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.



  • College to Career

    Jan 19, 2018

    Whatever your dream career might be, SPU professors, mentors, and faculty advisors will help you develop a personalized plan for how to get there. See all the resources available.

  • Falcon Basketball at Home

    Jan 18, 2018

    The men's and women's basketball teams play home games this week, including a doubleheader on Thursday night.

  • Flags at Half-Staff

    Jan 17, 2018

    Campus flags staff are at half-staff in honor of Pierce County Deputy Daniel McCartney, who died in the line of duty on January 8. 

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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