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.

  • Health and Human Performance

    Nov 27, 2015

    This department offers several majors and minors in health and exercise science.

  • Studying Around the World

    Nov 26, 2015

    Check out the study abroad and international opportunities for students, including a new program in Prague.

  • Homecoming Is Coming

    Nov 25, 2015

    Mark your calendars now for Homecoming and Parents Weekend, January 29–30, 2016. We hope to see you on campus!

  • 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.

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.