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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.



  • Falcons Basketball

    Falcon Featured in Seattle Times

    Mar 11, 2014

    Men’s basketball player David Downs talks about his career at SPU as the Falcons head to the NCAA playoffs.

  • tass-saada

    From Muslim to Christian

    Mar 11, 2014

    Tass Saada, author of Once an Arafat Man: The True Story of How a PLO Sniper Found a New Life, comes to campus.

  • Alexander Hall

    The History of SPU

    Mar 10, 2014

    A panel of historians, archivists, and librarians will explore the origins of Seattle Pacific University at a special event on March 11.

  • feldman art

    Professor’s Work in Local Exhibit

    Mar 10, 2014

    An installation by Professor of Art Roger Feldman is currently on display at the Kirkland Arts Center.

  • Clock tower

    Summer Conference Location?

    Mar 8, 2014

    United Way and the Suzuki Institute are some of the many nonprofit groups who meet on campus during the summer.

  • SPU's Sign

    Come Visit in April

    Mar 7, 2014

    SPU Fridays include class visits, a student and faculty panel, financial aid information, and lunch in Gwinn Commons.

  • Falcons Basketball

    Falcons in Playoffs!

    Mar 6, 2014

    The men’s basketball team is in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference playoffs. Follow the game live online.

  • Photo: SPU sign on campus

    Deadlines Approaching

    Mar 5, 2014

    If you’re applying to one of SPU’s graduate programs, review this list of application deadlines.

  • Orchestra

    A Week of Music

    Mar 4, 2014

    SPU's Symphony Orchestra and the Men's and Women's Choirs present their winter concerts.

  • dining chair

    "The Dining Room"

    Mar 2, 2014

    One room is the setting for generations of stories in this production by the Theatre Department.

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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