• Big Win for a Tiny House

    Big Win for a Tiny House

    Matt Morgan, 17 Oct 2016

     The rEvolve House, SCU's entry in the inaugural Tiny House competition, takes first place.

  • Make Things Happen

    Make Things Happen

    Heidi Williams, 4 Oct 2016

    Inspired by the late “Professor Jimmy” Reites, S.J., members of the SCU chapter of Engineers Without Borders spent the summer in Rwanda, helping locals with a more efficient method of producing roofing tiles.

  • Let There Be Light

    Let There Be Light

    Robert Zimmerman, 13 Mar 2016

    Frank Cepollina ’59: the NASA maverick who saved the Hubble telescope.

    Spring 2016

  • Hacking for Humanity

    Hacking for Humanity

    Tad Malone ’17 and Ed Cohen, 13 Mar 2016

    This student-organized competition uses tech smarts to give homeless people help that they can hold in their hands.

    Spring 2016

  • Let’s Get Small

    Let’s Get Small

    Tad Malone ’17 and Ed Cohen, 13 Mar 2016

    Want to live in a 238-square-foot house? Well, you can’t purchase this one yet. But we’re building it for the first-ever Tiny House Competition.

    Spring 2016

  • #ILookLikeAnEngineer


    Irina Raicu, J.D. '09, 23 Sep 2015

    What does an engineer look like? Internet ethicist Irina Raicu J.D. ’09 examines what the intricacies of a hashtag campaign mean for women.

  • Space aces

    Space aces

    Sam Scott ’96, 1 Feb 2015

    Santa Clara’s student-run satellite program was already cool. Now it’s gone mobile.

    Winter 2015

  • How’s the water?

    How’s the water?

    Justin Gerdes, 15 Jun 2014

    A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.

    Summer 2014

  • Radiant house

    Radiant house

    Steven Boyd Saum and Heidi Williams '06, 15 Apr 2014

    Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

    Spring 2014

  • Radiant Papa

    Radiant Papa

    Garvin Thomas, 10 Oct 2013

    Some might think there’s nothing a 75-year-old Jesuit priest can teach a bunch of college kids when it comes to technology. They haven’t met James Reites, S.J., MST ’71.