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Autumn 2002 | Volume 25, Number 4

Integrity and Beyond
The celebrated author of Integrity and Civility, Stephen Carter spoke at SPU in honor of a new center created to foster Christian scholarship. Read excerpts from his address about character in America.
A Day of Common Learning

SPU Kicks Off Its Largest-Ever Campaign
After three years in a quiet phase, Seattle Pacific's $52.85 million fund-raising campaign went public in October. Already, the University has reached 60 percent of its goal.

It's About Character
"We need character in this country in the most urgent way," says Campaign Chair Bruce Walker. A local businessman, he supports SPU because of its vision and the quality of its students.

Campaign Initiatives Position SPU for the Future
The Campaign for Seattle Pacific consists of four specific initiatives — including a new science building — that will help the University achieve its vision for engaging the culture with the Christian gospel.

A Mighty Symphony of Ideas
Assistant Professor of English Christine Chaney introduces new readers to Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, what she calls the magnum opus of the University Scholars program at SPU.

Live From Taiwan
Known as Teacher Peng, alumna Doris Brougham has broadcast throughout Asia for more than 40 years. "If you give God your life," she explains, "you don't know what he's going to do with it."

From the President
The purpose of the Campaign for Seattle Pacific, says President Philip Eaton, is bigger than ourselves. "We are really investing in a venture of change and hope."

SPU Musicians Play Benaroya
For the third Christmas season in a row, SPU takes "The Sacred Sounds of Christmas" downtown, performing in Benaroya Hall. [Campus]

Meet the Alumni Board President
After 30 years, Darlene Hartley rediscovered her alma mater, reconnected with fellow alums — and got a very warm welcome. [Alumni]

Reconciliation in South Africa
Professor of English Susan Gallagher spotlights the writings of South African exiles and prisoners in her new book. [Faculty]

Friendly Competition
Intramural sports go back to Seattle Pacific's beginnings. Their enormous success today is due in large part to Howie Kellogg, director of intramural and club sports. [Athletics]

My Response
Gary Ames, whose family foundation funded the Ames Initiative on Diversity at SPU, talks about using his retirement to champion the causes in which he believes.