News

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.



  • New Year’s Goal: Study the Bible

    Jan 6, 2016

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

  • Falcons at Home

    Dec 29, 2015

    The men’s basketball teams plays two home games this weekend.

  • New Women’s Soccer Coach

    Dec 28, 2015

    Arby Busey led the women’s soccer team to an NCAA Division II Tournament berth in his one-season as interim coach.

  • Parents Invited

    Dec 27, 2015

    Visit with your son or daughter for two days of events and programming focused on your student's SPU experience and growth.

  • Take Your Classroom Outside

    Dec 26, 2015

    SPU’s Camp Casey on Whidbey Island offers countless hands-on learning experiences.

  • Born Today

    Dec 25, 2015

    In this online Bible reading, former pastor Mark Abbott writes about the most famous birth announcement of all time.

  • School of Theology Receives Grant

    Dec 24, 2015

    The grant will establish the SPU Youth Discipleship School that seeks to encourage high school students to grow in their Christian discipleship.

  • Homecoming Is Coming

    Dec 22, 2015

    Mark your calendars now for Homecoming and Parents Weekend, January 29–30, 2016. We hope to see you on campus!

  • You’re Invited!

    Dec 20, 2015

    The public is invited to join us for upcoming lectures, workshops, concerts, theatre productions, and much more.

  • The Sacred Music of Duke Ellington

    Dec 19, 2015

    Music Professor Stephen Newby joins this holiday performance of works drawn from Ellington’s three sacred concerts featuring blues, gospel, and jazz pieces.

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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