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.

  • Come Visit SPU

    Aug 15, 2015

    The next summer visit day is Friday, August 21. Learn about financial aid and scholarships and meet students and faculty.

  • Alumnus of the Year

    Aug 13, 2015

    Rick Reynolds ’75 is director of Operation Nightwatch and an urban minister to those experiencing homelessness.

  • Graduate Programs in Business

    Aug 12, 2015

    The School of Business, Government, and Economics is recognized for its faith-based commitment to ethics.

  • Sea Lab at Camp Casey

    Aug 11, 2015

    The lab showcases local marine life and educates guests on the importance of conservation.

  • Flags at Half-Staff

    Aug 11, 2015

    Campus flags are at half-staff today in memory of Washington State Patrol Detective Brent Hanger.

  • Future of Education: Technology

    Aug 10, 2015

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

  • Students Around the World

    Aug 9, 2015

    This summer, student teams are on short-term mission trips in eight countries. Read their latest updates.

  • Prospective Students: Come Visit!

    Aug 8, 2015

    Summer is a great time to visit campus, learn about financial aid and scholarships, and meet students and faculty.

  • Introducing SPULink

    Aug 7, 2015

    This program connects students and alumni with individuals and organizations for career services, resources, and more.

  • Seattle Pacific Seminary

    Aug 5, 2015

    Learn more about the seminary’s unique model of theological education called “Academy, Abbey, and Apostolate.”

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.