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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

    Track & Field Championships

    May 9, 2014

    The Falcons compete in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships this weekend.

  • Priscilla Pope-Levison

    Professor’s Book Featured

    May 8, 2014

    The Campaign for the American Reader highlights the new book about women evangelists by Professor Priscilla Pope-Levison.

  • Kimberly Segall

    Library’s “Creative Conversations”

    May 6, 2014

    Professor of English Kimberly Segall will talk about her new book Performing Democracy.


  • Rob Wall

    Revelation in the Present Tense

    May 5, 2014

    Professor Rob Wall looks at the truths of Revelation in contemporary context as he presents the Walls Lecture.

  • GiveBig

    GiveBIG to SPU!

    May 4, 2014

    On May 6, every dollar you give to SPU through GiveBIG will be partially matched by funds from corporate sponsors.

  • Dan Price

    2014 Executive Excellence Award

    May 3, 2014

    Seattle Business magazine honors alumnus Dan Price, founder of Gravity Payments.

  • Seattle Pacific University

    Continue Your Education

    May 2, 2014

    SPU offers a wide range of programs and courses to meet the needs of today's professionals.

  • erin oconnel

    Athletic Director Featured

    May 1, 2014

    The Oregonian newspaper profiled Erin O’Connell, who is a panelist for the Women in Sports Career Seminar on May 9.

  • fritzberg

    Professor on NPR

    Apr 29, 2014

    Education Professor Greg Fritzberg talks about Washington state losing the "No Child Left Behind” waiver.

  • Andy Wolverton

    SPU’s Mentor Program

    Apr 29, 2014

    Learn how alumnus Andy Wolverton’s mentor relationship led to an internship which led to his career in a local company.

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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