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.



  • 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. Chapel

    Jan 18, 2015

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

  • 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.

  • Falcons at Home

    Jan 14, 2015

    The men’s and women’s basketball teams play home games this week.

  • Rainbow Girl and Recent Projects

    Jan 14, 2015

    Chicago-based artist, curator, musician, and teacher Tim Lowly visits SPU’s Art Center Gallery on Friday, January 16.

  • Seniors: Get Ready

    Jan 12, 2015

    All students are invited to attend these valuable “life after college” workshops offered by the Center for Career and Calling.

  • New Year’s Goal: Study the Bible

    Jan 11, 2015

    Lectio is a weekly reading program that helps you explore God's Word with the guidance of School of Theology professors.

  • A Tribute to Andrae Crouch

    Jan 9, 2015

    Music Professor Stephen Michael Newby writes about the impact of this legendary gospel performer.

  • Transfer to SPU!

    Jan 9, 2015

    If you’re thinking about transferring to SPU, don’t miss an open house on Monday, January 12, designed just for you.

  • Falcons at Home

    Jan 8, 2015

    The women’s gymnastics team faces UC Davis on Friday, January 9, at 7 p.m. in Brougham Pavilion.

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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