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Spring 2006 | Volume 29, Number 2 | Footnotes

“Footnotes” are news briefs about people who have attended Seattle Pacific University (or Cascade College). They are intended to help friends keep in touch with each other’s lives and activities. Response welcomes your letters, email, or phone calls with items of interest for our readers. Photos are also invited and will be printed as space allows. If you don’t see your footnote in this issue, don’t give up! We print the items we receive in the very first available issue.

To submit an item, send email to or a letter to:

Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Avenue West, Suite 116
Seattle, Washington 98119-1922

To phone in your news, call 206-281-2051.


Fellows & Friends



In Memoriam

Reflections on a Study Leave
President Philip Eaton reflects on his recent study leave: “Stepping back from it all makes me more grateful for this good place, its clear vision, and for the truly good people who make it all happen,” he says.

Shout of Reconciliation
Dr. John Perkins returns to campus for the annual Perkins Lecture Series, and two pastors unite two well-known Christian community development organizations.

Science Lesson
With more than $1.5 million in grants, physics and education faculty members are developing teaching strategies to better equip science educators.

By the Book
For an alumni couple living above a bookstore in La Conner, Washington, “The Next Chapter” is the best one yet.

Soundtrack to Saving a Marriage
The singer-songwriter, husband-and-wife team known as Over the Rhine cancelled their 2003 tour to save their marriage.

Road to the Final Four
Led by Coach Hironaka, the Falcons finished their season in the top 10 nationally and earned a shot at a national championship.

My Response
Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Mike Holmgren shares the spiritual lessons of victory and defeat he’s learned from high school football games to Super Bowls.

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