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Eight Faculty Members Receive Student Assistantship Awards

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Opportunities for students to support faculty scholarship and creative work.
Feb 14, 2019

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2019 Alumni Awards Include Two Arts and Sciences Alums

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Gretchenrae Campera, '08, Outstanding Recent Alumna and Kathleen Schafer, '81, University Service, among five honorees
Feb 13, 2019

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2018-19 Seattle U Debate Team Shines

Members of the SU Debate Team

Hard Work Earns Great Results in Competitive Tournaments
Jan 29, 2019

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Seattle U Film Studies Sponsors Major Conference

Society for Cinema and Media Studies to Meet in Seattle, March 13-17
Jan 22, 2019

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Women and Gender Studies Offers New Minor in LGBTQ Studies

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Focused examination of intellectual, cultural and political experiences and knowledge of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-identified individuals and groups
Jan 15, 2019

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How #MeToo is Changing Culture, Politics, and Journalism: A Conversation with KUOW’s Sydney Brownstone

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Dr. Sonora Jha facilitates the conversation on Feb. 26, 6 to 9 p.m. in Campion Ballroom, presented by College of Arts and Sciences and KUOW
Jan 1, 2019

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Criminal Justice Department’s Crime and Justice Research Center Receives Major Grant

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Joyce Foundation's $300,000 grant funds project assisting police departments and their communities to engage in real conversations about police use of force
Dec 13, 2018

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New Books from Criminal Justice Faculty

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Topics include psychopathy, women in leadership and ethnography
Nov 28, 2018

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Mary-Antoinette Smith, PhD, installed as Reverend Louis Gaffney, S.J., Chair

Endowed chair made possible by the SU Jesuit community, promotes issues germane to the Jesuit mission and identity of the faith that does justice and supports the Jesuit ideal of teaching
Nov 22, 2018

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Patrick Schoettmer, PhD, on the air and in print for the election season

Political Science instructor in high demand for expert analysis during the mid-term elections
Nov 9, 2018

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Pathways to Professional Formation

Tonja Brown, Internship and Mentorship Coordinator in front of tree

Guiding our students on their journey to become graduates who are empowered to lead a meaningful life of purpose
Sep 20, 2018

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2018 Study of the U.S. Institute for Scholars on Contemporary American Literature

Ken Allan and Charles Tung, Associate Director and Director, respectively, of SUSI

SU welcomed 17 scholars and educators from 17 different countries for four weeks of academic residency in Seattle and two weeks of study tour to LA, Berkeley/SF, and DC
Sep 14, 2018

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Pull Request: Collaborative Code Art

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Vachon Gallery, September 18 through October 12; reception October 10
Sep 11, 2018

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Hedreen Gallery Announces Upcoming Exhibition: gravity jokes

Dewa Dorje, in Laugh Back (a benefit for NWDC Resistance)

In this experimental exhibition-as-conversation, six artists who create work somewhere on an (imagined?) continuum between traditional sculpture and stand-up comedy tell jokes about gravity and/or jokes with gravity.
Sep 5, 2018

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An Evening with John Kerry, Sept. 17, Campion Ballroom

Former Secretary of State John Kerry

Tickets on sale for conversation about his newest book, "Every Day is Extra"
Aug 22, 2018

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Dr. Leann Conley-Holcom named Director of Choral and Vocal Activities

Dr. Leann Conley-Holcom

Nationally and internationally renowned choral clinician and music educator join Performing Arts and Arts Leadership
Aug 7, 2018

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Seattle University's Central America Initiative

Seattle U alums, Anna Pickett and Andy Gorvetzian

Seattle U alums, Andy Gorvetzian and Anna Pickett, have worked extensively in Nicaragua
Jul 13, 2018

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2018 SUSI Scholars represent 18 countries

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Study of the U.S. Institute for Scholars on Contemporary American Literature
Jul 5, 2018

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Film Studies Students Earn Valuable Internships

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Film Studies program sponsors “Bigfoot Northwest Script Challenge”
Jun 19, 2018

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Spectator Staff and Dr. Sonora Jha Receive Awards

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Recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington Chapter
Jun 15, 2018

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Ballerina Graduate

Pacific Northwest Ballet soloist Leta Biasucci in David Dawson’s Empire Noir. Photo: Angela Sterling.

Leta Biasucci Ends Six Years at SU
Jun 8, 2018

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Church and Sport

Father Kelly assists with Catholic Church's first document on sports
Jun 4, 2018

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International Studies alumni receive Fulbright awards

Emily Kawahigashi and Olivia Mejia, International Studies alumni

Emily Kawahigashi, ‘16, and Olivia Mejia, ‘17, begin fellowships in Fall 2018
May 24, 2018

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Fifteen Arts and Sciences Students Named Naef Scholars

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Scholarships made possible by endowment gift from estate of Sue M. Naef
May 18, 2018

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Seattle University Junior Kate Hannick Awarded Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Katie Hannick, economics and public affairs major, 2018 Truman Scholar

Economics and public affairs double major one of only 59 in the nation selected this year by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Apr 13, 2018

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SU students awarded the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship

Anab Nur, student, Public Affairs, 2019

Anab Nur, junior Public Affairs major, one of two participating in intensive seven-week Junior Summer Institute
Apr 3, 2018

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SU students named Truman Scholar Finalists

Truman Scholar finalists Evelyn Chow, Connor Crinion, and Kate Hannick.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship is a highly competitive and prestigious national scholarship
Mar 2, 2018

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2018 LeRoux Lecture, Feb. 27, Popko Lounge, Lemieux Library

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Michael Barber, S.J., "Pragmatic Everyday Life: Impetus and Obstacle to Knowledge”
Feb 12, 2018

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2018 Albert Mann Lecture, Feb. 16

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Dr. John Cramsie, “Multicultural Britannia 1450-1700: History and Memory for a BREXIT Britain”
Feb 2, 2018

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Seattle University marks Darwin Day, February 12

Charles Darwin

Celebration commemorates his birth and examines anew (and with a critical eye) Darwin's contributions to variety of disciplines
Jan 30, 2018

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Global Communicator

Alum Drew Herdner

Alumnus Drew Herdener, '01, is making a difference at Amazon.
Jan 26, 2018

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Hedreen Gallery Announces New, Annual Exhibition Series

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FAVORITE’S FAVORITE’S FAVORITE, January 24-March 3, Opening Reception Thursday, January 25, 6-8 p.m.
Jan 9, 2018

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Recognition for Seattle U Performing Arts

OnStageBlog: #1 Undergraduate Theatre Program in Washington State; Dr. Quinton Morris among Musical America Worldwide 30 Movers and Shapers
Jan 8, 2018

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Seattle University Film Studies presents panel discussion Jan. 10

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Avengers, Wonder Wom[e]n, and Predators: Sharing Experiences and Strategies for Women Working in the Film Industry
Dec 21, 2017

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Ethics Bowl Team and Debate Union Excel

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Scholastic teams celebrate successful Fall term
Dec 18, 2017

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Ken D. Allan, PhD, presents paper at international seminar

Associate Professor of Art History on panel at "Flipping Pop" in São Paolo, Brazil
Dec 15, 2017

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Molly Mac Named Galleries Curator and Instructor

Curator Molly Mac

Video installation artist, writer, and educator will program and manage SU galleries
Dec 8, 2017

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Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs interviewed on KBCS

Modern Languages and Women Studies Professor and past director of Latin American Studies discusses immigration and repatriation of Mexican immigrants in the United States.
Oct 26, 2017

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"Mother Courage and Her Children" Fall Theatre Production

Poster for the play Mother Courage with the title on a field of rubble

Renowned theatre artists partner with Seattle students on Bertolt Brecht's epic play
Oct 23, 2017

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Exploring Women and Gender in the Middle East

SU Women & Gender Studies presents lecture series featuring activists and academics from Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia
Oct 20, 2017

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Seattle Public Safety Survey open through Nov. 30

Dr. Jacqueline Helfgott

Research conducted by SU Criminal Justice’s Center for the Study of Crime and Justice
Oct 16, 2017

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Call for student papers: Seattle University Undergraduate Research Journal

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Seattle U students in good academic encouraged to submit research-focused essays for May 2018 issue
Oct 6, 2017

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Dr. Sonora Jha selected for Barry Lopez Fellowship

Hugo House recognizes writer based in Washington or Oregon with a strong interest in issues of justice and equity and whose work resonates in spirit of author's work
Oct 4, 2017

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Hands-on legislative experience opens new opportunities

Seattle University Political Science students, Demetra Annest and Leslie Burnett

SU Political Science students participate in the Washington State Legislative Intern Program
Sep 29, 2017

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SU students create video to promote national hunger conference

Dr. Mark Cohan

Dr. Mark Cohan's university core class, "Sociology of Food," partners with Northwest Harvest to examine hunger through the lens of social and economic equity
Sep 25, 2017

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SU Professors Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

Professors Tanya Hayes and Felipe Murtinho

Drs. Tanya Hayes and Felipe Murtinho began their research in Ecuador during the summer of 2017
Sep 20, 2017

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Caitlin Ring Carlson, PhD, named Kopenhaver Center Fellow

Communication assistant professor one of 42 women from colleges and universities across the U.S. selected at national educator conference; also recognized with Law and Policy Division poster presentation award.
Aug 30, 2017

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2017 Gregory Awards for Theatre feature Seattle U connections

Poster for the play, Bring Down the House, showing members of the all-female cast

Seattle Shakespeare Company earns seven nominations with "Bring Down the House," including Seattle U director Rosa Joshi.
Aug 22, 2017

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Criminal Justice Department in Prague

Jackie Helfgott and Elaine Gunnison, Criminal Justice, at Prague Conference

Faculty, students, alumni, and advisory committee members presented at the 2017 International Academy of Law and Mental Health Congress
Aug 21, 2017

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Study of the U.S. Institute for Scholars (SUSI) on Contemporary American Literature

Ken Allan and Charles Tung, Associate Director and Director, respectively, of SUSI

Eighteen scholars and educators from 18 different countries participate in Seattle University’s first year of international scholarship initiative.
Aug 18, 2017

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Office of Fellowships announces award of prestigious scholarships

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Arts and Sciences students Isabelle Jong and Nicole Freitas receive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad
Aug 14, 2017

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Summer Faculty Seminar in Teaching Social Justice

Ten faculty members complete 15th annual seminar co-coordinated by David Leigh, SJ, English
Jul 31, 2017

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Director of SU's Bachelors in Social Work program earns doctorate

Mary Kay Brennan, DSW, MSW, LICSW

Dr. Mary Kay Brennan graduated in the first cohort in a new program at St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas School of Social Work.
Jul 17, 2017

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2017 Arts and Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards

Dean Powers recognized outstanding faculty and staff at “All College Day" on June 2.
Jul 5, 2017

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MSAL alum's company among “100 Best Companies to Work For”

Dan Giuliani, MSAL, cofounder and CEO of Volt Athletics Inc.

Seattle Business Magazine recognizes cofounder and CEO Dan Giuliani's Seattle-based sports tech company in the 2017 list.
Jun 26, 2017

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Crime Analyst Heather Gorton, MACJ ’14

Heather Gorton, Masters in Criminal Justice, 2014

“The real world experiences afforded to the student are some of the biggest benefits of the program. You are a student, but at the same time you are taken seriously, and having those results validated by that agency before you’ve even graduated is very exciting.”
Jun 21, 2017

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Director of Honors Program at Paris conference

Dr. Sean McDowell presented a paper and gave a reading of his poetry in late May. Here, he shares a poem written at the conference.
Jun 19, 2017

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A remarkable journey to a degree

Fifteen years since he started, Steven Jenkins' perseverance culminates in his inspiring graduation from Seattle University.
Jun 12, 2017

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Student creates infographic for 2017 “Count Us In”

Digital Design 2017 graduate Mandy Rusch

Results of annual report on homelessness illustrated by Digital Design senior Mandy Rusch
Jun 5, 2017

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Inaugural Seattle University Undergraduate Research Journal

Building and flowers - from the cover of Issue 1 of SUURJ

New online journal highlights the research achievements of SU undergraduate students
Jun 1, 2017

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2017 College of Arts and Sciences Summer Faculty Fellowships

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Five faculty members have been awarded College of Arts and Sciences 2017 Summer Faculty Fellowships in three different categories.
Apr 26, 2017

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Criminal Justice Department Research Projects

Criminal Justice graduate Josh McCleod

Through the Center for the Study of Crime and Justice, Seattle University’s Criminal Justice Department conducts primary research, including data collection and analysis, program evaluation, and collaborative research with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies.
Apr 13, 2017

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