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Top 10 articles from 2015-2016 reflect an interest in SU’s Jesuits, rankings, new directions and more

Written by Mike Thee
July 13, 2016

The votes-make that the clicks-are in, and here are the 10 Commons stories that generated the most traffic in 2015-2016. 

1. Associate Professor Roshanak Roshandel was named the first woman chair of the Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at the start of spring quarter this year. (874 views)

2. Seattle University's Jesuit community gathers for their annual group picture (580 views) 

3. Six students have received Fulbright awards, the highest number of recipients SU has ever had in one year.(459 views)

4. Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, will speak at Seattle University. (398 views)

5. A Q&A with Pat O'Leary, S.J., as he prepares to take on a new assignment in Spokane. (297 views)

6. Magis: Alumni Living the Mission sponsors Ignatian Leadership Conference. (290 views)  To view the article, visit All Things Jesuit and scroll down to "Leadership, the Ignatian Way."

7. New Alfie Scholars program will enroll transfer students, increase diversity and promote civility. (288 views)

8. Albers Professor Meena Rishi is the first South Asian woman to receive a Gregory Award nomination for her performance in a critically acclaimed play. (258 views) 

9. Programs in Albers and the law school earn top 25 marks nationally in latest U.S. News "Best Graduate Schools" rankings. (235 views) 

10. Ursula Le Guin-science fiction legend and author of The Lathe of Heaven, the common text for the incoming 2015 class of freshmen and transfer students-visits SU. (230 views)