SCM Summer 2015

Summer 2015

The hidden history behind the heart of ingenuity, a tale of the Red Sox and the Seals, plus more from the Mission Campus. 

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    Profiles of Santa Clara athletes and coaches, tales of teams from yesterday and today. Go Broncos!


    Academics & Research

    Explore teaching and scholarship at SCU, including research done by students: from controlling a NASA satellite to studying the effects of climate change or looking at grotesque advertising.


    Books & Arts

    Books, music, and art from Santa Clara faculty, students and alumni. Featuring slideshows and podcasts.


    The University Today

    Wondering what that new building is? Curious about the strategic plan? Get the latest news from around the Mission Campus.


    History & Traditions

    Snapshots and stories from the past that have shaped the Santa Clara of today.



    From high-tech to entrepreneurial endeavors, here are projects and ideas with roots in the Mission Campus.


    Current Events

    Stories that connect to the big conversations we're having as a society, or should be having.


    Service & Spirituality

    Matters of faith, social justice, and the stuff at the heart of a Jesuit education.

  • #ILookLikeAnEngineer


    Irina Raicu, J.D. '09, 23 Sep 2015

    What does an engineer look like? Internet ethicist Irina Raicu J.D. ’09 examines what the intricacies of a hashtag campaign mean for women.

  • Predicting the pope

    Predicting the pope

    Deborah Lohse, 17 Sep 2015

    Silicon Valley’s Jesuit university hopes the first Jesuit pope will deliver a powerful message on environmental responsibility and compassion toward refugees.

  • Her favorite turf

    Her favorite turf

    Ed Cohen, 10 Sep 2015

    In a new video, Brandi Chastain ’91 reveals her favorite soccer field. Her pick may surprise fans.

  • Educated admissions

    Educated admissions

    Harold Gutmann, 2 Sep 2015

    After 15 years as SCU’s dean of undergraduate admission, Sandra Hayes can shed light on important trends in how the application process works. And on how some schools might get it wrong.  

  • The Boston probe

    The Boston probe

    Jeff Gire, 27 Aug 2015

    Blye Faust ’97 knew that the subject of her film was an incredible story. The unbelievable part was that no one had told it yet.

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    Christine Long Brunkhorst '83, 19 Aug 2015

    Fr. Ted Rynes was more than a professor and a college advisor. He was a beacon that showed students the way to learn and write and live.

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  • John Stowe M.Div. ’93, STL ’95

    Pope Francis has named John Stowe M.Div. ’93, STL ’95 the third bishop of Lexington, Kentucky.

  • John Hogan MBA ’09

    John Hogan MBA ’09 received a 2015 Distinguished Business Award from the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce for his nonprofit organization TeenForce.

  • Sherri R. Sager ’75 and Norma Watenpaugh MBA ’82

    Sherri R. Sager ’75 and Norma Watenpaugh MBA ’82 made the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 2015 Women of Influence annual list.

  • Yen T. Duong ’07

    Yen T. Duong ’07 received the 2014 Elijah Watt Sells Award, presented by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

  • Sheryl Staub-French ’93

    Sheryl Staub-French ’93 received the School of Engineering's 2015 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award.

  • Genevieve “Jenny” Kromm ’13

    Genevieve “Jenny” Kromm ’13  received a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Vienna, Austria.

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