Can We?

Restoring dignity to the world’s most vulnerable and marginalized through entrepreneurship embodies our Jesuit mission.

Thane Kreiner
Miller Center

Should We?

As a refugee, adjusting to life in a new country is full of unexpected stress and uncertainty. What is our role in helping?

Mohammed Kadalah

Will We?

The refugree crisis has intensified, but do Americans understand the plight of the forcibly displaced any better?

Khaled Hosseini ’88

“Where Are You Taking Us?”: The number of forcibly displaced people has never been higher—68.5 million. Most, like those from Syria captured in Colleen Sinsky’s photo above, never make it back home. How can we help? Sharing their stories and using our resources to help ensure success is a good start.

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    Athletic Excellence on the Rise

    Santa Clara University’s vision to enhance the prominence and achievements of its athletics program received a strong vote of confidence, with $25 million in gifts to build a state-of-the art Athletic Excellence Center.

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    “Even Heaven Is Not Home”

    Acclaimed author Khaled Hosseini ’88 was back on campus last week, talking Sea Prayer and the plight of refugees around the world.

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    The Second Chance Gap

    Law Professor Colleen Chien heads to Washington, D.C. to advocate for using technology to ensure individuals with criminal records get the “second chance” they’ve been promised.

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    Khaled Hosseini’s Sea Prayer

    Writer Khaled Hosseini ’88 gives a reading at Santa Clara on Nov. 8. His new book is spare and haunting and beautiful.

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    When Goliath Learns to Code

    At “Ballots and Bots,” top technology specialists and social scientists discussed how both disciplines are manipulated to impact elections—past, present and future.


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