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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.



  • Cello and Piano

    Music “Firsts”

    Nov 17, 2014

    This faculty recital features cello "firsts” ― the first music in its genre and the first for its composer.

  • Gareth Higgins

    Movies, Meaning, Magical Cigars

    Nov 16, 2014

    Image journal welcomes Northern Irish storyteller Gareth Higgins, who will discuss Celtic spirituality and the power of stories.

  • Seattle Pacific University

    Financial Aid Tool for Prospective Students

    Nov 15, 2014

    Use the Net Price Calculator if you're interested in becoming a full-time undergraduate student.

  • Falcons

    Falcons in Soccer Playoffs!

    Nov 13, 2014

    The No. 1 seed Falcons compete in the NCAA Division II men's soccer regional semi-final at Interbay Stadium on Saturday.

  • Lost in Yonkers

    "Lost in Yonkers"

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Theatre Department presents Neil Simon's masterful comedy-drama about teenage brothers living with their eccentric family.

  • Orchestra

    A Night of Instrumental Music

    Nov 12, 2014

    The SPU Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble perform on Thursday, November 13.

  • Women and Homelessness

    Homeless Heroes

    Nov 11, 2014

    Representatives from Seattle Stand Down will talk about ways to prevent and eliminate homelessness among veterans.

  • doug koskela

    Creative Conversations

    Nov 10, 2014

    Theology Professor Doug Koskela talks about his new book Calling and Clarity: Discovering What God Wants for Your Life.

  • Theatre

    The Best Entertainment in Seattle

    Nov 8, 2014

    Learn about SPU’s outstanding theatre productions, music performances, lectures, special programs, and much more.

  • Photo of the US Flag

    Veterans Day Forum

    Nov 7, 2014

    SPU welcomes retired Master Chief Petty Officer Robert (Chili) Hicks to campus on Monday, November 10.

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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