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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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  • Theatre Program Welcomes Shawn JohnsonShawn Ketchum Johnson joins the Theatre program faculty. His recent credits include Chicago productions of Pride and Prejudice and Machinale.

    Lindsey Walker Takes Top Prize at Northwest Undergraduate Conference on LiteratureSenior Lindsey Walker received the Best Essay prize at the Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature for "Castoffs." The annual competition attracted students from more than 25 colleges and universities.

    MA Psych Grads Fill Void in SkywayJames Norris, Master of Arts in Psychology '09, enlisted the aid of fellow alumni to establish the Matumaini Counseling and Community Center to meet the growing need for services in south Seattle.

    Bakiner Joins Political Science DepartmentThe Political Science Department welcomes Onur Bakiner, whose scholarship includes work on transitional justice, judicial behavior, Latin American politics, and complex emergencies and humanitarian intervention.

    Creative Writing Students Meet Top Authors at International ConferenceCreative Writing Professor Susan Meyers connected students with writers involved in all genres of fiction and nonfiction as well as film, poetry, and theater.

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