Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine - Spring 2006 Cover Story

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Gigantes y Cabezudos

Exclusive photos from SCU's Gigantes parade.

Photography, Lynching, and Moral Change

An ethical examination of art exhibits featuring images of lynchings.

In this issue

A Dream Opportunity

By Monte Lorenzet. Santa Clara University’s sleep lab is one of just a handful of similar research facilities at undergraduate institutions. Students, alumni, faculty, and the research community are all benefiting from the fledgling lab.

Science and Social Justice

By Kim Kooyers. Social entrepreneurs use technology to address some of the world’s urgent needs. Last November, some of these innovators were honored at the Tech Museum Awards, an international awards program.

Gigantes y Cabezudos

By Elizabeth Kelley Gillogly '93. In an intensive workshop featuring seasoned artists from Spain, SCU students explored virtues and sins through the art of cartoneria, a Spanish and Mexican folk art tradition.

Justice Delayed: Reopening the Emmett Till Case

By Margaret M. Russell, associate professor, SCU School of Law. Late last fall, the FBI concluded an 18-month investigation into the case of the 1955 murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American boy. What have we learned (and not learned) about civil rights in the 50 years since?

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