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.

  • MFA in Creative Writing

    Jul 12, 2015

    Find out about one of the finest low-residency writing programs in the country.

  • Future of Education: Technology

    Jul 11, 2015

    Learn about SPU’s unique new Digital Education Leadership degree.

  • Plan a Retreat at Camp Casey

    Jul 11, 2015

    SPU's Camp Casey on Whidbey Island has special packages for young people, churches, and sports teams.

  • Books That Can Save Your Life

    Jul 8, 2015

    Christianity Today magazine asked Gregory Wolfe, writer in residence and editor of Image journal, about life-changing books.

  • Faith and Business

    Jul 7, 2015

    In this management graduate program, you will learn about values-based leadership and marketplace theology.

  • A Long Tradition

    Jul 5, 2015

    For the last 23 years, members of the Church of the Holy Cross in Redmond, Washington, have stayed at Camp Casey.

  • America's Historian

    Jul 4, 2015

    In honor of Independence Day, here’s a 2006 Response magazine interview with historian David McCullough.

  • Take a Summer Class

    Jul 3, 2015

    The next session begins July 13, with courses for undergraduates and graduates.

  • Study Biology at SPU

    Jun 29, 2015

    Learn about six undergraduate majors, each framed by rigorous coursework and critical, ethical thinking.

  • A Week Can Change a Life

    Jun 28, 2015

    Image journal's Glen Workshop combines the best elements of a workshop, an arts festival, and a spiritual retreat.

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.