Our Year Ahead

Anyone seeking a road map of where Seattle University will be going in the year—and years—ahead need look no further than the State of the University and President’s Welcome speeches that Stephen Sundborg, S.J., delivered earlier this month. Click here for highlights of the talks and links to the full texts.


Examining Race

The mother of Trayvon Martin will speak at a free event for the SU community.

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Prestigious Award

A new grant from the National Institutes of Health further establishes SU as a high-level research environment.

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Welcome, Newcomers!

SU welcomes nearly 120 new faculty and staff for 2015-2016 academic year.

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Answer Me This

Where can I purchase some Fair Trade coffee beans on campus?

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

All Things Jesuit


You may have heard that Pope Francis was in the United States recently. The visit by Pope Francis, the first ever Jesuit pope, captivated the nation and particularly Jesuit institutions such as ours.

SU Snapshot

Check out a video from Move-in Day as well as links to galleries of other events from last week, including the discussion of U.S.-China relations, the now nationally ranked men's soccer team's win over UW and more.

And be sure to scroll down the page for the summer photos submitted by faculty and staff.

The Watercooler

The university community gathered to pray for blessings on the new academic year at the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Oct. 1. Click here for more details.

Congratulations to our men's soccer team! After defeating two nationally ranked teams in a week (#10 University of Washington and #13 Oregon State), the Redhawks are now ranked #24 in the land. Learn more at GoSeattleU.


Loertscher and Minderhout featured in Science magazine

Jenny Loertscher, left, and Vicky Minderhout are highlighted in Science magazine, the world's leading outlet for scientific news, commentary and cutting-edge research. The two chemistry professors are featured in a Sept. 18 article titled "Effective teaching: to be an effective educator, get active." Minderhout, the 2011 Professor of the Year in Washington state, and Loertscher have long been recognized as pioneers in active learning.

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