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Story includes incoming graduate student James Innocent, who chose to enroll in the Master of Arts in Psychology. He said the competitive program combines philosophical thought “to help us really challenge our perspectives on the world, so we can improve ourselves, so we can help improve other people.”
The Seattle Times
June 12, 2021
Professors Mathew Isaac in Albers, Brooke Coleman in Law and Serena Cosgrove in Arts and Sciences received this year’s Provost’s Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavors for Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty. The awards were presented by Provost Shane P. Martin on June 7.
June 8, 2021
Recognizing the potential for students to explore entirely new ways of working in his Film Studies classes, Assistant Professor Benjamin Schultz-Figueroa, PhD, creates opportunities to develop interdisciplinary work between the arts and science.
May 27, 2021
In its 12 year history, Imagining the World highlighted the College of Arts and Sciences' participation in the global community. Through this photography contest, students, faculty, and staff captured more than a moment in their experiences – they shared a very personal window into the world they explore.
May 25, 2021
Seattle University is one of a number of colleges and universities in the state participating in this effort through graduate student financial assistance provided by the Ballmer Group gifts. The grants will support students in multiple accredited graduate programs in mental health counseling and social work.
May 21, 2021
Story features the work of and an interview with Professor Emerita Marie Rose Wong, PhD, formerly with Seattle U's Institute of Public Service, Asian Studies, and Public Affairs.
May 13, 2021
Alumna combines faith with healing as a chaplain for first responders.
May 12, 2021
Story includes comments by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, associate professor of nonprofit leadership.
May 7, 2021
The story, which is critical of popular college rankings systems, asks, "How could these measurements, or any measurements at all, rank schools whose missions embrace disparate visions of education along a single dimension?" The author notes the disparate missions of Seattle U and Harvard.
May 6, 2021
The new director, Melissa Chittenden, is a 2002 graduate of Seattle U's Master of Nonprofit Leadership program.
My Edmonds News
The publication interviewed Sonora Jha, PhD, about her new book How to Raise a Feminist Son. Dr. Jha is professor in the Department of Communication.
May 4, 2021
Story includes comments by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, associate professor in the Master of Nonprofit Leadership Program at Seattle University.
May 3, 2021
The Jim and Janet Sinegal Center for Science and Innovation will feature works by renowned local and national artists.
April 29, 2021
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
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
Guiding the vision behind ICTC through a global Catholic lens.
April 14, 2021
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.
April 6, 2021
Book author is Sonora Jha, PhD, professor of communication.
Dr. Jha is a professor in the Department of Communication and Associate Dean for Academic Community, College of Arts and Sciences.
March 31, 2021
Alumna Haleema Bharoocha, '18, is among young women and girls of color who are changing the cultural and political landscape.
March 30, 2021
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.
March 18, 2021
Chair of the Department of Social Work Hye-Kyung Kang, PhD, was interviewed for this story.
March 17, 2021
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.
Community, connectivity and humanity are what prompted two Alfie Scholars at Seattle University to kickstart The COVID-19 Civility Pledge Campaign.
March 16, 2021
Lindsey Habenicht, executive director of the food bank, is a 2016 graduate of Seattle U in the Humanities for Leadership program and Strategic Communications.
KING 5 News
March 11, 2021
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
Mentor Mark Phillips is a junior at Seattle U.
February 23, 2021
February 22, 2021
Seattle University Theatre is joining forces with the undergraduate theatre training programs from Cornish College of the Arts and the University of Washington to present Uncharted Waters, a virtual tri-production of two plays: William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and a new devised work, Bodies of Water, responding to the themes of Twelfth Night.
February 11, 2021
Story includes interview with Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor in Nonprofit Leadership.
February 9, 2021
Story includes mention that Quentin Morris, associate professor of music, was hired as an artist scholar in residence to create 10 to 12 programs featuring composers of color.
February 3, 2021
Guest op-ed by Mark Markuly, PhD, former dean of the School of Theology and Ministry and a professor of religion and education.
January 30, 2021
January 27, 2021
Guest op-ed by Sonora Jha, PhD, professor in the Department of Communications.
December 16, 2020
December 14, 2020
Engstrom will teach in the Seattle U arts-leadership program.
December 4, 2020
The Seattle University Arts Leadership program is partnering with four leading arts organizations to launch the Seattle Arts Fellowship, which supports emerging leaders and administrators of color.
November 24, 2020
A recording of an Oct. 29 event held by Seattle University Institute of Public Service and Town Hall Seattle. Multi-media journalist Joni Balter and Seattle U professor Larry Hubbell served as moderators.
November 20, 2020
Seattle University will serve as a program partner and adviser on the fellowship curriculum and will provide financial aid to candidates accepted to both the fellowship and Seattle U’s MFA in Arts Leadership program.
November 18, 2020
The "Ask the Expert" portion of the story is an interview with Elizabeth Dale, PhD, Assistant Professor, Nonprofit Leadership.
November 16, 2020
Story features interview with Marco Lowe, adjunct professor in the Institute of Public Service.
November 11, 2020
Story includes comments from Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor of psychology.
October 23, 2020
Casey Davis, ’22, a student in Seattle U's Master of Nonprofit Leadership program and executive director of the Edmonds Food Bank, received the 2020 Edmonds Citizen of the Year award, along with the volunteers who staff it.
October 14, 2020
Guest op-ed written by Mark Markuly, PhD, dean of the School of Theology and Ministry.
Bernie Steckler, a much-beloved and longtime member of Seattle University’s faculty, passed away Sept. 23.
October 1, 2020
Jasmine Mahmoud, PhD, assistant professor of Performing Arts & Arts Leadership in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed a Washington State Arts Commissioner by Gov. Jay Inslee.
Winner of the prize, Patience Malaba, is enrolled in the Master of Public Administration program and will graduate after fall quarter.
September 29, 2020
September 24, 2020
September 16, 2020
Each year the university selects a text or texts to launch the academic year for incoming students. Incoming students receive the year’s Common Text over the summer, and the issues it raises are incorporated into some classes and pursued in a year-long series of programs built around the themes. This year, rather than having just one text, organizers selected a number of resources.
September 11, 2020
Since 2015, Seattle U staff and students have led mentoring programs for students at Washington Middle School. And like all things impacted by COVID-19, this program required new thinking after Seattle Public Schools moved to remote instruction last April.
September 10, 2020
Associate Professor Dr. Quinton Morris, director of chamber and instrumental music and founder of the music education organization Key to Change, will serve as the first Artist-Scholar in Residence for Classical KING FM 98.1 for a two-year term beginning Sept. 15.
September 4, 2020
Story includes how Seattle U's Hedreen Gallery has adapted to COVID restrictions.
September 2, 2020
Times columnist Naomi Ishisaka wrote about her experience with a false Wikipedia entry and cites research by Seattle U communication associate professor Caitlin Carlson.
August 31, 2020
In an e-mail today, President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., invited faculty and staff to participate in the Arrupe Seminar.
Beatrice Lawrence, associate professor of Theology and Religious Studies, and Charles M. Tung, associate professor of English, received State Department funding to host the Study of the U.S. Institute for Scholars on Religious Freedom and Pluralism at Seattle University.
August 25, 2020
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded initiative on family homelessness, which ends this month, is credited with raising awareness of the issue over the course of a decade.
August 21, 2020
The book written by Nathan Vass, The Lines That Make Us, is used as a textbook at Seattle U.
August 20, 2020
Story features interview with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.
August 3, 2020
Like millions of others growing up in Europe, David Green joined his family for a TV-watching ritual one Saturday night each spring: the annual Eurovision Song Contest. It became a humanities seminar course he teaches.
July 27, 2020
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.
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
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