Current Events

  • Funny guy

    Funny guy

    Steven Boyd Saum, 19 Feb 2015

    Andy Ackerman ’78 talks about comedy, binge-watching, and learning to work with actors.

  • Freedom, justice, etc.

    Freedom, justice, etc.

    Steven Boyd Saum, 11 Feb 2015

    From Berlin to Cape Town to Tiananmen Square, what do the revolutions of 1989–90 mean a quarter century later?

  • Use these powers for good

    Use these powers for good

    Lee Daniel Kravetz M.A. ’13, 1 Feb 2015

    There’s no magic pill you can take to bounce back from tragedy. But there are stories of people who’ve bounced forward to great things. Call them supersurvivors.

    Winter 2015

  • To raze a house

    To raze a house

    Joe Garofoli, 2 Dec 2014

    There are a lot of bad stories to tell about Flint, Michigan, but SCU professor Gordon Young inspired a good one.

  • Who's responsible for tech industry ethics?

    Who's responsible for tech industry ethics?

    Mary Bruno, 11 Sep 2014

    The field of software engineering is woefully lagging on the ethics training front. SCU’s Internet Ethics program is among those working to change that.

  • Poetry inside technology

    Poetry inside technology

    William Rewak, S.J., 5 Sep 2014

    SCU chancellor William Rewak, S.J., reflects on why the worlds of technology and poetry are not so far apart.

  • 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.

  • The Catholic writer today

    The Catholic writer today

    Dana Gioia, 15 Jun 2014

    Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

    Summer 2014

  • Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2014

    Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

    Summer 2014

  • Take it slow

    Take it slow

    Kristen Intlekofer, 15 Jun 2014

    California coastal peregrinations

    Summer 2014