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.



  • Top Honors for Falcon Coach

    Dec 1, 2014

    Men’s Head Soccer Coach Mark Collings was named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Coach of the Year.

  • Festival of Lessons and Carols

    Nov 30, 2014

    This annual Advent Chapel on Tuesday, December 2, is facilitated by the SPU’s Department of Music.

  • Planning a Summer Conference?

    Nov 29, 2014

    SPU is host to many nonprofit groups during the summer, including Campus Crusade and United Way.

  • Center for Integrity in Business

    Nov 28, 2014

    Learn more about this resource center which is helping equip businesspeople to integrate faith and professional practice.

  • Thank You!

    Nov 27, 2014

    Many generous donors have invested in SPU’s vision to engage the culture and change the world.

  • Ferguson and Beyond

    Nov 25, 2014

    SPU community members write and preach about recent events in Ferguson, Missouri.

  • The Adoption Conversation

    Nov 25, 2014

    Alumna Angela Tucker writes about the need for adult adoptees to tell their stories about the complexities of adoption.

  • Studying Around the World

    Nov 24, 2014

    Check out the study abroad programs and international opportunities for students.

  • SPU’s iTunes U

    Nov 23, 2014

    Check out the outstanding audio and video content from professors, special guests, and SPU community events.

  • Now in the SPU Art Gallery

    Nov 22, 2014

    “Union” features works by artists Rachell Sumpter and Jacob Magraw-Mickelson.

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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