Business and Ethics

Albers Launches STEM-Designated Accounting Master’s Program

Seattle University’s Albers School of Business and Economics announced the launch of its newest graduate program, the Master of Science in Accounting and Analytics (MSAA).

February 17, 2021

47 Million Americans Expect to Miss a Credit Card Due Date in 2021

Story includes Q&A with Nick Huntington-Klein, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Economics, Albers School of Business and Economics.

WalletHub

February 17, 2021

MacKenzie Scott’s Remarkable Giveaway Is Transforming the Bezos Fortune

Story includes comments from Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor of Nonprofit Leadership.

Bloomberg

February 11, 2021

2021 Super Bowl Ads: Hits and Misses

Segment features interview with Seattle U marketing professor Mathew Isaac, PhD.

KING TV New Day Northwest

February 11, 2021

How to make effective feedback your superpower

Story features an interview with Therese Houston, PhD, faculty development consultant in the Center for Faculty Development.

KING TV New Day Northwest

February 5, 2021

4 Trends Behind Seattle's Booming Startup Scene

Story includes mention of mailing service start up The Postman, which is working Seattle U students to develop an app to help it scale.

Inc.

February 4, 2021

Students manage Redhawk Fund

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

Noelle and Vanessa Lipschulz

SU in the News: Alumna Vanessa Lipschutz and sister profiled in Forbes

Vanessa Lipschutz, a 2019 graduate from the Albers School of Business and Economics, co-founded Chances, a new a new social relationships app, along with her sister Noelle.

January 28, 2021

Trailblazers: Noelle And Vanessa Lipschutz, Co-Founders Of Chances

Vanessa Lipschutz is a 2019 alumna of the Albers School of Business and Economics.

Forbes

January 27, 2021

Ask the Experts: Car Insurance

Story includes Q&A with Nick Huntington-Klein, PhD, assistant professor of economics.

WalletHub

January 22, 2021

'He’s like Tony Stark and she’s like my mom’: How workplace praise diverges between men and women

Article is by Therese Huston, PhD, faculty development consultant in the Center for Faculty Development.

Fast Company

January 21, 2021

Examining Digital Ethics at Seattle University

Three leaders in the Initiative in Ethics and Transformative Technologies at Seattle University talk about digital ethics and their work in the intersection between technology and ethics.

January 20, 2021

Career Clinic: How to give constructive feedback

Story features advice from Therese Huston, faculty development consultant in the Seattle U Center for Faculty Development.

Harper's Bazaar

January 18, 2021

Albers Ranks #2 in Pacific Northwest, #3 on West Coast, in 2021 Poets&Quants for Undergrads Business School Rankings

Seattle University’s Albers School of Business and Economics was ranked #2 in the Pacific Northwest and #3 on the West Coast in the latest rankings of undergraduate business programs by Poets&Quants for Undergrads.

January 13, 2021

Giving Billions Fast, MacKenzie Scott Upends Philanthropy

Story closes with comments from Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor in the Nonprofit Leadership Program.

The New York Times

December 20, 2020

Coronavirus forces Black Friday changes

Story includes interview with Mathew Isaac, PhD, professor of marketing.

KIRO 7

November 22, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Ask the Experts About Shopping on Black Friday

Albers School of Business and Economics Professor of Marketing Mathew Isaac was interviewed by the business site WalletHub for his advice and insights on some key questions for budget-conscious shoppers as Black Friday approaches.

November 18, 2020

State employment department says 71% spike in unemployment claims isn't what it seems

Story features interview with Vlad Dashkeev, PhD, assistant professor of economics.

KING 5 News

November 16, 2020

Washington Supreme Court: Farmworkers to get overtime pay

Story includes comments by Charlotte Garden, Seattle U law professor. 

Associated Press

November 5, 2020

The Genshin Impact Backlash Is Here

Story includes interview with Seattle U communications professor Christopher Paul, PhD.

Wired

November 2, 2020

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President Sundborg Named Among 100 Influential Business People in Washington

Puget Sound Business Journal recognizes Seattle University President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., and alumni in its list of influential Washington state leaders.

October 28, 2020

President Sundborg and Alumni Named Among Influential WA State Leaders

Puget Sound Business Journal

October 28, 2020

Humility is a crucial component for leadership, at all levels

Guest opinion column by Marilyn Gist, PhD, professor emerita of Executive Programs and Center of Leadership Formation at Seattle University. 

The Hill

October 20, 2020

When you need to give tough feedback, forget Zoom and pick up the phone

Guest column by Therese Huston, PhD, faculty development consultant in the Seattle U Center for Faculty Development.

Fast Company

October 8, 2020

Double Alum Bryce Rassilyer is a Puget Sound Business Journal ‘40 Under 40’

Bryce Rassilyer, ’07, ’08, who earned three degrees from Seattle University and is a CPA whose work supports nonprofits, was among those selected for the Puget Sound Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list.

October 5, 2020

40 Under 40: Bryce Rassilyer's work as a CPA supports nonprofits

Bryce Rassilyer is a double alum ('07 and '08) who earned three degrees at Seattle U.

Puget Sound Business Journal

September 28, 2020

Business Programs Earn High National Rankings from U.S. News & World Report

Three Seattle University undergraduate business programs achieved high national rankings in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2021” rankings.

September 15, 2020

3 Lessons on Launching From 3 Young, Early-Stage Founders

Story includes profile of Seattle U alumna Arya Mathew, co-founder and CEO of Nature's Label, which won the 2020 Harriett Stephenson Business Plan Competition.

Entrepreneur Magazine

September 1, 2020

After Epic 8-Year Battle, California Uber, Lyft Drivers May Soon Receive Employee Benefits

Story includes comments by Charlotte Garden, JD, professor of law.

KQED (San Francisco NPR)

August 18, 2020

Facebook Says Covid-19 Shutdowns Hurt Its Ability to Fight Suicide, Self-Injury, Child Exploitation Content

Story references a Wired interview with Caitlin Carlson, PhD, associate professor of communication.

Gizmodo

August 11, 2020

Local students have an eco-friendly alternative to plastic stickers on your fruits/veggies

Story is about Nature's Label, a start-up created by five college students from the University of Washington and Seattle University.

KOMO News

August 10, 2020

Seattle U in the News: 5 takeaways from MacKenzie Scott’s $1.7 billion in support for social justice causes

"As a scholar of philanthropy, I believe that (MacKenzie) Scott is modeling five best practices for social change giving," writes Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor of Nonprofit Leadership.

July 30, 2020

5 takeaways from MacKenzie Scott’s $1.7 billion in support for social justice cause

Contributed story by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor of Nonprofit Leadership in the Collehe of Arts and Sciences.

The Conversation

July 30, 2020

Seattle restaurant describes struggles losing money to food delivery apps during pandemic

The restaruant is co-owned by Seattle U Assistant Professor of Social Work Aakanksha Sinha, PhD.

KIRO Radio

July 18, 2020

How An Under 30 Alum Got His Startup’s Technology For Stabilizing Helicopter Baskets Into This Year’s National Defense Authorization Act

Vita Inclinata cofounder Caleb Carr was a student in the School of Law in 2018 when he won the Grand Prize at the Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition in 2018 for his his proposal to create a company that would pioneer innovative hardware solutions for daily safety problems encountered in industries such as aerospace and construction. 

Forbes

July 17, 2020

Seattle's historic Barbeque Pit makes a comeback in the Central District

Story includes the role of Seattle U students and the Resource Amplification & Management Program (RAMP-up) in helping the business get restarted.

KING TV

July 4, 2020

Photo of Albers faculty member Jeffery Smith.

The Business of COVID

Albers faculty research ethics around data privacy amid push for contact tracing as businesses and organizations reopen.

June 9, 2020

Who should judge what's true? Tackling social media's global impact.

Story includes commemtns by Michael Quinn, PhD, dean of the College of Science and Engineering.

The Christian Science Monitor

June 8, 2020

State Economies Most Exposed to Coronavirus

Lawrence Hubbell, PhD, director, of the nstitute of Public Service at Seattle University, is the feaured "Ask the Experts" commentator in a Q&A.

WalletHub

June 8, 2020

Computer science student Arya Mathew is this year's winner of these

An Entrepreneurial Idea That Sticks

Meet this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the annual Business Plan Competition.

June 5, 2020

Changing Business in the Wake of COVID-19

Seattle U double alumni Steve Brooks, ’98, ’19, vice president of business development at UMC, is driving an innovative solution to help at-risk communities stay healthy while keeping employees in the workforce by designing and manufacturing portable handwashing stations

May 13, 2020

Responsible AI starts with higher education

A guest op-ed co-authored by the dean of Seattle U's College of Science and Engineering and an alumni who works in AI at Microsoft say we need to ensure that those entering careers in technology have studied how technology can impact society.

May 11, 2020

Uber Budges, a Bit, on Virus Sick Pay for California Drivers

Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg Business

May 1, 2020

As businesses make tough decisions in the face of the pandemic, consumers might take note

Story features an interview with Jeffrey Smith, PhD, professor of management.

KNKX-FM

April 28, 2020

AI and Ethics

SU Leads the Way in Exploring Ethical Dimensions of Technology

Seattle University’s Initiative in Ethics and Transformative Technologies launches two new strategic efforts.

April 21, 2020

Washington universities receive $191M in CARES funding, face revenue drops from room and board

Story includes financial impacts of the pandemic on Seattle University.

Puget Sound Business Journal

April 15, 2020

Vera Whole Health raises $10M to expand its ‘advanced primary care’ model

The company was founded by Seattle U alumni Ryan Schmid co-founded in 2008 when he was an MBA student.

GeekWire

April 10, 2020

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Seattle University Business, Nursing and Law Earn High Rankings Nationally in Latest U.S. News ‘Best Graduate Schools’ Rankings

Seattle University business, nursing and law graduate programs made the rankings in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools 2021,” including several ranked in the Top 25 nationally.

April 3, 2020

Pandemic-Stoked Instacart Strike Exposes Risks for Gig Workers

Story includes comments from Seattle U School of Law Prof. Charlotte Garden. 

Bloomberg Law

March 31, 2020

Restaurants are hurting due to the coronavirus-related shutdown. Yet many continue to help others in need.

Frelard Tomales is co-owned by Seattle U allumnus Osbaldo Hernández, '12.

The Seattle Times

March 25, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Should your company tell you when coronavirus hits the workforce?

A case involving an Amazon contractor's sick spouse raises questions that many companies are asking right now. Albers Professor Jeffery Smith weighs in.

March 18, 2020

'The prettiest member of the team': how sexism pervades UK charities

The story was co-authored by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor in the nonprofit leadership program at Seattle University.

The Guardian (UK)

March 4, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Why this tech investor thinks a recession might actually help the Seattle region

Vladimir Dashkeev, an economics professor at Seattle University, said he’s skeptical of any statements regarding positive, short-term effects of a recession.

February 28, 2020

Why this tech investor thinks a recession might actually help the Seattle region

Vladimir Dashkeev, an economics professor at Seattle University, said he’s skeptical of any statements regarding positive, short-term effects of a recession.

GeekWire

February 28, 2020

Finding your ‘why’: Accolade CEO Raj Singh shares lessons learned from his tech career journey

Coverage of Raj Singh's talk at Seattle U as part of the Albers executive speakers series.

Geekwire

February 11, 2020

Seattle U in the news: Launch of free online course in ethics and AI receives prominent coverage in The Seattle Times

The course for businesses is the first step in a Microsoft-funded initiative to merge ethics and technology education at Seattle U  

February 11, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Marketing Professor Analyses the Superbowl Ads

Television ads during the Superbowl give companies a massive audience for their products. Did they succeed?

February 3, 2020

From Baby Nut to Loretta: Super Bowl's most powerful commercials

Story featured interview with Seattle U marketing professor Mathew Isaac.

KING TV New Day Northwest

February 3, 2020

Ex-college roommates join LPL with eye on building $1B practice

Seattle U alumni Wesley Burns and Antoine Toussaint attended university together and later began combining their businesses in 2014.

Financial Planning

January 23, 2020

Bothell-based biotech at risk of losing Nasdaq standing

Story includes comments from Seattle U finance professor Peter Brous.

Puget Sound Business Journal

December 18, 2019

Seattle U in the News: How executive education programs in the Puget Sound region address diversity

Too few minorities occupy executive leadership roles in the Puget Sound region. However, executive training programs like those at Seattle University and the University of Washington are trying to change that.

December 12, 2019

How executive education programs in the Puget Sound region address diversity

The story looks at business education programs at Seattle U and UW to increase diversity is upper management roles.

Puget Sound Business Journal (subscriber content)

December 12, 2019

Despite automation threat, Smartsheet CEO sees ‘the future of work remaining very human’

Talk took place at Seattle U as part of the Albers Executive Speaker Series.

GeekWire

December 11, 2019

Business Plan Competition winner Caleb Carr is a Forbes "30 under 30"

Carr's company, Vita Inclinata, which makes load stability systems, was founded after the tragic death of friend who couldn't be rescued by a helcopter in high winds.

December 3, 2019

Vita Inclinata Technologies' Caleb Carr Is Manufacturing Systems That Can Save Lives

Video story about Seattle U alumnus Caleb Carr, '18, chosen by the magazine for its "30 Under 30" awards.

Forbes magazine 30 Under 30

December 3, 2019

Visiting Jesuit from Zimbabwe to deliver LeRoux Lecture on AIS

October 23, 2019

Kizito Kiyimba, S.J., who is visiting SU as the 2019-2020 LeRoux Chair, will give a lecture on ethical dimensions around artificial intelligence systems.

Courts Dent Gig Companies’ Shield Against `Existential’ Threat

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg Law

October 23, 2019

Analysis: Seattle startup ecosystem poised for unprecedented acceleration of company creation

Guest op-ed by Oren Etzioni and Jacob Colker of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence includes mention of Seattle U's new Center for Science and Innovation.

GeekWire

October 18, 2019

Longtime Seattle barber stays put in gentrifying neighborhood with help from Seattle University

Earl’s Cuts and Styles celebrated the opening of its new shop in the Central District, thanks to a Seattle U program aimed at helping local businesses thrive.

October 18, 2019

Thousands attend 'Amazon Career Day' as company goes on hiring spree

Story includes inerview with Seattle U instructor of economics Vlad Dashkeev, PhD.

KOMO News

September 17, 2019

Remembering the past while making way for change in the Central District

A Seattle Times story profiles longtime Central District barber and business owner Earl Lancaster and his journey to keep Earl's Cuts and Styles in the neighborhood. A Seattle U program was instrumental in helping Lancaster succeed.

August 28, 2019

Remembering the past while making way for change in the Central District

Faculty and students in Seattle U's RAMP program in the Albers School of Business and Economcs assisted Earl Lancaster in formulating his business plan and applying for loans to keep his longtime business in the Central District.

The Seattle Times

August 27, 2019

Albers Business Plan Competition Alumni Find Success

Automated sunscreen dispensers, fast-casual salads, plant-based creamers and a system to stabilize loads suspended under helicopters. All are up and coming products of start-up businesses begun after their founders entered the Harriett Stephenson Business Plan Competition as Seattle U students or alumni.

August 26, 2019

Connecticut’s Rest-Stop McDonald's Are New ‘Fight for $15’ Target

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg

August 26, 2019

Seattle U Grads Outearn Their Washington Colleges Peers at Mid Career

Seattle University graduates with a bachelor’s degree earn more than graduates of any other college in the state, according to a report by Payscale.

August 21, 2019

Grads From This College in Washington State Earn More Than Their Peers

Seattle U graduates with a bachelors degree earned the most at mid career on average than grads from other Washington universities.

Seattle Business Magazine

August 20, 2019

Lefeber Breaks Glass Ceiling As First Female CEO In Port Of Everett’s 100 Year History

Story is about Seattle U alumna Lisa Lefeber.

MyEverettNews.com

August 15, 2019

Crosscut's newsroom votes unanimously to form a union

Story includes interview with Seattle U law school professor Charlotte Garden.

Crosscut

July 31, 2019

Starbucks dropping newspapers from its stores

Story includes interview with Seattle U communications professor Caitlin Carlson.

KIRO 7

July 12, 2019

5 housing market predictions from Seattle's top economists

Story includes interviews with Seattle U Albers School of Business and Economics faculty Brian Kelly, PhD, and Vladimir Dashkeev, PhD.

KING TV

June 14, 2019

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

Mathew Isaac on lists - Stand Up Science

Watch Alber's Prof. Mathew Isaac present on the Psychology of Lists at the Tacoma Comedy Club for an event called Stand-Up for Science.

May 28, 2019

President Stephen Sundborg receiving First Citizen Award

President Sundborg Receives 2019 Seattle-King County First Citizen Award

Seattle University Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., was celebrated as the 81st recipient of the prestigious Seattle-King County First Citizen Award.

May 28, 2019

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