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Finding the spirituality of sustainability

Posted on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
Every day in October, hundreds of students, faculty, and staff, are contemplating the spiritual components of their sustainability behaviors through the Mission Sustainable Challenge. Read More »

Bob Lubecky sustains wholesome dining experience for campus

Posted on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013
One of humanity's greatest impacts with the earth is the relationship with food. Robert "Bob" Lubecky strives to create a more sustainable dining experience for SCU and in the process, is helping to change the way the food industry works. Read More »

Did you Know?

Posted on Friday, Mar. 1, 2013
Santa Clara University runs a program for social enterprise collaboration called the Global Social Benefit Incubator in the Center for Science, Technology, and Society. Read about this world renowned program and how it helps to empower women in developing countries. Read More »

Ryan Reynolds re-imagines waste through art

Posted on Friday, Jun. 1, 2012
Professor of Drawing and Painting Ryan Reynolds has been active in the promotion of sustainability in the arts at SCU. Ryan created "Reduce Reuse Re-imagine" to emphasize the role of arts in developing sustainable communities. Read about this project and about Ryan's efforts to distinguish the importance and impact of the arts in raising awareness of sustainability on campus and in the Santa Clara community. Read More »

Alternative Spring Breaks

Posted on Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
Students at Santa Clara University have numerous opportunities to spend Spring Break gaining international experience living among different cultures while giving back to underprivileged communities. Read about four different immersion programs that took place this past Spring Break, and find out how you can take advantage of these opportunities in the future. Read More »

Eco-Fashion and Art Show

Posted on Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2012
The 2nd Annual Eco-Fashion and Art Show took place in early February to showcase student designers' talents in creating eco-fashion on the runway as well as artwork in a recycled art gallery. The event raised awareness of garment workers around the world and encouraged people to think about alternative uses and reuses of fashion. Watch a video of the event. Read More »

Students define, measure community resources

Posted on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011
Students apply their GIS skills on class projects exploring issues like food security in San Jose by measuring the distribution of liquor stores vs. healthier food resources (e.g., farmers' markets or supermarkets). Two students from last fall's class of GIS got jobs after graduation based off of their GIS skills. Read More »

News

Posted on Thursday, Sep. 8, 2011
Campus Maps Show Water Filling Stations, Compost Bins, and more! Filling your reusable water bottle just got a little easier! Water fountains and goose-neck fillers (which allow you to fill a water bottle while holding it upright) are identified on one campus map, called "Water Filling Stations". ALSO THIS MONTH: Sustainability and Catholic Higher Education: A Toolkit for Mission Integration | Learn about and help plan for rapid transit along El Camino Real Read More »

Juan Velasco, Associate Professor, English and Modern Languages

Posted on Monday, Aug. 1, 2011
You won't find Professor Juan Velasco talking about global climate change, energy conservation, or recycling in his courses. He doesn't preach the importance of buying a hybrid vehicle, and is not a member of the Environmental Studies and Sciences Department. Yet, students leave his classes with a deeper understanding of sustainability that Santa Clara University seeks to address. Read More »

Events

Posted on Monday, Aug. 1, 2011
"The Lure and Lore of Yosemite" is the most comprehensive exhibition to date of art, literature and ephemera relating to the history of the Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove. Visitors to the exhibit will get a powerful sense of the impact of tourism on Yosemite in the decades between 1870 and 1900. ALSO HAPPENING THIS MONTH: Farmers Market on Campus | Sustainability 101 | Global Social Benefit Incubator Business Plan Summary Presentations | 4th Annual Hunger Issues Forum Read More »