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’s Honors Program

    Aug 25, 2015

    University Scholars is for students who seek a rigorous education that encourages the development of a Christian mind and life.

  • Selections From Israel’s Story

    Aug 23, 2015

    Read or listen to the next online Bible reading program led by Associate Professor of Biblical Studies Sara Koenig.

  • Graduate Business Degrees

    Aug 22, 2015

    The School of Business, Government, and Economics offers summer information sessions on Tuesdays.

  • Paying for College

    Aug 21, 2015

    Six students explain their scholarships, grants, work study, loans, and more.

  • Falcons Win Academic Award

    Aug 19, 2015

    The Falcons are the only GNAC program to win the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award.

  • Faith at Work

    Aug 18, 2015

    Professor Kenman Wong looks at SPU alumnus Dan Price’s recent decision to raise the minimum salary at his company.

  • SPU’s Mentor Program

    Aug 17, 2015

    Learn how alumnus Andy Wolverton’s mentor relationship led to an internship which led to his career in a local company.

  • Music Therapy Program

    Aug 16, 2015

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

  • Come Visit SPU

    Aug 15, 2015

    The next summer visit day is Friday, August 21. Learn about financial aid and scholarships and meet students and faculty.

  • Alumnus of the Year

    Aug 13, 2015

    Rick Reynolds ’75 is director of Operation Nightwatch and an urban minister to those experiencing homelessness.

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.