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.



  • Women’s Basketball Games This Week

    Jan 2, 2018

    The Falcons play at home Thursday, January 4, and Saturday, January 6.

  • Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Dec 30, 2017

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

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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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