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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

Summer 2014

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Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

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

Our stories and the theatre of awe

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

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.