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Comparative Sociology Professor Denise Glover
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Comparative Sociology Professor Denise Glover

Recently I spoke with visiting Professor of Comparative Sociology Denise Glover about her love of soccer, Asian culture and music, how she spends her time outside the classroom and how she came to teach at Puget Sound. Where are you from originally? Originally, originally I am from Westchester county, NY, […]

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Professor Spotlight: Professor Zuckerman, the Philosophy Department’s newest addition

By EMILY ALFIN JOHNSON   A visiting professor in the Philosophy department for 2012-2013, Professor Nate Zuckerman spoke with me about how he came to Puget Sound, what it is like to be a visiting faculty member and how he spends his free time his first year in the Pacific […]

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Professor Spotlight: Asian Studies’ Jan Leuchtenberger

For this entry in the Professor Spotlight series, I spoke with Associate Professor of Japanese Jan Leuchtenberger who returned from sabbatical this past spring, about her personal history, how she came to teach Japanese literature and how she spends her time outside the classroom. Where are you from originally? I […]

Professor Spotlight: Art History’s Prof. Kotsis
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Professor Spotlight: Art History’s Prof. Kotsis

In what was my first time in the Art building, I was lucky to have the opportunity to speak with Art History Professor Kriszta Kotsis, about how she came to Puget Sound, her scholarship outside the classroom and how she spends her free time. Where are you from originally? A […]

Professor Spotlight: CHEM’s Amy Odegard
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Professor Spotlight: CHEM’s Amy Odegard

This week I met with Associate Professor Amy Odegard from the Chemistry department to discuss her personal history, how she came to teach here at Puget Sound and what advice she has to offer students. Q: Where are you from, originally? A: I am from a small town in Wisconsin […]

Professor Spotlight: AFAM’s Dexter Gordon
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Professor Spotlight: AFAM’s Dexter Gordon

This week I spoke with Professor Dexter Gordon, who teaches in both the Communications and African American Studies departments, and serves as the head of the African American Studies program. Q: Where are you from originally? A: I am originally from Old Harbor Bay, Jamaica. I recently went back for […]

Professor Spotlight: P&G’s Seth Weinberger
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Professor Spotlight: P&G’s Seth Weinberger

For this entry in the Professor Spotlight series, I spoke with Professor Seth Weinberger of the Politics and Government department about his personal history, hobbies and what he loves about teaching. Q: Where are you from originally? A: I grew up in Michigan, but I have lived in Chicago, D.C. […]

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Honors film series

Each fall, as the sun finally makes way for the autumn cloud cover and campus settles in for the semester, the season of film festivals begins with gusto. One of the most anticipated festivals this season is the Honors Film Series, whose 2011 Series on the post-apocalypse included Wall-E, Shaun […]

Full of anecdotes and mathematical puns, she enlivens otherwise formulaic subject matter.
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Professor spotlight: Math department’s Cynthia Gibson

For even the most liberal of liberal arts students, it is nearly impossible to get to know the over 230 full-time faculty on this campus. While we can’t introduce you to every professor, it is the goal of this column to help you get to know a few a little […]

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Third annual Book Collecting Contest to award cash prizes

In college it seems like all books ever do are collect dust on our dorm room shelves or clutter our backpacks, but what if in that mess of text books and paperbacks there was $1000? For the last three years, the Collins Memorial Library has essentially been doing just that. […]