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  • Cultivating compassion

    Cultivating compassion

    What do we mean when we talk about ethics and compassion in business? In a visit to Santa Clara, the Dalai Lama suggested three things to keep in mind.

  • What I’ve learned from cowboys, clerics, and communists

    What I’ve learned from cowboys, clerics, and communists

    Political scientist Jane L. Curry takes a long view—and shares lessons gleaned from growing up in the west, living alongside Jesuits, and studying Poland for more than 40 years.

    Winter 2014

  • Thank-you notes

    Thank-you notes

    How do you begin to thank someone who made your education possible? Students offer their notes of gratitude during SCU’s first Sprinksgiving celebration.

    Fall 2013

  • To track or not to track—that is the question

    To track or not to track—that is the question

    Or is it? An Internet ethics expert on why the answer isn’t so simple.

    Winter 2013

  • Dream harder

    Dream harder

    What idea do you expect to see—or would you like to see—built to scale as we begin the second century of engineering at Santa Clara?

    Fall 2012

  • Beauty and beast

    Beauty and beast

    The role of the arts in Jesuit Eduction

    Summer 2012

  • HWJT? (How Would Jesus Tweet?): Reimagining New Media as Social

    HWJT? (How Would Jesus Tweet?): Reimagining New Media as Social

    Asking about the how of social media participation challenges us to examine technological impacts on reflection and interaction.

    Spring 2012

  • The promise of this day

    The promise of this day

    Author Khaled Hosseini ’88 tell grads to reject the prevailing mindset of our culture—the mindset of scarcity.

    Fall 2011

  • Ten truths about leadership

    Ten truths about leadership

    Context is constantly shifting. But the content of leadership has not changed much at all.

    Winter 2010

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.