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.



  • Leadership Roles in Education

    Dec 26, 2016

    Education Professor Robin Henrikson discusses the Master of Education in Teacher Leadership program.

  • School of Psychology, Family, and Community

    Dec 25, 2016

    SPU’s psychology programs offer learning that is rooted in science, informed by faith, and applied in real-world settings.

  • How to Apply for Financial Aid

    Dec 24, 2016

    The Student Financial Services staff is ready to help you with detailed, personal guidance about financial aid options, eligibility, and offers of financial assistance.

  • Life at SPU: A Video

    Dec 21, 2016

    There's a lot to see and do when you live on campus. Student Alec Whitmore '16 created this short video about life at SPU.

  • Center for Professional Education

    Dec 19, 2016

    SPU is the largest provider of continuing education credits for teachers in Washington state.

  • Learning to Communicate Well

    Dec 17, 2016

    A degree in communication and journalism can lead to a career in almost any profession.

  • Flags at Half-Staff

    Dec 17, 2016

    The campus flag is at half-staff in memory of astronaut and former U.S. Senator John Glenn, who died December 8 at the age of 95.

  • Seattle Pacific Seminary

    Dec 15, 2016

    Learn more about the seminary’s unique model of theological education called "Academy, Abbey, and Apostolate."

  • Women’s Basketball at Home

    Dec 14, 2016

    The Falcons host the SPU Classic tournament in Brougham Pavilion, December 16-17. 

  • Students Take Urban Plunge

    Dec 9, 2016

    This five-day immersion experience helps participants learn the stories of Seattle’s homeless and understand the resources available.

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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