News

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.



  • Student Selected for International Leadership Program

    Jul 3, 2017

    Junior Trey Miller has been selected to attend an elite international leadership development program for student leaders from top universities across the United States and around the world. The program will be held in July in Berlin, Germany.

  • Falcon Competes in Championships

    Jun 27, 2017

    Freshman Alyssa Foote ran to an 11th-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the USA Track & Field Junior Outdoor Championships.

  • Languages, Cultures, and Linguistics

    Jun 25, 2017

    Studying a foreign language or linguistics will help you better understand and appreciate the rich diversity of world languages and cultures, both ancient and modern.

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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