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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

    School of Business Launches New Online MBA

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

    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.

    $30 Million Gift from the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation

    The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation has made its largest gift ever to SCU: $30 million to support the new Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation

    Jesuit School of Theology Commencement

    Newly minted theologians from Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University celebrated commencement May 20.

    A Trumpet Call to Defend the Rule of Law

    Former United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta ’60, J.D. ’63 told the Santa Clara University School of Law Class of 2017 that democracy requires its lawyers and its citizens to fight for its traditions and laws.

    5th Graders Get an Inside Track on College

    As part of the Ignatian Center's partnership with San Jose's Greater Washington neighborhood, about 100 5th graders will get an inside glimpse at university life May 26.