News

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.



  • Professor Featured in Christianity Today

    Jan 9, 2017

    Associate Professor of Missiology David Leong talks about his new book, Race and Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation.

  • One-Year Graduate Business Program

    Jan 2, 2017

    This management program enables students to participate in creating sustainable value and contribute to human flourishing in business, government, and civil society.

  • Youth Discipleship Academy

    Jan 1, 2017

    If you’re a high school student who wants to take the next step in your faith journey, sign up for the School of Theology’s new program.

  • Become a Teacher

    Dec 31, 2016

    Learn how a 49-year old Army veteran became a teacher through a one-year program in the School of Education.

  • What Can You Do With a Math Degree?

    Dec 30, 2016

    Alumni are employed in teaching, data analysis, actuarial work, statistics, legal work, and programming, as well as other areas.

  • School of Health Sciences

    Dec 28, 2016

    Whether you’re a potential undergraduate or graduate student, the school’s nationally accredited programs open the door to service and professional challenge.

  • Falcons at Home

    Dec 27, 2016

    The next three games for the unbeaten women’s basketball team are at home.

  • Leadership Roles in Education

    Dec 26, 2016

    Education Professor Robin Henrikson discusses the Master of Education in Teacher Leadership program.

  • Center for Professional Education

    Dec 19, 2016

    SPU is the largest provider of continuing education credits for teachers in Washington state.

  • Learning to Communicate Well

    Dec 17, 2016

    A degree in communication and journalism can lead to a career in almost any profession.

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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