Arts, Faith and Humanities

Seattle Arts Fellowship Invests in Leaders of Color

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. 

425 Magazine

November 18, 2020

Best Charities for 2021/Ask the Experts

The "Ask the Expert" portion of the story is an interview with Elizabeth Dale, PhD, Assistant Professor, Nonprofit Leadership.

WalletHub

November 16, 2020

Local scholar says Biden transition team facing added challenges from Trump

Story features interview with Marco Lowe, adjunct professor in the Institute of Public Service.

KOMO News

November 11, 2020

‘We belong out there’: How the Nordic concept of friluftsliv — outdoor life — could help the Pacific Northwest get through this COVID winter

Story includes comments from Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor of psychology.

The Seattle Times

October 23, 2020

God help us: Religion’s influence on the 2020 presidential election

Guest op-ed written by Mark Markuly, PhD, dean of the School of Theology and Ministry.

The Seattle Times

October 14, 2020

Bullitt Prize winner uses affordable housing to fight climate change

Winner of the prize, Patience Malaba, is enrolled in the Master of Public Administration program and will graduate after fall quarter.

Crosscut

September 29, 2020

Celebration of Spirit

September 24, 2020

This Year's Common Text program addresses racial justice

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

Seattle U student mentors

COVID-19 Didn’t Stop Mentoring Program for Middle School Students

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

Quinton Morris is First Artist-Scholar in Residence for KING FM

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

College Museums Are in a "Moment of Reinvention"

Story includes how Seattle U's Hedreen Gallery has adapted to COVID restrictions.

The Stranger

September 2, 2020

Wikipedia falsely said I was convicted of attempted murder. I expected online abuse, but not this.

Times columnist Naomi Ishisaka wrote about her experience with a false Wikipedia entry and cites research by Seattle U communication associate professor Caitlin Carlson.

The Seattle Times

August 31, 2020

Arrupe Seminar an opportunity to learn more about Jesuit education

August 31, 2020

In an e-mail today, President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., invited faculty and staff to participate in the Arrupe Seminar. 

”Positive energy has an interesting way of building on itself,” says Nathan Vass, artist, writer and route 7 Metro bus driver

The book written by Nathan Vass, The Lines That Make Us, is used as a textbook at Seattle U.

International Examiner

August 20, 2020

Social media campaigns urging new generations to vote in upcoming election

Story features interview with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.

KING5 News

August 3, 2020

Engage Your Mind

Register by June 26 for free, virtual summer course that pursues intersection of city, Seattle U & social justice.

June 24, 2020

Community-engaged program sites

Faculty and Students Focused on Community-Engaged Learning

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

Want to do more for your favorite charity? Consider a planned gift

Guest column by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor, Nonprofit Leadership program.

The Conversation

May 26, 2020

Earth Day 50 years on: It's all about the questions

Guest column us by Seattle U graduate student Luke Henkel.

National Catholic Reporter

April 21, 2020

Gratefully Remembering Father Peter Ely

April 13, 2020

Seattle University mourns the loss of Peter Ely, S.J., an extraordinary Jesuit, who passed away April 11.

Can you find God in a Zoom call? How communities of faith are adjusting to COVID-19

Story mentions Seattle U Associate Professor Beatrice Lawrence, an expert in the Hebrew Bible and Jewish Hermeneutics.

GeekWire

April 11, 2020

Hospital Chaplains Try to Keep the Faith During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Swedish Medical Group Chaplain Rev. Leah Klug is a Seattle U alumna (School of Theology and Ministry '08).

The New York Times

April 11, 2020

Therapy during the coronavirus pandemic: ‘This is new for all of us’

Story includes comments from Kira Mauseth, a psychology senior instructor at Seattle University and psychologist.

The Seattle Times

March 29, 2020

Where Is God in a Pandemic?

Column is by James Martin, S.J., honorary doctorate recipient and speaker at SU's 2019 undergraduate commencement ceremony.

The New York Times

March 22, 2020

My blessings have been abundant

February 7, 2020

Kizito Kiyimba, S.J., who has been visiting from Zimbabwe as LeRoux Chair, reflects gratefully on his time at SU.

Jesuit priest and Zen master

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.

A women's co-op in Cuernavaca

A Journey to Mexico, A Ministry to the University

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

Charity calculator

Story features a Q&A on charitable giving with Elizabeth Dale, assistant professor of Nonprofit Leadership at Seattle University.

WalletHub

December 12, 2019

In Grateful Remembrance of Patrick Howell, S.J.

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.

Women looking at men looking at them – at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle

Story is about an exhibit curated by Naomi Hume, associaste professor of art history at Seattle University.

Apollo International Art Magazine

November 29, 2019

‘It's like glorified day care’: Washington parents demand rigor in special education for young adults

Story includes interview with Kris Hirschmann, MEd, director of Transition Services: Curriculum & Training, Center for Change in Transition Services.

Crosscut

November 25, 2019

When Faculty of Color Feel Isolated, Consortia Expand Their Networks

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

Book Review: Making Black Scientists: A Call to Action

Co-author Thai-Huy Nguyen is assistant professor of education at Seattle University.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

October 15, 2019

A lot of homeless people referred to shelters in Seattle don’t go. These are some reasons why

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.

Seattle P-I

October 10, 2019

Can art help fight climate change? These 4 Seattle-area artists think so.

Story includes two exhibits by Carol Rashawnna Williams at Seattle U.

The Seattle Times

September 18, 2019

Sister Helen: ‘People think I’m a saint...until they know me'

Sister Prejean received an honorary degree from Seattle U and spoke here on Sept. 9.

KUOW-FM

September 17, 2019

Why do Seattleites complain so much?

Story includes interview with Assoc. Prof. of Psychology Kathleen Cook, PhD.

KUOW-FM

September 12, 2019

Rosa Joshi on directing 1 Henry IV featuring one of the best bromances in all of Shakespeare

Rosa Joshi is a professor of theater at Seattle U.

DC Theatre Scene

September 3, 2019

Oregon Shakespeare Festival proves power of diversifying the stage

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 and Seattle Schools launch effort to boost diversity of educators

Graduates of the Academy for Rising Educators program will have the option to directly transfer into teaching programs at Seattle University and City University.

Seattle Globalist

August 15, 2019

Celebrating our founder and shared values

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.

Female Donors Give More To Women’s, Girls’ Causes

Story is about a study led by Seattle U Assistant Professor Elizabeth J. Dale, PhD.

The Nonprofit Times

July 23, 2019

Restoring life: One Ugandan nun makes lasting connections in Clark County

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 Arts Voters Guide

“Public Policy and the Arts” Project: Seattle Arts Voter Guide

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

shepherd and his sheep move through streets of Madrid while tourists snap photos

Imagining the World

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.

Sister Mary Namutebi, DM, '20, '22, left and Sister Paskazia Ampronia Nakitende, DM, '19 with The Daughters of Mary Sisters in Uganda share a moment together while reviewing a selfie photo they took on their cell phone in the garden at their St. Joseph's Residence in West Seattle.

Sisters in Learning and Leading

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.

SUURA brochure

Celebrating Student Scholarship

An impressive array of student research was presented at the Seattle University Undergraduate Research Association (SUURA) Conference on May 31.

June 3, 2019

MacKenzie Bezos’ $17 billion pledge tops a growing list of women giving big

Essay authored by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor in the Seattle U Non Profit Leadership program.

The Conversation

May 31, 2019

Great Books programs do what education is supposed to do

Story includes interview with Seattle U Assoc. Prof. Sean McDowell, director of the Honors Program.

The Herald (Everett)

May 10, 2019

Photo of city of Seattle

SU Now Offers Minor in LGBTQ Studies

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.

May 10, 2019

George Kunz leaning back in a chair reading the book "Totality and Infinity"

Remembering George Kunz

Seattle U colleague reflects on the life of George Kunz, a true person for others.

May 3, 2019

Get an update on the 2020 election with Marco Lowe

KING TV New Day Northwest

May 1, 2019

Magnet vs. Charter Schools: Differences Explained

Story includes comments by Christine Campbell, a Seattle U admissions counselor.

US News & World Report

April 30, 2019

Washington poet laureate to use $100,000 award to bring poetry to Columbia River

Poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna teaches at Seattle University.

The Columbian

April 24, 2019

Seattle U Admin Building

McGoldrick Fellowship

Professor Paulette Kidder is named 2019-2020 recipient of prestigious fellowship.

March 26, 2019

Seattle U basketball player engaging with elementary school students

Partners in Progress

Center for Community Engagement marks 15th anniversary with many milestones.

January 23, 2019

Building a Bridge book cover

Bridging Troubled Waters

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

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