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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.



  • Stained Glass Cross

    For Pastors and Church Leaders

    Jun 22, 2014

    Classes in “Biblical Ethics” and “Creation/New Creation” are offered by the Center for Biblical and Theological Education.

  • The Rise Above Fund

    Jun 21, 2014

    The fund is a way to remember and help support those who were directly affected by the June 5 tragedy on campus.

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    Op-Ed by Marian Wright Edelman

    Jun 21, 2014

    The 2014 Undergraduate Commencement speaker writes about “inspiring lessons from Seattle Pacific University."

  • Orientation

    New Student Advising

    Jun 19, 2014

    Several on- and off-campus advising events are held for new freshmen and transfer students. Sign up today.

  • Healing Through Art - The Artbook

    Healing Through Art

    Jun 18, 2014

    Senior Aurelia Mandani invited the SPU community to join her in creating five unique art books for the victims of the June 5 tragedy. 

  • glassy baby

    Glassybaby Nursing Scholarship

    Jun 17, 2014

    Until June 21, a portion of all Glassybaby purchases online and in the store using the “spu” code will go to the scholarship.

  • Falcons

    SPU Athletes of the Year

    Jun 16, 2014

    Men’s basketball player David Downs and women’s gymnast Maria Hundley are co-winners for the 2014 award.

  • music therapy

    Music Therapy Camps

    Jun 14, 2014

    SPU's Music Therapy program and EMP Museum offer this unique camp for children with developmental challenges.

  • Teaching

    Summer Classes for Educators

    Jun 14, 2014

    Every summer, SPU’s Center for Professional Education offers courses created specifically for educators.

  • Photo: SPU sign on campus

    From This Place

    Jun 14, 2014

    In today’s Seattle Times, we congratulate SPU’s Class of 2014. We're proud of you.

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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