Santa Clara Snapshot: 1942
- 1 Japanese “Zero” fighter shot down by 1st Lt. Robert L. McDonald ’42 on Oct. 3, 1942
- 3 chaplains from University aid war effort: Raymond Copeland, S.J., W. H. Crowley, S.J., Cyril Kavanagh, S.J.
- 5 cents per issue of The Santa Clara newspaper
- 10 seniors join the military during their final collegiate year, preventing them from receiving their degrees that spring
- 18 years of age replaces the previous age for service of 21, per the War Department’s announcement
- 90 percent-plus of Santa Clara students are engaged in the pursuit of a military course of one nature or another
- 497 students register for the second semester of the 1941–42 year
- 5,000-word, typewritten thesis required for all degrees
- $200,000 University debt for building Nobili Hall (erected in 1930), providing urgently needed modern kitchen and dining halls, and additional living quarters for lay faculty and students
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Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.
Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.
Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.
The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.
Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.
The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.