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.

  • Autism Lectures, Resource Fair

    Apr 14, 2016

    This special event features discussions from experts and families living with autism and a resource fair to connect individuals who have ASD and their families with community programs in Washington state.

  • A Different Kind of Competition

    Apr 12, 2016

    The Social Venture Plan Competition showcases student teams and their business plans to solve social problems.

  • Falcon Wins National Title

    Apr 9, 2016

    The 2016 all-around champion at USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate Championships is gymnast Maria Hundley. It’s her sixth national championship and the most in SPU history.

  • 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.

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.