Mission Matters

  • Woz's wisdom and the generosity that defines us

    Woz's wisdom and the generosity that defines us

    Undergrad commencement celebrates 100 years of engineering and 50 years of women on the Mission Campus.

    Fall 2012

  • Case not closed

    Case not closed

    The 2012 Alexander Law Prize recognizes the work by human rights attorney Almudena Bernabeau to bring to justice those responsible for the killing of the Jesuits in El Salvador.

    Fall 2012

  • New to the board

    New to the board

    Five highly experienced new trustees were elected to Santa Clara's Board of Trustees in June.

    Fall 2012

  • Player of the year

    Player of the year

    Computer engineering major Katie Le ’14 becomes the first Bronco to battle in the NCAA women's singles tourney.

    Fall 2012

  • A grand new gateway

    A grand new gateway

    Step inside the Patricia A. and Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building.

    Fall 2012

  • A new Graham

    A new Graham

    21st-century comforts welcome freshmen and sophomore students in the new Graham Hall.

    Fall 2012

  • A rivalry like no other

    A rivalry like no other

    It's only a game, right? Not if we're talking soccer and USA vs. Mexico.

    Fall 2012

  • New from SCU faculty

    New from SCU faculty

    New books from Thomas Plante and Lisa Davis examine abuse, betrayal, and conviction; Helen Popper offers up an indispensible guide for California native plant gardeners.

    Fall 2012

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1912

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1912

    With the addition of courses in engineering, architecture, and law, the college becomes a university—and the celebration in June draws tens of thousands.

    Fall 2012

Fall 2012

Table of contents

Features

Engineering with a Mission

The engineering work being done today was the stuff of imagination when the School of Engineering started a century ago. Where do we go from here?

We, robots

Adventures with the Robotics Systems Laboratory by land, sea, and sky. And in orbit.

Can you stand the heat?

It took months of space flight for the Curiosity rover to reach Mars. And, to survive the heat of entry, it took a shield that a team led by Robin Beck ’77 designed.

Mission Matters

A grand new gateway

Step inside the Patricia A. and Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building.

A rivalry like no other

It's only a game, right? Not if we're talking soccer and USA vs. Mexico.

Player of the year

Computer engineering major Katie Le ’14 becomes the first Bronco to battle in the NCAA women's singles tourney.