Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Welcome to Puget Sound's faculty-staff e-newsletter
Career Fair gives Loggers opportunities in nonprofit, business, and governmet sectors, Sept. 29 Back to School Night at Slater Museum Leonard Pitts Jr. delivers fall Pierce Lecture, Oct. 3
KNOW THIS campus news and announcements
Loggers at work. The first of four distinct career fairs for students—focusing on the nonprofit, business, and government sectors—takes place Thursday, Sept. 29, from 4 to 6 p.m., in Marshall Hall. Tell your students!
We're hiring a new VP. The three finalists for our vice president for enrollment will be on campus this week for hourlong sessions open to the campus community. Information about the candidates will be available on the vice president for enrollment search website later today. (Log in with your campus credentials.) Each session will begin at 2 p.m, in Murray Boardroom, WSC. 
  • Candidate A: Thursday, Sept. 29
  • Candidate B: Friday, Sept. 30
  • Candidate C: Monday, Oct. 3
National columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. comes to Puget Sound. He'll deliver the fall Pierce Lecture next Monday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m., followed by a Q&A. Admission is free for students, faculty, and staff with your Puget Sound ID, but tickets are required. Get your tickets at Wheelock Info Center, x3100, or tickets.pugetsound.edu.
"C" is for cookies. Enter the second annual Staff Cookie Bake-off. The showdown will be held Oct. 28, so you have a month to get your recipe ready. Sign up for the bake-off, or contact Tasha Helton ’16 at thelton@pugetsound.edu
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DO THIS featured events
Daedalus Dinner. Rachel DeMotts, politics and government, Sept. 27, 6 p.m. Reservations required.
European Century? Barack Obama, Transatlantic Relations, and the Imagination of a European Self in the German Media. Sarah Makeschin, visiting scholar, Sept. 28, 4 p.m., Murray Boardroom, WSC.
Sexuality Issues, Relationships, and Gender Education (SIRGE) Panel on Brock Turner. Sept. 28, 7 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
THSMSRace, Gender, and Disability in American Engineering Education. Amy Slaton, Drexel University, Sept. 29, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Back to School Night at the Museum. Sept. 29, 6 p.m., Slater Museum.
African American Studies Celebration and Fundraising Banquet. Quintard Taylor, University of Washington, Sept. 29, 6 p.m., Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall.
Northwest Honor Choir Concert. Eugene Rogers, guest conductor, Oct. 1, 4 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
LoggerUP. Football tackles Willamette this Saturday!
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BE PROUD noteworthy and in the news
Rob Beezer, math and computer science, will be project director for the UTMOST Project at the American Institute of Mathematics, which as been awarded a two-year, $700,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. UTMOST (Undergraduate Teaching of Mathematics with Open Software and Textbooks) will conduct an educational research study into the use of open online textbooks enhanced with embedded computational software.
Peter Davidson ’16 received the Hutton Prize for “most outstanding field geologist” during a five-week field camp he attended this summer at University of St Andrews in Scotland. In addition to a certificate, the award came with a cash prize of approximately $250. Peter credits his experience at Puget Sound with having a lot to do with his receiving the award. He is currently a graduate student at Oregon State. 
Katie Henningsen, Collins Memorial Library, was part of the panel “Students as Colleagues: Undergraduate Experiential Learning in Special Collections” at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions’ Information Literacy Conference.
Slater Museum of Natural History's collection of bird wings and tails is a great source for identifying birds, says a story for lay natural historians posted to the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog.
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Brag about yourself
Get your two-legged, four-legged, and two-winged fix. You're probably familiar with Humans of New York and possibly (secretly) familiar with sites like Daily Dose of Puppies or F*** Yeah Funny Cats (we don't judge), but did you know we have accounts like that right here on campus? Check 'em out: Humans of Puget Sound, Dogs of Puget Sound, Cats of UPS, and yes, even Crows of Puget Sound.
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