Academics & Research

  • Walk Across California

    Walk Across California

    An epic journey whereby one foot is put in front of the other to discover, up close and personal, who and what and where is the Golden State.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • A new Jesuit university—in Hong Kong

    A new Jesuit university—in Hong Kong

    Leveraging a global network to build a liberal arts college—a novel concept in the region. But for Jesuits, it’s tradition—with an eye toward solving modern problems.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Theory and practice

    Theory and practice

    For teachers, a new program combines a master’s plus credential.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Scale up, dig down

    Scale up, dig down

    In finance and entrepeneurship, a pair of new master’s programs

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Keep the door open

    Keep the door open

    For teaching and advising and a ministry that’s blessed this place for 48 years—paying tribute to Charles Phipps, S.J.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Honoring top educators

    Honoring top educators

    A few of the stellar SCU faculty recognized in 2012 for their scholarship, teaching, and leadership.  

    Winter 2013

  • Innovation and Collaboration

    Innovation and Collaboration

    A Fulbright to Colombia builds on years of Sara Garcia’s work here and in Mexico.

    Summer 2012

  • Truth, justice, and coping with atrocities

    Truth, justice, and coping with atrocities

    Legal scholar Beth Van Schaack is tapped for a State Department post tackling war crimes—from Cambodia to the former Yugoslavia.

    Summer 2012

  • Evidence of things unseen

    Evidence of things unseen

    Dark matter makes up 85 percent of the material in our universe. It envelops our galaxy—yet scientists have never seen it. That's why physicist Betty Young is looking—right here on Earth.

    Spring 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

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.