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.



  • Leadership Roles in Education

    Jul 26, 2016

    Education Professor Robin Henrikson discusses the Master of Education in Teacher Leadership program.

  • How to Apply for Financial Aid

    Jul 25, 2016

    The Student Financial Services staff is ready to help you with detailed, personal guidance about financial aid options, eligibility, and offers of financial assistance.

  • “The Best Summer of My Life”

    Jul 24, 2016

    Alumnus Danny Walter has a long relationship with SPU’s Camp Casey on Whidbey Island.

  • Crowder in Concert

    Jul 23, 2016

    Grammy-nominated Christian folktronica musician Crowder will perform at SPU on October 8. Tickets are on sale now.

  • School of Psychology, Family, and Community

    Jul 22, 2016

    SPU’s psychology programs offer learning that is rooted in science, informed by faith, and applied in real-world settings.

  • Summer Visit Days

    Jul 21, 2016

    Now is the time to visit campus, learn about financial aid and scholarships, and meet students and faculty.

  • Professor’s Op-ed Featured in Seattle Times

    Jul 20, 2016

    When tragedy strikes, Professor Emerita Kathleen Braden sends sympathy cards to cities around the world.

  • Come Back for the Grand Reunion!

    Jul 19, 2016

    Register now for the biggest alumni gathering in SPU history, October 7-8. 

  • SPU’s Strategic Plan

    Jul 13, 2016

    Learn about Seattle Pacific’s priorities and focus for the coming years in this short video by President Dan Martin.

  • What Can You Do With a Math Degree?

    Jul 12, 2016

    Alumni are employed in teaching, data analysis, actuarial work, statistics, legal work, and programming, as well as other areas.

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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