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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.



  • Urban Promise

    Urban Promise

    Dec 16, 2013

    Some SPU students are spending part of their Christmas break in New Jersey working with the CamdenForward School.

  • Campus Photo with Trees

    Do You Have a Technical Degree?

    Dec 15, 2013

    Make your degree count toward a B.A. or B.S. in SPU’s Professional Studies program.

  • Women's Basketball

    Falcons at Home

    Dec 13, 2013

    The women’s basketball team begins a six-game home stretch. Come and cheer on the Falcons!

  • paris

    Studying Abroad

    Dec 12, 2013

    Learn about the many different options SPU offers for studying around the world.

  • Urban Plunge

    Students Take Urban Plunge

    Dec 10, 2013

    This street experience designed by SPU’s John Perkins Center exposes students to problems faced by the homeless.

  • windmill

    A Windy Experiment

    Dec 9, 2013

    Engineering students learn about small scale wind power during a recent trip to Camp Casey.

  • School of Business

    MA in Management Expands

    Dec 8, 2013

    The program now equips students for success as business professionals or human resources specialists.

  • ACE

    A.C.E. and SPU

    Dec 7, 2013

    Learn more about the Associates in Culture Exchange and their partnership with Seattle Pacific.

  • Nelson Mandela

    A Transformational Leader

    Dec 5, 2013

    SPU’s Response magazine highlighted Nelson Mandela as a rare leader who was also a catalyst for change.

  • Teacher and Students

    Want to Be a Teacher?

    Dec 5, 2013

    If you're interested in earning a teaching certificate and a master's degree concurrently, consider the ARC/MAT program.

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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