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fyi is the official faculty-staff newsletter for the Santa Clara University community. It is designed to keep faculty and staff informed about campus news and information. It is compiled, written and published by the Office of Marketing and Communications.

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  •  SCU Events

    Festival of Lights: Holiday Choral Concert in Mission Santa Clara
    Friday, December 3 and Saturday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m.
    Mission Church
    Learn more

    2010 Santa Clara Historic Home Tour
    Friday, December 3, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, December 4, 12-5 p.m.
    Historic Homes in the SCU Quad Neighborhood
    To learn more, please email Mary Hanel.

    La Virgen del Tepeyac: The Apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe
    Sunday, December 5at 2 p.m.
    Mission Church
    Learn more

    Remembrance of the Salvadoran Martyrs (During Sunday Mass)
    Sunday, December 5at 9 p.m.
    Mission Church
    Learn more

     

  •  SCU Events

    Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration
    Thursday, Nov. 18 at 4:00 p.m.
    Multifaith Sanctuary – St. Joseph Hall
     
    Biofuels’ Role in the Renewable Energy Mix (Dr. Dan Zarraga, Process R&D Scientist at Genentech, Inc., San Francisco)
    Thursday, Nov. 18 at 6:00 p.m.
    MPR (Engineering Quad)
    To learn more, please contact Samiha Mourad.
     
    From Coral Reefs to Sea Anemones: The Cell Biology of Cnidarian-Dinoflagellate Symbioses
    Friday, Nov. 19 from 4–5:00 p.m.
    Bannan Hall 127
    To learn more, please contact Gratia Rankin.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

     
     
  •  SCU Events

    Memory Mine – Video Art Exhibition
    Exhibit: Oct. 25 –Dec. 3 (Gallery Open Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
    Opening: Thursday, Nov. 4 (Artist Lecture 5-5:45 p.m. in Fine Arts room F; Reception/talks 5:45-8 p.m.)
    Department of Art and Art History
    Art Department Gallery
     
    From Inspiration to Illumination, an Experience of the Saint John’s Bible (Tim Ternes, St. John’s University)
    Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m.
    SCU Alumni Association
    Saint Clare Room, University Library
     
    Macbeth
    Nov. 5–7 and Nov. 10–13
    Wed-Sat at 8 p.m.; Sun at 2 p.m.
    Center of Performing Arts
    Louis B. Mayer Theater
     
    Cleantech Outlook: Growing Green Jobs
    Wednesday, November 10th, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    Leavey School of Business
    PayPal Town Hall; 2161 N. 1st Street, San Jose, CA, 95131
     
    2010 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize Presentation and Lecture (Shadi Sadr)
    Thursday, November 11th, 7 p.m.
    Santa Clara Law
    Recital Hall, Music and Dance Facility (Bldg. 114)
    Pre-register online (AlexanderPrize@scu.edu); Pre-registration is appreciated, admission is complimentary

     

  •  Grants, Awards, and Publications

    Chris Kitts (Mechanical Engineering) was an invited speaker at the Oceans Innovations Conference last month, which was held in St. John's, Newfoundland. His talk featured work on autonomous shallow-water bathymetry and on the use of multi-robot clusters for marine applications.

    Ed Maurer (Civil Engineering) gave a presentation last month entitled "The Science and Modeling of Climate Change" to the San Mateo County League of Women Voters in San Mateo. He is also co-author of a report entitled "Climate change could pose major risk to one-third of U.S. counties by 2050, which was featured in the October edition of Civil Engineering Magazine.

    Sarah Kate Wilson (Electrical Engineering) gave a presentation entitled “MIMO and OFDM: Mirror Images” at the Joint Workshop on Coding and Communications (JWCC) last month in Santa Stefano Belbo, Italy. 

    Sally Wood (Electrical Engineering) has been named chair of the IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr., Education Medal Committee and a member of IEEE Medal Council which meets annually to discuss the recipients and alternates of IEEE Medals, the highest honor within the IEEE awards hierarchy.  

    Toshishige Yamada (Center for Nanostructures) gave an invited talk, "Modeling of Carbon Nanotube Ultracapacitor," which was co-authored by Ph.D. student A. Orphanou and Cary Yang (Center for Nanostructures), at the 2010 IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference in Monterey last month.

    Yuling Yan (Bioengineering) co-authored a paper entitled, “Spatio-temporal Processing of Massive Glottic Images from High-speed Videoendoscopy,” which was accepted for oral presentation at the SPIE BiOS: Biomedical Optics Symposium. It will be held in January at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco. Yan also co-wrote an article entitled “Optical Switches: High-Contrast Imaging in Living Cells and Tissue,” which was accepted for publication in Biochemical Journal.

    More grants, awards, and publications will appear in the next edition of fyi.

     

  •  SCU Events

    Day of Mindfulness and Meditation
    Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education
    Multi-Faith Sanctuary, St. Joseph’s Hall
     
    Film Screening – 1492: Conquest of Paradise
    Monday, Oct. 18th at 7 p.m.
    Department of Art and Art History, Medieval Renaissance Studies Program
    Daly Science 206
     
    The History of the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920
    Tuesday, Oct. 19 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    Office for Multicultural Learning
    Williman Room, Benson Memorial Center
     
    Celebration of Community, Commitment, and Courage
    Thursday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. (reception, hors d’oeuvres); 7 p.m. (awards presentation)
    Santa Clara Law, Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center
    Adobe Lodge
     
    Women’s Faculty Dinner
    Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 5 p.m. (reception, open to all); 6 p.m. (dinner, women faculty only)
    Women’s and Gender Studies Department
    Adobe Lodge
    Please RSVP by Monday, October 25th, $35

     

  •  SCU Events

    1st Annual SCU Staff and Faculty Art Show
    Friday, Oct. 1 – Monday, Dec. 13
    University Library, 2nd Floor
     
    Twitter, an Insider’s View: Alexander Macgillivray, General Counsel, Twitter
    Tuesday, Oct. 5, 7–8 p.m. (presentation); 8–8:30 p.m. (reception)
    St. Clare Room, Learning Commons
     
    Mass of the Holy Spirit
    Wednesday, Oct. 6, 12–1 p.m.
    Mission Church
     
    Ethics at Noon: “Ethics, Lobbying, and How the Laws of California are Really Made”
    Friday, Oct. 8 at noon - 1 p.m.
    Wiegand Room, Arts and Sciences Building
     

     

  •  SCU Events

     

    Friday, Sept. 24, noon
    Sunday, Sept. 26 at 2 p.m.
    Campus-wide
    Dept. of Theater and Dance
    Migrations
     
    Saturday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m. – noon
    Various Santa Cruz and Monterey beaches
    International Coastal Cleanup Day
     
    Wednesday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. – 12 noon
    Learning Commons and Library, Viewing and Taping Room C
    Campus Ministry
    Catholics Confront Global Poverty Webinars
     
    Thursday, Sept. 30, 5:45-7 p.m.
    Lucas Hall, Forbes Family Conference Center
    Food and Agribusiness Institute
    The Business of…Speaker Series: The Business of Tequila
     
     
     
  •  SCU Events

    Monday, May 24 – Friday, June 11
    A Celebration of the Arts
    From inspirational films to exciting music, SCU is shining a spotlight on the variety of artistic events in multiple disciplines which take place on campus.
    Learn more about the events that are taking place, many of which are for free.

    Friday, June 4 at 11:00 a.m.
    Catholic Conversations
    Benson Center, Campus Ministry
    Learn more.

    Saturday, June 5 at Noon
    Benson Center, California Mission Room
    Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
    Strengthening the Shield of Justice: The Role of the Public Defender in the 21st Century
    Learn more.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

  •  SCU Events

    Tuesday, May 18, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
    Nobili Hall Dining Room
    Center for Science, Technology, and Society
    Product Development for Social Benefit: Whirlwind Wheelchair International
    Learn more.

    Thursday, May 20, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Learning Commons, St. Clare Room
    Film Screening: “Whatever It Takes”
    Learn more.

    Friday, May 21, Noon – 1:00 p.m.
    Benson Center, Room 21
    Healthy Food for a Healthy Planet: How to pick, buy, prepare, and enjoy seasonal vegetables including how to compost afterward.
    Learn more.

    Friday, May 28, 8:00 p.m.
    Mayer Theatre
    Thoroughly Modern Millie
    Learn more.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

  •  SCU Events

    Thursday, May 6, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Benson Center, Campus Ministry – Large Conference Room
    Santa Clara Responds to Global Crises: Sharing Lessons Learned in Haiti
    Learn more.

    Wednesday, May 12, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
    Arts and Sciences Building, The Wiegand Center
    Ethics at Noon: Is the Common Good Still Possible: Reflections on Immigration and Politics in California
    Learn more.

    Saturday, March 15, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Center for Professional Development
    Understanding and Treating Sexual Addiction and Sexual Anorexia
    Learn more.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

  •  SCU Events

    April 6, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
    Learning Commons and Library, St. Clare Room
    Regan Lecture: Civility in a Fractured Society
    Learn more.

    April 7, 6 – 8 p.m.
    Nobili Hall
    What the Surprising Failure of Data Anonymization Means for Law and Policy
    Learn more.

    April 14, 6:30 – 8:45 p.m.
    Music & Dance Building, Recital Hall
    Spring CIE Speaker Series featuring Srivats Sampath
    Learn more.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

  •  SCU Events

    March 15-18, 22-25, March 29-April 1, 5:30 p.m.
    Mission Church
    Lenten Prayer
    Join the Jesuits for mass and prayer during lent.

    March 19, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Arts and Sciences, Wiegand Room 102
    Forgive for Good ($140)
    A workshop built on the principles of the Forgiveness Project at Stanford

    March 21, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Alumni Easter Bunny Brunch ($10 - $20 per ticket)
    Adobe and Nobili
    Brunch and Easter Egg Hunt in Mission Gardens

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

  •  SCU Events

    Monday, March 1, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    O’Connor 107
    Study Abroad Event
    Applicants to the SCU Casa de la Solidaridad program will have a chance to meet each other, submit their completed application packets, review the next steps in the application process, and meet alumni of the Casa program.
    Learn more.

    Tuesday, March 2, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    Tuesday Bible study
    Benson Center, Campus Ministry
    Campus Ministry-sponsored Bible study that is intentionally diverse, informal, co-ed, multi-ethnic, global-minded, and open to a breadth of perspectives.

    March 3 to March 6, 8 p.m.
    The Playboy of the Western World
    Mayer Theatre
    J. M. Synge’s eccentric, high-spirited comedy celebrates the grand poetry and reckless abandon of the Irish imagination, taking us to a hardscrabble corner of the world where murderers speak in earthy music, the underdog rules on high, feisty damsels are eager to be won, and it’s the tale well told that wins the day. Undeniably, J.M. Synge is considered the pivotal Irish playwright of the early 20th century. 
    Learn more.

    March 5, Noon to 12:50 p.m.
    Lenten Series: Simple Meal
    Benson Center, Campus Ministry
    This is an opportunity to reflect on and pray about contemporary issues affecting people throughout the world. We will see how others are responding and how we may be invited to respond ourselves. Learn more.

    March 8, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
    Ethics at Noon – The Value of an Independent Catholic Press: A Perspective from the National Catholic Reporter.
    Kennedy Mall, Commons at Kennedy Mall
    Tom Fox has served as editor of the National Catholic Reporter for 18 years and was its publisher for five years. He previously wrote for The New York Times, Time magazine, the Detroit Free Press and the Washington Star, before coming to NCR as editor in 1980. He is the author of several books.
    For more information.

  •  SCU Events

    Feb. 15–20
    National Engineers Week
    Learn more.

    Thursday, Feb. 18 at 5:30 p.m.
    Learning Commons, St. Clare Room
    Film screening:
    “The Rainy Season,” a poetic film on rain and war by Yahia Mahamdi
    “A Christmas in Tent City,” a short documentary about Francisco Jimenez’s life growing up as a migrant worker by Michael Whalen
    “Een Nauwe Poort (A Narrow Gate),” an experimental film about the juxtaposition of humans and machines by Jonathan Fung.
    Contact mwhalen@scu.edu for any questions.

    Feb. 19–20
    Parent Weekend
    Learn more.

    Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
    Center of Performing Arts
    Music at Noon: The Incomparable Kim Nalley
    Learn more.

    Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m.
    Mission Church
    State of the University Address

    Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    Fine Arts Building, Art Department Gallery
    Reception for artist Rick Parsons
    Infrastructure: Tar Paper Paintings by Rick Parsons is an exhibit, which runs through March 19, featuring paintings done with white latex house paint on tar paper.

    Thursday, Feb. 25 from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Learning Commons, St. Clare Room
    Winter Book of the Quarter/Silicon Valley Reads
    Learn more.

    Register for Bronco Kidz All Sports Camp
    Learn more.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

  •  SCU Events

    Feb. 1-5
    Benson Center, West Lobby
    Linen Drive for Inn Vision The Way Home Women and Children’s Shelter
    The staff senate and the Ignatian Community Service Program are sponsoring a linen drive for a women and children’s shelter. The shelter needs twin-sized sheets, blankets, pillow cases, towels, and washcloths in excellent condition. Items can be gently used and must be clean. The shelter also needs pillows and mattress pads but can only accept these two items in new condition for hygienic reasons. A donation drop-off area is available during the entire week in the west lobby of the Benson Center. If you have any questions, please contact Marquita Coe.

    Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Recital Hall, Music and Dance Facility
    Music at Noon: The David Hardiman Quartet
    Learn more.

    Thursday, Feb. 4 at 4:00 p.m.
    Arts & Sciences Building, Wiegand Room
    Spring 2010 Social Justice Diversity Lecture
    Learn more.

    Friday, Feb. 5 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Benson Center, Campus Ministry
    Catholic Conversations
    Learn more.

    Monday, Feb. 8 from 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Benson Center, Williman Room
    WGST Lunch Lecture with Barbara Murray
    The “Figleaf” Examined: Gender Symbols or Fashionable Details?
    RSVP online or at wgst@scu.edu by Feb. 1.
    Learn more.

    Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
    Kennedy Commons
    Race in a Post-Genomic Era versus Genomics in a Post-Racial Era
    RSVP to Pauline Nguyen by Feb. 3.
    Learn more.

    Thursday, Feb. 11 at 4:00 p.m.
    Arts & Sciences Building – Weigand Room
    Sustainability and Innovation in Agriculture
    Refreshments provided
    RSVP online or at fai@scu.edu by Feb. 9.
    Learn more.

    Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 4:00 p.m.
    Mission Church
    State of the University Address

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

  •  SCU Events

    Friday, Jan. 15
    Reception at Adobe Lodge at 6:45 p.m.
    Concert at Music Recital Hall at 8:00 p.m.
    KGACLC Fund Raiser
    Click here for more information.

    Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 12:00 p.m.
    Benson Center, California Mission Room
    Segregated Sunday: Race, Ethnicity and the U.S. Church
    Click here for more information.

    Thursday, Jan. 21 at 4:00 p.m.
    Nobili Hall Dining Room
    LGBTQ Allies Network
    Click here for more information.

    Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 12:00 p.m.
    Arts and Sciences Building, Wiegand Room
    Ethics at Noon: “How Not to Teach Ethics: A Manifesto”
    Click here for more information.

    Thursday, Jan. 28 at 12:00 p.m.
    Benson Center, Williman Room
    Using Student Data to Demonstrate Institutional Impact
    Click here for more information.

    Now Through Jan. 31
    Learning Commons, Saint Clare Room (Third Floor)
    Charles Darwin & Evolution
    Click here for more information.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

  •  SCU Events

    Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 12:00 p.m.
    Music and Dance, Recital Hall
    Music at Noon: Holiday Voices
    Click here for more information.

    Thursday, Dec. 3 at 12:00 p.m.
    Bergin Hall, Strong Common
    Doing Well and Doing Good During the Economic Downturn
    Click here for more information.

    Friday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
    Mission Church
    Festival of Lights – Holiday Celebration!
    Click here for more information.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

  •  SCU Events

    Thursday, Nov. 19 at 12 p.m.
    Arts and Sciences Building, Wiegand Room
    Ethics at Noon: "Should the United States Promote Democracy Throughout the World?"
    Click here for more information.

    Thursday, Nov. 19 from 12-1:30 p.m.
    Nobili Dining Hall
    Fall Literary Cuisine
    Click here for more information.

    Thursday, Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m.
    Kennedy Mall, Commons
    Tips on Navigating the College Enrollment Process.
    Click here to register.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus

  •  SCU Events

    Tuesday, Nov. 3, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
    Arts & Sciences Building, The Wiegand Center
    Difficult Dialogue: “White Identity”
    Click here for more information.

    Wednesday, Nov. 4, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
    Nobili Dining Hall
    Detecting Contamination in Our Precious Coastal Waters
    Click here for more information.

    Monday, Nov. 9, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
    Benson Center, Williman Room
    Women’s and Gender Studies Fall Lunch Lecture
    The Taste for Civilization: Food, Politics, and Civil Society
    RSVP is required by Nov. 4.
    Click here for more information.

    Thursday, Nov. 12, 12-1 p.m.
    Arts & Sciences Building, The Wiegand Center
    Ethics at Noon
    Replicating Milgram: Why Otherwise Good People Sometimes Do Bad Things
    Click here for more information.

    Click here for a full list of events happening on campus.

  •  SCU Events

    Center of Performing Arts 2009-10 Season
    One year, three series, and dozens of performances for every budget.
    Click here for a calendar of events, tickets, and prices.

    Monday, Oct. 19, 7-8 p.m.
    Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library – St. Clare Room
    Minds for Sale Ubiquitous Human Computing and the Future of the Internet
    Click here for more information.

    Wednesday, Oct. 21, noon-1 p.m.
    Bannan Hall 142
    Women & Law Work/Life Balance Panel
    Click here for more information.

    Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    Arts & Sciences Building – Wiegand Room
    Your America, The Two Americas: a discussion with Rich Benjamin
    Click here for more information
    Must RSVP to Pauline Nguyen at ppnguyen@scu.edu.

    Friday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Benson Center – California Mission Room
    Contemplative Practices in Action: Diverse Paths for Well Being, Wisdom, and Healing
    Click here for more information. Registration is required.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

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