Wes Lauer, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, was in Haiti when the earthquake struck.
Seattle University is responding to the devastating earthquake in Haiti. A number of campus efforts are being coordinated by Campus Ministry.
History faculty Theresa Earenfight, Hazel Hahn and Gordon Miller published new books in fall quarter.
Dick Cunningham (assistant professor and director of Contextual Education in the School of Theology and Ministry) and Laurie Prince (director of New Student & Family Programs) will lead the 2010 Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign.
Marilyn Crone was named interim associate provost on Jan. 5. Crone brings a wealth of experience working with institutions of higher education.
Mark Niles, associate dean for academic affairs and professor at American University, Washington College of Law, has been appointed dean of the School of Law, President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., announced to students, faculty and staff on Dec. 22.
The latest blood and marrow drives at SU were a great success. The donations received from faculty, staff and students will have a multiplier effect in saving and improving lives in the Puget Sound region.
Seattle University is undergoing its regular review and re-accreditation by the Northwest Commission on College and Universities. Comments are now being accepted on the university’s qualification for accreditation in advance of the commission’s evaluation site visit in the spring.
Father Steve delivered a message of hope at the annual alumni Advent mass.
Bonnie Norris, administrative assistant with SU’s Army ROTC program, set out to write a very different book. Her original plan was to chronicle the unraveling of her first marriage. But she came to see there was another book that had to come first.
The SU Criminal Justice Club and Alpha Phi Sigma-Pi Delta are leading a campus effort to support the benevolent fund established for the four fallen police officers in Lakewood.
The First Hill Streetcar, which will come through SU's neighborhood, is scheduled to open in 2013. Input is now being sought on its alignment.
There are many treasures to be discovered in the winter issue, including a feature on SU's partnership with the Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Father Howell, rector of the SU Jesuit community, wrote to the campus with an update on the Chapter 11 reorganization filing by the Oregon Province.
As Provost Isiaah Crawford announced this month, the Seattle University Youth Initiative has entered its second phase and Kent Koth, director of the Center for Service and Community Engagement, will lead the effort as special assistant to the provost. Koth recently fielded some questions about the initiative, his newly expanded role and how faculty and staff can get involved.
The Center for the Study of Justice in Society is looking to engage the SU campus community in a conversation about justice. As a starting point, you are invited to respond to the latest Vox Populi question.
On the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King, the last Sunday of the liturgical year, SU President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., took up the challenge of saying succinctly who Jesus Christ was and is. Here's his homily.
College of Nursing Assistant Professor Deonne Brown-Benedict has won the AANP State Award for Excellence. AANP—the acronym for American Academy of Nurse Practitioners—annually gives the prestigious honor to a dedicated nurse practitioner in each state who demonstrates excellence in their area of practice.
November 16 marked the 20th anniversary of the assassination of six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her daughter at the University of Central America in El Salvador. Seattle University marked the anniversary in a variety of ways.
The SU men’s basketball team takes the court for their season opener against Fresno State at 7:10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, at KeyArena. Here’s your chance to play armchair analyst and weigh in on how the Redhawks will fare. Scroll down to post a comment.
Faculty and staff will have a chance to literally put their imprint on the McGoldrick Learning Commons this Friday when the campus community celebrates the "topping" out of the building.
President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., delivered a talk on higher education at the Community Development Roundtable in Seattle on Nov. 2, 2009.
BusinessWeek has ranked the Albers School’s part-time MBA program among the top 25 in the nation. Albers is the only school in the Northwest and one of only six programs in the West to make the list.
This Nov. 16 marks the 20th anniversary of the assassination of six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her daughter at the University of Central America in El Salvador. The eight martyrs were killed, execution-style, by the Salvadoran army for speaking out against injustices in the country.
This Veterans Day, let’s take a moment to remember the men and women who have served or are serving in the armed forces. Join President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., at a special ceremony at 3 p.m. today (Nov. 10). Send a message of thanks to our veterans and men and women in uniform by clicking here.
European health systems achieve notably better outcomes than the United States on virtually every measure, including customer satisfaction, choice of physicians, life expectancy, infant mortality and medically avoidable disability and death. Yet they spend only about two-thirds of what the U.S. does.
Imagine spending all or the better part of your professional life mastering a particular discipline only to find yourself needing to not only learn a new subject, but become proficient enough to teach it to a class of college students.
Religion is one of the most difficult subjects to talk about. But that isn’t deterring Sharon Suh from putting it front and center in this year’s Academic Salons program. “There are few areas of human concerns that do not relate to religion or some belief system,” says Suh, Salons director and associate professor of theology and religious studies. And yet, “Religion is often separated out as a separate category of analysis—even at a Jesuit school like SU.”
It’s a strange existence for the Interim Library staff. They are caught between the familiar and the unknown in a place that is home for now but won’t be for long. Yet with the opening of the new McGoldrick Learning Commons and the renovated Lemieux Library just 10 months away, library staff are adjusting to their temporary space on 14th and Columbia without getting too comfortable.
On a recent gray and soggy morning, Provost Isiaah Crawford took time to talk about his first year at Seattle University, how he’s enjoying the experience so far, the Academic Strategic Action Plan and what’s ahead for the university as an academic community.
Here are the members of Seattle University's 2009-2010 Jesuit Community.
A key milestone was reached in the construction of the McGoldrick Learning Commons when steel was delivered to the project in late September and early October.
At Baccalaureate Mass, Father Steve shares a personal story about his journey toward becoming a Jesuit.
SU receives a gift from Boeing to improve retention of women and underrepresented minorities in computer science and engineering students.