Science, Technology and Health

Short’s Brewing beer is inspired by Pink Floyd legend, shrimp with killer sound

Seattle U biology professor Kristin Hultgren was a co-discoverer of Synalpheus Pinkfloydi, the shrimp the beer is named for.

MLive

July 16, 2019

Allison Henrich, Steven Klee and David Neel

Powering Through

SU mathematics professors contribute to a new book for students struggling in the discipline.

June 25, 2019

Projects Day 2019

June 14, 2019

This engineer and humanitarian aims to end "energy poverty"

Sponsored content story about Seattle U Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Henry Louie, PhD, and his work with students to create electricity microgrids for energy impoverished areas in Africa.

CBS News Interactive

June 12, 2019

Seattle University student team at Black River Pump Station

Student Engineering Teams Rack Up More Awards

Students in Seattle U’s Civil and Environmental Engineering program continued their long-running winning ways with two more awards from this year’s NCEES (National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying) Education Awards.

June 6, 2019

Seattle U student team members who won an award

Student Engineering Team Wins Award at 2019 Washington GIS Conference

Working with Sound Transit, the team designed an Interactive Noise Map Application (INMA) for customer access to Light Rail noise data and earned a second place award.

June 4, 2019

SUURA brochure

Celebrating Student Scholarship

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

June 3, 2019

Groundbreaking on the site of the Center for Science and Innovation

Special Coverage: Celebrating the Center for Science and Innovation Groundbreaking

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

Amazon Fireside Chat

May 16, 2019

Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

Story is about research co-conducted by Sarah Shultz, PhD, chair of the Department of Kinesiology.

Voxy (New Zealand)

May 16, 2019

Lin Li, PhD

The Science Behind Innovation

Professor's research focuses on intersection of computer science and medicine.

April 16, 2019

The audience at Crosscut Festival

Big Issues and Bold Ideas

Crosscut Festival returns to Seattle U campus.

April 10, 2019

Seattle U Admin Building

McGoldrick Fellowship

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

March 26, 2019

Seattle skyline

What Matters Most

Ridgway Scholar Belen Mesele, '22, is increasing health literacy among Seattle’s Ethiopian community.

February 27, 2019

Seattle University campus

Remembering André Yandl

Longtime mathematics professor passes away.

February 25, 2019

Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft, talks with Seattle University President Stephen Sundborg and students

Microsoft Commits $3 Million to Seattle University Campaign

Gift to Support New Center for Science and Innovation, Programming in Ethics and Technology

January 11, 2019

Lemieux Library

Democratic Policing

Criminal Justice receives major grant

December 14, 2018

SU College of Science and Engineering Building

Technology for Biodiversity

Alumna Sara Beery is making a difference with her research.

December 4, 2018

Dean Michael Quinn with students at a Science Research Open House

Supporting STEM at SU

Murdock Trust announces $1.75 million gift toward the construction of the Center for Science and Innovation.

October 26, 2018

Center for Science and Innovation Building Mock-up

Murdock Trust announces $1.75 million gift toward completion of the Center for Science and Innovation

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has given Seattle University $1.75 million toward completion of the university’s new Center for Science and Innovation.

October 25, 2018

College of Nursing Traditional Cohort 2018 Pinning Ceremony

Among the Best

Seattle U's College of Nursing earns high national rankings.

October 23, 2018

Seattle University nursing students

Nursing program is best in state and among the top 5 percent in the country

Seattle University’s nursing program is the best in Washington and in the top 5 percent nationally, according to College Factual’s 2019 rankings.

October 23, 2018

Peter Lee, ’64

True Trailblazer

Peter Lee, ’64, brought iconic American brand to China

October 16, 2018

Rendering of the new Center for Science and Innovation building

Reimagining STEM, Deepening Jesuit Education, Cultivating Inclusion

In a preview of the fall magazine, President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., talks about the future of the university and the integral role the new Center for Science and Innovation will play in transforming STEM education.

August 28, 2018

Henry Louie

An Electrifying Read

College of Science and Engineering Professor Henry Louie’s new textbook provides invaluable information for those working to power developing countries.

August 16, 2018

Madlyn Murrey

‘Leading with Heart’

Nursing alumna brings unique perspective to role at Seattle Children’s hospital.

July 13, 2018

SU College of Arts and Sciences Building

Inaugural Chair

Sarah Shultz is appointed the first chair of Arts and Sciences' Kinesiology Department.

June 15, 2018

Student Representing Projects Day Project

Projects Day

Students present real-world solutions at College of Science and Engineering's annual event.

June 13, 2018

Seattle U Nursing Students performing mock procedures

National Leadership

SU’s nursing dean is elected to a key post for future of nursing education.

February 7, 2018

a pile of broken furniture in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria

Responding to the Call

Nursing professor Diane Switzer travels to Puerto Rico to help care for victims of Hurricane Maria.

November 13, 2017

Pictured l-r: Andrew McAferty, '16, Sister Elizabeth Namazzi and Jim Dooley, '76

Local Design, Global Impact

Civil & environmental engineering students design a center for marginalized mothers in Uganda.

October 25, 2017

students stroll on the upper deck of Lemieux Library at dusk

Prestigious Recognition

SU alumnus John Hopcroft receives an award from National Academy of Engineering.

October 17, 2017

Math Professor Brian Fischer

How Do Our Brains Know Where A Sound Comes From?

Math professor Brian Fischer and students will tackle statistical analysis and mathematical modeling.

October 9, 2017

students working on their project for Projects Day

Projecting Excellence

SU's Projects Center celebrates 30 years of high-quality, real-world projects.

June 6, 2017

College of Science and Engineering Projects Day 2016

Real Work, Real Outcomes

Project Center celebrates 30 years of public & private sponsorships of projects for engineering and computer science students

June 2, 2017

campus walkway in front of the Bannan Science and Engineering building

Bannan Scholars

The 2017-2018 Bannan Scholars were announced by Interim Provost Bob Dullea today.

May 18, 2017

Richard Bankhead, SU’s first “Innovator in Residence,” with students in the Innovation Lab

Innovation in Action

Inside Room 210 of the Bannan Building lies the future of electrical and computer engineering (ECE) education: the new Francis Wood, S.J. and Nick Arvanitidis, PhD Innovation Lab.

May 17, 2017

Rebecca Okelo

Care for a More Humane World

Then a Seattle University nursing student, Rebecca Okelo, ’07 BSN, ’15 LEMBA, was forever changed by a junior year service trip to Ghana where she witnessed advanced-stage AIDS patients being denied routine medical care.

May 17, 2017

Seattle University Admissions Building

Spotlighting Student Scholarship

Undergraduate students write new chapter with inaugural research journal

May 11, 2017

Artist rendering of Synalpheus pinkfloydi

Another Shrimp in the Wall: Newly Discovered Pistol Shrimp With Bright Pink Claw Is Named After Pink Floyd

Seattle U biology professor Kristin Hultgren and colleagues in the UK named their find Synalpheus pinkfloydi - a strikingly bright pink-clawed species of pistol shrimp - in recognition of the discoverers’ favorite rock band – Pink Floyd.

April 12, 2017

a group of students at a nursing lab

New Home

Diagnostic Ultrasound program will join the College of Nursing on July 1.

April 7, 2017

Tsehay Abebe

Research Rock Star

When Tsehay Abebe, ’13, arrived in Seattle at the age of 17, it was the first time she been outside of her hometown in Ethiopia.

March 17, 2017

Father Eric Watson, Associate Professor of Chemistry

A Jesuit Priest Walks Into a Chemistry Classroom . . . As the Professor

Faculty profile: Eric Watson, S.J.

March 2, 2017

Looking out through the windows of the administration building toward the chapel

Adjunct & Author

Telecom veteran and cyber spy novelist Alan Johnston brings real world experience to readers and students

February 27, 2017

Nursing students practicing with mock procedures

Welcome, Victoria and Mark

College of Nursing’s new birthing simulator provides realistic educational experience for students.

February 2, 2017

campus walkway in front of the Bannan Science and Engineering building

Excellence in Research

Mary Alberg receives a new research award presented by the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

November 22, 2016

attendees mingle in the lobby of Bannan building for Science and Engineering

Dancer, Engineer, Mathematician

SU senior Sara Beery has received a prestigious NSF fellowship.

June 8, 2016

Roshanak Roshandel standing in front of the Engineering Building

Narrowing the Gap

Roshanak Roshandel is first woman chair of Computer Science and Software Engineering

May 10, 2016

Title page of

True Original

SU gratefully receives gift of rare Darwin book

April 12, 2016

Trish Henley

Elevating Online Education

The School of New and Continuing Studies launches two new BA programs.

March 15, 2016

a veteran spending time on a farm as a way to relax

Dirt Therapy

College of Education faculty are measuring the impact of care farms for veterans.

November 6, 2015

campus walkway in front of the Bannan Science and Engineering building

Excellence by Design

Computer Science and Software Engineering Professor Adair Dingle has won an Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award.

October 13, 2015

Student performing research in a lab

Prestigious Award

A new grant from the National Institutes of Health further establishes SU as a high-level research environment.

September 28, 2015

Outside of Bannan and Engineering Building on a Spring evening

Invaluable Experience

SU student Alaina Bever participates in a prestigious scholars program.

August 18, 2015

Dean Michael Quinn talks with students about their research projects during an open house

Student Research

SU's commitment to student research was on full display Friday, May 8.

May 20, 2015

the fountain at the Quad with Fall trees in the background

Psychotherapy for the Other

A new book published by Krycka and Kunz examines the philosophy of Levinas.

March 25, 2015

Exterior of Bannan and Engineering Building

Preparing Professionals

SU's new master of science in structural engineering is accepting applications.

March 9, 2015

Exterior of Lemieux Library on a bright, sunny day

Part of the Solution

Nursing Dean Kristen Swanson is appointed to a key national leadership post.

February 23, 2015

attendees mingle in the lobby of Bannan building for Science and Engineering

Active Teaching

Mathematics professor Allison Henrich is receiving a prestigious award for undergraduate teaching. 

January 27, 2015

a student worker trimming a leafy bush on campus

Signing on

SU is the first educational institution to sign the Washington Business Climate Declaration.

January 12, 2015

Campus solar panels

Energy and Society

New Core course examines complex issues related to global warming.

November 11, 2014

a nursing student reviewing papers in a nursing lab

Let the Healing Begin

College of Nursing faculty and students launch a new initiative to help homeless people regain their health.

September 29, 2014

a professor and engineering student working on a project

Reflective Learning

SU is part of a consortium that is promoting more reflection in science and engineering education.

September 29, 2014

a student working on a laptop

One Year, New Career

SU is responding to one of the fastest growing job sectors by launching an online web development certificate program.

July 15, 2014

3 engineering students working in a lab together

Electrifying Education

SU wins two engineering awards and continues an impressive run.

June 16, 2014

Four nursing students in a nursing lab

Meeting a Critical Need

The College of Nursing receives scholarship funding to support second-career nurses from underrepresented groups.

June 2, 2014

the fountain at the Quad with Fall trees in the background

Hypotheses Tested

The Celebration of Research showcased the scholarly pursuits of SU students.

May 21, 2014

3 engineering students working on a project together

Projecting Excellence

Projects Day features a record-setting number of emerging real-life solutions.

May 20, 2014

Agnieszka Miguel helping two students on a computer

Closing the Gap

With a record-setting grant from the NSF, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is working to meet an industry need.

May 6, 2014

St. Ignatius fountain in the afternoon shaded quad

Supreme Achievement

Susan Matt of the College of Nursing is admitted to the highest court in the land.

March 12, 2014

The salad bar at Cherry Street Market

The Elements of Food

A Core course taught by Sue Jackels examines the chemistry behind what we eat.

February 24, 2014

campus walkway in front of the Bannan Science and Engineering building

A New Way of Teaching

With support from an National Science Foundation grant, four SU faculty are redefining how engineering education is delivered.

December 11, 2013

a plant sprouting out of soil

The Dirt on Soil

SU gardener, Janice Murphy, writes about soil in all its life-sustaining--but underappreciated--glory.

November 19, 2013

7 nursing students practicing in a nursing lab

Prestigious Award

Steven Palazzo of the College of Nursing receives a highly competitive grant.

September 23, 2013

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