News

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.



  • Graduate Nursing Programs

    Jun 21, 2017

    The School of Health Sciences offers several graduate programs, including a new doctor of nursing practice.

  • Free Concerts by the Manhattan String Quartet

    Jun 20, 2017

    The quartet will perform free concerts on Wednesday, June 21, and Saturday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. at First Free Methodist Church, adjacent to campus.

  • Engineering and Computer Science

    Jun 19, 2017

    Graduates in this program serve God and others by developing real solutions to real problems; lead teams to design creative, sustainable systems; and engage the world by understanding what people need and how to help them.

  • A “Best National University”

    Jun 18, 2017

    Seattle Pacific is the only private university in the Pacific Northwest to make the 2017 U.S. News and World Report’s Best National Universities list.

  • Creative Writing

    Jun 17, 2017

    Learn more about the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, and read a message from the new director.

  • Take a 360 Video Tour of SPU

    Jun 16, 2017

    Step inside some of our favorite places on campus — and explore the action from every angle.

  • Graduate Business Open House for Military Veterans

    Jun 15, 2017

    The School of Business, Government, and Economics hosts this special event for veterans to learn about graduate business programs.

  • Want to Transfer to SPU?

    Jun 14, 2017

    Come to an open house on Monday, June 19, and meet current students who recently transferred and let the experts evaluate your transcripts.

  • Studying Art and Design

    Jun 13, 2017

    Learn about the Art Department’s six majors and four minors.

  • Come Visit Us This Summer

    Jun 10, 2017

    Summer is a great time to visit campus, learn about financial aid and scholarships, and meet students and faculty.

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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