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

Spring 2014

Table of contents

Features

Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.

What connects us

The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.