Santa Clara Snapshot: 1962
- 1st woman to speak at commencement at Santa Clara: Eunice Kennedy Shriver
- 15 percent is the limit for the number of freshmen and sophomores who can receive failing grades—until 1961–62, when the flunking limit is removed
- 25 cents is the recommended donation for receiving anti-polio vaccine as part of the “K.O. Polio” campaign in September
- 73-year-old Jesuit Bernard Hubbard dies. He earned the moniker "the Glacier Priest" for his explorations in the arctic—and exploits that included rowing the Bering Strait in a kayak.
- $2,000 damage done to O’Connor Hall by “one fine, young freshman” who plugged all the drains of the 2nd-floor showers and ran the showers full force
- 8,000 seats in planned Buck Shaw Stadium, with construction begun in summer 1962
- $150,000 signing bonus for Bob Garibaldi ’64 to join the San Francisco Giants after his sophomore year—and after being named MVP in the College World Series
- 350,000 volumes will fit in the soon-to-be constructed Orradre Library
A young mathematician at SCU has helped equip police in Santa Cruz and L.A. with an algorithm that predicts where crimes might happen next. Is this the future of policing?
A veteran chronicler of Silicon Valley looks at why the high-tech industry needs—and wants—folks who know how to tell a story.
Kurds, Arabs, countrymen: Shakespeare Iraq brings the Bard to Ashland like you’ve never heard him.
A statue that’s gazed on the Mission Gardens for 130 years gets a much-needed restoration. As layers of paint are peeled away, stories of the past emerge.
They make Erik Hurtado ’13 WCC player of the year and the No. 5 pick in pro soccer’s draft.
There’s global interest in a Massive Open Online Course in business ethics.