Mission Matters

  • Taking innovations to scale

    Taking innovations to scale

    With an inaugural conference, Center for Science, Technology, and Society head Thane Kreiner draws the best of the Tech Awards to the Mission Campus.

    Spring 2011

  • Things are looking up—and prayers are always welcome

    Things are looking up—and prayers are always welcome

    When President Michael Engh, S.J., stood behind the lectern in the Mission Church on Feb. 24 to offer his State of the University address, he began by saying, “Prayers are always welcome.”  

    Summer 2010

  • Race matters

    Race matters

    When Antonio Estremera ’72 came to Santa Clara in 1968, he intended to major in history, not make it.

    Summer 2010

  • Two new Jesuits on board

    Two new Jesuits on board

    John Koeplin, S.J., and Gilbert Sunghera, S.J., have joined the SCU board of trustees.

    Summer 2010

  • A 10-plus!

    A 10-plus!

    Welcome to the Paul L. Locatelli, S.J., Student Activity Center.

    Winter 2010

  • Solar cooling? Here it comes.

    Solar cooling? Here it comes.

    Santa Clara’s Ripple House, which took third in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, was recently outfitted with a cutting-edge rooftop solar collector.

    Winter 2010

  • What do the numbers show?

    What do the numbers show?

    With the annual parade of college rankings bigger than ever, SCU scores high, especially when it comes to return on investment.

    Winter 2010

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970

    There were only four days of classes, three philosophy courses were required to graduate, and hundreds of students boycotted class to protest U.S. military action in Cambodia.

    Winter 2010

  • Corporate social responsibility: the bottom line

    Corporate social responsibility: the bottom line

    Many companies seek to keep (or regain) the public’s good graces by performing acts of corporate social responsibility, or CSR. But how does it affect the bottom line?

    Winter 2010

  • A Mark of Success

    Mark Alsterlind '76 is serious about his art. A dozen exhibits in as many months say the art world is serious about him.

    Summer 1988

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.