Details and FAQs on the COVID-19 Response website.
Beginning this Sunday, 70 high school students will take part in a two-week virtual program sponsored by Seattle University and AI4ALL to learn about artificial intelligence and machine learning using data from the Seattle Police Department to help it identify potential bias crimes in the details of police reports.
July 10, 2020
Story includes comments from School of Law Prof. Charlotte Garden.
July 8, 2020
Story cites earlier research led by Seattle University and Professor Matthew Hickman.
July 7, 2020
Puget Sound Business Journal (subscriber content)
Story includes comments by Brooke Pinkham, staff director for the Center for Indian Law & Policy.
July 6, 2020
Story includes comments by School of Law Professor Ronald Slye.
July 3, 2020
Gonzaga University, University of Washington and Seattle University law schools have formed a task force to address racial discrimination in Washington’s criminal justice system.
KXLY TV (Spokane)
July 2, 2020
Story includes comments by Dean Spade, associate professor of law and an expert on mutual aid.
Story includes comments by Sara Rankin, associate professor of law and Director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project (HRAP) at the Korematsu Center.
The Seattle Times
July 1, 2020
Story includes comments by Matthew Hickman. PhD, professor and chair of the Criminal Justice program.
Story includes comments from Matthew Hickman, PhD, professor and chair of the Criminal Justice Program.
June 30, 2020
Guest op-ed by J. Michael Diaz, a King County Superior Court Judge, includes mention of work by Seattle U Criminal Justice Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott.
Story features interview with Angelique Davis, JD, associate professor of political science.
June 26, 2020
Associate Professor of Political Science Angelique Davis, JD, is the primary source for a story in Mashable that defines and explains racial gaslighting
Guest op-ed by Onur Bakiner, associoate professor of political science.
June 24, 2020
Editorial board opinion column mentions work done by Seattle U Criminal Justice Department Chair and Prof. Matthew Hickman.
June 21, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upholds the eight-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is a “significant victory for Dreamers, who are valued members of campuses and communities across the nation who make many positive contributions to our country,” says President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J.
June 18, 2020
Story features interview with Brian Kelly, PhD, associate professor of economics.
June 17, 2020
Story includes comments from Seattle U School of Law Prof. Charlotte Garden.
Story includes comments from Matthew Hickman. PhD, chair of the Criminal Justice Program.
June 16, 2020
Story includes comments from Seattle U School of Law Prof. Sara Rankin, director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project.
Story includes comments by Seattle U School of Law Prof. Charlotte Garden.
Legal advocacy agencies filed a lawsuit in federal court this week on behalf of Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County against the Seattle Police Department for its use of force against crowds that gathered to protest the death of George Floyd
June 11, 2020
Story includes comments by Seattle U Criminal Justice Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott.
June 10, 2020
The Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality at Seattle University, the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington and the law firm Perkins Coie filed the complaint in U.S. District Court on behalf of Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County
Panel discussion that included Seattle U Criminal Justice Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott.
Story features an interview with Jacqueline Helfgott, PhD, professs of criminal justice.
Wisconsin Public Radio
June 9, 2020
Story includes comments by Dean Spade, associate professor of law.
Matthew Hickman, PhD, chair of the Criminal Justice Program, and research partner Bob Scales, spoke with NBC News Bay Area about the need to track use of force data so that police officials can learn about unrecognized bias and more effective techniques, achieving better, less violent results.
June 4, 2020
Story features interview with Criminal Justice Professor Matt Hickman, who is an expert in police use of force and data-driven reforms.
NBC News Bay Area
June 3, 2020
Story includes interview with Jacqueline Helfgott, Ph D, criminal justice professor.
Story includes comments by Deborah Ahrens, SU law school professor.
Story includes comment by Matthew Hickman, PhD, professor and chair of the criminal justice program.
June 2, 2020
Story mentions data analysis done at Seattle U for a report on police use of force in San Jose, CA.
The Mercury News
May 29, 2020
Story mentions Seattle 's decision to divest from fossil fuels.
National Catholic Reporter
May 17, 2020
Story features interview with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.
KING 5 New Day Northwest
May 12, 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.
May 7, 2020
Story includes comments by Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor of psychology.
Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Deirdre Bowen.
May 5, 2020
Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.
May 1, 2020
Deirdre Bowen, a law professor at Seattle University, created a new pop-up clinic that allows law students to help domestic violence survivors file protection orders in King County.
April 22, 2020
April 21, 2020
Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.
April 14, 2020
Judge Whitener is an alumna of the Seattle U School of Law.
April 13, 2020
The Independent (UK)
April 12, 2020
Agence France Presse (AFP)
April 8, 2020
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
Story includes comments from Seattle U School of Law Prof. Charlotte Garden.
March 31, 2020
March 23, 2020
Law Professor Sara Rankin on the effects of social distancing on the most vulnerable.
March 20, 2020
Josie Mitchell, associate director of the School of Law's Center for Professional Development, has some advice for international students interested in earning a two-year J.D. in the U.S.
March 19, 2020
U.S. News & World Report
Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Brooke D. Coleman.
The New York Times
February 6, 2020
Story includes comments from Seattle U English professor Nalini Iyer.
February 4, 2020
Story includes comments from Sara Rankin, Seattle U law professor and director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project.
Landscape Architecture Magazine
Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Tayyab Mahmud.
February 3, 2020
Interview with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.
KING TV New Day Northwest
January 29, 2020
Story includes comments by Sara Rankin, Seattle U law school professor and member of the Third Door Coalition.
Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Diane Lourdes Dick.
Los Angeles Times
January 28, 2020
Story includes comments from Seattle U criminal justice professor Jacqueline Helfgott.
January 27, 2020
Story includes comments by Seattle U professor Caitlin Carlson.
January 13, 2020
Story includes comment by Seattle U criminal justice professor Jacqueline Helfgott.
January 10, 2020
KING 5 News
January 9, 2020
Story includes interview with Catherine Hinrichsen, project director for the Project on Family Homelessness at Seattle University.
January 8, 2020
Interview program included Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.
The Takeaway podcast (NPR)
January 2, 2020
Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.
December 30, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U political science professor Erik Olsen.
December 23, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Robert Chang.
December 19, 2019
Editorial by Real Change founding director Tim Harris includes comments by Sara Rankin, Seattle U law professor.
December 18, 2019
Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.
December 17, 2019
Guest op-ed by Seattle U student and Army officer veteran Lauren Romero.
December 13, 2019
Story concludes with mention of a study on permanent, supportive housing published by Seattle University School of Law’s Homeless Rights Advocacy Project last summer that concluded that "providing this kind of housing for the chronically homeless decreased other public costs in emergency-room visits, hospital admissions and incarceration incurred by people who would otherwise still be on the street."
December 9, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U criminal justice Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott.
December 7, 2019
December 6, 2019
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
Story contains a pair of interviews with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.
December 4, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U law school professor Sara Rankin.
November 28, 2019
The Los Angeles Times
November 21, 2019
Story includes an interview with Seattle U Law School Prof. Sara Rankin.
November 18, 2019
Editorial board column about the Seattle Public Safety Survey that is a joint project of Seattle University and the Seattle Police Dept.
November 17, 2019
Story features interview with Seattle U law professor Brook Coleman.
November 15, 2019
All of those campaign mailers were not the most effective tool, says Seattle U instructor
November 14, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U political science instructor Patrick Schoettmer.
Story includes interview with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.
November 4, 2019
November 1, 2019
Segment featured interview with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.
October 30, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin, directoe of the Homelessness Rights Advoacy Project.
Guest opinion column penned by faculty members in Seattle U's Criminal Justice program urges changes to state law to allow DACA recipients to become police officers. The column focuses on a current Seattle U public safety officer and alumni, a "Dreamer" whose dream is to become a police officer.
A guest opinion column penned by three professors in Seattle U's Criminal Justice program urges changes to state law to allow "Dreamers" to become police officers.
October 23, 2019
Seattle Met magazine's look back at the killings of police in Seattle a decade ago includes research done by Seattle U criminal justice Associate Professor Matthew Hickman, PhD.
October 22, 2019
Story includes interview with Seattle U criminal justice professor Matthew Hickman.
Seattle Met Magazine
Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.
October 18, 2019
Story includes comments from Seattle U law school professor Deirdre Bowen.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
October 16, 2019
The Washington Post
October 14, 2019
Public affairs program with guest panel including Seattle U political science instructor Partrick Schoettmer, PhD.
October 11, 2019
Jesuit leaders from the U.S. and Canada met with the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security this week to advocate for people seeking asylum in the U.S.
Onur Bakiner, an assistant professor of political science at Seattle University, said he believes the military invasion will deepen the humanitarian crisis.
October 10, 2019
Story includes interview with Seattle U assistant professor of political science Onur Bakiner.
Story includes interview with Sara Rankin, a professor at Seattle University School of Law and the founder and director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project.
Seattle University has joined 165 colleges and universities from across the country in signing an amicus brief supporting the young immigrants who came to the United States as children and who hold Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
October 8, 2019
October 4, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U law Prof. Sara Rankin, director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project.
October 2, 2019
Seattle U School of Law Professor Brooke T. Coleman tells the New York Times that public acknowledgement of a judge's harassment action is rare for the federal bench.
October 1, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Brooke D. Coleman.
Story includes comments from Seattlle U law professor Deirdre Bowen.
September 30, 2019
Story includes comments from Seattle U law school Prof. Deidre Bowen.
September 27, 2019
Political science adjunct professor Marco Lowe explained the impeachment process during a guest appearance on KING TV's New Day Northwest program.
September 26, 2019
Program segment features interview with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.
Story includes comments from Seattle U Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott, chair of the Criminal Justice program.
September 25, 2019
September 22, 2019
September 13, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U law Prof. Sara Rankin.
September 12, 2019
Story includes mention of findings by the Seattle U neighborhood crime survey.
September 10, 2019
Seattle U's fully online, graduate certificate program in Crime Analysis is among some unusual offerings at Seattle colleges.
September 4, 2019
Story includes Seattle U's Crime Analysis Graduate Certificate Program.
September 3, 2019
Story includes mention of issue analysis by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.
September 2, 2019
Labor law experts, including Seattle U's Charlotte Garden, comment on statements made in the documentary that appear to violate federal labor law.
August 30, 2019
August 27, 2019
Faculty and students in the SU Criminal Justice program collaborate with the Seattle Police Department to create and conduct the survey.
Now in its fourth year as a collaboration between the Seattle Police Department and Criminal Justice program faculty and students, the survey gauges attitudes around public safety issues, perceptions of police, neighborhoods and crime.
Despite decades of credible allegations of police brutality, and a 25-year-old federal law requiring the government to collect national data on excessive force, the United States still has little or no reliable information to show for it.
August 26, 2019
Story includes comments from Seattle U criminal justice professor and chair Matthew Hickman.
August 25, 2019
Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe was among those interviewed for a story in Crosscut to analyze the results of the publication's latest Crosscut/Elway Poll.
August 23, 2019
Story includes comments from Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.
Story includes interview with Sara Rankin of the Seattle U School of Law.
The Takeaway, WNYC/NPR
August 19, 2019
Story features interview with Dean Spade, associate law professor at Seattle University.
August 14, 2019
Story was written by Emily Lieb, PhD, Seattle U assistant professor of history.
August 8, 2019
August 7, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U law school professor Sara Rankin.
August 2, 2019
Story includes interview with Seattle U law school professor Charlotte Garden.
July 31, 2019
July 29, 2019
July 26, 2019
Story includes interview with Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.
July 24, 2019
President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., received a standing ovation after he gave the inaugural keynote talk at a Seattle 4 Rotary meeting in July that launched the club's emphasis this year on civic engagement and civil discourse.
As part of the law school's ongoing mission to make legal education more accessible, Seattle University School of Law will accept GRE scores from prospective students, starting with incoming first-year students in fall 2020.
July 22, 2019
Story includes reminiscences by Seattle U law professor Andrew Siegel who clerked for Justice Stevens in 2000.
Law.com (The National Law Journal)
July 17, 2019
Story includes comment by Sara Rankin, associate professor and director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project at the Seattle University School of Law.
July 16, 2019
Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Janet Ainsworth.
July 11, 2019
Story features interview with Seattle U Communications Professor Kimberly Harden.
July 9, 2019
Story includes information attributed to Seatte U Assistant Professor Joseph DeFilippis.
June 27, 2019
June 26, 2019
June 25, 2019
The New Yorker
June 24, 2019
June 21, 2019
Story includes comments from Seattle U School of Law Prof. Deidre Bowen.
June 15, 2019
Column by Nicolas Kristof includes mention of, and quote from, research conducted by Seattle U Criminal Justice Prof. Peter Collins and colleagues about the cost of death penalty cases.
June 14, 2019
Story includes comments from Seattle U School of Law Prof. Brooke Coleman.
June 13, 2019
Story cites new study by Seattle U Associate Professor of Economic Brian Kelly.
June 11, 2019
Story includes comments from Seattle U law school Prof. Sara Rankin.
June 9, 2019
An impressive array of student research was presented at the Seattle University Undergraduate Research Association (SUURA) Conference on May 31.
June 3, 2019
May 31, 2019
May 25, 2019
May 23, 2019
The Huffington Post
May 19, 2019
Story includes interview with Seattle U political scienced Prof. Marco Lowe.
May 16, 2019
Story includes interview with School of Law Prof. Deirdre Bowen.
Story includes comments by Seattle U School of Law Prof. Sara Rankin.
AP via KOMO News
May 15, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor John Kirkwood.
May 13, 2019
Seattle University’s Women and Gender Studies Program is offering a new minor in LGBTQ studies. Approved by the Board of Trustees’ Academic Committee, 14 students were enrolled in the minor by the time it was operational in winter quarter, says Program Director Theresa Earenfight.
May 10, 2019
May 9, 2019
Story includes comments by Seattle U law school Prof. Charlotte Garden.
May 8, 2019
May 6, 2019
Coverage of the Crosscut Festival hosted by Seattle U.
May 5, 2019
Story includes interview with Seattle U Law School Prof. Janet Ainsworth.
May 1, 2019
Story includes comments from Dierdre Bowen, Seattle U law professor.
April 30, 2019
Story references 2015 book “From Warriors to Guardians: Recommitting American Police Culture to Democratic Ideals” by Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Stephen K. Rice and former King County, Washington Sheriff Sue Rahr.
New Haven Register
April 29, 2019
April 24, 2019
Mission Day challenges SU community to confront white privilege.
April 12, 2019
Seattle University’s Alfie Scholars Program, which provides financial support for underrepresented college transfer students to obtain a bachelor’s degree and become leaders for civility, has increased its award from $10,000 to $15,000 annually.
April 10, 2019
Crosscut Festival returns to Seattle U campus.
April 2, 2019
Alumnus leading change as president of The National Judicial College.
March 29, 2019
March 21, 2019
Professor Serena Cosgrove visits sister Jesuit school in Nicaragua.
March 13, 2019
Six Seattle University business and law graduate programs are ranked in the Top 30 nationally, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings released today.
March 12, 2019
The second annual festival will feature a stellar lineup that includes Valerie Jarrett, former advisor to President Barack Obama, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker, former New Jersey Governor and EPA administrator Christine Todd Whitman and civil rights activist and community organizer DeRay McKesson.
February 19, 2019
Featured speaker at SU’s MLK Celebration will address immigration crisis
January 11, 2019
School of Law remembers former Dean Fredric Tausend
December 21, 2018
Brooke Coleman delivers inaugural talk on diversity and inclusion.
December 11, 2018
Law student's novella promotes suicide prevention.
December 4, 2018
University and alumni activate change from the classroom to the boardroom.
October 13, 2018
Former Secretary of State and U.S. Senator John Kerry called for a return to civility in American politics and a renewed commitment to the responsibilities of citizenship in an address at Seattle University Monday night.
September 18, 2018
Law Professor Robert Chang discusses state constitutions and individual rights.
Seattle University’s Homeless Rights Advocacy Project (HRAP) announced the Third Door Coalition, a new alliance of civic leaders working together to develop solutions to chronic homelessness in the city.
July 19, 2018
Faculty Spotlight featuring Won Kidane, School of Law.
July 13, 2018
This academic year, the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs rolled out a series of courses around faith-based responses to homelessness and the affordable housing crisis.
May 29, 2018
SU dialogue sessions on diversity and inclusion aim to unite and foster a greater sense of belonging.
May 21, 2018
The presidents of four Seattle-area universities and colleges, including Seattle U, have joined forces to declare May 14-18, 2018 as Affordable Housing Week on their campuses.
May 15, 2018
City officials, elected leaders and community advocates can now access new research and analysis about cutting edge interventions to address homelessness thanks to the groundbreaking research of Seattle University School of Law students.
May 7, 2018
The School of Law will sponsor a forum on land use and homelessness.
March 21, 2018
SU provides moviegoers with guides for addressing homelessness.
March 14, 2018
The forum will be held at SU with Criminal Justice Chair Jackie Helfgott participating.
March 12, 2018
Many moviegoers who see the award-wining film The Florida Project are often overwhelmed with the feeling that they need to do something to help. To answer the “what can we do?” question for viewers, Seattle University’s Project on Family Homelessness worked with the film’s distributor to create advocacy guides.
March 1, 2018
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein visits the law school and encourages students to become public servants.
February 23, 2018
The former deputy attorney general praised the "extraordinarily principled" and "public-spirited" employees of the U.S. Department of Justice during his visit to the School of Law.
February 22, 2018
A former competitive rower's new goal is to earn a law degree.
January 29, 2018
Twenty years after brain cancer surgery damaged her optic nerve and left her without sight at age 10, Natalie McCarthy hasn't stopped setting goals for herself and achieving them. First, a biology degree from Pacific Lutheran University. Then, competing internationally as a world-class rower. Her latest goal: law school.
Research led by Seattle U criminal justice faculty provides strong initial evidence of an increase in deaths of minority citizens by law enforcement following an unexpected increase in officers killed in the line of duty; unexpected increases in social media posts highlighting these incidents are associated with an increased risk of fatal contacts between police and citizens.
January 10, 2018
Seattle University Film Studies presented Avengers, Wonder Wom[e]n, and Predators: Sharing Experiences and Strategies for Women Working in the Film Industry.
December 21, 2017
Seattle U team earned its first-ever spot in the national competition with regional win.
December 13, 2017
November 29, 2017
A political science instructor shares lessons he learned from teaching his first fully online course.
November 20, 2017
Professor Jeanette Rodriguez, PhD, is a member of an international roundtable hoping to influence the Pope's next Catholic teaching.
October 25, 2017
September 27, 2017
Onur Bakiner, PhD, Assistant Professor in Political Science, has received the Best Book Award from the Human Rights section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) for Truth Commissions: Memory, Power, and Legitimacy.
August 31, 2017
Results of the 2017 "Count Us In" point-in-time count of homelessness were announced by All Home last week. The sobering news, sensitively presented, included this infographic created for All Home by project assistant for the Project on Family Homelessness, Seattle University senior Mandy Rusch.
June 5, 2017
Dr. Mark Markuly, Dean of the School of Theology and Ministry, reflects on free speech, critical thinking and passionate debates within higher education and the world.
June 1, 2017
School of Law Professor directs the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) that is helping to shape the next generation of legal advocates.
May 17, 2017
Column by Mark Markuly, PhD, dean of the School of Theology and Ministry
April 21, 2017
For years, the State Need Grant has been underfunded by the state. Last year, more than 24,000 eligible students were denied funding.
April 17, 2017
Seattle University’s Criminal Justice program and the Seattle Police Department have joined similar public/private partnerships in six localities across the country as part of the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice, which is based at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York.
February 16, 2017
The law and equality center stands with many other groups in denouncing the president's executive order restricting immigration
January 29, 2017
October 24, 2016
Client of law school's clinic finally freed from prison
March 29, 2016
Business and law school programs earn top 25 marks nationally in latest U.S. News ‘Best Graduate Schools’ rankings
March 15, 2016
Law school's Bryan Adamson receives prestigious national award.
February 3, 2016
Law students are on hand as governor signs bill they helped to pass.
May 4, 2015
Junior Olivia Smith is the recipient of a prestigious academic award.
April 21, 2015
SU president tells the story behind Martin Luther King's iconic speech.
January 26, 2015
With ABA approval secured, the School of Law is preparing to open a satellite campus in Anchorage.
January 12, 2015
Professor Lustbader is being honored for opening the law school to underrepresented students.
November 24, 2014
A law school clinic helps secure reparations for a man in Mexico who was unjustly imprisoned.
September 29, 2014
A report produced by a Journalism Fellow wins a prestigious award.
April 23, 2014
Law students in Professor Won Kidane’s class helped refugees stay in the United States.
April 22, 2014
Susan Matt of the College of Nursing is admitted to the highest court in the land.
March 12, 2014
Legal Writing tops U.S. News rankings and accounting moves up to #14.
Eddie Salazar served as an observer in this month's El Salvador presidential election.
February 24, 2014
2014 McGoldrick Fellow Paul Holland reflects on the journey that brought him to SU.
February 11, 2014
Eric Chalmers, president of Student Government at Seattle University, is ready for a career in politics.
November 13, 2013
The DOJ awards a grant for law school's Defender Initiative to tackle public defense crisis.
October 8, 2013
SU alumnus contributes significantly to the study of terrorism.
August 12, 2013
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