News

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.



  • Learn About Graduate Business Programs

    Aug 23, 2017

    Open houses are held each Tuesday on campus and offer a detailed view of the programs and admission process. 

  • New Vice President

    Aug 21, 2017

    Meet Sandra Richards Mayo, SPU’s new vice president of diversity, equality, and inclusion.

  • Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Aug 18, 2017

    Coursework in these programs are balanced between theoretical material and a variety of laboratory experiences.

  • Newby Composes Music for Free Boy

    Aug 17, 2017

    Associate Professor of Music Stephen Newby was commissioned by Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre to compose a children’s musical theatre production based on the novel, Free Boy: A True Story of Slave and Master.

  • New Book About SPU’s Founding

    Aug 16, 2017

    Rooted in Mission: The Founding of Seattle Pacific University 1891–1916, reveals a campus and a city poised on the brink of change.

  • Consider a Degree in Philosophy

    Aug 15, 2017

    When you study philosophy at SPU, you'll learn to see connections between different fields of thought such as science, religion, and ethics.

  • Graduate Programs for Educators

    Aug 7, 2017

    SPU’s School of Education offers advanced programs for working professionals which focus on developing competence, character, leadership, and service in educators.

  • Add Outdoor Education to Your Retreat

    Aug 5, 2017

    SPU’s Camp Casey Conference Center on Whidbey Island is a unique location to learn about beach, wetlands, and forest environments.

  • A Degree in Physics

    Aug 4, 2017

    Physics studies the changes, interactions, and properties of matter and energy and strongly influences humankind’s understanding of nature.

  • Falcons Earn Academic Awards

    Aug 1, 2017

    The men's and women's track and field teams have been honored for academic success by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

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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