Big Important Survey

Next week all faculty, staff and students will be asked to take what’s being dubbed “The Big Important Survey. You can take the survey—officially identified as the Campus Climate Survey—beginning Jan. 20. Click here to learn more about what the survey seeks to assess and why the university is conducting it.


Filling a Need

With ABA approval secured, the School of Law is preparing to open a satellite campus in Anchorage.

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Leading with Laughter

Albers professor Colette Hoption investigates how leaders use humor effectively.

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Signing on

SU is the first educational institution to sign the Washington Business Climate Declaration.

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Answer Me This

I'm coordinating a campus event-what's the best way to register guests and receive payments?

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

All Things Jesuit

GC 36

Adolfo Nicolás, S.J., superior general of the Society of Jesus, has convoked the 36th General Congregation.

SU Snapshot

Big IMPORTANT Survey from Seattle University on Vimeo.

Watch this video and, more importantly, take the Big Important Survey!

Also, visit SU Snapshot to see how some faculty and staff are showing their Seahawks pride.

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The Watercooler

Hot off the presses is the winter issue of Seattle University Magazine featuring among other stories a profile with IDIP Director and Albers Economics Professor Meena Rishi (pictured here) and a spotlight on Seattle's Sports Star of the Year Stephanie Verdoia, the soccer player recently named to a pro team in Boston. Plus, get a rundown of the findings from a recent survey from Alumni Relations. Check it out online at SU Magazine.

Homecoming 2015: The SU Hall of Fame induction is one of many great events slated for Homecoming 2015. There will be a parade, basketball game, naming of the royal court and more. Homecoming takes place Feb. 7-8. Click here for the full schedule.



Research of SU professor and students on cover of leading physics journal

The front cover of The American Journal of Physics February 2015 issue features research by an SU professor and students: Andy Kim, assistant professor of physics; lead author Marie Pahlmeyer (senior double major in physics and mechanical engineering); Andrew Hankins (physics major who is now in the physics PhD program at Georgetown); and Sam Tuppan (senior physics major). Titled "Scanning capacitance microscopy using a relaxation oscillator," their article can be found here. Aimed at physics pedagogy, The American Journal of Physics  is considered the foremost publication of its kind.

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