Santa Clara University



President's Speaker Series

Sponsored by the Office of the President, the President’s Speaker Series is a forum that brings eminent leaders to Santa Clara, providing our students, faculty, and the community an opportunity for intellectual rigor, critical thinking, reflection, and dialogue.

Santa Clara Lecture Series

The Santa Clara Lecture Series is sponsored by the Bannan Institute, which is committed to examining Catholic identity and Jesuit character.

Ethics at Noon

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics sponsors the Ethics at Noon lecture series. These lunch-hour programs provide a forum for SCU faculty members and other experts to explore ethical issues in many fields.

de Saisset Museum

The museum offers several lectures and programs based on current exhibitions.

Ethics at Noon

Apr 19, 2013
noon - 1:00 p.m.
Lucas Hall, Forbes Family Conference Center
Cost : Free

The Influence of Partisan Politics on Local Government

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics ; The Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley

Mickey Edwards was a Republican member of Congress for 16 years, serving as a member of the House Republican Leadership and as a member of the Appropriations and Budget Committees. After leaving Congress he taught at the John F. Kennedy School of Government and Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

A regular political commentator and guest on national radio and television news and opinion broadcasts, he is currently vice president of the Aspen Institute and directs the Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership. His recently published book "The Parties Versus the People"  is a look at the impact of partisanship on public policy. 

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Monica DeLong
Ethics at Noon
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