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What’s happening at SPU? This is where you’ll find the latest news about research, events, activities, achievements, and milestones in the life of SPU and its people.



  • Jordan Crouch

    Memorial Run for Alumnus

    Aug 23, 2014

    Proceeds from the Jordan Crouch Memorial 5K Run/Walk will go to SPU’s scholarship endowment in his memory.

  •  Faith and Business

    Degrees in Business and Theology

    Aug 22, 2014

    Learn about a program offered by Seattle Pacific Seminary and the School of Business and Economics.

  • Jon Deming

    Faculty Member Retires

    Aug 21, 2014

    Associate Professor of Economics Jon Deming sees faith and economics as being complementary.

  • WA State Teacher of the Year

    Aug 20, 2014

    2014 Washington State Teacher of the Year Katie Canon Brown, MEd ’09, talks with Bill Gates about the joy of teaching.

  • Response Summer 2014

    Summer Issue Now Available

    Aug 20, 2014

    Response is a print and online magazine for thoughtful Christians worldwide, rooted in the people, life, and mission of Seattle Pacific.

  • Instagram Contest

    Instagram Contest

    Aug 18, 2014

    SPU Summergram is happening now! New undergraduate students, snap your way to campus with this week’s theme.

  • Digital MED

    Digital Education Leadership

    Aug 17, 2014

    This new graduate program is for educators who want to learn about the ever-changing world of educational technology.

  • Nunsense

    The World of Theatre

    Aug 16, 2014

    Students studying theatre at SPU are involved in directing, set and costume design, lighting, stage management, and publicity.

  • Susan Casey

    Faculty Member Retires

    Aug 15, 2014

    Associate Professor of Nursing Susan Casey helped make SPU master’s graduates among the most highly recruited.

  • etc Magazine

    Magazine for Prospective Students

    Aug 14, 2014

    Ready to hear the real stories behind Seattle Pacific University? Read etc.

Dr. Christopher Jones and a young patient

Holistic Health Care in the Rainier Valley

Dr. Christopher Jones ’94 hopes the families in his medical practice never need to ask: “Is my kid sick enough that I should pay for a doctor’s visit?” Medical director of HopeCentral, a nonprofit health center, he and his team have adapted the concept of concierge medicine to a diverse Seattle neighborhood.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Leland Saunders

What Makes Us Moral?

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Leland Saunders earned a $10,100 Graves Award in Humanities for his research project, “The Structure of Moral Judgement: Philosophical Perspectives.” His research responds to recent arguments that human beings’ concepts of morality are just a quirk of evolution and don't connect to anything deeper.

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