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Frugal Innovation Lab: Engineering solutions for a sustainable world

Posted on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
In SCU's School of Engineering, a groundbreaking new program contributes to the University vision of building a more humane, just, and sustainable world. Founded by Professor Radha Basu, the Frugal Innovation Lab (FIL) is an epitome of the School's theme, "Engineering with a Mission." Read More »

Thane Kreiner: Directing global innovation-based entrepreneurship

Posted on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
When the opportunity to be at the Center for Science, Technology, and Society (CSTS) arose, it was a dream come true for Thane Kreiner, one that came a bit early, yet fulfilled his desire to work on science and technology purely for social benefit. Read More »

News and Events

Posted on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
SCU Hoofprint Challenge
Wildlife Conservation Day
December SCOOPS Meeting
Intern with Silicon Valley Power
Family Giving Tree Holiday Wish Drive
Human Rights Day
Terra Madre Day
Free Shipping Day Read More »

Did You Know?

Posted on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
What do the white crosses in front of the Mission Church represent? They are a reminder of our close ties to communities in El Salvador. Read More »

Take Action

Posted on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
Tips to dominate in the Hoofprint Challenge!
REDUCE: shower time and conserve water
REUSE: a hot thermal mug for holiday drinks
RECYCLE: energy bar wrappers and beauty products
RESPECT: the local community and volunteer an hour at the Forge Garden
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Fresh from the Forge Garden

Posted on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
The Forge Garden is a part of the global urban farming movement. Read More »