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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 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.
  •  Santa Clara University Offers New Master's Degree Program in Sustainable Energy

    Monday, Aug. 1, 2011
    Santa Clara University's School of Engineering will launch a new master's degree in sustainable energy this fall to strengthen the training students receive in renewable energy and sciences.
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