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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.



  • McKennas

    McKennas Honored

    Jan 23, 2014

    A new school at Immanuel University in India will be named for President Emeritus David McKenna and his wife, Janet.

  • SPU Student with Her Mother

    Considering SPU?

    Jan 22, 2014

    Prospective students, newly admitted students, and parents are invited to a dessert reception on campus Monday, January 27.

  • Falcons

    Falcons at Home

    Jan 21, 2014

    The men’s and women’s basketball teams and the women’s gymnastics team play at Brougham Pavilion this week.

  • Michele Quia

    Alumna Featured

    Jan 21, 2014

    Entrepreneur magazine named Michele Weslander Quaid ’91 one of the “7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014.”

  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Chapel

    Jan 19, 2014

    The program will feature readings from Letter From a Birmingham Jail and music by Juan Huey-Ray and The Sound of the Northwest.

  • Homecoming

    Class Reunions?

    Jan 16, 2014

    Is your class celebrating during Homecoming this month? Visit the website to find out.

  • School of Business

    Business Graduate Programs

    Jan 14, 2014

    Learn about the many programs offered in the School of Business and Economics at an open house on January 16.

  • Falcons

    Falcon Featured in Seattle Times

    Jan 14, 2014

    High school standout Patrick Simon started at a Division I school, but is finishing his collegiate career at SPU.

  • Koenig

    Haiti’s Next Leaders

    Jan 13, 2014

    Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies Sara Koenig traveled to Haiti to meet with student scholars.

  • Flag at half staff

    Flags at Half-Staff

    Jan 13, 2014

    Campus flags are at half-staff today in memory of of USMC Sgt. Jacob M. Hess of Spokane, Washington.

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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