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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.



  • Flag at half staff

    Flags at Half-Staff

    Jan 13, 2014

    Campus flags are at half-staff today in memory of of USMC Sgt. Jacob M. Hess of Spokane, Washington.

  • Doug Deardorf

    Alumnus Enjoys Global Career

    Jan 12, 2014

    Doug Deardorf ’78 credits God with his career planning, which has let to interesting roles in multinational companies.

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    Thinking About Seminary?

    Jan 11, 2014

    If you’ve ever wondered about seminary, come to a special event in February to help you explore your career and calling.

  • SPU student with his mother

    Come Visit SPU

    Jan 10, 2014

    Prospective students and their parents are invited to campus Friday, January 31, for a full day of events.

  • Theatre

    Upcoming Events

    Jan 9, 2014

    SPU offers some of the best and most affordable entertainment in Seattle. Visit the events website for the latest information.

  • Bible

    Community Bible Study

    Jan 5, 2014

    Plan to attend an engaging and enlightening “head, heart, and hands” study of the Gospel of John beginning January 8.

  • MFT Training

    Therapists and Physicians

    Jan 4, 2014

    The Medical Family Therapy program hosts monthly training seminars for health professionals.

  • China

    Studying in China

    Jan 3, 2014

    SPU students will study international marketing and the Chinese economy in Chengdu, China.

  • Graduate School

    New Year’s Resolution

    Jan 1, 2014

    If you’re thinking about graduate school, plan to attend an open house on Tuesday, January 28.

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    2014 Commencement

    Dec 30, 2013

    Find out everything you need to know for the 2014 graduation exercises.

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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