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News & Events

Our faculty, staff, and students make headlines every day, both on and off campus.

If you have a tip for coverage of SCU in the news that we may have missed, please contact the Media Relations team.

  • Heat Wave: Campus Fun Facts

    Many buildings on campus have features to optimize cooling while saving energy costs, reflecting SCU's focus on sustainability.

    Record heat levels bring to mind SCU's numerous tactics to cool buildings in an energy-efficient manner.

  • Changing the Narrative

    In her valedictory address, Erika Francks ’17 encouraged fellow graduates to put values over success in their future endeavors.

  • The Message We Need

    In 1982, Jesuit Fr. Ignacio Ellacuría challenged universities to be vehicles for transformative change in a powerful commencement address.

    Unpopular prophetic graduation message: Universities must be vehicles for transformative change

    Recent Headlines

    Picture of Santa Clara Law 1L Alexandra Koseva in 2017

    Strength and Diversity: Santa Clara Law Welcomes Newest Incoming Class

    The 221 students beginning their first year at Santa Clara University School of Law Aug. 14 are a diverse, accomplished group.

    Headshot of Law School Dean Lisa Kloppenberg

    Santa Clara University’s School of Law Extends Dean’s Appointment

    Noting her success in law school programming, capital projects, and relationship building, Provost Jacobs announced the reappointment of Santa Clara Law Dean Lisa Kloppenberg to a second five-year term.

    A woman on stage at the GSBI investor showcase 2016

    Global Social Entrepreneurs Gather on Campus Aug. 9-18

    Miller Center’s signature Global Social Benefit Institute Accelerator welcomes to campus accomplished social entrepreneurs from around the world.

    graphic of woman's face over digital coding

    New Tech Edge J.D. in the Heart of Silicon Valley

    A new certificate program at Santa Clara Law will help put students interested in technology law careers on the “fast track.”

    Picture of woman in red shirt

    School of Business Launches New Online MBA

    A unique online MBA program for busy working professionals launches in January.

    Poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera addressing Class of 2017

    You Are That New Day

    U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera gave a sweeping poetic address to more than 10,000 family, friends and members of the Class of 2017.