Mission Matters

  • Center stage

    Center stage

    Deborah Lohse, 1 Jul 2015

    Introducing the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship—fueled by a $25 million gift by Jeff Miller ’73, MBA ’76 and Karen Miller.

  • Taste for Yourself

    Taste for Yourself

    Harold Gutmann, 1 Jul 2015

    Taste for yourself what flavors Cuban food on the island. Listen to stories from the street. Walk the rows of a farm. You might learn a few things that textbooks and statistics and crafted political messages don’t reveal. “That is the whole reason behind experiential learning,” says Greg Baker, who led a group of 14 undergraduates to western Cuba in September.

  • Malala and Kailash

    Malala and Kailash

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Jul 2015

    Malala and Kailash shared the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” Their portraits by photographer Michael Collopy, a fellow with the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, now grace the walls of Victor B. and Julia Botto Vari Hall, as part of Collopy’s Architects of Peace series.

  • One Shining Moment

    One Shining Moment

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    The State of the University 2015: Ambitious plans are afoot—including a dramatic campus expansion.

  • Art Start

    Art Start

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Construction on the lovely and state-of-the-art Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building has begun.

  • Take a Deep Breath

    Take a Deep Breath

    Jeff Gire, 1 Jul 2015

    SCU clears the air. Campus is now tobacco-free.

  • Swingtime

    Swingtime

    Jeff Gire, 1 Jul 2015

    Lights, turf, action: improvements to SCU’s baseball and softball stadiums

  • Big Kicks

    Big Kicks

    Jeff Gire, 1 Jul 2015

    A $7.7 million gift from Mary Stevens ’84 and husband Mark builds a new training center for Bronco soccer.

  • Atom and Molecules

    Atom and Molecules

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Chemist to chemist: welcoming Deborah C. Tahmassebi as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences—and thanking W. Atom Yee for a decade at the helm.

  • Dean Biz

    Dean Biz

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Caryn Beck-Dudley takes the wheel as dean of the Leavey School of Business.