Mission Matters

  • Fraud Detectors

    Fraud Detectors

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Navigating ethics and compliance in a Silicon Valley giant—all in a day’s work for students through the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.

    Fall 2015

  • Fear Fighters

    Fear Fighters

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Virtual reality gear is cool for games. But these young innovators show that it can also be used to help people overcome phobias.

    Fall 2015

  • Flyweight Champeen

    Flyweight Champeen

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    “You can’t do that in boxing,” Kevin Quach ’15 says of a maneuver he tried in some of his earlier bouts. So he stopped doing it. And won.

    Fall 2015

  • She’s Riding High

    She’s Riding High

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Carly Bowerman ’15 starred for Santa Clara’s equestrian club sport.

    Fall 2015

  • Shah to Shia

    Shah to Shia

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Days of Revolution takes a close look at how the Islamic Revolution in Iran played out in one village. And it sheds new light on the causes of discontent. 

    Fall 2015

  • Children in the Dark

    Children in the Dark

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Evil, bloodthirsty creatures and three misfit children on a quest. Anthropology lecturer Matthew Jobin’s The Nethergrim delivers young readers into a creepy but plausible world.

    Fall 2015

  • Don’t Be Cruel

    Don’t Be Cruel

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    One could fill a book with reasons why people are cruel or compassionate. Several of our faculty just did.

    Fall 2015
     

  • Kid Respect

    Kid Respect

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Mindful Discipline is a guide for rearing respectful, responsible children.

    Fall 2015

  • Lost Record

    Lost Record

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    The discovery of a long-lost manuscript might just undo a century of thinking about George Romanes—scientist, poet, and one of Darwin’s close friends. And change the conversation about Darwin, faith, and science.

    Fall 2015

  • She Admitted

    She Admitted

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Our retiring admissions director says there’s one thing prospective students don’t like admissions offices to do, and it’s something most students do every day.

    Fall 2015