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.



  • Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Dec 30, 2017

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

  • Introducing SPU Voices

    Dec 27, 2017

    This new digital publication features stories written about and by Seattle Pacific students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

  • Family and Consumer Sciences

    Dec 26, 2017

    This department offers the only comprehensive Christian program in the Pacific Northwest with partnerships with the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.

  • Latest Issue of Response Magazine

    Dec 26, 2017

    “Exploring Outside” is the theme of the current Seattle Pacific magazine. Read stories on how faculty, staff, students, and alumni connect to creation and wilderness through trips to Camp Casey, research at Blakely Island Field Station, and hikes on Washington state's many mountains.

  • Take a 360 Video Tour of SPU

    Dec 18, 2017

    Step inside some of our favorite places on campus — and explore the action from every angle.

  • Studying Art and Design

    Dec 16, 2017

    Learn about the Art Department’s six majors and four minors.

  • Falcons Named to Academic All-America Team

    Dec 15, 2017

    Men's soccer players Jess Cayetano and Ryan Higgins were selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America to the Academic All-America team. They are the only two players from the Great Northwest Athletic Conference to receive the award. 

  • Transfer Open House on December 11

    Dec 7, 2017

    If you’ve completed college coursework after high school, come get your questions answered about the transfer experience at an open house just for you.

  • Falcons at Home

    Dec 7, 2017

    The women's basketball team plays Saint Martin's on Saturday, December 9, at 2 p.m. in Brougham Pavilion.

  • Remembering Pearl Harbor

    Dec 7, 2017

    Campus flags are at half-staff for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

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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