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.

  • New Year’s Resolution

    Jan 1, 2015

    If you’re thinking about graduate school, plan to attend an open house on Tuesday, January 27.

  • Falcons at Home

    Dec 30, 2014

    The men’s basketball team plays Western Oregon on Thursday, January 1, in Brougham Pavilion.

  • Thinking About Ministry?

    Dec 28, 2014

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

  • The World of Theatre

    Dec 27, 2014

    Students studying theatre at SPU are involved in directing, set and costume design, lighting, stage management, and publicity.

  • Come Visit Us!

    Dec 26, 2014

    Check out the upcoming visit days to see our campus, learn about financial aid, and meet students and faculty.

  • Op-ed in Seattle Times

    Dec 24, 2014

    President Dan Martin reflects on how faith is revealed in response to the world’s greatest needs.

  • Grant for Mentor Program

    Dec 23, 2014

    The Bob and Ruth Dunn Charitable Foundation gift will support a mentor program in the Center for Applied Learning.

  • President Dan Martin’s New Book

    Dec 22, 2014

    Rich Soil illustrates leadership principles through the parable of a coffee shop.

  • 2015 Commencement

    Dec 21, 2014

    Find out everything you need to know about graduation exercises on June 13, 2015, at Key Arena in downtown Seattle.

  • Fort Casey Inn

    Dec 20, 2014

    The inn, owned and operated by SPU, offers nine beautifully restored Victorian homes located on Whidbey Island.

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.