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Pursuing the Vision

See what SPU President Dan Martin envisions for SPU’s future: a strategic plan that encourages and strengthens a holistic student experience.

ALSO: SPU’s Strategic Plan

Work in Progress

SPU faculty are practicing innovations in music, sociology, physics, and education — all so students can have a top-notch, world-class education.

ALSO: Preparing to Flourish With Our Strategic Plan

The Outsider

Meet Tatyana Lats ’15, a recent graduate whose research and personal interests cross cultural and geographic borders to strengthen communities.

Open Doors to Transformation

Here’s how learning starts in the residence halls at SPU, where students engage with roommates, stay active, and pursue faith communities.


The World Acting Globally

A Call to Love Our Neighbors

Speaker Presents a Global Vision for Compassionate Justice


Seminary Student Puts Church-Planting Knowledge to Work

The City Urban Perspectives

Harmony and Healing

Music Therapy Grad Brings Melodic Medicine to Patients


Building Community Through Service

The Bible & Theology Toward Christian Maturity

Outdone by the Almighty

How God's Unbreakable Covenant Established A Forever Family


Raising Up Millennial Leaders
Yale Professor Challenges Church on Beauty

Science & Technology Research and Discoveries

Illuminating Idea

Alumni Go the Extra Mile for Safer Cycling


Student Sharpens Research Skills Through Microbial Research Grant

Arts & Culture Faithful Creativity

Bringing Poetry to Prose

MFA Grad’s Account of a Chicago Shipwreck Hits the New York Times Bestseller List


Theatre Alumna Steps Into Leadership Role

Athletics The Scholar-Athlete

Falcon Teams Advance to NCAA Tourneys

Cross Country, Soccer Advance; Volleyball Libero Makes Digs Mark

Alumni A World Community

Land for the Least

Alumnus of the Year Fights for Rights of World’s Poorest


World’s Largest Humanitarian Prize Honors Landesa
Homecoming Changes
Fashion Queen Builds “Empire of Good”

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