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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.



  • etc

    Outside the Classroom

    Oct 2, 2014

    etc magazine highlights how students and professors take advantage of learning opportunities in the Pacific Northwest.

  • SPU is Green

    A Green College

    Oct 2, 2014

    SPU is included in the 2014 Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges.

  • Falcons

    Alumni Soccer Night

    Oct 2, 2014

    SPU alumni are invited to bring the family and cheer on the Falcons on Saturday, October 4, at Interbay Stadium.

  • Bill Woodward

    In Case You Missed It

    Oct 1, 2014

    In his annual essay, Professor of History Bill Woodward writes about “the simple brilliance” of the preamble to the U.S. Constitution.

  • Photo: SPU sign on campus

    Opening Chapel on September 30

    Sep 28, 2014

    The SPU community gathers to celebrate the beginning of a new school year.

  • Digital MED

    Digital Education Leadership

    Sep 27, 2014

    This new graduate program is for educators who want to learn about the ever-changing world of educational technology.

  • City Quest

    SPU Goes Into the Community

    Sep 26, 2014

    More than 800 students, faculty, and staff will take part in a day of community service on Saturday, September 27.

  • SPU student with his mother

    Welcome, Students and Families!

    Sep 25, 2014

    We’re glad you’re here at Seattle Pacific! Check out the Orientation website for the complete schedule of events.

  • Women Who ROCK

    Program for Freshman Women

    Sep 24, 2014

    Women ROCK is a fun, innovative program for freshman women that helps them make the most out of college.

  • Sacred Sounds

    Sacred Sounds of Christmas Tickets

    Sep 23, 2014

    Early-bird tickets are now on sale for SPU’s highly acclaimed downtown choral celebration December 1 at McCaw Hall.

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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