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  • How to Contain the Virus of Racism During Coronavirus Outbreak

    Being Asian in the midst of coronavirus means being scared for our health while simultaneously facing unpredictable racism and xenophobia. So, how do we cope? Assistant Professor Sherry Wang offers strategies in an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle.

  • WATCH: State of the University

    Santa Clara University President Kevin O’Brien, S.J., delivers his annual address to faculty and staff February 18 at 4 p.m. Associated Student Government President Sahil Sagar will also update the community on ASG activities.

  • Don’t Know Much About Geography

    Lecturer Carolyn Trist says that geography isn't just trivia. Knowing where things happen is the first step to knowing why they happen.

  • Make It Happen

    The unbelievable story of how finance major Marialisa Caruso ’20 helped write (and starred in) the award-winning film Emerald Run, opening in theaters Feb. 21.

  • Podcasting on Pain and Progress


    Reeling from the ongoing church sexual abuse crisis, Maggi Van Dorn ’08 teamed up with America Media to harness her skills as a podcast producer and devout Catholic to find a way forward.

  • Finding Her Beat

    Having sought out music in a new way to help her heal, Jennifer Maxwell P’22 was inspired to give $500,000 to Santa Clara’s Jazz music program.

  • Day of Giving 2020: Work Hard, Play Hard

    Everyday, our students feel the impact of Day of Giving—in the classroom, on the field, inside campus facilities, through scholarships, and in their student groups. On March 4, go #AllinforSCU and make a difference that lasts throughout the whole year and beyond.

  • Day of Giving 2020: Go All in for the Mission Campus

    This Day of Giving, we’re asking you to go #AllinforSCU! No matter where your passions lie, now’s your chance to give back to the Mission Campus and the groups that mean the most to you, your student, and your time here at SCU!

  • Broncos Bring It

    SCU's seventh annual Day of Giving produced blockbuster results: nearly $2.5 million from more than 5,300 gifts.

  • Stay Safe, Stay Together

    Faculty experts host a panel discussion on the best ways to stay mentally and physically healthy during the Coronavirus outbreak.

  • Classes to Move Online Until April 13

    In response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, classes will be held online starting March 10. During this time, Santa Clara University’s campuses will remain open.

  • A Day to Give, A Day to Compete

    A spirited Bronco couple, Taylor ’05 and Robin Bedilion ’05 compete to see who can raise more on Day of Giving 2020: Men’s Tennis? Or Women’s Cross-Country?

  • Meet President Kevin O'Brien, S.J.

    Join fellow alumni, parents and friends to meet Santa Clara University's 29th president, Kevin O'Brien, S.J., and envision our shared future together.

  • Finn Residence Hall Comes to Life

    Hundreds of students flood Finn Hall and breathe life to the theme, cura personalis.

    The residence hall named for lead donor Stephen A. Finn MBA ’76 comes to life, supporting SCU's growth.

Here are some of the doors we’ve opened on campus in recent years—and others opening in the months to come. They’re all part of Innovating with a Mission, the Campaign for Santa Clara University.

 

 

Dec 3, 2019
  • We Are In This Together

    In a personal note, President Kevin O’Brien, S.J., thanked the Santa Clara University family for offering support and generosity to each other amid the coronavirus crisis.

  • Spring Quarter Moving to Online

    In response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, President Kevin O’Brien, S.J., announced remote instruction would be extended through Spring quarter.

  • The Rock Star

    Sean Reilly. Environmental Hero, Climber, Rhodes Scholar.

  • The Economic Tusnami of COVID-19

    Macroeconomics is not an experimental science; we learn from the experiments given to us by history. The COVID-19 pandemic will be one of the defining macroeconomic events of the 21st century.

  • The Economy and COVID-19 Part 3

    Economics Professor Helen Popper discusses how today’s economy relates to that of 2008, how COVID-19 might impact retirement, and the role of the Federal Reserve and the Stimulus Package.

  • COVID-19

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

  • Forging Ahead

    In the first episode of Bridging the Distance, President Kevin O'Brien talks to Katharine Rondthaler about how the Forge Garden quickly adjusted its model in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis to donate all produce to people in need.

  • 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.

  • Making Change

    Santa Clara University’s Maker Lab produces components of protective face masks for use by Valley Medical Center Foundation.

  • Better Together

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

  • Mindfulness, In Miniature

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

  • Rethinking Retail Post Covid-19

    For many brick-and-mortar stores lacking a robust online component, Kirthi Kalyanam believes the mandated shut-down of their businesses during COVID-19 has accelerated a “survival of the fittest” scenario.

  • Ode to the Class of 2020

    What a senior wants her fellow graduates to know: We’ll find our place, opportunities in the world.

  • Letter From Laos

    Public Health major Hana Seastedt ’20 watches impact of her field unfolding, half a world away.

  • Don't Just Occupy Space, Create it

    Semi Williams ’20 reflects on the impact of honorary degree recipients Risë Jones Pichon ’73, J.D. ’76 and Joanne Hayes-White ’86—and her path as a Black student at Santa Clara.