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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.



  • 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!

  • Women Who ROCK

    High School Students Invited

    Oct 5, 2013

    Attend classes, hear from current students, dine in our award-winning dining hall, learn about financial aid, and much more.

  • Lincoln

    "Preacher Lincoln’s Constitution"

    Oct 3, 2013

    In case you missed it, SPU Professor of History Bill Woodward wrote an essay for U.S. Constitution Day.

  • Falcons

    Falcons at Home This Week

    Oct 1, 2013

    The men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball teams play home games this week.

  • frank spina

    New Lectio Begins

    Sep 30, 2013

    Old Testament Professor Frank Spina leads a study through the Psalms in this free, online guided Bible reading.

  • School of Psychology graduate students

    SPU Graduate Programs

    Sep 29, 2013

    The open house on October 1 is a chance to learn about career trends, speak with faculty, and find out about financial aid.

  • Creative Writing

    M.F.A. Scholarships Available

    Sep 28, 2013

    All accepted applicants will be considered for scholarships based upon the quality of their creative work.

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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