Santa Clara Snapshot: 1962
- 1st woman to speak at commencement at Santa Clara: Eunice Kennedy Shriver
- 15 percent is the limit for the number of freshmen and sophomores who can receive failing grades—until 1961–62, when the flunking limit is removed
- 25 cents is the recommended donation for receiving anti-polio vaccine as part of the “K.O. Polio” campaign in September
- 73-year-old Jesuit Bernard Hubbard dies. He earned the moniker "the Glacier Priest" for his explorations in the arctic—and exploits that included rowing the Bering Strait in a kayak.
- $2,000 damage done to O’Connor Hall by “one fine, young freshman” who plugged all the drains of the 2nd-floor showers and ran the showers full force
- 8,000 seats in planned Buck Shaw Stadium, with construction begun in summer 1962
- $150,000 signing bonus for Bob Garibaldi ’64 to join the San Francisco Giants after his sophomore year—and after being named MVP in the College World Series
- 350,000 volumes will fit in the soon-to-be constructed Orradre Library
Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.
Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.
Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.
The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.
Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.
The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.