News

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.



  • Falcon Competes in Championships

    Jun 27, 2017

    Freshman Alyssa Foote ran to an 11th-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the USA Track & Field Junior Outdoor Championships.

  • Languages, Cultures, and Linguistics

    Jun 25, 2017

    Studying a foreign language or linguistics will help you better understand and appreciate the rich diversity of world languages and cultures, both ancient and modern.

  • Graduate Nursing Programs

    Jun 21, 2017

    The School of Health Sciences offers several graduate programs, including a new doctor of nursing practice.

  • Free Concerts by the Manhattan String Quartet

    Jun 20, 2017

    The quartet will perform free concerts on Wednesday, June 21, and Saturday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. at First Free Methodist Church, adjacent to campus.

  • Engineering and Computer Science

    Jun 19, 2017

    Graduates in this program serve God and others by developing real solutions to real problems; lead teams to design creative, sustainable systems; and engage the world by understanding what people need and how to help them.

  • Creative Writing

    Jun 17, 2017

    Learn more about the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, and read a message from the new director.

  • Graduate Business Open House for Military Veterans

    Jun 15, 2017

    The School of Business, Government, and Economics hosts this special event for veterans to learn about graduate business programs.

  • Want to Transfer to SPU?

    Jun 14, 2017

    Come to an open house on Monday, June 19, and meet current students who recently transferred and let the experts evaluate your transcripts.

  • Commencement Information

    Jun 9, 2017

    Find out everything you need to know for this week's two graduation exercises.

  • It Begins With Ivy Cutting

    Jun 7, 2017

    Hundreds of graduating seniors and their families take part in SPU’s annual Ivy Cutting ceremony on Friday, June 9.

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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