College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college in Seattle University. Our emphasis is on academic excellence, service to the community, and global engagement. We provide a liberal arts education in the humanities, the arts, and the social sciences. In addition to more than 80 undergraduate major and minor degrees, we offer seven master's degree programs and three professional advanced degree certificates.

 

NEWS

Rodriguez Awarded Gaffney Chair

Seattle University President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., has named Theology and Religious Studies Professor Jeanette Rodriguez as the Reverend Louis Gaffney, S.J., Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences. As chair, she will address the topic “Women’s Leadership and Partnership in Jesuit Higher Education.”
Published: May 23, 2016

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Suh Appointed Pigott McCone Chair

Seattle University President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., appointed Theology and Religious Studies Professor and Department Chair Sharon Suh as the Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities. As chair, she plans a series of programs on mindfulness as a practice that addresses intersectional harms from gender, class, and race-based bias.
Published: May 20, 2016

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Iyer Publishes on the Partition of India

English Professor Nalini Iyer published “Revisiting India’s Partition: New Essays on Memory, Culture, and Politics,” which explores the long-term impacts of the Partition on South Asia and includes perspectives from the often neglected voices of women, ethno-religious minorities, and other marginalized populations.
Published: May 20, 2016

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Paul Publishes on EVE Online

Communication Professor and Department Chair Chris Paul published ““EVE Online Is Hard and It Matters” in Internet Spaceships are Serious Business. EVE Online is an extremely popular multiplayer online game with millions of dollars in sales.
Published: May 10, 2016

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Modern Languages Adds Arabic Courses

In response to growing demand, the Department of Modern Cultures and Languages has added a three-course sequence in Arabic starting September 2016. Professor Amina Moujtahid will teach all three courses.
Published: May 5, 2016

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