News

News

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.



  • Discover the John Perkins Center

    Nov 3, 2017

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

  • Choirs in Concert

    Nov 2, 2017

    The Chamber and Concert Choirs join the Men's and Women's Choirs for a special evening of music on Friday, November 3.

  • Falcons in Semi-Finals TODAY

    Nov 2, 2017

    The women’s soccer team, currently seeded No. 3, face No. 2 Western Washington in the semi-finals of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament championship today at 4 p.m. in Portland.

  • Graduate Programs at SPU

    Oct 28, 2017

    Learn more about Seattle Pacific's 44 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and dual degree programs.

  • Senior Night for Falcons

    Oct 25, 2017

    The men’s and women’s soccer teams play their last regular season home games this week, and graduating seniors will be honored.

  • Why We Do This? It’s A Matter of Faith

    Oct 23, 2017

    Local advocates will talk about why they work to address homelessness on Thursday, October 26, 11:10 a.m. -12:30 p.m. in Demaray Hall 150. SPU will host Tent City 3, a self-managed homeless community, for a three-month stay beginning in November.

  • Falcons at Home

    Oct 18, 2017

    The men’s and women’s soccer teams and the women’s volleyball team play home games this week.  

  • Family and Consumer Sciences

    Oct 14, 2017

    This department offers the only comprehensive Christian program in the Pacific Northwest with partnerships with the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (Interior Design) in Los Angeles.

  • Honorary Degree to Prime Minister of Qatar

    Oct 12, 2017

    Seattle Pacific has honored His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani, the prime minister of Qatar and the minister of the interior, with an honorary doctor of laws degree. "For his leadership of Qatar, his commitment to education, and his pride in attending Seattle Pacific University, we are proud to honor him with this honorary degree," said President Daniel J. Martin.

  • Falcon Soccer at Home

    Oct 10, 2017

    The women’s soccer team faces Central Washington University at 7 p.m. in Interbay Stadium on Thursday, October 12.

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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