Mission Matters

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1962

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1962

    The first woman graduated with a bachelor's degree from SCU, the University welcomed Eunice Kennedy Shriver as the commencement speaker, and Santa Clara mourned the loss of Fr. Bernard R. Hubbard, the "Glacier Priest."

    Summer 2012

  • Innovation and Collaboration

    Innovation and Collaboration

    A Fulbright to Colombia builds on years of Sara Garcia’s work here and in Mexico.

    Summer 2012

  • In Celebration of Family

    In Celebration of Family

    The last sculpture by artist A. Wasil now graces the plaza by the Harrington Learning Commons, Sobrato Technology Center, and Orradre Library.

    Summer 2012

  • Truth, justice, and coping with atrocities

    Truth, justice, and coping with atrocities

    Legal scholar Beth Van Schaack is tapped for a State Department post tackling war crimes—from Cambodia to the former Yugoslavia.

    Summer 2012

  • A new dean for the Jesuit School of Theology

    A new dean for the Jesuit School of Theology

    Thomas Massaro, S.J., has been welcomed as the new dean for JST.

    Summer 2012

  • In the zone

    In the zone

    First Julie Johnston ’14 was freshman of the year. Then All-American. Now the Under-20 World Cup is calling.  

    Summer 2012

  • People, prosperity, and the planet

    People, prosperity, and the planet

    A new fuel-cell design brings top honors to student engineers—who carry through to the finish a project they began with their mentor, Dan Strickland, who was tragically killed in a car accident last fall.

    Summer 2012

  • Introducing Early Decision

    Introducing Early Decision

    Santa Clara offers a new option for students who know right off that this is where they want to be.  

    Summer 2012

  • Expose the darkness

    Expose the darkness

    With a new short film, Jonathan Fung turns his lens on human trafficking.

    Summer 2012

  • Books: New from SCU Faculty

    Books: New from SCU Faculty

    Terri L. Griffith helps managers coping with constant change, while John Hamm reveals nine skills required to be a great business leader. Sandra M. Schneiders defends the communities of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Plus more books on religion and economics.

    Summer 2012

Spring 2014

Table of contents

Features

Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.

What connects us

The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.