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Image of uprooted trees being lowered into the new location of Kubota Legacy Garden, located on the northwest side of the Sinegal Center.

Fujitarō Kubota’s Legacy Lives On

Kubota Legacy Garden returns to its new home near Sinegal CSI.

April 14, 2021

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Leading Theologian, Dr. Jeanette Rodriguez, Appointed Director, Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture

Guiding the vision behind ICTC through a global Catholic lens.

April 14, 2021

Former NFL Star Jordan Babineaux's New Book Becomes An #1 International Bestseller

Jordan Babineaux, an NFL star, sports broadcaster, entrepreneur and soon to be Seattle U MBA grad is now making his mark as an author.

South Carolina Magazine

April 9, 2021

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Haleema Bharoocha, ’18, is among Ms. Magazine’s ‘25 Under 25: Women of Color to Watch’

Showcasing women and girls of color who are ‘changing the cultural and political landscape’.

April 8, 2021

SU alum Alan Yu, ’17, sitting outside Microsoft offices

Career Builders

With leading industries in our backyard, Seattle U is a destination for professional aspirations.

April 8, 2021

Memoir Offers Advice On 'How To Raise A Feminist Son'

Book author is Sonora Jha, PhD, professor of communication.

NPR

April 6, 2021

Seattle author, professor Sonora Jha explains ‘How to Raise a Feminist Son’

Dr. Jha is a professor in the Department of Communication and Associate Dean for Academic Community, College of Arts and Sciences.

The Seattle Times

March 31, 2021

What are the signs of economic recovery? Seattle expert weighs in on Phase 3

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

KING 5 News

March 22, 2021

In Seattle as everywhere, hope is ahead — but we haven’t hit the ‘post’ in post-traumatic stress from COVID-19

Story includes comments from Kira Mauseth, PhD, psychology senior instructor at Seattle University and co-lead of the state’s Strike Team.

The Seattle Times

March 20, 2021

Seattle law professor: Asian-American history often viewed as ‘side subject’

Interview is with Robert Chang, director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality at Seattle University.

MyNorthwest.com

March 19, 2021

Racist, colonialist and misogynist narrative abets violence against Asian women

Guest op-ed authored by Hye-Kyung Kang, PhD, chair of the Department of Social Work. 

The Seattle Times

March 18, 2021

Seattle U in the News: Anti-Asian hate crimes in focus after high-profile incidents

Chair of the Seattle U Department of Social Work Hye-Kyung Kang, PhD, was interviewed by KING5 News in the aftermath of the Georgia spa killings and a study that reported hate crimes against Asian-Americans jumped 149 percent from 2019 to 2020 in 16 of America's largest cities, including Seattle.

March 18, 2021

Seattle experts: Anti-Asian hate crimes in focus after high-profile incidents

Chair of the Department of Social Work Hye-Kyung Kang, PhD, was interviewed for this story.

KING5 News

March 17, 2021

Elizabeth Dale

Elizabeth Dale receives 2021 Emerging Scholar Award

Elizabeth J. Dale, PhD, assistant professor in the Nonprofit Leadership program, is the recipient of the 2021 Emerging Scholar Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, which honors an early-career scholar or a scholar-practitioner whose research has and will continue to shape the discourse on philanthropy and fundraising.

March 17, 2021

Marketing Professor Debuts Blog at Psychology Today

In "All Things Numbered," Mathew Isaacs, PhD, the Genevieve Albers Professor of Marketing in the school of Albers School of Business and Economics, will write about the psychology of numbers, categories and lists.

March 12, 2021

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Networking Leads New Grad to Internship and Employment

When it came time for alumna London Jones, ’20, to find an internship, she started with the Career Engagement Office at Seattle University, which supported her initial journey through access to networking events and providing unique internship opportunities for consideration.  

March 4, 2021

KIRO 7 investigates vaccine vacations

Story includes interview with Jeffrey Smith, PhD, professor of Management and the Boeing Frank Shrontz Chair of Professional Ethics.

KIRO 7

March 3, 2021

A Decades-Long Quest Reveals New Details of Antimatter

Story includes comments from Mary Alberg, PhD, professor of Physics.

Wired

February 28, 2021

Redhawks in the Legislature: Senator Rebecca Saldaña, ’99, 37th Legislative District

These days it’s about “walk-and-talks” with community and social service leaders, while fielding an unusually high volume of phone calls induced by a pandemic. 

February 25, 2021

Profile of Seattle U women's basketball player McKenzi Williams

Williams, '22, is a nominee for the 86th annual Seattle Sports Star of the Year Awards.

KING TV

February 24, 2021

Bob Heeren remembered as "positive and inspiring presence"

Bob Heeren, longtime faculty member and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, passed away Jan. 31.

February 23, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, mental health practitioners urge people to "practice the pause"

Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor in psychology, was hired by the Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health to develop a community-based resilience campaign.

Yakima Herald

February 19, 2021

Dr. Gayle Robinson Receives Community Health Excellence Award

Dr. Robinson is an assistant professor in the College of Nursing.

The Seattle Medium

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

Redhawks in the Legislature: Representative Debra Entenman, '03, 47th Legislative District

“I want everyone in the legislature to think of their constituents as lifelong learners," explains Entenman, a proud mother and grandmother. “Whenever you want to increase your education, the paths should exist to pull it off. Education is a continuum. A non-traditional student just means a student didn't take the traditional path.”  

February 16, 2021

COVID crisis: After losing jobs and homes, more people are living in cars and RVs and it's getting worse

Story includes comments from Sara Rankin, associate professor of law and director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project at Seattle University.

USA Today

February 12, 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

New York City Looks To Wring More Money Out Of Residents By Grabbing Property And Handing Out Tickets

Story includes details of a study on forfeiture by Brian Kelly, PhD, associate professor of economics.

Forbes

February 11, 2021

What the $25 billion the biggest US donors gave in 2020 says about high-dollar charity today

Story includes interview with Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor in Nonprofit Leadership.

The Conversation

February 9, 2021

Redhawks in the Legislature: Representative Dave Paul, '90, 10th Legislative District

Representative Paul is one of the leaders in the legislature searching for solutions to the issues integral to a just and humane world. 

February 8, 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

Classical KING FM takes steps to address issues of equity and inclusion

Story includes mention that Quentin Morris, associate professor of music, was hired as an artist scholar in residence to create 10 to 12 programs featuring composers of color.

The Seattle Times

February 3, 2021

Redhawks in the Legislature: Senator Joe Nguyen, '06, 34th Legislative District

Nguyen says the legislature’s early decision to operate mostly remotely has helped the elected members hear from a diverse cross-section of constituents and community leaders because the major barriers to access are gone.

February 1, 2021

Far-right extremist violence and American presidents: The pattern isn't what you'd think

Guest column co-authored by William Parkin, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Seattle University and co-investigator for the U.S. Extremist Crime Database.

Salon

January 30, 2021

Biden’s Catholic roots may help him unify the nation

Guest op-ed by Mark Markuly, PhD, former dean of the School of Theology and Ministry and a professor of religion and education.

The Seattle Times

January 30, 2021

"Free to Play"

Communication Professor Chris Paul’s latest book examines a growing, but often disparaged, segment of the video game industry.

January 27, 2021

'A return to normalcy': Former press secretaries weigh in on Psaki

Among those former presidential press secretaries is Scott McClellan, vice president of university affairs. 

CNN Reliable Sources

January 24, 2021

Gov. Inslee, business leaders applaud Biden decision to step up COVID-19 response

Story includes comments by Greg Magnan, PhD, professor of marketing.

KOMO News

January 22, 2021

Ask the Experts: Car Insurance

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

WalletHub

January 22, 2021

Concern for US homeless population as street counts cancelled amid pandemic

Story includes comments from Sara Rankin, director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project in the Seattle U School of Law.

The Guardian (UK)

January 21, 2021

Residents demand answers from Seattle City Hall about ongoing violent protests

Story includes comments from Patrict Schoettmer, PhD, instructor in political science.

KOMO News

January 21, 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

Inslee's plan: 45,000 people vaccinated daily but vaccine providers face challenges

Story includes comments by Greg Magnan, PhD, professor of markerting.

KOMO News

January 19, 2021

Brother and sister from King County cancel inauguration plans to DC

Story includes comments by Patrick Schoettmer, PhD, instructor in political science.

Q13 Fox Seattle

January 19, 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

Biden's Recovery Plan to offer aid to Americans, unemployed workers, and small businesses

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

KOMO News

January 15, 2021

What does President Trump's impeachment mean this time? A Seattle political scientist explains

Story features interview with Patrick Schoettmer, PhD, instructor in political science.

KING 5

January 14, 2021

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Honoring Dr. King and 'Good Trouble'

This year's MLK Jr. Celebration will be a virtual event, with keynote speaker feminist and author Dr. Angela Davis.

January 12, 2021

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Forming Leaders

Teresa J. Rothausen, PhD, drawn to social justice focus of business leadership program.  

January 11, 2021

Joshua Halbert and Tara Hicks

Health and Safety Matters

C-CAP co-chairs Joshua Halbert and Tara Hicks lead the way in keeping campus safe amid COVID-19.

January 11, 2021

President Trump blocked from Facebook and Instagram

Story includes interview with Caitlin Carlson, PhD, associate professor of communication.

Q13 Fox

January 7, 2021

Seattle author says ‘mutual aid’ will be crucial in 2021 and beyond

Story about book - Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next). -  written by Seattle U law professor Dean Spade.

Crosscut

January 7, 2021

Google Union’s Future Likely Hinges on Tech Giant’s Response

Story features comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg Law

January 6, 2021

Why you should care about the Senate runoffs in Georgia - New Day NW

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

KING TV New Day Northwest

January 5, 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

Are Health Awareness Campaigns Effective? New Study Finds Mixed Results

Despite their ubiquity, the efficacy of health awareness events remains unclear, according to a new study co-authored by a Seattle University economics professor.

December 9, 2020

Bullitt Center

Bullitt Center’s eco-friendly water system is working, Thompson’s paper confirms

Phil Thompson, professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability, coauthored a paper examining the viability of the Bullitt Center’s water system, which was published this month by the Journal of the American Water Works Association.

December 7, 2020

How Solar Power and City Ecosystems Can More Effectively Co-Exist

Story features an interview with John H. Armstrong, PhD, assistant professor of environmental studies.

Solar Magazine

December 7, 2020

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Seattle University Names New Center for Science and Innovation for Longtime Supporters Jim and Janet Sinegal

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.

December 1, 2020

2020 Staff Awards

Four colleagues and a team were honored at the 2020 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Event on Nov. 20. In addition to two long-established Excellence in Leadership awards, three new awards were conferred this year, including the Living the Mission Award, Spark of Spirit Award and Outstanding Team award.

November 23, 2020

Facilities staff bring light and cheer to our campus

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

Dean Joe Phillips Contributes to Economic Growth Dialogue

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

Seattle U in the News: Wild Hope magazine story "Urban Dwellers" Showcases Science Collaboration on Urban Critters

Seattleites are learning about the wildlife living in their midst through a community-based program created by Woodland Park Zoo and Seattle University. 

November 18, 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

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Seattle U Safely Celebrates a Seasonal Tradition

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

Best Charities for 2021/Ask the Experts

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

WalletHub

November 16, 2020

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

A student sits at computer in Safe Start Welcome Center with Safe Start Health Check web page on screen.

Creating a Safe Place Amid a Pandemic

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

All eyes on public safety: A look at Seattleites’ concerns about their neighborhoods

Guest op-ed by William S. Parkin, PhD, associate professor of criminal justice; and Jacqueline B. Helfgott, PhD, professor of criminal justice and director of the Crime & Justice Research at the Seattle University.

The Seattle Times

November 13, 2020

Local scholar says Biden transition team facing added challenges from Trump

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

KOMO News

November 11, 2020

Is the Seattle Police Department understaffed? Here’s what the data shows.

Story includes interview with Jacqueline Helfgott, PhD, professor of criminal justice. 

The Seattle Times

November 9, 2020

President elect Biden's anticipated impact on WA State

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

Q13 Fox

November 8, 2020

Psychologist gives advice managing anxiety of elections, Daylight Savings Time and Covid-19 pandemic

Story features interview with Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor of psychology.

Q13 Fox

November 5, 2020

The Genshin Impact Backlash Is Here

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

Wired

November 2, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Coverage of the Presidential Announcement

National headlines featuring president-elect, Eduardo M. Peñalver.

October 29, 2020

Video highlights from the announcement of Seattle U’s 22nd president.

Highlights from the Announcement of Seattle U’s 22nd President

View recaps from the live stream announcement of Seattle U’s president-elect, Eduardo M. Peñalver.  

October 28, 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

Graphic from 2020 Virtual Grace Hopper Conference

Donor Support Opens Doors for Underrepresented Female Students in Tech

Since 2018, 10 female students enrolled in Seattle University’s Computer Science Program have received scholarships to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), an annual conference described as the world’s largest gathering of women technologists from around the world. 

October 21, 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

Western Washington Gets Real: Asians push for the 2020 Census

Story includes comments by Robert Chang, professor of law and executive director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality.

KIRO 7

October 14, 2020

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

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

The Seattle Times

October 14, 2020

Within Boston police, more often white officers win the awards and Black officers get punished

Story includes interview with Matthew Hickman, PhD, professor Criminal Justice and chair of the Criminal Justice Department.

The Boston Globe

October 10, 2020

The Disillusionment Phase of the Pandemic Is Upon Us

Story features interview with Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor of psychology and co-lead of the Washington’s Behavioral Health Strike Team.

Seattle Met Magazine

October 8, 2020

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