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.

  • Upcoming Music Concerts

    Nov 10, 2015

    The SPU Music Department hosts a series of concerts featuring choral and instrumental ensembles and faculty.

  • Global Orphan Nation

    Nov 10, 2015

    Learn about SPU alumni who are working with Deyneka Ministries to establish "a home for every orphan.”

  • Veterans Day Ceremony and Chapel

    Nov 6, 2015

    Due to the many concerns we heard from inside and outside the SPU community, we have changed the Veterans Day ceremonies scheduled for Tuesday, November 10.

  • Falcons in Playoffs!

    Nov 6, 2015

    The women’s soccer team advances to the conference championship game against top seed Western Washington on Saturday.

  • Color Forms

    Nov 6, 2015

    SPU’s Art Center Gallery presents a multi-media exhibit exploring the use of color in a variety of forms, including paintings and knitted pieces.

  • Player of the Year

    Nov 5, 2015

    Falcon soccer player Hannah Huesers, the leading women's scorer in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, was honored by the league.

  • Responding to Homelessness

    Nov 3, 2015

    Sociology professors Karen Snedker and Jennifer McKinney discuss their research around the temporary residency of Tent City 3 on campus earlier this year.

  • Nonprofit Career Fair

    Nov 3, 2015

    More than 40 organizations hiring now and for summer positions will be on campus Thursday, November 5.

  • Apply by November 15

    Nov 2, 2015

    Prospective students — take advantage of the Early Action Plan, which offers priority in financial aid and housing.

  • Digital Wisdom

    Nov 1, 2015

    In a three-part series, theologians discuss issues related to living wisely in the digital age.

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.