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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.



  •  Faith and Business

    Faith and Business

    Oct 17, 2013

    The new professional development certificate provides practical tools for business professionals, seminarians, and church staff.

  • Robert Shiller

    An Interview With Robert Shiller

    Oct 14, 2013

    The 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics winner was interviewed by Response magazine in 2009.

  • Teacher and Students

    Helping Youth Flourish

    Oct 14, 2013

    SPU's Day of Common Learning explores how people and organizations can help young people thrive.

  • girl rising

    “Girl Rising”

    Oct 11, 2013

    SPU's Day of Common Learning will feature a special screening of this documentary about the power of education.

  • Graduate Students

    Thinking About Ministry?

    Oct 10, 2013

    If you’ve ever wondered whether seminary is for you, plan to attend this special event November 1-2.

  • Wayne Johnson

    “Romancing the Steinway”

    Oct 9, 2013

    Music Professor Wayne Johnson presents a special solo piano recital featuring some of his favorite works.

  • helping teens

    "Teens in Turbulence"

    Oct 9, 2013

    The School of Psychology, Family, and Community hosts a community conversation for parents and youth workers.

  • Falcons

    High Rankings for Falcons

    Oct 8, 2013

    SPU is among the best for academics and athletics according to the National Collegiate Scouting Association.

  • myna capp

    Music and People of Namibia

    Oct 7, 2013

    A book by adjunct music faculty member Myna Capp tells the stories of musicians in this African country.

  • Sacred Sounds

    Only a Few Tickets Left

    Oct 6, 2013

    The Sacred Sounds of Christmas, SPU’s highly acclaimed downtown choral celebration at McCaw Hall, is almost sold out!

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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