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Father Steve - First Citizen

Catching Up with Father Steve

SU's president shares his thoughts on the 2018-2019 academic year, what's ahead for SU, his favorite books from the past year and more.

June 11, 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

President's Forum- May 7, 2019

President's Forum

Father Sundborg updates campus community on key university developments.

May 29, 2019

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Celebration

Honoring Our Own

Staff and faculty receive awards at appreciation event.

May 20, 2019

Rosa Joshi delivers Red Talk

Toward a More Inclusive Theater

Red Talk presenter talks about putting a more diverse cast on stage.

May 17, 2019

"Achieving Climate Neutrality" Speaking Event with Microsoft, Seattle Sounders FC, and Seattle University

Achieving Carbon Neutrality

Can it be done at SU? What would it take?

May 6, 2019

George Kunz leaning back in a chair reading the book "Totality and Infinity"

Remembering George Kunz

Seattle U colleague reflects on the life of George Kunz, a true person for others.

May 3, 2019

Admin Building at Seattle U

Remembering Mike Bisesi

Former SU professor embodied the spirit of community service.

April 30, 2019

Seattle U Men's Soccer Team and the crowd

Sport and the Environment

Seattle U's Brian McCullough is part of new Sport Ecology Group.

April 22, 2019

Michael Eric Dyson

The Uncomfortable Truth

Mission Day challenges SU community to confront white privilege.

April 12, 2019

The audience at Crosscut Festival

Big Issues and Bold Ideas

Crosscut Festival returns to Seattle U campus.

April 10, 2019

Seattle U Department of Public Safety Office

New Digs for Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety has moved to a new location on campus.

April 1, 2019

Seattle U Admin Building

McGoldrick Fellowship

Professor Paulette Kidder is named 2019-2020 recipient of prestigious fellowship.

March 26, 2019

Seattle U fountain with Admin Building in background

Service in Action

Seattle U ranks among the nation's top producers of Peace Corps participants. 

March 20, 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

Seattle U President Sundborg speaking

President's Forum

Father Sundborg updates faculty and staff on latest at SU.

March 12, 2019

Stephen Sundborg, President of Seattle University.

LMU Lawsuit

President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., expresses full support for Provost.  

March 11, 2019

Seattle skyline

What Matters Most

Ridgway Scholar Belen Mesele, '22, is increasing health literacy among Seattle’s Ethiopian community.

February 27, 2019

Seattle University campus

Remembering André Yandl

Longtime mathematics professor passes away.

February 25, 2019

The Quad at Seattle U covered in snow

Collaborative Planning

Faculty and staff weigh in on university's future.

February 21, 2019

Dragon dance performance at the SU International Dinner Event

Let's Make a Month of It!

This year’s celebration of international education is a multi-week affair.

January 18, 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

Kubota Japanese Maple in the process of being transplanted

New (but Temporary) Home

Prominent campus trees are moved to the Union Green.

December 19, 2018

Tyler Daniels on the “Wheel of Fortune”

Fortunate Experience

Civil engineering graduate takes his dream for a spin.

December 19, 2018

Students at The Union Green Park

Looking Ahead

Here are five things to watch for in 2019.

December 14, 2018

Lemieux Library

Democratic Policing

Criminal Justice receives major grant

December 14, 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

SU College of Science and Engineering Building

Technology for Biodiversity

Alumna Sara Beery is making a difference with her research.

December 4, 2018

Executive Vice President Tim Leary speaking at the 2018 President's Welcome

Expanding Our We

During the 2018 President's Welcome, EVP Tim Leary invites faculty and staff to do the tough work of building community.

October 5, 2018

Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen and Patrick Howell, S.J.

An Iconic Church Leader and Seattle U

The university had a great friend in Archbishop Hunthausen.

July 27, 2018

Attendees of the 2018 IAJBS World Forum

Innovation for Sustainability

Albers will host an international gathering of Jesuit schools.

July 13, 2018

SU Admin Building

Most Read

Here are the stories from the recently completed academic year that got the most clicks.

July 11, 2018

Students hanging out in front of the Student Center

Summer at SU: Top 10 To-Do List

The pace may be slower and the weather warmer, but there’s still plenty to do at Seattle U in the summertime.

June 26, 2018

Seattle University Park at night

Let the Games Begin

University serves as venue for Special Olympics.

June 18, 2018

SU College of Arts and Sciences Building

Inaugural Chair

Sarah Shultz is appointed the first chair of Arts and Sciences' Kinesiology Department.

June 15, 2018

Undergraduate students at the SU commencement ceremony

Distinguished Speakers

Sally Jewell and Samuel Green will speak at SU's commencement ceremonies on June 17.

June 13, 2018

Fr. Steve Sundborg, president of Seattle University

Q&A with Father Steve

SU's president reflects on a fulfilling and challenging academic year.

June 11, 2018

SU Garrand building in the Spring

Recognizing Excellence

Exemplary faculty and staff colleagues are honored at SU's annual appreciation event.

June 6, 2018

SU campus in the Spring

Gold Star

SU's sustainability efforts have earned high marks in a leading national rating system.

June 5, 2018

Red Night Out Awards Ceremony

Student Awards

Excellence, exemplary leadership and service was recognized at Red Night Out.

May 18, 2018

Father Steve Sundborg, president of Seattle University

Distinguished Leadership

President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., honored by the University of Portland.

May 10, 2018

a student conducting research in a lab

Student Scholarship Surges

Undergraduate research will be spotlighted in forthcoming edition of SUURJ.

May 3, 2018

SU student and faculty volunteers hand-sorting compostable waste

RecycleMania

SU places 6th in the nation for its waste-diversion efforts.

April 20, 2018

an event at the Albers Business School

Albers-bound

SU's MSAL program is headed to business school and taking a new name.

April 20, 2018

Seattle U Lemieux Library

McGoldrick Fellow

Christina Roberts will receive the most prestigious award conferred upon an SU faculty member.

April 12, 2018

Students hanging out and studying outside Lemieux Library

Weigh in on Accreditation

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities will visit SU this month

April 10, 2018

Fr. Steve Sundborg speaking with community members

Shaping the World

The 2018 President's Report highlights SU's impact.

April 9, 2018

Seattle U Lemieux Library

National Recognition

The American Library Association will present an award to SU's library dean.

April 9, 2018

Seattle U Campus in the Fall

Promotions and Tenure

Interim Provost Bob Dullea announces faculty members who are receiving tenure or being promoted.

April 9, 2018

students studying inside the Student Athlete Services Center

Student-Centered

Athletics creates a new services center for student-athletes.

March 30, 2018

a candle being lit in commemoration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Eternal Light

SU to commemorate 50th anniversary of MLK's assassination.

March 23, 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

Debbie Black visiting the VAMOS! Children's Project in Cuernavaca

Transformational Journey

Staff person shares her experiences and takeaways from a recent immersion trip to Mexico.

March 13, 2018

Hilary Flanagan

New Leader for Career Services

Hilary Flanagan begins April 1 as SU's executive director of Career Services.

March 12, 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

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

Seattle U Lemieux Library

Questioning "I Can Do It Again"

The visiting LeRoux Chair will deliver a public lecture on Feb. 27.

February 23, 2018

Jim and Jan Dwyer

Awesome Awardees

The 2018 Alumni Award recipients represent the best of SU.

February 15, 2018

Vi Hilbert Ethnobotanical Garden

Sense of Place

With Vi Hilbert Hall, the Upper Skagit elder will be honored on both the north and south ends of campus.

February 12, 2018

Seattle U Nursing Students performing mock procedures

National Leadership

SU’s nursing dean is elected to a key post for future of nursing education.

February 7, 2018

Seattle University and University of Washington Students dancing to fundraise to fight cancer

$206K for the 206

Dance Marathon's executive director makes a personal appeal to faculty and staff.

February 7, 2018

Recyclemania 2018 banner

Calling All Recycling Maniacs

SU vies for top spot in the 2018 intercollegiate competition to reduce waste.

February 1, 2018

a crowd of students walking through campus between classes

Accreditation

Attend an information session to learn about the accreditation process SU is undergoing.

January 31, 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

Father Stephen Sundborg speaking

White Privilege

SU's president addresses racial justice in a talk on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

January 18, 2018

students studying at the Quad in the Spring

Poet Laureate

Washington's top poet Claudia Castro Luna is teaching in MRC this quarter.

January 17, 2018

Seattle U Campus in the Spring

New Face

SU welcomes double alumnus Jonathan Brown as the head of the Alumni Association.

January 16, 2018

Student shopping at Seattle U Campus Store

"The Campus Store that SU Deserves"

SU's campus store opens in a gleaming new space on busy corner.

January 10, 2018

Dance Marathon

The Quest for a Cure

Seattle University Dance Marathon strives to raise $80,000 in one day to help cure childhood cancer.

January 8, 2018

Students studying at the Quad

Real American Patriotism

Noted author and voice for justice, Khizr Khan, will speak on campus Dec. 8.

November 29, 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

Pink and red flowers on campus

Top Performer

Seattle University is ranked #8 nationally among master's institutions for its sustainable practices.

November 15, 2017

a pile of broken furniture in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria

Responding to the Call

Nursing professor Diane Switzer travels to Puerto Rico to help care for victims of Hurricane Maria.

November 13, 2017

President Sundborg speaking

President's Forum

Joined by six trustees, Father Steve provides updates on developments at Seattle U.

November 8, 2017

people gathered outside for a special service and tree planting

The Reformation at 500 Years

A service and tree planting at SU provides an opportunity to recommit to interfaith dialogue.

November 1, 2017

Liz Wong drawing a cat for preschoolers

Read for the Record

A recent national event promoted literacy and spotlighted the work SU student volunteers do with preschoolers.

October 25, 2017

aerial view of Seattle U campus in the Winter

This is a Test (But an Important One!)

SU staff members practice responding to a natural disaster.

October 23, 2017

students stroll on the upper deck of Lemieux Library at dusk

Prestigious Recognition

SU alumnus John Hopcroft receives an award from National Academy of Engineering.

October 17, 2017

view of campus chapel, reflecting pool, and Union Green on a sunny fall morning

Race and the Catholic Church

Bishop Edward Braxton will deliver first Catholic Heritage Lecture of the year.

October 13, 2017

looking upwards at the entrance to the Administration building and colorful fall trees

Support Relief Efforts

The SU community is encouraged to assist disaster-stricken areas.

September 29, 2017

Pigott building atrium filled with event attendees

Nobel Prize Recipient is SU-bound

The father of social business and microcredit Muhammad Yunus will visit campus on Oct. 12.

September 29, 2017

campus tree with leaves illuminated by sunlight

20 Years!

SU's president marks a momentous milestone.

September 26, 2017

a group of students talk and sit in a circle in the Lemieux Library plaza

Making a Difference

The Costco Scholarship Breakfast raises record support for deserving students.

September 26, 2017

tulip magnolia blossoms in front of Garrand

State of the University

President Sundborg paints a picture of Seattle University's new chapter.

September 21, 2017

the ramp leading to Admin building entrance

Function and Form Enhanced

The Administration Building gets a new entryway.

September 20, 2017

SU faculty and staff discussing Charlottesville

A Difficult Dialogue

Faculty and staff gather to discuss Charlottesville and race relations.

September 19, 2017

Admin building roof top and surrounding trees

Welcome!

Many new colleagues have joined our ranks for the 2017-2018 academic year.

September 18, 2017

Summer Postcards

More than 70 faculty and staff sent in photos of their summer adventures. Here's the slideshow that was played at the Sept. 15 President's Welcome.

September 18, 2017

students at the quad and fountain in the spring

It’s “Go Time”

Faculty and staff gather for President’s Welcome to christen a new academic year.

September 15, 2017

a crowd of students dancing at the 2017 Dance Marathon

Best in the Nation

SU Dance Marathon wins an award for its record-breaking 2017 campaign.

September 12, 2017

a student accepting an award at Red Night Out

Stellar Students

Recipients of the 2017 student awards were announced at Red Night Out.

June 7, 2017

students working on their project for Projects Day

Projecting Excellence

SU's Projects Center celebrates 30 years of high-quality, real-world projects.

June 6, 2017

Dale Watanabe receiving the Exemplary Staff Award

Exemplary Colleagues

Faculty and staff receive special recognition at 2017 appreciation event.

May 31, 2017

Seattle U fountain with Admin building in background

Provost's Faculty Awards

Jennifer Loertscher and Quinton Morris receive prestigious awards

May 23, 2017

Seattle University alumni in Jakarta, Indonesia

Dean's Blog: Journey to Jakarta

Joe Phillips of Albers shares details of his recent trip to Indonesia.

May 19, 2017

campus walkway in front of the Bannan Science and Engineering building

Bannan Scholars

The 2017-2018 Bannan Scholars were announced by Interim Provost Bob Dullea today.

May 18, 2017

mock up building design of new student dorm and office building

Construction Underway of New 10-Story Dorm & Office Building

The facility is expected to open fall 2018.

May 15, 2017

students studying outside Lemieux Library on a sunny Spring day

Naef Scholars

Seattle University announces the 2017-2018 student recipients.

May 15, 2017

a math professor and two students working on a research project

Spotlighting Student Scholarship

Undergraduate students write a new chapter with an inaugural research journal.

May 11, 2017

students reading at the fountain in the Quad

Why We Give

Faculty and Staff Campaign co-chairs discuss why it’s important to support the institution and its students.

May 11, 2017

yellow flowers on a tree with students walking through campus in the background

Tenure and Promotion

Interim Provost announced the faculty who are receiving tenure or being promoted.

May 1, 2017

people gathered to discuss homelessness and the affordable housing crisis

A Faith-based Response

The Center for Religious Wisdom and World Affairs will host an inaugural symposium on homelessness.

April 20, 2017

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