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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.



  • SPU Campus

    Prospective Students: Come Visit!

    Aug 11, 2014

    Summer is a great time to visit campus, learn about financial aid and scholarships, and meet students and faculty.

  • Falcons Basketball

    The Downs Dynasty

    Aug 10, 2014

    An SPU basketball family marks a milestone with the graduation of All-American David Downs.

  • Camp Casey

    Plan a Retreat at Camp Casey

    Aug 9, 2014

    SPU's Camp Casey on Whidbey Island has special packages for young people, churches, and sports teams.

  • Alumnus Featured on KING-TV

    Aug 6, 2014

    Alumnus Jim Mischel ’92, CEO of a company that imbeds music and TV into mirrors, has not forgotten the source of his success.

  •  Faith and Business

    Faith and Business

    Aug 5, 2014

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

  • Madeline Albright

    Interview With Madeleine Albright

    Aug 4, 2014

    SPU political science professors spoke with the former U.S. secretary of state when she visited campus.

  • CCC Logo

    Career Resources for Alumni

    Aug 2, 2014

    The Center for Career and Calling website now features a LinkedIn alumni tool for exploring career paths and getting advice.

  • Transfer Students

    Summer Visit Days

    Aug 1, 2014

    Now is the time to visit campus, learn about financial aid and scholarships, and meet students and faculty.

  • Piano

    Music Therapy Program

    Jul 31, 2014

    This established health care profession uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs.

  • Bible

    Genesis and Exodus

    Jul 30, 2014

    Professor of Old Testament Frank Spina leads a one-day class introducing these key books of the Bible.

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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