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SCM Spring 2018

Spring 2018

Trust: how it’s earned, how it’s betrayed—from journalism to the aftermath of disaster. Plus immigrants in detention, a cowboy ballad, Finn Hall rises, and our driverless future.

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  • Trust Me

    Trust Me

    After decades of declining trust in journalism, here’s some good news. Introducing the Trust Project—a global effort to help readers identify reliable news. Illustrations by Franziska Barczyk.

    Spring 2018

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  • ATHLETICS

    Athletics

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

  • ACADEMICS & RESEARCH

    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 & Arts

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

  • THE UNIVERSITY TODAY

    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

    History & Traditions

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

  • INNOVATIONS

    Innovations

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

  • CURRENT EVENTS

    Current Events

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

  • SERVICE & SPIRITUALITY

    Service & Spirituality

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

  • Steve Nash ’96, Welcome to the Basketball Hall of Fame

    Steve Nash ’96, Welcome to the Basketball Hall of Fame

    Mark Purdy, 29 Mar 2018

    Twice NBA MVP, and now the first Santa Clara grad to join the highest ranks of basketball nobility

  • Education Makes You Fearless

    Education Makes You Fearless

    Steven Boyd Saum, 7 Mar 2018

    Some meditations on the people and ideas that give us hope.

  • Turning Loss into a Gain

    Turning Loss into a Gain

    Tina Vossugh, 2 Mar 2018

    Too small, misshapen, overripe. Tons of edible produce are wasted each year because they don’t look the part. Students from FAI want to change that.

  • Taking the Long Way Home

    Taking the Long Way Home

    Matt Morgan, 27 Feb 2018

    An injury gave Henry Caruso M.S. ’18 a second-chance at his final season of college basketball. He chose to do it at home.

  • American Values and National Character

    American Values and National Character

    Kirk O. Hanson, 10 Jan 2018

    There are ways in which our character was strengthened in 2017—but many more in which it was weakened.

  • Grace on Ice

    Grace on Ice

    Tina Vossugh, 26 Dec 2017

    We’re rooting for Polina Edmunds ’20 in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. 

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  • Alex Choulos ’17

    Alex Choulos ’17 co-authored a journal paper with researchers at Yahoo Research and Drexel University titled “Product review summarization through question retrieval and diversification.” 

  • Yaya Morales ’11, M.A. ’15

    Yaya Morales ’11, M.A. ’15 is a Spanish and dance teacher at Cristo Rey High School in San Jose.   

  • Christina Guzmán ’01

    Christina Guzmán ’01 is back at SCU serving as the Office for Multicultural Learning director. 

  • Brian Linnane, S.J., MDV ’86, STL ’88

    Brian Linnane, S.J., MDV ’86, STL ’88 has been named chair of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Board of Directors. 

  • Mark Ghan J.D. ’85

    Mark Ghan J.D. ’85 is serving as acting president of Western Nevada College.

  • Rinaldo Brutoco ’68

    Rinaldo Brutoco ’68 was awarded the inaugural Santa Barbara Peace Prize, which honors locals advancing world peace and international human rights. 

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