Big Important Survey

Next week all faculty, staff and students will be asked to take what’s being dubbed “The Big Important Survey. You can take the survey—officially identified as the Campus Climate Survey—beginning Jan. 20. Click here to learn more about what the survey seeks to assess and why the university is conducting it.


Filling a Need

With ABA approval secured, the School of Law is preparing to open a satellite campus in Anchorage.

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Leading with Laughter

Albers professor Colette Hoption investigates how leaders use humor effectively.

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Signing on

SU is the first educational institution to sign the Washington Business Climate Declaration.

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Answer Me This


Answer Me This is a forum for addressing questions about working at Seattle University and campus life.

All Things Jesuit

Sport and spirituality

Pat Kelly, S.J., associate professor of theology and religious studies, was recently interviewed about his book, Catholic Perspectives on Sports, and other aspects of sports and spirituality.

SU Snapshot


Enjoy these shots from some of our colleagues showing what they did over Christmas break. 


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The Watercooler


SU professors complete study on death penalty costs

An in-depth study by four Seattle University professors, including Robert Boruchowitz of the School of Law, left, and Peter Collins of Criminal Justice, found costs related to pursuing the death penalty are about 1.4 to 1.5 times more than when a prosecutor does not seek death. Click here to read more about the project.


Charlie Rackson (far right), a senior majoring in physics, mathematics and humanities, recently received the John Van Zytveld Award in the Physical Sciences for his presentation titled "Capacitance Detection in the Development of a High Sensitivity Torsion Balance" at the Murdock College Science Research Conference held in Vancouver, Wash. Under the mentorship of Woo-Joong (Andy) Kim, assistant professor of physics, Rackson has been engaged in undergraduate research since 2011.

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