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.

  • Business Graduate Programs

    Nov 24, 2015

    Learn about the MBA, MS-ISM, and MAM degrees offered by the School of Business, Government, and Economics at the next open house on Tuesday, December 1.

  • SPU’s iTunes U

    Nov 23, 2015

    Check out the outstanding audio and video content from professors, special guests, and community events.

  • Ending Human Trafficking

    Nov 22, 2015

    Alumni who are working to end modern slavery give advice on how you can make a difference.

  • Come Visit Us

    Nov 21, 2015

    Thinking about applying to SPU? It’s not too early to plan your visit in 2016.

  • Senior Night

    Nov 20, 2015

    Graduating seniors on the women’s volleyball team will be honored during the last home game on Saturday.

  • Multicultural Night of Worship

    Nov 19, 2015

    This event highlights the diversity and beauty of God's kingdom through various forms of worship.

  • Falcons in Championship Meet

    Nov 19, 2015

    The women’s cross country team heads to Missouri for the NCAA Division II national championships.

  • Elephant’s Graveyard

    Nov 18, 2015

    SPU Theatre presents this true story of the tragic results when a struggling circus visits a small town in Tennessee.

  • Dementia Caregiving

    Nov 17, 2015

    At the Library’s next Creative Conversations event, Assistant Professor of Nursing Bomin Shim will discuss her research on spousal dementia caregivers.

  • Alumnus Dan Price Returns to Campus

    Nov 16, 2015

    The founder and CEO of Gravity Payments will talk about his 40-year-goal to help businesses focus on purpose and serving others.

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.