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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.



  • School of Education

    Graduate Program Accredited

    Jun 24, 2015

    The Master of Education in School Counseling program has been granted initial national accreditation.

  • David Stewart

    Project READY

    Jun 23, 2015

    Psychology Professor Dave Stewart and students work in a drug and alcohol intervention program in local high schools.

  • Andy Wolverton

    SPU’s Mentor Program

    Jun 22, 2015

    Learn how alumnus Andy Wolverton’s mentor relationship led to an internship which led to his career in a local company.

  • Sara Koenig

    Selections From Israel’s Story

    Jun 21, 2015

    Read or listen to the next online Bible reading program led by Associate Professor of Biblical Studies Sara Koenig.

  • running

    Falcon Running Camp

    Jun 20, 2015

    This program for young people in grades 7-12 offers instruction from expert coaches and elite athletes.

  • etc Spring 2015

    Magazine for Prospective Students

    Jun 19, 2015

    Check out etc, the award-winning publication full of stories that make us SPU!

  • Nursing

    RN-to-BSN Program

    Jun 18, 2015

    Learn more the baccalaureate degree program for working registered nurses.

  • Camp Casey

    Open House at Camp Casey

    Jun 17, 2015

    The day includes tours, free admission to the pool, and a surplus sale at SPU’s conference center on Whidbey Island.

  • Students

    Come Visit SPU

    Jun 16, 2015

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

  • Amy Mezulis

    Professor Studies Teen Depression

    Jun 15, 2015

    Psychology Professor Amy Mezulis is researching adolescent depression, funded by a National Institute of Mental Health grant.

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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