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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.



  • ETC Winter 2015

    Magazine for Prospective Students

    Feb 20, 2015

    etc is a free online and print magazine for students who care about academics, community, and faith.

  • Physics

    Physics Department Wins Award

    Feb 19, 2015

    The 5+ Club recognizes institutions for “outstanding contributions to the education of future physics teachers."

  • The Long Night Documentary

    Sex Trafficking in Seattle

    Feb 18, 2015

    Come see the documentary “The Long Night” and hear from State Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles and filmmaker Tim Matsui.

  • Wanted and Drinking From the Wells of New Creation

    Holy Spirit, Justice, and Reconciliation

    Feb 17, 2015

    SPU Professor of Theology Kerry Dearborn and Tierra Nueva's Chris Hoke talk about their new books.

  • Physics

    Creative Conversations

    Feb 16, 2015

    Physics professors Amy Roberston and Kara Gray talk about their research in measuring content knowledge for teaching.

  • Dan Kramlich

    Music of the Great Jazz Composers

    Feb 15, 2015

    Join Instructor and jazz pianist Dan Kramlich as he plays jazz favorites by Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, and others.

  • Fortune

    "Fortune's Bones"

    Feb 14, 2015

    The SPU Gospel Choir participates in this musical oratorio with more than 100 local choirs and instrumentalists.

  • Bob Zurinsky

    Featured in Christian Century

    Feb 13, 2015

    Assistant Director of University Ministries Bob Zurinsky says telling the Christian story is part of a unifying vision at SPU.

  • SPU’s Honors Program

    Feb 12, 2015

    University Scholars is for students who seek a rigorous education that encourages the development of a Christian mind and life.

  • Ewald

    India in Classical Literature

    Feb 11, 2015

    Classics Professor Owen Ewald will examine how ancient Greek and Roman writings portrayed India.

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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