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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.



  • running

    Falcon Running Camp

    May 16, 2015

    Since 1960, the camp has given runners an opportunity to run the wooded trails at SPU’s Camp Casey on Whidbey Island.

  • Students in Engineering Contest

    May 14, 2015

    SPU students won second place in the recent Intel-Cornell Cup, an international engineering competition.

  • Future Scientists

    Undergraduate Research Conference

    May 13, 2015

    Students present their research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

  • 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.

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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