Spotlights

Students and graduates talk about what they value most in an SU education.

SU's faculty and staff rolled up their sleeves and volunteered at a number of sites throughout the neighborhood on Service Day.

Stephanie Verdoia Named Female Sports Star of the Year

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01/22/2015

Seattle University women’s soccer’s Stephanie Verdoia, already decorated with multiple local, regional, and national awards, was named Female Sports Star of the Year at the 2015 MTR Western Seattle Sports Star of the Year Awards Wednesday night. The award is given to a female athlete or coach for outstanding sports achievement in the past year or season.Read More about Stephanie Verdoia Named Female Sports Star of the Year.

Stephanie Verdoia Drafted by NWSL’s Boston Breakers

01/16/2015
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 Stephanie Verdoia (Salt Lake City, Utah) will have the opportunity to realize her dream of playing professional soccer, as she was chosen in the fourth round of the 2015 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft by the Boston Breakers Friday morning at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Read More about Stephanie Verdoia Drafted by NWSL’s Boston Breakers.

Seattle University study finds Washington death penalty cases cost at least $1 million more than when death not sought

01/07/2015
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An in-depth study by four Seattle University professors found costs related to pursuing the death penalty are about 1.4 to 1.5 times more than when a prosecutor does not seek death. Read More about Seattle University study finds Washington death penalty cases cost at least $1 million more than when death not sought.

Coffee with Conscience

11/24/2014
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 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. The campaign for Fair Trade status culminated in the university’s adoption of a Fair Trade resolution as announced at a Nov. 24 campus event, which also featured the unveiling of a new brand of Nicaraguan Fair Trade coffee that eventually will be for sale on campus.Read More about Coffee with Conscience.