A rendering of interior space within CCE. Depiction of people working within open cubicles and various individuals working and interacting within the space.

Nationally Recognized and Replicated Center for Community Engagement to Be Named in Honor of Fr. Sundborg

President Sundborg’s vision and deep commitment to the Seattle community shaped the launch of CCE.

April 20, 2021

First2College & Seattle U AI4ALL

Each AI4ALL chapter – like the one at Seattle U – is centered around a two-week course that teaches how to use AI to solve problems.

May 7, 2021

A portrait of Fr. Steve, who leaves the university in June, after serving as its longest president.

Legacy of Leadership

Father Steve, Seattle U's longest-serving president, helped guide many of the university’s greatest transformations.

May 3, 2021

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Curating the Intersection of Art and Science

The Jim and Janet Sinegal Center for Science and Innovation will feature works by renowned local and national artists.

April 29, 2021

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“Unmute The Voices,” led by Dr. Quinton Morris

This June, Seattle’s Classical KING FM and Dr. Quinton Morris, their inaugural Artist-Scholar in Residence, launch Unmute The Voices, a new audio and video project celebrating the music and performances of BIPOC composers and performers with dedicated space for BIPOC artistry.

April 19, 2021

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ICTC Welcomes New Faculty Fellows

The Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture (ICTC) at Seattle University recently announced its 2021-22 Faculty Fellows representing a variety of disciplines.

April 15, 2021

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Fujitarō Kubota’s Legacy Lives On

Kubota Legacy Garden returns to its new home near Sinegal CSI.

April 14, 2021

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Leading Theologian, Dr. Jeanette Rodriguez, Appointed Director, Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture

Guiding the vision behind ICTC through a global Catholic lens.

April 14, 2021

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Haleema Bharoocha, ’18, is among Ms. Magazine’s ‘25 Under 25: Women of Color to Watch’

Showcasing women and girls of color who are ‘changing the cultural and political landscape’.

April 8, 2021

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Career Builders

With leading industries in our backyard, Seattle U is a destination for professional aspirations.

April 8, 2021

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Business and Law Programs Among Top 25 Nationally in Latest U.S. News Rankings

Several Seattle University graduate programs in business and law are ranked in the Top 25 nationally in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools 2022.”

March 31, 2021

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Record-Breaking Day of Giving

More than 3,500 gifts made in 24-hours to support students during Seattle U Gives.

March 24, 2021

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Seattle U Legend Elgin Baylor Passes Away

Basketball great Elgin Baylor, who led the Seattle University men's basketball team to the 1958 NCAA championship game, passed away Monday at the age of 86.

March 22, 2021

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COVID-19 and Seattle U: One Year Later

Life in a Pandemic: Remote instruction, virtual meetings and meet-ups—new traditions born out of necessity and in community.

March 9, 2021

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Cynthia B. Dillard, PhD, University of Georgia Scholar, Appointed Dean of the College of Education

Following an extensive national search, Cynthia B. Dillard, PhD, has been appointed Dean of Seattle University’s College of Education. Dr. Dillard currently serves as the Mary Frances Early Professor in Teacher Education at the University of Georgia.

March 9, 2021

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Destress with Pets Goes Virtual

Since 2014, the Health and Wellness Crew (HAWC) at Seattle University has organized one of the most popular on-campus events, Destress with Dogs. Held each quarter ahead of finals exams, the intent is to provide a much-needed break from the stress and anxiety that comes with preparing for final examinations.

March 8, 2021

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Networking Leads New Grad to Internship and Employment

When it came time for alumna London Jones, ’20, to find an internship, she started with the Career Engagement Office at Seattle University, which supported her initial journey through access to networking events and providing unique internship opportunities for consideration.  

March 4, 2021

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Williams Wins Seattle Sports Star of the Year Award

Seattle University women's basketball player McKenzi Williams won the Seattle Sports Commission's Female Sports Star of the Year Award. Williams is the eighth Seattle U student athlete to win a Sports Star of the Year honor.

March 1, 2021

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High Returns

Founded in 2009, the student-managed Redhawk Fund provides real-world investment management training. The fund began with $250,000 of the university’s endowment and at the close of the markets on Dec. 31, 2020, the fund had a value of more than $1 million.

February 3, 2021

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College Factual: Seattle University Ranks in Top 3 Percent Nationally for Diversity

Seattle University is in the top 3 percent of the nation’s most diverse universities and is the second most diverse university in Washington, according to the latest rankings from College Factual. Several academic programs also were highly ranked in its 2021 report.

January 29, 2021

Amazon Endowed Computer Science Chair

Amazon to Endow Computer Science Chair at Seattle University, Search Underway

Amazon’s gift will support Seattle University’s efforts to recruit and retain well-prepared computer science students—with a focus on underrepresented minorities —and to connect all students with industry perspectives and elevate the department’s ability to graduate computer scientists and software engineers.

January 14, 2021

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Swedish and Seattle University Open a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Seattle University

Much of the first floor of Campion Hall is home to the Swedish Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Seattle University, a new and unique collaboration between the two longtime partners in health care education that will be in place at least through June.

January 12, 2021

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Honoring Dr. King and 'Good Trouble'

This year's MLK Jr. Celebration will be a virtual event, with keynote speaker feminist and author Dr. Angela Davis.

January 12, 2021

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All In A Day

Seattle U Gives 24-Hour Fundraising and Engagement Initiative Yields Big Impact.

January 11, 2021

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Forming Leaders

Teresa J. Rothausen, PhD, drawn to social justice focus of business leadership program.  

January 11, 2021

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Health and Safety Matters

C-CAP co-chairs Joshua Halbert and Tara Hicks lead the way in keeping campus safe amid COVID-19.

January 11, 2021

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Computer Science Collaboration Creates Life-Saving App

Computer Science faculty, students and recent alumni collaborate with start-up Bilimetrix-USA, LLC in building a software-based point of care and patent-pending app to support solutions for early detection and treatment of severe infant jaundice in low-resource countries.

January 7, 2021

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Seattle U Alumnus and Company Co-Founders Among Forbes “30 Under 30”

Elias Baker, ’16, along with his co-founders of their company Nanodropper, were among those named to Forbes “30 Under 30” 2021 list.  

December 16, 2020

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Seattle University’s Excellence in Academics and Sustainability Recognized With High Rankings in 2020

Here is a summary of some of the rankings and recognition of the past year.

December 8, 2020

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Seattle University Names New Center for Science and Innovation for Longtime Supporters Jim and Janet Sinegal

The Seattle University Board of Trustees has named the Center for Science and Innovation (CSI), currently under construction, after Jim and Janet Sinegal whose relationship with the university spans more than a quarter of a century.

December 1, 2020

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Collaborative science research provides undergraduates with research opportunities

Collaborative research is the norm in many scientific disciplines. It becomes especially rewarding when faculty researchers involve their students, says Kristin Hultgren, PhD, associate professor of biology.

November 19, 2020


Redhawks Fall in WAC Final

Seattle University women's soccer fell, 1-0, to Utah Valley in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament Championship.

Make it Eight

Seattle University women's soccer advanced to its NCAA-leading eighth straight Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament Championship with a 3-2 win at Grand Canyon Thursday night.

Redhawks Stand Out in Winter Term

Seattle University Athletics recorded a stellar academic quarter this winter. Seventeen teams tallied grade point averages over 3.0 in the winter term as SU logged a collective 3.404 GPA.

Earth Month Is a Time for SU to Recommit to Environmental Sustainability

Nationally recognized for its eco-friendly approach to academics, co-curricular activities and operational practices, Seattle U is immersed in a robust Earth Month program that explores innovative ways to address climate change.

Earth Month: Indigenous elders are teaching me the lesson of abundant generosity

Alumna Claire Lucas, '19, moved to rural Montana after graduation to work as a caregiver for Native American elders. She penned the essay, "Indigenous elders are teaching me the lesson of abundant generosity," for the National Catholic Reporter's EarthBeat blog.  

Seattle U in The News: The Obscure Case That Could Blow Up American Civil-Rights and Consumer-Protection Laws

Seattle U President-Elect Eduardo Peñalver penned an op-ed published in The Atlantic that argues that overturning a 1975 California agricultural law could dramatically reduce what the federal government can do on many crucial issues.

Seattle U in the News: Anti-Asian hate crimes in focus after high-profile incidents

Chair of the Seattle U Department of Social Work Hye-Kyung Kang, PhD, was interviewed by KING5 News in the aftermath of the Georgia spa killings and a study that reported hate crimes against Asian-Americans jumped 149 percent from 2019 to 2020 in 16 of America's largest cities, including Seattle.

Elizabeth Dale receives 2021 Emerging Scholar Award

Elizabeth J. Dale, PhD, assistant professor in the Nonprofit Leadership program, is the recipient of the 2021 Emerging Scholar Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, which honors an early-career scholar or a scholar-practitioner whose research has and will continue to shape the discourse on philanthropy and fundraising.

A Pledge of Civility Towards a Pandemic-Free Future

Community, connectivity and humanity are what prompted two Alfie Scholars at Seattle University to kickstart The COVID-19 Civility Pledge Campaign.

Marketing Professor Debuts Blog at Psychology Today

In "All Things Numbered," Mathew Isaacs, PhD, the Genevieve Albers Professor of Marketing in the school of Albers School of Business and Economics, will write about the psychology of numbers, categories and lists.

Seattle U in the News: Basketball teams set to start WAC tournaments, with NCAA tourney berths at stake

The Seattle Times previewed this week's WAC college basketball tournaments from the perspective of the men's and women's teams.

Power of Community: Swedish Vaccine Clinic at Seattle U

Volunteers and patients share their thoughts during the final day of the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Seattle University's Campion Hall.

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