Features

  • Deluge and drought

    Deluge and drought

    Erica Klarreich, 1 Nov 2012

    Lessons in how to wedge data into smaller spaces. And build a smarter energy grid.

    Fall 2012

  • Building biomedical tests

    Building biomedical tests

    Melissae Fellet, 1 Nov 2012

    Where engineering meets biology, the work ranges from diagnosing voice disorders to tracking toxicity in the brain.

    Fall 2012

  • The long view

    The long view

    Justin Gerdes, 1 Nov 2012

    Build it safer and stronger—sustainably.

    Fall 2012

  • Drago's gold

    Drago's gold

    Sam Scott '96, 1 Nov 2012

    From an Olympic water polo medal to designing systems for the rocket that put men on the Moon: the life and work of engineering professor Dragoslav Siljak.

    Fall 2012

  • Wings

    Wings

    Paul Totah '79, 1 Nov 2012

    For a century, John J. Montgomery has been given short shrift when it comes to his role as an aviation pioneer. It's time to set things right.

    Fall 2012

  • Can you stand the heat?

    Can you stand the heat?

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Nov 2012

    It took months of space flight for the Curiosity rover to reach Mars. And, to survive the heat of entry, it took a shield that a team led by Robin Beck ’77 designed.

    Fall 2012

  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Nancy C. Unger, 24 Oct 2012

    Historian Nancy Unger takes a new look at the book that launched the modern environmental movement.

  • Writers in the studio: Ron Hansen and Bo Caldwell read Tuesday

    Writers in the studio: Ron Hansen and Bo Caldwell read Tuesday

    Clay Hamilton, 20 Oct 2012

    Writers Bo Caldwell and Ron Hansen M.A. '95 give a reading Oct. 23 at 4:00 in SCU's Fess Parker Studio.

  • What we talk about when we talk about 'like'

    What we talk about when we talk about 'like'

    Irina Raicu J.D. ’09, 17 Oct 2012

    Internet ethics expert Irina Raicu considers why clicking a button isn’t necessarily an endorsement.

  • Politics and the ethics of dialogue

    Politics and the ethics of dialogue

    Michael McCarthy, S.J., 4 Oct 2012

    Michael McCarthy, S.J., suggests open use of scripture from all sacred texts may be the key to overcoming divisiveness in public discourse.