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The Imagining the World: Study Abroad and International Photography Competition highlights the college’s and university’s participation in the global community.
July 1, 2020
Register by June 26 for free, virtual summer course that pursues intersection of city, Seattle U & social justice.
June 24, 2020
One of the hallmarks of academics at Seattle University is community engagement. Professors design courses that get their students involved in local organizations, while students take classes in science, math, criminal justice and the humanities, among others.
June 23, 2020
Guest column by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor, Nonprofit Leadership program.
May 26, 2020
Three faculty members reflect on the continued importance of the papal encyclical and resources for celebrating the anniversary observance.
May 20, 2020
A leader in sustainability, Seattle University takes part in global event by encouraging action and participation in initiatives that focus on the urgent need for environmental protection and climate solutions.
April 21, 2020
Guest column us by Seattle U graduate student Luke Henkel.
National Catholic Reporter
Grant to the Seattle University Youth Initiative will help fill the void left by closures of early learning programs due to COVID-19.
April 14, 2020
April 13, 2020
Seattle University mourns the loss of Peter Ely, S.J., an extraordinary Jesuit, who passed away April 11.
This Easter holiday, as we share with you our greetings and prayers online, Seattle University President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., presents his Easter homily in a video to the campus community.
April 12, 2020
Story mentions Seattle U Associate Professor Beatrice Lawrence, an expert in the Hebrew Bible and Jewish Hermeneutics.
April 11, 2020
Swedish Medical Group Chaplain Rev. Leah Klug is a Seattle U alumna (School of Theology and Ministry '08).
The New York Times
Story includes comments from Kira Mauseth, a psychology senior instructor at Seattle University and psychologist.
The Seattle Times
March 29, 2020
Column is by James Martin, S.J., honorary doctorate recipient and speaker at SU's 2019 undergraduate commencement ceremony.
March 22, 2020
James Martin, S.J., honorary doctorate recipient and speaker at SU's 2019 undergraduate commencement ceremony, writes about the mystery of suffering.
Pat Kelly, S.J., associate professor of theology and religious studies, shares a perspective on sport and spirituality.
March 20, 2020
March 2, 2020
Dr. Morris is a concert violinist, educator, entrepreneur and filmmaker.
February 14, 2020
February 7, 2020
Kizito Kiyimba, S.J., who has been visiting from Zimbabwe as LeRoux Chair, reflects gratefully on his time at SU.
January 24, 2020
One of three Jesuits in the world who answers to the titles “Father” and “Roshi” or venerable Zen teacher visited Seattle University on Thursday, Jan. 23.
For almost 25 years, Professor Jeanette Rodriguez, PhD, has organized an annual winter trip to Cuernavaca, Mexico, for faculty, staff, alumni and community members to participate in the Guadalupe Faith and Hospitality Experience. It's become her ministry to Seattle U.
January 16, 2020
Story features a Q&A on charitable giving with Elizabeth Dale, assistant professor of Nonprofit Leadership at Seattle University.
December 12, 2019
This College of Arts and Sciences project will explore an assortment of frameworks and practices that offer holistic recovery from the psycho-spiritual and physical health consequences of oppression-linked health threats.
December 6, 2019
December 2, 2019
Over the course of his many years at Seattle University, and through a variety of roles, Father Pat Howell was a blessing in the lives of many.
Story is about an exhibit curated by Naomi Hume, associaste professor of art history at Seattle University.
Apollo International Art Magazine
November 29, 2019
The victory earned the team a bid to the national competition for the third year in a row.
November 27, 2019
Story includes interview with Kris Hirschmann, MEd, director of Transition Services: Curriculum & Training, Center for Change in Transition Services.
November 25, 2019
November 21, 2019
Highly accomplished student is university's first Rhodes finalist since 2005.
November 18, 2019
November 15, 2019
November 13, 2019
October 30, 2019
October 28, 2019
Story includes mention of the 2012 book Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, PhD, professor of Modern Languages and Cultures and Women and Gender Studies Seattle University.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
October 22, 2019
The Clintons discussed their new book, The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience.
October 19, 2019
Seattle U student Haley Cummins (Strategic Communications ’21) is one of 100 young local changemakers featured in the We the Future exhibit curated by the Gates Foundation Discovery Center.
October 17, 2019
Co-author Thai-Huy Nguyen is assistant professor of education at Seattle University.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
October 15, 2019
Story includes interview with Sara Rankin, a professor at Seattle University School of Law and the founder and director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project.
October 10, 2019
Father Arturo Araujo returns to his alma mater to become rector of the Arrupe Jesuit Community.
October 4, 2019
A $1.6 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Seattle University will be used to launch Seattle’s first Local Improvement Network for elementary school communities and their neighborhood partners.
September 19, 2019
Story includes two exhibits by Carol Rashawnna Williams at Seattle U.
September 18, 2019
Sister Prejean received an honorary degree from Seattle U and spoke here on Sept. 9.
September 17, 2019
Jeanette Rodriguez begins as interim director of the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture.
September 13, 2019
Kathleen Cook, PhD, chair of the Seattle U Psychology program, was among those interviewed to answer this question in a replay of a SoundQ weekly podcast.
September 12, 2019
Story includes interview with Assoc. Prof. of Psychology Kathleen Cook, PhD.
Rosa Joshi is a professor of theater at Seattle U.
DC Theatre Scene
September 3, 2019
Story includes mention of the play "As You Like It" directed by Seattle U theater professor Rosa Joshi.
The Seattle Globalist
August 21, 2019
Seattle Central has launched the Academy for Rising Educators, a program that offers an Associate of Arts degree with a focus on education and social justice. Graduates will have the option to directly transfer into teaching programs at Seattle University and City University.
August 20, 2019
Graduates of the Academy for Rising Educators program will have the option to directly transfer into teaching programs at Seattle University and City University.
August 15, 2019
August 8, 2019
Natch Ohno, S.J., talks about St. Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuits, and how his legacy is alive in the work we do at Seattle U today.
Story is about a study led by Seattle U Assistant Professor Elizabeth J. Dale, PhD.
The Nonprofit Times
July 23, 2019
Story mentions that Seattle U students designed building under construction in Uganda to house a new medical center.
Clark County Today
July 18, 2019
Seattle University MFA in Arts Leadership students enrolled in the 2019 summer course “Public Policy and the Arts” are creating the Seattle Arts Voter Guide, a nonpartisan guide collecting statements by City Council Candidates on how they envision arts as part of Seattle.
July 16, 2019
The Imagining the World: Study Abroad and International Photography Competition highlights global engagement—via education and travel abroad—in stunning fashion. See the world through the eyes of our students and members of the campus community in this photo gallery.
Eighteen scholars from eighteen countries are on campus this summer for the third year for Seattle University to host the Study of the U.S. Institute for Scholars on Contemporary American Literature.
July 11, 2019
July 10, 2019
Rev. José Alberto “Chepe” Idiaquez, S.J, president of the University of Central America (UCA), a Jesuit institution in Managua, Nicaragua, received an honorary degree during the undergraduate commencement ceremony at Seattle University.
June 21, 2019
With an SU education, members of The Daughters of Mary Sisters in Uganda are transforming their lives and, in turn, the lives of fellow Ugandans. Get a look at their lives in Seattle and at Seattle U in this photo essay.
An impressive array of student research was presented at the Seattle University Undergraduate Research Association (SUURA) Conference on May 31.
June 3, 2019
The way Ben Howe sees it, the Seattle U Ethics Bowl team he coaches that finished #6 in the nation this year is a great achievement—but not the be-all and end-all.
Essay authored by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor in the Seattle U Non Profit Leadership program.
May 31, 2019
Red Talk presenter talks about putting a more diverse cast on stage.
May 17, 2019
A record-setting eight Seattle University students and recent alumni have been awarded prestigious 2019-2020 Fulbright Grants to study, research and work abroad.
Story includes interview with Seattle U Assoc. Prof. Sean McDowell, director of the Honors Program.
The Herald (Everett)
May 10, 2019
Seattle University’s Women and Gender Studies Program is offering a new minor in LGBTQ studies. Approved by the Board of Trustees’ Academic Committee, 14 students were enrolled in the minor by the time it was operational in winter quarter, says Program Director Theresa Earenfight.
Seattle U colleague reflects on the life of George Kunz, a true person for others.
May 3, 2019
May 2, 2019
KING TV New Day Northwest
May 1, 2019
Story includes comments by Christine Campbell, a Seattle U admissions counselor.
US News & World Report
April 30, 2019
April 29, 2019
Poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna teaches at Seattle University.
April 24, 2019
The first week of spring quarter welcomed 12 new Redhawks, all former students from the closed Art Institute Seattle who were admitted to begin courses at Seattle U.
April 5, 2019
April 2, 2019
Professor Paulette Kidder is named 2019-2020 recipient of prestigious fellowship.
March 26, 2019
Jesuit author and commentator James Martin, S.J., and prison ministry and justice advocate Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, will be Seattle University’s undergraduate and graduate commencement speakers, respectively, this June.
March 20, 2019
Center for Community Engagement marks 15th anniversary with many milestones.
January 23, 2019
James Martin, S.J., Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT community can enter into a relationship of respect, compassion and sensitivity.
October 17, 2018
Team of researchers fights gender-based violence in Guatemala.
October 15, 2018
Dr. Leann Conley-Holcom is Director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Seattle University, where she oversees the voice program, conducts choirs, and teaches conducting.
August 7, 2018
The university had a great friend in Archbishop Hunthausen.
July 27, 2018
As an expression of its commitment to global engagement in the Jesuit educational tradition, Seattle University formed a successful partnership with the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) in Managua, Nicaragua.
July 13, 2018
Seattle University welcomes 18 scholars and educators from 18 different countries for four weeks of academic residency and two weeks of study tour for the 2018 Study of the U.S. Institute for Scholars on Contemporary American Literature.
July 5, 2018
Leta Biasucci joined the Pacific Northwest Ballet as a company member in 2011, at the same time Seattle U was implementing their specialized Arts Leadership program through the partnership the school has with PNB.
June 8, 2018
Father Kelly assists with Catholic Church's first document on sports.
June 3, 2018
Three recent Seattle University graduates and two current undergraduate students have been awarded prestigious 2018-2019 Fulbright Grants to study, research and work abroad. This is the second time since 2016-17 that five Seattle U students have earned Fulbright Grants in a single year, making the university among the nation's top producers of Fulbrights.
May 22, 2018
SU provides moviegoers with guides for addressing homelessness.
March 14, 2018
The visiting LeRoux Chair will deliver a public lecture on Feb. 27.
February 23, 2018
OnStage Blog and Musical America Worldwide recognize Seattle University's theater program and music faculty member Dr. Quinton Morris, respectively.
January 23, 2018
Renowned painter and Seattle U alumnus Paul Mullally beamed as he described the moment that his daughters, Annelise, 9, and Ise, 7, approached the altar to receive their First Communion from Pope Francis in October 2017. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was a remarkable capstone to an already extraordinary event, the unveiling of Paul’s portrait of the Pope.
January 18, 2018
Washington's top poet Claudia Castro Luna is teaching in MRC this quarter.
January 17, 2018
“Students majoring in the Performing Arts areas experience the highest level of creativity working alongside faculty who are all professional artists working in their fields,” says department chair Ki Gottberg.
January 8, 2018
Noted author and voice for justice, Khizr Khan, will speak on campus Dec. 8.
November 29, 2017
Nursing professor Diane Switzer travels to Puerto Rico to help care for victims of Hurricane Maria.
November 13, 2017
A service and tree planting at SU provides an opportunity to recommit to interfaith dialogue.
November 1, 2017
Bishop Edward Braxton will deliver first Catholic Heritage Lecture of the year.
October 13, 2017
The father of social business and microcredit Muhammad Yunus will visit campus on Oct. 12.
September 29, 2017
Congratulations to Seattle U Theatre Professor Rosa Joshi for her Gregory Awards nomination for Outstanding Director
August 22, 2017
This summer, Seattle University will host the Study of the U.S. Institute for Scholars (SUSI) on Contemporary American Literature, a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
May 16, 2017
Seattle University announces the 2017-2018 student recipients.
May 15, 2017
Seattle University President Stephen V. Sundborg, SJ, announced today that David Leigh, S.J., professor of English, is the 2017-2018 recipient of the McGoldrick Fellowship. Named for Father James McGoldrick, a beloved Seattle University Jesuit, the fellowship recognizes an extraordinary faculty member who embodies the mission and values of our institution.
May 5, 2017
The Center for Religious Wisdom and World Affairs will host an inaugural symposium on homelessness.
April 20, 2017
The symposium brings together 15 scholars to explore the religious, spiritual and ethical dimensions of homelessness.
SU's 2017 Alpha Sigma Nu inductees excel academically and represent the highest Jesuit ideals.
April 14, 2017
Harmony Arnold, MFA, Associate Professor, Performing Arts & Arts Leadership recently designed costumes for Murder for Two, the latest collaboration between The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Theatre.
April 3, 2017
A field trip for young students and their parents to see the movie "Hidden Figures" included a bonus feature: A panel of women of color who work in the sciences & technology
March 30, 2017
Dr. Quinton Morris is a concert violinist, educator, entrepreneur, filmmaker and founder of The Young Eight String Octet, comprised of distinguished African American string players from the nation’s most prestigious music schools.
March 29, 2017
Center for Religious Wisdom and World Affairs announces first cohort.
March 15, 2017
Faculty profile: Eric Watson, S.J.
March 2, 2017
Telecom veteran and cyber spy novelist Alan Johnston brings real world experience to readers and students
February 27, 2017
Here are five things you need to know about this year's festival.
February 22, 2017
SU joins other universities in examining its Jesuit, Catholic identity and mission
February 13, 2017
Becky Cobb of the School of Theology and Ministry receives Educator of the Year award
January 27, 2017
Father Arturo Sosa was elected Superior General of the Jesuits at General Congregation 36 earlier this month in Rome.
October 24, 2016
October 19, 2016
Patrick Kelly, S.J., participates in a worldwide gathering hosted by the Vatican
October 12, 2016
Francisco Guerrero’s artwork takes bold new direction in exhibition opening in Vachon Gallery.
October 11, 2016
The School of Theology and Ministry launches the Center for Religious Wisdom.
September 26, 2016
A Seattle U delegation attends a special gathering with Catholic youths and the pope.
August 22, 2016
At Baccalaureate Mass, Father Steve shares a personal story about his journey toward becoming a Jesuit.
June 20, 2016
National Jesuit honor society recognizes SU for its excellent programming and more
May 25, 2016
Pat O’Leary, S.J., prepares for new ministry in Spokane
New video tells the story of Matteo Ricci College's namesake.
April 12, 2016
2016-2017 McGoldrick Fellow Dan Dombrowski sits down with The Commons
March 30, 2016
Matteo Ricci College is partnering with Catholic high schools to offer hybrid coursework.
February 16, 2016
Guest speaker describes the role of the Church, Jesuits in Middle East conflict
February 2, 2016
Author reflects on possibilities for renewal and interconnectedness
January 19, 2016
Professor Dan Dombrowski addresses European Parliament on a volatile, vexing issue.
October 26, 2015
New book edited by Patrick Kelly, S.J., is a critical examination of youth sports in the U.S.
Noted scholar Sister Ilia Delio visits SU to deliver Catholic Heritage Lecture and meet with students.
Albers professor Meena Rishi is the first South Asian woman to be nominated for a Gregory Award.
October 13, 2015
Acclaimed author Ursula Le Guin will visit Seattle U on Oct. 28.
Fine Arts students create new homes for creatures in garden behind the Admin Building.
July 13, 2015
An SU student reflects on a powerful retreat experience.
June 9, 2015
Matteo Ricci students learn how theater can build community.
Guitar instructor Susan Palmer sees SU’s education striking a chord with her student.
April 21, 2015
SU alumnus Joe Guppy's book chronicles his struggle with mental illness.
The School of Theology and Ministry is set to graduate its first Muslim student.
April 7, 2015
The School of Theology and Ministry is named a top seminary.
March 10, 2015
More than 50 authors and scholars are set to participate in Search for Meaning Book Festival.
February 10, 2015
Sharon Suh publishes a new book on Buddhism in film.
February 9, 2015
A limited edition, two-volume bible has been donated to Seattle University.
January 27, 2015
SU and UCA colleagues collaborate to share in Ignatian retreats at both institutions.
December 8, 2014
President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., recounts the unusual chain of events that placed him in the company of the leader of the Catholic Church.
November 13, 2014
Cardinal Peter Turkson, a high-ranking Vatican official, will be on campus next week.
October 28, 2014
The White House has included SU on a short list for a prestigious award.
October 13, 2014
Rector Tom Lucas, S.J., invites students into a deeper educational experience.
Susan Meyers' award-winning debut novel depicts circus life.
September 16, 2014
The School of Theology and Ministry hosts a gathering of international scholars even as it mourns a close friend.
The new director of Campus Ministry is finding SU a familiar yet distinctive place.
August 19, 2014
SU faculty member Tracey Pepper offers course on witch hunts.
June 2, 2014
SU will host the National Association for Women in Catholic Higher Education's biennial conference.
Director of Campus Ministry Mike Bayard, S.J., reflects on his time at SU as he prepares for his next adventure.
April 22, 2014
Father O'Malley's book chronicles atrocities inflicted upon Catholic priests during the Holocaust.
April 4, 2014
Ned Hayes's debut novel was heavily influenced by his time at the School of Theology and Ministry.
March 25, 2014
With support from SU, Tyrone Brown presents a re-imagined passion play.
Renowned scholar Jose Casanova will deliver the Catholic Heritage Lecture.
February 11, 2014
Now a university-wide presentation, the Search for Meaning Book Festival just keeps getting better.
January 13, 2014
The incoming president of the Universidad Centroamericana sits down for a conversation with Victoria Jones.
November 19, 2013
The new rector of SU's Jesuit community sits down for a conversation with The Commons.
November 10, 2013
Sonora Jha stretches beyond her comfort zone to tell an untold story.
November 5, 2013
New course provides a historical perspective on the undead.
October 23, 2013
A book in the Lemieux Library's Special Collections has left the building-temporarily, that is.
October 22, 2013
Homilist describes Holy Spirit as fierce, feminine and freeing.
October 8, 2013
Verle Bleese makes a landmark gift to the School of Theology and Ministry.
September 23, 2013
Kerry Keller-Ash of the Budget Office is about to complete a quest to read 100 classics.
September 10, 2013
The Center for Strategic Communications launches a new film project.
SU alumnus contributes significantly to the study of terrorism.
August 12, 2013
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