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ASUPS Lecture: Loretta Ross, April 6 April is Student Employment Month! Opera Theater presents
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What happens after happily ever after? Find out April 6–8, at the Opera Theater production of Into the Woods, the Broadway musical delighting audiences for more than 30 years. Performances will be Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., in Schneebeck Concert Hall. Admission is $10 for faculty/staff members, $7 for students; tickets available at tickets.pugetsound.edu.
Tiny house, big hearts. Puget Sound's chapter of Habitat for Humanity will build a tiny house this Saturday and Sunday, in the Wheelock parking lot. Construction will take place between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., and the completed house will be donated to Low Income Housing Institute, which has coordinated the construction of 200 tiny houses for seven sites in Seattle since 2015.
Campus welcomes student environmentalists. Puget Sound and Puget Sound ECO host the Cascade Climate Network 2018 Spring Fling this weekend. The conference, Tactics in Environmental Activism, is open to all students in the Pacific Northwest, but the last day to register is today. Registration is $15/$10. Register online, or call 847.691.0692 for more information. 
Share an evening of scholarship, debate, and dinner. Grace Livingston, African American studies, will discuss the concept of rememory, and the importance of examining how an event or any social formation is recollected, how it (re)appears and why it does so in that way, and why the memory is revisited in the Daedalus Dinner "Race-Rememory Reckonings and the Work of Transformation," April 11. Reservations ($15) are due Friday, April 6. Contact Anna Coy at acoy@pugetsound.edu or x3207.
Staff Senate calls for donations for annual raffle. The annual Staff Senate gift basket raffle will be held April 24–25. Proceeds from the raffle benefit the Rosa Beth Gibson Book Scholarship. Donated gift baskets may include game or concert tickets, items based on a special theme (such as a green-thumb basket with gardening items), or a host of other items. Visit the gift basket raffle webpage for more info.
Save the Date: Spring Lu`au, April 14
Puget Sound's annual Spring Lu`au, a campus tradition for nearly 50 years, will be Saturday, April 14. Students from the Ka `Ohana me ke Aloha Club organize the event each year. Admission is $10/$8, with a la carte dining; tickets available at tickets.pugetsound.edu.
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DO THIS selected events
April is Student Employment Month. Thank you, student staffers!
Japan Week, April 2–6.
The Clothesline Project: T-Shirt Making Space, April 3, all day, Student Development House Conference Room. Additional session: April 4 
Strategic Planning Update Session, April 3, noon, Rasmussen Rotunda.
Sustaining a Business Through the Power of Culture and Brand, Four Horsemen Investments, April 3, 5 p.m., Wyatt 101.
Brown Bag: Mobile Device Security, April 4, noon, Technology Development Center (Library 034).
Fulbright Fellowship Info Meeting, April 4, noon, Howarth 201.
Catholic Questions, April 4, noon, Wheelock 201.
Visible Spectrum: Sierra Stringfield, University of Pittsburgh, April 4, 5:30 p.m., Thompson 310.
Film: Blind Spot—Hitler's Secretary (2002), April 4, 6 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Wednesdays @ 6: #MeToo?, April 4, 6 p.m., Social Justice Center.
Bioethics Club: Transgender Health Care, April 4, 7 p.m., Thompson 381.
Master Class: Brass Breathing Clinic, Pat Sheridan, tuba soloist and educator, April 5, 3 p.m., Music L6.
Letterpress Printing, April 5, 4 p.m., Archives and Special Collections Room, Collins Memorial Library.
THSMS: Exploring the Effects of Drug Abuse on Memory, Motivation, and Reward, Sierra Stringfield, University of Pittsburgh, April 5, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Clowd Sweeping, Linda Levier, Cowlitz Tribe, April 5, 5 p.m., Smith 106.
Slave-Free Chocolate Seder, April 5, 7 p.m., Trimble Forum.
Empowering Scientific Global Engagement, Geraldine Richmond, University of Oregon, April 5, 7 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
ASUPS Lecture: Reproductive Justice and Intersectional Feminism, Loretta Ross, human rights activist, April 6, 7 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Opera Theater: Into the Woods, April 6, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $15/$10/$7; tickets.pugetsound.edu. Additional performances: April 7, 7:30 p.m., and April 8, 2 p.m.
Senior Theatre Festival: Quake by Melanie Marnich, April 6, 7:30 p.m., Norton Clapp Theatre. Tickets: $8/$6; tickets.pugetsound.edu. Additional performances: April 7, 7:30 p.m., and April 8, 2 p.m. 
Phi Sigma Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 7, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Thompson 175.
LGBT Leadership Scholarship Brunch Fundraiser, April 7, 10 a.m., Trimble Forum.
Swift Water Training, April 7–8.
LoggerUP. Cheer on the Logger softball, men's tennis, and lacrosse teams at home this week!
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Sarah Comstock, student union and programs, was awarded the Presidential Award for Distinguished Service by the Association of College Unions International (ACUI). The award honors an individual who has demonstrated exceptional and unique service in fulfilling the mission, goals, and values of the ACUI.
Dexter Gordon, African American studies and communication studies, will be the guest speaker at the Washington Rhinestone Club's Annual Scholarship Luncheon April 8. The club recognizes the achievements of young African American women by promoting their education and community service.
Bill Haltom, politics and government, and Hans Ostrom, African American studies and English, published the book Attitudes and Aptitudes: Refurbishing George Orwell's "Politics and the English Language" for the Age of Pseudocracy (Routledge, 2018).
Congratulations to Stacey Weiss and Mark Martin, biology, who were awarded a National Science Foundation grant for more than $730,000 for their project, "RUI: Antifungal Protection of Eggs by Maternal Cloacal Microbiota." Additional personnel on the project include Elizabeth Arnold (University of Arizona) and Margaret Wilch (Tucson High Magnet School).
Dave Wright ’96, Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement, received the 2018 Outstanding Professional Award from NASPA, the national Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education organization.
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