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.

  • Invite Your Mom!

    Oct 31, 2015

    Mom’s Day is a chance to show your mom your home away from home.

  • The Sacred Sounds of Christmas

    Oct 30, 2015

    SPU’s highly acclaimed downtown choral celebration at McCaw Hall is almost sold out. Get your tickets today!

  • Student Featured

    Oct 29, 2015

    In a feature story in the Press Enterprise newspaper, sophomore Maggie Destinee Sanchez talks about her transition from high school to SPU.

  • Calling All Falcon Fans!

    Oct 27, 2015

    Alumni Relations is hosting a special event for this weekend’s triple-header in Falcon sports.

  • SPU Ranked No. 2 for “Best Value”

    Oct 27, 2015

    SPU ranked No. 2 in the category “Best Colleges – Best Value” in the West in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 college rankings.

  • Stargazing From Camp Casey

    Oct 26, 2015

    Students studying astronomy have the opportunity use a telescope at SPU’s conference center on Whidbey Island.

  • Welcome, Orlando Ashford

    Oct 25, 2015

    The president of Holland America Line comes to campus as part of a quarterly event featuring local and regional business professionals.

  • Business Can Change the World

    Oct 24, 2015

    Viewing the purpose of business as more than making a profit is a common theme among many SPU alumni and student entrepreneurs.

  • Inc. Magazine Features Alumnus

    Oct 22, 2015

    The magazine profiles Seattle businessman Dan Price, six months after his announcement of a $70,000 minimum wage for his employees.

  • Creating New Music

    Oct 20, 2015

    Music Professor Stephen Newby discusses an oratorio he composed based on the book of Hosea at the Library's next Creative Conversations event.

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.