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.

  • Take a Summer Class

    Jul 3, 2015

    The next session begins July 13, with courses for undergraduates and graduates.

  • Study Biology at SPU

    Jun 29, 2015

    Learn about six undergraduate majors, each framed by rigorous coursework and critical, ethical thinking.

  • A Week Can Change a Life

    Jun 28, 2015

    Image journal's Glen Workshop combines the best elements of a workshop, an arts festival, and a spiritual retreat.

  • Summer Conference Location?

    Jun 27, 2015

    United Way and the Suzuki Institute are some of the many nonprofit groups who meet on campus during the summer.

  • Falcon Wins Top Honor

    Jun 26, 2015

    Falcon basketball player and graduating senior Suzanna Ohlsen is named the GNAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

  • Graduate Program Accredited

    Jun 24, 2015

    The Master of Education in School Counseling program has been granted initial national accreditation.

  • Project READY

    Jun 23, 2015

    Psychology Professor Dave Stewart and students work in a drug and alcohol intervention program in local high schools.

  • Falcon Running Camp

    Jun 20, 2015

    This program for young people in grades 7-12 offers instruction from expert coaches and elite athletes.

  • Magazine for Prospective Students

    Jun 19, 2015

    Check out etc, the award-winning publication full of stories that make us SPU!

  • RN-to-BSN Program

    Jun 18, 2015

    Learn more the baccalaureate degree program for working registered nurses.

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.