Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013
Santa Clara University is one of Sierra magazine's top 50 “Cool Schools” for 2013. The Sierra Club's official magazine ranks universities that lead sustainability initiatives and make an effort to protect and preserve the environment. SCU made the list at 36 for a number of factors including the amount of faculty and departments engaged in sustainability-related research, peer-to-peer educator programs, renewable energy, and alternative transportation. SCU has also set an ambitious goal to be climate neutral by the end of 2015.
Monday, Aug. 5, 2013
Twelve social entrepreneurs will be coming to Santa Clara University’s campus Aug. 15 to 23 to receive rigorous training and mentoring from the Jesuit university’s highly successful, 11-year-old program, the GSBI Accelerator.
Monday, Jun. 17, 2013
Santa Clara University's Board of Trustees elected three new trustees to a three-year term each.
Saturday, Jun. 15, 2013
More than 50 years after earning his first degree from Santa Clara University, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta returned to his alma mater to deliver the 162nd undergraduate commencement speech and ask the Class of 2013 to hold government leaders accountable.
Friday, Jun. 14, 2013
The first female president of the University of the Pacific urged Santa Clara University advanced-degree recipients to live their lives aligned with their values.
Monday, Jun. 10, 2013
Santa Clara University engineering students are holding monthly Google+ Hangout On Air with elementary schoolers in Irvine, Calif. These live video chats teach the kids about what goes into designing and building a solar home, and allow the elementary students to ask questions. The SCU Solar Decathlon team is building a 1,000 square foot home on the SCU campus before loading it on trucks and hauling it to Irvine for the Department of Energy competition this October.
Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2013
Five SCU students have received national awards for study abroad.
Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2013
Santa Clara University soon will begin making a historic change to its beautiful campus: Converting Palm Drive and Alviso Street into a pedestrian mall that will highlight the Mission Church as the centerpiece of the campus.
Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2013
Key research relied upon by the Obama Administration for its plan to combat "patent trolls" was conducted by Santa Clara University School of Law Assistant Professor Colleen Chien.