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Winter 2015

Faith and its fragility, supersurvivors, and lessons from the court and the chapel in dealing with some of society’s most despised.

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  • Back porch blues

    Back porch blues

    Mark Purdy, 4 Mar 2015

    Jorma Kaukonen ’64 plays and sings stuff hard won through a life in music. The rustic blues vibe of his latest album is crunchily satisfying.

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  • ATHLETICS

    Athletics

    Profiles of Santa Clara athletes and coaches, tales of teams from yesterday and today. Go Broncos!

  • ACADEMICS & RESEARCH

    Academics & Research

    Explore teaching and scholarship at SCU, including research done by students: from controlling a NASA satellite to studying the effects of climate change or looking at grotesque advertising.

  • BOOKS & ARTS

    Books & Arts

    Books, music, and art from Santa Clara faculty, students and alumni. Featuring slideshows and podcasts.

  • THE UNIVERSITY TODAY

    The University Today

    Wondering what that new building is? Curious about the strategic plan? Get the latest news from around the Mission Campus.

  • HISTORY & TRADITIONS

    History & Traditions

    Snapshots and stories from the past that have shaped the Santa Clara of today.

  • INNOVATIONS

    Innovations

    From high-tech to entrepreneurial endeavors, here are projects and ideas with roots in the Mission Campus.

  • CURRENT EVENTS

    Current Events

    Stories that connect to the big conversations we're having as a society, or should be having.

  • SERVICE & SPIRITUALITY

    Service & Spirituality

    Matters of faith, social justice, and the stuff at the heart of a Jesuit education.

  • Do something great

    Do something great

    Deborah Lohse, 25 Feb 2015

    The State of the University address with President Michael Engh, S.J. We are part of a region that drives change around the globe. And big things are afoot at SCU.

  • Funny guy

    Funny guy

    Steven Boyd Saum, 19 Feb 2015

    Andy Ackerman ’78 talks about comedy, binge-watching, and learning to work with actors.

  • The meaning of mercy

    The meaning of mercy

    David DeCosse and Luis Calero, 13 Feb 2015

    A Q&A in the Mission Church with Cardinal Rodríguez, one of the most influential leaders of the Catholic Church today

  • Freedom, justice, etc.

    Freedom, justice, etc.

    Steven Boyd Saum, 11 Feb 2015

    From Berlin to Cape Town to Tiananmen Square, what do the revolutions of 1989–90 mean a quarter century later?

  • Art time

    Art time

    Lindsey Kouvaris ’02, 4 Feb 2015

    The de Saisset Museum launches Creative in Common, the first exhibition in its yearlong celebration of 60 years on the Mission campus.

  • The game

    The game

    Jeff Gire, 30 Jan 2015

    The annual Gonzaga game on Feb. 5 promises to electrify the campus. Here's what you need to know before tip-off.

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