Academics & Research

  • Barcelona Siesta

    Barcelona Siesta

    Maya Kroth ’01, 1 Jul 2015

    On a Fulbright to Spain, in pursuit of the meaning of sleep. In the 21st century, it’s not what it used to be.

  • Taste for Yourself

    Taste for Yourself

    Harold Gutmann, 1 Jul 2015

    Taste for yourself what flavors Cuban food on the island. Listen to stories from the street. Walk the rows of a farm. You might learn a few things that textbooks and statistics and crafted political messages don’t reveal. “That is the whole reason behind experiential learning,” says Greg Baker, who led a group of 14 undergraduates to western Cuba in September.

  • Atom and Molecules

    Atom and Molecules

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Chemist to chemist: welcoming Deborah C. Tahmassebi as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences—and thanking W. Atom Yee for a decade at the helm.

  • Dean Biz

    Dean Biz

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Caryn Beck-Dudley takes the wheel as dean of the Leavey School of Business.

  • No free lunch

    No free lunch

    Leon Neyfakh, 5 May 2015

    Here’s a solution to prison overcrowding, says law professor W. David Ball: Make prosecutors answer for the cost of incarceration.

  • May the Rhodes rise to meet you

    May the Rhodes rise to meet you

    Jeff Gire, 1 Feb 2015

    On the road with Aven Satre-Meloy ’13: Turkey on a Fulbright, the White House for an internship, and heading to Oxford as SCU’s newest Rhodes Scholar

    Winter 2015

  • Tune it in

    Tune it in

    Danae Stahlnecker ’15 and Leah Gonzalez ’14, 1 Feb 2015

    Curbing diabetes, reaching across cultures with a ukulele, and understanding a plant-insect arms race—six recent graduates embark on research and teaching fellowships through the Fulbright program and the National Science Foundation.

    Winter 2015

  • Water, water, anywhere?

    Water, water, anywhere?

    Heidi Williams ’06, 19 Nov 2014

    Engineering's Edwin Maurer, internationally renowned expert on climate change, discusses California's drought and how we can move to a more sustainable future.

  • Lead by letting go

    Lead by letting go

    Terri Griffith, 30 Oct 2014

    Management professor Terri Griffith argues that managers need to let go of old ways that limit a company’s agility.

  • Our house

    Our house

    Juan Velasco, 15 Oct 2014

    A unique study abroad program in El Salvador turns 15: Casa de la Solidaridad.

    Fall 2014