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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.



  • Tim Lowly

    Rainbow Girl and Recent Projects

    Jan 14, 2015

    Chicago-based artist, curator, musician, and teacher Tim Lowly visits SPU’s Art Center Gallery on Friday, January 16.

  • Senior Week

    Seniors: Get Ready

    Jan 12, 2015

    All students are invited to attend these valuable “life after college” workshops offered by the Center for Career and Calling.

  • Bible

    New Year’s Goal: Study the Bible

    Jan 11, 2015

    Lectio is a weekly reading program that helps you explore God's Word with the guidance of School of Theology professors.

  • Andrae Crouch

    A Tribute to Andrae Crouch

    Jan 9, 2015

    Music Professor Stephen Michael Newby writes about the impact of this legendary gospel performer.

  • Transfer Students

    Transfer to SPU!

    Jan 9, 2015

    If you’re thinking about transferring to SPU, don’t miss an open house on Monday, January 12, designed just for you.

  • Gymnast

    Falcons at Home

    Jan 8, 2015

    The women’s gymnastics team faces UC Davis on Friday, January 9, at 7 p.m. in Brougham Pavilion.

  • Tent City 3 at SPU

    Welcome Reception for TC3

    Jan 6, 2015

    The SPU community and Tent City 3 residents are invited to an evening of introductions and discussion on January 8. 

  • Study Abroad in Italy

    A Global Food Field Trip

    Jan 5, 2015

    SPU students explore Italy’s sustainable food production in a new study abroad program.

  • MFT Training

    Therapists and Physicians

    Jan 4, 2015

    The Medical Family Therapy program hosts training seminars for health and mental health professionals.

  • School of Theology Graduate Students

    New Year’s Resolution

    Jan 1, 2015

    If you’re thinking about graduate school, plan to attend an open house on Tuesday, January 27.

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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