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.



  • Falcons at Home

    Jan 13, 2016

    The men's and women's basketball teams and the women's gymnastics team are in Brougham Pavilion this week.

  • Life After College

    Jan 11, 2016

    This series of workshops is designed to get students (from all class levels) to start thinking about their post-college journey.

  • New Year’s Goal: Study the Bible

    Jan 6, 2016

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

  • Falcons at Home

    Dec 29, 2015

    The men’s basketball teams plays two home games this weekend.

  • New Women’s Soccer Coach

    Dec 28, 2015

    Arby Busey led the women’s soccer team to an NCAA Division II Tournament berth in his one-season as interim coach.

  • Parents Invited

    Dec 27, 2015

    Visit with your son or daughter for two days of events and programming focused on your student's SPU experience and growth.

  • Take Your Classroom Outside

    Dec 26, 2015

    SPU’s Camp Casey on Whidbey Island offers countless hands-on learning experiences.

  • Born Today

    Dec 25, 2015

    In this online Bible reading, former pastor Mark Abbott writes about the most famous birth announcement of all time.

  • School of Theology Receives Grant

    Dec 24, 2015

    The grant will establish the SPU Youth Discipleship School that seeks to encourage high school students to grow in their Christian discipleship.

  • Homecoming Is Coming

    Dec 22, 2015

    Mark your calendars now for Homecoming and Parents Weekend, January 29–30, 2016. We hope to see you on campus!

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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