Business

  • Happy after all

    Happy after all

    New research by ASU public affairs professor Chris Herbst and SCU economist John Ifcher overturns the decades-old belief that having children is a downer.

  • 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.

  • Cultivating compassion

    Cultivating compassion

    What do we mean when we talk about ethics and compassion in business? In a visit to Santa Clara, the Dalai Lama suggested three things to keep in mind.

  • Freedom not to choose

    Freedom not to choose

    Behavioral finance expert Meir Statman explains why most employees shouldn't be given the choice of managing their own retirement accounts.

  • Scale up, dig down

    Scale up, dig down

    In finance and entrepeneurship, a pair of new master’s programs

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The Gamble

    The Gamble

    With his background in marketing and organizational behavior, can Fr. Max Oliva ’61 teach business ethics to the Vegas Strip?

  • U.S. must focus on 'green' energy

    U.S. must focus on 'green' energy

    Two SCU business professors argue that economic recovery shouldn't be used to justify poorly regulated energy development.

  • 'Patent trolls' file majority of U.S. patent lawsuits

    'Patent trolls' file majority of U.S. patent lawsuits

    SCU law professor Colleen Chien says individuals and companies that do not themselves make anything are bringing the majority of U.S. patent lawsuits.

  • 10 life-or-death lessons for social entrepreneurs

    10 life-or-death lessons for social entrepreneurs

    Global Social Benefit Incubator co-founder Al Bruno shares his top ten tips for entrepreneurs developing their business plan.

  • Belotti's 2012 economic forecast

    Belotti's 2012 economic forecast

    Mario Belotti makes his annual economic forecast. 2012 just might be a little sunnier.

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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.