Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
A Conversation on Diversity and the Tech Industry, Maxine Williams, Facebook, Dec. 13 Great deals on equipment rentals and lift tickets at The Expy!
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
#IGetOutside. Puget Sound Outdoors is offering equipment rentals during winter break and discounted lift tickets for all campus members and their families. Lift tickets: for use anytime during the regular ski season. Crystal Mountain tickets = $60 adult, $40 youth (regularly $76/$52); Summit at Snoqualmie tickets = $59 adult all-day, $40 adult night (regularly $75/$50). Youth (day/night) and lesson packages also are available. Equipment rentals: including snowshoes, cross-country skis, and more. Pay for a weekend and a day, and keep the equipment all break! Contact or visit The Expeditionary with questions or to rent equipment or buy tickets: pugetsound.edu/theexpy, x3103, or 1506 N. Alder St. Expy hours this week: Dec. 11–15, 2–5 p.m.
Wheelock parking lot gets fenced in for winter break. This is it! The fence goes up around the Wheelock parking lot this week to help prevent theft from and vandalism to student vehicles parked in the lot during winter break. Faculty and staff members should begin parking in the lots on N. or S. Lawrence Street, or at N. 18th and Lawrence streets, Wednesday, Dec. 13. Questions? Contact Todd Badham at x 3313 or tbadham@pugetsound.edu.
Winter weather reminders: As we head into the holidays and winter months, if you're wondering whether (or weather, ha!) classes and/or campus events will be delayed or canceled due to weather, check the home page. Or TV. Once the decision is made to delay or cancel, Security Services will alert communications staffers, who will post to the website, and the Emergency Communication System (ECS), which is monitored by local TV and radio stations. Brush up on weather emergency procedures and other campus emergency plans at pugetsound.edu/emergency.
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DO THIS selected events
Finals, Dec. 11–15. Good luck, Loggers!
A Conversation on Diversity and the Tech Industry, Maxine Williams, global director of diversity at Facebook, Dec. 13, 11 a.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
Logger Youth Holiday HItting Camp, ages 7–13, Dec. 15–16, Warner Hall.
Dining Services closes, Dec. 15, 6 p.m.
Community Music Student Recital, Dec. 15, 7 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
All residential facilities close, Dec. 16.
Suzuki Violin Concert, Dec. 16, 5 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
LoggerUP. Cheer on the Logger women's basketball team at home this weekend against Benedictine (Ill.) and Aurora in the PLU Tournament!
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BE PROUD noteworthy accomplishments
Mark Martin, biology, co-wrote the article "Complete Genome Sequence of the Predatory Bacterium Ensifer adhaerens Casida A," published in the journal Genome Announcements. Doc Martin also is featured in The Microbial World, a coloring book showcasing "the favorite microbe or microscopic animal of 13 renowned microbial science experts." 
Priti Joshi, English, co-edited a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Amodern 7: Ephemera & Ephemerality with Susan Zieger (UC, Riverside). The journal is devoted to the study of media, culture, and poetics. In addition to the issue introduction, she also contributed an essay titled "Scissors-and-Paste: Ephemerality and Memorialization in the Archive of Indian Newspapers" and co-conducted an interview with English colleague Mita Mahato, whose cut-paper, graphic pieces are showcased in an extensive spread. 
Amy Ryken, education, was awarded the Kappa Alpha Theta Outstanding Faculty Award. She was nominated by the Puget Sound Delta Iota Chapter. Chapters were asked to select one nominee based on his or her passion to inspire students and actions that connect to Theta aspirations: intellectual curiosity, leadership potential, commitment to service, and personal excellence.
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