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Father Engh

President's Message

Father Michael Engh reflects on how Bronco athletes gave of their time and talent to share the Christmas spirit with others during the season of giving. He also highlights our strong and competitive applicant pool for the class of 2019, with a record-breaking number of early applicants.
Read his full message »

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Robichaud

An Inspired Traveler

Influenced by her studies abroad as a student, Anne Robichaud '70 lives in Assisi, Italy, where she is an organic farmer, cooking instructor, and tour guide for the Umbrian area. Learn more about Anne and hear from her at our Alumni Speaker Series event on Feb. 18, as part of our 50th anniversary celebration of Study Abroad at SCU. RSVP »

Retreat

A Weekend to Reflect

Join us Feb. 28 to March 2 for the annual Alumni Retreat. Rob Scholla, S.J., and fellow SCU Jesuits will facilitate the retreat at Villa Maria del Mar, which overlooks the ocean in Santa Cruz. Reservations are due by Friday, Jan. 24. Scholarship applications are available for 2003-2013 undergraduate alumni. Find out more »

StudentCalling

Welcoming New Broncos to the Family

Our New Student Calling Program allows alumni the opportunity to share their SCU experience with incoming students (and those still deciding), answer their questions, and welcome them to SCU! Sign up today »

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Michael S. Malone   Gavin Newsom '89

Getting to the Truth of Silicon Valley

Tech commentator and author Michael S. Malone '75 has made the study of Silicon Valley his life’s work. And his new novel finds the point where fact and fiction meet.

 

Citizen Newsom

Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers they should read? That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89. Read an interview from the Winter 2014 SCM and an excerpt from the book.

SCU PERSPECTIVES
Mandela   Pope Francis

Remembering Mandela

Religious Studies Lecturer Elizabeth Drescher remembers Nelson Mandela and his ever transforming generosity in an article she authored for Religion Dispatches magazine. Read it now »

 

True to Our Values

Michael C. McCarthy, S.J., praises Pope Francis for his focus on forgiveness and mercy instead of judgment. He reminds us that we should live our lives true to our values with kindness, humility, and courage. Read more on SFGate.com »

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

January

THURSDAY

9

East Bay: Men's Basketball Game & Reception

5 PM | ST. MARY'S COLLEGE, MORAGA

Cheer on our Broncos as they take on the rival Gaels.

RSVP
 

THURSDAY

9

San Francisco: Men's Basketball Game Watch

7 PM | THE REPUBLIC

Gather with fellow Broncos as we challenge St. Mary's.

RSVP
 

SATURDAY

11

Stockton/Modesto: Lunch & Men's Basketball Game

11 AM | UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC CAMPUS

Watch us take on new WCC opponent, the Pacific Tigers!

RSVP
 

WEDNESDAY

29

Seattle: Men's Basketball Game Watch

7 PM | SPITFIRE

Cheer as the Broncos take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs.

RSVP
 

February

SATURDAY

1

Santa Clara Valley: AFO with Nativity Students

6 PM | LEAVEY CENTER, SCU CAMPUS

Chaperone students at a SCU men's basketball game against the University of Portland.

RSVP
 

Visit the Alumni Online Event Calendar
for additional regional, AFO, and association events.

UNIVERSITY NEWS
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SCU's Mission Control Team Makes Contact

Students, staff, and faculty of the Robotics Systems Lab have made early orbit contact with a new NASA satellite, which tests the use of smartphone technology as possible components for future low-cost spacecraft missions.

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Exploring California's Wilderness

Congratulations to Into the Wild for becoming the ninth Chartered Student Organization at Santa Clara! The organization promotes healthy activities (hiking, backpacking, kayaking, surfing, etc.) while encouraging education and environmentally sustainable practices. Discover more »

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Be Careful What You Click

Robert Henry, Santa Clara University’s Chief Information Security Officer, highlights the top five information privacy risks for 2014 and what to do about them. Understand how to protect yourself »

Manaster

Why We Should All Think Like Lawyers

Do many of us in America actually do a good job of understanding public issues? Santa Clara Law Professor Kenneth Manaster shares his insights on why he wrote The American Legal System and Civic Engagement: Why We All Should Think Like Lawyers and offers a brief excerpt from his recent book. Read his thoughts »

ONLINE ADS VS. STORE SALES

Director of the Retail Management Institute Kirthi Kalyanam wrote an article about the effects online ads have on in-store sales, appearing on Google's Think Blog.

DIVERSITY VS. ECONOMIC GROWTH

Economics Department Chair and Michel and Mary Orradre Professor of Economics Alex Field appeared on KALW local public radio’s Today On Your Call segment titled “What’s the relationship between diversity and economic growth.” Listen to the full segment »


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