SU in the News

First Black U.S. priest journeys toward sainthood

Northwest Catholic

September 28, 2022

Honoring Ideological Divides On and Off Campus

Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education

September 23, 2022

30 Under 30, 2022

425 Magazine

September 1, 2022

Discerning the Future of Jesuit Higher Education: AJCU Network Reflects on 2022 IAJU Assembly

Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities

August 26, 2022

Positive Impact

425 Magazine

August 24, 2022

Vinnie Hobbs joins Union as staff editor

Music video editor & producer Vinnie Hobbs, ’09, joins commercial production company (SHOOTonline)

August 12, 2022

A Legal Mind Takes the Helm at Seattle University

Hispanic Outlook Magazine

August 8, 2022

Seattle City Council names its first Indigenous Advisory Council

KUOW (Derrick Belgarde, '13, '15, is a member of the new Indigenous Advisory Council)

August 3, 2022

What is the State of the Current Labor Market?

LinkedIn News

August 2, 2022

GOP Challengers Vie for Chance to Unseat Rep. Kim Schrier

US News & World Report

July 26, 2022

Best Place to Get a Personal Loan


July 25, 2022

My generation needs to apologize to the class of 2022

National Catholic Reporter

June 18, 2022

Tacoma principal named as new Catholic Schools superintendent

Nicholas Ford was recently named the Archdiocese of Seattle’s new Superintendent for Catholic Schools. Ford earned a post-master's certificate in educational administration from Seattle U in 2017. 

Northwest Catholic

June 16, 2022

From parties to virtual events, this Seattle group is finding creative ways to build community for LGBTQ+ women

SU alum Hannah Balducci,’19, featured in The Seattle Times

June 9, 2022

India Center for Law and Justice launched at Seattle U Law

The International Jurist

April 1, 2022

A Kansas officer lied, lost his police license. Now his Missouri license is under review

Includes comments from chair of SU criminal justice, Matthew Hickman. 

The Kansas City Star

March 16, 2022

Seattle U's best shot at NCAAs arrives after record season

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

March 9, 2022

Opinion: Being Together So Long

South Seattle Emerald

February 17, 2022

Chief Seattle Club housing project rooted in Indigenous culture

Crosscut (Derrick Belgarde, '13, '15, is featured in the story)

February 16, 2022

Cybersecurity is everyone's responsibility


February 15, 2022

What's the State of Free Expression on Campus?

The Chronicle of Higher Education

January 27, 2022

Seattle U men win WAC home opener

The Seattle Times

January 12, 2022

Colleges Extend Remote Instruction

Duke University and Seattle University, both of which began the semester with online classes, have also announced plans to extend the remote instruction period.

Inside Higher Ed

January 10, 2022

Leesa Manion to run for county prosecutor

Leesa Manion, a career prosecuting attorney who has served for 15 years as chief of staff in the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, is a graduate of Seattle University Law School. 

Seattle Weekly

January 7, 2022

Christine Visser Brings Caring Transitions to Mill Creek

Visser earned an MBA from Seattle University.

January 6, 2022

Dr. Yoshiko Harden Appointed As Interim President Of Seattle Central

 Dr. Harden holds a Master’s of Education from Seattle University in Student Development Administration.

Seattle Medium

January 5, 2022

10 Colleges & Universities That Support The Eco-Friendly Agenda

It is good when higher education nurtures sustainability basics in their students. Talking about “going green” should be something normal and practiced. Going green is a process. Some colleges have proven to manage it, and others are still learning.

January 4, 2022

Virtual Learning Through January 30

This comes as the omicron variant continues to spread throughout the city, state and country. 

KIRO 7 News

January 4, 2022

What's a 'Woke Racist?"

John McWhorter's latest book relies on hollow caricatures of antiracist thinking. 

Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription required)

December 30, 2021

Graduating high school ‘wasn’t normal’ for one Seattle foster teen. Treehouse made it happen for her and many others

The subject of the story, Blandy Inzunza, is now a sophomore at Seattle University. 

The Seattle Times

December 18, 2021

Fatal car crashes are surging – psychologist explains why

Story includes interview with Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor of Psychology.

KIRO7 News

December 14, 2021

Seattle Mayor-elect Harrell names niece deputy mayor, lists other appointments

Marco Lowe, PhD, adjunct professor in the Institue of Public Service, will serve as chief operations officer.

The Seattle Times

December 14, 2021

Fatal police encounters in Washington fall to 5-Year low

Among those interviewed for the story was Matthew Hickman, PhD, professor of Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Forensics at Seattle University. 


December 13, 2021

Opinion: Mass shootings: We can prevent them, reduce harm

Co-author Brooke Miller Gialopsos, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, Criminology & Forensics at Seattle University.

Cincinnatti Enquirer

December 13, 2021

Excessive Force Cases Not Tracked

Investigative story features interview with Matthew Hickman, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Forensics.


December 9, 2021

The secret world of nukes in Washington state

Story includes comments from Robin Narruhn, PhD, RN, assistant professor of Nursing, who spoke about the impact of nuclear fallout from tests on the Marshall Islands. 


December 9, 2021

Comcast business grant winner serves a latte kindness during tough times

Claire Sumadiwirya obtaned her MBA from Seattle University. 

Northwest Asian Weekly

December 9, 2021

MacKenzie Scott Keeps Donations Secret in New Giving Spree

Story includes interview with Elizabeth Dale, PhD, associate professor, Nonprofit Leadership.


December 8, 2021

More U.S. colleges turn to law schools to find their next president

Story includes mention that Seattle University President Eduardo Peñalver assumed the presidency this past summer after serving as dean of Cornell Law School since 2014.


December 7, 2021

What Happens If Kshama Sawant Is Recalled?

Story includes interview with Marco Lowe, PhD, adjunct faculty in the Institute of Public Service.

Seattle Met

December 6, 2021

Seattle University law professor discusses Supreme Court abortion law arguments

Story features interview with Sital Kalantry, associate professor of law.


December 2, 2021

Race is a reality Americans are reluctant to examine

Guest opinion submitted by Mark Markuly, PhD, former dean of the Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry and currently a professor in the Albers School of Business and Economics.

The Seattle Times

December 1, 2021

Free Press roundup: Alden’s turkey surprise

Times opinion column includes comments by John Kirkwood, professor of law.

The Seattle Times

November 24, 2021

Officers found guilty of excessive force in Florida doesn't mean they lose certification

Story includes comments from Matthew Hickman, PhD, professor of criminal justice. 

First Coast News (NBC)

November 23, 2021

What Native American parents tell their own kids about Thanksgiving — and what they want others to know

Story includes the experiences of Brooke Pinkham - staff director for the Center for Indian Law & Policy at Seattle University School of Law - who is Niimiipuu (Nez Perce) and grew up with the Yakama Nation in Washington.

Yahoo Life

November 23, 2021

Is the Fear Factor Overblown in Police Shootings? Share: Twitter Facebook E-mail

Story cites study co-authored by 2015 by Seattle University criminal justice professor Stephen K. Rice.

PBS Frontline/The Salt Lake Tribune

November 22, 2021

How To Navigate Feedback Conversations: Avoid These Common Mistakes

Audio and print story featuring an interview with Therese Huston, PhD, cognitive psychologist and faculty development consultant.


November 21, 2021

Justice Mary Yu’s portrait unveiled at SU

NW Asian Weekly

November 18, 2021

Quinton Morris retires from public performances

Dr. Morris is director of Chamber and Instrumental Music and associate professor of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership.


November 17, 2021

A look at how fear drives American politics - New Day NW

Story features an interview with Marco Lowe, PhD, of the Institute of Public Service.

KING TV New Day Northwest

November 17, 2021

Uwajimaya, Vulcan leaders named to Harrell's transition team

Among Seattle University-affiliated transition team members mentioned are Marco Lowe, PhD, of the Institute of Public Service; and criminal justice adjunct professor Bonnie Glenn.

Puget Sound Business Journal

November 17, 2021

The big dark and the big SAD are here

The story features an interview with Kathleen Cook, PhD, professor of Psychology and Department Chair.


November 16, 2021

Vehicle Residency: Homelessness We Struggle to Talk About

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

The Nation

November 11, 2021

Alumnus Major General Patrick H. Brady and the proposed National Medal of Honor Museum

Brady is a 1960 Seattle University graduate and an alumni of Army ROTC. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions while serving in the Republic of Vietnam as a helicopter pilot.

FOX 13 News

November 4, 2021

Davison leads in race for Seattle City Attorney

Story includes comments by Marco Lowe, PhD, ddjunct faculty, Institute of Public Service.


November 3, 2021

Updated elections results show Bruce Harrell maintains strong lead over M. Lorena González

Story includes interview with Patrick Schoettmer, Phd, instructor of Political Science.


November 3, 2021

Analysis of initial results from Washington's 2021 general election

Scott McClellan, vice president for university affairs and a former White House press secretary, offered election night analysis.

KING 5 News

November 2, 2021

Can either of the candidates for Seattle mayor truly tackle the city’s homelessness crisis?

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

The Independent (UK)

November 1, 2021

Democratic cries to 'defund police' fade in U.S. mayoral races as crime surges

Story includes comments by Zachary Wood, PhD, asssitant professor in the Institute of Public Service.


October 29, 2021

U.S. presidents have met with the pope since 1919. It all started with Woodrow Wilson

Story includes comments from Mark Markuly, PhD, former dean of the School of Theology and Ministry.


October 29, 2021

Can a New Mayor Fix Seattle’s Downtown?

Story includes comments by Sara Rankin, a law professor and director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project.


October 28, 2021

Cogswell Conquers Rainy Chambers Bay to Win Puget Sound Amateur

Nathan Cogswell is a senior at Seattle University. This is his second consecutive Puget Sound Amateur title.

Amateur Golf

October 25, 2021

Gonzalez withdraws attack ad condemned as racist

Story includes interview with Kimberly Harden, PhD, instructor of Communication, who writes about the intersection of race, gender, and masculinity.


October 25, 2021

Former Washington State coach Nick Rolovich has limited options after firing over vaccine mandate

Story includes comments by Chris Casillas, a labor law expert in the SU law school.

USA Today

October 20, 2021

Seattle survey wants to know: How do you feel about public safety?

Guest op-ed by Jacqueline B. Helfgott, PhD, professor and director of the Department of Criminal Justice Crime & Justice Research Center; and  William S. Parkin, PhD, associate professor of criminal justice.


October 19, 2021

Millennial Money: Experts expect 5 things this Black Friday

Story includes interview with Mathew Isaac, PhD, professor of marketing.

Associated Press and NerdWallet

October 19, 2021

Seattle U professor breaks down policy differences on homelessness in Seattle mayor race

Story is an interview with Zachary Wood, PhD, assistant professor in the Institute of Public Service.


October 18, 2021

Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich's status unclear ahead of Monday vaccine deadline

Story includes comments by Charlotte Garden, professor of law.


October 16, 2021

Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich's status unclear ahead of Monday vaccine deadline

Story includes comments by Charlotte Garden, professor of law.

ABC News

October 16, 2021

A search for meaning in Minoru Yamasaki's life and architecture

Story and audio replay of KUOW's Speaker's Forum presentation by Paul Kidder, PhD, professor of philosophy and author of a new book about Minoru Yamasaki.


October 15, 2021

Some of Us Are in a Disaster Cascade

Story features an interview with Kira Mauseth, PhD, co-lead of the Washington State Department of Health’s Strike Team and a senior instructor of psychology at Seattle University. 

Seattle Met magazine

October 15, 2021

Where Does Amazon’s New Remote Work Policy Leave Seattle?

Story includes comments by Vladamir Dashkeev, PhD, assistant professor of economics.

Seattle Met magazine

October 14, 2021

Annual public safety survey for people who live and work in Seattle starts Oct. 15

Story features interview with Jacqueline Helfgott, PhD, director of the SU Crime & Justice Research Center and professor of Criminal Justicep, who administers the survey.

Fox 13 Seattle

October 13, 2021

Perspective: All the lonely men

Op-ed column by SU Communication Professor and authior Sonora Jha, PhD.

Deseret News

October 12, 2021

As Big Tech Grows in the Pandemic, Seattle Grows With It

Seattle U is mentioned as one of the area universities that feed the pipeline of new graduates in programming, research and data analytics jobs.

The New York Times

October 12, 2021

Overtly religious advertising can harm a faith-based college's STEM reputation

Publication of a research paper co-authored by By Mathew S. Isaac, PhD, professor of marketing; Carl Obermiller, PhD, professor of markerting; and Rebecca Jen-Hui Wang, professor of Marketing, Lehigh University.

Higher Ed Dive

October 11, 2021

An update from Marco Lowe ahead of the upcoming local election

Story features an interview with Marco Lowe, PhD, instructor, Institute of Public Service.

KING 5 New Day Northwest

October 11, 2021

How the pandemic gave me courage to explore my feminine side

Story includes comments by Mark Cohan, PhD, chair and associate professor, Anthropology and Sociology.


October 7, 2021

Senate confirms 1st Native American US judge in Washington

Court appointee Lauren King taught federal Indian law at Seattle University School of Law.

Associated Press

October 6, 2021

Facebook whistleblower raises questions about safeguards, regulations for platforms

Story includes interview with Caitlin Carlson, PhD, associate professor of Communication and a subject matter expert in social media.


October 5, 2021

The Census Bureau’s first ever data on LGBTQ+ people indicates deep disparities

Story includes comments by Dean Spade, an associate professor at Seattle University School of Law.

PBS Newshour

October 1, 2021

Renee Rassilyer-Bomers: 'We have asked teams to run marathons with each surge but at the pace of a sprint'

Rassiler-Bomers is aan alumna of Seattle U.

Puget Sound Business Journal

September 30, 2021

Mariners youth mentorship program making an impact beyond baseball

Story includes video of interview with LaKesha Kimbrough, Washington Middle School site manager in the Seattle U Center for Community Engagement.

KING 5 News

September 30, 2021

Seattle and New York's skylines have this architect in common

Story features an interview with Paul Kidder, PhD, Seattle U professor of philosophy and author of Minoru Yamasaki and the Fragility of Architecture and Gadamer for Architects.

KING TV New Day Northwest

September 28, 2021

Gates Foundation poached Washington STEM CEO, then gave nonprofit $100K to find a replacement

Story mentions the recruitment by Amazon of the former Seattle U computer science chair and establishment of an endowed chair at the university.


September 27, 2021

Seattle University Inaugurates its 22nd President

News segment anchored by Mark Wright, who was the master of ceremonies for President Eduardo Peñalver's inauguration on Sept. 24. 

KING 5 News

September 24, 2021

Mindful Headlines: Why mentorship can change your life

Podcast features an interview with LaKesha Kimbrough, Washington Middle School site manager in the Center for Community Engagement.

KING 5 News

September 16, 2021

Crime and the unhoused critical issues for Seattle voters

Story includes comments from Marco Lowe, PhD, a political science instructor in the Institute of Public Service.


September 15, 2021

The Addictive Allure of Gacha Games Comes for Everyone Eventually

Story includes comments by Christopher Paul, PhD, professor of communication.


September 13, 2021

The Man Who Designed The World Trade Center’s Twin Towers

Guest op-ed by Paul Kidder, PhD, author of the book, Minoru Yamasaki and the Fragility of Architecture.

Post Alley

September 11, 2021

The World Trade Center’s architect saw them as a symbol of peace

Guest column penned by Seattle U Professor Paul Kidder, PhD, who authored a new book about the architect Minoru Yamasaki. 

The New York Daily News

September 9, 2021

Remembering the Seattle architect who built the World Trade Center

Story is about the book written by Seattle U professsor of philosophy Paul Kidder, PhD.


September 9, 2021

The Nation's Top Goal Scorer is Sydney Carr

TV sports segment is about women's soccer star Sydney Carr and her return to play following an injury. 

KING5 News

September 8, 2021

Seattle native Will Swenson, a Medal of Honor recipient, reflects on the war in Afghanistan now lost

Will Swenson is a 2001 alumnus of Seattle U, and his parents, Julia and Carl, were faculty here. Will was the 2014 Alumnus of the Year.

The Seattle Times

September 8, 2021

Arizona breaks new ground in nixing peremptory challenges

Story includes comments from Robert Chang, director of Seattle U School of Law’s Korematsu Center for Law and Equality.


September 1, 2021

This Month in Seattle Tech: Rover and Leafly Get in on the SPACtion

Story includes comments by Ekaterina Emm, PhD, professor of finance.

Seattle Met

August 31, 2021

Arizona to end peremptory challenges to potential jurors

Story includes comments by Robert Chang, executive director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and a professor of law.

Associated Press

August 29, 2021

How Washington’s new laws on police use of force have changed officers’ training, weapons

Story includes comments from Matthew Hickman, PhD, professor of Criminal Justice and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, Criminology & Forensics.

The Seattle Times

August 28, 2021

Andrew G. Bjelland: How America lost its focus in Afghanistan

Dr. Bjedlland is a professor emeritus of philosophy.

The Salt Lake Tribune

August 27, 2021

Unions warn of ‘mass exodus’ over city of Seattle vaccine mandate

Story includes comments from Jacqueline Helfgott, PhD, professor of Criminal Justice and director of the Crime & Justice Research Center.


August 26, 2021

3 Academic Writing Tips for International Students

Story includes comments by Alexandra Smith, PhD, assistant director of the Seattle U Writing Center and instructor of English.

US News & World Report

August 26, 2021

Billionaire Ron Perelman Stiffs Princeton—and Loses Right to Name Dorm

Story includes comments by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor in the Nonprofit Leadership program.

The Daily Beast

August 25, 2021

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