Engineering

  • Drago's gold

    Drago's gold

    From an Olympic water polo medal to designing systems for the rocket that put men on the Moon: the life and work of engineering professor Dragoslav Siljak.

    Fall 2012

  • Can you stand the heat?

    Can you stand the heat?

    It took months of space flight for the Curiosity rover to reach Mars. And, to survive the heat of entry, it took a shield that a team led by Robin Beck ’77 designed.

    Fall 2012

  • Bridging the Gate

    Bridging the Gate

    A Bronco remembers 75 years of an icon.

  • 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

  • Here comes the sun ... and our solar decathletes

    Here comes the sun ... and our solar decathletes

    The 2013 Solar Decathlon is on! Santa Clara is competing for the third time, after third place wins in 2007 and 2009.

    Spring 2012

  • Up, up, and away

    Up, up, and away

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

    Fall 2011

  • Dr. Hall of Fame

    Dr. Hall of Fame

    Terry Shoup M.A. ’02 honored as a Silicon Valley great.

    Summer 2011

  • Solar cooling? Here it comes.

    Solar cooling? Here it comes.

    Santa Clara’s Ripple House, which took third in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, was recently outfitted with a cutting-edge rooftop solar collector.

    Winter 2010

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Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.