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.

  • Youth Homelessness

    Oct 21, 2014

    The documentary “Invisible Young” looks at the lives of four Seattle young adults and how they ended up living on the streets.

  • Welcome, Robert Edwin

    Oct 20, 2014

    The internationally recognized expert on vocal pedagogy comes to campus for a special class with music and theatre students.

  • Day of Common Learning

    Oct 20, 2014

    Students, faculty, staff, and the public are invited for a series of lectures and presentations about the “promise and perils of power.”

  • High School Junior or Senior?

    Oct 17, 2014

    Learn about an overnight visit experience designed to give you a glimpse at life at SPU.

  • Restoring Alexander Hall

    Oct 16, 2014

    Learn more about the campaign to restore SPU’s oldest building and a City of Seattle historic landmark.

  • Falcons at Home

    Oct 15, 2014

    The women’s volleyball team plays two home matches this week.

  • Zillow Chief Economist

    Oct 14, 2014

    Dr. Stan Humphries, creator of Zillow’s Zestimate, comes to campus to speak with business undergraduate students.

  • Moms Invited!

    Oct 12, 2014

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

  • A.C.E. and SPU

    Oct 11, 2014

    Learn more about the Associates in Culture Exchange Language Institute and their partnership with Seattle Pacific.

  • Graduate Programs in Business

    Oct 10, 2014

    Learn about the many offerings in the School of Business, Government, and Economics.

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.