Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
President Isiaah Crawford talk life as a first-year Logger with KNKX Students share their research Sept. 13 Book artist Susan Lowdermilk discusses
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
Get ready. Our campuswide lockdown drill is Wednesday. We're conducting an all-campus lockdown drill on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 10:45 a.m. To prepare review lockdown procedures and watch the training video Shots Fired on Campus (login required). 
In the meantime make sure you'll be notified in the case of an actual emergency. Turns out you can update your own personal contact information through myPugetSound. Make sure we have your current information, including (and this is very important) your cellphone number. Provide updates at myPugetSound → HR → Self Service → Personal Information.
Nailed it. Puget Sound was named one of the top small colleges in the nation with alumni teaching in high-needs classrooms acoss the country through Teach For America. 
Help choose next year's honorary degree recipients. Send your nomination for our 2017 Commencement speaker and other honorary degree recipients to Liz Collins ’81, P'02 at lcollins@pugetsound.edu by Sept. 16. Include the name of the nominee; his/her position/title, educational background, and your connection to him/her; and a brief statement of support. Nominees should have one or both of the following:
  • Notable academic reputation
  • Outstanding contributions to the betterment of the regional, national, or global community through one of the main areas of public life, such as business, government, education, public service, science, the arts, or religion 
"C" is for cookies. Enter the second annual Staff Cookie Bake-off. The showdown will be held in October, so you have a month to get get ready. (Practice batches of cookies may be dropped off at the Office of Communications, just so ya know.) Sign up for the bake-off, or contact Tasha Helton ’16 at thelton@pugetsound.edu
Skip the lunch lines. The Cellar will be open for lunch—beginning today—with options including made-to-order subs, pizza, quesadillas, nachos, and smoothies.
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DO THIS featured events
Talk to more students about their research. Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Summer Research Symposium, Sept. 13, 3:30 p.m., Collins Memorial Library
Be part of the conversation. Open Forum on Issues of Violence in Society, Sept. 15, 3 p.m., Tahoma Room
Meet book artist Susan Lowdermilk. Friday, Sept. 16, 5:30 p.m., Collins Memorial Library
Connect the dots. Green Dot Bystander Training, Sept. 18, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Tahoma Room/Trimble Forum
LoggerUP. Women's soccer takes on Whitman at home this week!
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BE PROUD noteworthy and in the news
Geoffrey Block, music, will give the preconcert talk "Beethoven at His Most Classical and Wittiest: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 8" for Seattle Symphony's Masterworks Series on Sept. 22, 24, and 25.
Nick Brody, communication studies, and Andreas Madlung, biology, were recognized at the Fall Faculty Dinner for exceptional scholarship with the Faculty Research Award.
David Chiu, math and computer science, co-wrote "A Backend Framework for the Efficient Management of Power System Measurements," to appear in the November issue of Electric Power Systems Research.
Isiaah Crawford, president, was interviewed on campus move-in day about his new role and college issues by Public Radio KNKX (formerly KPLU).
Jeremy Cucco, Technology Services, was interviewed by IBM's online technology magazine Point B & Beyond about the technology demands on a higher education campus.
Jon Golla ’17 was one of only two undergrads nationwide to win a Geothermal Resources Council Scholarship.
Mark Martin, biology, was quoted in the San Diego Union-Tribune about a study published in Nature Methods that proposes a superior alternative to E. coli as a "genetic engineering workhorse" for researchers.
Lori Ricigliano and Jane Carlin, Collins Memorial Library, represented Puget Sound at the Council of Independent Colleges Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research held in Washington, D.C., Sept. 8–10, where Puget Sound's project to document theatre arts costumes, photographs, playbills, and related materials on the Artstor Shared Shelf platform was featured.
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Brag about yourself
The perks of working in education. Like movies? Great! The Grand Cinema is offering a back-to-school special for students, teachers, and administrators. $5.50 for a movie with a valid school ID—all September long. Sweet.
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