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.



  • Statement Related to Jury Verdict

    Nov 16, 2016

    Seattle Pacific University released a statement about today's jury verdict related to June 5, 2014.

  • Sacred Sounds of Christmas

    Nov 16, 2016

    Don't miss SPU's highly acclaimed choral celebration on Tuesday, November 29, at McCaw Hall in downtown Seattle.

  • A Night of Music

    Nov 15, 2016

    Enjoy this special concert with the SPU Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and other ensemble groups on Thursday, November 17.

  • A Muslim and a Christian

    Nov 14, 2016

    The social issue of policing black and brown bodies will be discussed through the relationship between Kimberly Segall, professor of English, and Khawla Hadi, a former Iraqui refugee and psychologist for incoming refugees.

  • Graduate Business Programs

    Nov 14, 2016

    Learn about programs for working professionals at the next School of Business, Government, and Economics open house on Wednesday, November 16.

  • Flags at Half-Staff

    Nov 14, 2016

    The campus flag is at half-staff in memory of Washington State Senator Andy Hill.

  • Sodexo Tip-Off Classic

    Nov 10, 2016

    The men’s and women’s basketball teams play home games November 11-12 in Royal Brougham Pavilion.

  • Resources for Veterans, Dependents

    Nov 9, 2016

    SPU offers financial, academic, and social support to veterans, including participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

  • Veterans Day Ceremony on November 10

    Nov 8, 2016

    The Student Veterans Association and Vet Corps Navigator will host a ceremony and luncheon honoring SPU veterans.

  • Shelter and Healing

    Nov 7, 2016

    Providing shelter for the homeless while fostering a place for healing is the topic of a panel discussion with community leaders and SPU faculty on Thursday, November 10.

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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