Current Events

  • Who's responsible for tech industry ethics?

    Who's responsible for tech industry ethics?

    The field of software engineering is woefully lagging on the ethics front. SCU’s Internet Ethics program is going to change that.

  • Poetry inside technology

    Poetry inside technology

    SCU chancellor William Rewak, S.J., reflects on why the worlds of technology and poetry are not so far apart.

  • Forgiving the unforgivable

    Forgiving the unforgivable

    Twenty years after genocide, can a survivor truly learn to forgive? Associate professor of counseling psychology David B. Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz M.A. ’13 examine what’s at stake.

  • The Catholic writer today

    The Catholic writer today

    Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

    Summer 2014

  • Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

    Summer 2014

  • Second act

    Second act

    GSBI mentor Amanda North thought her life was the best that could be expected—until she decided to wait at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon to watch her daughter compete.

  • Inside Ukraine’s revolution

    Inside Ukraine’s revolution

    Along the road to crisis: hope, despair, and a Q&A with writer Andrey Kurkov.

    Spring 2014
     

  • Decide who we are

    Decide who we are

    After half a century as a pariah state, Myanmar is opening to the world. People have stories to tell. And they want to shape for themselves what comes next.

    Spring 2014

  • Uneasy money

    Uneasy money

    The policies of the Fed have added more than $1 trillion toward U.S. income inequality, says a study by an SCU scholar and researcher.

  • A cut to California’s future

    A cut to California’s future

    The Cal Grant program, which has provided funding for more than 2.3 million students in the state since it was launched, is in jeopardy.

Summer 2014

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Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.