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Student Research

Sustainable Living Undergraduate Research Project (SLURP)

SLURP stands for Sustainable Living Undergraduate Research Project and promotes a culture of sustainability throughout the University via applied research. Members of SLURP live on a special floor in the CyPhi RLC and receive course credit (ENVS 195). Read about past projects.

Undergraduate Fellowship in Environmental Ethics

This Fellowship, a program of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, explores the ethical dimensions of sustainability.

School of Engineering Senior Design Conference

Senior engineering students receive a comprehensive education that honors both Silicon Valley's entrepreneurial spirit and Santa Clara's Jesuit values and culminates into a thoughtful, technological innovation in service to humanity.

Solar Decathlon

SCU participates in this biennial competition, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, which unites college teams to design, construct, and operate the most energy efficient, functional, and attractive solar-powered home.

Tiny House Competition

The School of Engineering participates in the collegiate competition to design and build net-zero, tiny solar houses. This challenge mirrors the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon and is spearheaded by SMUD's Energy & Technology Center and Community Solar program.

Living Lab Project Data Base