Mission Matters

  • 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

  • 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

Summer 2014

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Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.