Giving

  • Power of One Day

    Power of One Day

    Nearly 3,000 people went “All in for SCU” to support scholarships, professors, and the things that make the Mission campus special.

    Summer 2014

  • The equalizer

    The equalizer

    How a modest sum given by one family changed the future of Marty Boyer ’78.

    Spring 2014

  • One in a million

    One in a million

    A note of thanks to the SCU alumni. You came through in record numbers to secure a $1 million challenge grant for the University.

    Fall 2013

  • A million to one

    A million to one

    SCU alumni came through in record numbers to win a $1 million gift for the University.

  • Sprinksing into action

    Sprinksing into action

    Students come together to thank donors on the first annual “Sprinksgiving” event.

  • The $1 million question

    The $1 million question

    Can SCU alumni win the university’s first-ever challenge grant?

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Burning bright

    Burning bright

    From building bonfires to businesses, Hall Evans ’51 understands why it's important to support a bright idea.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Santa Clara through and through

    Santa Clara through and through

    Emma Anderson’s life was deeply intertwined with this place—and her legacy continues in the alumni and current students attending college thanks to her support.

    Winter 2013

  • The million-dollar Leavey Challenge

    The million-dollar Leavey Challenge

    SCU can receive a major grant—but needs gifts from 9,000 undergraduate alumni to make it happen.

    Fall 2012

  • The storyteller

    The storyteller

    In retirement, Anne Middleton '71 follows her passion.

    Summer 2012

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Table of contents

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.