Mission Matters

  • Uncorking the past

    Uncorking the past

    Treasures and tales from the old infirmaries.

    Spring 2012

  • Doing something unfamous

    Doing something unfamous

    Andy Warhol Polaroids on display at the de Saisset Museum Princess Caroline, Wayne Gretzky, and dozens more.

    Spring 2012

  • Santa Clara Snapshot:1987

    Santa Clara Snapshot:1987

    1987—a year of pennies, Diet Coke, and the first Reggae Sunsplash on campus.

    Spring 2012

  • Engineering with a Mission

    Engineering with a Mission

    In conjunction with the School of Engineering’s centennial, during 2011–12 the President’s Speaker Series has brought leaders and innovators to campus to examine how engineering is changing the world. Here are a couple ways.

    Spring 2012

  • Going global

    Going global

    A $2 million grant creates a yearlong fellowship program—with students taking part in a global network of socially conscious businesses.

    Winter 2012 | SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY

  • New to the Board

    New to the Board

    Santa Clara's Board of Trustees welcomed four new members in October 2011.

    Winter 2012 | TRUSTEES

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1942

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1942

    1942 was a year of great change for the Mission Campus as the country ramped up for war.

    Winter 2012 | SNAPSHOT

  • Digital War

    Digital War

    Assistant Professor of Art Ryan Reynolds explores what it means to see—versus to truly understand.

    Winter 2012 | ART

  • Warrior class

    Warrior class

    An interview with One Bullet Away author and former marine Nathaniel C. Fick.

    Winter 2012 | ETHICS

  • The language of faith

    The language of faith

    A global gathering of youth. A Mass with the Pope and 2 million pilgrims.

    Winter 2012 | RELIGION

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.

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

Plus, some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.