Mission Matters

  • Healthy, wealthy, and wise

    Healthy, wealthy, and wise

    What the proliferating lists of college rankings are saying about graduation rates, salaries of grads, solar power, and happiness.

    Winter 2012 | RANKINGS

  • Honoring top educators

    Honoring top educators

    Recognizing exceptional members of the SCU community for their scholarship, teaching, and leadership in 2011.

    Winter 2012 | FACULTY & STAFF

  • New from SCU Faculty

    New from SCU Faculty

    Fabio López-Lázaro's The Misfortunes of Alonso Ramírez, editor Aparajita Nanda's Black California: A Literary Anthology, and Judith Dunbar's The Winter's Tale, along with others, are featured.

    Winter 2012 | BOOKS

  • The Winter's Tale: an interview with Judith Dunbar

    The Winter's Tale: an interview with Judith Dunbar

    Shakespeare scholar Judith Dunbar on the Bard and tragicomedy, strong women, and stage direction. An interview by Jon Teel '12.

    Winter 2012 | BOOKS

  • Future imperfect

    Future imperfect

    Gen-Xers and Millennials unite! As journalist Barbara Kelley '70 shows in the book she co-authored with her daughter, you have nothing to lose but your angst over not having it all.

    Winter 2012 | BOOKS

  • Bribes, bombs, and outright lies

    Bribes, bombs, and outright lies

    Legendary lawyer Clarence Darrow comes to campus—and shows that ethical issues raised in the Trial of the Century remain as vexing today as they did when spittoons lined the courthouse floor.

    Winter 2012 | LAW

  • Comings and goings

    Comings and goings

    Welcome to a new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, a new director for the Ignatian Center, and farewell to Don Dodson.

    Fall 2011

  • Lost and found

    Lost and found

    Eighty-eight artists from 30 countries worked in media both ancient and new to create art inspired by the Dalai Lama. The exhibit, The exhibit, Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, was on campus through Dec. 14, 2011.

    Fall 2011

  • Up, up, and away

    Up, up, and away

    Further nanosatellite adventures in the cosmos—with SCU students at Mission Control.

    Fall 2011

  • A dazzling (and new!) first impression

    A dazzling (and new!) first impression

    Prepare to be dazzled by two new buildings rising on the Mission Campus: the Patricia A. and Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building—and a brand new Graham Hall.

    Fall 2011

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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.