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.
SPU Fridays include class visits, a student and faculty panel, financial aid information, and lunch in Gwinn Commons.
Read about the amazing winners from this year’s Social Venture Business Plan Competition, a unique event designed to encourage students from all majors to develop entrepreneurial projects that can make a difference in the world.
"Works for Two Pianos by Living Composers of Israel, USA, and Lithuania" will be performed by Dainius Vaičekonis, assistant professor of music, and his wife and music staff member, Asta Vaičekonis.
A special ceremony will be held Tuesday, April 19, to unveil two paintings by African American artist Charles Ethan Porter. The paintings are being donated to SPU by William Sacherek and Liselotte Lamerdin in appreciation of the reconciliation work of SPU’s John Perkins Center.
The co-founder of SPU’s John Perkins Center for Reconciliation, Leadership Training, and Community Development returns to campus for his annual lecture.
As part of National Student Employment Week, SPU recognizes student employees who have been nominated for their extraordinary work.
This special event features discussions from experts and families living with autism and a resource fair to connect individuals who have ASD and their families with community programs in Washington state.
The Social Venture Plan Competition showcases student teams and their business plans to solve social problems.
The 2016 all-around champion at USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate Championships is gymnast Maria Hundley. It’s her sixth national championship and the most in SPU history.
More than 100 students and their families are on campus for a two-day event.
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 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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