Trail Focuses on Personal Values Associated with Fan Involvement in SportsProfessor Galen Trail, Director of the Master of Sport Administration and Leadership
program, explored behavioral patterns and fan loyalty in his most recent article in the "Journal of Sport Management."
Cumberland Publishes ?Peculiar Honors?English Professor Sharon Cumberland has published her poetry in a new book, ?Peculiar Honors.? The collection points to an alternative reality that becomes visible through the lens of poetry.?
Smith Examines the Legitimacy of Morality in His New BookPhilosophy Professor William Smith examines the question ?Why should I be moral??in his new book, "The Phenomenology of Moral Normativity."
Hopkins Awarded Edward Goodwin Ballard Book Prize in PhenomenologyThe Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology awarded Philosophy Chair Burt C. Hopkins its prestigious 2011 Ballard Book Prize in Phenomenology for his book, "The Philosophy of Husserl."
Trail Publishes on Fan Behavior in the Journal of Sport ManagementProf. Galen Trail, Director of the Master of Sport Administration and Leadership program, examined relationship factors on fan behavior in his latest article in the Journal of Sport Management .
Scholar Jeff Oaks Presents on the Changing Notion of ?Number? in Pre-modern MathematicsProf. Jeff Oaks
presents ?The Changing Notion of ?Number? in Pre-modern Mathematics: A
Missing Link between Diophantus? and Vieta?s Concept of ?Number??? on Jan. 10.
Theatre Students Shine in ?A Midsummer Night?s Dream?Theatre majors Zoey Belyea (right) and Kacey Shiflet (left) made their debuts with the
Seattle Shakespeare Company in the recent production of "A Midsummer Night?s Dream."
Christopher Little Joins Military Science FacultyRetired Maj. Christopher Little joins the Department of Military Science
where he teaches leadership theory, map reading, and tactics to
second-year ROTC students.
Allan Discusses Seattle Artist Isaac Layman at the Frye Art MuseumArt History Professor Ken Allan conducts a gallery talk on the Frye Art Museum?s
current exhibit, "Isaac Layman?Paradise," on December 3 at 2 p.m. at the
Alumni in the News: Kevin Grange, ?04Kevin Grange, '04, speaks about his new book, "Beneath Blossom Rain: Discovering Bhutan on the Toughest Trek in the World," on December 9.
McDowell Presents at International ConferenceEnglish Professor Sean McDowell drew on his research of English Catholic poet Richard Crashaw for his presentation ?Herbert as Bardd in the Imagination of Henry Vaughan? in Powys, Wales.
Tripps Headlines ?The Psychology of Winning?Professor Dan Tripps, Director of the Center for the Study of Sport and Exercise and its Human Performance Laboratory,
addresses what it takes to be a top athlete on November 29.
Dombrowski Presents on the Abortion Debate at Harvard Law SchoolPhilosophy Professor Daniel Dombrowski presented ?Immediate Hominization v. Delayed Hominization in the Abortion Debate? at Harvard Law School in November.
Paul and Philpott Publish on Online GamingCommunication Professors Christopher Paul (left) and Jeffrey Philpott offer insights into the events of online games in ?The The Rise and Fall of 'Cardboard Tube Samurai.'
Environmental Studies Project Receives Wells Fargo GrantDean David Powers announced that Wells Fargo awarded $100,000 to the Environmental Studies Program for an innovative urban agriculture project in South King County.
Maifeld Starts Online Journal in Arts ManagementKevin Maifeld, Director of the MFA in Arts Leadership program, has started the ?American Journal of Arts Management? to bridge the scholarly
divide between academia and professional nonprofit performing arts
Collins Presents on Substance Abuse and Social Support at International Criminal Justice ConferenceCriminal Justice Professor Peter Collins presented his
research on substance abuse and social support at the 11th Annual
European Society of Criminology Conference held in Vilnius.
Historian Andr? Lambelet Presents on Colonialism and the Belgian CongoQuest University History Professor Andre Lambelet speaks on colonialism, war, and exploitation in ?The Belgian
Congo in the Global Context?? on November 17.
Wong?s New Book Focuses on Political Participation of Asian AmericansProfessor Janelle Wong
just published ?Asian American Political Participation: Emerging Constituents and Their Political Identities,?? a comprehensive study of Asian American political behavior.
Morris Hosts Student Chamber Music ConcertDr. Quinton Morris directs students from the String
Performance program at the annual Fall Student Chamber Music Concert on
Tuesday, November 22.
Tripps Gives Keynote at Heart Zones ConferenceProfessor Dan Tripps, Director for
the Center for the Study of Sport and Exercise, keynotes the 2011 Heart Zones USA conference, speaking on ?Living to the Max: The Science Behind Vitality.?
Debate Team Racks Up WinsThe debate team is on a roll with individual and team wins. Sophia Sanders coaches the team.
Confronting Violence: An Interfaith ConversationTheology and Religious Studies Department Professors Beatrice Lawrence
(left) and Wes Howard-Brook are joined by Mohammad Fani for an interfaith
discussion of religion?s role in political violence on November 10.
Panel Examines Challenges Facing Northwest IndiansProf. Ted Fortier
brings together leaders from Northwest Indian tribes to discuss the
challenges of weaving together traditional cultural values with modern demands
Psychology Chair's Colloquium Features Donna OrangeDonna Orange of??New York?s Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity presents ?The Suffering Stranger: Attitudes for Everyday Clinical Understanding and Responding? on Oct. 20.
Paul Presents on Gaming to International AudiencesCommunication Professor Chris Paul presented on gaming in Utrecht at the DiGRA
conference and at the Center for Computer Games Research at IT University of Copenhagen.
Mukerjee Examines British War Cabinet Role in Great Bengal FamineScholar Madhusree Mukerjee visits Seattle University on
October 28 for a discussion surrounding the global context of the Great Bengal
Famine of 1943.
Choir CD Release Party and Concerts Set for Oct. 21Choral Director Joy Sherman, Assistant Director Lee Peterson, and 120 members of the SU choirs
have recorded the full concerts from the 2010-11
The recordings mark the 20th anniversary of Sherman?s
stewardship of the choral music program.
November Interfaith Dialogue: Zen and JudaismPhilosophy Professor Jason Wirth brings Rabbi Don Singer
to campus for the 3rd Annual S?t? Zen Seminar on November 5 for a discussion of the relationship between Zen and Judaism.
Gaffney Chair Presentation Focuses on Coast Salish Identity and ChristianityProf. Ted Fortier hosts panel on the Coast Salish identity and the uniqueness and complementarity of the Coast Salish Lifeway and the Lifeway of Jesus,? Oct. 19.
Violinist Daniel Ching Joins Faculty for Chamber Music RecitalFaculty in the Music Division welcome violinist Daniel Ching, founding
member of the Mir? Quartet, in a concert featuring the works of Beethoven,
Brahms, and Dvorak on
Mayotte Presents on the Dynamics of Population MigrationTheology Scholar Judy Mayotte
will present "?I Pick Up My Life and Take It With Me?: 21st Century
Environmental Migration,? focusing on global issues relating to the migration of
peoples, on Oct. 20.
Criminal Justice Joins Elite Group of Certified ProgramsB.A., B.S. and M.A. in Criminal Justice degree programs have all been awarded certification by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Only six other universities in the U.S. have certified programs.
White Blogs for Psychology TodaySocial Work Professor Ruth White's? new blog for Psychology
Today, ?Culture in Mind,? explores the relationship between mental
health, culture, and ethnicity.
Davis and Ernst Publish on Promoting a Colorblind Agenda Through Direct DemocracyPolitical Science Professors Angelique Davis (shown here) and Rose Ernst published ?Racial Spectacles: Promoting a Colorblind Agenda through Direct Democracy? in Studies in Law, Politics and Society .
MFA Student David Bander Joins Kirkland TheatreMFA in Arts Leadership student David Bander is now the theatre manager for the Lake Washington High School Performing Arts
Center, a new 419-seat theatre in Kirkland,
Master Pianist Karl Paulnack Headlines Music ConvocationThe Fine Arts Department welcomes Dr. Karl Paulnack,
master pianist, to campus September 22 -23. Paulnack, who is on the
faculty the Boston Conservatory, will perform and present a master class with string, voice and piano students.
Clay and Gottberg Collaborate on New PlayFine Arts Professors Carol Wolfe Clay, designer, and Ki Gottberg,
playwright, collaborated on ?little world,? which opens on Oct. 6. The
play uses puppetry and humor to explore the complex issues associated
Panel Focuses on Revolution and Counterrevolution in the Middle EastInternational Studies Professor Carmen Gitre, left, is joined by Toby Jones
for a discussion on revolution and counterrevolution in the
Middle East, with a focus on Egypt, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia.
Ernst Publishes on Issues of Race in International JournalPolitical Science Professor Rose Ernst published ?Race, Inequality, and the Prioritization of Corrections Spending in the American States? in Race and Justice: An International Journal, examines spending on prison systems
and the dynamics of race and class.
?Our Children, Our Voices? Features Work by Somali TeensSomali teen Farida Ahmed?s Portrait of Faduma (pictured here) is part of the ?Our Children, Our Voices? exhibit at Vachon Gallery.
Student in the News: Sam BarrettIncoming Strategic Communications major Sam
Barrett is heading up the first large-scale event to help U.S.
military veterans experiencing homelessness, the Stand Down, on Sept. 15.
Janet Frieling Receives Nonprofit Leadership AwardJanet Frieling, MNPL ?97,? Network Director of School?s Out Washington,
has received the Nonprofit Leadership Community Impact Award for her long-standing
commitment and service to children and their families.
Tripps Focuses on Exercise to Reduce Cardiovascular RisksProfessor Dan Tripps, Director for the Center for the Study of Sport and Exercise, is a featured presenter at the
Preventive Cardiology Symposium at Swedish Medical Center.
Feminist Theologian Fiorenza To Lecture on CampusFeminist Theologian Elisabeth Sch?ssler Fiorenza, Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School,
presents ?Transforming Vision: Exploring Feminist The*logy? on February
Paul Publishes on Gaming in International JournalCommunication Professor Chris Paul published ?Optimizing Play: How Theorycraft Changes Gameplay and Design? in Game Studies, the international journal of computer game research.
Clay Designs Set for ?Border Songs?Fine Arts Professor Carol Wolfe Clay designed the scenery for ?Border Songs,? produced by Book-It Repertory Theatre, which runs from Sept. 14 to Oct. 9 at the Seattle Center House Theatre.
Zeff Appointed to Social Work Council on Field EducationSocial Work Clinical Professor Riva Zeff has been appointed to a 3-year term on the Council on Field Education, which focuses on improving the quality of social work field programs for students.
Tripps Heads to Atlanta to Kick Off Anti-Obesity ProgramDan Tripps, Director of the Center for the Study of Sport and Exercise,
has developed a program to combat childhood obesity. The Hall County School
System, Atlanta, is the first site for the project.
Brian Flett Receives Community Impact AwardThe Institute of Public Service honors Brian Flett, MPA ?04, with the Community Impact Award in recognition of his commitment and service to people in
Hanold Publishes on Women and LeadershipAdjunct Professor Maylon Hanold, Master in Sport Administration
and Leadership program, discusses the need for new sports metaphors in ?Leadership, Women in Sport, and
Paul Presents at International Gaming ExpoCommunication Professor Chris Paul discussed? ?We Study
Games?Professionally: Academic Research and Game Studies? at the PAX
Prime conference held in Seattle in August.
Hopkins Publishes Book on Husserl and Klein Philosophy Chair Burt Hopkins'? "The Origin of the Logic of Symbolic Mathematics" is the first comprehensive review of the work of Edmund Husserl and Jacob Klein.
Trail Presents on Spectator Sport ConsumptionProfessor Galen Trail, Director of the Master in Sport Administration and Leadership program, proposed a comprehensive model to explain why people consume spectator sport.
Wong Addresses Asian American Political ParticipationProfessor Janelle Wong,discusses her upcoming book, ?Asian American Political
Participation,? and briefs the community on her survey research on Sept. 1.
Public Affairs Students Receive Planning Association AwardPublic Affairs students in the Community Design Workshop, under the direction of Professor Marie Wong,? received Honorable Mention for their "Seattle Prism Light Reconnaissance Study."
Howard-Brook Awarded First Place in Scripture by Catholic Press AssociationTheology and Religious Studies Adjunct Professor Wes Howard-Brook received first place in Scripture by the Catholic Press Association for ?Come Out My People!"
?Invisible Families? Awarded Casey Journalism MedalFor the second time this summer, "Invisible Families" won a prestigious award. The reporting project grew out of the Center for Strategic Communications
Project on Family Homelessness.
Garbarino Keynotes Conference on Gang PreventionA free daylong workshop on prevention techniques for families and youth
who are at-risk for gang involvement takes place on August 19, with Dr. James Garbarino as the keynote speaker.
Trail Publishes in International Sports Marketing JournalProfessor Galen Trail, Director of the Master of Sport Administration and Leadership
program, found an effective tool for marketers and managers in sport administration.
Criminal Justice Hosts Academy of Behavioral ProfilingThe Department of Criminal Justice is hosting the annual meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Profiling and a two-day training on evidence-based criminal profiling techniques.
?Invisible Families? Honored by the Associated Press Managing EditorsKudos to the The Seattle Times? ?Invisible Families? reporting project, which grew out of the Center for Strategic Communications
Project on Family Homelessness.
Students Recommend Improvements to State Criminal Justice Training CommissionProf. Stephen Rice's graduate students addressed? criminal justice training and recommended improvements to the Washington State Criminal Justice
O?Brien to Brief U.S. Census Bureau on Information-GatheringSociology Professor Jodi O?Brien
heads to Washington, D.C., to consult with branch chiefs of the U.S.
Census Bureau on strategies for gathering
information on same-gender partner households.
Wong Selected as Youth Initiative Faculty FellowAs a Youth Initiative Community-Based Research Faculty Fellow,? Institute of Public Service Associate Professor Marie Wong addresses issues of urban sustainability and childhood obesity with "Making Food Matter."
Wong Named Director of the Institute of Public ServiceJanelle Wong joins the Arts and
Sciences faculty as the new director of the Institute of Public Service. Wong
received her Ph.D. from Yale University. Her current research focuses on
American politics, political participation and mobilization, and racial and ethnic
Allan Publishes on Wallace Berman, Jazz, and L.A. in the 1950sArt
History Professor Ken Allan published ?City of Degenerate Angels: Wallace
Berman, Jazz, and Semina in Postwar
Los Angeles" in a recent issue? Art Journal.??
Silva Selected as Visual Artist in ResidenceThe Fine Arts Department welcomes international artist Carolina Silva as the Seattle
University Visual Artist in Residence for 2011.
O?Brien Named Editor of ?Contexts?Sociology
Professor Jodi O?Brien is the new editor of ?Contexts,? the journal of the
American Sociological Association designed for
the lay reader and the professional sociologist.
Our Children, Our Voices Receives Humanities GrantProfessors
Claire Garoutte and Saheed Adejumobi received a grant from Humanities Washington to work with area Somali teens and
Faculty - Student Projects Awarded Global GrantsAssociate Provost for Global Engagement Victoria Jones, Ph.D., announced grants to support faculty in their
work with students at home and abroad.
Morris Receives Mayor?s Art AwardQuinton Morris, Director of Chamber and Instrumental Music and Assistant
Professor of Music, received a 2011 Art Award from Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn.
Tung Publishes in Common KnowledgeAssociate Professor of English?Charles M. Tung published ?Disquieting Time: Further Reflections on Modernism and Quietism? in the current edition of Common Knowledge.?
Rodriguez Keynotes at American Catholic CouncilProfessor Jeanette Rodriguez, Theology and Religious Studies Department, speaks on the birth of liberation theology at the
American Catholic Council gathering in Detroit on June 11.?
Adejumobi Awarded Fellowship in ChinaAssociate Professor
Saheed Adejumobi has been awarded a visiting fellowship at the Institute
of African Studies at Zhejiang Normal University where he will lecture and lead seminars on African history and cultures.
Cory Recognized as Outstanding Young Philosophy ScholarAssistant Professor Therese Cory received the Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy 2011 Founder?s Prize in recognition of her scholarship.
Community Art Class Creates Mural for Bailey GatzertDanila Rumold has
partnered her class with Bailey
Gatzer Elementary School to create a mural for the school?s playground.
Award-winning ABC News Journalist Bob Woodruff Set for SU VisitThe Center for Strategic Communications welcomes Bob Woodruff, ABC?News correspondent who will address the needs of our veterans and their families.
Alumni in the News: Zappone Appointed Member of Irish SenateDr. Katherine Zappone, '76,?was recently appointed to be a member of Seanad ?ireann,
the Irish Senate or upper house of the Irish Parliament.
Koenig and Grace Keynote at ?Leading Sustainably? ConferenceProfessor Bill Koenig (left) and Bill Grace present
keynotes at the June 18 OSR conference on sustaining leadership during
Student Photographers Showcased in BFA ExhibitionFive graduating students earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree showcase their work in the Vachon Gallery May 20 ? June 12, 2011.
Trail Joins Top Athletes to Promote Academic AchievementAt the Rip the Cut Memorial Day basketball tournament, Trail will address ?Opportunities Beyond the Court/Field? and join top athletes to promote academic achievement.
Global Awareness Students Get Ready for Spring Planting Service Project?Students in the Global Awareness
Program, open to juniors and seniors, participated in a community service project at the Danny Woo Gardens.?
Africa Day Features Music, Film, and AwardsStudents, faculty, and leading artists celebrate Africa Day,
held internationally on May 25, to highlight modern Africa and
African communities around the world.
Criminal Justice Faculty Publish on Challenges Facing Ex-OffendersCriminal Justice Professors Gunnison (left) and Helfgott published
?Factors that Hinder Reentry Success" in the International Journal of Offender
Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
Hansen Presents on Wonderment and PsychotherapyProfessor Finn Thorbj?rn Hansen, University of Aarhus, Denmark, presents
?Wonderment and Dialogue in Psychotherapy,?? a new perspective on the relationship between client and therapist, on May 18.
Susan Trapnell Featured at Arts ConferenceSusan Trapnell, former managing director of ACT Theatre, joins the line-up at the Arts Nonprofits Now conference to address pressing issues, innovations, and successful practices within the arts community.??
Fourteen A&S Students Receive Naef Scholarships In an announcement by President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., 14 Arts and Sciences
students were awarded 2011-12 Naef scholarships. Naef scholarships are made
possible thanks to an endowment gift from the estate of Sue M. Naef.
A&S Student Receives Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen Undergraduate Award Senior Hajer Al-Faham, Political Science and Women Studies
major, has been awarded the Archbishop G. Raymond Hunthausen Award for an
Student in the News: Cannon Receives Fulbright to Work in GermanyTess Cannon,
class of 2011, was awarded a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant
grant to teach English in Germany.
Middle East Scholar Carmen Gitre Joins FacultyCarmen M. K. Gitre will join the faculty in the Department of International
Studies this fall. Gitre focuses her scholarship on
imperial history, modernity, and culture in the Middle East with particular
emphasis on Egypt.
Kapp Presents on U.S-China RelationsDr. Robert A. Kapp presents ?Is There A Chinese Word for Rashomon?
The Many Understandings of U.S.-China Relations? on May 12.? He chairs the China Committee of the
Pacific Council on International Policy.
Going Green in China: Efird Awarded Fulbright Research Grant Anthropology
Professor Rob Efird received a Fulbright Scholar Research Award to spend the
2011-12 academic year in China evaluating its mandatory environmental education program.
Bisesi Receives Faculty Spirit of Community AwardProfessor
Michael Bisesi, who has been tireless in his personal, direct commitment to the community, received the Spirit of Community Award for his many accomplishments in service to the
A&S Students Recognized for Outstanding Service to the CommunityThe three students who received Spirit of Community Awards for their accomplishments are Hajer Al Faham,? Political Science; Rebecca Recinos,? Liberal Studies; and Maggie Wykowski,?
In X?chitl in Cuicatl: Poetry Reading with Francisco X. Alarc?n & Gabriella Guti?rrez y MuhsInternationally recognized poets Francisco X. Alarc?n and Professor Gabriella Guti?rrez
y Muhs? present their poetry at 6 p.m. on May 7.
?Is North Korea Evil?? on May 12History Professor Hazel Hahn announced that Professor Hyung Gu Lynn, University of British Columbia, will be presenting ?Is
North Korea Evil? Exploring Source of Information on Contemporary North Korea?
on May 12.
Aarti Kawlra and Naomi Kasumi Focus on Textiles in India Dr. Aarti Kawlra , a social
anthropologist, presents two lectures on Indian textiles, including the sari. Joining
her on May 2 is Professor Naomi Kasumi, a former participant in the Sanskriti Foundation Art Residency
Grad Students Work with Top Sports Teams in Win-Win Situation?With so many teams right in our backyard, there?s no
shortage of opportunities for our students,? said Galen Trail, MSAL director. Grad students recently completed research for the Seattle
Earenfight Presents on History?s Sexy Queens and Today?s High-Profile WomenHistory Professor Theresa Earenfight
examines the larger-than-life personae of some of history?s most famous
monarchs in ?Tumultuous, Tragic, and Sexually Charged Queens? on May 9.
Sanho Tree on Failed Drug Wars, Counterterrorism, and U.S. PolicyDrug war policy analyst and human rights advocate Sanho Tree,Institute for Policy Studies, presents ?Addicted to Failure: U.S. Drug War Policy in the
Americas? on April 20.
Naef Scholars Select Charles Tung for ?Last Lecture?English Professor Charles M. Tung headlines the Naef Scholars "Last Lecture" with? ?Moving in Time:?
Penultimate Thoughts on Modernism and the Trope of Time Travel? on April 19.
Brother Elder to Speak on Community Murals as Public ArtBrother Mark Elder, C.M., professor of painting at DePaul University,colorfully known as "Buffalo Bro" in Chicago, will speak on ?Community Murals as Urban Public Art? on April 5 at6 p.m. in
Tajudeen Presents on Javanese ArchitectureArchitecture Professor Imran bin Tajudeen presents ?Asia as Framework and its Limits:
Perspectives from the Architectural Histories of Java" on April 14.
Master?s Students Host Teens Interested in SportsProfessor Galen Trail? and
graduate students in the Master of Sport Administration and Leadership program hosted at-risk youth
participating in the Game
Recognize Game Urban Sports
26 Receive National Academic HonorsDean David Powers announced that the Tau Sigma National Honor Society has recognized 26 students in the College of Arts
and Sciences for their academic achievement.
Giuseppe Lanza Awarded Scholarship to Study in TurkeyAnthropology student
Giuseppe Lanza was awarded a Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S.
Department of State to study Turkish in Izmir.?
Psych Students Conduct Prime Research on BehaviorPsychology students examined social networking
activity, time management, eating habits, video gaming, and other typical
activities within a psychological construct.
Gates Foundation Grant Will Help Raise Awareness of ?Invisible Families?The Center for Strategic Communications, directed by Professor Barry Mitzman, received a $180,327 grant from the Bill & Melinda
Foundation for the Project on Family
Mann Lecture Features History Scholar Roxann PrazniakProfessor Roxann Prazniak presents ?Siena on the Silk Road: ?The Many Worlds of Ambrogio Lorenzetti?? on April 7.? Prazniak is a well-known historian whose research focuses on China and Eurasia.
Ernst Report Gives ?F? to State AgencyPolitical Science Professor Rose Ernst found the DSHS severely lacking in its ability to ?enact
its own core values.? ?More
than 2 million people receive services from DSHS annually.
Student in the News: Aaron BroussardCriminal Justice major Aaron Broussard was? voted onto the All-Independent Team by the head
coaches and sports information directors of the Division I independent schools.?
Documentary on Haiti Set for March 31Anthropologist Mark Schuller presents? ?Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy, ? his? film about Haitian women who, despite
poverty, lack of education, and violence, show the power of collective
Social Work Alum Rion Tisino Discusses ?Diss-funk-shun-all?BSW alumnus Rion
Tisinodiscusses his book ?Diss-funk-shun-all," a memoir of his
growing up as the only surviving triplet, getting shot, dealing with his anger
and immorality, and finally achieving success, on April 7.
Summer Study Program in BerlinGerman Professor Cordula Brown
leads students on a tour of German modernism in a three-week study program in
Berlin, June 20 - July 10.
Atheist Meets Theologian in Salon SeriesAcademic Salons kicks off the
spring quarter with a two-part series of provocative discussions between atheists and
theologians: ?Why God?? and ?Social and Political Issues: Atheist and
Trail Examines Effectiveness of Celebrity Athlete EndorsementsProfessor Galen Trail, coordinator of the Master of Sport Administration and Leadership program, looks at the risky business of using
celebrity athletes to market products unrelated to their sports.
Rice and Hickman Publish Study Assessing Small World NetworksAssistant
Professors Stephen Rice (left) and Matthew Hickman, Department of Criminal
Justice, found that small world scientific
networks can pinpoint areas of clustering in criminal justice research.
Student Chamber Music Concert Set for March 10Professor
Quinton Morris directs advanced students in the chamber music program in a concert including favorites by Hoffmeister and Mozart.
Director Eric Wijngaarde Presents ?Indigenous Suriname?Eric Wijngaarde brings to campus ?Indigenous Suriname,?? a documentary presenting the perspectives of indigenous tribes of the Amazon River basin as they struggle to survive in an increasingly polluted environment.??
Activist Noelia Corrales Discusses Today?s NicaraguaNoelia
Corrales, activist and social entrepreneur, discusses contemporary issues in
Nicaragua on April 12. She focuses on
the importance of fair trade, human rights, social justice, environmental
education, and economic sustainability.???
ROTC Recognized as Outstanding UnitSeattle University?s Army ROTC unit received top honors for excellence
for academic year 2009-10 from U.S. Army Cadet Command.
Tung Publishes on Literary CriticismEnglish
Professor Charles M. Tung has published ?The Future of Literary
Criticism: Assessment, the Curricularized Classroom, and Thick Reading,? in Literary
Study, Measurement, and the Sublime: Disciplinary Assessment.
Morris Invited Back to Carnegie HallQuinton Morris follows his sold-out debut concert at Carnegie Hall with a return engagement at Carnegie Hall .
Carlson Asks, ?Do Philosophers Need Music Therapy??Philosophy Professor Licia Carlson explores the philosophical
significance of music by considering the relationship
between ethics and aesthetics on March 4.
Trail Publishes on Consumer Behavior of Sports FansProfessor
Galen Trail, Coordinator of the Master in Sport Administration and Leadership,
on how sport organizations can build a strong fan base and improve marketing
efforts to their consumers.
Moore Discusses Controversial ?The Bishop?s Daughter? on March 3Author Honor Moore presents The Bishop?s Daughter, her acclaimed
memoir whose publication in 2008 heightened the debate
around homosexuality in the Episcopal Church on March 3.
German Consul Ahrens to Speak on Sports, Commerce, and CultureGerman Consul Michael Ahrens discusses
sports in the context of cultural and commercial ties between Germany and the
Pacific Northwest on March 2.
Reimagining ?Religion? Set for March 3College of Arts and Sciences faculty members Beatrice Lawrence and Wes
Howard-Brook are joined by Mohammad Fani of the Islamic Education Center for a
conversation on the meaning of ?religion.?
Alumni in the News: Kevin Grove Kevin Grove, class of
2004, received a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship for 2011. This highly competitive scholarship provides awards
for full-time graduate study and research at the University of Cambridge.
PACT Philosophy Conference Set for OctoberThe theme of this? year?s PACT conference, ?The Political Animal,?
focuses on what it means to engage in political activity. The conference takes place October 7 - 8.
Moe-Lobeda's Research Focuses on Systemic EvilProfessor Cynthia Moe-Lobeda conducted research in South Asia on popular movements? resisting climate imperialism for an upcoming book, Christian
Ethics for the Uncreators: Morality in the Face of Systemic Evil.?
Five Receive Faculty FellowshipsCollege of Arts and Sciences faculty from five departments
received Summer Faculty Fellowships to support their scholarship.
Lawrence Presents at College Art ConferenceMFA Professor Deborah F. Lawrence joins scholars for a discussion on how different art media
are used for political ends at the
99th annual College Art Association conference in New York City.
Poetry and Psychoanalysis with Stephen Maurer, M.D.Continuing Education Program features Dr. Stephen Maurer, who left the practice
and teaching of psychoanalysis, with readings from ?Side Effects: Poems
of Remedy and Doubt from the Life of a Psychoanalyst? on February 15.
Alumni in the News: Nancy McKenney, MNPL '96Nancy McKenney, MNPL '96,?takes top post at Marin Humane Society.
Alumni in the News: Jake Groshong, MFA
Rave reviews for Jack Groshong, MFA ?09, and the cast in ?Dr
Horrible?s Sing-Along Blog? at ACT Theater .
Peterson Piano Concert Set for January 30Lee Peterson, Assistant Director of Choral Music, presents a free solo piano recital on Sunday, January 30, featuring works by Mendelssohn, Debussy, Rachmaninof, and others.
Mickunas Presents on PhenomenologyAmerican philosophy scholar Algis Mickunas presents ? The Phenomenology of the Civilizational Other: The Constitution of 'East' and 'West'," on February 4.
Clay Creates Sets for Shakespeare's ?Cymbeline?Theatre Professor Carol Wolfe Clay designed the scenery
for "Cymbeline,"?one of Shakespeare's last plays, and received a rave review in the Seattle Times.
Global African Studies Program Welcomes Aminatta FornaAminatta
Forna, one of the most significant literary voices to come from Africa in
recent decades, discusses on new book, The Memory of Love, on January 28.
Hopkins Publishes Book on HusserlPhilosophy Professor Burt Hopkins traces the development of philosophical thought of Edmund
Husserl, the founder of phenomenology, in his new book,?The Philosophy of Husserl.
Study Abroad Opportunity: LondonEnglish
Professor Mary-Antoinette Smith leads a summer study?
program in London :?The London Eye: City Gazing through Gender,
Literature, and Art? (ENGL
Phinney Recognized for Outstanding ScholarshipAnthropology
Lecturer Harriet M. Phinneyreceived high praise for her work on ?The Secret: Love, Marriage and HIV,?? which was recognized as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2010.
Bohn-Spector Lectures on Artists Berman and HeineckenProfessor Allan brings to campus curator Claudia Bohn-Spector to present on the controversial and influential work of artists
Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken on Jan. 19.?
Fortier Installation Set for February 10 Seattle University
President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., will install Anthropology Professor Ted Fortier
as the Gaffney Chair on
Feb. 10. Fortier
will present ? Converting
the Black Robes: Native American Contributions to the Jesuits.? ?
Pulitzer Prize Winners to Speak on CampusPulitzer
Prize winning journalists Ken Armstrong and Jonathan Martin from the Seattle
Times will discuss their book, The Other
Side of Mercy, on January 19.? They covered the 2009
killings of four police officers as they sat in a Lakewood coffee shop.
Moe-Lobeda Awarded Wismer Professor for Gender and DiversityAssociate Professor Cynthia
Moe-Lobeda, Theology and Religious Studies, has been named
the 2011-13 Wismer Professor. Her scholarship focuses on race, class, and gender.
Collins to Join Criminal Justice Faculty Peter Collins joins
the Seattle University Criminal Justice Department as an Assistant Professor in
research includes substance abuse treatment evaluation and legal process
Jha Publishes on 9/11 Media Response Associate Professor Sonora Jha, Communication Department,
published "Sources: No Time for the Rolodex," in Lessons from Ground Zero: Media Response to Terror, which examines journalism?s efforts to
cover a crisis, while analyzing journalism itself.
Trail Publishes on Sport Fans Purchasing BehaviorAssociate Professor Galen Trail published research on the unplanned buying behavior of sport consumers when they
experience positive or negative moods after they watch their team play. ???