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College of Arts and Sciences


Award-winning actor and dedicated activist for Asian-American and LGBTQ+ rights BD Wong will engage the SCU community as the 2021-22 Sinatra Artist-in-Residence.

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Student Stories

Natalie Rover on one tip of triangle with Christian Jimenez and Riley Scherr on other two

Three Santa Clara University seniors were awarded the DeNardo Senior Prize for outstanding achievements in their scientific research.

Senior Lauren Cherrey seeks out connections between her Public Health and Economics majors and has used them to drive her work abroad and on campus.

Four College of Arts and Sciences students have earned prestigious scholarships to study or teach in Armenia, India, Germany, and Taiwan.

Beckman Scholars - Ella Basler and Erica Svendahl

Sophomores Ella Basler and Erica Svendahl will have the opportunity to conduct intricate and influential research on critical scientific topics as Santa Clara University’s two Beckman Scholars this year.

    Faculty Stories

    Students in Andrea Pappas’ Art History course explored Jesuit values while creating virtual exhibitions in partnership with SCU’s de Saisset Museum.

    Public Health’s Sonja Mackenzie and Women’s and Gender Studies’ Sharmila Lodhia partnered to educate and engage students on issues of structural racism.