MikeBayard_360Thank You, Father Bayard

Next week we say farewell to Mike Bayard, S.J., a much-beloved Jesuit who has worked tirelessly over the past 14 years to enrich the faith and spiritual life of SU. In a Q&A, Father Bayard talks about the next adventure that awaits him and what he'll take from his time at the university.


Spring Break for Others

Law students in Professor Won Kidane’s class helped refugees stay in the United States.

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A "Forever Mission"

Newly released sustainability report highlights progress toward goals.

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Shining a Light on Homelessness

A report produced by a Journalism Fellow wins a prestigious award.

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Answer Me This

Will I be able to use my Orca card to ride the First Hill Streetcar?

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

All Things Jesuit

The Pope's first year

In a recent lecture, SU Jesuit Pat Howell, S.J., reflected on the papacy of Francis, one year in.

SU Snapshot

Swishes2014_PostgameHandshake2_350In the ninth annual Swishes for Wishes basketball game, SU's faculty and staff held on for a 59-56 victory over the students. Click here to read more about the contest and the good cause for which it was played.

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The Watercooler


Uli Steidl takes first in Boston Marathon's master's division

Seattle University assistant cross country and track and field coach Uli Steidl finished first in the master's division at the 2014 Boston Marathon Monday, his second master's victory in three years at the world-famous running event. Read more at GoSeattleU. (Photo by Eric Badeau)

JenSorensen_100_WCJen Sorensen, director of General Science, presented at Beyond School Hours XVII, an annual conference for out-of-school-time educators and researchers. Her workshop, "Teach Your Staff and Volunteers to Facilitate Science Inquiry," was featured twice in the conference program as recommended for attendees from federally funded 21st Century Community Learning Centers. The workshop was based upon the adult learning curriculum she created in partnership with Girl Scouts of Western Washington to develop inquiry science facilitation skills in volunteer leaders. Their work has been implemented by several Girl Scout councils across the country, and is being adapted to general after-school settings.

Garden_100_WCSeattle University's Shakespeare Garden outside the Fine Arts Building is featured in Seattle Met's" 10 Secret Seattle Gardens." A joint venture between the Grounds and Fine Arts, the garden includes plants that are mentioned in the works of William Shakespeare.


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