Current Events

  • Inside Ukraine’s revolution

    Inside Ukraine’s revolution

    Along the road to crisis: hope, despair, and a Q&A with writer Andrey Kurkov.

    Spring 2014
     

  • Decide who we are

    Decide who we are

    After half a century as a pariah state, Myanmar is opening to the world. People have stories to tell. And they want to shape for themselves what comes next.

    Spring 2014

  • Uneasy money

    Uneasy money

    The policies of the Fed have added more than $1 trillion toward U.S. income inequality, says a study by an SCU scholar and researcher.

  • A cut to California’s future

    A cut to California’s future

    The Cal Grant program, which has provided funding for more than 2.3 million students in the state since it was launched, is in jeopardy.

  • His life in our hands

    His life in our hands

    Religion scholar Elizabeth Drescher remembers Nelson Mandela and the legacy of his ever transforming generosity.

  • A sight of innocence

    A sight of innocence

    George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.

    Winter 2014

  • Patent trolls, beware

    Patent trolls, beware

    The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

    Winter 2014

  • Confronting the unspeakable

    Confronting the unspeakable

    Peace activist and writer James Douglass '61 finds hope in the tragedy of Kennedy's assassination. Nov. 22 marks the 50th anniversary of that painful day.

  • Make hay

    Make hay

    Internet Ethics Program Manager Irina Raicu J.D. ’09 interrogates the ethics of NSA surveillance.

    Fall 2013

  • The thin gray line

    The thin gray line

    The Mission Campus recently played host to brain injury experts, along with former 49ers Brent Jones ’85 and Ronnie Lott, as they examined the crisis of sports concussions.

Spring 2014

Table of contents

Features

Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

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.

What connects us

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.