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December 1, 2020
The Seattle University Board of Trustees has named the Center for Science and Innovation (CSI), currently under construction, after Jim and Janet Sinegal whose relationship with the university spans more than a quarter of a century.
Take part virtually during the inaugural event!
November 25, 2020
Here's the latest news and information for faculty and staff.
November 24, 2020
In the spirit of the holiday season, Facilities staff volunteered their time last week to install festive lighting on campus last week.
November 23, 2020
Seattle University is a proud partner of many of our region’s most integral nonprofit and corporate entities. One of those partners is the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce and Dean Joe Phillips of the Albers School of Business and Economics contributes to the Chamber’s virtual 2020 Economic Forecast Summit by moderating a discussion on the emerging industries and companies that will lead our region—and the world—forward.
November 18, 2020
With the health of our campus community remaining a top priority, Seattle University departments from across campus are working together to provide new ways of fostering holiday spirit during the pandemic.
November 17, 2020
An element of the Safe Start Welcome Center involves College of Nursing students who gain invaluable hands-on experience around population health nursing.
November 13, 2020
November 12, 2020
November 10, 2020
Seattle University was once again recognized as a leading institution for advancing sustainability and environmental justice with the release of the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
November 9, 2020
Vi Hilbert Hall was awarded the “Best Public-Private Partnership Development” at the Student Housing Business magazine’s 10th Annual Innovator Awards.
In the midst of these difficult economic times, the legislature may look for savings in vital higher education programs – ICW is working to help the legislature resist those cuts.
November 5, 2020
October 30, 2020
View recaps from the live stream announcement of Seattle U’s president-elect, Eduardo M. Peñalver.
October 28, 2020
President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., updated faculty and staff on the latest campus news and developments at his fall open forum on Oct. 27.
Puget Sound Business Journal
October 22, 2020
The Seattle Times
Our future begins now.
Story includes comments from Provost Shane Martin.
October 18, 2020
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Natasha Martin expresses her hope to "move forward with greater intentionality and collaboration to make racial equity and anti-racist education more than a stated value of our Jesuit Catholic character, but transformative and sustainable institutional practice."
October 16, 2020
Seattle University is administering the sixth annual citywide Seattle Public Safety Survey.
October 15, 2020
Seattle University ranked #2 of 10 Washington state universities as a “best value college,” according to SmartAsset. The company’s study looked at starting salary, tuition, living expenses, scholarships awarded and retention rate.
October 13, 2020
Today, Seattle University marks the significance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a day to honor and celebrate Indigenous peoples and to acknowledge the toil of colonization as reflected by the land we occupy as a university.
October 12, 2020
In a message to campus today, President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., announced the recipients of the 2020-2021 Naef Scholarship.
October 5, 2020
Community engagement cornerstone of campaign as it enters its final year.
October 2, 2020
Bernie Steckler, a much-beloved and longtime member of Seattle University’s faculty, passed away Sept. 23.
October 1, 2020
Undergraduate Admissions staff uphold Seattle U’s Jesuit tradition of meeting students where they are—online, in this case—through the recent launch of its redesigned digital viewbook.
September 30, 2020
While nothing about 2020 should surprise us by now, the Executive Library Coordinator recently found herself in a role she never imagined.
Michael Quinn, PhD, dean of the College of Science and Engineering, offers his account of a recent tour of the new building under construction, which is scheduled to open next fall.
During the virtual fall community forum he hosted for alumni, donors and friends of the university, President Stephen V. Sundborg challenged alumni to engage with the university in an “unprecedented way” when he announced the launch of Our Moment of Mission: The President’s Challenge.
September 29, 2020
Seattle University continued its run of top rankings for sustainability by once again being named a Sierra Cool School for 2020. It earned a spot in Sierra magazine’s Top 20.
September 28, 2020
Seattle U earned a spot in the magazine's top 20.
September 27, 2020
Seattle University Athletics held its maiden virtual Redhawk Night In, an online fundraising event that raised nearly $100,000 in support of more than 350 student athletes.
September 25, 2020
University pledges full-need scholarships for underrepresented students of color.
September 24, 2020
September 23, 2020
Nonprofit leader Gary Davis, '10 MNPL, embraces change while supporting communities.
September 21, 2020
Seattle University was ranked in the top 16 percent of universities nationally in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking 2021 and received high marks in the latest U.S. News rankings for academics and service learning.
September 18, 2020
The Costco Scholarship Fund Breakfast, held virtually on Sept. 17, brought in almost $4.4 million from generous donors for scholarships benefitting students at Seattle University and University of Washington.
September 17, 2020
September 16, 2020
Student Development team took its annual orientation offerings online for first-year and transfer students.
Three Seattle University undergraduate business programs achieved high national rankings in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2021” rankings.
September 15, 2020
Seattle U is the largest member of ICW, an organization that represents 10 institutions of higher education in Washington.
September 14, 2020
Formerly known as the State Need Grant, the legislation that renamed and created the Washington College Grant has immediately benefited students and families throughout the state, including at Seattle University.
We are bound by blood. Please help those in need by participating in SU's virtual drive from October 4 to 17.
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
September 9, 2020
Story includes details about Seattle U's enrollment outlook, remote learning and COVOD safety measures.
Northwest Asian Weekly
Natasha Martin, JD, vice president for Diversity and Inclusion and associate professor of law, created and delivered the university’s latest action plan during the President’s Welcome, laying the framework for the university to continue advancing inclusive excellence and align antiracism to its strategic direction and purpose.
President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., gave his annual President’s Welcome for an academic year unlike any experienced before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some key takeaways from his welcome remarks.
September 4, 2020
September 2, 2020
Mary Alberg, professor of physics, was recently awarded funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for her project “Hadron Structure and Interactions.”
August 31, 2020
KING 5 News
In an e-mail today, President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., invited faculty and staff to participate in the Arrupe Seminar.
Seattle University is the only college in the Northwestern United States to earn a spot in the Princeton Review’s 2021 Green Honor Roll of 30 colleges that earned the highest scores by the publication.
August 26, 2020
New digital space launched for current and prospective students to get to know SU faculty.
August 25, 2020
Care of the whole student no exception, even in remote instruction.
August 21, 2020
August 20, 2020
Congressional leaders are debating three overarching proposals to continue COVID-19 pandemic-related emergency assistance, including funds for higher education.
August 18, 2020
The Princeton Review continues to recognize Seattle University as one of the best colleges in the nation for undergraduate education, according to its Best 386 Colleges 2021. Students surveyed for the rankings noted strong academics, close community, urban location and commitment to justice and sustainability.
The segment on the station's The Record program featured an interview with Seattle U Provost Shane Martin.
August 17, 2020
August 14, 2020
August 12, 2020
August 10, 2020
Every year, the Seattle University community gathers on or around July 31 to celebrate the Feast of St. Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuits. But 2020 has been no ordinary year.
August 5, 2020
July 30, 2020
President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J, today sent the following message to students, faculty and staff of Seattle University:
July 23, 2020
Seattle University is joining with the wider Jesuit community in the Seattle-Tacoma area to virtually celebrate St. Ignatius Day.
July 22, 2020
July 21, 2020
New career mentorship platform connects students and alumni.
July 16, 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
June 30, 2020
Blueprint, a trade journal for facilities professionals, featured a profile of Seattle U's Lara Branigan, director of design and construction, and her work on the new Center for Science and Innovation.
June 25, 2020
Register by June 26 for free, virtual summer course that pursues intersection of city, Seattle U & social justice.
June 24, 2020
1619. January 1, 1863. June 19, 1865. During this profound moment in our history as a nation and a university, it is important that we take note of the significance of these dates.
June 19, 2020
June 18, 2020
Jesuit colleges and universities express relief over Supreme Court decision and urge Congress to pass DREAM Act.
June 17, 2020
Congratulations to the 2020-2021 cohort of Seattle University's Ignatian Leaders.
As a Jesuit university, Seattle University is called on and committed to creating a just and humane world. It is imperative that we use all the resources we have as a university to seek understanding and address complex issues through teaching, research, discourse and engagement.
June 16, 2020
Although Seattle University’s in-person commencement ceremonies have been rescheduled due to COVID-19 restrictions, virtual events organized by various departments across campus will celebrate the accomplishments of this year’s graduating class.
June 11, 2020
Seattle University honors and affirms all Black lives and, in this small way, join in the day of action as part of our renewed commitment to reimagine and bring forth a more just and humane world.
June 10, 2020
President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., responds to questions raised about Seattle University’s relationship with the Seattle Police Department (SPD).
We stand beside our black SU community members and all who are feeling the pain and weight of these times.
June 9, 2020
Seattle U collectively stands in solidarity and renews its commitment to better support and educate its students and community on racial justice and systemic racism.
Father Steve reflects on an academic year unlike any other.
Seattle University sponsored two events this week to bring attention to the recent murders of Black Americans and the need for racial justice.
June 5, 2020
Messages of solidarity for Black lives from President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., and Natasha Martin, vice president of Diversity and Inclusion.
The Arrupe Jesuit Community reflects on the recent killings of African Americans.
Mentoring program eases college transition for first-year students.
June 3, 2020
SU mourns the passing of a beloved colleague who "contributed greatly to fabric of the university."
June 2, 2020
Science and Engineering Dean Michael Quinn announces 2020-2021 recipients.
June 1, 2020
Planning is ongoing to reopen the Seattle University campus for the return of students this fall. The decision has been made to begin fall quarter classes on Sept. 9 and the quarter will end on Nov. 24, a shift of two weeks sooner than the traditional start and end of the quarter.
May 28, 2020
May 27, 2020
Provost Shane P. Martin announces the 2019-2020 recipients of the President’s Award, Provost’s Award and Provost’s Award for Graduate Student Excellence.
May 26, 2020
Provost Shane P. Martin announces tenure and promotions for 2020-2021.
May 21, 2020
Three faculty members reflect on the continued importance of the papal encyclical and resources for celebrating the anniversary observance.
May 20, 2020
Puget Sound Business Journal (subscriber content)
May 19, 2020
Seattle University Provost Shane P. Martin was among those interviewed for a PBS NewsHour story about the impact of the pandemic on standardized tests for college admissions.
May 18, 2020
College of Nursing replicates in-person clinical work in a virtual model.
May 13, 2020
May 11, 2020
Strong connections among the community remain steadfast during trying times.
May 8, 2020
Seattle University took sixth place out of 145 schools across North America in the waste diversion category of this year’s RecycleMania.
International and DACA Students Supported Through University’s Emergency Fund
John Morford, former dean of the School of Education and founding director of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, died this past Monday, May 4.
May 7, 2020
Seattle University will be recognized for its commitment to its adjacent neighborhoods next week by Campus Compact, which will bestow its Richard Guarasci and Eduardo J. Padrón Awards for Institutional Transformation.
Seattle University intends to reopen campus in the fall for the 2020-21 academic year, President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., announced today.
April 30, 2020
Seattle University has reached its halfway point nine months ahead of schedule to divest its endowment portfolio of companies owning fossil fuel reserves by 50 percent.
April 29, 2020
Creativity and flexibility drive remote instruction among schools and colleges.
Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons equip students for success during COVID-19.
April 28, 2020
Number of new spring transfer students exceeds projection
April 23, 2020
NW Asian Weekly
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
Supporting current students in every possible way remains an important priority for Seattle University.
April 20, 2020
OMA pantry satiates and destigmatizes food insecurity.
April 17, 2020
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
Story mentions Seattle U as providing beautiful screenshots for Zoom call backgrounds.
April 13, 2020
Among the colleges making the change are some of the most competitive in the country, including Seattle U.
Inside Higher Ed
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
Seattle U is making its Broadway parking garage available to Harborview Medical Center and personal protective equipment from its Nursing program to Swedish Cherry Hill and a local retirement home
April 7, 2020
The university joins a growing list of higher education institutions that have adopted test-optional policies.
Story mentions that Seattle U raised $500,000 for its emergency student fund.
April 4, 2020
Through Admitted Students Virtual Receptions, the class of ’24 has the opportunity to celebrate their admission, connect and ask questions. More than 530 students participated during the inaugural live-streaming event.
April 3, 2020
Here is a list of changes to university events and other activities related to Seattle University’s response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
April 1, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law last Friday, provides several billion dollars in economic and financial relief to students and universities. Here are three takeaways of the relief it provides Seattle U students and the university.
March 31, 2020
Story includes Seattle U's search for its next president.
March 27, 2020
Campus Rec Magazine
March 18, 2020
The Christian Science Monitor
March 17, 2020
March 13, 2020
March 9, 2020
Seattle University's Outreach Center is recognized nationally for its service to first-generation students.
March 5, 2020
Chartwell’s Wellness & Sustainability Manager Brianna Ballard is helping students and the campus community make smart eating choices that fit with the university's overall commitment to sustainability.
February 27, 2020
Seattle University Head Coach and longtime Sounders FC analyst Pete Fewing will be a part of the regional broadcast as Seattle Sounders maintains its relationships with all of its existing regional television and radio partners.
February 26, 2020
February 24, 2020
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent, a 40-day period of fasting, prayer, almsgiving and repentance for Christians before the celebration of Easter.
Ted Fortier, an anthropologist and professor at Seattle University, worked with the Coeur d’Alene Tribe to publish an article in The Indigenous People and the Environment journal in 2012, which is cited in a story on Paulette Jordan, a U.S. Senate candidate in Idaho.
February 23, 2020
Ted Fortier, an anthropologist and professor at Seattle University, worked with the Coeur d’Alene Tribe to publish an article in The Indigenous People and the Environment journal.
Coeur d'Alene Press
In response to sustained pressure from student climate activists and faculty members, Creighton University, a Jesuit institution in Omaha, Neb., announced on Feb. 18 in an email to the student body that it would reduce its “investment exposure to fossil fuel companies."
February 21, 2020
Seattle University has partnered with the national nonprofit organization AI4ALL to offer a summer residential program for high school students in grades 9-11 who want to learn about artificial intelligence through the lens of criminal justice and ethics.
This summer, Seattle U will be host to 9th, 10th and 11th graders who want to learn firsthand the role of artificial intelligence in the fields of criminal justice and ethics.
February 18, 2020
Seattle University was the first Jesuit Catholic University in the U.S. to divest.
February 13, 2020
Father Sundborg Announces Plans to Step Down in June 2021
National Catholic Reporter
February 10, 2020
The 2020 Alumni Award recipients span generations but share a commonality as trailblazers and groundbreakers in the fields of politics, entrepreneurism, social work, sports and community engagement.
February 7, 2020
Seattle University has been awarded renewal of its Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, a recognition of the university’s national model for community-engaged learning.
January 31, 2020
Seattle University’s trees are recognized by Arbor Day Foundation
January 29, 2020
The first Educating for Justice session of 2020 will focus on how allies can engage in social justice work.
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.
Seattle University officially embarked on a new era when the campus community recently assembled to launch the Seattle University Strategic Directions 2025.
January 21, 2020
January 20, 2020
January 16, 2020
As we flip the calendar to a new year, not to mention decade, here are five big things the SU community will be engaging with in 2020.
January 13, 2020
Check out scenes from this season's Christmas events, plus a special holiday story with Rudy the Redhawk!
December 12, 2019
December 9, 2019
Seattle U is among those featured.
US News & World Report
November 27, 2019
Data from a report by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce called “The First Try at ROI” shows that a Seattle University education does pay off.
November 21, 2019
Endowment will ensure greater support for campus mental health services
November 18, 2019
On Nov. 16, 1989, six Jesuits and two lay companions at the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) in El Salvador were dragged from their beds in the middle of the night and shot to death.
SU invites you to celebrate the holiday season with a number of holiday traditions.
November 13, 2019
Alvin Sturdivant kicks off Red Talks for 2019-2020 by sharing his story, discussing black men and higher education.
November 12, 2019
Father Sundborg shares updates on the latest developments at SU.
November 4, 2019
Seattle University launches The Campaign for the Uncommon Good.
November 1, 2019
Through travel and study abroad, Michael Ninen, ’20, is learning by immersing himself in the world at large. The senior, who has set his sights on a possible career in foreign service or with the State Department, is the picture of perseverance, overcoming adversity to realize his dream of attending college and making his mark in the world.
October 25, 2019
Jerry Cobb, S.J., recently marked the 50th anniversary of joining the Society of Jesus.
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.
Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Seattle University with daughter Chelsea this month to speak about their new book.
The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges: 2019 Edition ranked Seattle University #21 in the nation and tops in Washington and the Northwest in its latest publication examining the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges.
October 22, 2019
How do we be an inclusive and progressive Catholic and Jesuit university?
October 21, 2019
As is the annual tradition, members of SU's Arrupe Jesuit Community gathered at the beginning of the academic year for a group picture.
A passion for international service helps students define future paths.
October 18, 2019
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Natasha Martin gave the homily at Seattle University's Mass of the Holy Spirit.
October 17, 2019
October 16, 2019
Father Arturo Araujo returns to his alma mater to become rector of the Arrupe Jesuit Community.
October 4, 2019
President Sundborg outlines four key areas for the 2019-2020 academic year.
October 3, 2019
October 2, 2019
Seattle U welcomed freshman students in late September as they moved into residence halls, bade farewell to parents and began classes. Watch a video and view a photo gallery highlighting some of the Welcome Week events.
September 26, 2019
Seattle University's annual Mass of the Holy Spirit will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, at Immaculate Conception Church.
Let's welcome the following new faculty and staff who are joining us or taking on new roles for the 2019-2020 academic year.
September 20, 2019
Seattle Business Magzine story reports findings by SmartAsset.com that examined starting salaries of Washington college graduates
Seattle U is ranked #2 in state when it comes to starting salaries of its graduates.
Seattle Business Magazine
The Costco Scholarship Fund Breakfast marked its 20th anniversary with more than 1,700 guests helping to raise more than $5 million for scholarships.
September 19, 2019
Seattle University is in the Top 15 percent of colleges nationwide, according to College Factual’s 2020 “Best Colleges Ranking.”
September 17, 2019
Jeanette Rodriguez begins as interim director of the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture.
September 13, 2019
As we look forward to welcoming students back to campus next week, we take a glimpse back at what happened over the summer.
September 11, 2019
Several college rankings that recognize Seattle University’s upward trajectory among the best in the nation have been recently released, including the latest Wall Street Journal college rankings for 2020 which placed the university in the top 15 percent.
September 9, 2019
August 26, 2019
SU’s tutoring and study group programs are awarded additional certification by a national association.
August 12, 2019
August 9, 2019
The 2020 edition of the Princeton Review guide marks the 17th consecutive year that Seattle U has been featured.
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.
August 6, 2019
All new first-year students participate in our "Summer in Seattle" Orientation and Welcome Week to launch their educational careers at Seattle University.
July 25, 2019
July 15, 2019
July 12, 2019
Seattle University has committed to a collaborative effort to reduce environmental impacts of building construction and operations in Seattle.
June 28, 2019
SU mathematics professors contribute to a new book for students struggling in the discipline.
June 25, 2019
Wilson Garone, an accomplished leader and financial professional, will join Seattle University this summer.
June 24, 2019
We present video and photo coverage of the class of 2019 as we bid best wishes to our 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students during commencement ceremonies on June 16.
Father Chepe discusses the crisis in Nicaragua and its effect on our sister Jesuit university.
June 21, 2019
June 12, 2019
SU's president shares his thoughts on the 2018-2019 academic year, what's ahead for SU, his favorite books from the past year and more.
June 11, 2019
June 7, 2019
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.
Story includes comments by Seattle U Admissions Dean.
June 2, 2019
Hundreds of Seattle University faculty, staff, students and special guests gathered on May 30 to ceremoniously break ground on the Center for Science and Innovation, the university's largest-ever capital project.
May 31, 2019
Father Sundborg updates campus community on key university developments.
May 29, 2019
Endowed Mission Fund supports initiatives and projects central to SU's identity and values.
May 21, 2019
Staff and faculty receive awards at appreciation event.
May 20, 2019
Seattle U's academic profile got a significant boost recently with the elevation by the Carnegie Foundation Basic Classification of Institutions of Higher Education from its “Master’s Colleges and Universities: Larger Programs” category to “Doctoral/Professional University.”
The Crosscut Festival in early May brought more than 1,600 people to Seattle University.
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.
May 16, 2019
Amazon has made a $3 million gift to the new Center for Science and Innovation. The gift will expand opportunities in computer science education, particularly for women and underrepresented minorities.
May 13, 2019
The Washington Post
May 6, 2019
Can it be done at SU? What would it take?
Story includes comments by Alvin Sturdivant, Vice President for Student Development and president of the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International.
May 1, 2019
Earl Lancaster and other African-American owned small business owners are benefiting from a Seattle U program that is helping them to remain and thrive in the community.
April 26, 2019
On April 26 the Seattle University Alumni Association and the Alumni Board of Governors honored five outstanding members of the Seattle U community at the Alumni Awards. Take a look at our Alumni Awards gallery see the contributions of our winners and how each of them has made an impact on their community.
Mission Day challenges SU community to confront white privilege.
April 12, 2019
The Department of Public Safety has moved to a new location on campus.
April 1, 2019
March 28, 2019
March 26, 2019
March 21, 2019
Seattle U ranks among the nation's top producers of Peace Corps participants.
March 20, 2019
March 13, 2019
Ever wonder what it takes to become a Jesuit?
March 12, 2019
Father Sundborg updates faculty and staff on latest at SU.
March 8, 2019
The 2019 recipients reflect diversity of industry & interests.
March 4, 2019
Regional coalition recognizes SU’s leadership in sustainability.
March 1, 2019
February 28, 2019
February 25, 2019
Faculty and staff weigh in on university's future.
February 21, 2019
The Seattle U Debate Team continues to earn great results in highly competitive tournaments around the state.
January 29, 2019
This year’s celebration of international education is a multi-week affair.
January 18, 2019
Featured speaker at SU’s MLK Celebration will address immigration crisis
January 11, 2019
First-generation students find support, community at Seattle U.
January 1, 2019
Prominent campus trees are moved to the Union Green.
December 19, 2018
Here are five things to watch for in 2019.
December 14, 2018
Vi Hilbert Hall is officially opened as latest example of SU's deep respect for its namesake.
December 3, 2018
Seattle University remains firmly committed to its non-discrimination policies toward all of it students, inclusive of transgender students.
November 2, 2018
Father Steve updates faculty and staff on recent news and developments at SU.
October 29, 2018
Murdock Trust announces $1.75 million gift toward the construction of the Center for Science and Innovation.
October 26, 2018
Seattle U's College of Nursing earns high national rankings.
October 23, 2018
It’s official. Seattle University has set a new record with its largest-ever incoming class of undergraduates this fall. The 2018 freshmen class of 1,083 students is the highest number ever in its 127-year history.
October 19, 2018
During the 2018 President's Welcome, EVP Tim Leary invites faculty and staff to do the tough work of building community.
October 5, 2018
EVP Tim Leary invites faculty and staff to do the tough work of building community.
Lucas Sharma, S.J., delivers homily at SU's Mass of the Holy Spirit.
This year’s Catholic Heritage Lectures to explore relationships between spirituality and intellectual life, activism and working on the margins.
October 3, 2018
Director of Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability shares thoughts on university’s decision.
Father Pat Howell eulogizes professor emeritus Gary Chamberlain.
September 24, 2018
The university welcomed more than 100 new faculty and staff for 2018-2019 academic year.
The Seattle University Board of Trustees has voted to adopt a pair of recommendations to divest the university’s $230 million endowment from fossil fuels within the next five years.
September 19, 2018
President Sundborg delivers impactful State of the University.
September 18, 2018
U.S. News and Princeton Review name Seattle University Top 10 in in the West for 18th year in a row and among the best colleges for 16th consecutive year.
September 11, 2018
Seattle University is a Top 10 school when it comes to being green, according to the 2018 “Cool Schools” rankings published this week in Sierra, the magazine of The Sierra Club.
August 27, 2018
An exciting lineup of speakers will visit the city and Seattle U this autumn.
This is the 16th year running that the Princeton Review has recognized Seattle University as one of the best colleges in the nation for undergraduate education, according to its latest edition of the Best 384 Colleges 2019.
August 9, 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
Here are the stories from the recently completed academic year that got the most clicks.
July 11, 2018
The pace may be slower and the weather warmer, but there’s still plenty to do at Seattle U in the summertime.
June 26, 2018
The survey gauges attitudes around public safety issues, perceptions of police, neighborhoods and crime. Survey findings are used to support the Seattle Police Department’s Micro-Community Policing Plans (“MCPP”) initiative.
June 22, 2018
Eight Seattle U Film Studies students are working as volunteer interns with Film Studies instructor and Hollywood screenwriter Jonathan Keasey.
June 19, 2018
Professor Sonora Jha, PhD, associate dean for academic community and faculty adviser of The Spectator, was named the Journalism Educator of the Year.
June 18, 2018
University serves as venue for Special Olympics.
Sally Jewell and Samuel Green will speak at SU's commencement ceremonies on June 17.
June 13, 2018
Students present real-world solutions at College of Science and Engineering's annual event.
SU's sustainability efforts have earned high marks in a leading national rating system.
June 5, 2018
SU places 6th in the nation for its waste-diversion efforts.
April 20, 2018
The economics and public affairs double major has been named a 2018 Truman Scholar, one of only 59 selected this year by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.
April 12, 2018
The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities will visit SU this month
April 10, 2018
The 2018 President's Report highlights SU's impact.
April 9, 2018
Thirty-seven winter Seattle University student-athletes earned Academic All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) recognition for the 2017-18 school year.
April 4, 2018
Sister Jean Schmidt and Father Rob Hagan got a lot of attention in the national media during the NCAA Final Four tournament. Both showed us a distinctively Catholic way of engaging with sport as an aspect of culture.
March 28, 2018
SU to commemorate 50th anniversary of MLK's assassination.
March 23, 2018
With four business and law programs in the Top 20 nationally leading the way, several Seattle University graduate degree programs were recognized in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools” rankings released earlier this week.The rankings continue a trend of high marks for great teaching and student outcomes at the university.
March 22, 2018
Sarah Barbara Watstein’s professional life could have ended up much differently. Watstein, the new Dean of the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, chose library management and information studies over law school.
March 1, 2018
A closer look at some of the recent published works from A&S faculty.
February 23, 2018
With Vi Hilbert Hall, the Upper Skagit elder will be honored on both the north and south ends of campus.
February 12, 2018
Dance Marathon's executive director makes a personal appeal to faculty and staff.
February 7, 2018
The national honor society Phi Theta Kappa has recognized Seattle University among four-year institutions for their work in attracting and supporting community college transfer students.
February 5, 2018
SU vies for top spot in the 2018 intercollegiate competition to reduce waste.
February 1, 2018
Attend an information session to learn about the accreditation process SU is undergoing.
January 31, 2018
SU's president addresses racial justice in a talk on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
January 18, 2018
SU's campus store opens in a gleaming new space on busy corner.
January 10, 2018
Seattle University Dance Marathon strives to raise $80,000 in one day to help cure childhood cancer.
January 8, 2018
Seattle U team earned its first-ever spot in the national competition with regional win.
December 13, 2017
Seattle University is ranked #8 nationally among master's institutions for its sustainable practices.
November 15, 2017
The School of Theology and Ministry is among a select group of “Seminaries that Changes the World” for 2017–18, according to the Center for Faith and Service.
November 1, 2017
A recent national event promoted literacy and spotlighted the work SU student volunteers do with preschoolers.
October 25, 2017
Civil & environmental engineering students design a center for marginalized mothers in Uganda.
SU staff members practice responding to a natural disaster.
October 23, 2017
Seattle University is administering the third annual citywide Seattle Public Safety Survey. The purpose of the survey is to solicit feedback on public safety and security concerns from those who live and/or work in Seattle.
October 16, 2017
The SU community is encouraged to assist disaster-stricken areas.
September 29, 2017
Seattle University is among the best colleges and universities in the nation for producing successful graduates, encouraging student engagement and creating an optimal learning environment, according to The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2018.
September 28, 2017
President Sundborg paints a picture of Seattle University's new chapter.
September 21, 2017
The Administration Building gets a new entryway.
September 20, 2017
Faculty and staff gather to discuss Charlottesville and race relations.
September 19, 2017
Seattle U partners with Jesuit school in India.
September 18, 2017
Faculty and staff gather for President’s Welcome to christen a new academic year.
September 15, 2017
Seattle University was ranked #7 among the West’s best regional universities, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings released today
September 12, 2017
SU Dance Marathon wins an award for its record-breaking 2017 campaign.
Students cite strong academics, Jesuit mission and vibrant urban location
July 31, 2017
Funds will be used to create the Mary Agnes and Raymond Guernsey Endowed Scholarship Fund
July 26, 2017
Hilbert is a respected Pacific Northwest Native American who greatly influenced Seattle University’s support for native peoples and their culture
July 20, 2017
President holds forth on a wide range of subjects, including Seattle U, faith, lighthouses and licorice.
June 7, 2017
Both are graduating seniors and will study abroad next year
May 18, 2017
The facility is expected to open fall 2018.
May 15, 2017
When finished in fall 2018, the dorm will provide 303 beds for junior and senior students.
The universities join many King County cities in recognizing the importance of safe, healthy, affordable housing
Undergraduate students write a new chapter with an inaugural research journal.
May 11, 2017
Faculty and Staff Campaign co-chairs discuss why it’s important to support the institution and its students.
Undergraduate students write new chapter with inaugural research journal
Writer Sherman Alexie and international humanitarian Marguerite “Maggy” Barankitse will speak at Seattle U’s undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies, respectively, June 11.
May 9, 2017
SU will welcome a new grove of trees to the Quad.
April 13, 2017
The Washington House of Representatives recognizes SU's impact.
April 10, 2017
Campus spiritual center marks its 20th anniversary
April 5, 2017
Four Seattle U students in STEM & political science programs receive National Science Foundation graduate scholarships
April 4, 2017
The spring 2017 issue of Albers Brief includes student, faculty and alumni profiles and other highlights as it marks a milestone during Seattle U's 125th anniversary
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
U.S. News & World Report ranks programs in Top 25
March 14, 2017
Honors for Seattle University's transfer student program
March 13, 2017
SU is the only institution in the Northwest to be recognized.
Seattle University’s Board of Trustees voted to reappoint Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., to another five-year term as president
March 1, 2017
SU's trustees vote to reappoint Father Steve to a fifth five-year term and strengthen the university's SRI efforts
SU Dance Marathon blows by special anniversary goal, surpasses impressive milestone
February 22, 2017
Seattle University was among master’s institutions to produce the most 2016-17 U.S. Fulbright students, according to an announcement by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
February 21, 2017
A striking new installation in Student Center inspires playfulness, pondering.
February 17, 2017
SU joins other universities in examining its Jesuit, Catholic identity and mission
February 13, 2017
In recent months, Seattle University has garnered high rankings in the areas of sustainability, food service and salaries after graduation.
February 9, 2017
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray proclaims Homecoming "Seattle University Weekend."
January 30, 2017
Seattle University gives 200 beds to local charities
January 26, 2017
December 12, 2016
Mark Kennedy Shriver returned to Seattle University on Dec. 7 to speak about his latest book, Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis.
SU president issues a statement on the 2016 election.
November 9, 2016
The power of the natural world is celebrated in a newly arrived sculpture carved from a redwood burl.
October 24, 2016
Institutions such as SU have a deeper responsibility to model environmental stewardship.
October 11, 2016
A dizzying few days leads up to SU's 125th anniversary kickoff.
September 28, 2016
President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., outlined four priorities for SU's 2016-2017 academic year in his welcome remarks to faculty and staff on Sept. 16.
September 26, 2016
University marks important milestone; yearlong slate of festivities planned
September 14, 2016
Funding from KeyBank will support Youth Initiative as it continues to build its partnership with neighboring schools
August 22, 2016
New murals in the Student Center celebrate Native American leaders of the Northwest.
The Fiske Guide lists Seattle University among the "best and most interesting schools" in the U.S. and beyond.
July 14, 2016
The top 10 Commons articles from 2015-2016 reflect an interest in SU's Jesuits, rankings, new directions and more.
July 13, 2016
The Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability gets ready to expand the dialogue on climate change.
July 12, 2016
In his latest video update, Father Steve looks back on Spring Quarter.
June 8, 2016
National Jesuit honor society recognizes SU for its excellent programming and more
May 25, 2016
Two distinguished leaders in education will speak at SU’s commencement ceremonies.
May 10, 2016
Seattle University is rated among leading institutions for its efforts in advancing sustainability.
The 2016 award recipients represent the best of Seattle U.
April 27, 2016
Mission Day sparks a conversation on how the university can better live up to its values.
April 12, 2016
SU is the only institution on West Coast named to inaugural list for community college transfer support.
March 31, 2016
SU regularly donates thousands of pounds of food to help feed hungry.
March 29, 2016
Campus trees appeal to emotions even as they support the ecosystem
March 15, 2016
SU’s 2016 Dance Marathon establishes new high-water mark for good cause
March 3, 2016
President's Report details a thriving university with bigger plans
March 2, 2016
New Alfie Scholars program will enroll transfer students, increase diversity and promote civility
March 1, 2016
For the first time, SU will broadcast on FM radio
February 17, 2016
Seattle University receives $3 million contract to improve transition outcomes for secondary students with disabilities.
February 16, 2016
SU's popular book festival will feature 50 regional, national and international authors
A furry friend with exquisite taste visits Marketing Communications.
February 2, 2016
On-campus massage therapy is now available to faculty, staff and students.
Winter quarter is a dizzyingly busy time for our university.
January 19, 2016
Student develops new wellness opportunity at SU.
Ryan Greene, director of the International Student Center, previews International Week.
President Sundborg counts the university’s many blessings.
November 24, 2015
Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Larry Nyland lauds the impact of the Seattle University Youth Initiative.
November 22, 2015
President Sundborg lays out the priorities for 2015-2016 and a vision for more distant future.
September 29, 2015
The mother of Trayvon Martin will speak at a free event for the SU community.
September 28, 2015
Seattle University again earns a top-10 ranking in U.S. News & World Report's college guide.
September 14, 2015
SU welcomes bold new sculpture into its growing collection of artistic treasures.
Summer internships give young people a shot at honing skills and building resumes.
The dry summer has SU gardeners getting creative.
August 17, 2015
The Youth Initiative’s partnership with area middle school will deepen with support from new grant.
July 15, 2015
From the pope to coffee, top 10 stories of 2014-2015 run the gamut.
July 14, 2015
The inaugural recipients of the Provost Awards are announced.
June 10, 2015
Fitness Center staff and patrons responded quickly-and successfully-to a life-threatening emergency.
May 21, 2015
This year’s staff award recipients go above and beyond in living out the university’s mission.
May 19, 2015
The Center for Service and Community Engagement will honor faculty, staff, students, partners and a project.
May 4, 2015
Mary Sepulveda and Bernie Liang are this year’s Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign co-chairs.
April 8, 2015
SU staff collaborate to enhance a local man's mobility.
April 7, 2015
Grounded in Jesuit values, SU's Adult Education and Training program goes online.
March 25, 2015
The President's Report highlights the accomplishments and trajectory of a university on the move.
John Popko--aka "Nigel"--finds humor admidst technical difficulties.
March 9, 2015
SU hosts a conference to empower area students and keep them safe.
February 23, 2015
SU students break their fundraising record with the 2015 Dance Marathon.
SU's Premajor Studies Program celebrates 25 years of serving undeclared students.
February 9, 2015
International Week celebrates the multiplicity of cultures at Seattle U.
January 26, 2015
All faculty, staff and students are being asked to weigh in on the university's campus climate.
January 13, 2015
Urban agriculture meets service to others with a new program launched by SU students and staff.
December 8, 2014
The new Seattle University license plate provides critical scholarship support for students.
A staffer debates calories or wellness points.
November 24, 2014
Seattle University faculty and staff share their gratitude.
SU is the first university in Northwest to achieve Fair Trade University designation.
New general manager of Bon Appétit brings decades of experience.
November 11, 2014
University's highest honor is bestowed on dedicated alumni, community advocates.
Autumn is a time for counting our blessings and remembering our responsibilities.
October 28, 2014
SU is lauded for reducing carbon—and saving cash—with its new Night Hawk fleet.
October 24, 2014
The university is bolstering its efforts to combat sexual misconduct.
October 14, 2014
The White House has included SU on a short list for a prestigious award.
October 13, 2014
Student Government President Eric Sype's leadership skills surfaced at an early age.
President Sundborg rings in the new academic year by inviting faculty and staff into greater, more inclusive dialogue.
September 29, 2014
Driven by data, the university's new brand concept comes to life.
September 18, 2014
Two members of the university's Brand Leadership Group share their thoughts on how SU's brand initiative is going so far.
September 17, 2014
Seattle University is ranked number 5 in the West.
September 16, 2014
SU teams with a national organization on a day of service at Bailey Gatzert.
August 18, 2014
A key milestone is marked in the life of the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability as it hosts its inaugural conference.
July 14, 2014
July 2, 2014
Seattle University is listed among the guide's top 300 colleges and universities.
The 10 most read stories of the year featured Jesuits, academics, presidents, bibliophiles, gardeners and, yes, even zombies!
June 17, 2014
Retiring faculty member Bill Taylor reflects on 60-plus years at SU.
June 16, 2014
Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign co-chair invites colleagues to contribute to SU and its students.
Father Sundborg reflects on the soon-to-be-concluded academic year, and more…much more.
June 3, 2014
The Center for Service and Community Engagement celebrates 10 years and honors key supporters.
May 21, 2014
As Quadstock marks 25 years, its founders reflect on the beginnings of this popular SU tradition.
May 7, 2014
Newly released sustainability report highlights progress toward goals.
April 22, 2014
A delegation of five experts from the country Georgia visited SU to learn more about the Center for Change in Transition Services.
April 4, 2014
The former SU gardener visits the campus he carefully stewarded for many years.
March 26, 2014
Mission Day is an opportunity to celebrate the university’s leadership on sustainability, while collectively envisioning a deeper commitment.
The Seattle University license plate will soon be making an appearance on the highways and byways of our state and beyond.
March 13, 2014
James Cashman, '15, discusses the origin and ways of his alter ego.
February 26, 2014
The 2014 President's Report sets the stage for a university more connected than ever to its region.
February 24, 2014
Homecoming 2014 combines old and new to bring the campus community together.
February 11, 2014
As Championship Field garners national accolades, SU's gardeners share some secrets behind its success.
Two SU staff members launch a running program for girls at Bailey Gatzert.
January 28, 2014
Bill Ehmann discusses Graduate Strategic Enrollment Plan’s recommendations and next steps.
The next couple weeks provide countless opportunities to take in SU life.
January 13, 2014
University Librarian John Popko moonlights as KSUB disc jockey.
Now a university-wide presentation, the Search for Meaning Book Festival just keeps getting better.
The year included planning and building for the future while marking milestones.
December 10, 2013
SU students find a creative way to reach out to the region's homeless.
SU is tops in the state among government and academic institutions for its commitment to sustainability.
November 5, 2013
Claiming four Fulbright Scholars for 2013-2014, Seattle University is a national leader among master’s institutions.
November 4, 2013
Rebuilt from the ground up, the new Core curriculum is changing the way our students learn.
October 8, 2013
New student group is helping to strengthen SU’s culture of sustainability.
September 24, 2013
SU is lauded for academics and service learning in U.S. News & World Report's rankings.
September 10, 2013
A critical link to our food supply is in jeopardy
August 12, 2013
Pat Baldwin-McCurdy and John Schrader of Facilities uncover and eliminate hidden energy waste on campus.
July 15, 2013
President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., fields a variety of questions on the soon-to-be-completed academic year.
June 4, 2013
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