Academics & Research

  • What Sparks Your Enthusiasm?

    What Sparks Your Enthusiasm?

    Heidi Williams ’06, 15 Jun 2017

    Professor Tim Healy is a live wire. Ideas swarm in his brain like extra electrons in his outer valence band, and for five decades he’s brought that spark and connection to the SCU electrical engineering faculty.

    Summer 2017

  • Dean of Cool

    Dean of Cool

    Deepa Arora, 15 Jun 2017

    Alfonso Ortega is an expert in technologies for cooling electronics. And he takes the helm in August as the new dean of the School of Engineering.

    Summer 2017

  • Finding Comfort in Discomfort

    Finding Comfort in Discomfort

    Devin Collins ’17, 2 Jan 2017

    SCU students participating in Global Medical Brigades help eliminate obstacles between medical care and those in need.

  • Playing to Learn

    Playing to Learn

    BizEd Staff, 13 Sep 2016

    Leavey School professor Hersh Shefrin uses a self-created simulation to help students improve their decision-making skills.

  • Dive In

    Dive In

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Aug 2016

    Oceanographer Sylvia Earle and Autodesk explorer-in-residence Jonathan Knowles tackle the state of the deep blue.

    Summer 2016

  • Keep It Clean

    Keep It Clean

    Esther Young ’18, 15 Aug 2016

    Udall Foundation Scholarship winner Déjà Thomas ’17 will advocate for communities disproportionately affected by environmental issues.

    Summer 2016

  • Beyond Borders

    Beyond Borders

    Esther Young ’18, 15 Aug 2016

    Four fabulous Fulbright fellowships: to Australia to study the pond apple, to Morocco to forge ties between policymakers and grass roots organizations, to Ghana to study health care, and to the Czech lands to teach English.

    Summer 2016

  • Elite Company

    Elite Company

    Esther Young ’18, 15 Aug 2016

    Known as the Rhodes Scholarship of China, the selective Schwarzman Scholars program offers Jesse Caemmerer ’14 a chance to study and travel in China.

    Summer 2016

  • World Champ

    World Champ

    SCM Staff, 13 Mar 2016

    Associate Professor of Philosophy Shannon Vallor earns recognition as one of the leading tech ethicists on the planet.

    Spring 2016

  • Star Fixes

    Star Fixes

    Eryn Olson ’16, 13 Mar 2016

    Imagine if you had to find your way by the stars. Across an ocean. 

    Spring 2016