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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.



  • Camp Casey

    Looking for a Conference Location?

    Jun 7, 2015

    Learn why one group keeps returning to SPU’s Camp Casey on Whidbey Island.

  • Youth Soccer

    Falcon Youth Sports Camps

    Jun 6, 2015

    It’s not too late to register for summer camps in youth soccer, basketball, running, volleyball, and gymnastics.

  • Fauré’s Requiem

    Jun 5, 2015

    The SPU Music Department will host a special concert featuring this famous requiem as a time of worship and reflection. 

  • Remembrance Service

    Jun 5, 2015

    The special chapel service today to mark the one-year anniversary of the tragic events can be viewed online.

  • Flag at half staff

    Flags at Half-Staff

    Jun 5, 2015

    Campus flags are at half-staff today in memory of Marine Corporal Joshua E. Barron of Spokane, Washington.

  • Remembrance Events

    Jun 4, 2015

    On the one-year anniversary of the tragic events at SPU, two events will be held on campus on Friday, June 5, 2015.

  • Jim Cornelison

    In the Stanley Cup Finals

    Jun 3, 2015

    National Public Radio interviewed SPU alumnus Jim Cornelison ’86, the popular Chicago Blackhawks national anthem singer.

  • Chapel on Tuesday

    Jun 1, 2015

    School of Theology Dean Doug Strong will lead the last chapel of the year, and communion will be offered.

  • Summer at SPU

    Take a Class This Summer

    May 31, 2015

    Review the 2015 Summer Session Time Schedule. Classes start Monday, June 15.

  • Steve Moore-Murdock

    Commencement Speaker

    May 30, 2015

    Dr. Steve Moore is the executive director of the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust and former SPU vice president for campus life.

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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