Mission Matters

  • Shine a light

    Shine a light

    Eight hundred years ago, Clare of Assisi traded a life of privilege for one of religious devotion. This year the University celebrates this woman and saint, whose name it bears.

    Summer 2012

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1962

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1962

    The first woman graduated with a bachelor's degree from SCU, the University welcomed Eunice Kennedy Shriver as the commencement speaker, and Santa Clara mourned the loss of Fr. Bernard R. Hubbard, the "Glacier Priest."

    Summer 2012

  • Innovation and Collaboration

    Innovation and Collaboration

    A Fulbright to Colombia builds on years of Sara Garcia’s work here and in Mexico.

    Summer 2012

  • In Celebration of Family

    In Celebration of Family

    The last sculpture by artist A. Wasil now graces the plaza by the Harrington Learning Commons, Sobrato Technology Center, and Orradre Library.

    Summer 2012

  • Truth, justice, and coping with atrocities

    Truth, justice, and coping with atrocities

    Legal scholar Beth Van Schaack is tapped for a State Department post tackling war crimes—from Cambodia to the former Yugoslavia.

    Summer 2012

  • A new dean for the Jesuit School of Theology

    A new dean for the Jesuit School of Theology

    Thomas Massaro, S.J., has been welcomed as the new dean for JST.

    Summer 2012

  • In the zone

    In the zone

    First Julie Johnston ’14 was freshman of the year. Then All-American. Now the Under-20 World Cup is calling.  

    Summer 2012

  • People, prosperity, and the planet

    People, prosperity, and the planet

    A new fuel-cell design brings top honors to student engineers—who carry through to the finish a project they began with their mentor, Dan Strickland, who was tragically killed in a car accident last fall.

    Summer 2012

  • Introducing Early Decision

    Introducing Early Decision

    Santa Clara offers a new option for students who know right off that this is where they want to be.  

    Summer 2012

  • Expose the darkness

    Expose the darkness

    With a new short film, Jonathan Fung turns his lens on human trafficking.

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Features

The Makers

What does it mean to teach the arts—and to create art in all its forms—here and now? By that, we mean here at Santa Clara, in the heart of Silicon Valley, with threads reaching out to the rest of the world.

Respect the game

Now they're the subject of dreams-may-come true movies. But in the beginning, they were women who just wanted to play soccer.

Mission Matters

People, prosperity, and the planet

A new fuel cell design brings top honors to student engineers.

In the zone

First Julie Johnston ’14 was freshman of the year. Then All-American. Now the Under-20 World Cup is calling.

Truth, justice, and coping with atrocities

Legal scholar Beth Van Schaack tapped for State Department post tackling war crimes—from Cambodia to the former Yugoslavia.