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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.



  • Homecoming

    Homecoming Is Coming

    Nov 29, 2013

    Come back to SPU and catch up with friends and professors, as well as enjoy many other events on campus.

  • Peterson Hall

    Education Graduate Programs

    Nov 26, 2013

    The School of Education offers numerous advanced degrees for teachers, counselors, and administrators.

  • Congratulations, Team!

    Nov 25, 2013

    Four students won the grand prize and a second award at the Tacoma Entrepreneur Network Business Plan Competition.

  • Piano

    Music Therapy Program

    Nov 24, 2013

    This established health care profession uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs.

  • paris

    Studying Around the World

    Nov 23, 2013

    Check out more than 18 study abroad programs and international opportunities for students.

  • jfk

    50 Years Ago

    Nov 22, 2013

    SPU’s student newspaper, The Falcon, reported on the campus reaction to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

  • Flag at half staff

    Flags at Half-Staff

    Nov 22, 2013

    The campus flag is at half-staff for the Day of Remembrance for President John F. Kennedy.

  • Health and Human Performance

    Health and Human Performance

    Nov 21, 2013

    This department offers several majors and minors in health and exercise science.

  • theatre light

    "Death by Design”

    Nov 21, 2013

    Don't miss this comic mystery thriller combining an Agatha Christie mystery plot with the wit of a Noel Coward comedy.

  • Disunity in Christ

    Disunity in Christ

    Nov 19, 2013

    Social psychologist Christena Cleveland will talk about her new book and why unity is difficult for members of the body of Christ.

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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