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.

  • A Tribute to Andrae Crouch

    Jan 9, 2015

    Music Professor Stephen Michael Newby writes about the impact of this legendary gospel performer.

  • Transfer to SPU!

    Jan 9, 2015

    If you’re thinking about transferring to SPU, don’t miss an open house on Monday, January 12, designed just for you.

  • Falcons at Home

    Jan 8, 2015

    The women’s gymnastics team faces UC Davis on Friday, January 9, at 7 p.m. in Brougham Pavilion.

  • Welcome Reception for TC3

    Jan 6, 2015

    The SPU community and Tent City 3 residents are invited to an evening of introductions and discussion on January 8. 

  • A Global Food Field Trip

    Jan 5, 2015

    SPU students explore Italy’s sustainable food production in a new study abroad program.

  • New Year’s Resolution

    Jan 1, 2015

    If you’re thinking about graduate school, plan to attend an open house on Tuesday, January 27.

  • Falcons at Home

    Dec 30, 2014

    The men’s basketball team plays Western Oregon on Thursday, January 1, in Brougham Pavilion.

  • Thinking About Ministry?

    Dec 28, 2014

    If you’ve ever wondered about seminary, come to a special event in February to help you explore your career and calling.

  • The World of Theatre

    Dec 27, 2014

    Students studying theatre at SPU are involved in directing, set and costume design, lighting, stage management, and publicity.

  • Come Visit Us!

    Dec 26, 2014

    Check out the upcoming visit days to see our campus, learn about financial aid, and meet students and faculty.

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.