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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.
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.
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
Santa Clara University joins the world of open online education with the premiere of a business ethics course exploring the common and difficult decisions that confront professionals.
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.
Monday, Aug. 13, 2012
Santa Clara University is ranked among the top 75 of America’s Best Colleges in a list just released by Forbes magazine. SCU is ranked No. 72, dramatically climbing the charts from 318 in 2008.
Monday, Jul. 16, 2012
Nicholas Ladany, a teacher, scholar and higher education administrator for education and counseling, to lead graduate studies.
Tuesday, Jun. 5, 2012
Five new members were elected to Santa Clara University's Board of Trustees.
Thursday, Apr. 12, 2012
Thomas J. Massaro, S.J., a distinguished moral theologian and ethicist, to join the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University as Dean.
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009
A team of three Santa Clara University School of Law students beat nine schools' teams to take first place in the North American preliminary round of the prestigious International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition held at Pace University School of Law. The team, along with second-place Yale Law School, will now travel to The Hague to compete in the final international round against eighteen other teams from around the world Feb. 15 - 20.