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Innovations

  • Cultivating compassion

    Cultivating compassion

    Kirk O. Hanson, 29 Mar 2014

    What do we mean when we talk about ethics and compassion in business? In a visit to Santa Clara, the Dalai Lama suggested three things to keep in mind.

  • Training entrepreneurs to save the world

    Training entrepreneurs to save the world

    Thane Kreiner and Andrew Lieberman , 10 Feb 2014

    Business incubator programs at Jesuit universities help social entrepreneurs alleviate poverty and provide lifesaving solutions.

  • The Materializer

    The Materializer

    Leah Gonzalez ’14, 15 Dec 2013

    At age 18, Brienne Ghafourifar ’12 raised a million bucks for her startup. Prepare to Entefy.

    Winter 2014

  • Radiant Papa

    Radiant Papa

    Garvin Thomas, 10 Oct 2013

    Some might think there’s nothing a 75-year-old Jesuit priest can teach a bunch of college kids when it comes to technology. They haven’t met James Reites, S.J., MST ’71.

  • A radiant send-off

    A radiant send-off

    Clay Hamilton, 14 Aug 2013

    As October’s Solar Decathlon competition draws closer, SCU’s Radiant House is nearly ready for its day in the sun.

  • To catch a thief

    To catch a thief

    Vince Beiser, 21 Feb 2013

    A young mathematician at SCU has helped equip police in Santa Cruz and L.A. with an algorithm that predicts where crimes might happen next. Is this the future of policing?

    Winter 2013

  • We, robots

    We, robots

    John Deever, 1 Nov 2012

    Adventures with the Robotics Systems Laboratory by land, sea, and sky. And in orbit.

    Fall 2012

  • Sarah Kate Wilson vs. Godzilla

    Sarah Kate Wilson vs. Godzilla

    Jeff Gire, 1 Nov 2012

    An engineering professor tackles big problems—like attracting more women to her field and transferring mountains of data through the air.

    Fall 2012

  • Deluge and drought

    Deluge and drought

    Erica Klarreich, 1 Nov 2012

    Lessons in how to wedge data into smaller spaces. And build a smarter energy grid.

    Fall 2012

  • Building biomedical tests

    Building biomedical tests

    Melissae Fellet, 1 Nov 2012

    Where engineering meets biology, the work ranges from diagnosing voice disorders to tracking toxicity in the brain.

    Fall 2012