College of Arts and Sciences


  • Pulitizer Prize-Winning Journalist Joins Faculty

    October 8, 2012

    Pulitizer Prize-winning journalist Cheryl Phillips, data enterprise editor at The Seattle Times, joins the Communication Department faculty for the fall quarter. She is teaching graphic communication. Phillips specializes in interactive visualizations and regularly speaks to journalists and other groups about story-telling visually and with data. 

    Phillips has been a journalist for more than 20 years. She participated in The Seattle Times coverage of a police shooting that won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. She also played a role in editing the interactive visualizations used in “Methadone and the Politics of Pain,” a project that received a Pulitzer for investigative reporting.

    The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers 7 master’s degrees and 42 undergraduate majors, including communication studies, journalism, and strategic communication.


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