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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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  • Theology and Religious Studies Welcomes Ali Altaf MianAli Altaf Mian joins the faculty in September. His teaching, research, and scholarship focus on Islamic thought and Muslim societies as well as feminist studies.

    Poet-Translator Maged Zaher Joins Faculty for Spring QuarterAward-winning poet Maged Zaher joins the faculty in the Creative Writing program. His latest book is "The Tahrir of Poems."

    Clay Creates Sets for Seattle Shakespeare CompanyProfessor Carol Wolfe Clay is designing the sets for Moliere's "Tartuffe," the upcoming production of the Seattle Shakespeare Company. "Tartuffe" is one of Moliere's most famous comedies.

    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."

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