Academics & Research

  • Our house

    Our house

    Juan Velasco, 15 Oct 2014

    A unique study abroad program in El Salvador turns 15: Casa de la Solidaridad.

    Fall 2014

  • Health and home

    Health and home

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Oct 2014

    Helping preschoolers—and their families—through Programa Velasco in El Salvador

    Fall 2014

  • The ‘Tahoe tsunami’

    The ‘Tahoe tsunami’

    Andrew Alden, 23 Sep 2014

    Mechanical engineering Professor Chris Kitts helps assemble a picture of a convulsive day in the life of Lake Tahoe.

  • Forgiving the unforgivable

    Forgiving the unforgivable

    David B. Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz M.A. '13, 21 Jul 2014

    Twenty years after genocide, can a survivor truly learn to forgive? Associate professor of counseling psychology David B. Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz M.A. ’13 examine what’s at stake.

  • Closing the gap

    Closing the gap

    Joe Rodriguez, 23 Jun 2014

    SCU’s School of Education and Counseling Psychology is expanding its reach to create more graduate educational opportunities for Hispanic communities.

  • How’s the water?

    How’s the water?

    Justin Gerdes, 15 Jun 2014

    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.

    Summer 2014

  • Happy after all

    Happy after all

    Tanya Basu, 24 May 2014

    New research by ASU public affairs professor Chris Herbst and SCU economist John Ifcher overturns the decades-old belief that having children is a downer.

  • Decide who we are

    Decide who we are

    John Deever and Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Apr 2014

    After half a century as a pariah state, Myanmar is opening to the world. People have stories to tell. And they want to shape for themselves what comes next.

    Spring 2014

  • Farther afield

    Farther afield

    Dona LeyVa, 15 Apr 2014

    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.

    Spring 2014

  • Degnan's rules

    Degnan's rules

    Chris Bruno '84, 3 Mar 2014

    James Degnan taught, ripped, cajoled, and inspired generations of Santa Clara writing students—all in his own discomforting style.