Innovations

  • Up, up, and away

    Up, up, and away

    Further nanosatellite adventures in the cosmos—with SCU students at Mission Control.

    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

  • Serial start-up sensation

    Serial start-up sensation

    Diane Keng ’14—a veteran entrepreneur at 19.

    Summer 2011

  • Launched! Startup Expo beta

    Launched! Startup Expo beta

    The student-led Startup Expo brings entrepreneurship and internship together on the Mission Campus.

    Summer 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

  • 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

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.