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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.



  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Basketball

    Falcons at Home

    Dec 30, 2014

    The men’s basketball team plays Western Oregon on Thursday, January 1, in Brougham Pavilion.

  • Stained Glass Cross

    Thinking About Ministry?

    Dec 28, 2014

    If you’ve ever wondered about seminary, come to a special event in February to help you explore your career and calling.

  • Nunsense

    The World of Theatre

    Dec 27, 2014

    Students studying theatre at SPU are involved in directing, set and costume design, lighting, stage management, and publicity.

  • Students

    Come Visit Us!

    Dec 26, 2014

    Check out the upcoming visit days to see our campus, learn about financial aid, and meet students and faculty.

  • Kim Sawers

    Op-ed in Seattle Times

    Dec 24, 2014

    President Dan Martin reflects on how faith is revealed in response to the world’s greatest needs.

  • Kristen Eddings

    Young Alumna of the Year

    Dec 24, 2014

    Kristen Eddings Tetteh ’06 is passionate in rallying others to defeat the world’s most pressing health challenges.

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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