The University Today

  • In living color

    In living color

    Celebrating Holi, the Hindu spring festival of colors, with Keiko A. Montenegro ’16, Kendra McClelland ’13, Maddie Regan ’16, and Lindsay Fay ’15.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • This will not be on the test.

    This will not be on the test.

    For students of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, there's neither homework nor grades. But there is love of learning—and a special connection to SCU.   

    Winter 2013

  • Meet the new dean

    Meet the new dean

    Nicholas Ladany took the helm as dean of the School of Education and Counseling Psychology in 2012. He brings a wealth of international experience.

    Winter 2013

  • A spirit of continuous improvement

    A spirit of continuous improvement

    In his annual State of the University address, President Michael Engh, S.J., focused on new initiatives and innovations at Santa Clara. 

  • How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    Tech writer Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77 takes a look at why the high tech industry needs more humanities majors.

  • Engineering with a Mission

    Engineering with a Mission

    The engineering work being done today was the stuff of imagination when the School of Engineering started a century ago. Where do we go from here?

    Fall 2012

  • Woz's wisdom and the generosity that defines us

    Woz's wisdom and the generosity that defines us

    Undergrad commencement celebrates 100 years of engineering and 50 years of women on the Mission Campus.

    Fall 2012

  • New to the board

    New to the board

    Five highly experienced new trustees were elected to Santa Clara's Board of Trustees in June.

    Fall 2012

  • A grand new gateway

    A grand new gateway

    Step inside the Patricia A. and Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building.

    Fall 2012

  • A new Graham

    A new Graham

    21st-century comforts welcome freshmen and sophomore students in the new Graham Hall.

    Fall 2012

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.