Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Get your tickets now for the annual lu`au, April 8 Michael Seregow and guest artist Harry Baechtel perform March 28 Puget Sound designated a Voter-Friendly Campus (photo by Dave Wright ’96) Jacobsen Series concert March 31 features Alistair MacRae
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
Rock the vote. Puget Sound was named a "Voter-Friendly Campus" by Campus Vote Project and NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. The initiative recognizes campuses for planning and implementing practices that encouraged students to register and vote in the 2016 general election and for setting goals to keep students politically engaged for years to come.
Aloha! Puget Sound's 47th annual lu`au, organized by Ka Ohana Me Ke Aloha, the campus Hawai`i club, will be held Saturday, April 8. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., with the show following at 7 p.m., in Memorial Fieldhouse. The theme for this year’s lu`au is "Aia Ka Home Me Ka Pu`uwai," which means "Home Is Where the Heart Is." Get your tickets now at tickets.pugetsound.edu.
Do you know a staff member who goes above and beyond? The Excellence in Action award recognizes staff members who consistently exhibit excellence in their work at Puget Sound at the annual Staff Recognition Luncheon (this year on Friday, May 26). Nominate a deserving staffer by completing the nomination form by April 7. #totheheights
Plan for life after Puget Sound. Consultants with TIAA-CREF will be on campus this spring to answer questions about saving for retirement. Individual sessions will be held between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., in Wyatt 226, April 11–12, and May 10–11. To schedule your appointment, call 800.732.8353 or visit tiaa-cref.org/ScheduleNow
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DO THIS featured events
Japan Week, March 27–31.
Guest Lecture: Innovating Citizens: Gender, Race, and the World's Columbian Exposition, Kristy Maddux ’01, University of Maryland, March 27, 5 p.m., Tahoma Room.
Performance: Taiko, Tsutomu Shinozaki, taiko master, March 27, 7 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Performance: Violinist Grace Youn ’13 in Recital, with Chien-Lin Lu, piano, March 27, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Film + Panel: Documented, a screening and discussion of Jose Antonio Vargas' film, March 28, 5 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Guest Lecture: Beyond Gender and Sexuality: Queer Kinship, Alejandro de Acosta, The Evergreen State College, March 28, 5 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
Taiko Workshop, Tsutomu Shinozaki, taiko master, March 28, 6:45 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Performance: An Evening of Art Song, Michael Seregow, piano, and guest artist Harry Baechtel, baritone, Portland State University, March 28, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
What We Do: Listen to the latest podcast every Wednesday, March 29. soundcloud.com/pswhatwedo
Summer Job Fair, March 29, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
German Film Series: Phoenix (2014), March 29, 6 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
CHOP FEST!: Jeepers Creepers, March 29, 9 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
THSMS: Distribution and Range Expansion of Blue Crabs and Their Interactions With Invasive Green Crabs, Tanya Rogers ’10, Northeastern University Marine Science Center, March 30, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Guest Lecture: iNarratives in Neoliberal Guatemala: Finding the Self and Mapping the City, Andrew Bentley, Michigan State University, March 30, 12:30 p.m., McCormick Room.
Spring Fellowships and Scholarships Forum, March 30, 5 p.m., Wyatt 101.
CICE Spring Workshop: Doing Gender, March 30, 7 p.m., Social Justice Center.
Nefesh Mountain Concert: A Jewish Bluegrass Band, March 30, 7 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
School of Music Noon Recital, March 31, noon, Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Jacobsen Series: Close to the Bridge, Alistair MacRae, cello, March 31, 7:30 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel. Tickets: $15/$10; tickets.pugetsound.edu
Senior Theatre Festival: Lunacy by Sandra Perlman, March 31–April 1, Norton Clapp Theatre.
Performance: Annual Bethel Schneebeck Organ Recital, Joseph Adam, organ, April 2, Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
LoggerUP. The Logger women's tennis team plays at home this weekend. Go Loggers!
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BE PROUD noteworthy and in the news
Over spring break Andrew Gardner, sociology and anthropology, presented a paper based on the preliminary findings of his recent fieldwork in Nepal exploring labor brokerage and labor migration to the Arab Gulf States. (He talked with us last fall about this project on the What We Do podcast.) Gardner subsequently met with his research team in Doha, at University College of London’s branch campus in Qatar, as part of the research project titled "National Museums and the Public Imagination: A Longitudinal Study of the National Museum of Qatar." He concluded his week on the Arabian Peninsula by presenting a paper at American University of Kuwait’s third annual Gulf Studies Symposium, titled "Mobilities and Materialities of the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula." 
Elise Richman, art and art history, received a Tacoma Artist Initiative Award in support of the production of a multimedia series that uses abstract visual languages to explore the notion of a “ripple effect.” The new work will be exhibited in a Spaceworks Tacoma venue​ in 2018.
Gary Shugart, Slater Museum, and Hannah Floren ’17, co-authored "Plastic in Cassin's Auklets (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) From the 2014 Stranding on the Northeast Pacific Coast," published in the February 2017 edition of Marine Pollution Bulletin.
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