CSTS

  • Impact capital

    Impact capital

    Social investment to help the most vulnerable.

    Spring 2012

  • Getting science to those who need it

    Getting science to those who need it

    SCU's Thane Kreiner wants to help a billion of the world's poorest people by 2020. Even by Silicon Valley standards, that's an ambitious goal.

  • A Constitution for Facebook Nation

    A Constitution for Facebook Nation

    Chicago author and law professor Lori Andrews spoke about online privacy issues on March 8.

  • Going global

    Going global

    A $2 million grant creates a yearlong fellowship program—with students taking part in a global network of socially conscious businesses.

    Winter 2012 | SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY

  • Putting cleantech on the map

    Putting cleantech on the map

    The Center for Science, Technology, and Society tracks where off-the-grid solutions are lighting the way—and providing clean energy for the underserved in North America and around the world.

    Fall 2011

  • Taking innovations to scale

    Taking innovations to scale

    With an inaugural conference, Center for Science, Technology, and Society head Thane Kreiner draws the best of the Tech Awards to the Mission Campus.

    Spring 2011

Winter 2014

Table of contents

Features

Rise up, my love

There are the sanctuaries built for worship—and that carry beauty and grace for all to see. Then there are the improvised places of faith, perhaps more subtle in how they speak to the wonder worked there.

The chaplain is in the House

With the way things have gone recently in Congress, looking to the heavens for some help and guidance might seem like a very good idea. In fact, that’s what Pat Conroy, S.J., M.Div. ’83 is there to do.

Welcome to Citizenville

Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers that they should read? Well, the author is now lieutenant governor of California. Before that, he was mayor of San Francisco. That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89.

Mission Matters

Goooaal!

Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.

Patent trolls, beware

The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

A sight of innocence

George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.