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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.



  • Urban Plunge

    What Is Urban Plunge?

    Mar 21, 2015

    SPU students are participating in this unique program to learn about homelessness.

  • gymnastics

    Falcons Head to Championships

    Mar 19, 2015

    The gymnastics team will play in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championships on March 21 in Anchorage, Alaska.

  • McKenna Hall

    Graduate Business Programs

    Mar 19, 2015

    At an open house on March 25, learn about the MBA, MS-ISM, and specialized MA in Management programs.

  • Chris Reed

    Reed, Falcons Honored

    Mar 18, 2015

    Chris Reed wins Assistant Coach of the Year, and several Falcon athletes earn All-Region honors. 

  • Photo: SPU sign on campus

    SPU a “Best Value”

    Mar 17, 2015

    U.S. News & World Report's 2015 “America's Best Colleges” issue ranked SPU #4 in the category “Best Value.”

  • Jill Heiney-Smith

    A Teaching Passion

    Mar 16, 2015

    Education faculty member Jill Heiney-Smith helps place student teachers in culturally diverse settings.

  • CCC Logo

    Center for Career and Calling

    Mar 15, 2015

    The center offers a variety of events to help students explore choices and build skills related to their major and career journey.

  • Andy Crouch

    A Conversation With Andy Crouch

    Mar 14, 2015

    The executive editor of Christianity Today talks about becoming God’s “image-bearers” and the purpose of power.

  • Falcons

    Falcons Advance in Playoffs

    Mar 13, 2015

    The men’s and women’s basketball teams advance in the first round of the NCAA Division II West Regional tournament.

  • Future Scientists

    Welcome, Future Scientists!

    Mar 13, 2015

    SPU welcomes more than 100 high school students for the annual Washington Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.

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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