Mission Matters

  • Sisters act

    Sisters act

    Nuns have increasingly become either icons of Old Catholicism or strangely dressed figures good for nostalgic laughs. Michael T. Whalen aims to set a few things right in his new documentary.

    Fall 2011

  • Faith seeking understanding

    Faith seeking understanding

    Sandra Schneiders, I.H.M, says the issue of the Resurrection is often skirted in theology, and yet it’s arguably the most central tenet of the Christian faith.

    Fall 2011

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 2001

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 2001

    2001: Santa Clara celebrated its 150th year in June. That fall, the University mourned the victims of the September 11 attacks including student Deora Bodley and alumnus Lawrence Getzfred ’71.

    Fall 2011

  • Grotesque advertising stimulates creativity and pocketbooks

    Grotesque advertising stimulates creativity and pocketbooks

    Grotesque advertising is seductive because it allows viewers to think more, says researcher Ed McQuarrie.

    Fall 2011

  • Sweet Sixteen Season

    Sweet Sixteen Season

    In the season ending in April 2011, women’s rugby was ranked nationally for the first time since its establishment.

    Fall 2011

  • Putting cleantech on the map

    Putting cleantech on the map

    The Center for Science, Technology, and Society tracks where off-the-grid solutions are lighting the way—and providing clean energy for the underserved in North America and around the world.

    Fall 2011

  • Broncos win! Broncos win!

    Broncos win! Broncos win!

    Men’s basketball wins a postseason championship and finishes nationally ranked.

    Summer 2011

  • Service ace

    Service ace

    For volleyball phenom Tanya Schmidt ’12, her assists happen on the court, in the Tenderloin, and with missionaries in Peru.

    Summer 2011

  • Stress and the butterfly effect

    Stress and the butterfly effect

    Beetles, proteins, and a Fulbright take biologist Elizabeth Dahlhoff to Finland.

    Summer 2011

  • Water, water everywhere

    Water, water everywhere

    Ed Maurer has a well-earned reputation as an expert on sustainable water resources development. This year, add to that honors as a Google Fellow and Fulbright Fellow.

    Summer 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.