Global Engagement

News and Events

  • Upcoming Events in Global Engagement

    Seattle University is an ongoing source of international news, events and thought leadership as we fulfill our mission of education and service around the globe.


    International Dinner 2016

    Saturday, January 30, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Campion Ballroom

    Kick off International Week 2016 with the 39th Annual International Dinner. Come enjoy this definitive Seattle University experience with cultural performances from different community groups, international cuisine prepared by Seattle University students and local chefs, and raffle prizes provided by local businesses!

    Tickets are available here.

    International Week 2016

    Wednesday, January 27 to Saturday, February 6

    An array of programs, including public dialogues, photo exhibitions, student discussion, and even a Henna body art event! These events given SU students, staff, and faculty a chance to share their international cultures and experiences.

    For the full schedule, see the I-Week program list here.

    Recent Events in Global Engagement


    Challenges and Prospects for U.S.-China Relations

    Tuesday, September 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Pigott Auditorium

    On Sept. 22, the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution will partner with Seattle University to present keynote addresses by top American and Chinese policymakers and two panel discussions featuring Brookings scholars to explain the challenges and prospects for U.S.-China relations during President Xi’s state visit and beyond.

    Between Traditions and Modernities - RK Narayan's Novels and Satyajit Ray's Films as Points of Departure for an Understanding of Contemporary India

    Tuesday, October 13, 4:00pm

    Wyckoff Auditorium

    Dr. Cheriyan Alexander of St. Joseph's College in Bangalore, India will be coming to Seattle University to speak about his scholarship in Indian film and literature. The Office of Global Engagement is delighted to host Dr. Alexander as an initial step toward the development of Seattle University partnerships in Asia.