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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.



  •  Faith and Business

    Degrees in Business and Theology

    Aug 22, 2014

    Learn about a program offered by Seattle Pacific Seminary and the School of Business and Economics.

  • Jon Deming

    Faculty Member Retires

    Aug 21, 2014

    Associate Professor of Economics Jon Deming sees faith and economics as being complementary.

  • WA State Teacher of the Year

    Aug 20, 2014

    2014 Washington State Teacher of the Year Katie Canon Brown, MEd ’09, talks with Bill Gates about the joy of teaching.

  • Nunsense

    The World of Theatre

    Aug 16, 2014

    Students studying theatre at SPU are involved in directing, set and costume design, lighting, stage management, and publicity.

  • Susan Casey

    Faculty Member Retires

    Aug 15, 2014

    Associate Professor of Nursing Susan Casey helped make SPU master’s graduates among the most highly recruited.

  • etc Magazine

    Magazine for Prospective Students

    Aug 14, 2014

    Ready to hear the real stories behind Seattle Pacific University? Read etc.

  • Nursing student

    Nursing Graduate Programs

    Aug 12, 2014

    The School of Health Sciences offers several nationally-accredited programs for graduate degrees and certifications.

  • SPU Campus

    Prospective Students: Come Visit!

    Aug 11, 2014

    Summer is a great time to visit campus, learn about financial aid and scholarships, and meet students and faculty.

  • Falcons Basketball

    The Downs Dynasty

    Aug 10, 2014

    An SPU basketball family marks a milestone with the graduation of All-American David Downs.

  • Camp Casey

    Plan a Retreat at Camp Casey

    Aug 9, 2014

    SPU's Camp Casey on Whidbey Island has special packages for young people, churches, and sports teams.

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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