News 2017

Seattle University Film Studies presents panel discussion Jan. 10

Photo of film strip

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

Fall leaves

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

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

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

Two students, one wearing a black dress with white color, the second posed in front of a field of tulips

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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Dr. Quinton Morris receives 2017 Provost's Faculty Award

Classically trained-violinist of national acclaim recognized for Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors
May 30, 2017

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SU cyclist brings home gold and silver

Heidi Franz, 2017 graduate, BFA in Photography

Graduating senior Heidi Franz celebrates individual and team medals – as the single SU team member! – at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships.
May 22, 2017

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The Immigrant Family Institute

Amelia Seraphia Derr, MSW, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Work, and MSW student Maria Abdullahi, Immigrant Family Institute

Amelia Seraphia Derr, MSW, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Work, and MSW student Maria Abdullahi recently worked with a new program in the City of Seattle’s Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs.
May 18, 2017

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Seattle University to Host Program on American Literature for International Scholars

Charles Tung, PhD, Associate Professor, English

“The Study of the U.S. Institute for Scholars (SUSI) on Contemporary American Literature at Seattle University” supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
May 16, 2017

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"The Big Ambition" looks at an old fairy tale anew

Portion of illustration from The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Anderson (public domain image)

“How do you feel about your body? Would you do anything to change that ‘one thing’? The Little Mermaid did. Remember her?” Some of the questions at the heart of Ki Gottberg’s new play with music.
May 8, 2017

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2017-18 Fulbright Specialist Awards

Professor Larry Hubbell

Larry Hubbell, PhD, Professor & Director of the Institute of Public Service, and Russ Lidman, PhD, Professor Emeriti & former Director of the Institute of Public Service, recognized.
May 6, 2017

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David Leigh, SJ, receives 2017-2018 McGoldrick Fellowship

David Leigh, SJ, English Professor

Named for Father James McGoldrick, a beloved Seattle University Jesuit, the fellowship recognizes an extraordinary faculty member who embodies the mission and values of Seattle University.
May 5, 2017

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BSW program honors two pioneers in the field of social work

Dr. Madeline Lovell

Prestigious undergraduate awards in Bachelors in Social Work renamed in recognition of the late Dr. Madeline L. Lovell and Taylene Watson, MSW.
May 4, 2017

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65th Anniversary Vow Renewal in St. Ignatius Chapel

Len and Joan Dombrowski, parents of Professor Dan Dombrowski, renew their vows in the Chapel of St. Ignatius for their 65th anniversary.

Parents of longtime SU faculty member Dan Dombrowski celebrated their anniversary on campus.
May 2, 2017

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Arts and Sciences events highlight social justice

Charles W. Mills, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, City University of New York Graduate Center

Among this spring’s events, several highlight the integration of social justice into Seattle University’s mission and vision, including Dr. Charles W. Mills: "Liberalism and Racial Justice."
Apr 28, 2017

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2017 College of Arts and Sciences Summer Faculty Fellowships

Summer flowers.

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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Dr. Meyer Named NEH Summer Scholar

Dr. Allison Meyer, English Dept.

Dr. Allison Machlis Meyer, Assistant Professor in Seattle University’s English Department, will participate in "Beyond East and West: The Early Modern World, 1400-1800,” a three-week NEH institute.
Apr 24, 2017

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Alum named president of The National Judicial College

Captain Benes Z. Aldana, ’91, BA Political Science (cum laude), chief trial judge of the U.S. Coast Guard, has been selected as president of the National Judicial College.
Apr 20, 2017

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Book launch, 5/3, “Strange with Age,” new poetry by Dr. Sharon Cumberland

Dr. Sharon Cumberland

Seattle University celebrates the launch of "Strange with Age," a collection of poems by Sharon Cumberland, PhD, Professor of English, on May 3, 4 to 6 pm in Casey Commons.
Apr 18, 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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Gutiérrez y Muhs publishes new books

Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, PhD recently edited "Word Images: New Perspectives on Canícula and Other Works by Norma Elia Cantú," a collection of critical essays highlighting Cantú's contribution as a folklorist, writer, scholar, critic and teacher. "The Runaway Poems, A Manual of Love," a collection of her own poetry, was published recently as well.
Apr 6, 2017

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Arnold designs costumes for stage and film

Associate Professor Harmony Arnold

Harmony Arnold, MFA, recently designed costumes for "Murder for Two," the latest collaboration between The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Theatre and for the SXSW Film Festival award-winning documentary, "Little Potato."
Apr 3, 2017

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SU historians awarded Fulbright Grants

Julie Weiskopf headshot

Dr. Julie Weiskopf, ’01 is the recipient of a Fulbright US Scholar grant to teach and research in Tanzania and Kasey Deems, ’17 has received a Fulbright US Student Award to study at the University of East Anglia (UK).
Mar 30, 2017

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Dr. Quinton Morris selected for Seattle Arts Commission

Dr. Quinton Morris, a concert violinist, educator, entrepreneur, filmmaker and founder of The Young Eight String Octet, comprised of distinguished African American string players from the nation’s most prestigious music schools, has joined the Seattle Arts Commission.
Mar 29, 2017

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Children's Home in Belize Is Site of Digital Design Project

Digital Design Professor Naomi Kasumi and a team of students are creating a public art project for the Liberty Children’s Home in Ladyville Village, Belize.
Jan 24, 2017

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Clay Creates Set for "The Pajama Game"

Professor Carol Wolfe Clay is designing the sets for the critically acclaimed musical "The Pajama Game," which runs from February 10 to March 5 at Seattle’s Fifth Avenue Theatre.
Jan 19, 2017

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Dombrowski Publishes on Whitehead’s Religious Thought

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Philosophy Professor Daniel Dombrowski published "Whitehead's Religious Thought: From Mechanism to Organism, From Force to Persuasion." Alfred North Whitehead, an English mathematician and philosopher, focused on change as the cornerstone of reality, a view known as process philosophy.
Jan 10, 2017

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Pinkwashing: Do you know where your money goes?

Pink ribbons. Pink shoes. Pink gloves. While athletes, companies, and movie stars use pink to promote products and raise breast cancer awareness, for Communication Professor Caitlin Ring Carlson, the claims and hype are personal and often unethical. Article and video.
Jan 2, 2017

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