Telling Our Story

You may have noticed some new ways in which SU is representing itself these days. Maybe you’ve driven by a billboard or seen a sign on a bus or heard a spot on KUOW. These are among the first visible manifestations of the university’s branding initiative. Click here to learn more, including a Q&A with faculty members Barry Mitzman and Matt Isaac.


Failing the Trapeze

Susan Meyers' award-winning debut novel depicts circus life.

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Big Step Forward

The School of Theology and Ministry hosts a gathering of international scholars even as it mourns a close friend.

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In High Regard

Seattle University is ranked number 5 in the West.

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Answer Me This

What are the plans for the sky bridge over James Street?

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

All Things Jesuit

In the news...

Here’s a quick (and by no means exhaustive) compilation of some recent news about the Society of Jesus, locally, regionally, nationally and globally.

SU Snapshot


Thanks to all the faculty and staff who shared photos of what they were up to--in some case, way, way up--this summer.


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The Watercooler

MassOfTheHolySpirit_WC_2014_2The Mass of the Holy Spirit, the annual prayer of the university community for God's spirit to bless our endeavors, takes place 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Immaculate Conception Church (18th and E. Marion). Click here for more information on class and office closures, robing, the procession back to campus and shuttles to and from the church.


Who's new? As the new academic year begins, we welcome new faculty and staff--or in some cases, familiar faces to new roles. Click here for the full list.


CitySoil_125CitySoil Farm (formerly known as the Seattle University Sustainable Urban Agriculture Project) is holding a potluck and community celebration 3-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, at the 1.5-acre farm, located in Renton. Click here for more information on the celebration and to RSVP. To learn more about SU's involvement in the initiative, visit Environmental Studies .


Cynthia Moe-Lobeda presents at PLU, prepares for another

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, associate professor of theology and religious studies, gave a presentation at the fourth annual Lutheran Studies Conference which was held at Pacific Lutheran University. Moe-Lobeda discussed how Lutheran sources invite people to resist forms of structural evil. She is also scheduled to give a presentation at an ecumenical conference on climate change, "Why Water Is Sacred," in Santa Barbara, Calif., in February. At that conference Moe-Lobeda will discuss "Dismantling Ecological and Economic Violence."

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How are you feeling about the new academic year?