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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.



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    SPU a “Best Value”

    Dec 12, 2014

    U.S. News & World Report's 2015 “America's Best Colleges” issue ranked SPU #4 in the category “Best Value.”

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    Health and Human Performance

    Dec 11, 2014

    Students in this program learn about service and leadership to promote health through physical activity and healthy lifestyles.

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    Falcons at Home

    Dec 10, 2014

    The men's and women’s basketball teams play home games this week. Come and cheer on the Falcons!

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    Falcons Score High in Academics

    Dec 9, 2014

    The SPU athletics program won the NCAA Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence for the third straight year.

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    Undergraduate Majors and Minors

    Dec 8, 2014

    Check out all the undergraduate programs offered at Seattle Pacific.

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    Remembering Pearl Harbor

    Dec 7, 2014

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

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    Graduate Degrees at SPU

    Dec 6, 2014

    Learn about graduate programs, financial aid options, and meet professors at an open house on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

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    Falcons in Action

    Dec 5, 2014

    Alumni ― check out this special series of home and away alumni athletic events.

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    Another Way of Doing Business

    Dec 4, 2014

    “In the School of Business, Government, and Economics, we believe the highest purpose of business is to serve.”

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    "Tradition"

    Dec 3, 2014

    Created and designed by students, this yearly event includes Christmas carols, crafts, hot cider, and much more.

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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