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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 42 undergraduate majors and 37 minors, we offer six master's degree programs and one professional advanced degree certificate program.

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  • Stark Short Story Reading Set for February 25Award-winning Professor Emeritus James Stark reads from his short story collections, Woodfiber Dreams: Coming of Age Tales and Love in the Time of Cholesterol, on February 25.

    Installation of Jason Wirth as Pigott McCone Chair Set for April 17President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., will install Philosophy Professor Jason Wirth as the Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities on April 17. Following the installation, Shudo Brian Schroeder, Philosophy Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology and an ordained Soto Zen priest, will present "Practice-Realization: Zen Master Dogen and Original Awakening."

    Suh Publishes on Buddhism in FilmTheology and Religious Studies Professor Sharon Suh's Silver Screen Buddha addresses political, gendered, and racial overtones in representations of Buddhism in films.

    Nafziger Assists Higher Ed Program in RwandaMPA Professor Rich Nafziger is working with Kepler University, a nonprofit university program, to create educational opportunities in Kigali, Rwanda, and other sites in Africa.

    Assistantships Begin for Visual Arts StudentsArt and Art History Chair Naomi Hume announced the start of a paid assistantship program for students majoring in digital design, photography, and studio art.

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