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Largest Art Gift Ever

In a truly transformative gift, philanthropist Richard Hedreen donates $300M art collection to Seattle University, along with seed money to fund an art museum.

March 13, 2024

Film professor who received an NEH grant

Animal Studies

Assistant Professor of Film Studies receives grant to fund research and writing about animals’ evolution—in light of environmental factors and mass extinction—as documented on film.

April 19, 2024

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A Vision for the Future

College of Science and Engineering names new Department Chair and Amazon Endowed Chair of Computer Science whose research includes issues around cybersecurity.

April 11, 2024

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Celebrating the Earth

In recognition of Earth Day, Seattle University has lined up events focused on environmental justice and sustainability all month long.

April 8, 2024

New arts and sciences dean announced

Welcome New A&S Dean

Dr. Monica J. Casper, who will join Seattle University on August 1, is known as a ‘visionary and transparent leader.’

April 8, 2024

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Unafraid to Ask

As executive director of the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture, Professor Jeanette Rodriguez, PhD, is answering Pope Francis’ call to action on the climate crisis.

April 3, 2024

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Students, Share Your Creativity

Undergraduate and graduate research and artistic endeavors will be on display at the Student Research and Creativity Conference (SRCCon) this spring.

April 2, 2024

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Cultivating STEM Leaders

Dean’s Fellows, a new program in the College of Science and Engineering, builds leadership skills, critical thinking and connections across majors.

March 28, 2024

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Connecting Campus + Community

Sundborg Center for Community Engagement marks 20-year milestone with a record of building community relationships and bolstering learning opportunities for students.

March 26, 2024

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Broadcasting Success

Students who power student-run radio station KXSU bring home two prestigious awards.

March 22, 2024

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Knowledge of the Culture

The new senior director of the Seattle University Indigenous Peoples Institute, Jill “tsi sqʷux̌ʷaʔł” La Pointe, may be new to the role but her connections to campus run deep.

March 7, 2024

Albers Executive Speaker

Alumni Spotlight: From Nike to Taco Bell CEO

Sean Tresvant thought he was destined for ESPN, but after finding a new path aided by earning an MBA, he went on to lead Nike’s Air Jordan division and now Taco Bell.

February 27, 2024

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Ethics Bowl Going to Nationals

After sweeping regionals in the fall, SU’s award-winning Ethics Bowl team will compete among the best in the U.S.

February 21, 2024

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Talking STEM Education

College of Science and Engineering Dean Amit Shukla collaborated with fellow deans at UW and WSU during a trip to Washington, D.C.

February 21, 2024

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Voices for Change in Black Maternal Health

Nursing undergraduates turn a year-long population health internship into a peer-reviewed journal article calling for change to lower mortality rates among Black mothers.

February 20, 2024

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Top Legal Mind

Law Dean Varona named one of the most influential legal scholars in the U.S.

February 15, 2024

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Cozy Up with A Good Book

Expand your reading list with the latest diverse works by faculty authors.

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Expanding Opportunities and Access

Seattle University’s new partnership with Los Angeles Community College District increases admission pathways for transfer students.

January 17, 2024

Father Benanti on stage at Ethics and Tech conference

Leadership Around Tech and Ethics

Father Paolo Benanti, an expert on AI and ethics in Rome, is coming to Seattle University as a distinguished visiting professor. 

January 17, 2024

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Scholarly Study of the United States

Seattle University to host institute with multinational scholars and university faculty on national issues involving culture, society, values and institutions. 

January 3, 2024

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It’s (Almost) A Wrap: The Year in Review

As 2023 draws to close, a look back at the top stories, newsmakers and social media posts.


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