Science, Technology and Health

Seattle U in the News: Faculty Expert on Internet Hate Speech Comments on Facebook Audit

Caitlin Carlson, PhD, associate professor of Communication, was interviewed for Wall Street Journal story.

July 9, 2020

Facebook: Artificial Intelligence Doesn't Eliminate Objectionable Content, Report Finds

Story includes comments by Caitlin Carlson, PhD, associate professor of Communication

Wall Street Journal

July 9, 2020

EDUCATION SIMULATION: Remote instruction challenges arise for hands-on programs like nursing, technician training

Story includes how the Seattle U Nursing program adapted to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Puget Sound Business Journal (subscriber content)

July 9, 2020

A COVID-19 outbreak on UW’s Greek Row hints at how hard it may be to open colleges this fall

Story includes comments from Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor in the Psychology program.

The Seattle Times

July 3, 2020

Nursing Faculty Member Awarded Parkinson’s Foundation 2020 Nurse Faculty Grant

The Parkinson’s Foundation has awarded the third Parkinson’s Foundation Nurse Faculty Award to three nurses, including Mo-Kyung Sin, PhD, RN, an associate professor of nursing at Seattle University.

June 23, 2020

Trouble concentrating? Forgetting things? Our brains are doing strange things during this time of crisis.

Panel discussion included Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor of Psychology.

KUOW

June 11, 2020

Members of the Space Needle student project team

COVID-19 Reengineers Projects Day

Pandemic forces senior science and engineering projects to pivot

June 11, 2020

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust awards $120,000 in grants to Seattle University for scientific research

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust recently awarded Seattle University with $120,000 for two research projects, one that will help improve maternal and child health and another that will increase understanding of beneficial insects in urban gardens.

June 11, 2020

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

An Entrepreneurial Idea That Sticks

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

June 5, 2020

Bannan Scholars

Science and Engineering Dean Michael Quinn announces 2020-2021 recipients. 

June 1, 2020

Brick by brick...

May 21, 2020

You could be the citizen scientist the world needs right now

Story includes a project co-led by Mark Jordan, PhD, associate professor of Biology.

Crosscut

May 18, 2020

College of Nursing student in training with a patient.

Training Future Frontline Health Care Workers Remotely

College of Nursing replicates in-person clinical work in a virtual model.

May 18, 2020

How the pandemic impacts the mental health of local front-line workers

Story includes comments by Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor, Psychology.

Inlander

May 14, 2020

Virus Talk Is Inescapable, 44% of Americans Tell Pew

Story includes comments from Kira Mauseth, senior instructor in the Psychology program.

Courthouse News

May 13, 2020

Facebook’s AI for Hate Speech Improves. How Much Is Unclear

Story includes comments and references research by Seattle U communications professor Caitilin Carlson.

Wired

May 12, 2020

Responsible AI starts with higher education

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

May 11, 2020

Opinion: Responsible AI starts with higher education

The guest op-ed is co-authored by the dean of the College of Science and Engineering, Michael Quinn; and SU alumni and Microsoft employee Scott Hoogerwerf.

Puget Sound Business Journal

May 8, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Psychology senior instructor Kira Mauseth, PhD, speaks on the potential psychological effects of the pandemic

Dr. Mauseth is the co-lead of the Behavioral Health Strike Team for the Washington State Department of Health. She specializes in disaster relief work in her clinical role as a practicing psychologist.

May 8, 2020

Kenworth training program gives college engineering students real-world experience

Story is about long-running relationship between Kenworth and Seattle U whose students have done projects for as part of their undergraduate coursework in the sciences and engineering.

The Trucker

May 6, 2020

A bicycle in front of the Student Center

Ahead of schedule, Seattle University halfway to full divestment from fossil fuels

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

Faculty are using creativity and flexibility in remote instruction. (Photo features students walking on campus near the Quad fountain.)

Whether In-Person, Virtually or a Hybrid, Care and Excellence Hallmarks of Faculty-Led Teaching

Creativity and flexibility drive remote instruction among schools and colleges.

April 29, 2020

Infographic displaying Seattle U's sustainability efforts

Earth Talks Webinar Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

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

Ways you can celebrate Earth Day 2020 amid coronavirus social distancing

Story inclues Seattle University's hosting a five-minute "Earth Talks" online Wednesday about environmental justice and sustainability research, featuring an interview with Earth Day co-founder Denis Hayes. 

KING TV

April 20, 2020

Earth Day's 50th anniversary goes digital amid coronavirus pandemic

Story mentions thast Seattle University is hosting five-minute "Earth Talks," where students, faculty and community partners will present research and ideas on how to take action on climate change.

USA Today

April 19, 2020

Decisiveness, Flexibility are Key in a Crisis

Essay by Kristen M. Swanson, dean and professor of nursing at Seattle University’s College of Nursing.

Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education

April 11, 2020

Daniel Lee

Mechanical engineering student is member of research group looking for ways to reuse N95 facemasks

Daniel Lee is among 60 academics and professionals nationally looking for ways to decontaminate and reuse N95 face masks to help counter a severe shortage of the critical equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 9, 2020

From parking to PPE, Seattle University is helping the local health care community to confront COVID

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

Graphic depicting business, law and nursing programs

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

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

April 3, 2020

New website explains how hospitals can decontaminate and reuse scarce N95 masks to fight COVID-19

A Seattle U mechanical engineering undergraduate is a member of the 60-member research group that founded the website.

Stanford News Service

April 1, 2020

Deer, Bear and Everywhere: Animals Move Into the City

Story is about Seattle U associate professor of biology Mark Jordan and the Urban Carnivore Project he co-directs with Woodland Park Zoo.

The PEW Charitable Trusts

March 9, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Dr. Glenn Lux recognized as Outstanding Medical Group Executive

Dr. Glenn Lux, ‘06, president and chief executive officer of Allegro Pediatrics, is honored with a Leaders in Healthcare Award.

March 1, 2020

Upward!

February 26, 2020

AI4All comes to Seattle University campus

Seattle University Is The Only University In The Northwest Selected to Partner with AI4ALL to Offer Summer Program in AI to High School Students

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.

February 21, 2020

Seattle U in the News: SU to offer high school students summer opportunity to learn about artificial intelligence

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

Black bears

Zoo and Seattle University invite the community to assist with wildlife research

Are you interested in becoming an armchair scientist to help save wildlife from the comfort of your home or anywhere? Would you like to identify wildlife in photos? Then join Seattle University and Woodland Park Zoo in important wildlife research on wolverines and other local carnivores!

January 28, 2020

CPL lab technician checks the vitals of one of the baby simulators.

Putting the Care into Health Care

Nursing students get new real-world teaching aid in high-tech, life-like package.

January 16, 2020

Conversations on Tech & Social Justice: Ann Wright of echoX.org

Ann Wright is an alum of Seattle U's Digital Technology and Cultures (DICE) undergraduate program.

Seattle Globalist

January 6, 2020

Roshanak Roshandel

A Year as an Amazon Scholar

Computer Science Department Chair and Associate Professor Roshanak Roshandel, PhD, spent a year-long sabbatical as an Amazon Scholar. The benefits of her experience— both professionally and for her students—are many.

January 6, 2020

It’s our turn to fix the climate future we’ve inherited

Guest op-ed by Seattle U student Brandon McWiliams. 

The Seattle Times

December 13, 2019

Fall hits campus

Sustainability at Seattle U

Co-chairs of the President's Committee for Sustainability share their insights on SU's progress toward becoming an even greener university.

December 5, 2019

10 Environmentally Friendly College Campuses

Seattle U is among those featured.

US News & World Report

November 27, 2019

Seattle U in the news: How maker spaces can open doors to STEM careers

Maker spaces such as the one planned at Seattle U's new Center for Science and Innovation are promising strategies to make STEM learning appeal to a wider spectrum of students and achieve improving rates of degree and certificate completions.

November 22, 2019

How maker labs can open doors to STEM careers

Guest column by Brendan Connolly, partner in the design firm Mithun, talks about the benefits of maker spaces in STEM education, such as the one planned in the new Center for Science and Innovation at Seattle U.  

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

November 21, 2019

STEM Research Showcase 2019

November 5, 2019

Science and Engineering students shared findings from the research they conducted under the mentorship of faculty this past summer.

SU students at Google Cloud Hero event

Seattle U Pilots Google Cloud Career Event

Seattle U was one of 11 universities Google Cloud asked to host a pilot program to promote cloud computing career options.

October 24, 2019

Visiting Jesuit from Zimbabwe to deliver LeRoux Lecture on AIS

October 23, 2019

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

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

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

GeekWire

October 18, 2019

STDs Rise Sharply Among Older Americans

Story includes comments from Beverly Johnson, PhD, RN, a lecturer in the Seattle U College of Nursing.

Everyday Health

October 17, 2019

College of Nursing faculty member Jen Fricas.

Advocating for a Healthy Health Care System

College of Nursing's Jennifer Fricas focuses on improving community and public health.

October 14, 2019

Promoting access to Medicare hospice benefit could save taxpayers, benefit underserved communities

Guest op-ed co-authored by Erin Vernon, PhD, assistant professor of Economics in the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University.

The Hill

October 11, 2019

Julia Gorman working on energy kiosk in Zambia

My Journey to Zambia with Seattle University's KiloWatts for Humanity

SU women’s swimmer Julia Gorman, '20, was one of two students selected to accompany a team of professional electrical engineers to Cheeba, Zambia to install a microgrid that powers energy kiosks with solar panels. The senior from Bend, Oregon wrote a summary of her experience and work in Africa.

October 9, 2019

Sierra Top 20 badge

Seattle University in Top 5 Percent of Schools for Sustainability

Seattle U earned a spot in Sierra magazine’s top 20, placing #13 out of 282 schools (the top 5 percent of all schools ranked) in the U.S. and Canada. It is the only university in the Northwest to place in the top group.

September 3, 2019

The Top 20 Coolest Schools 2019

The 13th annual ranking by the magazine of the nation's top 20 colleges when it comes to sustainability placed Seattle U #13. 

Sierra Magazine

September 3, 2019

Biology class on the Duwamish River

Top 5 in Nation for Sustainability

Seattle University continues to be recognized as a leading institution for advancing sustainability and environmental justice with the release the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

August 28, 2019

Woodland Park Zoo wants help tracking the carnivores in your backyard

Seattle U is a partner in the carnivore project. 

The Seattle Times

August 28, 2019

Woodland Park Zoo asks public to submit carnivore sightings for research

Seattle U is a partner in the project.

KING 5 News

August 26, 2019

Michelle Simoni at sea

Her Classroom Is the Sea

An SU student conducted research on climate change in the Pacific Ocean this summer.

August 23, 2019

Seattle U/Woodland Park Zoo Urban Carnivore Project Invites Citizen Scientists to Report Critter Sightings

The next phase of the Seattle Urban Carnivore Project, a collaboration between the Woodland Park Zoo and Seattle University Associate Professor of Biology Mark Jordan, PhD, has begun with the launch today of a “carnivore spotter” website.

August 12, 2019

Seattle University women leaders build a culture to support diverse students

Puget Sound Business Journal (subscriber content)

August 6, 2019

Demolition Makes Way for Center for Science and Innovation

Excavation equipment methodically chewed their way through the University Services Building in the first step toward construction of a new home for Seattle U's STEM programs.

July 25, 2019

Businesses buy in to access Seattle University engineering talent

Puget Sound Business Journal (subscriber content)

July 19, 2019

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

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