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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.



  • Chris Hoke

    Creative Conversations

    May 12, 2015

    As a chaplain in a county jail, Chris Hoke (MFA '13) will look at ways to apply monastic practices inside America's penal system.

  • McKenna Hall

    Business Graduate Programs

    May 10, 2015

    Learn about the MBA, MS-ISM, and MAM degrees at an open house on Wednesday, May 13, in McKenna Hall.

  • Andy Crouch

    A Conversation With Andy Crouch

    May 9, 2015

    The executive editor of Christianity Today talks about becoming God’s “image-bearers” and the purpose of power.

  • Students

    Considering SPU?

    May 8, 2015

    Check out the Undergraduate Admissions website to learn about financial aid, visit events, and campus life.

  • Students Compete in International Math Competition

    May 7, 2015

    The contest includes student and faculty teams from more than 900 institutions around the world.

  • Doug Strong

    Creative Conversations

    May 5, 2015

    School of Theology Dean Doug Strong discusses the new edition of the classic book Rediscovering an Evangelical Heritage.

  • Celebrate Asian Pacific American History Month

    Celebrate APA Heritage Month

    May 4, 2015

    SPU's Asian American Ministry Program hosts a special event on Tuesday, May 5.

  • Doug Koskela

    Experience and Knowledge of God

    May 4, 2015

    Theology Professor Doug Koskela explores the Wesleyan understanding of how one comes to embrace the Christian faith.

  • reconciliation

    Reconciliation Studies

    May 1, 2015

    Courses in this program offer insights into the nature, contexts, and challenges of reconciliation.

  • Christa Pierce

    Lessons From an Author

    Apr 29, 2015

    SPU alumna and children’s book author Christa Pierce is the featured speaker for the Library’s “Creative Conversations” series.

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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