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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.



  • King Lear

    King Lear

    Jan 27, 2015

    The SPU Theatre presents this famous Shakespeare tragedy about a fictional king and powers of good and evil.

  • Rick Reynolds

    Alumnus of the Year

    Jan 27, 2015

    Rick Reynolds ’75 is director of Operation Nightwatch and an urban minister to those experiencing homelessness.

  • Stained Glass Cross

    Thinking About Ministry?

    Jan 25, 2015

    Seattle Pacific Seminary’s Discernment Weekend is a time for prayer and discussions about a future in ministry.

  • Dyana Herron

    Milton Fellow Dyana Herron

    Jan 24, 2015

    The author will read from her current work of creative nonfiction about her hometown and family.

  • pie

    Considering SPU?

    Jan 23, 2015

    Prospective students, newly admitted students, and parents are invited to a dessert reception on campus January 26.

  • Value of a University Education?

    Jan 23, 2015

    SPU’s Response magazine digs into the numbers and answers the question, “Is college worth it?”

  • Stephen Fowl

    "Idolatry and How to Avoid It”

    Jan 20, 2015

    School of Theology faculty in-residence Dr. Stephen Fowl looks at how people of God lapse into worshiping false gods.

  • Homecoming

    Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon

    Jan 19, 2015

    Alumni – From this place, you and your classmates embarked on an adventure. Return to where it all began during Homecoming 2015.

  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Chapel

    Jan 18, 2015

    Acclaimed author and speaker Edward Gilbreath will share his thoughts and reflections on the life of Dr. King.

  • Photo: SPU sign on campus

    Graduate Degrees at SPU

    Jan 17, 2015

    Learn about graduate programs, financial aid options, and meet professors at an open house on Tuesday, January 27.

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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