Coffee with Conscience

Seattle University has become the first Fair Trade University in the Pacific Northwest and one of only 26 schools in the country to earn that designation by Fair Trade Colleges and Universities USA.  Read more »


Delicious Dilemma

A staffer debates calories or wellness points.

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Advocate for Access

Professor Lustbader is being honored for opening the law school to underrepresented students.

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I’m Grateful for…

Seattle University faculty and staff share their gratitude.

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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

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray spoke at SU on Nov. 18. The event was sponsored by the Master of Public Administration program in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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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. 

The annual Christmas Party for faculty and staff will take place between 8 and 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 12, in the LeRoux Conference Center (STCN 160).

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.



Tito Cruz presents, publishes, takes on key leadership postsFaustino (Tito) Cruz, associate dean of academic affairs in the School of Theology and Ministry, recently presented at an international conference, had numerous works published and was elected to a number of national and international leadership positions.  Read more »

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