The University Today

  • All this, and a lovely campus, too

    All this, and a lovely campus, too

    A roundup of how some folks rate colleges around the country—from business and law programs to salaries of grads to looks.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • In living color

    In living color

    Celebrating Holi, the Hindu spring festival of colors, with Keiko A. Montenegro ’16, Kendra McClelland ’13, Maddie Regan ’16, and Lindsay Fay ’15.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • This will not be on the test.

    This will not be on the test.

    For students of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, there's neither homework nor grades. But there is love of learning—and a special connection to SCU.   

    Winter 2013

  • Meet the new dean

    Meet the new dean

    Nicholas Ladany took the helm as dean of the School of Education and Counseling Psychology in 2012. He brings a wealth of international experience.

    Winter 2013

  • A spirit of continuous improvement

    A spirit of continuous improvement

    In his annual State of the University address, President Michael Engh, S.J., focused on new initiatives and innovations at Santa Clara. 

  • How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    Tech writer Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77 takes a look at why the high tech industry needs more humanities majors.

  • Engineering with a Mission

    Engineering with a Mission

    The engineering work being done today was the stuff of imagination when the School of Engineering started a century ago. Where do we go from here?

    Fall 2012

  • Woz's wisdom and the generosity that defines us

    Woz's wisdom and the generosity that defines us

    Undergrad commencement celebrates 100 years of engineering and 50 years of women on the Mission Campus.

    Fall 2012

  • New to the board

    New to the board

    Five highly experienced new trustees were elected to Santa Clara's Board of Trustees in June.

    Fall 2012

  • A grand new gateway

    A grand new gateway

    Step inside the Patricia A. and Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building.

    Fall 2012

Summer 2014

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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.