Society, Justice and Law

The hidden victims of gaslighting

Story includes the work of Angelique Davis, PhD, associate professor of political science; and Rose Ernst, PhD, assistant professor of political science, who have been researching how racial gaslighting maintains a pro-white/ anti-black balance in society. 

BBC Future

November 24, 2020

Seattle University Study Finds Regional Variation in Police Use of Force and Injury

In what the authors say are findings using the largest and most comprehensive database ever on police use of force, a new study documents regional variation in use of force and injury - with a focus on Washington, California and Wisconsin incidents

November 23, 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

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

A criminal defense for poverty, behavioral health? Seattle officials to weigh controversial proposal

Story includes interviews with Bob Boruchowitz, director of the Seattle University School of Law’s Defender Initiative; and Jacqueline Helfgott, professor of criminal justice and director of the Crime & Justice Research Center.

The Seattle Times

November 3, 2020

Understanding the landscape of Facebook’s dominance

Times op-ed column includes interview with John Kirkwood, Seattle U law professor.

The Seattle Times

October 23, 2020

Mayor, experts warn of dire situation as SPD loses ‘unprecedented’ number of officers

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

MyNorthwest.com

October 16, 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

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

Analysts weigh political impact after President Trump tests positive for COVID-19

Story includes interview with Seattle U political science professor Patrick Schoettmer.

KOMO News

October 2, 2020

Patience Malaba

Seattle U Graduate Student and Affordable Housing Advocate Receives 2020 Bullitt Environmental Prize

The Bullitt Foundation awarded the 14th annual Bullitt Environmental Prize to Patience Malaba, an environmental justice and affordable housing advocate who immigrated to the United States from Zimbabwe. Malaba is currently enrolled in the Master of Public Administration program and will graduate after fall quarter.

September 29, 2020

What Amy Coney Barrett will mean for the High Court

Story includes interview with Seattle U School of Law Prof. Andrew Siegel.

KOMO News

September 27, 2020

Seattle University law prof: For civility, we should restore filibuster and not pack the court

Story features interview with Prof. Brooke Coleman.

MyNorthwest

September 22, 2020

Seattle U Support for National Voter Registration Day Sept. 22

Seattle University is marking the day with activities and projects all focused on providing information, data and access to spur voter registration and engagement.

September 18, 2020

Crime fears mount in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood

Story includes comments by Seattle U Criminal Justice Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott.

KOMO News

September 16, 2020

NYT: Attorney General explored possible criminal charges against Durkan for allowing CHOP

Story includes comments by Seattle U School of Law Prof. Andrew Siegel.

KOMO News

September 16, 2020

This Year's Common Text program addresses racial justice

Each year the university selects a text or texts to launch the academic year for incoming students. Incoming students receive the year’s Common Text over the summer, and the issues it raises are incorporated into some classes and pursued in a year-long series of programs built around the themes. This year, rather than having just one text, organizers selected a number of resources.

September 11, 2020

19 years after 9/11, Americans continue to fear foreign extremists and underplay the dangers of domestic terrorism

Article was co-authored by William Parkin, PhD, associate professor of criminal justice.

The Conversation (published online in the Houston Chronicle)

September 10, 2020

Debates over Seattle spending, policing spotlight tension between mayor and City Council

Story includes comments by Marco Lowe, Seattle U political science professor.

The Seattle Times

September 8, 2020

For Black lives to truly matter, we must go beyond pervasive pronouncements

Column by Marcus Harrison Green, founder of the South Seattle Emerald, includes an interview with Seattle U political science professor Angelique Davis.

The Seattle Times

September 3, 2020

Professor: Transparency will be key as four regional police agencies get new leaders

Story features an interview with Seattle U law professor Deborah Ahrens.

KNKX-FM

August 27, 2020

For people in crisis, Seattle defaults to police

Story includes comments from Seattle U Criminal Justice Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott.

Crosscut

August 27, 2020

'The video stands by itself:' Seattle police guild releases edited footage from Sunday riot

Story features interview with Victor D. Evans, PhD, assistant professor of communications.

KING 5 News

August 19, 2020

Motel eviction exposes gaps in Seattle’s low-income housing options

Story includes comments by Professor Sara Rankin, director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project at the School of Law.

Crosscut

August 18, 2020

After Epic 8-Year Battle, California Uber, Lyft Drivers May Soon Receive Employee Benefits

Story includes comments by Charlotte Garden, JD, professor of law.

KQED (San Francisco NPR)

August 18, 2020

The Seattle City Council owes Police Chief Best an apology

Guest editorial by Professor Jacqueline Helfgott, PhD, of the Criminal Justice program.

The Seattle Times

August 12, 2020

Cuts to Seattle police department face potential problems from federal authorities

Story features comments from Seattle U Criminal Justice Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott.

KOMO News

August 11, 2020

Graphic of AI4ALL program

Future Leaders in AI

About 70 high school students took 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.  

August 4, 2020

Hundreds become lawyers in Washington state without bar exam requirement due to COVID-19 exemption

The Washington Supreme Court decided the state should grant diploma privilege in June after a petition from the faculty of Seattle University’s School of Law.

The Spokesman-Review

August 2, 2020

King County’s plan to fix homelessness put power in the hands of those who’ve been homeless. But who gets to choose them?

Story includes comments by Sara Rankin, a co-founder of the Lived Experience Coalition and law professor at Seattle University.

The Seattle Times

July 31, 2020

New Study Analyzes the Psychological Impact of Discussion-Based Active Assailant Response Training on Students

Empirical peer-reviewed study conducted by researchers at Seattle U, Xavier and Northern Kentucky University found that students report lower levels of psychological distress during active assailant response trainings compared to other routine emergency preparedness practices.

July 22, 2020

'Racial gaslighting made me feel like a foreigner in my own home'

Story includes comments by Angelique Davis, JD, associate professor of Political Science.

BBC 3

July 19, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Criminal Justice Chair in New York Times Story About Trump Support for Police

“The ‘law and order’ thing is nothing new, but what is new in the Trump era is police chiefs pushing back on that," Matthew Hickman, PhD, told reporter Katie Rogers, a White House correspondent.  

July 14, 2020

A Japanese exchange student studying for finals

Court Victory for International Students

Legal action, including a lawsuit by a coalition of West Coast universities, including Seattle U, convinced the federal government to rescind an order that would have prohibited international students from remaining in status or obtaining a visa to study in the U.S. if they are receiving remote-only instruction this fall.

July 14, 2020

Trump Continues Criticism of Movement to Defund the Police

Story includes comments by Matthew Hickman, PhD, professor and chair, Criminal Justice.

The New York Times

July 13, 2020

If Seattle defunded its police department, what would happen next?

Story inlcudes comments from Jacqueline Helfgott, PhD, professor of criminal justice.

KOMO News

July 10, 2020

Trumps CHOP claim is false say governor, Seattle mayor

Story includes remarks by Seattle U Political Science Adjunct Professor Marco Lowe.

KIRO 7

July 10, 2020

Religion, LGBT Rights Again on Collision Course at High Court

Story includes comments from School of Law Prof. Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg Law

July 8, 2020

To Keep Bad Cops Off Streets, States Consider Police Licensing

Story cites earlier research led by Seattle University and Professor Matthew Hickman.

Bloomberg Law

July 7, 2020

Washington universities push back against new ICE international student guidelines

Puget Sound Business Journal (subscriber content)

July 7, 2020

This court case could weaken WA’s Indian Child Welfare Act

Story includes comments by Brooke Pinkham, staff director for the Center for Indian Law & Policy.

Crosscut

July 6, 2020

The fight over monuments asks, who is an American hero and who is a 'symbol of hate'?

Story includes comments by School of Law Professor Ronald Slye.

USA Today

July 3, 2020

Washington law schools form task force, addressing racial discrimination in state’s courts

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

Behind America’s Mutual Aid Boom Lies A Long History Of Government Neglect

Story includes comments by Dean Spade, associate professor of law and an expert on mutual aid.

Huffington Post

July 2, 2020

After appearing to drop, homelessness rose last year in King County, estimate says

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

Guardians or warriors? How hiring veterans impacts Seattle Police

Story includes comments by Matthew Hickman. PhD, professor and chair of the Criminal Justice program.

Crosscut

July 1, 2020

We Continue to Spin in Circles.’ Inside the Decades-Long Effort to Create A National Police Use-of-Force Database

Story includes comments from Matthew Hickman, PhD, professor and chair of the Criminal Justice Program.

Time

June 30, 2020

Seattle police have made gains in recent years, but work remains

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.

The Seattle Times

June 30, 2020

How to recognize if you're being racially gaslighted

Story features interview with Angelique Davis, JD, associate professor of political science.

Mashable

June 26, 2020

Seattle U in the News: How to Recognize if You're Being Racially Gaslighted

Associate Professor of Political Science Angelique Davis, JD, is the primary source for a story in Mashable that defines and explains racial gaslighting

June 26, 2020

Why refusing to forget is a powerful political force

Guest op-ed by Onur Bakiner, associoate professor of political science.

Crosscut

June 24, 2020

Listen, learn and act on police reform

Editorial board opinion column mentions work done by Seattle U Criminal Justice Department Chair and Prof. Matthew Hickman.

The Seattle Times

June 21, 2020

US Supreme Court building

The Dream Lives on for DACA

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

Civil asset forfeiture used by some law enforcement ‘as a major revenue source’

Story features interview with Brian Kelly, PhD, associate professor of economics.

KIRO Radio

June 17, 2020

King County Labor Council expels Seattle police union

Story includes comments from Seattle U School of Law Prof. Charlotte Garden.

Crosscut

June 17, 2020

A look at Trump's executive order to improve policing

Story includes comments from Matthew Hickman. PhD, chair of the Criminal Justice Program. 

Associated Press

June 16, 2020

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda unveils her own proposal for taxing Seattle’s big businesses

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

The Seattle Times

June 16, 2020

LGBT Ruling Paves Way for Bathroom, Religious Battles at Work

Story includes comments by Seattle U School of Law Prof. Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg Law

June 16, 2020

Seattle U’s Korematsu Center among advocates filing suit on behalf of Black Lives Matter

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

Seattle council begins ‘inquest’ of SPD budget amid call to defund police

Story includes comments by Seattle U Criminal Justice Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott.

KIRO 7

June 10, 2020

Black Lives Matter sues over violent Seattle police tactics

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

Associated Press

June 10, 2020

What Would It Mean to Defund the Police?

Panel discussion that included Seattle U Criminal Justice Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott.

KQED

June 10, 2020

What Does Defunding Police Forces Look Like?

Story features an interview with Jacqueline Helfgott, PhD, professs of criminal justice.

Wisconsin Public Radio

June 9, 2020

Food, medics, free rides home: Seattle protests see rush of volunteer support

Story includes comments by Dean Spade, associate professor of law.

Crosscut

June 9, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Faculty expert talks about police use of force data and research

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

Experts Track Data To Reduce Police Violence

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

Protesters demand city defunds Seattle Police Department, invests in community based solutions

Story includes interview with Jacqueline Helfgott, Ph D, criminal justice professor. 

KIRO Radio

June 3, 2020

‘Outside agitator’ narrative not supported by Seattle arrest data

Story includes comments by Deborah Ahrens, SU law school professor.

Crosscut

June 3, 2020

Seattle receives 14,000 complaints about police conduct in protests

Story includes comment by Matthew Hickman, PhD, professor and chair of the criminal justice program. 

KIRO 7

June 2, 2020

As police decry George Floyd killing, new force report signals encouraging direction in San Jose

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

42 faith groups in 14 countries announce divestment from fossil fuels

Story mentions Seattle 's decision to divest from fossil fuels.

National Catholic Reporter

May 17, 2020

The Presidential race, the race to reopen, and blowback for Inslee

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

KING 5 New Day Northwest

May 12, 2020

Seattle University to Receive Award for Work with Surrounding Neighborhoods

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

Mental health experts warn of COVID-19 emotional distress

Story includes comments by Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor of psychology. 

KOMO News

May 7, 2020

New tools to help WA abuse victims put to the test during coronavirus

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Deirdre Bowen.

Crosscut

May 5, 2020

Uber Budges, a Bit, on Virus Sick Pay for California Drivers

Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg Business

May 1, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Seattle U law students helping domestic violence survivors file protection orders

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

Cities Cut Back Homeless Sweeps During Crisis. Activists Hope They’ll Stop For Good.

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.

HuffPost

April 14, 2020

Judge G. Helen Whitener appointed to state Supreme Court

Judge Whitener is an alumna of the Seattle U School of Law.

Associated Press

April 13, 2020

Coronavirus will trigger ‘staggering and unprecedented’ increase in number of homeless in US, say experts

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.

The Independent (UK)

April 12, 2020

As virus batters government, US mutual aid groups step up

Story includes comments by Dean Spade, associate professor of law.

Agence France Presse (AFP)

April 8, 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

Pandemic-Stoked Instacart Strike Exposes Risks for Gig Workers

Story includes comments from Seattle U School of Law Prof. Charlotte Garden. 

Bloomberg Law

March 31, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Homeless feel the effect of social distancing

Law Professor Sara Rankin on the effects of social distancing on the most vulnerable.

March 20, 2020

Seattle U in the News: Why Foreign-Trained Lawyers Should Consider a Two-Year J.D.

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

Why Foreign-Trained Lawyers Should Consider a 2-Year J.D.

U.S. News & World Report

March 19, 2020

After Judge’s ‘Troubling’ Behavior, Lawmakers Question Court Misconduct Rules

Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Brooke D. Coleman.

The New York Times

February 6, 2020

Seattle City Council tangles with Indian politics

Story includes comments from Seattle U English professor Nalini Iyer.

KUOW-FM

February 4, 2020

Public Space, No Exceptions

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

Landscape Architecture Magazine

February 4, 2020

‘Scared for my life’: why more Indians are joining migrants on risky journey to reach the US

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Tayyab Mahmud.

The Guardian

February 3, 2020

Why is next week's Iowa Caucus such a big deal?

Interview with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.

KING TV New Day Northwest

January 29, 2020

State proposal would let King County tax large businesses to pay for homelessness and housing

Story includes comments by Sara Rankin, Seattle U law school professor and member of the Third Door Coalition. 

Crosscut

January 29, 2020

West Coast longshore union braces for bankruptcy, unnerving labor nationally

Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Diane Lourdes Dick.

Los Angeles Times

January 28, 2020

New city councilmember proposes downtown storefront for police and community service officers

Story includes comments from Seattle U criminal justice professor Jacqueline Helfgott.

KIRO 7

January 27, 2020

Amid Protests, Seattle Public Library Affirms Commitment to Free Speech

Story includes comments by Seattle U professor Caitlin Carlson.

The Stranger

January 13, 2020

‘Third World hellhole?’ New data shows Seattle had lowest property crime rate in decades

Story includes comment by Seattle U criminal justice professor Jacqueline Helfgott.

The Seattle Times

January 10, 2020

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign to add Washington state staff

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

KING 5 News

January 9, 2020

Here's how homelessness in Seattle has changed over the decade

Story includes interview with Catherine Hinrichsen, project director for the Project on Family Homelessness at Seattle University.

KOMO News

January 8, 2020

How Local and Federal Policies are Criminalizing Homelessness

Interview program included Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.

The Takeaway podcast (NPR)

January 2, 2020

Uber, Postmates sue California to block gig-worker law

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg

December 30, 2019

Seattle man’s website helps millions figure out the daily tumult in the other Washington

Story includes comments by Seattle U political science professor Erik Olsen.

The Seattle Times

December 23, 2019

DRIVING WHILE INDIAN? YOU’RE MORE LIKELY TO BE SEARCHED BY THE WASHINGTON STATE PATROL

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Robert Chang.

Investigate West

December 19, 2019

U.S. government is, yet again, unhelpful

Editorial by Real Change founding director Tim Harris includes comments by Sara Rankin, Seattle U law professor.

Real Change

December 18, 2019

The Supreme Court won’t hear a case on a ‘constitutional right to camp.’ Here’s what that means for homelessness in Washington

Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Sara  Rankin.

The Seattle Times

December 17, 2019

Fighting for survival: A veteran’s take on homelessness

Guest op-ed by Seattle U student and Army officer veteran Lauren Romero.

The Seattle Times

December 13, 2019

Seattle to invest a record $110M in new affordable housing

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."

The Seattle Times

December 9, 2019

Magnolia residents’ AI-powered surveillance camera tracks people, cars at entrance to neighborhood, experts caution bias

Story includes comments by Seattle U criminal justice Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott.

The Seattle Times

December 7, 2019

When Shelters Are Full, Sleeping Outside Can Be the Only Option

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.

Bloomberg Businessweek

December 6, 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

Let's Talk Politics: Local elections and impeachment

Story contains a pair of interviews with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe. 

KING TV New Day Northwest

December 4, 2019

The Homeless Fund: In Seattle, rapid rehousing with private sector provides ‘the normal things people take for granted’

Story includes comments by Seattle U law school professor Sara Rankin.

The Independent (UK)

November 28, 2019

Uber accused of cheating the public in driver’s suit over pay

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

The Los Angeles Times

November 21, 2019

More Seattleites are housing homeless people in their backyards, but it’s hard to find the right fit

Story includes an interview with Seattle U Law School Prof. Sara Rankin. 

The Seattle Times

November 18, 2019

Making Seattle neighborhoods feel safe

Editorial board column about the Seattle Public Safety Survey that is a joint project of Seattle University and the Seattle Police Dept.

The Seattle Times

November 17, 2019

Former ambassador to Ukraine testifies, critics try to discredit her

Story features interview with Seattle U law professor Brook Coleman.

KOMO News

November 15, 2019

Seattle U in the news: Seattle PACs spent $4 million on the election. Who got paid?

All of those campaign mailers were not the most effective tool, says Seattle U instructor

November 14, 2019

Seattle PACs spent $4 million on the election. Who got paid?

Story includes comments by Seattle U political science instructor Patrick Schoettmer.

Crosscut

November 14, 2019

Starbucks ask citizens to "Wake up and Vote"

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

KIRO 7

November 4, 2019

Affirmative-action measure: Are Washingtonians voting on Referendum 88, Initiative 1000, or both?

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Deirdre Bowen.

The Seattle Times

November 1, 2019

What to know before voting in Seattle's upcoming election

Segment featured interview with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.

KING TV New Day Northwest

October 30, 2019

Harvard Grad Students Are Taking on the Trump Administration and Their Own School

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Vice

October 30, 2019

City council candidates are making big promises on homelessness. Can they deliver?

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin, directoe of the Homelessness Rights Advoacy Project.

Crosscut

October 30, 2019

Allow Dreamers to become police officers to better serve our communities

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.

The Seattle Times

October 30, 2019

Seattle U in the News: Allow Dreamers to become police officers to better serve our communities

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 30, 2019

Courts Dent Gig Companies’ Shield Against `Existential’ Threat

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg Law

October 23, 2019

SU in the News: The Shooting of Seattle Police Officer Timothy Brenton, 10 Years Later

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

The Shooting of Seattle Police Officer Timothy Brenton, 10 Years Later

Story includes interview with Seattle U criminal justice professor Matthew Hickman.

Seattle Met Magazine

October 22, 2019

Seattle police increasingly involved in moving homeless people from sidewalks

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin. 

The Seattle Times

October 18, 2019

Washington State Voters Will Decide Whether to Reinstate Affirmative Action. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Story includes comments from Seattle U law school professor Deirdre Bowen.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

October 16, 2019

Uber: The ride-hailing app that says it has ‘zero’ drivers

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

The Washington Post

October 14, 2019

NORTHWEST NOW 2019: Election Round Table

Public affairs program with guest panel including Seattle U political science instructor Partrick Schoettmer, PhD.

KBTC

October 11, 2019

Provincials urge compassionate asylum policies

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.

Seattle U in the News: Q13 Fox story about Turkey's offensive in Kurdish Syria

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

‘We don’t deserve to be slaughtered’: Kurdish business owner speaks out against Turkish offensive

Story includes interview with Seattle U assistant professor of political science Onur Bakiner.

Q13 Fox

October 10, 2019

A lot of homeless people referred to shelters in Seattle don’t go. These are some reasons why

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 P-I

October 10, 2019

Seattle University Signs Amicus Brief in Support of DACA Recipients

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

Caffé Vita Employees Say They're Getting Fired for Giving Old Pastries to Homeless People

Story includes comments by Seattle U law Prof. Sara Rankin, director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project.

The Stranger

October 2, 2019

Seattle U in the News: Public Reprimand of Federal Judge for Sexual Harassment is Rare

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

Federal Judge in Kansas City Is Reprimanded for Sexual Harassment

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Brooke D. Coleman.

The New York Times

October 1, 2019

University admissions, public contracting take center stage in Washington’s affirmative-action campaign

Story includes comments from Seattlle U law professor Deirdre Bowen.

The Seattle Times

September 30, 2019

Legal experts say affirmative-action measure wouldn’t permit use of racial quotas

Story includes comments from Seattle U law school Prof. Deidre Bowen.

Crosscut

September 27, 2019

What happens when an impeachment inquiry is called for?

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

What happens when an impeachment inquiry is called for?

Program segment features interview with Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.

KING TV New Day Northwest

September 26, 2019

The fear that permeates the streets of Seattle for women

Story includes comments from Seattle U Prof. Jacqueline Helfgott, chair of the Criminal Justice program.

KIRO-AM

September 25, 2019

With Referendum 88, Washington voters this election will decide whether to keep affirmative action

Story includes comments from Seattle U law school professor Deirdre Bowen.

The Seattle Times

September 22, 2019

Sister Prejean returns

September 13, 2019

Looking to quell downtown disorder, Seattle and King County announce plan for repeat offenders

Story includes comments by Seattle U law Prof. Sara Rankin.

The Seattle Times

September 12, 2019

Despite rampant bad driving in Seattle, tickets for traffic violations down more than 40% since 2015

Story includes mention of findings by the Seattle U neighborhood crime survey. 

The Seattle Times

September 10, 2019

Intriguing certificate programs in the Seattle area, from crime to wine

Seattle U's fully online, graduate certificate program in Crime Analysis is among some unusual offerings at Seattle colleges.

September 4, 2019

Intriguing certificate programs in the Seattle area, from crime to wine

Story includes Seattle U's Crime Analysis Graduate Certificate Program.

The Seattle Times

September 4, 2019

A New Assault on Organized Labor

Story includes mention of issue analysis by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Slate

September 2, 2019

Obama-Backed Netflix Documentary Causes Headaches for Fuyao Glass

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

Obama-Backed Netflix Documentary Causes Headaches for Fuyao Glass

Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg Law

August 30, 2019

Property crime, homelessness among top public safety concerns in Seattle, survey says

Faculty and students in the SU Criminal Justice program collaborate with the Seattle Police Department to create and conduct the survey.

KING 5 News

August 27, 2019

Seattle U Releases 2018 Seattle Public Safety Survey Results

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.

August 27, 2019

Police use of force data ‘a huge mess’ across the U.S.

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

Connecticut’s Rest-Stop McDonald's Are New ‘Fight for $15’ Target

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg

August 26, 2019

Police use of force data ‘a huge mess’ across the U.S.

Story includes comments from Seattle U criminal justice professor and chair Matthew Hickman. 

Register-Guard

August 25, 2019

As the economy booms, Washington voters see a system rigged for the rich

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

As the economy booms, Washington voters see a system rigged for the rich

Story includes comments from Seattle U political science professor Marco Lowe.

Crosscut

August 23, 2019

Homelessness is on the Rise, Despite Efforts at Intervention

Story includes interview with Sara Rankin of the Seattle U School of Law.

The Takeaway, WNYC/NPR

August 19, 2019

Gender X may soon grace Washington state licenses. But why is gender tracked at all?

Story features interview with Dean Spade, associate law professor at Seattle University.

KUOW-FM

August 14, 2019

Who Broke Baltimore? We Did.

Story was written by Emily Lieb, PhD, Seattle U assistant professor of history.

The Nation

August 8, 2019

America’s Homeless Crisis Is Inspiring New Acts Of Cruelty

Story includes comments by Seattle U law school professor Sara Rankin. 

HuffPost

August 2, 2019

Crosscut's newsroom votes unanimously to form a union

Story includes interview with Seattle U law school professor Charlotte Garden.

Crosscut

July 31, 2019

Taking a look at Mueller, the Democratic presidential debates, and local races to keep an eye on

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

KING TV New Day Northwest

July 29, 2019

‘Crowdworking’ provides the humans who train artificial intelligence

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

The Seattle Times

July 26, 2019

Homelessness top of mind for Seattle voters as ballots start dropping

Story includes interview with Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.

KUOW-FM

July 24, 2019

Seattle U President Stephen V. Sundborg, SJ, addressed the Seattle Rotary Club.

Civility and Reclaiming the Idea of America

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. 

July 24, 2019

Law School to accept GRE scores, add online classes

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

Former Stevens Clerks Tell Us Their Strongest Memories of 'One of a Kind' Mentor

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

The Homelessness Crisis is Getting So Bad That Cities Are Now Building Their Own Camps

Story includes comment by Sara Rankin, associate professor and director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project at the Seattle University School of Law.

Vice News

July 16, 2019

'Why should I have to work on stilts?': the women fighting sexist dress codes

Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Janet Ainsworth.

The Guardian

July 11, 2019

How to Talk to Kids About Race

Story features interview with Seattle U Communications Professor Kimberly Harden.

ParentMap

July 9, 2019

Trans Women of Color Are the Past and Future of LGBTQ Liberation

Story includes information attributed to Seatte U Assistant Professor Joseph DeFilippis.

The Nation

June 27, 2019

What Pete Buttigieg Has and Hasn’t Done About Homelessness in South Bend

Story includes interview with Seattle U law professor Sara Rankin.

The New Yorker

June 24, 2019

Is a stepfather still a father? Court says yes, handing Seattle woman a win

Story includes comments from Seattle U School of Law Prof. Deidre Bowen.

The Seattle Times

June 15, 2019

Opinion: When We Kill/ Everything you think you know about the death penalty is wrong.

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.

The New York Times

June 14, 2019

7 Seattle Hotels Sued for Alleged Violations of Americans with Disabilities Act

Story includes comments from Seattle U School of Law Prof. Brooke Coleman.

KIRO 7

June 13, 2019

Study: Civil asset forfeiture doesn’t discourage drug use or help police solve crimes

Story cites new study by Seattle U Associate Professor of Economic Brian Kelly.

The Washington Post

June 11, 2019

Amazon Led a Tax Rebellion. A Year Later, Seattle Is Gridlocked

Story includes comments from Seattle U law school Prof. Sara Rankin.

Bloomberg

June 9, 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

Why America Can’t Solve Homelessness

Story includes comments from Seattle U law school Prof. Sara Rankin.

The Huffington Post

May 19, 2019

Jay Inslee announces $9 trillion comprehensive climate change plan

Story includes interview with Seattle U political scienced Prof. Marco Lowe.

KIRO 7

May 16, 2019

Where abortion could immediately be illegal if Roe v. Wade were overturned

Story includes interview with School of Law Prof. Deirdre Bowen.

Q13 Fox

May 16, 2019

Health companies announce $15m for Seattle housing projects

Story includes comments by Seattle U School of Law Prof. Sara Rankin.

AP via KOMO News

May 15, 2019

Justice Kavanaugh's Apple decision has 'shaken up' antitrust law

Story includes comments by Seattle U law professor John Kirkwood.

Yahoo Finance

May 13, 2019

Photo of city of Seattle

SU Now Offers Minor in LGBTQ Studies

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

Uber’s Arbitration Addiction Could Be Death by 60,000 Cuts

Story includes comments by Seattle U law school Prof. Charlotte Garden.

Bloomberg

May 8, 2019

Walmart’s push for advanced technology has workers asking how they’ll coexist with robots

Story includes comments from Seattle U law professor Charlotte Garden.

The Seattle Times

May 6, 2019

Doug Baldwin should look to make bigger plays

Coverage of the Crosscut Festival hosted by Seattle U.

Crosscut

May 5, 2019

Boeing prepares for lawsuits

Story includes interview with Seattle U Law School Prof. Janet Ainsworth. 

KUOW-FM

May 1, 2019

State universities may consider race and gender in admissions, hiring

Story includes comments from Dierdre Bowen, Seattle U law professor.

The Seattle Times

April 30, 2019

Experts: Education, training key to ending police shootings

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

Michael Eric Dyson

The Uncomfortable Truth

Mission Day challenges SU community to confront white privilege.

April 12, 2019

Lemieux Library

Alfie Scholars Increases Award

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

The audience at Crosscut Festival

Big Issues and Bold Ideas

Crosscut Festival returns to Seattle U campus.

April 10, 2019

Benes Aldana

The Unending Fight for Justice

Alumnus leading change as president of The National Judicial College.

March 29, 2019

Serena Cosgrove, Father Chepe, Father Sosa, and members of the UCA Cabinet

In Solidarity with UCA

Professor Serena Cosgrove visits sister Jesuit school in Nicaragua.

March 13, 2019

Students in classroom

Seattle U Business and Law Programs Earn High Rankings in Latest U.S. News Best Graduate Schools Rankings

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

a focused audience at the 2018 Crosscut Festival

Crosscut Festival Returns to Seattle U this May

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

Laura Emiko Soltis

"The Urgency of Now"

Featured speaker at SU’s MLK Celebration will address immigration crisis

January 11, 2019

Sullivan Hall Law School

A Lasting Legacy

School of Law remembers former Dean Fredric Tausend

December 21, 2018

School of Law professor Brooke Coleman hosting Red Talks

Red Talks Launches

Brooke Coleman delivers inaugural talk on diversity and inclusion.

December 11, 2018

Sullivan Hall School of Law in the Spring

"A Vehicle for Health Promotion"

Law student's novella promotes suicide prevention.

December 4, 2018

Connor Wesley, '14, is creating safer health care settings for the LGBTQ community.

Inclusivity in Action

University and alumni activate change from the classroom to the boardroom.

October 13, 2018

John Kerry speaking at Seattle University

John Kerry visits Seattle U, calls for civility in politics

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

Seattle University School of Law

Justice Brennan Was Right

Law Professor Robert Chang discusses state constitutions and individual rights.

September 18, 2018

West Seattle

New Civic Alliance Aims to End Seattle’s Chronic Homelessness

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

Won Kidane

Justice through a Cultural Lens

Faculty Spotlight featuring Won Kidane, School of Law.

July 13, 2018

Class discussion

Creating a Space for Students and Practitioners to Grapple with Faith-Based Responses to Homelessness

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

Two students walking on the upper mall

Cultivating a Culture of Inclusivity

SU dialogue sessions on diversity and inclusion aim to unite and foster a greater sense of belonging.

May 21, 2018

Move in day

Seattle-Area Universities and Colleges Declare Affordable Housing Week, May 14-18

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

Students sitting on the grass in front of Seattle University School of Law

Seattle U Law Students Again Produce Groundbreaking Research on Homelessness

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

Seattle waterfront and skyline

Finding Space

The School of Law will sponsor a forum on land use and homelessness.

March 21, 2018

Seattle skyline and moon at night

What to Do About Homelessness?

SU provides moviegoers with guides for addressing homelessness.

March 14, 2018

The audience at a Town Hall

An Urgent Conversation on Guns

The forum will be held at SU with Criminal Justice Chair Jackie Helfgott participating.

March 12, 2018

Rain in Pioneer Square

The Florida Project: Taking Action to Help Kids

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 visiting Seattle U law school

Principled Service

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein visits the law school and encourages students to become public servants.

February 23, 2018

Students volunteer at Seattle U Service Day

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Visits Law School, Extols Work in Public Service

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

Seattle U Sullivan Hall building exterior

From Paralympics to Law School

A former competitive rower's new goal is to earn a law degree.

January 29, 2018

 Natalie McCarthy

Former Competitive Rower's New Goal: A Law Degree

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.

January 29, 2018

Downtown Seattle, Washington

Study: Retaliatory Violence Between Police and Citizens Is Primed by Social Media

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

Sirin Aysan, Nancy Chang, Anne Rosellini, Jennifer Roth, Courtney Sheehan

Seattle University Film Studies Presents Panel Discussion

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

Ethics Bowl Representatives

Ethics Bowl

Seattle U team earned its first-ever spot in the national competition with regional win.

December 13, 2017

tulip magnolia blossoms in front of Garrand

A New Approach

A political science instructor shares lessons he learned from teaching his first fully online course.

November 20, 2017

Professor Jeanette Rodriguez, PhD

Theology Of Nonviolence

Professor Jeanette Rodriguez, PhD, is a member of an international roundtable hoping to influence the Pope's next Catholic teaching.

October 25, 2017

Dr. Onur Bakiner

Onur Bakiner, PhD, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Receives Best Book Award

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

Seattle Housing

Student Creates Infographic for 2017 “count Us in”

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

Fr. James Martin S.J. (center), STM dean Mark Markuly (left), Fr. Steve Sundborg

Becoming a Lighthouse in a Sea of Addiction

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

Seattle University Law Professor Thomas Antkowiak

Human Rights Crusader

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

School of Theology and Ministry

Commentary: Is Truth Dead or Are We Inadvertently Killing It?

Column by Mark Markuly, PhD, dean of the School of Theology and Ministry

April 21, 2017

Father Stephen V. Sundborg, President Seattle University

Guest Op-Ed by Leaders of Seattle U, UW and Seattle Colleges Urge State Legislature to Fully Fund the State Need Grant

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

Jacqueline Helfgott, Chair of Seattle University Criminal Justice Department

Seattle U and Seattle PD Join Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice

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

Space Needle in Red

Korematsu Center Condemns President Trump's Executive Order

The law and equality center stands with many other groups in denouncing the president's executive order restricting immigration

January 29, 2017

Exterior of the Sullivan Law School

Freedom!

Client of law school's clinic finally freed from prison

March 29, 2016

Albers School Pigott Building

High Rankings

Business and law school programs earn top 25 marks nationally in latest U.S. News ‘Best Graduate Schools’ rankings

March 15, 2016

Bryan Adamson

Highly Regarded

Law school's Bryan Adamson receives prestigious national award.

February 3, 2016

Exterior view of Sullivan Law School on a sunny day

Remarkable Opportunity

Law students are on hand as governor signs bill they helped to pass.

May 4, 2015

students stroll on the upper deck of Lemieux Library at dusk

Truman Scholar!

Junior Olivia Smith is the recipient of a prestigious academic award.

April 21, 2015

President Stephen Sundborg, S.J. giving a speech

About the Dream

SU president tells the story behind Martin Luther King's iconic speech. 

January 26, 2015

students lounging on the grass to the side of Sullivan Law School

Filling a Need

With ABA approval secured, the School of Law is preparing to open a satellite campus in Anchorage.

January 12, 2015

Sullivan Hall - Seattle U's School of Law

Advocate for Access

Professor Lustbader is being honored for opening the law school to underrepresented students.

November 24, 2014

Exterior of the Sullivan Law School

Justice is Served

A law school clinic helps secure reparations for a man in Mexico who was unjustly imprisoned.

September 29, 2014

downtown Seattle skyline with space needle and Mt. Rainier shot from Kerry Park

Shining a Light on Homelessness

A report produced by a Journalism Fellow wins a prestigious award.

April 23, 2014

Exterior of Sullivan Law School surrounded by blooming trees in the spring

Spring Break for Others

Law students in Professor Won Kidane’s class helped refugees stay in the United States.

April 22, 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

Sullivan Hall - Seattle U's School of Law

High Marks

Legal Writing tops U.S. News rankings and accounting moves up to #14.

March 12, 2014

exterior of Sullivan Law School

A Witness for Justice

Eddie Salazar served as an observer in this month's El Salvador presidential election.

February 24, 2014

Lemieux Library and Plaza at dusk

Modeling the Mission

2014 McGoldrick Fellow Paul Holland reflects on the journey that brought him to SU.

February 11, 2014

students reading and talking on the grass next to Sullivan Law School

I Am the Future of… Politics

Eric Chalmers, president of Student Government at Seattle University, is ready for a career in politics.

November 13, 2013

Sullivan Hall - Seattle U's School of Law

Justice for the Poor

The DOJ awards a grant for law school's Defender Initiative to tackle public defense crisis. 

October 8, 2013

a red painted steel sculpture by Calder - a Seattle icon on the waterfront on a grey day

Deconstructing Terror

SU alumnus contributes significantly to the study of terrorism.

August 12, 2013

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