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Year 2014 Images

Listed in reverse chronological order, with links to full-size images (where available) and associated news releases.

"Taking Flight" by Ann Holsberry

De Saisset Explores themes of travel, time and migration in New Passages

This spring the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University takes a fresh look at age-old ideas with New Passages, an exhibition of works by Bay Area artists Mari Andrews and Ann Holsberry.

Unusual "Hack-a-thon" Puts Retail Execs to Work Creating the Ideal Retail Course

An unusual "hack-a-thon," designed to create the ideal university-level course for next-generation retail leaders, will be taking place at Santa Clara University on April 16.

Ethics: There's An App for That

A new iPhone app released by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University is helping people make difficult decisions. The app, called “Ethical Decision Making: A Practical Tool for Thinking Through Tough Choices,” is a free guide to help anyone struggling with a decision.

Santa Clara University Hosts a Conversation with Interfaith Leader Eboo Patel

Tackling the complex subjects of religious prejudice, religious pluralism, and the promise of America's interfaith communities, Ebrahim "Eboo" Patel will be the featured speaker April 9 for Santa Clara University's President’s Speaker Series.

World Renowned Soccer Star and Girls’ Advocate Brandi Chastain to Speak at Santa Clara University Commencement

Santa Clara University will honor world famous soccer athlete, champion of girls’ health, and 1991 SCU graduate Brandi Chastain at the University’s 163rd undergraduate commencement ceremony June 14. Chastain’s selection to give the commencement address memorializes the 50th anniversary of women’s athletics at Santa Clara which the University celebrates this year.

Human Rights Pursuer Almudena Bernabeu to Be Santa Clara University School of Law Commencement Speaker May 24

Dean’s Leadership Forum Brings Social Justice Leaders to Santa Clara

Santa Clara University will welcome humanitarian Dolores Huerta and medical anthropologist Paul Farmer for the College of Arts and Sciences’ first “Dean’s Leadership Forum: The Intersection of the Humanities, Arts and Sciences for the Benefit of Humanity.” The events are free and open to the public.

Santa Clara University Wins Top Silicon Valley Sustainability Award

Santa Clara University will be honored with one of the top awards for sustainability in Silicon Valley— the Acterra Award for Sustainability. Acterra’s 2014 Business Environmental Awards program not only recognizes the innovative and proven success of the University’s initiatives, but the culture of sustainability ingrained in its Jesuit mission.

Wim Roelandts Appointed to Board of Trustees at Santa Clara University

A longtime adviser and contributor to Santa Clara University, Willem "Wim" Roelandts, was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Jesuit, private University in Silicon Valley.

Santa Clara University Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Finocchio Selected as One of the Year’s Eight Outstanding Directors by Bay Area Business Journals

A veteran technology executive who chairs Santa Clara University’s Board of Trustees has been named one of eight “Outstanding Directors” by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Brings Message of Compassion to Santa Clara University

His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited Santa Clara University today to deliver a message of compassion and empathy to an audience of more than 4,000 people.

Gift from Victor and Julia Vari Distinguishes a Lifetime of Generosity to Santa Clara University

SCU's longest-serving professor and his wife have bequeathed an estimated $8 million of their estate.

SCU's Respected Women’s Soccer Coach Jerry Smith Renewed for Seven Years, Will Become Head of New "Coaching For Life Academy"

Santa Clara University has extended Bronco head women's soccer coach Jerry Smith’s contract for seven years and announced his leadership of the newly formed Jerry Smith Coaching for Life Academy.

Regulating and Lawyering for Social-Economy Companies

On Feb. 14, the Santa Clara High Tech Law Journal will bring together prominent scholars, policy makers, practitioners, and entrepreneurs to discuss The Rise and Regulation of the High Tech Sharing Economy.

The future Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building, with a view of the sculpture garden
The future Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building, with a view of the sculpture garden
The future Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building and Franklin Mall
The future Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building and Franklin Mall
The future Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building
The future Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building

$12 Million Gift from Real Estate Investor Ed Dowd Advances the Role of Arts in Education at Santa Clara University

Ed Dowd, a veteran real-estate investor, financier, and CEO who has learned the healing qualities of art, has donated $12 million to Santa Clara University to help build a grand, three-story art and art history facility on campus by 2016.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to speak at Santa Clara University

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit Santa Clara University Feb. 24 for a day of discussion entitled “Compassion, Business, and Ethics: A Dialogue with the Dalai Lama.” The event is co-sponsored by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University and Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education.

Intel Economist, former Fed and White House Economist, Joins Business School Leadership

Carolyn Evans, a senior economist at Intel Corp., has been named senior assistant dean for graduate business programs in the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, beginning January 27.

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