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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.



  • Disunity in Christ

    Disunity in Christ

    Nov 19, 2013

    Social psychologist Christena Cleveland will talk about her new book and why unity is difficult for members of the body of Christ.

  • Lincoln

    November 19, 1863

    Nov 19, 2013

    In his Constitution Day essay, Professor Bill Woodward writes about the Gettysburg Address, delivered 150 years ago today.

  • Volleyball

    Final Home Games

    Nov 19, 2013

    The women’s volleyball team plays their final two matches this week in Brougham Pavilion.

  • real change

    Real Change News

    Nov 17, 2013

    Meet those involved with this Seattle newspaper and learn about their unique model of empowerment for the homeless.

  • Katie Kresser

    The Art of John LaFarge

    Nov 16, 2013

    Professor of Art Katie Kresser reads from her book about one of the most celebrated artists of the Gilded Age.

  • Falcons

    Sodexo Tip-Off Classic

    Nov 14, 2013

    The men’s and women’s basketball teams play home games November 15-16 in Royal Brougham Pavilion.

  • Wind Symphony

    A Cornucopia of Instrumental Music

    Nov 13, 2013

    Come enjoy an autumn concert featuring a variety of SPU’s talented music ensembles.

  • Flag

    Facing War, Finding Peace

    Nov 11, 2013

    Learn how clinical psychology graduates are helping veterans heal.

  • N. T. Wright

    “The C.S. Lewis of Our Time”

    Nov 10, 2013

    Bishop N.T. Wright, one of the world’s leading Bible scholars, comes to campus on Wednesday, November 13.

  • Stained Glass Cross

    Seattle Pacific Seminary

    Nov 9, 2013

    Learn more about the seminary’s unique model of theological education called “Academy, Abbey, and Apostolate.”

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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