SCM Fall 2017

Fall 2017

Justice for all: past, present, and for future generations. From Little Rock to the American Dream, from the streets of Poland to the classrooms of San Jose.

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  • The Most Important Lawsuit on Earth

    The Most Important Lawsuit on Earth

    It seeks no monetary damages, just solutions. And to hold accountable those who knowingly violated future generations’ rights to life, liberty, and property. 

    Fall 2017



    Profiles of Santa Clara athletes and coaches, tales of teams from yesterday and today. Go Broncos!


    Academics & Research

    Explore teaching and scholarship at SCU, including research done by students: from controlling a NASA satellite to studying the effects of climate change or looking at grotesque advertising.


    Books & Arts

    Books, music, and art from Santa Clara faculty, students and alumni. Featuring slideshows and podcasts.


    The University Today

    Wondering what that new building is? Curious about the strategic plan? Get the latest news from around the Mission Campus.


    History & Traditions

    Snapshots and stories from the past that have shaped the Santa Clara of today.



    From high-tech to entrepreneurial endeavors, here are projects and ideas with roots in the Mission Campus.


    Current Events

    Stories that connect to the big conversations we're having as a society, or should be having.


    Service & Spirituality

    Matters of faith, social justice, and the stuff at the heart of a Jesuit education.

  • Today Is a New Day

    Today Is a New Day

    Juan Felipe Herrera, 18 Jun 2017

    A poem, an invitation, and a call to be this new day—from the U.S. Poet Laureate to the Santa Clara Class of 2017.

  • A Beautiful Voice

    A Beautiful Voice

    Steven Boyd Saum, 12 Jun 2017

    Pioneers, Elvis, and grilled cheese sandwiches: a conversation with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

  • Discover. Innovate.

    Discover. Innovate.

    Steven Boyd Saum, 2 Jun 2017

    A $30 million gift from the Leavey Foundation to help build a new home for science and engineering

  • Fight for It

    Fight for It

    Leon Panetta ’60, J.D. ’63, 25 May 2017

    The former secretary of defense and CIA director addresses the Law Class of 2017. Highlights: Respect the rule of law. And the truth.

  • The Competitor

    The Competitor

    Matt Morgan, 21 May 2017

    Hayden Shieh ’18 did a lot of winning on the links this year, making his second straight trip to the NCAA regionals and nearly grabbing a WCC championship.

  • The Big Cat

    The Big Cat

    Santa Cruz Sentinel and Jim Seimas, 2 May 2017

    Saying goodbye to Ken Sears ’55, the first basketball player to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

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  • Caroline Robinson '08

    Caroline Robinson '08 was recently named Associate Producer of the Disney XD animated television series, Star Wars Rebels.

  • Mandy Pearson '08

    Mandy Pearson '08 works in Germany for ("I help now"), an online platform connecting organizations with volunteers who want to help refugees. 

  • Michael Santos '11 and Darren Harter ’11

    Friends since childhood, Michael Santos '11 and Darren Harter ’11 run The Futures Project, a Bay Area foundation that promotes community growth and opportunity.

  • Jerry Howarth '68

    Jerry Howarth '68 has been the Toronto Blue Jays radio play by play broadcaster for the past 35 years.

  • Allison Kopf '11

    Allison Kopf '11, CEO of Agrilyst, won the $50,000 grand prize at TechCrunch Disrupt's Startup Battlefield.

  • Maria Evans '81

    Maria Evans '81 was named Principal of the Year and bestowed an Excellence in Education award by the Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce.

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