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.



  • Homeless Heroes

    Nov 11, 2014

    Representatives from Seattle Stand Down will talk about ways to prevent and eliminate homelessness among veterans.

  • Creative Conversations

    Nov 10, 2014

    Theology Professor Doug Koskela talks about his new book Calling and Clarity: Discovering What God Wants for Your Life.

  • The Best Entertainment in Seattle

    Nov 8, 2014

    Learn about SPU’s outstanding theatre productions, music performances, lectures, special programs, and much more.

  • Veterans Day Forum

    Nov 7, 2014

    SPU welcomes retired Master Chief Petty Officer Robert (Chili) Hicks to campus on Monday, November 10.

  • Final Home Games

    Nov 5, 2014

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

  • GNAC Player of the Year

    Nov 4, 2014

    Women’s soccer midfielder Isabel Farrell received the GNAC Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year awards.

  • Choirs in Concert

    Nov 4, 2014

    Don't miss an evening of outstanding music featuring SPU's nationally recognized choirs.

  • Professor’s Poem Featured

    Nov 3, 2014

    A poem by English Professor Jennifer Maier was featured on the radio program “The Writer’s Almanac” with Garrison Keillor.

  • Considering Seminary?

    Nov 2, 2014

    Seattle Pacific Seminary’s “Discernment Weekend” is for those considering graduate degrees in theology.

  • Painted Desert Project

    Nov 1, 2014

    Artist and physician Chip Thomas talks about his work with well-known urban street artists on the rural Navajo Nation.

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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