Monday, November 13, 2023 Seattle Pacific University

Campus News & Events

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SPU hosts women's soccer NCAA West Regional this week

SPU will host the women's soccer NCAA West Regionals this weekend at Interbay Soccer Stadium. The opening round is Thursday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m. as Simon Fraser plays CSU Los Angeles. The Falcons will play the winner of that match on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 1 p.m. Bring your family and friends to the game on Saturday to cheer on the Falcons! Visit the Falcons online for the latest information.

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Holiday sale at bookstore

A message from the SPU Bookstore: Get your holiday gifts at 20% off all SPU merchandise and check out the limited “End of Range” section with selected tops at $15 and T-shirts at $10. Our holiday sale at the campus bookstore will run through Friday, Dec. 15. Get your goodies while supplies last.

CIS quizzes about cybersecurity

Computer and Information Systems has created two Cybersecurity Awareness Quizzes for Cybersecurity Awareness Month. One is geared towards SPU faculty and staff and the other is for SPU students. Each quiz is based off of the Cybersecurity Awareness blog posts and includes ten questions. Those who pass with a score of 100% will have their names automatically entered into a raffle. CIS will draw names and contact the winners directly so that they may select a prize of their choosing. Check out the CIS blog for posts on cybersecurity awareness and the Cybersecurity Awareness Quiz.

Music concerts this week

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Percussion and Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in E.E. Bach Theatre in McKinley Hall. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Chamber Singers will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Nickerson Studios. Both concerts are free.

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SPU Voices podcast: "Seen, Recognized, and Loved," with Jacoby Miles '20

The latest SPU Voices podcast features 2020 alumna Jacoby Miles, who describes herself as a business administrator, lover of the arts, apologetics enthusiast, and lover of people. At the age of 15, she was paralyzed from the chest down due to a gymnastics accident. She has worked hard to gain her strength back but is still confined to a wheelchair with limited mobility. She says her life has never been the same after the accident, but it has changed in the best way, too. Listen or read the podcast online.

Faculty/Staff Bulletin deadline. No Bulletin on Nov. 20

The Faculty/Staff Bulletin is published every Monday during the academic year, or Tuesday if Monday is a holiday. The Bulletin will not be published on Monday, Nov. 20. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the next deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 22. The next issue will be published Monday, Nov. 27.

If you have information or event news, send it as soon as possible with an image or graphic to Bulletin editor Tracy Norlen at Submissions may be edited for clarity.

Faculty & Staff News

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Delgado's article published

An article by Tracie Delgado, associate professor of biology, and collaborators, titled  “Early career Latinas in STEM: Challenges and solutions” was published in the journal Cell on Nov. 9. This manuscript discusses the persistent underrepresentation of Latina STEM faculty and identifies solutions to help retain Latina faculty, especially during the professor tenure and promotion process.

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Kresser interviewed for "In All Things" podcast

On a recent episode of the "In All Things" podcast, Professor of Art Katie Kresser talks about how art can train our imaginations to look at our neighbors and the world with dignity and love.

Shah's article published

An article co-authored by Mohammad Qadam Shah, assistant professor of global development, titled "When the Court Decisions Encourage Deforestation in Indonesia: A Case of Tahura Mangrove Forest Project, was published in the Indonesian Journal of Law and Society.

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Thornberry's essay published

A personal essay by Jason Thornberry, office coordinator in the School of Education, titled “Press Eject,” was published recently in the South Florida Poetry Journal. The essay is about his experience contending with Nazi skinheads in the punk rock scene of the late 1980s.

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Welcome, new staff member!

Please join the Office of Human Resources in welcoming Kira Schuttler, art program coordinator, Art Department.

Volume #50 , Issue #39 | Published by: University Communications

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