Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Puget Sound Relay for Life, April 20–21 Night at the Museum, April 19, 6 p.m., Slater Museum
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
Cancer never sleeps, and neither do we! Puget Sound's annual Relay for Life event is this weekend, beginning at 6 p.m., Friday, April 20, and continuing through 10 a.m., Saturday, April 21, in Baker Stadium. The main festivities will occur between 6 and 10 p.m., and include a taco bar, waffles on a stick, a Velcro bounce wall, giant Jenga, a photobooth, belly dancing, as well as performances by Mad Mellow, 48 Degrees North, Erin McMillin, and campus a cappella groups—and more! There's still time to sign up to participate, join a team, or donate at relayforlife.org/upswa.
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 18). To nominate a deserving staffer, complete the nomination form by April 20. #totheheights
Help students prepare for life after Puget Sound. Career and Employment Services is looking for Logger alumni and parents to host current students during Take a Logger to Work in January 2019. If you know alumni or parents in Seattle/Tacoma, Oregon, California, Colorado, or Hawai`i who may be interested in hosting students for job shadows, submit a host recommendation or contact CES at ces@pugetsound.edu or x3161 by May 1. 
Robert Gates to deliver spring Pierce Lecture. Reserve your ticket now for the spring Pierce Lecture in Public Affairs and the Arts. Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will deliver the lecture on Wednesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m., in Schneebeck Concert Hall. Amission is free for campus members, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the Info Center or at tickets.pugetsound.edu.  
Strategic Plan Updates with President Crawford
Join President Crawford in Rasmussen Rotunda to learn more about the strategic plan—the vision, values, mission, goals, and initiatives under consideration for presentation to the board of trustees in May. Two sessions this week: Monday, April 16, 4–5 p.m., and Tuesday, April 17, noon–1 p.m.
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DO THIS selected events
April is Student Employment Month. Thank you, student staff members!
Book Reading and Comic Activity: In Between, Mita Mahato, English, April 16, 6 p.m., Trimble Forum.
Sustainability Expo, April 17, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., Marshall Hall.
Equity and Inclusivity in Sustainability, April 17, 6 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda. Speakers include:
  • Keynote: Paul Cheoketen Wagner, environmental activist and award-winning flute player, Saanich First Nation of Lower Vancouver Island
  • Keynote: Sehenyi Tlotlego, philanthropy coordinator, Abercrombie and Kent Safari, Botswana
  • Marilyn Kimmerling, member of the "Super Six," arrested for direct action protest blocking construction machinery at the Port of Tacoma Liquified Natural Gas plant
  • Douglas Sackman, history, speaking on whiteness and privilege in the history of environmentalism
  • Ariela Tubert, philosophy, speaking on environmental racism 
Catholic Questions, April 18, noon, Wheelock 201.
Book Discussion with Heather White, April 18, noon, Murray Boardroom.
Film: Nowhere in Africa, April 18, 6 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Voluntourism and White Saviorship, Katie Hart ’18, April 18, 6 p.m., Wyatt 101.
Bioethics Club: Reproductive Ethics, Ha Jung Lee, religious studies, April 18, 7 p.m., Thompson 381.
Artx: The Intersectionality of Self-Identity, April 18, 7 p.m., Social Justice Center.
THSMS: Drilling for Earthquakes at the Japan Trench, Jamie Kirkpatrick, McGill University, April 19, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Art+Sci Salon: Poetic + Utility, Buster Simpson, April 19, 6 p.m., Tacoma Art Museum.
Night at the Museum: Earth Day and Conservation, April 19, 6 p.m., Slater Museum.
Memory Work: The Politics of Saving Black LGBTQ Culture and History, Steven G. Fullwood, guest speaker, April 19, 6:30 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
Timbermen and What She Said A Cappella Concert, April 19, 7 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Earth Week Bash, Puget Sound Outdoors, April 20, 3 p.m., Todd Field.
Rainbow Relay for Life, April 20, 6 p.m.–April 21, 10 a.m., Baker Stadium.
Senior Theatre Festival: The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace, April 20, 7:30 p.m., Norton Clapp Theatre. Tickets: $8/$6; tickets.pugetsound.edu. Additional performances: April 21, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Wind Ensemble/Concert Band, April 20, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. 
Earth Day Bike Ride to Ice Cream Social, April 22, 4 p.m., meet at The Expy.
LoggerUP. Good luck to the Logger track and field, golf, and crew teams, competing in Northwest Conference Championships this weekend!
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Congratulations to Matthew Bell ’20, named a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Contact. The Newman Civic Fellowship supports students in their personal, professional, and civic growth as the next generation of public problem solvers.
Hans Ostrom, African American studies and English, and William Haltom, politics and government, co-authored a new book saying readers have missed the point on George Orwell. Orwell's "Politics and the English Language" in the Age of Pseudocracy was published by Routledge in March.
Stitched pages made by members of the University of Puget Sound community last year as part of the Refashioning Identity project will be on display at the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts in Princeton, N.J., in Interwoven Stories International.
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