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Prof. Dexter Gordon delivers the 45th annual Regester Lecture, March 22 Logger Day Challege, March 20 Guest artist Elyane Laussade joins Prof. Tanya Stambuk onstage, March 23
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements

All my life I wanna be a Logger!

This Tuesday, March 20, we're celebrating Puget Sound's 130th anniversary with the Logger Day Challenge, a one-day giving event with matching and participation challenges, cool videos, fun digital swag, and more. (SENIORS, be sure to check out the Senior Class Gift Happy Hour in the rotunda.)

How can you be part of the #LoggerDayChallenge? It's easy. On Tuesday, share your Puget Sound story. Snap a picture with your colleagues. Brag about the students you work with. Share your favorite place on campus. Make a gift. Then share on social media with #LoggerDayChallenge and tag @univpugetsound to share your Logger pride with our alumni, parents, friends, and donors!
Have an opinion about your benefits? Join the Benefits Task Force (BeneTF) for an upcoming presentation. Hear about what the BeneTF is charged with doing and share your thoughts. 
  • Tuesday, March 20, 4–5 p.m., Trimble Forum
  • Wednesday, March 21, 8:30–9:30 a.m., Trimble Forum
  • Wednesday, March 28, noon–1 p.m., Murray Boardroom
Prof. Dexter Gordon delivers 45th Regester Lecture. His talk, “Race and Pedagogy: A Yearning …” is free, and will be held Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m., in the Tahoma Room. This annual lecture is given by a member of the faculty who exemplifies the qualities of scholarship and intellectual integrity long associated with John D. Regester, who taught philosophy and served as dean of the university and graduate school.
Jacobsen Series continues with piano showcase. This Friday, March 23, see master pianists Prof. Tanya Stambuk and Elyane Laussade perform a collection of duos and duets. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., in Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for faculty and staff members, free for students; available at tickets.pugetsound.edu.
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DO THIS selected events
Rewriting Tradition and Michael Johnson: Sculpture, on display through April 14, Kittredge Gallery.
The Clothesline Project: T-Shirt Making Space, March 20, all day, Student Development House Conference Room.
Catholic Questions, March 21, noon, Wheelock 201.
Noon Recital Series, March 21, noon, Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Bioethics Club: To Vegan or Not to Vegan, Aedin Wright ’18, March 21, 7 p.m., Thompson 381.
Amnesia Remixed: Immigration, Assimilation, and White Privilege, Ariel Luckey, guest speaker, March 21, 7 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
Summer Spanish Interest Meeting, March 22, 4 p.m., Wyatt 313.
When and Where I Entered: Intellectual Autobiography of a Japanese African Americanist, Fumiko Sakashita, Ritsumeikan University, March 22, 5 p.m., Smith 106.
Night at the Museum: Critter Kinetics, March 22, 6 p.m., Slater Museum of Natural History.
Organ at Noon, Paul Thornock ’97, organ, March 23, 12:05 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Guitar and Saxophone Concert, Cameron O'Connor and Erik Steighner, March 23, 6 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
How to Spot a Roman Emperor, Mary Beard, guest speaker, March 24, 2:30 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
QUOM (Annual Queer Prom), March 24, 7 p.m., Murray Boardroom.
LoggerUP. Cheer on the Logger baseball team at PLU on Tuesday, then rally for the track and field teams at home this Saturday!
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BE PROUD noteworthy accomplishments
Lea Fortmann, economics, co-authored the article "The Impact of Community Forest Concessions on Income: An Analysis of Communities in the Maya Biosphere Reserve," published in the journal World Development.
Anne Birge James, occupational therapy, was invited to participate in a conference and tour to celebrate Morocco’s admission to the World Federation of Occupational Therapy. The week included a conference in Fez, Health Care and Education: Innovations, Opportunities, and Challenges, where Anne presented "Use of Experiential Learning to Enhance Students’ Professional Development in Occupational Therapy." The group also visited the first OT program in Morocco, as well as a number of medical and rehabilitation facilities to discuss health care and opportunities for collaboration.
Maria Sampen, music, recently performed two concerts at the Toledo Art Museum as part of the museum's Great Performances series.
Ariela Tubert, philosophy, wrote the article “Nietzsche and Self-Constitution,” which appeared in The Nietzschean Mind, the newest volume in the Routledge Philosophical Minds series.
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Puget Sound's Super Smash Bros Club
Congratulations to Puget Sound's eSports team, the Super Smash Bros Club, which finished fourth in the Collegiate Star League crew battle tournament for the Pacific Northwest Divisional Championship!
After the first round, the club represented the smallest school left in the tournament, having defeated large, powerhouse schools, such as University of Washington, Washington State University, Seattle University, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Thompson Rivers University.
Team members pictured (l to r): Jimmy Kelloway ’18, Jason Leeds ’20, Justin Licata ’19, and Ethan Holle ’20. Not pictured: Hunter Loftus ’20, Sylas Cole ’20, and Cameron Wallenbrock ’18.
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