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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.



  • Photo: SPU sign on campus

    SPU a “Best Value”

    Aug 10, 2013

    U.S. News & World Report's 2013 “America's Best Colleges” issue ranks SPU No. 2 in the category “Best Value.”

  • ETC Spring 2013

    Jobs After College

    Aug 8, 2013

    The latest etc magazine features 20 alumni who are working in their dream jobs.

  • Tent City 3 Resident

    Research on Homelessness

    Aug 6, 2013

    Questions from sociology students led to research projects that put a face on "a nameless, faceless problem."

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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