Alder), open Monday–Friday, 4–7 p.m., x3403, expy@pugetsound.edu.
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DO THIS selected events
Grad Fair, March 5–6, noon–4 p.m., Wheelock Student Center.
Film: Children of Men, March 6, 7:30 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Catholic Questions, March 7, noon, Wheelock 201.
Wednesdays @ 6: Religion and Privilege, March 7, 6 p.m., Social Justice Center.
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream: No More Violence, March 7, 6 p.m., Piano Lounge, WSC. 
Waxy Wednesdays, March 7, 7 p.m., The Expeditionary.
Bioethics Club: Environmental Racism, March 7, 7 p.m., Thompson 381.
THSMS: Catherine Cardelus, Colgate College, March 8, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Jazz Orchestra, featuring Tracy Knoop, director, and Howard Levy, guest artist, March 8, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $12 general/$6 with Puget Sound ID; tickets.pugetsound.edu
The Post-Liberal Arts: Citizenship in a World Not Chosen, Joy Connolly, CUNY, March 8, 6:30 p.m., Tahoma Room.
LoggerUP. Cheer on the Logger baseball team at PLU on Wednesday, and women's tennis and softball at home this weekend!
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BE PROUD noteworthy accomplishments
Dexter Gordon, African American studies and communication studies; Grace Livingston, African American studies; and Renee Simms, African American Studies, published the article "Creating a Civic Lens in African American Studies," in peerReview, the publication of the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Congratulations to newly elected ASUPS executives Collin Noble ’19, president, and Samantha Inoyue ’19, vice president!
Jennifer Utrata, sociology and anthropology, was selected for the Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars by the American Council of Learned Societies.
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Gear up for the #LoggerDayChallenge
Gear up for the Logger Day Challenge! Get ready, Loggers. We’re celebrating Puget Sound’s 130th anniversary with the #LoggerDayChallenge, a one-day giving event, on Tuesday, March 20. To help make the day a success, university social media accounts will be “taken over” by the event, posting original #LoggerDayChallenge content and sharing user-generated Logger pride posts.
Learn how your department or program social media accounts can get involved. Send Sarah Stall (sstall@pugetsound.edu) the contact info for your department/program social media, and get cover photos and profile icons, post suggestions, and more.
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