Forty Five Minutes with Francis

Just hours after returning to campus from Rome, President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., was only beginning to process the unusual chain of events that placed him in the company of the leader of the Catholic Church. Click here to read how this came to be, what the visit was like and what Fr. Sundborg took away from the experience of meeting Pope Francis.


Unwavering Supporters

University's highest honor is bestowed on dedicated alumni, community advocates.

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Full Plate

New general manager of Bon Appétit brings decades of experience.

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Energy and Society

New Core course examines complex issues related to global warming.

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Answer Me This

Where can I find answers to questions on the university's editorial style?

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

All Things Jesuit

Holy Witnesses

Rector Tom Lucas, S.J., delivered a homily on the 25th anniversary of the murder of six Jesuits and their companions in El Salvador in which he spoke of his recent visit with Pope Francis and how the pope calls us to be witnesses like the eight martyrs.

SU Snapshot

Alumnus Scott Grimm recently found a way to show that his SU pride runs deep. Click here for the full story.

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The Watercooler


SU's annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place Wednesday, Dec. 3, 6:30-8 p.m. A cookie and hot cocoa reception will be held in the Student Center Hearth at 6:30 p.m. The Student Center will also feature crafts, music, games and an appearance by Santa Claus. The actual lighting will take place around 7:15 p.m. in the Library and Learning Commons Plaza. Click here for more information. 


Watch for it… SU's website will undergo a significant refresh next month. The homepage is being redesigned to align with the university's brand initiative. A handful of the most visited inner pages are similarly being redone to match the stylistic elements of the homepage. All other inner pages are also being refreshed to ensure a consistent look throughout. Watch for more information on SU's refreshed website in an upcoming announcement.



Charles Tung presents and prepares to publish

Charles Tung, associate professor of English, has been busy organizing a panel, presenting at a national conference and writing for a journal and book manuscript. Click here to learn more.

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