What Good is God? A Perspective for Almost Everyone – and Their Dog
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2013
More than a dozen provocative and thoughtful speakers will participate in the annual Bannan Institute lectures throughout the academic year, under the theme "What Good is God?"
A Conversation with Reza Aslan - Oct. 3
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 2013
Reza Aslan, author of the New York Times and Amazon No. 1 best-seller Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus, will be at Santa Clara University for a conversation with Catherine Murphy, author of The Historical Jesus for Dummies, on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Mayer Theatre.
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.