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  •  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.
  •  Fall 2014 GSBI® Accelerator Program Applications Open Sept. 2

    Monday, Aug. 26, 2013
    Applications for the Fall 2014 GSBI® Accelerator program open on September 2 and will be accepted through October 31. Up to 20 global ventures will be selected to attend the lauded ten-month social-enterprise capacity-development program.
  •  Sports Concussions to be Examined at Santa Clara University Symposium Sept. 12

    Monday, Aug. 26, 2013
    Some of the top minds charged with analyzing and setting policy for sports in the United States will be on hand to discuss the problems and solutions to sports-related concussions Sept. 12, at the fourth annual Sports Law and Ethics Symposium at Santa Clara University.
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