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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.



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    Career Resources for Alumni

    Dec 18, 2014

    The Center for Career and Calling website now features a LinkedIn alumni tool for exploring career paths and getting advice.

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    Center for Professional Education

    Dec 17, 2014

    SPU is the largest provider of continuing education credits for teachers in Washington state.

  • Value of a University Education?

    Dec 16, 2014

    SPU’s Response magazine digs into the numbers and answers the question, “Is college worth it?”

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    Evangelicals for Racial Justice

    Dec 15, 2014

    Pastors, Christian leaders, and people of faith will gather for a time of worship and reflection about racial justice.

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    Discover the John Perkins Center

    Dec 14, 2014

    The Center is a first of-its-kind partnership between the John Perkins Foundation, SPU, and Christian community leaders.

  • Welcome, Tent City 3

    Dec 13, 2014

    On December 13, one of King County's self-managed homeless communities moved onto campus for a temporary stay.

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    Seattle Pacific Seminary

    Dec 13, 2014

    Learn more about the seminary’s unique model of theological education called “Academy, Abbey, and Apostolate.”

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    SPU a “Best Value”

    Dec 12, 2014

    U.S. News & World Report's 2015 “America's Best Colleges” issue ranked SPU #4 in the category “Best Value.”

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    Health and Human Performance

    Dec 11, 2014

    Students in this program learn about service and leadership to promote health through physical activity and healthy lifestyles.

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    Falcons at Home

    Dec 10, 2014

    The men's and women’s basketball teams play home games this week. Come and cheer on the Falcons!

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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