In his spring video update, Father Steve highlights recent accomplishments of Seattle University's students, alumni, faculty and staff and the excellence and growth of the university's academic programs. With the academic year coming to an end, Fr. Steve looks ahead to commencement as a time to celebrate our graduates as family and friends join them for this joyful occasion. He also reflects on other important developments at the university, including the university's ongoing work to ensure a welcoming and inclusive campus community.
SRI Task Force Recommendations Unanimously Approved
The Socially Responsible Investments Task Force presented its recommendations to the Investment Committee of the Seattle University Board of Trustees on May 26. Investment Committee members unanimously approved all of the recommendations. Additional details about how the recommendations will be implemented will be shared with the university community in the coming months. Click here to read the recommendations as presented to the Investment Committee.
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Capstone projects with Seattle University - Computer Science and Software Engineering students work with Expedia to problem-solve an issue travelers sometimes face. Read more »
Homeless Rights Advocacy Project identifies laws that unfairly target the visibly poor - Seattle University School of Law's Homeless Rights Advocacy Project has released six new reports that continue the group's influential, groundbreaking research into laws that unfairly target the visibly poor. Read more »
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