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



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


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


    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

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



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


    Current Events

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


    Service & Spirituality

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

  • 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.

  • Commencement Address 1982

    Commencement Address 1982

    Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J., 20 Mar 2017

  • Valley in the House

    Valley in the House

    Jeremy Herb ’08, 7 Mar 2017

    A conversation with freshman Congressman Ro Khanna on teaching at SCU, representing Silicon Valley, and the issues that shouldn’t be partisan.

  • Remembering Ramón

    Remembering Ramón

    Erin Fox ’19, 28 Feb 2017

    Ethnic Studies professor Ramón Chacón was a man of many hats, but his influence on the Mission Campus went far beyond just his fashion sense.

  • Staying Present

    Staying Present

    Gus Hardy ’16, 18 Feb 2017

    A life of service is never easy. Having autism can make it even harder.

  • The Course of Wisdom

    The Course of Wisdom

    Jamie Manson, 7 Feb 2017

    Some distinguished scholars have their papers placed in a university archive. Sister Sandra Schneiders earned a curated exhibition that depicts her life’s work.

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  • Steve Tradewell ’90

    Steve Tradewell ’90 received the CFO Recognition Award for making a significant impact on the health of North Bay companies and the economy.

  • Nicholas J.C. Santos, S.J., MTS '02

    Nicholas J.C. Santos, S.J., MTS ’02 is now on the Board of Trustees at Creighton University, a Jesuit school in Omaha, Nebraska.

  • John Stowe M.Div. ’93, STL ’95

    Pope Francis has named John Stowe M.Div. ’93, STL ’95 the third bishop of Lexington, Kentucky.

  • John Hogan MBA ’09

    John Hogan MBA ’09 received a 2015 Distinguished Business Award from the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce for his nonprofit organization TeenForce.

  • Sherri R. Sager ’75 and Norma Watenpaugh MBA ’82

    Sherri R. Sager ’75 and Norma Watenpaugh MBA ’82 made the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 2015 Women of Influence annual list.

  • Yen T. Duong ’07

    Yen T. Duong ’07 received the 2014 Elijah Watt Sells Award, presented by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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