Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Guest artists TORCH and Scott Kolbo present Tressie McMillan Cottom delivers Brown and Haley Lectures, Oct. 18–19 Makerspace Open House, Oct. 20
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
Brown and Haley Lectures explore education and scholarship in the digital age. Scholar and author Tressie McMillan Cottom, assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University, will deliver two lectures this week as part of the Brown and Haley Lecture Series. The first lecture, "Lessons from Lower Ed: Expanding Education and Addressing Inequality," will be held at 7 p.m., Oct. 18, in Kilworth Memorial Chapel. The second, "Being a 21st-Century Scholar in the Digital Age," will be at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 19, in the Tahoma Room. Both lectures are free and open to the public.
Earth, Wind, and Fire to perform—wait, no. Guest artist performance inspired by earth, air, fire, water, and aether. The multimedia concert, The Elements, is a mix of contemporary and classical music, video, digital animation, and more by music ensemble TORCH and artist Scott Kolbo, and features a composition inspired by the five elements. The performance begins Friday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m., in Schneebeck Concert Hall. Admission: $10 faculty/staff; free for Puget Sound students. Get your tickets now at tickets.pugetsound.edu.
Save the Date
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to learn about our progress to date, and to share your thoughts and questions, at our upcoming Puget Sound Strategic Planning Community Conversations
  • Thursday, Oct. 26, 3–4:30 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2:30–4 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda
Or drop by the Wheelock Piano Lounge Thursday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., for a one-on-one conversation with our consultants.
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DO THIS selected events
Liberal and Phenomenal, on display through Nov. 4, Kittredge Gallery.
Film: Wasted!: The Story of Food Waste, Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Budget Task Force Open Session, Oct. 18, noon, Murray Boardroom, WSC.
Interest Meeting for Southwest Semester 2019, Oct. 18, noon, Thompson 115.
Academic Publishing: A New Approach – The Lever Press, Mark Edington, publisher, Oct. 18, 3 p.m., Collins Memorial Library.
Wednesdays @ 6: Social Justice Workshop, Oct. 18, 6 p.m., Social Justice Center.
BSU "One More Scholarship" Fundraising Dinner, Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m., Upper Marshall Hall.
Art+Science Salon and Film: CRAZYWISE, Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m., Wyatt 109. Post film discussion with the director, Phil Borges.
Hispanic Film Fest: Wild Tales, Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Thinking Outside the Xbox, Robbie Bach, former Microsoft president and chief Xbox officer, Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m., Wyatt 103.
Makerspace Open House, Oct. 20, 3:30–5 p.m., Collins Memorial Library.
Honors Film Series: Paprika, Oct. 20, 5 p.m., Wyatt 109.
LoggerUP. Cheer on the women's soccer (versus PLU!) and volleyball teams at home this week!
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BE PROUD noteworthy accomplishments
Renee Houston, experiential learning and civic scholarship, and Alana Hentges, Career and Employment Services, traveled to St. Petersburg, Fla., to present Puget Sound’s Summer Fellowship Internship model, "Summer Immersion Internships: A Model of Community and Curricular Innovation,” at the National Society for Experiential Education Annual Conference in September.
Lynda Livingston, business and leadership, co-authored the article "Long-Term Performance and Potential of a Student-Managed Peer-to-Peer Loan Fund," published in the journal Business Education and Accreditation.
Heather White, religious studies and gender and queer studies, delivered the public lecture, "Religion and Gay Liberation in 1970s New York," at the Toronto School of Theology. The lecture was sponsored by the Reynolds Fund of the Toronto School of Theology and the Faculty of Divinity at Trinity College. 
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