University of Puget Sound http://www.kplu.org en University Of Puget Sound Receives $10,000 In Bitcoins From Alum http://www.kplu.org/post/university-puget-sound-receives-10000-bitcoins-alum <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As a 2007 alum of University of Puget Sound, Nicolas Cary has already established himself. The 28-year-old is the CEO of </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Blockchain</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which runs the world's most popular digital wallet for bitcoin, a virtual currency.</span></p><p>But now he's making headlines for his bitcoin contribution to UPS. Cary has electronically transferred just over 14.5 bitcoins to the university, which was then exchanged into $10,000 actual U.S. dollars. It's reportedly the first donation of its kind to a U.S. college or university.</p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:04:00 +0000 Florangela Davila 13801 at http://www.kplu.org University Of Puget Sound Receives $10,000 In Bitcoins From Alum We need more lawyers, says Tacoma http://www.kplu.org/post/we-need-more-lawyers-says-tacoma <p>It’s been twenty years since Tacoma lost its only law school. Now, civic leaders are hoping they can bring back a legal-degree program to the South Sound.&nbsp; They say it will help train lawyers who stay and work in Tacoma and add energy to the city's intellectual climate. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 18:13:03 +0000 Paula Wissel 9043 at http://www.kplu.org We need more lawyers, says Tacoma Thursday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/thursday-mornings-headlines <P><STRONG>Get Ready for <EM>Brrrr</EM></STRONG></P> <P>Are you ready for snow? There's a possibility you'll see some late Sunday or early Monday in northwest Washington. The north Olympic Peninsula, the San Juan Islands and Whatcom County have the best chance for snow.&nbsp; Conditions<EM> may </EM>bring it south to the Seattle area. Thu, 18 Nov 2010 13:56:09 +0000 Gary Davis 168 at http://www.kplu.org Thursday morning's headlines