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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.



  • Te Deum Canceled Tonight

    Jun 6, 2014

    The Bruchner Te Deum concert is canceled tonight. 

  • fifth phase

    “The Fifth Phase”

    Jun 5, 2014

    The work of seniors in visual communications is now on display at SPU’s Art Center Gallery.

  • Prayer Service

    Jun 5, 2014

    Prayer service will be held at First Free Methodist Church at 7 p.m.

  • Lockdown Ended

    Jun 5, 2014

    The lockdown has been lifted. All evening classes are cancelled.

  • Falcons Basketball

    Falcon Voted Top Athlete, Scholar

    Jun 4, 2014

    David Downs is first man to win the GNAC Male Athlete of the Year and Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards.

  • Orchestra

    Music Department Oratorio

    Jun 3, 2014

    Join SPU musicians for the season's final concert, featuring Te Deum, a magnificent hymn of praise to God.

  • Jim Mitre

    Remembering a Faculty Member

    Jun 3, 2014

    A memorial service for Jim Mitre, nursing instructor in the School of Health Sciences, will be held today at 1 p.m. on campus.

  • Homecoming

    Class of 1964

    Jun 2, 2014

    A 50th reunion celebration on June 13 includes campus tours, catered lunch and dinner, and more.

  • Percussion Ensemble

    Percussion Ensemble Concert

    Jun 1, 2014

    The ensemble features traditional, classic, and historic compositions on drums and other percussion instruments.

  • McKayla Fricker

    Falcon Named Athlete of the Year

    May 30, 2014

    McKayla Fricker is the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Outdoor Track & Field Female Athlete of the Year.

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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