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.



  • Last Home Meet for Falcons

    Feb 2, 2017

    Come and cheer the women’s gymnastics team as they face Air Force on Saturday, February 4, in Brougham Pavilion.

  • Impact of Executive Orders

    Jan 30, 2017

    President Martin released a message to the SPU community expressing support to the international students on our campus.

  • Undergraduate Nursing Program

    Jan 30, 2017

    Come to an information session and learn about the BSN nursing program and the admissions process.

  • How to Apply for Financial Aid

    Jan 29, 2017

    The Student Financial Services staff is ready to help you with detailed, personal guidance about financial aid options, eligibility, and offers of financial assistance.

  • Life at SPU: A Video

    Jan 28, 2017

    There's a lot to see and do when you live on campus. Student Alec Whitmore '16 created this short video about life at SPU.

  • SPU’s Response Magazine

    Jan 27, 2017

    Read about SPU graduates of the last decade who are engaging the culture and changing the world across a variety of career fields.

  • Musical Soul of Brazil

    Jan 27, 2017

    This special evening features Choroloco, a Seattle-based acoustic ensemble specializing in vintage Brazilian jazz from Rio de Janeiro, and SPU music faculty.

  • Come Home for Homecoming

    Jan 27, 2017

    Take part in all your favorite traditions, plus join a special celebration of Falcon sports for both athletes and fans.

  • Falcon Coach Featured

    Jan 26, 2017

    Grant Leep talks about his first year as coach of the men’s basketball team in a feature story in The Seattle Times.

  • Life After College Week

    Jan 23, 2017

    The Center for Career and Calling is sponsoring a week of practical workshop for all students as they head towards graduation.

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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