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  • The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college in Seattle University. Our emphasis is on academic excellence, service to the community, and global engagement. We provide a liberal arts education in the humanities, the arts, and the social sciences. In addition to 41 undergraduate majors and 36 minors, we offer six master's degree programs and one professional post-baccalaureate certificate program.

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  • New Online Crime Analysis Certificate Program Starts in SeptemberThe Criminal Justice Department is offering an online-only, 25-credit crime analysis certificate for individuals seeking professional training for a career as a crime analyst.

    Scott Kaiser to Direct His New Play at Seattle UniversityShakespeare maven Scott Kaiser, longtime member of the artistic staff at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, heads to Seattle University to direct his new play, Love's Labor's Won.

    President Sundborg Awards Gaffney Chair to Le Xuan HyPresident Stephen Sundborg, S.J., has appointed Professor Le Xuan Hy as the Reverend Louis Gaffney, S.J. , Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences. Hy will address the theme "Gratitude" during his 2-year appointment.

    President Sundborg Awards Pigott McCone Chair to Jason WirthPresident Stephen Sundborg, S.J. awarded the Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities to Philosophy Professor Jason Wirth. Wirth will further scholarship on the relationship of philosophy and religious life.

    Efird Publishes on Environmental EducationProf. Rob Efird published "Schooling for Sustainable Development Across the Pacific," which includes overviews and case studies in environmental education and education for sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region and examples in the US and Canada.

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