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.

  • GOLD Alumna of the Year

    Jan 27, 2016

    Learn more about alumna Moorea Seal '09 ― artist, entrepreneur, and "Pinterest phenomenon.” 

  • Racial Reconciliation and the Church

    Jan 24, 2016

    How can we connect God’s concern for justice and reconciliation to the ministry of discipleship and worship in our churches? This two-day forum for church leaders will explore ways to take the next steps.

  • A Perfect Retreat Location

    Jan 23, 2016

    A leadership team was looking for a retreat venue close by, surrounded by forest, conducive to building community, and lots of open space to play their favorite outdoor activity. 

  • Business Graduate Programs

    Jan 22, 2016

    Learn about the many programs offered in the School of Business, Government, and Economics at an open house on Tuesday, January 26.

  • Falcons at Home

    Jan 21, 2016

    The women’s gymnastics team will face Sacramento State on Friday, January 22. 

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Chapel Today

    Jan 19, 2016

    Come hear a message from Alex Gee, senior pastor of Fountain of Life Covenant Church. Worship will be led by Associate Professor of Music Stephen Newby.

  • Come Visit Us

    Jan 17, 2016

    Thinking about applying to SPU? It’s not too early to plan your visit in 2016.

  • MLKJr Breakfast Features Perkins

    Jan 16, 2016

    Dr. John Perkins, co-founder of SPU’s Perkins Center, is the keynote speaker for Seattle’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Monday, January 18,

  • Considering SPU?

    Jan 14, 2016

    Want to learn all that SPU has to offer in a brief amount of time? Sign up for this evening reception for students and parents.

  • Falcons at Home

    Jan 13, 2016

    The men's and women's basketball teams and the women's gymnastics team are in Brougham Pavilion this week.

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.