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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.

  • running

    Falcon Running Camp

    Jun 20, 2015

    This program for young people in grades 7-12 offers instruction from expert coaches and elite athletes.

  • etc Spring 2015

    Magazine for Prospective Students

    Jun 19, 2015

    Check out etc, the award-winning publication full of stories that make us SPU!

  • Nursing

    RN-to-BSN Program

    Jun 18, 2015

    Learn more the baccalaureate degree program for working registered nurses.

  • Camp Casey

    Open House at Camp Casey

    Jun 17, 2015

    The day includes tours, free admission to the pool, and a surplus sale at SPU’s conference center on Whidbey Island.

  • Amy Mezulis

    Professor Studies Teen Depression

    Jun 15, 2015

    Psychology Professor Amy Mezulis is researching adolescent depression, funded by a National Institute of Mental Health grant.

  • Alumna Receives Award

    Jun 14, 2015

    Esther Jeffery ’76 received the 2015 School Nurse Excellence Award from the Alaska School Nurses Association.

  • Riley Stockton

    Falcon Wins Top Honors

    Jun 13, 2015

    GNAC names Falcon basketball player and graduating senior Riley Stockton as the Male Scholar Athlete of the Year.

  • SPU Graduate

    Undergraduate Commencement

    Jun 12, 2015

    The exercises on Saturday, June 13, begin at 3 p.m. at Key Arena in downtown Seattle. Free tickets are required for admission.

  • Seattle Pacific University

    Commencement Information

    Jun 11, 2015

    Find out everything you need to know for this week's two graduation exercises.

  • Ivy Cutting

    It Begins With Ivy Cutting

    Jun 10, 2015

    Hundreds of graduating seniors and their families take part in SPU’s annual Ivy Cutting ceremony on Friday, June 12.

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.