Time of Gratitude

President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., recently shared his thoughts on the many ways Seattle University has been blessed over the past few months. Click here to see what's on Father Steve's list. How about you--what are you grateful for? Send your thoughts to The Commons.


Game Changer

VP for Student Development Michele Murray is honored as a top business woman in the state.

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Gospel of Pasta

Father Venker brings an artistic sensibility to his culinary pursuits.

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"Premier Partner"

Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Larry Nyland lauds the impact of the Seattle University Youth Initiative.

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Answer Me This

What resources are available for members of the SU community who are interested in discontinuing their use of tobacco products?

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

All Things Jesuit

Conversing on the future of Jesuit higher education

Four faculty and staff pondered the future of Jesuit higher education at a lunch sponsored by the Office of Jesuit Mission and Identity last week.

SU Snapshot


Over the past couple of weeks students, alumni, faculty, staff and furry friends were asked what SU means to them and what Thanksgiving means to them.



Do you have any shots of SU life? Please send them to The Commons. Visit SU Snapshot for more campus scenes.

The Watercooler

Seattle University's annual Christmas tree lighting takes place 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, at the Student Center and Library Plaza. The evening will feature a variety of fun activities for students, faculty, staff, alumni and our surrounding community. Get into a festive mood, sing along with carols and watch as we light our campus Christmas tree. For more information, contact Nayland Olsen at olsenn@seattleu.edu.

Snow closure announcements: As winter weather approaches, it is a good time to review our snow closure announcement procedures. Snow closure or delayed opening decisions are typically made by 5:30 a.m. so that an announcement can be disseminated by 6 a.m. Click here to learn more about how snow closures are announced.


Bryan Adamson receives prestigious award

Bryan Adamson, professor law, will receive the William Pincus Award from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The award is one of the highest honors bestowed on a clinical educator. Learn more at School of Law.

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What kind of pie did you choose at SU's annual Thanksgiving lunch?