Academics & Research

  • May the Rhodes rise to meet you

    May the Rhodes rise to meet you

    Jeff Gire, 1 Feb 2015

    On the road with Aven Satre-Meloy ’13: Turkey on a Fulbright, the White House for an internship, and heading to Oxford as SCU’s newest Rhodes Scholar

    Winter 2015

  • Tune it in

    Tune it in

    Danae Stahlnecker ’15 and Leah Gonzalez ’14, 1 Feb 2015

    Curbing diabetes, reaching across cultures with a ukulele, and understanding a plant-insect arms race—six recent graduates embark on research and teaching fellowships through the Fulbright program and the National Science Foundation.

    Winter 2015

  • Water, water, anywhere?

    Water, water, anywhere?

    Heidi Williams, 19 Nov 2014

    Engineering's Edwin Maurer, internationally renowned expert on climate change, discusses California's drought and how we can move to a more sustainable future.

  • Lead by letting go

    Lead by letting go

    Terri Griffith, 30 Oct 2014

    Management professor Terri Griffith argues that managers need to let go of old ways that limit a company’s agility.

  • 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