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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.



  • Photo: SPU sign on campus

    Welcome, NetVUE

    Oct 24, 2013

    SPU hosts a regional conference about strengthening the vocational exploration of students.

  • Family therapy

    Professor’s New Research

    Oct 23, 2013

    Biology Professor Cara Wall-Scheffler discovers an interesting pattern when men and women walk together.

  • Jeff Keuss

    “Creative Conversations”

    Oct 22, 2013

    Theology Professor Jeff Keuss is the first speaker in the Library’s new series highlighting scholarly and creative works in progress.

  • Jennifer Meier

    Professor’s Poetry Featured

    Oct 21, 2013

    English Professor Jennifer Maier reads one of her recent poems on local NPR affiliate KUOW.

  • Mom's Day

    Moms Invited!

    Oct 19, 2013

    Mom’s Day is a great way to spend time with your son or daughter and meet other moms.

  • Brass Ensemble

    Music Faculty in Concert

    Oct 18, 2013

    Don't miss this special concert featuring solo performances and chamber music by SPU’s world-class brass faculty.

  •  Faith and Business

    Faith and Business

    Oct 17, 2013

    The new professional development certificate provides practical tools for business professionals, seminarians, and church staff.

  • Robert Shiller

    An Interview With Robert Shiller

    Oct 14, 2013

    The 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics winner was interviewed by Response magazine in 2009.

  • Teacher and Students

    Helping Youth Flourish

    Oct 14, 2013

    SPU's Day of Common Learning explores how people and organizations can help young people thrive.

  • girl rising

    “Girl Rising”

    Oct 11, 2013

    SPU's Day of Common Learning will feature a special screening of this documentary about the power of education.

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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