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.

  • Color Forms

    Nov 6, 2015

    SPU’s Art Center Gallery presents a multi-media exhibit exploring the use of color in a variety of forms, including paintings and knitted pieces.

  • Player of the Year

    Nov 5, 2015

    Falcon soccer player Hannah Huesers, the leading women's scorer in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, was honored by the league.

  • Responding to Homelessness

    Nov 3, 2015

    Sociology professors Karen Snedker and Jennifer McKinney discuss their research around the temporary residency of Tent City 3 on campus earlier this year.

  • Nonprofit Career Fair

    Nov 3, 2015

    More than 40 organizations hiring now and for summer positions will be on campus Thursday, November 5.

  • Apply by November 15

    Nov 2, 2015

    Prospective students — take advantage of the Early Action Plan, which offers priority in financial aid and housing.

  • Digital Wisdom

    Nov 1, 2015

    In a three-part series, theologians discuss issues related to living wisely in the digital age.

  • Invite Your Mom!

    Oct 31, 2015

    Mom’s Day is a chance to show your mom your home away from home.

  • The Sacred Sounds of Christmas

    Oct 30, 2015

    SPU’s highly acclaimed downtown choral celebration at McCaw Hall is almost sold out. Get your tickets today!

  • Student Featured

    Oct 29, 2015

    In a feature story in the Press Enterprise newspaper, sophomore Maggie Destinee Sanchez talks about her transition from high school to SPU.

  • Calling All Falcon Fans!

    Oct 27, 2015

    Alumni Relations is hosting a special event for this weekend’s triple-header in Falcon sports.

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.