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.



  • A Week Can Change a Life

    Jun 28, 2015

    Image journal's Glen Workshop combines the best elements of a workshop, an arts festival, and a spiritual retreat.

  • Summer Conference Location?

    Jun 27, 2015

    United Way and the Suzuki Institute are some of the many nonprofit groups who meet on campus during the summer.

  • Falcon Wins Top Honor

    Jun 26, 2015

    Falcon basketball player and graduating senior Suzanna Ohlsen is named the GNAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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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