Academics & Research

  • Evidence of things unseen

    Evidence of things unseen

    Roberta Kwok, 5 Apr 2012

    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

    Connie Coutain, 5 Apr 2012

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

    Spring 2012

  • Harness the power

    Harness the power

    Justin Gerdes, 5 Apr 2012

    New programs prepare SCU students to work in the clean energy economy, to study environmental challenges, and to turn ideas into opportunities.

    Spring 2012

  • Honoring top educators

    Honoring top educators

    Jon Teel '12, 12 Jan 2012

    Recognizing exceptional members of the SCU community for their scholarship, teaching, and leadership in 2011.

    Winter 2012 | FACULTY & STAFF

  • How does Apple do it?

    How does Apple do it?

    Connie Coutain, 3 Jan 2012

    Assistant Professor of Psychology Katerina Bezrukova finds that work-related conflicts can help solidify a climate of creativity.  

  • Up, up, and away

    Up, up, and away

    Sam Scott '96, 1 Oct 2011

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

    Fall 2011

  • Faith seeking understanding

    Faith seeking understanding

    Emily Elrod-Cardenas '05 , 1 Oct 2011

    Sandra Schneiders, I.H.M, says the issue of the Resurrection is often skirted in theology, and yet it’s arguably the most central tenet of the Christian faith.

    Fall 2011

  • Grotesque advertising stimulates creativity and pocketbooks

    Grotesque advertising stimulates creativity and pocketbooks

    Maggie Beidelman '09, 1 Oct 2011

    Grotesque advertising is seductive because it allows viewers to think more, says researcher Ed McQuarrie.

    Fall 2011

  • Stress and the butterfly effect

    Stress and the butterfly effect

    Jon Teel '12, 1 Jul 2011

    Beetles, proteins, and a Fulbright take biologist Elizabeth Dahlhoff to Finland.

    Summer 2011

  • Water, water everywhere

    Water, water everywhere

    Dashka Slater, 1 Jul 2011

    Ed Maurer has a well-earned reputation as an expert on sustainable water resources development. This year, add to that honors as a Google Fellow and Fulbright Fellow.

    Summer 2011