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Comida and Conversation

Posted on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Comida and Conversation, or Food and Conversation, is the newest installment in the long list of Santa Clara Arrupe placements. One native English speaker partners with a native Spanish speaker from the Alma Community in San Jose. After a family-style dinner, peppered with vegetables from area Bronco Urban Gardens, partners speak in Spanish for thirty minutes and in English for thirty minutes. Read More »

News and Events

Posted on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Living Green in the Neighborhood | 2nd Annual Residence Energy Challenge | Eco-Fashion Show | Follow Your Food: Carrots | The Business of Organic Beer | Garden Club Read More »

Stephanie Hughes and the Joy of Garbage

Posted on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Few classes offered at Santa Clara University require sorting through trash on a Friday afternoon. However, twice this quarter, an army of students in hazmat suits marched to the Facilities yard to sort through trash from the Leavey, Loyola, and O'Connor buildings to collect data on SCU's current waste habits. These hands-on experiences are part of Stephanie Hughes' ENVS 10: The Joy of Garbage class, in which students learn what exactly happens to all our things. Read More »

Did You Know?

Posted on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Do you have an old cell phone, computer or other e-waste collecting dust in a drawer or closet? Read More »

What Can I Do?

Posted on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Reduce your food miles this Valentines Day by making reservations at a restaurant that specializes in local and organic food. Read More »


Posted on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Future Sustainability Updates will continue to be distributed to SCU students, faculty, and staff through non-Essential SCU Global E-Mail Distribution Lists. If you are not a student, faculty, or staff member at SCU (or are part of the SCU community, but not on the non-Essential lists) and wish to receive future Sustainability Updates, please join our Sustainability at SCU e-mail list. Read More »