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.



  • Falcons at Home

    Feb 22, 2018

    Don’t miss the last home games for the men’s and women’s basketball teams this week. The gymnastics team faces two opponents on Friday.


  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert

    Feb 21, 2018

    The winter concert on Friday, February 23, will feature music composed by women.

  • "Making Art, Keeping Faith"

    Feb 20, 2018

    The Art Department welcomes Cam Anderson, longtime executive director of Christians in the Visual Arts, for several events on campus this week.

  • Students: Take a NAP on February 21

    Feb 19, 2018

    You can study and have fun at the next Night Against Procrastination in the library.

  • Living With Traumatic Brain Injury

    Feb 18, 2018

    Dr. Michelle S. Kim, clinical neuropsychologist and assistant professor of neurology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, will speak about traumatic brain injuries (TBI), the life changes one may experience as a result of TBI, and resources within the community.

  • Jazz Ensemble Concert

    Feb 17, 2018

    The concert on Tuesday, February 20, features music from throughout the history of jazz, from swing to cool jazz to fusion.

  • Seattle Pacific Increases Partnerships With International Universities

    Feb 16, 2018

    SPU recently signed memorandums of understanding with several Asian universities and education organizations to explore academic partnerships.

  • Flags at Half-Staff

    Feb 15, 2018

    Campus flags are at half-staff in honor of the victims of the attack in Parkland, Florida.

  • International Food Festival

    Feb 14, 2018

    On Friday, February 16, the SPU community is invited to a potluck of different foods from around the world made by staff, faculty, and students.

  • Ash Wednesday Service

    Feb 12, 2018

    Campus Ministries will hold an Ash Wednesday service at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, at First Free Methodist Church.

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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