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.



  • The Sacred Music of Duke Ellington

    Dec 19, 2015

    Music Professor Stephen Newby joins this holiday performance of works drawn from Ellington’s three sacred concerts featuring blues, gospel, and jazz pieces.

  • Alumnus Honored

    Dec 17, 2015

    Jon Meis ’14 receives the Carnegie Hero Award "for acts of extraordinary civilian heroism,"

  • Women’s Basketball at Home

    Dec 17, 2015

    The Falcons host the Sodexo Tip-Off Classic in Brougham Pavilion this weekend.

  • Therapists and Physicians

    Dec 15, 2015

    The Medical Family Therapy program hosts training seminars for health professionals.

  • Explore Your Faith

    Dec 14, 2015

    At Seattle Pacific, we believe that the Christian faith and rigorous academics are a powerful combination.

  • Advanced Degrees in Education

    Dec 13, 2015

    The School of Education offers numerous advanced degrees for teachers, counselors, and administrators.

  • A Reconciliation Movement

    Dec 12, 2015

    See what reconciliation looks like at SPU.

  • Men’s Basketball at Home

    Dec 10, 2015

    The Falcons host the Oak Harbor Freight Lines Classic in Brougham Pavilion this weekend.

  • Coach of the Year

    Dec 9, 2015

    Men’s Soccer Head Coach Mark Collings was named the GNAC Coach of the Year after leading the Falcons to a 14-1-3 record.

  • Remembering Pearl Harbor

    Dec 7, 2015

    Campus flags are at half-staff for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

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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