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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.



  • Amber Givens

    Skinny Genes

    Jul 21, 2014

    Student Amber Givens, an aspiring molecular biologist, investigated metabolism at the renowned Mayo Clinic.

  • Bible

    Online Guided Bible Reading

    Jul 20, 2014

    “From Text to Life: Selections on New Creation” is the theme for this summer’s Lectio. Read or listen online.

  • Falcons

    Falcons Win Academic Title

    Jul 18, 2014

    Five Falcon teams post the top grade point averages in the GNAC Academic All-Sports championship.

  • Teacher and Students

    Summer Institute for Educators

    Jul 17, 2014

    The School of Education offers numerous summer programs for teachers and education professionals.

  • Sprint

    SPU Students Around the World

    Jul 16, 2014

    This summer, student teams are on short-term mission trips in eight countries. Read their latest updates.

  • CLR&D

    The Nehemiah Workshop

    Jul 14, 2014

    This one day event for ministry staff and volunteers is about how to invest in people and get things accomplished.

  • New Vice President Announced

    Jul 3, 2014

    Nathan Mouttet from North Park University has been named SPU’s new vice president for enrollment management and marketing. 

  • Jon Meis Engineering Scholarship

    Jun 24, 2014

    This annual scholarship will go to an engineering student who reflects the spirit of SPU and lives a life for the benefit of others.

  • Christa Pierce

    Alumna Featured in The Oregonian

    Jun 23, 2014

    Christa Pierce's children’s book Did You Know That I Love You will be published by HarperCollins in December.

  • Stained Glass Cross

    For Pastors and Church Leaders

    Jun 22, 2014

    Classes in “Biblical Ethics” and “Creation/New Creation” are offered by the Center for Biblical and Theological Education.

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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