Mission Matters

  • Flyweight Champeen

    Flyweight Champeen

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    “You can’t do that in boxing,” Kevin Quach ’15 says of a maneuver he tried in some of his earlier bouts. So he stopped doing it. And won.

    Fall 2015

  • She's Riding High

    She's Riding High

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Carly Bowerman ’15 starred for Santa Clara’s equestrian club sport.

    Fall 2015

  • Children in the Dark

    Children in the Dark

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Evil, bloodthirsty creatures and three misfit children on a quest. Anthropology lecturer Matthew Jobin’s The Nethergrim delivers young readers into a creepy but plausible world.

    Fall 2015

  • Where You At?

    Where You At?

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Prestigious Fulbright grants have taken four young alumni to Mexico, Uganda, Colombia, and Austria. Here's what they're doing.

    Fall 2015

  • Twenty Seconds in the Sun

    Twenty Seconds in the Sun

    Grace Ogihara ’16, 16 Nov 2015

    What do you get when you make a sandwich of paper, chemicals, and plant life—and leave it out in the sun? A blue print of nature. Explore our gallery.

    Fall 2015

  • Center stage

    Center stage

    Deborah Lohse, 1 Jul 2015

    Introducing the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship—fueled by a $25 million gift by Jeff Miller ’73, MBA ’76 and Karen Miller.

  • Taste for Yourself

    Taste for Yourself

    Harold Gutmann, 1 Jul 2015

    Taste for yourself what flavors Cuban food on the island. Listen to stories from the street. Walk the rows of a farm. You might learn a few things that textbooks and statistics and crafted political messages don’t reveal. “That is the whole reason behind experiential learning,” says Greg Baker, who led a group of 14 undergraduates to western Cuba in September.

  • Malala and Kailash

    Malala and Kailash

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Jul 2015

    Malala and Kailash shared the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” Their portraits by photographer Michael Collopy, a fellow with the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, now grace the walls of Victor B. and Julia Botto Vari Hall, as part of Collopy’s Architects of Peace series.

  • One Shining Moment

    One Shining Moment

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    The State of the University 2015: Ambitious plans are afoot—including a dramatic campus expansion.

  • Art Start

    Art Start

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Construction on the lovely and state-of-the-art Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building has begun.