Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Michael Artime and Mike Purdy present Ruchama Marton delivers Swope Lecture, Sept. 22 Oasis Saxophone Quartet performs Sept. 20
Avast, ye mateys! Me crew an' I be puttin' together a special piratey edition o' Open Line fer ye, on account o' it bein' International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Enjoy, or ye be walkin' the plank!
BE YE KNOWIN' THIS campus news and announcements
Ahoy, global perspectives. Four visiting scholars join the Puget Sound community; lectures on a "European century" and indigenous archaeology will be held later this semester. 
Save yer seat today! Reservations ($15) for Rachel DeMotts' Daedalus Dinner on contemporary ecology are due Sept. 20. Call x3207 or email dkass@pugetsound.edu. 
Help students explore the seven seas. Representatives from many of our study abroad programs, as well as staffers from international programs, will be on hand to field questions at our annual Study Abroad Fair, Sept. 20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda, WSC.
Give yer exercise program the heave ho. Work with students in our School of Physical Therapy to design an individualized exercise program focused on flexibility, strength, and endurance. The program will meet once a week, either Tuesday or Thursday, from 4 to 5 p.m., in Weyerhaeuser Hall, during October and November. Fee: $20. For more information or to participate, contact Ann Wilson at x3524 or awilson@pugetsound.edu.
Learn the ropes. Are you a new website editor? Need training? Sessions are still available this week. Email Barbara Weist at bweist@pugetsound.edu to sign up, or just show up!
  • Today, Sept. 19, 9:30–11 a.m., HR conference room
  • Tomorrow, Sept. 20, 10–11:30 a.m., HR conference room
It's not a cup of grog, but it'll do. President Isiaah Crawford announces open office hours at Diversions. Stop by and say hello Thursdays, 1:30–2:30 p.m. "I'll be the one with the always exciting and satisfying nonfat latte," he says.
All clear! Security Services reports a successful campus lockdown drill last week. Thank you for your participation! Reports from strategically placed drill evaluators indicate the campus response was the best ever. 3,876 security alert messages were delivered three times inside of 10 minutes. Director of Security Todd Badham ’85, P'11 says, "That is pretty impressive." (He really means it.)
If you didn't receive the security alerts last Wednesday, update your contact information by visiting myPugetSound → HR → Self Service → Personal Information. If we have your current info, and you still didn't receive the alerts, contact Todd at tbadham@pugetsound.edu.
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BE YE DOIN' THIS featured events
Monday Meditations. Every other Monday, beginning Sept. 19, 11 a.m., Social Justice Center meditation room. Questions? Contact Rachel Schroder, rschroder@pugetsound.edu.
The Current State of the Presidential Race. Michael Artime, communication studies, and Mike Purdy ’76, M.B.A.'79, part of the Who Will Win the White House? series, Sept. 19, 7 p.m., McIntyre 103.
Oasis Saxophone Quartet. Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Telling Stories About CO2: History, Science, and the Politics of Global Warming. Joshua Howe, Reed College, Sept. 21, 4:30 p.m., Wyatt 109.
Linda Marshall and the Art of Washi Paper. Hands-on session with paper available for purchase, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Library 020.
THSMS: Sex Sells: Using the Evolution and Biology of Sex to Engage Nonmajors in the Process of Science, Sehoya Cotner, University of Minnesota, Sept. 22, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
SWOPE LECTURE: Forced Existence. Ruchama Marton, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., Schnebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: FREE, but required.
Racist Things: How Biases Get Materialized in the World. Shen-yi Liao, philosophy, Sept. 23, 4 p.m., Trimble Forum.
Collage: Faculty and Student Showcase. Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
LoggerUP. Men's soccer takes on Whitworth and Whitman at home this weekend!
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SHIVER ME TIMBERS  noteworthy and in the news
Ross Mulhausen, university photographer, received a CASE District VIII Silver Award for his photograph of fireworks, "Rockets' Red Glare," published in a recent issue of Arches magazine.
Students from the School of Occupational Therapy recently gave free home assessments to members of Methow At Home. The students helped make seniors' homes more user friend
Heather White, religious studies and gender and queer studies, had her new book, Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights, reviewed on the website The Christian Century and recommended on the Jesus in Love blog.
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Brag about yourself
Arrr, me hearties! Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. While not an official holiday, it does have columnist Dave Barry's endorsement, so... it's legit. Not sure exactly how to talk like a pirate? We've got you covered. And covered. (And super covered.) Need more reasons to celebrate? How 'bout this one from Krispy Kreme or this one from Long John Silver's. And if that's not enough, there's always the jokes!
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