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.
Friday, Apr. 5, 2013
The de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University explores the work of one of California’s most significant 20th- century photographers in Seeking Answers, a new exhibit of images by Wynn Bullock(1902-1975).
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2013
Silicon Valley Latino magazine has named its inaugural “40under40 Latinos2Watch” list and Santa Clara University is well represented.
Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2012
In its annual ranking, “America’s Best Colleges 2013,” U.S. News & World Report ranked SCU second overall among master’s universities in the West. At 96 percent, SCU has the highest freshman retention rate of all master’s universities. Santa Clara’s average undergraduate graduation rate, 86 percent, was the third highest rate of the 625 master’s universities across the country.
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 2012
The Alumni Factor ranked Santa Clara University 43rd nationally in a new college ranking service. Unlike other rankings, colleges and universities are judged on a survey of 42,000 alumni from 177 schools across the country.
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2011
Santa Clara University's School of Engineering will receive an anonymous gift of $1.3 million from an engineering alumnus and his wife from the San Francisco Bay Area to help create some of the country's top students in the field of renewable energy.
Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011
Santa Clara University's Laurie Laird received California Campus Compact's 2011 Richard E. Cone Award for Excellence & Leadership in Cultivating Community Partnerships in Higher Education.
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
The Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) will induct Santa Clara University Mechanical Engineering Professor Terry Shoup into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame on Feb. 24.
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010
Santa Clara University's 967.68 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system is up and running on campus.
Friday, Oct. 15, 2010
Construction of a new student housing community at Santa Clara University is now underway. Upon completion in fall 2011, this new, eco-friendly residential community, designed by KTGY, will provide 400 beds for the University's junior and senior students.