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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.



  • Kim Sawers

    State of the University

    Sep 25, 2013

    President Daniel J. Martin delivers the annual “State of the University” address today, followed by an all-campus picnic.

  • Sacred Sounds

    Sacred Sounds of Christmas Tickets

    Sep 24, 2013

    Early-bird tickets are now on sale for SPU’s highly acclaimed downtown choral celebration December 3 at McCaw Hall.

  • Bible

    Learn About Lectio

    Sep 22, 2013

    This weekly reading program allows you to explore God's Word with the guidance of School of Theology professors.

  • Women Who ROCK

    Program for Freshman Women

    Sep 21, 2013

    Women ROCK is a fun, innovative program for freshman women that helps them get the most out of college.

  • SPU is Green

    A Green College

    Sep 20, 2013

    SPU is included in the 2013 Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges.

  • Nursing

    RN-to-BSN Program

    Sep 19, 2013

    Registered nurses can earn a bachelor of science degree in a nursing major designed just for them.

  • SPU dad with his daughter

    Parents and Families Welcome!

    Sep 18, 2013

    The week before school begins is not just for students. Check out the Welcome Week schedule for parents and family members.

  • Lincoln

    September 17: Constitution Day

    Sep 17, 2013

    History Professor Bill Woodward writes about Lincoln’s Gettysburg address and its connection to America’s founding documents.

  • Photo: SPU sign on campus

    Graduate Programs Open House

    Sep 15, 2013

    Plan now to attend the SPU graduate programs open house on Tuesday, October 1.

  • science v religion

    Religion and Science Conference

    Sep 11, 2013

    This two-day event will focus on the cognitive science of religion and Christian belief, practice, and theology.

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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