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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.



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    Thinking About Seminary?

    Jan 11, 2014

    If you’ve ever wondered about seminary, come to a special event in February to help you explore your career and calling.

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    Come Visit SPU

    Jan 10, 2014

    Prospective students and their parents are invited to campus Friday, January 31, for a full day of events.

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    Upcoming Events

    Jan 9, 2014

    SPU offers some of the best and most affordable entertainment in Seattle. Visit the events website for the latest information.

  • Bible

    Community Bible Study

    Jan 5, 2014

    Plan to attend an engaging and enlightening “head, heart, and hands” study of the Gospel of John beginning January 8.

  • MFT Training

    Therapists and Physicians

    Jan 4, 2014

    The Medical Family Therapy program hosts monthly training seminars for health professionals.

  • China

    Studying in China

    Jan 3, 2014

    SPU students will study international marketing and the Chinese economy in Chengdu, China.

  • Graduate School

    New Year’s Resolution

    Jan 1, 2014

    If you’re thinking about graduate school, plan to attend an open house on Tuesday, January 28.

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    2014 Commencement

    Dec 30, 2013

    Find out everything you need to know for the 2014 graduation exercises.

  • Transfer Students

    Transfer to SPU

    Dec 28, 2013

    If you’re thinking about transferring to SPU, don’t miss an open house on January 28 designed just for you.

  • Thank You

    Honor Roll of Donors

    Dec 25, 2013

    Learn about the many generous donors who have invested in SPU’s vision to engage the culture and change the world.

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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