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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.



  • Transfer Students

    Transfer to SPU

    Dec 28, 2013

    If you’re thinking about transferring to SPU, don’t miss an open house on January 28 designed just for you.

  • Thank You

    Honor Roll of Donors

    Dec 25, 2013

    Learn about the many generous donors who have invested in SPU’s vision to engage the culture and change the world.

  • girl rising

    "Girl Rising"

    Dec 24, 2013

    This documentary chronicles the lives of girls from nine countries who have fought for their right to education.

  • Dominique Garcia

    Alumna Wins Award

    Dec 23, 2013

    Dominique Garcia wins a Latino Scholarship Graduate School Fellowship at the University of Washington-Bothell.

  • Photo: SPU sign on campus

    Come Visit Us!

    Dec 22, 2013

    Check out the upcoming visit days to see our campus, learn about financial aid, and meet students and faculty.

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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