Santa Clara Law Prof. Colleen Chien Joins White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Friday, Sep. 13, 2013
Santa Clara University School of Law Associate Professor Colleen Chien has been selected to serve in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, as senior advisor for intellectual property and innovation to the U.S. chief technology officer.
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Santa Clara No. 2 in the West
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 2013
Santa Clara University’s School of Engineering is now in the top 10 undergraduate engineering programs offered by master’s universities across the country. In the newly released U.S. News & World Report rankings, SCU jumped four spots to No. 10. Santa Clara University maintained its second place overall among master’s universities in the West.
Report Examines the Impact of "Patent Assertions" on Startups and VCs
Thursday, Sep. 5, 2013
A new report by Santa Clara University School of Law Prof. Colleen Chien casts skepticism on the idea that there is a silver lining to the activities of “patent trolls.”
Innovation finds a home in Santa Clara University’s Radiant House
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2013
A team of SCU engineering students is designing a mobile application that – among other tricks – allows a homeowner to remotely shut off lights and close windows. It’s tied to an intuitive control system receiving input from sensors located throughout a house that relies solely on the sun for all of its energy.Radiant House is SCU’s newest entry in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, an international competition for 20 selected college teams. This year, participants from Arizona to Austria will face the challenge of designing, building and operating the most cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive solar-powered house.
Trash into Treasure: The De Saisset Rethinks Waste
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2013
The de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University explores how artists can help build sustainable communities through the creative reuse of materials in Reduce, Reuse, Re-Imagine. The exhibition is on view now through Dec. 6, 2013 and Jan. 11 to Feb. 2, 2014.
Santa Clara University Names Vice President for University Relations
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013
Santa Clara University announced the selection of James Lyons as the new vice president for university relations.