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.

  • Falcons in Championship Meet

    Nov 19, 2015

    The women’s cross country team heads to Missouri for the NCAA Division II national championships.

  • Elephant’s Graveyard

    Nov 18, 2015

    SPU Theatre presents this true story of the tragic results when a struggling circus visits a small town in Tennessee.

  • Dementia Caregiving

    Nov 17, 2015

    At the Library’s next Creative Conversations event, Assistant Professor of Nursing Bomin Shim will discuss her research on spousal dementia caregivers.

  • Alumnus Dan Price Returns to Campus

    Nov 16, 2015

    The founder and CEO of Gravity Payments will talk about his 40-year-goal to help businesses focus on purpose and serving others.

  • Looking for a Retreat Location?

    Nov 14, 2015

    For nearly 50 years, SPU's Camp Casey on Whidbey Island has been hosting churches, schools, and other organizations.

  • A One-of-a-Kind Community

    Nov 13, 2015

    You’ll experience life-changing relationships and support only possible in a small, close-knit setting like SPU.

  • Helping Veterans Heal

    Nov 11, 2015

    Clinical psychology graduates are among the single largest source of interns at VA medical centers in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Serving Veterans at Seattle Pacific

    Nov 10, 2015

    Seattle Pacific University has a long history of supporting and honoring our veterans on and off campus.

  • Upcoming Music Concerts

    Nov 10, 2015

    The SPU Music Department hosts a series of concerts featuring choral and instrumental ensembles and faculty.

  • Global Orphan Nation

    Nov 10, 2015

    Learn about SPU alumni who are working with Deyneka Ministries to establish "a home for every orphan.”

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.