You’re Invited to SU’s Lively Campus

Quinton Morris


All the public events that unfold on your doorstep are among the joys of having Seattle University in your neighborhood. The university is rich with reasons to explore the campus and its offerings. Want to learn about more public events at SU? Visit . If you're not sure how to find a building, view or print a campus map at or call the Campus Assistance Center at (206) 296-6464 to get directions, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Most of these events are free. Here's what's coming up.

Event Icon Set

Digitally Born: New Works of Electronic Art Art Icon
Jan. 7-March 11, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
(except holidays)
Opening reception: 5–8 p.m. Jan. 14
Where: Fine Arts Bldg., Vachon Gallery
International artists present new works of video and interactive art. 

Imagining the World: Study Abroad and International Student Photography Competition Face Icon
Jan. 7–March 11, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except holidays)
Opening reception: 5–8 p.m. Jan. 27
Where: Admissions and Alumni Bldg., Kinsey Gallery
Selected student photography from Seattle University travel abroad programs and those international students who were on campus in 2009. 

House Systems: Book Club Music Icon
Jan. 7–March 19
Where: Lee Center for the Arts, Hedreen Gallery
(open 1:30–6 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays)
Book Club will challenge the role of text by inviting projects and happenings that consider not only what reading can do for you, but also what you can do for reading. Every Friday, the gallery opens early for a brownbag lunch with a local artist. Call (206) 296-2244 for more details. 

Matt Browning, Visual Artist in Residence, Open StudioFace Icon
Jan. 10–22
Where: Hunthausen Hall, Studio (room 40)

Jim Albaugh, Executive Vice President, The Boeing Co., and CEO, Boeing Commercial AirplanesMusic Icon
Jan. 20, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Where: Pigott Auditorium
Executive speaker series, Albers School of Business and Economics 

The Challenges of Leading in a Time of Great Uncertainty Music Icon
Jan. 21, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Where: Chardin Hall (room 142)
Hugh O'Doherty, visiting faculty in Organization Systems Renewal, is a well-known speaker and storyteller. 

Converting the Black Robes: Native American Contributions to the Jesuits Music Icon
Feb. 10, 4 p.m.
Where: Campion Ballroom
Ted Fortier, professor of anthropology, speaks, followed by a reception. 

Three Big Bangs: Matter-Energy, Life, MindMusic Icon
Feb. 10, 7 p.m.
Where: Pigott Auditorium
Holmes Rolston III, professor of philosophy, Colorado State University, examines the relationship between religion and science in this Catholic Heritage Lectures program.  

Craig Jelinick, President and CEO of Costco WholesaleMusic Icon
Feb. 14, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Where: Pigott Auditorium
Executive Speaker series, Albers School of Business and Economics 

ScratchMusic Icon
March 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Lee Center for the Arts, 12th Ave. and Marion St.
Live music, improvisation, stand-up comedy, spoken-word. Anything is possible in this quarterly performance series curated and produced by Seattle University students. 

Diversity on the Bench: Does Race Make a Difference?Music Icon
March 8, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Sullivan Hall, room C-5
Professor Pat Chew, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and Professor Robert Kelley, Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business speak. 

Jazz Band Concert Music Icon
March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Pigott Auditorium
Clarence Acox directs the SU Jazz Band in concert. 

Student Multimedia Art Exhibition Music Icon
March 28-May 6, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Mon. through Fri. (except holidays)
Opening Reception: April 8, 5–8 p.m.
Where: Fine Arts Bldg., Vachon Gallery

Community Murals as Urban Public ArtMusic Icon
April 5, 6 p.m.
Where: Bannan Engineering Bldg., Wyckoff Auditorium (room 200)
Brother Mark Elder, professor of painting at DePaul University, speaks about his team approach to producing public art with social-political, community and religious themes. 

Winter Calendar Title


Red Arrow_png International Photo Competition 2013 Exhibit
Kinsey Gallery, Admissions Bldg.
Through May 24, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mon.–Fri.

Red Arrow_png Lunchtime Scholar Series
Hunthausen Hall, ROOM 100
May 24, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m.


Red Arrow_png Student Chamber Music Spring Concert
Pigott Auditorium
June 6, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Red Arrow_png Day of Learning: An On-campus Experience for Older Adults
Pigott Building
June 19, 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

View more events

Facebook Button
LinkedIn Button Twitter Button
SU SealConnections Newsletter
Seattle University
901 12th Ave., P.O. Box 222000,
Seattle, WA 98122-1090