Business and Ethics

LainLaina Chavez, and  Santiago Gallo Villamizar standing in front of Lumen Field.

Home Team Advantage

Partnerships with professional Seattle sports clubs drive Albers’ MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management program. 

September 20, 2022

Catie Griggs of the Seattle Mariners outside.

It’s All About the Fans

Catie Griggs, President of Business Operations for the Seattle Mariners, will share her leadership know-how and more as the guest of the Albers Executive Speaker Series.

April 25, 2022

Graphic featuring Dr. Volpe with a banner of text.

Scholarship Celebrates Dean's Legacy

As the business school marks its 75th anniversary with a nod to the future, it celebrates the contributions and achievements of its founding dean, Paul A. Volpe.

April 7, 2022

Graphic of 75th anniversary of Albers.

The Albers Difference

At 75, Albers School of Business and Economics honors its rich history as it looks to the future.  

March 21, 2022

Portrait of Teresa Rothausen. Graphic reads Celebrating Women's History Month. Text below reads Teressa Rothausen, PhD, Albers School of Business & Economics.

Take the Lead

Seattle University continues its female faculty series in honor of Women's History Month with Dr. Teresa J. Rothausen.

March 18, 2022

Football player wearing helmet stands in center. Text reads What Will Be the Best Tech Ads of the Big Game? Tech Bowl 2022. Albers School of Business and Economics and GeekWire logos at bottom of image.

Tech Bowl 2022

Join Albers and GeekWire virtually on Feb. 17 as they dissect the 2022 Super Bowl’s best tech commercials.

February 16, 2022

MacKenzie Scott Keeps Donations Secret in New Giving Spree

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


December 8, 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

Eric Artz

An Evening with Eric Artz, CEO of REI

The Albers Executive Speaker Series returned in-person for the first time since February 2020 with a discussion featuring Eric Artz, CEO of REI. Artz emphasized career and work with a purpose, saying his work is "very much a calling."

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

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

BAP Officer Board

High Honors for Honor Society Chapter

For the fifth time since 2011, the Seattle University chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), an honor organization for financial information students and professionals, was recognized as a 2021 Gold Challenge Competition winner. 

August 25, 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

Gayatri Agnew

Alum is a "40 Under 40" Pick

Arkansas-based publication Talk Business & Politics named Walmart executive Gayatri Agnew, ’03, ’12 MBA, to its “40 Under 40” list.  

August 16, 2021

The Accountability Question: How Should Recent Philanthropic Windfalls Be Managed?

Story includes comments by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, an associate professor in the Master of Nonprofit Leadership Program.


August 13, 2021

MacKenzie Scott’s Money Bombs Are Single Handedly Reshaping America

Story includes comments from Elizabeth Dale, PhD, associate professor of Nonprofit Leadership.


August 12, 2021

As Amazon continues hiring, it should focus on developing local talent, panel says

Story mentions Amazon's gift to create an endowed chair of computer science. 

Puget Sound Business Journal

August 3, 2021

Bezos Caps Space Flight With ‘Hasty’ Charity Stunt

Story includes comments from Elizabeth Dale, PhD, associate professor of nonprofit leadership.

The Daily Beast

July 20, 2021

Gates Divorce Speeds Divergence of Separate Investing Goals

Story includes comments from Elizabeth Dale, Phd, associate professor in Nonprofit Leadership.


June 28, 2021

Coronavirus and 4th of July: 36% of Americans Will Spend More Money This Year

Story includes a "Meet the Experts" Q&A with Mathew Isaac, PhD, professor of Marketing.


June 28, 2021

Professors Isaac, Coleman and Cosgrove

Faculty Receive Provost’s Awards

Professors Mathew Isaac in Albers, Brooke Coleman in Law and Serena Cosgrove in Arts and Sciences received this year’s Provost’s Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavors for Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty. The awards were presented by Provost Shane P. Martin on June 7.

June 8, 2021

‘Quite the conundrum’ as Washington businesses struggle to find workers

Story includes comments from Vladamir Dashkeev, PhD, assistant professor of Economics.

KIRO MyNorthwest

June 7, 2021

During labor shortage, many businesses now offer hiring incentives, bonuses and pay raises

Story features interview with Meenakshi Rishi, PhD, professor of economics.


May 20, 2021

Interview with Dr. Maylon Hanold

Maylon Hanold, PhD, is director of the Master in Sport Business Leadership Program.

May 10, 2021

The insurance industry is extremely competitive so even small gains in consumer brand awareness can have substantial effects on firm profitability

Alber's Mathew S. Isaac, PhD was featured in WalletHub's piece for his expertise in consumer behavior.


April 20, 2021

Former NFL Star Jordan Babineaux's New Book Becomes An #1 International Bestseller

Jordan Babineaux, an NFL star, sports broadcaster, entrepreneur and soon to be Seattle U MBA grad is now making his mark as an author.

South Carolina Magazine

April 9, 2021

What are the signs of economic recovery? Seattle expert weighs in on Phase 3

Story features an interview with Vladamir Dashkeev, PhD, assistant professor of economics. 

KING 5 News

March 22, 2021

Marketing Professor Debuts Blog at Psychology Today

In "All Things Numbered," Mathew Isaacs, PhD, the Genevieve Albers Professor of Marketing in the school of Albers School of Business and Economics, will write about the psychology of numbers, categories and lists.

March 12, 2021

KIRO 7 investigates vaccine vacations

Story includes interview with Jeffrey Smith, PhD, professor of Management and the Boeing Frank Shrontz Chair of Professional Ethics.


March 3, 2021

Father-daughters team launches Chances to attract Gen Z to new type of ‘social relationships app’

The app was co-created by Vanessa Lipschutz, '19.


February 26, 2021

47 Million Americans Expect to Miss a Credit Card Due Date in 2021

Story includes Q&A with Nick Huntington-Klein, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Economics, Albers School of Business and Economics.


February 17, 2021

MacKenzie Scott’s Remarkable Giveaway Is Transforming the Bezos Fortune

Story includes comments from Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor of Nonprofit Leadership.


February 11, 2021

2021 Super Bowl Ads: Hits and Misses

Segment features interview with Seattle U marketing professor Mathew Isaac, PhD.

KING TV New Day Northwest

February 11, 2021

How to make effective feedback your superpower

Story features an interview with Therese Houston, PhD, faculty development consultant in the Center for Faculty Development.

KING TV New Day Northwest

February 5, 2021

4 Trends Behind Seattle's Booming Startup Scene

Story includes mention of mailing service start up The Postman, which is working Seattle U students to develop an app to help it scale.


February 4, 2021

Students manage Redhawk Fund

High Returns

Founded in 2009, the student-managed Redhawk Fund provides real-world investment management training. The fund began with $250,000 of the university’s endowment and at the close of the markets on Dec. 31, 2020, the fund had a value of more than $1 million.

February 3, 2021

Trailblazers: Noelle And Vanessa Lipschutz, Co-Founders Of Chances

Vanessa Lipschutz is a 2019 alumna of the Albers School of Business and Economics.


January 27, 2021

Ask the Experts: Car Insurance

Story includes Q&A with Nick Huntington-Klein, PhD, assistant professor of economics.


January 22, 2021

'He’s like Tony Stark and she’s like my mom’: How workplace praise diverges between men and women

Article is by Therese Huston, PhD, faculty development consultant in the Center for Faculty Development.

Fast Company

January 21, 2021

Examining Digital Ethics at Seattle University

Three leaders in the Initiative in Ethics and Transformative Technologies at Seattle University talk about digital ethics and their work in the intersection between technology and ethics.

January 20, 2021

Career Clinic: How to give constructive feedback

Story features advice from Therese Huston, faculty development consultant in the Seattle U Center for Faculty Development.

Harper's Bazaar

January 18, 2021

Giving Billions Fast, MacKenzie Scott Upends Philanthropy

Story closes with comments from Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor in the Nonprofit Leadership Program.

The New York Times

December 20, 2020

Coronavirus forces Black Friday changes

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


November 22, 2020

State employment department says 71% spike in unemployment claims isn't what it seems

Story features interview with Vlad Dashkeev, PhD, assistant professor of economics.

KING 5 News

November 16, 2020

Washington Supreme Court: Farmworkers to get overtime pay

Story includes comments by Charlotte Garden, Seattle U law professor. 

Associated Press

November 5, 2020

The Genshin Impact Backlash Is Here

Story includes interview with Seattle U communications professor Christopher Paul, PhD.


November 2, 2020

President Sundborg and Alumni Named Among Influential WA State Leaders

Puget Sound Business Journal

October 28, 2020

Humility is a crucial component for leadership, at all levels

Guest opinion column by Marilyn Gist, PhD, professor emerita of Executive Programs and Center of Leadership Formation at Seattle University. 

The Hill

October 20, 2020

When you need to give tough feedback, forget Zoom and pick up the phone

Guest column by Therese Huston, PhD, faculty development consultant in the Seattle U Center for Faculty Development.

Fast Company

October 8, 2020

40 Under 40: Bryce Rassilyer's work as a CPA supports nonprofits

Bryce Rassilyer is a double alum ('07 and '08) who earned three degrees at Seattle U.

Puget Sound Business Journal

September 28, 2020

3 Lessons on Launching From 3 Young, Early-Stage Founders

Story includes profile of Seattle U alumna Arya Mathew, co-founder and CEO of Nature's Label, which won the 2020 Harriett Stephenson Business Plan Competition.

Entrepreneur Magazine

September 1, 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

Facebook Says Covid-19 Shutdowns Hurt Its Ability to Fight Suicide, Self-Injury, Child Exploitation Content

Story references a Wired interview with Caitlin Carlson, PhD, associate professor of communication.


August 11, 2020

Local students have an eco-friendly alternative to plastic stickers on your fruits/veggies

Story is about Nature's Label, a start-up created by five college students from the University of Washington and Seattle University.


August 10, 2020

5 takeaways from MacKenzie Scott’s $1.7 billion in support for social justice cause

Contributed story by Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor of Nonprofit Leadership in the Collehe of Arts and Sciences.

The Conversation

July 30, 2020

Seattle restaurant describes struggles losing money to food delivery apps during pandemic

The restaruant is co-owned by Seattle U Assistant Professor of Social Work Aakanksha Sinha, PhD.

KIRO Radio

July 18, 2020

How An Under 30 Alum Got His Startup’s Technology For Stabilizing Helicopter Baskets Into This Year’s National Defense Authorization Act

Vita Inclinata cofounder Caleb Carr was a student in the School of Law in 2018 when he won the Grand Prize at the Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition in 2018 for his his proposal to create a company that would pioneer innovative hardware solutions for daily safety problems encountered in industries such as aerospace and construction. 


July 17, 2020

Seattle's historic Barbeque Pit makes a comeback in the Central District

Story includes the role of Seattle U students and the Resource Amplification & Management Program (RAMP-up) in helping the business get restarted.


July 4, 2020

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The Business of COVID

Albers faculty research ethics around data privacy amid push for contact tracing as businesses and organizations reopen.

June 9, 2020

Who should judge what's true? Tackling social media's global impact.

Story includes commemtns by Michael Quinn, PhD, dean of the College of Science and Engineering.

The Christian Science Monitor

June 8, 2020

State Economies Most Exposed to Coronavirus

Lawrence Hubbell, PhD, director, of the nstitute of Public Service at Seattle University, is the feaured "Ask the Experts" commentator in a Q&A.


June 8, 2020


Changing Business in the Wake of COVID-19

Seattle U double alumni Steve Brooks, ’98, ’19, vice president of business development at UMC, is driving an innovative solution to help at-risk communities stay healthy while keeping employees in the workforce by designing and manufacturing portable handwashing stations

May 13, 2020

Responsible AI starts with higher education

A guest op-ed co-authored by the dean of Seattle U's College of Science and Engineering and an alumni who works in AI at Microsoft say we need to ensure that those entering careers in technology have studied how technology can impact society.

May 11, 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

As businesses make tough decisions in the face of the pandemic, consumers might take note

Story features an interview with Jeffrey Smith, PhD, professor of management.


April 28, 2020

Washington universities receive $191M in CARES funding, face revenue drops from room and board

Story includes financial impacts of the pandemic on Seattle University.

Puget Sound Business Journal

April 15, 2020

Vera Whole Health raises $10M to expand its ‘advanced primary care’ model

The company was founded by Seattle U alumni Ryan Schmid co-founded in 2008 when he was an MBA student.


April 10, 2020

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