Telling Our Story

You may have noticed some new ways in which SU is representing itself these days. Maybe you’ve driven by a billboard or seen a sign on a bus or heard a spot on KUOW. These are among the first visible manifestations of the university’s branding initiative. Click here to learn more, including a Q&A with faculty members Barry Mitzman and Matt Isaac.


Failing the Trapeze

Susan Meyers' award-winning debut novel depicts circus life.

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Big Step Forward

The School of Theology and Ministry hosts a gathering of international scholars even as it mourns a close friend.

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In High Regard

Seattle University is ranked number 5 in the West.

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Answer Me This

What’s new at the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability these days?

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

All Things Jesuit

In the news...

Here’s a quick (and by no means exhaustive) compilation of some recent news about the Society of Jesus, locally, regionally, nationally and globally.

SU Snapshot

Chuck Porter, chief information officer, shot this time-lapse of the Milky Way setting in the midnight sky over Rainier. Enjoy and watch for more summer shots from our colleagues in a future edition.


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The Watercooler

Move-in_125As our students return to campus, it's high time for a quick reminder on some key upcoming events to ring in the 2014-2015 academic year: President's Welcome , 9-11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 19, Connolly Center; New Student Academic Convocation , 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, Connolly Center; Provost Convocation , 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, Pigott Auditorium; and Mass of the Holy Spirit , 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, Immaculate Conception Church (details to follow).


Rob Efird selected for national committee on U.S.-China Relations

Rob Efird, chair of the Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work, was among 20 individuals selected for the National Committee on United States-China Relations Public Intellectuals Program (PIP). PIP participants are American China scholars and specialists from a variety of disciplines who seek to engage with the public and policy community on issues pertaining to U.S.-China relations. Read more at Arts and Sciences.


QuintonMorris_90Quinton Morris, director of chamber and instrumental music, is being honored along with three SU alumni by the Puget Sound Business  Journal as part of their "40 Under 40" program.  Read more »


Visit Achievements for more faculty and staff news, including a recent radio appearance by Matteo Ricci College's Ben Curtis.


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How are you feeling about the new academic year?