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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.



  • SPU Day of Prayer May 3

    May 1, 2018

    Campus Ministries will host an SPU Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3, 12 p.m. in Emerson Hall Lounge.

  • Rethinking the Bible: Scripture’s Future at SPU

    Apr 30, 2018

    Building on last year’s Walls Lecture, which told the story of the Bible’s past at SPU, professors Daniel Castelo and Rob Wall propose a rethinking of the Bible’s nature and practice as the church’s book for the 21st century at this year's lecture on Wednesday, May 2.

  • Professor's Last Lecture

    Apr 30, 2018

    SPU’s Ivy Honorary presents "The Last Lecture of Professor Kathryn Bartholomew" on Wednesday, May 2, 5 p.m. in Eaton Hall 112.

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.