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Recent Publication: Dr. Cobb Adds to Relationship Research on Intimate Partner Violence

Dr. Becky Cobb, Clinical Coordinator of the Couples & Family Therapy Program and Assistant Clinical Professor at the School of Theology and Ministry, recently published an article exploring the factors at play when victims of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) remain in relationships. Dr. Cobb, who has conducted extensive research on Intimate Partner Violence, says this work relates directly to the trauma course she teaches each fall quarter.
Feb 16, 2017

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Two Transformational Leadership Alumnae Develop Nonprofit to Support Women in Uganda

Sr. Maria Nassali and Cindy Pickreign, two alumnae from the transformational leadership program, share their story of creating a nonprofit called Empower Your Neighbor.
Feb 13, 2017

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The School of Theology and Ministry’s Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Contributes to International Practical Theology Research

Dr. Tito Cruz, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry will serve as Vice-President of the International Academy of Practical Theology (IAPT) and present research during the IAPT conference in Oslo, Norway.
Feb 9, 2017

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Attend Seattle University’s Annual Search for Meaning Book Festival!

Join us on February 25 as Seattle University hosts the 9th annual Search for Meaning Book Festival. Held on the university’s campus, Search for Meaning draws over 50 nationally and internationally acclaimed authors and artists for an interactive, introspective experience. Read more about this year’s event and notable authors.
Feb 7, 2017

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School of Theology and Ministry offers online marketing class to pastors and religious leaders

The School of Theology and Ministry’s Economics and Pastoral Leadership Project is offering an online marketing and communications class for those who are looking to tell the story of their church or community.
Feb 1, 2017

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Director of the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs Moderates Panel Discussion on the Teachings of Pope Francis

The director of the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs, Dr. Manuel Mejido, will join the Seattle University Law Review in a conversation about Pope Francis’s influence on the global dialogue about social justice, capitalism, and climate change and the implications of his teachings on law and policy.
Jan 31, 2017

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Clinical Coordinator of the Couples & Family Therapy Program Publishes Chapter on “Spirituality and Religion”

Becky Cobb, Clinical Coordinator of the Couples & Family Therapy Program at the School of Theology and Ministry published a chapter in an ethics text on “Spirituality and Religion,” a topic that is central to the work done at the School of Theology and Ministry’s Master of Arts in Couples & Family Therapy program.
Jan 26, 2017

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From the Dean: Trusting That Light Will Come From the Dark

Read Dr. Mark Markuly's reflection on institutional change and the historical, cultural and generational movements that help shape it.
Jan 23, 2017

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Join Us at the World Interfaith Harmony Week Banquet

Join the School of Theology and Ministry to celebrate the annual worldwide Interfaith Harmony Week at this special banquet. The evening will feature a conversation with four special guests from different faith traditions addressing the question: Can silence speak in a noisy world?
Jan 19, 2017

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Call for Participants: Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs Develops Puget Sound Interfaith Network for Public Theology

The School of Theology and Ministry’s Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs is currently seeking to engage Puget Sound religious leaders from a variety of faith traditions as members of the Puget Sound Interfaith Network for Public Theology.
Jan 17, 2017

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School of Theology and Ministry’s Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs Scholar Application Update

School of Theology and Ministry’s Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs received more than 120 applications for the call for scholars: interreligious exploration of homelessness. The call invited theologians and scholars of religion to apply for the opportunity to come together to explore the ways in which religious wisdom and faith community resources can contribute to the problem of homelessness.
Jan 12, 2017

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Dr. Becky Cobb, Clinical Coordinator of the Couples & Family Therapy Program wins 2016 Educator of the Year Award

Dr. Becky Cobb, Clinical Coordinator of the Couples & Family Therapy Program and Assistant Clinical Professor at the School of Theology and Ministry, was selected as a recipient of the Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (WAMFT) 2016 Educator of the Year Award and elected president-elect for WAMFT.
Jan 10, 2017

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School of Theology and Ministry welcomes two new staff members

The School of Theology and Ministry is pleased to introduce and welcome two new hires. Meet our new Director of Marketing and Communication and our new Senior Advancement Assistant.
Jan 9, 2017

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Winter On-Campus and Online Graduate Program Information Sessions

Join us this winter for on-campus and online information sessions and explore which degree is right for you.
Jan 3, 2017

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Transformational Leadership Student Develops Interfaith Retreat in Home Country

Fadi Abouelsaad, a student in the Transformational Leadership degree program, is putting his studies into action by creating a shared space for Christians and Muslims to explore their faith. Learn how Fadi has applied his Transformational Leadership degree, which focuses on challenging students to think critically, engage in reflective discussions, and prepare to lead groups through processes of transformation and change.
Jan 3, 2017

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Addressing West Coast Homelessness: Conversation with Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Join the Seattle University Institute of Public Service and the Project on Family Homelessness as they host Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee for a conversation on strategies and goals for addressing homelessness.
Jan 3, 2017

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From the Dean: A Reflection on the Election

Now that the election is over, lots of people are trying to interpret one of the biggest political upsets in modern American history. Read Dr. Mark Markuly's reflections on the results of the election and how people of faith can engage in dialogue across differences in order to work towards the common good.
Dec 6, 2016

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Save the Date: International Holocaust & Genocide Remembrance Day

The Holocaust challenges all peoples and nations—and people of faith in particular—to stand against genocide, bigotry and racism wherever they occur. Join this special remembrance day as both a reminder of past horrors and a call to action to prevent future tragedies.
Dec 6, 2016

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December 2016 Theme: Awake

The reflection theme for our school community this December 2016 is "Awake." Student Nils Ringo-Pennino has written this month's personal reflection. Read more here!
Dec 6, 2016

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Faculty Present at American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting

This November, a number of the school’s faculty, including Drs. Martin, Cruz, Hearn, and Trice, presented and conducted panel discussions at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion. Read more about their contributions here.
Dec 6, 2016

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Faculty, Staff, Student, Alumni Updates

Our faculty, staff, students, and alumni have been busy collaborating, presenting, publishing, and travelling. Read about what they have been up to as they work in our local, national and global community!
Dec 6, 2016

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Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis with Mark Shriver, December 7

Seattle U will host Mark Shriver for a discussion of his surprising, informative, and moving journey and his new book, Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis.
Dec 5, 2016

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Christian Unity in the United States: Challenge and Response, January 17

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In the light of the recent Presidential election, our community, city, and country have undergone a wide range of emotions. As we begin the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the School of Theology and Ministry invites students, faculty and staff to join a discussion on Christian Unity in the United States just three days before the Inauguration. Learn more here...
Dec 2, 2016

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School of Theology and Ministry Welcomes New Director of Stewardship!

The School of Theology and Ministry is excited to welcome Senior Director of Stewardship, Maria Groen. Maria has had an extensive career in development and is a valuable addition to the school community. Read more here...
Dec 2, 2016

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18-25

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Join the School of Theology and Ministry in celebrating the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18-25. The theme for 2017 is “Reconciliation – the love of Christ compels us.” Read more here…
Dec 2, 2016

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Redhawk Day of Listening, 11/18

BE HEARD. Take 15 minutes to talk about your experience of living in the world today.
Nov 9, 2016

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November 2016 Theme: Learn

Join us this 2016-2017 academic year, as we take time each month to reflect on a theme as a learning community. The reflection theme for our school community this November 2016 is "Learn." Student Rommark Manlimos has written this month's personal reflection--speaking of his life, family, and perspective. Read more here!
Nov 1, 2016

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Info Session: Coffee & Conversation, 11/8

Interested in learning more about the School of Theology and Ministry and its degree programs? Join a current student for coffee and a tour of the school to have all of your questions answered!
Oct 28, 2016

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Students: Become a Student Ambassador Today!

Are you a current student interested in supporting prospective and current students of the School of Theology and Ministry? Apply to become a student ambassador to communicate and share your experiences with prospective and new students, answering any questions, and inviting them into our community!
Oct 28, 2016

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Lunchtime Worship, 11/15

Lunchtime Worship is a time to gather together around interfaith worship and a meal together. Participate in the first lunchtime worship on 11/5.
Oct 28, 2016

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