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.

  • Seek Justice, Do Justice, and Sustain Justice

    Oct 6, 2015

    This year's theme for SPU's annual Day of Common Learning explores way to build community in a fragmented society.

  • A Christian Approach to Technology?

    Oct 5, 2015

    Dr. Daryl Tate, an instructional technology scholar, presents two lectures on the topics of content, teaching, technology, and faith.

  • Visit SPU in October

    Oct 4, 2015

    “SPU Fridays” are designed for prospective students and their parents.

  • In Case You Missed It

    Oct 3, 2015

    For Constitution Day, Professor of History Bill Woodward examines the history of voting rights in the Constitution and its amendments.

  • We Support UCC

    Oct 1, 2015

    SPU President Dan Martin offers his prayers and support for Umpqua Community College.

  • Christian Social Entrepreneurship

    Oct 1, 2015

    SPU's new program combines business skills with a theological foundation.

  • Women’s Soccer at Home

    Sep 29, 2015

    The Falcons face Western Washington on Thursday and Northwest Nazarene on Saturday.

  • Recently Published

    Sep 28, 2015

    New books by faculty members on business, worship music, theology, and Native Americans.

  • Nursing Graduate Programs

    Sep 27, 2015

    The School of Health Sciences offers several nationally-accredited programs for graduate degrees and certifications.

  • SPU Ranked No. 2 for “Best Value”

    Sep 26, 2015

    SPU ranked No. 2 in the category “Best Colleges – Best Value” in the West in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 college rankings.

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.