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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

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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.

  • 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. 

  • My First Christmas

    My First Christmas

    Tina Vossugh, 20 Dec 2017

    How my family chose to join in on the American holiday of Christmas.

  • Fighting for the Planet

    Fighting for the Planet

    Deborah Lohse, 13 Dec 2017

    Lawyer for 21 youth plaintiffs suing the government over CO2 levels argued to let their case proceed.

  • Give Them a Voice

    Give Them a Voice

    Steven Boyd Saum, 20 Nov 2017

    The author of The Kite Runner talks writing, refugees, and his hopes and fears for Afghanistan. An interview with writer Khaled Hosseini ’88.

  • My Veterans Day

    My Veterans Day

    Matt Morgan, 10 Nov 2017

    Specialist Jim Olwell ’17 reflects on being a veteran and a student at Santa Clara University.

  • Why Does the Reformation Matter?

    Why Does the Reformation Matter?

    Steven Boyd Saum, 2 Nov 2017

    It’s been 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to a church door. (Or did he?) Two scholars of religion offer a few answers.

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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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