News

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.



  • Business Graduate Programs

    Jan 22, 2016

    Learn about the many programs offered in the School of Business, Government, and Economics at an open house on Tuesday, January 26.

  • Falcons at Home

    Jan 21, 2016

    The women’s gymnastics team will face Sacramento State on Friday, January 22. 

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Chapel Today

    Jan 19, 2016

    Come hear a message from Alex Gee, senior pastor of Fountain of Life Covenant Church. Worship will be led by Associate Professor of Music Stephen Newby.

  • Come Visit Us

    Jan 17, 2016

    Thinking about applying to SPU? It’s not too early to plan your visit in 2016.

  • MLKJr Breakfast Features Perkins

    Jan 16, 2016

    Dr. John Perkins, co-founder of SPU’s Perkins Center, is the keynote speaker for Seattle’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Monday, January 18,

  • Considering SPU?

    Jan 14, 2016

    Want to learn all that SPU has to offer in a brief amount of time? Sign up for this evening reception for students and parents.

  • Falcons at Home

    Jan 13, 2016

    The men's and women's basketball teams and the women's gymnastics team are in Brougham Pavilion this week.

  • Life After College

    Jan 11, 2016

    This series of workshops is designed to get students (from all class levels) to start thinking about their post-college journey.

  • Want to Transfer to SPU?

    Jan 8, 2016

    Come to an open house and meet current students who recently transferred, and let the experts evaluate your transcripts.

  • New Year’s Goal: Study the Bible

    Jan 6, 2016

    Lectio is a weekly reading program that helps you explore God's Word with the guidance of School of Theology professors.

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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