The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college in Seattle University. Our emphasis is on academic excellence, service to the community, and global engagement. We provide a liberal arts education in the humanities, the arts, and the social sciences. In addition to 41 undergraduate majors and 36 minors, we offer six master's degree programs and one professional post-baccalaureate certificate program.
Grants Support Yesler Terrace Employment Program for TeensFounded by Prof. Claire Garoutte and community groups, the Yesler Terrace Youth Media Program received more than $40,000 in grants for summer employment for youth. Fine Arts Department students serve as summer interns.
Six Award-winning Filmmakers Join Forces to Illuminate the Lives of Vulnerable FamiliesThe Center for Strategic Communications chose six filmmakers to create animated films that tell the stories of families who are homeless or living in poverty.
Moe-Lobeda Joins Editorial Boards of Tikkun and DialogTheology and Religious Studies Professor Cynthia Moe-Lobeda has joined the editorial boards of international publications "Dialog: A Journal of Theology" and "Tikkun," which focuses on progressive social change.
Efird Receives Research Grant for Work in JapanProfessor Rob Efird, chair of the Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work, received a grant to further his research on Japanese nature schools and Chinese environmental education.
Collins Publishes on Criminal Justice ManagementCriminal Justice Prof. Peter A. Collins published "Criminal Justice Management: Theory and Practice in Justice-Centered Organizations." The book focuses on the needs of agencies to address the concerns of communities and employees.
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