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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.



  • gymnastics

    Gymnasts Head to Championships

    Apr 4, 2014

    On April 5, SPU will be represented in the regional championships for NCAA Division I women's gymnastics.

  • Bible

    New Lectio Series Begins

    Apr 4, 2014

    The Book of Revelation is the subject for the next series of SPU’s online guided Bible reading. Read or listen online.

  • Autism Awareness

    “Light It Up Blue”

    Apr 2, 2014

    Demaray Hall joins other iconic buildings for World Autism Awareness Day on April 2.

  • Madeline Albright

    SPU Welcomes Madeleine Albright

    Apr 1, 2014

    America’s first woman Secretary of State and the keynote speaker for SPU’s Downtown Business Breakfast comes to campus.

  • Doris Brougham

    Alumna Returns to Campus

    Mar 31, 2014

    Doris Brougham ’53, one of the leading English language teachers in Asia, will be joined by the Heavenly Melody Choir.

  • Alexander Hall

    A Historic Landmark

    Mar 31, 2014

    The Seattle City Council recently approved landmark designation for Alexander Hall, the first campus building built in 1893.

  • Gospel Choir Performance

    Don't Miss It!

    Mar 30, 2014

    The public is invited to campus for a series of upcoming lectures, workshops, concerts, theatre productions, and more.

  • Youth Soccer

    Summer Youth Camps

    Mar 29, 2014

    The Falcons offer programs in gymnastics, basketball, running, soccer, and volleyball for middle and high school students.

  • Students

    Admitted to SPU?

    Mar 28, 2014

    Congratulations! Now plan to attend this two-day event just for admitted students.

  • Scott Beers

    Professor on NPR

    Mar 27, 2014

    Education Professor Scott Beers comments on the lost practice of cursive writing in an interview for National Public Radio.

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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