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.



  • Welcome, Admitted Students!

    Apr 7, 2016

    More than 100 students and their families are on campus for a two-day event.

  • Gymnasts Compete in Nationals

    Apr 6, 2016

    The Falcons head to the USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate National Championships in St. Charles, Missouri.

  • Career Fair for Students

    Apr 4, 2016

    Don't miss this chance to meet recruiters, build a professional network, and land a great career or summer position.

  • Come Visit in April

    Apr 1, 2016

    SPU Fridays include class visits, a student and faculty panel, financial aid information, and lunch in Gwinn Commons.

  • Studying Around the World

    Mar 31, 2016

    Check out the study abroad and international opportunities for students, including a new program in Prague.

  • Christian Social Entrepreneurship

    Mar 30, 2016

    SPU's new program combines business skills with a theological foundation. The deadline to apply is April 1.

  • Online Guided Bible Reading

    Mar 28, 2016

    The next Lectio series will cover the Book of Hebrews, led by Professor of Scripture and Wesleyan Studies Rob Wall.

  • Just for Admitted Students

    Mar 24, 2016

    This two-day event is a chance to be a part of our community and meet other students who will call SPU home in Autumn 2016.

  • Gymnasts Headed to National Meet

    Mar 21, 2016

    The Falcons will compete in the USA Gymnastics Collegiate Championships next month in St. Charles, Missouri.

  • Thinking About Seminary?

    Mar 17, 2016

    If you’ve ever wondered whether seminary was for you, join Seattle Pacific Seminary for Immersion on April 14.

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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