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.

  • Flags at Half-Staff

    Jul 22, 2015

    The campus flag is at half-staff in memory of those killed in the recent shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

  • Excellence in Communications

    Jul 21, 2015

    Mark Moschetti was honored by the NCAA Division II, U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

  • Magazine for Prospective Students

    Jul 20, 2015

    Ready to hear the real stories behind Seattle Pacific University? Read etc.

  • Meet the Class of 2015

    Jul 18, 2015

    Read stories about some of our outstanding graduates, view photo galleries of the events, and more.

  • Considering SPU?

    Jul 17, 2015

    Check out the Undergraduate Admissions website to learn about financial aid, visit events, and campus life.

  • Student Life at SPU

    Jul 15, 2015

    Great things happen outside the classroom here. Learn of the many ways to build community and stay connected.

  • Woman of the Year in Sports

    Jul 14, 2015

    Former Falcon basketball player and 2015 graduate Suzanna Ohlsen is honored by The Herald newspaper,

  • Reconciliation Studies

    Jul 13, 2015

    Courses in this program offer insights into the nature, contexts, and challenges of reconciliation.

  • MFA in Creative Writing

    Jul 12, 2015

    Find out about one of the finest low-residency writing programs in the country.

  • Future of Education: Technology

    Jul 11, 2015

    Learn about SPU’s unique new Digital Education Leadership degree.

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.