This Week at Seattle University, 11/2-11/7

Written by SA-Worker1 student
November 6, 2014

Get Your Headshot Taken: Nov. 4 and 5
Portrait/headshot sessions for the campus community will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., and on Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., at the Media Production Center located on the bottom floor of the Library. If you would like a new or updated photo, please show up at any time during the sessions. It is first come, first serve. For more information, contact University Photographer Chris Joseph Kalinko at

Lisa Sowle Cahill to Present Ann O?Hara Graff Lecture on Gender Equality Since Vatican II
Thursday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m.
Pigott Auditorium

Theologian Lisa Sowle Cahill presents the annual Ann O?Graff lecture. Her topic is ?Theology and Gender Equality: Models of Renewal Since Vatican II." Cahill is the J. Donald Monan, S.J., Professor of Theology at Boston College. This event is free and open to the public.
Cahill received her Ph.D. from University of Chicago Divinity School and is the recipient of 11 honorary degrees. A prolific writer and scholar, she most recently published Global Justice, Christology and Christian Ethics (Cambridge, 2013). A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, she is a past president of the Catholic Theological Society of America and the Society of Christian Ethics.
The Ann O?Hara Graff Lecture Series honors the memory of Theology and Religious Studies Professor Ann O?Hara Graff, known for her commitment to the vitality of the Church, the role of women in Catholicism and diversity issues. The series is sponsored annually by the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. For more information, contact Cynthia Moe-Lobeda at

COPE Course Design Information Session
Monday, Nov. 3, 3 p.m.
COPE Lab, Pigott Pavilion 050 (across from SUper Copy)

Interested in learning about the COPE Course Design Program? Come to this session for information on what the program entails, examples of online and hybrid courses SU faculty have developed and answers to any questions you may have about the program. For more information, visit COPE or contact Elizabeth Wallin at walline@seattleu.eduor 220-8280.

Blood Drive
Nov. 5 and 6
10 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.)
Bloodmobile at the Bellarmine Turnaround

The holiday season typically brings with it a decrease in blood donations. Your help is needed to maintain inventory levels so that everyone in our community receives the blood they need. Come spend an hour on the bloodmobile, get some juice and cookies, and save three lives. Make an appointment today at Puget Sound Blood Center. For more information, contact Michelle Mattox at

Seeking Solidarity: A Community Vigil for Victims and Survivors of Power-Based Violence
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 6-7 p.m.
Casey Atrium (first floor of the Casey Building)

Take some time out of your schedule to remember and support the victims and survivors of militarized acts of violence within the past few months. The Black Student Union and Student Government of Seattle University are gathering to support the people in the regions including, but not limited to, Ferguson, St. Louis, the Gaza Strip, Artesia and Syria. There will be donation jars for Hands Up United, a grassroots organization doing a lot of the mobilizing in Ferguson. We will provide (electronic) candles and a space for you to write messages of solidarity, as well as educational materials. This will not be a silent vigil?there will be testimony readings from these communities and time for anyone to share poetry or stories related to these events. Contact with any questions or if you would like to share poetry. For more information, visit Seeking Solidarity.

MFA in Arts Leadership Info Session
Thursday, Nov. 6, 6:30-8 p.m.
Pigott 203

Do you want to launch your career as an arts leader? Come learn about the MFA in Arts Leadership program at Seattle University. No RSVP required. For more information, visit MFA or contact Jon Greer at

Seattle University Men?s Crew Regatta: Head of the Lake
Sunday, Nov. 2, 8:30 a.m.
Montlake Cut/University of Washington

Seattle University?s men?s crew team will compete in the 2014 Head of the Lake. This home regatta is the premiere event of the fall racing season. Hosted by Lake Washington Rowing Club and the University of Washington, this race starts at the south end of Lake Union and finishes 6,000 meters later right in front of the UW boathouse in Union Bay.
The best place for viewing is the Montlake Bridge where you can look down to crews racing below! This event features a pancake breakfast and other vendors. Can?t make it on race day? You can download the CrewNerd app at Head of the Lake and watch both the men?s and women?s teams from your mobile device. For more information, contact Kyle Cote at

On the Front Page: A Survival Guide for Women in Journalism
Thursday, Nov. 6, 6-8 p.m.
Casey Commons (5th floor)

Women are vastly underrepresented in newsrooms, bylines and on-air appearances. And yet many have forged successful journalism careers. Join us for an evening of timely conversation with both young and veteran journalists, to talk about what it takes to survive and thrive in this industry, even in changing and challenging times. Male attendees welcome. Refreshments will be served. This is a workshop for students, journalists and the public. RSVP due to limited space. Please contact Verna McKinnon-Hipps at to RSVP and for more information. Sponsored by the Department of Communication and the Arts and Sciences Events Committee.

Soup with Substance
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Casey Commons (5th floor)

A justice debate in our own backyard! Join community leaders to discuss the $210 million proposal for the new juvenile detention facility. Should there be a new building? What do opponents want instead? These questions and more will be explored. Free lunch provided. For more information, contact Delaney Piper at Sponsored by Campus Ministry.

Commodified Intelligence: Jason Wirth on the Role of the University in Late Capitalism
Monday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m.
Pigott 103

Reignite the Mission presents Jason Wirth, associate professor of philosophy, to speak on the role of the university in contemporary society. Among other considerations, Wirth?s lecture will question whether or not the corporation is the right model for higher education, and what can be done to arrest the ongoing ?humiliation of the humanities.? For more information, click here or contact Brigid Scannell with Reignite the Mission at

Shoeboxes of Joy
Volunteer Chore Services once again invites civic and faith groups, schools, businesses, families and individuals to participate in its holiday program, Shoeboxes of Joy, which provides holiday gifts for frail and isolated adults throughout King County. Beginning Nov. 3, donations will be accepted of useful items (i.e.: toothbrushes, pens, etc.) as well as fun and specialty items. All donations can be placed in indicated boxes outside of EGNR 300 and around campus. Shoeboxes are also being accepted. Contact Pareesa Goshtasebi at with questions. Sponsored by the Pre-Health Club.

A Conversation with Seattle Mayor Ed Murray
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.
Pigott Auditorium

Larry Hubbell, professor and director of Seattle University?s Master of Public Administration program, and Joni Balter, former assistant political editor at The Seattle Times, will interview Mayor Murray around topics such as Seattle?s minimum wage, transportation, Nov. 4 election results and efforts to keep Seattle an affordable place to live. For more information, visit MPA or contact Danielle Potter at Sponsored by the Institute of Public Service.

WAC Women?s Soccer Tournament
Seattle University begins two weeks of soccer excitement in the Emerald City by hosting the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Women?s Soccer Tournament November 6, 7, and 9 at Championship Field. The Redhawk women?s soccer team won the WAC Tournament last year to receive its first-ever bid into the NCAA Tournament and looks to use the home-field advantage to repeat the feat this season. The tournament begins with the first-round matches Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., followed by the semifinals Friday, Nov. 7, also at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and the championship match Sunday, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m. The Redhawks will be playing in the 4:30 p.m. match Friday, Nov. 7, the perfect time for our faculty and staff to head on over to Championship Field after work to support the team! Because this is a postseason event, all attendees must pay for a ticket. However, the WAC and Seattle U have designated special all-session faculty/staff passes for only $5. That is just $1 per match! Stay updated on Seattle U?s progress in the tournament by visiting and head out to Championship Field and cheer on the Redhawks toward the tournament title!

A Year with Saint Augustine
Monday Nov. 10, 4-5:30 p.m. and ongoing
ICTC Conference Room

The Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture and the Office of Mission and Ministry will co-sponsor a reading group on the writings of Saint Augustine. The group will read The City of God in its entirety, starting in winter quarter. To prepare for the endeavor, the group will meet several times in fall quarter to discuss key aspects of The Confessions, and selections from Plotinus? Enneads. At the conclusion of the Year with Saint Augustine, the group will offer the fruits of their study to the university community at a campus event. The reading group will be co-facilitated by Peter Ely, S.J., vice president for mission and ministry, and other participants from philosophy and theology and religious studies. If you are interested in participating, please contact Jessica Ludescher Imanaka at

Dogs Wanted for De-Stress Event
Do you have a dog that you think could help the SU community de-stress? Contact Ingrid de Anda at about bringing your canine to Health and Wellness Crew?s mental health event, De-Stress with Dogs, which takes place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Dec. 3 in the LeRoux Conference Room (STCN 160).

Volleyball Final Regular Season Home Weekend
The Seattle University volleyball team plays its final two home matches of the 2014 season over the weekend at the Connolly Center. On Thursday, Nov. 6, the Redhawks face current WAC leader Missouri-Kansas City starting at 6 p.m. The Kangaroos have lost just one conference match so far this season, but the Redhawks played a close match against them in Kansas City earlier this year and will look to use home-court advantage in the rematch. Seattle U then welcomes Chicago State to the Pacific Northwest for a match Saturday, Nov. 8, starting at 1 p.m. Fans are encouraged to come early, as seniors Alec Goodrie and Stephanie Stoll will be honored in Senior Day ceremonies. Admission for Seattle U faculty and staff as well as one guest is free for all home regular season volleyball matches, so take this final opportunity to see the Redhawks in action at the Connolly Center!

Women?s Basketball vs. Northwest University
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m.
Connolly Center North Court

The Seattle University women?s basketball team continues its preparation for the 2014-15 regular season with an exhibition game against Northwest University out of Kirkland. The Redhawks look to improve upon their performance from Saturday and fine-tune their game plan heading into the games that count. Admission is free for all spectators to Wednesday's exhibition game, so come to the Connolly Center and cheer on the Redhawks!

Master of Nonprofit Leadership Information Session
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m.
Casey 517

The Master of Nonprofit Leadership program teaches students how to lead so they can change the world. In collaboration with faculty and a cohort of peers, students learn to think critically, act on their values and apply classroom theory to real-world problems. The program is designed for working professionals; classes are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays. Contact to learn about the Master of Nonprofit Leadership (MNPL) curriculum, application process and more, and to schedule a meeting with a program representative.

Questioning for Purpose: A Workshop on Career and Life Stage Discernment
Thursday Nov. 6, 1-11:30 a.m.
Hunthausen 110

Wondering what to do next with your life, passions, gifts, skills or career? Come join the School of Theology and Ministry at this interactive workshop for those seeking to deeply consider their career and potential life changes. The workshop includes opportunities for self-reflection, journaling, pair-share and guided discussion. For more information, visit Info Sessions or contact Colette Casavant at or 296-5333.

?Climate Change and Divestment: A Film and Discussion?
Wednesday Nov. 5, 7-9 p.m.
Student Center Room 160

Join SU?s Sustainable Student Action club and university faculty in a discussion of climate and its relationship to divestment in fossil fuel. Divestment is a national movement encouraging universities, municipal governments and organizations to remove their invested money from fossil fuel-related stocks. For more information, click here or contact Mike Tommins at Sponsored by Sustainable Student Action.

LinkedIn Basics and Coaching Session
Thursday, Nov. 13, 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Pigott 103

Two members from the LinkedIn Education Team will be on campus to provide insider tips on how to build your LinkedIn profile and network. Learn about tools designed specifically for college students on finding jobs, internships and professionals in your career of interest.
10:30-11:15 a.m. ? Learn how to build your profile, expand your network, and use LinkedIn to find internships and jobs.
11:15-11:45 a.m. ? Sit down with a LinkedIn expert to get individualized advice on enhancing your profile. And have your professional picture taken at the LinkedIn photo booth.
You are welcome to bring your tablet or laptop device. This session is open to all SU students and community members. Sponsored by Career Services. For more information, contact Alissa Strong at

Imagining The World Photography Competition: Call for entries
The annual ?Imagining the World Photography Competition? highlights students? participation in the global community. Students currently enrolled at Seattle University who have participated in a study abroad program or are international students are invited to submit photos that address the theme: ?Imagining the World.? Award winners receive prizes up to $500. Award winners and students receiving honorable mention have their photos displayed in the Kinsey Gallery and are invited to attend a reception and awards ceremony with the professional judges. The deadline for submission is Dec. 5 at photo competition. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. For more information, contact Bruce Decker at

Learning Strategy Workshop Series
The following Learning Assistance Workshops are being offered this week and next: ?Stress Busters: Tips on identifying and managing stress? (Nov. 5 and 6); and ?How to market yourself: Identify your key skills and articulate your strengths? (Nov. 12 and 13). More details can be found at Learning Assistance Programs or contact Lee Doran at

Albers Executive Speaker Series?
Thursday, Nov. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m.?
Pigott Auditorium?
You are invited a panel discussion on ?Leadership: Building Agile and Adaptive Teams in a Complex Environment? featuring Melanie Dressel, CEO of Columbia Bank, Harvey Kanter (chairman, president and CEO of Blue Nile), and Lieutenant General Stephen Lanza (commander, I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McCord). Moderated by Marilyn Gist, Albers professor of management, executive director of the Center for Leadership Formation, and associate dean of graduate programs. This event is free and open to the public. For more information visit Albers Executive Speakers or contact Barb Hauke at Sponsored by Albers School of Business and Economics and Matteo Ricci College.?

Community-Engaged Scholarship Symposium?
Friday, Nov. 14, 1-4 p.m.?
Student Center 160 and 130?
Please join the Academic Service-Learning Faculty Fellows and the Community-Based Research Faculty Fellows for the Community-Engaged Scholarship Symposium. Each of the 2013-14 Faculty Fellows will present their work in service-learning or partnerships in research with community organizations. Faculty presenters include: Allison Henrich (Mathematics); Kristi Lee (Counseling); Le Xuan Hy (Psychology); Ashli Tyre (School Psychology); Amy Eva (Teacher Education); Rob Efird (Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work); Theresa Granger (Nursing); and Bill O?Connell (Counseling). Sponsored by the Center for Service and Community Engagement. For more information, contact Jeffrey Anderson at

Veterans Week Events?
Whether you have served or support those who have served, all faculty and staff are invited to participate in activities in observance of Veterans Day 2014. These events are brought to you by the Seattle University Veteran Community and its campus partners. ?
Monday, Nov. 10: Pick up your yellow ribbon lapel pin in the Student Center and Pigott Atrium between 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. and view the Missing Patriot Table in Cherry Street cafeteria from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 11: Veterans Day
Wednesday, Nov. 12,?5-6:30 p.m., 2nd floor gallery, Sullivan Hall: Law School Veterans Day Reception, featuring Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson. 2nd floor gallery, Sullivan Hall. Click here for more information and to RSVP.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 5:30- 6:30 p.m., Pigott Auditorium: Albers Executive Speaker Series featuring Lieutenant General Stephen Lanza, and others (as described above). Reception: alumni, veterans, student veterans and other members of the SU community are invited to network after the event and enjoy free appetizers, wine and beer. RSVP here.?
Friday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., KeyArena: Men?s basketball home opener ? All veterans, Gold Star families, student veterans and alumni veterans get complimentary tickets for themselves and their families. They just need to go to the Will Call window at the East Gate entrance and show either their Military ID or mention that they are part of the SU Community and a veteran or Gold Star family member. Please contact Libby Johnson in Athletics for more info. Also, there will be a FREE Alumni Pre-Game Rally at ClubLive in KeyArena, 6-7 p.m. *Special invite and welcome to all SU alumni who are veterans. Please contact Mary Ellen Engman at for more info

For more information please contact Justin Peel and Jerome Wald, co-presidents of the SUVC, or Jaime Yslas, veteran navigator, at, or, respectively.?

Nicaragua Fair Trade Luncheon and Presentation?
Monday, Nov. 24, noon-1:30 p.m.?
Casey Commons?
Distinguished visitors Anier Saenz (president CECOSEMAC Cooperative, Nicaragua) and Carlos Vallejos (professor, University of Central America Managua), will give a presentation on ?Cafe Ambiental Fair Trade: A Brand that Distinguishes Us, produced by the CECOSEMAC Cooperative, Matagalpa, Nicaragua.? This event is supported by Fair Trade Universities USA and the SU Global Business Club. There will be a complimentary lunch and FREE 8 oz. samples of roasted Cafe Ambiental. We thank Caffe Vita for roasting the samples of Cafe Ambiental. Also, we expect to announce progress on Seattle University students? campaign for declaring SU a Fair Trade University. RSVP to and come join us to hear about the experiences of CECOSEMAC coffee farms with Fair Trade Coffee.?

Cameron Dollar Coach?s Show Taping- Monday, Nov. 10?
The start of basketball season is upon us, and Seattle University head men?s basketball coach Cameron Dollar will join Dave Grosby and Gary Hill Jr. at 13 Coins (125 Boren Ave. N.) for the first Cameron Dollar Coach?s Show of the season this coming Monday, Nov. 10. The show will be taped from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. to be broadcast on 770 AM KTTH from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. later Monday night. Coach Dollar will preview the 2014-15 season, which begins Friday, Nov. 14. They will be joined by Lorenzo Romar, head coach of the University of Washington men?s basketball team, who will talk about the Seattle U-UW contest on Friday, Nov. 21, at KeyArena. Everyone 21 and older is welcome to watch the show taping at the Night Owl Lounge at 13 Coins, so join Coach Dollar as well as The Groz and Gary to gain some insight into the upcoming season.?

Courtside Club Luncheon- Thursday, Nov. 13?
On Thursday, Nov. 13, Cameron Dollar and members of the 2014-15 Seattle U men?s basketball team will be the special guests at the first Courtside Club Luncheon of the season. The luncheon will take place at FX McRory?s, located at 419 Occidental Ave. South in Seattle?s Pioneer Square district, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost to attend this event, taking place just one day before the season opener against Texas State at KeyArena, is $25, and registration is available by going to the Special Events page on the Seattle U Athletics website (

Biochar Workshop at Morethana Farm (Near Woodinville)?
Saturday, Nov. 15?
SU shuttle vans will leave campus at 9 a.m. and return to campus at 2 p.m.?
Join the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability and SeaChar for a half-day workshop exploring biochar, charcoal produced by heating organic material, such as household green waste, paper waste or agricultural waste, at a high temperature in a specially constructed stove. Biochar, which is added to soils that grow food, has been shown to increase crop production, increase the soil?s water holding capacity, and decrease soil emissions of greenhouse gases.

Workshop participants will learn the chemistry and physics of making biochar and how different devices work; how biochar applications can foster healthy plants, clean watersheds, store soil carbon, filter pollutants, and adsorb toxins, and see a working demonstration of a Top-Lit Updraft gasifier stove.

The workshop is located at Morethana Farm, a six-acre organic agriculture and agroforestry project near Woodinville. Bring your own lunch, snacks and beverage. The workshop will be held both indoors and outdoors, so dress for the weather. To RSVP or ask questions, contact Janice Murphy at For more information, visit CEJS.?

?Films To Chew On? Film Series ?
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 6-8:30 p.m.?
Bannon Auditorium 102?
Are you ready to deepen your knowledge of food systems, food justice and food sovereignty? Join SU?s Food With Spirit, CitySoil Farm and Sustainable Student Action club in exploring the intricacies of the food on our plates. ?Films To Chew On? will run food-related films throughout the fall and winter quarters. The first offering will be ?Pig Business,? a look at the rise of factory hog farming. There will be time for discussion and free popcorn! This is a free event. For more information, visit CitySoil Farm or contact Allison Mountjoy at

?Finding Them Gone: Visiting China?s Poets of the Past??
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m.?
Wyckoff Auditorium (EGNR 200)?
Red Pine (Bill Porter) will discuss his forthcoming book detailing his travels to the graves (or what remains of them) of China's great classical poets. Sponsored by the Pigott-McCone Chair and the Seattle University Ecosanga. For more information, contact Thorne Clayton-Falls at

Veterans Day Hours, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons?
Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons will be open on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Library staff will offer limited services during these hours. Research assistance is available between noon and 5 p.m. The Media Production Center will be open from noon to 10 p.m. The Writing Center, Learning Assistance Programs, and The Math Lab will be closed, with regular service hours resuming Wednesday, Nov. 12. The secure 24/7 study spaces on the 1st and 2nd floors will be open as usual. For more information, visit library hours or contact Melissa Chamberlain at

Avalanche Certification Course?
Dec. 13-15, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (each day)?
On campus and in the field (Alpental)?
The Outdoor Adventure Recreation program hosts its annual three-day AIARE Level 1 Avalanche course, open to the campus community. Offered through ProGuiding Services, this course is geared for the backcountry user?downhill or cross ski, snowboard or snow shoe?who loves the untouched snow yet doesn?t have much avalanche knowledge. Topics include snow pack analysis, weather warnings, hazard recognition, transceiver search and tour planning to ensure that you are at your safest and most aware when venturing into the snowy unknown. One day will be spent in the classroom and the rest will be learned in the field at Alpental (Snoqualmie Pass). This course will be done in snowshoes; no ski or snowboarding experience necessary to participate. $260 students; $325 staff/faculty (subsidized from $345, includes transportation to/from the mountain and printed learning materials). Advanced registration required by Nov. 12 at Avalanche Certification Course.?

Global Day for Ghana?
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2-4:30 p.m.?
PACCAR Atrium (Pigott)?
The Public Health Brigade club is selling vegan truffles to raise funds for the continuation of their work in Ghana. All chapters across that nation will be participating. Projects include: local staff to bring clean water projects, microfinance opportunities and community health workers to our partner communities. Questions? contact? or visit Public Health Brigades.?

Employment Information Sessions?
Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program, Thursday, Nov. 13, 12:30-1:20 p.m., Pigott Pavilion Living Room ? All majors welcome, but with a special focus on chemistry, math, mechanical engineering, physics, electrical engineering and civil engineering. Great benefits, including full salary up to $4,000 a month, housing allowance, medical and dental, and a guaranteed job upon graduation.?
The Boeing Company, Friday, Nov. 14, 12:30-1:20 p.m., Student Center 210 ? Boeing is recruiting interns and full-time positions for engineering majors. Open to all majors with a focus on engineering. ?