College of Arts and Sciences

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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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  • McDowell Named Editor of John Donne Journal Sean McDowell, director of the University Honors Program, has been confirmed as the new editor of the prestigious John Donne Journal: Studies in the Age of Donne.

    Arnold Wins Award for Costume Design Theatre Professor Harmony Arnold received an award for Best Costume Design for her work on the web series Capitol Hill at the Indie Series Awards ceremony on April 1.

    Smith Awarded Prestigious Truman ScholarshipJunior Olivia Smith, Political Science and Spanish double major, was awarded a Truman Scholarship. She is the only Washington college student to receive the award in 2015.

    Cisneros Returns to Join Philosophy FacultyAlumna Natalie Cisneros '05 joins the faculty in the Philosophy Department in September. Her scholarship focuses on social and political philosophy, feminist philosophy, 20th-century continental philosophy, and Latin American philosophy.

    Representatives Adam Smith and Dave Reichert Address Pressing Issues on May 11MPA Director Larry Hubbell brings to campus U.S. Representatives Adam Smith and Dave Reichert for an interview and Q&A.

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  • College of Arts and Sciences Calendar

    • International Photography Competition: 2015 4/28/2015 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Digital Design Exhibition 2015 4/28/2015 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    • alumni seminar for spring quarter 2015 4/28/2015 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • International Photography Competition: 2015 4/29/2015 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Digital Design Exhibition 2015 4/29/2015 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM