Check out upcoming events and happenings at Seattle University.
August 21, 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.
The Seattle Times
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.
US News & World Report
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
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
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
Joined by six trustees, Father Steve provides updates on developments at Seattle U.
November 8, 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
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
Seattle University is listed among the guide's top 300 colleges and universities.
July 2, 2014
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.
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
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