Mission Matters

  • Dr. Hall of Fame

    Dr. Hall of Fame

    Terry Shoup M.A. ’02 honored as a Silicon Valley great.

    Summer 2011

  • Call her Commissioner

    Call her Commissioner

    Catherine J. K. Sandoval joins the California Public Utilities Commission.

    Summer 2011

  • The big draw

    The big draw

    The California Citizens Redistricting Commission is remaking the maps by which politicians are elected. And legal scholar Angelo Ancheta is in the thick of it.

    Summer 2011

  • Serial start-up sensation

    Serial start-up sensation

    Diane Keng ’14—a veteran entrepreneur at 19.

    Summer 2011

  • Launched! Startup Expo beta

    Launched! Startup Expo beta

    The student-led Startup Expo brings entrepreneurship and internship together on the Mission Campus.

    Summer 2011

  • Together for the long haul

    Together for the long haul

    Laurie Laird ’87 honored as a California leader in service learning.

    Summer 2011

  • Make it real

    Make it real

    A new class in “Law and Social Justice” brings the stuff of legal seminars into the undergrad classroom—and sends students out into the community to understand where theory meets the street.

    Summer 2011

  • Top teaching scholars

    Top teaching scholars

    Honoring teaching, research, and service to the University in 2010

    Spring 2011

  • A weight on the heart

    A weight on the heart

    Alexander Law Prize honors Iranian human rights advocate Shadi Sadr.

    Spring 2011

  • Big Kicks

    Big Kicks

    A conference championship, 100 career victories, and coach of the year for Cameron Rast '92.

    Spring 2011

Spring 2014

Table of contents

Features

Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

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.

What connects us

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.