Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Guest Lecture: Religious Freedom, Executive Power, and the Supreme Court, Oct. 24 Puget Sound's new virtual tour Jacobsen Series: Beethove and Beyond, Oct. 28 Annual Southeast Asia Symposium, Oct. 28–29
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
We're hiring a new deputy CIO. Meet the third of three finalists for our new deputy chief information officer at an open session today at 3 p.m., in the Tahoma Room. For information about the candidates, visit the deputy CIO webpage (login requires campus credentials).
Daedalus Dinner reservations due Oct. 26. Kriszta Kotsis, art and art history, will discuss how the history of medieval Byzantium abounds in a surprising number of powerful women at the second Daedalus Dinner of the semester, Nov. 2. Reserve your seat ($15) by calling x3207.
Southeast Asia Symposium explores "The Culture of Nature in Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia." The annual LIASE symposium, Oct. 28–29, features student and faculty research presentations, cultural performances, and keynote addresses on environmental activism in Southeast Asia and Indonesian performance art addressing issues of social justice and political corruption. See a complete schedule and more information on the symposium website.
40 tickets for 30 Americans. Attend the artist roundtable discussion "Art, Museums, and Equity" at Tacoma Art Museum, Sunday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m., followed by a reception at 3:30. The discussion is affiliated with 30 Americans, an exhibition featuring the work of 31 (actually) cutting edge, influential, African-American artists from the Rubell Family Collection. To snag your ticket, email Elise Richman asap at erichman@pugetsound.edu
Please keep your hands and arms inside the car at all times. We've got a new virtual tour, created by popular university tour builder You Visit. The tour features a guided journey to 20 campus locations, 360-degree photos, videos, and more. Visitors can enjoy the tour in English, Spanish, or Mandarin. Check it out at pugetsound.edu/virtualtour.
What would you think of a bike share program on campus? Complete the Puget Sound Outdoors survey and let us know! PSO is looking for at least 500 responses from the campus community. The survey is 10 questions long and takes about two minutes. Promise.
Plan now for life after Puget Sound. Consultants with TIAA-CREF will be on campus Nov. 8–9 to answer questions about saving for retirement. Individual sessions will be held in Wyatt 226. To schedule your appointment, call 800.732.8353 or visit tiaa-cref.org/ScheduleNow
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DO THIS featured events
Courageous Conversations: Why Race Continues to Matter, Oct. 24, noon, Trimble Forum.
Who Will Win the White House? Series: The Final Sprint to the White House, Michael Artime and Mike Purdy ’76, M.B.A.'79, Oct. 24, 7 p.m., McIntyre 103.
Economics Speaker Series: I 732 (Washington Carbon Tax Initiative) Debate, Oct. 25, 4 p.m., McIntyre 107.
ASUPS Lecture: The Year Feminism Won? The 2016 Election in Perspective, Nancy Cohen, columnist and author, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
Theater: Curtain Call presents Showtime!, Oct. 25, 8 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Hispanic Film Festical: El abrazo de la serpiente (The Embrace of the Serpent), Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
THSMS: William Ristenpart, UC Davis College of Engineering, Oct. 27, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Film Screening: Incarcerating US, Oct. 27, 6 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda, WSC.
Night at the Museum: Fears and Fables Night, Oct. 27, 6 p.m., Slater Museum.
Film Screening: Babushkas of Chernobyl, Oct. 27, 6:15 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Conversation: Religion and Politics, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., Trimble Forum.
Four Horsemen Investiments Series: Financial Empowerment Program at Sound Outreach, Brian Humphreys, Oct. 28, noon, McIntyre 107.
Jacobsen Series: Beethoven and Beyond, Michael Seregow, piano, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets: $10 faculty/staff, tickets.pugetsound.edu.
Rocking Chair Room Story Hour: Boo Fest!, Oct. 29, 10 a.m., Collins Memorial Library.
Theater: Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, Geoff Proehl, director, Oct. 28–29, 7:30 p.m., Norton Clapp Theatre.
LoggerUP. Come out to cheer on the Loggers at home this week.
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BE PROUD noteworthy and in the news
Andrew Gardner, sociology and anthropology, recently published a chapter in the book The Immigrant Other: Lived Experiences in a Transnational World, edited by Rich Furman (University of Washington Tacoma). The chapter, co-authored with Silvia Pessoa and Laura Harkness, is titled "Migrants and Justice in Qatar: Time, Mobility, Language, and Ethnography."  
John Lear, history, was quoted in a story on Public Radio International's "The World" news site about the unionization of berry pickers in Skagit County.
Puget Sound's history, as it related to Olympia institutions in the 19th century, was covered in a photo story in the Thurston Talk community news.
Teague Wallace ’17, business and leadership, recently attended the annual conference of the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), the world’s leading supply chain organization. Teague attended as a student volunteer, and reports that he had a fantastic experience, both educationally and in terms of networking with prospective employers.
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Brag about yourself
And now for something completely different. Majestic. Stately. Dignified. These are not words you'll find in the captions of this year's Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, a photography contest that is "light hearted, upbeat, possibly unpretentious, and mainly about wildlife doing funny things." See the 2016 finalists. You're welcome.
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