Puebla Program Celebrates 20 YearsProfessor Jaime Perozo, founder of the Latin American Studies Program in Puebla, M?xico, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the program with colleagues, host families from Mexico, and friends.
Rice Facilitates Dialogue Among Seattle Police, News Media, and Legal AgenciesCriminal Justice Professor Stephen Rice?led a?discussion with?police, media, legal agencies, and local residents on ways to increase transparency at the Seattle Police Department.
Antonio Dowling Named Finalist in Symphony CompetitionString Performance student Antonio Dowling, violinist, was chosen as a finalist in the Coeur d?Alene Symphony Young Artists Competition. Dowling, a junior, has been studying violin with Professor Quinton Morris since his freshman year.
McDowell Publishes on Curtis and MarvellProf. Sean McDowell, Director of the University Honors program, recently published articles on contemporary Irish poet Tony Curtis and 17th century?Irish poet?Andrew Marvell.
Hedreen Gallery Welcomes New Curator Amanda ManitachAmanda Manitach joins the Fine Arts Department as the new curator of the Hedreen Gallery in the Lee Center for the Arts.
Alumni Update: Sharon Williams, MFA '09, Joins CD ForumSharon N. Williams, MFA in Arts Leadership class of 2009, is the new managing director at CD Forum, the only local, nonprofit organization solely dedicated to presenting emerging Black arts, artists, and ideas in the Seattle area.
Paul Featured at Video Game ConferencesCommunication Professor Christopher Paul presented on video games at conferences in the United Kingdom and?United States?His research focuses on applying tools rooted in rhetorical analysis to elements of new media, especially video games.?
Anthropology Welcomes Back Jason Miller ?02Jason Miller, class of 2002, returns to the College of Arts and Sciences to teach anthropology.
Punsalan-Manlimos to Direct Institute for Catholic Thought and CultureAs the founding director of the Institute for Catholic Thought, Punsalan-Manlimos will build on her experiences facilitating the Aruppe seminar and developing the Catholic Heritage Lectures.
Lee Peterson?s Missa Animae Featured in Christmas ConcertDr. Lee Peterson, Assistant Director of Choral Music, is the featured composer in this year?s Christmas Concert. Her "Missa Animae," commissioned by Seattle University Choirs, will be performed in its entirety.
Student Directors Present One-Act PlaysSenior theatre majors Antoinette Bianco and Robert Keene are directing?the one-act plays "Rain" by Garry Williams and "The Actor's Nightmare" by Christopher Durang.?Shows run through Nov. 18. Photo: Meme Garcia-Cosgrove '14?as Mary?in "Rain."??
Alumni in the News: Sarah Hiraki ?12Fine Arts?major Sarah Hiraki, class of 2012, is featured in ?LOLwork? on the Bravo Network. The six-week ?documentary comedy? follows the lives of the creative team at ICanHasCheezburger.com?where Hiraki is an art director.?
Arnold Designed Wardrobe and Makeup for Film on SalishFine Arts Prof. Harmony Arnold designed the?wardrobe and makeup for "Beyond the Salish Sea." A free screening of the short film is set for Nov. 18.
MFA Students Present Art + ActivismStudents in the MFA in Arts Leadership Program, class of 2013, have teamed up for a mixed media art installation that addresses the topics of reproductive rights, social mobility, and the objectification of women.
Bennett Featured in Hedreen Gallery ShowFine Arts Professor Gretchen Bennett is a featured artist in ?The Rug Pulled Out from Underneath; You Lie on the Floor? now showing in the Hedreen Gallery.
Alumni Update: Alison Staudinger ?05 Joins Faculty at UW ? Green BayAlison Staudinger, class of 2005, is busy settling into her first year at the University of Wisconsin ? Green Bay as a member of?the faculty in Democracy and Justice Studies.
Joel Pickford Presents on Hmong DiasporaAward-winning photographer, filmmaker, and author Joel Pickford explores the cultures and communities of Hmong living in California and in Laos on October 29.
Jerome Veith ?05 Joins FacultyAlum Jerome Veith, philosophy and psychology dual major in the class of 2005, returned to the College of Arts and Sciences to teach in the Philosophy Department. Earlier this year, he received his doctorate in philosophy from Boston College.
SU Faculty Edit, Contribute to Presumed Incompetent"Presumed Incompetent,"?co-edited by Prof. Gabriella Guti?rrez y Muhs,?examines the intersecting roles of race, gender, and class in the working lives of women faculty of color.
Guest Artists to Conduct Master Class, Perform on CampusCellist Rajan Krishnaswami and pianist Mark Salman, internationally known recording artists,?come to campus for a master class and recital in November.
Rojas Discusses Modern Cuba on October 18Daisy Rojas,?founding member and Director of Solidarity at Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Havana, offers insights into the daily lives of Cubans under the American embargo?in ?Building Bridges with 21st Century Cuba.?
Melton Publishes on Discrimination in SportProfessor Nicole Melton published ?Prejudice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Coaches: The influence of race, religious fundamentalism, modern sexism and contact with sexual minorities? in Sociology of Sport Journal.?
Faculty and Staff Help Children?s Theatre Shine Spotlight on Family HomelessnessArts and Sciences?faculty and staff played a key role for ?Danny, King of the Basement,? the new play at Seattle Children?s Theatre that looks at the impact of homelessness on children.?
Arnold Co-Produces, Designs Costumes for Feature FilmFine Arts Professor Harmony Arnold co-produced and designed the costumes, hair, and makeup for the feature film "Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel." The film has its U.S. premiere in Seattle on October 19.
College Hosts Saudi EducatorsDean David Powers hosted a group of Saudi Arabian deans, college professors, and high school teachers. Their conversation focused on issues relating to religion and education. The educators were guests of the State Department.
Pulitizer Prize-Winning Journalist Joins FacultyJournalist Cheryl Phillips, data enterprise editor at The Seattle Times, joins the Communication Department faculty for the fall quarter.?She specializes in interactive visualizations.
Horton and Rice Assess Cultural Context of Anger and CrimePsychology Professor Randall Horton (left) and Criminal Justice Professor Stephen Rice examined anger within crime theory using data from interviews and fieldwork in Tibetan communities of India and in the United States. ?
Katz to Keynote Levinas SeminarThe 10th annual ?Psychology for the Other,? the Levinas Seminar, features?a keynote address by Prof. Claire Katz on??Levinas and the Maternal Psyche: How Feminist Theory Informs Our Encounter with the Other.?
Big Wins for Debate TeamThe Debate Team starts the year off right with wins during its first debate. Senior Michael Imeson Harvey, political science major, was the first place speaker out of all the debaters. SU was named the winner of the entire tournament.
Melton Publishes in International JournalProfessor Nicole Melton researched inclusive lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender policies of organizations as they relate to job applicants. Her study with Professor George B. Cunningham appears in the International Journal of Sport Management.
O?Brien Focuses on Struggles of Queer-Identifying YouthProfessor Jodi O?Brien, chair of the Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work Department, joined the advisory board of the United Kingdom?s Economic and Social Research Council for an 18-month?project on queer-identifying religious youth.
Ernest Becker Conference set for October 6 ? 7Psychology Prof. Steen Halling welcomes the Ernest Becker Foundation?conference to campus. Becker, a cultural anthropologist and existential thinker, examined human behavior to reduce violence.?The conference is free for students.
Teens Explore Yesler Terrace Through Photos and VideoPhotography Professor Claire Garoutte teamed with community partners to create a new Summer Youth Media program. Photos and videos?made by teens?from Yesler Terrace are now on display in the Vachon Gallery.
James Harris Gallery Showcases Mary Ann Peters, Visual Artist in ResidenceVisual Artist in Residence Mary Ann Peters?exhibits ?From a History of Ruin,? at the James Harris Gallery. The exhibit?features?new paintings, drawings, and prints based on her visit to Lebanon and Syria.?
Arts & Sciences Hosts PAMLA conference; Sandra Cisneros to SpeakThe annual meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association takes place October 19 ? 21. Award-winning writer Sandra Cisneros will give?the keynote address.
Marcus Raichle, Expert on Brain Functioning, to Speak on CampusNeurologist Dr. Marcus Raichle, a leader in brain imaging and cognitive science, presents ?Two Views of Brain Function,? on October 25.
Efird Lectures at Asian Universities During Fulbright YearAnthropology Professor Robert Efird presented at top teacher training universities in mainland China and Taiwan on best practices to engage young students to live sustainably and become good stewards of their ecosystems. ?
Fortier Joins Board of Pacific NW Canadian Studies ConsortiumAnthropology Professor Ted Fortier has been elected to the Executive Board of the NW Canadian Studies Consortium, which has more than 40 college, university, and organization members.
White Is Featured Presenter at International ConferencesSocial Work Professor Ruth White
gave presentations on mental health, service learning, and the politics of immigration in the United States at three international conferences.
Alumni in the News: David Kelly MFA ?10 Named Symphony ExecutiveDavid Orace Kelly, MFA in Arts Leadership, class of 2010, has been named the executive director of the Federal Way Symphony.
Risser?s ?The Life of Understanding? Just PublishedIn his new book, ?The Life of Understanding: A contemporary hermeneutics,??
Philosophy Professor James Risser places 20th century philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer in dialogue
Author Angela Beeching to Speak on Successful Careers for Artists and InnovatorsAngela Beeching is known in the fine arts community for her involvement in helping creative artists build successful careers, but she has important lessons for all innovators.
Alumni in the News: Dondelinger '92 Publishes ?Modern Icons?Mary Frances Dondelinger, visual arts major in the class of 1992, has published ?MODERN ICONS: The Sacrifice of Endangered Species of the American Southwest.?
Arts and Sciences Hosts International Schelling Society ConferenceThe College of Arts and Sciences hosted the first annual meeting of the Schelling Society of North America. The event was co-chaired by Philosophy Professor Jason Wirth.
Alumni News: Line Sandsmark, MFA '12Led by Managing Director Line Sandsmark, MFA?'12, ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery received a National Theatre Company grant from the American Theatre Wing, one of only 10 theaters in the country to win this award.
Rhea '12 Joins Pro Basketball TeamSport and Exercise major Talisa Rhea, class of 2012, heads to Europe to join a women's professional basketball team.
McDowell Named Director of the Honors ProgramEnglish Professor Sean McDowell has been named the new director of the Seattle University Honors Program, beginning September 2012.
Alumni Update: Sahnica WashingtonLiberal Studies alum Sahnica Washington '99? was named principal of Roxhill Elementary School by Seattle Pulbic Schools Superintendent Jose Banda.?
Hanold Publishes Reference on World SportsProfessor Maylon Hanold?s book, ?World Sports: A Reference Handbook??examines issues surrounding sports. including drug use, economics, ethics,?race, sexuality, politics, gender, technology, and?globalization.
Earenfight Named Pigott McCone Chair in HumanitiesPresident Stephen Sundborg, S.J. awarded thePigott McCone Chair in Humanities to History Professor Theresa Earenfight. Earenfight will further scholarship on ?Health from a Historical Perspective.?
Psychology Faculty and Alumni Present at International ConferencePsychology faculty and alumni from the M.A. in Psychology program made a strong showing at the 2012?International Human Science Research Conference in Montreal.?
?Our Children, Our Voices? on Exhibit at Seattle City HallProfessors Claire Garoutte and Saheed Adejumobi worked with local Somali teens on a photographic project now on exhibit at Seattle City Hall.?
Alumni in the News: Megan Peter, '07Megan Peter, '07, described her experience as a reading group leader at Bailey Gatzert elementary school in a recent issue of "The Commons." Megan majored in journalism and currently works at SU.?
Alumni News: Jessica Boling ?07 Receives FulbrightSocial Work alumnus Jessica Boling, '07, received a Fulbright to conduct research in Cameroon where she will examine the effectiveness of international aid to nongovernmental organizations.
Andolina to Head Latin American StudiesProf. Robert Andolina is the new director of the Latin American Studies program. The multi-disciplinary program includes courses in culture, economics, environment, history, literature, and politics and the experiences?of?Latin Americans in the U.S.
Hayes Receives National Science Foundation Research GrantProfessor Tanya Hayes received a 3-year National Science Foundation Research Grant to evaluate an incentive program to conserve the Ecuadorian forests. The grant builds on her 2011 research funded by a Dean?s Research Fellowship grant.?
Taylor Awarded Gaffney ChairPresident Stephen Sundborg, S.J.,?appointed History Department Chair Tom Taylor as the Rev. Louis Gaffney, S.J., Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Gaffney chair promotes issues germane to the Jesuit mission and identity.
Alumni in the News: Diana Chamorro, MSAL, class of 2011Diana Chamorro, Master of Sport Administration and Leadership class of 2011, earned national honors for her work as Assistant Director of Athletic Communications at Princeton University.
Two Alumni Inducted into National Nonprofit Honor SocietyLaura Haroldson (left) and Jessie Irwin-Hooper, Master of Nonprofit Leadership?class of 2012,?were inducted into the Nu Lambda Mu Honor Society of the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council.
Chang Joins MFA ProgramWoong Jo Chang joins the faculty in the MFA in Arts Leadership program. A scholar in arts management and cultural policy as well as an artist and former arts manager, his current research focuses on small arts organizations.
?Bring on the Sun? Run Supports Boys & Girls ClubGraduate students in the Master of Sport Administration and Leadership program turned over more than $2700 to the Rotary Boys and Girls Club, proceeds from this year's Bring on the Sun 5K Run.
Taylor Receives Global Grant for Chiapas ProjectHistory Department Chair Tom Taylor has received a university global grant to develop a pilot service learning project in Chiapas, Mexico.
Amy Kangas Receives Hickey AwardPsychology major Amy Kangas received the Hickey Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to academic life. Kangas graduated in June from the Psychology Honors Program.
English Faculty Welcome Molly Clark HillardMolly Clark Hillard will join the English Department beginning in the spring quarter 2013. Her scholarship focuses on English literature of the Victorian area and English women writers.
Fine Arts Welcomes Trung Pham, S.J., M.F.ATrung Pham, S.J., M.F.A., joins the faculty in the visual arts program in the Fine Arts Department . Fr. Pham received his M.F.A. in drawing and painting and his M.Div. and S.T.L? from the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley. He was ordained as a Jesuit priest this spring.
Paul Presents at Popular Culture Association ConferenceCommunication Prof. Chris Paul presented ?EA Sports and Online Play: Taking It Out of the Game? earlier this spring.?Online gaming generates more than $50 billion annually and is a major force in the entertainment industry.
Cory Awarded Research Grant in the HumanitiesPhilosophy Prof. Therese Cory received a grant from the Gerda-Henkel-Stiftung?for her project on the function of intellectual light in Aquinas and his sources. Cory will spend two months conducting research?at Julius-Maximilians-Universit?t W?rzburg in Germany?
Arts and Sciences Sweeps Student AwardsDean Powers applauds all three students receiving 2012 Spirit of Community Awards . Seniors Rosie Garibaldi, Social Work, and Francesca Murnan, Public Affairs, were joined by Adam Tousley who is receiving his Master of Public Administration. ?
Moe-Lobeda Headlines at Gettysburg Seminary and Krista FoundationTheology and Religious Studies Professor Cynthia Moe-Lobeda specializes in theological ethics.with a focus on eco-justice, economic justice, moral agency, and dismantling white privilege.
Allan Publishes on the L.A. Art SceneArt History Professor Ken Allan published essays and co-authored a chapter in ?Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art, 1945-1980,? which traces the beginnings and transformation of the post-World War II art scene in southern California,
Alumni Update: Galatro Named Executive Director at PrattSteve Galatro, MFA ?09, is the new executive director at Pratt Fine Arts Center, a multidisciplinary arts education center in?Seattle,
Tung Presents at International ConferenceEnglish Professor Charles Tung was one of a selet group of 24 scholars brought together at "Generation M:? Resetting Modernist Time" in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Michelle de Vera Awarded FulbrightSenior Michelle de Vera received a Fulbright Binational Business Grant for advanced study in Mexico. De Vera will graduate in June with a dual degree in Economics and Spanish.
Sophomore Logan McDonald Receives Scholarship for Study in NigeriaSophomore Honors student Logan McDonald has received a coveted Boren Scholarship to study for a year at?the University of Ibadan,?Nigeria.
Senior Victoria Olive Publishes in Student Research JournalSociology senior Victoria (Tori) Olive published ?Sexual Assault Against Women of Color? in the Journal of Student Research. Olive examined differences in women?s responses to sexual assault by race.
Liberal Studies Student Leitz to Work in CongoSophomore Allason Leitz sets off?to work with?Yole!Africa, an arts and cultural center, located in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo,?one of the most violent and devastated areas in Africa.
Bean Invited to Ghana?s Ashesi UniversityEnglish Professor John Bean and his wife Kit, M.A. '93, will teach a series of workshops for faculty at Ashesi University.?They will focus on curriculum assessment, critical thinking, a writing-across-the curriculum program, and best teaching practices.
MSAL Partners with Sport Management Association on National ConferenceMaster in Sport Administration and Leadership faculty and students are assisting and presenting at the North American Society for Sport Management annual conference, May 22-26 in Seattle. ?
Dan Jorgensen, Member of European Parliament, to Teach at Seattle UniversityDan J?rgensen brings extensive experience as a policymaker involved in EU and international environmental issues?to?PLSC 391:??Power and Persuasion in Environmental Policy."
Murowchick Publishes on Youth Drug and Alcohol UsePsychology Professor Elise Murowchick examined the onset of drug and alcohol use?for the study ?Emotional Health Predictors of Substance Use Initiation During Middle School.??The results were reported in Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
Mouton Schedules Multimedia Performance for May 10Fine Arts Prof.Alexander Mouton has created ?Passing Through,? a live multimedia performance. The exhibit explores the memory of place and the experience of time through texts, images, video, and soundscapes.
Hopkins' Book Makes Best Seller ListPhilosophy Prof. Burt Hopkins' best-selling book "The Origin of the Logic of Symbolic Mathematics: Edmund Husserl and Jacob Klein,"?provides new context on philosophy and history of mathematics.?
Frances Pohl Presents on Italian Artist Mirella BentivoglioProf. Frances Pohl lectures on ?Language/ Image/ Object: The Work of Italian Artist Mirella Bentivoglio? on May 4.? Bentivoglio's work spans five decades and several visual and intellectual fields.
Arvidson Publishes on E-portfoliosSven Arvidson, Director of the Liberal Studies Department, published "E-portfolios in a Liberal Studies Program: An Experiment in Sustainability" in Teaching Sustainability/Teaching Sustainably. The Liberal Studies e-portfolio project is?now in its third year.
Casey James Joins Theatre Faculty as Artist in ResidenceGrammy-nominated composer and songwriter Casey James is working with faculty?and students through the spring quarter. He wrote the music for "Mirabelle: A Breeze,"? which starts May 9.
Cohan Focuses on the Steampunk SubcultureSociology Professor Mark Cohan?lectured on Steampunk, a modern?subculture,?at the 2012 annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association.
Fontana Receives Journalism ScholarshipSophomore Journalism?major Colleen Fontana received the Bruce & Betty Helberg Internship Scholarship for 2012 from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association. She will work at the Toppenish Independent Review this summer.?
Allan Invited to Lecture on Artist Wallace BermanArt History Professor Ken Allan lectured on artist Wallace Berman at the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona. Allan is an expert on modern and contemporary American art of the 1960s.
Trail Publishes on Marketing Team MerchandiseProfessor Galen Trail, Director of the Master in Sport Administration and Leadership program, published an analysis of the athletic team merchandise model in the journal?"Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science."
Criminal Justice Faculty Welcome William ParkinWilliam Parkin joins the Criminal Justice Department in September.??His research and scholarship focus?on the mass media and the criminal justice system, ideologically motivated violence, and victimization. ?
MPA Students Dammann and Yim Awarded Presidential Management FellowshipsMPA?students Frank Dammann and Stephen Yim received highly competitive and prestigious Presidential Management Fellowships, which are given in the field of public administration and public policy.
Welcome Visiting Artist Juniper ShueyVideo, photography, and performance artist Juniper Shuey joins?the Fine Arts Department?for the spring quarter production of Mirabelle: A Breeze.?He is creating projected visual effects to enhance the fantastical design of this musical fairy tale, which opens May 9.
Noble Takes Top Honors in DebateKudos to junior Robert Noble?and his teammate Garrett Mutchler from Portland State for taking top honors at the regional debate tournament on April 4-5.
Alyssa Coke Awarded US-German FellowshipGraduating senior Alyssa Coke has been accepted to participate in the 2012-2013 Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals. Coke will spend one year in Germany working in sustainable agriculture.
Kristin Ondrak Joins Center for the Study of Sport and ExerciseKristin Ondrak, exercise scientist, joins the?Center for the Study of Sport and Exercise. Her areas of expertise include exercise physiology and epidemiology.?
Panel on Leadership Change in China Set for April 26Political Science Professor Yitan Li will discuss the impact of recent changes to China?s leadership?in a?panel discussion with Carson Tavenner, The Tai Initiative; Joseph J. Borich.Washington State China Relations Council, and Business Professor David Reid.
SAM?s Manchanda to Address Artistic EngagementSeattle Art Museum?s Catharina Manchanda presents ?All Eyes on You,? on April 19. She will discuss the surprising rise of the viewer as the focal point of artistic developments.?
Fine Arts Adds Digital Design MajorFine Arts is expanding its digital design?program into an undergraduate major that?includes typography, graphic design, and digital media for print, web, animation,?video, and sound,
Spring Choir Concerts Set for AprilProf. Joy Sherman directs the?spring choirs concert, Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, featuring works sung in a variety of languages, assisted by piano, harp, cello, flute, bass, and drums.
Lawrence Awarded Luce FellowshipProfessor Beatrice Lawrence, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, has been awarded a Luce fellowship to participate in the American Academy of Religion seminars on theologies of religious pluralism and comparative theology.
Arvidson Publishes on Artistic ReverenceProfessor Sven Arvidson published "Artistic Reverence" in The Art of Social Critique: Painting Mirrors of Social Life. The article explores the practice of reverence in artistic planning and production, especially as it applies to social criticism and civic engagement.
Olha Krupa Joins Institute of Public ServiceOlha Krupa joins the faculty in the Institute of Public Service. Her areas of expertise include tax policy, government budgeting and finance, public finances of transition economies, and applied microeconomics.
Students Undertake Study of People Living in Their VehiclesStudent researchers are conducting ethnographic and demographic research on individuals and families living in vehicles as part of the Seattle Vehicular Residency Research Project.
E. Nicole Melton, New Faculty Member for the M.A. in Sport Administration and LeadershipE. Nicole Melton joins the faculty in the M.A. in Sport Administration and Leadership program in July. Her research and scholarship focus on diversity and inclusion in athletics.
Sumner Joins Criminal Justice FacultyJennifer Sumner joins the Criminal Justice Department? Her scholarship includes research on correctional policy and practice and gender, sexuality, and the criminal justice system.
Gearhart Chosen for Elite TrainingROTC Cadet Logan Gearhart was selected for the?U.S. Army Special Forces Combat Diver Qualification Course, which?prepares cadets and enlisted soldiers for Special Forces diver teams. ?
English Department Welcomes Susan MeyersAlumnus Susan Meyers, ?99, joins the English Department faculty on July 1. She?received her Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition and the Teaching of English from the University of Arizona and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota.
Ambrosio Presents ?The Secular Saint? on May 3Prof. Francis Ambrosio lectures on ?The Secular Saint: Hope in the time of Terror,? on May 3. Ambrosio introduced the concept of the ?Secular Saint? in relation to the threat of human extinction in the common era.?
Bring on the Sun Benefit Run Set for May 5Join ?Sport Administration and Leadership grad students for ?Bring on the Sun," a 5K benefit run for the Boys & Girls Club. May 5, 9 a.m., Magnuson Park.
Alumni in the News: Lillian Hochstein to Head Market FoundationLillian Hochstein, MPA '96, will join the Pike Place Market Foundation as its new executive director on March 26. She brings more than 18 years of experience to her new position.
Photo Exhibit on Family Homelessness at City HallThe Project on Family Homelessness is hosting the photo exhibit "Looking Into Light,"?which documents the experience of family homelessness in the United States.?The exhibit includes photos by SU Journalism Fellow Dan Lamont.
Adelman Heads to Ethiopia on Fulbright Specialist AwardCommunication Professor Mara Adelman received a Fulbright Specialist award and will join the Department of Communication at the University of Mekelle in northern Ethiopia this fall.
Chris Paul?s New Book: Video Games Are More Than EntertainmentCommunication Professor Chris Paul delves deep into the components and cyberculture of video games in his new book, ?Wordplay and the Discourse of Video Games.?
Beers Endowment Supports Faculty-Student Research in SociologySociology students have more opportunities to participate in faculty research projects thanks to a new endowment created by alumnus Richard F. Beers II, class of 2007.
Human Rights Advocate Jim Torczyner Presents on the Middle EastProf. Jim Torczyner, director of McGill University's Middle East Program in Civil Society and Peace Building,?addresses the Middle East and human rights on Feb. 23 and 24.
Coast Salish Indian Conference Focuses on Identity IssuesAnthropology Professor Ted Fortier and the Lummi Youth Academy address issues relating to Native American identity at a daylong conference set for February 25. ?
Historian Thomas Worcester, S.J., Named Le Roux ChairCollege of the Holy Cross Professor Thomas Worcester, S.J., has been named the Le Roux Chair for Spring 2013.His scholarship focuses on the Reformation, religion and politics, and early modern European history.
Atkins? ?Imagining Gay Paradise? PublishedCommunication Prof. Gary Atkins examines the lives of three men who?pursued sexual justice in his just published "Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok and Cyber-Singapore."
Milan Awarded McGoldrick FellowshipSeattle University President Sundborg, S.J. awarded the 2012-13 McGoldrick Fellowship to Professor Paul Milan, which recognizes his commitment to students and the values of the Jesuit educational tradition.?
Gunnison Named Justice Faculty Fellow, Presents on Media BiasCriminal Justice Prof. Elaine Gunnison will present ?Social Injustice Unveiled: Bias in Media Depictions of Female Offenders? on Feb. 29.
Five Receive Summer Faculty FellowshipsFive members of the College of Arts and Sciences faculty were awarded Seattle University Summer Faculty Fellowships to support their scholarship and research.
Pawnee Nation Supreme Court Justice Echo-Hawk to Speak on CampusLawyer, scholar, and activist, Walter Echo-Hawk presents ?In the Courts of the Conquerors: Charting a New Path in the Post-Colonial Age? on Feb. 24.
Trail Examines Factors Affecting Attendance at Sports EventsProf. Galen Trail, Director of the Master of Sport Administration and Leadership program, recently published ?Factors influencing spectator sport consumption: A case of NCAA women?s college basketball,? in?an international journal.
Rave Review for Rice?s ?Race, Ethnicity, and Policing?Criminal Justice Professor Stephen Rice received a stellar review in the journal "Ethnic and Racial Studies" for his edited volume "Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings."
Moe-Lobeda Elected to Society of Christian Ethics Board of DirectorsProf. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda,?who teaches in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Theology and Ministry, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Society of Christian Ethics.?
Shobe Named Building Changes Executive DirectorAlice Shobe,?member of the advisory board of the Master of Nonprofit Leadership program,?has been appointed executive director of Building Changes, effective April 2, 2012.
Kidder Presents on World Trade Center Architect Minoru YamasakiPhilosophy Prof. Paul Kidder presents "Minoru Yamasaki and the Fragility of Architecture.? Yamasaki designed New York City's World Trade Center, which was destroyed on 9/11/01.
Clay Receives Footlight AwardFine Arts Prof. Carol Wolfe Clay received a 2011 Footlight Award for her design of ?Cymbeline,? produced by the Seattle Shakespeare Company. The Footlight Awards are given to outstanding actors, theaters, and stage productions by theater critic Misha Berson.
Arts Educator Karen Sharp Joins MFA FacultyKaren Sharp, Education Director at Seattle Children?s Theatre, brings her expertise in arts education to the MFA in Arts Leadership program. Sharp has led and coordinated arts education programs for more than 18 years.
History Scholar Michael Adas Scheduled for Mann LectureProfessor Michael Adas presents ?The Soldiers' Lament: Misbegotten Wars and the Decline of Global Powers? for the Albert Mann Memorial Lecture, on February 14. Adas is the Abraham E. Voorhees Professor of History and Board of Governors' Chair at Rutgers University.
Guti?rrez y Muhs Awarded Research Grant?Professor Gabriella Guti?rrez y Muhs has received a Catholic Thought and Culture Faculty Research Grant in support of her book project on spirituality and religion in Latina/Latino and Chicana/Chicano literature.
James Pribek, S.J., Named LeRoux ScholarFather James Pribek, whose research focuses on Anglo-Irish literature and drama, joins the English Department faculty as the LeRoux Scholar.
Argentinian Philosopher Ferreyra Presents on Hegel and DeleuzeDr. Juli?n Ferreyra presents ?Ideas: From Hegel to Deleuze? on January 27. His presentation examines the philosophical currents that range from political conservatism to Marxism.
Clay Designs Set for ?Coriolanus?Fine Arts Professor Carol Wolfe Clay designed the scenery for "Coriolanus," the current production of the Seattle Shakespeare Company.
Three Arts and Sciences Students Awarded Highest Honors in Photo CompetitionSy Bean, Antonio Ysursa, and Frank L. Dammann announced as the top three winners in the annual Imagining the World: Study Abroad Photo Competition.
Kelly Tweeddale Joins MFA ProgramKelly Tweeddale, Executive Director of the Seattle Opera, joins the MFA in Arts Leadership faculty. She has spent the last 25 years in the performing arts with a focus on developing new audiences, managing major transitions, and increasing earned revenues.