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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.



  • Stained Glass

    Challenges, Hope of Reconciliation

    Apr 22, 2015

    Don't miss this international conference featuring renowned leaders in reconciliation, psychology, and theology. 

  • Re-Designing the Bible for Reading, and How Kickstarter Made It Possible

    Re-Designing the Bible

    Apr 21, 2015

    Come hear Adam Lewis Greene introduce Bibliotheca, a project which prints the biblical library into volumes designed for reading.

  • Taproot Theatre Production Best of Enemies

    Continuing the Conversation

    Apr 21, 2015

    Following Taproot Theatre’s production of Best of Enemies, SPU community members will moderate audience discussions.

  • John Perkins

    Welcome Back, John Perkins!

    Apr 20, 2015

    One of the leading evangelical voices to come out of the civil rights movement and a partner with SPU returns to campus.

  • Graduate School

    Continue Your Education

    Apr 17, 2015

    SPU offers a wide range of programs and courses to meet the needs of today's professionals.

  • Student Employees of the Year Danielle Valdes and Kelsey Chase

    Student Employees of the Year

    Apr 16, 2015

    The supervisors for Kelsey Chase and Danielle Valdes have high praise for their student workers.

  • Ethics Bowl

    2015 Ethics Bowl

    Apr 16, 2015

    SPU hosts this Independent Colleges of Washington event for students designed to showcase knowledge of applied ethics.

  • Spring Career Fair

    Career Fair Today for Students

    Apr 15, 2015

    Don't miss this chance to meet recruiters, build a professional network, and land a great career or summer position.

  • Dan Price

    Alumnus in New York Times

    Apr 14, 2015

    Gravity Payments C.E.O. Dan Price ’08 made headlines when he announced a new minimum salary for his employees.

  • Social Venture Plan Competition

    A Different Kind of Competition

    Apr 14, 2015

    The Social Venture Plan Competition showcases student teams and their business plans to solve social problems.

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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