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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.



  • Gospel Choir Performance

    A Special Gospel Choir Concert

    May 19, 2014

    Local artists join SPU musicians for a concert of original compositions, Fijian sacred hymns, and more.

  • Arab Spring

    Arab Spring or Arab Winter?

    May 16, 2014

    Come hear a panel discussion about the current situation in Iraq and hear stories from those working for democratic change.

  • Brass Ensemble

    "Classics in the Spring"

    May 15, 2014

    The Symphonic Wind Ensemble will be joined by the Flute and Clarinet Ensembles for their last concert of the academic year.

  • GiveBig

    Thanks for Giving BIG!

    May 14, 2014

    SPU received more than 150 gifts for more than $60,000 during the 24-hour GiveBIG campaign hosted by the Seattle Foundation.

  • senior send-off

    Celebrating Our Seniors

    May 14, 2014

    Graduating seniors are invited to a picnic in Tiffany Loop on Friday, May 16, hosted by the SPU Young Alumni Council.

  • Politics in Europe

    May 13, 2014

    New York Times foreign correspondent Suzanne Daley comes to campus on Wednesday, May 14.

  • School of Theology

    A Celebration of Authors & Books

    May 12, 2014

    This special event on May 15 will highlight recent publications from School of Theology faculty.

  • Creative Writing

    MFA in Creative Writing

    May 12, 2014

    Check out one of the best creative writing programs in the country!

  • Light & Dark

    Student Art Featured

    May 10, 2014

    The work of graduating seniors in illustration and new pictures is featured in SPU’s Art Center Gallery. The exhibit ends May 14.

  • Lyle Peter

    Professor's "Last Lecture"

    May 9, 2014

    Chemistry Professor Lyle Peter will reflect on what matters most in life and offer wisdom from his teaching career.

Char Skiff

Eight Countries in Three Months

Two 2008 SPU graduates visited eight African countries to help fund relief and development projects.

Finding Chief Kamiakin

SPU education professor named as finalist in the Washington State Book Awards in 2009.

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