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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.

  • The Big Cat

    The Big Cat

    Santa Cruz Sentinel and Jim Seimas, 2 May 2017

    Saying goodbye to Ken Sears ’55, the first basketball player to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

  • Winning the Pulitzer

    Winning the Pulitzer

    Gordon Young, 25 Apr 2017

    Tatiana Sanchez ’10 got her start in journalism courses and The Santa Clara student newspaper before going on to win a Pulitzer Prize.

  • Well Versed

    Well Versed

    Juan Felipe Herrera, 20 Apr 2017

    Two new poems for our readers from U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera in honor of National Poetry Month. Hear him speak at SCU’s commencement in June.

     

  • The Horrors of Chemical Warfare

    The Horrors of Chemical Warfare

    David E. DeCosse and Brian Patrick Green, 13 Apr 2017

    War is hell. But even so, there are ethical boundaries that must not be crossed. The Syrian attack, the American response, and chemical weapons.

  • Recovery of faith in a new direction

    Recovery of faith in a new direction

    David E. DeCosse, 6 Apr 2017

    Ethicist David DeCosse considers the distinction between religion and God in the the novel and movie Silence.

  • The Story of Islam

    The Story of Islam

    David Pinault, 22 Mar 2017

    Religious Studies professor David Pinault provides a primer on Islam and argues it includes a greater diversity of views and potentials than alarmists in Europe and the United States allow.

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Alumni News

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  • Allison Kopf '11

    Allison Kopf '11, CEO of Agrilyst, won the $50,000 grand prize at TechCrunch Disrupt's Startup Battlefield.

  • Maria Evans '81

    Maria Evans '81 was named Principal of the Year and bestowed an Excellence in Education award by the Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce.

  • Stephen Sifferman ’93, M.S. ’98

    Stephen Sifferman ’93, M.S. ’98 received the SCU School of Engineering's 2015 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award.

  • Tony Scott J.D. ’92

    Tony Scott J.D. ’92 is the new United States chief information officer and administrator of OMB’s Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology.

  • Francisco Jiménez ’66

    Napa County Reads has selected the autobiographic stories by Francisco Jiménez ’66 for its literacy program with middle school students.

  • Mike Cummins ’79

    Mike Cummins ’79 has joined the San José State University baseball program as the team’s volunteer assistant coach.

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