• Sweet home Chicago

    Sweet home Chicago

    In her debut with the Red Stars, Julie Johnston ’14 scores the game-winner.

  • A white-hot streak with the Whitecaps

    A white-hot streak with the Whitecaps

    Erik Hurtado ’13 is proving himself to be more than blazing speed—as his second year with the Vancouver Whitecaps comes to a close, he's fired ball after ball into the net with highlight-reel style.

  • The fragility of faith

    The fragility of faith

    How can a thinking person still believe in God? Michael McCarthy, S.J., considers the role of God at academic institutions and the necessary conditions for faith to endure.

  • Closing the gap

    Closing the gap

    SCU’s School of Education and Counseling Psychology is expanding its reach to create more graduate educational opportunities for Hispanic communities.

  • A Day with the Dalai Lama

    A Day with the Dalai Lama

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

    Summer 2014

  • 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

  • Evening cool

    Evening cool

    One of our favorite new views: Fountain and Mission Santa Clara de Asís at the top of the new Abby Sobrato Mall.

    Summer 2014

  • Roelandts joins the board

    Roelandts joins the board

    Willem P. “Wim” Roelandts, business executive and advisor to the Center for Science, Technology, and Society, joins SCU’s Board of Trustees.

    Summer 2014

  • How green is our valley

    How green is our valley

    The Mission campus is honored with one of the Bay Area’s oldest and most prestigious environmental recognition programs: the Acterra Award for Sustainability.

    Summer 2014

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.