Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Rev. Irene Monroe delivers the spring Swope Lecture, Feb. 7 Guest artist Brittany Boulding, violin, joins Tanya Stambuk, piano, for Friday's Jacobsen Series concert
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
Snowman is an island. It's true, Loggers, classes are canceled today, and it's officially a snow day on campus. Faculty and staff members, follow your department procedures; if you have questions about your work schedule, contact your department head or supervisor. 
The reception to welcome Vice President for Enrollment Laura Martin-Fedich, which was scheduled for this morning, will be rescheduled. If you or someone in your department has changes to other events scheduled for today, please be sure to submit an update for the university events calendar.
Daedalus Dinner reservations due today. Reserve your seat for the Feb. 13 Daedalus Dinner, featuring Jonathan Stockdale, religious studies. The event includes hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and conversation about how the concept of exile was portrayed in Japanese law, literature, and cult during the Heian period. For more information or to make a reservation ($15), call x3207.
From Stonewall to Pulse. Rev. Irene Monroe, syndicated columnist, activist, motivational speaker, and blogger for The Huffington Post, will give the spring Swope Endowed Lecture on Ethics, Religion, Faith, and Values tomorrow, Feb. 7. Her talk begins at 7:30 p.m., in Schneebeck Concert Hall. Admission is free, but tickets are required: tickets.pugetsound.edu.
Can't we talk about something more pleasant? How about Roz Chast? The best-selling author, illustrator, and staff cartoonist for The New Yorker will deliver the spring Pierce Lecture this Thursday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m., in Schneebeck Concert Hall. Admission is free for faculty, staff, and students, but tickets are required. Get yours before they're gone at tickets.pugetsound.edu.
Everyone deserves a valentine. What better time to embrace random acts of kindness than Valentine's Day? Feb. 9–14 you can create a unique valentine out of recycled materials for a friend, colleague, or that special person in your life. Whether you're inspired by Victorian valentines or other images of love, stop by the "maker station" in Collins Memorial Library and make your valentine something from the heart. 
Know a student who would make a great tutor or writing advisor? Remind students to apply for positions in the Center for Writing, Learning, and Teaching! Working at the CWLT is more than just a job; it's a fantastic professional development opportunity. Visit pugetsound.edu/cwlt-apply for more information. Applications are due by 5 p.m., Feb. 10.
#IGetOutside. Puget Sound Outdoors is offering discounted lift tickets for all campus members and their families. Crystal Mountain tickets = $64; Summit (Alpental, Hyak, Central, and West) tickets = $54. Youth, night, and lesson packages are also available. For more info or to buy tickets, contact or visit The Expeditionary at pugetsound.edu/outdoors, x3103, or 1506 N. Alder St. Expy hours: Monday–Thursday, 4–7 p.m.; Friday, 4–6 p.m.
Save the date for staff recognition. Mark your calendar now for the 2017 Staff Recognition Luncheon, May 26. Want to participate in the program? Be a presenter!
THANK YOU! Thanks for your participation in last week's campuswide evacuation drill. With each drill our community gets better at knowing what to do in the case of a real emergency, and is better prepared to keep Puget Sound safe. Familiarize yourself with our emergency plans; visit pugetsound.edu/emergency.
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DO THIS featured events
Black History Month: Resilient Voices, a lunchtime discussion each Monday during February, beginning Feb. 6, noon, Rasmussen Rotunda.
Tacoma Curiosities, Karla Stover, author, Feb. 6, 7 p.m., Murray Boardroom.
Behind the Archives Door: How I Got Hooked on Incunabula, or Collecting Books Printed Before 1501, David Wertheimer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Feb. 7, 4 p.m., Collins Memorial Library.
Swope Lecture: From Stonewall to Pulse: The Intersections of Race, Sexuality, and Religion, Rev. Irene Monroe, Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Free, ticket required; tickets.pugetsound.edu
Campus Climate Brown Bag Conversation. Topic: Student Conduct, Poppy Fry, history, and Seth Weinberger, politics and government, Feb. 8, noon, Social Justice Center. 
Brown Bag Lunch with Washington Conservation Corps, Feb. 8, noon, Murray Boardroom.
Japanese Internment Remembrance, Archives and Special Collections, Feb. 8, noon–3 p.m., Collins Memorial Library.
German Studies Film Screening: Rotation (1949), Feb. 8, 6 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
What We Do: This week's podcast features Rachel DeMotts, environmental policy and decision making, Feb. 8, soundcloud.com/pswhatwedo
Lecture: What Should Bioethics Do With Race?, Sam Liao, philosophy, Feb. 8, 7 p.m., Thomas 191.
THSMS: Understanding the Adaptive Immune Response of Malaria Infection, Nicole Arroyo, UW, Feb. 9, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Night at the Museum: Winter's Tales, Feb. 9, 6 p.m., Slater Museum. 
Pierce Lecture: An Evening With Roz Chast, Feb. 9, 8 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Free for students/faculty/staff, ticket required; tickets.pugetsound.edu 
Performance: Organ at Noon, Joseph Adam, organ, Feb. 10, 12:05 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Jacobsen Series: Beethoven, featuring Tanya Stambuk, piano, and guest artist Brittany Boulding, violin, Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $10; tickets.pugetsound.edu
Guest Lecture: De Arte Gladiatoria: Recovering Gladiatorial Tactics From Artistic Sources, Steven L. Tuck, Miami University of Ohio, Feb. 11, 1 p.m., Tahoma Room.
Mini Maestros: Fiddler on the Roof, Tacoma Symphony family concert series, Feb. 12, 2:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $7/$10; broadwaycenter.org
LoggerUP. The men's and women's basketball teams take on Whitman and Whitworth this week. Go Loggers!
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BE PROUD noteworthy and in the news
Tanya Erzen, religious studies and gender and queer studies, was interviewed on KUOW's The Record show about her new book, God in Captivity: The Rise of Faith-Based Ministries in an Age of Mass Incarceration.
Robin Jacobson, politics and government, was quoted in Seattle Weekly about the effect of a Trump administration move to publish weekly lists of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants.
Seth Weinberger, politics and government, was quoted in The Huffington Post in an article about the possible consequences of President Trump's realignment of America's relationship with Russia. 
Sign up for our weekly media digest,"In the News," by emailing sskeel@pugetsound.edu
Brag about yourself
Music is always on the house. If you're looking for something cool to do this Saturday night, check out music professor Rob Hutchinson's band, Velocity, playing at Doyle's Public House on St. Helens Ave. Rob plays bass in the quartet, whose music is described by Doyle's as "instrumental odd-meter funk and jazz." Learn more about the band at realvelocitymusic.com. Bonus Logger connection: Doyle's is owned by Puget Sound alumnus Russ Heaton ’97.
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