Just Sustainability

A key milestone will be marked in the life of the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability when it hosts its inaugural conference, "Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons," Aug. 7-9. Click here to learn more about the conference, see all the Jesuit schools that will be represented and to register.


Catching up with Ryan Sawyer

SU's second Rhodes Scholar talks about his time at the university and life since graduating.

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Parting Words

A retiring Albers professor looks back on an illustrious career that spanned 47 years and shares what she'll take away from her SU experience.

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One Year, New Career

SU is responding to one of the fastest growing job sectors by launching an online web development certificate program.

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Answer Me This

What's the latest on the School of Law's plan to open a satellite campus in Alaska?

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

All Things Jesuit

Celebrating our shared mission

The Commons asked Pat O'Leary, S.J., chaplain for faculty and staff, to reflect on the Feast of St. Ignatius and what it means for our university and shared educational mission.

SU Snapshot

Click on this photo to enjoy a gallery of pictures taken by Monica Lloyd (’16, BFA, photography) of SU’s Summer in Seattle orientation sessions. 

Summer! As you get out and about this summer, please be sure to send your shots to The Commons.

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The Watercooler

Have you signed up for Move Around the Sound? This is your chance to earn 150 LiVE points by walking 300 miles between July 1 and Sept. 30. That's the distance from Olympia and Deception Pass and back. Visit LiVE and sign in or create a new account for more information and to register for the challenge. There's a team aspect, too-the division with the highest average steps earns an additional 150 LiVE points.


National Recognition: Seattle University is included in the latest Fiske Guide to Colleges and has again been named a College of Distinction and a Catholic College of Distinction. Read more »



Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs named to statewide arts commission

Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs of the College of Arts and Sciences has been appointed to the Washington State Arts Commission by Governor Jay Inslee. You can learn more about the commission here. Gutiérrez y Muhs is professor of modern languages and women and gender studies, and director of the Diversity, Citizenship and Social Justice Core track.


Click here for other recent news, including an op-ed written by Stephen Rice of criminal justice that appeared in The Seattle Times, a profile of Lindsay Leeder of nursing in Seattle Magazine and national recognition for our International Development Internship Program.


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As we head into the second part of the baseball season, will the Mariners make the playoffs?