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  •  Innovation finds a home in Santa Clara University’s Radiant House

    Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2013
    A team of SCU engineering students is designing a mobile application that – among other tricks – allows a homeowner to remotely shut off lights and close windows. It’s tied to an intuitive control system receiving input from sensors located throughout a house that relies solely on the sun for all of its energy.Radiant House is SCU’s newest entry in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, an international competition for 20 selected college teams. This year, participants from Arizona to Austria will face the challenge of designing, building and operating the most cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive solar-powered house.
  •  Trash into Treasure: The De Saisset Rethinks Waste

    Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2013
    The de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University explores how artists can help build sustainable communities through the creative reuse of materials in Reduce, Reuse, Re-Imagine. The exhibition is on view now through Dec. 6, 2013 and Jan. 11 to Feb. 2, 2014.
  •  Santa Clara University Names Vice President for University Relations

    Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013
    Santa Clara University announced the selection of James Lyons as the new vice president for university relations.
  •  Fall 2014 GSBI® Accelerator Program Applications Open Sept. 2

    Monday, Aug. 26, 2013
    Applications for the Fall 2014 GSBI® Accelerator program open on September 2 and will be accepted through October 31. Up to 20 global ventures will be selected to attend the lauded ten-month social-enterprise capacity-development program.
  •  Sports Concussions to be Examined at Santa Clara University Symposium Sept. 12

    Monday, Aug. 26, 2013
    Some of the top minds charged with analyzing and setting policy for sports in the United States will be on hand to discuss the problems and solutions to sports-related concussions Sept. 12, at the fourth annual Sports Law and Ethics Symposium at Santa Clara University.
  •  Santa Clara University School of Law welcomes new class of first-year students.

    Friday, Aug. 23, 2013
    Santa Clara University School of Law on Monday welcomed its newest class of first-year J.D.-candidate students, who bring a wealth of personal and professional diversity to the Jesuit, Catholic institution in Silicon Valley.
  •  Behind the Artwork: de Saisset Explores Sculptor's Studio

    Friday, Aug. 16, 2013
    The de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University explores the work of world-renowned kinetic and constructivist sculptor Fletcher Benton through two exhibitions: Fletcher Benton: The Artist’s Studio and Fletcher Benton: In Motion. Both shows are on view from Aug. 16 to Dec. 6, 2013.
  •  GSBI® Online Announces Fall 2013 Cohort

    Friday, Aug. 16, 2013
    GSBI® Online Announces Fall 2013 Cohort Capacity Development Program Matches Silicon Valley Expertise with Early-Stage Social Enterprises
  •  Santa Clara University ranks in Sierra Magazine’s top 50 “Cool Schools”

    Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013
    Santa Clara University is one of Sierra magazine's top 50 “Cool Schools” for 2013. The Sierra Club's official magazine ranks universities that lead sustainability initiatives and make an effort to protect and preserve the environment. SCU made the list at 36 for a number of factors including the amount of faculty and departments engaged in sustainability-related research, peer-to-peer educator programs, renewable energy, and alternative transportation. SCU has also set an ambitious goal to be climate neutral by the end of 2015.
  •  Global Social Entrepreneurs to Converge in Silicon Valley

    Monday, Aug. 5, 2013
    Twelve social entrepreneurs will be coming to Santa Clara University’s campus Aug. 15 to 23 to receive rigorous training and mentoring from the Jesuit university’s highly successful, 11-year-old program, the GSBI Accelerator.
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