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Stories of service, leadership, and healing during a global pandemic.


These Two Alums Are In It Together, While Staying Apart

Lisa Cooper ’90 and Quentin Cooper J.D. ’97 MBA ’98 are juggling their large family, marriage, and busy careers while Lisa shelters in place alone to continue working in health care.



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Teaching From Another Time Zone

How a far-flung SCU faculty member is rallying distance learning during Covid-19.

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Economic Meltdown 2020 vs 2008

Nikita Sushil Kumar '16 on how the recession and recovery are impacting India's healthcare delivery.

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The Shift to Remote and What's Ahead for Fall: Your Turn

Marilyn Edelstein, an associate professor of English at Santa Clara University, was quoted in an article by Inside Higher Ed.

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Accompaniment in Crisis

Miller Center supporting alumni during COVID-19.

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Mindfulness, In Miniature

SCU psychology professor Shauna Shapiro produces mini mindfulness videos to help first-responders during the pandemic.

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Better Together

Students Tap World Connections As New Generation Unites To Battle COVID-19

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How To Help The People Who (Used To) Help You

Ann Skeet of the Markkula Center is quoted in an NPR article on how to support workers who aren't able to work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Analogies For The Times

How our behavior in a crisis can define us.

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Graduating from Grief to Gratitude

Coming to terms with an incomplete ending to college.

MOBI Introduces Accelerated Course

To support remote learners, My Own Business Institute combined its 10 most essential sessions to create an accelerated program titled Quick Start Entrepreneur.

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Get Ready for a Post Coronavirus World

Hersh Shefrin explains why the economy will never be the same.

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The Holy Days Challenge Us to Hope in the Face of Loss and Grieving from Coronavirus

Santa Clara President Kevin O’Brien, S.J., and University of San Francisco President Paul Fitzgerald, S.J., co-write an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle.