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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.



  • Romans 6:5

    Remember

    Apr 20, 2014

    The Associated Students of Seattle Pacific produced this video for Holy Week.

  • John Perkins

    Welcome Back, John Perkins!

    Apr 18, 2014

    One of the leading evangelical voices to come out of the civil rights movement and a partner with SPU returns to campus.

  • Vietnam

    Know You Want to Be a Nurse?

    Apr 17, 2014

    Learn about a program offering direct admission for freshman into the nursing major.

  • openbooks

    SPU Poets Featured

    Apr 16, 2014

    English Professor Jennifer Maier and Response Managing Editor Hannah Notess read from their new books of poetry.

  • School of Business

    Graduate Programs in Business

    Apr 15, 2014

    Learn about graduate courses in the School of Business and Economics at an open house in downtown Seattle.

  • Social Venture Plan Competition

    A Different Kind of Competition

    Apr 14, 2014

    The Social Venture Plan Competition showcases student teams and their business plans to solve social problems.

  • Rob Wall

    The Book of Revelation

    Apr 13, 2014

    Theology Professor Rob Wall begins a new series in SPU’s online guided Bible reading. Read or listen online.

  • gymnastics

    Falcons in National Championships

    Apr 11, 2014

    The women’s gymnastics team competes at the national meet for the 32nd time in the last 33 years.

  • Cat Video Festival

    Internet Cat Video Festival

    Apr 9, 2014

    Don’t miss this evening of the best and funniest Internet cat videos. All proceeds benefit the SPU Theatre Department.

  • Steve Layman

    Reflections on the Atonement

    Apr 8, 2014

    Professor Steve Layman discusses “How does Christ’s life, death, and resurrection put us right with God?"

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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